Where to Eat on Thanksgiving (Including No Cooking at Home)

November 9, 2021

Not in the mood to cook for Thanksgiving this year? Restaurants all over The Palm Beaches have you covered — in their dining room or in your own.

It’s that special time of year when we’re all reminded of the value of giving thanks. And for those looking to give thanks for not having to spend hours preparing the traditional Thanksgiving feast, consider celebrating the holiday with one of these outstanding restaurants in The Palm Beaches. 

North Region

3800 Ocean  

Riviera Beach 
Enjoy a Thanksgiving Brunch at 3800 Ocean, located beachfront at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa. Sip cocktails from the mimosa and bloody Mary bars, and nosh on raw bar offerings, carving station proteins and delectable sides. Enjoy an array of sweet and savory bites, from artisanal cheese displays to a dessert station filled by the pastry chef to celebrate the season.  
Price: $85 per adult; $25 per child, 5 and under free  
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Reservations recommended: 561.340.1795
 
3800 Ocean

Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa 

Jupiter 
Jupiter Beach Resort invites you to savor the holiday this year at Sinclairs Ocean Grill. The dining room and outdoor terrace will be serving Thanksgiving à la carte, with holiday specials adding to their regular menu for both lunch and dinner. Sip on a selection from their extensive wine list and dine on gourmet dishes while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Celebrate the South Florida way with a slice of key lime pie for dessert!  
Time: Lunch is served noon to 3 p.m.; dinner 5 to 9 p.m. 
Reservations recommended: 561.645.7120
 
Sinclairs Ocean Grill

Alaina’s Café and Bake Shoppe 

Palm Beach Gardens 
Alaina’s lovers rejoice with “Heat & Serve” Thanksgiving to go! Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu of butternut squash soup, oven-roasted turkey and quintessential sides like roasted garlic mashed potatoes and green bean almondine — all pre-cooked for reheating at home with gravy and fresh cranberry chutney. Nosh on a selection of baked goods and desserts, from apple crisps to pumpkin pies, cakes and dessert platters. They also have breakfast items available like scones, quiches and breads to kickstart the day. Order by Thursday, Nov. 18.  
Price: $30 per person 
Time: Pick up Wednesday, Nov. 24 
Order Thanksgiving to-go: 561.318.6945

Cupcake desserts
Photo credit: Cristyle Egitto

Beacon 

Jupiter 
Executive Chef Jordan Lerman has put together a Thanksgiving at Beacon featuring wood-roasted sunchoke soup, stuffed turkey with pomme puree, cranberry marmalade, honey-roasted fall squash, Brussels sprouts salad and roasted turkey jus. These holiday offerings will be served alongside a limited menu of favorites, including charred Spanish octopus, bucatini cacio e pepe and the local catch. Finish on a sweet note with pumpkin pie, tiramisu or Chef Woo’s signature deconstructed apple tart. 
Time: 3 to 8:30 p.m. 
Reservations recommended: 561.532.3280

Holiday pies
Photo credit: Libby Vision

Central Region

Pistache French Bistro 

West Palm Beach 
Pistache offers a view of the downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront Commons. Chef de cuisine Isaac Cerny is preparing his special three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving feast, including the traditional all-natural heritage breed turkey dinner, along with other Pistache classics and sides. Sip rosé and crack the top of a crème brulee while toasting to the holiday.   
Price: $75+ per person 
Time: 2 to 8 p.m.
Reservations recommended: 561.833.5090
 

kitchen 

West Palm Beach 
Chef Matthew Byrne’s kitchen will be serving takeaway Thanksgiving from its West Palm Beach location. Savor leek and chevre tarts with a frisee salad, simply roasted turkey breast and braised mini osso buco, alongside rosemary potatoes, stuffing and sides, and finish with their infamous coconut cake and chocolate pie. Order in advance.   
Price: $85 per person 
Time: Pick up Thursday, Nov. 25 by noon 
Order Thanksgiving to-go: 561.249.2281
Exterior of kitchen restaurant
Photo credit: Cristyle Egitto

The Breakers Palm Beach 

Palm Beach
Give thanks with a truly decadent meal at Flagler Steakhouse, The Breakers’ modern take on the classic American steakhouse. In honor of Thanksgiving, the chef has developed a special, three-course holiday prix fixe menu featuring the classics, like butter-basted tom turkey and pumpkin pie to steakhouse favorites like surf and turf, bone-in filet and key lime pie. 
Price: $185 per person; $75 per child age 12 and younger 
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Reservations recommended: 561.659.8471 
 
Over Thanksgiving Weekend from Thursday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 28, enjoy a special brunch menu at Henry’s Palm Beach, featuring fried chicken and red velvet waffles, smoked salmon pizza and crab cake Benedict. Plus, sip an array of delicious cocktails like Mezcal Mary, Cucumber Blush and Henry's Screwdriver. 
Reservations recommended: 877.724.3188 
 
Gather with loved ones for a decadent Thanksgiving feast at The Breakers. The Ponce de Leon Ballroom will host an artful buffet offering everyone’s Thanksgiving favorites, as well as unexpected items and an array of decadent desserts and sweet treats. 
Price: $210 per person; $125 per child age 12 and younger 
Time: 2 to 6 p.m. 
Join waitlist: 877.724.3188

