CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks For Celebrating Thanksgiving 2021 In Orlando .. #ThanksgivingDay #ThanksgivingDinners #ThanksgivingBrunch

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating Thanksgiving in Orlando

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, whether you’d like to eat out in a small group, or order for take-out to have at home, here are our picks for enjoying your Thanksgiving dinner.

All prices do not include tax or gratuity unless specified. Due to limited seating, reservations are also recommended for in-person dining.

AURORA AT THE CELESTE HOTEL (EAST ORLANDO)

Enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving prix fixe menu for $40 per adult from 11am to 5pm. Reservations required by calling 407-207-4700 or visiting thecelestehotel.com.

THE BOHEME AT THE GRAND BOHEMIAN (DOWNTOWN ORLANDO)

Offering a Brunch buffet from 10am-2pm for $94 per person. Also offering a three-course prix fixe dinner for $70 per person. Menus and reservations at kesslercollection.com/boheme-restaurant.

BULL & BEAR AT WALDORF ASTORIA ORLANDO (WALT DISNEY WORLD)

Enjoy an extensive, four-course Thanksgiving dinner at Bull & Bear with all the trimmings for $140 adults/$65 children 12 and under. Reservations at waldorfastoriaorlando.com.

CAFE TU TU TANGO (I-DRIVE/ORLANDO)

Enjoy their Bottomless Brunch from 11am-4pm for $28.22 per person, featuring some seasonal specials. Bottomless Bloody Marys or Mimosas can be added for additional cost. For menu and reservations, visit cafetututango.com. Read our review of the Bottomless Brunch, too.

THE CAPITAL GRILLE (ORLANDO)

Enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner in-house for $43 per adult/$15 per child. Or if you already have the turkey, you can order a bevy of sides to take home for $125. Two locations: Pointe Orlando and Mall at Millenia. Menus and reservations/ordering at thecapitalgrille.com.

CHEVYS FRESH MEX (MILLENIA/ORLANDO)

This newly opened location for the restaurant is offering a special 3-course Thanksgiving dinner featuring Roasted Turkey with mole sauce for $27 per adult/$10 kids. Those 21+ can also enjoy $5 unlimited champagne, mimosas, margaritas and draft beers. Menu and reservations at chevys.com.

CHRISTINI’S ITALIANO RISTORANTE (DR PHILLIPS/ORLANDO)

Enjoy a three-course dinner menu for $67.50 per person (1/2 off for kids 12 and under). Menu at christinis.com.

CITRON AT JW MARRIOTT ORLANDO GRANDE LAKES (ORLANDO)

Guests can enjoy a locally inspired holiday spread featuring items from the Whisper Creek Farm, along with a wine bar, seasonally chef crafted items and a fun children’s buffet. Reservations required by calling 407-393-4488.

CITYWORKS EATERY & POURHOUSE (DISNEY SPRINGS)

Offering an all-day a la carte Thanksgiving menu in addition to the regular menu. Full menu and prices at cityworksrestaurant.com.

DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAKHOUSE (I-DRIVE/ORLANDO)

Enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving dinner featuring slow-roasted turkey breast starting at $55 per person. Or get a Family Meal Pack To-Go starting at $195 for 2-4 people or $295 for 4-6 people. Order by Tues. Nov. 23. Menus and reservations/ordering at delfriscos.com.

EDDIE V’S (DR PHILLIPS/ORLANDO)

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for $43 per person ($15 kids). Menus and reservations/ordering at eddiev.com.

HAMILTON’S KITCHEN AT THE ALFOND INN (WINTER PARK)

Enjoy a chef-inspired family-style Thanksgiving meal for $69 per person. Menu and reservations at the event’s ticket page.

HIGHBALL & HARVEST AT RITZ-CARLTON ORLANDO GRANDE LAKES (ORLANDO)

From noon – 7:30pm, guests are able to enjoy a festive southern-style Thanksgiving spread featuring traditional items for $135 for adults and $50 for kids. Make reservations at OpenTable.com.

THE ISLANDS DINING ROOM AT LOEWS ROYAL PACIFIC RESORT (UNIVERSAL ORLANDO)

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving buffet with multiple stations for $65 per adults/$35 children. Menu and reservations at islands-dining-room.constantcontactsites.com/thanksgiving.

THE KITCHEN AT THE HARD ROCK HOTEL ORLANDO (UNIVERSAL ORLANDO)

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving buffet with multiple stations for $75 per adults/$29 children. Menu and reservations at the-kitchen.constantcontactsites.com/thanksgiving-buffet.

KNIFE & SPOON AT RITZ-CARLTON ORLANDO GRANDE LAKES (ORLANDO)

$135 per person for a three-course, family-style elevated approach to the traditional American Thanksgiving. Call 407-393-4034 for reservations during two seatings: 11:30am to 2:30pm and 5:30pm to 9pm. Make reservations at OpenTable.com.

LA LUCE AT SIGNIA BY HILTON ORLANDO BONNET CREEK (WALT DISNEY WORLD)

Thanksgiving dinner will feature special a la carte dishes consisting of Chef’s holiday favorites, each with individual pricing, from 6-10pm. Reservations required at laluceorlando.com.

MIA’S ITALIAN KITCHEN (I-DRIVE/ORLANDO)

Enjoy a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu for $39 adults/$19 children 12 and under from 11am to 8pm. Menu and reservations at MiasItalian.com.

