Thanksgiving Dinner in LA
Photography Provided By: Patrick Record
Thanksgiving Dinner in LA
Photography Provided By: Patrick Record

Here’s Where to Get the Best Thanksgiving Feasts in Los Angeles This Year

Whether You’ll Be Cozy at Home or Hitting the Town This Year, You’ll Love These Local Los Angeles Options

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. Thanksgiving Dinner in LA

 

Blue Streak | Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Photography Provided By: Loews Santa Monica

If you’re still unsure whether you’d rather dine in or venture out for Thanksgiving, Blue Streak at Loews Santa Monica offers both! Dining in at their airy, seaside restaurant means you’ll enjoy a full four-course meal that includes all of the traditional favorites (brined turkey, buttery mashed potatoes and Parker House rolls) for $89 per person and $35 for kids under 10. Rather take the party home? Pre-order all of your fixings a la carte and enjoy! 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 feast, a daily pumpkin spice latte and complimentary valet parking. 

Location: Santa Monica
@loewssmbeach

Thanksgiving Dinner in LA

Sea Level | Shade Redondo Beach

For those craving a more formal Thanksgiving experience, Sea Level at Shade Hotel in Redondo Beach offers a coursed-out dining option that is $75 for adults and $25 for kids. Starting off with an heirloom pumpkin amuse bouche, this meal is sure to wow with some unique flavors and features. Though there are some more traditional options included, expand your holiday palate by pairing a glass of wine with the pan-roasted halibut or honey-glazed pork chop. Click here to make a reservation. 

Location: Redondo Beach
@shadehotelrb

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Zinc @ Shade | Manhattan Beach

Though the Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach has a different restaurant (Zinc), they will be featuring the same menu as their sister restaurant, Sea Level. Make sure to book a reservation through Resy to ensure a spot on Zinc’s modern terrace as you enjoy the Manhattan Beach breeze and cozy up next to one of their many fire pits. 

Location: Manhattan Beach
@shadehotelmb

Thanksgiving Dinner in LA

Hotel Casa Del Mar

Photography Provided By: Hotel Casa Del Mar

For this year’s festivities, the iconic Hotel Casa Del Mar is providing two different holiday dining options that include a special three-course prix fixe menu. Both dine-in and the gourmet three-course takeout options are priced at $115 per guest; menu options include Roasted Cinderella Squash Soup, braised Wagyu beef short ribs and pumpkin pecan pie. For kids, the price to dine-in is only $45, and they can enjoy a variety of kid-friendly options, such as classic chicken fingers or a simple Thanksgiving plate.

Location: Santa Monica
@hotelcasadelmar 

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Jar 

Photographed By: Anne Fishbein

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 $775 for eight, providing you with everything you need for the ultimate Thanksgiving feast. Order and pre-pay through Tock before Nov. 20 and savor Jar’s cornbread and turkey sausage stuffing and homemade cranberry sauce before indulging in their divine pear and cranberry almond crumble.

Location: West Hollywood
@jarrestaurant 

Thanksgiving Dinner in LA

Superba Food + Bread

With four different locations in Hollywood, Venice, North Hollywood and Pasadena, Superba Food + Bread’s delectable take-home Thanksgiving feast is available to every LA local no matter what part of town you live in! Depending on the size of your party, pre-order your small or large portions by Nov. 21 so you’re totally prepared for the big day. Whether you’re wanting a full course—including main entrees like their Glazed Beeler’s Heritage Ham—or you’re just in need of some sides, Superba Food + Bread has got you covered.

Locations: Hollywood, Venice, North Hollywood, Pasadena
@lifesuperba

 

The Beverly Hilton

Looking to spend the holiday soaking up the SoCal sun? Head to The Beverly Hilton for a poolside Thanksgiving brunch that’s complete with classics like eggs Benedict and candied yams, while also containing more unconventional Turkey Day bites like sushi, for $120 per person. If you’d prefer to celebrate the holiday with an evening dinner, reserve your spot for $80 (per person) and enjoy an array of fall-inspired dishes, including citrus-brined turkey and butternut squash bisque.

Location: Beverly Hills
@beverlyhilton

Thanksgiving Dinner in LA

The Peninsula Beverly Hills

The stunning Peninsula Beverly Hills offers a more eclectic Thanksgiving experience with an elegant afternoon tea featuring Thanksgiving-themed tea sandwiches and sweets. From pumpkin-spiced teas to turkey and cranberry tea sandwiches, the Peninsula provides this one-of-a-kind high tea holiday celebration for just $125 per person. Of course, if you’d rather have something a bit more traditional, check out their $450 Thanksgiving to-go feast and feed up to six people from the comfort of your home.

Location: Beverly Hills
@thepeninsulabh 

 

True Food Kitchen

The Point is a hip and modern outdoor mall in El Segundo that houses some of the best shopping and eateries in the area. For Thanksgiving, The Point’s True Food Kitchen will offer healthy, fall-inspired catering to make your celebration less messy and more merry. Create your own catering package to ensure that you get exactly what you want for your guests. If you’re a local, opt for having your food delivered for the most convenient experience possible.

Location: The Point in El Segundo
@livetruefood

Thanksgiving Dinner in LA

Hungry Angelina

Long Beach’s most-happening shopping center, 2nd & PCH, is home to Matthew Kenney’s beloved Hungry Angelina. This plant-based haven will be serving a totally vegan and delicious a la carte menu that will include a “turkey” dinner, housemade gravy, roasted vegetables, stuffing and warm potato rolls. For dessert, don’t miss out on the pumpkin cheesecake, which will include maple pecans, caramel and whipped cream. This special dinner is the perfect way to introduce your family to the wonders of a plant-based Thanksgiving. 

Location: Long Beach
@hungry.angelina

 

The Bungalow Kitchen

The Bungalow Kitchen (also at 2nd & PCH) is Chef Michael Mina’s latest and greatest venture. Though they will be closed on Thanksgiving itself, you can enjoy a little holiday pregame with the fam by visiting the restaurant and sitting out on their massive, plant-filled patio for some tasty seasonal specials. Available only on the Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving, The Bungalow Kitchen is serving up a heritage turkey burger along with a roasted pumpkin agnolotti. The agnolotti’s brown butter and Alba white truffle will send your taste buds on a serious journey that you won’t want to end!

Location: Long Beach
@bungalowkitchenbelmontshore

Strings of Life

Strings of Life is an Australian-inspired cafe that serves coffee and culture in the heart of West Hollywood. With their new SOL pop-up “pie shop,” locals have the option to choose from a variety of gluten-free, dairy-free and totally vegan pies for a quick grab-and-go dessert option. Simply pre-order your delicious yet guilt-free pie starting Nov. 19, and then pick it up before 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Location: West Hollywood 

@stringsoflifecafe

About the author

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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