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6 Places to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Orlando

6 Places to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Orlando

Like most things this year, the holiday season feels a little different. Traveling or getting the whole family together for a holiday feast may be a little trickier than usual. However, there are still a few great ways to have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving in Orlando!

Select dining locations around Orlando have mastered socially distant dining, and luckily Florida’s al fresco season lasts much longer than other places. Here are some awesome Thanksgiving feasts you should consider adding to your November 26 plans!

1. Maria and Enzo’s & Enzo’s Hideaway

Location: The Landing at Disney Springs

Maria and Enzo’s and Enzo’s Hideaway will both be serving Thanksgiving with an “authentic rustic Italian twist” on November 26. The prix fixe menu features an entree and dessert with suggested wine pairings to choose from:

  • Roasted Turkey Breast and Pancetta ($37): Served with polenta stuffing with mascarpone cream, cranberry sauce caponata, and green beans
  • Suggested Wine Pairings: Donnafugata Anthilia ($13/glass, $65/bottle) or Argiolas Cannonau ($12/glass, $58/bottle)
  • Pumpkin Spice & Salted Caramel Gelato ($8)
  • Suggested Wine Pairings: Vin Santo, Antinori ($20) or Ferreira Porto, Tawny Port 20 Year ($16)

Reservations for Thanksgiving at Maria and Enzo’s and Enzo’s Hideaway can be made online or by phone.

2. The Edison

Location: The Landing at Disney Springs

You can also head to The Edison for a traditional Thanksgiving meal on November 26. The prix fixe holiday meal is $35 for adults and $19 for kids who are nine years old or younger. The menu includes:

  • Oven Roasted Turkey: Slow roasted turkey with a dry brine of salt, pepper, and herbs
  • Mashed Potatoes with Gravy: L. Burbank creamy mashed potatoes with savory pan gravy
  • House-made Stuffing: Made with cubed artisan bread, chicken broth, thyme, and sage
  • Sweet Baby Carrots: Cooked in honey and brown sugar
  • Cranberry Chutney: Made with fresh cranberries, orange, and cinnamon

Reserve your table at The Edison online or by calling (407) 560-9288.

3. Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

Location: The Landing at Disney Springs

Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ serves up a Thanksgiving meal with all the home-style flavors but none of the clean up! menu includes smoked turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed taters, a biscuit, veggie option, and a special dessert.

4. STK Orlando

Location: The Landing at Disney Springs

Head over to STK Orlando for an upscale Thanksgiving experience. The special meal is $49 per person ($29 for children 12 and under) and includes:

  • Roasted Free Range Turkey Breast with Confit Turkey Thighs
  • Cornbread Stuffing
  • Sauteed Green Beans with Crispy Shallots
  • Twice Cooked Sweet Potatoes
  • Sweet Corn Pudding
  • Yukon Gold Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Parmesan Crust
  • Old School Gravy
  • Cranberry Orange Chutney

You can finish off the meal with a spiced pumpkin pie topped with Baileys boozy cream and vanilla ice cream for an additional $12. STK Orlando’s Thanksgiving Special is also available for take out, if you want to enjoy the delicious meal from the comfort of your own home. The takeout dinner for two is $100 and includes pumpkin pie with whipped cream. Individual carry-out meals are $45 per person.

5. Raglan Road

At Raglan Road, you can spend your Thanksgiving enjoying the restaurant’s live Irish music and entertainment along with a special menu. Raglan Road’s holiday dining experience is $28.95 for adults and $14 for kids. The menu includes:

  • Butter and Herb Roast Turkey
  • Roast Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Duck Fat Roasties
  • Honey Glazed Carrots
  • Bacon-braised Brussels Sprouts
  • Sausage Meat and Walnut Stuffing
  • Red Wine Jus with Cranberry Sauce

Make a reservation for Thanksgiving at Raglan Road online or by calling (407) 938-0300.

6. Hard Rock Cafe

Location: Universal Citywalk

Over at Universal CityWalk, you can enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal at Hard Rock Cafe for $29.95 per person ($10.95 for kids). The holiday menu is available from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM and includes:

  • Slow-roasted Turkey Breast
  • Roasted Fresh Vegetables
  • Classic Home-style Stuffing
  • Creamy Sweet Potato Mash
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Traditional Turkey Gravy

Add a slice of classic pumpkin pie with caramel sauce, toasted walnuts, and whipped cream for $7.95. Guests who are 21 or older can also order an espresso martini made with Grey Goose vodka, Kahlua, and freshly brewed espresso for $8.95. Reservations are closed, but walk-ins are welcome.

There are many other holiday celebrations taking place throughout Orlando this season. You can stay up to date on all things theme parks by following @Tickets2You on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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