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Dining Out for Thanksgiving
LOS ANGELES

THANKSGIVING

If laboring in the kitchen all day doesn't sound like your idea of a holiday, leave it to the professionals to prepare your Thanksgiving meal. For an all-American feast of turkey and all the trimmings, visit these restaurants in Los Angeles. And best of all? No dishes to wash.

View the Top 10 Thanksgiving Restaurants in Los Angeles
and the Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving Take-out

Westside/Culver City
Beverly Hills/Hollywood/Midtown
Santa Monica/Marina Del Rey/Malibu
Downtown

San Fernando Valley
San Gabriel Valley/Pasadena
South Bay/Long Beach
Silver Lake/Los Feliz

Inland Empire

WESTSIDE/CULVER CITY

Craft Los Angeles Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Craft Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 10100 Constellation Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Menu
An outpost of Tom Colicchio's Manhattan original in Century City. More...

WEST Restaurant & Lounge Italian
13/20
Dining Room at WEST Restaurant & Lounge, Los Angeles, CA Hotel Angeleno
170 N. Church Ln.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Menu
Occupying the top floor of the hip Hotel Angeleno, WEST delivers a sophisticated ambience, Italian crudo, pastas and steaks. More...

BEVERLY HILLS/HOLLYWOOD/MIDTOWN

Barton G. The Restaurant American
14/20
Dining Room at Barton G. The Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA 861 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
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Be prepared for a whimsical evening but also one filled with engaging American cuisine. More...

The Bazaar by José Andrés Spanish
15/20
Dining Room at The Bazaar by José Andrés, Los Angeles, CA SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
465 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Be ready to treat yourself to carefully crafted modern tapas by chef José Andrés in a somewhat over-the-top décor. More...

Bedford & Burns American
12/20
Dining Room at Bedford & Burns, Beverly Hills, CA 369 N. Bedford Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Menu
Beverly Hills bistro serves oysters, cocktails and upscale comfort food. More...

TheBlvd California
14/20
Dining Room at TheBlvd, Beverly Hills, CA Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Menu
An elegant dining room at the foot of Rodeo Drive. More...

La Boheme American
No Rating
Dining Room at La Boheme, West Hollywood, CA 8400 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Longtime Santa Monica Boulevard restaurant with a menu ranging from Catalan octopus to beef tenderloin. More...

Cecconi's Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Cecconi 8764 Melrose Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
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Cecconi's attracts a very trendy crowd with its classic setting and comforting and authentic Italian fare. More...

Circa 55 California
No Rating
Dining Room at Circa 55, Beverly Hills, CA The Beverly Hilton
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Menu
A sleek, modern restaurant offering seasonal California cuisine. More...

Culina Modern Italian Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Culina Modern Italian, Los Angeles, CA Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
300 S. Doheny Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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This chic spot offers an “enoteca” experience with a casual elegant atmosphere in the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. More...

Fogo de Chão Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Fogo de Chão, Beverly Hills, CA 133 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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Brazilian “gaucho” steakhouse is a Beverly Hills meat-lover’s destination. More...

The Hungry Cat Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at The Hungry Cat, Hollywood, CA Sunset + Vine
1535 N. Vine St.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Menu
Expertly prepared fresh seafood offerings in a casual industrial-chic setting, including a raw bar, plus good wines by the glass and hard-to-resist desserts. More...

Il Fornaio Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Il Fornaio, Beverly Hills, CA 301 N. Beverly Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Menu
Beverly Hills loves this sunny Italian trattoria. More...

Jar Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Jar, Los Angeles, CA 8225 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Menu
Lighter chophouse fare where seasonal produce is the star. More...

The Larchmont California
No Rating
Dining Room at The Larchmont, Los Angeles, CA 5750 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
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This bungalow-style restaurant across the street from Paramount Studios features a seasonal Californian menu. More...

Maggiano's Little Italy Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Maggiano The Grove
189 The Grove Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Menu
The Grove draws a diverse crowd to the familiar Italian dishes at Maggiano's. More...

Mama Shelter American
No Rating
Mama Shelter Los Angeles
6500 Selma Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90068

This restaurant at the Mama Shelter Los Angeles hotel serves up American comfort food. More...

Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro French
13/20
Dining Room at Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro, Los Angeles, CA The Grove
6301 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Menu
Morels is really two restaurants in one: a pleasant French-inspired café and a dinner-only upstairs dining room. More...

