If cooking Thanksgiving dinner is not your idea of fun, consider gathering this year with your family and loved ones where all the work is done for you. Akron Life has comprised a list of local restaurants that offer Thanksgiving feasts, giving you the chance to sit back, relax and enjoy this special time of year, stress-free.
Beau’s on the River Buffet:
Menu items include apple brie stuffed chicken with fennel apple slaw and flank steak with forest mushroom demi. Beau’s on the River, Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls, 1989 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Last seating at 2:30 p.m. Adults: $34.95; Children ages 4-12: $18.95. Children ages 3 and under free. For reservations, contact 330-920-7530.
Cathedral Buffet’s All You Can Eat Buffet:
Menu items include carved turkey with sage and cornbread dressing, broasted chicken, roast beef au jus, baked fish, glazed ham, salad bar, hot dessert bar, assorted cakes, ice cream and sundae bar. Groups are welcome. Cathedral Buffet, 2690 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Adults: $11.99; Children prices also available. No reservations necessary.
The Galaxy Restaurant Thanksgiving Buffet:
Menu items include carved marinated pork loin with apple cider reduction, and turkey with gravy. Reservations are requested. Large groups are welcome. The Galaxy Restaurant, 201 Park Center Drive, Wadsworth. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Adult: $26.95; Children ages 6-12: $13.95; Children ages 5 and under: Free. For reservations, contact 330-334-3663.
The Oaks Lakeside Thanksgiving Day Buffet:
Menu items include carved turkey and crab and shrimp stuffed salmon. The Oaks Lakeside Restaurant & Event Center, 5878 Longacre Lane, Chippewa Lake. 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Adults: $26; Children ages 5-10, years: $10; Children ages 4 and under, free. First seating, 11:30 a.m.; Last seating, 4 p.m. For reservations, contact 330-769-2601.
The Office Bistro & Bar Thanksgiving Dinner:
Menu items include slow roasted turkey with gravy and baked Bavarian ham with mushroom herb stuffing. The Office Bistro & Bar, 1846 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Adults: $23.95; Children ages 6-12 years: $13.95; Children ages 5 years and under, free. For reservations, contact 330-376-9550.
Papa Joe’s Thanksgiving Dinner:
Menu items include roasted young, Ohio turkey, roasted spring lamb and char-broiled Angus filet mignon, as well as select favorites from the regular menu. Each item is individually priced. Papa Joe’s, 1561 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. Noon-7 p.m. for reservations, contact 330-923-7999.
Prime 93 Grand Buffet:
Menu items include sliced roast sirloin of beef and a pasta station, as well as a salad bar and gourmet dessert station. Buffet only. Limited space available. Prime 93, 4315 Manchester Road, Akron. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults: $26; Children: $16. For reservations, contact 330-644-2239.
McCall’s Restaurant & Banquet Center Thanksgiving Buffet:
Menu items include apple cranberry-stuffed pork loin and old-fashioned, homemade noodles, as well as a salad and dessert bar. McCall’s Restaurant & Banquet Center, 130 Faircrest Ave. SW, Canton. Adults: $23.95; Children ages 5-11: $10.95; Children 4 and under: free. Reservation only seating takes place at Noon, 12:30, 1: 30 and 2 p.m. For reservations, contact 330-484-4008.
Tangier Thanksgiving Buffet:
Menu items include a premium buffet complete with carved prime rib and turkey with apple pecan stuffing, hors d’oeuvres, entrees, salads, side dishes and desserts. The Tangier, 532 W Market St., Akron. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Last reservations taken at 3 p.m. Adults: $25.99; Children under 12: $12.95. For reservations, contact 330-376-7171.