Don’t skip Thanksgiving. Let these Orlando Restaurants do all the cooking and cleaning for you! Some are even offering Take Out!
** THIS POST IS UPDATED FOR 2021 as new information is received. Please bookmark for future reference as we add new awesome choices for Thanksgiving Celebrations in Orlando! Please verify ALL details with the restaurant at the time of booking as offerings may change without notice.**
Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays of the year to gather with family and friends and celebrate around the dinner table. And while celebrations this year may be smaller and look a little different, we still have so much to be thankful for.
Since we love the feast but hate the clean-up, here are my picks for Best Thanksgiving Celebrations in Orlando. Let these culinary geniuses do all the work for you! Relax, take it easy and enjoy these amazing foodie feasts worthy of replacing your home-cooked meal.
You’ll find All-American traditional menus and some inventive ones with flavors from around the world. Swanky or casual, take your pick. This year, some restaurants are offering take-out as well as dine-in so please note ordering deadlines. Make reservations and enjoy an epic Thanksgiving!
Art Smith’s Homecoming Kitchen – Disney Springs
Celebrity chef Art Smith brings all the flavors of home this Thanksgiving! Located at Disney Springs, the restaurant feels like you’re dining in the chef’s farmhouse, cozy comfortable and full of charm. In addition to regular menu offerings, choose the traditional fixings, including Jasper style smoked turkey breast, Buttery Mashed Potatoes, Turkey Gravy, Savory Cornbread Stuffing, Green Beans, Sweet-Sour Cranberry Sauce, Plump Cheddar Drop Biscuit and Signature Pumpkin Bread Pudding! While you’re celebrating, don’t miss the Moonshine cocktails like Shine Tea or be really adventurous with Shine Flight. For more info, visit website. Click here for reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome. GO for a Southern Homecoming Thanksgiving Celebration in Orlando!
B Resort & Spa – Walt Disney World Resort Area
B Resort & Spa is hosting its very own Thanksgiving feast for guests in need of a homecooked meal at The Most Magical Place on Earth. On Thanksgiving Day, Chef Roldan of American Kitchen Bar & Grill will be giving Orlando pumpkin’ to talk about. For just $32++ adults can enjoy a three-course meal that is guaranteed to make them gobble ‘til they wobble. The meal will begin with a Florida Holiday Salad composed of Arcadian Greens, Feta Cheese, Fresh Berries, and topped with a Wild Berry Vinaigrette. For the next course, guests must make the hard decision between a Sparkling Apple Cider Brined Roasted Turkey served Au Jus with Cranberry Jam or a Rosemary and Sea Salt Encrusted Prime Rib served Au Jus, which has an additional cost of $8. Each main is served with sides of Herb Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans Almonde, Cornbread Dressing, and Warm Dinner Rolls. For dessert, guests make the sweet choice between a Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Whipped Cream, a Pecan Pie Tart, or an Apple Pie with Caramel Gelato. For the young turkeys, children under the age of 13 can enjoy an entrée and dessert for $14.95. This incredible meal is only available on Thanksgiving Day from 3 pm to 7 pm. To reserve your table guests can call American Kitchen Bar & Grill at (407)828-2828 ext. 3019.
Caribe Royale Orlando The Venetian Chop House
Enjoy a bountiful family-style feast on Thanksgiving Day as the AAA Four Diamond Venetian Chop House at Caribe Royale Orlando serves an abundance of delectable delights from a specially crafted menu. The luxury resort also delivers all of the trimmings for a memorable Thanksgiving weekend “staycation” with its new Black Friday special. Caribe Royale’s Thanksgiving feast menu was personally curated by Executive Chef David Hackett, an international award-winning chef with experience serving multiple Four and Five Diamond hotels and resorts for global brands. “From the Duck Confit and Mellon Timbale Amuse-Bouche to a trio of decadent desserts, epicureans will savor a Thanksgiving meal they’ll never forget.” The Thanksgiving Feast is available for a fixed price of $95 per adult plus tax and $55 per child (ages 4-10) plus tax (6.5%) and gratuity (20%). Advance reservations for dining outside (first-come, first-serve basis) and inside the restaurant are recommended by calling 407-238-8020 or booking online. Dinner will be served from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests can upgrade their experience and enjoy bottomless glasses of Champagne or Mimosas for $20 per adult.
