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LA’s 8 Best Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

It’s that time of year again, the weather is finally turning crisp & cool (or some would say chilly). With that, the air fills with a sense of gratitude, togetherness and ideas on where the family is going to spend Thanksgiving dinner. In a city known for its diverse and delectable food scene, Thanksgiving dinner is no exception. Los Angeles boasts an array of top-tier restaurants and hidden gems that go above and beyond to serve up a feast. We’ve rounded up and narrowed down 8 of the best restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner from all over LA so you don’t have to think about stuffing that turkey. Get ready to relax and enjoy a stress-free holiday with your loved ones.

1. Caldo Verde 

Location: 1100 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Price Range: $$$$

This charming restaurant is always on everyone’s top list for Thanksgiving dinners. Caldo Verde is located in the heart of Los Angeles, inside Downtown LA’s Proper Hotel, close to the renowned Arena. The restaurant has a rustic look with a warm ambience that complements the holiday season. Their menu gives California vibes, while also blending Mediterranean foods (specifically Portuguese). For Thanksgiving their menu is already up on their website. They are offering a three course meal for $120 for adults and $55 for children. Caldo Verde even has alternating vegan options. Love that!

2. The Palm

Location: 1100 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Price Range: $$

The Palm captures the essence of a traditional American steakhouse that never fails to impress. Dining here is a well rounded  experience from the friendly staff greeting you upon arrival to the food that happily fills you the moment you leave. The restaurant makes you feel like you’re home with family (mostly because the walls are covered with photos of people who have dined there frequently or celebrities that have has a meal there). You’ll feel more at home with The Palm’s $59 three course Thanksgiving menu that blends traditional holiday dishes with the restaurants classics. If you seek an elevated, warm atmosphere this Thanksgiving, rest assured, The Palm is the place to pamper both you and your loved ones.

3. Ospero: The Pendry

Location: 8430 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Price Range: $$$

Ospero is an exquisite restaurant located inside The Pendry, a 5-star hotel in West Hollywood. This restaurant is known for sourcing fresh locally grown ingredients which we love. Ospero is going beyond lengths to ensure people have a relaxed and hassle free Thanksgiving meal. Enjoy eating on the earlier side? Don’t worry, they offer seating from noon to 7pm. Pre-fixed menu’s cost $70 per adult and $35 per child, making it a more affordable meal. This is a more simple three course meal, with a traditional thanksgiving plate (with all the essentials) as an entree option. Reservations are required.

4. The Cat and Fiddle 

Location: 742 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038

Price Range: $$

Looking for a laid back Thanksgiving dinner? The Cat and Fiddle is a British pub and restaurant located in Hollywood. With an extensive selection of wine, beer, and cocktails, there will be no shortage of beverage options to accompany your feast. Their Thanksgiving menu features English and American flavors to choose from. They have unique options like Carrot Curry Soup and Vegan Nut Roast Wellington. This is the perfect spot to spend your Thanksgiving if you prefer a distinct but memorable dinner in Los Angeles. Reservations are required.

5. Dante Beverly Hills

Location: 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Price Range: $$$$$

Make a new tradition and plan to splurge and spend the holiday at Dante’s first ever California Thanksgiving which is located one road over from the famous Rodeo Drive. Reviewed highly by Vogue, Forbes, and The Los Angeles Times, this restaurant has a sophisticated atmosphere with Italian inspired cuisine. Their extravagant meal is $195 per person and begins with a cranberry spiced cocktail and ends with their signature Tiramisu Eggnog. They are open all day, from 11 am to 9 pm, reservations are available through Resy.

6. Terrazza at Casa del Mar

Location: 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Price Range: $$$$

Situated along the Santa Monica beach is Terrazza inside of the luxurious Casa del Mar waterfront hotel. What truly sets this Thanksgiving Day experience apart from others is the soothing waves and breathtaking ocean views. Terrazza’s upscale yet relaxed atmosphere creates the perfect environment for family and friends to gather and be thankful. Their Thanksgiving menu has multiple appetizer and entree options, along with (and you won’t believe it) 16 different dessert choices. The price? Just $125 per person.

7. Yardbird

Location: 8500 Beverly Blvd Suite 112, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Price Range: $$

Not everyone loves or has the time to grocery shop and cook, but they still want to be able to host their closest people inside the comfort of their home. Yardbird gives the option of ordering a Thanksgiving meal to-go which is perfect to accommodate just about anyone. Even tourists who would prefer to eat in private at their vacation stay. Enjoy their selection of packages with all your favorite classic foods. Yup, this pre-paid option sounds like a hard one to pass up.

8. Shirley Brasserie

Location: 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, California, 90028

Price Range: $$$

Found inside of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on the iconic Hollywood Boulevard. Shirley Brasserie offers a mix of current influences and French cuisine. On Thanksgiving, they are open 1-7 pm and are ready to make your holiday unforgettable. They will be offering traditional Thanksgiving plates such as roasted turkey, honey glazed ham, sweet potato puree and more! Celebrate a sophisticated vibrant setting with your loved ones.

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