Want to enjoy all the turkey and trimming without all the hassle? If so, then make plans to eat out and relax with the family at one of these restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Jacksonville.

Whether you're craving a feast fit for a king, a light salad, or something with wine, these restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Jacksonville are ready for you and your family to spend the holiday with them. 

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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
5.0  5 Rating (1)
4850 Big Island Dr, Jacksonville FL, 32246
Come for the food and stay for the wine tasting with this wine-driven dining experience. Although Cooper’s might have an upscale aura, the food and hospitality are sure to make you feel at home. Conveniently, Cooper’s offers a wine pairing with every food item on their menu! From their Jambalaya to the Shrimp and Scallop Risotto, there’s tasty bites for every palette. Hot tip: Cooper Hawk is a popular place to dine so reservations are highly recommended, especially since they are open on Thanksgiving.
J. Alexander's
10296 Bistro Drive, Jacksonville FL, 32246
Don’t let the fact that J. Alexander’s is a chain turn you away. Open on Thanksgiving, J. Alexander’s offers a wide selection of upscale cuisine and comfort food in Jacksonville. From the Mr. Jack’s Chicken Finger Platter to the Filet Mignon with Béarnaise, the variety can’t be topped. J. Alexander’s also offers a great selection of signature cocktails and other beverages. Hot tip: the prices are steeper than those at other Jacksonville restaurants on this list, but the quality is superb!
Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
4.9  5 Rating (3)
4483 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville FL, 32216
Not your ordinary steakhouse in Jacksonville will delight guests with an upscale Thanksgiving dinner. You do not want to miss this gaucho-style Thanksgiving with all kinds of smoked and barbecued meats for all guests to try. You can also dig into their salad bar or try one of their seasonal desserts!
Ruth's Chris Steak House
1201 Riverplace Boulevard, Crown Plaza Hotel, Jacksonville FL, 32207
Ruth's Chris Steak House specializes in serving aged USDA Prime steaks, broiled in a trademark 1800-degree oven and served on a plate heated to 500 degrees...
Maggiano's Little Italy
10367 Mid Town Pkwy, Jacksonville FL, 32246
Anchoring the Southside with an open-air, lifestyle-center design, the St. Johns Town Center offers innovative new retail and dining choices for Jacksonville...
Eleven South Bistro
4.5  5 Rating (1)
216 11thAve South, Jacksonville Beach FL, 32250
"Good Food Has An Address" Owner Karen Thomas and Managing Partner John Nagy share a philosophy of seasonal menus that feature the freshest, locally...
Chart House Restaurant
4.2  5 Rating (2)
1501 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville FL, 32207
One of the most spectacular Chart House locations, the Jacksonville location overlooks the Jacksonville skyline and the St John's River. Feast on succulent...
3551 Saint Johns Ave, Jacksonville FL, 32205
Serving a wide array of the freshest Seafood avaialble and great steaks! EVERY DAY Happy Hour 3 - 7 pm at our downstairs bar, great bar menu... Lunch or Dinner...
Azurea
1 Ocean Blvd, Atlantic Beach FL, 32233
Executive Chef Ted Peters Executive Sous Chef Byron Harrel Located inside One Ocean Resort & Spa 1 Ocean Blvd. Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 (904) 249-7402 Azurea...
III Forks Prime Steakhouse
4.7  5 Rating (1)
9822 Tapestry Park Cir, Jacksonville FL, 32246
III Forks offers Jacksonville a contemporary evolution of the classic steakhouse in the hot spot Tapestry Park. This modern steakhouse is sizzling with...
BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
15022 Max Leggett Parkway, Jacksonville FL, 32218
Here at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, we’ve been serving up a one-of-a-kind Brewhouse experience for forty years. We pride ourselves in our craft and...
Morton's The Steakhouse
225 E Coastline Dr, Jacksonville FL, 32202
Morton's The Steakhouse is conveniently located in Downtown Jacksonville at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. What began in Chicago in 1978 is now...
Seasons 52-Jacksonville
5096 Big Island Dr, Jacksonville FL, 32246
Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar featuring a seasonal menu and an award-winning wine list. We believe in seasonal cooking, inspired by the fresh...
Shor Seafood Grill
225 E Coastline Dr, Jacksonville FL, 32202
Experience thoughtfully sourced, carefully served cuisine in a wide variety of menu items for breakfast, lunch and dinner at SHOR Seafood Grill. Located...
RagTime Tavern, Seafood & Grille
207 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach FL, 32233
An Atlantic Beach, Florida favorite for over 25 years, Ragtime Tavern has earned numerous accolades for our creative cuisine, expertly handcrafted beers,...
The Capital Grille (Jacksonville)
5197 Big Island Dr, Jacksonville FL, 32246
The Capital Grille is nationally acclaimed for their dry-aged steak selections, fresh seafood, and extensive, award-winning wine list, all presented with...
Fogo de Chão
4784 Town Center Parkway, Jacksonville FL, 32246
Join us for Weekday Happy Hour at Bar Fogo, featuring $4 Brazilian Bites & Beers, $6 South American Wines and $8 Brazilian-Inspired Cocktails.