EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Don’t feel like cooking on Thanksgiving? We feel that, so we found local restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day or preparing family to-go meals. Remember to make reservations or order your meal early, and enjoy your turkey!
The Carousel Restaurant, 5115 Monroe Ave.; 812-479-6388.
Hours will be 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; reservations are recommended at The Carousel. Enjoy a Thanksgiving Day feast with turkey, ham, sides, pie and drink for $14.99 or $6.99 for 10 and under.
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Comfort by the Cross-Eyed Cricket, 230 Main St.;812-909-3742Comfort will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. In the main dining room, enjoy a family-style all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the trimmings. In the fourth-floor event space, the same dishes will be served buffet style. Either option is $30 per person.
The Cross-Eyed Cricket, 2101 W. Lloyd Expressway; 812-422-6464.
Hours will be 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Breakfast will be served all day, and a Thanksgiving menu with turkey and dressing, sugar glazed ham or chicken and dumplings with sides and dessert for $15 will be served after 10:30. Or, call to order family catering 24 with three pounds of meat, chicken and dumplings, sides and a whole pie for $75 for pickup on Tuesday Nov. 23 or Wednesday Nov. 24.
The Diner by Mele’s, 550 N. Green River Road; 812-402-1272.
Hours will be 6 a.m-3 p.m. with several special thanksgiving dishes on the menu.
The Friendship Diner, 834 Tutor Lane, 812-402-0201.
Hours will be from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Special turkey and ham dinners will be offered alongside the regular menu of homestyle diner favorites.
Golden Buddha Chinese Restaurant, 3221 Taylor Ave, Evansville, Ind; 812-473-4855 and 5066 State Route 261, Newburgh, Ind.; 812-853-2680
Both Golden Buddha restaurants will be open normal hours, from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. with regular menu offerings.
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Journey Fish & Chicken, 825 S Green River Road; 812-303-2420.
Journey will be open from 10:30 a.m.-11:45 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The menu includes fried whole chicken wings and buffalo wings, chicken tenders, fried fish, shrimp, gyros and more.
Los Alfaro’s Latin Restaurant, 1021 S. Weinbach Ave.; 812-550-1186.
Order a specially-spiced Salvadoran stuffed or sauced turkey meal with sides of rice, mashed potatoes or Russian potato salad, cornbread, green beans and more. A meal for four to six people is $80 and for 10 to 12 people is $150. Extra sides may be added. Pre-order now and pick up between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Mele’s Diner, 6840 Logan Drive, Suite A; 812-401-2313.
Hours will be 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Breakfast will be served all day. Lunch will begin at 10 a.m. with choice of turkey or roast beef and dressing, ham, meatloaf, fried chicken and more with sides and pie for $15.
Ms. Pee Wee’s Kitchen Soul Food Truck, 414-678-8883
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