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The Best Restaurants For Thanksgiving Dinner In Los Angeles

Updated for 2021

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 2021

  1. Brizo Italian Grille
  2. Bianca
  3. Cat & Fiddle Pub and Restaurant
  4. FIG
  5. Fleming’s
  6. Gemmell’s
  7. Geoffrey’s
  8. Inn of the Seventh Ray
  9. Lunetta
  10. Nick and Stef’s
  11. One Pico
  12. Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel
  13. Sugar Palm
  14. Urban Plates
  15. Whiskey Red’s
Bouchon Bistro in Beverly HIlls is one of the great places in Los Angeles to go for Thanksgiving dinner

Brizo Bar and Restaurant
4360 Via Marina, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

The newest waterfront restaurant in L.A.’s Marina is offering Thanksgiving dine in and take-out.

Bianca (Friendsgiving)
8850 Washington Blvd Culver City, California 90232

Bianca is hosting Friendsgiving on November 19th, a celebration of gratitude, culinary excellence and good company. Inspired by the Spanish and Italian traditions of its chefs, this tasting experience features 9 tapas per person (and of course some Thanksgiving inspired dishes!). Guests will be offered festive wine cocktails and the meal finishes with 3 personal pies in seasonal flavors. The price is $62 per adult (children can order from the regular menu).

The Cat & Fiddle Pub & Restaurant 
742 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038

Back with their popular “Turkey & The Trimmings” Thanksgiving day 12noon-9pm, the Cat & Fiddle will be serving a three course meal as well as the full menu. Offering limited onsite dining (reservations required), delivery or to-go. $38 Adults/$19 Children. Enjoy Roasted Turkey w/ Chestnut & Apricot Stuffing & Cranberry Chutney or our Nut Roast Wellington (vegan) and Nutella Brownies with Pecan Ice Cream featured for dessert.

FIG Restaurant at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

Known for using the freshest local harvests, Chef Jason will be serving a Thanksgiving menu (and for the first time, vegan menu) at FIG this year, including Caramelized Onion, Gruyere & Chive Biscuits with a Beurre de Barrate & Apple-Ginger Butter; Molasses, Sage & Rosemary Brined Mary’s Turkey; Flannery Dry Aged Prime Rib of Beef with Au Jus and Horseradish Butter; Buttermilk Crème Fraiche & Chive Whipped Potatoes; Charred Brussels Sprouts with Nduja Crumbs & Onion Cream; Cinderella Pumpkin Pie and Warren Pear & Ginger Cobbler with Thyme Ice Cream. 

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Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar
Several locations including
2301 Rosecrans Ave. #1199, 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 you’re family is not a turkey family, Flemings will also be offering their full menu as well. 

Gemmell’s Restaurant
34471 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629

Gemmell’s will be serving a three-course dinner including choice of appetizer, entree and dessert available for dine-in, patio outdoor dining only.

Geoffrey’s Malibu
27400 Pacific Coast Highway, 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 Road, Topanga Canyon 90290

Known as one of the most romantic spots in Los Angeles, this beautiful restaurant, tucked away in Topanga Canyon, also offers Thanksgiving dinner. Choose either a 3-course of 5-course meal, and even get wine pairings if you like. They serve both Turkey and Faux Turkey. Reservation info on their website.

Lunetta Restaurant
2424 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Raphael Lunetta is serving his very popular annual Thanksgiving dinner this year, on the two garden patios, inside the newly renovated dining room & bar. Each dinner comes with a choice of starters including Maine diver sea scallops, roasted chestnut soup, organic heart of palm salad and a choice of either 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, a six-hour osso buco or pan-roasted black bass. Included is dessert with 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 2:00pm – 7:00pm. Dinners are $95 per person.

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse is one of the great places to go in the Los Angeles area for Thanksgiving Dinner. #thanksgiving #losangeles #holiday
photo courtesy of Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse

Nick and Stef’s Steakhouse
330 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Diestel Farms Organic Turkey, with JBS Potato puree, stuffing, candied yams, pickled cranberry compote, turkey gravy, plus Pumpkin Pie with Chantilly crème.

One Pico
1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

One Pico will be serving a special Thanksgiving meal. Choose among appetizers (such as curry cauliflower soup), entrées (including organic heritage turkey and braised short ribs, among others), and desserts (including pumpkin cheesecake).

The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, California 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 25th, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A decadent buffet featuring the season’s favorites.
– RAYA Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 25th, 4 to 9 p.m. A three-course holiday menu with all the fixings.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Sugar Palm
Viceroy Santa Monica, 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica 90401

On the heels of its grand unveiling on October 28th, Sugar Palm will be serving a three-course prix fixe menu ($95 for adults, $45 for children) this Thanksgiving, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on November 25th, inclusive of vegan options and a free glass of bubbles. Guests may choose one option per course. The full beverage menu will be available for purchase, as well. Menu includes choices of Apple Gorgonzola Salad, Butternut Squash Soup (vegan), Brussels Sprouts, Creamed Corn, and Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Turkey Breast with Green Apple and Walnut Stuffing, Lamb Osso Bucco with Sundried Tomato Cous Cous, Cauliflower Steak (vegan), Deconstructed Cheesecake, German Chocolate Cake, Pumpkin Spice Panna Cotta (vegan). Reservations can be made on OpenTable. There are also cabanas available for dining, which can be booked by calling (310) 260-7511.

Urban Plates
Multiple locations around SoCal, including:
21503 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite A, Torrance 90503

Urban Plates is open on Thanksgiving Day from 11:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy a Turkey Plate on one of the expansive outdoor patios (which have space heaters if it’s chilly). Priced at $19.95, 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 11/23 – 11/25.

Whiskey Red’s
13813 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Celebrate Thanksgiving Day with an exceptional three-course brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Or enjoy a seasonal a la carte dinner menu with Thanksgiving specials from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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