Thanksgiving Day Dining in Orlando
Updated for 2019! Planning a Thanksgiving getaway to Orlando — the No. 1 Thanksgiving travel destination in the U.S.? You’ll be thankful you did, as we have a cornucopia of tasty delights lined up to ensure your turkey dinner cravings will be satisfied this Thanksgiving in Orlando. Just be sure to come hungry!
Unless otherwise noted, all Thanksgiving dining options in Orlando will take place on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.
Thanksgiving Dining in Orlando’s Tourism District/International Drive
If you’re staying or playing near Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando or the main International Drive tourism and convention district, these are the Thanksgiving options closest to you.
Universal Orlando Resort Hotels
Hotels at Universal Orlando Resort are offering a festive lineup of Thanksgiving Day buffets, including Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, Hard Rock® Hotel at Universal Orlando, Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, and Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando.
Learn more: Universal Orlando Resort Hotels
- Trattoria del Porto™ at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel: From 12-7 p.m., savor the tastes of Italy and entertainment that includes appearances by Universal Orlando characters, kids’ crafts and activities, face-painting, a balloonist, and live music. Pricing: $67 adults, $25 children ages 3-9 (free for 2 and under).
- The Kitchen at Hard Rock® Hotel: Available from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and 5-10 p.m., this buffet’s entertainment includes appearances by Universal Orlando characters, balloon artists, face-painting and Magic Man. Pricing: $67 adults, $24 children ages 3-9 (free for 2 and under).
- Islands Dining Room at Loews Royal Pacific Resort: Served among the sights and sounds of the South Pacific from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., this buffet will also offer a face-painter, balloonist, musician and hula dancer, as well as appearances by Universal Orlando characters. Pricing: $59 adults, $27 children ages 3-9 (free for 2 and under).
- Amatista Cookhouse™ at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort: With entertainment that includes a face-painter, balloonist and appearances by Universal Orlando characters, this buffet will be available from 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Pricing: $59 adults, $27 children ages 3-9 (free for 2 and under).
Citron, An American Brasserie
Part of the dining landscape at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, this restaurant will have a locally inspired holiday spread featuring items from its own Whisper Creek Farms, along with a wine bar, seasonal chef-crafted items and a fun children’s buffet from 2-8 p.m. Reservations required. Pricing: $75 adults, $30 children.
David’s Club Bar & Grill
From Nov. 28 – Dec. 1, this Hilton Orlando eatery will have numerous Thanksgiving specials with a-la-carte pricing.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar — Sand Lake Road
Open from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., this member of Orlando’s acclaimed Restaurant Row will have separate three-course, prix-fixe menus for adults and children, including a choice of starter, entree and dessert, as well as a shareable side. Pricing: $45 adults, $22 children 12 and under.
Hard Rock® Cafe
This Universal CityWalk eatery will have a Thanksgiving dinner special priced at $29.95, including slow-roasted turkey breast, roasted fresh vegetables, home-style classic stuffing, creamy sweet potato mash, cranberry sauce and traditional turkey gravy. Other options include pumpkin pie ($8.95) and an Espresso Martini ($10.25).
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Highball & Harvest
At The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, from 12-8 p.m., enjoy this restaurant’s festive, southern-style Thanksgiving buffet with traditional items and a variety of farm-fresh sides. Reservations required. Pricing: $120 adults, $50 children 12 and under.
Mia’s Italian Kitchen
From 12-8 p.m., this restaurant will have a three-course Thanksgiving menu priced at $29 per person, as well as their regular menu.
Primo by Melissa Kelly
This celebrity chef-headed restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, invites you to feast on a fall a-la-carte menu featuring turkey, local seafood and seasonal offerings from the onsite garden.
Rosen Plaza Hotel
Featuring dozens of dishes, complimentary wine and free parking, this hotel’s Thanksgiving buffet will be available from 12-5 p.m. Pricing: $46.95 adults (advance prepaid reservations required), $18.95 children ages 4-11 (free for 3 and under).
Spencer’s for Steaks & Chops
This Hilton Orlando restaurant will have a Thanksgiving buffet with charcuterie, composed salads, pasta and carving stations, a raw bar, small plates, sides, and desserts from 2-6 p.m. Pricing: $59 adults, $25 children ages 12 and under.
Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit
Head to ICON Park™ for this Spanish eatery’s three-course, prix-fixe menu with cous-cous salad, your choice of entrée and pumpkin pie for dessert. Pricing: $27 per person.
