Best Places for Thanksgiving Dinner at the Disneyland Resort and Around Anaheim
We’re thankful for family, friends and mouth-watering food served around town. From four-course menus to casual grab-and-go options, there’s something delicious for every pilgrim this Thanksgiving Day in Anaheim. (Pro tip: Just be sure to make reservations as many of these popular favorites book up in advance.) Whether you’re spending the holiday here on vacation or simply want to skip the dish clean up, don’t miss these amazing Thanksgiving feasts this November 28.
Disneyland Hotel Thanksgiving
Reserve your seats for an enchanting Thanksgiving buffet in the Grand Ballroom at the Disneyland Hotel. Included with traditional favorites (all served with a side of Disney magic), the three-hour dinner service comes with a Disney PhotoPass family photo and unique character experiences. Enjoy a carving station with turkey and prime rib, traditional sides, children’s buffet and numerous dessert options for $180 per adult or $70 per child (children under 3 are free).
Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel
Glitz, glamour and tons to gobble up! Try a swanky stop for Thanksgiving dinner at Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel. The dry rub-seasoned bone-in rib eye and lobster tail will give your taste buds plenty to be grateful for.
Storyteller’s Cafe at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
You’ll tell the tale of Disney characters and a fabulous meal at Storyteller’s Cafe after Thanksgiving at the Grand Californian. Savory American favorites are on the menu for a special Thanksgiving menu.
Napa Rose at the Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
Make it a truly Californian holiday with the Four-Course Wine Country Feast at the Napa Rose restaurant celebrating the finest Golden State flavors. Dinner seating starts at 4 pm, with adults’ menu at $125 per person and $25 per child (ages 3 to 9). Savor and celebrate with a hand-selected wine flight to make it a festive celebration.
Catal Restaurant in Downtown Disney® District
Three cheers for a three-course Thanksgiving meal at Catal Restaurant in the Downtown Disney District. Start with choice of butternut squash soup and turkey petite pot pies. Next, dine on entrée options including a roasted Distel farms turkey, sage parsley butter, stuffing, haricot vert, new potato mash, cranberry jam and pan roasted gravy. For non-turkey lovers, there’s also filet mignon, striped bass, short rib, lamb chops, seared scallops and roasted chicken. Desert is pumpkin cheesecake or Bananas Foster bread pudding. This mouthwatering menu will be served from 11 am-9 pm for $65 a person.
Thanksgiving at the Disneyland Resort
While the Disneyland Resort may be decorated for Christmas, visitors to both parks can still feast on delicious Thanksgiving dinners. At the Disneyland resort, find traditional turkey meals at the Carnation Café, French Market Restaurant, Plaza Inn and River Belle Terrace. Or, head to Rancho del Zocalo for seasonal tamales. For tasty Thanksgiving feasts at the Disney California Adventure park, try the Cathay Circle Restaurant or Wine Country Trattoria. Additionally, Flo’s V-8 Café will be serving turkey dinner all Thanksgiving, plus a delicious “Day after Thanksgiving” sandwich for those who love leftovers.
THE RANCH Saloon & Restaurant
A truly American holiday calls for the rustic flavors of THE RANCH. A preset menu includes choice of turkey, trout, buffalo prime rib or pheasant meatloaf. End your meal with pumpkin cheesecake, old fashioned pecan pie or other sweet selections. Reservations are available between 2-7 pm, at $85 per person.
Add a little Aloha with a Thanksgiving dinner at Roy’s, together with your Ohana. A traditional three-course Thanksgiving dinner is $44.95 per person, and includes Caesar salad or lobster bisque followed by a teriyaki glazed turkey with sides. Then choose pumpkin tart or chocolate torte. A classic prix fixe menu is also available.
McCormick & Schmick’s Grille in the Anaheim GardenWalk
Just minutes from the Disneyland Resort, McCormick & Schmick’s is conveniently located at the Anaheim GardenWalk. The Roasted Turkey Dinner is $29.50 per person and comes with butternut squash bisque or walnut mixed greens, cornbread stuffing, apple squash casserole, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce and seasonal vegetables.
Great Wolf Lodge
A Thanksgiving Dinner worth howling about can be found at Great Wolf Lodge. Enjoy the Thanksgiving buffet at the Loose Moose Restaurant with traditional turkey and gravy, ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and pumpkin pie. Adults are $39.99 per person, and children 4-12 are $12.99.
Knott’s Berry Farm
Just minutes from Anaheim, Knott’s Berry Farm is celebrating with its popular Thanksgiving Champagne Buffet. Feast on Mrs. Knott’s famous fried chicken along with holiday classics like turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and more. Sip on bottomless mimosas, classic or boysenberry. Adults are $49.99, seniors are $30.99, and children (ages 3-11) are $18.99. Dining locations vary by time: Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant is taking reservations from 9 am-2 pm, and Spur’s from 11 am-5 pm.
Orange Hill Restaurant
Thankful for the gorgeous views of Orange County, diners at Orange Hill Restaurant have two unforgettable opportunities to celebrate Thanksgiving. Enjoy a Champagne Brunch Buffet from 10 am-3 pm including breakfast favorites, prime rib, sushi, cider bar and more for $80 per adult or $35 per child. The evening experiences includes a prix fixe dinner menu for $80 per person.