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Thanksgiving Dinner List NC High Country 2023

Thanksgiving Dinner List NC High Country 2019

Thanksgiving Dinner List NC High Country 2023 for Boone, Blowing Rock, West Jefferson NC.

Coming up to the NC High Country for Thanksgiving Weekend is a true family tradition! Your family can Choose and Cut a Christmas tree at a local farm, take a hay ride, view a holiday light display and still have Thanksgiving dinner. You have a variety of options for Thanksgiving dinner.  If you would like to dine out, choose from buffet style to a set menu, but all include a cozy atmosphere in the mountains and friendly staff. If you would prefer to have dinner in your cabin rental, there are a few places that can provide you with a freshly cooked turkey and sides.  See our suggestions below.

Here is a list of restaurants serving special Thanksgiving dinner in the NC High Country:


  • Stonewalls Restaurant
    • Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner served 12-7
    • To reserve, call


  • Reid's Cafe
    • Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner To-go 
    • View menu and reserve HERE


  • Chetola Resort 
    • 4 course plated meal in the beautiful Bob Timberlake Restaurant. SOLD OUT
    • Family Style to-go meal. Reserve by November 6th. Call 828-295-5505. 

  • Cupcrazed Cupcakery
    • 4 course plated meal in the former location of The Village Cafe in downtown Blowing Rock.
    • Seating 11-4pm
    • $90pp (+gratuity and tax)
    • Reserve on opentable


  • Dan'l Boone Inn
    Hours: 11-9pm (reservations only available for groups of 15 or more)
    This family style meal begins with vegetable soup followed by three meats (including turkey), five vegetables, biscuits, dessert and beverage.  

  • The Gamekeeper
    Seating: 12, 5 & 7:30pm (reservations required)
    4 course meal with choice of entree 
    $95 adult, $45 child (12 & under)

    To make reservations, call: 828-963-7400

  • Over Yonder
    Seating: 12-5:45 (reservations required)
    4 course meal
    $77.50 pp. 
    To make reservations, call 828.963.6301

  • Cracker Barrel
    Walk in only
    To-go Thanksgiving dinner available HERE


  • Craft Bistro
    Seating: 11:00-2
    Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner
    To reserve, call 336-846-1512

  • Glendale Springs Inn & Restaurant
    Seating 11-2:30 (reservations required)
    Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner.
    To reserve, call 336-982-3103

  • The River House
    Seating: 12:00, 2:30 
    Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner
    $45 per person (does not include alcohol, tax + gratuity)

  • Cruisers American Grill

Here is a list of places that can provide items for Thanksgiving dinner in the NC High Country:


  • Stick Boy Kitchen
    This local bakery provides freshly baked breads and pies to make your Thanksgiving meal complete. Order online HERE

  • Earthfare Grocery Store
    This NC based natural foods grocery store chain provides an all natural Thanksgiving feast all packed up and ready for you.

  • Be Natural Market
    This independent grocer in Boone is taking orders for Marie's free-range, organic & family-raised fresh (not frozen) turkeys. To reserve:
    Call  828-262-5592

  • Wildwood Market
    “Everything but the Bird” side dishes available.  All organic and local! Reserve by November 16th via phone 828-865-3030

Here is a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving but not serving special menus:

  • Mint Indian, Boone
  • China Wok, Boone
  • Sorrento's, Banner Elk *taking reservations
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