Thanksgiving Dining Options in OC

Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ

Back Bay Bistro

Date: Thursday, November 28

Event: Thanksgiving Buffet and Thanksgiving To-Go

What: Back Bay Bistro welcomes guests to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with a festive gourmet buffet in an unforgettable waterfront atmosphere. For those who wish to enjoy their Thanksgiving meal from the comfort of their own home, Back Bay Bistro offers Thanksgiving To-Go. Call ahead by November 22 to reserve your professionally prepared whole turkey and a selection of favorite holiday sides.

When: Thanksgiving Buffet: 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; Thanksgiving To-Go: Pick up your meal on Thursday, November 28 from 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Price: Thanksgiving Buffet: $52 for adults, add $8 for endless champagne or mimosas; $25 for children 10 years and under; Thanksgiving To-Go: $150 for complete dinner, serves 4-6

Reservations: To make a reservation for Thanksgiving Buffet call (949) 729-1144.

To reserve your Thanksgiving meal to go, call the catering office at (949) 729-3800.

Marie Callender’s

THE ULTIMATE WHOLE TURKEY & HAM FEAST(shown with suggested serving ideas)

option 1. Turkey Breast Feast $114.99

Serves 4-6Roasted turkey breast with all the Feast trimmings.

option 2. Ham Feast $124.99

Serves 4-6Bone-in spiral cut quarter ham topped with chipotle-pineapple glaze topping with all the Feast trimmings.

option 3. The Ultimate Whole Turkey Feast $134.99

Serves 6-8Whole roasted turkey with all the Feast trimmings.

option 4. Ham and Turkey Breast Feast $154.99

Serves 6-8Roasted turkey breast, bone-in spiral cut quarter ham with chipotle-pineapple glaze topping and all the Feast trimmings.

option 5. The Ultimate Whole Turkey & Ham Feast $164.99

Serves 6-8Whole roasted turkey, bone-in spiral cut quarter ham with chipotle-pineapple glaze topping and all the Feast trimmings.


  • Bone-In Spiral Cut Quarter Ham $44.99
  • Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast $41.99
  • Whole Roasted Turkey $54.99

Feast trimmings include:

  • Apple-Sage Stuffing
  • Fire-Roasted Yams (with cranberry streusel topping)
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Fresh Mashed Potatoes
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Chef’s Vegetables
  • Fresh Baked Cornbread
  • Whole Pumpkin or Apple Pie
  • Marie’s House Blend Coffee

Hotel Irvine

Thanksgiving Dinner Specials at EATS Kitchen & Bar

Thursday, November 28, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Guests will certainly want to give thanks to a very good time and really good EATS this Thanksgiving. At EATS Kitchen & Bar, they will be serving delish traditional specials including a Cornucopia Salad with shaved apples, candied walnuts, feta cheese and apple cider gastrique; a main course of Oven Roasted Turkey or Honey Glazed Ham with tasty sides such as mashed potatoes, sage stuffing, Brussels sprouts and cranberry sauce; and for dessert, Bruléed Pumpkin Tart.

Specials are individually priced. Reservations are encouraged and available by calling (949) 225-6780.

 Hotel Irvine’s Thanksgiving Feast in The Backyard

Thursday, November 28, seatings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The Backyard Thanksgiving Feast at Hotel Irvine is a culinary tribute to the bounty of the season featuring food stations offering AM favorites like Spinach & Goat Cheese Quiche. For seafood lovers, there will be Poached Shrimp, Smoked Salmon and Ahi Poke. Also offering a selection of Salads such as Salt-Roasted Beets with lingonberry vinaigrette and Apple-Celery Salad with cranberries and walnuts. Fairytale Pumpkin Bisque is sure to be a favorite along with Roasted Free-Range Turkey and Beef Short Ribs Bourguignon. Sweets include Apple Cranberry Cobbler, Pumpkin and Pecan Pie, Chocolate Magma Cakes and other holiday treats. The kids will love their special buffet. Festivities highlighted by fun for all – live music played by a solo guitarist, a face painting station, a photo booth to capture the memories, giant lawn games and more surprises.

$79 per adult, $37 per child ages five to 12. Pricing excludes tax and gratuity. Advance purchase recommended.

