Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Los Angeles (Slideshow)
November 20, 2013
See our list of top LA restaurants opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day
Bouchon Beverly Hills
Although they are also offering a full Thanksgiving meal delivered to your home, dining at Bouchon is a great option for Thanksgiving. At $38 per person, the Thanksgiving dinner that includes organically raised Diestel Farms turkey. And for $48 per person, you can nosh on roasted prime rib. This Beverly Hills kitchen is pulling out all the stops for their guests.
Café Del Rey
This coastal restaurant destination in Marina Del Rey is great for travelers touching down in LA and is located only five min from LAX. Executive chef Chuck Abair tells The Daily Meal what he will be cooking up this Thanksgiving Day. For $55 for adults and $20 for children, guests will be wined and dined with roasted turkey, yam soup, grilled filet, and loads more Thanksgiving Day treats. Reservations are strongly recommended. Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. this Thanksgiving Day.
Cleo at The Redbury Hotel
Chef Danny Elmaleh’s third annual Thanksgiving feast brings a Mediterranean twist to the holiday. Cleo tells The Daily Meal exclusively that they will be offering mezze selections, specialty sides, main courses, and a dessert platter. The highlights that caught our attention were lemon-sage lebaneh dip and a cardamom whipped cream.
The price for this feast is $65 per person, including a pre-set menu and a pomegranate champagne cocktail upon arrival. Kids ages 5-12 are priced at $32 each and kids less than 5 years old are free.
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.
Chef Tal Ronnen, alongside his culinary team, gave insight to this year’s $75 per person menu with creations such as a cream of celery and parsnip soup, rosemary and hazelnut scaloppini, and sweet potato biscuits. We hear that they will also include seasonal fall cocktails crafted by Jeremy Lake, including a La Flaca, made with vodka or tequila, dandelion root, lime, cranberry, agave, and soda. What’s a holiday celebration without liquor? We thoroughly agree!
Fig Santa Monica
Enjoy Thanksgiving favorites served family style at this simple, bistro-inspired restaurant. If you want a relaxed, seasonally inspired atmosphere and fall flavors, this is a great spot for Thanksgiving Day.
For beach-goers and travelers alike, this seaside restaurant perched on the cliffs of Malibu not only includes stunning views, but will offer its patrons a three-course meal at $45 a pop, with some of our favorites like butternut squash bisque and free-range turkey with apple sage cornbread stuffing.
If you’re opting to have a patio-themed Thanksgiving dinner, this is a great choice. The three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu, offered from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at $55 per person, will include speck burrata, hand-carved turkey breast, and Atlantic salmon. Located in a lovely area by the library, it’s a beautiful spot to spend the holiday.
Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse
A great LA steakhouse with attentive staff and delicious steak is offering its guests a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu for $49 per person. Instead of indulging in their buttery steak this Thanksgiving, try a hand-carved Diestel turkey served with brioche and chestnut stuffing doused with pomegranate seeds and turkey gravy.
NineThirty at W Hotel Westwood
Chef Dakota Weiss will have a prix fixe feast served to diners at NineThirty. This is a great option for travelers coming to LA, as the W Westwood is a trendy hot spot. The Daily Meal got a sneak peak into what will be offered Thanksgiving Day. For $65 per adult and $35 for children, diners will feast on caramelized parsnip bisque, single malt-brined turkey breast, and much more! The Backyard, located poolside within the hotel, is serving up a more laid-back Thanksgiving Day menu, such as a pecan and cranberry turkey burger for just $18.