L.A.'s Top 7 Thanksgiving Spots

As seen on ABC7 ... Why bother cooking all day when you can go out and celebrate without any clean-up? Citysearch offers the top spots for spending Thanksgiving in Los Angeles.

Updated: November 09, 2010

Top Spots


Jar

8225 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

This sleek American chophouse will be putting a different (read: Asian) spin on tradition this holiday with items like oyster stew and turkey sausage stuffing. Adults $85; children $40.


Nick & Stef's Steakhouse LA

330 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Downtown L.A.'s beloved steakhouse is serving up hand-carved turkey with your choice of brioche and sage or cornbread and raisin stuffing served with all the traditional Thanksgiving fare from 4pm to 9pm. $32 adults, $19 children under 12, children under 3 free.


Cafe La Boheme

8400 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Celebrate the holiday in medieval style at WeHo's gorgeously gothic cafe, where the 3-course menu includes lighter options like chilled oysters or heavier fare such as herbed giblet gravy. $48 adults; $24 children.


Coast Restaurant

1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Location, location, location: Take advantage of the beachside scenery at this bright and casual eatery inside Shutters on the Beach. Dinner will be served from 5pm to 10pm with a special Thanksgiving 3-course prix fixe menu highlighting pumpkin soup, free range turkey and maple-pecan pie. $45 per adult, half-price for children under 12.


The Queen Mary

1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802

All aboard! Give your family the royal treatment with this famous ship's Thanksgiving Champagne Brunch. Served buffet-style, expect traditional dinner favorites like Tom Turkey with all the trimmings, ham, roast beef and desserts including pumpkin pie. Champagne will be free flowing from 9am to 4pm; $49 adults, $12 children 5 to 11 years, children under 5 are free.


MINX Restaurant & Lounge

300 Harvey Dr, Glendale, CA 91206

Glendale's luxe new restaurant meshes Vegas-style decor and globally-inspired dishes. There will be both a special prix fixe 4-course and a la carte menus available, including foie gras, pumpkin French toast and more. $29 per person prix fixe menu.


Orange County


Next Vintage Wine Shop

3333 S Bristol St, Costa Mesa,, CA 92626

NYC's Chef Charlie Palmer has finally headed west, landing at Bloomingdale's inside the South Coast Plaza. From 2pm to 8pm, enjoy a 3-course prix fixe dinner with gourmet options like Maine lobster chowder and a choice of main entrees that go beyond turkey ... pheasant pot pie, crisp-seared Tasmanian salmon, "48-hour" beef short ribs, anyone? $68 for adults, $34 children under 12. PRICING $68 per person/$34 Children under 12


Inland Empire


The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

3649 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501

This lovely and historical Riverside hotel is home to several restaurants, two of which will be serving Thanksgiving dinner. Duane's (the IE's only AAA Four Diamond restaurant) will be serving a prix fixe menu from 5pm to 10pm, $55-$59 adults, $35 children 3 to 12 years old. And the Mission Inn Restaurant is offering a prime rib buffet from 5pm to 10pm for $40 per person, $22 for children.


Ventura County


Crowne Plaza VENTURA BEACH

450 East Harbor Boulevard, Ventura, CA 93001

This swanky hotel is offering both a daytime and evening option for T-Day. For dinner, guests can enjoy a 3-course dinner served from 5pm to 10pm with both traditional and unconventional choices. Price: $35 per person, including a glass of house wine. For those who would rather dine early, Thanksgiving Brunch will be served. Adults $37, seniors $32, both including Champagne. $15 for children from 5 to 11 years old.