Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2012 in Palm Beach County: Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach
Burning the holy hell out of the turkey (while still somehow mangaing to keep it frozen solid in the middle). Whipping up mashed potatoes that could stand in for the caulk needed for your kitchen remodel. Failing to buy enough wine. There's a lot that could go wrong when trying to organize and execute a Thanksgiving feast.
Whether you're just not in the mood to cook, you're flying solo, or are visiting South Florida over the holiday, there are plenty of restaurants in Palm Beach County that will be open Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 22) and ready to serve you a holiday feast.
After the jump, find a breakdown of some of local choices in a list that's organized by city. Stay tuned for a Broward County list coming later this week. And remember: Reservations are highly recommended for any holiday meal.
Racks in Mizner Park is offering a three-course prix fixe ($28.95 for adults or $12.95 for kids 12 years and younger), with a choice of soup or salad, roasted turkey dinner (with all the fixings) or a root-beer-glazed ham (and sides), and a choice of pecan pie or pumpkin pie for dessert.
Tanzy in Mizner Park is celebrating its first Thanksgiving with a turkey entrée with all the trimmings and a pumpkin dessert.
Stephane's American & French Cuisine will serve a prix fixe menu for Thanksgiving with a choice of appetizer, entrée, and dessert ($60 per person). Appetizer choices include an heirloom tomato salad or duck confit among others. Entree selections include roasted organic turkey with apple-walnut stuffing or roasted aged prime rib au jus, among other options. There are four dessert choices, including sweet potato pecan pie chantilly creme and chocolate terrine. Reservations available between 11:30 a.m. and 10 p.m.
Rapoport's Restaurant Group (to-go Thanksgiving dinners)
Rapoport's Restaurant Group is selling to-go Thanksgiving dinners ($129.95 for four to six people or $259.95 for ten to twelve people). Orders must be placed by 5 p.m. Monday, November 19. Call 561-544-3044 to place an order and pick up the food at Bogart's Bar & Grille in Boca Raton. The menu includes classics like butternut squash soup, slow-roasted turkey breast, green beans, sage gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, and pumpkin cheesecake or pecan pie, among other items.
Ruth's Chris Steak House locations in Florida will serve a three-course Thanksgiving menu ($35.95 to $36.95 per adult and $12.95 for kids). The meal includes a choice of starter, a turkey dinner served with choice of side item, and dessert of pumpkin cheesecake with vanilla ice cream.
For a holiday with an Irish twist, Slainte Irish Pub is serving dinner from 5 p.m. to close on Thanksgiving Day. They'll also feature holiday drink specials.
New executive chef Johndavid Hensley is cooking up a traditional Thanksgiving menu ($24.95 per person) with free-range, organic turkey from Miloski Farms, soup, stuffing and all the fixings. Another special for the evening is roasted pork tenderloin dinner ($24.95 per person) with soup and sides. Regular menu items also will be available. Reservations available starting at noon and live musical entertainment begins at 5 p.m.
Deck 84 is offering Thanksgiving on the waterfront with a traditional holiday dinner or the option to order from the Floribbean style menu with Caribbean conch chowder, hearts of palm salad, mango barbecue-glazed snapper with Caribbean rice and peas, garlic braised greens, baked yam, and charred pineapple salsa (plus poached spiced pineapple with rum coconut custard for dessert). Guests also have the option to mix and match from the two prix fixe menus. The restaurant is open noon to 8 p.m.
Palm Beach Gardens
III Forks in Palm Beach Gardens will serve a four-course Thanksgiving meal ($44.95 per adult; $15.95 for kids younger than 12). The first course is a tenderloin tomato soup and the second course is the III Forks salad. Entrée selections include; spice-rubbed holiday turkey with "grandma's giblet gravy," fresh cranberry-orange relish, sausage sage cornbread dressing, creamed potatoes, maple-glazed yams, and sautéed snap peas; roasted Midwest beef tenderloin in a roast shallot thyme veal glace with duchess potatoes, off-the-cob creamed corn, and sautéed snap peas; or Vermont maple-glazed Atlantic salmon with coconut-infused jasmine rice, and roasted autumn vegetables. Three dessert choices are available. The restaurant will be open 4 to 9 p.m. and reservations are encouraged.
3800 Ocean, located inside the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa, is hosting a Thanksgiving breakfast/brunch from 8 to 11 a.m. The breakfast will have a chef-attended omelet station, French toast, pancakes, bacon, potatoes, muffins, and tons of other goodies. The cost is $24.95 per adult and $12.95 for kids ages 12 years and younger.
Lunch/dinner is noon to 4 p.m. with an array of starters, entrees (like traditional roasted turkey and honey-glazed, spiral-cut ham, or Dijon herb roasted salmon), and tons of sides and desserts. The cost is $46 per adult and $16 for kids ages 12 years and younger.
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