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Dine Out for Thanksgiving in Manhattan Beach

Nov 16, 2022 08:01AM ● By Jeanne Fratello

Thanksgiving dinner photo via Urban Plates.

Dining out for Thanksgiving in Manhattan Beach? We've got you covered with lots of good restaurant options - but make your reservations as soon as possible.

(And if you'd rather order your Thanksgiving dinner menu items or a whole feast to go, see our Ordering Thanksgiving Dinner in Manhattan Beach story here.)

Special Thanksgiving Dinners in Manhattan Beach

Il Fornaio has a dine-in Thanksgiving feast with a four-course fixed-price menu with butternut squash soup, salad, turkey with all the fixings, freshly baked bread, and pumpkin pie. The cost is $58 for adults, $25 for children 12 and under. Reserve your spot online here.

Lido di Manhattan Beach has a dine-in Thanksgiving feast with a three-course fixed-price menu, starting at 3:30 p.m.. Start with a choice of butternut squash salad or lobster bisque, followed by turkey with all of the fixings, and pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. The price is $49 per person. Make your reservations here.

The Kettle is once again offering its "Locally Famous" Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, yams, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts, soup or Caesar salad, and pumpkin or pecan pie. The cost is $31.95 per person. Note that The Kettle doesn't take reservations; it's walk-in only, starting at 10:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

The Arthur J is open for Thanksgiving with a special Thanksgiving menu. The menu items include a fall salad, pumpkin and squash soup, followed by turkey with all the Thanksgiving sides; and a choice of The Arthur J's classic pumpkin pie or a maple creme caramel. All of the Thanksgiving items will be offered a la carte alongside the regular menu. At press time, only early afternoon spots are available, so book your table soon. 

Urban Plates is open for Thanksgiving and is offering a Turkey Plate with all the traditional fixings for $23.95. (This menu item is available from Nov. 22 through Nov. 24.)

Zinc @ Shade has a Thanksgiving Prix Fixe Feast, at $85 for adults and $35 for children age 10 and under. The meal features an amuse-bouche, a pear salad course, a choice of four main courses, and brown butter pecan pie for dessert. Reservations are available between 1:00 and 8:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Call 310-698-5559 to reserve a spot, or book through Resy at the Prix Fixe Feast site linked above.

Reservations Available for Thanksgiving Dining

Many Manhattan Beach restaurants are closed on Thanksgiving, but we did find a few that are open and taking reservations. Again, you should reserve your seats as soon as possible while they are available.

Esperanza: Currently showing plenty of availability.

Joey Manhattan Beach: Reservations are booked, but tables are available for walk-in/waitlist.

Lido di Manhattan: Currently showing plenty of availability.

Rice MB: Currently showing plenty of availability.

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