There's a lot to be thankful for in Greater Palm Springs this time of year: warm weather, sun-kissed skies, and beautiful mountain views. And did we mention all the delicious, holiday-inspired food? This Thanksgiving, several local restaurants are offering special holiday meals in-person and to-go—which means less time in the kitchen and more time by the pool. From prix fixe fine dining to family-size takeout dinners ready to eat, make your Thanksgiving in Greater Palm Springs a flavorful (and grateful) one.
The Vue Grill at Indian Wells Golf Resort
Spend your holiday nestled near the San Jacinto Mountains at The Vue Grill inside the Indian Wells Golf Resort. Choose between herb roasted turkey, apple wood smoked ham, 6oz fillet roasted wild mushrooms and more. For more information click here.
Arnold Palmer's Restaurant
Fortun's Kitchen + Bar
Choose between your choice of entree, dessert and appetizer at Fortun's Kitchen + Bar. See here for menu details.
La Quinta Cliffhouse
Head to La Quinta Cliffhouse for a holiday dinner with a view. Choose between starters like roasted butternut squash soup or a mixed greens salad and entrees, such as the bourbon butter basted turkey and sugar-spiced salmon. End on a sweet note with warm apple strudel or pumpkin pie. Be sure to make your early reservations here.
Escape the pressure of cooking the perfect meal and spend your holiday outdoors soaking in the sun. Lavender Bistro makes Thanksgiving easier than ever with their delectable three-course dinner. More details can be found here.
Cafe Des Beaux-Arts
Offering the perfect meal for your turkey day festivities, Cafe Des Beaux-Arts is serving a lovely three-course meal featuring some classics like broiled filet and braised lamb plus dessert options such pumpkin pie, tiramisu and more. For more details, see here.
This year, Eddie V's is hosting you for an exquisite holiday dinner. Choose between slow-roasted sliced turkey plus all the classic Thanksgiving sides and desserts or go a different route by ordering off their regular menu. To reserve your table, visit here.
French Rotisserie Cafe
Choose between a myriad of available options for your turkey day festivities. For more info on reservations and menu, see here.
Get an early start on holiday shopping over at The Shops On El Paseo before heading in for your Turkey Day feast at Jillian's. This three course, fine dining experience offers guests their choice of entrée, soup and dessert. For more information on their full menu and reservations, visit here.
Morton's The Steakhouse
Pacifica Seafood Restaurant
Eat, drink and be thankful for these options at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant. Enjoy a traditional holiday dinner featuring holiday classics, like roasted butternut squash soup and bourbon butter basted diestel turkey, as well as Pacifica Seafood classics, like honey-soy glazed sea bass. End with pumpkin pie or apple strudel. Learn more from their restaurant here.
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Bring the whole family to Ruth's Chris Steak House in Palm Desert for a holiday-worthy spread or spend your time together at home and let Ruth's handle the cooking with their take home options. Reserve your table in advance or schedule your pickup here.
Enjoy fine dining at Sullivan's Steakhouse this Thanksgiving. Try their hand-carved roasted turkey with sweet onion apple sausage stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish and more. Make your reservation here.
Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs
Skip the cooking at home and order a gourmet Thanksgiving Meal To-Go from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs. Treat your loved ones to a whole roasted tom turkey with nine sides: butternut squash bisque, baby spinach salad with caramelized onions, mushrooms and warm bacon dressing, chestnut sage stuffing, whipped potatoes, turkey giblet gravy, roasted garnet yams with honey butter, steamed green beans and herbs, house-made orange cinnamon cranberry relish and assorted rolls. And of course, you'll need to leave room for the desserts! Reserve your order here.
Avalon Palm Springs
Azucar at Las Serena Villas
Turkey Day roof-top dining underneath a beautiful blue sky, while surrounded by swaying palm trees seems like something out of a daydream. Luckily, in Greater Palm Springs it is in fact a reality. This Thanksgiving, choose Azucar at Las Serena Villas and enjoy their four-course holiday meal. Featuring delicious options for appetizers, starters and deserts, guests will also have their choice of Beef tenderloin, Chilean Sea Bass and Citrus Roasted Turkey Breast for their entree. Reserve your table here.
Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge
Spend Turkey Day treating yourself to a four-course meal at Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge. For the main course, choose from traditional roast turkey, duck breast, beef fillet,striped bass and more. More menu info here.
Johannes Palm Springs
Celebrate your Thanksgiving at Johannes in Palm Springs. Enjoy a selection of European style main course dishes from pan seared branzino to spice rubbed Mary's organic free range young turkey breast and more. Too see their entire selection of dishes, see here.
King's Highway at Ace Hotel & Swim Club
King's Highway at Ace Hotel & Swim Club is serving everything from Thanksgiving classics such as Turkey Roulade to plant-based options like their Vegan Roasted Pumpkin Steak, there is something everyone can enjoy. For details regarding menu listings, check here.
Lulu California Bistro
Stop by Lulu California Bistro in downtown Palm Springs for a delectable four-course feast of pumpkin soup, turkey pot pie, filet mignon, classic pumpkin pie and more. Reservations are strongly suggested; call 760-327-5858 or visit their website here.
Melvyn's Restaurant at Ingleside Inn
Savor an exquisite Thanksgiving three-course menu at the iconic Melvyn's Restaurant at Ingleside Inn . Skip cooking this year and delight in this delicious holiday dinner. Make your reservations here.
Michael Holmes' Purple Room
Thanksgiving dinner and live jazz is the combo you didn't know you needed; come to Michael Holmes' Purple Room to enjoy them both. This is sure to be one of the hottest tickets this holiday, so reserve your table in advance here.
Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage
Enjoy your Thanksgiving feast from Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage this year. Celebrate at home with their Thanksgiving To-Go, an entire gourmet dinner featuring a premium whole roasted sage tom turkey and classic Thanksgiving sides, such as whipped potatoes, turkey gravy and more. Orders must be placed by November 21, click here.
Wally's Desert Turtle
Wally's Desert Turtle has a few offerings to indulge in this holiday. Skip the cooking and make your reservation for a delicious meal to enjoy at Wally's Desert Turtle on Thanksgiving Day. Place your reservations here.
Planning to spend the holidays in our festive oasis? Take a look at our holiday happenings in Greater Palm Springs.