Don’t want to cook for Thanksgiving? Want to know what restaurants are open on Thanksgiving in the Hamburg area of Lexington, KY? Here is a sampling of some places in Hamburg that are open on Thanksgiving 2018.


What restaurants are open in Hamburg on Thanksgiving 2018?

Cracker Barrel is open regular business hours on Thanksgiving Day and will serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal beginning at 11 am.

Jean Farris Winery & Bistro will offer a three course dinner from 1 pm to 7 pm on Thanksgiving Day. Advance reservations are required.

Ted’s Montana Grill will be open special hours on Thanksgiving Day with a featured Thanksgiving menu.

TGI Friday’s is open on Thanksgiving.

Not seeing your favorite spot in Hamburg? Here are some restaurants that we confirmed are NOT open Hamburg: Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, Johnny Carino’s, Logan’s Roadhouse, Malone’s, Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom, Rafferty’s, Red Lobster, Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe, Tekka Japanese Grill & Sushi, and Wild Eggs.


Turkey breast in dishCan I have Thanksgiving catered? Here are some order ahead options for Thanksgiving menu catering:

Cracker Barrel offers Heat n’ Serve Holiday meals available for pickup between November 17-25. Fresh baked pies are also available until December 24. 24-hour notice is recommended for orders.

Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse is open on Thanksgiving and offering a lunch special from 11 am to 3 pm.

Martine’s Pastries offers holiday dessert specials for Thanksgiving.

Ramsey’s offers Heat ‘n Eat Thanksgiving dinners including sliced turkey with gravy, corn bread stuffing, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls and four veggies. All orders must be placed by the Sunday prior and picked up after 4 pm on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Just wanting a little help with the turkey?
Double H BBQ, will deep-fry your turkey on Thanksgiving Day. The turkey must be thawed, dressed and weigh 18 pounds or less. They will be accepting toy and cash donations to benefit the Lexington Firefighters’ Toy Program. Drop off and pick up times are Wednesday, November 21 from 4 pm to 8 pm, or Thursday, November 22 from 8 am to 2 pm at Double H BBQ located at 1244 Versailles Road, Lexington.

If you do decide to cook this year, recycle the grease from your Thanksgiving deep-fried turkey during Lexington’s annual Gobble Grease Toss at Redwood School on Friday, November 23 from 10 am to 2 pm.


In charge of making the turkey this year or wanting a new idea for a side dish? Check out Chef Tom’s tips for Deep Fried Turkey with Cranberry-Pear Sauce, how to make Pumpkin Ice Cream, how to make a Pumpkin Tart with Autumn Pastry Leaves, and how to Butterfly a Turkey.


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