12 best restaurants in Palm Beach County for Thanksgiving

When the holidays roll around, people start talking about cooking big meals. Now, I may oversee Baking with Bunny, but let me be honest – I’m no cook. I like to do a little baking here and there – I’ve mastered banana bread and apple crisp, but when it comes to making a meal for someone – no thanks. I’d rather go out to eat.

Best Restaurants in Palm Beach County during the holidays

If you’re wondering what the best restaurants in Palm Beach County are, keep reading. I worked with Discover the Palm Beaches that came up with this list for those holidays when everyone wants to eat, but I don’t want to cook. Enter… Palm Beach restaurants.

Holiday Dining Deals

Avocado Grill in West Palm Beach

  • Traditional holiday fare gets a facelift on Sunday, December 25 with Avocado Grill’s popular three-course Christmas dinner, served from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. for just $49.50 per adult and $25 per child.
  • The holiday menu includes savory items such as Maine Lobster bisque, spiced lamb sliders, sweet potato and coconut-crusted Mahi-mahi, seared scallops, mussels, and pan-seared tenderloin to name a few.
  • Reservations are strongly encouraged.                                     

50 Ocean in Delray Beach

  • Take the family out for a culinary adventure they’ll never forget at this award-winning, oceanfront hot spot in Delray Beach. 
  • 50 Ocean is serving up a magnificent, three-course prix fixe menu designed by Executive Chef Joe Bonavita, Jr. this Thanksgiving for $39 per person from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • A limited dinner menu will also available.
  • Reservations are recommended.

The Addison in Boca Raton

  • This Thanksgiving, leave the cooking to the pros as they open their doors to the public to celebrate the holiday during the Thanksgiving Feast at the Addison, featuring live music, kid-friendly activities, and a gourmet buffet.
  • Buffet includes traditional holiday dishes with a modern twist.
  • Dinner is $89.95 per adult (plus tax and gratuity) and half price for children 12 and under.
  • The Five Star Diamond Award-winning event venue and caterer will offer reservations between 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. when guests call (561) 372-0568.

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Café Boulud in Palm Beach

  • Feast like royalty this Thanksgiving at Café Boulud’s Thanksgiving Feast, a three-course holiday menu.
  • It features pheasant and foie gras terrine, wood-roasted turkey, whiskey-glazed ham, and a variety of fall desserts from traditional pumpkin pie to pecan trifle.
  • At $99 per person, family and friends can gather in the newly-renovated dining room or the festive outdoor terrace for a remarkable meal to remember.

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan

  • Experience a bounteous Thanksgiving buffet at the resort’s stunning Grand Ballroom this Thanksgiving Day between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Complete with traditional flavors and delightful special occasion surprises, the event gives families and friends more time to enjoy together and the opportunity to give back, as a portion of all proceeds benefits the Food Bank of Palm Beach.
  • The extravagant menu includes a “fruits of the sea” seafood display, carving stations with prime rib, Virginia Ham and Roasted Turkey, along with a host of decadent sides, pastries and sweet treats.
  • Brunch is $95 per adult and $40 per child (ages 5-12).

Hilton West Palm Beach in West Palm Beach

  • The hotel’s Thanksgiving-themed buffet dinner offers velvety pumpkin and ginger bisque, citrus brine whole turkey, smoked black pepper-crusted top round, gingerbread mascarpone cannolis and more.
  • Buffet dinner will be served from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 24.
  • The cost is $55 per adult and $25 for children 10 and under.
  • Reservations will be available from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. via OpenTable or by calling (561) 231-6085.

  • Get inspired with the culinary creations of Chef Miguel Santiago and Chef Matthew as well as special guest Gordon Sullivan this December 15, as they host this special Wine Dinner aimed to impress your palate with a delightful five-course food and wine pairing dinner.

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Season’s 52 in Palm Beach Gardens

  • Open this Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Season’s 52 welcomes you and your guests to experience the best Thanksgiving dinner you’ll never have to prepare for a low cost of $26.90 per adult and $12.90 per child.
  • A special menu includes Plainville Farms Roasted Turkey with savory pan gravy, herb mushroom stuffing, maple glazed butternut squash, house-made cranberry relish, Yukon mashed potatoes and a Pumpkin Pie Mini indulgence.
  • Wine pairings and seasonal cocktails are also available.
  • Happy hour will be offered all day on November 25.
  • Reservations are recommended.

