Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Lexington 2014

Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Lexington 2014


Thanksgiving Guide 2014 Lexington KY

Will there be anything to eat on Thanksgiving Day in Lexington if you would like to leave the cooking (and maybe the cleanup) to someone else?

Yes. We’ve collected a sampling for 2014.

A la lucie will be open for Thanksgiving lunch with a five course offering. Reservations required.

Bluegrass Bayou will be open for a Thanksgiving buffet at Red Mile, beginning at 11 am until the last seating at 3. Call for reservations.

Ace’s 2014 Guide to Thanksgiving begins on page 14 of the Nov 6 issue of Ace.

Boone Tavern Dining Room in Berea will be open for Thanksgiving brunch from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Cheapside Bar & Grill is open on Thanksgiving evening, but closed for lunch on November 27.

Cracker Barrel is open 6 am – 10 pm and is serving a special Thanksgiving menu.

Distilled at Gratz Park Inn (in the former Jonathan’s location) will be open on Thanksgiving.

Good Foods is open on November 27, from 8 am – 5 pm. Their hot bar includes a Thanksgiving menu which is also available for carryout.

Bigg Blue Martini at the downtown Hilton is open with a special Thanksgiving menu.

BlueFire Bar and Grill at the Hyatt Regency Lexington will be serving a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 am – 3 pm and will also be open for dinner that evening.

Jean Farris Winery offers a three-course prix fixe menu on Thanksgiving, with seatings from noon to 7 pm. (Kids’ option available.) Reservations required.

Le Deauville will serve a Thanksgiving menu in addition to its regular menu, noon to 6 pm, Thanksgiving Day. Reservations recommended.

Malone’s serves an annual Thanksgiving  menu for those in need from 11 am – 2 pm.

JW’s Steakhouse at the Griffin Gate Marriott will be open for brunch 11 am – 2 pm and for dinner from 5 – 10 pm, and they serve a couple of special Thanksgiving plates.

Ted’s Montana Grill  in Hamburg will be open Thanksgiving Day and is offering a Thanksgiving roast turkey menu.

A sampling of order ahead options for Thanksgiving menu catering:

Furlongs offers fried and smoked turkeys for order-ahead options. Deadline for orders is Tuesday.

thanksgivingguide_Nov2014Lexington Diner offers Thanksgiving menu catering available for pickup until November 26.

The Mousetrap offers Thanksgiving menu catering available for pickup Wednesday, November 26.

Seasons Catering offers a Thanksgiving catering menu. Order deadline is Monday, November 24, 2014.

Wallace Station Deli prepares a takeout Thanksgiving menu with all the trimmings. The menu includes roast turkey breast, old-fashioned dressing, real mashed potatoes and gravy, Joan’s creamy spinach casserole, cranberry relish, rolls and for dessert, pecan or pumpkin pie. Deadline for ordering is 3 pm Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Wild Thyme offers Thanksgiving menu catering available for pickup up until 2 pm on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Need some celery and a can of fake snow? A bag of lemons and some Diet Sprites, a box of tampons, some Salem Lites?” Are groceries open on Thanksgiving?

Relax, there are a few options.

Thanksgiving Grocery Hours in Lexington are:

Fresh Market will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Most Lexington Krogers will close at 5 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Costco will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Meijer’s will be open.

Sam’s Club will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Trader Joe’s will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Walgreen’s is open 24/7 throughout Thanksgiving.

Whole Foods will be open until 3 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Cooking at home? Where to recycle the grease from your Thanksgiving deep-fried turkey? Henry Clay High School hosts Lexington’s annual Gobble Grease Toss on November 28 between 10 am and 2 pm.

Are you an invited guest for someone else’s Thanksgiving dinner? For a list of how to make the best Thanksgiving side dishes that anyone’s ever tasted, click here for seven of Chef Tom’s Thanksgiving classics.

For a sampling of Bars that will be open on Thanksgiving Day or Thanksgiving evening 2014, click here.

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