Updated for 2022
Thanksgiving is just as much about the food as it is about the people you share it with. So, if you’d rather focus on family and friends and not the shopping, preparation, and clean-up that goes hand-in-hand with Thanksgiving Dinner, you’re in luck. There are many Los Angeles-area restaurants serving memorable Thanksgiving meals.
Looking for Thanksgiving take-out? See our list of the Best Places for Thanksgiving Take-out in LA. Oh, and here’s a list of Things To Do During Thanksgiving Week with the whole family!
Thanksgiving Dinner 2022
- Aquarium Holidays
- Blue Streak Restaurant
- The Cat & Fiddle Pub & Restaurant
- Inn of the Seventh Ray
- Mr. C Hotel Beverly Hills
- 1 Pico
- Terranea Resort
- Sugar Palm
- The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel
- Urban Plates
- West & Co.
- Whiskey Red’s
Best Restaurants to Dine in for Thanksgiving Dinner 2022
Aquarium Holidays Thanksgiving Feast
The Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Gobble your Thanksgiving feast from 11 am — 4 pm, along with sea otters, puffins, and other sea animals, while overlooking Rainbow Harbor. The traditional spread of Thanksgiving foods will be served buffet style along with complimentary drink choices or purchased seasonal cocktails. Seating is first come, first served.
Blue Streak Restaurant
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel invites guests to celebrate Thanksgiving by the beach with a festive dinner at the Blue Streak restaurant with a menu created by Executive Chef Chris O’Connell. A family-style feast of traditional turkey Thanksgiving dinner will be served alongside all of the seasonal accompaniments including cornbread stuffing, baked yams with marshmallow topping, Arugula salad with pear, and much more. Seating is from 1 – 7 pm. Reservations can be made via Resy.com.
The Cat & Fiddle Pub & Restaurant
742 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood, CA 90038
Back with their popular “Turkey & The Trimmings” Thanksgiving day, the Cat & Fiddle will offer the full menu as well as a special Thanksgiving Prix Fixe Menu with turkey and trimmings. Vegetarian options will also be available. Enjoy roasted turkey with chestnut and apricot stuffing and cranberry chutney or their nut roast wellington (vegan). Each meal comes with sides and a choice of Nutella brownies with pecan ice cream or pumpkin walnut pie for dessert. Offering limited onsite dining (reservations required), delivery, or to-go.
Original Farmer’s Market
6333 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Du-par’s will be open on Thanksgiving day from 6 am to 10 pm for your Thanksgiving feast. They will serve roasted turkey, house-made butternut squash soup, mashed potatoes, stuffing, glazed fresh carrots, green bean almondine, sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, and pie.
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
Known for using the freshest local harvests, Chef Gordon will be serving a Thanksgiving menu at FIG this year that includes slow-roasted free-range turkey, heirloom apple and sage stuffing, sweet potato purée with crème fraîche, green beans with garlic and lemon, roasted Brussels sprouts with brown butter, chestnuts, pomegranate and sherry vinegar, spiced cranberry compote with orange, pumpkin crème brulée tart with Tahitian vanilla and crème fraîche.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar
Several locations including:
2301 Rosecrans Ave. #1125, El Segundo, CA 90245
Flemings is serving a three-course turkey dinner. A special children’s menu (for children 12 and under) is being offered as well. And, just in case your family is not a turkey family, Flemings will also be offering their full menu as well.
27400 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, CA 90265
Geoffrey’s Malibu is serving a three-course Thanksgiving meal in a beautiful, oceanside setting. Families may select from a variety of choices including roast turkey roulade, slow-braised lamb shank, and miso braised tofu among others.
Inn of the Seventh Ray
128 Old Topanga Canyon Rd., Topanga Canyon, CA 90290
Known as one of the most romantic spots in Los Angeles, this beautiful restaurant, tucked away in Topanga Canyon, also offers a 5-course Thanksgiving dinner that includes both turkey and faux turkey. The meal will include all the fixings and you can even get wine pairings if you’d like. Reservation info is on their website.
