25+ restaurants serving on Thanksgiving Day in Rhode Island (2019 Edition)

Looking to celebrate Thanksgiving Day surrounded by friends and family without all the hassle of cooking a meal? You are in luck!

Whether you’re far away from home and can’t make it back or just to prefer to eat out and keep it simple on Thanksgiving, the following restaurants in Rhode Island will be offering you a warm welcome to join them for dinner on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

This list may be updated as we receive more menus and information.


22 Bowen’s (Newport)

22 Bowen’s will be open from noon to 8 pm on Thanksgiving. They will be featuring their dinner menu all day with some Thanksgiving-inspired additions to the menu as well.  Reservations can be made here.


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Askew Prov (Providence)

For the fourth year, Steve Donovan , John Difruscio , & Windsong Hadley deliver FREE Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet!!! So whether you just want to escape your family, or don’t have Thanksgiving plans…. “We are all family at Askew & everybody should get a Thanksgiving Dinner on this holiday”! There will be many Turkeys & all the fixin’s! Doors at 6 pm, dinner at 7 pm. More info at 4th Annual Thanksgiving Buffet


Castle Hill Inn (Newport)

No cozier place to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast than in the Dining Room at Castle Hill. Which is probably why they are already SOLD OUT!

  • Chef Lou has planned a buffet befitting of the occasion – view the menu.
  • Reservations available from 12:30 pm– 6:30 pm.
  • $82 per person ($28 for children under 12)
  • Reservations are required and will require a credit card to hold. Reservations canceled less than 48 hours in advance will be charged a cancellation fee of $25 per person. Call 401-849-3800 for reservations.

Chapel Grille (Cranston)

Head to Chapel Grille on Thanksgiving Day for a very special menu. Their Thanksgiving Day Menu is a la carte and will be offered from 11:30 am to 8 pm. Call 401-944-4900 for reservations.


Clarke Cooke House (Newport)

Clarke Cooke House will offer their famous turkey dinner from 12 pm to 9 pm. A la carte items also available. Reservations recommended, call 401-849-2900.


Cork & Rye (Warwick)

Cork & Rye will be open from 3 pm-9 pm and serving both their regular menu, and a Traditional Thanksgiving menu. Call to make your reservations at 401-921-8324 . More info and updates at Thanksgiving

DeWolf Tavern (Bristol)

Thanksgiving is around the corner and their menu is to come. Call DeWolf Tavern today for more information or to book your reservation. 401-254-2005.


Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (Providence)

Fleming’s is serving up a three-course menu ($52 adult/$22 child) from 11 am to 8 pm that includes mixed herb-roasted turkey breast, lobster bisque, and more. See the menu here.


Gino’s By The Beach (Misquamicut)

Thanksgiving Feast featuring Fresh Turkey Carving, Homemade Cranberry Sauce & Stuffing, Spiral Ham, Candied Sweet Potatoes and So much MORE! All for just $19.95. More info at Thanksgiving Feast


Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina (Newport)

Head to Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina for a Thanksgiving feast, available from 12PM-7PM. $75++ per person, $37.50++ for children. For any inquiries or reservations, please call 401.851.3325. View the 2019 Thanksgiving Dinner Menu.


 Johnny’s at Atlantic Resort (Middletown)

Head to Johnny’s the Atlantic Resort Newport for their Thanksgiving Feast. Seatings are between 11 am – 3:30 pm and reservations are recommended. Cost for adults is $29.95 and $14.95 for children. Reservations can be made by calling 401-847-2750 or here. Plated Thanksgiving Dinner to follow from 4pm – 10pm


Legal Sea Bar Garden City Center (Cranston)

It’s said that the first Thanksgiving featured shellfish and fish.  So join Legal Sea Foods between 11 am – 8 pm for a traditional Thanksgiving, or opt instead for their special turkey dinner.  They’ll serve turkey breast with sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, butternut squash, gravy and cranberry sauce ($24.95 per person and $8.95 for children 12 and under).   Reservations are recommended and private dining rooms must be reserved in advance. Make a reservation, more info here.


Mainsail at Newport Marriott (Newport)

There will be two seatings for dinner on Thanksgiving Day. A $50 three-course prix fixe menu will be served from 11:30 am to 3 pm. From 5 to 9 pm, the prix fixe menu and regular lunch menu will be served.


Maria’s Cucina (Providence)

Maria’s Cucina will be serving up a six-course elegant and traditional Thanksgiving dinner between 12 pm – 6 pm. Cost is $39.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids. More info –Thanksgiving Dinner

Massimo (Providence)

Head for Massimo on Federal Hill for Thanksgiving Day dinner and enjoy a 4-course Italian-style spread with your friends and family. They will accept reservations from 12 pm – 6:30 pm and will have a limited dinner menu available in addition to Thanksgiving dinner. Cost is $43 per person. See the menu and make reservations here.


