Wanting a night out for this Thanksgiving holiday? The Triangle has tons of restaurants open Thanksgiving Day ready to serve you! From Italian and Mexican to Seafood and Southern, the options are endless. Check out these restaurants down below where you can enjoy a delicious meal this Thanksgiving day!


Amalias Authentic Italian Restaurant Amalia’s is a quaint Italian restaurant in Wake Forest. Located off of South Main Street, Amalia’s authentic Italian food is made from ingredients imported from local farms. This cuisine paired with the homely feeling of the restaurant’s architecture makes for a perfect night out!

Over the Falls Located in the heart of Wake Forest, Over the Falls has something for everyone. This downtown American Grill provides great food, a lively atmosphere, and a welcoming environment for family and friends to gather. 

Gatehouse Tavern Gatehouse Tavern, located in Gateway Commons, offers a little taste of Wake Forest. Serving  delicious tavern style food in a fun and casual environment, you’re in for a great night out!

Winston’s Grill Winston’s Grill is the perfect place for family and friends to gather to join for a meal. Located in Raleigh, off of Falls of Neuse, Winston’s Grill prepares their meals with the freshest ingredients that will surely leave a lasting impression!f

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Located in North Hills, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill has something to offer for everyone in the family. With food for the kids or certain nutritional accommodations, this American style restaurant has you covered!

Salt & Lime Cabo Grill Salt % Lime Cabo Grill of Raleigh offers a fantastic experience! This Mexican restaurant combines European dishes, street tacos and more for a fresh new take on Mexican cuisine.  

 Parizade This staple restaurant located in Durham offers a great selection of Mediterranean dishes! Parizade welcomes each customer into their restaurant ready for them to experience their meals made from the highest quality of locally sourced ingredients!

Harvest 18 If you’re looking to eat fresh food with ingredients from local farms, Harvest 18 is the perfect place to have this dining experience. This American restaurant with locations in Raleigh and Durham has you covered when it comes to a great dining atmosphere and a full stomach!

Alley Twenty Six This sophisticated American restaurant and bar is perfect for an evening out! Alley Twenty Six, located off Chapel Hill Street in Durham, offers a great menu paired with a classy yet comfortable environment.

Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen Located in Cary, Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen has something for you this holiday season. With a specialty menu for Thanksgiving day, you, your friends and family are able to have a very special holiday meal!

Bone Fish Grill This American Seafood dining restaurant offers a refreshing atmosphere for friends and family to gather together. With selections ranging from burgers to steak to seafood and soup, there is something for everyone on the menu! 

 Lugano Ristorante This Italian style restaurant is sure to bring a smile to your face this Thanksgiving Day. Located in Cary, Lugano Ristorante offers a wide variety of delicious italian dishes in a comfortable environment for their guests to enjoy a great dining experience. 

Bartaco With locations in Chapel Hill and North Hills, this Mexican restaurant is hard to beat. Specializing in street style tacos, rice bowls, and seasonal drinks Bartaco has a place at the table for everyone who comes!

411 West Italian Cafe This Italian cafe located in Chapel Hill, right by the University of North Carolina, offers a wide range of Italians dishes. With freshly made pasta, homemade pizza, seafood and steak, this Cafe is the perfect place to bring everyone together this Thanksgiving Day. 

Top of the Hill Restaurant and Brewery This staple Chapel Hill restaurant offers a great dining experience. With dishes like chicken pasta, salmon, steak, salads and sandwiches. Top of the Hill Restaurant will have you well fed this Thanksgiving Day!