Thanksgiving

11/18/2019

Terranea Resort

Celebrate at a Thanksgiving Ballroom Buffet! Gobble up culinary delights from the festive buffet, cider station and dessert bar and give a toast of thanks with a celebratory glass of Champagne. $105, $47/ages 5 -10; Thursday, Seatings: 12:30 pm, 1 pm, 1:30 pm, 4 pm, 4:30 pm, and 5 pm; 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Ocean Prime Beverly Hills

They will be featuring a special three-course menu. Start off by choosing between any of Ocean Prime’s signature salads, including the Ocean Club House Salad, with romaine, field greens, granny smith apples, goat cheese, walnuts and sherry mustard vinaigrette or the Shellfish “Cobb” Salad, with bacon, bleu cheese and a creamy gourmet dressing. The star of the menu is the Lobster Tails Entrée, two beautifully butter poached lobster tails served atop a bed of sweet corn, red pepper cream and chili oil. Cap off the night with a selection of Ocean Prime’s fan-favorite desserts, including the Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie, Ten Layer Carrot Cake, or the Warm Butter Cake to name a few. $69; Through December 30th; 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Le Grand

This Thanksgiving, Le Grand will be offering a traditional 3-course meal that includes a selection of family style sides. You can choose from appetizers including butternut squash soup with toasted parsnips, sage, and hazelnuts and a beets & goat cheese salad with pistachio and raspberries, main course options include Mary’s free range turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce and pumpkin ricotta ravioli. For dessert, you’ll have the option of a house-made chocolate torte or pumpkin cheesecake. $65, $29/children; Thursday; 707 South Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA; 323.303.2535

Hotel Indigo

Enjoy a delicious feast filled with all of the Thanksgiving necessities. From confit turkey legs, mashed potato, gravy, apricot cranberry compote, and bottomless mimosas – you will have the chance to dive into all the fall favorites. $80, $40/ages 11 and up; Thursday, 2 – 8 pm; 899 Francisco St, Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213.232.8800

The Bazaar by José Andrés

A Los Angeles Thanksgiving Day tradition continues at SLS Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills, with three different ways to come together and give thanks for the many blessings in our lives. Join the festivities at The Bazaar for a family-style Thanksgiving dinner “José’s Way” with a Mary’s Farm organic turkey centerpiece, sides like Papas Canarias and Stuffed Piquillo Peppers, Bazaar signature salads, and Pumpkin Cremeuex or Chocolate Fudge Dessert for dessert. $110, $55/ages 12 and under; Thursday, 4 – 8:30 pm; 465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.246.555

Tres by José Andrés

At Tres by José Andrés, the sophisticated and cozy three-meal lobby restaurant, you can start the Thanksgiving feast early this year with the signature Tres Thanksgiving Day Brunch. For dinner, the Tres prix-fixe Thanksgiving Day Dinner includes a plated first and second course alongside a selection of side dishes and desserts, including menu items such as Celery Root & Carrot Soup, Garlic & Rosemary Grilled Lamb Chops, and Cheesecake with pumpkin cremeuex and spiced crème fraiche. Tres’ Thanksgiving brunch: $85, $45/children, Thursday, 11:30 am – 4 pm; Thanksgiving dinner: $75, Thursday: 5 – 10 pm; 465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.246.5551

Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills 

They invite you to a Thanksgiving feast. The festive menu will serve some Thanksgiving traditional items like butternut squash soup, herb & lemon roasted turkey and bone in prime rib, as well as the fall best-seller from Cattle & Claw, their famous creamy lobster mac’n’cheese. The entree selection comes along with a wide choice of sides and desserts including our famous chocolate fountain, delicious pumpkin and pecan pies, and a large assortment of French mini-pastries, for a never-ending feast. $59, $30/ages 5 – 12, free/ages 5 and under; Thursday, 12 – 7 pm; 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90048

