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Birmingham-area Thanksgiving restaurant options 2014


Don’t cook — eat. If you celebrate Thanksgiving, but in that all play-no work way, see which Birmingham restaurants have special dinners and to-go options for the holiday.

Bright Star

The Bright Star: $22.95. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Menu includes roast turkey and grilled center-cut ham steak. Also, dinner for eight to go for $125. (205) 426-1861. 304 19th St. N., Bessemer.

Cedar's Grille roast beef carving station

Cedar’s Grille: $21.95, $12.95 age 2 to 8, free for those younger than 2. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Buffet includes smoked turkey and roast beef. Reservations available by calling (205) 988-5993. 1870 Chace Drive, Hoover.

Tutwiler Hotel

Century Restaurant and Bar at the Tutwiler: Seatings till 2 p.m. Special menu with herb-roasted turkey breast, honey butter sweet potatoes and roasted baby vegetables. (205) 458-9611. 2021 Park Place N., downtown.

Dixie Fish Co.

Dixie Fish Company: $26.99, $11.99 children. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Three-course meal includes turkey, gumbo or salad and dessert. Reservations available by calling (205) 924-3493. 101 Resource Center Pkwy., off U.S. 280, Inverness. [added Nov. 26]

Galley and Garden, James Boyce

Galley and Garden: $55, $25 age 12 and younger. Seatings from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Three-course brunch includes herb-roasted natural turkey, braised short rib and pan-seared mangrove snapper. Reservations available by calling (205) 939-5551. 2220 Highland Ave. S., Southside.

Embassy Suites Birmingham-Hoover

Hoover Grille: Open from 5 to 11 p.m. (205) 985-9994 Inside Embassy Suites Birmingham-Hoover, 2960 John Hawkins Pkwy. [map]. [added Nov. 20]

Irondale Cafe

Irondale Cafe: $16.99 for meat, three side dishes, dessert and tea or lemonade; $7.99 age 12 and younger for kids’ plate. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Menu includes roast turkey, hickory smoked ham and fried buttermilk chicken. (205) 956-5258, info@irondalecafe.com. 1906 First Ave. N., Irondale.

Lone Star Steakhouse - Trussville

Lone Star Steakhouse: Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. $16.99 turkey dinner or $6.99 children’s meal for age 12 and younger, or regular menu. (205) 661-9339. 4720 Norrell Drive, Trussville.

Renaissance Ross Bridge

Renaissance Ross Bridge: S49, $40 senior citizens, $25 age 5 to 12, free age 4 and younger. Seatings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menu includes stations for omelets, shrimp and grits, carved meats and pasta. Reservations available by calling (205) 949-3057. 4000 Grand Ave., Hoover.

Ruth's Chris Steak House turkey Dinner

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: $38.95, $12.95 children. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Menu includes roasted turkey and cornbread-herb stuffing. Reservations available online. Embassy Suites Hotel, 2300 Woodcrest Pl., Homewood.

Seasons 52

Seasons 52: $26.95, $12.95 children. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Meal includes roast turkey, mashed potatoes and maple-glazed butternut squash. Reservations available online. (205) 968-5152. The Summit.

Sherry's Cafe and Catering

Sherry’s Cafe and Catering: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Turkey and other entrees. (205) 655-5260. 5800 Valley Road, Ste. 110, Trussville. [added Nov. 15]

Silver Coin Indian Restaurant

Silver Coin Indian Grill: Open for dinner from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. (205) 823-9070. 3321 Lorna Road, Ste. 13, Hoover.

Todd English PUB

Todd English PUB: 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; regular menu all day, with special Thanksgiving menu served noon-9 p.m. Special menu includes Cornish game hen, salad, butternut squash bisque and caramel pecan bar. Reservations available by calling (205) 307-3700. 2221 Richard Arrington Blvd. N., Uptown, downtown. [added Nov. 26]

Wynfrey Hotel Hyatt

The Wynfrey Hotel/Hyatt: $41, $34 age 65 and older, $17 age 7-12, free age 6 and younger. Seatings from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu includes roast cider-brined turkey breast, dry rub prime rib, grits bar and omelet bar. Reservations available by calling (205) 444-5750. Riverchase Galleria, Hoover.

Take-out options

Bistro V

Bistro V: Turkey and side dishes available for pickup Nov. 26. To order, call (205) 823-1505. 521 Montgomery Highway, Ste. 113, Vestavia Hills.

Homewood Gourmet Baby Blue Salad

Homewood Gourmet: Menu includes side dishes, sauces, soups, casseroles and desserts. Available for pickup Nov. 26. To order, call (205) 871-1620. 1919 28th Ave. S., Homewood.

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