Thanksgiving is around the corner and while some may enjoy spending the day cooking enough food to feed a small battalion, we totally understand those who would rather have someone else do all the cooking and planning! That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of the best Miami restaurants offering tasty Thanksgiving feasts this year, and luckily for us, there are plenty of options to choose from:
1. Toro Toro, Downtown Miami
Known for its top-notch Latin cuisine, Toro Toro is going all out for Thanksgiving with a variety of seasonal a la carte dishes including charred butternut squash soup, roasted pumpkin salad, adobo fried turkey medallions, cranberry-grape braised wagyu beef cheeks and more, finished with spiced pumpkin pie, churros and apple strudel with pumpkin ice cream. Dine-in will be available from 4 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23.
Find it at 100 Choplin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131.
2. Isabelle’s Grill Room & Garden, Coconut Grove
The chic Coconut Grove eatery at The Ritz-Carlton is celebrating Thanksgiving with a four-course feast featuring live music and a complimentary glass of bubbly. The menu features apple & butternut squash soup followed by baby greens with apples. Then there’s a signature brined roasted turkey or a vegetarian option of roasted acorn squash, finished on a sweet note with pumpkin praline tart complemented by creme fraiche, cinnamon streusel, pecan tuile and candied cranberry. Seatings are available from 2 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.
Find it at 3300 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33133.
3. Bourbon Steak, Aventura
If you’re more of a steak fan, go all out with Thanksgiving dinner at Chef Michael Mina’s steakhouse at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. From 4 to 9 p.m., The restaurant will be offering a choice of appetizer like tuna sashimi or a hand-cut prime steak tartare, and entrees including filet mignon, Amish roasted half-chicken, branzino and glazed short rib among others. Sides include truffle mac and cheese, potato puree with garlic chips and classic creamed spinach, while desserts include pumpkin pie, cranberry beignet and Valrhona chocolate bitter orange cake.
Find it at 19999 W Country Club Dr, Aventura, FL 33180.
4. Le Jardinier, Miami Design District
Dine in style at the renowned Michelin-starred Le Jardinier, where you’ll choose from an array of starters including luscious golden beets or the rich and velvety sunchoke velouté. The entrée selection has equally captivating options, such as the savory bavette au jus and a perfectly roasted turkey accompanied by roasted root vegetables, stuffing and cranberry (since no Thanksgiving celebration would be complete without the quintessential dish). Conclude your evening with a divine warm apple tart tatin graced with frangipane and accompanied by a scoop of luscious vanilla ice cream.
Find it at 151 NE 41st ST, Suite 135, Miami, FL 33137.
5. The Strand at Carillon, Miami Beach
For a Mediterranean spin on Thanksgiving dinner, check out The Strand at Carillon Wellness Resort. This year, they’re offering two seatings — 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. — and a menu that includes a sweet potato stuffed squash blossom, fall harvest black truffle burratina, Bonita Springs sweet corn cappelletti, confit and herb roasted turkey, and pumpkin mousse mille-feuille.
Find it at 6801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33141.
6. Jaya at The Setai, Miami Beach
Add a twist to your Thanksgiving with a special holiday version of The Setai’s signature jazz brunch on Thursday, November 23 from 11:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The brunch offers a courtyard experience with live jazz, endless Roederer Champagne, special holiday dishes and a varied collection of Asian, seafood and dessert stations. If you’re interested in dinner, indulge in offerings ranging from peking duck spring rolls and pumpkin soup to turkey roulade and pumpkin spiced beignets. The à la carte dinner service will be offered from 6 to 11 p.m.
Find it at 2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
7. Truluck’s, Brickell
Perhaps you’d like to spice up your Thanksgiving with the treasures of the sea – stone crab claws. In addition to their regular menu of scrumptious seafood, Truluck’s will offer a traditional three-course Thanksgiving feast of turkey with everyone’s favorite sides and a selection of desserts. They’re known for their delectable carrot cake, but you might just fall in love with their newest dessert this year: pumpkin spice mousse cheesecake.
Find it at 777 Brickell Ave suite 110, Miami, FL 33131.
8. CORSAIR Kitchen & Bar, Aventura
Known for its contemporary cuisine inside JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, Corsair will be serving up healthy comfort food prepared with regionally sourced, wholly natural ingredients for its Thanksgiving Day meal. Dishes include butternut squash soup, kale fall salad, diver scallops, butternut squash risotto and beef filet. Desserts are traditional – pumpkin pie, pecan pie or apple pie.
Find it at 19999 W Country Club Dr, Aventura, FL 33180.
9. Nikki Beach, Miami Beach
Gather your loved ones and join Nikki Beach for a special (and tropical) Thanksgiving lunch featuring dishes like oysters ceviche misto with cranberry vinaigrette, roasted yellowtail snapper, lobster mac & cheese, white & dark turkey and Florida key lime pie. The lunch is available from 12 to 6 p.m.
Find it at 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
10. Area 31 at Kimpton EPIC, Downtown Miami
For a meal with stellar views, head on over to Area 31. In addition to their regular dinner menu which includes favorites like conch fritters, lobster linguini and pork belly, the restaurant will serve Thanksgiving specials curated by executive chef Sezer Deniz: confit turkey wings, artichoke, Moji Turkey ‘a la Caja China’ and roasted pumpkin.
Find it at 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131.
11. Bagatelle Miami, Miami Beach
Another great spot that infuses the flavors of the French Riviera, gather around the Thanksgiving table at Bagatelle for an exquisite menu created by chef Jimmy de Almeida that features the finest French gastronomy, where classic sides get dressed up. Think butternut squash soup, herb roasted heritage turkey and delectable apple and pecan pies.
Find it at 1669 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
12. COTE Miami, Design District
It’s always a great idea to gather around the table with your loved ones at a Michelin-starred restaurant! COTE’s curated Thanksgiving Feast provides features four selected cuts of their most notable USDA Prime and American Wagyu Beef complemented by accompaniments including sticky rice stuffing, japchae and galbi jjim. Both pecan and pumpkin pie will round out an all-embracing celebration of festive Korean flavors and American traditions.
Find it at 3900 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137.
13. Hutong, Brickell
This Thanksgiving, Hutong is offering a play on one of its most popular dishes. New for the holiday season is a flaming peking turkey, serving 4-6 people, with a unique Sichuan twist carved tableside to truly ignite dinnertime. This is available by pre-order only. Also included is some of Hutong’s other notable, a la carte contemporary Chinese dishes including its dim sum platter, halibut red star noodles, ma la chilli prawns and more.
Find it at 600 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131.
14. Red Rooster, Overtown
This acclaimed Overtown restaurant will be open from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for a festive meal! They’ll have a prix-fixe menu where guests can select two items from the small shares section, with options such as Marcus’ cornbread and garlic crab. Moving on to the main course, there’s smothered curry turkey wings, crispy jerk sweet fingerling potatoes, grilled street corn, black seafood rice and vegetarian field peas. To top it all off, how does sweet potato pie or a giant almond white chocolate chip cookie sound?
Find it at 920 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33136.
15. Ocean Social, Miami Beach
Who doesn’t see themselves enjoying Thanksgiving dinner while getting the best views oceanside? For the holiday, the signature restaurant at the iconic Eden Roc Miami Beach is featuring an array of bagels and toast, a salad bar, ham and artisanal cheeses, pizzas, caja China saving station, pasta station and more. This feast will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and reservations are required.
Find it at 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140.