Branson, MO Thanksgiving Holiday | Places Open to Eat, Shop & Watch A Show


It’s that time of year for friends and family to come together, share stories of yesteryear, and eat way too many pies and slices of turkey than necessary. This 2020 season, Branson MO is offering several opportunities for groups to get out Thanksgiving Day and enjoy a specialty dinner or buffet, watch a live music show, attend a family-fun attraction or get the best deals available on Black Friday. 

Places serving brunch Thanksgiving Day in Branson, MO are plentiful so we decided to break down a list of local restaurants doing something for the holidays. This list will include Thanksgiving business/dinner hours, location and some menu items so you know exactly who is serving what and when.

Here we go…

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Bob Evans
Open Thanksgiving Day from 7:00 AM8:00 PM

Specialty Thanksgiving Platters at Bob Evans are available for a limited time! Guests can choose between the Thanksgiving Celebration Family Meal, Thanksgiving Premium Platter and the Thanksgiving Platter with Turkey. Platters offer items like slow-roasted turkey with dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes with gravy, dinner rolls, and pumpkin pie.

**Advance orders are unavailable for Thanksgiving Day.

Location:801 W Main St, Branson, MO 65616

Cracker Barrel

Thanksgiving served 7:00 AM-9:00PM

Cracker Barrel in Branson is offering some fine holiday selections for Thanksgiving Day including Heat N’ Serve Thanksgiving Meals, Thanksgiving Hot and Ready Family Dinner, Turkey N’ Dressing Meal and Freshly Baked Holiday Pies.

Meals can include items like Turkey with Dressing, Cranberry Relish, Macaroni and Cheese, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Dinner Rolls and Sweet Potato Casserole. Pie selection includes Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Pecan Pie, Apple Streusel Pie and Pecan Pie.

**Other items available for pick-up while supplies last.

Location: 3765 West Hwy.76, Branson, MO

Level 2 Steakhouse
Open Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Located on the second floor of the Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel, Level 2 Steakhouse will be open for Thanksgiving and serving a number of Family Style Dishes. There will be a Chef Carving Station serving Ham, Smoked Turkey and Prime Rib as well as traditional sides such as Green Beans, Loaded Mashed Potatoes and Candied Yams. Desserts include a selection of mouthwatering Peanut Butter Mouse Macaroons, Chocolate Cake and Pumpkin Pie.

Space is limited so make sure to call in for reservations if interested.

Location:200 E Main St, Branson, MO 65616

Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
Special menu served 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Worry less about making a huge feast for the family this Thanksgiving when you go to the new Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen restaurant in Branson, MO. This wonderful family restaurant will be serving all of the savory dishes a food lover could ask for this year including Baked Ham, Classic Roast Turkey with Dressing, Green Beans, Candied Yams, Creamed Potatoes, Corn Casserole and Ooey Gooey Butter Cake(or Bannana Pudding). All served in endless portions.

Location: 545 Branson Landing, Branson, MO 65616

Shepherd’s Mill
Thanksgiving meal will be served. Time TBD.

In the past, Shepherd’s Mill typically serves a special Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet with items like salad, baked rolls, sweet cornbread, herb roasted turkey breast, glazed smoked pit ham, southern style green beans, cornbread stuffing and more! Keep checking on their website for more details and updates on what Shepherd’s Mill is doing this Thanksgiving holiday season!

Location:5586 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

Grand Country Buffet
Thanksgiving Buffet served from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Enjoy a special Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings at the Grand Country in Branson, MO! Lots of great eating and plenty of food to go around.

Location:1945 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616

Open all day.

Try the all new Turkey & Dressing Dinner at Denny’s serving tender turkey breast, stuffing, cranberry sauce, dinner bread and a choice of 2 sides this Thanksgiving. Sides include items like Beer-Battered Onion Rings, Red-Skinned Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Petite Corn, Hash Browns, Seasoned Fries, Sautéed Zucchini & Squash, Seasonal Fruit and Whole Grain Rice. See their site for more details on their special offers and holiday menu items.

Location: 2335 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616
Thanksgiving meal will be served. Time will be determined at a later date.
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Other Branson Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day:
Montana Mike’s Steakhouse: 11AM-8PM
Shoney’s: Hours to be Determined at Later Date
Worman’s House at Big Cedar Lodge: 10AM-8PM
Devil’s Pool Restaurant at Big Cedar Lodge: 10AM-8PM Brunch
Golden Corral:11AM-3PM Buffet
Paradise Grill and Steakhouse: Hours to be Determined at Later Date
Pasghettis: 11AM-8PM Thanksgiving Dinner
McFarland’s Family Restaurant: Hours to be Determined at Later Date
Chateau on the Lake: 5PM-9PM Thanksgiving Dinner
Fall Creek Steak & Catfish House:11AM-8PM Thanksgiving Dinner

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Shopping for Black Friday sales are ideal at places like Tanger Outlets, the Branson Landing, and Branson Hills Parkway where stores like Target, TJ Maxx, Best Buy, Kohls and Wal-Mart Super Center are located. Make sure to check out the Branson Saver App for exclusive deals, discounts and coupons offered at several shopping businesses in the Branson, MO area. Find out more on 

Branson Live Shows Open Thanksgiving Day Include: Hughes Brothers Christmas Show, Pierce Arrow: Gold, Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction, Hamner’s Unbelievable Variety Show, Legends in Concert, The Haygoods, ABBA Tribute-Thank You For The Music, George Strait Country, Sander’s Family Christmas, Escape Reality-Magic & Illusions, Beach Boys California Dreamin’, The Duttons, Motown Downtown, Branson’s Christmas Wonderland, Grand Jubilee Christmas Show, Amazing Acrobats Of Shanghai, Dublin’s Irish Tenors And The Celtic Ladies, Reza “Edge of Illusion”, A Shepherd’s Christmas Carol Dinner Show, Showboat Branson Belle Christmas Cruises. 

See our Attractions page for hours and information on local Branson attraction locations, information and hours.

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There will also be a number of local shows and attractions open Thanksgiving Day perfect for family fun and entertainment. For best prices, premium seating and up-to-date booking information, please call +1(855) 912-0182 to secure your discount tickets. To read up more on local shows and attractions visit

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