UPDATE: Unless you own a time machine, we assume you'll be happier with our more recent 2015 list of Broward Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner 2015
The holiday season is not kind on the wallet. Whether it's an excess of gifts, hosting parties, or just buying food, attempting to stay on budget is a trying endeavor.
While the vast majority of the population will be either cooking their own T-Day celebration or heading to friends' or families' homes, some of us just don't want to deal with any of the stress.
While restaurants around South Florida are offering up a number of dining options, we figured you might want to look on the budget side.
We have a list of T-Day deals in Broward and Palm Beach Counties for less than $50 per person.
This decked out Mizner Park Italian-inspired spot if serving up a special Thanksgiving turkey dish with all the fixins' along with a tasty pumpkin dessert. The three-course meal is $34 per adult, $20 for kids under 12.
Tanzy is located at 301 Plaza Real in Boca Raton. Call 561-922-6699, or visit tanzyrestaurant.com/boca.
This new Boca Raton real food restaurant is offering up a healthy alternative to the gluttonous T-Day meal options. For $39 per adult, $15 for kids 10 and younger, the spot if offering turkey, stuffing, yams, and everything else with whole grains, free-range poultry, and organic veggies. Reservations must be made by November 25.
The Farmer's Table is located at 1901 North Military Trail in Boca Raton. Call 561-417-5836.
"The islands" newest American Bistro is open for business and is offering a full on turkey dinner with everything but the kitchen sink — including its infamous sweet potato casserole — for $39 per person.
Del Frisco's Grille is located at 340 Royal Poinciana Way, 300 in Palm Beach. Call 561-557-2552, or visit delfriscosgrille.com/palm-beach.
While most people are going straight up American for the big day, this Clematis St. bistro spot is offering up a selection of French and traditional T-day dishes. For $45 per person, guests get a number of picks for appetizers, entrees, and desserts. Kids can get a turkey dinner and dessert for $19.
Pistache French Bistro is located at 101 N. Clematis St. in West Palm Beach. Call 561-833-5090, or visit pistachewpb.com.
For anyone looking to go casual for the holiday, this Delray Beach gastro pub is offering an a la carte menu with traditional comfort dishes, such as cracked pepper-roasted heritage black turkey, roasted rack of lamb, and more without the fuss of a multi-course meal.
The Office is located at 201 E. Atlantic Ave. in Delray Beach. Call 561-276-3600, or visit theofficedelray.com.
As is the case with every other day, Italians like to do things their own way. Both Vic & Angelo's location — Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens — are serving up a la carte dinners with a number of American and Italian-inspired dishes.
Vic & Angelos is located at 290 E. Atlantic Ave. in Delray Beach. Call 561-278-9570. And 4520 PGA Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens. Call 561-630-9899. Visit vicandangelos.com.
For anyone who is into options, Thasos is serving up a three-course dinner with multiple choices for appetizer, entree, two shared sides, and dessert for $48 per person from 1 to 9 p.m.
Thasos is located at 3330 E. Oakland Park Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-200-6006, or visit thasostaverna.com.
This Village of Gulfstream spot is offering a three-course prix fixe dinner, with options such as the spice rubbed holiday turkey with grandma's giblet gravy, fresh cranberry-orange relish, sausage sage cornbread dressing, creamed potatoes, maple glazed yams and roasted autumn vegetables, for $44.95 per person from 4 to 10 p.m.
III Forks is located at 501 Silks Run, Ste. 1130 in Hallandale Beach. Call 954-457-3920, or visit iiiforks.com.
This Lighthouse Point spot is serving up four-courses for anyone looking for a serious meal on a budget. Options range from traditional turkey to unconventional cod for just $35 per person.
Le Bistro is located at 4626 N. Federal Highway in Lighthouse Point. Call 954-946-9240 or visit lebistrorestaurant.com.
For a Thanksgiving Italian spin on a dime, this Hollywood spot is serving up five-course dinners for just $21.95 per person. In addition to the traditional T-day meal, the restaurant will also feature a full Italian menu.
Mama Mia Italian Ristorante is located at 1818 Young Circle in Hollywood. Call 954-923-0555, or visit miagrill.com.
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