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Best Delicious Thanksgiving Dinners In LA

November 28, 2013 11:51 AM

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With Thanksgiving around the corner, you may want to skip the cooking and opt to go out to dinner with your friends and family. Los Angeles offers a myriad of top restaurants serving up delicious Thanksgiving fare this year. From Thanksgiving champagne brunches to more traditional options, LA offers something for everyone. Catering to every budget, we’ve put together the list of the best places to get your fill on turkey day. From the best places to get turkey and candied yams to restaurants serving up ham and other options, we’ve got you covered.

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Tavern
11648 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 806-6464
www.tavernla.com

Located in Brentwood, Tavern offers both take out and dine in options this Thanksgiving. The delicious menu includes a persimmon and pomegranate salad with arugula and hazelnuts as well turkey breast stuffed with mashed potatoes and gravy. You can also choose a vegan or vegetarian option which includes sweet potatoes, brussels sprout. fingerling potatoes, stuffing and wild mushroom persillade. For dessert, try their mouth watering pumpkin pie with brown sugar whipped cream or their candied pecan tart with vanilla ice cream.

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Joans On Third
8350 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-2285
www.joansonthird.com

Joans on Third never disappoints. And their Thanksgiving fare this year is no exception. The popular eatery is offering some truly delicious staples including maple-brown sugar yams, Joan’s turkey gravy, classic creamy mashed potatoes, harvest bread stuffing with dried fruits, nuts and mushrooms as well as sautéed green beans, creamed spinach and more. Their oven roasted whole Thanksgiving turkey is a must. Also on the menu is butternut squash soup along with a wild arugula salad to start. For dessert, try their rustic apple pie, pecan pie or pumpkin pie.

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Jar
8225 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-6566
www.thejar.com

For a truly upscale Thanksgiving, Chef Suzanne Tracht serves up a classic American cuisine with delicious Thanksgiving staples including a roasted turkey with homemade cranberry relish, cornbread-turkey sausage stuffing and a fall apple-celery salad. The dinner is served family style and also comes with sweet potato au gratin, mashed yukon gold potatoes with gravy, long-cooked mustard greens as well as your choice of 4 desserts. Tip: try something different this year and get the Pear Cranberry Crisp with vanilla ice cream. Pumpkin pie will always be around next year. Salon and vegetarian meals are available upon request as well.

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Akasha
9543 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
310-845-1700
www.akasharestaurant.com

Akasha offers one of the best known and visited Thanksgiving dinners in Los Angeles and Head chef Akasha Richmond does not disappoint. At the over the top feast, diners feast on slow roasted turkey with all of the traditional fixings you’d come to expect of a great Thanksgiving dinner. Along with cornbread pecan stuffing, and cranberry sauce, the dinner includes a herb-roasted turkey, market fish and crab remoulade as well as tofu-based entrees as well. If that wasn’t enough, start with a roasted cauliflower soup and end with their pie buffet including pumpkin pie and more!

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Huckleberry
1014 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 451-2311
www.huckleberrycafe.com

This year, Chef Zoe Nathan of Huckleberry is preparing a Thanksgiving feast to satisfy the needs of even the pickiest. Featuring traditional Thanksgiving fare, expect delicious take out items like their braised free-range turkey thighs which comes with sweet potatoes and marshmallows, cranberry sauce, and green beens. Along with the more usual choices, Huckleberry also serves up Gruyere bread pudding, butternut squash, spinach and maple-walnut pie.

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Campanile
624 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 938 1447
www.campanilerestaurant.com

Chef Mark Peel serves up a gourmet take on Thanksgiving this year. Campanile in West Hollywood serves up a prix-fixe menu including specialties like their kabocha squash soup with foie gras and ginger as well as their rosemary-charred turkey breast, bread budding with wild mushrooms and more. Still hungry for dessert? Try their apple-cranberry cobbler which will leave you dreaming for more after the last bite.


The Original Pantry Cafe
877 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA
(213) 972-9279
www.pantrycafe.com

Located downtown, The Original Pantry Cafe is a Los Angeles staple. Sit down and enjoy an old-fashioned Thanksgiving dinner this year with all of the usual fixings you’d expect of the day. Open all night, the cost is very reasonable and you can expect a hearty meal. Cash only.

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Geoffrey’s In Malibu
27400 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90265
(310) 457-1519
www.geoffreysmalibu.com

This 3 course gourmet Thanksgiving dinner has an added bonus. Feast on traditional thanksgiving fare while overlooking the ocean in Malibu. For your first course, we recommend the creamy fall pumpkin bisque or the sautéed Maryland lump crab cake with cranberry relish. The menu offers many choices for entrees including roast turkey roulade stuffed with spinach bread pudding as well as traditional sides. Your last course gives you the option of either pumpkin cheesecake, chocolate crunch bars or a plum tart.

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Patina
141 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972- 3331
www.patinarestaurant.com

This Thanksgiving, executive chef Tony Esnault serves up something special. Open from 1:30pm to 7:30pm, choose from a 3-course ($55) or 4-course ($70) meal with all of the great Thanksgiving day foods you’d expect to find. For appetizers, start with the butternut squash risotto which comes with parmesan and sage emulsion. Entrees include your choice of either Golden Heritage Turkey, Alaskan Halibut or Prime Beef Tenderloin which is accompanied by wild mushroom stuffing yams, and Brussels sprouts. Each is equally delicious. Desserts include a classic pumpkin pie or chocolate terrine.

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Cleo
Redbury Hotel
1717 Vine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 962-1711
www.theredbury.com

This Thanksgiving, dine in style at Cleo at the Redbury Hotel in Hollywood. The hotel restaurant is offering Cleopatra’s feast, a special menu made up of Cleo favorites mixed with Thanksgiving classics. Served family style, the menu includes turkey seasoned with za’atar (a Middle Eastern mixture of spices) which comes with apple cider gravy.

Jordan Schlecter is the features editor for CBSLA.com
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