Lightkeepers located at the The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami is offering a lavish Thanksgiving Day Feast, including bottomless Prosecco, Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and Brunch Punch from 12:30PM to 8PM. For $145 per adult and $49 per child (ages 5 through 12) excluding tax and gratuity, enjoy priceless oceanfront beach views while indulging in a variety of delicious food stations including Breakfast Specialties; pancakes or waffles From the Griddle; imported and local artisanal cheeses and cured meats from The Lightkeepers Market; fresh bread and artisan loafs from The Bakers Basket; Small Bites; Composed Salads; Chilled Seafood & Raw Bar and Ceviche; Soup; Entrees like Braised Short Rib or Smoked Squab; Roasted Turkey and Lamb Leg from The Feast; and a Handmade Pasta Station. For those untraditional Thanksgiving diners, feast upon Chinese cuisine from Oops! We Burnt the Turkey station. Little ones can also partake in the feast with favorites like macaroni and cheese or crispy waffle fries at the Kids Corner. If there’s still room left for dessert – guests can select from a bevy of sweet treats.
455 Grand Bay Drive in Key Biscayne
Under the helm of Executive Chef Nicholas Cabrera, Lure Fishbar at the iconic Loews Miami Beach Hotel will be offering three-course, prix-fixe Thanksgiving menu priced at $68per person in addition to limited selections from their a la carte menu. Appetizers will include apple granita and butternut squash cappuccino Dressed Oysters; Farro Salad with brussels sprouts, dried cranberries, and crispy Aleppo pecans; Hokkaido Scallops with truffle burrata; Gewurtzraminer poached pears with 5-spice butternut squash, and Roasted Pumpkin prepared with hearts of palm, smoked corn, pomegranate seeds, and yuzu. A Roasted Organic Turkey will serve as the main course accompanied by Spanish sausage and chestnut stuffing, purple cabbage cranberry slaw, and whipped Yukon Gold potatoes topped with Grandma’s secret gravy. To satisfy your sweet tooth, for dessert will be a Butternut Squash Turmeric Pie with pecan brittle, and eggnog whiskey ice cream. Earlier dinner hours for participating families will be from 5PM to 9PM.
1601 Collins Ave in Miami Beach
Meat Market Miami Beach, the trendy steakhouse on bustling Lincoln Road, is offering guests Thanksgiving a la carte specials in addition to the regular dinner menu. The innovative dishes, creatively crafted by Executive Chef Sean Brasel, include Bell and Evans Fresh Turkey Leg Roulade stuffed with sour dough, quinoa, Spanish chorizo, roasted corn, cranberry and ginger chutney, sweet corn hush puppies and collard greens ($32); Bell and Evans Fresh Citrus & Vanilla Marinated Sous Vide Turkey Breast wood grilled with vanilla pumpkin puree, roasted cauliflower and short rib sour cherry marmalade ($35); and a Mixed Grill of Three that includes both the Bell and Evans Fresh Turkey Leg Roulade, the Bell and Evans Fresh Citrus & Vanilla Marinated Sous Vide Turkey Breast as well as a BBQ Braised Certified Angus Prime Short Rib with coffee demi and roasted bone marrow ($42). Meat Market Miami Beach is located on 915 Lincoln Road. Bar opens at 4PM and Kitchen at 5PM until midnight on Thanksgiving Day. Seating is limited; Reservations are required in advance by calling (305) 532-0088;
Meat Market Miami Beach
Stiltsville Fish Bar, the new nautical-inspired seafood spot in Miami Beach, is offering a three-course Thanksgiving Meal – served family style – with seatings at 12PM, 2PM, 4PM and 6PM. To start, guests can dive into a Brussel Sprout Leaf Salad with local pomelo, pomegranate glazed and roasted pearl onion, crumbled farmers cheese and big fat salty roasted pecans; Smoked Okeechobee Fish Dip with maze and benne seed crackers and pickles; and Sour Orange Yellow Tail Snapper Ceviche with big corn-little corn popped corn and Jamaican sweet potato. Main course options include choice of Atlantic Sea Salt Roasted Whole Fish with several of Chef’s favorite sauces; Bay Leaf and Citrus Crusted Fried Turkey with Stiltsville hot sauce; or Grilled Pumpkin with cayenne toasted seeds, goat cheese cream and pickled onion. Tasty sides include Tobacco Smoked Plantain Mofongo Stuffin’, Cornbread Spoon Bread, Whipped Sweet Potatoes with black pepper marshmallow, Cranberry Smash and Dade County Tangelo and Lemon Brined and Grilled Broccoli with heirloom tomato jam. For that sweet finish – Apple Custard Pie with mascarpone ice cream or Coconut Key Lime Pie with coconut graham cracker crust, whipped cream and fresh Key Lime. Stiltsville Fish Bar is located at 1787 Purdy Avenue on Miami Beach. Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling (786) 353-0477;
Stiltsville Fish Bar
Rusty Pelican, known for its dazzling waterfront views, is inviting families to a fabulous feast on Thanksgiving Day. For $85 per adult and $35 per child (excluding tax and gratuity) the Brunch Buffet served from 10AM-3PM is a cornucopia of choices including breakfast favorites like made-to-order Eggs Benedict and Omelets; food stations with Sushi, Raw Bar, Ceviche and Tartare, and a Lobster Clam Bake. Also on offer are carving stations with Rosemary Crusted Leg of Lamb, Garlic Crusted Prime Rib and Coconut Crusted Mahi-Mahi as well as traditional holiday favorites like Whole Roasted Turkey and Whole Roasted Chipotle Honey Ham. End the meal on a sweet note with an assortment of Mini Desserts and Pastries like Pumpkin Pie, Carrot Cake, Pecan Cheese Cake, Apple Tarts and Chocolate Mousse Cake. For Dinner, beginning at 6PM, diners can choose from a la carte options for both children and adults or a special pre-set menu for $70 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). The prix-fixe bounty features Butternut Squash with Blackened Shrimp Soup, Salad with Endive and Rocket Arugula, Spiced Candied Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Lemon Vinaigrette, a choice of entrées like the classic Maple Roast Turkey with Cornbread and Apple Sausage Stuffing Cranberry Jelly, Grilled Baby Carrots with Chipotle Sweet Potato and Toasted Pistachios; Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Black Rice, Foie Gras Mousse, and Chorizo Emulsion; or Pineapple Glazed Pork with Manchego Cheese and Rosemary Polenta, and Cilantro Corn Relish and a dessert option of Bourbon Apple Pie with Pumpkin Spiced Ice Cream. A specialty cocktail is available for an additional $12.The Rusty Pelican is located at 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne.
The Dutch, award-winning Chef Andrew Carmellini’s modern American bistro, is offering a special prix fixe menu on Thanksgving Day from 1PM-9PM with a fantastic feast of Cider-Brined Turkey, Whipped Yukon Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Brussels Sprout and Rutabaga, Traditional Turkey Leg Stuffing, and Cranberry Sauce with Gravy. A choice of dessert includes Cinnamon Apple Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream, Sweet Potato Doughnuts with Marshmallow Compote, and Pecan Pie with Cranberry Compote and Maple Ice Cream. Regular a la carte menu will also be available. The Dutch is located inside W South Beach Hotel, 2201 Collins Avenue, in Miami Beach. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling (305) 938-3112.
The iconic 3030 Ocean is offering diners a delectable three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu for $60 per person. The first course includes your choice of Roasted Pumpkin Soup with maple cream, and toasted seeds or a Baby Green Salad with shaved pear, spiced pecans, goat cheese, and poppy seed vinaigrette. The second course is served family style and includes delicious Roasted Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Sourdough Stuffing, Green Beans with mushrooms, cranberry chutney, and turkey jus. Enjoy a delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake with a gingersnap pecan crust, candied cranberries, and homemade ice cream for dessert. 3030 Ocean is located at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, 3030 Holiday Drive. Dinner is served nightly beginning at 6 PM. Reservations are suggested.
