Believe it or not, Thanksgiving 2021 is right around the corner. And with it, comes a basket of fresh problems and holiday-related anxieties (what’s the difference between mashed and mousseline? Should I attempt baking this year? How can I field questions about my lack of a relationship?) But guess what? Cooking a full-on feast doesn’t have to be one of them. Here’s a list of Los Angeles restaurants offering Thanksgiving specials.
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1 Hotel West Hollywood
The Sunset Strip hotel is offering two Thanksgiving specials - the first is a Give Thanks sando ($19), a limited-edition sandwich packed with smoked turkey breast, spice roasted yams, and cranberry mostarda. All proceeds from this sandwich will go towards the Los Angeles Mission. The second is a Thanksgiving plate ($29), filled with all the turkey day classics.
Akasha is offering a Thanksgiving take-out dinner, which allows you to build a complete holiday feast a la carte. There are winter squash soups, oven-ready turkey (which comes uncooked with herb butter and turkey stock), as well as candied sweet potatoes, pies, and cocktails to-go. Order on Tock by Thursday, November 18th.
Choose your favorite pies with The Apple Pan, including pumpkin, pecan, apple, banana cream, and more. Pick-ups are on November 23th and 24th. Click here to order.
Bar Ama in Downtown LA is offering a Tex-Mex Thanksgiving Dinner to-go. It’s ideal for four people (but is plenty to share between two) and will include Tex-Mex turkey roulade with gravy, cranberry-grapefruit sauce, duck fat Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, and more.
Price: $75 per person (four personal minimum)
The all-day Culver City spot is now accepting pre-orders for their Thanksgiving pies. Each one comes with a thick crust and in flavors like apple, key lime, chocolate banana, pecan, and pumpkin.
If you’re looking for a gluten-free treat, Breadblok in Santa Monica is selling beautiful apple crumble tartlets (made with vegan shortbread), pecan pies, and pumpkin pies topped with whipped cream. Purchase two pies for $100 with the code “GRATEFUL.”
The Glendale steakhouse has two Thanksgiving to-go packages. The first is a turkey dinner for two, and the second is a feast that serves up to six family members and friends.
Price: Turkey To-Go: $189 / Feast Package: $249.
Nothing screams “giving thanks” like a turkey day meal from Café Gratitude. All locations are selling holiday pies and sides like cauliflower mashed potatoes, truffled porcini grave, and pomegranate chutney.
Casa Del Mar Hotel
The Santa Monica hotel is offering a gourmet three-course dinner easily scalable for any size dinner party. Orders are to be picked up on Wednesday, November 24th.
Price: $115 per person. Order here.
The Cat & Fiddle
This West Hollywood British pub is serving a prix-fixe menu including your choice of a starter (like butternut squash soup), entrée (turkey or vegan nut roast wellington), sides, and dessert.
Price: $38 for adults, $19 for children.
The gigantic market that sits at the top of the Westfield Century City mall has created a Thanksgiving to-go package, Italian-style. Made to serve four people, there will be baked pumpkin ravioli, house-made focaccia stuffing, sliced turkey breast, and apple pie with mascarpone cream.
Price: $229 for four people.
Choose from a variety of Thanksgiving Wine Packs, like ones filled with natty wines, chilled reds, and organic bottles. Esters will also be open on Thanksgiving for retail shopping.
There are two to-go menus from the restaurant at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica - one vegan and one feast package that can serve eight-to-ten people.
Price: Vegan: $56 per person, Feast: $375.
The West Hollywood restaurant is bringing back their holiday tamales (stuffed with poblano peppers, jackfruit, or guajillo), as well as canned cocktails and holiday sides.
Instead of providing you with everything, Culver City’s Hatchet Hall presents: Everything But The Turkey. It’s a prix-fixe meal kit (feeds up to four people) with sides like candied pecans, marinated olives, mashed potatoes, and more.
One of our favorite Thai restaurants in the city, Holy Basil, is offering a Thanksgiving meal for six, packed with gra pow sausage, marinated whole jidori chicken, pickled vegetables, cucumber salad, and white rice, with the option to add on Thai teas.
Price: $244 (Pre-order by November 22nd.)
Everything you need for a Thanksgiving feast is here at this Santa Monica cafe: organic roasted turkeys, roasted beef tenderloin, smashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, boxes of biscuits, and more. The deadline to order is November 18th at 3pm, which you can do here.
Although Jar will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, the Beverly Grove restaurant will offer a Thanksgiving dinner take-out meal with easy instructions for heating and preparing at home.
Price: $400 (meal for four), $775 (meal for eight).
Kismet won’t be open on Thanksgiving proper, but the Los Feliz restaurant still has plenty of specials - in addition to a la carte sweet potatoes, kabocha baba ghanouj, sage and mushroom couscous, and winter green salads, Kismet also has a Thanksgiving dinner pack which serves up to four people. There’s a whole chicken, gravy, couscous, pita, and more. A portion of sales will be donated to the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance.
The iconic Beverly Hills steakhouse is offering two different Thanksgiving feasts. The first is a roasted turkey dinner, which can feed 10-12 people ($219) and includes turkey, salad, creamed spinach, cornbread apple sage, and other fixings. The other is a holiday prime rib dinner, which includes many of the same side dishes, but with their signature prime rib instead of turkey. Available for a range of sizes: four people ($229), six to eight ($369), and 12-15 ($599).
