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Turkey Day dining
Restaurants with buffets and prix fixe menus on Thanksgiving

11/09/17
By Matt Ingersoll listings@hippopress.com



 If you want to take a break from cooking this Thanksgiving, consider dining out, either at an all-you-can-eat buffet or by enjoying a holiday special offered by a local restaurant. Some eateries will be open for part or all of Turkey Day, serving from their regular menus. Spaces can fill up fast, so be sure to make your reservations soon. Know of another restaurant offering Thanksgiving special meals or buffets that isn’t on this list? Email us at food@hippopress.com.

 
Airport Diner (2280 Brown Ave., Manchester, 623-5040, thecman.com) will be serving only its breakfast menu on Thanksgiving Day, from 5 a.m. to noon.
Alan’s of Boscawen (133 N. Main St., Concord, 753-6631, alansofboscawen.com) will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner and a grand buffet from noon to 6 p.m., which will include turkey, ham, prime rib and baked stuffed haddock, as well as assorted domestic and imported cheeses, crackers, turkey orzo, creamy pumpkin soup, garden and pasta salad, homemade mashed potatoes with gravy, yams, tortellini alfredo, squash, assorted rolls and much more. Call for cost details. Complete take-home meals will also be available for purchase.
Alpine Grove (19 S. Depot Road, Hollis, 882-9051, alpinegrove.com) will serve a Thanksgiving buffet with seatings at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. There will be turkey with cornbread stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce, as well as oven-roasted Virginia ham with raisin sauce, mashed potatoes, butternut squash, roasted root vegetables, green beans and macaroni and cheese. A dessert buffet featuring pumpkin, pecan and apple pies and assorted pastries will also be available. The cost is $24 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under and free for kids under 4. Reservations are required.
Backyard Brewery & Kitchen (1211 S. Mammoth Road, Manchester, 623-3545, backyardbrewerynh.com) will be open from 4 to 11 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. In addition to offering its full menu, the restaurant will be featuring a Thanksgiving plate for $21.95 per person that includes turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, butternut squash, peas, onions and stuffing. Reservations are only required for parties of eight or more.
Bedford Village Inn (2 Olde Bedford Way, 472-2001, bedfordvillageinn.com) is offering a special four-course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu, which will include your choice of an appetizer (New England clam chowder, housemade Italian sausage, roasted mushroom and goat cheese tart, sweet potato bisque, baked Cape Cod oysters, braised Colorado lamb or smoked trout), a salad (harvest or spinach), one main entree (turkey, salmon fillet, pork chop, filet of North American cod, grilled beef tenderloin or grilled king oyster mushrooms) and one dessert (pumpkin pie cheesecake, pumpkin cinnamon rolls, blackberry cabernet sorbet, vanilla bean crème brulee or apple pie bread pudding). The cost is $69.99 per person.
Belmont Hall & Restaurant (718 Grove St., Manchester, 625-8540, belmontrestaurant.com) is offering an all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving buffet with seatings at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. The dinner is $15.99 per person and includes turkey, mashed potatoes, squash, cranberry sauce, apple crisp, baked ham, pudding and much more. The restaurant is also open to the public for its regular menu until 4:30 p.m., with no reservations needed.
Chez Vachon (136 Kelley St., Manchester, 625-9660, chezvachon.com) is offering a Thanksgiving meal at 12:30 p.m. that includes turkey, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, stuffing, squash, rolls and more for $12.99.
The Coach Stop Restaurant & Tavern (176 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, 437-2022, coachstopnh.com) will serve a Thanksgiving menu with entrees like a roast turkey dinner, baked Virginia ham, slow-roasted prime rib, baked stuffed shrimp, baked stuffed haddock and more. All entrees include turkey soup, apple cider, mixed nuts, a fruit basket, mashed potatoes, yams, cranberry sauce, butternut squash, baby pearl onions and green peas, hot rolls, sweet bread, homemade pie and coffee.
