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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 Tampa Bay. And best of all? No dishes to wash.

Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Seafood
447 Mandalay Ave.
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Steaks, seafood and a variety of American dishes since 1948. More...

Marchand's Bar & Grill Mediterranean
Dining Room at Marchand Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
501 Fifth Ave. NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Grilled and roasted entrées are the specialty at this St. Petersburg mainstay. More...

Maritana Grille New American
Dining Room at Maritana Grille, St. Pete Beach, FL The Don CeSar
3400 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
One of the sentinel restaurants along the Gulf of Mexico beaches, steps away from striking sunsets. More...

Salt Rock Grill Steakhouse
Dining Room at Salt Rock Grill, Indian Shores, FL 19325 Gulf Blvd.
Indian Shores, FL 33785
Popular venue with an open kitchen and a terrific view of the Intracoastal. More...

Thanksgiving Guide


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