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From Pie Delivery to Easy Pick-Up, There’s Ample Reason to Enjoy the Holiday

Written By: Charlotte Farrell and Sarah Amaral Thanksgiving Meal in Los Angeles

With the holidays fast approaching, the stress of planning a Thanksgiving meal can really take a toll! From coordinating who’s cooking to the turkey, to making sure you don’t leave the yams behind, maybe this year it’s time to kick your feet up and let someone else do the cooking for you. There are several restaurants in LA that are open for the holiday and are bringing out some delicious Thanksgiving meals! Here are 11 that we think will really blow your mind.

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Catering by Chef Ella Freyinger

This year, renowned Chef Ella Freyinger is preparing a perfect Thanksgiving meal for pick-up. Her Thanksgiving meal will feed eight to 10 people and includes all the stops, making it the perfect Thanksgiving Day feast. She doesn’t skimp on the turkey and cranberry sauce, and puts a spin on the classic stuffing by making it with sourdough bread! Also, if you want the satisfaction of cooking it yourself, she will provide a Thanksgiving Dinner kit for you with all the proper ingredients and cooking instructions! She’s also offering Holiday Baked Goods available to order that look just as delicious and mouth-watering as her dinner items.

Native Knowledge: To place orders, email All orders must be placed before Nov. 20 and will be available for pickup in Culver City Nov. 22.

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Nestled in the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, Culina has the dining atmosphere have to experience this Thanksgiving. Prepare to really stuff yourselves this year, because Culina is putting on a full-blown Thanksgiving buffet! They’re making a spin on the traditional Thanksgiving meal this year and are spicing it up, literally, with menu items like Buffalo-Style Hot Fried Turkey Legs and Spiced Sweet Potatoes. There will also be a children’s buffet for smaller portions and more appetizing bites for the little ones.

300 S Doheny Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Thanksgiving Meal in Los Angeles

Mr. Holmes BakeHouse

If you feel like mastering your own Thanksgiving meal this year but have no idea where to begin with desserts, Mr. Holmes Bakehouse has you covered. This year they have perfected two Thanksgiving pies: Caramel Apple Pie and Treacle Pecan Tart. These mouth-watering pies are available to order by calling the Larchmont Village or Highland Park locations for $35 each, and are partnered with Pink Dot for a $10 delivery fee. That way, you can focus all your attention to your the dinner!

Native Knowledge: If you just can’t wait, pick up your pie in-store at either Mr. Holmes location, or at Pink Dot’s West Hollywood location.

Fundamental LA

Want to enjoy Thanksgiving in your pajamas? Fundamental LA catering has you covered! They are offering their Thanksgiving Dinner Package which offers two salads, three sides, one main dish, one dessert and can feed over eight people! There are endless sides to choose from, your choice of either classic turkey, short ribs or pork belly for your main dish, and then topping it off with six delicious dessert options that will you leave you begging for more!

Native Knowledge: Place your orders by 2 p.m. Nov. 18 and pick them up on Thanksgiving day between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. and enjoy complimentary coffee and muffins while you wait!

1303 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024

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Georgie is one of those spots in LA that is everything your Instagram feed needs. For the holiday, a gorgeous buffet will span throughout Georgie and The Garden Bar. Menu standouts include a raw bar with snow crab claws, oysters, shrimp & sauces, a cheese and charcuterie selection, a carving station with roasted turkey, prime rib, salmon and more. The sides are in a league of their own, with selections like honey glazed carrots, parmesan potatoes gratin, wild mushroom casserole—the list goes on. Did we mention desserts? I’m talking bourbon glazed spice cake, pies, chestnut blondies, caramel coconut brownies and so much more. Forks at the ready!

225 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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From 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Manuela, the cute gem of the Arts District, will be hosting a traditional Thanksgiving day meal. The menu includes smoked turkey, cider braised pork belly, Delicata squash, green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing and desserts like sweet potato pie, apple crumble and pecan pie. *Wipes drool off chin.*

907 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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Ivory on Sunset

#VIEWS. Bump up your Thanksgiving experience a notch with a stellar scene of the city while you munch on great grub. Picture yourself chowing down on starters like octopus with shishito peppers and butternut squash soup. Mains include a turkey, salmon, prime rib, or pomodoro, all with their own special sides. Finish it all off with either pumpkin cheesecake, apple tart or pecan pie. For just $65, ditch the stress and enjoy making memories!

8440 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069


The Mar Vista

Chefs D. Brandon Walker, Jill Davie and Jorge Rivas have created an elevated home-like experience for locals and tourists. The three-course menu mirrors the restaurant’s innovation on classics, as seen in dishes such as pumpkin pie topped with marshmallow and a spiced horchata ice cream or wild rice pistachio turkey roulade with a smoky cranberry chipotle gastrique.

Native Knowledge: The meal will be offered over two dinner seatings, the first at 3:30 p.m. and the second at 5:30 p.m.

12249 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066



Prepare your Thanksgiving bibs because Akasha Restaurant has a meal planned for all taste palates.  The meal will kick off with delicious starter choices and will continue into the Thanksgiving traditions of Herb-Roasted Mary’s Turkey with a plethora of family-style sides.  But, leave it to Akasha to provide some alternative meal choices to really spice up your life! If you’re not feeling turkey this year, she’s got you covered with either the West Coast Sable Fish & Lobster Sauce or Herb Roasted King Trumpet & Hen of the Woods Mushrooms to really take your meal for a spin. All dining will be followed with a pie buffet…and there are nine different flavors to choose from. Talk about Heaven! Also, if you aren’t feeling like dining-in, Akasha’s Restaurant also offers take-out options, but make sure your orders are placed by November 19th so you don’t miss out on all the deliciousness!

9543 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
310.845.1700 |


Café Pinot

Are you looking for a chill Thanksgiving dinner? At Café Pinot, guests can dine outdoors on the patio and enjoy a three-course meal with specially curated wine pairings.  They provide the Traditional Turkey Dinner with a twist of Brussel sprouts and potato purée, or you can feast on their Grilled Atlantic Salmon with potatoes, spinach and bone-marrow butter.  They also offer dessert options like the Pumpkin Creme Brulée and Chocolate Spiced Crémeux.

700 West 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
213.239.6500 |


The Front Yard

The Front Yard is The Garland’s signature restaurant and is participating in the buffet-style Thanksgiving this year.  Items are ranging from Buttermilk and Sage Turkey with Cranberry sauce and Sage Gravy to Dry Chili Roasted Ham with Pineapple Relish.  Talk about YUM! Dinner out at Front Yard won’t break the bank either, with adults being only $55 and kids under 12 being $25.

The Garland, 4222 Vineland Ave
North Hollywood, CA 91602
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