Ornate interior lobby of The Breakers Palm Beach
Photo credit: Cristyle Egitto

La Goulue 

Palm Beach 
Bring a taste of France to your Thanksgiving celebration at La Goulue. The classic French bistro is offering its usual enticing dinner menu along with a special holiday-inspired menu. Dishes include an appetizer of pumpkin velouté with smoked gouda, roasted turkey breast with portobello mushroom and brioche stuffing, butternut squash risotto, sides like mashed potatoes and green beans, and chocolate and marshmallow lava cake or pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. You can also take advantage of the full menu of specialty cocktails or a selection from the extensive wine list, including more than 20 wines by the glass. 
Time: 3 to 8 p.m. 
Reservations recommended: 561.284.6292
Wine bottles lined up
Photo courtesy of La Goulue

The Chesterfield Palm Beach 

Palm Beach 
Surrounded by palm-lined boulevards, this historic hotel offers exceptional hospitality and plenty of Old-World charm, just moments from Worth Avenue and sugar-sand beaches. Tuck into a delicious Thanksgiving prix fixe menu featuring entrée selections like traditional slow-roasted turkey with cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberries, pan-seared salmon or prime rib. Desserts include pumpkin pie with vanilla bean ice cream and pecan bourbon pie with salted caramel ice cream. 
Price: $99 per adult; $34.95 per child age 12 and under 
Time: Seating at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. 
Reservations required: 561.659.5800
 

Proper Grit at The Ben 

West Palm Beach 
The Ben will be offering a prix fixe dining experience at its signature restaurant, Proper Grit. The menu will feature family-style turkey and accompaniments like sourdough stuffing and whipped sweet potatoes, sized according to the number of guests. Each diner will also receive a complimentary Champagne toast with seasonal-themed cocktails available for purchase. The restaurant’s regular menu will be available until 3 p.m., while rooftop Spruzzo will still be serving its regular menu throughout the day and evening.  
Price: $39 per person; $15 per child under 12 
Time: 3 to 9 p.m. 
Reservations required: 561.461.0040

Turkey dinner on a plate with a glass of wine
Photo credit: Palm Beach Influence

South Region

Henry’s 

Delray Beach 
Take the stress out of your holidays with Henry's in Delray Beach! Create a dinner to remember with magical split pea soup, slow-roasted turkey breast or turkey leg, a selection of side dishes like wild mushroom stuffing and honey-glazed baby carrots, and pumpkin or pecan pie. You can enjoy in person or order by Thursday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. to pick up Wednesday, Nov. 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. or Thursday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon. 
Reservations recommended: 561.638.1949 
Order Thanksgiving to-go: 561.638.1949 or online

Couple dining outside with a mural behind them

Farmer’s Table 

Boca Raton, North Palm Beach 
With responsibly sourced ingredients, Farmer’s Table serves dishes that are as good for the planet as they are for the tastebuds. This Thanksgiving, choose from a three-course dinner in the main dining room or Thanksgiving to-go. Dinner options include roasted heritage turkey, mushroom-butternut squash Wellington and vegan vegetable lasagna, with bread, dessert and soup or salad. Select from an array of starters, entrees, sides and desserts for Thanksgiving to-go by Saturday, Nov. 20. 
Price: $69.95 per adult; $29.50 per child age 10 and under 
Time: Dining from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; pick up by Thursday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. 
Order Thanksgiving to-go: 561.409.2727 (Boca Raton); 561.691.3430 (North Palm Beach)

Deck 84 

Delray Beach 
Savor your Thanksgiving meal on the waterfront, dining on traditional-style à la carte dishes, in addition to Deck 84’s full regular menu. Selections include a smoked butternut squash bisque, chopped autumn salad, traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings, yellowtail snapper with pumpkin beurre blanc and pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. Enjoy happy hour drink specials at the bar with the purchase of an entree. 
Price: Dinner entrées priced separately 
Time: noon to 7 p.m. 
Reservations recommended: 561.665.8484
 

Taru at Sundy House  

Delray Beach 
Taru at Sundy House will be featuring a Thanksgiving buffet throughout the day. Breakfast classics like eggs Benedict, pancakes and waffles will be served alongside a salad bar. Peruse the raw bar and pasta bar before diving into turkey and honey-glazed ham from the carving station. Classic sides like mashed potatoes and candied yams with marshmallows lead into dessert offerings of pecan and pumpkin pie. Guests age 21+ can imbibe with bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys.  
Price: $100 per person; $50 per child under 12, under 5 free 
Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Reservations recommended: 561.272.5678

Outside table surrounded by greenery at Taru
Photo credit: Cristyle Egitto

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Cristyle Egitto
Cristyle Egitto is a South Florida native, born in Miami, raised in Palm Beach and educated at the University of Florida. She founded the food blog EatPalmBeach in 2013 as a way to discover restaurants and culinary talents in the area while supporting local businesses. Her writing has appeared in various publications, and she has been featured on local TV and in multiple magazines.