12 restaurants open on Thanksgiving

(FOX NEWS)-- Whether you’re working, traveling or simply avoiding the kitchen on Nov. 22, there’s no shame in saying "no way" to cooking at home on Thanksgiving.

According to a recent study from the National Restaurant Association, 9 percent of American adults polled – roughly 30 million people – will spend Thanksgiving at a restaurant. Apparently, the thought of having no stress or mess in the kitchen is something to truly be thankful for.

With Turkey Day right around the corner, check out this all-inclusive roundup of twelve restaurants open on the holiday – just be sure to contact your favorite neighborhood chain in advance to ensure they’ll be open.

Applebee's: The chain will offer its regular full menu, in addition to a special holiday meal with dine-in or takeout options, according to Today.

Bob Evans: The “Farmhouse Feast” special will be available for purchase in three different varieties and will be ready to serve at your home in two hours.

Boston Market: No matter what you’re craving on Turkey Day, the homestyle restaurant offers a slew of choices. You can preorder and pickup ready-to-serve entrees and sides, order a pre-cooked meal straight to your door, have them cater a full, hot feast for groups of ten or more, or just drop in for a meal at Boston Market itself.