Thanksgiving Roundup



Thanksgiving is a time for family, a time to be thankful, and a time to cook. But for those of us that do not want to cook, cannot cook, or have to cook but want to buy something and pretend they cooked it,  I have the perfect Thanksgiving round up for you! This list will give you options to dine it or take out. I will be regularly updating this list with new additions so check back regularly.


887 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA
714-772-1381 (reservations required)


Serving noon – 9pmTraditional Thanksgiving:  $39.95 adults, $19.95 kids 12 and under
Carved and seasoned oven roasted turkey served with fluffy mashed potatoes topped with hearty turkey gravy, a helping of yams, piled high with house-made stuffing; fresh steamed vegetables, and served with a side of cranberriesAll Natural Prime Rib:  $34.95
10 oz. Prime Rib seasoned with onions, garlic and fresh herbs oven roasted over rock salt and served with au jus and country mashed potato puree.




1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA
949-729-1144  (reservations recommended)


Buffet:  11 am – 4 pm
Adults — $38,  Children 12 & under — $19Buffet selections include: Traditional oven-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and trimmings, roasted ham and prime rib carved to order, grilled salmon with dill cream sauce, field greens with apples with dried cherries in a walnut vinaigrette, grilled artichoke and fresh vegetable salad, fresh fruit platter, caprese salad, mini crab cakes, rosemary stuffing, rice pilaf, truffle scallop potatoes, mac ‘n cheese, mashed red potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, roasted root vegetables, green bean almandine, creamed spinach, peas with pearl onions, butternut squash, candied yams, bok choy,  creamed corn, citrus cranberry compote, corn bread, assorted rolls, traditional pumpkin pie, caramelized apple pie and pecan pie.




900 Bayside Drive
Newport Beach, CA
949-721-1222  (Reservations recommended)
Serving 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Small a’la carte menu will also be available
$44.75 adults, $19 kids 12 & under3-Courses
·      Choice of Starter
·      Turkey dinner with all the fixings
·      Choice of Dessert** Live Music 5 pm –9pm
19100 Von Karman Ave
Irvine, CA
949-752-5222 (reservations recommended)
Serving noon – 8pm
$39 adults, $19.75 kids 12 and underFirst Choice (choice of)
·      Autumn Salad — Belgian Endive, Fuji Apples, Walnuts, Black River Gorgonzola, Vinaigrette
·      Butternut Squash Soup — Crème Fraîche, Chives
Main Course
·      Free Range Organic Turkey — Apple-Sour Cherry Stuffing, Garlic Potato Purée, Vegetables, Brown Gravy
Dessert (choice of)
·      Pumpkin Cheese Cake — Pecan Gingersnaps Cookie Crust Spice Crème Anglaise
·      Old Fashion Apple Pie — Caramel Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream
15435 Jeffrey Road
Irvine, CA
949-552-2851  (MUST ORDER BY Monday, Nov 25)
Serves 4-6 — $69.95
Order includes:

  • 1 Skinless turkey marinated in popular Indian herbs & spices then cooked in tandoor ovens keeping the meat flavorful, moist, tender and juicy
  • Spice and vegetable basmati rice
  • Cranberry chutney
17440 E. 17th Street
Tustin, CA
714-838-8855 ext. 21  (MUST ORDER BY Friday, Nov 22)
Serves 12-15  — $425
Orders must be picked up on Wednesday, Nov 27 between 1-5 PMOrder includes:  Roasted free range turkey, wild mushroom & jasmine rice stuffing, sage gravy, maple glazed roasted yams, parmesan mashed potatoes, green beans with caramelized shallots, cranberry citrus relish, classic creamed corn, baby mixed green salad, dinner rolls & choice of pumpkin, pecan or apple pie———————————————————Jimmy Famous American Tavern
25001 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-388-8900   (MUST ORDER BY Friday, Nov 22)

*** The annual Dana Point Turkey Trot runs by JFAT so the bar will open at 6 a.m. and serve Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, Bellinis and a full compliment of cocktails along with a handful of brunch specials including the FATwich, Breakfast Flatbread, Eggs Benedict and Garden Scramble.


