Is cooking just not for you? Does the thought of doing dozens of dishes make your palms sweat? Then maybe it's time to consider leaving the cooking to the professionals. Here is a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in the Eau Claire area!

Bridgewater Restaurant at the Avalon Hotel in Chippewa Falls

  • There will be a full breakfast menu: 6:30am - 10am
  • Thanksgiving Buffet:10am - 2pm
  • $13.99 for adults and $5.99 for kids 5-12
  • Reservations are encouraged. To call for reservations, 715-723-6941.

Johnny’s Italian Restaurant

  • Buffet: 10:30am - 2:30pm
  • $22.99 for Adults and $7.99 for kids ages 5-12
  • Reservations are encouraged. To call for reservations, 715-820-9779.

Green Mill

  • Buffet: 10am - 3pm
  • $17.00 for Adults and $7.99 for kids 5-12.
  • Their regular menu will be available from 4pm - 10pm with pizza served at the bar until midnight.
  • Call 715-839-8687 if you have any questions.

Old Country Buffet

  • Their hours of operation will be 11am - 7pm.
  • $12.79 Adults and $2.29 for a drink.

Dooley's Pub

  • They will open at 6pm with their regular menu.

Miami Steve's

  • They will open at 4:30pm with a Thanksgiving feast for the Packer game!


  • They will open with their regular business hours.
  • They will have a turkey dinner with pumpkin pie for only $12.99.


  • They will be open at 4pm
  • They will serve their regular cocktail specials and happy hour specials.

The Plus

  • The Plus will be open at 5pm.

29 Pines

  • They will be open from 10am - 2pm.
  • They will have their buffet open during their hours of operation.

Altoona Family Restaurant

  • Thanksgiving dinner will take place all day from 6am - 4pm.

Bug Eyed Betty's

  • They will be open from 11am - 2pm.
  • They will be providing a FREE Thanksgiving buffet.