15 Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving 2020

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15 Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving 2020

To say that 2020 has been a challenging year would be a massive understatement. With Thanksgiving right around the corner the last thing you want to do is spend the entire day in the kitchen. For those looking for someone else to do the heavy lifting this year, we've complied this list of restaurants around town that will be serving up Thanksgiving goodness.

Fuego y Mar at The Ritz-Carlton South Beach


This Thanksgiving join the team at Fuego y Mar for a gourmet turkey day experience. Located at the beautiful Ritz- Carlton, South Beach the offer from Fuego y Mar gives guests the option of enjoying a very special Thanksgiving lunch and dinner with autumn favorites. Staying true to Fuego y Mar’s service, there will be a carving station with Herb-crusted beef-bone in prime rib, gravy, and Guava-glazed bone-in ham. And lastly, what would Thanksgiving be without dessert? Devour one of the delicious pies or cakes such as the pumpkin marshmallow pies, Bourbon pecan pie or the Pear and caramel upside-down cake. The only hard part is figuring out which one will fit in your belly best!

Continue the festivities with the four-course Thanksgiving dinner including vegetarian options. The pre-fixe menu is available for $70 per person (half price for children 12 and under) from 3:30 p.m. through 6:30 p.m.

View the Thanksgiving Brunch menu here

1 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States

ARIETE Coconut Grove


Whether your family is deciding to stay in or express gratitude out and about, Ariete in the Grove is making sure you are prepared. enjoy a traditional thanksgiving meal dining in or take it home complete with ‘To-Go Kits’!

As Thanksgiving rolls around consider dressing your table with Ariete’s cornucopia of classics. This Thanksgiving, Coconut Grove eatery Ariete is offering a special Thanksgiving family-style menu available for dine-in and carryout. Guests who choose to do Thanksgiving at home can pick up To-Go Kits with ingredients and instructions to prepare a Thanksgiving at home with all the amenities offered while dining in at Ariete.

With an approachable price of $85 per person for takeout and $75 per person for dine-in, the festive menu feeds families of 4 and 8. Complete with everyone's holiday favorites including; an 8-12 lb turkey with croqueta stuffing and gravy; pastelitos filled with turkey fricassee; whipped mashed potatoes; a cheese ball with candied walnuts & pecans; heirloom tomato and Bibb lettuce salad; Green bean casserole; Cranberry jelly; Parker House rolls with whipped honey butter; cornbread stuffing; and pumpkin pie. Tempted yet?

In addition Arite’s rich and savory truffle mac and cheese; roasted Brussels sprouts; charcuterie & cheese and more are available at cost. Thanksgiving orders must be placed by Monday, November 16th for pickup on Wednesday, November 25th. To place an order and reserve a pickup time, or to make a reservation for dine-in, call the restaurant at (305) 640-5862 or email events@coconutgrove.com

When : Thanksgiving orders by November 16th, Pick up on Wednesday, November 25th.
Where: Ariete, 3540 Main Hwy, Coconut Grove, FL
Phone: 305.640.5862

TORO TORO Downtown Miami


The first Thanksgiving was the beginning of the evolution of the holiday. Chef Richard Sandoval takes the evolution a step further this season with a Pan-Latin Autumn Fusion Feast

Have mundane Thanksgiving dinner with the family left you eager for something more adventurous? Well Toro Toro, has just the solution for you. Toro Toro, Chef Richard Sandoval’s acclaimed Pan-Latin steakhouse inside the InterContinental Miami, is celebrating Thanksgiving by offering a Pan-Latin Autumn Fusion Feast, priced at $59 per person.

Guests can begin their four-course experience on Thanksgiving from 12PM to 10PM and served with a complimentary glass of champagne, begins with First Course offerings, Corvina Ceviche with bonita chips and rocoto leche de tigre or Baby Beets & Farro Salad with candy pecans, goat cheese, orange segments and chile lime vinaigrette. For the Second Course, guests may choose between Grilled Octopus with cilantro sauce, yucca and salsa criolla or Pork Belly with chipotle dates au jus, acorn squash fritters and chicharrons.

The Main Course offers a selection between Roulade Stuffed Turkey served with Boursin mashed potatoes, roasted baby carrots and Turkey guajillo jus; Porchetta served with sweet potato au gratin, caramelized onions and Brussels sprouts; or Blue Salmon served with huancaina sauce, kabocha squash risotto and ponzu beech mushrooms.