 Where:           Hotel Irvine

17900 Jamboree Rd.

Irvine, CA 92614

For hotel: (949) 230-4452

For EATS Kitchen & Bar: (949) 225-6780

Fashion Island Hotel, Newport Beach

 Oak Grill Thanksgiving Buffet Feast

Thursday, November 28, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Chef Brittany Valles and her culinary team will create a bountiful Thanksgiving buffet to be oh-so-thankful for – traditional, yet contemporary O.C.-style. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., stations offer all the brunch foods that families and friends crave from breakfast pastries and breads and omelets made-to-order to selections from the carving station, salads and chilled seafood and so many other festive favorites. Then, from 3 to 7 p.m., the holiday fare at the stations will be changed over to celebratory hearty dinner choices galore, of course including turkey and all the fixings. There will also be a Kids Station at both buffets, as well as many desserts to please all sweet cravings. The day will be filled with live entertainment and a photo booth is there to capture happy Thanksgiving memories.

$110 per adult, $40 per child ages five to 12. Free for children four and under. Pricing excludes tax and gratuity. Reservations available by calling (949) 706-5466.

Where: Oak Grill

690 Newport Center Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: (949) 706-5466


The Capital Grille




Price: ADULTS 45* | CHILDREN 15*

(Full dinner menu also available)

  • Slow-Roasted Turkey with Brioche Stuffing
  • French Green Beans with Marcona Almonds
  • Cranberry-Pear Chutney
  • Sam’s Mashed Potatoes
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake 12

For reservations call (714) 432-1140

Seasons 52

Join Season’s 52 on Thursday, November 28 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. for a special Thanksgiving offering. Season’s 52 serves a healthy and delicious Thanksgiving entrée of antibiotic-free roasted turkey with savory pan gravy along with classic trimmings including herb stuffing, Yukon mashed potatoes, butternut squash purée, French green beans and house-made cranberry relish. Save room for a mini pumpkin pie indulgence for dessert. Pair your holiday plate with a sommelier-selected wine or seasonal cocktail. Piano Bar plays all day on Thanksgiving.

$28.95 per adult for Thanksgiving entrée and mini indulgence; $13.95 for children 12 and under (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

3333 Bristol St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Fashion Island in Newport Beach 

Enjoy a special prix fixe Thanksgiving menu at Fleming’s Newport Beach on Thursday, November 28, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Inspired by traditional favorites, the three-course menu starts with choice of Fleming’s salad or creamy lobster bisque, followed by mixed herb-roasted turkey breast with savory turkey gravy and cinnamon-orange fresh cranberry sauce. Or select the 8 oz. petite filet mignon with cabernet demi-glace ($15 supplement). Both entrées are served with savory house-made stuffing and green beans & onions; along with mashed potatoes for the table to share. For dessert, choose pumpkin cheesecake or chocolate gooey butter cake with honeycomb brittle.

A children’s version is available for kids 12 and under. Guests may also order from Fleming’s full à la carte menu all day.

$52 per adult; $22 per child, ages 12 and under. À la carte menu priced per selection. All prices exclusive of tax and gratuity.

455 Newport Center Drive (Fashion Island), Newport Beach, CA 92660



Boudin/SF has seasonal menu options including turkey and cranberry sauce sandwiches, turkey melts with house-made cranberry Dijon and frosted leaf and acorn cookies. Pick up a novel sourdough bread pull-apart turkey ($19.99) or sourdough bread grape cluster ($8.79) for your Thanksgiving feast. Pre-ordering is recommended.  


TAPS Fish House & Brewery, Brea & Irvine

Join TAPS Fish House & Brewery for a bountiful Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, November 28, 12 – 7 p.m. The buffet extravaganza starts with a fresh seafood bar with raw oysters on ice, shrimp cocktail, poke, and ceviche plus charcuterie, artisan cheeses, and an assortment of salads. For entrees, traditional holiday favorites include freshly carved turkey, honey-glazed ham, prime rib, seafood, dressing, green bean casserole, candied yams, traditional Thanksgiving sides and chef specials. Save room for freshly made desserts including seasonal pies, cheesecake and TAPS famous chocolate fountain. Reservations recommended. Alcoholic beverages not included.

$47.99 per adult; $15.99 per child, ages 3-10 (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

13390 Jamboree Rd, Irvine Market Place 714.619.0404

101 E. Imperial Hwy, Brea Downtown, 714.257.0101

Del Frisco Grill



Prix Fixe Menu is $42 per person. Call The Irvine Location at (949) 341-0376 to make reservations.

Bad to the Bone BBQ

31738 Rancho Viejo Rd, San Juan Capistrano, CA

There are three options to choose from, each serve six to eight guests and only require three hours for reheating. They include the smoked turkey breast feast for $139.95, the smoked whole turkey feast for $149.95, and the smoked ham feast for $139.95.  Along with the main dish, each meal comes with a variety of fresh sides and trimmings. They include, cornbread stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, garlic bashed potatoes, southern cornbread, mac ‘n cheese, fresh vegetables and your choice of a whole pumpkin or apple pie.

