6 Places to Go If You're Hungry, Lonely, Angry or Bored on Thanksgiving Day in St. Louis

Categories: Holidays

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This is exactly how we feel about the fact that today is Thanksgiving.
Happy Thanksgiving, River City!

As America celebrates overeating and bargain prices (that's what Thanksgiving is about, right?), escape from the dining room and spend Turkey Day in some of our favorite St. Louis spots:

If you need to forget it's Thanksgiving: Blueberry Hill

Everyday is a holiday at Blueberry Hill. The St. Louis favorite is serving a full menu all day and a late night menu after 9 p.m. Grab a beer and a bucket of darts and spend a typical night in the Lou.

If you don't want to be alone and have nowhere else to go: The LGBT Center of St. Louis

The Center started hosting a dinner for Thanksgiving orphans two years ago. If you're looking for a friendly face, head to the Center in the Grove after 3 p.m.

If you want to eat out and you have money: Home Wine Kitchen

Jennifer Silverberg
Seriously, the bread basket alone that Cassy Vires is offering sounds amazing: bacon muffins, buttermilk cornbread and pumpkin loaf. Reservations are required; it's $65 per person.

See also: Where to Eat Out on Thanksgiving in St. Louis

If you want to eat out and you're on a budget: EdgeWild Restaurant and Winery

Ettie Berneking
The buffet is only $29, and it adds breakfast foods to a delicious lineup of Thanksgiving staples. Plus, two words: chocolate fountain.

If you need to work off those Thanksgiving calories: Steinberg Skating Rink

Steinberg is St. Louis' most athletic winter tradition. The outdoor ice rink is open 'til midnight on Turkey day. It costs $6 to get on the ice and $5 to rent skates.

If you just want your family to shut up for five minutes: Wehrenberg Movie Theaters

Catch a movie on Thanksgiving Day. If your family's fighting has you ready to explode, maybe watching the ultra-violent Japanese remake Oldboy will help you let off some steam. Showtimes run from 2 p.m. to midnight in south county, O'Fallon and St. Charles.

Follow Lindsay Toler on Twitter at @StLouisLindsay. E-mail the author at Lindsay.Toler@RiverfrontTimes.com.

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Mike Horton
Mike Horton

Did I read that right? BBH is open all day? If so, Joe Edwards blows. Jesus, let your employees have a day off. Stop fucking around with that stupid Loop Trolly idea and relax for a day.


1. Oldboy was a Korean movie. 2. If you are aware of the original's twist ending, I would NOT recommend seeing it with family.  That could be  SUPER awkward.

Tip Ring Steez
Tip Ring Steez

I'd like a look at your angriest brunches, please.

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