Colby Hill Inn (33 The Oaks, Henniker, 428-3281, colbyhillinn.com) will offer a three-course Thanksgiving menu from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Choose one appetizer (apple cider and butternut squash soup, oyster and scallop chowder, market greens, fall greens and grilled pear salad, or pumpkin and sage perogies), one entree (cider-brined turkey, herb-crowned pork rib roast, pumpkin, kale and parsnip pot pie, sea salt-crusted salmon or venison osso bucco) and one dessert (apple, cranberry and port cobbler, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, sea salt chocolate caramel cake or pomegranate sorbet). All entrees come with whipped potatoes with roast garlic, sweet potato, kale and corn succotash, roast Brussels sprouts, baby carrots and pearl onions. The cost is $49 for adults and $26 for kids ages 12 and under.
The Common Man (21 Water St., Claremont, 542-0647; Water St., Concord, 228-3463; 88 Range Road, Windham, 898-0088) is offering a Thanksgiving buffet featuring several menu items for $26.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids ages 12 and under. Dining hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for all three locations. The Common Man is also offering prepared take-home Thanksgiving meals.
Country Tavern (452 Amherst St., Nashua, 889-5871, countrytavern.org) will serve its Thanksgiving menu from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The dinner will feature turkey, turkey rice soup, butternut squash, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, cranberry pineapple salsa, and pumpkin or chocolate pecan pie. The cost is $21.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids.
The Derryfield Restaurant (625 N. Mammoth Road, Manchester, 623-2880, derryfieldrestaurant.com) is offering a family-style turkey dinner for $25.95 for a minimum of four people that will include turkey, potatoes, stuffing, gravy, butternut squash, mixed seasonal vegetables, salad and dinner rolls. Individual costs are $23.95 for adults, $21.95 for seniors ages 65 and up, and $17.95 for kids under 12.
• Drumlins Restaurant (Stonebridge Country Club, 161 Gorham Pond Road, Goffstown, 497-8633, golfstonebridgecc.com) will serve its traditional all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving-style buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with all the fixings, including turkey, sides, desserts and more. The cost is $24.99 for adults, $21.99 for seniors and $12.99 for kids 10 and under.
Epoch Restaurant & Bar (90 Front St., Exeter, 778-3762, theexeterinn.com) will serve its Thanksgiving dinner with a variety of options that include a chef’s carving station with sage-rubbed turkey and slow-roasted sirloin of beef, as well as New England clam chowder, squash bisque, bread stuffing, baked haddock and an assortment of desserts like pumpkin bread, caramel apples, ice creams and more. The cost is $49.99 for adults and $14.99 for kids 12 and under.
Foster’s Boiler Room (231 Main St., Plymouth, 536-2764, thecman.com) will serve its Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $24.95 for adults and $12.95 for ages 12 and under. Reservations are suggested and take-home meals are also available to order.
Fratello’s Italian Grille (155 Dow St., Manchester, 641-6776, fratellos.com) is serving a Thanksgiving buffet with two seatings, at noon and at 3 p.m. The buffet will include a cornucopia table of whole fruits, assorted nuts, rolls, house-made cranberry orange relish and more. At the carving station will be roasted turkey breast and roasted prime rib beef. Other options are salmon, garden vegetable lasagna, rice pilaf and various salads. The cost is $29.95 for adults, $15.95 for kids ages 4 to 12, and free for kids ages 3 and under.
Granite Restaurant & Bar (96 Pleasant St., Concord, graniterestaurant.com) will serve its Thanksgiving buffet with seatings beginning at 11 a.m. The menu includes a carving station with roasted turkey and roasted pork loin, an artisanal cheese display, assorted hors d’oeuvres, butternut squash, mashed potatoes, cavatappi pasta with spinach, roasted peppers and pumpkin sage cream, and assorted seasonal desserts like apple crisp and spiced carrot cupcakes. The cost is $29.95 for adults, $26.95 for seniors, $16.95 for kids ages 4 to 12, and free for kids under 4. Call 227-9000, ext. 602, to make reservations.
