For Thanksgiving in Fort Worth, of course you'll be up at 4 am for the annual Turkey Trot race. So will we. Just kidding. We'll be grabbing a seat at a bounteous Thanksgiving buffet or priming ourselves for a Thanksgiving feast at dinner.
Here's our list of restaurants serving it up:
Arlington Steak House
Special holiday menu includes choice of turkey, chicken-fried steak, chicken-fried chicken, or honey-baked ham. Pick two sides from a selection that includes mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, green beans, fried okra, cornbread dresssing, and jalapeno cheese grits. Dessert options include pies, chocolate cake, or banana pudding. 11 am-6 pm. $14. 817-275-7881.
Black Eyed Pea
Special Thanksgiving menu includes choice of turkey, ham, or pot roast; choice of two sides such as mashed potatoes or green beans, with rolls and cornbread; and choice of pumpkin pie, pecan pie, or peach cobbler for dessert. 10:30 am-8 pm. $12.99. 817-737-6142.
Cafe on the Green
Two buffets, at brunch and dinner, include turkey, prime rib, salmon, chicken, salads, oysters, crab claws, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing with pecans and sausage, and a room dedicated to desserts. 10:30 am-3 pm, 5:30-8:30 pm. $79, or $39 for 12 and under. 972-717-2420.
Special Thanksgiving meal features turkey with brioche stuffing, green beans with Marcona almonds, mashed potatoes with gravy, and cranberry pear chutney. 11 am- 9 pm. $36. 817-348-9200.
Restaurant inside the Fort Worth Omni Hotel has brunch from 11 am-3 pm with mimosas and Bloody Marys. $56, or $25 for 12 and under. From 6-9 pm, there's a four-course dinner with choice of turkey, ham, or salmon, plus beet salad, butternut squash soup, and a dessert buffet. $39, or $18 for 12 and under. 817-535-6664.
Chef Point Cafe
Special menu on Thanksgiving includes lobster bisque, butternut squash soup, duck breast appetizer, smoked blackened stuffed chicken, roast duck, smoked prime rib, and traditional turkey meal. 10 am-6 pm. Prices a la carte, with entrees from $20-$35. 817-656-0080.
Cool River Cafe
Four-course menu includes soup, salad, entree, and dessert. Choose from butternut squash bisque or corn chowder, and Caesar or III Forks salad. Turkey comes with sausage cornbread stuffing, candied yams, and green beans. Dessert is choice of bread pudding or pumpkin cheesecake. 11 am-8 pm. $35, or $16 kids under 12. 972-871-8881.
Copeland's of New Orleans
Thanksgiving menu all day includes Cajun fried turkey, oyster or cornbread dressing, mashed sweet potatoes with pecan Amaretto cream sauce, green bean casserole, corn maque choux, cranberry sauce, and a biscuit. 11 am-10 pm. $19. 817-305-2199.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
Three-course dinner includes turkey with sweet onion-apple sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad or butternut squash soup, and choice of pumpkin cheesecake or pecan pie. 12-8 pm. $49. 817-877-3999.
The Fort Worth Club
Thanksgiving buffet with Walnut Creek Farm turkey, omelets, Belgian waffles. Seating times are at 10:30 am, 11 am, 11:30 am, 12 pm, and 12:30 pm. $39, or $23 for 12 and under. 817-336-7211.
R Bar & Grill
Fixed-price meal includes turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, haricot verts, and pumpkin torte pie. 11 am-11 pm. $22. 817-640-4711.
Restaurant 506 at the Sanford House
Three-course menu includes choice of butter lettuce salad or butternut squash bisque; choice of turkey with stuffing and mashed potatoes, salmon with couscous, or veal with fingerling potatoes and mushroom ragout; and choice of chocolate mousse pie or pumpkin bread pudding. 11 am-3 pm. $49, or $15 for 12 and under. 817-385-9193.
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Three-course dinner includes turkey with choice of gumbo, Caesar, or steakhouse salad, plus sides such as mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, or creamed spinach. Dessert consists of pumpkin cheesecake. 12-8 pm. $42, or $13 for 12 and under. 817-348-0080.
Four-course menu includes butternut squash soup, III Forks or wedge salad, and choice of turkey, Chateaubriand with Bordelaise sauce, or salmon. Desserts include choice of pumpkin pie, pecan pie, or cheesecake. 11 am-5 pm. $47, or $17 for 12 and under. 817-332-9060.
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