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Happy Turkey Day: Your Guide for Where to Eat On Thanksgiving in Los Angeles (2023)

Happy Turkey Day! Los Angeles is gearing up for Thanksgiving with sumptuous dinners, delightful brunches, hassle-free takeout, and a Turkey Trot! So get ready to gobble gobble because this is your guide for where to eat on Thanksgiving in Los Angeles.


ALK (The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood)

On Thanksgiving Day, all are welcome to celebrate the holiday with a festive three-course feast at ALK at The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood. There is something for the whole family with main entrée options including Port Braised Short Ribs served with creamy polenta and sautéed seasonal mushrooms and Slow Cooked Free-Range Turkey with Sage-Brioche Stuffing, creamy Red Mashed Potatoes, Candied Yams, baby Vegetables, homemade Cranberry Sauce and Turkey Gravy as well as dessert options like housemade Apple Pie, Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake, Chocolate Bread Pudding and Pumpkin Pie. A wine pairing is also available with each course for an additional cost. $65 (adults), +$24 (wine pairing with each course ), $32 (children under 12); 11/23, 12 – 8:00 pm; The Godfrey Hotel – 1400 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.762.1000

L’antica Pizzeria da Michele 

Enjoy a new take on Thanksgiving with an Italian Feast available on Thanksgiving Eve. The restaurant will be closed Thanksgiving Day but will offer Thanksgiving Brunch the day after. 11/22, 11:00 am – 11:00 pm; 1534 N McCadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90028; 323.366.2408

Menu standouts for L’antica’s Thanksgiving Feast include:

  • Carpaccio di Manzo ($32): Thin sliced raw beef tenderloin, fresh porcini mushroom, and parmesan 
  • Tagliatelle al Cinghiale ($28): Housemade chestnut flour tagliatelle, wild boar ragu, red wine reduction, and pecorino
  • Tacchino alla Valdostana ($34): Thin sliced turkey breast scaloppina topped with provolone and sage in white wine sauce, green beans, tomato gratin
  • Maritata Pizza ($32): Scarola Ripassata, Fior di latte cheese, Pinenuts, Castevetrano olives, figs, black olives powder, and pecorino 
  • Warm Apple-Cranberry Crostata ($16): Rosemary-whipped mascarpone


A.O.C. on 3rd Street offers Suzanne Goin’s signature Thanksgiving sides for pickup or delivery for the home holiday table. Every one of the dishes has been part of the Lucques Group’s holiday menus for its 20-year-plus history. Included are Sourdough Stuffing with Turkey Sausage, Almonds, Dates & Cavolo Nero (featured in the New York Times in 2014); Sweet Potatoes with Sherry, Romesco & Roasted Shallots; Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic, Pancetta & Thyme; Italian Broccoli with Garlic & Chili; and Mashed Potatoes. Each order serves four guests and can be ordered via the restaurant’s website. Various prices; Preorders must be received by 11/18, 5:00 for pickup and delivery on 11/21 and 11/22, 2 – 7:00 pm. 8700 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.859.9859 (Both locations of A.O.C. will be CLOSED for Thanksgiving and reopen on Friday with regular hours).

Ardor (The West Hollywood EDITION)

Ardor by Chef John Fraser will be open on Thanksgiving, and is serving up a vegetable-forward festive three-course tasting menu this year. A unique take on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, the menu features a first course of Roasted Parsnip Bisque, Raw Cauliflower Cacio Pepe, or Hamachi Ceviche. The main course offers a plant-based Sweet Potato Curry or Roasted Turkey with a warm spice rub and served with Crispy Brussels, Pommes Puree, and topped with Sauce Poulette. The dessert course offers holiday diners a choice of Ardor’s Pie, made with Spiced Financier, Brown butter Crème Patisserie, Pepita Seeds, and Sweet Potato Ice Cream, or Pecan, a Warm Chocolate Mousse with Pecan Prailine and paired with Pear Sorbet. Additional dishes can be added to the tasting menu including Butternut Squash Agnolotti and Prime Filet Mignon, and Ardor’s à la carte dinner menu will also be available. $85; 11/23, 3 – 5:30 pm; 9040 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069; 424.310.1197

BALEENkitchen (The Portofino Hotel & Marina)