Serving 12pm to 7 p.m.

$38 per adult, $18 per child for a  three-course Thanksgiving Day menu featuring home cooked dishes with a twist. In addition, all menu items will be individually priced and available a la carte upon request.

Appetizer selections include: an Acorn Squash, Chipotle & Honeycrisp Apple Bisque with Toasted Pumpkin seeds; a Rustic Greens Salad with Cranberries, Candied Walnuts, Maytag Blue Cheese and Walnut Vinaigrette; a traditional chilled Gulf Shrimp Cocktail with a Horseradish-Cocktail Sauce; or a Caesar Salad with Thyme Croutons, Crisped Capers and Shaved Parmesan.
Entree selections include: a Traditional Herb Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy; a Smoked Salt and Black Pepper Roasted Prime Rib with au Jus and Creamed Horseradish; Grilled Salmon with a Lemon-Thyme butter sauce; or a Harvest Vegetable plate. Each entree is complete with Jimmy’s twist on traditional Thanksgiving trimmings including buttery Mashed Potatoes, maple-bacon Brussels Sprouts, Famous Creamed Corn and Butternut Squash & Cornbread-Pine Nut Stuffing.
Lark Creek Newport Beach Thanksgiving Menu

First Course

  • Celery and Pear Salad with arugula, Midnight Moon goat cheese, and caramelized cider vinaigrette
  • Heirloom Fall Squash Salad with sage custard and crisp oregano
  • Salt Cod Brandade with pickled beets and grilled toast points

Second Course

  • Mary’s Air Chilled Turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, herb stuffing, and rapini
  • Prime Rib with roasted baby potatoes, green bean casserole, smoked marrow butter,
  • Demi Pan Seared Day Boat Sea Scallops with wild mushroom and pumpkin risotto

Third Course

  • Pumpkin Cheese Cake with cinnamon whipped cream and pumpkin seed tuile
  • Chocolate Trio including Dark Chocolate Mouse, Milk Chocolate Flan, and White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Biscotti
  • Butterscotch Pudding with Chantilly cream and Mexican Wedding Cookie


The special menu will be available for $45 for adults, $19 for children up to age 10, and free for children 3 and under. The restaurant will be open from 12-7 p.m., and reservations can be made online or by calling the restaurant.


Marie Callendar’s Thanksgiving Take Home Feast

Marie Callender’s five Holiday Feasts include:

  • Turkey Breast Feast ($99.99) – An oven roasted turkey breast with all the feast trimmings.
  • Ham Feast ($99.99) – A bone-in spiral cut quarter ham and chipotle-pineapple glaze topping with feast trimmings.
  • Ultimate Whole Turkey Feast ($119.99) – A whole roasted turkey with all the feast trimmings.
  • Ham and Turkey Combo Feast ($139.99) – A roasted turkey breast and Marie Callender’s bone-in, spiral cut quarter ham with chipotle-pineapple glaze topping and all the feast trimmings
  • Ultimate Ham & Turkey Feast ($149.99) – A whole roasted turkey and Marie Callender’s bone-in, spiral cut quarter ham with chipotle-pineapple glaze topping and all the feast trimmings.

Each Holiday Feast from Marie Callender’s comes with the following delicious sides:

  • Apple-Sage Stuffing
  • Fire-Roasted Yams (with Cranberry Streusel Topping)
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Fresh Mashed Potatoes
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Chef’s Vegetables
  • Fresh Baked Cornbread
  • Whole Pumpkin or Apple Pie
  • Marie’s Special Blend Coffee

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Lucille’s BBQ

The Fall Classics specials include:

