Thanksgiving Specials at Detroit Restaurants

Following is a list of some of the Detroit restaurants offering Thanksgiving dining this year.  Prices shown do not include tax and gratuity.  Some require reservations, so be sure to call early.

The Majestic Cafe – (7 am – 12 pm).  Adults $20, Kids 12 and under $15.  Must purchase tickets.  Menu: Biscuits and Gravy, Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Pancakes, French Toast, Hash Browns, Fruit, Cheese, Hummous, Pita, Paczkis, Assorted Pastries, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Milk and Orange Juice.  4140 Woodward Avenue.  313-833-9700 ext. 202.

Vintage House – First Seating 12:30 pm, Second Seating 4:30 pm.  $19.95 Adults, 11.95 Children 5 – 10, Children 4 and under free.  Carved Roast Turkey, Carved Honey Glazed Ham, Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Chicken Tenderloins for the kids, Holiday Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Penne Rigate with Meat Sauce, Bowtie Alfredo, Golden Buttered Corn, Jellied Cranberries, Warm Rolls and Butter, Fresh Garden Salad, Fresh Fruit Platter, Vegetable and Dip Platter, Imported Cheese and Crackers and more.  31816 Utica Road.  586-415-5678.

TAP at MGM Grand Detroit – $22.  Roasted Fall Vegetable Salad with mixed greens, beets, parsnips and citrus vinaigrette.  Roasted turkey, white and dark meat with sage-onion gravy.  Roasted Acorn Squash with brown sugar and butter, Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Housemade Cornbread Stuffing, Cranberry-Orange Sauce, Parker House Roll, Pumpkin Cheesecake.  1777 Third Street.  877-888-2121.

Aspen Restaurant and Bar – (12 pm – 6 pm).  $18.99 Adults, $9.99 Children 6 – 10, Children 5 and under free, Adults 90 and over free.  Roasted Turkey, Honey Glazed Ham, Chicken Picatta, Meatballs & Gravy, Sage Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes w/ Gravy, Candied Yams, Green Bean Medley, Corn O’ Brien, Macaroni & Cheese, Cranberry Sauce, Fresh Garden Salad Selections Fresh Homemade Bread, Homemade Dessert Table.  Chicken Strips Available for Children 10 and Under.  20333 Hall Road, Macomb.  586-226-8838.

Waves – (12 pm – 7 pm).  Thanksgiving Grand Buffet.  $21.95 Adults, $8.95 Children 5-10, 4 & Under Free.  Salads: Gourmet Fresh Fruit Display, Traditional Creamy Cole Slaw, Michigan Salad, Apple Cranberry Relish, Tossed Caesar Salad.  Entees: Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche, Vegetable Medley, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Homemade Mascarpone Whipped Idaho Potatoes, Shrimp & Crab Alfredo, Five Cheese Macaroni & Cheese, Garlic Roasted Salmon, Sauteed Chicken Breast with a Mushroom Marsala Wine Sauce, Stuffed Pork Medallions, Traditional Herb Roasted Turkey and Prime Rib.  Desserts: Homemade Pumpkin Pie, Apple Cobbler Ala Mode, Bourbon Pecan Pie, Cheesecake, Brownie Ala Mode, Sander’s Hot Fudge Sundae.  24223 Jefferson. 586-773-3840.

Ernie’s – (12:30 pm – 7 pm).  Thanksgiving Day Grand Buffet.  Adults $24.95, Children under 11 are $9.95, Children under 5 free.  More than 65 items including Roasted Michigan Turkeys, Honeybaked Virginia Ham, Hunters Beef Stew, Grandma’s Dressing, Whipped Potatoes & Gravy, Candied Yams & Red Skins, Cranberry Relish, Fresh Autumn Vegetables, Huge Assorted Chilled Salads Selection, Glamorous Fresh Fruits Display, Homebaked Breads & Muffins, Sweets & Pastry Table featuring Homebaked Pumpkin Pies.  16655 19 Mile Rd., Clinton Twp.  586-286-8435.

The Masters Restaurant – (12 pm – 8 pm).  Traditional Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings, 12 oz. New York Strip, Butterflied Gulf Shrimp, Atlantic Salmon, Michigan Whitefish, Chicken Piccata.  Entrees served with homemade bread, soup, cranberry sauce and coleslaw, vegetable, mashed potatoes & gravy.  1775 East 13 Mile Road, Madison Heights.  248-588-0915.

Sweet Lorraine’s Cafe & Bar – (1 pm – 6 pm).  Adults $36.95, Children 12 and under $12.95, under 5 eat free.  Spiced Apple Cider Station.  Carving Station: Whole Roasted Turkey, Slow Roasted Prime Rib.  Omelet Station.  Farmer’s Market Salad Bar, Mediterranean Vegetable Salad, Norwegian Smoked Salmon Platter, Peel & Eat Cocktail Shrimp.  Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes, Butternut Squash Stuffed Pasta, Baked Chicken Breast Piccata, Late Harvest Oven-Baked Salmon, Sliced Light & Dark Turkey Meat, Williamsburg Ribs and more.  Children’s Mini Buffet.  Carrot Cake, Pumpkin Cheese Cake, Holiday Berry Trifle, Coconut-Rum Torte, Dark Chocolate Mousee Cups, Hand-Dipped Ice Cream, Chocolate Fountain.  17100 N. Laurel Park Drive, Livonia.  734-953-7480.