You don't have to cut, chop, stuff, bake and carve to enjoy Thanksgiving. You can just make a reservation to enjoy turkey with all the trimmings in La Jolla. Several restaurants will be serving up the traditional meal or an alternative feast for those less traditional.
The is hosting a Thanksgiving spread from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday. The menu features a variety of appetizers, main courses, including classic Maltese Orange Pomegranate Glazed Free Range Turkey Breast, plus seasonal sides, and desserts, including Star Anise Cassia Infused Pumpkin Pie. Make reservations by calling 858-459-7222 or by visiting MarineRoom.com.
at La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club will host a Thanksgiving buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The menu features a variety of savory appetizers, including Saffron Tangerine Kabocha Squash Soup, plus main courses, including classic Bourbon Brined North Carolina Tom Turkey and Rosemary Crusted Midwestern Prime Rib, plus seasonal sides, desserts, and much more. Cost is $44 for adults with special pricing for children 12 and under. For reservations, call 858-456-0600 or visit TheShoresRestaurant.com.
will be open and serving seasonal fare on all three levels – California Modern, the Ocean Terrace and George’s Bar for Thanksgiving. Chef Trey Foshee’s Thanksgiving menu for California Modern includes Loch Duart Salmon, Pacific Swordfish, Free Range Turkey Breast and Braised Leg, Braised Lamb Shank and Aged Niman Ranch Strip Steak. Foshee will also serve up a complete vegetarian menu with several appetizer and entree options. For reservations call 858-454-4244 or visit georgesatthecove.com.
The Whaling Bar and Grill at La Valencia Hotel will have vast bufftet from 1 to 6:30 p.m. The buffet has several seating times to ensure the line for turkey, prime rib, salmon and all the fixings will not get too long. The price is $75 per person and $38 per child. To make a reservation call 858-454-3765 or visit lavalencia.com/dining.
at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines will have more than just foods. It has a live jazz band too from 1 to 5 p.m. The menu featuring prime rib, turkey, salmon, seafood, free flowing champagne and dessert for $56.95 from noon to 7 p.m. 858-450-4571, lajollatorreypines.hilton.com.
will be open for the breakfast and brunch crowd. Breakfast is 8 a.m. to noon and brunch is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For reservations call 858-454-7393 or visit brocktonvilla.com.