LA’s Top: Thanksgiving Staycations in Los Angeles
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Thanksgiving is the time of the year that we have the opportunity to celebrate all that we are thankful for, not to forget to mention the opportunity to stuff ourselves silly with Turkey and all the fixins. Sometimes that belly-busting meal is worth more thanks when you don’t have to prepare it yourself. We’ve gathered up a list of the best Thanksgiving Staycations in Los Angeles so you can unwind, relax, be thankful and stuff yourself silly all while on vacation and without lifting a finger.
100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Phone: (310) 265-2800
Give thanks in one of Southern California’s most gorgeous oceanfront resorts at Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes. The Terranea Resort will be serving a traditional family style Thanksgiving dinner at Catalina Kitchen with favorites like tangerine-maple brined, roasted, free range turkey, chestnut and sage brioche stuffing and toasted parsnips. Decadent desserts will include an ice cream bar with pumpkin flavors, apple pie and more. Thursday, November 26, 2015 12pm – close Prices: Adults $75 Children 5-10 $35 (under 5 free). Stay 4 nights at their Los Angeles resort in any one of our luxurious accommodations and receive Thanksgiving Ballroom Buffet Brunch tickets: two tickets per room, or four tickets per suite. Book your Thanksgiving vacation with promotional code: THANKS (restrictions apply, check website for details).
The Raymond 1886
1250 South Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone: (626) 441-3136
What was once the caretaker’s cottage to the grand Raymond Hotel in 1886 has now been transformed to fine dining establishment. The Raymond 1886 is tucked away on the corner of South Fair Oaks Avenue and Columbia Street in beautiful downtown Pasadena where Executive Chef Tim Guiltinan prepares a menu of stunningly inventive, classically-inspired, modern American fare. They will be serving up a traditional family style Thanksgiving dinner with mouth watering delicacies such as pecorino and autumn fruit salad, garlic and black pepper prime rib, organic free range oven roasted turkey, Italian sausage and apple stuffing and so much more. Ready to dine? Call 626-441-3136 for reservations.
Where to stay: Grab a room at the Langham, Huntington Hotel & Spa and enjoy your stay!
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel Air
701 Stone Canyon Road
Los Angeles, CA
Phone (310) 909-1644
Nestled in 12 acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel Bel-Air is a peaceful getaway-from-it-all that is just minutes from Beverly Hills and Los Angeles’ most popular attractions. The Hotel Bel-Air is regarded as one of the most beautiful and romantic hotels in the world. By far the most gorgeous hotel I’ve ever had the pleasure of stepping foot in, the Hotel Bel Air’s own Wolfgang Puck will be offering a 4-course prix-fixe menu with dishes including roasted organic heritage turkey, pumpkin soup, sourdough brioche bread stuffing, red jewel sweet potato gratin, yellow Finnish potato puree, roasted baby turnips & Nantes carrots, caramelized baby Brussels sprouts, and to finish: a decadent Thanksgiving dessert celebration like only Wolfgang Puck could do.
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 South Doheny Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (310) 273-2222
The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will be offering an all-day Thanksgiving Brunch buffet on Thursday, November 26, 2015 from 11:00 am through 6:00 pm. You’ll be able to enjoy traditional fare such as carved roasted turkey, rustic country stuffing, prime rib, honey glazed ham, sweet potatoes, roasted chestnuts and root vegetables, plus house made cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes. Special antipasti dishes from Culina, including modern Italian specialties like Caprese salad, risotto with walnuts, pears and gorgonzola, and eggplant parmesan will be served after 3:00 pm. There will be an array of kid-friendly offerings at the children’s buffet including organic chicken tenders, Croque Monsieur, macaroni and cheese, mini beef and turkey sliders, and sweet mashed potatoes, as well as assorted cupcakes and cookies. Don’t forget to save room for a feast of desserts including the Hotel’s famous fresh doughnuts with do-it-yourself toppings, housemade ice cream and gelato, and a selection of home-style pies including pumpkin, pecan, and apple pie. Price: $109 for adults, $54 for children 5 to 12 years, and complimentary for children four years and under.