Situated on the picturesque King Harbor Marina in Redondo Beach, BALEENkitchen welcomes guests to enjoy a happy Turkey Day with a four-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner with an unbeatable view of the marina. The dinner menu includes an aperitif followed by a choice of one first bite item, one starter, one entrée, and one dessert with wine pairings also available for each course for an additional cost. This year’s Thanksgiving menu includes options like Goat Thao’s Eggplant Arancini with warm tomato and; muffuletta olives; Slow-Roasted La Bahn Ranch Turkey served with whipped Yukon potatoes, apple and cranberry stuffing, blue lake green beans, cranberry jam, giblet gravy; Pan-seared Striped Bass with leek, oven roasted cherry tomato, bacon lardon, cannellini bean ragout, salsify crisp; Spinach Cavatelli Pasta with charred oyster mushrooms, herbs salad, lemon basil pesto, grana padano cheese and more. $95 and +$30 (wine pairing); 11/23, 1 – 9:00 pm; The Portofino Hotel & Marina – 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.372.1202

An image of a turkey from BALEEN Kitchen.
BALEENkitchen welcomes guests to enjoy a four-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner with an unbeatable view of the marina.

Beachside Restaurant & Bar (Jamaica Bay Inn) 

Jamaica Bay Inn’s waterfront Beachside Restaurant & Bar is offering a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving Day meal that includes a hearty Harvest Salad, creamy Corn Chowder topped with crispy bacon, succulent Turkey, Honey-Glazed spiral Ham, and classic Pumpkin or Pecan Pie. Sides on offer include Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce, and Roasted Brussels Sprouts. A limited à la carte menu will be available as well. $70; 11/23, 12 – 10:00 pm; Jamaica Bay Inn – 14160 Palawan Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292; 310.823.5333

An image of the Thanksgiving platter from Beachside Restaurant & Bar.
Beachside Restaurant & Bar wants you to enjoy a happy Turkey Day with their special Thanksgiving prix fixe menu.

The Belvedere (The Peninsula Beverly Hills)

This Thanksgiving, The Belvedere is offering dine-in and takeout specials. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Ground Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.975.2736

  • Gather your family and friends and join The Peninsula Beverly Hills for an exquisite four-course holiday dining experience at signature restaurant, The Belvedere. Guests will also leave with a special parting gift made of chocolate. $180 (adults) and $80 (children 12 and under); 11/23, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm (reservations can be made my emailing
  • In addition, for those looking to dine at home, the luxury hotel is offering a Thanksgiving at Home package that serves 6. The plentiful menu will include the house-favorite Saffron Risotto and all the traditional classics such as roasted free-range Turkey and freshly baked Pumpkin Pie. $599; Preorders must be received by 11/21 (to place an order, guests and LA locals can email

Black Angus Steakhouse

The original American steakhouse since 1964 is serving up some tasty festive meals for you to have a happy Turkey Day. Various hours and locations

  • Takeout: For someone who wants a flawless Thanksgiving meal, but doesn’t want to do the cooking for it, will have the option to preorder the Thanksgiving Family Meals To-Go from Black Angus Steakhouse. With serving portions in sizes from 4 – 12 people (starting at $103.95), the Thanksgiving meal will include classic dishes like: Roasted Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Sage Dressing, Sweet Potatoes, fresh Broccoli with garlic butter, Garden Salad, fresh Cranberry Sauce, Molasses Bread, and Pumpkin Pie. All to-go meals are precooked and can be preordered anytime up to 24 hours prior to pick up and can be picked up all day 11/22 and 11/23 until 2:00 pm. 
  • Dine-in: If someone is looking for a restaurant to go to, Black Angus Steakhouse will also be open on Thanksgiving offering a Special Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner at just $11.99 (kids) and $25.99 (adults). The holiday meal will include a choice of Soup or Salad, fresh Roasted Turkey, home-style Mashed Potatoes, Sage Dressing, fresh Broccoli with garlic butter, roasted Sweet Potatoes, fresh Cranberry Sauce, and Pumpkin Pie with whipped cream. 11/23, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm; Various locations

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle

For Thanksgiving weekend, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle is offering specialty menu items that your tastebuds are sure to be thankful for, including a Cowgirl Ribeye with Fresh Shaved Black Truffles ($105), Specialty Bottle of Wine (Faust Cabernet Sauvignon, $125), and of course, a festive cocktail (Santa’s Sleigh Ride, $18) to kick off the rest of the holiday season. Cheers! 11/23 – 11/26, Various hours; 10250 Santa Monica Blvd Suite 1700, Los Angeles, CA 90067; 323.784.0473

An image of the Santa's Sleigh Ride holiday cocktail at Del Frisco's Double Eagle
Pair your Thanksgiving meal with the Santa’s Sleigh Ride holiday cocktail at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle.

