Dining Downtown for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner

Whether you’re a horrible cook, too busy clipping Black Friday coupons, or looking for an escape from stressful Turkey Day preparation, Downtown Jacksonville has you covered for Thanksgiving dinner! The following restaurants are serving up Thanksgiving meals that will satisfy you and your family and friends, so be sure to call and reserve your spot now!

  • Chart House: From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Chef Damien will be serving up his take on a traditional Thanksgiving meal complete with roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, creamed spinach, Yukon gold potatoes with gravy or baked sweet potatoes, homemade cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and pecan pie. Adults eat for $25.99 and children enjoy for $10.99. Please call ahead to make reservations at (904) 398-3353.
  • Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront: From noon to 4 p.m., Jacksonville residents and hotel guests can enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving family-style meal on the Hyatt lobby level. The Thanksgiving Day feast is available for $29 per person and $14.50 for children 6 to 12 years old. Children 5 and younger dine for free. Hyatt is offering a 50 percent discount for veterans and active military with the purchase of one adult meal. Dinners-to-go are also available for $17 per person with a minimum order for six people. Reservations must be made in advance by calling (904) 588-1234.
  • River City Brewing Company: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., one of our DT Jax favorites will offer a Thanksgiving Day brunch buffet that includes breakfast entrees such as scrambled eggs and pastries; a cold station with various salads and Peel-and-Eat Mayport Shrimp, Oysters and Crab Legs; a carving station with Roasted Turkey, Glazed Ham and Slow-Roasted Top Round of Beef; numerous sides, and cakes, pies, brownies and eclairs for dessert. The meal for adults is $29.95, $28.95 seniors, and $14.95 for children. Kids under 3 eat free. Reservations are highly recommended; call (904) 398-2299.
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House: From noon to 8 p.m., Ruth’s Chris will serve a traditional three-course Thanksgiving Day turkey dinner featuring all the holiday favorites. Price per person is $39.95, with a children’s menu selection at $12.95.  You can also order and pick up sides of sweet potato casserole, green beans with roasted garlic and creamed spinach for $29.95 each (serves 10-12). Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance of Thanksgiving Day at (904) 396-6200.

If you’re looking for more things to do this weekend, check out the DVI events calendar and sign up for our “Things to Do Downtown” e-newsletter to see all the ways Downtown is celebrating the season.

Is your Downtown restaurant hosting a Thanksgiving celebration? Email by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, to get it added to our list.