Best Restaurants For Thanksgiving In The Inland Empire

November 18, 2015 5:00 AM

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If you are one of the many families that dine out on Thanksgiving day and are looking to celebrate in the Inland Empire we have the list for you. Here are five great restaurants offering traditional Thanksgiving dinners with all the trimmings. Bonus – the Inland Empire is home to some restaurants with breathtaking views.
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Cork | Fire Kitchen
Temecula Creek Inn
44501 Rainbow Canyon Road
Temecula, CA 92592-5988
(951) 694-1000
Date: November 26, 2015

Enjoy a Thanksgiving brunch in the beautiful Temecula wine valley. This year on Thanksgiving from 11am to 4pm, Cork Fire Kitchen at The Temecula Creek Inn will be serving a holiday dinner with carving stations including roasted turkey breast, a herb-crusted prime rib, as well as delicious sides, seasonal pies, assorted cakes, country fruit tarts and pastries. In addition, you can choose items like corn chowder, a French barley salad, a roasted squash and sweet potato kale salad, as well as a beets & feta cheese salad. Other selections include a chestnut crusted salmon, stuffed bell peppers with wild rice, marinated pork and manchego cheese, rustic stuffing with cranberries, sausage, shiitake mushrooms and sundried tomatoes, whisky glazed sweet potatoes and much more.

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Pomona Valley Mining Co.
1777 Gillette Rd
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 623-3515
Date: November 26, 2015

Enjoy your traditional Thanksgiving meal with a view at the Pomona Mining Co. This Pomona restaurant will be offering one of the best Thanksgiving dinners along with great views of the Inland Empire. The Thanksgiving meal is served buffet style with all the traditional fixings from 12pm to 7pm such as slow roasted turkey, carved prime rib, ham, fresh fish, assorted salads, candied yams, cornbread stuffing and more. For dessert, pies, pastries and fresh desserts will be on hand. The buffet is $35 for adults and $12 for kids. Reservations are recommended.

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The Sycamore Inn
8318 Foothill Boulevard
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730-3109
(909) 982-1104
Date: November 26, 2015

Set beneath ancient Sycamore trees is The Sycamore Inn, one of the Inland Empire’s finest restaurants. The Sycamore Inn has a “deep rooted” history of hospitality that dates back to 1848. Join the comfort of history for a traditional Thanksgiving feast on Thanksgiving day from 11am onwards. Menu items include a traditional turkey dinner with a caesar salad or minestrone soup, fresh diestel free range turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, yams, cranberry relish and pumpkin pie. Or, try their filet mignon with a caesar salad or soup, along with mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie for dessert. Their prime rib of beef or fresh salmon are other great options to choose from as well.

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(credit: Agnes Kantaruk/Shutterstock)

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
Mission Inn Restauran
3649 Mission Inn Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 341-6767
Date: November 26, 2015

Join the festivities and wonder of downtown Riverside at the historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa. On Thanksgiving Day, the Mission Inn Restaurant will be offering a Thanksgiving Day champagne brunch with two seatings from 9am to 2pm, and 10am to 4pm in the Grand Parisian Ballroom. A big amount of menu items will be on offering including morning favorites likes traditional eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon, and fresh hollandaise sauce, as well as buttermilk pancakes, an omelet station, an assortment of chilled salads, cold offerings like fresh fruit, fresh seafood items like smoked salmon with bagels, and much more. A carving station will also be offered with an herb roasted prime rib, as well as a honey-glazed Virginia ham. A full menu can be found by visiting The restaurant will also be offering a Thanksgiving dinner buffet from 5pm to 10pm with a different menu. Menu selections include cold offerings like a hearts of romaine salad, an assortment of seasonal sliced fruit, as well as hot entrees like a slow roasted turkey with maple butter glazed yams, apple sage stuffing and herb gravy. A braised natural beef brisket, as well as a Canadian king salmon with roasted corn and a pork loin will also be offered as entree options. A full menu can be found at

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McKinley’s Grill
Sheraton Fairplex
601 West McKinley Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 868-5915
Date: November 26, 2015 from 12pm – 8pm

McKinley’s Grill is proud to serve farm to fresh produce and ingredients grown on site at McKinley’s Urban Farm. This hidden gem, located inside the Sheraton Fairplex complex in Pomona, will be hosting a “family style” Thanksgiving dinner that can be enjoyed at the restaurant or home. Indulge in a Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings in a casually elegant setting with your family. From 12pm to 8pm, diners can enjoy items on the menu including a whole roasted turkey, bourbon-savory giblet gravy, candied sweet potatoes, sourdough-apricot stuffing, green beans with caramelized onions, Yuzu cranberry chutney, a house-baked apple crisp with Tahitian vanilla ice cream and much more.

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(credit: Marie Callender’s)

Marie Callenders Restaurant & Bakery
160 East Rincon Street
Corona, CA 92879
(951) 735-4310
Date: November 26, 2015

Marie Callender’s has been in the home-style restaurant business for more than 60 years and they have crafted the perfect Thanksgiving meal along the way. Available for pickup or eat in, the Marie Callender’s Thanksgiving feast and pies are among the best of the best. On the menu will be turkey, stuffing, yams, cranberry sauce and all the regular fixings.

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