Espelette (Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills) 

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, the hotel known for its five-star luxury, welcomes you to dine at newly opened Espelette for a seasonally driven Thanksgiving dinner with live entertainment. The three-course prix fixe meal starts with a family-style starter such as Beef Tartare Cones with spicy aioli or Langoustine Papillote with Frisée Salad. Main courses include Wagyu Beef Tenderloin with peppercorn sauce; Ora King Salmon with white wine butter and black truffle; or Whole-Roasted Maine lobster with cauliflower tabbouleh. For dessert, choose from a Chocolate Pecan Tart with coffee glaze, Apple Tart or house baked Pumpkin Pie. $175 (adults) and $75 (children 12 & under); 11/23, 1 – 8:00 pm; Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills – 9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; 310.860.6666

Estérel (Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills)

Chic and stylish restaurant Estérel is cooking up a mouthwatering prix fixe menu for Thanksgiving. Located within Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, the elegant French-Mediterranean restaurant will offer a range of seasonal dishes like the Delicata Squash Caprese, made with roasted squash, candied pepitas, burrata cheese, basil crisps, and golden balsamic gastrique, a classic Bourbon Spiced Brined Turkey, and the Brown Butter Pumpkin Tart. And make sure to pair your meal with a delightful glass of their Pilgrim Punch. Bon appétit! $75 (adults) and $35 (children under 12). 11/23, 5:00 pm; Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills – 8555 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.278.5444

An image of the Pilgrim Punch from Esterel.
Make sure to pair your meal with a delightful glass of Pilgrim Punch.


Esters wants you to have a happy Turkey Day with their Wines and Cheeses, Charcuterie, and Farmers’ Market Vegetable party platters. This neighborhood wine shop & bar is open on Thanksgiving for retail and preorders, so the team can help with any last-minute pairing needs. The shelves are already bursting with feast-friendly wines—bubbles and Beaujolais, crowd-pleasing Cabs and Chardonnays, and more adventurous selections like an orange wine from Austria. Simply go online and click the “Order Takeout” button for pickup and delivery on 11/23. In addition, on Sunday, Sommelier Randall Middleton has lined up Thanksgiving and holiday gift-themed Wine Tasting, available all day for $25. Various prices; 11/23, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm; 1314 7th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.899.6900


Ahead of everyone’s favorite foodie holiday, Eureka! is celebrating “Drinksgiving” with its recently launched late-night Hoppy Hour in Woodland Hills. Guests can enjoy their rotating handles and local craft brews before the food fest. $5.50+; 11/22, 9:00 pm – close; 6250 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91367; 818.857.5544

Fairmont Century Plaza

Enjoy a classic Thanksgiving dinner in the comfort of your own home, with none of the pressure but all the fun. With Fairmont Century Plaza’s Thanksgiving Feast To-Go, the hotel’s talented chefs prepare the holiday classics including succulent Roasted Turkey, Chestnut Herb Stuffing, creamy Potato Purée, mouthwatering Pumpkin Pie and more. The Feast is available for pickup on 11/22 and 11/23. $375; 11/22 – 11/23, Various hours; Fairmont Century Plaza – 2025 Avenue of the Stars Los Angeles, CA 90067

An image of the Fairmont Century Plaza’s Thanksgiving Feast To-Go.
Enjoy a classic Thanksgiving dinner in the comfort of your own home, with Fairmont Century Plaza’s Thanksgiving Feast To-Go. Photo credit: Fairmont Century Plaza

FIG Restaurant (Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows)

The season of eating is officially upon us, and the perfect place to enjoy a happy Turkey Day is with a festive farm-to-table Thanksgiving meal at Santa Monica’s iconic five-star Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. This year, Fairmont Miramar’s signature restaurant Fig is offering two separate menus available for dine-in or takeout. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.319.3111

