Where to Eat on Thanksgiving (Without Having to Cook)

November 15, 2018

Not in the mood to cook for Thanksgiving this year? Restaurants all over The Palm Beaches have you covered.

From celebrity chef-driven menus to indulgent buffets to vegan delights, there’s no shortage of spots to celebrate. Let the chefs at these local eateries do all the work while you enjoy quality time with your loved ones.

North Region

3800 Ocean

3800 Ocean at Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa

With breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, 3800 Ocean is the perfect place to be thankful that you’re spending the holiday in the beautiful Palm Beaches. Executive Chef James King prepares a Thanksgiving buffet complete with mouthwatering dishes like slow-roasted turkey and cornbread stuffing, salted cod, crab cakes and a seafood bar. This unmissable feast costs $85 for adults and $29 for kids under 12.

Vic & Angelo’s PGA at PGA National Resort & Spa

Celebrate Thanksgiving with an Italian twist at Vic & Angelo’s PGA. This inviting restaurant serves up a holiday meal that features everything from butternut squash soup to rigatoni Bolognese, roasted turkey to chicken piccata. A buffet of these delectable dishes and more costs $49 for adults and $16.95 for kids 12 and under. 


Sinclairs Ocean Grill

Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa

Head to Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa for Thanksgiving brunch or dinner. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the kitchen dishes out a buffet complete with breakfast pastries, seasonal quiches, a carving station and a raw bar for $65 for adults and $20 for kids ages 6-12. Starting at 5 p.m., the resort’s signature restaurant, Sinclairs Ocean Grill, serves an a-la-carte dinner with entrée choices including lemon rosemary turkey, mushroom ravioli and Chilean sea bass. Be sure to save room for something sweet at the Sinclairs pie bar.

Central Region

Café Boulud at The Brazilian Court Hotel

Treat the family to an unforgettable three-course meal at Café Boulud for $105 for adults and $45 for kids 10 and under. Your meal will be off to a sumptuous start with appetizers like sweet potato soup, Meyer lemon crab cakes or quinoa salad. Next, choose from entrees like honey-roasted turkey breast, sweet corn and chanterelle risotto, and spice-rubbed barramundi with pumpkin couscous. When it’s time for dessert, you’ll be thankful for every bite of butternut squash cheesecake, spiced panna cotta and upside-down chocolate soufflé.   

Hippocrates Health Institute

On a day when turkey takes center stage, vegans needn’t be left out of the fun. The Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach brings back its popular “rawsome” Thanksgiving dinner, where guests gather for cooked and raw creations like stuffed mushrooms, “turkey” pate and vegan holiday nog for $40 for adults and $20 for kids ages 5-12. Prices go up to $50 and $25, respectively, if you show up without a reservation, so book this one in advance. 

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

Create memories with a Thanksgiving brunch at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. The kitchen at this Forbes Five-Star resort serves a seemingly endless spread of goodies for $125 for adults and $35 for kids ages 5-12. Whether your tastes call for winter squash salad, Nutella and banana crepes, citrus-brined turkey or green bean casserole, you’ll find it all—and more—here. 

South Region

Henry's of Boca Raton

Henry’s of Boca Raton

At Henry’s of Boca Raton, Thanksgiving means savory starters like split pea soup and Caesar salad, entrees like slow-roasted turkey with all the trimmings, and pecan pie and pumpkin crème brulee for dessert. The three-course holiday feast costs $42 per person. 

Farmer’s Table

With responsibly sourced ingredients, Farmer’s Table in Boca Raton serves dishes that are as good for the planet as they are for the tastebuds. On Thanksgiving, diners start with a harvest salad or butternut squash soup before diving into entrees like heritage turkey and vegan lasagna. After dinner, satisfy your sweet tooth with apple strudel, a vegan vanilla ice cream sundae or sweet potato pie. It’s all for $49.95 per person.

The Office

This November 22, the menu at Delray Beach’s The Office gastropub gets the Thanksgiving treatment. In addition to the restaurant’s usual options like tomato burrata, steamed mussels and cheeseburgers, specials of the day include classic holiday favorites like pumpkin bisque, lemon-and-sage-brined turkey, honey-rosemary ham and stone fruit cranberry cobbler.

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