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What’s Open on Thanksgiving 2019 in Gainesville and Alachua County

What is Open for Thanksgiving 2019?

Don’t stress this Thanksgiving, visit a local restaurant for your holiday meal. Here’s our list of what’s open for Thanksgiving in Gainesville and Alachua County, FL. Good thing you packed those stretchy pants.

Best Western Gateway Grand – Reservations Required
4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 331-3336
Thanksgiving Buffet
$29.95 adults, $24.95 seniors, $12.95 children ages 5-12,
Children under 5 are complimentary
Open 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cracker Barrel
4001 SW 43 St., Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 375-2424
Thanksgiving Dinner 
Open 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Francesca’s Trattoria – By Reservation Required
4410 NW 25 Pl., Gainesville, FL
(352) 378-7152
Thanksgiving Buffet
$39.95 adults, $16.95 kids
Open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Exterior of Great Outdoors Restaurant in High Springs

The Great Outdoors Restaurant – Reservations Suggested
65 N Main St., High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-1288
Thanksgiving Buffet 
$28.99 per person, $1 per year for ages 12 and under
Open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Haile Village Bistro – Reservations Required
5323 SW 91st Terr., Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 378-0721
Thanksgiving Buffet
$34.95 per person,  $17.50 children under 10 
Seatings at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.

IHOP
3625 SW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 336-1839
Open 24 hours

Leonardo’s 706
706 W University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-2001
Open 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Metro Diner
2130 SW 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 353-2889
Thanksgiving Menu
Open 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Mi Apa Latin Café
114 SW 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 376-7020
Open 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Mildred’s Big City Food – Reservations highly recommended
3445 W University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 371-1711
3-Course Thanksgiving Menu $35-55 depending on selections
Open 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Mother’s Pub
1017 W University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-8135
Special Thanksgiving Menu
Open 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Exterior window of Paramount Grill

Paramount Grill – Reservations Suggested
12 SW 1st Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-3398
3-Course Thanksgiving Menu
$55 per adult, $20 children under 10
Open 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Shula's Steakhouse Gainesville

Shula’s Steak House Gainesville at Hilton University of Florida
– Reservations Required
1714 SW 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 384-3460
3-Course Thanksgiving Menu $45.95 per person, $29.95 children ages 6-10

This list of restaurants open for Thanksgiving will be updated as more details become available.

Want to explore the outdoors and burn off some extra calories after Thanksgiving? Visit a nearby Florida State Park on Black Friday and #OptOutsideFL. Learn more at FloridaStateParks.org

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