Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving in LA

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If you're looking to eat out for Thanksgiving, there are some great places for a memorable dinner in and around Los Angeles and Orange County. These restaurants all have traditional turkey dinner on the menu for Thanksgiving.

For more cuisine selections, OpenTable has a listing of other LA area restaurants taking reservations on Thanksgiving, from sushi to Italian. Thanksgiving weekend is also a great time to catch a performance of The Nutcracker Ballet or one of the dozens of Holiday Shows in LA

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Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica

1 Pico
 1 Pico
Address
1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA
Phone
+1 310-458-0030

1 Pico at Shutters on the Beach is offering a three-course prix fixe menu with entree options including free-range turkey, braised prime short ribs, grilled Scottish salmon, or spaghetti with roasted mushrooms and black winter truffles.

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Patina at Disney Concert Hall

Patina - Dining Room
 Patina Restaurant
Address
141 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
Phone
+1 213-972-3331

Entrees on the three- or six-course Thanksgiving menus at the award-winning Patina restaurant include a whole-roasted turkey or parsnip Bottoni with pheasant consommé, Zamorano, and sunchokes.

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Akasha Bakery and Restaurant

Akasha Restaurant, Bar & Cafe
Akasha Restaurant, Bar & Cafe 
Address
2618, 9543 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232, USA
Phone
+1 310-845-1700

If you're looking for a high-quality take-out option for Thanksgiving, consider Akasha Bakery and Restaurant. Options include a herb-roasted turkey, or king oyster and hen-of-the-woods mushrooms for vegetarians. You can also opt for side dishes like roasted cauliflower bisque, chestnut, and sage ciabatta stuffing, stuffed squash, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, Millikin yams, and green bean casserole. For dessert, there's pumpkin pie, maple pecan pie, almond apple crisp, and chocolate-bourbon banana cream pie.

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Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse
 Nick & Stef's Steakhouse
Address
330 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071-3115, USA
Phone
+1 213-680-0330

In addition to its regular menu, Nick & Stef's is adding a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with Diestel Farms Turkey, chestnut stuffing, potato puree, candied butternut squash, pickled cranberry compote, and turkey gravy.

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Circa 55 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

The Beverly Hilton
The Beverly Hilton 
Address
9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA
Phone
+1 310-887-6055

Circa 55 is serving up a Thanksgiving brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Brunch combines a traditional breakfast menu of Florentine eggs benedict and "make your own"omelets, with fresh seafood dishes, roasted turkey or ham, and sweet potato casserole with marshmallows and candied pecans.

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Bourbon Steak

Bourbon Steak Los Angeles
 Bourbon Steak Los Angeles
Address
237 S Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91210, USA
Phone
+1 818-839-4130

Bourbon Steak Los Angeles, a modern-inspired steakhouse located at Americana at Brand, is offering guests a festive three-course Thanksgiving dinner menu. It features seasonal and inspired takes on the holiday classics. Start off the meal with heritage fall squash soup, seafood platter (oysters, king crab, and gulf prawn), or a kale and pomegranate salad with Anjou pear, pecans, and smoky rogue blue cheese. Entrees include roasted heritage turkey with cranberry mostarda, short rib Wellington, lobster pot pie, Mediterranean branzino, and 35-day, dry-aged prime bone-in ribeye with charred baby leeks, bordelaise sauce, and smoked blue cheese crumbles. S'mores with graham cracker ice cream or pumpkin pie are the dessert choices.

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Decanso Gardens

Maple at Descanso Gardens
 Maple at Descanso Gardens
Address
1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011, USA
Phone
+1 818-949-4200

Descanso Gardens is planning an outdoors Thanksgiving brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Buffet options include a herb-roasted heritage turkey; butternut squash and mushroom Wellington; cast iron green bean casserole; baked mac and cheese; buttered sweet corn; maple-roasted root veggies; apple pie ravioli; and pumpkin cheesecake shooters.

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Thanksgiving Lunch at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific
Aquarium of the Pacific 
Address
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126, USA
Phone
+1 562-590-3100

three-course Thanksgiving lunch will be served at the Aquarium's Cafe Scuba, then you can spend the rest of the day visiting with the fish. The menu features Southern-style mac and cheese, thyme- and sage-roasted turkey, herb-crusted pork loin, and homemade fruit cobbler. There's a discount for Aquarium members.

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Pann's Restaurant

Pann's Restaurant and chef patrick
 Pann's Restaurant and chef patrick
Address
6710 La Tijera Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2018, USA
Phone
+1 323-776-3770

Historic Pann's restaurant on LaTijera is serving a holiday feast package with oven-roasted turkey, honey-glazed ham, and your selection of sides (such as buttermilk biscuits, corn muffins, cranberry bread, collard greens, and mashed potatoes).

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The Laugh Factory

Laugh Factory
 Laugh Factory
Address
8001 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046, USA
Phone
+1 323-656-1336

The Laugh Factory in Hollywood provides a free Thanksgiving dinner and live comedy show every year to comedians, actors, writers and anyone else who is alone for the holidays including the neighborhood homeless population. Seatings are at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. First come, first served. People line up early.

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Best Restaurants to Dine Out for Thanksgiving in LA