The Beverly Hilton Thanksgiving
A 100% vegan Thanksgiving brunch at Circa 55 led by Sous Chef Colleen Blackburnwill be served on Nov. 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Menu highlights include vegan pot pie, vegan scalloped potatoes and vegan lasagna. Brunch is priced at $56 for adults. A traditional Thanksgiving brunch will be offered on Nov. 28 for $105 per person and $42 for children from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A Thanksgiving dinner buffet, priced from $72 per adult and $32 for children under 11 years old, will be available from 5 to 10 p.m. 9876 Wilshire Blvd., (310)887-6055.
Thanksgiving at Viviane
On Nov. 28, enjoy a multi-course dinner offered for $65 per person from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.. Main dishes include slow-roasted turkey or roast beef with garlic mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables. There is also a vegetarian butternut squash risotto made with roasted kombucha and delicata squash, kale, brown butter, pepita seeds and sage. Finish with either a mini pumpkin pie or Granny Smith apple pie with vanilla ice cream. 9400 W. Olympic Blvd., (310)277-5221.
Thanksgiving at the Belvedere
Enjoy free-flowing Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne and exquisite Thanksgiving favorites from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Start with butternut squash risotto or creamed corn chowder followed by roasted free-range natural turkey and an expansive array of classic and contemporary holiday desserts. This special menu is priced at $140 for adults, and $65 for children 12 years old or younger. The Belvedere is also offering an elegant take-home menu option that serves four people starting at $395. 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., (310)975-2736.
Thanksgiving at Sofitel LA
Eat, drink and be thankful with friends and family on Thursday, Nov. 28. A Thanksgiving buffet offers traditional items like butternut squash soup, herb-and-lemon-roasted turkey and bone-in prime rib. Also, Cattle & Claw’s creamy lobster mac and cheese will be served along with a variety of sides and desserts, including a chocolate fountain, pumpkin and pecan pies, and a large assortment of French mini-pastries. Reservations are encouraged for this $59 holiday culinary experience from noon to 7 p.m. It’s $30 for children under 12 years old. 8555 Beverly Blvd., (310)278-5444.
SLS Beverly Hills the Bazaar and Tres by José Andrés
Celebrate with three different ways to come together and give thanks. The Bazaar offers a modern-day, family-style Thanksgiving dinner “José’s Way,” complete with a Mary’s Farm organic turkey centerpiece and an abundance of side dishes, including Bazaar signature salads. Finish with pumpkin cremeuex or a chocolate fudge dessert for a sweet ending. Thanksgiving dinner is available at the Bazaar from 4 to 8:30 p.m., and the tasting menu is $110 per person and $55 for children 12 and under. Tres by José Andrés begins with a $10 welcome cocktail before the signature Tres Thanksgiving Day brunch for $85 per person and $45 per child from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Tres prix-fixe Thanksgiving Day dinner is a plated first and second course alongside a selection of side dishes and desserts for $75 per person from 5 to 10 p.m. 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., (310)246-5551.
The Abbey Food and Bar
Instead of preparing a feast for friends and family this Thanksgiving, come enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving meal complete with all the favorites, including lobster bisque, hickory-smoked turkey breast, truffled mashed potatoes, haricot vert casserole, brioche stuffing, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy and buttermilk biscuits. Pumpkin and apple pie will be served. This holiday meal is priced at $27 per person. The dance floor stays open until 2 a.m. 692 N. Robertson Blvd., (310)289-8410.
Holiday tamales from Gracias Madre
Sweet and savory tamales are available for pre-order now through Sunday, Dec. 22. Enjoy savory tamales, filled with jackfruit carnitas, purslane and green sauce, or sweet tamales with guava and cinnamon filling. Tamales are $48 per dozen. Orders must be placed before Sunday, Dec. 22, and picked up before Tuesday, Dec. 24, by 2 p.m. 8905 Melrose Ave., (323)978-2170.
Maggiano’s Little Italy
From Nov. 25 through Nov. 28, Maggiano’s offers a family-style meal for $39.99 per adult and $17.99 for children ages 5-12. For those seeking to eat at home, catering orders must be made by Friday, Nov. 22. Sides for catering include garlic mashed potatoes, fresh grilled asparagus, garlic spinach, crispy potatoes and roasted garlic broccoli. Pick up the day before or on Thanksgiving. Each package serves five people. 189 The Grove Drive, (323)965-9665.
