Want someone else to do the cooking on Thanksgiving? Here's a list of restaurants that will be serving meals on Thursday:
The Cupboard Restaurant, 1400 Union, will be open 7 a.m.-3 p.m., serving its regular meat and vegetable plates with turkey and ham available for the standard price. Call 901-276-8015.
Doubletree Hotel East Memphis, 5069 Sanderlin, will serve a Thanksgiving feast featuring six serving stations. Serving from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults, $29.95; children 6-12, $12.95; no charge for children under 6. Call 901-969-7777.
Eighty3 in the Madison Hotel, 83 Madison, serves dinner at 11 a.m. and 2, 5 and 8 p.m. on Thursday. Meals are $55 adults, $40 children ages 12 and younger. They include a choice of three main entrees, plus a choice of soup, salad and dessert. Make reservations 48 hours in advance. Call 901-333-1224.
Frank Grisanti's, 1022 S. Shady Grove, will serve a special three-course Thanksgiving meal for $27.95 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., then reopen at 5 p.m. with the regular menu. Call 901-761-9462 for reservations.
Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis, 3700 Central, offers a Thanksgiving Day Champagne brunch that includes several stations. Seatings at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Adults, $33.95; seniors $30.95, children 6 to 12, $14.95, children under 6 free. Reservations are required. Call 901-678-5410 to reserve.
Marlowe's Restaurant, 4381 Elvis Presley Blvd., is open 4 p.m.- 3 a.m. to serve Thanksgiving dinner and dessert for $12.95, in addition to the regular menu. Karaoke starting at 10 p.m. Call 901-332-4159.
The Peabody, 149 Union, offers a Thanksgiving Day brunch on the mezzanine 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. featuring traditional holiday fare, breakfast items and more. $59 per person, $22 for children ages 5-12. Call 901-529-3668 for reservations.
The Capriccio Grill offers a three-course traditional meal with ham or turkey from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. $50 per person, $20 for children 5-12. Call 901-529-4199 for reservations. And Chez Philippe has a five-course turkey dinner 3-8 p.m. for $70 per person. Call 901-529-4188 for reservations.
All Piccadilly Cafeteria locations will be open from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., serving the regular meal at standard prices, and turkey and dressing will be one of the selections.
Pinecrest Conference and Retreat Center, 21430 Tenn. 57 in Moscow, Tenn., will serve a traditional turkey and dressing dinner with homemade sides and desserts and will have a bonfire and offer hay rides from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $15 for adults; $11 for children 3-9. Call 901-878-1247.
River Inn at Harbor Town offers two options. Paulette's, 50 Harbor Town Square, serves from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The three-course meal features multiple selections per course; $54.95 for adults; a children's menu is also available. A buffet at River Hall is $49.95 for adults and $14.95 for children under 12. Seating times are 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 6 p.m. To reserve for Paulette's, call 901-260-3300; for River Hall, call 901-260-3333.
Sharky's Gulf Grill, 6201 Poplar, will be open Thanksgiving Day, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special a la carte menu includes turkey and dressing, prime rib and salmon harvest hash. Call 901-682-9796.