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Your Running List of Restaurants Open Thanksgiving

by Dave Cathey Modified: November 26, 2013 at 2:15 pm •  Published: November 20, 2013

Thanksgiving was when the Pilgrim’s taught the native people’s of the New World about dining out. Maybe we should follow their lead and find a local restaurant to plant ourselves on Turkey Day.

Here’s a running list of restaurants that have responded to our call for Thanksgiving openings. Be sure to let me know if you know of others or if any of these have booked up.

Legend’s Restaurant, 1313 W Lindsey, Norman, seatings at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m., 329-8888.

Rococo Restaurant and Fine Wine (Northpark location only), 12252 Northpark Mall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 212-4577.

Deep Fork Grill, 5418 N Western Ave., 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., prix fixe, 848-7678.

Ingrid’s Kitchen, 3701 N Youngs, seatings at 10:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., noon, 12:15 p.m., 1:30 p.m.; 1:45 p.m.; 3 p.m. and 3:15 p.m., 946-8444.

Echo Canyon Spa Resort in Sulphur, 5 to 9 p.m., quadruple entree special, (580) 421-5076.

Best Western Saddleback Inn, 4300 SW 3 St., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., serving traditional Thanksgiving buffet, 439-1180.

Bill’s Island Grill, 1013 SW 89 St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., serving full menu plus Thanksgiving Day special, 631-2300.

Vast, 333 W. Sheridan Ave., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., three-course traditional Thanksgiving meal, children 5-12 eat half price, under 5 eat free.

Sooner Bowling Center, 550 24th Ave. NW in Norman, 5 p.m. to midnight, burgers, pizza and regular snack bar menu. Bowling reservations recommended.

O’Connell’s, 769 Asp Ave. in Norman, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., full menu.

Braum’s, all metro locations, normal working hours, regular menu.

Western Sizzlin’/Mackie MacNear’s, five metro locations, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., serving traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Grand House Asian Bistro, 2701 N Classen Blvd., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., dim sum, 524-7333.

Embassy Suites Norman, 2501 Conference Drive, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m.; 364-8040.

Chequers Restaurant, 1009 S Air Depot, Midwest City, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 736-6944.

Szechuan Bistro, 1010 W Memorial Road, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., dinner menu all day, 752-8889.

Skirvin Hilton Hotel: Park Avenue Grill, 1 Park Ave., breakfast buffet 6:30 to 11 a.m.; 11 to 2 p.m. prix fixe menu; 5 to 10 p.m. prix fixe menu and regular menu, Grand Ballroom, buffet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 702-8444.

Arizona Grill, Interstate 40 and Meridian, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 946-3343.

Peacock Restaurant, 517 W Reno Ave, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., serving traditional Thanksgiving fare, 278-7871.

Lottinvilles, 801 Signal Ridge Drive, Edmond, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thanksgiving buffet, 341-2244.

Golden Phoenix, 2728 N Classen Blvd., regular hours and menu, 524-3988.

Smokey’s BBQ & Diner, 2410 N. Portland Ave., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., traditional Thanksgiving with all the trimmings, 948-2001.


by Dave Cathey
Food Editor
The Oklahoman's food editor, Dave Cathey, keeps his eye on culinary arts and serves up news and reviews from Oklahoma’s booming food scene.
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