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Leave the Cooking to the Pros and Feast at These 12 Restaurants in LA This Thanksgiving

All the Fixins, None of the Work!

If you’re in LA and craving a relaxing Thanksgiving where you can simply enjoy the company of your loved ones rather than slave over a hot stove, the Los Angeles restaurant scene has you covered. From having a formal dining experience in a restaurant to pre-ordering your holiday favorites and digging in at home, here are some of our favorite ways to spend the tastiest holiday of the year. 


Blue Streak at Loews Santa Monica 

Menu: Dine In
Pricing: $95 Adults, $35 Children

Celebrate Thanksgiving with ocean views and quality cuisine at Blue Streak at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. This year, guests hoping to get out of the house can enjoy a Thanksgiving feast designed by Executive Chef Chris O’Connell. The menu features all of the holiday favorites like turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and more, all served family style. This festive feast is $95 per person without alcohol, while children under 10 can dine for $35. And if you want to make Thanksgiving even better, turn it into a staycation—stay two nights and enjoy a $100 dining credit for your dinner.

Location: Santa Monica


Greenleaf Kitchen + Cocktails 

Menu: To-Go
Pricing: A la carte

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Looking to have your Thanksgiving party catered by the best? Greenleaf Kitchen + Cocktails takes the stress out of the hectic holidays by prepping and cooking the most delicious of meals for your celebration. Each main entree serves four to six people and includes classic turkey along with spiral ham, braised short rib and more. There are also tons of a la carte sides like garlic mashed potatoes and roasted yams. In addition to food, you can also order family-style batched cocktails or bottle bundles of wine. 

Locations: Century City, USC, Venice


Estérel at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

Menu: Dine In
Pricing: $50 Adults, $35 Children

Estérel is an innovative and elegant restaurant located at the Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. This year, enjoy a three-course feast for a fair price of $50 per person for adults and $35 for children 12 and under. Each course consists of two options: the first being between a delicata squash caprese salad or a cozy acorn squash bisque. When it comes to entrees, the options are a turkey roulade or a light and flaky grilled Mediterranean sea bass. For dessert, celebrate the season with festive flavors in a brown butter pumpkin tart or a roasted apple cheesecake.  

Location: Beverly Hills



Yardbird at Beverly Center

Menu: To-Go
Pricing: $290+

Yardbird is a Beverly Center staple that is offering a to-go Thanksgiving banquet for the books. The chef-driven menu brings decadence to your own dinner table with holiday favorites like herb-roasted turkey, sweet and savory biscuit stuffing, fresh cranberry relish and more. Thanks to the reheating instructions, your holiday meal can be ready in a jiffy. Best of all, if you order now, you’ll receive a complimentary bottle of wine with your spread. Just be sure to remind the fam to save room for the brown butter bourbon pumpkin pie for dessert. 

Location: Beverly Center


Beauty & Essex LA

Menu: Dine In
Pricing: A la carte

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Keep things chic and sleek on Thanksgiving by spending the holiday at Beauty & Essex in Hollywood. The special menu is being broken down into mains, accessories and, of course, dessert. The mains are made to shine and range from roasted free-range turkey and grilled hanger steak to a 20-ounce pork tomahawk. The “accessories” include cornbread stuffing, aged cheddar mac and cheese and a silky potato purée. Enjoy a sweet ending to your meal with some southern blueberry cobbler or pumpkin pie.

Location: Hollywood


The Culver Hotel

Menu: Dine In and To-Go
Pricing: $75

Lillie’s is a new and elegant restaurant at The Culver Hotel, and it’s opening its doors on Thanksgiving to those seeking an upscale yet cozy celebration out of the house. The prix fixe menu includes stunning entrees and sensational sides that can be paired with quality vino—both from France and California. That said, the housemade pies at the end of the meal are definitely the star of the show. You can also pre-order the dinner and pick it up in a grab-and-go kit to serve at home.

