Ultimate South Florida Thanksgiving Guide
Plenty of restaurants offer take-home and dine-in delicacies
Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
Have Thanksgiving dinner overlooking a private white sand beach. Guests can choose between a traditional turkey dinner or switch it up with a Thankful brunch from at 3800 Ocean.
Brunch highlights: Poached eggs benedict, Beef tenderloin medallion with fried eggs and Cinnamon apple and brioche french toast.
Dinner highlights: Roast turkey with pan gravy and cranberry-pear compote, baked brown sugar glazed ham and slow-cooked prime rib or beef with au jus and a horseradish cream sauce.
Price: Brunch is $35 for adults and $12 for children over three; Dinner is $85 for adults and $15 for children over three.
Farmer’s Table (Featured image above)
Both locations (Boca Raton and North Palm Beach) of the South Florida favorite offer a fresh and alfresco setting for a three-course Thanksgiving dinner. Plus, there’s a catering menu for those who want to celebrate at home.
Menu highlights: Butternut squash with cinnamon croutons; roasted heritage turkey (with maple whipped sweet potatoes, apple cornbread stuffing, roasted green beans, caramelized Brussels sprouts, Florida orange-cranberry sauce, natural gravy); pumpkin pie; vegan vegetable lasagna
Price: $59.95 for adults and $29.50 for children
Olympia Flame Diner
The family-owned Deerfield Beach Greek diner is open for dine-in and takeout from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Menu highlights: A variety of sandwiches, including gyros and chicken pita, as well as Italian classics, seafood, burgers, chicken souvlaki, roast leg of lamb, dolmades and more.
Doris Italian Market & Bakery
The specialty supermarket with locations around South Florida offers a pre-cooked turkey dinner package available for pickup, which can be supplemented with an array of side dishes. Orders can be placed in-store or on the phone.
Menu highlights: Traditional package includes 12-14 lb. turkey (raw weight), herb stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, one dozen rolls, cranberry sauce, one 10-inch apple or pumpkin pie. The spiral ham package includes 8-10 lb. half cut spiral ham, herb stuffing, candied yams, ham glaze, cranberry sauce, one dozen dinner rolls, 10-inch apple or pumpkin pie. Sides include candied yams, mashed potatoes, sausage stuffing, herb stuffing and green beans almondine.
Price: Packages start at $119.95; sides range from $29.95 to $39.95
Info: dorismarket.com or call 954-572-5269
Potions in Motion
The gourmet and catering company offers a feast with plenty of options for families in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Menu highlights: Rosemary-roasted sliced turkey breast, gravy, mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes, vegetarian cornbread stuffing, homemade smashed cranberry sauce, haricot verts, charred shallots, pumpkin pie.
Price: $29 per person plus taxes and $10 delivery fee
Info: Orders must be placed by Nov. 24 at 5 p.m. and will be delivered Nov. 25. Click here.
Waterstone Resort and Marina
Enjoy Intracoastal views at Boca Landing.
Menu highlights: Pumpkin bisque with pumpernickel croutons, pumpkin seeds, cultured cream; stuffed mushrooms with fennel sausage, pine nuts, fontal, port wine fig reduction; roasted stuffed acorn squash with wild rice, quinoa, parsnips, celery root, tomato shallot coulis; bread pudding; pecan pie
Price: $55 for adults and $25 for children (10 & under)
Reservations: 561-368-9500 or e-mailing [email protected]
A three-course meal features a tropical and Caribbean spin at this Caribbean-American fusion kitchen and bar.
Menu highlights: Sweet potato and coconut bisque with gruyere cheese puffs; cider and honeycomb-roasted turkey with cranberry-orange relish, sage and thyme gravy; green beans with garlic and fried onions; creamy scallion mashed potatoes
Price:$35 per person, Kids 12 and under $18
The Coconut Creek steakhouse pulls out all the stops for Thanksgiving. Plus, Kayla Frey performs at Legends Lounge, NYY Steak’s elevated lounge experience, beginning at 6 p.m.
