When most of us think of Thanksgiving, we think of spending a whole day in the kitchen preparing a feast followed by hours spent trying to free ourselves from under a mountain of dishes. It doesn’t have to be this way, though. More and more people and households are choosing to eat out on Thanksgiving, and luckily there are plenty of restaurants which will welcome diners on Thanksgiving Day 2018.

Here’s a rundown of which San Antonio restaurants are open on Thanksgiving this year:

  • Antlers Lodge in the Hyatt Regency: open 11 am – 3 pm with traditional Thanksgiving brunch
  • Applebee’s: certain locations are open with a special Thanksgiving feast
  • Biga on the Banks: open 11 am – 7 pm with traditional and nontraditional favorites
  • Bob Evans: open regular hours serving Thanksgiving dinner
  • Boston Market: open all day with traditional Turkey Day favorites
  • Boudro’s on the Riverwalk: open 11 am -11 pm with regular menu and a fixed-price Thanksgiving meal
  • Burger King: sometimes you just need a burger on Thanksgiving
  • Cracker Barrel: open regular hours with All-American Thanksgiving favorites
  • Denny’s: it’s Denny’s! Denny’s is always open
  • Earl Abel’s: open 10 am – 3 pm for a kid-friendly Thanksgiving Day meal
  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar: open 11 am – 8 pm
  • Frederick’s Restaurant: open 10:30 am – 2 pm with classic Thanksgiving options and international offerings
  • Golden Corral: open with varying hours and a Thanksgiving Day buffet
  • Green Vegetarian Cuisine: open 11 am – 4 pm with a fixed price all-vegan Thanksgiving feast
  • Hooters: Hooters is open 4 pm – 11 pm
  • Las Canarias: open 10 am – 4 pm with a buffet featuring holiday staples and more
  • Las Ramblas: open for Thanksgiving brunch 11:30 am – 1 pm
  • Luce Ristorante e Enoteca: open 11:30 am – 10:00 pm with an Italian twist on Thanksgiving
  • Macaroni Grille: open with a traditional three-course meal
  • Maggiano’s Little Italy: open with an Italian-inspired holiday menu
  • McDonald’s: the Golden Arches will remain lit on Thanksgiving Day
  • Menger Hotel: open 10:30 am – 1:30 pm with a Thanksgiving Day brunch buffet
  • Paesanos: open 11 am – 9 pm with regular menu and prix fixe 3-course holiday meal
  • Perry’s Steakhouse: open 11 am – 9 pm with regular menu and fixed-price Thanksgiving meal
  • Piatti: open at 11 am with a fixed Thanksgiving Day menu
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: open 7 am – 10 pm with prix fixe holiday menu and full a la carte menu
  • St. Anthony Hotel: open 11 am – 3 pm with an elegant holiday menu
  • SweetFire Kitchen: open 11 am – 8 pm with a grand holiday buffet
  • Waffle House: all Waffle House locations are open 24/7, 365 days a year – including Thanksgiving

Know of any other San Antonio restaurants open on Thanksgiving? Leave it in the comments below. And don’t forget to check out our guide to the best things to do in San Antonio for Thanksgiving.