Dining out options abound for holidays

Dining out options abound for holidays

November 18th, 2009 by Anne Braly in Holidaycooking

By Anne P. Braly

abraly@timesfreepress.com

Where will you dine this holiday season? For most people, it will be a home setting with family and friends. But many choose to eat out on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas, too.

Here's a list of some restaurants in our area that will be open on the holidays, should you decide to leave the cooking to someone else.

THANKSGIVING

* Big River Grille, 222 Broad St. - Pizza and select appetizers served from 5 p.m.-2 a.m.

* Broad Street Grille at The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad St. - Brunch, noon-6 p.m., $32.95 (adults), $15.95 (children 4-12), under 4 free. Reservations/information: 424-3700.

* Chattanooga Choo-Choo, 1400 Market St. - Buffet, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in The Gardens Restaurant, $26 (adults), $13.95 for ages 3-12, under-2 free. Reservations/information: 266-5000.

* Chattanooga Marriott, 2 Carter Plaza - Buffet in Plaza Ballroom, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., $24.95 (adults), $9.95 (6-12), age 5 and under free. 756-0002.

* City Cafe, 901 Carter St. and 7641 Lee Highway - Open 24 hours.

* Delta Queen at Coolidge Park - Buffet with live entertainment aboard the historic paddlewheel boat. Seatings from 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m., $24.95 (adults), $16.95 (children 3-12), under-3 free. Reservations/information: 468-4500.

* Eleven at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St., Thanksgiving dinner 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations/information: 756-5150.

* Fox and Hound Pub and Grille, 2040 Hamilton Place Blvd. - Regular menu will be served from 6 p.m.-3 a.m.

* Huddle House, all locations - Open 24 hours.

* IHOP, all locations - Open 24 hours.

* Shoneys, 6515 Ringgold Road - Open from 5 a.m.-10 p.m.

* 212 Market, 212 Market St. - Serving lunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with a special menu of traditional favorites and more. Reservations/information: 265-1212.

* Waffle House, all locations - Open 365 days a year.

CHRISTMAS

* Big River Grille, 222 Broad St. - Pizza and select appetizers served from 5 p.m.-2 a.m.

* Chattanooga Marriott, 2 Carter Plaza - Breakfast in Terrace Grill from 6:30-11 a.m.; lunch and dinner served in Indulge Lounge with regular menu from 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

* City Cafe, 901 Carter St. and 7641 Lee Highway - Open 24 hours.

* Huddle House, all locations - Open 24 hours.

* IHOP, all locations - Open 24 hours.

* Eleven at Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St. - Breakfast buffet, 6-10 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (regular lunch menu); 5-10 p.m. (regular dinner menu). Reservations/information: 756-5150.

* Fox and Hound Pub and Grille, 2040 Hamilton Place Blvd. - Regular menu will be served from 6 p.m.-3 a.m.

* Waffle House, all locations - Open 365 days a year.