Sometimes, you just want to skip the feast and family all over your house and catch a great meal out. Or, some takeout to bring home to watch TV.

Don't sweat trying to find a good meal out if staying home on Thanksgiving is not thing, this year.

If you have some family coming, getting everything together for cooking a feast is a great big chore. Some just flourish when it comes to big family events and coordination all the food preparation. Others, need this list.

If it's just you, you and your person, or the family that is cool without all that kitchen work that's required, you have many options. And, you don't even have to eat turkey.

From fancy sit-down to tasty takeout, here's who will be open and ready for you on Thanksgiving.

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  • Applebee's
  • Chili's
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  • Cracker Barrel
  • Denny's
  • Golden Corral
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  • IHOP
  • Maggiano's Little Italy
  • Morton's Steakhouse
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • TGI Friday's

Here's the 'just grabbing a bag of food and heading back home' list:

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  • Burger King
  • Domino's
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  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels
  • Hardee's
  • McDonald's
  • Panda Express
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  • Pizza Hut
  • Popeye's
  • Sonic
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  • Starbucks
  • Subway
  • Wendy's
  • Whataburger
  • White Castle

Regardless of how you plan to stuff your face and chill, I hope you have an amazing holiday. Perhaps you might also get a break from your daily stress.

I'm so thankful for you,

Steve

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