  • Thanksgiving Turkey To-Go: Salad (Red endive, arugula, grilled pears, point reyes blue cheese, herb croutons, sherry mustard dressing), entrées and sides like Whole slow-roasted free range Turkey, thyme butter Turkey and giblet gravy, Sage and apple stuffing, Sautéed green beans, garlic confit, cured bacon and a Pumpkin Pie with maple, crème Chantilly for dessert. $450; Available for curbside pickup 11/23, 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Dine-in: Enjoy a sumptuous Thanksgiving Dinner at FIG with a special prix fix holiday menu. Start with an appetizer like Roasted Chestnut & Apple Soup with Crème Fraiche, Chives or Half Dozen Market, before the main course of items like the King Salmon with Slow-roasted baby beets, wilted chard, sherry vinegar gastrique or Braised Short Rib with Spiced red wine, carrot puree, seasonal mushrooms, cippolini onions. Complete your meal with a Pumpkin Crème Brulée Tart with Tahitian vanilla, crème fraiche or Caramelized Apple Tart with Local honey, yogurt sorbet for dessert. $89 (a credit card is required for all reservations); 11/23, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm


Huckleberry’s team showcases the fall bounty of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market with its annual Thanksgiving takeout & delivery menu. Enjoy a Half Mary’s Organic Turkey with oven-roasted breast and braised leg & thigh, creamy Smashed Potatoes, organic Cranberry sauce with orange & cinnamon and Traditional Stuffing with Milo + Olive bread. For vegetarians, there’s Maple Roasted Delicata Squash with pomegranate, toasted pumpkin seeds, goat cheese & crispy sage, Roasted Broccolini with tarragon vinaigrette and much more. Desserts include organic Pumpkin and Bourbon Pecan Pies, Maple Baked Apples topped with a walnut-oat crumble and Turkey-Shaped Ginger Cookies. Please note, this menu is NOT available for dine-in. Various prices; Preorders must be placed by 11/16, 3:00 pm for pickup and delivery on 11/23, 9 – 11:00 am; 1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica CA 90401; 310.451.2311


Chef Suzanne Tracht and her highly acclaimed restaurant Jar, present Thanksgiving Dinner Take-Out ready for pick up on 11/22, with easy instructions for heating and preparing for the holiday home table. The menu features Jar’s signature Chestnut Chickpea Soup, Roasted and Sliced Breast of Turkey with Confit of Leg and Thigh served with Cornbread and Turkey Sausage Stuffing and Shiitake Mushrooms, Homemade Cranberry Sauce; Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes; Turkey Gravy; and Tuscan Kale with Porcini Broth and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Substitutions are not accepted for this dinner. Don’t forget to order Jar’s classic cocktails to go! The Jar Manhattan and Jar Naughty Martini are available to takeout for $21 each in addition to a robust list of wine selections. Note that Jar is closed Thanksgiving Day. $495 (4 people) and $925 (8 people), with an à la carte menu of sides also available); preorders must be placed by 11/18, 6:00 pm for pickup 11/22, 1 – 5:00 pm; 8225 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323.655.6566 

Lighthouse Room (Balboa Bay Resort)

What can make a Thanksgiving even better? A stunning harbor view and buffet-styled dining. This opulent Thanksgiving buffet in Balboa Bay Resort’s waterfront Lighthouse Room will be a feast well worth the drive, clad with several turkeys, a seafood spread, and a fleet of freshly baked dessert options. Complimentary wine tasting comes with an adult ticket purchase. Valet parking is included. Extend the stay and book a bayview room and enjoy the sparkling waterfront views and festive holiday décor! $120 (adults) and $60 (children ages 3- 12); Balboa Bay Resort -1221 West Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, CA 92663; 949.630.4801 

AN image of the harbor and exterior of Balboa Bay Resort.
What can make a Thanksgiving even better? A stunning harbor view and buffet styled dining. Photo Credit: Balboa Bay Resort

Little Dom’s

Little Dom’s is bringing back its annual Deep Fried Turkey Thanksgiving Feast for a happy Turkey Day. Meals are available for preorder by calling Little Dom’s 323.661.0055 or visiting their website. Orders will be available for pickup on 11/23. 2128 Hillhurst Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027; 323-661-0055

All menu items feed 6-8 people and include:

  • 12-14lb Deep Fried Turkey with gravy ($120)
  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts with applewood bacon ($48)
  • Homemade Fennel Sausage & Mushroom Stuffing ($48)
  • Garnet Yam Puree with coconut cream and toasted pecans ($48)
  • Wood Oven Roasted Heirloom Carrots with reduced balsamic ($48)
  • Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie ($38-48)
  • Wine & Cocktails ($28-50)
  • Bundle Package inclusive of one turkey, choice of 2 sides or pie ($196)
An image of Little Dom's deep fried turkey.
Little Dom’s is bringing back its annual Deep Fried Turkey Thanksgiving Feast for a happy Turkey Day.