Cafe Tu Tu Tango – International Drive
Café Tu Tu Tango is serving up a bottomless Thanksgiving day brunch from 11am – 8pm. The I-Drive restaurant will feature Tango favorites plus seasonal surprises and their a la carte menu as well. Tango’s Thanksgiving Day Brunch Features Favorite Tango dishes like Buttered Chicken Tikka Masala and Grilled Fish Tacos; á la Carte brunch items like Cuban Style Pulled Pork Benedict and Churro Waffles; and some seasonal surprises! Reservations can be made online
Canvas Restaurant + Market – Lake Nona
Canvas Restaurant + Market in Lake Nona will offer a special Thanksgiving menu of all your favorites in addition to their a la carte menu. Reservations are recommended. CANVAS RESERVATIONS
Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen – Lake Nona
The shareable plates concept Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen in Lake Nona is serving up seasonally inspired favorites a la carte in addition to their regular menu. For reservations, call 407.955.4340 or visit chromalakenona.com CHROMA RESERVATIONS
The Capital Grille – International Drive and Millenia Mall
The Capital Grille will offer its full dinner menu plus their Executive Chef’s take on a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Both Orlando locations will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. In addition to serving its signature dishes, the restaurant will offer Slow-Roasted Turkey with Brioche Stuffing, French Green Beans with Marcona Almonds and Cranberry Pear Chutney, accompanied by Sam’s Mashed Potatoes to share. Extend the dinner experience with our once-a-year-only Pumpkin Cheesecake available for $12. Additionally, The Capital Grille’s wine lists are comprehensive and varied: over 3,000 bottles of more than 350 Old and New World selections, housed in a floor-to-ceiling, temperature-controlled wine kiosk as well as 25 wines by the glass. This legendary steakhouse is bound to make everyone’s holiday a delicious one! Click here for more information.
To Go Offer: Capital Grille is offering sides and dessert for your gathering at home this year. Thanksgiving Sides package is $125, serves 4-6 people and is available for pickup on Tuesday or Wednesday. Includes Brioche Stuffing, French Green Beans, Cranberry Pear Chutney, Sam’s Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Pecan crusted sweet potatoes with hot honey and seeded rolls. Refrigerate and reheat on Thanksgiving Day to enjoy. Click here to order.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House – International Drive
Known for their killer prime-aged steaks around the world, this elegant staple of the Orlando restaurant scene on International Drive will serve a prix fixe Thanksgiving menu featuring elevated takes on traditional items as well as a to go option.
- Thanksgiving Pre-fix Menu
Appetizer (choose one): Butternut Squash Soup or Harvest Salad
- Entree: Slow Roasted Turkey Breast with Trimmings, Apple-Sausage Stuffing, Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Chateau Potatoes, Thin Green Beans, Pan Gravy, Cranberry Relish
- Dessert (Choose One): Pumpkin Cheesecake or Pecan Pie A La Mode
Family Meal Pack To-Go
2-4 people | Starting at $175 or 4-6 people | Starting at $250
Butternut Squash Soup, Harvest Salad, Slow Roasted Turkey Breast, Brown Gravy, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Chateau Potatoes, Apple-Sausage Stuffing, Thin Green Beans, Cranberry Relish, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Cheesecake. Call now to place your order.
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood – Sand Lake Road
Eddie V’s has become an Orlando Restaurant Row favorite for good reason. Classical fine dining service, well-prepared inventive steakhouse fare, and a relaxed setting with beautiful lake views make Eddie V’s a must-visit luxury experience in Orlando, worthy of the splurge. Open from 11am-9pm on Thanksgiving Day, they will be offering their full a la carte menu as well as a traditional Thanksgiving turkey menu with all the trimmings for $43 for adults and $15 for kids.
Enjoy Slow-Roasted Sliced Turkey, French Beans with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Brioche Sage Stuffing, Butternut Squash Family Style, Pan Gravy with Mirepoix Brunoise, Cranberry Chutney, Housemade Mashed Potatoes, Bread Basket. Pumpkin Pie Tartlet with Pecan Ice Cream additional $12.Make this a true celebration. Free valet parking. For reservations call 407-355-3011. Read about my dining experience at Eddie V’s.
Four Seasons Orlando Resort – Walt Disney World Resort Area
Orlando’s only five-diamond resort has your Thanksgiving holiday covered. Enjoy Goofy & Pals Character Breakfast on Thanksgiving Day, seatings 7am – 10:15am. Click here for more info.
JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa
Choose between two unique Thanksgiving dining experiences. Book an intimate three-course meal at Sear + Sea, the hotel’s signature dining venue. The prix fixe dinner costs $135 per person with a $39 wine pairing option. Additionally, kids (ages 4-12) are $50, while those 3 and under are free. Or head to Unreserved for the holiday buffet, which is open from 12:30 to 8 p.m. This buffet includes extensive traditional offerings, specialty cocktails, and seasonal treats as well as live music. It costs $125 per person. Kids (ages 4-12) cost $45, while those 3 and under are free. Reservations are required for both options. Click here for details.
Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek’s La Luce – Walt Disney World Resort Area
Voted the top restaurant in Orlando by Trip Advisor, La Luce at Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is also one of my favorites. Reservations are recommended. Please call 407-597-3675. LaLuceOrlando.com View Menu
Grande Lakes Orlando
Grande Lakes Orlando Resort offers a variety of wonderful foodie options for Thanksgiving. Celebrate with a Southern spread at Highball and Harvest. Opt for a three-course family-style feast at Knife & Spoon or a la carte farm-to-table offerings at Primo. Or enjoy a holiday buffet with items from Whisper Creek Farm at Citron. Reservations are required for all events. Check out their holiday newsletter for more family fun, including a viewing of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and a Thanksgiving Story Time. Ritz Carlton Orlando
Knife & Spoon at Ritz Carlton Orlando
The newest addition to Orlando’s restaurant scene by award-winning chef John Tesar is offering a sumptuous Thanksgiving feast. Reservations available 11:30am – 2:30pm and 5:30pm-9pm. Click here for more information.
Margaritaville Resort Orlando – Kissimmee
Spend Thanksgiving in a tropical island-inspired paradise at Margaritaville Resort Orlando with brunch, complete with all the traditional fixings of fall. Thanksgiving Brunch at Euphoria Buffet served from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Nov. 26, featuring soups and salads; carved roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and gravy; an omelet station; 10 side dishes including mashed potatoes, stuffing, and green bean almandine; plus a Chef’s display of traditional holiday desserts. The cost is $35.95 per adult, and $14.95 for ages 12 and under. Visit margaritavilleresortorlando.com to make your reservation.
Mia’s Italian Kitchen – International Drive
Mia’s Italian Kitchen on International Drive in Orlando will offer a three-course menu for $39 on Thanksgiving Day, in addition to their regular menu. The Prix Fixe menu includes a delicious 3-course meal featuring starters like House Made Sausage Aranacini. A choice of entree including Brick Roasted Turkey and Braised Prime Short Rib. To finish the course is a choice between two decadent desserts- Chocolate Orange Cannoli or Pumpkin Ricotta Cheesecake. Available from: 11 AM – 8 PM
MX Taco – The Milk District
Ryan Manning enjoyed bringing joy to guests’ homes as a chef at The Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Washington D.C, San Francisco and Cancun. Now he’s providing Thanksgiving Family Meal Kits at his fantastic MX Taco! Pre-order by Thursday November 18th, by calling 407-730-5241 for pick up from MX Taco – 207 N. Bumby Ave. Pick-up dates are available based on your travel needs, Sunday November 21st – Wednesday November 24th. MXTacoRestaurant.com
Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant – Disney Springs
For an Irish twist to your holiday, this authentic Irish Pub in Disney Springs is serving an incredible feast. Come as you are to enjoy live music and dance while digging in for butter and herb-roasted turkey breast on roasted garlic mashed potatoes, duck-fat roasties, honey glazed carrots, bacon braised brussels sprouts, sausage walnut stuffing, cranberry chutney and red wine jus. $35 for adults, $17.50 for children 9 or younger. Thanksgiving Menu served all day long. Don’t fret if the turkey isn’t your entrée of choice – the full Raglan Road menu will be available. Gobble gobble! I guarantee this will be the most festive spot on the block. Raglan Road’s live Irish music and dance entertainment will begin at 4:30 p.m. and continue through the evening. For reservations call 407-938-0300 RaglanRoad.com Go for an Irish Hooley Good Time Thanksgiving Celebration in Orlando!