All menu items may also be ordered a la carte. The main dishes are priced from $74.95 to $99.95. The sides vary in price from $7.95 for cranberry sauce to $13.95 for fresh veggies. Pies are also available, priced at $13.95 for pumpkin, $24.95 for chocolate pecan and $14.95 for apple.

Veggie Grill

Veggie Grill is making Thanksgiving easy this year with three options, including  veggie-packed Thanksgiving Feast – complete with all the trimmings to ease the stress of cooking this year! Simply take home and serve – it’s that easy!  The restaurant will also offer dine-in options on Thanksgiving Day with their Thanksgiving Plate and Turkey Dinner Sandwich.

The Holiday Feast features a stuffed holiday roast, apple sausage stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed yams, cauli-mashed potatoes, porcini gravy and cranberry sauce. The offering serves four people and is priced at $74.95, with the option to add additional side dishes from $6.95-$12.95 each or a 4-pack of pumpkin cakes for $15.95. Available through Nov. 4 – Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving, and from Nov. 29 – Dec. 21 for Christmas.

The Holiday Dinner Plate includes all the Holiday Feast items on one perfect plate. The offerings is $12.50 and available from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1.

Thanksgiving Sandwich is made with roasted turkey, apple sausage stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce served with a side of mashed yams. The offering is $11.50 and available from Nov. 1 to Dec

Beginning Monday, November 4th guests will be able to enjoy a take-home Holiday Feast, the beloved Thanksgiving Sandwich and The Holiday Dinner Plate, a sampling of the season’s most craveable cuisine. Step out of the kitchen and take your seat at the table (whether at home or at your local Veggie Grill) to enjoy the holiday season alongside your family and friends.

Five Crowns Thanksgiving-To-Go

Enjoy a Five Crowns feast with family in the comfort of your home! Full prime rib meals, with all the traditional accompaniments can be ordered ahead for pick-up. Pick up available November 28th, 8am – 10:30am. Call 949.760.0331 to arrange your order.


Mimi’s Cafe

Celebrate Thanksgiving at home or celebrate in the restaurant. Either way Mimi’s has you covered.

Mimi’s® Turkey Take-Home Feast

Pickup begins 11/20. Our Turkey Take-Home Feast is hassle-free holiday meal that comes with easy-to-follow reheating instructions. The meal serves up to 10 people and includes a whole Herb-Buttered Turkey, Chef-Made Gravy, Cranberry Orange Relish, Whipped Mashed Potatoes, Candied Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Buttered Cornbread Stuffing, and Green Bean Casserole with crispy onion strings. Your guests will enjoy two Carrot Raisin Nut Loaves, one Pumpkin and one Pecan Pie for dessert.

Serves 8-10

Mimi’s® Ham Take-Home Feast

Available for pickup starting 11/20. Our Ham Feast is hassle-free holiday meal that comes with easy-to-follow reheating instructions. The meal serves up to 10 people and includes Sliced Smoked Ham with Orange Dijon Glaze, Chef-Made Gravy, Whipped Mashed Potatoes, Candied Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Onion Strings, Spinach & Strawberry Salad with Walnuts & Feta, Two Carrot Raisin Nut Loaves, and one Pecan Pie, and one Pumpkin Pie.

Serves 8-10
Please your order:

Urban Plates

Urban Plates’ affordable, made-from-scratch Thanksgiving menu includes:

  • Turkey Family Feast ($125, serves 6-8) – includes herb roasted free-range turkey breast, mushroom stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, artisan bread, choice of two sides. Provided chilled, fully cooked with heating instructions.
  • Turkey Family Meal ($65, serves 4) – includes herb roasted free-range turkey breast, mushroom stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, artisan bread, choice of one side. Provided chilled, fully cooked with heating instructions.
  • Family Sides To-Go ($13 each, serves 4) – roasted brussels sprouts with turkey bacon, mushroom stuffing, sweet potato mash, roasted carrots & golden beets, macaroni & cheese, mashed potatoes

Scratch-Made Whole Desserts ($38, serves 10-12) – mango tart, fresh apple cake with caramel buttercream, and seasonal pumpkin & walnut layer cake, among others

Bubba Gump’s

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is offering three Thanksgiving feast options. While the regular menu is available by request, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. will also offer:

Holiday Turkey Special – $22.99

A traditional turkey dinner with all of the trimmings. Roasted turkey, turkey stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce and a slice of pumpkin pie.