Morton’s The Steakhouse

Morton’s The Steakhouse is inviting guests to gobble up their exclusive Thanksgiving feast, available only on 11/23 (while supplies last). Guests can start with a Winter Green Salad, then get in the traditional turkey-eating spirit with the Oven-Roasted Turkey Roulade made with savory sage and cranberry stuffing, cranberry relish, and turkey gravy. The festive dinner will be topped off with none other than a Pumpkin Cheesecake finished with sea salt caramel. $59; Various hours at the Woodland Hills, Burbank, DTLA locations

The Nook (SLS Hotel Beverly Hills)

At the crossroads of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills sits the opulent and enchanting SLS Hotel Beverly Hills, where Thanksgiving lasts all weekend long. Enjoy a premium Thanksgiving brunch on both 11/25 and 11/26 following the holiday with breakfast classics and premium beverages. The decadent brunch starts at $75 (adults) and $35 (children); 11/25 – 11/26, 11:00 am, and last seating is at 2:00 pm; SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills – 465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 310.247.0400


NORMS is offering guests the chance to dine in or takeout their Thanksgiving meals. Various hours and locations

  • It’s getting chili out here! With the changing temperatures NORMS, the iconic SoCal diner staple, is offering a holiday spread perfect for a stress-free Thanksgiving. Guests can pre-order NORMS’ Gobble-Gobble on the Go-Go Holiday Family Meal, which feeds a family of four for just $69.99 and is available to-go only. The family meal includes traditional fixings for families to gobble down including a Roasted Turkey Breast or Brown Sugar-Glazed Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, Turkey Gravy and Cranberry Sauce. Served with chicken and sausage gumbo soup, Green Salad with choice of dressing and a whole Pumpkin or Apple pie. $69.99 (feeds 4); Various hours and locations 
  • For those looking to enjoy Thanksgiving out, let NORMS do all the cooking! Guests can enjoy a new limited-time offer menu from the diner staple now through the new year. NORMS’ latest LTO menu features delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner specials and a Roasted Turkey Dinner with all the Thanksgiving fixings for just $13.99.

Ocean Prime Beverly Hills

On the day before Thanksgiving (11/22) Ocean Prime Beverly Hills is offering all-day happy hour in their lounge! You know, to take the edge off before all the family celebrations. Located just steps from Rodeo Drive, on Wilshire Blvd, at the Apex of Camden Drive & Dayton Way, Ocean Prime is an ideal place to socialize, talk business, celebrate and indulge, especially the day before Thanksgiving. Please note they are closed on Thanksgiving Day to give their employees a day off. $25+; 11/22, 11:30 am – 10:00 pm; 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310.859.4818

The Palm

The Palm Los Angeles in DTLA will host a decadent three-course Thanksgiving dinner complete with both traditional holiday dishes and Palm classics. Thanksgiving menu highlights include: Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Turkey complete with stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and gravy as well as dessert including Chocolate Pecan Pie. The full menu will also be available. $59; 11/23, 4 – 9:00 pm; 1100 Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90015; 213.763.4600

An image of the Thanksgiving spread at The Palm Los Angeles.
The Palm Los Angeles in DTLA will be hosting a decadent three-course Thanksgiving dinner complete with both traditional holiday dishes and Palm classics.

