San Diego Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2019

Your Thanksgiving dining San Diego guide!

Thanksgiving Dinner

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19 Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving in San Diego


There are many dining options available in the San Diego area that will be open on Thanksgiving Day. These options range from casual to exceptional dining experiences. Here are our seven suggestions for getting fed on the holiday, no cooking required!

1.Pacific Beach AleHouse


In addition to their regular menu, Pacific Beach Alehouse will be offering a three-course Thanksgiving dinner. This feast will include a soup or salad, a delicious main course including all the fixings, and an excellent dessert to top it all off. This is an excellent option for families who want to enjoy Thanksgiving on the beach and not in the kitchen. Located on 721 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA 92109​ (858) 581-2337​

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2. Seasons 52 San Diego


Seasons 52 has a special Thanksgiving Day menu that starts at 11 am. Seasons 52 also has great pricing for this festive feast. Prices are $27 for adults and $13 for kids. The menu includes all of the classic dishes such as roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, cranberry relish, and more.

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3.Green Dragon Tavern and Museum

The Green Dragon Tavern and Museum has an annual Thanksgiving Day buffet. Their prices are slightly higher, but the feast includes all the classic dishes, as well as house dishes, made desserts!

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4.Cosmopolitan Restaurant


Cosmopolitan Restaurant also has an annual Thanksgiving Day buffet. Reservations are required, but you can enjoy your traditional Thanksgiving meal on their garden patio or inside the dining room. There are four seating windows for this buffet that begin at 11:30 am, 2 pm, 4 pm, and 6 pm.

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5.Bo-beau Kitchen and Bar

Bo-beau Kitchen and Bar provides a French-inspired three-course Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner includes options such as ribeye, gnocchi, and pecan pie. A plus to dining at Bo-beau is that they have kid-friendly options such as steak frites and chicken tenders. Seating is between 4 pm and 8 pm.


6.Crest Cafe


Crest Cafe is a great budget option for a Thanksgiving Day feast at only $22-$25 per person. They will have all the family favorites such as chocolate pecan pie and maple sage butternut squash.


7.Mille Fleurs

For a fine dining experience on Thanksgiving Day, try Mille Fleurs. This French restaurant has an annual Prix Fixe Thanksgiving menu. In past years, menu options have included lobster bisque, mushroom soup, pumpkin risotto, roasted turkey, and pear tart. This is an excellent option for families who want traditional options as well as some more adventurous dishes. The Thanksgiving menu is pretty extensive and includes dishes that everyone will enjoy.


These are just a few of the many great dining options in San Diego that can be enjoyed on Thanksgiving Day. Nothing is better than being able to have an excellently cooked meal without the stress of preparing it yourself. Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy friends and family and eating out gives you more quality time to do so. Happy Holidays!