Turkey Day Favorites

If you need a place to get your Thanksgiving fill without sweating over a hot oven all day, South Florida restaurants have the solution for you.


Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants in Coconut Creek, Fort Lauderdale and other locations


Cost: $28.99 for adults; $12.99 for kids 12 and under

Menu: Butternut squash soup, slow-roasted turkey with pan gravy. Homemade sides include stuffing, cranberry sauce, roasted green beans and carrots and pumpkin praline cheesecake made in collaboration with Eli’s Cheesecake of Chicago.

Plus: Enjoy the November wine of the month: Gewürztraminer Sauvignon Blanc with lychee, passion fruit, lemon, lime, melon, and spice aromas.



Naked Crab at B Ocean Resort

When: 1-10 p.m.

Cost: $45 (plus tax and tip) for adults; $18 for kids 12 and under

Menu: Executive Chef David Morales presents a menu with several stations of mouth-watering goodness. At the Autumn Harvest Station, find Quinoa Tabbouleh and Green Apple Slaw and Carrot Salad. The Pilgrim’s Station includes Chestnut Stuffing, Cranberry and Orange Compote, Smoked Maple Rib Eye and Green Beans and Apple Wood Pancetta. The Mayflower’s Sugar Table has Pumpkin, Pecan, Cranberries Textures and Sweet Flavors.

Plus: Valet is reduced to $5 when validated by hostess

Info: [email protected]


Burlock Coast Main photo

Menu: Serve a picture-perfect Thanksgiving feast care of Burlock Coast at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale with a pre-ordered dinner to go featuring whole roasted turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, creamy potato puree, green bean casserole, buttermilk biscuits and more.

Order dates: Orders must be placed by Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. Pickup is Thanksgiving Day

Cost: $369 plus tax for 6-8 people

Info: 954.302.6460; burlockcoast.com


Diplomat Prime

Menu: Cranberry chutney, turkey, whipped potatoes, green beans, stuffing and gravy—plus, pumpkin and pecan pie.

Cost: $65 per person

Plus: Check out Diplomat Beach Resort’s holiday specials



Steelpan By Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

Menu: A Thanksgiving bounty awaits you with three courses from the Caribbean-American kitchen & bar. Try cider and honeycomb-roasted turkey with a cranberry-orange relish; curried fall vegetables with quinoa and lentils; brown sugar glazed & cured sliced ham and pumpkin pie with a spiced whipped cream or pecan pie with warm vanilla sauce.

When: 2-9 p.m.

Cost: $49 for adults and $22 children 12 and under

Info: 954.302.5252


Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden

Menu: The chic destination in Coconut Grove offers starters such as Bistro Salad with Duck Prosciutto, Local Greens, Turban Squash, Pomegranate, Toasted Seeds, Mustard Vinaigrette, and Asiago Cheese. For the entrée, try the young Slow Roasted Turkey accompanied by Orange Glazed Sweet Potato with Meringue, Giblet Gravy, Cranberry Orange Dressing, Cornbread, and Chestnut Stuffing.

When: 3-9 p.m.

Cost: $65 per person

Info: 305.400.0562; isabellescoconutgrove.com


Shooters Waterfront

When: 11 a.m.- 8 p.m.

Menu: A buffet on the Intracoastal awaits with honey-glazed ham and prime rib with au jus, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potato casserole, macaroni and cheese, corn succotash, and spiced pumpkin and apple pies for dessert.

Cost: $56 per person

Plus: Eat at home care of Shooters! A to-go Thanksgiving order for six to eight guests is available for $150.



Blue Moon Fish Co.

When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Menu: Brunch for dinner! The waterfront restaurant offers an all-day brunch menu with bottomless mimosas, bloody marys, and champagne!

Cost: $75 per person


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