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills

The Thanksgiving menu will feature a 3-course meal, dessert buffet, and live music. Menu highlights include roasted turkey with truffle chestnut stuffing and cranberry sauce; slow baked salmon with truffle mashed potatoes, shaved and Brussels sprout;, Maine lobster with mushroom- yuzu vinaigrette, celeriac and shisho; honey nut squash ravioli with sherry brown butter, parmesan and sage; and beef tenderloin au poivre with Malabar pepper, and sweet gem lettuce. $155, $60/ages six and above; Thursday, 11 am – 9 pm; 9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills CA 90210; 800.774.1500

Charcoal Venice

Josiah Citrin’s inviting neighborhood restaurant Charcoal Venice is offering a fire-kissed, four-course Thanksgiving tasting menu. Dishes include Cabbage baked in embers with yogurt, sumac, and lemon zest; Warm Green Bean Salad with maple bacon, mushroom, and smoked potato; Smoked Diestel Farms Turkey with wild mushroom stuffing; sides including Charred Cipollini Onions; and seasonal pies for dessert. For the first time, Charcoal Venice is also offering Thanksgiving to-go this year. You can pre-order your air-dried, brined, and trussed Diestel Turkey, ready to be popped in the oven, as well as gravy, stuffing, and cheddar buttermilk biscuits to celebrate Thanksgiving from the comfort of your own home, with minimal work. Pre-orders must be in by November 17 for pickup at the restaurant on November 27 by 4 pm. Orders can be made here. $79; Thursday; 425 Washington Blvd, Venice, CA 90292; 310.751.6794

Café Gratitude

For the 15th consecutive year, Café Gratitude will be serving its free, plant-based Thanksgiving meal. Staffed by volunteers, additionally, donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to the I LOVE YOU Food Truck, a nonprofit initiative of Jaden Smith and the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation. The mission of I LOVE YOU Food Truck is to spread love and support the well-being of communities experiencing food and/or housing insecurity by offering sustainable water and fresh, high-quality, and delicious vegan meal options. Free; Thursday, 11 am – 3 pm; 512 Rose Ave, Venice, CA 90291; 424.231.8000

Fia

The new Santa Monica restaurant from Chef Brendan Collins will offer a family style feast. After a first course of butternut squash soup and salad, you can choose from Roast Organic Turkey with cranberry sauce and turkey gravy, Slow Roast Prime Strip Loin with popovers, horseradish, and gravy, or Baked Ora King Salmon with dill butter sauce. Market vegetable sides like pecan yams, stuffing, and roast carrots (served family style) and choice of pumpkin, apple, or pecan pie slices complete the traditional dinner. LA’s ‘Godfather of Cocktails’ Vincenzo Marianella will also offer a festive Thanksgiving cocktail alongside the regular cocktail menu and wine list.$75+, $30/ages 12 and under; Thursday, 2 – 5 pm; 2454 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403; 310.586.1707

Hotel Shangri-La

This year, Hotel Shangri-La is offering an all-day prix fixe dining experience instead of its annual Thanksgiving buffet. The feast kicks off with Heirloom Beet Salad or Butternut Squash Soup. Entrees include Slow Roasted Turkey with sautéed garlic green beans, herb stuffing, sweet maple yam purée, pan gravy and cranberry-apple relish; Honey Glazed Ham with caramelized Brussels sprouts with bacon, maple carrots and potato gratin; and Almond-Crusted Halibut with sautéed micro veggies and purple cauliflower purée. Desserts include Homemade Pumpkin Pie served a la mode with vanilla-bean ice cream; Grand Marnier Chocolate Bread Pudding with salted caramel ice cream; and Cappuccino Panna Cotta topped with mascarpone cream. $95, $47.50/ages 12 and under; Thursday, 1 – 8 pm, 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.394.2791 or reservations@shangrila-hotel.com