Mr. C Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Mr. C, Los Angeles, CA Mr. C Hotel
1224 Beverwil Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Menu
Pizzas and Italian classics at the Mr. C Hotel in Beverly Hills. More...

On Sunset California
14/20
Dining Room at On Sunset, Los Angeles, CA Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard
11461 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
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Take the time to enjoy the French-California cuisine offered at this hidden restaurant on Sunset Boulevard. More...

The Pikey Gastropub
13/20
Dining Room at The Pikey, Los Angeles, CA 7617 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Menu
In the former location of Ye Coach & Horses is this English-style gastropub. More...

The Stinking Rose California
12/20
Dining Room at The Stinking Rose, Beverly Hills, CA 55 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Garlic, garlic and…more garlic, even in the ice cream at meal's end. More...

Trés by José Andrés Spanish
14/20
Dining Room at Trés by José Andrés, Los Angeles, CA SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills
465 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Menu
Trés in the SLS at Beverly Hills features the cuisine of chef José Andrés. More...

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air California
15/20
Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, CA Hotel Bel-Air
701 Stone Canyon Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90077
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Simple yet elegant California cuisine by über-chef Wolfgang Puck at the iconic Hotel Bel-Air. More...

SANTA MONICA/MARINA DEL REY/MALIBU

Cafe Del Rey California
14/20
Dining Room at Cafe Del Rey, Marina del Rey, CA 4451 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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California cuisine with Mediterranean influences is offered amid panoramic views of the Marina. More...

Catch Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Catch, Santa Monica, CA Hotel Casa Del Mar
1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Sweeping views of the Pacific accompany seasonally-driven cuisine. More...

Cezanne French
14/20
Dining Room at Cezanne, Santa Monica, CA JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot
1740 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Menu
An elegant and quiet beachfront hotel dining room is the setting for a seasonal Cal-French menu. More...

Coast American
12/20
Dining Room at Coast, Santa Monica, CA Shutters on the Beach
One Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Menu
Coast restaurant offers a view of the beach and American fare. More...

FIG Bistro
14/20
Dining Room at FIG, Santa Monica, CA Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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A Mediterranean-influenced bistro in Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica. More...

Gladstone's Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Gladstone 17300 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
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Sweeping views of the Pacific and its sunset, with pleasant casual seafood cuisine. More...

Locanda del Lago Italian
No Rating
Dining Room at Locanda del Lago, Santa Monica, CA Third Street Promenade
231 Arizona Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Enjoy specialties from the Lake District of northern Italy amid the hustle and bustle of Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade. More...

Ocean & Vine California
14/20
Dining Room at Ocean & Vine, Santa Monica, CA Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Menu
Loews Santa Monica's contemporary Ocean & Vine affords great ocean views and eclectic seasonal dishes. More...

One Pico American
13/20
Dining Room at One Pico, Santa Monica, CA Shutters on the Beach
One Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Menu
Fresh and light cuisine is offered in this highly romantic, oceanside hotel dining room. More...

DOWNTOWN

Fogo de Chão Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Fogo de Chão, Los Angeles, CA 800 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017

The Brazilian “gaucho” steakhouse is meat-lover’s destination. More...

L.A. Prime Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at L.A. Prime, Los Angeles, CA The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles
404 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Menu
L.A. Prime may get its name from the quality of its meat, but the view and the cuisine of chef Andreas Nieto also make it a prime downtown Los Angeles restaurant. More...

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Nick & Stef 330 S. Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Menu
Sleek, contemporary downtown steakhouse from superchef-restaurateur Joachim Splichal. More...

Patina French
17/20
Dining Room at Patina, Los Angeles, CA Walt Disney Concert Hall
141 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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A well-orchestrated, elegant and upscale dining experience in downtown Los Angeles at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. More...

The Restaurant at The Standard International
13/20
Dining Room at The Restaurant at The Standard, Los Angeles, CA The Standard
550 S. Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Menu
Open 24 hours, the restaurant at The Standard hotel serves comfort food with an edge. More...

Smeraldi's Restaurant Mediterranean
13/20
Dining Room at Smeraldi Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles
506 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Menu
An attractive restaurant in the landmark Millennium Biltmore Hotel with a Mediterranean-inspired menu featuring pastas, steaks and seafood. More...

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

Daily Grill American
12/20
Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
2500 Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505
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Kitschy mid-century restaurant where retro food pleases all ages. More...