Playa Provisions

Playa Provisions in Playa Del Rey, is offering a traditional Thanksgiving meal featuring both regular-menu favorites in addition to some Thanksgiving specials. 11/23, 1 – 6:00 pm; 119 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293; 310.683.5019

The Thanksgiving dinner ($75, adult and $40, children) features:

  • Mixed Chicory Salad with Apples, Persimmons and Candied Pecans
  • Parker House Rolls, Corn Bread, Maple Butter
  • Beer Brined Roasted Turkey
  • Maple Roasted Yams with Earl Grey Marshmallow Fluff
  • Turkey Sausage & Butternut Squash Stuffing
  • Roasting Garlic Smashed Potatoes
  • Green Beans with Shiitake Mushroom Vinaigrette & Toasted Almonds
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Pumpkin Pie

In addition to the Thanksgiving dinner, Playa Provisions is offering a selection of Sides & Pies to go. All sides serve 4 people, and all orders must be placed in-person or over the phone by 11/17. Orders will be available for pickup at Playa Provisions 11/22, 3 – 7pm and 11/23, 9:00 am – 1:00pm. Sides & Pies features:

  • Maple Roasted Yams with Earl Grey Marshmallow Fluff $55
  • Turkey Sausage & Butternut Squash Stuffing $65
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Turkey Gravy $58
  • Green Beans with Mushroom Vinaigrette & Almonds $52
  • Cranberry Sauce $20
  • Cornbread & Maple Butter $25
  • Pint of Turkey Gravy $15
  • Pies: Apple, Bourbon Pecan, and Pumpkin $40-$45

The Rooftop (Wayfarer DTLA)

This Thanksgiving, enjoy a happy Turkey Day and dine al fresco at the Wayfarer DTLA’s rooftop restaurant, The Rooftop. Guests can expect a special Thanksgiving four-course prix fixe menu including a warm Baked Brie; Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque; Maple Glazed free range Turkey Breast; and more! $65; 11/23, 12 – 10:00 pm; Wayfarer DTLA – 813 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90017; 213.285.4400

An image of the happy turkey day spread of the Rooftop at the Wayfarer DTLA.
This Thanksgiving, enjoy a happy turkey day and dine al fresco at the Wayfarer DTLA’s rooftop restaurant, The Rooftop. Photo Credit: Eddie Sanchez @hungryinla

SALT Restaurant & Bar (Marina del Rey Hotel)

Waterfront dining destination SALT Restaurant & Bar is offering a scenic Thanksgiving dinner at the Marina del Rey Hotel. With breathtaking marina views, the culinary team celebrates the holiday with festive seasonal dishes including Japanese Squash Coconut Bisque, Tuscan Kale-Endive Salad, Braised Beef Short Rib, Mary’s Organic Turkey, Pecan Pie and Pumpkin Pie. The á la carte menu is also available. Various prices; 11/23, 4 – 10:00 pm; Marina del Rey Hotel – 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310.301.1000

AN image of the outdoor dining area of SALT restaurant.
Waterfront dining destination SALT Restaurant & Bar is offering a scenic Thanksgiving dinner at Marina del Rey Hotel.

Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge (Shade Hotel)

On Thanksgiving Day, guests at Sea Level Restaurant are invited to enjoy a bountiful and elegant dinner, inclusive of their choice of a Pear Salad or Roasted Butternut Squash Soup to start and Herb Roasted Turkey Breast, Pumpkin Gnocchi or Pan Seared Salmon followed by a dessert station of seasonal delights. Guests can also enjoy an all-you-can-eat ice bar inclusive of Cocktail Shrimp, mixed Sushi Rolls and Ceviche. $95 (adults) and $35 (children 10 and under); 11/23, 1 – 8:00 pm; 655 North Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, CA 90277; 310.921.8940

An image of the Thanksgiving platter from Sea Level Restaurant.
On Thanksgiving Day, Sea Level welcomes guests to enjoy a bountiful and elegant dinner.

Second Story (Belamar Hotel)

Second Story at the Belamar Hotel is offering a prix fixe Thanksgiving menu featuring fresh baked Dinner Rolls with butter; Caesar Salad with grilled romaine hearts, Garlic Herb Crostini, and homemade Dressing; and a choice of House-Roasted Turkey or Pineapple-Glazed Ham. For dessert, guests can choose from Pumpkin Pie Brûlée or a Berry Tart. 11/23, $49 (adults) and $19 (children 12 & under); 11:00 am – close; 3501 Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310.750.0312

Sugar Palm (Viceroy Santa Monica)

Sugar Palm, Viceroy Santa Monica’s signature restaurant, is offering several ways to gather and have a happy Turkey Day under the swaying palms with friends and family this year. Reservations are encouraged. Viceroy Santa Monica – 1819 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310.260.7511

