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Where to Get a Last-Minute Thanksgiving Reservation

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Haven't made reservations for Thanksgiving dinner yet? No worries—Eater Minneapolis has tracked down the city's best Thursday dining options at which reservations are still available (as of Tuesday morning). Load the car up with grandma, the kids, and your favorite designated driver, so someone else can do the grunt work.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Beacon Public House

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615 Washington Ave Se
Minneapolis, MN 55417
(612) 379-8888
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Newly-opened gastropub The Beacon Public House is hosting a "not so common" Thanksgiving (appropriate considering their home at the Commons Hotel). The four-course dinner will start with a roasted chestnut and wild rice soup and also include a dark meat pot pie and sides like Brussels sprout leaves with pine nuts and vanilla rum sweet potato mash. The meal is $38 per person, with one seating at 5:30 p.m.

2. Nicollet Island Inn

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95 Merriam St
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 331-1800
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Nicollet Island Inn starts serving its four-course Thanksgiving dinner at 10 a.m. and goes all the way until 8:30 p.m. For the entree, you can choose between slow-roasted turkey, herb-crusted prime rib, and stuffed trout. The meal is $68 per person. As of Tuesday morning, there were more reservations available toward the beginning and end of service.

3. Cosmos Restaurant

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601 1st Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 312-1168
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Cosmos at the Graves 601 Hotel will be serving a $45 three-course meal with options including Tuscan kale salad with duck confit, foraged mushroom toast, house made country pate, local winter squash agnolotti, and roasted steelhead. As of Tuesday morning, reservations were still available between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

4. FireLake Restaurant

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31 S 7th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 216-3473
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Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., FireLake will be serving traditional favorites like turkey with wild rice stuffing, cheddar-herb mashed potatoes, and pumpkin praline pie. The meal is $29.95 for adults, $12.95 for children (6-12), and free for children 5 and under. The full dinner menu will also be available a la carte.

5. D'Amico Kitchen

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901 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
(612) 767-6960
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D'Amico Kitchen at the Chambers Hotel will be serving a family-style Italian feast, including flatbread with whipped ricotta and cranberry mostarda, butternut squash ravioli, and a stuffing with fennel and housmade sausage. The meal is $35 for adults, $13 for children 12 and under. They will be serving from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; as of Tuesday morning, most available reservations were before 5 p.m. They will also serve the regular lunch and dinner menus a la carte.

6. Dancing Ganesha

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1100 Harmon Pl.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 338-1877
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For something a little different this Thanksgiving, Dancing Ganesha is serving all the traditional favorites with an Indian twist. Think almond turkey and horseradish mashed potatoes. The meal is $19.99 per person, and they will be serving all day.

1. The Beacon Public House

615 Washington Ave Se, Minneapolis, MN 55417
Newly-opened gastropub The Beacon Public House is hosting a "not so common" Thanksgiving (appropriate considering their home at the Commons Hotel). The four-course dinner will start with a roasted chestnut and wild rice soup and also include a dark meat pot pie and sides like Brussels sprout leaves with pine nuts and vanilla rum sweet potato mash. The meal is $38 per person, with one seating at 5:30 p.m.
615 Washington Ave Se
Minneapolis, MN 55417

2. Nicollet Island Inn

95 Merriam St, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Nicollet Island Inn starts serving its four-course Thanksgiving dinner at 10 a.m. and goes all the way until 8:30 p.m. For the entree, you can choose between slow-roasted turkey, herb-crusted prime rib, and stuffed trout. The meal is $68 per person. As of Tuesday morning, there were more reservations available toward the beginning and end of service.
95 Merriam St
Minneapolis, MN 55401

3. Cosmos Restaurant

601 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Cosmos at the Graves 601 Hotel will be serving a $45 three-course meal with options including Tuscan kale salad with duck confit, foraged mushroom toast, house made country pate, local winter squash agnolotti, and roasted steelhead. As of Tuesday morning, reservations were still available between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
601 1st Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55403

4. FireLake Restaurant

31 S 7th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., FireLake will be serving traditional favorites like turkey with wild rice stuffing, cheddar-herb mashed potatoes, and pumpkin praline pie. The meal is $29.95 for adults, $12.95 for children (6-12), and free for children 5 and under. The full dinner menu will also be available a la carte.
31 S 7th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402

5. D'Amico Kitchen

901 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
D'Amico Kitchen at the Chambers Hotel will be serving a family-style Italian feast, including flatbread with whipped ricotta and cranberry mostarda, butternut squash ravioli, and a stuffing with fennel and housmade sausage. The meal is $35 for adults, $13 for children 12 and under. They will be serving from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; as of Tuesday morning, most available reservations were before 5 p.m. They will also serve the regular lunch and dinner menus a la carte.
901 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

6. Dancing Ganesha

1100 Harmon Pl., Minneapolis, MN 55403
For something a little different this Thanksgiving, Dancing Ganesha is serving all the traditional favorites with an Indian twist. Think almond turkey and horseradish mashed potatoes. The meal is $19.99 per person, and they will be serving all day.
1100 Harmon Pl.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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