For most people, the mention of Thanksgiving Day brings to mind a time of good eating around a table with family and friends. For those unable or unwilling to cook a huge spread, area restaurants are happy to accommodate. Hint: Make reservations now for the big day as space at most locations is limited. Don Hall’s Triangle Park, 3010 Trier Road, is serving Thanksgiving Day dinner 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Diners can choose turkey, ham, baked scrod, raspberry pecan chicken, dressing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, vegetables, each with a choice of two sides. Cost: $13.99 adults, $11.99 seniors; $5.99 children 12 and under. For those who prefer beef, New York strip and filet mignon are available, accompanied by bread and two sides. Cost: $16.99 adults, $14.99 seniors and $7.99 children 12 and younger. Desserts $2.29. Reservations are suggested; call 260.482.4342. &&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& Another Don Hall’s location -- Guest House, 1313 W. Washington Center Rd.—will offer a Thanksgiving buffet in its ballroom from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The menu consists of turkey, dressing, gravy, ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green beans, corn, fruit, salad, and drinks. Assorted special desserts, including DeBrand chocolates, are available. Cost: $17.95 adults, $6.95 children 4-10 years old; 3 and under free. The Guesthouse Grill will offer a traditional turkey dinner with traditional desserts from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $14.95 adults; $6.95 children 2-10 years old. Call 260.489.2524 for reservations. &&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& Bob Evans is not open on Thanksgiving Day but the staff offers a complete home-style holiday meal  to go that serves six to eight people - available for carry-out. The meal includes turkey breast, dressing, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry relish, gravy, rolls, a loaf of pumpkin bread, a pumpkin pie and whipped topping. Cost: $74.99. Bob Evans has five Fort Wayne locations: 520 Coliseum Blvd (484.8848); 1715 Apple Glen Blvd (432.5545); 5135 Meijer Dr (492.2035); 2935 Dupont Road (490.6096); and 5785 Coventry Parkway (436.2566). The number of carry-out meals is limited at each location so plan early and reserve from any location. Meals are available anytime the restaurants are open the days preceding Thanksgiving Day from 6 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. &&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& The nice thing about Cracker Barrel is you can eat at one of their two Fort Wayne locations or take the entire meal home. Beginning at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, the restaurant will invite diners in to eat turkey, ham, dressing, gravy, vegetable, sweet potato casserole, cranberry relish, biscuits or corn muffins, streusel pumpkin pie, beverage. Cost: $8.99. Child: $4.49. Take-out dinners include turkey, dressing, gravy, ham, choice of three vegetables, cranberry relish, biscuits, corn muffins, or a loaf of sourdough bread. The entire take-out meal, which serves up to six, costs 49.99. The take-out meals do not include beverage or dessert. While the take-out food is available Nov. 19-Nov. 27, you must reserve your meal 24 hours ahead of time. Fort Wayne Cracker Barrel locations: 10427 Maysville Road Fort Wayne, IN 46835-9762 Located off I-469 Exit# 25 (260) 492-7500 AND 1609 W. Washington Center Rd Ft. Wayne, IN 46818-1419 Located off I-69 Exit# 111B (260) 489-1855 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&& Do you know of any other great local restaurants providing a traditional Thanksgiving feast? Let us know in the comments below!