These restaurants will be serving meals on Thanksgiving

Turkey is the star of Puckett's Thanksgiving buffet Thursday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. / Puckett's Photo

UPDATE: View our 2019 list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving here

Where will you sit down to a Thanksgiving meal Thursday? At home or are you planning to let someone else do the cooking?

It's not too late to take the family out. Several restaurants are opening their doors Thursday, Nov. 22, for a Thanksgiving meal without the mess and stress.

-Beast + Barrel Gastro Smokehouse, 16 Frazier Ave. Thursday's buffet includes assorted cheeses, soups, salads, a chef-manned carving station with turkey, ham, salmon or herb-crusted prime rib and a full spread of homemade desserts.

Cost: $39.95 adults, free for children 10 and younger. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Reservations: 423-805-4599.

-Bluff View Art District, 411 E. Second St. The culinary arts come alive for this annual Thanksgiving brunch in Bluff View.