It’s time for Thanksgiving now. November 27, the Thanksgiving Day, is fast approaching. Here’s great opportunity to give treat to your family and friends by taking them out for dinner in some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles. After all, why to indulge in cooking and celebrate it at your home when you can easily indulge in fabulous outing on this day!
Be it Thanksgiving champagne brunches or other traditional fares, there are plenty of restaurants in the city to enjoy your evening in a fantastic way by savoring some delicious Thanksgiving dishes specially prepared for the occasion. Some of the popular restaurants to dine at on this special day include Park Grill at The InterContinental, Descanso Gardens, Seasons 52, Cecconi's, Napa Valley Grille, Crossroads, Hotel Bel-Air, Café del Rey, Tavern, Mélisse, Scarpetta, Culina, The Belvedere, FIG, Cafe Gratitude Venice, Four Seasons Westlake Village, Bouchon Beverly Hills and many more. Let us explore some of these restaurants and see what all they have in store for the special diners.
Park Grill at The InterContinental
Park Grill restaurant is situated at the InterContinental Hotel. The restaurant offers a special three-course Thanksgiving menu, which starts from an amuse-bouche of diver scallop crudo. The first course has delectable options for you comprising of red and gold beet salad with Humboldt Fog goat cheese and baby frisee or roasted acorn soup. You can order for either of them. You have other options as well. Consider trying out the sumptuous Mary’s organic free range turkey which is served with cranberry sauce, candied yams, traditional stuffing and gravy. For those who don’t want to be served turkey, they can opt for pan-roasted halibut or roasted beef ribeye. Round off your meal with a dessert comprising of maple cheesecake with roasted pears. Arrive early to reserve your seat between 5.30 pm to 9 pm.
It would indeed be a great idea to spend your Thanksgiving Day with a lunch buffet at the fabulous botanical garden. It’s absolutely the best place in the city for big families and large parties. A lavish spread of delicious menu awaits you. You can look forward to the yummy Parker House Rolls, fresh cranberry and orange compote, fall vegetables, candied yams and marshmallows, yukon gold mashed potatoes, sage and brown butter stuffing, and obviously oven-roasted all-natural Diestel turkey with all the trimmings. Dessert options include traditional pumpkin, chocolate pecan and classic apple pies. The lunch on this special day will be available starting 11.30 am until 1.30 pm.
The Seasons 52 is a health-conscious restaurant chain as well as a wine bar. It has its branches at two locations in the city – Santa Monica and Century City. The restaurant is renowned for offering affordable Thanksgiving dinner plate consisting of house-made cranberry relish, French green beans, maple-glazed butternut squash, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, traditional herb stuffing and Plainville Farms roasted turkey. The seating at both the locations are available until 8 pm.
The Cecconi's restaurant is renowned for serving Italian-inspired Thanksgiving spread especially created by Chef Andrea Cavaliere. You can look forward to a family-style dinner and complement it with restaurant’s condensed version of a la carte all-day menu. You can have your turkey alongside the Northern Italian pizza. The dinner menu comprises of Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, honey roasted heirloom carrots, black truffle mashed potatoes, butternut squash tortelli, leeks and combread stuffing, cranberry sauce, BN Ranch heritage free-range organic turkey, and a heaping slice of pumpkin pie. The seating here is available from 1 pm to 9 pm.
Napa Valley Grille
The Westwood hotspot Napa Valley Grille is known for its exotic three-course rustic wine country-inspired Thanksgiving menu specially created by Chef Taylor Boudreaux. The splendid dinner spread here comprises of butterscotch bread pudding, pumpkin and maple cheesecake, organic Diestel turkey, braised lamb osso bucco, and autumn harvest salad. Seatings can be reserved from noon until 8 pm.
The Hotel Bel-Air is a great place in Los Angeles for your Thanksgiving feast. The roasted organic Heritage turkey served along with cranberry-quince chutney and sage gravy is the pièce de résistance. The four-course menu is a great attraction. It comprises of brioche bread stuffing, roasted pumpkin soup, stone ground corn bread, and buttermilk-white cheddar biscuits. The seating is available from noon till 8 pm.
The Tavern is situated in Brentwood. Both dine- in and take out options are available on Thanksgiving Day. The menu is delicious and absolutely fantastic. You can look forward to savoring the delectable wild mushroom persillade, traditional stuffings, fingerling potatoes, Brussels sprout, sweet potatoes, turkey breast stuffed with mashed potatoes and gravy, and persimmon and pomegranate salad with arugula and hazelnuts. For desserts, you can opt for candied pecan tart with vanilla ice cream or pumpkin pie with brown sugar whipped cream.
If you are visiting Los Angeles for the Thanksgiving holiday to meet with your family and friends, it would be just great to dine out and have a memorable Thanksgiving dinner at some of these famous restaurants.