Celebrate Thanksgiving or Thanksgiving Eve without the extensive food preparation by bringing your family and friends to Santa Monica for a festive feast in our beach city. From prix-fixe menus to specially curated holiday-themed dishes, celebrate with this list of restaurants, all offering the finest of Santa Monica cuisine sure to make the day memorable.

Thanksgiving Specials

1 Pico
With an extensive wine list and a seasonal Californian menu, dine at 1 Pico at Shutters on the Beach and take advantage of its special menu just for the holiday. 1 Pico’s menu includes entree options ranging from organic heritage turkey, braised short ribs, grilled striped bass and pappardelle pasta. Three-course menu costs $110 and is available 4pm-10pm. See Full Menu

Citizen Sprout 
Citizen Sprout Thanksgiving Pick-Up Offerings: Family Style Starters (priced $20-$60) include Winter Squash Soup with Housemade Croutons and Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad with Candied Almonds, Parmesan Cheese, Currants and Maple Dijon Dressing. Sides (priced $20-$65) include: Cornbread Stuffing, Caramelized Onion Gravy, Roasted Butternut Squash with Pomegranate Molasses, Pomegranate Seeds, and Sage, Cranberry Sauce and Maple Roasted Carrots with Lemon and Thyme. Desserts include: Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake with Fresh Whipped Cream ($70), Pumpkin White Chocolate Chip Cookies and Ginger Date Molasses Cookies. Cookies priced $2.25 each. Pre-order: Nov 11 – Nov 21 via Citizen Sprout or by calling (424) 280-4123.

Huckleberry Cafe and Bakery is offering a full-scale Thanksgiving catering menu. For entrées, sides and starters, Huckleberry is serving Creekstone Farm braised brisket, sweet potato mash, Chimichurri roasted carrots with breads, rolls and biscuits to name a few. Huckleberry is also serving an assortment of sweets, such as pumpkin pie, double crust apple pie, gluten-free vegan apple berry crumble pie, chocolate pecan pie, turkey-shaped ginger cookies and more. All catering orders must be placed by 5:00pm Friday, November 22nd and picked up on Thursday, November 28th 9am-12pm. Please call (310) 451-2311 to place your order. See Full Menu

Stella Barra
Liven up your Thanksgiving Eve (Wednesday, November 27) at Stella Barra with a happy hour that is sure to leave you and your wallet happy. Happy hour is from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM offering our famous Thin Sin Pizzas, Sicilian Focaccia Pizza (by the slice!) and Garlic Truffle Fries, $3-4 beers, $5 wines by the glass, and $6 drink specials. Order $20 Bottles of Awesome Wine and the new Really Big Cocktail which serves 2-4 friends for $30. Plus, kids can make their own pizza with our chefs while mom and dad sit back and enjoy a drink! Click here to view the menus at Stella Barra Santa Monica, or call 310-396-9250. Please note, Stella Barra will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, November 28.