Bars Carl's Place. (Juice file photo)

Carl's Place. (Juice file photo)

Bars open on Thanksgiving Day 2013

Published on November 19th, 2013 | by Stephanie Sanyour

Looking to get away from (or go out with) the family? Here are a couple of bars that’ll be open on Thanksgiving:

Mickey’s Irish Pub Waukee: This bar will have a benefit Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. It’s free, and they’ll be accepting donations for Toys for Tots. 50 SE Windfield Pkwy, Waukee. 515-987-9604

Carl’s Place: This Sherman Hill haunt will be open regular business hours (10 a.m.-2 a.m.), and on Thanksgiving they plan to provide a few platters for patrons to snack on. 1620 Woodland Ave., 515-243-9727.

Joe’s Pub: Stop by this Johnston neighborhood bar after stuffing yourself with turkey for a stiff drink. Open 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. 5500 Merle Hay Road, Johnston. 515-727-0524

Coda: This upscale lounge inside the Renaissance Savery Hotel will be open from 6 a.m. for coffee before heading to grandma’s until after you’ve had your fill of pie, closing at midnight. 401 Locust St. 515-365-7244.

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