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13 Solid Upscale Chain Options for Thanksgiving in Houston

When dining in for Thanksgiving isn't an option, stick with some place familiar for a holiday dinner.

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Thanksgiving is here and if the turkey is still defrosting, it's time to consider a different route: dining out. Instead of sacrificing a traditional turkey dinner, visit the higher end restaurant chains open on Thanksgiving. While the dinner may not beat the sausage and oyster dressing you hoped to serve with your fried turkey, it's a familiar option that's sure to please even the pickiest eater.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

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5061 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 355-2600
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Indulge in an elegant Thanksgiving dinner at this Galleria upscale steakhouse. A three-course pre-fixe menu, with a choice of butternut squash soup and mixed greens with dried cranberries and goat cheese that center around a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Thanksgiving wouldn't be complete without a slice of pecan pie or pumpkin cheesecake.

Cost: $49

When: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse]

2. Sullivan's Steakhouse

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4608 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 961-0333
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Select from an a la carte menu or a three-course Thanksgiving dinner, featuring turkey and all the trimmings.

Cost: $49

[Photo Credit: Sullivan's Steakhouse Houston]

3. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

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1151 Uptown Park Blvd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 840-7900
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Butternut squash bisque and choice of mixed greens salad kicks off this traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Accompanying the slow-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread dressing, apple squash casserole and seasonal veggies.

Thanksgiving dinner is also available at Downtown's GreenStreet location (1201 Fannin) and West Houston's Town & Country Shopping Center (791 Town and Country Blvd).

Cost: $24.99 for adults; $9.99 for children 12 and under

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[Photo Credit: Uptown Park Houston]

4. The Capital Grille

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5365 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 623-4600
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Craving steak? Make plans to dine at this Galleria steakhouse where the full menu will be available all day. If it's a traditional Thanksgiving dinner you want, slow-roasted turkey is on the menu alongside brioche stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, and cranberry pear chutney.

Cost: $36 for adults; $15 for children 12 and under; a la carte pricing

When: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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5. Daily Grill

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5085 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 960-5997
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Head over to this Galleria restaurant for herb roasted turkey with homestyle stuffing, mashed potatoes,glazed carrots and cranberry sauce. Basically, all the trimming and then some. Other entrees to choose from include Mahi Mahi amandine and citrus marinated grilled skirt steak served with loaded mac and cheese. Complete the meal with choice of salad or soup, followed by a dessert. An added bonus is a separate menu for children.

Cost: $39.75; $14.75 for children 11 and under

[Photo Credit: Daily Grill Houston]

6. CRÚ - A Wine Bar

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2800 Kirby Dr, Ste B130
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 528-9463
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This chic wine bar which also doubles as a bistro will feature a three-course menu. Choose from pumpkin ravioli and lobster bisque and for the main course, roasted turkey or choice of beef tenderloin. For dessert, sliced pumpkin pie and warm apple bread pudding.

Thanksgiving dinner is also being served at The Woodlands location (9595 Six Pines Dr, Ste 650)

Cost: $38 for adults; $19 for children 12 and under

When: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Cru- A Wine Bar/Facebook]

7. Truluck's

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5350 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 783-7270
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Aside from their regular menu offerings, a traditional Thanksgiving menu will be served. On the menu: roasted butternut squash soup, roasted turkey, stuffing, parmesan mashed potatoes, green beans almondine and broccoli and cheese casserole. Don't skip dessert. Pumpkin pie is being served with a dallop of eggnog whipped cream.

Cost: $38 for adults; $19 for children 12 and under

When: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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8. Ruth's Chris Steak House

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5433 Westheimer, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 840-1433
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Ruth’s Chris is offering a three-course turkey meal with choice of soup or salad, followed by roast turkey and accompanied by stuffing and cranberry sauce. The meal finishes with pumpkin cheesecake and vanilla ice cream. Children’s menu is also available

Cost: $39.95; children’s menu $12.95

When: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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9. Seasons 52

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4410 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 621-5452
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A traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings is what's on the menu: Plainville Farms roasted turkey, herb stuffing, maple-glazed butternut squash, green and Yukon gold mashed potatoes. House-made cranberry relish is also served with dinner. Wabt more? The full menu will be available for more options with a special menu for children.

