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Thanksgiving Dinner in Merrimack Valley or North of Boston

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I'm Looking for a place that serves Thanksgiving Dinner. The list seems to be shorter this year for the Methuen area and points north. We will have a couple of older diners, so I would like to keep the traveling to a minimum. Have already noted that On the Bone of Andover will be serving a buffet with three seatings. Buono Bistro of North Andover advised us to check back in a week. They served last year, but this does not sound too promising. Ten Center Street in Newburyport also has a menu, but that is a little far for us. Any places in the Valley or towards the Lowell area or even southern NH (Salem, Derry) that you know of? Much appreciated!

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  1. just did a quick search, Burton's Grille in North Andover seems to be accepting reservations on the website, for Nov. 28.

    1. Homestead Restaurant in Merrimack, NH
      http://www.homesteadnh.com/2013/10/th...

      1. Thanks for the replies. Just did a couple of searches. Maria's in Haverhill looks promising:
        http://www.thegalleriabanquetroom.com...

        1. You are so correct in that not so many restaurants doing Thanksgiving this year. I know it is hard to take an elderly person to a buffet and several multiplies that. I am not sure if this is too far, but Warrens Lobster House in Kittery is doing a huge meal on Thanksgiving...check out their website: www.warrenslobsterhouse.com. They have valet parking and have a lot of senior clientelle. Nothing in Andover and Lowell that I am aware of...good luck. One more thought...The Lowell Inn and Conference Center???

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          1. Thanks for the suggestions ParisLady. Didn't find anything on the Conference Centers website, but will certainly scour out the Lowell area.

            1. Stonehedge Inn in Tyngsboro is open- $56/person
              http://www.stonehedgeinnandspa.com/d/...

              1. I would suggest the Stonehedge Inn in Tyngsboro. I checked their web site and they are taking reservations for Thanksgiving Day. The Stonehdge is a beautiful inn and rather upscale but I think it would be a perfect place for a family dinner on a special day. I'm sure the older folks in your party would love it.

                1. A little south of the Merrimack Valley...but you might check out Angelica's on Rte. 114 in Middleton. They usually put out quite a Thanksgiving spread and I think you can choose between a sit down dinner or the buffet. An added bonus is that the elderly really seem to LOVE this place. I've been here a few times for dinner and dinner shows and have not been disappointed.

                  1. I have been checking for you. Nothing new :( There are so few restaurants open this year for Thanksgiving. I have heard that Kittys in Reading is open but it is not on their website. I would call Burtons in North Andover to be sure.. I really like them and if it is open, it will not be a buffet. Good luck and Happy Holidays!