Thanksgiving Ideas

Not interested in cooking this year? We have several delicious options for U.

The holiday season is ready to kick off as Thanksgiving approaches. The turkey dinner is a time to gather with family and friends and be grateful for all the good things in your life. But it can also be a time for stressful cooking and unending clean up. Avoid all the bad things and jump to all the yummy good things by celebrating Thanksgiving this year at one of these hot spots.

Nautilus South Beach

Skip the preparation at home and celebrate at Nautilus South Beach’s midcentury-style beachside hotel eatery, the Nautilus Cabana Club. Priced at $55 per person, the Mediterranean hotspot will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 11:30am-6pm, featuring appetizers, mezee & antipasto dishes and a carving station featuring roast turkey with wild mushrooms stuffing, preserve cranberry and rosemary au jus, Atlantic salmon with brown butter sauce and prime rib topped with roasted garlic and rosemary au jus will be featured. And to finish, a desserts station with traditional favorites like pumpkin pie and chocolate walnut caramel pie.

Villa Azur 

Celebrate in true Mediterranean style with a new Thanksgiving dish - the roasted whole Maine lobster featuring sweet corn ragout, caramelized pumpkin and black sea salt. Not to worry, the traditional roasted farmed-raised turkey with spinach stuffed legs, stuffing, slaw cooked breast, cranberry sauce, dirty gravy will also be available for U to enjoy.


In addition to their regular a la carte menu, Seaspice has prepared a "Thanksgiving A La Carte Specials” menu, which includes delicious fall-inspired dishes such as the Autumn Soup, Fall Harvest Salad, Seared Foie, Turkey Roulade and Sweet Potato Mousse.

StripSteak by Michael Mina

The acclaimed modern American steakhouse is serving up a Thanksgiving feast for $75+ per person from 5 pm – 11 pm. To start, choose from butternut squash cavatelli with sage, brown butter and calamansi, or black truffle frisée salad with green apple, celery, chervil and a 63° farm egg. An American turkey dinner, served family-style, follows and features rosemary-roasted turkey breast and Beaujolais braised turkey legs accompanied by a myriad of sides including: country stuffing, hunter-style gravy made with mushrooms, tomato and garlic; butter-whipped golden potatoes; crispy Brussels sprouts with Florida orange; and roasted coriander-scented carrots. Chocolate pumpkin pie with crème fraiche ice cream offers a sweet finish. 

Via Emilia 9
Don't want to cook but also don't want to celebrate at a restaurant? Via Emilia 9 is offering to remove the hassle of spending hours preparing a turkey, and preparing them in-house for U, guaranteeing a savory, flavorful turkey to wow your guests (at just $15 per person). If U want more than the turkey, the restaurant can take care of the entire meal for U. 

Los Fuegos By Francis Mallmann
Los Fuegos by Francis Mallmann at Faena Miami Beach will be serving an a la carte menu with items including wood oven empanadas, roasted “lechon,” local lane snapper, and seafood “parrillada.” They will also have a special pre-fixe menu which begins with fennel in three styles, then a hanging turkey salad, followed by cordero “7 horas,” and topped off with an apple tatin.

Yardbird Southern Table and Bar

The popular southern-style eatery is offering a special Thanksgiving menu of farm-to-table home-style favorites. Start with the parsnip potato soup with roasted garlic and pomegranate relish or butternut sage ravioli with chive blossoms and sunflower seeds. Cooked up hot and fresh, The Yardbird turkey plate checks all the Thanksgiving Day boxes complete with giblet gravy and cranberry. Some say the sides are the best part of all; choose from sweet potato casserole. Make sure to save room for Yardbird’s bourbon pecan pie.

Ideal For

not cooking and looking like a superstar