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Los Angeles' Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving Dinner: A Definitive Guide

There’s no better time than the holidays to enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends. As we all know, Los Angeles abounds with hidden gems and new concepts that keep popping up every day—and some of them are even open on Thanksgiving. Whether you’re looking for something upscale or casual, here is our definitive guide to the best restaurants in LA if you want to celebrate Thanksgiving properly this year.

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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

133 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Enjoy the full Churrasco experience including traditional favorites such as Roasted Turkey Breast with Au Ju, Homemade Cranberry Relish, Sweet Potato Casserole, Brazilian Sausage, and Apple Dressing. Adults pay full dinner price, but the Fogo Churrasco experience is complimentary for children under 6, and children 7 to 12 are half price.

Buca di Beppo

Various Locations

(888) Eat-Buca

Start a new tradition and leave your Thanksgiving meal to Buca di Beppo, so you can spend time with your family. Buca di Beppo offers a traditional Thanksgiving menu complete with roasted turkey breast and all the classic side dishes you love. Plus, your favorite Italian specialties from our a la carte menu are available as well for a true Buca celebration. Reserve your table and dine in, or pre-order your Thanksgiving Feast To Go and enjoy at home for an easy and stress-free holiday. Don’t forget to save room for our classic pumpkin pie.


8225 Beverly Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Jar is serving a family-style Thanksgiving menu. The first course is a chestnut chickpea soup. Dinner features roasted turkey with homemade cranberry relish, cornbread and turkey sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, sweet potato au gratin, leeks, smoked gouda, and roasted onions with almond pesto. For takeout, place your Thanksgiving order by 6 pm on Saturday, November 19th, and pick up is on Wednesday, November 23rd.

Le Petit Paris

418 S. Spring St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Le Petit Paris features a French-inspired three-course prix fixe menu for lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving. Main course selections include turkey roulade, beef bourguignon, sea bass with herbs, and risotto. The Thanksgiving Day menu will be served from 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm and is priced at $85 per person, $40 for children under 10. For the full Thanksgiving menu, click here.

Blue Streak at Loews

1700 Ocean Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90401

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel invites you to celebrate Thanksgiving by the beach with a festive dinner at Blue Streak Restaurant. Executive Chef Chris O'Connell and his team present a menu featuring all the Thanksgiving favorites and accompaniments, with a subtle coastal culinary taste. Reservations are available on November 24th from 1 pm to 7 pm. Thanksgiving feast is served family style. Price: $95+ per adult, $35+ per child 10 and under.

Craft LA

10100 Constellation Boulevard,

Los Angeles, CA 90067

Craft LA's holiday menu is available in their Main Dining Room on Thursday, November 24th from 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Craft LA is offering 3 seasonal courses for $160 per person, with a choice of organic free-range turkey, Alaskan halibut, Wagyu Ribeye, or Peads & Barnetts pork chop for the main course. Children 5 & under are complimentary. No a la carte dining will be available on Thanksgiving Day.

FIG Restaurant

101 Wilshire Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Enjoy a sumptuous Thanksgiving Dinner with slow-roasted free-range turkey, heirloom apple and sage stuffing, sweet potato puree with crème fraiche, green beans with garlic and lemon, roasted Brussels sprouts with brown butter, chestnuts, pomegranate and sherry vinegar, spiced cranberry compote with orange, pumpkin crème brulee tart with Tahitian vanilla and crème fraiche. Yum! Reservations are available from 11:30 am - 9:45 pm.

Geoffrey’s Malibu

27400 Pacific Coast Hwy.

Malibu, CA 90265

Executive Chef Bijan Shokatfard has prepared a 3-course menu for Thanksgiving dinner at Geoffrey's with a panoramic view of the ocean, For your first course, you can choose from Creamy Zucchini Soup, Creamy Butternut Squash Bisque, Oven Roasted Boneless Quail, Caesar Salad, Roasted Pumpkin Salad, and more. For main course, you have a choice of Roast Turkey Roulade, Herb Crusted Atlantic Salmon, Grilled Filet Mignon, Slow Braised Lamb Shank, Pan Seared Day Boat Scallops, Oven Roasted Chicken Breast, or Miso Braised Tofu. Third course's choices are Pumpkin Cheesecake,

Chocolate Crunch Bars, or Fruit Tart. The 3 course dinner is $95 for adults, and $65 for children under 12.