MORIMOTO ASIA (DISNEY SPRINGS)

Enjoy a Pan Asian-inspired Peking Turkey Dinner for $42 per adult, in addition to the regular menu. Reservations required at morimotoasia.com.

PRIMO AT RITZ-CARLTON ORLANDO GRANDE LAKES (ORLANDO)

Feast on an à la carte fall menu featuring turkey, local seafood and seasonal offerings from the PRIMO Garden from 6-10pm. Reservations required by calling 407-393-4488.

RITZ-CARLTON ORLANDO GRANDE LAKES (ORLANDO)

Offering a Turkey To-Go dinner for six for $285, including a 14-16 pound whole roasted turkey. Order by Tues. Nov 23. Call 407-393-4034 to order. Menu at grandelakes.com.

RODIZIO GRILL (POINTE ORLANDO/ORLANDO)

The Brazilian steak house is offering its full Rodizio dinner menu plus traditional Thanksgiving favorites including roasted turkey, stuffing, sweet mashed potatoes and more for $49.99 per person. Plus every family will receive a special BOGO dinner offer for future visit in 2022. Reservations required by calling 407-593-4422 or visiting rodiziogrill.com.

ROSEN PLAZA (ORLANDO)

Offering a Thanksgiving buffet from noon to 5pm for $49.95 per adult; $20.95 children 4-11. Free self-parking included. Menu and reservations at rosenplaza.com/thanksgiving.

ROSEN SHINGLE CREEK (ORLANDO)

Enjoy a Bottomless Brunch from 11:30am – 7pm for $79.95 per person ($34.95 for children 4-11). Includes complimentary self-parking or $15 off valet. 25% discount offered to all Florida residents. Menu and reservations available at rosenshinglecreek.com.

SEAR + SEA AT JW MARRIOTT ORLANDO BONNET CREEK (WALT DISNEY WORLD)

Enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving dinner for $235 per person ($60 kids) with $39 wine pairing option. Call 407-919-6300 or visit opentable.com for reservations.

SEASONS 52 (ALTAMONTE SPRINGS; DR PHILLIPS/ORLANDO)

Enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner plate with Mini-Indulgence dessert for $32.95 per adult/$16 per child at both locations. Menu and reservations at seasons52.com. Also offering a Thanksgiving Dinner Box for $175 (serves 4-6) for pick-up on Nov 24. Menu and ordering at the same link.

SMOKE AND DONUTS (ORLANDO)

Offering a la carte Thanksgiving menu to-go featuring a smoked turkey breast (approx 3lbs) for $49, and sides starting at $9/lb. There are also party bundles featuring their delicious brown butter turkey, sides, and more, starting at $49. Menu and pre-order form at smokeanddonuts.com.

TAP ROOM AT DUBSDREAD (ORLANDO)

Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet for $44.95 per person ($14.95 for kids), featuring carving stations with prime rib and turkey, and family style sides brought to every table. Call 407-650-0100 for reservations. Menu at taproomatdubsdread.com.

TRATTORIA DEL PORTO AT LOWES PORTOFINO BAY HOTEL (UNIVERSAL ORLANDO)

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving buffet with multiple stations for $75 per adults/$25 children. Menu and reservations at trattoria-del-porto.constantcontactsites.com/thanksgiving.

T-REX CAFE (DISNEY SPRINGS)

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with dinosaurs for $26.99 adults/$11.99 kids. Menu and reservations at trexcafe.com.

UNRESERVED AT JW MARRIOTT ORLANDO BONNET CREEK (WALT DISNEY WORLD)

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 12:30 to 8pm for $125 per person ($45 children 4-12). Includes a turkey & meat carving station, fresh raw bar, specialty cocktails, and live music. Call 407-919-6300 or visit opentable.com for reservations.

VENETIAN CHOP HOUSE AT CARIBE ROYAL ORLANDO RESORT (ORLANDO)

Offering a Thanksgiving feast menu that includes Citrus Brined Slow Roasted Turkey Breast with Natural Gravy, Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs with Fried Leeks and Port Demi, Duck Confit, and more. Cost is $95 per adult/$55 per child age 4-10. Menu and reservations at cariberoyale.com.

WALT DISNEY WORLD – DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM

Restaurantosaurus
Open-Faced Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich – Grilled multigrain bread with roasted garlic mayonnaise, cornbread stuffing waffle, sliced smoked turkey breast, herb gravy, cranberry sauce, and a fried sage leaf.

Satu’li Canteen
Thanksgiving Bowl – Cornbread stuffing, sliced roasted turkey, cranberry boba pearls, gravy, and slaw.

Tiffins Restaurant
Thanksgiving Plate – Turkey roulade, fine-herbs whipped potatoes, maple-glazed carrots, sweet potato pave, wild mushrooms, green bean casserole, cornbread dressing, cranberry gel, and turkey gravy.

Tusker House Restaurant
Thanksgiving Dinner – Spit-roasted turkey, turkey gravy, mashed red potatoes, and focaccia bread dressing along with seasonal vegetables, pork loin, flank steak, and an assortment of desserts.

WORLD OF BEER (ORLANDO)

This downtown Orlando location is offering a Thanksgiving meal for $18.95 per person. Menu at their Facebook page.


Wherever, and however, you choose to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, please be safe!

If I missed a dinner offering, let me know in comments, so other readers can check it out.


About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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