Manuela

Chef Kris Tominaga of Manuela brings is American Heritage, southern-influenced cooking style to a family style Thanksgiving dinner. The menu is designed for sharing, though the main course and desserts are ordered individually. Following a first course of Tominaga’s signature Cream Biscuits and salad, main course options include Smoked Heritage Turkey & Dark Meat Confit; Honey Glazed Colonel Newson Preacher Ham with spiced brown sugar mustard; Liberty Farms Duck Breast with cardamom cider glaze, and persimmon; Diver Scallops with hen of the woods mushrooms and bacon; and Wild Mushroom & Pumpkin Rye Pot Pie. Dessert highlights include Sweet Potato Pie with coconut sorbet and Apple Basque with lemon curd and almond. Manuela can accommodate vegan/vegetarian diners if requested when the reservation is made. $65, $35/ages 10 and under; Thursday, 2 – 7 pm, 907 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 323.849.0480

Playa Provisions

Looking for a relaxed and family-friendly evening that incorporates traditional Thanksgiving fare? Owned and operated by “Top Chef” winner Brooke Williamson and her husband Nick Roberts, Playa Provisions’ beachside four-in-one concept in Playa del Rey will offer a Thanksgiving dinner special. Starting with an entrée choice of either Turkey or Honey Mustard Crusted Ham, you will have a variety of sides to add to your dinner including Chicory Salad, Roasted Acorn Squash, and cranberry sauce, among many others. Assorted desserts include holiday classics such as Pumpkin Pie or Cran-Apple Pie. A children’s menu will also be offered, including a similar entrée choice and sides of mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, and a scoop of ice cream from Small Batch. In addition to adult and kid dinner menus, Playa Provisions will also be selling assorted pies for the holiday including Pumpkin, Bourbon Pecan, Caramel Apple, and Mashed Potato Cupcakes by the half or full dozen, made with vanilla cake, buttercream, vanilla fondant, and caramel. $38, $20/children; Thursday; 119 Culver Blvd, Playa del Rey, CA, 90293; 310.683.5019

Cafe del Rey

Enjoy stunning Marina views paired with three courses by Executive Chef Job Carder, with a special menu featuring Sweet Corn & Scallop Chowder,  Lobster & Asparagus, and  Treviso “Wedge” Salad to start; and a choice of mains including Roasted Turkey Breast with all the traditional fixings, Braised Lamb Shank, and a Cedar Plank Roasted Salmon. Top off the meal with the Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake or Pecan Torte for dessert. $79; Thursday, 11:30 am – 8 pm; 4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA

Thanksgiving Day Champagne Brunch Cruise in Marina del Rey

Join Hornblower for a stress-free – mess-free Thanksgiving! Let Hornblower do all the work while you relax and enjoy being with your friends and family. Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet, unlimited champagne, live entertainment, and exceptional service. $75; Thursday, 12 – 2 pm; Fisherman’s Village Marina, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Thanksgiving Dinner In Marina del Rey

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet, a boarding glass of champagne, live entertainment and exceptional service. Complete with all the trimmings of a traditional holiday buffet, and onboard a yacht on the harbor. Best of all, they do all the cooking and cleaning up of Thanksgiving dinner so you can relax and enjoy, and take pictures of all the sights with your family and friends. $102; Thursday, 4:30 – 7:30 pm; Fisherman’s Village Marina, 13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Castaway

For Thanksgiving, Castaway is offering a Brunch Buffet featuring Organic Whole Turkey, Mustard Crusted Prime Rib, Raw Bar, Traditional Trimmings, and more. For dinner, the restaurant will serve the regular a la carte menu, in addition to Thanksgiving specials including Pumpkin Velouté, Organic Turkey with Pretzel-Brioche-Pumpernickel Stuffing, and Pecan Pie, as well as specialty cocktails like a Pumpkin Pie Martini and Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule. $79, $35/ages 5 – 12; Thursday, 9 am – 3 pm; 1250 E. Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501-1096

