Thanksgiving is almost here and for those looking to be thankful... to not cook this year, Anaheim has a cornucopia of dining options for the whole family. From farm-to-table and family-style feasts to vegetarian selections and "to go" meals with all the fixin's, relax and let Anaheim do all the cooking!
The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon
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1025 E. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon is a readers favorite, with a craftsman-style dark wood, ranch feel, and an amazing chef offering farm-to-table food with their own farm nearby! They will be serving an incredible Prix Fixe menu for Thanksgiving from 2:00-7:00 p.m. This year's menu will include sea scallops, or goat cheese ravioli, as well as burrata for starters. For the main course choose from Mary’s organic free range turkey with cornbread, turkey sausage stuffing, as well as a pacific sablefish, a pheasant pot pie or a Wyoming raised buffalo prime rib. Top it off with a dessert menu that features harvest pumpkin cheesecake, as well as an old fashioned pecan pie with vanilla bean ice cream.
Anaheim White House
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887 South Anaheim Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805
Cost: Adults: $39.95; Children: $19.95
Feast on fresh turkey, mashed potatoes and other traditional dishes at this Anaheim landmark restaurant. The Anaheim White House has been known for its holiday events for over 30 years and is the perfect place to celebrate turkey day. Dinner will be served from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. and reservations are highly recommended.
Buca di Beppo
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11757 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Cost: Individual: $20.00; Small: $60.00; Large: $120.00
At Buca di Beppo they have a creative twist for the Thanksgiving dinner table. In addition to serving their regular menu, they will be featuring a turkey feast and it will all be served family-style. The feast will be offered in three options—an individual for $20, a small group (serving 2-3 guests) for $60, and for a larger crowd (serving 4-6 guests) for $120.
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2002 N Main St
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Cost: Adults: $49.99 Children: $24.99
Residing within a lush mission-style courtyard and featuring contemporary decor highlighted by abundant windows and skylights, Tangata adds yet another fine option to your Thanksgiving day choices. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., try their Cinderella pumpkin soup with local honey, dates, and a five spice creme fraiche, an heirloom apple waldorf salad, and a baby hearts of romaine salad. For the main course dine on a slow roasted turkey, a roasted Scottish salmon, a port wine-braised beef short ribs and more. Enjoy sides like honey artisanal breads, classic cranberry sauce, baby marble potatoes and much more. Finish with spiced pumpkin pies or pecans and chocolate.
Zov's Anaheim (To Go)
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1801 E Katella Ave #1001
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 838-8855 x21
Leave it to Zov's Anaheim to figure out a great solution for families to enjoy their delicious cuisine at home for the Thanksgiving holiday. A complete dinner with literally ALL the fixings is available to go, serving 12-15 guests for $450. The lineup this year is hard to beat with: turkey, gravy, roasted yams, garlic mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry relish, creamed corn, salads, rolls and of course pie! All orders need to be placed very soon by calling (714) 838-8855 x21. All orders will be picked up by patrons at the Zov's Tustin location on Wednesday 11/23 between 1:00-5:00 p.m. Don't be late!
Anaheim Hilton Mix Restaurant
Hilton Anaheim, 777 Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
Just steps away from the Anaheim Convention Center at the Hilton in Anaheim, Mix Restaurant will be serving a unique Thanksgiving buffet. This feast will include a carving station of turkey, chilled selections such as smoked duck frisée, a plethora of side dishes, a salad bar, and a dessert table. They will also have a Children’s buffet with all their favorites. The cost will be $55 for adults, $20 for kids 4-12 years of age and children 3 and younger are free. They will be serving from 4:00-9:00 p.m. and reservations are recommended.