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Stuck in Bloomington this Thanksgiving?

POSTED AT 08:58 PM ON Nov. 20, 2011  (UPDATED AT 09:01 PM ON Nov. 20, 2011)


If you call Bloomington home or are staying in town for this holiday break, there are several area restaurants that will not only be open for business Thursday but are also offering traditional Thanksgiving fare.

Here are just a few options.

Restaurant Tallent
WHEN Order Monday and pick up Wednesday
WHERE 208 N. Walnut St.
INFO Restaurant Tallent will not offer Thanksgiving dinner at the restaurant, but a full meal can be specially ordered by the end of Monday and picked up Wednesday. The meal includes a turkey, side dishes and dessert.

WHEN Noon, 2 and 4 p.m.
WHERE 108 E. Kirkwood Ave.
INFO From bisque to roast turkey, FARMBloomington will feature all the trappings of a traditional Thanksgiving meal Thursday, as well as a vegetarian option and desserts. Reservations are required for a set time at noon, 2 or 4 p.m.

Tudor Room
WHEN 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. Seventh St.
INFO The Tudor Room, located on the third floor of the IMU, will have a Tudor Thanksgiving 2011 buffet, including breakfast foods, such as omelets and crunchy blueberry-stuffed French toast, as well as roasted turkey, prime rib, baked sweet potatoes, desserts and more. For a full menu, visit Reservations are required.

Mother Bear’s Pizza
WHEN Noon to 4 p.m.
WHERE 1428 E. Third St.
INFO This is the third annual Mother Bear’s Thanksgiving event, which features a free meal for all patrons between noon and 4 p.m. The restaurant will have special pizzas with turkey, along with side dishes, desserts and beverages. The restaurant, opened 39 years ago by Ron McConn and Bruce Storm, was named one of the best pizzerias in 2010 by USA Today.


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