With just a couple of weeks left in November, some haven’t finished eating their Halloween candy while others can’t wait to put their Christmas trees up. Regardless of where you’re at, Thanksgiving break is right around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about how and where to celebrate the holiday, especially for those staying in the Los Angeles area. If you can’t make it home to family this year or are seeking a reputable eatery nearby campus for a delightful meal, here are a few diverse L.A. Thanksgiving dinner options to consider.
On Nov. 23 from 1-6 p.m., Dockside at Playa Provisions will be hosting a classic Thanksgiving dinner for $75 per adult and $40 per child. Dockside at Playa Provisions, which is just a 10 minute drive from campus, will feature traditional Thanksgiving appetizers and entrées on their menu, including corn bread with maple butter, beer brined roasted turkey, stuffing, maple roasted yams, and pumpkin pie. Side dishes and pies will also be available for takeout, however all to-go orders must be placed by Nov. 17. Visit the Playa Provisions website here to view the full Thanksgiving menu. Reservations for Thanksgiving dinner at Playa Provisions are strongly encouraged.
119 Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293 | (310) 683-5019
Old School Malibu
Looking for more of a grand ambiance dinner with an ocean view? Try Geoffrey’s! The iconic Malibu restaurant will be hosting a less traditional Thanksgiving meal on Nov. 23 with the majority of the menu items being seafood. The three course meal is $92 per guest. From butternut apple soup and roast turkey roulade to grilled filet mignon and pumpkin cheesecake, guests will have an abundance of options to choose from for each course. If this is the kind of Thanksgiving celebration you are in search of, take a full look at Geoffrey’s special Thanksgiving menu here or make a reservation on OpenTable.
27400 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265 | (310) 457-1519
Lounge Vibe & Dine
Gobble ‘til you wobble this Thanksgiving at STK Steakhouse, located in the Westwood neighborhood. STK will be featuring its STK Signature Turkey for their three day Thanksgiving celebration from Nov. 23 to Nov. 26. The dine-in turkey dinner option will include cornbread and sage stuffing, confit thighs, sautéed green beans, maple baked sweet potatoes and gold mashed potatoes for $64 per person. The takeout turkey dinner will consist of everything above in addition to a slice of pumpkin pie at the same $64 price, and pre-order for takeout will be available starting Nov. 13. For additional information about Thanksgiving at STK, visit their website here.
930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024 | (310) 659-3535
Lillie’s at The Culver Hotel will also be holding a Thanksgiving celebration that features a prix fixe menu at $85 per person. Lillie’s special Thanksgiving lineup offers traditional entrées and side dishes such as roasted turkey and pomme purée while also serving some unconventional Thanksgiving dishes such as sweet potato gnocchi with sage butter. Guests of Lillie’s can expect to enjoy a delicious holiday meal while experiencing an elegant, yet casual dining experience inspired by European cafe culture. Thanksgiving at Lillie’s will run from 12-8 p.m. on Nov. 23, and reservations can be arranged on OpenTable.
9400 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232 | (310) 558-9400
Let the gourd times roll down by the water this Thanksgiving with a pleasant meal at SALT Restaurant & Bar located in the Marina del Rey Hotel. SALT’s Thanksgiving Day menu, composed by new Executive Chef Garee Battad, will be available from 4-10 p.m. on Nov. 23. The Thanksgiving dinner will include traditional entrées, side dishes, and desserts a la carte. Be sure to get your crew on board and make your reservations on OpenTable today.
13534 Bali Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 | (424) 289-8223