While some Acadiana families cook for Thanksgiving, others just may not have the time to cook an elaborate meal during this holiday. Luckily, many restaurant locations around Lafayette will be open for business to ensure that everyone can have a nice dinner during the holidays. The following restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving day.

Athena’s Greek and Lebanese on Ambassador Caffery will be open on Thanksgiving from 11:00 pm – 3:00 pm with the buffet and regular menu items available.

Bailey’s Seafood and Grill Johnston St. Lafayette will host their annual Thanksgiving luncheon from 10:30 pm – 2:00 pm.

Caffe Cottage will be open from 2 pm till 2 am serving food on Thanksgiving featuring items from the regular menu www.caffecottage.com

City Club at River Ranch is offering a Thanksgiving Brunch. Seatings are available at 11 AM, 11:30 AM, 1 PM, and 1:30 PM. 337-216-6507. To-go orders can be made here: www.cityclubatriverranch.com/

Cracker Barrel around the country will be open at regular business hours. To-go services are also available. crackerbarrel.com/order-online/

Crawfish Town will be open 11:00 am-2:00 pm! 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 : 11:00 am till 3:00 pm. Please call and make your reservation. 337-235-3551

Denny’s across the US will be open at regular hours.

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

The Little Big Cup will be open from 10:30 to 2:30 for Thanksgiving. 24.99 per person 10.99 for children 5 to 10. Reservations must be made here: littlebigcup.com/

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

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 during normal business hours.

Nash’s Restaurant in Broussard will be open from 11:00 am to 3 pm. Reservations can be made by calling 337-839-9333.

Piccadilly will be open on Thanksgiving. The Arnould Blvd location will be open from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. The Coolidge location will be open from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

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

Ruby’s Tuesdays in New Iberia will be open from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm serving regular menu items.

Ruth Chris Steak House will be open. Reservations are required. A three-course Thanksgiving meal will be served. www.ruthschris.com

Saltgrass Steakhouse will be open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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.

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.

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