Sometimes, the best Thanksgiving meal is the one that someone else makes for you. If you're looking to do Thanksgiving out on the town this year, here are some places that will be open and serving a meal that will make for a great holiday. Be sure to make your reservations soon; many places are already filling up for Turkey Day.
Affare: For $65 per adult or $25 per child, guests can enjoy a preset Thanksgiving menu with a main course of sage roasted turkey, Angus roast beef or grilled salmon filet. Finish the evening with pumpkin pie or apple strudel for $10 per person.
Bristol: Bristol is serving up a traditional Thanksgiving buffet will all of the fix-ins. Get roasted turkey, cornbread and sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, green beans and a few decadent surprises. Adults are $42, children are $20 and children 3 and under are free.
Lidia's: Enjoy an Italian take on Thanksgiving at Lidia's. For $55 per adult and $18 per child, your family can enjoy myriad appetizers, a choice of four entrees and a dessert platter to share, all a part of the restaurant's holiday menu.
Tavernonna: Enjoy a family-style Thanksgiving menu from 11am to 4pm on Thanksgiving day for $49 per adult and $24 per child. Guests can also enjoy a traditional plated meal from 5 to 10pm for $29 per person.
The Savoy: You can choose your own adventure with one introduction, an entree and a dessert from The Savoy's preset Thanksgiving menu. Enjoy pasta a la primavera, Missouri trout Meunière, prime rib or free-range Midwest turkey. Prices vary.
American Slang Modern Brasserie inside Intercontinental Hotel: Enjoy an $85 prix fixe Thanksgiving menu at American Slang, where you can get an upscale take on Thanksgiving. Entrees include grilled beef tenderloin, mustard-glazed rack of baby lamb, pan-roasted sea bass and, of course, butter-roasted turkey.
Buca di Beppo: Buca di Beppo will be offering a traditional Thanksgiving meal along with its regular menu. If you don't feel like staying out to eat, you can also pre-order a Thanksgiving package from the restaurant and pick it up or have it delivered.
The Capital Grille: While The Capital Grille will be serving up its full dinner menu as usual, you can find your Thanksgiving favorites at the restaurant as well. For $43 for adults and $15 for children, enjoy a plate of slow-roasted turkey with brioche stuffing, French green beans with Marcona almonds, cranberry-pear chutney and mashed potatoes.
Eddie V's: In addition to its full menu, Eddie V's is serving a Thanksgiving dinner "where even the gravy is served with a side of glamour." For $43 per adult and $15 per child, enjoy carved slow-roasted turkey, brioche-sage stuffing, hand-whipped potatoes, baby French green beans with sun-dried tomatoes and roasted butternut squash. Add a pumpkin pie tartlet with whipped cream and praline sauce for dessert for $12.
Fogo de Chao: Do Thanksgiving the Brazilian way. The Brazilian steakhouse location will be open from 11am to 9pm for the holiday.
Gram & Dun: Head to Gram & Dun to enjoy a dinner menu just a little different than the restaurant's usual fare. While many dishes, like the shrimp and grits, king trumpet mushroom and burnt ends mac 'n' cheese will be available, you can also Thanksgiving favorites like roasted turkey breast with cran-apple sage stuffing, pretzel-crusted salmon and beef tenderloin with smoked Cheddar whipped potatoes.
McCormick and Schmicks: Guests can enjoy a roasted turkey dinner with cornbread stuffing, apple-squash casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, seasonal vegetables and cranberry sauce for $29.50 a person. There will also be a holiday a la carte menu available as well.
Parker at The Fontaine Hotel: Parker will have a prix fixe menu for Thanksgiving. Pick two starters, like a harvest salad and baked oysters, and pick one entree, which can be a classic turkey or even a vegan option of smoked Parker tempeh. And, of course, everyone can choose pecan pie or sweet potato cheesecake for dessert. The prix fixe menu is $75 per person.
Seasons 52: Enjoy a full traditional Thanksgiving dinner for $29.95 per adult and $14 per child, but be sure to wash it down with one of the restaurant's seasonal cocktails. Try the Apple Bourbon Infusion, made with apple-cinnamon infused Bulleit Bourbon, or the Cranberry and Sage, made with gin, white cranberry and sage leaf.
Stock Hill: Stock Hill will be open for dinner with its regular menu, but those who come for brunch will get a traditional Thanksgiving fest. For $48 per adults and $15 per child, enjoy the holiday's staples with a carving, a cold seafood boat, a dessert extravaganza and more. Reservations are required for both brunch and dinner.
Avenues Bistro: Avenues Bistro will be open and serving up a special Thanksgiving menu, but you can also order an entire feast to bring home to your family as well. Pick it up on Thursday morning and feed your entire family with ease.
The Well: The Well will host a Thanksgiving feast that is sure to please everyone this holiday. Enjoy a carving station with turkey, prime rib and ham, a buffet station with all of the Thanksgiving staples and, of course, pumpkin pie for dessert. The buffet is $30 for adults and $15 for children 11 and under.
Summit Grill Waldo: Summit Grill will be offering a Thanksgiving twist on its menu during the holiday. While you can get plate of roasted turkey or honey baked ham, you can also enjoy slow roasted prime rib or lobster-stuffed salmon with plenty of appetizers and sides. All dishes are a la carte.
88 at the Elms Hotel: The Elms will offer a full Thanksgiving buffet from 10am to 3pm with everything you could expect from a holiday feast. Adults are $35 a piece and kids under 12 are $18.
Summit Grill Lee's Summit: Summit Grill will be offering a Thanksgiving twist on its menu during the holiday. While you can get plate of roasted turkey or honey baked ham, you can also enjoy slow roasted prime rib or lobster-stuffed salmon with plenty of appetizers and sides. All dishes are a la carte.
Third Street Social: Third Street Social will be offering a special a la carte Thanksgiving menu with Thanksgiving classics, but also some of its regular menu favorites. Pair your turkey with some pork belly burnt ends or Korean steak tacos.
J. Gilbert's: In addition to its regular menu and typical prix fixe menu, J. Gilbert's will offer a $39 Thanksgiving prix fixe menu with three courses of classics from the holiday. The restaurant will be open from 11am to 8pm on Turkey Day.
Bristol Seafood Leawood: Bristol is serving up a traditional Thanksgiving buffet will all of the fix-ins. Get roasted turkey, cornbread and sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, green beans and a few decadent surprises. Adults are $42, children are $20 and children 3 and under are free.
Trofi Restaurant inside Doubletree by Hilton: Trofi has Thanksgiving options at all hours of the day on Thanksgiving. Enjoy a full Thanksgiving brunch buffet early in the day, or show up after 5pm for dinner service. In addition to the regular dinner menu, Trofi will have a Thanksgiving special with all of the trimmings available.
Ignite: Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet for either brunch or dinner at Ignite, which is open from 10:30am to 7:30pm for the holiday. Enjoy all of the Thanksgiving staples, plus a smattering of appetizers and other sides. Adults are $35 and kids are $13.
Yaya's Euro Bistro: Yaya's will have a full Thanksgiving buffet from 10am to 4pm on Thanksgiving day. Indulge for $33 a person.