Stressing out over Thanksgiving is not part of the plan. So take a deep breath and relax, because when you finally realize you're not related to Betty Crocker, these local restaurants still have your back.
Capital Hotel: This year, the downtown landmark is serving a Thanksgiving brunch in the hotel mezzanine with all the fixin’s you could hope for, and then some. One Eleven and the Capital Bar and Grill are also serving special Thanksgiving menus, so hurry and make your reservations now.
Holiday schedule got you in a rush? Not a problem. You can still feed your party of 12-15 people and get your top-notch Thanksgiving dinner to go. It includes a slow-roasted turkey with herb gravy, garlic and chive mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie and more.
Hours: brunch & One Eleven 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Capital Bar and Grill 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Info: Click here or call (501) 374-7474
Heritage Grille, Steak and Fin: Also located downtown, this restaurant located in the Marriott is serving up goodness both in-house and on to-go menus — and yes, pie comes with. The meal is $30 for adults, $15 for kids and free for ages 4 and under. Reservations are required.
Hours: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; 5 - 10 p.m.
Info: Click here or call (501) 399-8000
Lost Forty Brewing: If you want to keep things simple this year (and who could blame you?), Lost Forty has your back with another year of The Bird & The Beer packages. These include slow-smoked Arkansas turkeys and a case of Lost Forty brews you can customize for your guests. In other words, reserve yours fast.
Info: Click here or call (501) 319-7275
Old Mill Bread Bakery & Cafe: Holy cranberry fluff. Old Mill is teaming up with chefs Amanda Ivy and Donnie Ferneau to bring you a stellar Thanksgiving menu that includes creamy roasted leek mashed potatoes, jalapeno cornbread stuffing and, of course, smoked turkey with smoked turkey gravy. We are so in.
Info: Click here or call (501) 228-4677
YaYa’s Euro Bistro: The Promenade at Chenal staple is serving up all the goods to keep you stress free. From turkey and prime rib to sweet potato casserole and blueberry cobbler, it’s all you can eat for $32.95. Reserve your spot now or get it to go.
Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Info: Click here or call (501) 821-1144
South on Main: The key to being the subject of everyone’s envy? Showing up to Thanksgiving with eats from one of the state’s best-known restaurants. And if you want to put your cooking on cruise control, you can get your entire spread to go, giblet gravy included. Get your order in by Nov. 21.
Info: Click here or call (501) 244-9660
Boulevard Bread Company: Bring it on, Boulevard. The bistro location in The Heights is currently taking orders for Thanksgiving deliciousness, which includes sweet potato gratin, cranberry orange bread and pumpkin caramel pie. Yes, please.
Info: Click here or call (501) 663-5951
Del Frisco’s Grille: The west Little Rock eatery located at The Promenade is bringing back this holiday three-course dinner, complete with roasted turkey, sage apple sausage stuffing, butternut squash bisque, Nutella bread pudding and lots more, all for $39 per person. Reservations are requested.
Hours: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Info: Click here or call (501) 448-2631.
Four Points by Sheraton Little Rock Midtown: It's about to get all kinds of Southern in here. Expect a brunch packed with eggs benedict, honey-baked ham, macaroni and cheese, bagels and lox and more. Adults can eat for $24.95, kids age 6-12 for $12.95 and younger kiddos for free. Reservations are required.
Hours: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Info: Click here or call (501) 664-5020
Arthur's Prime Steakhouse: Everyone knows Thanksgiving isn’t just about the turkey; it’s about the horseradish-crusted prime rib and brown sugar and Coca Cola-glazed ham, too! Line all of that up and add some mouthwatering sides (hello, buttermilk and Boursin cheese mashed potatoes) and you’ve got a buffet feast fit for a king.
Info: Click here or call (501) 821-1838
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