Will there be anything or anywhere to eat on Thanksgiving Day in Lexington if you would like to leave the cooking (and maybe the cleanup) to someone else?
Yes, there will be and we compiled a sampling for 2018.
What restaurants are open on Thanksgiving Day?
Cracker Barrel is open regular business hours on Thanksgiving Day and will serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal beginning at 11 am.
Cru Food and Wine Bar at The Summit at Fritz Farm will be serving a prix fixe three course Thanksgiving menu from 12 pm to 9 pm on Thanksgiving Day. By reservation only.
Good Foods Co-op is offering a hot buffet with turkey, sides, and no-meat options from 10 am to 4 pm on Thanksgiving Day.
Jean Farris Winery & Bistro will offer a three course dinner from 1 pm to 7 pm on Thanksgiving Day. Advance reservations are required.
Ted’s Montana Grill in the Summit will be open special hours on Thanksgiving Day with a featured Thanksgiving menu.
Texas de Brazil will open at 11 am on Thanksgiving Day serving traditional Thanksgiving favorites along with their regular dinner menu.
Order ahead options for Thanksgiving menu catering:
Bayou Bluegrass Catering is cooking turkeys, hams, smoked brisket, and sides for Thanksgiving this year. Call or email to place orders.
Cracker Barrel offers Heat n’ Serve Holiday meals available for pickup between November 17-25. Fresh baked pies are also available until December 24. 24-hour notice is recommended for orders.
Critchfield Meats is offering Thanksgiving sides to take home. Order online or by phone.
The Fresh Market lets you take care of your Thanksgiving turkey from the comfort of your living room. Their menu, which can be found on their website, features fully cooked turkeys ranging from 10-24 lbs. There are also full dinner specials, including sides like petite spiral ham, Yukon gold potatoes, cranberry relish, green beans with bacon and more Order online or in store until November 21. Stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 8 am to 3 pm.
Lyles BBQ offers a Thanksgiving catering menu.
Missy’s Pies is taking Thanksgiving orders until Sunday, November 18. Orders can be picked up until November 21.
Nothing Bundt Cakes on Nicholasville Road has festive Bundt cakes in varying sizes for your Thanksgiving festivities.
Ramsey’s offers Heat ‘n Eat Thanksgiving dinners including sliced turkey with gravy, corn bread stuffing, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls and four veggies. All orders must be placed by the Sunday prior and picked up after 4 pm on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Texas de Brazil in the Summit will offer flame-grilled meats, hot dishes, and fresh sides by the pound. Whole cakes are also available for purchase. A 24-hour notice is required on all orders.
Willie’s Locally Known will be smoking turkeys for pickup. Orders must be placed by November 16. Options to add sides is available.
Wild Thyme offers a convenient a la carte menu & pick up as late as 6 pm the day before Thanksgiving. Place orders by November 17.
Whole Foods is offering holiday meals including both roasted and uncooked turkeys along with many sides to choose from for pickup this Thanksgiving. A vegan holiday meal is also offered. Pick up dates are November 14-23. Online ordering is available.
Just wanting a little help with the turkey?
Double H BBQ, will deep-fry your turkey on Thanksgiving Day. The turkey must be thawed, dressed and weigh 18 pounds or less. They will be accepting toy and cash donations to benefit the Lexington Firefighters’ Toy Program. Drop off and pick up times are Wednesday, November 21 from 4 pm to 8 pm, or Thursday, November 22 from 8 am to 2 pm at Double H BBQ.
Are grocery stores open on Thanksgiving?
No worries, whether you run low or forget a few ingredients, here are a few stores open on Thanksgiving.
Cooking at home? Here is where to recycle the grease from your Thanksgiving deep-fried turkey.
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