Thanksgiving in La Jolla: Where to Find the Best Turkey and Sides

Thanksgiving Family Feast

Thanksgiving in La Jolla is just around the corner, and for those looking to savor a delectable holiday meal without the hassle of cooking, your search ends here.

Here are some of the finest Thanksgiving dining options in La Jolla on Thursday, November 23, promising an unforgettable Thanksgiving feast!

1) Sandpiper Wood Fired Grill & Oysters

Feast on an à la carte Thanksgiving dinner curated by Executive Chef Marty Fay. Starting at 4 p.m., the meal includes turkey with dark meat roulade, gravy, cranberry sauce, and shareable sides for 3-4 people like garlic mashed potatoes, traditional stuffing, baked mac ‘n cheese, green bean casserole, and Parker house rolls. Don’t forget to save room for the pumpkin pie, pecan pie, or banana pudding!

They are also offering pre-packaged meals available for pre-order.
See the menu and book your reservation here.

2) George’s at the Cove

Savour a family-style Prix Fixe 3-course Thanksgiving dinner with breathtaking floor-to-ceiling views of the La Jolla coastline. For $85 per person, the menu offers roasted turkey breast, sausage-and-chestnut-stuffed leg, potato puree, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, mushroom stuffing, roasted brussels sprouts, fall salad, and pecan pie for dessert.

Reservations for Thanksgiving Day will be available from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

See the full menu and book your table here.

3) Urban Plates | La Jolla

For those who prefer to dine at home, Urban Plates offers fully prepped, ready-to-reheat dinner options for 6-8 people for only $174.95. The meal includes turkey, gravy, cranberry relish, bread, stuffing, and two sides.
See the offerings and order here.

4) Shores Restaurant – La Jolla

If variety is your thing, The Shores Restaurant holiday buffet menu is a perfect choice. It features a carving station with slow-roasted farm prime rib and stuffed brined turkey, plus a delightful spread of sides, main dishes, and treats for the kids. Available from 12 pm – 7 pm.

See the full menu and book your table here.

5) La Valencia Hotel

For a more sophisticated experience, La Valencia Hotel is hosting a coursed meal of holiday favorites prepared by Chef Fabian, with seatings beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Full menu details and tickets here.

6) A.R. Valentien- Lodge at Torrey Pines

Finally, at the Lodge at Torrey Pines, you can enjoy a Thanksgiving Day feast featuring a 3-course prix fixe meal with locally sourced dishes, paired with sweeping views of the Torrey Pines Golf Course. The cost is $150 for adults and $80 for children (12 and under).

See the menu and reserve your table here.

So there we have it, your guide to Thanksgiving dining in La Jolla. No matter where you choose to celebrate, you’re bound to have a memorable and delicious holiday.

Happy Thanksgiving La Jolla!

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Valorie Hirsch

Valorie Hirsch is a Content Manager and writer at lajolla.ca, helping readers discover the best of La Jolla, from things to do, dining, events, and more, so visitors and locals can have the best experience and stay connected. A San Diego native, you can usually find her enjoying live music shows, hiking local trails, tackling the world's most difficult reads, or catching up with her favorite Instagram cat celebrities.
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Valorie Hirsch

Valorie Hirsch is a Content Manager and writer at lajolla.ca, helping readers discover the best of La Jolla, from things to do, dining, events, and more, so visitors and locals can have the best experience and stay connected. A San Diego native, you can usually find her enjoying live music shows, hiking local trails, tackling the world's most difficult reads, or catching up with her favorite Instagram cat celebrities.

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