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Thanksgiving Dinners

Thanksgiving Dinners

The holidays are a great time to visit family and friends, especially if they live here in the Shores & Islands region. The area is also a perfect place to visit this Thanksgiving if you are traveling with kids, as the region is known as Ohio’s Indoor Water Park Capital! The one thing that everyone can agree upon is that Thanksgiving is a time for food! Thankfully, the Shores & Islands region has a wide variety of places that are open this Thanksgiving for the perfect family meal. And the best part? They will not only cook the meal for you, but they will do the dishes too!

Below is a list of restaurants scheduled to be open Thanksgiving Day.

(sorted alphabetically)

Bob Evans
4321 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
6 am-8 pm
Thanksgiving dinners: $14.99

Cracker Barrel
4216 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
7 am-10 pm
Serving Thanksgiving dinners beginning at 11 am

Golden Corral Thanksgiving Buffet                                                        
5309 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
10 am-8 pm, Adult (13 yrs. and older): $11.99, Child (9-12 yrs.): $7.49, Child (4-8 yrs.): $6.49
No reservations; first-come, first-served.

Great Wolf Lodge Thanksgiving Buffet
4600 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
419.609.6000 ext. 693
1-7 pm
Adult (11 yrs. and over): $29.99, Child (4-10 yrs.): $14.99, Child (3 yrs. and under): Free with paying adult. Tax and tip not included.  Reservations required.  

Kalahari Thanksgiving Buffet
7000 Kalahari Dr. (off US 250), Sandusky
12-6 pm
Adult (13 yrs. and older): $36.99, Child (4-12 yrs.): $13.99 Child (3 yrs. and under): Free
(Buffet subject to 21% taxable service charge and applicable sales tax.)
Reservations strongly encouraged.

Martino’s International Café Thanksgiving Brunch
 4415 Liberty Ave. (US 6), Vermilion
11 am-5 pm (open at 7 am for regular breakfast service until 2 pm)
Adult (11 yrs. and older): $14.99, Child (10 yrs. and under): $7.99
Reservations recommended.

Mon Ami Thanksgiving Brunch
3845 E. Wine Cellar Rd. (off SR 53), Port Clinton
11 am-4 pm
Adult (13 yrs. and older): $35, Child (12 yrs. and under): $18
Reservations accepted.

1812 Food and Spirits Thanksgiving Buffet                             
2590 E. Sand Rd., Port Clinton
11 am-4 pm                                                                                                    
Adult: $32, Child (10 yrs. and under): $13                           
Reservations recommended.

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