Le Pain Quotidien
Le Pain Quotidien is offering three classic to-go pies. Choose between apple, pecan, or pumpkin now through November 28th, pick-up only at one of their many locations across the city. Individual slices will be available on-site.
The signature Los Feliz neighborhood restaurant is back, once again offering their Thanksgiving feast of deep-fried turkeys, roasted brussels sprouts, heirloom carrots with saba, brown butter pumpkin pie, and much, much more. Call the restaurant to place an order.
Loam, the new restaurant at the Ace Hotel in Downtown LA, is offering a three-course Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu to-go. For $80, you’ll get confit and smoked turkey, pumpkin risotto with sage, and a persimmon upside cake with earl grey ice cream.
Lock & Key
If you’re looking to booze up your Thanksgiving, this Koreatown bar is offering a few to-go cocktails, like the Fall Guy, a mix of bourbon, apple cider, and cinnamon. Or the Beets & Harmony, a beet-soaked concoction made with mezcal and Aztec chocolate bitters.
Loews Hotel Santa Monica
The Thanksgiving-at-home menu from Loews, a beach hotel in Santa Monica, includes one whole turkey, plus all the fixings (think arugula salad, pan-dripping gravy, buttery mashed potatoes, and more). Everything is ordered a la carte.
The Culver City bakery has all the sweets your little Thanksgiving heart desires, like house-made cranberry sauce, sweet potato loaves, and pumpkin pies.
McConnell’s is offering their beloved ice cream pies this year - each pie made with a salted brown butter shortbread cookie crust, then filled with their signature pumpkin pie ice cream, and topped with pecan pralines and a salted caramel sauce. Pies are 11” and are now available to pre-order.
Mirame, an inventive Mexican restaurant in Beverly Hills, is offering a Thanksgiving feast, meant to serve six-to-eight people. It includes smoked turkey, Caesar salad, esquites with baby corn, tortillas, and mole tortes, plus more.
The Long Beach restaurant’s to-go menu includes turkey breast, butternut squash with candied ginger, maple bacon green beans, wild rice, and more.
Price: $325, serves six to eight people.
_The high-end French restaurant will serve a Thanksgiving at-home menu, including roasted turkey breast with black truffle gravy, duck leg confit, cranberry relish, apple crumble, and more. Each dinner will include detailed instructions on how to properly reheat. Cocktail flights and wine bundles are also available.
Price: $100 per person._
The Peninsula in Beverly Hills has a special Thanksgiving at-home meal. It’s prepared family-style and serves four to six guests, with pick-up on November 25th.
Romano's Macaroni Grill
Have your Thanksgiving dinner catered by Macaroni Grill, where you can either pick up their special three-course prix-fixe menu (which includes soup or salad, roasted turkey breast with all the fixings, and a special dessert) or a Take-and-Warm Turkey Feast that can feed five or ten people.
SALT in Marina del Rey is serving a traditional Thanksgiving to-go menu featuring butternut squash soup, organic turkey, whipped sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie.
Price: $399, serves four to six people.
Salt & Straw
For the first time ever, Salt & Straw has a Thanksgiving menu. You’ll find five new flavors, ranging from caramelized turkey and cranberry to candied walnut cheesecake, available both in-store and for nationwide shipping.
Socalo, a Mexican cantina located within Santa Monica’s Gateway Hotel, is offering a Thanksgiving feast (with simple, easy-ish reheating instructions), including roasted turkey roulade, herbed gravy, sauteed kale, honey-lime yams, and more.
STK Los Angeles
From November 25-28th, STK Steakhouse in Westwood is offering a complete Thanksgiving dinner for two, including tender turkey breast, sage stuffing, sauteed green beans with crispy shallots, Yukon gold potatoes, and more. You can also add a slice of pumpkin pie and candied ginger cream for $12.
West Hollywood’s bright and sunny cafe is turning into a pie shop. From November 15th through Thanksgiving Day, they’ll have a selection of festive gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free pies available whole or by the slice. There will be coconut fairy bread cream pies, lemon meringues, basque cheesecakes, and more.
Superba is offering a pre-order menu (available at all four locations, including their newest in Hollywood) with an assortment of turkey, heritage ham, vegan stuffing, cranberry orange chutney, and bourbon chocolate pecan pie. Click here to order.
Thanksgiving ice cream pies are now available to order through November 15th. Pick from apple pies made with oat crumble and caramel swirls, pecan pies, and creamy vegan pumpkin. Each pie is $48 and can be ordered through Tock.
The takeaway Thanksgiving feast at the Beverly Wilshire hotel (in Beverly Hills) serves four to ten people, with your choice of two appetizers, roasted turkey, various sides, and one dessert.
Price: $450 (four to six people), $650 (seven to ten people). Order here.
The Atwater Village pub is offering three different Thanksgiving feasts. The first is a roasted turkey dinner, which can feed 10-12 people ($219) and includes turkey, salad, creamed spinach, cornbread apple sage, and other fixings. The other is a holiday prime rib dinner, which includes many of the same side dishes, but with their signature prime rib instead of turkey ($229-$599). And lastly, one for six to eight people featuring beef brisket.
The Beverly Center’s Yardbird has several Thanksgiving To-Go Packages, ranging from small gatherings (two-to-four people) to larger get-togethers (ten to twelve). Enjoy sage and celery stuffing, fresh cranberry relish, and giblet gravy, alongside your turkey and mashed potatoes.