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MSP Restaurants for Thanksgiving

Reddyrat Oct 3, 2009 02:14 PM

It's a bit early to be thinking about Thanksgiving, but it'll arrive sooner than I expect.

My husband works until 5 on Thanksgiving Day. I'm interested in going out to a restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner but am wondering whether most restaurants would close early those days.

I know there are some restaurants that serve good Thanksgiving meals - do you think any of them would still be open around 6? If so, do you have any suggestions?


  1. AnneInMpls Oct 3, 2009 08:52 PM

    I've had many a Thanksgiving dinner at local restaurants. My recollection is that several are open until at least 8 or 9. Certainly, I would expect that hotel restaurants would be have relatively normal hours.

    Jax does a very nice Thanksgiving dinner if you sit in the main dining room. They also have a buffet arrangement in the banquet rooms upstairs, which is OK but not fabulous. However, I'm not sure how late they'll be open - call them to check.


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      latte4me Oct 4, 2009 03:40 PM

      We've done Kincaid's for a few years, and it's always great. I think it's open relatively late as we usually eat around then.

      1. m
        Minnesotapix Oct 6, 2009 02:54 PM

        I recommend the St. Paul Grill for Thanksgiving - we have done it a couple of times and been very happy. I do not know for sure that they are open around 6, but I think it is likely.

        1. bob s Oct 14, 2009 09:10 AM

          Just to bring this full circle (TDQ just cross linked this post), there are a bunch of suggestions in the following post from 2007:


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