Kuro, the acclaimed new-style Japanese restaurant located inside Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will be offering a Braised Turkey Leg ($24) for Thanksgiving, in addition to its regular dinner menu. Featuring contemporary, artisanal fare created by pairing classic Japanese techniques with both locally-sourced and imported ingredients, guests are invited to celebrate the holiday with an exciting, modern Japanese twist. Kuro is located at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at One Seminole Way in Hollywood, Florida.
L Bar, housed in the lobby of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, offers an extensive selection of cocktails ranging from riffs on the classics to original, inventive creations. With Thanksgiving in mind, the buzzing cocktail lounge and live music venue will offer a taste of autumn throughout the holiday week (Nov. 20 – Nov. 27) with a Smoky Butternut Squash Martini ($12) featuring Absolut, muddled and smoked butternut squash, Kahlua, vanilla syrup, simple syrup and a crushed graham cracker rim. L Bar is open Sunday – Thursday, noon to midnight; Friday and Saturday noon to 3 a.m.
The award-winning Council Oak Steaks & Seafood located inside the AAA Four Diamond Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino cordially invites visitors and locals alike to enjoy a delectable prix fixe Thanksgiving menu. Guests can order all three courses for $55 per person or enjoy each specialty dish a la carte. The fantastic feast begins with Butternut Squash Soup ($10) – crème fraiche and spiced toasted pumpkin seeds. The main course features Roasted Turkey ($38) served with brussels sprouts, buttermilk mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, turkey gravy and cranberry and orange compote. A choice of dessert includes a delicious Pumpkin Pie ($14) topped with maple chantilly, roasted pecans and vanilla ice cream, or Warm Apple Pie ($14) served with maple ice cream. Council Oak will be open from 2PM to 9PM on Thanksgiving Day. Council Oak is located at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at One Seminole Way in Hollywood, Florida.
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood
The rustic seafood eatery Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits invites families to enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet-style feast from 12PM to 9PM, with several food stations offering diners a variety of delicious dishes to choose from. For $105 per adult and $49 for children (ages 5 through 12), excluding tax and gratuity, guests can choose from a variety of sweet and savory options from the Breakfast Station (available until 3PM); fresh pickings from the Salad Station and Hammock Hallow Garden Bar or Charcuterie Display, Raw Bar, and Sushi & Dim Sum Station; and turkey or ham at the Carving Stations paired with Butternut Squash Bisque from the Soup Bar. Children can also enjoy their favorites such as macaroni and cheese or chicken fingers at the Kids Buffet. Guests can finish with a multitude of decadent confections to choose from at the Dessert station. For an additional $25, diners can enjoy bottomless beverages that include BC Brew, Rum Punch, Mimosas and Bloody Marys. Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale at 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. For reservations please call (954) 302-6460.
Burlock Coast Seafare
Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille, the popular seafood eatery on Las Olas Boulevard, is inviting families to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving buffet-style feast as well as a special a la carte menu from noon – 9PM. For $69 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) and $34.50 for children (ages 12 and under), diners can choose from a variety of culinary delights available at several food stations. Raw bar items include oysters, clams, shrimp, seafood ceviche, and sushi; Carving station delicacies include mouthwatering turkey, stuffing, mashed purple Peruvian potatoes, and other Thanksgiving delights; the Salad station features a variety of fresh options; and the Hot Entrees station will be serving petite tenderloin with creamy risotto, lemon salmon, and shrimp with cheese tortellini. A la carte specials include stuffed oysters; spiced lamb on naan with yogurt, arugula, red onion, and chutney; seared scallop with braised corn and bacon; and lobster ravioli, among others. Guests can end on a sweet note with a decadent dessert display. A special holiday wine list will be available along with the restaurant’s daily wine list. Wild Sea Oyster Bar and Grille is located inside the Riverside Hotel at 620 East Las Olas Boulevard. Reservations can be made by calling (954) 467-2555.
Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille
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