Hanover Street Chophouse (149 Hanover St., Manchester, 644-2467, hanoverstreetchophouse.com) will serve its regular dinner menu on Thanksgiving Day, accompanied by a Thanksgiving specials menu that includes turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and desserts like pumpkin pie. Reservations will be accepted for between noon and 4 p.m.
Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant (233 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith, 279-6212, hartsturkeyfarm.com) will serve its regular menu on Thanksgiving Day from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Homestead Restaurant (641 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, 429-2022; 1567 Summer St., Bristol, 744-2022, homesteadnh.com) will offer its Thanksgiving menu with seatings at noon, 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Choose one entree from a variety of options (roasted turkey, baked Virginia ham, roast prime rib of beef, baked stuffed haddock, veal, fresh broiled salmon, seafood fettucine or vegetarian ravioli). All entrees are $29 per person and include turkey soup, apple cider, mixed nuts, a fruit basket, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, butternut squash, green peas, hot rolls and homemade pie. Children’s selections are $15 and include ham, turkey, prime rib, bowtie alfredo or chicken fingers and french fries.
Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Martini Lounge (355 S. Broadway, Salem, 870-0045, jocelynsrestaurant.com) will be open on Thanksgiving Day, serving its full dinner menu with holiday specials, beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Killarney’s Irish Pub at the Holiday Inn (9 Northeastern Boulevard, Nashua, 888-1551, killarneysirishpub.com) will be serving its regular breakfast menu on Thanksgiving Day only, from 7 to 10 a.m.
Lakehouse Grille (281 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith, 279-5221, thecman.com) will serve its Thanksgiving buffet with all the fixings from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $42.95 for adults and $18.95 for kids 12 and under. Reservations are suggested.
Mile Away Restaurant (52 Federal Hill Road, Milford, 673-3904, mileawayrestaurant.com) will offer a Thanksgiving menu featuring entree options like a roasted turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, butternut squash, peas, stuffing, pearl onions and cranberry sauce, as well as prime rib, wienerschnitzel, veal or chicken marsala, glazed salmon and more. All of these entrees include Swiss potato, rice pilaf or mashed potatoes, butternut squash, peas, pickled beets and applesauce. Desserts include cheesecake du jour, chocolate cake, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, bread pudding du jour and more. All dinners are priced at $27.95 and select items are $17.95 for kids under 12.
• Murphy’s Taproom & Carriage House (393 Route 101, Bedford, 488-5975, murphystaproom.com) will serve its Thanksgiving menu, which will feature roasted turkey, butternut squash soup, blue cheese crème fraiche, chestnut and apple stuffing, roasted Brussels sprouts and more. The cost is $32 for adults, $16 for kids ages 3 to 12 and free for kids ages 3 and under.
The Red Blazer (72 Manchester St., Concord, 224-4101, theredblazer.com) will offer its Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The menu includes turkey, prime rib, baked stuffed shrimp, macaroni and cheese, yams, squash, and a mashed potato bar and salad bar. A dessert buffet of various pies, cakes and cheesecakes will also be available. The cost is $29.99 for adult, $15.99 for kids ages 4 to 10 and free for kids under 3.
Restaurant Tek-Nique (170 Route 101, Bedford, 488-5629, restaurantteknique.com) will serve its Thanksgiving menu from noon to 5 p.m., which will include your choice of appetizer, entree and dessert. The cost is $52 per person.
Tilt’n Diner (61 Laconia Road, Tilton, 286-2204, thecman.com) will be serving only its breakfast menu on Thanksgiving Day, from 6 a.m. to noon.
Tuscan Kitchen (67 Main St., Salem, 952-4875, tuscanbrands.com) is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, offering its regular menu in addition to specials, which include turkey, lamb and more. Walk-ins are accepted if space permits, but reservations are strongly recommended.
104 Diner (752 Route 104, New Hampton, 744-0120, thecman.com) will be serving only its breakfast menu on Thanksgiving Day, from 7 a.m. to noon. 





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