Get Someone Else To Do The Cooking For Thanksgiving Dinner in Spartanburg, SC

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Looking for a restaurant in Spartanburg for Thanksgiving? Are you looking to dine-out for Thanksgiving or maybe to grab some carry-out or pick up a few prepared sides? We’ve checked with local restaurants to see which ones you can count on for that holiday meal. Our list includes restaurants in Spartanburg with dine-in options as well as full meals and sides available for take-out.

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Spartanburg! Find things to do, restaurants, pies, and more in our Spartanburg Thanksgiving Guide.


Don’t forget many places are taking orders and reservations already. Don’t wait to make your plans!

Local Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving in Spartanburg, SC

Wade’s Restaurant

1000 N Pine Street Spartanburg | 864.582.3800
Wade’s is a true Spartanburg staple. They offer frozen food for pickup but not cooked meals. They are suggesting families who want this option pick up food now since they aren’t holding anything and their frozen food lasts six months. They will only be open on Thanksgiving Day for dine-in during lunch hours.

Clevedale Historic Inn & Gardens

1050 Willis Road, Spartanburg | 864.345.2394
The Clevedale Inn serves a Thanksgiving feast meal at 3 PM, for $75 per person. Tickets for the meal must be purchased in advance.

CityRange Steakhouse and Grill

774 Spartan Boulevard. Spartanburg | 864.327.3333
CityRange is offering both dine-in for Thanksgiving and preorder for a Thanksgiving heat-and-serve dinner! Call 864-327-3333 to make a reservation or order to go. All orders must be placed by November 19th, and you can choose from ham or turkey, with mashed or sweet potatoes, and delicious fixin’s such as gravy or glaze, dressing, dinner loaves, green bean casserole, and cranberry orange relish!

Heirloom: A Milltown Eatery

805 Spartan Boulevard, Spartanburg | 864.913.1212
Thanksgiving lunch will be served from 11 am to 3:30 pm with appetizers such as Heirloom biscuits and Sorghum butter, and main courses like fried Joyce Farm turkey with cornbread stuffing and giblet gravy or Cheerwine glazed ham. There will be multiple side dishes to choose from, and two delicious dessert options to finish off the meal. The cost is $47 per person and $20 for ages 12 and under. Make your reservation as soon as possible on OpenTable or by contacting the restaurant.

Spartanburg Marriot Thanksgiving Dinner

299 N Church Street, Spartanburg | 864.596.1211
Gather for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, with a variety of starters, main courses such as roasted salmon and herb roasted Tom turkey, and traditional sides like whipped mashed potatoes and green bean casserole. Additional menu options are available. Adults are $48, and children ages 3-12 are $16. Children ages 2 and under are free. Make your reservation today!

National Chains open on Thanksgiving

Cracker Barrel

9021 Fairforest Rd, Spartanburg
Cracker Barrel is serving a special Thanksgiving menu in their dining rooms. You can also order a meal online that serves 10 people, with the choice of entree, sides, and rolls or biscuits.

Golden Corral Buffet and Grill

1492 W O. Ezell Blvd, Spartanburg
You can order a complete family meal with glazed ham or a whole roasted turkey, with mashed potatoes, gravy, homestyle side dishes, rolls, and a pie to-go from Golden Corral.

Waffle House

24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Waffle House has your needs covered on any holiday, but especially on Thanksgiving. No, you will not be feasting on sweet potato casserole and Aunt Margie’s herby stuffing, but smothered hash browns, blueberry waffles, and bacon are not the worst trade-off we’ve ever seen. You probably won’t even miss the dinner rolls.

Restaurants in Spartanburg Offering Prepared Meals In-advance for Thanksgiving

The Beacon Drive-In

255 John B White Senior Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC | 864.585.9387
This Spartanburg staple offers full holiday meals with a 16-20 lb Butterball turkey, either fried, smoked, or baked, along with a glazed Hilshire ham, 8 lbs of dressing, 2 quarts of gravy, 2 holiday sides, a quart of cranberry sauce, 30 Sister Shurbert Rolls, 2 holiday pies, and 2 gallons of tea for $249 – $252. Additional meats and side dishes are available for purchase individually as well.

