Home for the holidays or traveling to the Capital City? Save the mess and the stress by making plans to dine at a local restaurant or order from their to-go menus! We've compiled a list of open places sure to tempt your taste buds this Thanksgiving. Some of these restaurants have a reservation policy or offer to-go items for the holidays. Be sure to visit their websites or call to be on the safe side!


Ruffino's Restaurant in Baton Rouge offers the finest quality and grandest flavors found in the city with their steak, seafood, and Italian dishes.This Thanksgiving, they're bringing their kitchen to you with their Holiday To-Go, Take & Bake dishes! For more information, or to place an order, please call (225) 757-6499.

Crowne Plaza

Dine from an extraordinary Thanksgiving Buffet, which includes delectable seafood gumbo with rice, a cold seafood display, roasted turkey, honey glazed baked ham, suckling pig, award-winning sweet potato casserole with shrimp, abundant sides, salads and an outstanding dessert selection. Seating's every half hour, 11am-3pm. Reservations recommended, please call (225) 930-0150. 


Juban's for all reasons... Whether you are planning a dinner party, corporate luncheon or a cocktail reception for Thanksgiving, Juban's can handle all aspects to ensure that it will be truly distinctive and memorable. Our place or yours for Thanksgiving!

Houmas House

Dine like a sugar baron at Latil's Landing Restaurant at Houmas House plantation. The 2015 Thanksgiving Buffet menu offers everything from Curried Pumpkin Bisque with Crawfish and Corn to Apple Cider Roasted Breast of Duck.

Galatoire's Bistro

This refined bistro that features French-inspired Louisiana cuisine is sure to meet your Thanksgiving needs!

Ralph & Kacoos

Whether planning to dine for lunch or dinner, Ralph and Kacoo’s will be open all day. Serving regular menu items, in addition to a special Thanksgiving turkey dinner from 11 am - 4 pm.


Make Thanksgiving memorable this year by enjoying the fine Creole cuisine, friendly staff, and warm, inviting surroundings that Mansurs has to offer!

Epic Buffet at Hollywood Casino

Enjoy Smoked Turkey, Cornbread Dressing, Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Southern-Style Dirty Rice, Sweet Potato Pies, Pumpkin Pies and much, much more! Open from 11 am until 6 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

Piccadilly Cafeterias

3164 Government Street, Baton Rouge LA 70806
3332 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard, Baton Rouge LA 70816
5179 Plank Road, Baton Rouge LA 70805
5474 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge LA 70809
6406 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge LA 70806
8953 Cortana Place, Baton Rouge LA 70815

Enjoy home-style cooking without the mess this year at one of six locations in Baton Rouge.

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