Friday, November 16, 2012

Updated: Thanksgiving news

Thanksgiving plans (the date is Nov. 22):

The Palm will do a three-course meal for $45 ($19 for 12 and younger), 2-7 p.m. 704-552-7256; 6705 Phillips Place Court.

Harvest Moon Grille will do two seatings, at 1 and 3 p.m., for a dinner including local organic turkey, cornbread mushroom dressing and sides, focusing on foodstuffs from within 100 miles of Charlotte. $39 ($12.99 for 9 and younger); reservations: 704-342-1193; 235 N. Tryon St.

Sticky Fingers at 8021 Concord Mills Blvd. will be open noon-7 p.m. with a buffet and the full menu.

New South Kitchen plans a buffet 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with deep-fried turkey, ham, rib roast and more for $32 per person. To-go packages will also be offered: Order deep-fried turkey by Nov. 16, sides, extras (appetizers, rolls) and desserts by Nov. 20. 8140 Providence Road; 704-541-9990;

Mimi’s has four options: It's open on Thanksgiving Day (8 a.m.-8 p.m.) at 10224 Perimeter Parkway, plus offers a "Feast To-Go," plus a brunch to go and sides-only package to go. Menus at; 704-509-5911.

Bistro la Bon will be open beginning at 11:30 a.m., with seatings at that time plus 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m., with a Smorgasbord that will include roasted salmon, turkey and ham. $24 for adults, $12 for children 10 and younger (this information is confirmed with the restaurant; it differs from the comment, FYI); 1322 Central Ave., 704-333-4646.

Lulu will have a three-course meal available 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for $35, in addition to its regular dinner menu. This one will include salad or soup; roasted turkey, spiral-cut ham or vegetarian lasagna, plus sides, and dessert. Reservations: 704-375-2242; 1911 Central Ave.

The Liberty offers three courses for $29.95 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Among first-course choices are roasted butternut squash with caramelized pears; pumpkin gnocchi with braised beef cheeks; and lobster/smoked trout/crab "cake." Entree options range from heritage turkey to salt-crusted prime rib, and the third course is a dessert buffet. Reservations: 704-332-8830; 1812 South Blvd.

Coastal Kitchen & Bar, in the Hilton Charlotte Center City, will offer Thanksgiving brunch and takeout Thanksgiving meals, as well. Brunch will run noon-6 p.m. and includes house-smoked seafood, antipasti, a salad station, eggs and omelets, carving stations for turkey and prime rib, and entrees, and costs $26 ($13 for 12 and younger). Reservations: 704-377-1500; 222 E. Third St.
Order takeout before Nov. 16 (pickup is 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 22) at 704-331-4360 (or email The traditional "feast" package includes a 15- to 20-pound turkey, two sides and a dessert, serving 10, for $100; the Coastal package adds one side and one dessert to that, serves 15-20 and costs $120.

Mimosa Grill plans to serve Thanksgiving buffet 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for $29.95 for adults, $12.95 12 and younger. The menu is here.
Reservations: 704-343-0700.

The restaurant will also offer takeout dinners, available for pickup after 4 p.m. Nov. 21 or 8-11 a.m. Nov. 22. That's a turkey and sides, in heat-and-serve containers with instructions, for $28.95 per person. Menu and details here.

Passion8 will serve dinner 4-8 p.m. on Thanksgiving for $48 per person, with kids 10 and younger eating free. Among choices on the menu: rutabaga soup, pumpkin and goat cheese strudel, New Town Farm turkey with honey Jack Daniels rosemary jus, Hickory Nut Gap bone-in pork chop, chorizo and cornbread stuffing, whipped heirloom pumpkin mousse stuffed eclair and more. 803-802-7455; 3415 Highway 51 N, Fort Mill.


Anonymous said...

Bistro la Bon will also be open on Thanksgiving Day offering a Smorgasbord for $22/adult, $12/child under 8 from 11:30am-4pm.

Elli D. said...

Thanks a lot for the valuable information!