No Clean Up Required: Where To Dine Out In LA On Thanksgiving

Treat yourself this Turkey Day…

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner may just be one of the most stressful holiday traditions. So this year, skip the headache and head out to one of these four L.A. restaurants offering mouth-watering special menus with seasonal favorites.

Oh, and no clean up. Something to be thankful for.

The Palm – LA Downtown

One of the most iconic restaurants of all time, The Palm is much more than a place for a meal, it’s an experience. With the first location opening in New York City way back in 1926, The Palm has become synonymous with fine dining and famous for its top notch lobster and steak (and signature colorful caricatures in the walls). However this year, The Palm in Los Angeles is going traditional. The restaurant, which is located in the heart of DTLA near the Arena, is offering a pre-fixe Thanksgiving turkey dinner for just $59 that is sure to rival mama’s. Diners have the option to start with a Butternut Squash Soup, Lobster Bisque, Buffalo Mozzarella Salad or The Palm Caesar before moving on to the main course of Roasted Turkey complete with Stuffing, Green Beans, Sweet Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce and Gravy. For dessert, indulge in either a Chocolate Pecan Pie or Junior’s Cheesecake.

Reservations: HERE

1100 Flower Street, Los Angeles


Located in the heart of Beverly Hills along Canon Drive, Spago is the flagship restaurant of the world famous chef Wolfgang Puck. This Thanksgiving the restaurant is serving up an elevated Turkey Day experience like none other. The evening will start with an amuse bouche from Chef Avanessian, a mini Pumpkin Funnel Cake, with Keluga Caviar and Chives to set the mood. Each guest will then have a choice of their first course: House Cured Maple Glazed Ham with Biscuits, Quince Jam, and a 63 degree egg, or a Lobster Pot Pie, or for something different, a Thai Chicken Salad.

The entire table will share a family style feast, including Turkey stuffed with Porcini, Rosemary & Sage Gravy, Cranberry Compote, Chicken Apple Sausage Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole, Gruyere & Fontina Macaroni & Cheese, Brussel Sprouts, and Yukon Gold Potato Puree. For dessert, Chef Della‘s Pie and Pastry Shop is offering a spectacular collection of expertly crafted Pies, like the Pumpkin, Pecan, Pink Lady and more. The dinner is $198/pp while children under the age of 8-years-old are $95/pp.

Reservations: HERE

176 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills

Caldo Verde

Thanksgiving might be an American holiday, but switch it up this year with some international cuisine. Suzanne Goin and Caroline Stynes Caldo Verde restaurant will offer a Thanksgiving feast consisting of Portuguese cuisine. The three course meal will end in Chef Irene’s dessert extravaganza.

This restaurant still has availability, and will allow you to enjoy Thanksgiving and in a scenic restaurant in Downtown inside the Proper Hotel. Caldo Verde is already well known for its local and California inspired cuisine, and restaurant fans are eager to see their twist on Thanksgiving.

Reservations: HERE

1100 S Broadway, Los Angeles


If you are all for a traditional, cozy Thanksgiving, head to the diner, Du-Par’s. Known for its world famous pancakes and pies, Du-Par’s is now capitalizing on its other skill of creating the best comfort food. This casual diner, located in the original Farmer’s Market in the Beverly Grove neighborhood, does not take reservations, and Thanksgiving dinner will include all the traditional holiday food including turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes and more. 

Not in the mood to sit in a restaurant, Du-Par’s also caters its Thanksgiving Feast in a variety of package sizes. Their popular sweet potato and pumpkin pie are also available to purchase. 

6333 W 3rd Street, Los Angeles

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