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Boston, MA - October 27: Bartender Greg Rego presents a bottle at Salt & Stone in Assembly Row. Thursday crowds have been packing in recently with the restaurant offering a 4-6pm oyster special. (Photo by Carlin Stiehl For The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Okay, so you waited until the last minute to make your Thanksgiving day plans. Or maybe your original plans fell through and you’re in need of a last minute fix to save your holiday. Thank goodness for the website They’ve put together a list of restaurants in the Boston area that are open on Thanksgiving day. According to the site: “If laboring in the kitchen all day doesn’t sound like your idea of a holiday, leave it to the professionals to prepare your Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, November 24, 2022. For an all-American feast of turkey and all the trimmings, visit these Best Thanksgiving Restaurants in Boston. And best of all? No dishes to wash.”

Each restaurant comes with a rating system. According to Gayot, “their rating system works as follows, with the highest possible score being 20. The rankings reflect only GAYOT’s opinion of the food. The décor, service, ambience and wine list are commented on within each review.”

  • #14 Sonsie

    327 Newbury St. Boston, MA 02115 Received a 13 out of 20 score

    Sonsie | American Bistro and Wine Bar in the Back Bay, Boston, MA

    Enduring, classy bistro with eclectic menu & wine cellar known for brunch, plus Newbury Street view.

  • #13 75 On Liberty Wharf

    220 Northern Ave. Boston, MA 02210 Received a 13 out of 20 score

    Home | 75 on Liberty Wharf in Boston, MA

    Main content starts here, tab to start navigating Slide 1 of 3 Slide 2 of 3 Slide 3 of 3 hero gallery paused, press to play images slides Playing hero gallery, press to pause images slides We offer a wide variety using the best ingredients. View Menus We'd love to host your next event!

  • #12 Ruth's Chris Steak House

    45 School St. Boston, MA 02108 Received a 13 out of 20 score

    Best Steak House in Boston, MA | Ruth's Chris

    From memorable meals to milestone celebrations, happy hours to hosted events, our Boston Ruth's Chris Steak House masterfully blends award-winning modern dining with a beautifully renovated historic setting. Architectural past meets design presence: Extensively remodeled and thoughtfully restored, our landmark Old City Hall home along the Freedom Trail blends approachable sophistication with a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere.

  • #11 The Palm

    One International Place Boston, MA 02110 Received a 14 out of 20 score

    Boston | Hours + Location | The Palm | 21 Steakhouse Locations

    Main content starts here, tab to start navigating One International Place SUN: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMMON - THU: 11:30 AM - 9:00 PMFRI: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PMSAT: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Holiday Hours Thu, Nov 24, 2022: 11:30 AM - 8:00 PMSat, Dec 24, 2022: 4:00 PM

  • #10 Harvest

    44 Brattle St. Cambridge, MA 02138 Received a 14 out of 20 score

    Harvest | True to Cambridge since 1975.

    Harvest has been defining the contemporary American table for decades. A steady Harvard Square presence for almost 50 years, Harvest embodies the spirit of Cambridge, MA. Serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch in our spacious bar, fireside dining room and courtyard patio. Our seasonal menus marry

  • #9 Grill 23 & Bar

    161 Berkeley St. Boston, MA 02116 Received a 14 out of 20 Score

    Grill 23 & Bar

    Proudly independent since 1983, Grill 23 & Bar has been bringing unrivaled steak, seafood and service to Boston for decades, with a world-class wine list that is quite literally better every day. When it comes to steakhouses, there's no comparison. Located on Stuart Street in Boston, Back Bay,

  • #8 Fogo de Chao

    200 Dartmouth St. Boston, MA 02116 Received a 13 out of 20 score


    Reserve your seat for a unique and memorable churrasco experience at Fogo de Chão.

  • #7 Deuxave Restaurant & Bar

    371 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215 Received a 14 out of 20 score


    Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras - Strawberry Churro, Chartreuse Dulce de Leche, Strawberry Purée, Basil - Crispy Duck Confit - Peach Tartlet, Compressed Plum, Native Baby Kale Salad, Blueberry & Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette - Tuna Tartare* - Pink Muscat Grape Salad, Sorrel Avocado Mousse, Lemon Verbena, Lotus Root Chip, Rice Snow



  • #6 Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

    250 Northern Ave. Boston, MA 02210 Received a 13 out of 20

    Boston (Seaport), MA | Hours + Location | Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House | Steaks & Seafood in the USA

    Main content starts here, tab to start navigating 250 Northern Ave, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02210 (617) 951-1368 SUN: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PMMON - FRI: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PMSAT: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Holiday Hours Thu, Nov 24, 2022: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PMSat, Dec 24, 2022: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PMSun, Dec 25, 2022: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PMSat, Dec 31, 2022: 5:00 PM - Midnight Visit Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, one of best places to eat in Boston, nestled in the lavish Seaport District on historical Liberty Wharf.

  • #5 Davio's

    75 Arlington St. Boston, MA 02116 14 out of 20 score

    Boston Back Bay | Davio's

    Boston, MA is where Davio's was born. And, in essence, re-born. Once on Newbury Street, in Brookline, and in Cambridge, Davio's now resides in Park Square (in Boston's Back Bay) and serves as an elegant oasis from the hustle and bustle just outside our doors.

  • #4 Clink

    215 Charles St. Boston, MA 02114 Received a 12 out of 20 score


    CLINK. is open for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are strongly recommended; book your table today. Join us for our 2022 Dinner Series featuring a variety of renowned beverage brands and pairing menus, expertly crafted by Executive Chef Daniel Kenney.


  • #3 Boston Chops

    1375 Washington St. Boston, MA 02118 Received a 14 out of 20 score

    Boston Chops

    Boston Chops - Downtown Steakhouse Reopened November 2022!

  • #2 Bistro du Midi

    272 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02116  Received a 13 out of 20 score

    Bistro Du Midi

    Vervaine Design Studio / Photography by Emily Kan and Brian Samuels

  • The Beehive

    541 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02116 Received a 13 out of 20

    Best restaurant in Boston | | Boston

    The Beehive is an underground Bohemian restaurant and bar for creative New American fare, cocktails, live music, brunch & patio dining in the South End, Boston. is an institution, considered one of the best restaurants and bars in Boston!


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