Thanksgiving dinner is also available at the CityCentre location (843 W. Sam Houston Parkway City Center Three)

Cost: $26.95 per adult

When: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Nick Esquer/Localeur]

10. The Palm Restaurant

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6100 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 977-2544
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A traditional Thanksgiving dinner with slow-roasted turkey with all the trimmings is available at this Galleria steakhouse. Choose from roasted butternut squash soup or baby arugula salad for a starter and for dessert pumpkin pie with a ginger spiced whipped cream. An a la carte dinner menu will also be available.

Cost: $55 for adults; $24 for children

When: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

[Photo Credit: The Palm Restaurant Houston/Facebook]

11. Smith & Wollensky

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4007 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 621-7555
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Give thanks with a three-course Thanksgiving menu with herb roasted turkey, sausage and cornbread stuffing. Start with roasted butternut squash soup, followed up with a roasted beet salad. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with caramelized shallots, duck fat roasted root vegetables and other sides are served family style. Choose from apple crumble or a slice of pumpkin pie for dessert. In addition to the holiday menu, a full menu will also be available.

Cost: $49 per adult; $20 for children under 12

When: 11:30 a.m. –11 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Smith & Wollensky/Facebook]

12. Shula's Steak House

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1200 Louisiana St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 375-4777
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Spend the holidays Downtown and give thanks with three-course dinner. Start with sweet potato bisque before moving to the main course -- herb roasted turkey with sage and cashew cornbread dressing and sweet potato gratin. Finish on a sweet not with a pumpkin whoopie pie.

Cost: $40

[Photo Credit: Shula's Steak House Houston/Facebook]

13. Bob's Steak & Chop House

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1700 Research Forest
Shenandoah, TX 77381
(281) 292-2627
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In The WoodlandsHead to this all American steakhouse for a three-course Thanksgiving dinner. Choose between pumpkin soup or salad before indulging in a traditional turkey meal complete with stuffing and cranberry sauce. End on sweet not with a slice of carrot cake or pumpkin cheesecake.

Cost: $45 for adults; $15 for children under 12

When: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Bob's Steak & Chop House The Woodlands/Facebook]

1. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

5061 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
Indulge in an elegant Thanksgiving dinner at this Galleria upscale steakhouse. A three-course pre-fixe menu, with a choice of butternut squash soup and mixed greens with dried cranberries and goat cheese that center around a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Thanksgiving wouldn't be complete without a slice of pecan pie or pumpkin cheesecake.

Cost: $49

When: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse]
5061 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056

2. Sullivan's Steakhouse

4608 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027
Select from an a la carte menu or a three-course Thanksgiving dinner, featuring turkey and all the trimmings.

Cost: $49

[Photo Credit: Sullivan's Steakhouse Houston]
4608 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027

3. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

1151 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77056
Butternut squash bisque and choice of mixed greens salad kicks off this traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Accompanying the slow-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread dressing, apple squash casserole and seasonal veggies.

Thanksgiving dinner is also available at Downtown's GreenStreet location (1201 Fannin) and West Houston's Town & Country Shopping Center (791 Town and Country Blvd).

Cost: $24.99 for adults; $9.99 for children 12 and under

When:

[Photo Credit: Uptown Park Houston]
1151 Uptown Park Blvd
Houston, TX 77056

4. The Capital Grille

5365 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
Craving steak? Make plans to dine at this Galleria steakhouse where the full menu will be available all day. If it's a traditional Thanksgiving dinner you want, slow-roasted turkey is on the menu alongside brioche stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, and cranberry pear chutney.

Cost: $36 for adults; $15 for children 12 and under; a la carte pricing

When: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Google]
5365 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056

5. Daily Grill

5085 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
Head over to this Galleria restaurant for herb roasted turkey with homestyle stuffing, mashed potatoes,glazed carrots and cranberry sauce. Basically, all the trimming and then some. Other entrees to choose from include Mahi Mahi amandine and citrus marinated grilled skirt steak served with loaded mac and cheese. Complete the meal with choice of salad or soup, followed by a dessert. An added bonus is a separate menu for children.

