CHARLOTTE, NC — If you’re hosting a house full of relatives on Thanksgiving but want to forego the hours of prep work and massive pile of dishes and leftovers to clean and put away after the meal — all while you’re battling the desire to take a nap — Patch can help.
Several restaurants in the Charlotte area will do all the heavy lifting clean for you if you want to dine out on Thanksgiving.
Check out our list for a change in Thanksgiving plans and less work for you; listings were pulled from OpenTable. Book soon, tables are filling up.
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Here are a few you may want to check out:
The Capital Grille — Charlotte, 201 North Tryon St., Charlotte. The site says: "We invite you to make our dining room yours on Thanksgiving Day. Alongside our full menu, we’ll be offering our Executive Chef’s take on Thanksgiving favorites." Call 704-348-1400 for a reservation.
Chima Steakhouse – Charlotte, 139 South Tryon St., Charlotte. The site says: "Celebrating Thanksgiving at Chima – Let us do the cooking for you. Special hours of operation : 12 to 9 PM. Full rodizio menu plus Thanksgiving favorites." Call 704-601-4141 for a reservation.
Stoke, 100 West Trade St., Charlotte. The site says: "Let us do all the kitchen prep and treat your family like royalty! Four course meal for $60 per person, $25 kids 10 & under, Kids 3 & under free Thanksgiving Day, Nov 23, 2017 Seating Times at 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm." Call 704-353-6005 for a reservation
Morton’s The Steakhouse – Charlotte, 227 West Trade St., Charlotte. The site says: "Make your Morton’s reservation for Thursday, November 23rd and treat your family to a perfect steak dinner. Open at 1pm. Hours subject to change." Call 704-333-2602 for a reservation.
Fleming’s Steakhouse – Charlotte, 210 East Trade St., Charlotte. The site says: On November 23 starting at 11AM, enjoy a Thanksgiving Prix Fixe featuring an amuse-bouche for the table to share, choice of soup or salad, a main course with all the trimmings and a seasonal dessert. Our table. Your Thanksgiving. Children’s menu also available. Call 704-333-4266 for a reservation.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – Charlotte, 200 South Tryon St., Charlotte. The site says: "Join us on Thanksgiving for a Roasted Turkey Dinner! Normal dinner menu available also." Call 704-377-0201 for a reservation.
The Asbury, 235 North Tryon St., Charlotte. The site says: "Thanksgiving 3 Course Meal; First seating: 12:30 – 1:15 PM; Second seating: 3:00 – 3:45 PM; Pricing: Free kids 5 and under; $25 kids ages 6-10; $55 Ages 11+; Credit card is required for reservations." Call 704-342-1193 for a reservation.
Vivace-Charlotte, 1100 Metropolitan Ave., Charlotte. The site says: "Thursday, Nov 23 | 12pm-6pm. 3 courses | $45 per person | $15 children 12 & under." Call 704-370-7755 for a reservation.
JP Charlotte, 601 South College St., Charlotte. The site says: "Enjoy great buffet items such as our Chef inspired omelets, brick oven flatbreads, glazed ham, free range turkey, delicious dessert bar and so much more. Skip the cleanup and bring the whole family to enjoy one of the best brunches in the city!" Call 704-335-2064 for a reservation.
Lumiere French Kitchen, 1039 Providence Rd., Myers Park Shopping Center, Charlotte. The site says: "Enjoy our 3-Course French Thanksgiving Dinner featuring Lobster Salade, Roasted Squash Bisque w/King Crab, Filet of Beef Wellington, Heritage Breed Roasted Turkey with all the fixings & more. We’ll be taking reservations from noon until 5pm. The cost is $55/adult and $19.95 for kids under 10." Call 704-372-3335 for a reservation.
The Palm Charlotte, 6705-B Phillips Place Ct., Charlotte. The site says: "Let us cook for you! Serving full dinner menu and a prefixed turkey dinner from 2pm to 7pm." Call 704-552-7256 for a reservation.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – Charlotte (Southpark Mall), 4335 Barclay Downs Drive, Charlotte. The site says: "Join us on Thanksgiving for a Roasted Turkey Dinner! Normal dinner menu available also." Call 704-442-5522 for a reservation.
The Pump House, 575 Herrons Ferry Rd., Rock Hill, S.C. The site says: "Make your holiday reservations today! We are offering a special Thanksgiving Day menu." Call 803-329-8888 for a reservation.
New South Kitchen & Bar, 8140 Providence Rd., Suite 300, Charlotte. The site says, "Join us for a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with deep fried turkey, standing rib roast, dressing, sweet potatoes and all the trimmings." Call 704-541-9990 for a reservation.
Chillfire Grill, 121-A Cross Center Rd., Denver, N.C. The site says, "There are many things to be grateful for on Thanksgiving, like not having to prepare dinner, so join us for our Thanksgiving Brunch from 10:30am-4pm with all the traditional offerings, as well as our Chillfire spins. Spend time with the family and leave the hard work to us! Reservations recommended." Call 704-827-2121 for a reservation.
Buca di Beppo-Pineville, 10915 Carolina Place Parkway, Pineville. The site says: "It’s not too early to book your Holiday Party! Ask the Group Sales Manager for details to reserve space for your holiday celebration today. We’re open at 11am on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day!" Call 704-542-5146 for a reservation
Willow Creek Inn, 3083 Wyant Road, Vale, N.C. The site says: "Celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family here at The Willow Creek Inn. Eliminate the cooking chaos and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast with your loved ones. A lavish buffet filled with assorted meats, comforting sides and Mansour’s special hot cider." Call 704-276-1111 for a reservation.
Bistro La Bon, 1322 Central Ave., Charlotte. The restaurant says, "In the style of its renowned, bountiful weekend brunches, Bistro La Bon and Chef Kevin Samuel will offer a Thanksgiving Smorgasbord as well as made-to-order items on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, from 10 AM to 4 PM. The cost will be $35 ($16 for ages 10 and under). A full bar will also be available. Reservations are required."
Patch Editor Deb Belt contributed to this report.
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