Here's a sampling of area restaurants that plan to offer Thanksgiving dinner. Seats will probably fill quickly, so we suggest reservations.
Bistro 300 (300 Light St., 410-528-1234, baltimore.hyatt.com): The Hyatt Regency's restaurant has two Thanksgiving Day options. Seatings for a jazz brunch buffet are available at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., at a cost of $39.95, $34.75 for seniors, $19.95 for children ages 5 to 12. The bistro is providing a scaled-down, first-come, first-served evening buffet from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The cost for this option is $19.95, $17.30 for seniors, and $9.95 for children ages 5 to 12. The Hyatt is also featuring a Thanksgiving Turkey to-go option for $139, which serves four to six people.
Brightons (550 Light St., 410-234-0550, harborcourt.com): The contemporary American restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel is offering two Thanksgiving Day options. Seatings for a buffet lunch are available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. In the evening, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the restaurant is offering a four-course, fixed-price dinner. The cost for either option is $58 per person, $21 for children.
Cafe Troia (31 Allegheny Ave., Towson, 410-337-0133, cafetroia.com): The Towson Italian restaurant is offering a $39.50 fixed-price traditional turkey dinner in addition to its regular menu of traditional and innovative Italian cuisine. Open 2 p.m.-9 p.m.
Charleston (1000 Lancaster St., 410-332-7373, charlestonrestaurant.com): Cindy Wolf's Harbor East restaurant is serving a $76 fixed-price, Southern-influenced Thanksgiving dinner, including home-style sides and dessert. A vegetarian option will also be available, and Tony Foreman will offer a selection of wines to accompany the menu at varying price points. Open 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
Darbar (1911 Aliceanna St., 410-563-8008, darbarbaltimore.com): The Fells Point restaurant is serving a special brunch buffet from noon to 3 p.m. with tandoori chicken, chicken tikka masala and other traditional Indian dishes. The cost is $12.95. The regular dinner menu is being offered in the evening.
Elkridge Furnace Inn (5745 Furnace Ave., 410-379-9336, elkridgefurnaceinn.com): The inn is taking reservations for a fixed-price, three-course Thanksgiving dinner from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $42.
Harry Browne's (66 State Circle, Annapolis, 410-263-4332, http://www.harrybrownes.com): The fine-dining restaurant is offering a fixed-price Thanksgiving dinner. The cost is $35. Open noon-5 p.m.
Josef's Country Inn (2410 Pleasantville Road, Fallston, 410-877-7800): The restaurant is offering a fixed-price, three-course Thanksgiving dinner. The cost is $29.50, $15.95 for children. A limited a la carte menu is being offered as well. Open noon-7 p.m.
Kent Manor Inn (500 Kent Manor Drive, Stevensville, 410-643-7716, kentmanor.com): The historic Kent Island restaurant is serving a fixed-price traditional Thanksgiving dinner. The cost is $39, $19 for children. Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Kali's Court (1606 Thames St., 410-276-4700, kaliscourt.com): The Fells Point restaurant is offering a fixed-price menu including both traditional Thanksgiving favorites and the restaurant's customary seafood specialties. The cost is $49.95.
The Kings Contrivance (10150 Shaker Drive, Columbia , 410-995-0500, greatfoodmd.com): The popular Howard County restaurant is offering a fixed-price, three-course Thanksgiving menu. A children's menu will also be available. The cost is $45. Open noon-7 p.m.
Manor Tavern (15819 Old York Road, 410-771-8155, themanortavern.com): The Monkton restaurant is serving a fixed-price, three-course Thanksgiving menu from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The cost is $42, $13 for children.
Milton Inn (14833 York Road, Sparks, 410-771-4366, miltoninn.com): Brian Boston's Baltimore County destination restaurant is offering a fixed-price, three-course Thanksgiving dinner. The cost is $45, $22.50 for children. Open noon-7 p.m.
Oregon Grille (1201 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, 410-771-0505, oregongrille.com): The perennial Baltimore County favorite is serving a fixed-priced, three-course Thanksgiving dinner menu as well as its regular dinner menu. The cost for the special menu is $47, $23.50 for children. Open 1 p.m.-8 p.m.
Patrick's (550 Cranbrook Road, 410-683-0604, patricksrestaurant.com): The Cockeysville restaurant is offering an a la carte menu with traditional Thanksgiving favorites and seafood entrees. Open noon-8 p.m.
The Prime Rib (1101 N. Calvert St., 410-539-1804, theprimerib.com/bal): The classic Mount Vernon steakhouse is offering both a fixed-price, three-course menu of traditional Thanksgiving favorites as well as its regular dinner menu. Open for dinner beginning at 1 p.m.
Regi's (1002 Light St., 410-539-7344, regisamericanbistro.com): The Federal Hill bistro will open early for brunch at 9 a.m. Then, along with selections from the a la carte menu, it will serve a fixed-price Thanksgiving dinner from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Entree choices include hand-carved turkey and charcoal-roasted pig. The cost is $27.95, $9.95 for children.
The Rockfish (400 Sixth St., Annapolis, 410-267-1800, rockfishmd.com): The restaurant will serve a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with seatings at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. The cost is $25.95, $12.95 for children under 10.
Rusty Scupper (402 Key Highway, 410-727-3678, rusty-scupper.com): The Inner Harbor seafood restaurant is offering a buffet dinner of traditional Thanksgiving favorites and seafood. Reservations are required. The cost is $39.95 adults, $16.95 for children. Open noon-6 p.m.
Sheraton North Baltimore (903 Dulaney Valley Road, 410-321-7400, sheratonbaltimorenorth.com): The Towson hotel is serving a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $32.95, $26.95 for seniors, $15.95 for children.
Tersiguel's (8293 Main St., Ellicott City, 410-465-4004, tersiguels.com): The French restaurant is a limited a la carte menu. A traditional turkey-dinner entree is being offered for $30.95, $17.95 for children. Open noon.-7 p.m.
Waterfront Kitchen (1417 Thames St., 443-681-5310, waterfrontkitchen.com): The new Fells Point farm-to-table restaurant is serving a three-course, fixed-price dinner, with both traditional and non-traditional options, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cost is $45 ($65 with wine pairings).