Thanksgiving restaurants in San Francisco for a turkey dinner

These Thanksgiving restaurants are offering special turkey dinners with all the fixings and without the messy kitchen.
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Thanksgiving doesn’t have to mean wrestling with a brining bucket or slaving over an oven. In San Francisco, we’re thankful for talented chefs across the city who are expert basters, roasters and bakers. You’ll find holiday meals of all persuasions at these top restaurants: classic turkey and stuffing dinners, decadent, truffle-laden prix fixe feasts and everything in between. Book a reservation at one of these Thanksgiving restaurants and let your holiday hosts off the hook.

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Best Thanksgiving dinner restaurants

One Market Restaurant
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Restaurants, Californian

One Market Restaurant

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Chef Mark Dommen is known for supporting local charity causes and always embracing sustainable practices at his Market Street restaurant. This year, he's keeping the whole family in mind when it comes to Turkey Day. Make a reservation for delicious stuffed turkey, Berkshire pork loin, wild mushroom risotto and more. For the entire menu visit the website, but be prepared to start drooling. 

Price: $85/person, $39/children under 10

Photograph: Courtesy Presidio Social Club

Presidio Social Club

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Presidio Social Club will be offering a family-style Thanksgiving dinner in their fun and festive dining room. The menu features classic Thanksgiving favorites done to perfection including their standout chocolate bourbon pecan pie. 

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes available with advance notice. 

Price: $65/person 

Prime rib inside stainless steel serving cart
Photograph: Yelp/House of Prime Rib
Restaurants, Steakhouse

House of Prime Rib

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For generations, the House of Prime Rib has offered an approachable, family-friendly feast with all the trimmings, fixings, sides and more on Thanksgiving Day! Afterall, the holidays are all about family. 

Price: $45/person 

Bluestem Brasserie
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Restaurants, American

Bluestem Brasserie

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Bluestem is home to real American cuisine with California sensibilities. Featuring a fantastic cocktail program and a bustling environment, Bluestem is the perfect spot to meet up with friends for a rollicking feast before hitting the bars downtown.  Choices include salt-baked salmon, herb crusted beef and pumpkin cheesecake!

Price: $85/person

Taj Campton Place
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Taj Campton Place

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Michelin-starred chef Srijith Gopinathan is creating an haute cuisine Thanksgiving feast for the most discerning of diners. Chef Sri is well known for innovation on the plate, and Campton's Place impressive selection of wine will make the night one to remember for years to come. 

Price: $165/person; $89/person with wine pairings. Ultimate luxury Alba Truffle supplement available.

Restaurants, Californian

The Waterfront Restaurant and Cafe

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Want Thanksgiving to include some romance? This seafood-focused restaurant on the bay has been sweeping customers off their feet for more than 100 years. Head here for Kobe beef short ribs, seafood linguini, Skuna Bay salmon and the ubiquitous oven roasted heritage turkey (of course). 

Price: $70/ per person, $25/ person for children under 10. 

Dry Creek Kitchen
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Restaurants, American

Dry Creek Kitchen

icon-location-pin Healdsburg

Thanksgiving in Wine Country doesn't get more festive than the square in Healdsburg. Arrive early, wander about the town and work up that appetite! You'll want to be nice and hungry for a feats of roasted lamb leg, short ribs, turkey and much more. Of course, there is plenty of wine nearby to wash it all down. 

Price: $72/person, $35/person for kids under 12

La Toque
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La Toque, Westin Napa

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Michelin-starred chef Ken Frank continues his annual Thanksgiving feast with stunning dishes like Dungeness crab salad with winter
squashes and apples, grilled Pacific swordfish and chestnut herb
stuffing accompany the slow-roasted Willie Bird turkey. Don't skip the wine pairings, which showcase vino frpm Carneros, the Russian
River Valley and even Vouvray, France.  When making your reservation, consider booking a room for an extra special weekend
away (and you won't have to worry about driving with a food coma). 

Price: $78/person, $42/person for children under 10

Photograph: Yelp/Dana B.
Restaurants, Italian


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A Trattoria steeped in Italian traditions and an appreciation for local product, Chef Benjamin Balesteri is going classic American for one night only.  Enjoy the hospitality and familiarity of the team in this lux comfortable dining room.  

Price$60/person, $25/person for kids

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