  • A Smoked Turkey Half-Sandwich includes hickory smoked turkey breast, Southern stuffing, cranberry sauce, baby lettuces, and mayonnaise on a French roll, and served with a choice of tossed salad, Caesar salad or mixed baby greens. This lunch portion is $8.99. The dinner meal includes a whole turkey sandwich served with a choice of one side for $11.99.
  • The Hot Turkey Sandwich features fresh smoked turkey breast, Southern stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, sliced white bread, turkey gravy, and served with cranberry sauce. Offered for lunch and dinner for $12.99.
  • Lucille’s Smoked Turkey Casserole mixes smoked turkey breast with sautéed button and portabello mushrooms, sweet corn, carrots, turkey gravy, and is topped with Southern stuffing and cranberry sauce. Served with choice of tossed salad, Caesar salad or mixed baby greens. Offered for lunch and dinner for $16.99.
  • Smoked Turkey and Bacon Hash is a savory mix of smoked turkey breast, mushrooms, carrots, sweet corn, white rice, parmesan cheese, scallions, applewood smoked bacon, blue cheese crumbles, cherry tomatoes, and scallions. The lunch portion is $8.99, while the dinner meal is $16.99.


A Savory, Southern-Style Thanksgiving Without the Hassles

For those who prefer to spend less time in the kitchen on Thanksgiving Day and more time enjoying their meal and the company, Lucille’s presents two, in-restaurant Thanksgiving options and a hassle-free, holiday catering option. All dinners are served with Southern stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes smothered in Lucille’s giblet gravy, green bean casserole, sweet mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, apples sautéed in Jack Daniels, and homemade biscuits with apple butter.

  • For a more intimate meal in the restaurant, Lucille’s individual Thanksgiving meals are perfectly plated with a choice of slow-smoked turkey or Hickory-smoked marinated ham (or both) with Sweet Potato Pie. Each meal offered at $21.99.
  • Larger groups of 10-12 people who come to Lucille’s will be thankful for three savory feasts served family-style with a family-size salad and a whole Sweet Potato Pie. Parties can choose between a delicious combination of smoked sliced turkey and marinated ham ($159.99), smoked sliced turkey breast ($149.99), or smoked and marinated ham ($159.99).
  • Lucille’s Thanksgiving Day catering menu includes each of the three savory feasts for large groups (above) with all the fixings. Or a whole smoked turkey served ready to heat is available for $49.99.
  • Kids meal are priced at $9.99.




Mimi’s Cafe

Mimi’s Café will have 2 options. Dine in or take out. Below is the take-out menu:

Mimi’s Café Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner serves 6-8 people and costs $99.99.  It includes:

  • Whole Turkey
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Cornbread Stuffing
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Broccoli
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Two Carrot Raisin Nut Loaves

Mimi’s Café Ham Thanksgiving Dinner also serves 6-8 people and costs $99.99.  It includes:

  • Applewood Smoked Ham
  • Apricot Chutney
  • Potatoes Au Gratin
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Pecan Pie
  • Two Carrot Raisin Nut Loaves

Mimi’s Cafe Side Dishes Only  serves 6-8 people and costs $39.99.  It includes:

  • Turkey Gravy
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Cornbread Stuffing
  • Broccoli
  • Cranberry Relish

Mimi’s Café Thanksgiving Brunch, serves 6 for $42.00.  It includes:

  • Six Individual Quiches
  • Six Muffins
  • Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Plan about 2 hours to reheat the entire turkey or ham dinners.



Daily Grill Irvine or Newport Beach


Thanksgiving Menu

Three Course Prix Fixe. Your Choice of any Entrée below paired with a  Starter Salad or Soup and Dessert $39.75 per person


  •  Butternut Squash Soup  Finished with Crème Fraiche
  • Caesar Salad


  • Roasted Turkey Breast. Sliced Turkey Breast Served with Gravy, Home Style Stuffing, Red Skin Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots and Cranberry Sauce
  •  Lemon Chicken with Risotto. Pan Seared chicken breast and Roasted Vegetable Risotto With Whole Grain Mustard Beurre Blanc
  • Pan Seared Salmon. Topped with a Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce on a bed of Sautéed Spinach and Mushrooms
  • Filet Wellington. Served with Mushroom Duxelles over Bordelaise Sauce and Spinach Mashed Potatoes


  •  Apple Cobbler. Cobbler with a Cinnamon Walnut Crumble, Served with a Scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream or Whipped Cream
  • Harvest Spice Bread Pudding. Levain Bread, Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Apples and Raisins Served warm with Whiskey Sauce and Whipped Cream

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