550 South Flower Street
Los Angeles CA
Phone: (213) 439-3030
The eclectic The Standard downtown is the perfect destination for a cool Thanksgiving staycation. The 24/7 Restaurant at The Standard specializes in organic, locally-sourced comfort classics served all day, every day in a vibrant brasserie setting. They will be serving up a holiday feast including butternut-squash-and-apple soup with pancetta and Swiss chard and leek gratin will be served. Herb-roasted turkey with shallot gravy is the main course of this prix-fixe dinner, and dessert includes bread pudding, caramel pot de creme and bourbon pumpkin pie with pecan streusel. They’ll also be offering a collection of domestic wines that have been selected to compliment your Thanksgiving feast perfectly.
1224 Beverwil Drive
Beverly Hills, CA
Phone: (877) 334-5623
Set in a timeless, classic era the Mr. C Hotel encompasses 137-room property features 12 Signature Suites, Classic Suites and C Suites, alongside spacious accommodations, all ranging from 365-800 square feet, each with a private balcony, and many with panoramic views of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles.
They will be serving a Thanksgiving feast featuring homemade pumpkin ravioli, oven roasted turkey, Livio Felluga Pinot Grigio gravy served with pistachios and chestnut stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes with brown sugar and pecans, maple syrup cranberry sauce and bundle of asparagus and homemade pumpkin pie. $85 per person, $35 for wine pairings.
101 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA
Phone: (310) 319-3111
Located within the Fairmont Miramar hotel, Fig creates their menus around locally-sourced ingredients, ensuring the tastiest bistro-style and in-season dishes in a relaxed, open air setting. This Thanksgiving, Fig will be serving their own unique spin on the feast, which will include brown butter cauliflower soup, herb and citrus roasted turkey breast, green bean casserole, dried cranberry cornbread stuffing and more. Price: $84 per person.
Cleopatra’s Feast – The Redbury
1717 Vine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: (323) 962-1717
You can have Thanksgiving with a side of cool Hollywood glam this year at The Redbury. They’re even offering up to 25% off their best available rates. Plus, let them do the cooking this Thanksgiving at their annual Cleopatra’s Feast, which is their take on Thanksgiving dinner with a contemporary Mediterranean twist. Dishes will include persimmon & pomegranate salad, roast turkey breast paired with fried turkey leg, kabocha squash ravioli and pecan & pear baklava with Greek yogurt gelato and more. Price: $65 per person.
Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA
Phone: (310) 587-1707
Shutters on the Beach is the ultimate Southern California dream vacation destination, where nothing stands between you and the sand. They’ll be serving up a Thanksgiving feast at two of their restaurants this year. You can find a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at the relaxed ocean-front restaurant Coast with butternut squash soup, free range Diestel turkey and pumpkin spiced cheese cake. Price: $42 per person. At the refined One Pico, you can find poached egg and duck prosciutto, seared scallops, free range Mary’s turkey, grilled rib eye steak, American red snapper and pumpkin tart. Price: $90 per person.
Grand Ballroom at the Disneyland Hotel
1150 Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
Phone: (714) 778-6600
Dine with your favorite Disney characters this Thanksgiving at the Disneyland Hotel. What a perfect family Thanksgiving staycation, where you can play all day and enjoy a festive, home cooked Thanksgiving dinner in the afternoon. Served in an all-you-can-eat buffet, Thanksgiving favorites like roasted breast of turkey and prime rib of beef, both carved on the spot, along with homemade stuffing, sweet potato soufflé, fresh cranberry orange relish, and smashed potatoes and gravy, and there’s even a full children’s buffet. Prices: $76.99 for adults, $24.99 for children (ages 3 to 9) and free for children under 3.
The Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa
21500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone (714) 698-1234
The gorgeous Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach will be serving a flavorful Thanksgiving harvest buffet from 12-6pm in the Vista Ballroom for $72 per adult and $25 for children, under 3 years old is free. There will be a wide assortment of tasty dishes, including freshly shucked Blue Point oysters, house-smoked salmon, a selection of salads, butternut squash chowder, artisan cheeses, oven roasted turkey, and a wide selection of sides and desserts. After your feast, take a walk along the boardwalk and enjoy the So Cal sunset!
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