Northern Michigan Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner 2013

Gobble up these bountiful Thanksgiving spreads without the prep or stress. We’ve rounded up a list of Northern Michigan restaurants offering turkey feasts and more this November 28th, meaning: Dishes? Forget about ‘em. Groceries? Not a single bag needed. Instead, we invite you to linger at the table and savor an easy evening with friends and family.


5705 South Lake St., Glen Arbor 49636

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 12-7pm

Traditional Turkey Dinner using heritage turkeys from Sonny’s Farm on M-22, also several game dishes, duck, lamb, quail, local venison, fresh fish and more.

$25 to $45



Bluebird Restaurant

102 River Street, Leland 49654

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 12-6pm

Traditional Turkey & trimmings, or Prime Rib

$20 for Turkey, $21 for Prime Rib.  Includes Salad Bar, breads, vegetables, potatoes, stuffing, etc.

(231) 256-9081


Cedar Rustic Inn

8699 Good Harbor Trail, Cedar  49621

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 12-5pm

Three item menu featuring a Turkey Dinner, Salmon “Oscar”, Pot Roast and Kids’ Dinner ($7 ages 4-10, kids 3 and under eat free)

All meals include a dinner salad or coleslaw, fresh baked rolls with maple butter, and a slice of homemade pumpkin cheesecake.


231-228-2282  Reservations strongly recommended


The Cottage

472 Munson Ave. Traverse City 49686

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 7am-8pm

Full Menu available 7am-8pm, Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet 12-7pm

Buffet $16.99 Adults, $8.49 Children under 10

231-947-9261 Reservations Accepted


The Moose Pizza & Party Store

127 River Street Downtown Elk Rapids, 49629

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 11-7pm

Delivery will be available



Breakers Topinabee

967 North Straits Highway Exit 313 on I-75, Topinabee 49791

Thanksgiving Day Hours:  7pm – at least Midnight

Regular Menu

Dueling Pianos Entertainment Starring Dominic Fortuna & Lee Malone

(231) 238-7544


Boathouse Restaurant

Old Mission Peninsula, 14039 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City 49686

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 2-6pm

Traditional Items with turkeys grown on Boathouse Farms as featured in Family Circle Magazine in August 2013.

Entrees $22-$55

(231) 223-4030 Reservations recommended


Brookside Inn

115 US 31 North, Beulah 49617

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 11-6pm

Thanksgiving buffet with traditional items and chefs specials

$24.95 Adults, $12.95 for 10 and under- free holiday gift

(231) 882-9688


Jolly Pumpkin Old Mission

13512 Peninsula Drive, Traverse City 49686

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 11-3pm

Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet

Adults $21.95, Children under 12 $12.95, Under 5 Free

(231) 223-4333


Get more Northern Michigan Food & Wine in the MyNorth Restaurant Guide.

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