Best Thanksgiving Restaurants in San Francisco / Bay Area

Best Thanksgiving Restaurants SF

Best Thanksgiving Dinners in San Francisco

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 dinner.

For a traditional feast of turkey and all the trimmings, visit one of GAYOT’s Top Thanksgiving Restaurants in San Francisco / Bay Area, presented in alphabetical order. And best of all? No dishes to wash.



1. Americano Restaurant & Bar

Americano Restaurant & Bar in San Francisco, CAEmbarcadero, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTableAmericano Restaurant & Bar at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco will present a three-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving menu ($70 per person).


2. Bouche

Bouche, San FranciscoUnion Square, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTable

Bouche, sandwiched between Nob Hill and Union Square, will offer a traditional Thanksgiving Day menu ($70 per person) but with a French twist.

Indulge in butternut squash soup, roasted turkey with parsnip purée and wild mushroom gravy, and pecan pie.


3. Campton Place Restaurant

Campton Place Restaurant in San Francisco, CA

Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Campton Place Restaurant in San Francisco Reservation OpenTableis offering a five-course Thanksgiving menu, which will include a turkey dish ($170 per person). A five-course vegetarian option will also be available.


4. The Cavalier

The Cavalier, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco, CA

The CavalierReservation OpenTable is an appealing mix of high-end British men’s club and premium brasserie.

On Thanksgiving Day, the restaurant’s prix-fixe menu ($85 per guest; additional $55 per guest for wine pairings) gets started with appetizer choices like creamy Swiss chard and spinach soup, before moving on to mains such as herb-marinated heritage turkey breast. Lemon crème brûlée is among the desserts.


5. Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill

Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill, Oakland, CA

Oakland, CA

Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill in Oakland is a rambling horseshoe-shaped hometown hangout. On Thanksgiving Day, the restaurant will offer traditional holiday dishes via a three-course prix-fixe meal for $65 and a buffet for $79.

6. Left Bank

Left Bank, Menlo Park, CA

Menlo Park, CA

Reservation OpenTable

Left Bank in Menlo Park will offer a four-course prix-fixe holiday menu on Thanksgiving Day. Cost is $56 per person (excludes tax, gratuity and beverages).
Dishes will include butternut squash soup, roasted turkey and pumpkin pie.


7. Luce

Luce, San Francisco
SoMa, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTableA three-course holiday menu awaits guests of Luce, located at lobby level in the InterContinental San Francisco, on Thanksgiving Day ($95 for adults; $47.50 for children ages 4-12).

Among the choices are spinach and mascarpone ravioli, slow-cooked turkey breast with truffle jus, and spiced pumpkin semifreddo.


8. Madera

Madera, Menlo Park
Menlo Park, CA

Reservation OpenTable

Madera at Rosewood Sand Hill will celebrate Thanksgiving with a special holiday menu ($118 per person; $59 for children age 12 and under).

Among the temptations are a Fuyu persimmon tartine; roasted turkey breast with family-style sides; and pumpkin mousse, graham cake and cream cheese ice cream.


9. Michael Mina

Michael Mina restaurant in San Francisco, CA

Financial District, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTable

At Michael Mina, the signature ahi tuna tartare makes an appearance on the Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu ($180 per person), alongside the requisite roast turkey.


10. MKT Restaurant – Bar

MKT Restaurant – Bar, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTable

MKT Restaurant – Bar, located on the fifth floor of Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco, is a friendly, inviting restaurant featuring a traditional yet modern look with floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing views of Market Street.

A three-course prix-fixe menu ($120 for adults; $60 for children ages 5-12) will be offered on Thanksgiving Day. Tables dedicated to appetizers and desserts will be joined by entrées such as organic and free-range turkey paired with Yukon Gold potato purée, cornbread stuffing and herb gravy.


11. One Market

Exterior of One Market in San Francisco, CA

Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

One MarketReservation OpenTable’s four-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner ($79 per person, $39 for children 10 and under) will include traditional dishes.

Pumpkin agnolotti, roasted turkey and maple pecan tart with vanilla ice cream are among the menu options.


12. Presidio Social Club

Presidio Social Club, San Francisco
Presidio, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTable

Enjoy a traditional three-course Thanksgiving dinner at Presidio Social Club. Indulge in butternut squash soup or a fall salad before feasting on roast turkey, wild mushroom and sage stuffing, and pumpkin or chocolate bourbon pecan pie. The menu costs $68 per person ($33 for children 10 and younger).


13. Quattro Restaurant & Bar

Quattro Restaurant & Bar, Palo AltoEast Palo Alto, CA

Reservation OpenTableA dessert buffet will conclude the three-course Thanksgiving holiday meal at this East Palo Alto enclave at the Four Seasons Hotel. Start with sumac roasted kabocha squash before feasting on turkey, cornbread stuffing and gravy.

Cost is $120; $45 for children up to age 12.


14. Sutro’s

Dining room of Sutro's in San Francisco, CA

Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTable

Sutro’s is situated in a steel-and-glass-framed wing of the famous Cliff House, built in 1909, where views of the ocean and its rocky coastline abound.

The restaurant will present a special menu on Thanksgiving Day. Start with Yukon Gold potato soup ($15) and then feast on turkey with traditional stuffing, Brussels sprouts, roasted carrots, classic giblet gravy and more ($42).


15. The Terrace Room

The Terrace Room, OaklandOakland, CA

Oakland’s The Terrace Room will offer a Harvest Buffet ($69; $35 for children ages 6 to 10; guests 5 and under are free) on Thanksgiving Day.

Roasted turkey breast with sage giblet gravy, cornbread stuffing and cranberry relish are only a few of the dishes that will tempt holiday diners.

16. Top of the Mark

Top of the Mark, San Francisco, CA

Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA

On Thanksgiving Day, Top of the Mark at the historic InterContinental Mark Hopkins hotel in Nob Hill will offer a brunch buffet and a dinner buffet. They are each priced at $145 for adults and $65 for children ages 4-12.

17. Zingari Ristorante

Zingari Ristorante, San Francisco, CA

Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTable

From 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Zingari Ristorante in Union Square will offer a menu “prezzo fisso” ($85 per person). Dish options include polenta and mushroom ragoût, roasted turkey with giblet gravy, and pumpkin pie.