Thanksgiving is one of those meals that you contemplate cooking every year because your turkey will probably be dry and who has enough pots and pans to make all 10 side dishes! Leave it to the experts and take advantage of all the amazing restaurants Miami has to offer. From classic Thanksgiving meals to unique takes, we have rounded up the best restaurants open for Thanksgiving dinner this year in Miami.
1600 Lenox Ave. / Website
Yardbird has carefully curated the perfect 4-course dine-in menu for Thanksgiving this year. The menu consists of a classic Herb Roasted Turkey Dinner with mash, green bean casserole, cranberry compote and giblet gravy. To accompany the turkey is a delicious variety of side dishes including Lobster Mac and Cheese, Melted Leek Potato Gratin, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Biscuit Stuffing and Green Bean Casserole. Finishing the classic meal with some sweets, Yardbird is offering a Spiced Pumpkin Pie with honey whipped cream, salted bourbon caramel and a gingersnap crumble.
1750 Alton Rd. / Website
One of Miami’s most classic Italian restaurants is transitioning its menu for the evening to help diners celebrate Thanksgiving. The 3-course prix fixe menu and one seasonal cocktail, includes an appetizer of either The Crema Di Zucca, a butternut squash crema and spiced crème fraiche, or the Polipo paired with sweet potato caponata and brown sugar pumpkin seeds. The entree options include Tacchino turkey with morini stuffing, Capesante pan-seared sea scallops, Tagliata NY strip loin paired with endive, potato terrine and Cappelletti truffle ricotta ravioli with prosciutto. And of course, everyone's favorite part, dessert, Torta Di Mel, an apple and raisin bread pudding with an apple cider reduction topped with vanilla ice cream. The three-course meal is priced at $75 a person, giving every diner the opportunity to indulge in many holiday classics.
49 Collins Ave. / Website
Major Food Group has major Thanksgiving plans for Carbone this year. The classic Italian restaurant is serving a delicious three-course Thanksgiving meal. Priced at $195 per person, the offerings include a glazed turkey breast with cornbread stuffing, Mario’s Meatballs, Butternut Squash Tortellini and Tuna Calabrese. The delicious meal concludes with Pecan Pie and Lemon Cheesecake. In true Carbone fashion, this meal combines some of the restaurant's biggest hits with a Thanksgiving twist.
2341 Collins Ave. / Website
There is truly nothing better than a Thanksgiving buffet. This year, on Thursday, November 25, Habitat at the 1 Hotel South Beach is bringing together a delicious homestyle-inspired buffet. The menu will include many of their typical offerings including a daily fresh catch, fresh vegetables and grass-fed quality meats. Habitat emphasizes cozy yet upscale dining, making it feel and taste like home cooking, in a relaxed restaurant environment. The Thanksgiving buffet is priced starting at $95 per person and for children 10 and under, $45 per person.
9703 Collins Ave. / Website
On Thursday, November 25, Atlantikos is hosting the ultimate, traditional Thanksgiving spread. This family-style Thanksgiving meal has been carefully curated by Executive Chef Ricardo Jarquin to encompass delicious flavors while still keeping true to the holidays' go-to dishes. The meal will feature a classic oven-roasted organic turkey, paired alongside many traditional sides and of course, delicious and sweet dessert offerings. The evening offers two seating options, at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., so be sure to book your spot to celebrate with friends and family.
1636 Meridian Ave. / Website
MILA is staying true to its MediterrAsian cuisine for Thanksgiving this year. Their holiday offerings include an appetizer of Kombucha Tempura made with fresh lime and truffle tofu alongside a delicious entree of Miso Curry Baby Chicken with mustard greens and shiso yogurt. This combination of flavors is all-encompassing and absolutely delicious.
5958 S Dixie Hwy. / Website
Root & Bone makes a mean Thanksgiving meal with its delicious southern flavors. This year's holiday menu includes some house favorites such as the Fried Turkey Breast, Green Bean Casserole and of course, Stuffing. As a restaurant known for serving some of the best southern comfort food, there is absolutely no doubt this Thanksgiving meal will be absolutely delicious and feel like your grandma cooked it!
Multiple Locations / Website
Meraki Greek Bistro is putting a twist on the traditional Thanksgiving offerings. The restaurant is offering an amazing prix fixe meal option with offerings including the Meraki Winter Salad and a Stuffed Portobello. The entree has two delicious options including the Fresh Branzino Filet stuffed with spinach and Vlahotyri cheese, or Kontosouvli which is commonly referred to as Greek-style pork marinated with Greek herbs and spices served with roasted vegetables and roasted baby potatoes. To finish the meal, Meraki Greek Bistro is offering a delicious fresh slice of homemade apple pie. This meal is priced at $50 per person, as you indulge in a Greek twist to American Thanksgiving classics.
161 Ocean Drive / Website
Azabu Miami Beach is offering an amazing Japanese Autumn menu for Thanksgiving this year. The three-course meal has a large selection of offerings. Appetizers include the Tuna Tartare, Spicy Tuna Roll, Azabu House Salad or Azabu Lobster Tempura. The entrees are both vegetarian and meat-forward with options including Vegan Japanese Curry, Karaage Fried Chicken, Steamed Salmon, Miso Black Cod, or the Grilled Prime Tenderloin. Alongside your entree, you can choose one of the following side dishes of Teriyaki Brussel Sprouts, Honey Glazed Sweet Potatoes or Grilled Broccolini. And the dessert finale consists of either Mochi or a Cheese Tart. This delicious and flavorful meal is $45 per person and includes a glass of wine or draft beer. Be sure to make your reservation for this one-time Thanksgiving offering for Thanksgiving day.
17875 Collins Ave. / Website
The award-winning Italian restaurant, Il Mulino New York is getting ready for a delicious Thanksgiving Meal. With a prix fixe menu priced at $60 per person, this meal is one you’re going to remember. The Thanksgiving menu includes Pumpkin Gnocchi, Organic Roasted Turkey with fresh cranberry sauce, Walnut and Sausage Stuffing, Sauteed Green Beans with roasted almond, Mashed Potatoes and Pumpkin Cheesecake. This delicious menu combines both Thanksgiving classics with an Italian twist.
6801 Collins Ave. / Website
The Strand at The Carillon is offering an amazing Thanksgiving spread this year. With two seatings, at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., guests will be able to indulge in a delicious 4-course prix fixe menu. The meal starts with a soup, either Pumpkin Bisque or Roasted Butternut Squash and Pumpkin. Following that, the appetizers are a Summer Truffle Fiocchetti or Homemade Beet Pasta Stuffed With Stracciatella Cheese, two delicious Turkey options and finally a decadent dessert trio. The menu is priced at $95 per person and $45 per child 12 and under. children 12 and younger.
Photography by: Courtesy Root & Bone, 1 Hotel South Beach, The St.Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Stillwater & Co, MILA, Shannon Reardon, Yardbird, Azabu, Major Food Group, Il Mulino New York