Holiday Ham – $22.99

Smoked ham served with turkey stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, apple compote, and a slice of pumpkin pie.

Holiday Ham & Turkey Combo – $24.99

Roasted turkey and smoked ham served with turkey stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, apple compote, and a slice of pumpkin pie.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. will be open from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

K’ya Bistro Laguna Beach

Gather with family at Laguna Beach’s  K’ya Bistro. On Thanksgiving Day, from 5-9 p.m., the beachside bistro will offer a Thanksgiving Turkey & Fixin Feast with all the goods — white and dark meat, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry relish, and glazed carrots for $12 and pumpkin pie for $4. The regular menu will also be served! Call for reservations: (949) 376-9718

Coastal Kitchen

This Thanksgiving, Coastal Kitchen is offering a special menu featuring holiday-themed entrees like a Diestel Farms Turkey plate ($28), Roasted Prime Rib ($32), and Fig Glazed Pork Chop ($28), and a seasonal Pumpkin Bread Pudding for dessert. The popular restaurant offers the perfect atmosphere for the whole family to celebrate the holidays, boasting a from-scratch menu and handcrafted cocktails. Coastal Kitchen is located at 34091 Pacific Coast Hwy in Dana Point. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (949) 449-2822 or booking through Opentable.

Slater’s 50/50 (Huntington Beach & Anaheim Hills)

Slater’s 50/50, known for its unconventional burger mashups and ‘slaterized’ creations, is celebrating Turkey Day all month long with the reintroduction of its fan-favorite Thanksgiving Burger! This ‘movable feast’ puts an entire Thanksgiving dinner in your hands, and features a 1/3 lb. turkey patty piled high with brioche stuffing, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, and a garlic & sage aioli on a honey wheat bun. Both Orange County locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but the Thanksgiving Burger is available now through November 30 for $13.99 at all 11 Slater’s 50/50 locations, including Anaheim Hills and Huntington Beach.

El Torito

El Torito will offer an all-day buffet on Thanksgiving with a Roasted Turkey & Ham Carving Station along with a taco station, seafood station and more of their Mexican buffet favorites. They will also offer $5 House Margaritas, Draft Beers and Champagne & Mimosas.  Contact your local El Torito for pricing and details.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 from 11am – 8pm

Orange Hill


Gather with friends and family to enjoy our Thanksgiving Day Champagne Brunch or Dinner with amazing hilltop views!

Champagne Brunch Buffet | 10am-3pm
Enjoy Breakfast Favorites, Roasted Turkey, Prime Rib, Crab Legs, Sushi, Traditional Trimmings, Cider Bars and more!
Adult $80 | Children (5-12) $35

Dinner | 5pm-9pm
Featuring a Prix Fire Dinner Menu

Sealanne Steak Tavern

Executive Chef Vince Terusa creates an alluring Thanksgiving meal with three courses and a mélange of seasonal sides served family style at each table. Wine lovers will welcome the opportunity to choose distinctive wines and fine bubbly selections from Selanne Steak Tavern’s Wine Spectator “The Best of Award of Excellence” list.

First there is a choice among Garnet Yam Soup with pickled cranberry, Quail and Apple Salad with candied walnut/Roquefort blue, Beet Ravioli with orange hazelnut dressing or a classy Caesar Salad with black garlic aioli. Entrees are traditional – Kurobuta Leg of Ham with Smith apple celery root puree, American Prime Ribeye Roast with cabernet jus or Mary’s Farm Heritage Turkey slow roasted breast and dark meat roulade, house cranberry and marsala jus. For the table innovative sides are Roasted Butternut Squash in bourbon maple syrup, Brussels Sprouts with candied orange and pistachio, French and Romano Bean Casserole with porcini cream, Pancetta with baby carrots in lavender honey and Laura Chenel goat cheese, Yukon Potato Puree with Phoenician olive oil and chives and Brioche Stuffing with winter fruits and candied walnuts. The sweet ending of this memorable meal is either Chocolate Coconut Pecan Pie or Creamy Pumpkin Tart.

$95 per adult; $25 per child (ages four to 12), exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are available by calling (949) 715-9881.

Boston Market

Better known this time of year as the “Holiday Experts,” are helping to bring the entire family around the table this Thanksgiving with countless holiday meal options to suit celebrations of any size without breaking the bank. Nearly all Boston Market locations will be open on Thanksgiving Day (menu selections and hours may vary by location) to offer guests who wish to dine-in a traditional plated holiday meal featuring sliced roasted turkey breast or half signature rotisserie chicken, two sides, a dinner roll and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie for $13.99. Family Meals, whole pies, hot side dishes or appetizers can also be picked up on Thanksgiving Day, while supplies last. A complete list of Heat & Serve Meals, Home Delivery and A La Carte options can be found online HERE.

