Thanksgiving Day Dining in Orlando
Updated for 2019! Planning a Thanksgiving getaway to Orlando? 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. 21, 2019.
Thanksgiving Dining in Orlando’s Convention District/International Drive
B.B. King’s Blues Club: From 12-4 p.m., this restaurant at Pointe Orlando will have a Thanksgiving brunch buffet complemented by live music. Buffet features include numerous stations, including carving, made-to-order omelets, salad and fruit, and desserts, pastries and bread, as well as many traditional breakfast favorites. Pricing: $49.95 for adults, $18.99 for children 5 and up, free for children under 5.
B-Line Diner: Located inside Hyatt Regency Orlando, this eatery’s Thanksgiving dinner includes spinach salad, turkey with traditional fixings, and sweet potato pie for dessert. Pricing: $25 per person.
Café Gauguin: From 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., this Rosen Centre dining option will have a Thanksgiving buffet that’s a bit out of the ordinary, including sushi, pasta, paella, seafood, omelets and waffles, and a carving station, plus traditional holiday favorites and desserts. Pricing: $47.95 for adults, $17.95 for children ages 4-12, free for children under 4.
Café Osceola: Located at the AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek, this eatery will have a Thanksgiving buffet from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. The exquisitely prepared offerings will include hand-carved roasted turkey with gourmet fixings, plus a cornucopia of stations offering a wide range of fare, and unlimited champagne and mimosas are included for guests ages 21 and up. Reservations are required, and Florida residents receive a 25-percent discount. Pricing: $69.96 for adults, $29.95 for children ages 4-11, free for children under 4.
Hilton Orlando: David’s Lobby & Bar at this resort will have Thanksgiving dinner for $28 per person, and a special Thankful Cranberry cocktail will also be available. Additionally, Tropics Pool Bar & Grill will have a turkey burger with sweet potato fries and an Apple Cider specialty cocktail.
Rosen Plaza Hotel: Available from 12-5 p.m., this hotel’s Thanksgiving buffet will include traditional fare, plus pasta, seafood, carving and even Asian stations, as well as dessert choices. Adults 21 and older also receive complimentary wine. Pricing: $42.95 for adults, $18.95 for children ages 4-11, free for children under 4.
Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops: The Thanksgiving buffet at this Hilton Orlando eatery will feature traditional favorites with a Spencer’s twist, and a special Apple cider Sangria will be available. Pricing: $59 for adults, $25 for children under 13.
Urban Tide: This restaurant at Hyatt Regency Orlando will have a three-course Thanksgiving dinner with two options each for starters and entrees, including roasted turkey breast or grilled Colorado lamb chops, plus dessert. Pricing: $60 per person.
Thanksgiving Dining Near Walt Disney World® Resort
Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, A Rosen Hotel: From 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., this resort will offer a Thanksgiving feast featuring roasted turkey with all the trimmings, prime rib with cherry au jus, Maryland crab cakes, carving stations, dessert and more, including your choice of red or white wine. Pricing: $32.99 for adults, $13.99 for children ages 4-11, free for children under 4.
Columbia Restaurant: Minutes from Walt Disney World Resort in the town of Celebration, Orlando’s outpost of the famous Tampa original will serve a Thanksgiving meal of roast turkey with Columbia’s house-made stuffing, plus traditional sides. The Thanksgiving meal will be available all day, as will the regular menu. Pricing: $23 for adults, $6 for children under 10.
The Edison: This electrifying dining and nightlife hotspot at Disney Springs is serving Thanksgiving dinner with oven-roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, house-made stuffing, sweet baby carrots and cranberry chutney. A special cocktail called Hallo Hooch will also be available. Pricing: $25 per person.
LakeHouse: From 5-9 p.m., this eatery at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress will offer a massive Thanksgiving buffet that includes salads, small bites, a charcuterie and cheese table, a seafood and sushi bar, a carving butcher block, additional entrees, soups, vegetables, baked goods, dessert and more, including a cranberry sauce bar. Pricing: $69 for adults, $32.50 for children under 12, free for children under 6.
Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante: The Thanksgiving menu at this chic Italian trattoria at Disney Springs includes your choice of starters, desserts and entrees, with the later including Braised Turkey Meatballs, Pasta al Forno and Grilled Wild Salmon. Additionally, they’ll be serving a special Medici Punch, while their sister establishment, Enzo’s Hideaway Tunnel Bar & Restaurant, will have a Pumpkin White Russian. Pricing: $39 per person.
Morimoto Asia: Visit Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s Disney Springs eatery for a Peking turkey dinner with Japanese-style candied yams, cranberry-lychee chutney, Szechuan peppercorn gravy and a roasted, pork-fried rice version of stuffing. It will pair perfectly with the restaurant’s Fall All Over cocktail.
Reunion Resort: With seatings at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., the Grande Thanksgiving Feast at this resort near Walt Disney World will feature Butter Basted Roasted Turkey and Ancho Balsamic Striploin carving stations, plus a bounty of salads, sides and desserts. Live entertainment and activities for kids are also included. Pricing: $54.95 for adults, $21.95 for children ages 4-12, free for children under 4.
Todd English’s Bluezoo: Enjoy a Thanksgiving special featuring roasted turkey roulade and gourmet trimmings at this celebrity chef-owned restaurant at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Pricing: $40 for adults, $16 for children.
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort: In addition to Thanksgiving dinner at Todd English’s bluezoo, this iconic resort will offer a Thanksgiving buffet at Garden Grove, complete with roasted turkey and traditional sides, plus a dedicated children’s menu. Pricing: $48.99 for adults, $26.99 for children ages 3-9, free for children under 3.
Wine Bar George: Headed by Master Sommelier George Miliotes, this wining and dining option at Disney Springs will have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, with an option to add pumpkin pie. Pricing: $32 for adults, $16 for children under 9; pumpkin pie is $10 per person.
Thanksgiving Dining in Orlando & Winter Park
The Alfond Inn: Head to Winter Park, about 20 minutes north of downtown Orlando, for this upscale hotel’s chef-inspired Thanksgiving feast with seatings at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Pricing: $69 for adults, $29 for children ages 5-12, free for children under 5; includes complimentary valet parking.
Canvas Restaurant & Market: Located in Lake Nona, about 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport, this gourmet restaurant is offering a three-course Thanksgiving meal with slow-roasted turkey, pecan pie, and your choice of pumpkin bisque or roasted pear salad. Pricing: $30 per person.