Restaurants offer spot at the table for Thanksgiving dinner

November 09, 1994|By Jana Sanchez-Klein | Jana Sanchez-Klein,Contributing Writer

In Wednesday's food section an incorrect price was given for the Thanksgiving dinner specials at the Middleborough Inn. The correct price is $12.95.

The Sun regrets the error.

In a recent A La Carte story, incorrect operating hours were listed for Brightons. The restaurant will be open Thanksgiving Day noon to 8 p.m.

+ The Sun regrets the errors.

If you barely have enough time for everyday cooking, how will you find time to cook a Thanksgiving feast for family and friends?


A few years ago, alternatives to cooking -- dining out -- were limited to the kind of chain restaurant that never closes and serves only warmed-over foods.

But as increasing numbers of Baltimoreans choose to let others do the cooking for them on this festive day, many more of the area's finest restaurants are opening their doors and offering both traditional and innovative meals to clients.

If you wait until Thanksgiving Day morning to decide where you want to eat out, you will no no doubt be able to find an adequate place to eat, but if you have a favorite restaurant in mind, call soon -- the most coveted spots go fast.

The following is a partial list of some area restaurants serving dinner:

Antrim 1844's $50 prix fixe menu will be early-American fare. One seating only; between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Call for reservations. 30 Trevanion Road, Taneytown (410) 756-6812.

Berry & Elliot's will serve dinner of traditional Thanksgiving items from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations suggested. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 300 Light St., Baltimore (410) 528-1234.

Bistro 300 will serve a brunch of traditional Thanksgiving dishes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 300 Light St., Baltimore (410) 528-1234.

Brightons will serve a prix fixe meal for $30; dinner includes choice of soup or appetizer, choice of entrees, and desserts from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Harbor Court Hotel, 550 Light St., (410) 234-0550.

The Chef's Table will serve a prix fixe dinner for $35 including oysters, gravad lax, and roasted turkey stuffed with sun-dried fruits. Seatings will be at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; an optional wine package is available for $15. Reservations suggested. 10 Henlopen Junction Mall, Rehoboth Beach, Del., (302) 227-6339.

Citronelle is featuring traditional roast turkey or other entrees, soups, salads, and desserts from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. for $32.95 per person. Children under 12 are $15.95. Latham Hotel, 612 Cathedral St., Baltimore (410) 837-3150.

Crossroads will offer a brunch of traditional Thanksgiving fare from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for $21.95. Cross Keys Inn, 5100 Falls Road, (410) 532-6900.

Eager House will offer a la carte selections for Thanksgiving dinner from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. 15 W. Eager St., (410) 783-4268.

Fiori will offer a prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner and other items a la carte from noon to 7 p.m. Reservations suggested. 100 Painter's Mill Rd., Owings Mills, (410) 363-3131.

Friendly Farm will serve a family style dinner including platters of turkey, grilled ham, and all the accompaniments for $13.95 for guests 10 and over, $4.95 for children 3 to 10. Served from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Reservations required. 17434 Foreston Road, Upperco, (410) 239-7400.

Fergie's serving a traditional buffet from noon until 6 p.m. for $17.50 and $10.50 for children under 10. 2840 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, (410) 841-5105.

Governor Calvert House will serve a buffet dinner from noon to 5 p.m. for $19.95 for adults, $14.95 for seniors and children 8-12, and $8.95 for children 4 to 7. 58 State Circle, Annapolis (410) 263-2641.

Hampton's is offering a prix fixe dinner for $42 including a harvest sampler of appetizers, choice of entrees and desserts from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations suggested. Harbor Court Hotel, 550 Light St., (410) 234-0550.

Haussner's will serve its full menu including turkey, capon and roast goose from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. 3244 Eastern Ave., (410) 327-8365.

Kibby's will serve a full menu a la carte or a traditional Thanksgiving menu for $11.95, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. 3450 Wilkens Ave., (410) 644-8716.

King's Contrivance will serve dinner from noon to 8 p.m. The a la carte menu includes turkey, lamb, sweet potato souffle, cranberry compote and other traditional and regional dishes. 10150 Shaker Drive, Columbia, (410) 995-0500.

Middleborough Inn will offer a prix fixe dinner for $11.95 and its full menu a la carte from noon to 7:30 p.m., 319 Miles Road, Essex, (410) 682-6058.

The Milton Inn will serve an a la carte menu including goose, duck, pheasant, salmon, vegetarian specials, salads, butternut squash soup, pumpkin and chestnut flans, and other traditional items from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. Reservations recommended. 14833 York Road, Sparks, (410) 771-4366.

Palmer House will serve a complete Thanksgiving dinner for $7.95 from 10 a.m. to midnight. 108 N. Eutaw St., (410) 752-8969.

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