Thanksgiving Guide 2015 Lexington KY Wondering where to eat on Thanksgiving Day in Lexington if you would like to leave the cooking (and maybe the cleanup) to someone else? We've got the answers for 2015. Will Applebee's be open on Thanksgiving this year? Yes. The Applebee's location on Nicholasville Road will be open from 11 am - 11 pm. Bluegrass Bayou will be open for a Thanksgiving buffet at Copper Roux. Call for reservations. Kilbern's at The Campbell House will have a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 am - 3 pm. Cheapside Bar & Grill opens at 6 pm Thanksgiving evening. 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 from 11 am-3 pm. Good Foods is open on November 26, from 10 am - 4 pm. Their hot bar includes a Thanksgiving menu which is also available for carryout. JW’s Steakhouse at the Griffin Gate Marriott will be open for brunch 11:30 am - 2 pm. 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 - 2 pm. Le Deauville will serve a Thanksgiving menu in addition to its regular menu, noon to 6 pm, Thanksgiving Day. Reservations recommended. Bluegrass Hospitality Group serves a free community Thanksgiving every year for the needy at Sal's in Lansdowne. Ted’s Montana Grill in Hamburg will be open Thanksgiving Day and is offering a special Thanksgiving roast turkey menu. Yamaguchi's Sake and Tapas is open for Thanksgiving. It’ll be closing at the end of November so this is your last chance to check out one of Lexington’s best kept secrets. A sampling of order ahead options for Thanksgiving menu catering: The Fresh Market lets you to 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. Good Foods has grab and go roasted turkeys and an assortment of Thanksgiving sides available. Lexington Diner offers Thanksgiving menu catering available for pickup until November 25. No turkey here, but The Midway Bakery can the source for your fresh, scratch-made Thanksgiving dessert. The bakery offers Kentucky Heritage pies, dinner rolls, cookies, scones, doughnuts and more. Fresh pies include chocolate pecan, pecan, peanut butter mousse, pumpkin, chess, coconut cream and lemon cream pie. Gluten-free options also available. National Provisions is offering holiday specials of uncooked free-range turkey and duck as well as a wide array of dessert options for pick-up. Pig & Pepper Baking has pies available for Thanksgiving, including pumpkin basil, pumpkin curry, sweet potato sage, butternut squash cardamom, apple-sage brown butter with smoked cheese crust, and chocolate pecan bourbon with stout beer, order at pigandpepperbaking.com. Ramsey's offers Thanksgiving catering for pickup before November 26. Seasons Catering offers a Thanksgiving catering menu. Order deadline is Monday, November 23. Wallace Station Deli will have Thanksgiving take-out. The deadline for ordering is Sunday, November 22 and the deadline for pickup is Wednesday, November 25. 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. Call Wallace Station to order, (859) 846-5161. Whole Foods is offering both roasted and uncooked turkeys for pickup this Thanksgiving. They also have a host of sides to choose from. Online ordering is available. Wild Thyme offers Thanksgiving menu catering available for pickup up until 2 pm on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. --- 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. 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 2015, click here. For what's open, what's closed; click here. To submit a Lexington, Kentucky food, wine, or spirits news item for consideration in Ace’s Best Bites, email ace list at aceweekly.com. To submit a Lexington Food, Wine, or Spirits Event to be considered for the Ace calendar, please go to the Ace online calendar, and click “Submit” (upper right on the Menu bar). For Lexington restaurant advertising, call Ace Advertising at 859.225.4889 x229. Subscribe to the Ace e-dition for Lexington news, arts, culture, food, and entertainment news delivered to your inbox every Thursday morning.