Eden Prairie and Chanhassen restaurants open on Thanksgiving

Visit one of these four restaurants on Thanksgiving.

Skip the meal prep, but find plenty to be thankful for with this traditional Thanksgiving dinner from Axel’s in Chanhassen.

If you’re looking to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal without the hassle of preparation, check out these southwest metro venues.

The Original Pancake House

Want to start Thanksgiving Day off right? Visit the The Original Pancake House in Eden Prairie. The restaurant boasts a huge variety of tasty pancakes and other breakfast and lunch items. Open until 1 p.m.

Axel’s Restaurant

Choose from delicious steak or your favorite seafood, and enjoy a glass of wine. In a warm and inviting atmosphere, Axel’s also features a traditional Thanksgiving meal, says general manager Chuck Bower.


At Wildfire, they offer all the familiar foods you might find at your own Thanksgiving table. Turkey, mashed potatoes and other side dishes will be featured, so guests can get the deliciousness of the holiday without all the work.

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Watch the dashing tale of Camelot after you enjoy a Thanksgiving meal at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. “There will be turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, ham and pumpkin pie and the trimmings,” says public relations director Kris Howland.