Rosen Centre Hotel – International Drive
The team at the Rosen Centre Hotel are ready to take care of all the cooking and cleaning for you! All you have to do is make reservations and go enjoy one of the best all-you-care-to-eat Thanksgiving Brunches in Orlando! Executive Chef Michael McMullen and his team serve up an extensive menu for everyone in the family to enjoy the holiday. You’ll find the traditional Carved Turkey of course, plus Pork Tenderloin, Salmon, and all the trimmings including my favorite creamy mashed potatoes with garlic-herb Boursin cheese. For a bit of global flair, enjoy Banshoo Sushi Rolls and Chef Tello’s Chicken Carnitas Tacos. The Antipasto, Raw Bar and Fresh Salads section is fantastic. But you better save room for dessert! You’ll want to try all the mini indulgences, pumpkin cheesecake, fruit tarts, apple galettes and more. Did I mention bottomless mimosas? Make Reservations and go enjoy a fabulous Thanksgiving Brunch! Thursday, November 25, 2021, 11 A.M. – 7 P.M. $51.95* Per Adult ($55.95 at the door) Children (Ages 4-12): $19.95* / 🍁Children (Ages 3 & Under): Free, Discounted Valet Parking / Free Self-Parking. For Reservations Call (407) 996.3969 or visit RosenCentre.com/Thanksgiving
Rosen Shingle Creek Resort – Universal Blvd.
This year, the posh local-owned resort will be offering the option to have the Thanksgiving feast at home or in one of their luxury suites, complete with staff to clean up after you. With rates starting as low as $40 per person, both options are attainable, too. With either choice, the only item you need “cook up” will be fun as you relax and enjoy. In addition, Rosen Shingle Creek will be donating a portion of proceeds to Orlando’s Second Harvest Food Bank for each Takeaway Thanksgiving Harvest booked with the hotel.
Takeaway Thanksgiving Harvest: Pick Up: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed., Nov. 25 and Thurs., Nov. 26, $40 per person, plus tax. Minimum order of 8 people. Contactless delivery fresh to your car door.
Executive Chef Jorge Oliveira and his talented culinary team are creating Thanksgiving Day ready-to-serve meal that take the guesswork out of impressing your guests with dishes including citrus brined carved turkey (white and dark meat), cranberry sauce and giblet gravy, four-cheese baked mac and cheese, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, toasted marshmallow yams, Brussels sprouts with charred oranges and applewood smoked bacon, fresh pumpkin and deep dish apple pies and much more. For the entire menu and details, click here.
Thanksgiving Day Private In-Suite Feast: One of the hotel’s posh AAA Four Diamond hospitality suites provides plenty of room amidst contemporary surroundings for families to relax and enjoy a private holiday meal together. Reserve for Thursday, Nov. 26, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. $50 per adult; $35 per child ages 4 – 7; both prices exclusive of tax and service charge. Children under 3 are free. Minimum of 8 paid adults.
Savor delectable dishes among posh surroundings. Then enjoy a complimentary holiday movie on the oversized flat screen TV or a post-dining stroll amongst the hotel’s well-manicured and expansive grounds, including a nature trail and outdoor paths surrounding the majestic property. Reserve the connecting bedroom and stay overnight to enjoy the suite for just $109, plus applicable taxes. Truly a one-of-a-kind experience and a delightful way to create the most cherished of holiday memories. For details, visit
Big Four Pre-Thanksgiving Day Package: Stay and enjoy stellar cuisine and all of the hotel’s world-class amenities with the “Big Four Pre-Thanksgiving Day” package. For just $75 per night, plus applicable taxes, up to four guests receive four days of posh pampering at Orlando’s most revered AAA Four Diamond hotel. The package includes deluxe guestroom, 20 percent discount on the best available rate on Shingle Creek Golf Club greens fees, 25 percent discount on select dining, complimentary guestroom Wi-FI, complimentary self-parking and never an add-on resort fee! Package is available starting Nov. 20, 2020. For details, visit RosenShingleCreek.com/special-offers/big-four-pre-thanksgiving-package or call 407-996-9939.
Rosen Shingle Creek is located at 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819. Visit website for more details.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Multiple Locations
Ruth’s Chris Steak House opens at 11am with a 3-course turkey meal. Celebrating at home? they’ll prepare a Take-Home Feast for 4, or classic Sides To Go. For more information visit website.
