THANKSGIVING DAY DINING: Dayton-area restaurants open and serving holiday meals on Thanksgiving Day

Credit: Bob Evans

Credit: Bob Evans

With the coronavirus pandemic upending many families’ Thanksgiving Day plans for large-scale gatherings, several Miami Valley restaurants are stepping in an offering an alternative for those who do not want to prepare their own holiday meal.

Here is a sampling of some of the restaurants that are open and serving a special Thanksgiving-themed meal on the holiday itself, Thursday Nov. 26.

The list does not include every local restaurant that will open its doors on Thanksgiving Day, so you may want to call your favorite restaurant to find out their plans. It’s likely that some restaurants will be completely booked with reservations already, but may put you on a standby list in case of cancellations.


If you’re a restaurant owner who will be serving a special holiday meal on Thanksgiving Day, email us at with a copy to with the subject line of “Thanksgiving dining.”

🦃 Bob Evans Restaurants

Credit: Ryan Benyi Photography

Credit: Ryan Benyi Photography

All Bob Evans locations will be open until 7 p.m. on the holiday. Guests can order from the full breakfast menu until 11 a.m., then a limited breakfast menu and special Thanksgiving meal, which includes a choice of entrée, three sides, bread and a slice of pie for $14.99. There will also be a premium option available, including both ham and turkey, for $16.99. A special kids version will also be available for $6.99.

WHERE: Multiple locations throughout the Miami Valley

WHEN: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. for dine-in and carryout

COST: $14.99 (traditional turkey dinner and sides), $16.99 (includes ham and turkey)


🦃Carvers Steaks & Chops

Traditional Turkey Dinner Served with trimmings of cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, glazed carrots, cranberry sauce, choice of soup or salad, baked bread and pumpkin pie. Other entree options include Carvers Prime Rib or Grilled Ham Steak. The restaurant will also be serving their regular dinner menu all night long.

WHERE: 1535 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725), Washington Twp.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

COST: $26 to $30, depending on entree choice

INFO/RESERVATIONS: Reservations are required; call (937) 433-7099.

🦃 Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

The special Thanksgiving Day menu includes a choice of Mixed Herb-Roasted Turkey accompanied by traditional holiday trimmings, including Green Beans and Onions, family-style Mashed Potatoes and seasonal desserts such as Harvest New York Cheesecake. Children will be served a special three-course menu for $23. Beyond turkey, Fleming’s will also be offering their three course meal with Filet Mignon or Prime Bone-In Ribeye. The full menu will also be available.

WHERE: 4432 Walnut St. at The Greene Town Center, Beavercreek

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

COST: Starting at $45 per adult, $23 for children

RESERVATIONS/INFO: (937) 320-9548.

🦃Florentine Restaurant

The historic Florentine restaurant in Germantown is hosting a Thanksgiving Day buffet that includes roasted turkey or ham, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn pudding, sweet potatoes with marshmallow topping, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, a roll with butter and seasonal pie. Beverages are not included in the buffet price.

WHERE: 21 W. Market St., Germantown

WHEN: Buffet: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

COST: $24.99/ adults $10.99/ kids 8 & under

INFO/RESERVATIONS: Reservations are required. Call (937) 855-7759.

Credit: Amelia Robinson

Credit: Amelia Robinson

🦃Rob’s Restaurant

Rob’s is once again serving up a Thanksgiving buffet with some additional regular favorites. The Thanksgiving fare includes turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, carrots, corn, dressing and fish, in addition to the regular buffet of fried chicken, pizza, mac 'n cheese, a dessert bar and more.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: 705 Arlington Road, Brookville

COST: Buffet is $12.99 per person

INFO/RESERVATIONS: Call (937) 833-3310 to make a reservation.

Restaurants, will you be open on Thanksgiving Day and serving special meals? Send us your hours, special menus and prices, if reservations are required and any other details or photos of the dishes to (with a copy to with the subject line: Thanksgiving dining.

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