Where to Go for a Great Thanksgiving Dinner In the D

There’s something special about Thanksgiving dinner. The big spread, the gathering of family, and football all make Thanksgiving a day to remember. While preparing the perfect turkey is a great way to celebrate the holiday, sometimes responsibilities or living situations present challenges for getting the whole family under one roof. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out. You can still experience the specialness of Thanksgiving by going to one of these great metro Detroit restaurants that offer Thanksgiving dinners, no matter what you’re in the mood for.

Traditional Family Dinner: D’Amatos

The Royal Oak Italian restaurant, D’Amatos, always provides a satisfying dining experience with their extensive menu, cocktail options, and fine atmosphere. The restaurant will be offering a family style dinner on Thanksgiving running from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. For more details and to make reservations, be sure to visit the website.

Hickory House Smoked Salmon: Lily’s Seafood

Lily’s Seafood offers plenty of great seafood dishes throughout the year, and on Thanksgiving they will be showcasing their Hickory House Smoked Salmon. Their annual all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving dinner will include southern style turkey, honey cured ham. garlic mash potatoes, and all of the classic trimmings to go along with their delicious salmon.

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Low-Carb Friendly Options: Moose Preserve

The Moose Preserve in Bloomfield has been providing the metro Detroit area with homemade cooking and beers since 1990. Moose Preserve offers family dinners to celebrate traditional holidays such as New Year’s Eve, Easter, Mother’s and Father’s Day, and of course, Thanksgiving. The bar and grill will have special items for the dinner, but their menu also includes some delicious low carb options. From fresh fish options, to black angus steak, to lean wild game like buffalo and venison, there’s plenty to choose from. Be sure to call ahead and make your reservation.

Fine Dining: The Whitney

The Whitney mansion is one of the most exquisite mansions in the metro Detroit area, and they always offer a great dining experience. They’ll be open Thanksgiving for a fine dining experience complete with turkey, cocktails, and wide options of sides. The restaurant also offers a Thanksgiving Parade Brunch meal, but that’s sold out for this year so be sure to keep that in mind for next year.

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