A Running List of Places That Will Be Open on Thanksgiving

Posted by Holly Whitfield | November 20th 2012 2928 0

If you’re looking for a list of places open in Memphis for Thanksgiving in 2019, click here.

Whether you need a place to eat or a somewhere to escape to after you’ve eaten, these places will be open in Memphis on Thanksgiving.

I’ll update the list as I get more info, so if you know of somewhere that will be open, email me or leave it in the comments and I’ll add it.

Places that will be open on Thanksgiving, Memphis, Tenn.

For Thanksgiving Dinner:

Bleu will be open for Thanksgiving dinner until 9 p.m.

Capriccio Grill is serving Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. It’s $50 per adult and $20 per child.

Chez Philippe is having Thanksgiving dinner from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. It’s $70 per person.

– The Cupboard (1400 Union Ave.) is serving Thanksgiving dinner from 8 a.m. until they close on Thursday.

The Double J Smokehouse (124 East Ge Patterson Ave.) will serve Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., and their regular menu from 5 p.m. until close.

– The Edge coffee house (532 S. Cooper) will be open regular hours – 6 a.m. – 1 a.m.

eighty3 (83 Madison Ave.) is having two seatings for Thanksgiving dinner. One is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and the other is from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. It’s $55 for adults and $22 for kids 12 and under. Make reservations by calling (901) 333-1224.

– Not that this counts as dinner, but Gibson’s Donuts (760 Mount Moriah) will be open until noon.

The Peabody Hotel is having a Thanksgiving brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. It’s $59 for adults and $22 for kids 12 and under.

Paulette’s (50 Harbortown Square) will be open for dinner from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

– Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (6120 Poplar) will be open from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Open at night:

Alchemy (940 S. Cooper) – open at 6 p.m.

B.B. King’s (143 Beale) will open at 5 p.m., and they have specials on Wild Turkey shots.

Bardog Tavern (73 Monroe) will be open from 5 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Blind Bear Speakeasy (119 S. Main) – open at 5 p.m.

Brookhaven Pub (695 W. Brookhaven Circle) will open at 5 p.m.

Celtic Crossing (903 S. Cooper) – open at 6 p.m.

The Downtown Flying Saucer (130 Peabody Place) will open at 5 p.m.

The Cordova Flying Saucer (1400 N. Germantown Pkwy.) will open at 5 p.m.

The Green Beetle (325 South Main) will be open at night, and they’ll have trivia at 8 p.m.

The Hi-Tone (1913 Poplar) is having a show – Minivan Blues Band will play at 9 p.m., $8 cover.

Huey’s has several locations open on Thanksgiving. East Memphis will be open from 6 p.m. – 1 a.m., Midtown will be open from 6 p.m. – 12 a.m., and Cordova will be open from 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.

– Both Local Gastropub locations (Overton Square and downtown) will open at 6 p.m.

– Murphy’s (1589 Madison) – open at 7 p.m., karaoke starts at 8 p.m.

Newby’s (539 S. Highland) will have Super T. and the Tyrone Smith Review on hand for their 30th annual Thanksgiving celebration.

– Old Zinnie’s (1688 Madison) – open at 6 p.m.

Patrick’s (4972 Park) will open at 5 p.m., and they’ll have live music.

R. P. Tracks (3547 Walker) will open at 5 p.m.

South of Beale (361 South Main), open 4 p.m. – midnight.


Keep those suggestions coming. I’ll add more to the list as I know more.

Show Comments


  1. Rubi says:

    Bardog Tavern will bet open at 5pm-3am.

  2. dawn says:

    Patrick's will be open at 4 or 5.

  3. Smackie Chan says:

    There's a banner in front of the Holiday Inn at U of M listing their prices for Thanksgiving buffet.

  4. Andrew Bickerstaff says:

    The Edge Coffeehouse, 532 S. Cooper @ Peabody. Open 6AM to 1AM. Coffee, food, fun.

  5. Chris Armes says:

    Both locations of Local Gastropub will be open at 6pm

  6. Nini says:

    Paulette's is open Thanksgiving by reservation –sit down meal and their banquet center across the street with a river view is serving banquet style Thanksgiving meal with reservations.  credit card number required to hold table.

  7. Toby says:

    As far as I know, Young Avenue Deli is open for every holiday, regular hours. 

  8. Tabitha says:

    Bourbon Street Steakhouse @ Southland Park Gaming and Racing (in West Memphis, AR–Right across the bridge) will be open regular hours from 5-10 pm. We have a thanksgiving special tonight. $40 per person includes appetizer, salad, entree, sides, dessert, glass of wine.  Reservations are suggested for groups of 6 or more.
    870-735-3670      ext. 8247

  9. Jherri says:

    RAIN Sushi Bar Cordova – N Crowd Event Doors Open @9

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