- Bob Evans, 12618 Route 59, is open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a special holiday menu.
- Durbin's of Plainfield, 16031 S. Lincoln Highway, is offering a turkey dinner for $15.95 per adult and $8.95 for kids.
- Plainfield's Delight, 24020 W. 119th St., is open from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Southern Belle's, 15051 S. Van Dyke Rd., opens at 6 a.m. but may close early (typical closing time is 3 p.m.). Call ahead if you plan to go.
Quite a few chain restaurants — albeit without Plainfield locations — are open for the Thanksgiving:
- Baker's Square
- Boston Market
- Buca di Beppo
- Cracker Barrell
- Lone Star Steakhouse
- Maggiano's Little Italy
- Max & Erma's
- Mimi's Cafe
- Ted's Montana Grill
Editor's note: Although Larry's Diner, 24522 W. Lockport St., is well known for hosting an annual turkey dinner for senior citizens, the event will NOT take place this year, according to the owner.