Menu highlights: Wild mushroom bisque ($11), hand-made pumpkin ravioli ($19), or autumn harvest salad ($14) first course; all-natural free-range turkey ($48) or baked whole Florida snapper ($42) main course; and pumpkin pie with vanilla whipped cream and almond toffee ($12) for dessert.
Reservations: 954.935.6699 (6NYY) or reserve online
Brimstone Woodfire Grill
The location at the Shops at Pembroke Gardens offers meal kits that take the cooking load off families.
Menu highlights: Caesar and house salads, Herb Roasted Turkey with house-made gravy and cranberry sauce, Honey Glazed Ham with pineapple au jus, sides of cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, almond green beans, candied sweet potato yams, and for dessert, key lime pie, bread pudding and pumpkin pie.
Price: $200 for parties of 10
Info: Orders must be placed by Nov. 23 and pick-ups will be ready Nov. 25; 954.430.2333 or [email protected]
Exquisite Catering by Robert
Serving Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward counties, the North Miami catering company offers a traditional feast and a Latin Holiday package for delivery or pickup.
Menu highlights: Traditional menu features herb-roasted turkey served with a variety of side dishes, including homemade cornbread stuffing, whipped mashed potatoes, baked sweet potatoes with marshmallow topping, green bean casserole, and Exquisite’s freshly made cranberry-orange relish. Dessert options (extra cost) include pumpkin pie, apple pie or apple/cherry cobbler. The Latin Holiday menu includes stuffed pork tenderloin or roast pork lechon served with imperial rice, moro, yucca with garlic sauce and sweet plantains. Desserts (extra cost) include flan, tres leches or pastelitos.
Cost: $169 for up to eight people and cost $269 for a group between 10 and 14
Info: Orders must be placed by Nov. 24. C 305.622.FOOD (3663) or email [email protected]
Brio Italian Grille
The Shops at Pembroke Gardens location offers customizable kits for small and larger parties or offers a dine-in option.
Menu highlights: Roasted sliced white meat turkey topped with herbed pan gravy, stuffing made with pancetta stuffing, broccolini, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, orange cranberry sauce and pumpkin spiced bread pudding.
Price: Kits for parties of three are $68.99. For parties of six: $138. Dine-in price is $28.99 per person.
Info: Make reservations and order kits here.
Enjoy a made-from-scratch, chef-prepared Thanksgiving from the family-owned, ghost kitchen concept in Sunrise delivered to your home in Palm Beach, Broward or Miami-Dade. Thanksgiving meals can be purchased individually or family-style depending on the size of your party. The set menu is divided into four courses; mains are accompanied by a choice of appetizer, soups & greens, and sides which are all included in the entrée price. All meals also include a choice of sourdough or cornbread.
Menu highlights: Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream Sauce; Honey Glazed Ham with Brown Sugar Honey Glaze; Li’l Kosher Dogs with Yellow Mustard; Cheese & Crackers with Homemade Roasted Pumpkin Seeds; Roasted Haricot Vert with Garlic & Shallots; Roasted Sweet Potatoes Honey & Cinnamon topped with or without Marshmallows; Roasted Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Dried Cranberries
Order: Orders must be placed by Nov. 20 and can be delivered Nov. 24 or Nov. 25. Call 954.669.1366; www.mktakeaways.com
Loews Miami Beach Hotel
The hotel offers three options to enjoy Thanksgiving at home or at the hotel with indoor and alresco dining.
Option 1—Loews at Home: A take-home feast menu features roasted beet Goat cheese salad; green bean casserole; sweet potato soufflé; carrot cake; Cost is $295 and serves 6-8 people. Order by Nov. 20 and pick up Thanksgiving Day.