Seasons 52 – Multiple Locations
The seasonally inspired Seasons 52 Altamonte Springs and Dr. Phillips locations serve up a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings, featuring Plainville Farms Roasted turkey raised on family farms never, ever given antibiotics. Full menu also available. Reservations are recommended. This year, they will also offer Thanksgiving bundle for pick up with prior call ahead or online order by Tuesday 11/24 and Wednesday 11/25. The bundle serves 4-6 people, $150 per bundle, available for contactless curbside pickup.For more information and reservations, visit Seasons52.com
Smoke & Donuts
Get your Thanksgiving feast TO GO from award-winning Smoke & Donuts. Order a whole oak-smoked brown butter turkey breast OR let Chef Ian Russell and his talented team do all the cooking with a custom-tailored Thanksgiving Feast which includes oak-smoked meats, sides, sauces, and fixins’ for 4-6 or 10-12 people. All Thanksgiving orders should be placed by no later than Sunday 11/21 and picked up at their College Park Catering Kitchen by end of business on Wednesday 11/24. Click here for more information and to order.
The Ravenous Pig – Winter Park
The Ravenous Pig will offer a special Thanksgiving dinner to take home but will be closed on the holiday. Pickup between 11am-5pm Wednesday, November 24th. All turkeys are served brined, seasoned and uncooked with instructions provided. Call 407-628-2333. TheRavenousPig.com/
Tap Room at Dubsdread
Enjoy a sumptuous Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 11am to 4pm at The Tap Room at Dubsdread Country Club. $44.95 for adults, $14.95 children 10 and under plus tax and gratuity. Reservations required, please call 407-650-0100. Click here for details.
Waldorf Astoria Orlando Bull & Bear – Walt Disney World Resort Area
Known as offering one of the best fine dining experiences in the City of Orlando, Bull & Bear delights guests with a four-course Thanksgiving dinner you’ll be talking about for years. Their masterful wine pairings are not to be missed. This dining experience includes an extensive, traditional holiday meal with all the trimmings. $140 per adult; $65 per child 12 years of age and younger. Tax and gratuity are additional. A la carte menu also available. Reservations are required: 407-597-5413. If your plans change, please cancel your reservation by November 22, 2021. A $70 per person cancellation fee will apply for no-shows or cancellations past November 22, 2021. WaldorfAstoriaOrlando.com
Wine Bar George – Disney Springs
The uber-popular wine bar created by local Master Sommelier George Miliotes opened to much anticipation in Disney Springs. You can read all about my 9 Reasons to Visit with fantastic wines, inventive cocktails, and shareable plates. To celebrate the holiday, Wine Bar George will add a Thanksgiving option to its menu featuring a Thanksgiving plate with turkey and all the fixings for $38 for adults, $16 for kids (9 and under) as well as their fantastic skirt steak for $40, and gingerbread cranberry cake for $8, alongside select items from our regular menu.
Choose from 140 wines all available by glass, bottle and ounce for the perfect holiday celebration. Skip the dishes this year and join us for masterfully paired wine and food. Reservations available through OpenTable and Disney Dining. For reservations: winebargeorge.com
4 Rivers Smokehouse – Various Locations
Award-winning 4 Rivers Smokehouse has unveiled its highly anticipated holiday menu, which features a variety of expertly smoked meats, homestyle sides and Sweet Shop pies that are perfect for family gatherings this fall and winter. 4 Rivers Smokehouse Holiday Ordering makes cooking your family’s holiday meal a breeze. Enjoy 4 Rivers iconic smoked meats such as Signature Angus Brisket, Smoked Turkey, Boneless Ham, Bone-in Leg of Lamb, Prime Rib and Smoked Salmon. Of course, no holiday meal is complete without a table full of delicious homestyle sides. 4 Rivers is proud to offer traditional Holiday sides, as well as classic Smokehouse favorites like Sweet Potato Casserole, Mashed Potatoes, Cornbread Stuffing, BBQ Baked Beans and more. Make sure to save room for dessert! 4R Bakery holiday pies and cakes are a must. This year’s selection includes Caramel Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Texas Bourbon Pecan Pie, Coconut Cake, Red Velvet Cake. View the complete 4 Rivers Thanksgiving menu here or place an online order here. All Thanksgiving orders will be available for pickup with reheating instructions on Wednesday, Nov. 24.
With these great Thanksgiving celebrations in Orlando, there is no reason to skip Thanksgiving!
Be thankful for the bounty and enjoy the best Thanksgiving feast with family and friends! Don’t forget to #MakeSomedayHappen one delicious bite, sip and trip at a time!
And, after Thanksgiving, then we can officially move on to Christmas…