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Lafayette Area Restaurants Will Be Open on Thanksgiving

If you decide all that cooking is just too much work, or your family is too big, or you’re alone on Thanksgiving day or just decide to do something different this year, you have lots of options if you live in Acadiana.  Lots of restaurants will be open and ready to serve you a delicious meal, no matter what you’re hungry for!


100 Arnould Blvd., Lafayette LA

You can get turkey and dressing every week at Piccadilly, but they'll be doing it up even bigger and better on Thanksgiving. The Lafayette location on Arnould Blvd. will be open 11 AM -5 PM, the Oil Center location, 838 Coolidge, Blvd. will be open 11 AM- 3 PM.

Crawfish Town USA
Crawfish Town USA

Crawfish Town USA

2815 Grand Pointe Hwy., Henderson LA

If you prefer your turkey fried, with a side of fried catfish, try Crawfish Town USA. Their Thanksgiving buffet will be open from 11 AM - 2 PM.

Frog City Travel Plaza Casino Restaurant

1418 N. Polk St., Rayne LA

Basically, it's a truck stop diner, but the food is good and the service is friendly. They'll be open till 6 PM.

Blue Dog Cafe

1211 W. Pinhhook Rd., Lafayette LA

Blue Dog will be doing their famously delicious Brunch on Thanksgiving Day from 10:30 AM - 2 PM.

Cafe Vermilionville

1304 W. Pinhook, Lafayette LA

Open 11 AM - 2 PM, but when I called, they told me they were fully booked, so call first to see if anything opened up.

Don's Downtown

301 E. Vermilion, Lafayette LA

Don's Seafood and Steakhouse will be serving up a turkey dinner for Thanksgiving, along with their regular menu, from 10:30 AM - 3 PM.


101 E. Second St., Broussard LA

Nash's will be open, reservations required, serving a limited menu.

Masala will be open regular hours, from 11 AM - 7 PM, serving their full menu.

Hai Nam Buffet
Hai Nam Buffet

Hai Nam

2330 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette

Their sign says "Buffet Open All Day Thanksgiving."


3920 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette

Copeland's will be open 11 AM -4 PM with a special Thanksgiving menu. Copelan's has an extensive catering menu, too, if you prefer to take it to go.

Golden Corral
Golden Corral

Golden Corral

3110 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70506
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