7 Places to Eat for Thanksgiving in L.A. (2019 edition)

No interest in cleaning up after a massive Thanksgiving feast? We’ve got you covered with seven great ideas for where to eat out in Los Angeles on this upcoming holiday Thursday.

Enjoy the food (but not the mess!). Read below for the picks.


555 East in Long Beach brings back their affordable Thanksgiving three-course meal where guests choose from items like a Dungeness crab bisque, Diestel Family Ranch roasted turkey, homemade cornbread stuffing with andouille sausage and more. The menu cost $48 for adults and $19 for kids.


Lunetta will prepare a traditional and alternative Thanksgiving feast this year with a set three course menu. Guests will dine on starters, including cast iron Maine diver scallops or roasted chestnut soup and move onto a plate of oven-roasted maple herb turkey with gruyere Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, rum pineapple candied yams, Tahitian vanilla bean cranberry sauce, country-bread stuffing with cranberry apple chicken sausage and white wine turkey gravy. If turkey is not your thing, other mains offered include a six hour osso buco and the JiRaffe a classic bouillabaisse. For dessert, guests can choose from pumpkin pie, chocolate cream pie, or french apple pie. The meal takes place between 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (last reservation.) The cost is $78 per person.

For a more casual meal Cassell’s Hamburgers in Koreatown will be open on Thanksgiving offering their regular menu as-well as a holiday plate for the humble price of $19. The plate comes with Apple Cider Brined Turkey with sides of Classic Mashed Potatoes & Cassell’s’ Gravy, Balsamic & Truffle Glazed Brussels Sprouts, House-made Stuffing & Cranberry Sauce, Roasted Butternut Squash and DFC’s Pineapple & Shallot Buttered Dinner Roll.

Barton G. in West Hollywood will offer a three course menu featuring unique twists and presentations on Turkey Day favorites. On the menu includes Roasted Hubbard Squash Salad, Turkey Breast with Apple and Sage Stuffing, Maple Candied Root Veggies, and more. There’s also a family style ‘harvest’ dessert featuring Spiced Pumpkin Mousse and Salted Bourbon Caramel atop a Brown Butter Blondie resembling apples and corn. The menu cost $75 per person with supplemental options for an extra fee.


Castaway in Burbank is offering a Brunch Buffet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring Organic Turkey, Mustard Crusted Prime Rib, a raw bar, traditional trimmings, and more. The buffet cost $79 for adults and $35 for children 5 – 12 years old. They’ll also be open for dinner, the regular restaurant menu will be available in addition to Thanksgiving specials including Pumpkin Velouté, Organic Turkey with Pretzel-Brioche-Pumpernickel Stuffing, Pecan Pie and specialty cocktails like a Pumpkin Pie Martini and a Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule.

Cecconi’s in West Hollywood is serving a family-style seven-plate Thanksgiving Feast that includes a roasted organic turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, porcini and chestnut corn bread stuffing, truffle potato mash, butternut squash cappellacci and more. Homemade sweet treats including a traditional pumpkin pie, apple crostata and chocolate brownies will also be available. The menu is offered from noon to 8 p.m. and cost $95 an adult and $25 for children 10 and under.

Crossroads will offer an all vegan four course Thanksgiving prix fixe menu that includes butternut squash bisque, holiday spiced lentil tempeh, scallopini with a cherry carbenet sauce, traditional accompaniments and more. The meal ends with your choice of a pumpkin mousse verrine or cranberry sorbet. The menu is available from noon to 5 p.m. at $75 per person.


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