Dining With Denise Neil

2015: Your guide to Thanksgiving restaurant buffets

Several Wichita restaurants are open on Thanksgiving and will be serving traditional holiday meals.
Several Wichita restaurants are open on Thanksgiving and will be serving traditional holiday meals. Courtesy photo

Most everything is closed on Thanksgiving Day.

But every year, several restaurants around Wichita open their doors and welcome diners who don’t have home cooking in their plans.

Here’s this year’s list. Make reservations soon.

Thanksgiving buffets

Bishop’s Family Dining, 4200 W. Kellogg, 316-943-0393. Buffet is $12.99 for adults, $12.49 for seniors, $5.99 for ages 3-10, free for ages 2 and under. Drinks included. Served 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. No reservations.

Corporate Hills Marriott, 9100 E. Corporate Hills Drive, 316-462-3128. Buffet is $31.95 for adults, $25.50 for seniors, $12.95 for ages 4-12, free for ages 3 and under. Served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations accepted.

Green Mill Restaurant, 549 S. Rock Road, 316-687-6455. Buffet is $18.95 for adults, $9.95 for ages 3-10, free for ages 2 and under. Served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Golden Corral, 616 S. Ridge Road Circle, 316-945-5100, and 11006 E. Kellogg, 316-686-0669. Buffet is $13.99 for adults, $7.99 for ages 9-12, $6.99 for ages 4-8, free for ages 3 and under. Served 10 a.m.-8 p.m. No reservations.

Hereford House, 1400 Terradyne Drive, Andover, 316-733-7800. Buffet is $26.95 for adults, $12.95 for ages 5-11, free for ages 4 and under. Seatings are at 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Reservations required.

Hyatt Regency, 400 W. Waterman, 316-613-6222. Buffet served in the Eagle Ballroom is $31.95 for adults, $14 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Legends, inside the DoubleTree by Hilton, 2098 Airport Road, 316-945-1966. Buffet is $25.95 for adults, $21.95 for seniors, $9.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Breakfast buffet served 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., dinner buffet with traditional foods served 5-10 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Newport Grill, 1900 N. Rock Road, 316-636-9555. Buffet is $30 for adults, $15.95 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Ourr’s Family Dining, 1606 S. Georgetown, 316-987-2191. Buffet is $10.99 for adults, $9.99 for seniors, $6.99 for ages 6-10, $5.99 for ages 3-5. Drinks included. Served 11 a.m.-8 p.m. No reservations

Olive Tree Banquet Hall, 2949 N. Rock Road, 316-681-1100. Buffet is $22 for adults, $20 for seniors, $10 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. No reservations.

Scotch & Sirloin, 5325 E. Kellogg, 316-685-8701. Buffet is $26.95 for adults, $12.95 for ages 4-11, free for children 3 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations required.

Siena Tuscan Steakhouse, inside the Ambassador Hotel, 104 S. Broadway, 316-440-5300. Buffet is $24.95 for adults, $13.95 for children. Served 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Plated meals will be served from 4 to 8 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Spear’s Restaurant and Pie Shop, 4323 W. Maple, 316-943-2783. Buffet is $13.79 for adults, $6.90 for ages 6-10, free for ages 5 and under with a paying adult. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. No reservations.

Taste & See, 255 N. Washington, 316-260-4233. Buffet is $20 for adults, $10 for ages 3-12, free for ages 3 and under. Served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations required.

Twelve, 12111 W. Maple, 316-440-2812. Buffet is $25.95 for adults, $12.50 for ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Served 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro, 8115 E. 21st St., 316-634-1000. Buffet is $29 for adults, $10 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Seatings available at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Reservations required.

Zaytun, 2020 N. Woodlawn, 316-613-2474. Traditional Thanksgiving buffet is $21.95 for adults, $19.95 for seniors, $9.95 for ages 5-9, free for ages 4 and under. Served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations accepted.

Nonbuffet options

Cracker Barrel, 995 E. 61st St. North, Park City, 316-744-8080. Serving traditional turkey dinner along with regular menu. Open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Denny’s, 5700 W. Kellogg, 316-942-9662; 4024 E. Harry, 316-683-8362; 8030 E. Kellogg, 316-682-1008. Serving traditional turkey dinner along with the regular menu. Open 24 hours.

Granite City Food & Brewery, 2244 N. Webb Road, 316-636-5050; 2661 N. Maize Road, 316-721-8500. Serving all-you-can-eat meals table-side. $24.95 for adults, $8.95 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger. Served 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

IHOP, 11855 E. Kellogg, 316-652-7251; 515 S. Ridge Circle, 316-773-0077; 3505 N. Rock Road, 316-630-8401. Serving regular menu plus turkey and ham dinners. Open 24 hours.

Stroud’s, 3661 N. Hillside, 316-838-2454. Diners can choose from roast turkey or country ham, both served with traditional sides. Dinners are $21.99 for adults, $11.99 for ages 10 and under. Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Village Inn, 3535 S. Meridian, 316-946-9000; 1685 S. Rock Road, 316-687-4454; 7020 W. Central, 316-945-2400; 1200 N. Rock Road, Derby, 316-788-9500. Serving traditional turkey dinner along with regular menu. Open 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

Denise Neil: 316-268-6327, @deniseneil

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