Where to Eat on Thanksgiving in Miami 

Thursday, November 22, 2018

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 Bourbon Steak 

James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Mina's, modern, American steakhouse at Turnberry Isle Miami is offering a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving feast perfect for the whole family. First choose your appetizers, with a variety of options including roasted butternut squash soup with Nantucket Bay scallops, brown butter, and sage; American wagyu beef tartare with grilled pita bread and local tomato salad with farmhouse heirlooms, burrata cheese, basil pesto, and Banyuls. Next, choose your entrée, options include wood-grilled free-range turkey with cornbread foie gras stuffing, tangerine cranberry sauce, garlic mashed potatoes, cider-glazed yams, and black truffle gravy; a selection of prime cuts from the wood-burning grill including filet mignon; and selections from the sea including pan-seared local snapper. Entrées are accompanied by a trio of farm fresh side dishes including truffle mac and cheese, garlic mashed potatoes and classic creamed spinach. End the meal with your choice of dessert including spiced chocolate mille-feuille with roasted white chocolate bavarois, pecan praline, and orange gelée and coquito tres leches with milk sponge, toasted meringue and cinnamon crumble. The children’s menu offers a choice of entrée including turkey dinner with stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes with gravy and sweet potatoes; steak and fries and more; and choice of dessert including pumpkin cheesecake or warm beignets. Thanksgiving dinner hours are 4 PM – 11 PM, pricing for the three-course prix fixe menu is $95++ for adults and $35++ for children (ages 5-12). For reservations, please call (786) 279-6600;  



Corsair Kitchen & Bar

Located at Turnberry Isle Miami, CORSAIR kitchen & bar offers garden-fresh, contemporary creations from the open kitchen of their modern American restaurant. This Thanksgiving, they are offering several dining options for people looking for more flexible dining choices including a la carte and buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch and a three-course prix fixe menu for dinner. Options for the three-course dinner menu include the choice of appetizer counting butternut squash bisque with cranberry apple compote, roasted pumpkin seeds, chive crème Fraiche and queso; prosciutto and figs with compressed melon, feta, micro arugula, balsamic and sweet potato gnocchi with duck confit, pumpkin puree, roasted carrots, and parmesan. Entrée choices include Roasted turkey breast with dark meat confit, stuffing, buttermilk mash, green beans, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy; stuffed roasted acorn squash; farro risotto, roasted root vegetables, red wine gastrique; seared Chilean seabass with Anson Mills grits, white beans-kale ragout, passionfruit butter and pan roasted filet mignon with celeriac puree, grilled vegetable tart, chanterelles, red onion marmalade. Dessert choices include pumpkin, pecan, and apple pie. Dinner is priced at $59/person plus tax and gratuity. CORSAIR kitchen & bar is located at Turnberry Isle Miami at 19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura, Florida 33180. A la carte and buffet breakfast is available from 7:00 AM – 11:30 AM; a la carte lunch 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM; light bites bar menu 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM; a la carte dinner 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Complimentary valet is available for guests of Corsair. For reservations call (786) 279-6800.


The Dutch

In his new role as Executive Chef, Josh Gripper, at Andrew Carmellini's modern American bistro The Dutch, is adding his own flair to their traditional Thanksgiving celebration. In addition to the new fall offerings on the a la carte menu, guests can indulge in a special prix fixe menu ($55) on Thanksgiving Day from 1PM-9PM. The feast features Cider-Brined Turkey accompanied by Andouille Sausage and Pecan Stuffing, Whipped Potato, Spiced Cranberry Chutney, Honeycrisp Apple and Marinated Beets, and Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts. Choice of dessert includes Apple Pie with Salted Caramel and Vanilla Ice Cream, Pecan Pie with Cranberry Compote and Maple Ice Cream, and Lemon Pudding with Grand Marnier Anglaise and Stewed Fruit. The Dutch is located inside W South Beach Hotel, 2201 Collins Avenue, in Miami Beach. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling (305) 938-3112 or emailing info@thedutchmiami.comwww.thedutchmiami.com

