If you’re looking for alternative holiday plans this year, check out our list of things to do and where to dine in Corpus Christi for Thanksgiving!

Bien Merite

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Get a little taste of France in the Gulf Coast Capital at this all-pink, picture-perfect place. Choose from an array of brunch dishes from beignets and locally roasted coffee to a croissant sandwich with fruit, macarons, and a lavender lemonade.

Landry’s Seafood House 

Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Enjoy a delightful culinary experience, where the freshest seafood and coastal flavors come together to create a memorable dining adventure, with stunning waterfront views, and the cool coastal breeze.  

Saltgrass Steak House  

Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Enjoy the flavor of the open campfire with a selection of steaks, chicken, and seafood, chargrilled to perfection. On Thanksgiving, opt for a delicious turkey meal and a side of pumpkin cheesecake.


Ol’ Steakhouse  

Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Ol’ Steakhouse takes their steaks seriously! Spend your day savoring a hand-cut steak, mesquite grilled, and cooked over an open flame along with one of their daily drink specials from their full-service bar.

The Post at Lamar Park  

Hours: 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. 

Inventive and carefully curated cuisine awaits at this local favorite gastropub. Choose from craft cocktails, seasonal pairings, small plates, or hearty portions, and enjoy an effervescent vibe for your perfect coastal holiday outing.

Thai Spice 

Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. 

If Southeast Asian food is your style, spend Thanksgiving at Thai Spice and enjoy the authentic, gourmet tastes of Thailand made from original Thai recipes. All dishes are made in-house and spiced to your liking.  

U&I Steakhouse 

Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Choose from 6 oz. sirloins to huge, hearty ribeye, all charbroiled over an open mesquite flame for your Thanksgiving dinner, or opt for Mexican, Italian, Greek, or seafood with house-made sauces, dressings, and bread at U&I Steakhouse

Omni Hotel – Corpus Christi 

Hours: 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., with seating available every half hour 

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving brunch at The Omni. Your holiday favorites will be served up by the talented chefs using locally sourced ingredients on Thursday, November 23. Reservation required, please call (361) 886-3525 to reserve your spot. 

Cracker Barrel 

Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Enjoy Thanksgiving with a nostalgic dining experience filled with homestyle comfort food from hearty breakfasts to classic American fare, and a dose of Southern hospitality. The charming country store atmosphere and cozy ambiance will make you feel right at home. 

Coffee Waves 

Hours: Alameda & Flour Bluff locations: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | London Square Plaza location: 7:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Grab artisan level espresso or fresh roasted drip coffee, house made gelato, baked goods, and more in our community’s favorite hub for relaxing and enjoying time with family and friends. Enjoy the artistic setting and head to the outdoor seating area to enjoy the crisp breeze. 

Looking for more ways to kick back with the family this Thanksgiving? Check out our Merry Days by the Bay page for the full guide to holiday experiences in Corpus Christi!