If you are visiting Austin or just a regular Austinite looking to get out of the house for Thanksgiving, here are some great restaurants that will satisfy all your Thanksgiving cravings!
By: Macy Bayern
600 N. Lamar Blvd.
A classic brunch staple in the Austin area, 24 Diner will be opening at 10:30 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. They are serving their special menu for $29 while supplies last. The feast includes entrée choices of brined and Roasted Turkey Breast, Turkey Leg Confit, Beeler’s House-Cured Ham, and Gravy and Cranberries; all with your choice of two sides and pumpkin pie for dessert. The meals are first come first serve, so get there early!
604 Brazos St.
On Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Driskill Hotel will be hosting their annual Thanksgiving Day Mezzanine Brunch. From slow-cooked turkey with pan gravy to pumpkin ravioli with sage lemon cream, the Driskill never disappoints. Make sure to make a reservation!
TRACE at the W Hotel
200 Lavaca St.
This year you can enjoy both Thanksgiving lunch and dinner at TRACE! From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thanksgiving lunch valued at $55 per person is served. Between Vanilla Bourbon Braised Shortribs and Roasted Fall Vegetable Tart, lunch is guaranteed not to disappoint. From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at a rate of $75 per person, the Thanksgiving feasts continue with dinner. Including a decadent spread of soup or salad, appetizer, entrée, and dessert, you are guaranteed to walk away happy.
1900 University Ave.
From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. this Thanksgiving, make your way to Thanksgiving Brunch at The Carillon. The brunch buffet features breakfast dishes, cold seafood, charcuterie, various cheese boards, a carving station, and more. Reservations are required, and prices range from $65 for adults and $30 for children.