Where to Satisfy that Turkey Fix in Hendricks County
Sunday, November 17, 2013 10:01 PM by Aimee MacArthur
It’s not too much longer until Thanksgiving! Are you excited? I am. I can’t wait to eat turkey with all the fixings. That got me to thinking about the best places in Hendricks County to satisfy that turkey craving year round, and I came up with six of my favorites. So, let’s talk turkey. 1. The Beehive, 55 E. Main St., Danville This Danville favorite offering fresh and local food, posts daily specials on their Facebook page. A special that currently is served every Thursday includes roasted turkey, stuffing and green beans. Take a seat by the fire and dig in. It's easy to understand why they have a slew of regulars coming back for more of their fine food. Insider Tip: Don’t miss out on one of their coffee drinks and homemade desserts, like apple turnovers. Keep up with specials on their Facebook page. 2. Black Swan Brewpub, 2067 E. Hadley Road, Plainfield This well-liked and independently owned brewpub, does comfort food right. Try their Brewpub BLT, with bacon, sliced turkey, tomatoes, spring mix and basil aioli on multi-grain bread. Pair it with one of their homemade beers, and you've got the makings for an ideal lunch or dinner. Insider Tip: Don’t forget a side of fries with a dipping sauce. Check Black Swan Brewpub’s Facebook page for drink specials and other updates. 3. Bread Basket Cafe & Bakery, 46 S. Tennessee St., Danville This cozy bakery and cafe, which reminds me of a tea room, is one of my go-tos when I’m visiting Danville. Try the Dilly Turkey Sandwich, with sliced turkey breast, dill cream cheese, cucumbers and sweet peppers on Honey Oat bread. Insider Tip: Don’t leave without buying one of their famous cookies, loaf of bread or a slice or two of homemade pie. Keep up with the latest news on their Facebook page. 4. The Coachman Restaurant, 6112 Cambridge Way, Plainfield. “Everybody knows your name” as Ericka wrote about this popular and independently owned restaurant, located close to the airport and hotels. They serve a "Big Bird" with smoked turkey, bacon, tomato and Swiss cheese on sourdough bread. Insider Tip: Check their website for a list of specials and entertainment calendar, with updates on upcoming bands and musicians performing at the restaurant. 5. Dawson's Too Sticks & Stones, 773 E. Main St., Brownsburg You can’t go wrong at this independently owned and operated Brownsburg restaurant with a loyal following. Try the Smoked Turkey Panini, with apple, cherry, and hickory smoked turkey on sourdough topped with house bacon, Swiss and American cheeses, lettuce, tomato and red pepper aioli served on Bianca loaf. Insider Tip: Need a place to watch the game? Try Dawson’s bar with seating and plenty of TVs. Check Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones’ Facebook page for daily specials and other information. 6. Green Street Pub and Eatery, 911 N. Green St., Brownsburg This crowd-pleasing, family-friendly eatery specializes in classic pub fare with a full menu to tempt anyone in your family. Try the classic Turkey Burger served with fries, chips, potato salad, coleslaw or cottage cheese. Insider Tip: Check their website for daily specials, including trivia night in the bar, live music and more.