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Restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day

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(AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

(850 WFTL) – Although most restaurants will be closed, a select number of restaurants are planning to open on Thanksgiving Day.

This year there are a number of options in case one wants to skip out on the traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner.

Here is a list of major chain restaurants opting to open for Thanksgiving (hours and participation vary):

Boston Market

Cracker Barrel



Golden Corral

Starbucks-Some Starbucks locations will be open on Thanksgiving Day, but will have adjusted hours. Check their website or call your local location to confirm the hours for your specific store.

Waffle House- Most Waffle House locations are open on Thanksgiving Day.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Click each restaurant name for more information.

*NOTE: Prices, hours and participation may vary by location.  Also, some establishments require reservations, so please check and plan ahead before heading out.

Happy Thanksgiving!