555 East

555 East is offering its annual Thanksgiving three-course meal complete with options like roasted butternut squash soup with crème fraiche, Dungeness crab bisque, Diestel Family Ranch roasted turkey, homemade cornbread stuffing with andouille sausage and a whole lot more. $48, $19/children; Thursday; 555 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802; 562.437.0626

District

For Thanksgiving dinner, choose an appetizer, entrée and dessert, with highlights including District Squash Salad (maple and spice roasted winter squash, goat cheese, saba reduction, roasted red grapes, pomegranate and hazelnut), Grandma’s Plate (lemon and herb-roasted turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, cranberry chutney, green beans, and a citrus jus), and a Pumpkin-Spiced Crème Brûlée with spiced cream and biscotti. Thursday, 5 pm; 700 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

EST. Prime Steakhouse

Enjoy a first course including aWaldorf Salad with butter head lettuce, Honeycrisp and Fuji Apples, walnuts, grapes, celery, mayonnaise, and Greek yogurt. The second course includes Oven Roasted Carved Turkey, with garlic red mashed potato, brown gravy , green haricots verts, house made rosemary bread stuffing, and cranberry sauce. Dessert includes Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon whipped cream or Pecan pie with hazelnut whipped cream. $85; Thursday, 5:30 – 10 pm; 303 E Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776; 626.607.2012

Costero Bar + Bistro’s

Their Thanksgiving Day menu includes Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette Dried Cranberry, Roasted Walnuts, Cotija, and Baby Kale; Spiced Pumpkin Soup with an Apple & Pepita Relish, and Tequila Crema; Honey Brined Turkey Breast Roulade with Buttermilk Boursin Mashed Potatoes with Turkey Gravy, Glazed Baby Carrots, Cornbread Stuffing, and Cranberry Mostarda; Grilled Ham Steak with Buttermilk Boursin Mashed Potatoes with Turkey Gravy, Glazed Baby Carrots, Cornbread Stuffing, and Cranberry Mostarda; Pumpkin Cheesecake with Warm Carmel Sauce and Spiced Chantilly; and Dutch Apple Pie A la Mode with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Warm Bourbon Carmel. Thursday, 11 am – 10 pm.; Sheraton Gateway LAX, 6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA; reservations here

Malibu Beach Inn

Celebrating Thanksgiving with a pre-fixe menu at their signature restaurant, Carbon Beach Club. The holiday menu will include appetizers such as roasted cauliflower, One Gun Ranch sweet potato bisque, warm spinach salad, and more. Choose between four entrees including roasted organic turkey, wild mushroom risotto, Ora King salmon, and grilled Creekstone filet mignon. The menu concludes with dessert choices including a pumpkin gateau, lemon chèvre cheesecake, and a chocolate caramel tart. $75, $135/with wine pairing; Thursday; 22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA; 310.651.7777

Portola Hotel & Spa

Join at the Portola Hotel & Spa in our grand ballroom for a traditional Thanksgiving feast. Their Monterey Thanksgiving will include a display of California cheeses and cured meats, peel and eat shrimp, carved to order turkey, Harris Ranch prime rib and maple glazed country ham, whipped potatoes, candied garnet yams and more. In addition a decadent dessert display including holiday cookies, classic pecan and pumpkin pie. Dave Conely will be live on piano from 12:30 – 7:30 pm. $64.95, $49.95/65 or older, $25.95/ages 6-12; Thursday; 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940; 831.649.7874

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

On Thanksgiving Day, the restaurant Is also offering a traditional five-course Turkey Dinner Plate. The plate features a Citrus Herb Brined Turkey, Sourdough Sage Stuffing with Butternut Squash, and a sweet Pumpkin Cheesecake to finish. Thursday;  Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111

Urban Plates

Urban Plates will be offering a single serving Turkey Plate 11/26 – 11/29 (dine in or to-go). The Turkey Plate includes herb roasted free-range turkey breast, mushroom stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, rustic bread, and your choice of a side. $16.50; Tuesday – Friday; locations here


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