Dine Out This Thanksgiving

November 23, 2010 5:01 PM



There’s no law that says you’ve got to baste a hot turkey all day on Thursday. Let someone else do all the work and head out to a fabulous meal prepared by a professional. These Bay Area restaurants are offering fabulous Thanksgiving meals at every price point. Have a wonderful holiday season and we’re thankful for YOU, dear readers!

San Francisco:

498 Jefferson St
San Francisco, CA 94109

In addition to the regular menu, this family-owned Fisherman’s Wharf classic will be offering a traditional 3-course Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings.
Adults: $29.95, Children under 12: Free

Epic Roasthouse:
369 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA
Epic Roasthouse 

Nestled along the Embarcadero in the shadow of the Bay Bridge, Epic will be serving a 4-course menu for $85, with wine pairings at an additional $35. Thanksgiving bonus: Take home an Epic turkey sandwich with the works for $20. Children 12 and under: $40

Palio D’Asti:640 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA
Palio D’Asti

Palio throws their doors open on Thanksgiving with a fabulous, family-style extravaganza, including a 3-course menu and seven incredible sides, not to mention a dessert pie trio.

The Stinking Rose
325 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA
Stinking Rose 

Dig into one of the local loves this Thanksgiving: Garlic! Your three course dinner at The Stinking Rose includes a house salad, 400-clove garlic roasted turkey with all the trimmings and pumpkin pie a’la mode. The regular, garlic-packed menu will be available as well.
Adults: $29.95, Children: $19.95

Tommy Toy’s:
655 Montgomery St
San Francisco, CA
Tommy Toy’s

Break the Thanksgiving mold with award-winning Chinese food from Tommy Toy’s. Try A delicate 4-course special on Thanksgiving with smoked duck triangles, golden squash bisque, seafood cake with cucumber salsa. You can also dive into Tommy Toy’s regular menu in this gorgeous, low-lit San Francisco classic.
Adults: $39

Park Chalet:
1000 Great Hwy
San Francisco, CA
Park Chalet 

Ocean Beach’s Park Chalet is offering a bottomless Champagne buffet this Thanksgiving. You’ll dig into traditional favorites, and because this is San Francisco, alternatives for every appetite. Upstairs, the Beach Chalet is offering traditional turkey, lamb, scallops and vegetarian options.
Adults: $39, Children under 12: $19

North Bay:

Brick and Bottle:
55 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(415) 924-3366
Brick and Bottle 

You can’t beat these prices at this fun, new family-friend restaurant. Enjoy traditional Thanksgiving favorites, including roasted local free range turkey, vande rose country ham and rotisserie leg of lamb all from award-winning chef Scott Howard.
Adults: $30, Children: $7 (Yep. $7)

South Bay:

Maggiano’s Little Italy:
3055 Olin Avenue #1000
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 423-8973
Maggiano’s Little Italy

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Maggiano’s Little Italy. This fun San Jose spot will be serving a special Thanksgiving Day Menu that includes traditional roast turkey, country-style baked ham, garlic mashed potatoes, salads, pastas and pumpkin praline cheesecake.

East Bay:

Kincaid’s Bayhouse:
1 Franklin St
Oakland, CA
Kincaid’s Bayhouse

Enjoy a very traditional turkey dinner featuring slow-roasted free-range turkey with all the fixings. The regular menu is still available, so all of your Kincaid’s favorites will be waiting for you.

Multiple Bay Area Locations:

Il Fornaio, with locations in San Francisco, Corte Madera, Burlingame, Walnut Creek and Palo Alto
Il Fornaio
With multiple locations all over the Bay Area, head to Il Fornaio for a 4-course Thanksgiving feast with an Italian twist. The standard (and wonderful) If Fornaio menu will also be available.
Adults: $35 for adults, children 12 and under: $18

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