Where to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in Tampa Bay for Dine-In or Take Out
Can y’all believe the holiday is next week?! If you’re still scrambling, here’s where to grab Thanksgiving dinner in Tampa Bay:
4 Rivers Smokehouse Indulge in a variety of proteins like Smoked Turkey, Boneless Ham, and the signature Angus Brisket and sides like mashed potatoes, collard greens, and baked beans for large parties. Place an order online by Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. for pickup Nov. 23. or call (844) 474-8377. Multiple locations. 4rsmokehouse.com.
American Social Join the besties for Drinksgiving with a live DJ and drink specials like $8 Skyy, Espolon and Wild Turkey 81 cocktails. Guests who sign up via Eventbrite get a free Edge Rusher or Orange Tea shot. 11/23 at 9 p.m. 601 S Harbour Island Blvd. Unit 107, Tampa, (813) 605-3333. americansocial.com.
Bob Evans Order one of their Farmhouse Feasts that feed up to 10 and let them do the hard work. Feasts start at $69.99. Guests can order the meals online for carryout or curbside pickup; delivery is available through Nov. 22. Multiple locations. bobevans.com.
Columbia Restaurant Their traditional Turkey Day meal includes a roast turkey with Columbia stuffing and other sides like sautéed carrots, sweet potato pecan casserole, and homemade cranberry sauce is available for dine-in or takeout. $2.95-$195. Place curbside orders by phone by Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. (credit cards will be charged on 11/23) and pick up on Nov. 24 between 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Multiple locations. columbiarestaurant.com.
Élevage Chow down on a special three-course, prix fixe dinner featuring a bread service, choice of starter, entrée, and dessert. $75 for adults, $40 for children 12 and under. Reservations recommended. 11/24 11 a.m.-8 p.m. 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa, (813) 999-8726.epicureanhotel.com.
Eddie V’s A curated menu for everyone to enjoy includes carved slow-roasted turkey with brioche sage stuffing and hand-whipped potatoes. Complete your meal with a slice of Pumpkin Pie Tartlet. Reservations recommended. 11/24 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. 4400 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, (813) 877-7290. eddiev.com.
Flor Fina The restaurant rings in the holiday with a 4-course family style feast with platters similar to a traditional American Thanksgiving but with a nod to Ybor City. $75/adult, $25/child, and children under 5 eat free. 11/24 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 1412 E 7th Ave., Tampa, (813) 568-1200. hotelhaya.com.
Haven Larceny BBQ Thanksgiving Meal Kits are perfect for entertaining at home for up to 6 people. Also available for pickup are desserts, wines, and spirits. Pickup is available Nov. 23. 2208 W Morrison Ave., Tampa, (813) 258-2233. haventampa.com.
HEW Parlor & Chophouse A Thanksgiving Day Family-Style Feast the whole family cam enjoy includes Amuse Bouche followed by three courses. Reservations recommended. $75/adult and $25 for children 5 and under. 11/24 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 453 Edgewater Dr., Dunedin, (727) 683-5990. fenwayhotel.com.
JW Marriott Tampa Water Street Enjoy a Driftlight exclusive experience with a brekkie buffet before the dinner festivities begin later. Once you’re done at the buffet, head up to SiX for lunch. 11/24 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. 510 Water St., Tampa, (813) 221-4950. marriott.com.
K Club Bar & Bistro Celebrate all you’re thankful for with a Thanksgiving menu containing a carving station and a “Build Your Own Pie” station. 11/24 noon-7 p.m. $65/person, $25 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and under. Reservations recommended. 2675 Ulmerton Rd., Clearwater, (727) 273-8760. thekarolhotel.com.
Kona Grill Take your pick between pickup and dine-in options including a dinner-for-two, Macadamia Nut Turkey or Pumpkin pie. Available 11/24-27. $14-68. 4134 W Boy Scout Unit B-1, Tampa, (813) 877-5938. konagrill.com.
Lilac Enjoy a four-course, prix fixe menu with holiday appropriate options like Farm Duck Egg Ravioli, Herb Fusilli, and Chocolate Walnut Crémeux. Reservations recommended. 11/24 noon-7 p.m. $175/person, $250/person with wine pairings. 500 Channelside Dr., Tampa, (813) 221-4600. editionhotels.com.
Mandola’s Italian Kitchen Take the guessing out of what to make with their family packages or bring one of their seasonal desserts to dinner. $25-$65. Multiple locations. mandolas.com.
Park & Rec TPA Hella drink specials and the first 100 people get a white tea shot between 8-9p.m. 11/23 starting at 8 p.m. 290 S Meridian Ave., Tampa, (813) 563-4777. @parkrectpa on Facebook.
Rusty Pelican Enjoy a 4-course brunch or a la carte dinner Thanksgiving Day and save room for the showstopper dessert platter at the end. Brunch is 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m, dinner is 5 p.m.-9 p.m. $82 for adults, $35 for children, add champagne to the visit for $46. Reservations recommended. 2425 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, (813) 281-1943. therustypelicantampa.com.
Steelbach Fuel up for Black Friday shopping with brunch featuring popular dishes and weekend mimosas. Reservations recommended. 11/25 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 1902 N Ola Ave., Tampa, (813) 693-5478. steelbach.com.
Tampa Marriott Water Street Stop by for some waterfront views for breakfast at Cafe Waterside or lunch/dinner at Anchor & Brine and Garrison Tavern. 11/24 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. 505 Water St., Tampa, (813) 221-4900. marriott.com.
The Don CeSar The iconic King Charles Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet is back with views of the Gulf and hella options including made-to-order omelets, crispy chicken & waffles, and a carving station. Reservations recommended. $125/person and $50/child 5-12. 11/24 at 10:30 a.m. 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, (844) 338-1501. doncesar.com.
TradeWinds Island Resorts Special Thanksgiving menus at Palm Court Italian Grill and RumFish Grill include traditional turkey dinners and full regular dinner options. Palm Court is open 11/24 1 p.m.-9 p.m., RumFish Grill is open 11/24 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Call (727) 363-2358 between 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday to make a reservation at Palm Court; make reservations at RumFish Grill via OpenTable or call (727) 329-1428. 5600 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, (727) 367-6461. tradewindsresort.com.
Sugar Factory Indulge in the Gobble Gobble Insane milkshake, available all month long. The pumpkin spice milkshake is decorated with pumpkin mellow creme, a milk chocolate turkey, autumn mix sprinkles, and salted caramelized peptic seeds…all served in a decorated milk chocolate covered mug with a slice of pumpkin pie with cream on top. $21. 5223 Orient Rd., Tampa, (813) 521-4262. sugarfactory.com.
Willa’s Preorder all the classics and sides to round out your home-cooked meal or order the Big Willa Style for the whole shebang. Order online through Sunday, Nov. 20 for pickup on Nov. 23 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $13-$550. 1700 W Fig St., Tampa, (813) 519-4552. willastampa.com.
Yacht StarShip Cruises Sit back and enjoy the views during Thanksgiving dinner in Tampa Bay then make your way up to the top deck to dance to the latest hits. 11/24 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Adults $69.95, children $44.95, free for infants. 603 Channelside Dr., Tampa, (813) 223-7999. yachtstarship.com.
Who else is doing Thanksgiving dinner in Tampa Bay that I can add to the list?
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