Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016

Who's willing to roast the turkey for you on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016? Here's a list, broken into table-service experiences, buffets and take-home meals. I'll keep adding to it as info comes my way.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016: Table Service


This bustling brasserie in downtown Orlando will serve a family-style dinner, American with French twists, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving. $48/$18 plus tax and tip. Reservations: 407.930.1700. Here's the menu:

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 DoveCote

Hors d’oeuvres: chicken liver pate, frisse salad, pork terrine plate with pickles, pain maison, baked brie and red wine-soaked raisins
Entrées: Harrison Farm roasted turkey (white and dark meat), turkey gravy and cranberry port chutney
Sides: whipped Yukon potatoes; green bean casserole; braised kale with bacon, chili and garlic; 
cornbread stuffing


This formal indoor-outdoor French restaurant in Winter Park will serve Thanksgiving dinner from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. No menu details are available. Reservations


Enjoy an Irish spin on your Thanksgiving dinner at Raglan Road, a Disney Springs restaurant with great beer and entertainment as well as hearty meals. You'll get a full plate of seasonal American classics for $28, $14 for kids.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016: Raglan Road


The farm-to-table American restaurant within Winter Park's Alfond Inn boutique hotel will offer a traditional turkey meal for lunch (1 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and dinner (4 p.m. to 9 p.m.) featuring a turkey from Lake Meadow Naturals


This casual gastropub in Orlando's MetroWest neighborhood will serve a full dinner for $24/$11 from 11 a.m. to midnight. The menu is below. Reservations

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Crafted Block & Brew


This Spanish steakhouse at the Four Seasons will serve a seated turkey dinner for $56. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Click here to view the menu.


The Orlando and Altamonte Springs units of this healthyish restaurant chain will offer a Thanksgiving dinner including antibiotic-free turkey with pan gravy, herb stuffing, Yukon mashed potatoes, maple-glazed butternut squash, French green beans, cranberry relish and a pumpkin pie mini-indulgence. Wine pairings will be available. $26.90/$12.9. Here's the menu. Reservations


Orlando's arm of this Brazilian-style steakhouse chain will have Thanksgiving foods on the menu in addition to its regular line-up of skewered meats plus a food bar. Among the add-ons: roasted turkey breast with au jus, cranberry relish, Brazilian sausage and apple dressing, and sweet potato casserole. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The email doesn't state the price, so let's guess that it's the same as usual -- $51 for adults, half that for children.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Fogo de Chao


In Lake Buena Vista, near Disney, another churrascaria called Black Fire will be open, serving dinner for $35.95 including a soft drink. The menu doesn't show Thanksgiving classics though.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Black Fire Brazilian Steakhouse


Have a four-course Thanksgiving dinner at this International Drive restaurant with New Orleans-style cuisine. The menu is "Southern contemporary" and includes charbroiled oysters and turducken. 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. $50/$30. Reservations

Where to eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Itta Bene


Both Orlando-area units of this upscale steakhouse chain will serve a special Thanksgiving menu and its regular menu. The adult holiday meal includes turkey with brioche stuffing, French green beans with marcona almonds and cranberry pear chutney, and mashed potatoes. That's $38, and pumpkin cheesecake is an extra $10. A children's meal is available for $15. Details.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Capital Grille


Along International Drive, this Spanish restaurant will serve a Thanksgiving paella dinner with dessert and Flamenco dancing for $24.  

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Tapa Toro


Greek restaurant Taverna Opa, on International Drive, will serve an Aegean-inspired menu from 12 to 12. $25. The menu is below.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Taverna Opa

Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016: Buffets


The I-Drive Southern restaurant and music house Lafayette's will serve a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $35/$25 plus tax and tip. The menu is below. Reservations

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Lafayettes


A grand buffet will be served at this hotel, which will offer complimentary two-hour parking. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $41.95/$19.95 5-12. Reservations: 407.825.1315 or arlene.diel@hyatt.com. Menu:

Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016: Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport


A boutique hotel in Winter Park, The Alfond Inn will have seatings at 12 noon and 3 p.m. for its buffet, which will feature chef stations in the Conservatory. $69/$25 (4-12) plus tax and tip. Private dining rooms cost $250. Info: 407.998.8089. Reservations. The menu is below.

Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016: The Alfond Inn
  • Mixed greens, baby kale, baby spinach, mini wedges
  • Heirloom tomatoes, garbanzo beans, roasted beets, cucumbers, international cheeses
  • Dried cranberries, lardons, spiced walnuts, housemade dressings
  • Fresh fruit display
  • Duet of beets salad
  • Wild rice salad
  • Bruschetta
  • Root vegetable bisque, maple crema, candied hazelnuts
  • Deviled eggs, caviar, Dijon and achieve crème fraiche
  • Sweet potato “croquettes,” powdered sugar, smoked honey
  • Truffled mac and cheese gratin
  • Chive whipped potatoes, giblet gravy
  • Minted baby carrot medley
  • Asparagus, brown butter
  • Maple-bacon Brussels sprouts 
  • Carved beef tenderloin
  • Carved tom turkey, cranberry relish
  • Pumpkin seed-crusted grouper, pomegranate butter
  • Carved porchetta, rosemary-fennel rub, cherry tomato confit
  • Shrimp & grits
  • Pumpkin, bourbon-apple and cherry pies
  • White and dark chocolate, and pumpkin and pistachio, pot de cremes
  • Mason jar trifle
  • Caramel-apple mousse, cinnamon whipped cream, candied pecans, sweet cranberry compote
  • House-churned lavendar gelato, mini waffle cone, peach relish & Hawaiian black sea salt


Have a Thanksgiving buffet at the Four Season's casual Italian restaurant. Traditional and Italian items will be among the extensive offerings. 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. $105/$35. Here's the menu.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016: Take-Home Meals


Orlando's three casual-dining 310 restaurants -- Lakeside, Park South and Lake Nona -- will sell take-home meals meant for 10 to 12 people. Included: turkey, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and a bottle of bubbly. $225. Details

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 310 Restaurants


One of Orlando's premier caterers, Cuisiniers will provide a full Thanksgiving meal for your home. Click here by November 11 to order your turkey, dressing, taters, cranberry sauce, gravy, Brussels sprouts, sweet corn muffins and pumpkin pie.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 Cuisiniers


The local outlets of this Winter Park-based barbecue chain is accepting pre-orders for Thanksgiving meals. Visit this page to place your order by November 19. Options below.

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Orlando 2016 4 Rivers Smokehouse


Vegetarian and vegans will be pleased to know that The Sanctum is offering Thanksgiving foods to go. The dishes have no gluten, animal products, or refined sugar or flour. Order $50 worth or more by before November 17 to receive a free portion of cranberry-bourbon relish. Click here to order by November 20.

On the menu:

Creamed spinach-artichoke dip
Organic kale salad
Organic smashed rosemary potatoes and cashew mushroom gravy
Whipped maple sweet potatoes with cinnamon-pecan streusel
Cheezy broccoli and cauliflower with sage-almond crumble