There is a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving season, including the wonderful mouthwatering menus our beachfront restaurants have created for you to “gobble” up. For a turkey feast with all the trimmings, go ahead and make reservations instead of cranberry sauce and stuffing and leave the cooking (and cleaning) to us.
Thursday, November 22
3030 Ocean at Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
For your three-course Thanksgiving meal, start with roasted pumpkin soup with maple-chive cream and toasted seeds or a baby green salad with shaved pear, spiced pecans, blue cheese, and poppy seed vinaigrette. Follow with the family-style second course of roasted Joyce Farms turkey breast and leg with mushroom dressing, green beans with onions, garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry-orange sauce, and turkey gravy. For dessert, enjoy the pumpkin tart with a chocolate cookie crust, pumpkin mousse, walnut caramel, hot fudge, and pomegranate seeds. Dinner costs $65 pp with service from 6 p.m.
3030 Holiday Drive; 954-765-3030; 3030ocean.com
Breezes at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach
Relax and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at Breezes while dining on a feast of traditional Thanksgiving fare from 12 – 8 PM and catching all the games on TV. Priced at $35 per person and $15 for children 12 & under, the menu boasts a choice of starters ranging from Roasted Pumpkin Soup to Seasonal Mixed Greens Salad and main plate Entree of Roasted Turkey Breast, Sausage Cornbread Stuffing, Sweet Potato Mousse, Cranberry Chutney and Sage Gravy. Save room for the Viennese Table overflowing with Mini Thanksgiving Tarts & Gourmet Coffees.
801 Seabreeze Blvd.; 954-764-2233 ext. 2627; bahiamarhotel.com
Burlock Coast at The Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
On Thanksgiving Day, Burlock Coast is offering a buffet with meat, cold tapas, seafood, caviar, and dessert stations. The bottomless drinks package includes BC brew, rum punch, mimosas, and bloody marys. Available from noon to 8 p.m., the feast is priced at $129 per adult and $49 for children ages five through 12. A special breakfast leftovers menu by chef Paula DaSilva will be available Friday, November 23, from 7 to 11:30 a.m. Expect offerings of pumpkin spice latte, sweet potato pancakes, and turkey eggs benedict.
1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., 954-302-6460; burlockcoast.com.
Coastal at The Atlantic Hotel & Spa
Coastal invites you, your family and friends to enjoy multi-course dinner featuring delicious gourmet Thanksgiving-inspired dishes including herb & citrus buttered turkey breast, orange honey glazed grilled salmon, pancetta green beans, apple walnut stuffing, pumpkin pie and apple cobbler.
You’ll feel right at home as you celebrate family and food next to Fort Lauderdale Beach. Special Offered from 1 pm – 8 pm on Thanksgiving $49.95* Adult | $19.95* children 12 & under.
601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd; 954-567-8070 eatcoastal.com
El Vez. The famed Stephen Starr Mexican eatery at W Fort Lauderdale is putting their unique spin on traditional Thanksgiving plates. A special, Mexican-inspired Thanksgiving dinner plate will feature a spice-rubbed turkey with mole poblano, green chorizo and squash blossom stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and sweet potato pie. The Thanksgiving plate costs $31 per person and served from 4 to 9 p.m.
401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach, 954-414-8336. elvezftlauderdale.com.
Ilios at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach
Ilios invites you to eat, drink and be thankful with their Thanksgiving feast offered from 3pm – 9pm from their sixth floor, poolside location at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Enjoy a traditional carving station, cold bar & accompaniments, and indulge in the all-day brunch items and desserts. $65 per person, children under 12, $25.
505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, 954-594-4068
Lona Cocina y Tequileria. at Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort.
Enjoy an adobo-roasted lamb tamale with masa, salsa alambre and salsa guajillo, or the house-made chorizo with pureed, smoked sweet potatoes, almonds, cranberries, and maple pecan gravy. Tableside carving will offer charred turkey thighs, chorizo stuffed turkey breast, and Pork Pernil, a slow roasted pork shoulder, along with cornbread stuffing and chipotle mashed potatoes with Oaxaca cheese. End your meal with the pecan pie with vanilla bean ice cream. A limited à la carte menu will also be available 6 to from 11 p.m.
321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd; 954-245-3069; lonarestaurant.com.
LuLu’s Bait Shack once again serves up their famous Deep Fried Turkey. Pre-order your ala carte Turkey for $64.99, or complete meal with all the fixings which includes a 12-14 lb fried turkey (which feeds 4-5 people) plus mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie for $99 to host an at home or in-room feast. Itching to get out? Stop by the Beachplace location and soak in the sun and all the fun. View Details.
Riva at Marriot Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Riva Restaurant will offer their delectable traditional Thanksgiving buffet with a Floribbean flair. Gather your family for a feast on the beach at the annual Riva Thanksgiving dinner in the Ocean Ballroom featuring all the classic dishes along with some South Florida inspired cuisine priced at $79 per person and $39 children ages 5 to 12, exclusive of tax & gratuity.
3030 Holiday Drive. Reservations are required by calling 954.765.3100.
Steak 954. The famed steakhouse will put thanksgiving’s traditional turkey center stage with a special à la carte menu offered from 3 – 9pm. Selections include an herb-roasted, free range turkey served with orange cranberry sauce, Italian sausage stuffing, sweet potato, mash and marshmallows, and Haricot Verts for $34. Other items include the seasonal roasted butternut squash soup, the Bosc pear salad tossed with gem lettuce, cinnamon toasted walnuts, pomegranate vinaigrette and desserts ranging from a pumpkin creme pie to a toasted hazelnut soufflé.
401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach ; 954-414-8333; steak954.com
Terra Mare at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach
Head to Fort Lauderdale’s newest oceanfront eatery for a menu of offerings including a butternut squash Gnudi, roasted turkey, roasted acorn squash, and sweet potato puree. Guests can pair their holiday dinner with seasonal cocktails like the Spiced Pumpkin Martini. Dinner costs $75 per person and will be served from 5 to 10 p.m. in the indoor dining room or outside patio.
551 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd; 954-414-5160; terramarefl.com.
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