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These Restaurants Are Bringing the Goods—Stuffing Included

Written By: Bianca Kasawdish San Diego Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to gather. For many, this means spending countless hours prepping an entire multiple-course dinner for family and friends. The holiday doesn’t have to be a traditional “hassle,” however. For those looking to step out of the kitchen this year and focus more on family time, these San Diego restaurants are sure to leave you thankful this Thanksgiving.


1 | Carve it up!


Tucked inside the Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa, 20|Twenty will present a menu chock-full of fall favorites. From a carving station featuring slow-roasted turkey and prime rib to whipped potatoes and butternut squash soup, you and your gang are sure to leave feeling satisfied. Roll up your sleeves and get ready to dig in!

Price: $89 for adults; $30 for kids

5480 Grand Pacific Dr 
Carlsbad, CA 92008


2 | Three Courses Worth Celebrating San Diego Thanksgiving

Provisional at Pendry San Diego

Get in the spirit of Thanksgiving with a handcrafted meal at Pendry. Enjoy Provisional Kitchen’s three-course prix fixe menu on Turkey Day from 4-10 p.m. You’ll be able to dine on Thanksgiving classics—with an elevated twist!—and toast to an intimate celebration with those you’re most grateful for.

Price: $85 per person, $24 for children 3-12 years old

Provisional at Pendry San Diego
425 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101


3 | Turkey With A View! San Diego Thanksgiving

JRDN at Tower 23

Thanksgiving by the beach? Yes, please! Dig into a festive feast this Thanksgiving at JRDN. You’ll enjoy three courses of all your holiday favorites while you enjoy the wind in your hair and panoramic views of Pacific Beach; it’s a view you’ll be grateful for.

Price: $45-$55 per person, $25 for children’s turkey dinner 12 and under

JRDN at Tower23
723 Felspar St
San Diego, CA 92109


4 | All About That Baste San Diego Thanksgiving

Primavera Ristorante

Primavera Ristorante will be celebrating full hearts and full stomachs at their second annual Thanksgiving dinner from 2-8 p.m. Choose between options like bruschetta al salmone, chili tomato pesto, all-natural turkey breast roulade stuffed with bacon, pancetta-wrapped filet mignon and more! Afterwards, indulge in pumpkin spice cheesecake and a specialty after-dinner cocktail—pumpkin spice White Russian with Kalua, vanilla vodka and pumpkin spiced cream.

Price: $69.95 per person

Primavera Ristorante
932 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118


5 | Thankful for Elastic Waistbands San Diego Thanksgiving

Hilton Garden Inn Del Mar

Three amazing courses await you—filled with creamy asparagus soup, roasted turkey breast with chef’s brown gravy and orange cranberry sauce, cornbread stuffing, maple glazed carrots and garlic mashed potatoes (for the side lovers). Don’t skip dessert; indulge in an assortment of pies or a gooey double fudge brownie.

Price: $41.99 for adults, $21.99 for children under 12

Hilton Garden Inn Del Mar
3939 Ocean Bluff Ave
San Diego, CA 92130


6 | Feast Mode

Bahia Resort Hotel

Nothing beats good food, good views and good music—that’s exactly what you’ll get at Bahia Resort Hotel on Thanksgiving. Enjoy a day full of festive foods like butternut squash ravioli and a station full of seasonal desserts.  After that, all you have to do is let your food coma commence as you watch the sunset.

Price: $56 per person; $25 for children between the ages of 5 and 11; free for children under 5

Bahia Resort Hotel
998 W Mission Bay Dr
San Diego, CA 92109


7 | Gobble Til You Wobble

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Get ready for a festive evening! Diners will be treated to vistas of Mission Bay and live piano music. Indulge in roasted turkey and mustard-crusted pork, as well as a fully stocked seafood station and decadent desserts.

Price: $60 for adults; $25 for children between the ages of 5 and 11; free for children under 5

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa
3999 Mission Blvd
San Diego CA 92109


8 | Pass the Pie

The Westgate Hotel

Treat yourself and get a little fancy in the Westgate Room for a signature Thanksgiving four-course prix fixe menu. Enjoy roasted butternut squash, seasonal artisan salad, your choice of free range turkey, beef tenderloin or salmon and for dessert, your choice of pecan walnut pie or pumpkin cheesecake. Time to indulge!

Price: $79 per person. Holiday dining is also available in Le Fontainebleau for their indulgent Thanksgiving holiday buffet.

The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101


9 | Next Stop, Nap Time

The Lafayette Hotel

Herb-crusted Diestel turkey breast, pumpkin pie with chantilly cream and Dungeness snow crab cakes are just a few of the filling dishes you’ll find at The Lafayette Hotel’s prix fixe menu this Thanksgiving. You’ll love the options—and so will the little ones!

Price: $49 for adults; $20 for children 3-11

The Lafayette Hotel
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104

10 | Cheers to That!

Mister A’s

Enjoy the view of the San Diego skyline while you feast on your choice of creative appetizers, festive entrees like organic turkey and a lamb duo, slow-roasted farm prime rib, signature sides and themed desserts. Toast to the good life!

Price: $79.50 per person

Mister A’s
2550 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92103


11 | Oh My Gourd

Bleu Boheme

Indulge in a three-course prix fixe holiday feast at Blue Boheme featuring Diestel Family Ranch turkey from Sonora, California, delicious side dishes and a specialty pumpkin pie martini with a crushed graham cracker rim. Choose from a pumpkin-hominy soup with crispy parsnips and chive crème fraiche, fresh root vegetables, pommes puree, savory wild mushroom bread pudding and more! Talk about stuffed!

Price: $65 per person

Bleu Boheme
4090 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116


12 | Fallin for the Farmer

Farmer’s Table

Get in the giving spirit and enjoy a three-course dinner at Farmer’s Table. Start with pumpkin soup, kale salad or burnt carrots, then choose from butternut squash ravioli, turkey or pork chop. When it’s time for dessert, pick from seasonal favorites like Julian apple pie, bread pudding or pecan pie.

Price: $45 per person

Farmer’s Table Bay Park
3055 Clairemont Dr
San Diego, CA 92117
Farmer’s Table La Mesa
8141 La Mesa Blvd
La Mesa, CA 91942
Farmer’s Table Little Italy
550 Date Street, Ste A
San Diego, CA 92101


13 | A Taste of Home


Take in views of the ocean and boardwalk while you give thanks. Enjoy seasonal menu items like a homestyle turkey dinner, all set with mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy, or you can even opt for a turkey sandwich. Pumpkin pie and glazed yams will be ready and waiting for you when it’s time for dessert.

Price: Varies

4325 Ocean Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109


14 | Fill up on Seasonal Favorites San Diego Thanksgiving

Chandler’s Carlsbad

Thankful for the ocean view this year? From 1-7 p.m., enjoy a three-course menu of seasonal offerings like organic local greens with fig cinnamon goat cheese, harvest pumpkin bisque, pepper-crusted prime beef tenderloin and sage brown butter pappardelle. Then, enjoy some pumpkin pie to top it all off—because it’s not Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie!

Price: Varies

Chandler’s Carlsbad
1 Ponto Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92011