  • This New Year’s Eve, Season’s 52 will be offering a six-course wine-paired dinner for $120 (plus tax and gratuity) per person.
  • Guests will be able to enjoy the meal, along with a live jazz performance on the dance floor, a champagne toast at midnight, traditional party favors, and a gift from Seasons 52.
  • Festivities will take place in the Napa Room with a full view of the Intercoastal Waterway. 

Spoto’s Oyster Bar in Palm Beach Gardens

  • Award-winning Spoto’s Oyster Bar in PGA Commons will be serving up a mouthwatering Thanksgiving Day feast on Thursday, November 24 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Executive Chef Dan Bair has carefully crafted a decadent holiday menu overflowing with traditional Thanksgiving favorites, seasonal sea-to-table entrees, and delicious surf-and-turf classics.
  • Menu options range from traditional roasted turkey dinner, pretzel-crusted grouper, filet mignon, lobster risotto and shellfish tower from $185.50 to $87.50, and desserts like chocolate peanut butter pie and bread pudding.

Swank Table in Loxahatchee

  • Kick off the holiday season with Swank Table’s farm-to-table dinner on Sunday, December 18, 2016.
  • The dinner will feature prominent South Florida chefs who will use farm-fresh, locally-sourced ingredients to prepare small bites and a four-course meal on the farm.
  • 26 Degrees Brewery of Pompano Beach will serve brews.
  • Menu items include razor clam ceviche, Seminole headcheese, Swank heirloom carrot salad, Swank Farm herb-crusted swordfish, and slow-roasted Colorado lamb.
  • The dinner is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and the cost is $160 per person.
  • Guests will receive a 10% discount on parties of 20 guests or more. 
  • White Acres, a local country band, will provide music for the evening.

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The Chesterfield Hotel in Palm Beach

  • Celebrate thanks this November 24 at a delicious Thanksgiving Feast with traditional entrée selections like slow-roasted turkey with sage stuffing, mashed potato and cranberries, pan seared salmon or prime rib.
  • Book now to reserve your place at The Chesterfield Hotel’s Leopard Lounge Bar & Restaurant.
  • Three feasts will be offered at the following times: 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. The price is $59.95 per adult and $16.95 per child ages 12 and under (plus tax and gratuity).
  • Surround yourself with family, friends and a holiday feast, complete with all the festivities on Christmas Eve.
  • Chef Gerard Coughlin and his talented team will serve up delicious selections such as prime rib roast, roast turkey, pan-seared wild Atlantic salmon, maple-glazed Christmas carved ham and prime rib of beef from 5:30 p.m. through 11 p.m. at The Chesterfield Hotel’s Leopard Lounge Bar & Restaurant.
  • Enjoy it all for $99 per adult and $45 per child ages 12 and under (exclusive of tax and gratuity).

  • A Christmas Day dinner with a similar menu will be available throughout Christmas Day from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., for the same price.

  • Welcome 2017 with a glittering and glamorous Gala dinner featuring a mouthwatering four-course menu.
  • Enjoy dancing, live entertainment, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight.
  • Reservations are required, as are a jacket and tie for men.
  • The first seating begins at 6 p.m., and the Gala begins at 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost to attend is $140 per person for the 6 p.m. seating plus entertainment, and $225 per person for the 8:30 p.m. seating, live entertainment, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.

Waterstone Resort & Marina in Boca Raton

  • A four-course Thanksgiving dinner on November 26 will begin at 3 p.m., with a last seating at 9 p.m.
  • The cost to dine is $65 per person, with a wine pairing for an additional $20. The children’s menu will be $20 per child.
  • Tax and gratuity are not included.
  • Reservations are required with a credit card as is a 24-hour cancellation policy.

  • Christmas dinner just got even tastier with a four-course meal at The Waterstone’s Boca Landing restaurant.
  • Dinner will be offered on December 25 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • The cost to dine is $65 per person, with a wine pairing for an additional $20. The children’s menu will be $20 per child.
  • Tax and gratuity are not included.
  • Reservations are required with a credit card, as is a 24-hour cancellation policy.

Vic & Angelo’s in Palm Beach Gardens

  • Take a culinary escape to Vic & Angelo’s during their Thanksgiving buffet on Thanksgiving Day from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • The cost for the buffet is $39.95 for adults and $16.95 for children 12 and under, excluding tax and gratuity.
  • If you are looking to stay in on Thanksgiving, you can with Vic & Angelo’s to-go dinner option, for only $120.
  • This option feeds up to 10 people, and includes a fully-cooked turkey with gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans almondine, cranberry sauce, garlic bread, and a Vic & Angelo’s house salad.

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