Tampa Bay restaurants serving Thanksgiving 2021


TAMPA BAY, Fla .– Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and with the company pretty much reopened for business, many families plan to forgo several days of prep in the kitchen in favor of a memorable dining experience.

Of course, pre-ordering a fully cooked holiday meal is also a tempting option.

What would you like to know

  • Thanksgiving falls on Thursday, November 25 this year

  • Several Tampa Bay restaurants offer both on-site and take-out vacation dining

  • Make sure you receive your take-out pre-orders on time

Here is a list of Tampa Bay restaurants more than willing to make holiday cooking for you this year.

* includes pre-order / take-out option

4 RIVERS SMOKING STATION* This barbecue chain is a Florida favorite, and it once again takes pre-orders for complete Thanksgiving meals on the go, delicious main courses (turkey, brisket, ham, leg of the lamp, prime rib, salmon) with traditional accompaniments and even desserts. Various prices. Several locations.

400 SEAFOOD BEACH & TAP HOUSE The upscale Beach Drive Restaurant offers a special three-course Turkey Day menu that allows you to select your starter (turkey, sea bass, short ribs or vegetarian), sides and dessert, $ 42. Reservations required. 400 Beach Dr., St. Petersburg.

BAHAMA BREEZE* One of the area’s most popular waterfront restaurants, Bahama Breeze serves jerk turkey, cranberry pineapple chutney, and pumpkin praline cheesecake as well as savory versions other Thanksgiving dishes. The holiday feast will be available in or take out, and their regular menu will also be served. 3045 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa.

CHEERS This Dunedin restaurant has both a special holiday dinner menu (noon-9pm) and a themed buffet (noon-5pm) for the same price. Uh, an appetizer called Maine Lobster “Martini”? Yes please. $ 79.95 / $ 14.95 children under 10. 148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin.

THE CAPITAL GRID* The steakhouse chain will offer a “chef-prepared dinner” available in store or to eat at home. The meal includes brioche-stuffed turkey as well as contemporary versions of traditional sides and an optional pumpkin cheesecake. 2223 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa.

CAVE COOPER’S HAWK* Choose between eating in or pre-ordering a reheat and take out dinner in Tampa. Both options include slow roasted turkey, butternut squash soup, and all the traditional sides, plus a pumpkin praline cheesecake for dessert. Make sure to pre-order a take out dinner before November 19. 4110 W. Boy Scout Rd., Tampa.

CHEDDAR CRUSH KITCHEN* This year, Cheddar’s is highlighting its family take-out packages for Turkey Day. Main courses include grilled salmon and chicken fillets, and you can also go for a combination. Starting at $ 24.99. Several locations.

COLOMBIA* This beloved historic Tampa Bay institution makes Thanksgiving easy for everyone this year. In addition to a holiday menu featured in all of its locations, The Columbia is also taking pre-orders for a take-out feast that includes a 12-pound turkey, stuffing, the famous 1905 salad, Cuban bread, lots of it. sides and dessert. options (lime pie!). Pick-up orders must be placed before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18. $ 175 for a take-out meal. Several locations.

THE DON CESAR Head to the beach for a chic and memorable brunch (10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) or buffet dinner (2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) at one of the Bay Area’s most iconic locations. The brunch buffet is served in the King Charles Ballroom, while dinner is served at the Society Table and Rowe Bar. $ 88/29 children 5-12 years old for brunch, $ 80/40 children 4-12 years old for dinner. 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach.

EDDIE V’S PRIME SEAFOOD Savor a hand-carved slow roast turkey, roasted butternut squash, hand-whipped mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie while listening to live music and sipping Veuve Clicquot Champagne by the glass or the ‘one of Eddie V’s signature cocktails. 4400 W. Boy Scout Rd., Tampa.

SOHO KITCHEN & BREEDING BAR The flagship restaurant at the Epicurean Hotel will offer a three-course family dinner at a prix fixe Turkey Day. Choose your starter (prime rib crusted with rosemary and garlic; roasted turkey with lemon, herbs and honey; porchetta stuffed with sausage; chestnut-crusted salmon; vegan butternut squash) to accompany a ton of delicious side dishes. , then enjoy the “social dessert”. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. 50- $ 75 / $ 25 children 12 and under. 1207 South Howard Ave., Tampa.

FLEMING’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE & WINE BAR* Their three-course Thanksgiving Day dining experience features roast turkey with herbs, or tenderloin or rib-eye with bone for the beef folks. You can also pre-order it and pick it up to go. 4322 W. Boy Scout Rd., Tampa.

WORK ROOM AND COCKPIT Head to the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin for a family-style feast and get all the traditional dishes and sides, plus a salad, artisanal rolls and an assortment of seasonal pies for dessert. 12 pm-8pm $ 75 / $ 25 children 6-13 / free for children 5 and under. 453 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin.

K CLUB BAR & BISTROT The Karol Hotel in Clearwater will serve a fixed-price, three-course Thanksgiving meal, including your choice of salad, starter, two sides and dessert. Main courses include honey-glazed ham, roasted turkey fillet, pan-roasted salmon, herb-rubbed rack of lamb or prime rib. 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. $ 36-44 / $ 14 12 years old and under. 2675 Ulmerton Rd., Clearwater.

OCEAN HAI Food stations abound on Thanksgiving at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater’s flagship restaurant. Traditional dishes are offered alongside innovations such as cranberry braised ribs and pork belly, as well as seafood. $ 52/25 children 12 and under. 100 Coronado Drive, Clearwater Beach.

RESTAURANT AND BAR BY THE RIVER This restaurant, located in the Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk, will do things with a large buffet for you to unwind a step or two. Featured items include Bourbon Maple Glazed Roast Turkey, Lavender Raw Pork Loin, and Butternut Squash Velouté for the vegetables. 11 am-5pm $ 45 / $ 20 children. 200 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa.

RUSTY PELICAN Rusty Pelican’s buffet is decadently beautiful, and they’ll be having a special Thanksgiving Turkey Day from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with all kinds of seafood and themed main dishes. If buffet style isn’t your thing, there’s also a la carte holiday dinner from 5-9 p.m. $ 75/35 children. 2425 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa.

SEASONS 52* Tampa’s popular franchise with the seasonally changing menu offers a fresh take on a traditional Thanksgiving treat in the dining room or take out. Takeout feeds four to six and can be pre-ordered to be picked up on the 24th or 25th. 204 Westshore Plaza, Tampa.

PORT RESORT & SPA SAFETY Another legendary Tampa Bay brunch spot is upping its menu for the big day, this one brunch. Expect all the usual tasty options as well as vacation-specific rates. $ 49.95 / 15.95 children 10 and under. 105 N. Bayshore Dr., Safety Harbor.

BBQ SMOKIN ‘J’S REAL TEXAS* You’ll have to hurry to pre-order a takeaway smoked turkey at this beloved Gulfport restaurant – the deadline is November 20, but they’ll likely sell out before then. Complete birds weigh between 12 and 16 pounds. $ 59 plus taxes, prepayment only. 5145 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport.


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