Leave the stress at the door this year when it comes to celebrating Thanksgiving with your family and friends. Let Kenosha Area restaurants and eateries do the cooking for you! From full menus and buffets to prepared meals and carryout options, there is a way for you to make sure everyone in your circle has a bountiful table on Thanksgiving Day.

These are some of the Kenosha restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving or offering preorders/carryout specials at this time. Please check with your favorite local restaurant to see what they are offering if it’s not on this list.

Ashling on the Lough: Preorder and prepay Thanksgiving dinners are available for pick up on Thanksgiving Day between 2 and 4 p.m. Includes: Turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, stuffing, homemade cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, dinner roll with butter, and for dessert a delicious homemade pumpkin pie with whipped cream. Available for one ($25+tax), two ($50+tax), four ($100+tax), or six people ($150+tax). Also available for purchase is a “pay it forward” Thanksgiving Dinner for the Shalom Center ($10-$60 plus tax). Last day to order is Tuesday, November 22.

Brat Stop: Open regular hours with a turkey dinner special. Dine in and Carryout available.

Boat House Pub & Eatery: Dine-In or To-Go options are available from a special Thanksgiving Menu. Make your reservations in advance. A Family Dinner (served family style) takes place 12 to 5 p.m. on November 24 at the restaurant. All Take and Bake orders must be placed by November 20 at Noon; limited quantities will be available for last minute orders. Only a limited amount of orders are being taken. Email chefdavidbh@gmail.com to place your order.

Buzz Café: Open limited hours, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. with a full menu. Dine in and Carryout available.

Capt. Mike’s Beer & Burger Bar: Their food truck The Galley will serve as a soup kitchen on Thanksgiving Day. The Galley Giving event will take place at Library Park, 6039-6063 8th Avenue, in Downtown Kenosha. A FREE Thanksgiving dinner will be served to anyone who wants a hot meal, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Century Pub & Eatery: Open regular hours and will be offering a Turkey Dinner! Dine in and Carryout available.

Franks’ Diner: Offering Thanksgiving Dinners To Go. Dinners include: Turkey (White Turkey Breast), Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Stuffing, Veggie, Cranberry Sauce, Biscuit, and Dessert. The price is $23 per meal. The deadline to order is November 16 at 1:30 p.m. Payment must be made at that time and your pick up time will be scheduled when you place your order.

Kenosha Brewing Co.: Open for a special Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings.  Reservations are required. The hours are 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (the last reservation spot is 3:30).

Mars Cheese Castle: The store will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tavern will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The deli kitchen will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tavern on 6th: Join them after all the family fun on November 24 for some Thanksgiving cocktails. Check their social media pages for an official opening time.

The Stella Hotel & Ballroom: A Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet will be held in the ballroom. Enjoy all of your traditional holiday favorites including Roasted Turkey, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Pumpkin Pie, and more. The seating times are 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The price is $55 for adults; $18.95 for children 12 & Under. The admission price includes Thanksgiving Buffet items; drinks are sold separately. Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling (262) 842-2000.

Union Park Tavern: A traditional Thanksgiving Dinner begins at 11 a.m. until sold out. Reservations are encouraged. There will be live music by “Rhythm Dogs” at 8 p.m.


As always, reservations are recommended if not required. Contact individual restaurants and eateries for catering options, preorders, or questions. Offerings are subject to change.

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