We've already given you an exhaustive guide to restaurants that will be serving on Thanksgiving Day in Broward and Palm Beach Counties this year. But just in case any of those weren't to your liking, here are a few more that just might be able to squeeze you in today.
Beauty & the Feast Bar | Kitchen
601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-567-8070; society8.com.
Located in the Atlantic Hotel & Spa, Beauty & the Feast Bar | Kitchen will host an extraordinary Thanksgiving Day Feast featuring a prix-fixe menu with four rounds of Thanksgiving favorites, including appetizers and salad for the table, guest’s choice of entrée, side dishes for the table, and dessert. Whether you prefer an alluring, warmly lit atmosphere or spectacular ocean views, Beauty & the Feast has it all for a delicious Thanksgiving banquet. The menu will feature Thanksgiving-inspired dishes such as Citrus-Brined Turkey served with mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, and cranberry sauce; Herb-Encrusted Grilled Hanger Steak with a chimichurri drizzle; and a Double Cut Pork Chop served with an apple raisin mostarda sauce, to name a few. Feast family-style sides will be delivered to tables on platters and include Candied Yams with pecans and marshmallows, Sweet Corn Stir Fry with bok choy and rainbow swiss chard, and Brioche Corn Bread Stuffing with herbs, mushrooms, celery, onions, and carrots. Guests will be sure to satisfy their sweet tooth with a “Family Style Trio” for the table featuring Pumpkin Mousse Roulade, Caramel Apple Cheesecake, and Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Tart. The cost is $49.95 per adult, $19.95 for children under 12 years old, and free for kids under 3 years old.
234 N. Oceans Blvd., Deerfield Beach; 954-428-2539; oceans234.com.
The hottest seaside restaurant in Deerfield Beach has crafted a special a la carte menu featuring creative twists on signature Thanksgiving dishes. Starters include Parker House Rolls with Vermont butter and fresh cranberry orange sauce and Butternut Squash Soup with toasted walnut crème fraiche. The main course is Slow-Roasted Turkey with cornbread sage stuffing, garlic green beans, candied pecans, garlic Yukon mash, and tarragon gravy, or Molasses & Mustard Glazed Ham with vanilla bean sweet potato mash, maple horseradish glazed, and Brussels sprouts. For dessert, guests can indulge in a creamy Mocha Pumpkin Cheese Cake.
3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-566-2855; shooterswaterfront.com.
Fort Lauderdale’s sophisticated Intracoastal staple will celebrate turkey day with an all-you-can-eat buffet at $49 per person and offer preprepared take-home dinners with all of the traditional Thanksgiving staples this year. The restaurant’s holiday buffet will be served on Thursday, November 24, from noon to 8 p.m. The endless Thanksgiving buffet will feature a carving station with herb-infused roasted turkey, Virginia honey-roasted ham, and prime rib with au jus alongside a soup and salad bar and a full array of traditional trimmings. Shooters’ to-go Thanksgiving dinner, which serves six to eight guests, will be available for $95 per order. The fuss-free Thanksgiving dinner includes a 15- pound, slow-roasted herb turkey, traditional stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potato casserole, green beans almondine, macaroni and cheese, corn succotash, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls with honey butter, and spiced pumpkin cheesecake and caramel apple cobbler for dessert.
Marriott Pompano Beach
1200 N. Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach; 855-954-4683; pompanomarriott.com.
On November 24, families will gather in the resort’s Grand Bahama Ballroom for a Thanksgiving feast prepared by executive chef Eric Kaszubinski. Featuring traditional holiday favorites and live entertainment, dinner will be served buffet-style from noon to 6 p.m. with seating times available at 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. Menu selections include chef-carved Herb-Roasted Turkey with Pan Gravy and Cranberry Relish, Chef-Carved Bourbon Glazed Spiral Ham with Pineapple and Tart Cherry Sauce, Butternut Squash Bisque, Cider-Brined Pork Tenderloin with Fig & Onion Compote, Atlantic Salmon with Lemon Herb Butter, and Sweet Potato Soufflé with Pecan Crumble. Dessert selections will include Pumpkin Cheesecake, Maple Pecan Tarts, Apple Cider Crumb Tarts, and Chocolate Pot de Crème. Thanksgiving dinner is priced at $52 for adults and $18 for children ages six to 12. Reservations are required.
Marriott Singer Island
3800 N. Ocean Dr., Riviera Beach; 561-340-1700; palmbeachmarriottresort.com.
On November 24, Thanksgiving Day, local residents and resort guests alike can dig into a series of Thanksgiving feasts prepared by 3800 Ocean’s executive chef, Gustavo Calderon. Guests can kick off the holiday celebrations bright and early with a Thanksgiving Breakfast Buffet featuring a full assortment of pastries, carving stations, and seasonal favorites, like Spiced Apple Stuffed French Toast, Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Traditional Eggs Benedict, and Applewood-Smoked Bacon and Assorted Sausages. Breakfast is $28 for adults and $14 for children under 12, served from 8 to 10:30 a.m. For lunch, the Thanksgiving Grand Brunch Buffet will feature a raw bar, ceviche and crudo selections, soups and salads, and hot entrees such as Slow-Braised Short Ribs, Florida Prawn Piccata, Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy and Cranberry Sauce, and Maple Bourbon Glazed Country Ham. Brunch is $65 for adults and $18 for children under 12, served from 12 to 3 p.m. For the grand finale, the Thanksgiving Dinner Feast is a prix-fixe menu with three courses that include traditional and nontraditional dishes. Dinner is $65 for adults and $18 for children under 12, served from 5 to 10 p.m.
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