Go out on the town on turkey day

Here’s wishing you the best Thanksgiving ever. For some, that means going out to eat. For others, that means escaping for a cup of coffee with your favorite uncle. And there are those who will probably need a cocktail after the big meal.

If you prefer to get out of the house on Thanksgiving, here’s a list of Asheville eateries and watering holes that will open their doors on the holiday. If you go out, though, be sure to call ahead; some restaurants are observing special hours.

Did we leave someone out? Leave a comment and let us know or send an email to food@mountainx.com. We’ll continue to update the list until the end of the day on Thanksgiving eve.

The Blackbird, 47 Biltmore Ave., 254-2502
The Bier Garden, 46 Haywood St., 285-0002
Bistro 1896, 7 Pack Square, 251-1300
Blue Ridge Dining Room at The Grove Park Inn (fully booked), 290 Macon Ave., (800) 438-5800
Carmel’s, 1 Page Ave., 252-8730
Cedric’s Tavern on the Biltmore Estate, 1 Lodge St., 225-1333
East Village Grille, 1177 Tunnel Road, 299-3743
Edna’s, 870 Merrimon Ave., 255-3881
Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge (fully booked), 2 Gerber Road, 274-7111
French Broad Food Co-op, 90 Biltmore Ave., 255-7650
Glass Onion, 18 N. Main St., Weaverville, 645-8866
Green Tea Japanese Restaurant, 2 Regent Park Blvd., 252-8300
Grovewood Café (fully booked), 111 Grovewood Road, 258-8956
Horizons at The Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave., (800) 438-5800
Kathmandu Café, 90 Patton Ave., 252-1080
Moe’s Original BBQ, 4 Sweeten Creek Road, 505-8282
Moose Café, 570 Brevard Road, 255-0920
Olive or Twist, 81 Broadway St., 254-0555
Pack’s Tavern, 20 S. Spruce St., 225-6944
Red Stag Grill, 11 Boston Way, 505-2949
Roux, 43 Town Square Blvd., 209-2715
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, 26 All Souls Crescent, 398-6200
The Stable Café on the Biltmore Estate, 1 Lodge St., 225-1333
Strada Italiano, 27 Broadway St., 348-8448
Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, 125 S. Lexington Ave., 505-8560
Sunset Terrace at The Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave., (800) 438-5800
Wild Wing Café, 161 Biltmore Ave., 253-3066



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