Would you like to enjoy all of the perks of Thanksgiving without having to cook? We know that preparing the big meal is a part of the Thanksgiving tradition, but maybe this year you just want to relax and spend more quality time with your family or friends. If that's the case, then you shouldn't go hungry because these Irvine restaurants have your turkey covered - and the best part of it - no dishes to wash!
1. Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
Treat the entire family at Davio's Irvine. The special Thanksgiving menu prepared by Executive Chef Istvan Toth includes oven-roasted Vermont free-range organic turkey, Yukon gold creamy Potatoes, butternut squash, Challah bread herb stuffing, homemade gravy and cranberry-apple chutney and more. Special holiday desserts are available for $12 each.
Davio's Thanksgiving dinner menu is $65 per adult and $23 per child (12 years & under), excluding tax and gratuity. For reservations call 949.477.4810.
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2. TAPS Fish House & Brewery
Enjoy the casual elegance, while treating yourself and your loved ones to a Thanksgiving feast at TAPS Fish House & Brewery. Start with a fresh seafood bar featuring raw oysters on ice, shrimp cocktail, and poke. Continue with a roast turkey or prime rib, honey-glazed ham or additional seafood options. Save room for freshly made desserts including seasonal pies, cheesecake and TAPS famous chocolate fountain. The dinner menu is $44.99 per adult and $14.99 per kid. For reservations call 714.619.0404.
3. The Backyard at Hotel Irvine
Try a different spin on Thanksgiving dinner by giving a brunch a go instead. Hotel Irvine is hosting a culinary tribute to the bounty of the season. Featuring food stations with some brunch favorites, including seafood, sweets and bottomless mimosas. The kids will love their special buffet. And that's not all, there will be live music played by a solo guitarist, a face painting station, a photo booth to capture the memories, giant lawn games, and more surprises. $79 per adult; $37 per child ages five to 12. For reservations call 949.225.6780.
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A pizzeria may be a surprising choice for Thanksgiving dinner, but the chefs at Angelina’s Pizzeria invite you to bring home a traditional holiday feast with a taste of Italy. They've created a festive four-course menu and special cocktails for the occasion such as Cran-Apple Spritzer and Spiced Old Fashioned. The price is $45 per person. For reservations call 949.536.5200.
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Indulge in a delicious Cuban inspired Thanksgiving buffet at Habana. Some of the buffet specials include Caribbean spice roasted turkey breast, smoked pork loin, pineapple ham, sweet potato casserole, Yucca mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, coconut cream pie and more. Prices are $65 per adult and $38 per kid under 10. For reservations call 949.419.0100.