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Best Restaurants For Thanksgiving in the Inland Empire

November 5, 2014 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

Enjoy a Thanksgiving brunch in the beautiful Temecula wine valley. This year on November 27th from 10am to 4pm, Cork Fire Kitchen at The Temecula Creek Inn will be serving a holiday buffet at carving stations including carved turkey, herb-crusted prime rib, as well as delicious sides and house-made pies. In addition, you can choose from brunch favorites like their ‘Eggs Benny’, a take on the popular eggs Benedict dish as well as Belgium waffles with whipped cream, cherry filling, maple syrup, fresh berries and more. Other picks include their salmon filet, lasagna, stuffing, local farmers market vegetables, sweet potatoes, green beans tossed with bacon, a corn bisque, pear salad and much more. Hungry for dessert? They will be offering apple pie, pumpkin pie, peach cobbler, chocolate cake, cheesecake, cookies and pastries. Reservations required.

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Pomona Valley Mining Co.
1777 Gillette Rd
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 623-3515

This year, Celebrate Thanksgiving at one of Pomona’s top eateries. On Thursday, Nov 27. from 12pm to 7pm, stop by to enjoy a traditional thanksgiving buffuet with all the fixings including carved prime rib and ham, fresh fish, roasted turkey, assorted salads and more. For dessert, feast on pies and pastries and other fresh dessert options. Reservations are recommended.

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The Sycamore Inn Prime Steakhouse
8318 Foothill Boulevard
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730-3109
(909) 982-1104

The Sycamore Inn Prime Steakhouse situated on historic route 66 has been a landmark in Southern California in 1868. The Sycamore Inn is known for its delicious food and ambiance. The restaurant will open its doors at on Thanksgiving morning and offer a complete turkey dinner with all the trimmings, along with salmon and prime rib. Reservations are recommended.

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Magic Lamp Inn
8189 Foothill Boulevard
Rancho Cucamonga
(909) 981-8659

Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in another Southern California landmark. The Magic Lamp Inn restaurant is also located in Route 66 and has been serving travelers and locals alike for over half a century. Enjoy a buffet with all the traditional Thanksgiving fare as you step back in time among the dark woods and shiny red naugahyde.

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McKinley’s Grill
Sheraton Fairplex
601 West McKinley Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 868-5915

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. On the menu will be roasted turkey, roasted garlic whipped Yukon potatoes, brown sugar glazed candied yams, corn bread stuffing, sautéed green beans, cranberry sauce, giblet gravy and much more.

Aracely Worley is a blogger who runs the site Daytripping Mom.
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