Which local restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving?


Higher prices are being served up this Thanksgiving. (Credit: Getty)

(WJHL) – With supply chain challenges and staffing shortages becoming the norm, News Channel 11 took the chance to reach out to Tri-Cities restaurants and compile some locations where you can find Thanksgiving dinner for sure.

Rain or Shine, All the Time

  • Waffle House – Open 24/7
  • Golden Corral – 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Perkin’s – 6 a.m. – Midnight
  • Shoney’s – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Cracker Barrel – 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. with Thanksgiving Platter and limited dinner menu.

Johnson City

  • Wild Wing Café – 4 p.m. to around Midnight, depending on volume.


  • Italiano Café – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.


  • Braeden’s BBQ – 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. pickup for Thanksgiving feasts ordered by Monday, Nov. 22.
  • Mama’s House Buffet – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


  • The Farmer’s Daughter – homestyle kitchen from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., $22 for adults and $12 for kids 6-11.

If you know of or operate other businesses that will be open on Thanksgiving, feel free to send an email to WJHLWebteam@nexstar.tv, and the story will be updated.

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