These Restaurants Are Bringing the Goods—Stuffing Included

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger San Diego Thanksgiving

Get out your stretchy pants! It’s almost time to gather, gobble and nap! That’s right, Turkey Day is upon us, and we can’t wait to dig in. Whether you plan on cheffing up, ordering a family feast to-go or enjoying some socially distanced dining this year, we can all be thankful for one thing: food. But if you’re tired of standing in the kitchen (like we’ve done all of 2020), then you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of 22 restaurants across San Diego that will do the prepping and cooking for you this year.

 

1 | Give Thanks Spanish-Style San Diego Thanksgiving

Cafe Sevilla

Celebrate “Thanksgiving in Spain” this year in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter at Cafe Sevilla! This authentic restaurant will feature a delicious three-course prix fixe menu chock-full of Thanksgiving classics with a Spanish twist. Dig into decadent dishes like butternut squash soup, roasted turkey breast and glazed Black Forest ham, mashed sweet potatoes with gravy, stuffing, Brussels sprout casserole, barbacoa pineapple chutney and more! But be sure to leave room for dessert because you’ll want a taste of the pumpkin pie with cinnamon ginger whipped cream.

Price: $49.50 (adults) and $24.50 (kids)

Cafe Sevilla
353 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
619.233.5979

 

2 | Eat the Extra Mile San Diego Thanksgiving

7 Mile Kitchen

Leave the cooking to Chef Julian Quiñones at 7 Mile Kitchen this year! This executive chef is serving up a yummy, traditional three-course meal with options for the whole family. Little ones can enjoy a full feast of their own! If you choose to stay home this year, however, you and your crew can pre-order Chef Quiñones’ hot-and-ready Thanksgiving dinner to go, which comes in two sizes. Select bottles of wine are also available to complement your holiday meal. To reserve your table or pre-order your takeout family feast, call 760.827.2514 or click here

Price: $55 (adults) and $18 (kids)

7 Mile Kitchen
5420 Grand Pacific Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760.827.2514

 

3 | Farm-to-Fork Feast San Diego Thanksgiving

Ranch 45

This local restaurant and butcher shop is known for its sustainable sourcing and love for the community. And on Tuesday, Nov. 24, Ranch 45 will be celebrating its second anniversary with specials throughout the day and a 20% discount on wine, retail items and select cuts from the butcher’s case. Be sure to take full advantage of these offerings and gather all the goods you need for a cozy, at-home Thanksgiving dinner! The restaurant and butcher shop will be open for pick up on the Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving, but it will be closed for the holiday. For Ranch 45’s full a la carte Thanksgiving pick up menu, click here.

Ranch 45
512 Via De La Valle, Ste 102
Solana Beach, CA 92075
858.461.0092

 

4 | Carve it Up! San Diego Thanksgiving

Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa

Situated between the seaside villages of La Jolla and Del Mar on 10 beautiful acres, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa will be serving up two different offerings this Thanksgiving. For those looking to escape and leave the cooking to the pros, the hotel’s Greenfinch Restaurant will be offering a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with a 24-hour brined turkey with giblet gravy, traditional stuffing, cranberry chutney, pumpkin pie and pecan-chocolate bread pudding with vanilla anglaise. You and your fam can also opt for the family-style Thanksgiving to-go, which serves four people!

Price: $240 (family-style, to-go meal)

Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
855.430.7503

 

5 | An Elegant Affair San Diego Thanksgiving

The Westgate Hotel

This year, The Westgate Hotel invites you and your family to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, complete with all the trimmings. Enjoy socially distanced dining in the elegant Westgate Room or on the open-air Veranda. Main courses will include your choice of traditional free-range turkey, angus ribeye steak or Scottish salmon. Be sure to add on the wine pairing for $18! You can also order a Thanksgiving dinner to-go for $90 (feeds two people).

Price: $79 (adults), $40 (kids ages 4-12) and under 3 years old is complimentary

The Westgate Hotel
1055 Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
619.238.1818

 

6 | Lafay-Eat Your Heart Out

Lafayette Hotel Swim Clubs & Bungalows

Dig into three delicious courses at the Lafayette Hotel Swim Clubs & BungalowsHope 46 this year! With choices like roasted butternut squash soup, fall harvest salad, skirt steak, herb-crusted turkey, wild salmon and more, you’re guaranteed to leave with a full belly. But be sure to save room for dessert because Hope 46 is ready to sweeten your mood with pumpkin pie and rustic fall apple tart! To make a reservation, click here or email hope46@lafayettehotelsd.com.

Price: $55 (adults) and $20 (kids)

Lafayette Hotel Swim Clubs & Bungalows
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
619.296.2101

 

7 | Let Them Eat Steak! San Diego Thanksgiving

STK Steakhouse at Andaz San Diego

Sip, svaor and give thanks at STK Steakhouse this Thanksgiving with a delicious menu featuring roasted free range turkey breast with confit turkey thighs, cornbread stuffing, sweet potatoes, sweet corn pudding, green beans, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, old school gravy and cranberry orange chutney. If Thanksgiving food isn’t your thing, you’re in luck! The full STK menu will also be available! For more info, visit stksteakhouse.com/thanksgiving; to place an order for delivery/curbside pickup, visit stksteakhouse.com/delivery.