Sure to satisfy and highly recommended, For and added $75, guests may add a bone marrow crusted 32oz. Tomahawk Steak served with wedges of boniato fries and creamy broccolini smoked cheddar casserole, to share. Decadent desserts on offer include Butter Pecan Layer Cake with chocolate hot fudge or Sweet Corn Crack Pie with an oat crust and white chocolate whipped cream. As if the festive treats were not enough delight yourself to Toro Toro’s

Sure to satisfy and highly recommended, For and added $75, guests may add a bone marrow crusted 32oz. Tomahawk Steak served with wedges of boniato fries and creamy broccolini smoked cheddar casserole, to share. Decadent desserts on offer include Butter Pecan Layer Cake with chocolate hot fudge or Sweet Corn Crack Pie with an oat crust and white chocolate whipped cream. As if the festive treats were not enough delight yourself to Toro Toro’s renowned Traditional la Bomba For an additional $20. Not to mention, Toro-Toro is priced fairly for the whole family.

For children ages 10 and under, Toro Toro will offer a select menu, priced at $29 per child.
Advanced www.torotoromiami.com.



Chef Rhee’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner on The River. This holiday season Kiki on the River is offering a special Thanksgiving Menu on Thursday, November 26th. Expect excellent quality and service from the staff and bask in the holiday festivities. As Chef Steve Rhee’s favorite holiday of the year, Kiki offers all of the comforts of home cooking in an idyllic location on the river in the sunshine. Brined and Marinated Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy will be complemented with sides such as Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes, Herbed Bread Stuffing, Green Beans and Brussel Sprout Casserole with Cranberry and Pineapple Sauce for the perfect Thanksgiving Dinner. Save some room for dessert with Pumpkin Pie and Chantilly Ice Cream. The pre-fixe menu is $59.99 per person, and reservations are suggested.

MENU Marinated and Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy

Accompaniments Mashed Yukon Gold Potato Herbed Bread Stuffing Roasted Butternut Squash Green Bean & Brussel Sprout Casserole Cranberry/Pineapple Sauce

Dessert Pumpkin Pie and Chantilly Ice Cream

Kiki offers a selection of time-honored Greek favorites and innovative dishes, all made from scratch in-house. Kiki honors the life of the Miami River, with that sense of meticulously-scuffed elegance that only a windswept island can provide.

Where: 450 NW North River Drive, Miami, FL
When: Thursday, November 26th, 2020



Enjoy your thanksgiving with Award-Winning Chef Michael Mina. Relax as Chef Michael and his team guide your through their pre fix menu at BourBon Steak at the JW Marriott Turnberry Spa and Resort.

Thanksgiving is all about eating right, With Chef Michael Mina’s prefix menu at Bourbon Steak you can expect nothing less. With so many delectable options on their menu at BOURBON STEAK the arduous part of having to decide which dish to indulge in is taken care of by Chef Michael Mina’s award-winning steakhouse which will be offering a three-course prix fixe for Thanksgiving. Located within the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, you will feel like a VIP for a very reasonable price per person. Priced at $105 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), guests will have a choice of an appetizer, entree accompanied by a trio of farm fresh side dishes and a dessert from the restaurant’s coveted daily menu.

Featuring Festive specials on the menu in celebration of the holiday, a Wood-Grilled Free Range Turkey with cornbread-foie gras stuffing, tangerine cranberry sauce, garlic mashed potatoes, cider glazed yams and black truffle gravy. Other menu favorites include prime cuts of beef such as ‘Reuben’ Style Bone-in Short Rib, Filet Mignon and Veal Chop; Ice Cold Shellfish Tower with oysters, shrimp, lobster and king crab; and Spicy Beef Lettuce Cups with Thai chili & basil, sweet chili sauce and crunchy rice.

For dessert, a seasonal Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon marshmallow, walnut crumble and maple ice cream has been added to the menu. Dinner will be offered from 6PM until 10PM.

Reservations are highly recommended.

BOURBON STEAK is located at 19999 W Country Club Drive in Aventura.

Reservations can be made online at bourbonsteakmia.com or by calling (786) 279-6600.

Sala’o’s, Calle Ocho


A holiday meant to unite should include all dishes - that is the mindset behind Chef Alejandoro Porben’s menu options this holiday at Sala’o Cuban Restaurant and Bar.

Those looking to break free from a traditional Thanksgiving dinner can delight in contemporary Cuban cuisine at the iconic spot located in the heart of Calle Ocho. The holiday offer includes inventive dishes designed by Executive Chef Alejandro Porben’s such as Confit Smoked Pork Belly with black bean puree, maduro chimichurri, and avocado mousse; Sous Vide Lobster Tail with butter, paprika, and sofrito; Cornish Hen with carrot puree, tomato, baby carrot and sautéed potato; and the fresh catch of the day, among others.

