By Eugene Magazine

Looking to eat out for Thanksgiving? We don’t blame you. The planning, the all-day cooking, and the cleanup can be overwhelming. Why not let someone else cook and serve you Thanksgiving dinner instead? These local restaurants will be happy to help you out.

Excelsior Inn

Hours: Four seating times: 12 pm, 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm

Service type: Buffet

Highlights: roasted garlic mashed potatoes, pasta Pomodoro, panna cotta

Price: $48 for adults, $30 for kids 12 and under

Reservations required

754 E 13th Ave., 541/342-6963, excelsiorinn.com

SweetWaters on the River

Hours: 11 am-7 pm

Service type: Buffet

Highlights: carved items, seafood station, kids buffet

Price: $48 adults, $19 kids 6-12, Free for kids under 5

Reservations recommended

1000 Valley River Way, 541/743-1000, valleyriverinn.com

The Village Green

Hours: 12 pm-6 pm

Service type: Buffet

Highlights: prime rib, a wide selection of desserts

Price: $28.25 for adults, $24.05 for seniors, and $13.95 for kids

Reservations required

725 Row River Rd., Cottage Grove, 541/942-2491, villagegreenresortandgardens.com

Meals for pick up:

Provisions Market Hall

Options: appetizers, sides, bread, desserts

Price: a la carte, see website for options

266 E 5th Ave., 541/743-0660, provisionsmarkethall.com

Whole Foods

Options: feasts for four, eight, or twelve

Price: $69.99-$279.99

353 E Broadway, 541/434-8820, wholefoodsmarket.com

Cornbread Cafe

Options: vegetarian alternatives to Thanksgiving classics, see website for ordering options

Price: $23-$156

1290 W 7th Ave., Eugene

541/505-9175

338 Main St., Springfield

541/650-6672

cornbreadcafe.com