Not in the mood to cook on Thanksgiving? Here are some of the restaurants around town that will be open on the holiday. Reservations are recommended.
Bluff View Art District: Thanksgiving Brunch on the Bluff buffet will feature traditional fare coupled with dishes prepared by the chefs at Tony's Pasta, Rembrandt's, Back Inn Cafe and the Bluff View Bakery. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Price: $26.95 adults, $14.95 children under 12. Reservations: 265-5033, ext. 4.
Broad Street Grille at The Chattanoogan: The Low Country Thanksgiving feast features bountiful food bars with salads, fixings, entrees and desserts. Entree options include Cajun-fried turkey breast, beer-braised boneless short ribs; and bourbon-cider-brined fresh ham. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Price: $32.95 adults, $17.95 ages 6-12. Reservations: 424-3700.
Chattanooga Choo Choo: A buffet of Thanksgiving favorites will be served in the Grand Dome lobby. Guests may dine on a huge selection of appetizers, several options from the pasta bar and a carving board filled with slow-roasted steamship round, as well as roasted turkey and trimmings. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Price: $24.95 adults, $19.95 seniors 65 and up, $13.95 children 12 and younger. Reservations: 308-2481.
Delta Queen's Paddlewheel Restaurant: The meal includes Coca-Cola glazed ham, oven-roasted turkey, steamship round au jus and N'awlins-style shrimp and grits. Hours: 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Price: $27.95 adults, $24.95 seniors, $18.95 children 12 and younger. Reservations: 468-4500. The Texas Lounge will offer full bar service.
Sheraton Read House: The meal at this historic hotel features turkey with all the trimmings, but any of the menu items also will be available, including steaks. Hours: Noon-8 p.m. Prices vary according to menu selections. Reservations: 643-1240.
Sticky Fingers: Only the Hamilton Place location will be open Thanksgiving. Guests can dine on a buffet of traditional foods, including smoked ham and turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, sweet potato casserole, peach cobbler, pumpkin pie cheesecake and banana pudding. The regular menu will not be available. Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Price: $16.99 adults, $8.99 children 5-13. Reservations: 899-7427.
212 Market: Thanksgiving dinner offers a choice of menu items that include house favorites as well as items especially prepared for the feast, such as oysters Bienville, Georgia quail, fried green tomatoes, filet mignon, Muscovy duck breast, River Ridge Farm pork chop and crab-stuffed North Carolina trout. Prices vary according to menu selections. Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations: 265-1212.