Learn more: ICON Park
Located at Pointe Orlando, this Greek restaurant’s three-course, prix-fixe menu will include your choice of appetizer and entrée, plus loukoumades (Greek donuts) for dessert. Pricing: $27 per person.
Learn more: Pointe Orlando
Thanksgiving Dining Near Walt Disney World® Resort
Check out restaurants with Thanksgiving dining at and near Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando’s Lake Buena Vista area.
Caribe Royale Orlando
Experience Thanksgiving dining with roasted turkey, trimmings, carving stations, and a bounty of salads, sides, mouthwatering desserts and more. Pricing: $59 adults, $19 children ages 3-9 (free for 2 and under).
Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, a Rosen Hotel
This hotel’s Bella Vista ballroom will have a Thanksgiving buffet with traditional dishes from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pricing: $29.99 adults, $13.99 children 4-11 (free for 3 and under).
Crowne Plaza Orlando — Lake Buena Vista
From 5-10 p.m., this resort’s Thanksgiving buffet will include traditional cold and hot selections, as well as dessert. Pricing: $22.95 per person.
Enzo’s Hideaway Tunnel Bar & Restaurant
This unique eatery at Disney Springs® will have Turkey Sausage “Carbonara,” with Pappardelle pasta, roasted winter squash, toasted garlic and rapini, for $27, plus Pumpkin Panna Cotta for $11.
Learn more: Disney Springs
Floridays Resort Orlando
This resort will have pre-cooked Thanksgiving meals for guests with roasted turkey, traditional sides and pumpkin pie. The meals can be picked up or, for an 18% gratuity, delivered to your suite. Pricing: $149.95 for eight to 10 people, $89.95 for four to six people.
The three-course, prix-fixe menu at this Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress restaurant will include harvest salad; rosemary & citrus-brined, fresh, free-range, all-natural turkey with giblet pan gravy and fixings; and pumpkin cheesecake. Pricing: $49 adults, $24.50 children under 12.
From 3-9 p.m., enjoy this Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress eatery’s Thanksgiving buffet, including chilled salads, small bites, spreads, charcuterie & cheese table, seafood & sushi bar, carving butcher block, oven-baked dishes, soups, vegetables, baked goods, desserts, and even a cranberry sauce bar, as well as other entrees and classic sides. Pricing: $69 adults, $32.50 children 5-11 (free for 4 and under).
Margaritaville Resort Orlando
Available from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., this resort’s Thanksgiving brunch will have multiple stations, including turkey, omelets, desserts and more. Guests staying at the resort’s cottage homes can also opt for a complete Thanksgiving meal for five to seven people. Pricing: $29.95 adults, $12.95 children (brunch); $169.95 (meal).
Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante
At this Disney Springs restaurant, enjoy Ricotta Gnudi, made with turkey Bolognese, parmesan cream and charred lemon gremolata, for $27.
Located at Disney Springs, this restaurant is serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with herb-roasted turkey breast, chourico cornbread stuffing, whipped potatoes, green beans, cranberry relish and pan gravy. Pricing: $34 adults, $17 children.
From 11 a.m. – midnight at this Disney Springs venue, enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with classic fixings. Pricing: $24.99.
Raglan Road Irish Pub
This Disney Springs eatery’s Thanksgiving menu includes butter & herb roasted turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, duck fat roasties, honey glazed carrots, bacon-braised Brussels sprouts, sausage meat & walnut stuffing, and red wine jus with cranberry sauce. Pricing: $28.95 adults, $14 children.
Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort
This resort’s Zest restaurant is offering a Thanksgiving brunch with traditional favorites from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Brunch for two is included in the room rate for guests. Pricing for additional guests: $26 adults, $13 children under 12.
Thanksgiving Dining Throughout the Orlando Destination
Restaurants throughout the Orlando area will have Thanksgiving dining options, including nearby towns such as Winter Park and Mount Dora.
1921 Mount Dora
From 12-6 p.m., enjoy traditional Thanksgiving offerings done the 1921 Mount Dora way, including your choice of entrees, a wide range of gourmet trimmings and your choice of dessert. Pricing: $55 per person.
blu on the avenue
In addition to its regular menu, this Winter Park restaurant will have a twist on the classic Thanksgiving meal. Pricing: $28 per person.
Learn more: Winter Park