Don't feel like cooking on Thanksgiving Day?
Plenty of local restaurants are serving up turkey and traditional holiday side dishes for those folks not wanting to spend all day in the kitchen.
Here are five area restaurants that will be open this Thanksgiving:
1. Port Edward Restaurant, 20 W. Algonquin Rd. in Algonquin, 847-658-5441
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
What’s available: Thanksgiving Day Holiday Champagne Brunch Buffet. (No dinner or menu service). Brunch buffet will include: crab legs, London broil, shrimp, oysters on the half shell, eggs, omlettes, waffles, potatoes and sausages, as well as Thanksgiving favorites such as, turkey, dressing and cranberry sauce. There will also be soup, salad and a dessert table. The regular menu will not be available
Reservations: Reservations are recommended
Cost: $32.99 Adults, $11.99 children ages 5-11
2. D'Andrea Banquets 4419 Route 14 in Crystal Lake, 815-459-7234
Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What's available: Roast turkey, dressing, roast sirloin of beef, baked ham, BBQ ribs, baked cod, roast loin of pork, roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, glazed sweet potatoes, baked mostaccoli, soup, variety of salads, fruit and desserts.
Reservations: Reservations are suggested
Costs: Adults $21.95, $10.95 children 10 and under, Children under 3 free
Hours: 12 to 7 p.m.
What’s available: Jameson’s will offer the normal menu as well as a turkey entree and an oven-baked ham dish.
Reservations: Reservations are required
4. Jameson's Charhouse- Huntley, 12860 Del Webb Blvd. 847-515-7675
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What's available: Jameson's will hold a brunch buffet at its Huntley restaurant. The buffet will have a carving station with prime rib, ham, turkey and more. The buffet also will include breakfast items, and plenty of side dishes such as mashed potatoes, stuffing, salads and desserts.
Reservations: Reservations are needed
Cost: $19.95 Adults, $12.95 children
1130 S. Main Street in Algonquin, 847-658-7641
Hours: 1 to 5 p.m.
What’s available: A buffet that will include appetizers, turkey, ham, fish, beef, pot roast, pork, potato salad, baked potatoes, appetizers and desserts. The regular menu will not be available
Cost: $15 Adult, $5 children (12 and under)