Choices include traditional turkey dinners, a buffet served with an ocean view and good vegan options.
Hoping to escape kitchen duties on Thanksgiving? Here are a dozen tasty options for dining out on America’s favorite day of feasting.
Jupiter’s 1000 North will celebrate its first Thanksgiving this year. [Contributed by 1000 North]
This clubby waterfront restaurant, co-owned by Michael Jordan, is celebrating its first Thanksgiving with a traditional turkey dinner and a limited menu of favorites (like a 34-ounce, dry-aged porterhouse, $130, and herbed Chilean sea bass, $52). The Thanksgiving menu, which features roast turkey with sage-chestnut stuffing, Brussels sprouts and apple Lyonnaise, pomme puree and cranberry relish, costs $58 per person. A children’s menu is available. The restaurant will be open from noon to 8 p.m. on the holiday.
1000 North: 1000 N. U.S. Hwy 1, Jupiter; 561-570-1000
The resort’s talented executive chef, James King, will roll out a Thanksgiving buffet of classics and more. Expect plenty of seafood/ raw bar offerings, soups and salads, hearty entrees, including a roasted tom turkey with cornbread-sausage stuffing. Plenty of sides and desserts on display.
The buffet, served from noon to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving day, costs $85 per adult, $29 per child under 12. Bonus: Buffet is served with an ocean view.
3800 Ocean at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort: 3800 N. Ocean Dr., Singer Island; 561-340-1700
Avocado Grill will set Thanksgiving tables at both locations. Shown here: AG’s original West Palm restaurant. [Contributed by Avocado Grill]
Chef Julien Gremaud’s Avocado Grill will roll out a Thanksgiving menu at both its locations. Expect traditional holiday dishes, healthier takes on classics and good vegan options.
The holiday feasting goes from 1 to 9 p.m. Thanksgiving day.
Avocado Grill: In downtown West Palm Beach at 125 Datura St. (561-623-0822), in Palm Beach Gardens at Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave. (561-766-2430)
This chic Palm Beach spot is celebrating Thanksgiving with a three-course holiday menu and a full buffet ($85 per person).
Sant Ambroeus: 340 Royal Poinciana Way #304, Palm Beach; 561-285-7990
Always holiday-worthy, Chef Daniel Boulud’s Palm Beach cafe is serving a three-course Thanksgiving meal of refined classics.
The holiday meal, which is offered from noon to 9 p.m., costs $105 per adult, $45 per child age 10 and younger.
Cafe Boulud: 301 Australian Ave. (Brazilian Court Hotel), Palm Beach; 561-655-6060
This upscale eatery is serving a Thanksgiving prix fixe menu and pouring happy-hour-priced drinks all day. The eating and drinking goes from 2 to 10 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
Table 26: 1700 S. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach; 561-855-2660
The Regional Kitchen
Chef Lindsay Autry’s Southern-spirited restaurant is serving a Thanksgiving buffet that’s heaped with favorites. Expect chilled dishes such as poached Florida pink shrimp, black eyed pea and orzo salad and deviled eggs, hot plates like fried chicken, braised short ribs, wahoo in salsa verde and tomato pie, classic Thanksgiving dishes like roast turkey breast and thighs, sides and desserts.
The buffet, which is offered from noon to 8 p.m., costs $70 per person, $25 for kids 12 and younger. Autry is also offering a special “Thanksgiving To-Go” feast option that serves six for $225 and 10 for $325.
The Regional: 651 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-557-6460
Downtown West Palm’s favorite bistro serves a three-course Thanksgiving menu with French inspirations.
The prix fixe dinner, served from 3 to 9 p.m., costs $70 per adult; $25 per child (for turkey dinner and dessert).
Pistache: 101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-5090
Florida’s oldest steakhouse is offering a la carte Thanksgiving specials, including a traditional holiday dinner that includes roast turkey, stuffing, potatoes, veggie, salad and pumpkin pie.
The Thanksgiving dinner option costs $36.99 per adult, $16.99 per child 12 and younger.
Okeechobee Steakhouse: 2854 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-683-5151
This swanky Lake Worth restaurant, a 22-year mainstay, is serving at three-course feast Thanksgiving day. On the menu: starters like white corn soup, chestnut and fig risotto, and salmon carpaccio, main courses like roast turkey with all the fixings, braised lamb shank and roasted duck, plus desserts that include pumpkin and pecan pies. A limited regular menu also will be offered.
The holiday prix fixe dinner, which is served from 3 to 9 p.m., costs $120 per person.
Paradiso: 625 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth; 561-547-2500
Roast turkey is the star of the holiday menu at Farmer’s Table, where vegan options are offered as well. [Contributed by Farmer’s Table]
This health-minded Boca spot is serving a Thanksgiving prix fixe dinner with classic and vegan options.
The three-course meal, offered from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., costs $49.95, with children’s menu options available.
Farmer’s Table: 1901 N. Military Tr., Boca Raton; 561-417-5836
Eau Palm Beach
The stylish Manalapan resort will serve a full Thanksgiving brunch in its renovated Ocean Ballroom. Expect sushi and raw bar stations, composed salads and carving stations featuring roasted ribeye and citrus-brined turkey, plus desserts on display.
The brunch, which goes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., costs $125 per adult (includes bottomless Bloody Marys and mimosas), $35 per child (free for kids ages 4 and younger).
Also at the resort, the Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro is serving a family-style holiday dinner that features a dessert buffet. Dinner goes from 5 to 10 p.m. and costs $65 per adult, $25 per child.
Eau Palm Beach: 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan; 561-540-4835
Caffe Luna Rosa
This oceanfront mainstay, a popular spot for holiday brunch, is adding Thanksgiving dinner service for the first time -- and it’s doing so with an Italian touch. On the evening’s menu: a traditional Thanksgiving dinner of organic turkey breast and fixings (also available at brunch), plus homemade rigatoni with Sunday gravy, and an oven-roasted sea bass.
Brunch will be served from 7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., dinner from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Caffe Luna Rosa: 34 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach; 561-274-9404
Restaurateur Burt Rapoport’s Italian-inspired spot will offer an a la carte menu of Thanksgiving specials, from a butternut bisque starter to a full roast turkey dinner ($26) to pumpkin and delicata squash pie for dessert. A regular menu also will be available. The Boca Raton restaurant will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. on the holiday.
Prezzo: 5560 N. Military Tr. (Park Place), Boca Raton; 561-314-6840
Taverna Opa will add Greek flavors to its Thanksgiving spread. [Contributed by Taverna Opa]
This is the place to dine at for Thanksgiving dinner with Greek flavors. Taverna Opa is serving a traditional turkey dinner and a three-course roast lamb dinner.
Each dinner option, served with a glass of Greek wine, costs $28 per person. The regular menu also will be available. Taverna will be open from noon to 10 p.m. Thanksgiving day.
Taverna Opa: 270 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 561-303-3602