10 Local Restaurants Ready to Host You this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and if you haven’t gotten your holiday plans sorted out yet, you could be feeling the pressure. A time for gratitude and gathering, Thanksgiving is defined by hearty, heartfelt meals with loved ones. Home cooks usually spend several hours in the kitchen preparing for the big day, if not longer. What if you could take all the stress of cooking out of the equation and simply enjoy a delicious, bountiful meal made by someone else on Thanksgiving? Well, fortunately, you can! There are quite a few local restaurants serving up special Thanksgiving meals this year. All you have to do is make a reservation and let the restaurant do the rest. If you want to skip out on cooking and dine out this Thanksgiving, here’s a list of local restaurants that are ready to host you for the holiday.  

Rocks on the River

Located in the opulent Bohemian Hotel, Rocks on the River is hosting a special Thanksgiving buffet on the holiday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The menu consists of traditional Thanksgiving favorites, like Honey-Glazed Ham, as well as Southern-inspired staples, like Oyster Stuffing. RSVP and prepare to enjoy a memorable meal without all the labor.

The DeSoto Savannah

The DeSoto invites you to their traditional Thanksgiving feast in their grand Oglethorpe Ballroom. From 12- 6 p.m., guests can enjoy fresh fares, Thanksgiving classics and an abundance of sweet treats. The all-inclusive buffet is $65 per person with cocktails available at an additional cost. Families are encouraged to come and dine. Children under 5 are free, and children ages 6 – 12 are half off. If you dine with The DeSoto on Thanksgiving, you can receive complimentary valet parking as well. RSVP asap and let The Desoto take care of the rest.


Not a fan of turkey? No problem! Fleeting has the holiday meal for you. Their No-Turkey Thanksgiving menu has everything you love about the holiday dinner except for the traditional fowl. The prix fixe meal includes three courses for $95 per person. The menu will be served from 2 to 7 p.m. on the holiday. Reservations are recommended. 

Savannah Riverboat Cruises

Forget the ordinary and do something different this Thanksgiving. Take a riverboat cruise and enjoy a delicious holiday buffet, live music and striking views as you sail along the Savannah River. There are two cruises available on the holiday, with the first boarding at 11:30 a.m. and the second boarding at 4 p.m. Prices are $109.95 for adults, $62.95 for children ages 5-12, and free for children who are 4 and under. Reserve your cruise and let any stress melt away. 

Six Pence Pub 

Six Pence Pub is hosting a Thanksgiving feast at the affordable price of just $39.95. The menu includes all of the traditional staples like Roasted Turkey with Gravy, Sweet Potato Souffle and Pumpkin Pie. Their regular menu will also be served on the holiday. 

The Pirates’ House

The famous Pirates’ House is offering their grand Thanksgiving buffet on the holiday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Prices are $52.95 for adults, $22.95 for children ages 4-12, and $5.95 for children 3 and under. The buffet includes a wide variety of salads, sides, seafood, sweets and traditional holiday staples. With so many options on the menu, there’s truly something for everyone. Call (912) 233-5757 to make your reservation. 


City Market eatery, Belford’s is hosting a special Thanksgiving dinner at $80 per person. The menu includes all the traditional fixings along with Southern coastal favorites like their award-winning Crab Cake & Gulf Shrimp. There are plenty of menu items to accommodate every palate this Thanksgiving. Email tpalmer@belfordssavannah.com to make a reservation. 

Aqua Star 

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa’s Aqua Star restaurant is offering a delicious Thanksgiving feast featuring fresh, flavorful food items that are well suited for the holiday. At $85 per person, guests can enjoy a variety of garden goodies, as well as turkey and pork loin carving stations and several Savannah favorites. There will also be an assortment of pies, cakes and treats to satisfy your sweet tooth. Their Thanksgiving menu will be available from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the holiday. 

Chart House

The Chart House welcomes you to enjoy their Thanksgiving Day menu offerings. Their all-inclusive three-course dinner is available at $55 per person. It includes a starter, a traditional turkey dinner or other entree options, and a dessert of your choice. 


If you’re interested in a Thanksgiving Day brunch, make your reservation with Rhett. They’re offering a special holiday brunch from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring all of your brunch favorites along with a few festive dishes. They’re also hosting a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. The prix fixe menu includes three courses that you can enjoy for $65.