  • From today – 11/22, 3 – 10:00 pm, take part in festive Friendsgiving dinners (various prices) for groups up to four. Take the hassle out of cooking for the friend group, and enjoy a relaxing feast accompanied by live acoustic music with a family style menu featuring Turkey, Lamb, Cauliflower, an array of sides, and more to choose from. Various prices
  • From 2 – 10:00 pm on 11/23, guests can enjoy a prix fixe, family style Thanksgiving dinner ($125 (adults) and $50 (children) with live music. The menu includes a choice of one starter, one entrée, and one dessert in addition to an array of complimentary sides to feed the whole family. Sugar Palm also created three specialty cocktails to go along with the day’s menu – including the Rye Riff made with Knob Creek Rye, Cynar, Decanter Bitters, Dry Curacao, and Clove Syrup. 
  • The Thanksgiving menu is also available for takeout via preorder by calling or emailing ( Sugar Palm through 11/21, 3:00 pm. To-go orders will be available for pickup on 11/22, 12 – 4:00 pm and 11/23, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
An image of the Thanksgiving spread from Sugar Palm for a Happy Turkey Day.
Sugar Palm, Viceroy Santa Monica’s signature restaurant, is offering several ways to gather and celebrate Thanksgiving under the swaying palms with friends and family this year.

Sweet Rose Creamery

With the warm SoCal weather, these Ice Cream Pies have become a sweet Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving tradition. There’s a chocolatey Pecan Pie with brown sugar ice cream, a creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pie with dairy-free pumpkin ice cream piled into a gingerbread crust and a salty crumble & caramel-topped Apple Pie. Ice cream pies are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Brentwood Country Mart and Main Street shops through 11/30. Making your own pie? Up your à la mode game with a scoop of Brightland Olive Oil Almond Ice Cream. Sweet Rose Creamery partnered with Brightland for this November flavor collaboration, which features their bright, grassy and slightly floral “Alive” olive oil spun into a rich custard base with Fat Uncle Farms’ almonds, or other seasonal favorites like Buttered Pecan, Caramel Apple Crisp and Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Pumpkin Ice Cream. All of these flavors are available until 11/30 at the Brentwood Country Mart and Main Street Shops, as well as through the delivery platforms. Various prices and hours at the Brentwood and Santa Monica locations

An image of several of the pies from Sweet Rose Creamery.
Sweet Rose Creamery’s Ice Cream Pies are absolutely delicious! Photo Credit: Katrina Frederick

Terrazza Lounge (Hotel Casa del Mar) 

For Thanksgiving with an ocean view, Hotel Casa del Mar is offering Thanksgiving brunch and dinner at its coastal-inspired Terrazza Lounge. Menu highlights include Roasted Cinderella Squash Soup; Autumn Kale Salad with lavender goat cheese; Linguine with clams; and Truffle Potato Gnocchi. The pièce de resistance: A healthy serving of Mary’s slow roasted Organic Turkey with apple and chestnut stuffing, Mashed Purple Sweet Potato, Citrus Cranberry Sauce, Farmer’s Market Vegetables, and house made Gravy. Save room for Chocolate Eclairs, Apple Pie, and Pumpkin Cheesecake (available regular or vegan). $115 (lunch, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm) and $125 (dinner, 3 – 9:00 pm), 11/23; Hotel Casa del Mar – 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310.581.5533

An image of Terrazza's  Roasted Cinderella Squash Soup.
Menu highlights from Terrazza’s elegant Thanksgiving includes include Roasted Cinderella Squash Soup.

Tuk Tuk Thai

Do something different this Thanksgiving, and dine on mouthwatering Thai from TukTuk Thai. Thanksgiving specials Chef Amanda Maneesilasan include Short Rib Massaman Curry and Pad Fak Tong (ground turkey and pumpkin stir fry with fresh chili, Thai Basil, garlic, and egg) will be a welcome break from leftovers while still feeling like fall. The four specials are served à la carte and supplemental to the regular menu. Important note! Tuk Tuk is closed on Thanksgiving Day, but the specials are available now through 11/30, and will be available for takeout as well as dine-in. Various hours; 1638 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025; 310.860.1872

  • Sua Rong Hai ($22) – charcoal-grilled ribeye steak marinated in Thai herbs & spices, served medium rare with Thai-style spicy chimichurri pour-over
  • Pad Fak Tong ($17) – ground turkey and pumpkin stir fry with fresh chili, Thai basil, garlic, and egg
  • Short Rib Massaman Curry ($25) – warm spices, peanuts, potato, coconut milk, and curry paste
  • Fak Tong Sankaya ($12) – creamy Thai custard infused with pandan leaf, sweetened with palm sugar, steamed in a whole pumpkin, and served in wedges