Du-par's Restaurant Diner
12/20
12036 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604
Menu
Hip Valley spot for good coffee, french toast, pancakes, egg dishes and pies. More...

Jerry's Famous Deli Deli
11/20
12655 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604
Menu
Deli favorites form the foundation of a huge menu at this busy location of the popular late-night and daytime deli chain. More...

Maggiano's Little Italy Italian
12/20
Westfield Shoppingtown Promenade
6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Menu
A clubby atmosphere with red-checked tablecloths sets the stage for the parade of familiar Italian dishes. More...

Patys Diner
12/20
Dining Room at Patys, Toluca Lake, CA 10001 Riverside Dr.
Toluca Lake, CA 91602
Menu
A longtime local favorite diner serving breakfast all day. More...

The Smoke House American
11/20
4420 Lakeside Dr.
Burbank, CA 91505
Menu
Popular entertainment industry haunt since 1946 thanks to an inviting atmosphere and large portions of meat. More...

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY/PASADENA

Clancy's Crab Broiler Seafood
11/20
219 N. Central Ave.
Glendale, CA 91203
Menu
Downtown Glendale chowder house boasting creative seafood, addictive bread and live jazz. More...

Damon's Steak House Steakhouse
12/20
317 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203
Menu
One of the oldest restaurants in the Southland, drawing loyal patrons with good steaks since 1937. More...

The Raymond American
14/20
Dining Room at The Raymond, Pasadena, CA 1250 S. Fair Oaks Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91105
Menu
Housed in the former caretaker’s cottage of a long-gone hotel, The Raymond is a charming setting for contemporary American cuisine. More...

SOUTH BAY/LONG BEACH

BALEENkitchen American
13/20
Dining Room at BALEENkitchen, Redondo Beach, CA King Harbor Marina
The Portofino Hotel & Marina
260 Portofino Way
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Menu
Dine at this location right next to the Pacific Ocean. More...

Chart House Seafood
12/20
King Harbor Marina
231 Yacht Club Way
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Menu
Long-established branch of a national chain pairs solid seafood with a stellar ocean view. More...

Chelsea Chowder House & Bar Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Chelsea Chowder House & Bar, Long Beach, CA The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90802
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An chowder house amid the gracious Art Deco décor of the one-time queen of the seas. More...

555 East Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at 555 East, Long Beach, CA 555 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Menu
Clubby restaurant offering up steakhouse fare and a lively bar scene. More...

Fuego Mexican
14/20
Dining Room at Fuego, Long Beach, CA Hotel Maya A Doubletree Hotel
700 Queensway Dr.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Menu
A place to relax and enjoy the water view and chef Victor Juarez's Latin cuisine. More...

HT Grill American
13/20
Riviera Village
1701 S. Catalina Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Menu
Updated versions of traditional American dishes in a classic atmosphere. More...

Il Fornaio Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Il Fornaio, Manhattan Beach, CA 1800 Rosecrans Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Menu
Manhattan Beach outpost of the successful chain of Italian restaurants. More...

Kincaid's Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Kincaid King Harbor Marina
500 Fishermans Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Menu
Pacific Ocean vistas accentuate a varied seafood-driven menu. More...

Parker's Lighthouse Seafood
12/20
435 Shoreline Dr.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Seafood restaurant with views of the Queen Mary and the harbor. More...

Salt Creek Grille American
13/20
Dining Room at Salt Creek Grille, El Segundo, CA Plaza El Segundo
2015 E. Park Pl.
El Segundo, CA 90245
Menu
This American grill restaurant offers distinctive Craftsman architecture and a wide selection of mesquite-grilled steaks, chops and seafood dishes. More...

Sir Winston's Continental
13/20
Dining Room at Sir Winston The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, CA 90802
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Dining room aboard The Queen Mary featuring retro but elegant continental dishes, plus a view. More...

SILVER LAKE/LOS FELIZ

Taix French Restaurant French
12/20
1911 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Menu
Longtime spot for traditional French fare in Silver Lake. More...



INLAND EMPIRE

Duane's Prime Steaks & Seafood Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Duane The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
3649 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501
Menu
Steaks and seafood in a darkly romantic restaurant. More...

The Pines Steakhouse
14/20
San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
777 San Manuel Blvd.
Highland, CA 92346
Menu
A glitzy casino restaurant with solid steakhouse fare and unexpected flourishes. More...

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