Believe it or not, Thanksgiving 2021 is right around the corner. And with it, comes a basket of fresh problems and holiday-related anxieties (Should I attempt to roast a turkey this year? How can I field questions about my lack of a relationship? How the f*ck do you make a pie crust?) But guess what? Cooking a full-on feast doesn’t have to be one of them. Here’s a list of San Francisco restaurants offering Thanksgiving specials.
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The annual Thanksgiving party at the Western Addition hofbrau is back this year. For $30 per person, you get turkey, stuffing, your choice of sides, and pumpkin pie, plus optional add-ons like ham or turkey legs in the cafeteria-esque space. Dinner is first come, first serve, and note that the line closes at 7pm.
One Market Restaurant
The American restaurant on the Embarcadero has a three-course meal ($85 per adult or $49 for kids) for their Thanksgiving dinner. It includes options like caramelized pear and arugula salad, roasted turkey, a pumpkin tart, and more.
The barbecue-focused restaurant in SoMa is offering a full buffet on Thanksgiving, available all day from 11am-6pm. For $89 ($39 for kids), you can get your fill of dishes like smoked turkey and truffle gravy, wagyu prime rib, pecan pie, and more.
The upscale Vietnamese restaurant in the Richmond will be open on Thanksgiving from 12-8pm with a four-course meal ($72) available for dine-in or takeout. So if confit turkey with sweet potato hash, shrimp and lap xuong fried rice, or pumpkin pie with milk tea ice cream sound like your ideal holiday meal, make a reservation here.
Villon is one of the restaurants inside the SF Proper Hotel in Civic Center, and they’re doing a four-course meal on Thanksgiving from 12:30-9pm. At $105 per adult and $40 per child, you’ll get dishes like parmesan s’formato with mushrooms and shallots, turkey with all the fixings, or apple crumble pie - plus an option for a vintage bourbon or wine pairing for $45 extra.
If you want to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner under a glass ceiling in Golden Gate Park, Park Chalet is here for you. The American restaurant and beer garden is doing a three-course menu ($75 for adults, $30 for kids) that includes things like butternut squash soup, roasted turkey, and pumpkin pie or apple crisp.
From 4-8pm, the French-Vietnamese spot in Lower Nob Hill will be open with a three-course, family-style menu for dine-in. Prices range from $55-85 per person, depending on which menu you choose, but expect to see things like lemongrass tofu salad, turkey breast poached in star anise, pumpkin spice cheesecake, and more.