In addition, Sala’o’s desserts run the gamut from Condensed Milk Mousse to Chocolate Tiramisu, and the not-to-be-missed light but delicious Coconut Tart. There is no doubt you will get your full share of savory and sweet selections.

Diners will be surrounded by libatious live music pouring into the calle ocho walk of fame. WIth vibrant gin & tonic cocktails served table-side. Sala’o ensures its guests will be grateful.

Salao’s will be open on Thanksgiving from 5PM to 11:30PM.

Sala’o is located at 1642 SW 8th Street in Miami.

Telephone: (305) 642-8989; www.salaorestaurant.com

Planta, Miami Beach


Chef David Lee’s popular 100% plant-based Miami Beach eatery, PLANTA, is offering its first ever Thanksgiving takeout menu that is sure to trick your senses.

PLANTA is helping family and friends give thanks this year with their $130 to-go box for four which includes: Truffle Mac & Cheese, Cranberry Sauce, Butternut Squash Soup, Savory Stuffing, Mushroom Miso Gravy, Candied Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts and Pumpkin Pie. Single takeout items and á la carte menu items will also be available.

Order deadline is Monday, November 23 at 12:00 p.m. and can be picked up Wednesday, November 25th or Thursday, November 26.

Phone: (305) 397-8513

Where: PLANTA South Beach


Lona, Ft. Lauderdale


This thanksgiving Lona Cocina is offering 3 courses at a cost you cannot compare

On Thanksgiving Day from 11AM to 11PM, Lona is offering an incredibly relaxed rate, the offer includes a 3-course menu priced at $45 per person. For their appetizers guests can choose between a Harvest Salad or Pumpkin Bisque; both options are served with homemade fresh cornbread

As an entree, Lona Cocina is offering a traditional Thanksgiving meal with a Mexican twist: Turkey Breast glazed with homemade Mole Poblano, Homemade Stuffing and Green Beans. Guests can wrap up the evening with something sweet and indulge in a choice between Pumpkin Pie or Pecan Pie.

Don’t forget to ask about their specialty wines and tequila selections. For reservations please call (954) 245-3069. Lona is located at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

When: Thanksgiving Day from 11AM to 11PM

Where: 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Website: Lonarestaurant.com

Vida, Miami Beach


For a more casual celebration, try Vida's expansive family style Thanksgiving day feast. Available from 1PM - 9PM, traditional and seasonal favorites are priced at $59 per person and $29.50 per child under 12.

Guests of Vida will enjoy warm herb biscuits and cornbread with family style salads for the table. For their main course, sliced turkey breast and stuffed leg quarter, buttermilk mashed potatoes, country bread stuffing, cranberry-pear relish and smokey giblet gravy for the table with a choice of seasonal alternatives and sides like crushed candied yams, wild rice pilaf or roasted Brussels sprouts.

The final touch to the offer from Vida includes a choice of Pumpkin Pie with milk chocolate Chantilly and candied pecans or Caramel Apple Pie with cream cheese Bavarian and cinnamon crumble.

Reservations required with 50% seating capacity per Miami-Dade guidelines. For reservations, please call (305) 535-3228 or email mrobles@fontainebleau.com. Vida is located at Fontainebleau Miami Beach at 4441 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, FL. www.fontainebleau.com

When: Thursday, November 26th, 2020 from 12PM-10PM

Where: 4441 Collins Avenue Miami, FL 33140


Burlock Coast, Ft. Lauderdale

Thanksgiving at The Ritz-Carlton

This Thanksgiving, Burlock Coast at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale is gracious enough to be offering a family style 3-course meal with a side of stunning views of Fort Lauderdale beach.

Rich flavors and festive dishes make up this offer which will be made available to guests from 12PM to 9PM and priced at $79 per adult and $29 per child (ages 5 to 12). The festive meal begins with a delectable Grilled Squash with pomegranate, pumpkin seed, Humboldt Fog cheese and honey-black pepper vinaigrette, and Artichoke and Baby Shrimp Dip with sourdough bread. The Main Course includes Turkey Breast Roulade and Confit Leg and Thigh, served with potato puree, stuffing, grilled broccolini, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and gravy. To finish, guests get to indulge in Burlock Coast;s must-try desserts, Chocolate Pecan Tart and Pumpkin Mousse

For the guests looking to be a bit more spontaneous, A limited a la carte menu will be available for dine-in as well as a Bottomless Beverage package priced at $34 per person.