Thanksgiving dinner at Cleo at the Orlando Hotel
Enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with a Mediterranean flair, including a warm butternut squash salad and turkey with all the trimmings. Finish with a pumpkin pie tart with sunflower seed brittle. Reservations are available from 6 p.m. to closing. 8384 W. Third St., (323)658-6600.
District in DTLA
Open for Thanksgiving, District is presenting a special three-course Thanksgiving dinner menu starting at 5 p.m. Guests can choose an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Vegetarians will enjoy a squash salad, and the Grandma’s Plate includes a lemon-and-herb-roasted turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, cranberry chutney, green beans and a pumpkin-spice crème brûlée with spiced cream and biscotti for dessert. 700 W. 7th St., (213)612-3185.
Le Grand for Thanksgiving
This year, enjoy Thanksgiving at Le Grand for a traditional three-course meal that includes a selection of family-style sides. Choose an appetizer of butternut squash soup with toasted parsnips, sage and hazelnuts, or a beet-and-goat-cheese salad with pistachio and raspberries. The main course options include Mary’s free-range turkey with gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin ricotta ravioli. For dessert, guests have the option of a house-made chocolate torte or pumpkin cheesecake. Dinner is $65 for adults and $29 for kids. 707 S. Grand Ave., (323)303-2535.
Chef Kris Tominaga of Manuela prepares a southern-influenced family-style dinner for $65 per person, and $35 for kids 10 and under. Manuela can accommodate vegan/vegetarian diners if requested when the reservation is made. Part of the menu is designed for sharing, while the main course and desserts are ordered individually. Following a first course of Tominaga’s signature cream biscuits and salad, main course options include smoked heritage turkey and dark meat confit, honey-glazed Colonel Newsom Preacher ham with spiced-brown-sugar mustard, Liberty Farms duck breast with cardamom-cider glaze, diver scallops with hen-of-the-woods mushrooms and bacon, and a wild mushroom-and-pumpkin-rye pot pie. Dessert highlights include sweet potato pie with coconut sorbet and apple basque with lemon curd and almond. Reservations are available between 2 and 7 p.m. 907 E. 3rd St., (323)849-0480.
Patina Thanksgiving feast
Executive Chef Andreas Roller will present a three- and six-course elevated meal from noon to 7 p.m. Dishes include fall favorites such as as slices of whole roasted turkey with sweet potato, roasted apple stuffing, Blue Lake beans and gravy. Dessert options include a modern interpretations on holiday classics, such as cranberry-orange cheesecake with orange blossom Chantilly cream, citrus meringue and Grand Marnier. The three-course Thanksgiving menu is $75 per person and the six-course is $110 per person. A children’s menu is $35. 141 S. Grand Ave., (213)972-3331.
Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse with the fixings
Nick + Stef’s traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be served from 3 to 9 p.m. Enjoy roast Diestel Family Ranch turkey, chestnut stuffing, potato puree, candied butternut squash, pickled cranberry compote and turkey gravy for $55 per person. For those not craving turkey, Nick + Stef’s full a la carte menu will also be available, including the signature dry-aged steaks and the 48-ounce Tomahawk rib chop that serves up to three people. 330 S. Hope St., (213)680-0330.
Thanksgiving at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
Enjoy a special three-course Thanksgiving menu that includes a choice of butternut-squash soup or harvest salad before receiving a slow-roasted turkey breast with apple and sausage stuffing and all the trimmings. Then, select either pumpkin cheesecake or pecan pie a la mode. This special menu is $59 per person. The regular menu is also available, offering hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood and an award-winning wine list including more than 2,000 selections. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1700, (323)784-0473.
Take home from Little Dom’s
The deli at Little Dom’s is preparing deep-fried turkeys, sides and pies for locals to pick up on Thanksgiving morning. Chef Boudet sets up about a dozen deep fryers on the sidewalk patio, and guests stopping in for pick-up can sip spiked coffee courtesy of the deli team and Pastry Chef Ann Kirk. For dessert, bring home a brown-butter pumpkin pie or bourbon pecan pie. 2128 Hillhurst Ave., (323)661-0055.
Hotel Shangri-La all day prix fixe
From 1 to 8 p.m., the Dining Room, located adjacent to the hotel lobby, treats guests to ocean views while enjoying a three-course succulent menu prepared by hotel chef Jessica Bedolla. Guests get a choice of either an heirloom beet salad or butternut squash soup. A selection of entrées includes slow-roasted turkey with sautéed garlic green beans, herb stuffing, sweet maple yam purée, pan gravy and cranberry-apple relish; honey-glazed ham with caramelized Brussels sprouts with bacon, maple carrots and potato gratin; and almond-crusted halibut with sautéed micro veggies and purple cauliflower purée. Desserts include homemade pumpkin pie served a la mode with vanilla-bean ice cream; Grand Marnier chocolate bread pudding with salted caramel ice cream; and cappuccino panna cotta topped with mascarpone cream. This holiday feast is $95 for adults and $47.50 for children under 12. 1301 Ocean Ave., (310)394-2791.
