SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  For those looking for someone else to do the cooking on Thursday, November 24, here is a list of restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving. And if you need a last minute ingredient, also listed below are food stores which are open on Thanksgiving.


Above Restaurant (1 South Orange Ave., South Orange) is serving a four-course Thanksgiving feast. Call 973-762-2683 for reservations. See their Thanksgiving menu here.

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Maple Leaf Diner (165 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood) is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will have a Thanksgiving special.

Maplewood Diner (1473 Springfield Ave., Maplewood) is open 24 hours.

Parkwood Diner (1958 Springfield Ave., Maplewood) is open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a Thanksgiving special available.


Ashley Marketplace & Cafe has a full catering menu, available here with home delivery through Wed., Nov. 23, and pick-up until noon on Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day store hours are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Table is offering Thanksgiving dinner for pick-up on Wed., Nov. 23 or on Thanksgiving. Orders must be placed by Mon., Nov. 21. Details here.

Kings Food Market in Maplewood has a full catering menu here, and the store is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

Stop & Shop in South Orange is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

Do you know other South Orange and Maplewood restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving? Please email Anna Sandler at so they can be added to the list.