Burlock Coast is also offering Thanksgiving To-Go, which includes whole roasted turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, bread stuffing, creamy potato puree, green bean casserole, roasted sweet potatoes, biscuits and pecan pie. Thanksgiving To-Go is priced at $299 plus tax and serves 6 to 8 people. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, November 25th at 1PM. Pick up will be on Thanksgiving Day. Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale at 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard.

When: TTo Go Orders must be placed on or before Wednesday, November 25th at 1PM. Pick up will be on Thanksgiving Day. Dining offering is available Thanksgiving Day 12PM to 9PM

Where: 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304


StripSteak, Miami Beach


Make Thanksgiving extra memorable with an opportunity to dine with acclaimed chef Michael Mina - Enjoy your Turkey Day festivities at the Fontainebleau’s StripSteak.

Nestled on South Beach’s most picturesque beachfronts, StripSteak by Michael Mina at the Fontainebleau is offering a Thanksgiving Feast that is hard to ignore. The acclaimed modern American steakhouse located at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach, is serving up a Thanksgiving feast for $75++ per person, excluding tax and gratuity, from 5PM – 11PM.

Guests who take advantage of the offer can begin their experience with an appetizer option of Pumpkin & Goat Cheese Fig Tartlet or Roasted Squash and Jamon Salad. For the whole family, Family style entree options include Herb Brined Turkey Breast with crispy leg confit or Roast Porchetta with baby carrots, cranberry glaze and sage.

The offer includes all the necessary Thanksgiving accouterments l festive side dishes which include choices like homestyle gravy; whipped golden mashed potatoes; chestnut and black truffle stuffing; green bean casserole with miso mushroom duxelle; jalapeno cornbread with citrus crème fraiche; and spiced cranberry relish with pearl onions and orange zest. Elevate your evening by and ask about special selections from their very own Wine Cellar. StripSteak is located at Fontainebleau Miami beach

Reservations, please visit OpenTable Reservations or fontainebleau.com/thanksgiving When: Thursday, November 26th, 2020 from 5PM – 11PM.

Where: Fountainbleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Ave, Miami, FL 331404


Nikki Beach, Miami Beach


Nikki Beach provides all the comforts of a home-cooked meal in the quintessential barefoot luxury beach club setting.

Featuring a traditional turkey luncheon with all the fixings – as well as a Tofurkey vegetarian option. As officials encourage safe and socially-distant holidays this year. Nikki Beach Guests are invited to dine on an a la carte menu of dishes like Oven-Roasted Turkey with rosemary, thyme and sage, Chicory Smoked Honey Baked Ham glazed with Virginia honey. Sure to be unforgettable dishes are featured such as, Plant-Based Tofu Turkey served with vegan gravy, accompaniments like Cheddar Smashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Jack’s Old Fashioned Stuffing and a sweet finish of Apple, Pumpkin and Pecan Pie. Compliment your meal with Nikki Beach’s White Wine Sangria infused with apples and mulling spices for a taste of autumn like no other.

Thanksgiving at Nikki Beach is offered from noon until 6pm on Thursday, November 26th. Nikki Beach is located at 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. Nikki Beach’s full menu is offered daily from 12pm-6pm, with coal-oven pizza offerings available until 8pm. Reservations are required.

Entrees - $18 each
White and Dark Turkey; boneless; seasoned with rosemary, thyme, and sage; served with homemade gravy
In-house Chicory Smoked Honey Baked Ham; glazed with Virginia Honey
Prime Rib Slow Roasted Prime Rib; served with rosemary thyme au jus
Tofurkey; Plant-based tofu turkey seasoned with rosemary, thyme and sage served with vegan gravy

Accompaniments - $6 each
Sharp Cheddar Smashed Potatoes; Idaho smashed potatoes with sharp back diamond cheddar cheese
Sweet potatoes; topped with roasted marshmallows
Farm fresh green bean casserole; green beans with Bechamel sauce
Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts; drizzled with 25 year-old balsamic glaze
Jack's Old Fashioned Stuffing; made with celery, sourdough croutons, carrots and turkey brother
Cranberry Sauce Made with fresh cranberries and sugar
Oven roasted brussel sprouts drizzled with 25 year old balsamic glaze

Homemade Pies - $6 each
Apple Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Pecan Pie

Specialty Cocktail - $36 per carafe and serves four guests Sangria made with white wine infused with apples and milling spices blended with natural apple and peach juiced

When: Noon until 6pm on Thursday, November 26th, Nikki Beach’s full menu is offered daily from 12pm-6pm, with coal-oven pizza offerings available until 8pm. Reservations are required

Where: 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139.


CORSAIR, Aventura


Step into a new tradition this year with Corsair Kitchen and Bar. Featuring a three course family style Thanksgiving Menu.

