Very exciting that Thanksgiving is just days away and I am ready for turkey and all the wonderful sides we will be eating like stuffing, mac n cheese, cranberry sauce, and yes pumpkin pie.

Many folks like to go out to dinner on thanksgiving which I have done some years. I actually enjoy Cracker Barrel they do a nice job. And of course, many restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving day.

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Let's Try Something Else On Thanksgiving

So if you or your family have a hankering to do something different in the Lansing area on Thanksgiving there are many choices.  If you like to switch things up or just don't like to cook no worries! Greater Lansing has several restaurants open for dine-in on Thanksgiving according to lansingstatejournal.com.

Check out these restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in Greater Lansing.

Asian Buffet, 4920 Marsh Road, Okemos

Asian food is very popular very during the holidays and a nice alternative.okemosasianbuffet.weebly.com

Capital Prime Steaks and Seafood, 2324 Showtime Drive, Lansing

They will have Thanksgiving specials which include a three-course dinner or of course a big fat steak if you're willing. capitalprimelansing.com

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

I found they are as close to home cooking as you can get eating out on Thanksgiving.  Go to crackerbarrel.com to find one closest to you.

Mitchell's Fish Market, 2975 Preyde Boulevard, Lansing Township

Along with their takeout special, Mitchell's will be open for dine-in if you're thinking of fresh fish or maybe Lobster on turkey day.  mitchellsfishmarket.com.

Swagath Indian Cuisine, 1060 Trowbridge Road, East Lansing

If you are thinking authentic Indian cuisine this Thanksgiving here is a good choice. swagathcusine.com.

There ya go just a few different choices if you want to stray from the usual Thanksgiving tradition. Enjoy the holiday kids.

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