What Plainfield Restaurants Are Open on Thanksgiving?

Don't feel like cooking? Forget the holiday stress and let one of these local restaurants do it for you.

A roundup of what's open for Thanksgiving Day dining in Plainfield. Credit: File photo
A roundup of what's open for Thanksgiving Day dining in Plainfield. Credit: File photo
Not having a big family gathering for Thanksgiving, or just don't feel like cooking? Why not dine out?
Patch did some research and made some calls and found several Plainfield eateries that are open on turkey day. If there's a business we missed, feel free to add it in the comment box below.

  • 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.
A roundup of Joliet restaurants that are also open on turkey day.

Quite a few chain restaurants — albeit without Plainfield locations — are open for the Thanksgiving:

  • Baker's Square
  • Boston Market
  • Buca di Beppo
  • Cracker Barrell
  • IHOP
  • Lone Star Steakhouse
  • Maggiano's Little Italy
  • Max & Erma's
  • Mimi's Cafe
  • Ted's Montana Grill
Did we miss any? If you know of a Plainfield restaurant that's open on Thanksgiving, let us know in the comments.

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.
Ed November 21, 2013 at 03:11 PM
Larry's Diner is open Thanksgiving Day . :-) .
Ed November 27, 2013 at 04:06 PM
..........Was just in Larry's Diner today , and huge sign on doors entering the diner said basically they will be closed tomorrow due to low staff coverage for thanksgiving ........and they will open back up Friday morning................
The Sofa King November 27, 2013 at 04:32 PM
Larry's can stay closed.


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