21 Evansville-area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving

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.

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Review: New Chattanooga restaurant Agave & Rye offers a tasty mix of food cultures

The corner of Chestnut Street at the Chattanooga Green on downtown’s waterfront is teeming with life again since Agave & Rye opened in the old Blue Plate Diner location.

The restaurant, the 10th for the Kentucky-based chain, is big, loud, colorful and bold. It’s a place packed with Millennials, with a few Boomers here and there for good measure, this one included.



The base for most dishes is Mexican, but from there the menu puts a spin on several cultures, primarily Chinese. It’s a little offbeat, very interesting, even epic. “Epic,”you will discover, is the motto of everything at Agave & Rye, from the food to the atmosphere to the service.

In combining the foodways of different cultures, the menu might be described as fusion, the buzzword of the culinary world in the 1990s. Fusion, though, has given way to mashup, a term for the marriage of not

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