Where to Go For Thanksgiving in O.C. If You Don’t Feel Like Cooking

With Thanksgiving around the corner, we want to share some of our local favorites to celebrate with just in case you don’t feel like doing the cooking.

The Winery Restaurant
No cooking or cleaning required! Head to The Winery Restaurant (in Tustin or Newport Beach) for a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings or one of Chef Yvon’s creative classics. Only on Thursday, November 23rd from 12:30-8:00 pm.
For reservations, contact:
The Winery Restaurant in Tustin (714) 258-7600
The Winery Restaurant in Newport Beach (949) 999-6622


Let Zov’s do all the cooking with their special Thanksgiving Take-Out Dinner. Enjoy a roasted free range turkey along with wild mushroom & jasmine rice stuffing with black currants & pinenuts, sage gravy, classic creamed corn, maple glazed roasted yams, cranberry citrus relish and so much more. Plus your choice of pumpkin, pecan or apple pie! Their dinner feeds 12-15 people and costs $495. Dinners must be picked up on Wednesday, November 22nd between 1-5pm at Zov’s in Tustin.
To order call (714) 838-8855.


Colette’s Catering
Their chef specializes in locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. They believe that catered holiday dining should and can be convenient. Whether you are entertaining at home, office or venue, imagine celebrating the year’s most delicious holiday without all of the stress. On the menu is herb roasted turkey, old fashioned gravy, fresh cranberry sauce, traditional stuffing, spiced sweet potato puree, candied pecans, green bean almondine, creamy mashed potatoes to share a few items. Prices start at $20 per person.
To order call 714.447.9109
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AVEO Table + Bar Brunch Buffet
The elegant seaside restaurant at Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point will offer their extravagant brunch buffet on Thanksgiving morning. A feast for the eyes, AVEO Table + Bar’s lavish brunch will span across the entirety of the restaurant; converting its bar, terrace, and dining rooms into an opulent Thanksgiving buffet featuring 10 over-the-top brunch stations including a “Little Italy” station with made-to-order pastas and risottos, a sushi station brimming with nigiri, and a mobile Bloody Mary cart. Seasonal entrees will include Butternut Squash and Banana Velour, Veal Medallions with cider jus, and Candied Yams. The Carving Station will feature Roasted Organic Turkey with citrus cranberry chutney and sausage stuffing.
Reservations call 949.234.3900 or online here
11:00am – 4pm
$125 per Adult
$49 per Child (ages 5-12)


The Ranch
Four-course Thanksgiving Day Dinner includes your choice of organic free-range turkey with cornbread and turkey sausage stuffing, trout with cauliflower, Maine lobster and vadouvan curry, pheasant pot pie, or Wyoming buffalo prime rib with sweet potatoes, mushrooms and buttermilk onion rings.
Thursday, November 23rd
$85 per person
2-7:00 pm
Reservations at (714) 817-4200


Eats Kitchen & Bar
Three courses to be thankful for including a feast with a twist on traditional favorites and seasons desserts to top it off.
17900 Jamboree Rd. Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 225-6780


Thanksgiving Day Buffet at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa
Traditional holiday favorites mixed with California coastal cuisine, not to mention the gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean. Buffet includes freshest local seafood, seasonal salads, apple cider-herb brined roasted turkey, brown sugar-mustard brushed baked ham with an orange maple glaze, house-made cranberry sauce, and so much more.
12-6:00 pm
Vista Ballroom
Adults $75, Seniors $65, Children $25, Under 3 Free
Reservations (714) 845-4893


Wildfish Seafood Grille
Celebrate without lifting a finger, instead lift a glass to family & friends. Enjoy a traditional holiday dinner (or lunch) with all the trimmings. Sliced turkey breast with gravy, brioche sage stuffing, cranberry chutney, and more.
Full menu will also be available.
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Adult $39
Child $15
1370 Bison Ave. Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 720-9925


Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Enjoy a leisurely Thanksgiving feast this year at Fleming’s. Beginning at 11 a.m., the Newport Beach restaurant will offer a special prix fixe Thanksgiving Day menu. Inspired by traditional favorites, the three-course dinner starts with biscuits and pumpkin butter & honey for the table. Next, choose either a Fleming’s salad or creamy lobster bisque. A hearty main course follows, with juicy herb roasted turkey breast; house-made sage and brioche bread stuffing; fresh cranberry sauce; bacon, onion and almond green beans; and Yukon gold mashed potatoes. End on a sweet note with a choice of pumpkin cheesecake with Chantilly cream or carrot cake with dark-rum caramel drizzle. A kid-friendly Thanksgiving menu featuring fresh mixed berries, turkey with sides, dessert and beverage will also be available. Guests who prefer a wider selection will be able to order off Fleming’s full à la carte menu all day.

Pre fixe Thanksgiving menu $50 per adult

Children’s prix fixe menu $20 per child age 12 and under.

À la carte menu priced per selection. All prices exclusive of tax and gratuity.

For reservations please call 949-720-9633 or online here


TAPS Fish House
Head to any of TAPS locations for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23rd for a meal you’ll never forget! They’ll be serving all the traditional holiday trimmings.
Fresh Carved Turkey
Honey Glazed Ham
Prime Rib
Atlantic Salmon
Traditional Dressing
Green Bean Casserole
Candied Yams
Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes
A Trio of Traditional Pies
Chocolate Fountain
Fresh Desserts
& More!
Adults – $44.99
Kids (3-10) – $14.99

12:00PM – 7:00PM
Make your reservation today be calling any of the locations. More information
TAPS Brea: 714-257-0101
TAPS Corona: 951-277-5800
TAPS Irvine: 714-619-0404

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