2424 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
Raphael Lunetta is serving his very popular annual Thanksgiving dinner this year. Each dinner comes with a choice of starters including Maine diver sea scallops, roasted chestnut soup, organic heart of palm salad, or red deep sea crab cake. Entées include options like the traditional oven-roasted all-natural Mary’s Heritage maple herb turkey plate with aged gouda Reggiano, gruyere and Yukon potato gratin, rum pineapple candied yams, Tahitian vanilla bean + star anise cranberries, cranberry apple chicken sausage country bread stuffing with white wine turkey gravy.
Alternatively, you could choose the six-hour osso buco or pan-roasted black bass as your main course. Dessert is included with a choice of pumpkin pie, chocolate tart, or apple pie, all made in-house by Pastry Chef Lisa. Reservations are highly recommended for dine-in as they usually sell out. Thanksgiving Dinner will be served 2:00 pm–7:00 pm.
Mr. C Hotel Beverly Hills
1224 Beverwil Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035
The Thanksgiving menu highlights are peas velouté with Parmigiano foam and white truffle infused, homemade butternut squash ravioli with butter and sage sauce, oven-roasted turkey with sweet mashed potato and candied pecans with maple and brown sugar cranberry sauce, and bacon-wrapped asparagus with Napa Valley chardonnay gravy sauce and roasted chestnuts stuffing, homemade pumpkin pie with meringue, topped with amaretto cookies. Thursday, Nov. 24, 12 pm–9:30 pm. Dine-in-only, reservations through Resy.
1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
1 Pico will be serving a special Thanksgiving meal that includes vegan options and festive cocktails. Starters include oakleaf lettuce and cranberry salad, burrata and Iberico Jamon, and beef tartar and truffle caviar mousse. Entrées include organic heritage turkey with all of the fixings, Santa Barbara spiny lobster, Wagyu New York steak, and more with sides such as squash with winter truffles. A few dessert options include pumpkin cheesecake tart and Valrhona chocolate cake. Meals will be served from 11 am–9:30 pm on Thanksgiving day.
Rutt’s Hawaiian Catering
11711 Washington Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90066
Go to the Islands, at least in spirit, this Thanksgiving while dining at Rutt’s. They will be serving items from their open menu on Thanksgiving day from 7 am–11 am.
100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Make a reservation and eat a delicious Thanksgiving buffet meal in the ballroom while enjoying live entertainment and champagne. Or, eat at one of the resort’s four restaurants or in the lobby bar. You can also choose Thanksgiving take-out from Sea Beans deli and coffee shop — if you order by November 19th.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Sugar Palm
Viceroy Santa Monica
1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
Sugar Palm’s executive Chef Jason Francisco will be serving classic favorites this Thanksgiving such as roasted honey nut squash, turkey breast, mashed potatoes, and apple pie à la mode. Additional options include creamy clam chowder, Pinot Noir braised osso buco, blackened king salmon, and s’mores. Dinner guests will get a choice of starter, entrée, and a dessert, plus complimentary sides. Vegan meal options will also be available. Reservations can be made on OpenTable.
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The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Dr., Dana Point, CA 92629
Families and friends can enjoy holiday dining at RAYA, enoSTEAK, and the resort’s bountiful buffets. Reserve by calling Guest Services at 949-240-2000.
- Thanksgiving Buffet: Thursday, November 24th, 11:30 am – 3:30 pm. A decadent buffet featuring the season’s favorites.
- RAYA Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 24th, 4 to 9 pm. A three-course holiday menu with all the fixings.
Multiple locations around SoCal, including:
21503 Hawthorne Blvd., Ste. A, Torrance, CA 90503
Urban Plates is open on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 am to 7 pm. Enjoy a turkey plate on one of the expansive outdoor patios — which have space heaters if it’s chilly. The turkey plate includes a full meal of herb-roasted turkey breast, stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, bread, and one side. Served hot and ready to eat. Available 11/22–11/24.
West & Co.
Hilton Los Angeles Culver City
6161 W Centinela Ave., Culver City, CA 90230
West & Co. will be open for both dine-in and pre-orders for Thanksgiving. The menu includes turkey breast with traditional gravy, herbed stuffing, green beans, sweet potato mash, cornbread, cranberry sauce, and a choice of pecan pie or pumpkin cheesecake for dessert.
13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Celebrate Thanksgiving Day with an exceptional four-course brunch menu from 10:30 am to 5 pm. Meal options will include salt-roasted turkey, steak and eggs benedict, wild mushroom pappardelle pasta, and more. A choice of desserts will also be available.
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