COLUMBIA, SC – Do not have the time or inclination to cook for this Thanksgiving? In addition to the usual fast food chains and Chinese eateries, some local eateries WILL serve some form of Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday.
Here is a list of restaurants in the Columbia area that will be open Thanksgiving Day. Note that some hours are shorter than usual and if reservations are required, make them earlier than later to make sure there is a table for you.
British Bulldog Pub, 1220 Bower Parkway, Columbia – 16.00-22.00, thebritishbulldogpub.com
California dreams, 401 S. Main St., Columbia – 10: 30-18: 00; Eat-in reservations available, or order individual Thanksgiving dinners to go californiadreaming.rest
Carolina Ale House, 708 Lady St. and 277 Columbiana Drive, Columbia – 16: 00- midnight carolinaalehouse.com
Cola’s Restaurant, 1215 Assembly St., Columbia – at. 20.00; Special Thanksgiving menu available, reservations preferred colasrestaurant.com
Columbo’s Restaurant at DoubleTree, 2100 Bush River Road, Columbia – 10: 30-14: 00; buffet, reservation required columbos.net
Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse, 1508 Main St., Columbia – 11: 30-16: 00; reservations preferred cowboybraziliansteakhouse.com
Cracker Barrel places – 06: 00-21: 00 Eat in or order Thanksgiving dinner to visit crackerbarrel.com
Fatz Café, 942 East Main St., Lexington – 10.00-20.00 fatz.com
Golden Corral Buffet & Grill, 5300 Forest Dr., at. 10.00-19.00 Eat in or order to go. Full vacation family meals are available, call for last minute availability goldencorral.com
Halls Chophouse, 221 Main St., Suite 150, Columbia – kl. 11-19; limited walk-in accepted, reservations are fully booked hallschophouse.com
Hampton Street Vineyard, 1207 Hampton Street, Columbia – at. 20.00; reservations preferred, last reservations until 6 p.m. 18.15 hamptonstreetvineyard.com
Lizard scrub 6.00-17.00 Locations in Richland and Lexington counties will serve traditional meat-and-three lunches and dinners lizardsthicket.com
Old Mill Brewpub, 711 East Main St., Lexington – at. 11-15; reservations are preferred, but walk-ins are available at oldmillbrewpub.net
Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse, 410 Columbiana Drive, Columbia – noon- noon. 8pm, walk-ins accepted, reservations also available, or book to go to rioz.com
Ruby Tuesday – Locations in Lexington and Columbia open at. 11.00-21.00 rubytuesday.com
Ruth’s Chris Steak House at the Hilton Hotel, 924-A Senate St. – noon- 21:30; reservations preferred, bar and lounge walk-ins accepted; dresscode is business casual (no gym clothes, tank tops, clothes with offensive graphics or language or visible underwear) ruthschris.com
The Grand, 1621 Main St., Columbia – 4:30 pm – midnight; special holiday menu, free runway rental, pie flights and specialty cocktails; reservations facebook.com/events/
The main course, 1634 Main St., Columbia – 11: 30-18: 00 facebook.com/maincoursesc
Whigen, 1200 Main St., Columbia – opens at 16, fully equipped kitchen and bar service thewhig.org
Some fast-casual chains choose to close on Thanksgiving Day. These include: Bonefish Grill, Bruegger’s Bagels, Chick-fil-A, Eggs Up Grill, Longhorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse and Zoe’s Kitchen.