Vallarta Supermarkets

Vallarta Supermarkets is offering a ready-made Thanksgiving Dinner to all grocers and their families, making it the perfect heartwarming and stress-free meal. Located in their La Cocina Department, grocers can choose hot and ready meats to preorder: Pavo Relleno (stuffed turkey) for $79.99, Pollo Relleno (stuffed chicken) for $29.99, and Pierna de Puerco (roasted pork leg) for $79.99. A Thanksgiving Dinner bundle will also be available to order for $79.99 and only requires heating to enjoy. Feeding 6-8 guests, the bundle includes a Butterball Turkey, 32 oz. Creamy Mashed Potatoes, 24 oz. homestyle Gravy, 22 oz. homestyle Stuffing, and 12 oz. Cranberry Orange Relish. Various hours and locations

Vicini Ristorante & Wine Bar

Vicini Ristorante & Wine Bar, the West LA concept that pays tribute to Chef Lucio’s childhood with a menu dedicated to celebrating his familial roots from the Veneto region of Italy, is gearing up for Thanksgiving with a curated takeout for those looking to skip the dishes this year and focus on hosting their loved ones at home. Vicini’s takeout menu includes options that serve up to four individuals for $275, or up to eight for $525. Guests can choose between either an Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast or Honey-Roasted Ham as the main event and either a Butternut Squash Soup with herbed crostini or an Autumn Salad with pomegranate, roasted pumpkin, mushrooms, cranberry, and walnuts as the appetizer. Options for up to four sides include Parmesan-Crusted Biscuits with whipped garlic butter, Roasted Autumn Vegetables, Cauliflower Grain, Cranberry and Citrus Relish, Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes with sage and chestnuts, and much more. All sides are also available à la carte. Those looking to wrap up a hearty meal with a luscious dessert can add on the dessert package for an additional $39 which includes a Flourless Chocolate Cake, Goat Cheesecake and Apple Tart. All pickups will be chilled and come with heating instructions. Guests can preorder by 11/19 for pickup on 11/23, 12 0 4:30 pm; 10645 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, 90064; 310.744.8902

VIEW Restaurant & Lounge (VEA Newport Beach)

There are several ways to celebrate the holiday with VEA Newport Beach this season, from takeout options to enjoy within the comfort of home, to dinner at VIEW Restaurant & Lounge or in-room, featuring sweeping Pacific Ocean and West Coast sunset views. 900 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660; 949.640.4000

  • Dinner To-Go: Over the last 10+ years, the resort has provided dinners for the local fire and police departments on Thanksgiving as a sign of appreciation. They are now making it available to the rest of the community! $250 (feeds 6); Preorders must be placed by 11/20; Please call the restaurant to order 949.640.4000
  • Dinner at VIEW Restaurant & Lounge: Delight in a three-course, prix fixe dinner menu curated by Executive Chef Andrew Arndt. $75; 11/23, 3 – 10:00 pm
  • In-Room Dining: For VEA overnight guests, tuck away and indulge in your Thanksgiving dinner in-room, with an à la carte dinner option. $55 (adult) and $26 (children)

Turkey Trot

Happy Turkey Day! The 11th annual Turkey Trot Los Angeles will be returning to Downtown Los Angeles on Thanksgiving morning. This year’s event aims to raise $100,000 for those in need for The Midnight Mission. Angelenos ages 2+ are invited to exercise before the big feast with the 5K and 10K Run/Walk courses and half-mile Widdle Wobble for the kids. This year’s event will also debut the inaugural, 1-mile “Dog Jog.” Runners and pets dressed as Thanksgiving turkeys, pilgrims, and pies will start and finish in front of historic Los Angeles City Hall. The route will take them around Grand Park and pass the world-famous Disney Concert Hall, the Broad Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. $36+; 11/23, 6:30 am – 12:00 pm; 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

An image of two people dressed in costume at the turkey trot for a happy Turkey day.
Happy Turkey Day! The 11th annual Turkey Trot Los Angeles will be returning to Downtown Los Angeles on Thanksgiving morning.




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