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A Very Miami Thanksgiving: Where to Dine Out

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A Very Miami Thanksgiving: Where to Dine Out

This Thanksgiving, let the pros handle the cooking. There are plenty of Miami restaurants keeping the doors open on November 28. If you’re looking for dinner but with none of the prep, head to one of these incredible Miami eateries for a stress-free feast.

But First, Brunch

Get your gobble on earlier in the day with these tasty brunch menus. Cecconi’s on Collins Avenue serves up traditional Thanksgiving dishes along with their signature Venetian-style seafood, meat, and pasta offerings during their annual Thanksgiving Day brunch, while Icebox Café has a special à la carte brunch menu featuring Thanksgiving Benedict with stuffing, hollandaise, roasted potatoes, and applewood-smoked bacon. Head to Rusty Pelican on Key Biscayne for waterfront views, meat carving stations, and a raw bar.

Can’t make it to a Thanksgiving Day brunch? Bagatelle in Miami Beach closes out the holiday weekend with their Sunday Thanksgiving-themed brunch party. From turkey sliders to sweet potato fries, Bagatelle does Thanksgiving leftovers the right way.

Dinner Time

Miami has lots of great eateries that serve Thanksgiving dinner (with varying degrees of traditionalism). Our guide has you covered.

  • Novecento, Brickell. Celebrate Thanksgiving with a simple menu of turkey and all the fixings at this Argentinean bistro in the heart of Miami’s bustling financial district.

  • ADDIKT, Brickell. Enjoy a three-course traditional Thanksgiving Day menu with $25 bottomless mimosas or $35 bottomless Champagne. Enjoy 360-degree-views of Downtown, Biscayne Bay, and Brickell from this 15th floor restaurant.

  • Quinto La Huella, Brickell. The Uruguayan restaurant offers a traditional four-course meal with two glasses of wine included.

  • Boulud Sud, Downtown. The Mediterranean restaurant will serve traditional plates with a modern twist like pumpkin agnolotti, truffle risotto, and caramel fondant.

  • Kiki on the River, East Little Havana. Enjoy a prix fixe menu including turkey and roasted butternut squash with marshmallow brûlée at this riverfront restaurant.

  • Jaya, Miami Beach. Jaya is throwing an unbelievable Thanksgiving Day buffet with classic fare as well as their Asian signatures like pad thai and green curry.

  • Matador Room, Miami Beach. Under the direction of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Matador Room offers a four-course dinner with unique menu options like blood orange and cranberry salsa and caramelized apple pie.

  • Malibu Farm, Miami Beach. Oceanside views and a cranberry mimosa greet you at Malibu Farm. Join them for a Thanksgiving lunch or dinner buffet.

  • Market, Miami Beach. Market throws a Thanksgiving Day buffet spread of salads, soups, sides, desserts, and a carving station, plus bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for an extra $25.

  • Bird & Bone, Miami Beach. For a Southern-inspired Thanksgiving Day dinner, Bird & Bone’s prix fixe menu includes roasted turkey, cornbread, green bean casserole, cobbler, and pumpkin tarts.

  • Habitat, Miami Beach. From omelettes to pasta to sushi bar stations, indulge in a Thanksgiving buffet featuring all of your holiday favorites at Habitat.

  • Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, Miami Beach. Gobble up a traditional Southern comfort Thanksgiving dinner with menu items like sweet potato casserole, biscuit stuffing, and peach cobbler.

  • Villa Azur, Miami Beach. Take your Thanksgiving up a notch at Villa Azur’s Thursday night dinner party. Expect live entertainment and dancing at this chic French-Mediterranean restaurant.

  • Donna Mare Trattoria, Miami Beach. The Italian trattoria will have a sage and beer-roasted turkey and a roasted lechón carving station. 

  • Lure Fishbar, Miami Beach. Lure Fishbar’s three-course prix fixe menu will include Thanksgiving staples, but expect a few dishes with a seafood twist like the crab cakes with jicama slaw. The best part? Lure Fishbar is only a short walk from Celino Hotel.

  • Prime 112, Miami Beach. Prime 112, Prime Italian, and Prime Fish will all open for Thanksgiving dinner. Their signature Thanksgiving menus include modern twists on traditional holiday fare as well as their regular options.

  • Upland, Miami Beach. The chic NYC spin-off eatery features a California-inspired menu with a turkey feast and special à la carte menu.

  • Nikki Beach, Miami Beach. Celebrate Thanksgiving under a cabana with your favorite holiday dishes served á la carte style.

Make New Traditions with These Alternative Choices

Skip the traditional Thanksgiving fare and opt for an alternative menu. Azabu in Miami Beach serves up sushi, sake, and hot Japanese plates on Thanksgiving and Sette Osteria in Wynwood gives Thanksgiving dinner an Italian makeover with plates like pumpkin ravioli and ciabatta stuffing. Diez y Seis in Miami Beach puts a Mexican spin on Thanksgiving dinner. Expect menu items like pork belly en salsa verde and roasted cauliflower and aguachile negro.

For an unforgettable all-inclusive experience, board the Venetian Lady luxury yacht for a Thanksgiving Day cruise around Biscayne Bay, traditional Thanksgiving buffet-style feast, open premium bar, entertainment, and a welcome aboard photo. The buffet includes a salad station, cheese display, turkey carving station, and a variety of meats, sides, and desserts.

Make your Thanksgiving reservation in advance, these unique dining opportunities are expected to fill up fast.

Mark the official start of the holiday season with Celino Hotel, located in the heart of Miami Beach. Be among the first to visit the brand new Celino District when you book our exclusive pre-opening promotion. Receive 20% off our Best Available Rate and a daily breakfast credit when you book now with Celino Hotel.

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