A contemporary American eatery, CORSAIR Kitchen & Bar has reopened just in time for the holidays. The Aventura restaurant located inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa overlooking the golf courses, will be offering a cornucopia of dishes in their three-course family-style Thanksgiving menu. Available for dine-in from 12PM until 8PM and priced at $65 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), the prix-fixe gives guests the choice of an appetizer, followed by Thanksgiving dinner for the table and an indulgent dessert platter.

For families that feel safer celebrating at home, CORSAIR Kitchen and Bar has got you covered. Offering the same menu in a Thanksgiving To-Go format. Dinner for 8 people will be priced at $250 and will be available for pick up on Wednesday, November 25 from 3PM-5PM and Thursday, November 26 from 9AM-11AM. The restaurant will also be open at 8AM on Thanksgiving Day and to serve a la carte breakfast until 11:30AM, followed by a lite bites bar menu until 6PM.

When: Thanksgiving Wednesday, November 25th DIne-In, Thanksgiving To-Go available for pick up on Wednesday, November 25th. Thursday, November 26 from 9AM-11AM.

Where: CORSAIR Kitchen and Bar, at the JW Marriott Turnberry Resort and Spa Miami
19999 W Country Club Drive Aventura, FL 33180


Lightkeepers, Key Biscayne


Lightkeepers restaurant in Miami introduces a thanksgiving dinner menu designed to guide guests through a festive 3-course meal complimented with amazing ocean front views.

Inspired by the Cape Florida Lighthouse and named for those who watched over ships sailing coast, Lightkeepers promises to be a prime venue to reminisce with your family this Thanksgiving. For those seeking a Thanksgiving Day feast can indulge in a 3-course meal at Lightkeepers at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. For an incredibly favorable price point, Lightkeepers is luring guests with a cornucopia of options with a fair price per guest. Served family style and priced at $99 per adult and $39 per child (ages 5 to 12), guests will be offered assorted dinner rolls with sweet cream butter and Beginnings to start including Late Harvest Greens with heirloom carrots, sun dried cranberries, seasonal radish, checre, candied walnut and shallot vinaigrette; and Butternut Squash Ravioli with pumpkin seeds, pecorino cheese and basil. Main Course offerings include Carved Joyce Farms Free-Range Turkey and Keez Beez Honey Glazed Ham served with traditional gravy and cranberry sauce. Black Grouper Escabeche is available as a Main Course substitute.

The offer also include festive Compliments, Sourdough and Sage Stuffing, Sweet Potato Casserole with gingersnap crumble and marshmallows, Maple and Lime Roasted Brussel Sprouts with parsnip and beets, and Herb Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes.

No Thanksgiving is complete without a hearty dessert course. Guests enjoying Lightkeepers’ Thanksgiving day deal can indulge in delightful Desserts including Mini Pumpkin Pie, Dulce de Leche Bread Pudding and Guava Lime Cheesecake. As if the offer was not appealing enough, For guests over 21, Lightkeepers is offering a beverage package option for only $35. Totaling $125 per adult, guests will have the added Beverage Package which includes wine, sparkling wine and beer in addition to the feast. On Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day seatings will be from 12:30PM to 4PM and 5PM to 8PM.

When: Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day seatings will be from 12:30PM to 4PM and 5PM to 8PM.

Where: The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, 455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne, FL

St.Regis, Bal Harbor


Gift your tastebuds this Thanksgiving with the award winning staff at St. Regis Bal Harbour

Gather those you're most thankful for and indulge in the holiday menu at the luxurious St. Regis Bal Harbour. The Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five Diamond hotel that was recently named a top resort in Florida by Conde Nast Traveler will be offering a specially curated family-style menu at both La Gourmandise and in their private dining space.

Sure to leave you impressed and filled, The St. Regis Bal Harbour's prix fixe menu ranges from $65 per person (Turkey) to $85 per person (Prime Ribeye) and includes delectable dishes such as corn bread stuffing with Italian sausage and caramelized onions, creamy mash potatoes with parmesan and chives, and chocolate bourbon pecan pie for dessert.

For individuals interested in the offer but unsure if going out would be a great idea, The St. Regis Bal Harbour is offering both residents and locals a special Thanksgiving to-go menu that will be $250 and will serve a family of four. To indulge in their to-go option, orders can be made by calling 305-993-0700 by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 21 for a Wednesday, November 25 pickup.

When: To-go option, o by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 21 for a Wednesday, November 25 pickup. Thanksgiving Dinner: November 26th, 3:30 p.m. through 6:30 p.m.

Where: 12691 West Sunrise Blvd in Sunrise, Florida
Website:The St. Regis Bal Harbour


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