It's a common tradition for many families to gather together on Thanksgiving Day and enjoy turkey, stuffing and pie while giving thanks. But for those who want to skip out on the traditional feast or perhaps, accidentally burn the turkey, there are a few local options to choose from this year.
Nick's Country Oven
Nick's Country Oven will be open 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. The restaurant will offer soup, salad and dessert with all of its dinner options.
The Thanksgiving meal special offered will be turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing for $8.35.
The Clawson Grill is open every year for Thanksgiving. The restaurant's hours this year are 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Owner Sara Riza said some of the specials for the day are homemade turkey or corn beef hash with sautéed onions, eggs and toast, pumpkin pancakes, eggs Benedict as well a special new omelette recipe.
National Coney Island
National Coney Island in Clawson will open at 6 a.m. until the early afternoon on Thanksgiving Day. The restaurant will serve regular menu items including chili dogs, hamburgers and slices of pie. America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit and the Lions' game against the Houston Texans will be shown on its TVs.
Restaurants such as Clawson Steakhouse, Noble Fish, Da Nang and Renshaw Lounge will be closed on Thanksgiving Day so employees can be with their families.