Cooking a massive meal for Thanksgiving can be a hassle; here are some spots around the county that are open on Thanksgiving (Nov. 25) with holiday specials. This is not a comprehensive list, but all of these places will be open most of the day to welcome the day’s Thanksgiving crowd.
Thanksgiving Dinner at the Reeds
12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
9601 3rd Ave, Stone Harbor
A traditional Thanksgiving Buffet with all your favorite holiday fixings including carved turkey, prime rib, savory stuffing, chilled salads, warm soups, homemade desserts, and more. Reservations required, call 609.368.0100.
Rio Grande Diner Thanksgiving Specialties
7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
1305 NJ-47 South, Rio Grande
Rio Grande Diner will be open all day on Thanksgiving with a variety of Thanksgiving and holiday specials, including turkey, stuffing, specialty ham, and other seasonal favorites.
Deauville Inn Thanksgiving Celebration
2 p.m. to 10 p.m (close)
201 Willard Rd, Strathmere
Deauville Inn can help you celebrate with an in-house turkey plate special, which includes roasted turkey with giblet gravy, brussels sprouts, herb and sausage stuffing, green beans, and a cranberry walnut sauce. Also on offer is a selection of al-la-carte items that serve six people. Top off the feast with either pumpkin pie, Irish bread pudding, or spiced apple galette.
2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
4600 Pacific Ave, Wildwood
Duffinetti’s will be open on Thanksgiving with a smaller, fixed menu for the holiday. Specials include turkey with all the trimmings, italian braised porkchop, chicken parmesan lasagna, and new york strip steak. For dessert, Duffinetti’s offers a variety of made in-house desserts: homemade apple pie, carrot cake, chocolate pecan pie, and pumpkin pie.
Harbor View Thanksgiving Dinner
2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
954 Ocean Dr, Cape May
Harbor View will serve Thanksgiving dinner to guests; reservations are accepted.
Rio Station Homemade Thanksgiving Dinner
3505 U.S. 9, Rio Grande
Rio Station will serve up a “whole turkey dinner” for six people for $189; this includes turkey and ham platters and selections from the Rio Favorites menu.
1 Harbor Rd, Marmora
Tuckahoe Inn will be serving Thanksgiving dinner with a selection of holiday specials, but space is limited. Call Tuckahoe at 609-390-3322 for availability.
116 W 1st Ave, North Wildwood
Anglesea Pub will not be open on Thanksgiving, but will offer a full Thanksgiving takeout for Wednesday night. To-go Thanksgiving turkey dinner for two includes turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, soup, corn, and piece of pie. For exact details on what is included, call (609) 729-1133.