Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

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Still haven’t figured out how you’re going to feed yourself this Zoomgiving? You really are a last-minute planner, aren’t you? To help you out of your jam, here are a few restaurants open this Thursday for outdoor dining and, in some cases, takeout.

The Firehouse will be open for on-site dining 1–8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. The three-course menu includes baby spinach salad with dried cranberries and cornbread croutons, your choice of entrée (roasted turkey breast, pan-roasted halibut, filet mignon or butternut squash ravioli) and pumpkin mousse cake or cranberry panna cotta. The cost is $69.95 per person, $24.95 for children 12 and younger. To-go packages are already sold out. 1112 Second St.; (916) 442-4772;

Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Sacramento and Roseville has limited patio seating on Thanksgiving Day 11 a.m.–8 p.m., along with takeout and delivery. The three-course feast features your choice of starter (Caesar salad, steakhouse salad or lobster bisque), turkey breast with sausage and herb stuffing and one side dish (garlic mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, sweet potato casserole or green beans with garlic), plus pumpkin cheesecake with vanilla ice cream for dessert. Ruth’s Chris also offers full meals and sides to go. 501 Pavilions Lane; (916) 286-2702; website here; and 1185 Galleria Blvd., Roseville; (916) 780-6910; website here

La Provence is offering limited on-site dining and takeout on Thursday noon–7 p.m. The menu includes your choice of starter (butternut squash soup or roasted beet salad), main course (herb-crusted turkey breast, turkey leg braised in duck fat, butternut squash ravioli in cashew truffle cream, salmon with champagne béarnaise or prime rib) and dessert (pecan bread pudding, pumpkin cheesecake or apple tart). The cost is $49 per person, $12 for kids 10 and younger. 110 Diamond Creek Place, Roseville; (916) 789-2002;