Mill’s Tavern (Providence)

Mill’s Tavern will be offering up a three course prix fixe dinner ($45) from 12 pm to 7 pm and an a la carte menu. Menu and more information.


Ocean House (Westerly)

Ocean House is offering up two options on this Thanksgiving Day;

Thanksgiving Day in COAST: Gather around the Ocean House’s table with your loved ones this year. Enjoy the traditional fixings of Thanksgiving, with a five-star twist. Chef and his talented team take this iconic holiday meal to new heights, crafting an unforgettable four-course menu that you and yours will remember for years to come. Elevate your experience with an expert wine pairing for an additional $95/ person. Reservations are currently bookable by telephone. Please call 401.584.7000.

Seatings available from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. They kindly ask that Thanksgiving in COAST be enjoyed by guests ages 8 and older. Younger guests are invited to enjoy our Thanksgiving Day Buffet in the Ballroom. Please note, tickets purchased for this event are non-refundable. More Info

Thanksgiving Buffet in the Ballroom: Delight in the comfort of a home-style feast with our Thanksgiving Buffet in the Seaside Ballroom and Drawing Room. Join family and friends and savor holiday favorites that include succulent roasted turkey, creamy mashed potatoes and all the trimmings. Reservations are currently bookable by telephone. Please call 401.584.7000 to reserve your spot! Seatings are available from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. More Info


One Bellevue at Hotel Viking (Newport)

One Bellevue at Hotel Viking is offering up two different options on Thanksgiving;

Thanksgiving Dinner At One Bellevue- Adult

  • When:  5:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Open Seating
  • Appetizer & Dessert Display Station, Plated Dinner | Includes Welcome Glass of Rose Champagne. 
  • Price: Adults – $55, Children- $25 Taxes and gratuities not included
  • FREE VALET PARKING WITH YOUR RESERVATION

Thanksgiving Grand Buffet- Adult Ticket $89

  • When: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Open Seating
  • Price: Adults – $89, Children (ages 6-12)- $34, Children 5 & Under Free
  • Taxes and gratuities included
  • FREE VALET PARKING WITH YOUR RESERVATION

Providence GPub (Providence)

On Thanksgiving Day, GPub is open at 4 PM and our 17 LED TVs will be playing all of the football action! Complimentary valet parking is available. More info at Thanksgiving at GPub

Red Stripe (East Greenwich)

Head for East Greenwich on Thanksgiving Day to enjoy a traditional three course dinner at Red Stripe. Dinner will be served from 11:30 am to 8 pm and costs $29.95 for adults (plus tax & gratuity) and $12.95 for children 12 & under (plus tax & gratuity). See the menu here.


Saltwater at Newport Harbor Hotel (Newport)

Saltwater is offering a 3-course dinner on Thanksgiving for $29 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Saltwater will also be serving breakfast from 7 am – 11 am and their all-day menu is available 11 am – 9 pm. Reservations are accepted and open seating is available in our Fire Side lounge including our community tables. Contact Saltwater at 401-848-3303 for reservations.

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The Blue Dory Inn (Block Island)

The Blue Dory Inn considers you part of our family of guests and would like to extend the invitation for you to join them for their annual Family Thanksgiving Celebration Weekend. It’s a time honored tradition dating back to 1992 where they gather around the table with our guests to share a gourmet Thanksgiving meal and a weekend filled with seasonal activities & treats. More Info – Thanksgiving Dinner 2019

The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar (Newport)

Head to The Mooring for seasonal specials and a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner on the Newport Waterfront. Reservations recommended, call 401-846-2260.


The Trap (East Greenwich)

Join The Trap for their 16th Customer Appreciation Thanksgiving Brunch! Grab your friends and family and enjoy a complimentary Thanksgiving brunch and their Build-Your-Own Bloody Marys with Tito’s Handmade Vodka from 8 am to 1 pm. It’s their last day with the outside deck and bar open too (weather permitting), so let them treat you to some great food as a big THANK YOU for your loyalty! *They will be closing at 1PM, and will reopen at 6PM. More info – 16th Annual Customer Appreciation Thanksgiving!

The White Horse Tavern (Newport)

The White Horse Tavern will be serving their dinner menu all day along with Thanksgiving traditional dinner specials! Reservations highly recommended! Call (401) 849-3600.


Trattoria Zooma (Providence)

Celebrate Thanksgiving the Trattoria Zooma way! Served from 12 pm to 7 pm, dinner costs $29 per person (plus tax and tip) and includes delicious roasted turkey with house-made gravy, local harvest vegetables, house-made cranberry sauce, and more. Their traditional menu will also be available all day. Make a reservation/see the full menu here.


Wright’s Farm (Burrillville)

Wright’s Farm will be serving up their Wright’s Family Style Chicken Dinners on Thanksgiving Day from 12 pm to 4 pm. Reservations are accepted. Menu and more information.

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