Marina del Rey Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise

13755 Fiji Way,

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Make this holiday truly special with a Thanksgiving buffet cruise in Marina del Rey. You and your family will enjoy a celebratory dinner buffet with all the trimmings freshly prepared by a chef. While onboard, enjoy incredible views of Southern California’s world-famous beaches and pristine harbor views, City Cruises’ distinctive hospitality, full bar service, and festive décor. The cruise is from 4 pm to 6:30 pm.

Yardbird Los Angeles

8500 Beverly Blvd Suite 112

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Fill your Thanksgiving table with a chef-crafted feast of Herb Roasted Turkey, Biscuit Stuffing, Brown Butter Bourbon Pumpkin Pie, and more at Yardbird Beverly Hills. They also have a to-go menu for Thanksgiving.

H&H Brazilian

8500 Beverly Blvd #113

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Specially priced at $65 per person, H&H Brazilian’s holiday churrasco menu offers everything you could want in a Thanksgiving meal. Get your fill of the traditional and non-traditional with a savory spread of Thanksgiving classics like turkey, stuffing and sweet potato casserole in addition to H&H’s usual 16 cuts of mouth-watering meats and appetizing sides. Holiday hours are 12 - 9:30 p.m. and reservations can be placed now at

Inn of the Seventh Ray

128 Old Topanga Canyon Road

Topanga, CA 90290

Dine by grand old sycamores, and waterfalls along winding brick pathways in this beautiful Restaurant in Topanga. Let them do all the heavy lifting this year and go to the Inn for a relaxing 5-course Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. It's all of the deliciousness and none of the dishes. Their famous Thanksgiving Feast is available from 12 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, November 24th. Both Indoor & Outdoor spaces are available. Inn of the Seventh Ray requires pre-paid reservations.


1250 E. Harvard Rd.,

Burbank, CA 91501

Join Castaway on Thanksgiving for a 4-course brunch or a la carte dinner. Brunch is from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, and dinner is from 5 pm to 9 pm. Four-course brunch features: a shared festive platter of Chilled Seafood with Oysters, Crab, Charcuterie, Pumpkin Chai Pudding, and more for the first course. For the second course, you ean enjoy a Dragon Fruit Waldorf Salad shared for the table. Main entrée features favorites like Crab Cake Benedict, Steak & Eggs Benedict, French Toast, Wild Mushroom Pappardelle Pasta, Salt-Roasted Turkey and so much more. Fourth course is a shared Showstopper Dessert Platter with Mini Pumpkin Pie Bites, White Chocolate Pecan Bars, Pecan Cheesecake, and more. A la Carte dinner features favorites like Roasted Chicken, Filet Mignon 8oz, and more. Adults $92, children $35, and Bottomless Mimosas $30.

Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way

Long Beach, CA 90802

Gobble gobble with the sea otters and the entire Aquarium family on Thanksgiving Day. Meet over 12,000 animals from the world’s largest ocean and savor an expanded menu of traditional Thanksgiving buffets on the Veranda. Seating is first come, first served with hour-long seating windows. There will be complimentary cucumber lemon spa water & mango lemonade along with a full cash bar with specialty drinks available to purchase during seating. The full buffet is $85 for adults, $65 for adult members, and $57.50 per child, and $42.50 for a member child.

Saddle Peak Lodge

419 Cold Canyon Rd

Calabasas, CA

Join Saddle Peak Lodge for their annual Thanksgiving Feast with an incredible four-course menu, created by Chef Joey Gibson Rivas. Gather and give thanks with family and friends at the Lodge. For the main course, you have a choice of roasted Mary’s Free Range Turkey Plate with Roasted Breast and Leg Confit, Sausage-Apple Stuffing, Mashed Yams, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Gravy; Seared New Zealand Elk Tenderloin, Mushroom Sauce, Bacon & Pumpkin Ragout, Arugula Salad, Truffle Butter Fingerlings; or Roasted Salmon, Black Tuscan Kale, Garlic Chips, Chili Flakes, White Wine Jus, Meyer Lemon, Black Forbidden Rice. See their website for details.

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