As Thanksgiving Day looms near, it can get overwhelming to do all the planning, cooking, and cleanup that goes along with a big home-cooked meal. These days, many families are opting to skip the ordeal and eat their dinner out. Check out our top restaurants for Thanksgiving dinner in San Francisco this year.
The Mystic Hotel in Downtown San Francisco is home to the Burritt Room + Tavern, a restaurant that will veil you in a noir-like, moody atmosphere as you enjoy classic American cuisine. The Thanksgiving dinner will be served buffet-style, offering you plenty of bang for your buck. Menu options will include fall spice-brined turkey with peppered country gravy, loaded twice-baked potato, and three kinds of pie. The meal is priced at $58 per person, or $25 for children up to the age of 12.
For a restaurant serving up a combination of Californian and French cuisine, head south of Market Street to RN74. This SoMa restaurant is known for its incredible wines, boasting a huge selection of over 40 globally-sourced wines to choose from at any given time. The Thanksgiving meal will offer entree options like butter-basted turkey, grilled short rib, Maine lobster thermidor, and butternut squash tarte tatin. The meal will cost $85 per person, to be accompanied with high quality wine priced at $65.
Another great option in the SoMa neighborhood is Luce, located within the InterContinental San Francisco, just two blocks south of Powell Station. Luce boasts incredibly high ceilings and a premium, sophisticated dining atmosphere. The Thanksgiving menu will consist of three courses, offering traditional holiday options with a classy twist, like roasted turkey breast with truffle jus. The meal will cost $89 per person, or $45 for children between the ages of four and 12.
For a coastal view, head over to Sutro’s on the westernmost coast of San Francisco. The restaurant is located within the historic Cliff House building, offering you the chance to explore the coast and the nearby Sutro Baths before or after your meal. The Thanksgiving menu is à la carte, unlike most other holiday options, so you can choose from options like fresh lobster soup, turkey with classic giblet gravy, and bacon crusted Scottish salmon. For prices, check out the full menu.
For something more soulful, head over to the Fillmore District, known for its jazz roots. 1300 on Fillmore brings together sultry elements in its space to create an atmosphere reminiscent of the 1940s. The restaurant will be serving up a prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner menu, offering visitors a southern take on traditional holiday foods. Try options like barbeque shrimp and grits alongside oven-roasted turkey, and finish your meal off with some sweet potato pie. The meal will cost $79 per person, or $32 for children up to the age of 12.