Option 2—A La Carte Thanksgiving: The three-course a la carte menu features cornbread, traditional oven-roasted turkey, green bean casserole and apple country wedge salad. Cost is $65 per person plus tax and service charge and $29 for children 5-12
Options 3—Grand Thanksgiving: Cost is $120 per person plus tax and service charge and $29 for Children 5-12.
Info: Click here for info.
Smith & Wollensky
Dine with oceanside views at the Miami Beach restaurant.
Menu highlights: Ready-to-roast boneless herb-seasoned turkey breast, sausage and cornbread stuffing, potatoes au gratin, bacon and shallot roasted Brussels sprouts, duck fat roasted root vegetables, cranberry relish and giblet gravy, house-made apple tart and and pecan pie.
Cost: $69 per adult / $35 per child for dine-in prix fixe three-course dinner
Fort Lauderdale’s sophisticated Intracoastal staple will celebrate turkey day with an all-you-can-eat buffet. A to-go package serves six to eight guests.
Menu highlights: A carving station with herb-infused roasted turkey, honey-glazed ham and prime rib with au jus alongside a salad bar with tri-color beet salad and a mixed field greens salad. Sides include stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potato casserole, green beans almondine, macaroni and cheese, corn succotash, cranberry sauce.
Cost: $56 per person for dine-in; To-go order is $150
The giving this holiday’s traditional feast a hint of French-Mediterranean flavor. Thursday night offers the regular a la carte menu as well as chef specials. The Thanksgiving extravaganza welcomes you at the door with greeters and continues all night long with live entertainment featuring a saxophonist and resident DJ Stephan M.
Menu highlights (take-out): Roasted turkey breast entre?e with truffle turkey jus; sides
including crispy Brussels sprouts with bacon, cipollini onion confit and sweet mustard sauce; sweet
potato mash with pecan and cranberry sauce; and roasted haricot vert with garlic and chive butter. For dessert, there’s molasses pecan pie served with vanilla ice cream and bourbon caramel.
Cost: $65 for take-out menu.
Info: Guests must pre-order this meal before Nov. 21. Email [email protected] or call 305.763.8688.
The restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale offers a family style three-course meal as well as a Thanksgiving To-Go package for six to eight people.
Menu highlights: For dine-in, turkey breast roulade and confit leg and thigh, served with potato puree, stuffing, grilled broccolini, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and gravy. For the to-go meal, whole roasted turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, bread stuffing, creamy potato puree, green bean casserole, roasted sweet potatoes, biscuits and pecan pie.
Cost: $79 per adult and $29 per child for dine-in; $299 plus tax for to-go package.
Info: Orders must be placed by Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. Pick up will be on Thanksgiving Day. To make reservations for dine-in, call 954.302.6430 or email [email protected].
CORSAIR Kitchen & Bar
The Aventura restaurant located inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa overlooking the golf courses offers both dine-in and to-go options.
Menu highlights: Appetizer options include Roasted Pumpkin Bisque with dried pears, cinnamon cream, sage and toasted pine nuts; Salad of Fall Leaves with roasted beets, caramelized apples, pecans, blue cheese and maple dressing; and Prosciutto & Figs with compressed melons, feta, baby arugula and balsamic dressing. For the table, guests will enjoy Roasted Turkey Breast & Sliced Roasted Beef Tenderloin served with dark meat confit, stuffing, sweet potato gratin, buttermilk mash, green beans, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy. Desserts will include an assortment of seasonal fall pies
Cost: $65 per person for dine-in; $250 for to-go dinner for eight people.
Info: To-go is available for pick up Nov. 25 from 3-5 p.m. and Nov. 26 from 9-11 a.m. For reservations, call 786.279.6800 or click here.
Bill Hansen Catering
Let a chef worry about Thanksgiving this year. Chef Dewey Losasso has created a full menu for Thanksgiving that is fully cooked and ready-to-reheat.
