13 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

Turn off the oven and let Seattle chefs make your holiday the best (and easiest) one yet

By Alanna Wight

Thanksgiving Roast Turkey Dinner

November 14, 2018

Want to avoid the mess and work of spending all day in the kitchen on Thanksgiving? Several Seattle restaurants still have tables available. Whether you’re looking for a vegetarian option or a four-to-nine course traditional carb load, make a reservation and let Seattle chefs cook for you.

Daniel’s Broiler
In Bellevue, Leschi, and South Lake Union locations, indulge in a seafood-heavy four-course gourmet meal, served from noon to 8 p.m. Adults are $60, children aged 6 to 10 are $12, and under 5 are free. Begin with an autumn relish tray, choice of signature soups or salads, and an entree of your choice: roast turkey breast, wild king salmon or plant-based ravioli, all of which comes with traditional sides. For dessert choose a double scoop of Olympic Mountain ice cream or sorbet, pumpkin pie or vanilla bean crème brûlée. Multiple locations; 206.223.2722

Local 360
This local and sustainable restaurant in the heart of Belltown is serving dinner for $49 per person with the option to add additional sides for $7 each, from 9 a.m. to 9p.m. It includes roast turkey breast with confit legs, sides such as buttermilk biscuits and celery root puree, with pumpkin pie for dessert. Belltown, 2234 First Ave.; 206.441.9460

Shaker & Spear
This Belltown seafood restaurant is offering a special Thanksgiving menu ($30 per person) from 5 to 10 p.m. Thyme and brown butter roasted turkey, traditional stuffing, spiced orange cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes. Featured drinks are a mulled wine and Bob’s Frozen Scotch Sours- a blended icy sour topped with a slice of orange & a brandy cherry served in a vintage gold-rimmed glass. The regular menu will also be available a la carte. Belltown, 2000 Second Ave.; 206.826.1700

Downtown, you’ll find a French-inspired menu with traditional festive dishes, for $75 per person with $40 optional wine pairing. The three-course menu includes a variety of appetizers, and choice of entrees like roast heritage turkey, Meyer Ranch Prime Rib Roast, and Maple Leaf Farms duck pate en croute and more. Dessert is a sugar pie pumpkin cheesecake. Downtown, 1433 Fourth Ave.; 206.456.7474

Enjoy a Thanksgiving menu at this upscale hotel restaurant offering Pacific Northwest and globally inspired dishes, $75 per person, $40 for kids aged 6 to 12, 5 and under are free. Menu includes four buffet-style courses featuring more than 15 items, including roasted heirloom squash salad, butternut squash and pear soup, rotisserie roasted turkey, turkey leg confit, caramelized Brussels sprouts. For dessert a pumpkin cheesecake, apple-cranberry crumble, and more. Downtown, 1101 Fourth Ave.; 206.624.7755

Bookstore Bar & Café
The Thanksgiving plate special at this Pioneer Square restaurant will feature herb roasted turkey breast, garlic whipped potatoes, cornbread stuffing, green beans with shallots and cranberry chutney.  $37 per plate, available 3 to 8 p.m.  Downtown, 1007 First Ave.; 206.624.3646

Six Seven Restaurant & Lounge 
The Edgewater Hotel offers a four-course Thanksgiving menu for $80 per person, from noon to 8 p.m. The menu includes butternut squash and apple bisque, Dungeness crab cake, Roquefort-crusted filet of beef, roasted natural turkey, cedar planked King salmon and traditional pumpkin pie. Downtown, 2411 Alaskan Way; 206.269.4575

A family-style Thanksgiving is offered at this Fremont Southern Italian-inspired loft, $75 per adult, $30 for children 12 and under, with optional wine pairings for an additional $35. This six-dish affair features locally sourced, seasonal and organic ingredients, with plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. For dessert try the poached pear with chocolate gelato and warm spice red wine reduction. Fremont, 709 N 35th St.; 206.547.9707

This cozy organic restaurant in Wallingford is offering a prix fixe dinner for $85 per person or to-go dinner for $45 per person. Dinner includes appetizers and entrée choice of roasted turkey breast, grass-fed rib eye and roasted king oyster mushroom. Dessert options include Theo Chocolate cake and espresso cashew cheesecake. Wallingford, 1411 N 45th St.; 206.633.0801

Cafe Flora
Forget the turkey and feast at this Madison Park vegetarian restaurant on four courses of vegetarian fare for $75 per adult and $25 per kid. The menu also features vegan and gluten-free options. For the main course, you will have two options: a root vegetable and mushroom bourguignon pot pie served with sautéed Brussels sprouts, cabbage and potato mash, grilled cippolini onions and cranberry-huckleberry relish, or a harvest nut roast with cabbage steak, scalloped potatoes, butternut wild rice and quinoa pilaf, sautéed Brussels sprouts and an Asian pear-tangerine chutney. Dessert choices include an apple cream cheese tart with huckleberry gastrique, buttermilk whip and Meyer lemon marmalade or a chocolate sweet potato mousse with chocolate graham, house-made spiced marshmallow and caramel. Madison Park, 2901 E Madison St.; 206.325.9100

Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi
Start a new tradition with your family this Thanksgiving, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at this Bellevue steakhouse with spectacular panoramic views of the Pacific Northwest Puget Sound. Enjoy various culinary and cocktail vignettes from herb roast turkey to cherry-pomegranate venison to a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar and a kids-only buffet. Bellevue, 10400 NE 4th St. #3100; 425.625.2080

The Herbfarm
The Herbfarm invites you to make reservations for their nine-course Harvest Table Thanksgiving Nov. 16 to 18 and 22 to 24, by reservation only. Times and prices vary, from $245 to $325 per person, depending on the date. The menu is harvested directly from The Herbfarm’s own garden and farm and the dinner includes expertly selected wine pairings from their 26,000-bottle cellar. Woodinville, 14590 NE 145th St., Woodinville, 425.485.5300

Eques at Hyatt Regency
Thanksgiving at this Bellevue Hyatt Regency restaurant runs $52.95 for adults; $24.95 for children 5 to 12, and free for children ages 4 and under, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner includes a seafood station, special kid’s menu items and a mac and cheese station with house-made Beecher’s mac and cheese and toppings including pork belly, chicken, mushrooms and caramelized onions, plus a variety of desserts. Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue; 425.698.4100

Photography by Peachy Juban-Notter

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