Cost: $39.75; $14.75 for children 11 and under

[Photo Credit: Daily Grill Houston]
5085 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056

6. CRÚ - A Wine Bar

2800 Kirby Dr, Ste B130, Houston, TX 77098
This chic wine bar which also doubles as a bistro will feature a three-course menu. Choose from pumpkin ravioli and lobster bisque and for the main course, roasted turkey or choice of beef tenderloin. For dessert, sliced pumpkin pie and warm apple bread pudding.

Thanksgiving dinner is also being served at The Woodlands location (9595 Six Pines Dr, Ste 650)

Cost: $38 for adults; $19 for children 12 and under

When: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Cru- A Wine Bar/Facebook]
2800 Kirby Dr, Ste B130
Houston, TX 77098

7. Truluck's

5350 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77056
Aside from their regular menu offerings, a traditional Thanksgiving menu will be served. On the menu: roasted butternut squash soup, roasted turkey, stuffing, parmesan mashed potatoes, green beans almondine and broccoli and cheese casserole. Don't skip dessert. Pumpkin pie is being served with a dallop of eggnog whipped cream.

Cost: $38 for adults; $19 for children 12 and under

When: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Googlei]
5350 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77056

8. Ruth's Chris Steak House

5433 Westheimer, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77056
Ruth’s Chris is offering a three-course turkey meal with choice of soup or salad, followed by roast turkey and accompanied by stuffing and cranberry sauce. The meal finishes with pumpkin cheesecake and vanilla ice cream. Children’s menu is also available

Cost: $39.95; children’s menu $12.95

When: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

[Photo Credit: ]
5433 Westheimer, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77056

9. Seasons 52

4410 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77027
A traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings is what's on the menu: Plainville Farms roasted turkey, herb stuffing, maple-glazed butternut squash, green and Yukon gold mashed potatoes. House-made cranberry relish is also served with dinner. Wabt more? The full menu will be available for more options with a special menu for children.

Thanksgiving dinner is also available at the CityCentre location (843 W. Sam Houston Parkway City Center Three)

Cost: $26.95 per adult

When: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Nick Esquer/Localeur]
4410 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77027

10. The Palm Restaurant

6100 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057
A traditional Thanksgiving dinner with slow-roasted turkey with all the trimmings is available at this Galleria steakhouse. Choose from roasted butternut squash soup or baby arugula salad for a starter and for dessert pumpkin pie with a ginger spiced whipped cream. An a la carte dinner menu will also be available.

Cost: $55 for adults; $24 for children

When: 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

[Photo Credit: The Palm Restaurant Houston/Facebook]
6100 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057

11. Smith & Wollensky

4007 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027
Give thanks with a three-course Thanksgiving menu with herb roasted turkey, sausage and cornbread stuffing. Start with roasted butternut squash soup, followed up with a roasted beet salad. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with caramelized shallots, duck fat roasted root vegetables and other sides are served family style. Choose from apple crumble or a slice of pumpkin pie for dessert. In addition to the holiday menu, a full menu will also be available.

Cost: $49 per adult; $20 for children under 12

When: 11:30 a.m. –11 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Smith & Wollensky/Facebook]
4007 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027

12. Shula's Steak House

1200 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002
Spend the holidays Downtown and give thanks with three-course dinner. Start with sweet potato bisque before moving to the main course -- herb roasted turkey with sage and cashew cornbread dressing and sweet potato gratin. Finish on a sweet not with a pumpkin whoopie pie.

Cost: $40

[Photo Credit: Shula's Steak House Houston/Facebook]
1200 Louisiana St
Houston, TX 77002

13. Bob's Steak & Chop House

1700 Research Forest, Shenandoah, TX 77381
In The WoodlandsHead to this all American steakhouse for a three-course Thanksgiving dinner. Choose between pumpkin soup or salad before indulging in a traditional turkey meal complete with stuffing and cranberry sauce. End on sweet not with a slice of carrot cake or pumpkin cheesecake.

Cost: $45 for adults; $15 for children under 12

When: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

[Photo Credit: Bob's Steak & Chop House The Woodlands/Facebook]
1700 Research Forest
Shenandoah, TX 77381

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