And just like that, Thanksgiving is upon us again. Need plans for the holiday? We’ve got you covered with this roundup of Thanksgiving openings, events, and specials.
For one day only, Chef Mariano Araya of Doral’s renowned Casa Mariano reimagines his Mediterranean-inspired menu to offer guests the ultimate American Thanksgiving experience. The Thanksgiving To-Go spread is available for 6 people (priced at $195) including a choice of one protein, three sides, and one dessert. For 10 people (priced at $370) the feast contains two proteins, five sides, and two desserts. Menu options include Stuffed Turkey Breast, Smoked Whole Brisket, Almond Rice Pilaf with Fresh Herbs, Baby Carrots in Brown Butter, Pumpkin Pie, Pavlova, and much more. Additional packages include desserts a la carte, side dishes only, dessert sampler, and charcuterie. All options can be purchased online at casamariano.com.
Casa Mariano is located at 8200 NW 27thStreet, Suite 106, Doral, FL 33122. For more information, visit their official website.
CORSAIR Kitchen & Bar
Corsair, the modern American restaurant at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, is serving up healthy comfort food prepared with regionally sourced, wholly natural ingredients for its Thanksgiving Day meal. Priced at $75 per adult and $35 for children 12 and under, guests can choose from starters like butternut squash soup, kale Fall salad, and short rib ravioli. Entrees on offer include roasted turkey breast, stuffed with roasted acorn squash; pan-seared snapper, or pan-roasted filet mignon. Desserts are traditional—pumpkin pie, pecan pie, or apple pie.
CORSAIR Kitchen & Bar is located at 19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura, FL 33180. For more information, visit their official website.
Jaya at the Setai
Celebrate an elegant South Florida Thanksgiving with Jaya at The Setai. Guests can enjoy a special holiday version of The Setai’s signature jazz brunch on Thursday, November 24thfrom 11:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m. Priced at $135 per adult and $75 per child (ages 5-12), brunch offers a courtyard experience with live jazz, endless Roederer Champagne, special holiday dishes and a varied collection of Asian, seafood and dessert stations alongside elevated breakfast classics. Those interested in celebrating at dinner can indulge with holiday classics like roasted turkey alongside an exotic à la carte menu of offerings ranging from traditional tandoor oven delights and wok-crafted curries to Jaya’s signature Peking Duck and Japanese sushi.
Jaya at the Setai is located at 2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website.
Give thanks at Nikki Beach Miami Beach with the ultimate Miami celebration, toes in the sand. Gather your loved ones and join Nikki Beach for a special Thanksgiving lunch menu featuring traditional holiday dishes and delicious homemade Nikki Beach x Bebitos Caramel apple pie in collaboration with the beloved local bakery and cafe, Bebitos. Immerse yourself in festive fall decor plus blue skies and sunshine, and enjoy the company of friends and family!
Guests are invited to dine on a menu of dishes like white and dark turkey with rosemary, thyme, and sage, chicory smoked honey baked ham glazed with Virginia honey, green bean casserole, smoked gruyere mac N’ cheese, and a sweet finish of Nikki Beach x Bebito’s Cafe caramel apple pie or traditional options of pumpkin and pecan pie.
Nikki Beach is located at 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website.
If you don’t feel like cooking this year, let Patio Isola handle everything. The Italian eatery in MiMo is offering a special holiday catering menu that feeds up to 8 people. For $250, you’ll get a 10-pound roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, sauteed green beans, and gravy; a less expensive bourbon brown sugar-roasted ham is also available. You can enhance these offerings with Patio Isola standouts like fried mozzarella, arancini, rigatoni alla vodka, and charcuterie boards. You can view the full menu here.
RED South Beach
South Beach’s premier meatery will be serving up a special a la carte holiday menu on Thanksgiving day. Enjoy items like Heritage Farms organic boneless turkey breast, granny smith apple stuffing, whipped potatoes and gravy, local creamed corn with cornbread crumbs, four-cheese mac and cheese, and much more. Thanksgiving items are also available to go if you plan on celebrating elsewhere.
Swan will serve a $95 pre-fixe menu that includes appetizers like Pumpkin Soup with cranberry compote, pumpkin seed oil, and toasted pepitas; second-course dishes such as Chestnut Agnolotti with black truffle and mascarpone; main courses like Slow Roasted Turkey Breast and Confit Leg with truffle butter and sage; and desserts like the Sweet Potato Pie. A la carte dishes will also be available.
Swan is located at 90 NE 39thStreet, Miami, FL 33137. For more information, visit their official website.
SUGARCANE raw bar grill
SUGARCANE is making Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving easy with two options for your holiday celebration. For those hosting a gathering, select the Everything but the Turkey package featuring Homemade Heat & Eat Sides -brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, garlic-roasted green beans, marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes, SUGARCANE sweet corn, sauteed broccoli fries, regular or truffle fries, and turkey gravy.
Choose 3 for $28 (serves 2-3), choose 5 for $46 (serves 4-5), or choose 7 for $65 (serves 7-8) or add on individual sides for $10 each. Homemade whole pumpkin pecan cheesecake (serves 8-10) is also available for $45 each.
Orders close on Sunday, November 20. If you’re looking to dine out with close pals for Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving, stop by on Wednesday, November 23, or Thursday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving feast menu with $10 pumpkin bisque with pepitas and micro-fine herbs, $14 endive salad with fuji apple, candied walnut, blue cheese, maple la posada vinaigrette; and the feast with traditional brined turkey, cornbread stuffing, turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, garlic-roasted green beans, glazed sweet potatoes with toasted marshmallow $28, and pumpkin pecan cheesecake with chantilly cream for $13.
Toast the holiday with SUGARCANE’s Turkey Gone Wild cocktail featuring wild turkey whiskey, campari, cardamom syrup, lemon juice, and prosecco float ($16). The restaurant is also celebrating all weekend long with the gobbler, a Thanksgiving all-in-one sandwich complete with turkey salad, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, and turkey gravy for $15. All prices exclude tax and are subject to change.
SUGARCANE raw bar grill is located at 3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137. For more information, visit their official website.
Toscana Divino in Brickell will be open at regular hours, so guests can stop in for exquisite Italian cuisine. Our recommendations: the tuna tartare, the black seafood spaghetti, the lamb chops, and the Mediterranean branzino. The restaurant also has one of the largest wine menus in town, so make sure to get a bottle or three.
The Wagyu Bar
Celebrate Thanksgiving with the steak at Coral Way’s The Wagyu Bar. The casual steakhouse will be open during regular hours for the holiday, so pop in for lunch or dinner. Favorites on the menu include ribeye, picanha, and the dry-aged cowboy steak. For the ultimate feast, the omakase parillada with 3 pounds of meat—you can feed a whole family and then some.