Location: Culver City



Menu: To-Go
Pricing: Prix Fixe $400+ or A la Carte

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Jar is a modern chophouse located right outside of West Hollywood that is making your at-home Thanksgiving better than ever! Group meals to-go are being offered at $400 for four people or $790 for eight, providing you with everything you need for the ultimate Thanksgiving feast. The prix fixe menu features everything from chestnut chickpea soup to cornbread and turkey sausage stuffing, but customers also have the option to go a la carte and pay by the pint or quart. Note: Jar will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, so be sure to pick up your feast the day before.

Location: Beverly Blvd


Geoffrey’s Malibu

Menu: Dine In
Pricing: $89 Adults, $65 Children

Take fancy to the next level this Thanksgiving by dining on the oceanside patio at Geoffrey’s. The sunset views are spectacular, setting the scene for a mouthwatering three-course meal in Malibu. During the first course, guests can choose among festive favorites like roasted pumpkin salad or zucchini soup. For the main course, seafood and steak options are available along with roast turkey roulade and miso-braised tofu. Finally, this $89 meal concludes with a choice of pumpkin cheesecake, chocolate crunch bars or a fruit tart for dessert. 

Location: Malibu



Menu: To-Go
Pricing: $140+


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Pasjoli is a charming and quaint French restaurant in Santa Monica. Though the restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving, customers can order ahead and indulge in a decadent pre-made meal at home on Turkey Day. Simply pre-order and pick up on the 23rd. The fabulous feast is $140 per person and features roasted turkey with black truffle gravy, pomme purée, haricot verts casserole and more. You can even enhance your meal with beverage bundles that range from red and white wine to cocktail flights.

Location: Santa Monica


Circa 55 at the Beverly Hilton

Menu: Dine-In
Pricing: $85 Adults, $45 Children


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What better place to spend Turkey Day in LA than at an iconic staple? The Beverly Hilton is a historic hotel that is now home to the modern Circa 55 restaurant. This year’s Thanksgiving extravaganza at Circa 55 is an innovative spread that boasts bold flavors and unique pairings. Most of the dishes revolve around locally sourced ingredients, resulting in vibrant salads and comforting classics like green bean casserole. The carving station will showcase citrus-brined turkey and prime rib while the seafood station will feature fresh sushi. 

Location: Beverly Hills


1 Kitchen at 1 Hotel West Hollywood

Menu: Dine-In
Pricing: $95 Adults, $45 Children


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Those looking to get out of the house and hit Sunset Strip on Thanksgiving should book ahead at 1 Kitchen at the 1 Hotel in WeHo. This three-course meal starts off with warm Parker House rolls and with Vermont butter and a cranberry-orange spread for the whole table. The first course offers light fare with a seasonal kale salad or a roasted squash soup. During the second course, choose from traditional turkey, pan-roasted salmon or the vegan wild mushroom and mixed grain risotto. In true Thanksgiving fashion, one of the dessert options is a pumpkin spiced pot de crème

Location: West Hollywood

Fig at Fairmont Miramar 

Menu: Dine-In or To-Go
Pricing: $89 Prix Fixe or $395 To-Go

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Fig at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is throwing an upscale celebration in honor of Turkey Day. In addition to slow-roasted turkey, Fig is serving elevated holiday dishes like King salmon, butternut squash tortellini and a fig tart for dessert. This prix fixe feast is $89 per person and requires a reservation, but diners can also take the fun and flavor home. The Turkey To-Go menu is $395 and includes a whole turkey, roasted Brussels sprouts, an endive salad and a whole pumpkin pie with crème chantilly.

Location: Santa Monica

Allie Lebos graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 with a BA in Communication. While in school she was a staff writer at The Daily Nexus for nearly two years. Since graduating she has written for The Palisades Magazine, as well as Hidden Hills Magazine. Currently living in Santa Monica, Allie loves to indulge in good food, hot yoga, and daily walks along the beach; writing articles on travel, special events, as well as features on local businesses and individuals.




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