Baton Rouge restaurants open for dine-in or take-out this Thanksgiving 2020

Let’s face it: This year has been a whirlwind. Like many businesses, restaurants especially took a hit during the pandemic. Why not take a load off this holiday season and leave the cooking up to local eateries? Local restaurants are offering festive dine-in and to-go specials for families of all sizes. Here are a few Baton Rouge spots to get your eat on this Thanksgiving.

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BRQ Seafood and BBQ 

Let BRQ do the cooking this year. The holiday dine-in menu features a three-course meal including cranberry salad, Thanksgiving classics like smoked turkey, apple cider-glazed ham, cornbread dressing and cranberry sauce. For dessert, dive into a handmade pecan pie with ice cream. Head to its website to reserve a table. 

The Gregory

Eat, drink and be merry in a luxurious setting at this restaurant at The Watermark Hotel. It will be open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. 

Crowne Plaza Executive Center Baton Rouge

Whether you want to dine in for your Thanksgiving dinner or take it to-go, Crowne Plaza has you covered. The menu includes holiday staples like roasted turkey, gravy, cranberry, bread rolls, cornbread dressing, mashed sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and green bean casserole. Call 925-2244 to make your reservation. 

The Little Village on Airline

Have a Louisiana-style Thanksgiving dinner at The Little Village. From 11 a.m.-5 p.m., it will be serving dishes like sweet potato and Louisiana crawfish bisque, Chilean sea bass, 12-ounce prime rib, pecan pie and pumpkin pie. Call 751-4115 to book your reservation. 

Mansurs on the Boulevard

Put on your stretchy pants, because this Creole restaurant is ready to feed you. Locals can choose from packages that serve 6-7 or 12-14 or buy dishes individually. Pick-up is available Thanksgiving Day before 10 a.m. or served cold the day before with heating instructions. Call to reserve your feast. 


Celebrate the holidays with Thanksgiving-inspired specials like sweet potato bisque and roasted acorn squash. Book your table on its website. 

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Take Thanksgiving up a notch and celebrate it at a steakhouse. Sullivan’s will be offering dine-in and to-go dinners. Call the restaurant to find out about their holiday hours.