Menu highlights: Mixed greens with sliced almonds, sun-dried cranberries and orange-mint dressing; squash bisque topped with cinnamon-chili whipped ricotta; sauteed asparagus; orange and shallot; roasted sweet potatoes with Vermont maple syrup glaze; and roasted natural turkey with wheatberry-cornbread stuffing, pan gravy, kumquat-cranberry conserve. Add-on menu (separate prices) also available with whole pumpkin pie, Alvin’s apple mango tart tatin, jumbo stone crabs and more.
Cost: $35 per person with a minimum of four people plus $20 delivery charge. Delivery is free for eight or more.
Info: Order by Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. Order through [email protected] or 305.970.1623.
Also located at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, the award-winning steakhouse from Chef Michael Mina will offer a three-course prix fixe menu for dine-in.
Menu highlights: Wood-grilled free range turkey with cornbread-foie gras stuffing, tangerine cranberry sauce, garlic mashed potatoes, cider glazed yams and black truffle gravy; prime cuts of beef such as ‘Reuben’ style bone-in short rib, filet mignon and veal chop; shellfish tower with oysters, shrimp, lobster and king crab; and spicy beef lettuce cups with Thai chili & basil, sweet chili sauce and crunchy rice.
Cost: $105 per person
Info: Reservations can be made here or by calling 786.279.6600
Richard Sandoval’s acclaimed Pan-Latin steakhouse inside the InterContinental Miami, is celebrating Thanksgiving by offering a Pan-Latin Autumn Fusion Feast.
Menu highlights: The four-course meal includes corvina ceviche with bonita chips and rocotto leche de tigre or baby beets and 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.
Cost: $59 per person
Info: For reservations, click here or call 305.372.4710
Stephen Starr’s Steak 954 offers a Thanksgiving menu full of traditional favorites.
Menu highlights: Herb & Citrus Roasted Turkey with traditional stuffing, sauteed haricot verts, loaded sweet potato with marshmallows and candied pecan, turkey gravy, and cranberry chutney. A la carte items include Roasted Butternut Squash Soup ($12) and various house-made desserts ranging from a Pumpkin Souffle ($12) with warm bourbon toffee sauce, toasted pepita ice cream and Creme Brulee ($12) with heirloom apples compote, salted brown butter streusel.
Cost: $52 per person for Thanksgiving menu; a la carte items priced individually
Info: 954.414.8333 or steak954.com
Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Oceanside three-course feast at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort? Sounds perfect.
Menu highlights: Starters include harvest salad or pumpkin bisque; both options are served with fresh cornbread. The second course offers 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.
Cost: $45 per person
The Coconut Grove favorite from chef Michael Beltran features a family-style menu for dine-in.
Menu highlights: Dishes include an 8-12-pound 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. Available at an additional cost are the truffle mac and cheese; roasted Brussels sprouts; charcuterie & cheese and more.
Cost: $75 for dine-in
Reservations: 305.640.5862 or email [email protected]
Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival
SOBEWFF is joining forces with Constellation Culinary Group for South Floridians to make their Thanksgiving dinner an act of giving itself. All the net proceeds will go toward efforts to aid the local hospitality industry during the continued regrowth and recovery phase. Plus, for each 25 packages sold, SOBEWFF will donate a holiday family meal to a local member of the United States Bartenders’ Guild impacted by the pandemic.
Menu highlights: Packages include entrée(s), two salads, a choice of three side dishes, bread, accompaniments, two dessert(s), wine from La Crema, Aqua Panna Natural Spring Water, S.Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water, and a canister of illy Classico Ground Drip Coffee. Side dish options include mac & cheese, charred Brussels sprouts, sautéed green beans almondine, pommes purée, parmesan creamed spinach, classic rustic stuffing, creamed cauliflower, roasted butternut squash and sweet potato casserole.
Cost: $150 for Option $1; $375 for Option #2; $675 for Option #3
Info: Orders can be purchased through Nov. 20 and can be picked up at SGWS Wynwood (2105 N. Miami Avenue) Nov. 25 and Nov. 26. For information on packages and more, click here.