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Southern California Thanksgiving Specials

Enjoying Thanksgiving dinner this year in Los Angeles and Orange County.

Some of the best places to get Thanksgiving specials in Southern California are at local restaurants. Many of these restaurants offer traditional Thanksgiving fares, such as roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. In addition to these classics, many restaurants also have their own unique specials that make their Thanksgiving menus stand out from the rest. Here are five fantastic holiday menus to enjoy this Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Menus in Southern California

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo is open on Thanksgiving Day and serves a special Turkey Day menu from 10:30 a.m. To 8 p.m. A limited menu of the restaurant’s Italian classics is available as well. Thanksgiving Packages To Go are available hot or cold for pick up November 21-23 (cold) and November 23-24 (hot). Meals include sliced turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, Italian sausage stuffing, vegetables, cranberry sauce, bread and butter, and pumpkin pie. Small pans feed three for $105, and large pans feed six for $192. Catering packages are also available. Details can be found here

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Thanksgiving Dinner (Courtesy Buca di Beppo)

Tavern House Kitchen & Bar

Executive Chef David Wilhelm has a traditional selection of seasonal appetizers, entrees and desserts for Thanksgiving at Tavern House Kitchen & Bar. Selections include New England Clam Chowder, Maine Lobster Bisque, Traditional Herb-Roasted Turkey and Roasted Prime Rib. All entrees are served with mashed potatoes, famous creamed corn, maple & bacon-glazed Brussels sprouts, whipped butternut squash, cornbread-pine nut stuffing, and cranberry relish. End the evening on a sweet note with a selection of pies, including Traditional Pumpkin, Southern Pecan and Cheesecake. The Thanksgiving menu is offered on November 24 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and is priced at $70 per person ($30 for children). Reservations can be made here

Brio Italian Grille

Brio Italian Grille is open on Thanksgiving Day and serves a special Turkey Day menu from 10:30 a.m. To 8 p.m. A limited menu of the restaurant’s Italian classics is available as well. Thanksgiving Packages To Go are available hot or cold with pans priced at $105 (a small pan feeds up to three people) and $192 (a large pan feeds up to six people). Meals include sliced turkey, gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, Italian sausage stuffing, cranberry sauce, focaccia bread, seasonal vegetables and pumpkin pie. Details can be found here

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Thanksgiving Dinner (Courtesy Brio Italian Grille)

The Mayor’s Table

Thanksgiving at The Mayor’s Table Pacific Pub + Kitchen celebrates the traditional Thanksgiving feast with family and friends. Executive Chef Riley Huddleston has a four-course menu of holiday specials, including roasted Heritage Turkey Breasts, Confit Turkey Leg and Smoked Turkey Thighs. Diners can enjoy classic appetizers and sides like black truffle gravy, burnt marshmallow sweet potatoes, persimmon stuffing and more. Dessert options include Heirloom Apple Crumble or Pumpkin Pot de Crème. The meal is priced at $105 per adult (there’s also an optional $55 wine pairing) and $50 for children. Children four and under eat free. Reservations can be made here

STK Steakhouse

The Thanksgiving meal at STK Steakhouse is an impressive display of traditional favorites with a modern twist. The set menu is priced at $64 per person for adults and $29 per person for children and comes with roasted free-range turkey, green beans, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry orange chutney. Save room for dessert—spiced pumpkin pie ($12 a slice). A special roasted free-range turkey dinner with spiced pumpkin pie is available for to-go at $128 for two (and $64 per person). Additional sides are available starting at $18 apiece. 

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Thanksgiving Dinner at STK Steakhouse (©McMac Studios/Courtesy One Group)