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Dining Out for 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 Monterey/Carmel. And best of all? No dishes to wash.

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Aubergine New American
Dining Room at Aubergine, Carmel, CA L'Auberge Carmel
Monte Verde St. at 7th Ave.
Carmel, CA 93923
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A gem of a setting and a treasure-trove of creative food and wine. More...

Fandango Mediterranean
223 17th St.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Classic Mediterranean comfort food and a generosity of spirit permeate this cozy Pacific Grove landmark. More...

Grasing's California
Dining Room at Grasing Sixth Ave. & Mission St.
Carmel, CA 93921
Old favorites, a little variety and a truly interesting wine list still beckon. More...

Marinus California
Dining Room at Marinus, Carmel Valley, CA Bernardus Lodge
415 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Chef Cal Stamenov grows his own herbs and vegetables and also sources ingredients locally for this Carmel Valley gem. More...

Pacific's Edge Contemporary
Dining Room at Pacific Hyatt Carmel Highlands
120 Highlands Dr.
Carmel, CA 93923
When chef Matt Bolton's food competes with a spectacular ocean view, diners win. More...

Restaurant 1833 California
Dining Room at Restaurant 1833, Monterey, CA 500 Hartnell St.
Monterey, CA 93940

Romantic dining, playful food and a standout cocktail menu all in an historic building. More...

Roy's Hawaii Regional
Dining Room at Roy The Inn at Spanish Bay
2700 17 Mile Dr.
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
The perennial favorite for fish on the Peninsula. More...

The Sardine Factory Seafood
Dining Room at The Sardine Factory, Monterey, CA 701 Wave St.
Monterey, CA 93940
Notorious eatery with a distinguished past on Cannery Row. More...

TusCA Ristorante Italian
Dining Room at TusCA  Ristorante, Monterey, CA Hyatt Regency Monterey
1 Old Golf Course Rd.
Monterey, CA 93940

A creative and seasonal menu that really delivers on flavor and variety. More...

Whaling Station Steakhouse Steakhouse
No Rating
763 Wave St.
Monterey, CA 93940
It’s all about the beef at this classic steakhouse, though there’s seafood to enjoy, too. More...

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