STK Steakhouse at Andaz San Diego
600 F St
San Diego, CA 92101
619.354.5988

 

8 | Feast Mode

Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Eliminate the stress of cooking this year and head to Loews Coronado Bay Resort’s signature restaurant, Crown Landing, for a four-course meal. Both the dine-in menu and takeout menu will feature holiday classics, seasonal flavors and locally sourced ingredients that are sure to please every palate. Start with the butternut squash soup, and then choose between all-natural roasted turkey, red wine braised short rib or mushroom gnocchi. Finally, finish with a decadent pumpkin tartlet and rum raisin vanilla ice cream! For more information and to book your reservation, click here.

Price: $60 (adults) $25 (kids 12 years old and under)

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4000 Coronado Bay Rd
Coronado, CA 92118
619.424.4000

 

9 | Turkey to-Go Please!

Herringbone La Jolla

This Thanksgiving, La Jolla’s favorite seafood destination is preparing the big feast for you with their “Herringbone at Home” thanksgiving dinner packages. Choose between two packages with optional wine selections that’ll pair perfectly with your meal. The first package includes a 10 lb turkey that feeds up to six people, while the second package comes with a 14-16 lb turkey that feeds six to ten. Both of these options include sides like green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, candied yams, cranberry sauce, gravy and pumpkin pie for dessert. Place your order by Friday, Nov. 20, and pick it up on Wednesday, Nov. 25, between noon and 9 p.m. Ready to order? Click here!

Price: $140 (first package) and $230 (second package)

Herringbone La Jolla
7837 Herschel Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
858.459.0221

 

10 | Seaside Splendor

Serẽa Coastal Cuisine

Give thanks this season at Serẽa in Coronado! This exquisite sea-to-table restaurant is offering locals and visitors a carefully curated prix fixe menu, featuring slow-roasted and lightly smoked turkey, prime rib carpaccio, sourdough stuffing, creamed greens and more. To reserve a seat, click here; you won’t want to miss this!

Price: $125 (adults) and $45 (kids)

Serẽa Coastal Cuisine
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
619.435.6611

 

11 | Local Chefs Unite!

Pendry San Diego

Here’s something worth celebrating: Pendry San Diego is offering a special “Chefsgiving at Home” meal for four created by six local chefs! This feast will feature Porchetta-style turkey from Chef Brandon Sloan, spiny lobster and raja “tamales” from Chef Jojo Ruiz of Lionfish/Serẽa Coastal Cuisine and other delicious dishes from the chefs at AVANT, Fort Oak, Trust and Wayfarer. The best part? Fifty dollars from the $250 cost will be donated to the San Diego Food Bank! Click here to order!

Price: $250

Pendry San Diego
550 J Street
San Diego, CA, 92101
619.738.7000

 

12 | With a Side of Bay Views

Coasterra

Revel in gorgeous views of San Diego Bay this Thanksgiving at Coasterra. This modern Mexican restaurant is serving up a unique three-course meal from 1-7 p.m. that includes Coasterra favorites like seared dayboat scallops and ancho chili-roasted salmon along with a classic carved free-range turkey. To make a reservation, call 619.814.1300. 

Price: $64.95 (adults) and $14.95 (kids)

Coasterra
880 Harbor Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
619.814.1300

 

13 | Easy as Pie

Juniper and Ivy

If you’re looking to keep it cozy this Thanksgiving, Juniper and Ivy is prepping a traditional holiday feast with all the trimmings to enjoy in the comfort of your home. This full feast serves 6-8 people and each dish will incorporate pristine ingredients from local farmers! But if you’re looking to keep it extra intimate this year, Juniper and Ivy will also offer a feast for two that includes a whole free-range chicken, yummy sides and one slice each of pumpkin and pecan pie. All you have to do is pick it up, heat and serve!

Price: $330

Juniper and Ivy
2228 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
619.269.9036

 

14 | Festive Feasting

JRDN Restaurant

On Thanksgiving Day, JRDN’s entire menu will be available to diners in addition to a special three-course meal, which includes a turkey dinner with tasty sides, a baby kale salad and pumpkin crème brûlée. Hint: this is a great option if you’re not a turkey and mashed potatoes lover, since you can order off their normal menu! For reservations, call 858.270.2323.

Price $55 (per person)

JRDN Restaurant
Tower23 Hotel
723 Felspar St
San Diego, CA 92109
858.270.2323

 

15 | Bon Appétit!