 Fogo de Chão

Locations nationwide are open on Thanksgiving (11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.) and will offer a unique menu on that day, which, in addition to fire-roasted meats and Market Table offerings, include Roasted Turkey Breast, Turkey Au Jus, Cranberry Relish, Brazilian Sausage and Apple Dressing and Sweet Potato Casserole. Reservations can be made at; children 6 and under dine free, children 7 to 12 are half price.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill

Locations nationwide will be open on Thanksgiving day from 11am to 9pm and will be serving up a delicious 3-course prix fixe Thanksgiving meal for $24.99 per person while supplies last. The Thanksgiving prix fixe meal includes a soup or salad, a turkey breast entrée served with buttermilk mashed potatoes, roasted garlic demi-glaze, sausage and apple stuffing and Brussels sprouts or broccoli, plus a serving of traditional cheesecake with a pumpkin demi-glaze for dessert. In addition to the special Thanksgiving prix fixe, the full Romano’s Macaroni Grill menu will be available all day.

But wait, there’s more! Those looking to skip the cooking this year can take advantage of Macaroni Grill’s Thanksgiving To-Go – a dinner for 10 for $190, including free delivery, which includes turkey, sides, gravy and dessert. Orders can be placed online or by calling 888-MAC-GRILL beginning November 5 through November 25, while supplies last, and will be available for pickup or delivery after 5pm on November 27 and before 12pm on Thanksgiving Day (November 28).

The Mayors Table at Lido House


Thanksgiving Dinner (Thursday, Nov. 28: 3 – 9 p.m.) | Served family-style, this modern take on the classic Thanksgiving dinner includes scrumptious deviled eggs and kale salad starters, with other menu highlights including:

  • roasted heritage turkey breast
  • fall spiced braised short ribs
  • hasselback fall squash
  • applewood smoked potatoes and gravy 


The Queen Mary

A local favorite, the Queen Mary Royal Brunch takes you on a worldwide culinary adventure and features over 50 unique dishes from around the globe. Guests can enjoy our special Christmas specialty menu for an early start to their jolly holiday! Join us and experience our newly added Sushi Station with renowned Sushi Chef as well as our new Signature Bloody Mary Bar.

Enjoy great entertainment while you dine.

The Fresh Rhythm will play from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Dave Damiani will play from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm

The Fresh Rhythm Big Band and Five Got Rhythm Combo are Millennial Jazz aficionados who are putting their “fresh spin” on the romantic and jazz standards of The Great American Songbook. Since they formed in Orange County at Chapman University in the year of 2015, they have become regulars at The Disneyland Resort, Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill, The Cicada Club, Clifton’s Republic, and the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center. They look forward to having their Five Piece Combo and Trio play each Sunday Brunch and help bring in the new year at the Queen Mary.

Reservations: Call 877-600-4313 or Click HERE
Hours: 9AM-7PM

  • $115.00 with Sparkling Wine
  • $95.00 without Sparkling Wine
  • $24.00 Child (Ages 4-11)

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Parking: Self-parking is $8 with validation and Valet parking is $15 with validation. (up to 3 hours) (Subject to change based on Special Event schedule HERE.)

Sir Winston’s Restaurant and Lounge
At Sir Winston’s enjoy a world-class gourmet feast at Sir Winston’s. Our award-winning cuisine features a diverse menu of traditional favorites all masterfully prepared for a meal that you will truly leave you thankful.

Reservations: Call 877-600-4313 or Click HERE
Hours: 12PM -7PM
Prices*: $90.00 | Children pick from an A La’ Carte Menu

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Complimentary Parking. Please pull a ticket and bring it with you to Sir Winston’s. (Subject to change based on Special Event schedule HERE.)

*Pricing does not include tax & gratuity


Chelsea’s Chowder House

Join  Chelsea Chowder House for delicious roast turkey and all your Thanksgiving favorites. Of course, no trip to Chelsea’s would be complete without trying our signature chowder. Make it a Thanksgiving unlike any other.

Reservations: Call 877-600-4313 or Click HERE
Hours: 5PM-10PM
Prices*: $52.00 | Children pick from an A La’ Carte Menu

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Parking: Self-parking is $8 with validation and Valet parking is $15 with validation. (up to 3 hours) (Subject to change based on Special Event schedule HERE.)

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