We can all agree that cleaning and cooking during Thanksgiving can be messy. On top of this, it's an added stress on a day when you should relax and enjoy yourself with your loved ones.

Now, you can bid goodbye to the traditional way of celebrating this special holiday by visiting one of the many restaurants open for Thanksgiving in Chattanooga. Whether you want your usual favorites forĀ ThanksgivingĀ in Chattanooga or a meal with interesting touches to the traditional recipes, you'll find them in these spots.

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City Cafe Diner
Restaurant $$
901 Carter Street, Chattanooga TN, 37402
City Cafe Diner will open on Thanksgiving as it always does! You can select a delicious meal from the 388 items on the menu on this day.
In addition to the regular menu items, this restaurant will be serving special Thanksgiving dishes. Expect to find your favorite foods like turkey, mashed potatoes, pies, and many more.
Bridgeman's Chophouse
Restaurant $$
107 West Martin Luther King Boulevard, Chattanooga TN, 37402
On Thanksgiving, you are welcome to Bridgeman's Chophouse to enjoy their USDA prime beef and chops. It will also serve a variety of seafood, including raw oysters, fish, and more.
Apart from giving you the usual meals, they will be a Thanksgiving menu on board. Therefore expect your traditional meals on this day with a little twist to make them more flavorful. Make your reservations at the Bridge's Chophouse today!
Food Works
Restaurant $$
205 Manufacturers Road, Chattanooga TN, 37405
Whether you are looking for classic or chef-inspired food, you can get it from Food Works on Thanksgiving. This restaurant will also be offering a delectable Thanksgiving buffet with your favorites.
Your ante will also have glazed ham, prime rib, and a finger-licking good dessert. You can't miss out on this!
Restaurant $$
149 River Street, Chattanooga TN, 37402
Vegans, this is your go-to restaurant on Thanksgiving. Cashew serves vegan-friendly dishes, so don't make yours at home.
You'll get mac and cheese, vegan gravies, dessert pies, cheesecake, stuffing, green bean casserole, and apple spice cake on the menu. Come here and enjoy these goodies or order your meal at home!
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Restaurant $$
2321 Lifestyle Way, Chattanooga TN, 37421
Ruth Chris will offer a 3-course meal on Thanksgiving; You can get soup, salad, roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, and other Traditional dishes. You'll also get desserts and drinks of your choice during this day.