Bleu Bohème

Kick off Thanksgiving with a sweet sip at Bleu Bohème. This quaint French restaurant is crafting pumpkin pie martinis made with Absolut vanilla vodka, Bailey’s pumpkin spice liqueur, Kahlua, butterscotch schnapps, half-and-half and crushed graham cracker rim—yum! After cocktail hour, you can dig into a variety of French dishes, such as croquette de crabe (crab croquette), dindon préparé deux façons (turkey), boeuf au roquefort (braised short rib) and more! To view the full Thanksgiving dinner menu, click here.

Price: $75 (adults) and $24.95 (kids 12 and under)

Bleu Bohème
4090 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
619.255.4167

 

16 | A Collective Effort

Puffer Malarkey Collective

 

The Puffer Malarkey Collective (Herb & Wood, Herb & Sea, Animae) is joining forces to offer a takeout meal that will feature their take on Thanksgiving classics. The meals will be available for pickup from Herb & Wood and combine all of celebrated Chef Brian Malarkey’s holiday favorites, including herb- and citrus-marinated turkey with California gravy, creme fraiche mashed potatoes, house country wheat stuffing, green beans with crispy onions and more. Top off the night with apple and pear pie with whipped fromage blanc and Fig “Isaac” Newton ice cream. To place your order, visit Herb & Wood’s website.

Price: $59 (per person)

Pick-up Location:

Herb & Wood
2210 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
619.955.8495

 

17 | Pass the Pie

The Gluten Free Baking Co.

This North Park bakery is offering everything from your traditional (gluten-free) pumpkin and pecan pies to other gluten-free items like multigrain dinner rolls, pasta, stuffing mix, mini banana bread loaves and more. Additionally, The Gluten Free Baking Co. is also selling vegan frozen pie crust and vegan pie crust mix. Place your order online at least three days in advance, and then choose your pickup location in San Diego.

The Gluten Free Baking Co.
4594 30th St
San Diego, CA 92116
858.270.9863

 

18 | Backyard Banquet

Backyard Kitchen & Tap

This indoor/outdoor hotspot in Pacific Beach is set to offer a three-course meal, with options such as roasted kabocha squash bisque, deep-fried turkey breast, pineapple and clove-glazed ham, impossible vegan meatloaf, or a 10-oz. herb-roasted prime rib with au jus and creamy horseradish! Sides will include favorites like persimmon apple sausage stuffing, whipped Yukon gold potato, cranberry-orange relish and more. You can also pick up a family pack that serves four to six people. If you’re feeling fancy, upgrade to the prime rib option!

Price: $31.95 per person (turkey option), $36.95 per person (prime rib option), $17.95 (kids),

$149.95 (family meal), $195.95 (prime rib family meal)

Backyard Kitchen & Tap
832 Garnet Ave
San Diego, CA 92109
858.859.2593

 

19 | Breakfast Pregame

Eggies

Before the big feast, stop by Eggies for a grab-n-go Thanksgiving breakfast at Eggies’ in Pacific Beach, East Village or Liberty Station. This local breakfast sandwich destination is cheffing up their Turkey Cranberry Eggie packed with a turkey patty, spicy cranberry aioli, muenster cheese, applewood smoked bacon, a fried egg and butter lettuce on a brioche bun. This special will be available during the entire month of November!

Eggies

Locations: Pacific Beach, East Village, Liberty Station

 

20 | In Good Food We Trust San Diego Thanksgiving

Trust Restaurant Group

Trust Restaurant Group is serving up a slew of family favorites and holiday classics this year with a delicious to-go feast. Chef Brad Wise is cooking up everything from oven-roasted turkey and smashed red potatoes to Italian sausage stuffing and truffled macaroni and cheese. To top it all off, this meal comes with a caramel apple crisp, a pint of Mr. Trustee caramel swirl ice cream, a loaf of fresh-baked apple bread and a bag of Heartwork Coffee Co. beans. Be sure to place your order by Nov. 19 and pick it up on Thanksgiving Day at Cardellino between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. 

Price: $295 (feeds 2-8 people)

Cardellino
4033 Goldfinch St
San Diego, CA 92103
619.600.5311

 

21 | A Taste of Sicily

Rusticucina

Located on Park Blvd, farm-to-neighborhood eatery Rusticucina will feature Executive Chef Marco Provino’s Sicilian-crafted cuisine with a variety of side dishes that are sure to complement your Thanksgiving meal. Known for pizzas, flatbreads and housemade pasta, the restaurant also has a menu full of tasty sides, such as lobster mashed potatoes, burnt carrots with fig jam sauce and Brussels sprouts with bacon and figs. Dine in and enjoy these offerings at Rusticucina or order them for takeout/delivery on Turkey Day!

Rusticucina
3797 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92103
619.310.5291

 

22 | How Sweet It Is

PURE Cupcakes

When it comes to dessert options this year, look no further than PURE Cupcakes in Pacific Beach! This local bakery makes everything from custom cake pops and layered cakes to fresh-baked cookies, muffins and some of the best pies in town. Save yourself the trouble this year of baking and cooking, and support this award-winning San Diego business. Their treats are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday.

PURE Cupcakes
1772-A Garnet Ave
San Diego, CA 92109
858.274.2253

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