Thanksgiving is one of my favorite American holidays. It’s about two of my favorite things: family and food. But preparing the “food” makes you too stressed, here’s a list of Where to Find the Best Thanksgiving Dinners in Los Angeles without spending hours in the kitchen.
Where to Find the Best Thanksgiving Dinners in Los Angeles
Joan’s on Third Thanksgiving Order
Let Joan’s cook for you. Joan’s is a family business so they get families and word around town has it that they have the best-roasted turkeys and old fashion stuffings. You will need to place your orders ASAP and pick up your food on Wednesday, November 27th. They are closed on Thanksgiving Day. There is a $100 catering order minimum. Click here for the Thanksgiving menu.
Whole Foods Thanksgiving Order
Whole Foods got you covered on Thanksgiving with a roasted turkey paired and all the favorite classic side dishes. The Whole Foods’ classic Thanksgiving dinner for $129.00 (serves 8 people) includes a roasted turkey, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, cornbread, and sausage stuffing, gravy, homemade cranberry sauce, buttermilk rolls, and pumpkin apple pie. Click here
Celebrate Thanksgiving with your family and friends as well as over 12,000 animals from the world’s largest ocean. You and your family can enjoy an expanded menu of traditional Thanksgiving buffet in the Aquarium’s Café Scuba, Veranda, and Front Plaza (weather permitting).
- Thursday, November 28, 2019, 11:00 AM–3:00 PM.
- Adults $70, Children (3-11) $42.50; Aquarium Members $55, Member Children (3-11) $32.50.
Gelson’s Thanksgiving Order
Gelson’s has everything you would need for a fabulous and delicious Thanksgiving dinner even a sodium-reduced meal. The traditional dinner for $140 (serves 8 people) includes a roasted turkey, traditional cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, gingerbread yam soufflé, vegetable medley in basil sauce, cranberry sauce, and rustic dinner rolls. You also have a choice of a la carte. You have until November 26th to place your order. Click here for the Thanksgiving menu.
If you’re cooking for Thanksgiving, click here for the best vegan purple sweet potato recipe.
Cafe Gratitude Thanksgiving Catering
My vegan lovers know that Cafe Gratitude is the place to order the best vegan version of classic Thanksgiving side dishes and pies. You have until November 25th to place your order and pick up your food by November 27th. While you are at Cafe Gratitude, order the I Love You bowl. They launched the I Love You Bowl three weeks ago, and we’re ready 30% on the way to achieving the goal of selling 10,000 bowls, which will, in turn, serve 10,000 free meals from the @iloveyourestaurant truck on skid row in 2020. With a little over a month left, “nourish yourself and nourish someone in need this holiday season”.
For my kosher keepers, Pat’s hand down has the best Traditional Thanksgiving dinner. My family and I have celebrated Thanksgiving there many times and loved each time. The pumpkin cheesecake is just divine. And if you’re not in the mood for turkey but want all the traditional side dishes, you’ll be happy to know you can order short ribs, pistachio-crusted salmon or vegan mac & cheese.
- Thursday, November 28, 2019, 3:30 PM–8:30 PM.
- Adults $65, Children (under 10) $35.
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