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Restaurants open for Thanksgiving Day 2018

Posted at 11:30 AM, Nov 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-22 10:50:19-05

Thanksgiving is almost here.  Not everyone cooks their own meals or has time to sit down to a large family gathering. These restaurants are here to help.

Below is a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving that are offering dine-in service or service to-go. KATC will update the list as necessary.


Athena’s Greek and Lebanese on Ambassador Caffery will be open on Thanksgiving from 11 p.m. – 3 p.m. with the buffet and regular menu items available.

Bailey’s Seafood and Grill on Johnston St. Lafayette will host their 25th annual Thanksgiving luncheon from 10:30 p.m – 2 p.m.

Brick & Spoon Lafayette will be open for Thanksgiving Day. The restaurant will offer holiday staples including Turducken, turkey rolls, mashed potatoes, sweet potato crunch, green bean casserole, creamed spinach, and pecan praline bread pudding. Operating hours are from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Caffe Cottage will be open from 2 p.m. until 2 a.m. serving food on Thanksgiving. It will be the regular menu.

City Club at River Ranch is offering a Thanksgiving Brunch. Seatings are available at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. Call 337-216-6507. To-go orders can be made here:

Country Pride inside Travels Centers of America at 1701 N. University will be open for Thanksgiving.from 6 a.m to 11 p.m. Full menu along with special Thanksgiving feast.

Cracker Barrel around the country will be open at regular hours. To-go services are also available.

Crawfish Town will be open 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Taking reservations now (337-667-6148) Ages 5 & under – free | Ages 6-10 – $11.95 | Ages 11 & up – $21.95. More here

Don’s Seafood will be open for Thanksgiving Day 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Please call and make your reservation at 337-235-3551

Denny’s across the US will be open at regular hours, serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal and other fall options. Regular menu items are also available.

Golden Corral will be open on Thanksgiving Day serving a buffet. Holiday meals can also be ordered to at

La Madeline on Kaliste Saloom will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Landry’s Seafood in Henderson will be open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and will offer a full Thanksgiving meal as well as regular menu. Call 337-667-6116 for reservations. You may also visit their website for more information.

The Little Big Cup will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Thanksgiving. Prices are $24.99 per person and  $10.99 for children 5 to 10. Reservations must be made here:

Masala Indian Kitchen in Lafayette will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Reserve a table by calling 337-981-6373 or on their website:

Main Street Grub and Pub, located at 719 South Main Street in Breaux Bridge, will open at 6 p.m.  337-442-1057

Mazen Grill in Lafayette will be open from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 337-769-4440

McDonald’s locations across the country will be open for Thanksgiving Day. Times may vary depending on location.

Mel’s Diner in Lafayette and Broussard will be open on Thanksgiving for normal business hours. Thanksgiving menu options will be served.

Nash’s Restaurant in Broussard will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 337-839-9333.

Piccadilly will be open on Thanksgiving. The Arnould Blvd location will be open from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Coolidge location will be open from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Prejean’s will be open from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. for Thanksgiving. Regular menu items will be available along with a special Thanksgiving menu. Reservations are required for parties larger than 8 people.

The Ramada Conference Center in New Iberia will be open for a Thanksgiving Buffet.  Reservations for dinner are recommended. Those interested can call 337-367-1201. More information can be found, here.

Rickey Meche’s Donut King will be open for Thanksgiving.

Youngsville Location:
101 Sabal Palms Row
5 a.m. to noon

Pinhook Location:
2025 West Pinhook Road
5 a.m. to noon

Kaliste Saloom Location:
2605 Kaliste Saloom Road
4 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Royal Panda on Pinhook Rd will be open for Thanksgiving.

Ruby’s Tuesdays in New Iberia will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. serving regular menu items.

Ruth Chris Steak House will be open on the 22nd. Reservations are required. A three-course Thanksgiving meal will be served.

Saltgrass Steakhouse will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Starbucks will be open for those looking for coffee options on Thanksgiving. Times may vary depending on location.

Waffle House will be open on Thanksgiving / 24 hours.

Thanksgiving Eve:

Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas will be performing at Café Vermilionville in Lafayette on November 21 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. $25-tickets cover your food and entry. There will be a cash bar. Buy your tickets at The restaurant will also be offering heat-and-serve sides to go for you to bring to your Thanksgiving Day gathering.


This is a list that KATC will update. Don’t see a restaurant you know is open on Thanksgiving? Let us know by calling our news team at 337-236-6351 or emailing us at