Dray: Bar & Grill

1800 Dray Road, Spartanburg | 864.310.4177
You can get a Thanksgiving Feast at Dray: Bar & Grill that you can take and bake, with a turkey, herbed dressing, green bean casserole, glazed carrots, mashed potatoes, salad, pumpkin pie, and more. They also offer a Charcuterie Box, additional sides and dressing, bread pudding, and other desserts you can order. Orders must be placed at least a week ahead of time, so place yours today! Pick-up is either November 22nd or 23rd, 2022.

Downtown Deli and Donuts

147 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC | 864.707.5585
Holiday Meals for 2 are available with choices from meat, three sides, and dessert for $29.99. More information about their precooked sides will be announced soon.

The Pauline Cafe

2960 Highway 56, Pauline | Place your order | 864.706.8107
You can order whole spiral ham, whole oven-roasted turkey, quarts and 1/2 pans of your favorite Thanksgiving sides, and more from The Pauline Cafe. They even offer a full Thanksgiving meal that is ready to heat in your oven that will feed 10 – 12 people. It includes honey glazed ham, sliced turkey breast, gravy, cornbread dressing, mac n cheese, southern style green beans, mashed potatoes, rolls, cranberry sauce, 2 gallons of sweet tea, and your choice of pecan pie, sweet potato pie, or banana pudding for $250.00. Orders must be placed by Thursday, November 17th, 2022 for pickup Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022 from the cafe.

Smokin Thangs BBQ

Spartanburg, SC
Though Smokin’ Thangz Bar-B-Que’s food truck will no longer be operating, they will be smoking Turkey, briskets, butts, ribs, and chicken for Thanksgiving! You can contact them directly at 843-599-4123 to place your order.

Blue Moon Specialties

130 South Church Street, Spartanburg | 864.586.2344 
You can preorder dishes for your Thanksgiving meals from Blue Moon SC to make the holiday cooking a little easier. They offer presliced oven-roasted turkey, gravy, turkey rub, Mojo Marinade, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, pimiento cheese mac and cheese, and a lot more sides to choose from! They also have desserts for preorder. The deadline to preorder is Tuesday, November 15th with pickup on November 22nd from 2 pm to 6 pm or November 23rd from 8 am to 4 pm. Orders can be placed over the phone at 864-586-2344, by email at [email protected], or through the online form.

Flavorshack Hot Chicken & Ribs

2144 E Main Street, Duncan | Call 864-915-3554 or 864-249-6078 to order
You can purchase full turkeys, gravy, sides, rolls, and more from Flavorshack Hot Chicken & Ribs to make your Thanksgiving meal complete. You can purchase for pickup or delivery through their website’s order page.

Southside Smokehouse

726 South Howard Avenue, Landrum | 864.457.4581
If you need the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, Southside Smokehouse has you covered. They offer slow-smoked, brined-by-hand turkeys for $80 with pickup available on Tuesday, November 22nd, or Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022. They also have family-sized orders for traditional sides, including gravy, dressing, mac n cheese, casseroles, and more. Call or go into the restaurant to reserve your feast!

Mama Sue’s Homemade Help

401 East Kennedy Street | 864.768.8835
Mama Sue’s has all the Thanksgiving sides you need! You can order large ($28) small ($18), and individual ($9) dishes of items like baked mac n’ cheese, squash casserole, cornbread dressing, deviled eggs ($14 a dozen), and so many more options. Quarts and desserts like pumpkin pie and pecan pie are also available. Get your preorders in today!

Delightful Dishes

13144 Asheville Highway, Inman | 864.472.6305
Get your Thanksgiving order in by November 14th, 2022! Delightful Dishes has options like turkey and ham by the pound, and sides such as sweet potato casserole, broccoli casserole, mac n cheese casserole, and even pineapple casserole! They even have 7 pie options and 9 cake options to choose from.

Whatever your plans are for this Thanksgiving, we at Kidding Around hope that your day is peaceful and filled with blessings. A good meal is always a great place to begin.

About the Author
Melanie is a native New Yorker, who landed in the Upstate by way of Florida. She is the mom of two awesome kids, and the three of them love going on adventures!

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Wanda Mills
1 year ago

Great info……..alot of those places I didn’t know they had take out on Thanksgiving. That’s good to know and I will be there.