Ditch the idea of being a slave to the kitchen this Thanksgiving! 🍂🦃
Running around, endless mountains of dishes, your cousin Lou asking why you’re (still) single. Whether you’re skipping that long flight home or simply giving your roasting pans a rest, plan a dinner that you’ll actually enjoy this year.
What: Living in Los Angeles without having at least one beachfront Thanksgiving dinner would be such a shame. The beautiful resort is planning seven different holiday meal offerings including a blowout ballroom buffet, an Asian-inspired family-style feast, as well as a gourmet prix fixe dinner with an ocean view! If your family can’t miss out on football, be sure to chill out at the lobby bar with a bulging turkey sandwhiches. The resort is even putting on a Turkey Day hike from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
When: Time varies depending on the resturant, learn more here.
Where: 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275. See it on Google maps.
Reservations: Book your dinner here or call (866) 261 5873.
What: This West Hollywood resturant isn’t generally deemed as traditional; to give you an idea, deviled eggs are served in a mini chicken coop and martinis are made with liquid nitrogen. If you want to grace your family with a Thanksgiving dinner that it “sooo L.A.”, this is your go-to place. Barton G is serving a three-course special featuring roasted pumpkin soup with maple crème fraîche, herb-roasted turkey breast with confit leg served with apricot-and-sage stuffing, as well as parsnip-and-potato mash, roasted Brussels sprouts with a pistachio crumble, candied yams and pumpkin doughnuts!
When: From 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Where: 861 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069. See it on Google maps.
Price: $75 for the three-course menu.
Reservations: Book your dinner here or call 310-388-1888.
What: If you’ve got a vegan in your group, host a turkey-free Thanksgiving dinner at this plant-based gastropub. Choose from main entreés such as a maple glazed chickpea loaf, a celebration roast with gravy, or a “chicken” drumstick with cranberries. Don’t forget to order a side of Brussels sprouts, yam bisque or deep-fried Oreos served with mint-chocolate chip ice cream!
When: From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving day.
Where: 600 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014. See it on Google maps.
Price: $25 for a main dish, one side, and one dessert.
Reservations: Book your dinner on Eventbrite!
What: This Santa Monica eatery is going all out for their Thanksgiving dinner, even more so than your prestigious aunt. Indulge in a roasted turkey brined in maple, chipotle, and rosemary served with sides such as creme fraiche whipped potatoes, sage-and-cider pumpkin bisque and prime rib with horseradish cream! After and plentiful dinner take a nice stroll on the beach to catch one of those beautiful fall sunsets.
When: From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving day.
Where: 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401. See it on Google maps.
Price: $90 for adults, $25 for children under 12.
Reservations: Book your dinner here or by calling (310) 319 3111.
What: The normally Eastern European/Central Asian eatery is going full-on American this Thanksgiving. You can order the Thanksgiving plate which comes with roasted turkey and gravy, green beans, celery and apple stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes, and a cranberry-pear relish! If you’re not into traditional holiday meals, order something with more of an international flare like the Lithuanian-style potato dumplings, borscht soup, or à la carte schnitzel.
When: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Where: 4325 Glencoe Ave #8, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. See it on Google maps.
Price: $26.95 for the Thanksgiving plate.
Restervations: Book your dinner here!