Enjoy Thanksgiving Day with family and friends and let the professionals do the work. These Dorchester County restaurants are open Turkey Day and most are serving Eastern Shore specialties alongside traditional favorites. Please note, those serving buffets require reservations.
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay will serve an Eastern Shore-style buffet from 12 Noon to 5 pm. Enjoy seafood specialties – shucked oysters, shrimp cocktail, miso glazed salmon and diver scallops – or dine on traditional holiday favorites – carved turkey, ham and roast beef, a dozen sides, pasta bar, salad bar and freshly baked desserts. Call 410-901-6400 for reservations. $62.95 a person, ages 6-12 $31.95 and children 5 and under free. 100 Heron Boulevard, Cambridge, MD
Suicide Bridge Restaurant will serve a buffet from Noon to 6 pm. Roasted turkey, Black Forest ham, oyster stuffing, sage and sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, butternut squash soup, and assorted pies and cakes. $34.95. Under age 10 $12.95 Reservations required; call 410-943-4689. 6304 Suicide Bridge Road, Hurlock, MD
Old Salty’s Restaurant will serve a cornucopia of Chesapeake seafood plus a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 12 Noon to 4 pm. Fish, soft crabs, fried oysters, and crab cakes star alongside turkey, ham and roast beef. Tossed salad, traditional sides and salads, assorted pies, cakes and brownies round out the buffet. Reservations required (410-397-3752). $32.99; Children 5-12 $15.50. 2560 Hoopers Island Road, Fishing Creek, MD
The High Spot will serve their winter menu and offer a special Thanksgiving Day plate. Open 11 am to 8 pm, 305 High Street, Cambridge, MD. 410-228-7420. (Chef Patrick Fanning is also offering to smoke your turkey for you if you’re eating at home; contact the restaurant for details.)
Denny’s in Cambridge offers a traditional turkey dinner with sides for take-out or dine-in along with their regular menu. Open 24 hours. 781 Sunburst Highway, Cambridge, MD. 410-221-0003
While you won’t find turkey dinner at RAR, if you’re heading to family or friends and would like to share a seasonal craft beer, the brewery will be open 10 am to 3 pm for growler fills, six-pack purchases or bar service. 504 Poplar Street, Cambridge, MD. 443-225-5664
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