Fia’s family feast
L.A.’s ‘Godfather of Cocktails’ Vincenzo Marianella will create a festive Thanksgiving cocktail alongside the regular cocktail menu and wine list at Chef Brendan Collins’ new restaurant. Bring the family to enjoy shared Thanksgiving items at either the 2 p.m. or 5 p.m. seating. First course is butternut squash soup and salad before guests can choose roasted organic turkey with cranberry sauce and turkey gravy, or a slow-roast prime strip loin with popovers, horseradish and gravy. Collins is also making a baked Ora King salmon with dill butter sauce. Vegetables include pecan yams, stuffing and roast carrots. Finish with a choice of pumpkin, apple or pecan pie. 2454 Wilshire Blvd., (310)586-1707.
A Taito family Thanksgiving
Chef Helene “Mama” An’s menu is available for pick-up this Thanksgiving. The to-go menu features classic holiday favorites with an Asian twist. There are many gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options. Turkey fans will enjoy it with Mama’s gluten-free sticky rice stuffing. This is also the only time during the year where crustacean fans can order An’s world-famous garlic noodles for takeout. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, Nov. 26. For dessert, order a 9-inch, five-spice pumpkin pie with a choice of butter crust or graham cracker crust. 2700 Colorado Ave., (310)866-5228.
Front Yard at the Garland
Give thanks on Thursday, Nov. 28, from noon to 8 p.m., with a buffet-style menu priced at $59 per adults and $29 per kids ages 12 and under. Menu highlights include buttermilk-and-sage-brined turkey with cranberry sauce and sage gravy. Wild-mushroom-stuffed filet mignon and a chilled seafood station will also be available. 4222 Vineland Ave., (818)980-8000.
Josiah Citrin of Charcoal Venice is offering a fire-kissed, four-course Thanksgiving tasting menu for $79 per person. Start with cabbage baked in embers followed by a arugula and radicchio salad with apples and a pumpkin vinaigrette. For the main course, choose from smoked Diestel Farms turkey with wild mushroom stuffing, or prime rib slow roasted on the Big Green Egg. Side dishes include baked yams with marshmallows, collard greens and cranberry sauce Seasonal pies for dessert finishes the meal. 425 Washington Blvd., (310)751-6794.
Free plant-based Thanksgiving at Café Gratitude
For the 15th consecutive year, Café Gratitude will serve a free, plant-based Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This initiative is a community-driven event, staffed by volunteers. Additionally, donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to the I Love You food truck, a nonprofit initiative of Jaden Smith and the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation. The mission of I Love You food truck is to spread love and support the well-being of communities experiencing food and housing insecurity by offering sustainable water and fresh, high-quality vegan meal options. Order Cafe Gratitude side dishes and pies now for your own Thanksgiving. Pick up is on Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 1 to 10 p.m. 512 Rose Ave., (424)231-8000.
STK L.A. Thanksgiving menu
Come in from noon to 10 p.m. for Thanksgiving fare such as a roasted-turkey special with chestnut cornbread stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes, Yukon Gold potatoes, old-school gravy and cranberry-orange chutney for $42 for adults and $16 for children 12 and under. The full STK menu and a children’s menu will also be available. Finish with a slice of spiced pumpkin or cinnamon-apple pie with boozy cream and vanilla ice cream for $12. 930 Hilgard Ave., (310)659-3535.
The Tuck Room Tavern
The jovial Westwood dining and drinking den is offering a Thanksgiving buffet with a Farmer’s Market focus on Thursday, Nov. 28. The chef-curated buffet is $58 per person and Access Gold members receive 10% off the total check. Menu offerings are sweet and savory, traditional and modern. Enjoy an award-winning bread station featuring signature housemade items like popovers, honey-glazed cornbread and Parker House rolls. Finish with the Tuck Room Tavern’s legendary silken pumpkin pie, housemade apple or pecan pie, apple-cider doughnuts and assorted cookies. A children’s table menu includes turkey and beef sliders, buttermilk-fried chicken fingers and mac and cheese priced at $20 per child 12 and younger. 10850 Wilshire Blvd., (310)307-7004.
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