Top 5 Thanksgiving Restaurants in Orange County

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Need a break from cooking this Thanksgiving? You’re in luck because Orange County boasts plenty of delicious restaurants serving up traditional turkey this Thanksgiving. That allows you more time to give thanks for family, friends, and of course, food. Cut out the hassle of cooking with these 5 restaurants open on Thanksgiving in the OC.

Top 5 Thanksgiving Restaurants in Orange County


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1. Five Crowns | Newport Beach

Five Crowns is a well known fine dining establishment in the beautiful Corona Del Mar neighborhood of Newport Beach, CA. If you’re looking to save some time on cooking this Thanksgiving; Five Crowns has you covered. Enjoy a festive menu of classic Oven Roasted Free Range Turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, buttered Blue Lake green beans, and housemade cranberry compote. Seating starts at 11 am and goes until closing. Taking your turkey to go is another popular option, but to go order must be placed at least 48 hours in advance. Visit the website to make a reservation or place an order today!

Where: 3801 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

When: From 11 am to 9 pm 

Cost: Check the site for information


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2. Mastro’s Restaurants | Costa Mesa & Newport Beach

Looking for a non-traditional Thanksgiving feast? Mastro’s, with locations in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, offers up fine dining every thanksgiving with a full menu of juicy á la carte steaks as well as more traditional turkey and gravy options. Enjoy Mastro’s world-class service, award-winning food, live entertainment, and a charming atmosphere that can’t be replicated. Make your reservations before all of the tables fill up!

Where: 8112 East Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92657 (Mastro’s Ocean Club Newport); 633 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (Mastro’s Steakhouse Costa Mesa) 

When: From 2 pm to 9 pm 

Cost: Visit the site for more information


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3. Orange Hill Restaurant | Orange

Orange Hill Restaurant overlooking all of Orange County is the perfect spot for a Thanksgiving buffet with a view. Enjoy the restaurant’s rendition of a Thanksgiving Day Champagne Buffet. On the menu are brunch favorites, turkey, oysters, crab legs, glazed ham, mussels, clams, sushi, traditional holiday sides, pumpkin pie, assorted desserts, and more. Furthermore, you won’t have to miss any football with all the games playing on the big screen in the O Bar. An advance deposit is required and a á la carte menu will not be provided. Visit the website for more information on reserving your table.

Where: 6410 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92869

When: From 10 am to 5 pm 

Cost: $75 for adults & $30 for children (ages 5-12)


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4. The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel | Dana Point

The Ritz-Carlton sets the bar when it comes to high-end Thanksgiving service. Both of the Dana Point location restaurants (enoSTEAK and RAYA) will be open with special Thanksgiving menus. For the more upscale option, we suggest heading to RAYA. On the other hand, enoSTEAK offers up a slightly more mellow meal and environment. Diners will delight in the amazing coastal views offered up by the large floor to ceiling windows in the main dining halls. Call (949) 240-2000 to make reservations today.

Where: One Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629

When: Check the website for more information

Cost: Varies depending on restaurant choice


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5. Bad to the Bone BBQ | San Juan Capistrano

Bad to the Bone in San Juan Capistrano offers three separate meal deals able to feed a table of about six to eight people and require three hours to heat. You have a choice of smoked turkey or ham along with traditional Thanksgiving sides making Bad to the Bone the perfect take-out option for the holidays. Make sure to get your orders in before the Nov. 19 cut off date.

Where: 31738 Rancho Viejo Rd, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

When: Place orders before Nov 19. Cut off date

Cost: Visit the website for pricing information


Staying in Orange County for Thanksgiving and making last-minute plans? The Hotel ATRIUM is conveniently located directly across the street from John Wayne Airport and close to every major destination and restaurant in the OC. If you’re looking for even more things to do around Orange County in November, check out our attractions page. Book your Orange County stay with Hotel Atrium today!


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