Restaurants across San Diego County are serving up Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 23 this year, whether San Diegans are looking to dine in or take-out.
Restaurants serving dinner on Thanksgiving Day
20|Twenty: This restaurant’s three-course Thanksgiving Day meal includes chicory greens or ginger miso carrots for the first course, followed by a choice of citrus roasted turkey, Campbell River salmon, stuffed acorn squash or prime rib for the main entree. Butter cake and pumpkin pie will top the meal for dessert. 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad. (760) 827-2500. 20twentygrill.com/menu
ARLO: Mission Valley’s Arlo will serve a Thanksgiving buffet featuring Tillamook Bay oysters, turkey breast with rosemary gravy, Chilean sea bass with rainbow chard and red wine chimichurri, brown sugar sweet potatoes, Italian stuffing and cheesecake s’mores. The full menu can be found here. $85 for adults and $35 for children 5 years old and under. 500 Hotel Circle N., San Diego. (619) 908-5058. arlosandiego.com
Black Angus Steakhouse: The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, with a choice of soup or salad, fresh roasted turkey, home-style mashed potatoes, sage dressing, fresh broccoli with garlic butter, roasted sweet potatoes, fresh cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie with whipped cream. $25.99 for adults and $11.99 for children. Various locations throughout the county. blackangus.com
Duck Dive: For $42, guests can enjoy a turkey dinner at Duck Dive, which will include turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, seasonal vegetables, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. The prime rib dinner, for $51, will serve prime rib with horseradish cream, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and pumpkin pie. It’s encouraged to make reservations for groups of four or more people. Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 11 a.m. until the restaurant closes. 4650 Mission Blvd., San Diego. (858) 273-3825. theduckdive.com
Harrah’s Resort: A Thanksgiving Day a la carte menu will be offered at the resort, with dishes such as white and dark meat turkey, mashed potatoes and giblet gravy, apple-sage stuffing and glazed baby carrots. $24 per guest. 777 S. Resort Drive, Valley Center. (760) 751-3100. harrahssocal.com
Hotel del Coronado: The hotel will host a Thanksgiving buffet dinner in the Southpointe Ballroom, featuring traditional Thanksgiving feast menu items. After dinner, the hotel’s holiday programming will commence, including the opening of its ice skating rink, holiday lights and more. The Thanksgiving buffet is $195 per adult, $100 for children ages 4 to 10. Children 3 and under can eat for free. Make reservations here. 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado. (619) 435-6611. hoteldel.com
Hudson & Nash: Find a Thanksgiving buffet at Hudson & Nash on Nov. 23, with options like slow-roasted turkey, smoked prime rib, lobster mac & cheese, charcuterie and corn muffins dolloped in lavender honey butter. The meal is served from 2 to 8 p.m., $98 for adults and $48 for children ages 5 to 10 years old. 1 Park Blvd., San Diego. (619) 321-4236. hudsonandnash.com.
Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern: Guests can choose between a prix fixe four-course turkey or prime rib dinner for Thanksgiving at Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern. Both meals come with menu items like apple and chestnut stuffing, creamed corn, green beans and cranberry sauce. The turkey dinner is $57 per person and the prime rib dinner is $65. 4990 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego. (619) 226-2103. j-fat.com
Rancho Bernardo Inn: There will be a buffet dinner at the inn’s Bernardo Ballroom from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Classic holiday dishes, along with beer, wine and cocktails, will be served. The cost will be $135 per adult and $55 per child. Make reservations here. For those who prefer a four-course meal, head to the inn’s restaurant, Avant, where chef Sergio Jimenez will serve a seasonal dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday. $125 per adult and $65 per child. Reservations can be made here. 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego. (855) 574-5356. ranchobernardoinn.com
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa: Guests can enjoy a Thanksgiving Day celebration at Rancho Valencia, complete with a dinner buffet as well as seasonal activities like lawn games, a petting zoo, carriage rides and arts and crafts. The cost will be $195 per adult and $55 for children 11 years old or younger. Kids under 3 eat for free. 5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe. (858) 756-1123. ranchovalencia.com/san-diego-events/thanksgiving
Sally’s Fish House & Bar: This waterfront restaurant, located in the Manchester Grand Hyatt, will offer a special Thanksgiving menu on Nov. 23, including dishes like citrus, garlic and thyme brined turkey with pan gravy, maple bourbon glazed ham and Boursin whipped potatoes. The hotel’s indoor restaurant bar, The Landing, will offer the same menu. The prix fixe meal at both restaurants is $56 per plate. (619) 232-1234. 1 Market Place, San Diego. hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/california/manchester-grand-hyatt-san-diego/sanrs/dining
The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar: This La Jolla restaurant will have a prix fixe three-course menu on Thanksgiving Day. Dishes include starter options like roasted butternut squash bisque, pumpkin and ricotta ravioli and entrees selections of traditional maple-glazed free-range turkey, Zinfandel braised short rib or jumbo wild white shrimp. $85 per adult and $30 for children 10 and under. Reservations can be made here. 4301 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 2040. (858) 230-7404. thewinerylajolla.com
Restaurants selling take-home Thanksgiving meals
Seasons 52: Feed a group of four to six people with Season 52’s traditional Thanksgiving take-home meal, with roasted turkey and pan gravy, Yukon mashed potatoes, herb stuffing, green beans and cranberry relish. It also includes six mini pumpkin pie desserts and pumpkin mousse. Pick up on Nov. 22 for $225. 4505 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego. (858) 450-1252. seasons52.com/menu/thanksgiving-for-4-6/prod7560073
Terra American Bistro: The restaurant will offer an “Everything But the Bird” package for $159.99 that includes sides like a harvest salad, roasted butternut squash bisque, apple-pecan cornbread stuffing, cranberry almond relish and country smashed three cheese potatoes. Or, order a main entree, with choices from herb roasted turkey, sliced prime sirloin steak, apple bourbon glazed ham to balsamic grilled tofu. Order on Open Table here by Nov. 18 at noon and pick up between 1 and 4 p.m. on Nov. 22. $100 order minimum. 7091 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego. (619) 293-7088. terrasd.com
Urban Plates: With locations in La Jolla, Del Mar and Carlsbad, Urban Plates will sell Thanksgiving dinners for six to eight people. The meal includes turkey, gravy, cranberry relish, bread, stuffing and two sides, and comes with reheating instructions as well. There are a limited number of meals so reserve by Nov. 19 while supplies last. Pick up on Nov. 21 or Nov. 22, $174.95. UrbanPlates.com.