Madera at Rosewood Sand Hill will celebrate Thanksgiving with a special holiday menu ($118 per person; $59 for children age 12 and under). Among the temptations are a Fuyu persimmon tartine; roasted turkey breast with family-style sides; and pumpkin mousse, graham cake and cream cheese ice cream.
At Michael Mina, the signature ahi tuna tartare makes an appearance on the Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu ($180 per person), alongside Maine lobster acquerello rice or pumpkin soup, the requisite roast turkey (or salmon or ribeye) and finish off with your selection of dessert.
Presidio Social Club
Enjoy a traditional three-course Thanksgiving dinner at Presidio Social Club. Indulge in butternut squash soup or a fall salad before feasting on roast turkey, wild mushroom and sage stuffing, and pumpkin or chocolate bourbon pecan pie. The menu costs $68 per person ($33 for children 10 and younger).
The Terrace Room
Oakland’s The Terrace Room will offer a Harvest Buffet ($69; $35 for children ages 6 to 10; guests 5 and under are free) on Thanksgiving Day. Roasted turkey breast with sage giblet gravy, cornbread stuffing and cranberry relish are only a few of the dishes that will tempt holiday diners.
On Thanksgiving (starting at 11AM), Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse is offering a three-course feast, including classics like our Mixed Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast or our Sliced Beef Tenderloin. They have also created a delightful three-course Thanksgiving Children's Menu for $19.
The team at Tavern are bringing a little something for everyone to their Thanksgiving table, with options for omnivores, vegetarians and vegans alike. Settle in for a three-course meal that offers herb-roasted organic turkey breast and stuffed leg with mashed potatoes, gravy, Brussels sprouts with pancetta and thyme, cranberry sauce with mint and orange, sweet potatoes with sherry, and sourdough stuffing with turkey sausage. There’s even the “vegan Thanksgiving extravaganza” option, which offers sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, fingerling potatoes, Italian broccoli and Suzanne’s stuffing and wild-mushroom persillade. ($95 per adult; $45 per child 10 and under; free for children four and under
PS They also offer Thanksgiving dinner to-go! https://www.tavernla.com/
Montage Beverly Hills
This swanky Beverly Hills resort is offering not one but three Thanksgiving Day options for you and yours, including dishes such as herb-roasted turkey, spiced prime rib and sweet potato gnocchi. At the Restaurant, stop by for brunch from 11am to 3:30pm, where you’ll find a sprawling buffet—complete with carving station—for $128 per adult and $39 per child aged 4-12. Looking for a more formal dinner? Between 5 and 9:30pm, the Restaurant hosts a four-course family-style feast for $105 per adult and $39 per child aged 4 to 12. If you’re hoping for a more casual affair, head to the Rooftop Grill for a three-course prix-fixe menu with holiday-inspired specials from 11am to 5pm, at $85 per adult and $39 per child aged 4 to 12.
Craft Los Angeles
The annual feast at Tom Colicchio’s CRAFT begins with for-the-table starters such as pork belly with celery root, then proceeds to your choice of roasted, organic free-range turkey; angus beef short ribs; seafood; and pasta. Pass around the family-style sides such as sausage-and-raisin stuffing and Brussels sprouts, and, as it’s the highlight of just about every visit to CRAFT, don’t forget the selection of desserts artfully whipped up by pastry chef Shannon Swindle. ($145 per person, with a $65 wine supplement available)
This California-French restaurant with a gorgeous, tree-dotted patio will be serving your choice of a three- or four-course prix-fixe dinner with both traditional fare and a few brow-raising dishes, to boot. Find sliced turkey breast with heirloom cauliflower and mole; sunchoke soup with a red wine and shallot jam; and filet mignon au poivre. Finish with pumpkin mousse or an apple crumble to really get into the fall spirit. ($70 per three-course meal, $90 per four-course meal; $29 per child 10 and under)
Thanksgiving goes modern at Culver City’s Akasha, with a prix-fixe California-inspired menu full of persimmon-and-pomegranate salad; gluten-free cornbread; herb-roasted turkey with chestnut-and-sage stuffing; a vegetarian option of herb-roasted mushrooms with squash and a wild-mushroom gravy; broccoli-and-cauliflower gratin; mac and cheese; and an entire pie buffet. You had us at “pie buffet.” ($80 per adult, $35 per child 10 and under)
This feast at the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel is one of the classiest in town, including live music and bottomless bubbly. Starters including butternut squash risotto and chicken liver mousse, while entrées involve all the holiday staples such as free-range turkey with sage stuffing, pomegranate-roasted Brussels sprouts and buttermilk mashed potatoes, as well as roasted filet of beef with celery root, cipollini onions, and truffle. ($142 per adult, $65 per child 12 and under)
Gwen Butcher Shop & Restaurant