There’s nothing better than Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings – especially when the dinner is made by someone else. In Delaware, some of the state’s most beloved restaurants make Thanksgiving dinner an annual tradition as well. In many cases, these holiday feasts take the form of a lavish buffet, quite often at restaurants that are close to other top Delaware attractions, such as Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and the Casino at Delaware Park.

No matter which Thanksgiving feast you choose, make it a perfect trip by turning it into a weekend getaway to Delaware filled with tax-free shopping, museum trips, renting a beach house for the entire family to spend time together or just a carefree drive enjoying the Top Fall Drives in Delaware.

Below are some of the options for dining out in Delaware on Thanksgiving. Reservations are highly recommended for most locations. We hope you have a wonderful holiday.

Northern Delaware

Thanksgiving Buffet or a la carte dining at Harry’s Savoy Grill
November 26, 2015
Buffet: 12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. A La Carte: 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
You won’t go hungry at this incredible buffet, where they’ll be carving turkey and prime rib plus, all the trimmings for your Thanksgiving feast. The buffet includes a variety of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, additional main entrees and side dishes and a grand dessert buffet. Please call to make reservations 302-475-3000. From 1-9 p.m., the restaurant will also be serving a special Thanksgiving a la carte menu.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Deerfield
November 26, 2015
Noon-5:00 p.m.
You won’t have to miss a minute of your family time – or the big games – when you bring the crew to Deerfield. Includes all the traditional Thanksgiving favorites, enhanced by select culinary additions. Adults $39.95; children age 4-12 $16.95. Reservations are required; call 302-368-6640 ext. 2.

At the Rail Wine Bar & Grille (White Clay Creek Country Club) Thanksgiving To Go
The Casino at Delaware Park is a great place to spend a lazy fall day, especially when they’re serving Thanksgiving dinner-to-go made by the chefs at the country club next door. At the Rail Wine Bar and Grille will be taking orders for Thanksgiving To Go up until November 19 at 5:00 p.m. All orders must be made in person with the restaurant manager. For more information, please call 302-994-6700 x 7194.

Thanksgiving Buffet Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront
November 26, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Select from a variety of dining options, including traditional Thanksgiving fare and an a la carte menu. Selections range from oven roasted brined turkey to broiled stuffed Maine lobster. Adults $26.95; kids under 12 $13.95; kids under 5 free. Call 302-652-3474.

Columbus Inn Thanksgiving Menu
November 26, 2015
The historic setting makes Thanksgiving perfectly charming, especially with a four-course, family-style menu, including soups, salads, classic roast turkey, pepper-crusted filet, traditional sides and dessert.

Jessop’s Tavern & Colonial Restaurant Thanksgiving Menu
November 26, 2015
The Colonial charm of Old New Castle is the perfect setting for a stroll and a Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings.

Central Delaware

Abbott’s Grill Thanksgiving Day Buffet
November 26, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Reservations fill up quickly for this Thanksgiving Day Buffet. Adults $24.95; children under 10 $12.95. 302-491-6736.

Dover Downs Thanksgiving Day Buffet
November 26, 2015
Held annually at this casino and hotel’s popular Festival Buffet restaurant, this is a Thanksgiving dinner that includes the potential of some fun gaming and entertainment before or after the meal.

Southern Delaware

Big Fish Grill Rehoboth Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet
November 26, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Check out on of the beach’s most popular restaurants for a special Thanksgiving buffet and small a la carte menu including carving stations, green bean casserole, stuffing and new this year the Big Fish Mashed Potato Bar. Adults $28.95, children age 5-12 $14.95; children under 5 eat free. No reservations required.

Harrington Casino Thanksgiving Buffet
November 26, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Here’s another great spot for grabbing some fun at the slots or table games before tucking up to the feast.

Heritage Shores Golf Club
November 26, 2015
11:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Turkey and all the trimmings served in gourmet style. Adults $32; children $16; under age 4 free. RSVP by Nov. 23: 302-337-9910 ext. 316.

Nage Bistro & Wine Bar
November 26, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
From butternut squash soup to roasted turkey with a side of truffled mashed potatoes, to roasted eye round, you’ll savor every bite while dining at Nage. Adults $38. Kids under 12 are half price and a take home left over box is $19. Don’t forget about the decadent  Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake! Vegan & Vegetarian Options will be available. Call for reservations, 302-226-2037.

Salt Air Thanksgiving Menu
November 26, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
One of Rehoboth Beach’s top gourmet restaurants does Thanksgiving up with a special three-course prix fixe menu, including your choice of Slow-Roasted Brined Turkey with Andouille sausage and cornbread stuffing, or a Dogfish Head 60 Minute Brown Sugar Glazed Ham. Reservations required (last reservation, 6:30 p.m.). Call 302-227-3744.

Summer House Thanksgiving Menu
November 26, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Summer House takes a step beyond the ordinary with a menu that includes the traditional, all-you-can-eat turkey dinner, but also offer such delicacies as crabcakes, prime rib and salmon. Prices range from $21-$32. Please call for reservations: 302-227-3895

For more dining options, scroll through the Delaware restaurant listings and pick your flavor. Call ahead to reserve your spot for Thanksgiving Dinner!