Fifth-graders in the Adams Elementary Ladies and Gentlemen Club had a lesson in etiquette while having a Thanksgiving meal at nearby St. Mark's Church. (Video by Travis Heying / The Wichita Eagle / Nov. 23, 2016) theying@wichitaeagle.com
Fifth-graders in the Adams Elementary Ladies and Gentlemen Club had a lesson in etiquette while having a Thanksgiving meal at nearby St. Mark's Church. (Video by Travis Heying / The Wichita Eagle / Nov. 23, 2016) theying@wichitaeagle.com

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Dining With Denise Neil

Here’s the 2017 list of Wichita restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day

By Denise Neil

dneil@wichitaeagle.com

November 10, 2017 09:36 AM

UPDATED November 13, 2017 12:45 PM

You think Thanksgiving is still a ways off.

You think wrong.

Turkey Day is just two weeks away, and people have been e-mailing me for weeks asking for my annual lists of restaurants that will be open and serving turkey and the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day.

Here it is. Make your reservations soon, and let me know if there’s a restaurant I’ve missed by e-mailing me at dneil@wichitaeagle.com.

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Thanksgiving Buffets

Country Kitchen, inside Best Western Wichita North, 915 E. 53rd St. North, 316-832-9704. Buffet is $16.99 adults, $14.99 seniors, $7.99 children 6-10; free for children 5 and under. Served 11-2:30. Reservations recommended.

Green Mill Restaurant, 549 S. Rock Road, 316-687-6455. Buffet is $19.95 for adults, $9.95 for ages 3-10, free for ages 2 and under. Served 11a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Golden Corral, 616 S. Ridge Road Circle, 316-945-5100, and 11006 E. Kellogg, 316-686-0669. Buffet price not yet set. Served 10 a.m.-9 p.m. No reservations.

Hereford House, 1400 Terradyne Drive, Andover, 316-733-7800. Buffet is $28.95 for adults, $12.95 for ages 4-11, free for ages 3 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations required.

Hyatt Regency, 400 W. Waterman, 316-613-6400. Buffet is $32.95 for adults, $14 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Kababs, 3101 N. Rock Road, 316-260-9999: Buffet served 11 a.m.-4 p.m. is $16.99 for adults, $7.99 for children 7-12, free for 2 and under. Reservations accepted.

Kansas Star Casino, 7777 Kansas Star Drive. Buffet served in the Kitchen Buffet is $19.95. Ages 21 and older only. Served 11 a.m.-9 p.m. No reservations required.

Legends, inside the DoubleTree by Hilton, 2098 Airport Road, 316-945-1966. Brunch buffet is served 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and is $31.95 for adults, $26.95 for seniors, $12.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Plated dinner also be served from 5-10 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Newport Grill, 1900 N. Rock Road, 316-636-9555. Buffet is $30 for adults, $15 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Ourr’s Family Dining, 1606 S. Georgetown, 316-927-2191. Buffet is $12.99 for adults, $10.99 for seniors, $7.99 for ages 6-10, $6.99 for ages 3-5. Drinks included. Served 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. No reservations.

Olive Tree Banquet Hall, 2949 N. Rock Road, 316-681-1100. Buffet is $24 for adults, $22 for seniors, $10 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Seatings from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Scotch & Sirloin, 5325 E. Kellogg, 316-685-8701. Buffet is $28.95 for adults, $12.95 for ages 4-11, free for ages 3 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations required.

Siena Tuscan Steakhouse, inside the Ambassador Hotel, 104 S. Broadway, 316-440-5300. Buffet is $29.95 for adults, $11.95 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. An evening a la carte menu will be available from 3 to 8 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Spear’s Restaurant and Pie Shop, 4323 W. Maple, 316-943-2783. Buffet is $13.99 for adults, $6.99 for ages 6-10, free for ages 5 and under with a paying adult. Served 8 a.m.-3 p.m. No reservations.

Twelve, 12111 W. Maple, 316-440-2812. Buffet is $25.95 for adults, $12.50 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Wichita Marriott, 9100 E. Corporate Hills Drive, 316-462-3128. Buffet is $31.95 for adults, $25.50 for seniors, $12.95 for ages 4-12, free for ages 3 and under. Served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro, 8115 E. 21st St., 316-634-1000. Buffet is $29.95 for adults, $10.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Seating available at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Reservations required.

Zaytun, 2020 N. Woodlawn, 316-613-2474. Traditional Thanksgiving buffet is $23.95 for adults, $21.95 for seniors, $9.95 for ages 5-9, free for ages 4 and under. Served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations accepted.

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Nonbuffet options

Cracker Barrel, 995 E. 61st St. North, Park City, 316-744-8080. Serving traditional turkey dinner along with regular menu. Open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Denny’s, 5700 W. Kellogg, 316-942-9662; 4024 E. Harry, 316-683-8362; 8030 E. Kellogg, 316-682-1008. Serving traditional turkey dinner along with the regular menu. Open 24 hours.

IHOP, 11855 E. Kellogg, 316-652-7251; 515 S. Ridge Circle, 316-773-0077; 3505 N. Rock Road, 316-630-8401; 4870 S. Washington, 316-522-2118. Serving regular menu plus turkey and ham dinners. Open 24 hours.

Stroud’s, 3661 N. Hillside, 316-838-2454. Diners can choose from roast turkey or country ham, both served with traditional sides. Dinners are $23.99 for adults, $13.99 for ages 10 and under. Open 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Reservations required.

Village Inn, 3535 S. Meridian, 316-946-9000; 1685 S. Rock Road, 316-687-4454; 7020 W. Central, 316-945-2400; 1200 N. Rock Road, Derby, 316-788-9500. Serving traditional turkey dinner along with regular menu. Open 6 a.m.-2 p.m.