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Don’t want to cook for Thanksgiving? Have no fear – these RVA restaurants are here!

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If you’re like a lot of us, you’re tired of cooking – every night you have to decide what to feed yourself and your family. Adulting, right?! But no worries – there are a ton of great restaurants in RVA serving up some awesome Thanksgiving feasts!

The Boathouse

With locations in Short Pump, Hopewell, Rocketts Landing and Sunday Park, the Boathouse is offering guests the option to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Buffet, as well as order oven-ready family dinners. The Boathouse buffet offers everything from turkey and apple crisp to Atlantic salmon and chocolate mousse. The buffet is $48 for adults, $19 for children and free for kids ages 5 and under. Oven-ready dinners serve six to eight people and include turkey breast, side dishes and a pie. You can add more dishes such as ham biscuits and crab dip for an additional cost. Oven-ready dinners must be ordered by Nov. 19 and are $185 a meal. You can find more information and make Thanksgiving Day reservations on the Boathouse’s website.

BookBinders’s Seafood & Steakhouse

BookBinder’s is offering a three-course meal with Thanksgiving classics like the traditional turkey dinner, along with less traditional options such as pan-seared Cheseapeake Rockfish. Dinner is $70 for adults and $18 for the children’s menu (kids 12 and under), not including tax and 20% holiday gratuity. You can find a full menu and make reservations online here.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

Fleming’s is offering both in-house and catering options for Thanksgiving dinner. The three-course Thanksgiving dinner menu includes a starter, entree and dessert. They will also have” sides to share” and a children’s menu. These options are also available in a to-go format, along with full sides for order, such as mashed potatoes and house-made stuffing. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The three-course adult meal is $49 and the children’s menu is $23. Catering sides vary from $25 to $90. You can find more details and make a reservation on Fleming’s website.

Hanover Tavern

Hanover Tavern is hosting guests for a traditional Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Expect all the classics like roasted turkey, yams, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie Adults are $40 and children ages 5 to 12 are $20. You can make a reservation by calling 804-537-5050. Find more details on Hanover Tavern’s website.Which stores are open, or closed, on Thanksgiving 2021? 

Howlett’s Restaurant & Tavern

Howlett’s will be serving a traditional baked turkey dinner with a choice of three sides, along with a sweet dessert to finish up your meal.

Dinner will be served from noon to 7 p.m. Adults are $25.99 and kids 10 and under are $12.99. You can make a reservation by calling 804-930-1034.

The Jefferson Hotel

Unfortunately, The Jefferson is completely booked for in-person holiday dining options through New Year’s Eve. However, they’re still taking to-go orders for an at-home feast until Nov. 17. You can fill out an order request form online here or call 804-649-4618 for more information.

The Lobby Bar at Quirk

Quirk’s in-house restaurant is offering takeaway dinners for two which can be picked up between 1 and 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. They include roasted turkey breast and confit turkey leg, along with all the best sides. A two-person dinner is $120 and can be ordered through Eventbrite.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris’ in-house dinner includes a starter, roast turkey, dressing, a side and dessert. They also have to-go meals that serve up to four people and a la carte sides for order as well. Dinner at the restaurant is $42.95 a person. To-go meals for four are $115 to $175 and sides start at $27.95 each. You can find more information and make a reservation on its website.

Small Batch Local Kitchen

This restaurant operating out of the Westin Richmond will be offering a three-course Thanksgiving dinner that includes an appetizer or choice of salad, entree and dessert. This dinner is $44 for adults and $19 for children under 12. You can find more details on Small Batch’s Facebook page and make a reservation through OpenTable.

Spoonbread Bistro

The restaurant is offering heat and go options ranging from a traditional ham and turkey dinner to salmon stuffed with crab and shrimp. Each meal serves four people and comes with sides, rolls and a dessert. Patrons can also order a la carte sides like scalloped potatoes and, of course, spoon bread. The restaurant will be taking preorders until Nov. 20. Meals range from $225 to $280, and sides are $25 apiece. All orders are subject to an 18% service fee. You can find a full menu online here, and place your order here.

The Tobacco Company Restaurant

The Tobacco Company will have a menu featuring a full list of sides and entrees, as well as a Harvest Dinner option for those wanting a traditional turkey meal on the holiday. Prices vary per option, but the Tobacco Company Harvest Dinner is $38. You can find more information and make a reservation on the restaurant’s website.

However you choose to celebrate, we wish you a very happy and safe Thanksgiving!