Maggie Valley Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving

Maggie Valley Thanksgiving

Many visitors travel to Maggie Valley NC to spend their Thanksgiving holiday with their family and friends.  Some enjoy cooking their Thanksgiving meal in their cabin, far more prefer to eat out, and let someone else do the cooking.

Fortunately, a number of Maggie Valley and nearby restaurants offer wonderful Thanksgiving dinners for visitors on Thanksgiving day:


The Dining room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate is serving a four-course gourmet dinner on Thanksgiving Day, that will provide a “culinary experience coupled with impeccable Biltmore service.”  A Thanksgiving Buffet will also be served in the Vanderbilt Room.

After dinner, you can gather around the crackling fire in the Library Lounge and enjoy live Christmas music. Recommended dress code is business casual and a jacket is suggested.

Biltmore Estate is located at: 1 Lodge St, Asheville NC – 866-336-1245 – Reservations are required.  

J Arthur’s Restaurant

J Arthur’s Restaurant will be serving a complete Thanksgiving meal from 12pm – 6pm on Thanksgiving Day (11/23).  The cost is $22.99 for a complete meal.  They will also have some selected guest favorites for those who do not care for turkey.

J Arthur’s is located at 2843 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC –  (828) 926-1817 – Reservations are strongly recommended.

Maggie Valley Club & Resort

The Pin High Bar & Grille at the Maggie Valley Country Club will be offering a Thanksgiving Buffet on November 23rd, from 11am – 2pm.  Cost is $29.95 for adults, and $12.95 for kids 10 and under.    The buffet includes:

Cold Selections: Green Salad Bowls, Caeser Salad, Apple Waldorf, Deviled Eggs, Artisan Cheeses, Crawfish-Shrimp Salad, Creole Pasta Salad, and Roasted Acorn Squash-Chicken Salad

Hot Selections: Biscuits, Rolls, Cornbread, Frittata Omelet, Southern Style Green Beans, Sweet Potato Casserole, Yellow Squash, Cheesy Rice Casserole, Broccoli Casserole, Scalloped Potatoes, Cornbread Dressing, Giblet Gravy, Baked Salmon, Chef Carved Prime Rib, Chef Carved Baked Ham, and Chef Carved Roast Turkey

Desserts: Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Fruit Cobblers with Vanilla Ice Cream, Eclairs, and Carrot Cake

Pin High Bar & Grille is located at 1819 Country Club Dr, Maggie Valley NC – 828-926-4900 – Reservations are required

Lake Junaluska – The Terrace

Lake Junaluska will be offering a Thanksgiving Buffet at their Terrace Hotel and Restaurant from 11:30am to 3:00pm on Thanksgiving Day.  Price is $25.95 per adult, and $13.00 for children 4 – 11.  Children 3 and under are free.  Prices exclude tax and tip.  Their buffet will include:

Salad: Mixed Green Salad with Assorted Dressings Cranberry Congealed Salad, Red Potato Salad, Deviled Eggs, Caesar Pasta Salad, Broccoli Salad

Main Courses: Roasted Tom Turkey with Sage Dressing and Gravy, Chef Carved Roast Beef, Sautéed Shrimp and Broccoli, Herb Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potato Soufflé, Vegetable Medley, Sautéed Green Beans, Macaroni and Cheese

Desserts: An Assortment of Fresh Baked Desserts Cut to Order, including Sugar Free and Gluten Free Selections

Lake Junaluska is located at 91 North Lakeshore Drive Lake Junaluska, NC – 828-454-6662 – Reservations are required.

Maggie Valley United Methodist Church

The local United Methodist Church will be serving a free Thanksgiving Lunch, starting at 11:00am on Thanksgiving day.

They are located at 4192 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, North Carolina.  Call (828) 926-8036 for more information.

Salty Dog’s Seafood and Grill

Salty Dogs will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 3pm to 11pm.  They will be offering a Thanksgiving special in addition to their normal full menu.  Their Thanksgiving Special will be traditional ham and turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing and green bean casserol with pumpkin pie for $14.99.

Salty Dog’s Seafood and Grill are located at 3567 Soco Rd. Maggie Valley, North Carolina 28751 – (828) 926-9105

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