Can't get out to see family, don't want to get out to see family, don't feel like cooking? These restaurants will fill your belly well for Thanksgiving. made the calls to find our favorite national chains that will keep their doors open for feasting on Thanksgiving.

  • Smokey Bones
  • Applebee's
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Denny's
  • Golden Corral
  • Hooters
  • IHOP
  • Maggiano's
  • Old Country Buffet

As with any restaurant mentioned in this post, you'll want to call ahead to to find out the hours they'll be open and what specials they're offering.

This is just the national chain restaurants. There will also be many locally owned restaurants open on Thanksgiving. Check your favorite place's Facebook page for Thanksgiving plans.