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Nikki Beach 

To celebrate, Nikki Beach Miami has prepared a specialty a la carte lunch menu for Thanksgiving Day. Featuring dishes like Turkey rolled with Sage Stuffing and Honey Baked Ham with fixings like Sweet Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Four Cheese Mac N'Cheese and more. Delectable desserts such as Sweet Potato Pie topped with marshmallow cream, Pumpkin Pie and Apple Pie will also be offered. Full Menu Features: 
Entrees Choose One – $18 Each White and Dark Turkey Boneless white and dark turkey | white wine and herb jus | gravy. Turkey Rolled with Sage Stuffing Boneless white and dark turkey | traditional homemade stuffing | sage herb jus. Honey Baked Ham Ham | honey mustard glaze. Accompaniments
$6 Each Mashed Potatoes Shallot butter | heavy cream. Sweet Potatoes Topped with roasted marshmallows 
Green Bean Casserole Green beans | Béchamel sauce Asparagus Garlic | extra virgin olive oil | salt and pepper
Four Cheese Mac ‘n Cheese Parmesan cheese | yellow black diamond cheddar | white sharp cheddar | mozzarella | breadcrumbs Stuffing Celery | croutons | carrots | turkey broth Cranberry Sauce Fresh cranberries | sugar 
Desserts $6 Each Apple Pie Pumpkin Pie Sweet Potato Pie topped with marshmallow cream. 


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Everything But Turkey: $32/per side, available while supplies last Thanksgiving Buffet: November 22, 2:00 PM & 5:00 PM | $75/per adult, $35/per child (5-12 years old) - This Thanksgiving, families, and friends can gather around the table at Malibu Farm and enjoy an oceanside holiday meal filled with the "fresh, organic, local" flavors the popular dining destination has become known for. Priced at $75/per person and $35/per child 5-12 (children under 5 eat free), Malibu Farm will be hosting two seating's on November 22, one at 2 PM and one at 5 PM.

Guests will be welcomed with a complimentary Cranberry Mimosa before indulging in a Thanksgiving Day buffet featuring: BLT Salad, Herb Roasted Turkey served in a Rocotto Garlic Sauce, Traditional Brisket, Portobello Balsamic Mushrooms, Whole Snapper with a Hazelnut Crust, Vegetarian Paella Salad, Green Beans with Roasted Red Bell Peppers and Toasted Almonds. For dessert guests can choose from Pumpkin Chocolate Bread Pudding with Tequila Sauce, Apple Cranberry Cake topped with Whipped Cream or Vegan Pecan pie with Vanilla Ice Cream. Guests can also take advantage of Malibu Farm’s all day rose, which is bottomless for the duration of the meal and priced at $30. The full menu can be viewed hereGuests interested in taking a piece of Malibu Farm home for their holiday dinner can pre-order a selection of delectable sides.  Priced at $32 per side, each dish feeds up to eight and plates on offer include Sweet Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Broccoli Mash, and Vegetable Paella Salad. Orders must be placed ahead of November 22 via email or phone and can be picked up on Thanksgiving Day. Quantity is limited, so place your Malibu Farm takeout order today. Reservations are required and can be made at 305-674-5579 or reservationmfmiami@nobuedenroc.com.

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November 22, 12PM-8PM | $65/per adult, $25/per child - Gather around the Thanksgiving table at Market at The Miami Beach EDITION for a buffet style meal. For $65 per person and $25 for children, the Thanksgiving buffet will feature salads, soups, raw bar, carving station, sides, and dessert. The adults can also indulge in a Bloody Mary bar and a Mimosa bar for an additional $25. The buffet will be available from 12 pm to 8 pm with a limited a la carte menu available at the bar, the full menu can be viewed here. Reservations can be made at 786-257-600 or here.


BLT Steak

BLT Steak situated at the newly renovated Iberostar Berkeley Hotel returns to South Beach this year with a special three-course Prix-fix Thanksgiving Day menu served from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m on Thursday, November 23, 2017. For $80 per person – excluding tax and gratuity — indulge in Chef Carlos Torres’ take on Thanksgiving classics. Appetizers will include Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with goat cheese stuffed dates and bacon gastrique and Pumpkin Crab Bisque garnished with spiced croutons and pine nuts. Main entrees offer the choice of a Turkey Roulade with almond, date and chorizo stuffing or Roasted Lamb Shank served with delicate squash and pomegranate relish. Family style servings of cornbread, mac and cheese, collard greens and roasted Brussels complete the meal. If there’s any room left for dessert, a mouth-watering pair of options includes the Pecan Pie decorated with caramel cream or Sweet Potato Flan with a dulce de leche meringue. BLT Steak is located at The Berkeley Shore Hotel, 1610 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. Telephone: (786) 605-0819; https://bltrestaurants.com/blt-steak/miami/.


November 22, 1PM-11PM | $65/per adult, $35/per child - Treat yourself and the rest of the family this Thanksgiving at Matador Room. For $65 per person and $35 for children, indulge in a four-course prix fixe menu highlighting some of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's signature dishes and your favorite Thanksgiving favorites. Guests can enjoy the Guacamole with pistachio, sun gold tomato salsa, and warm crunchy tortillas, Maitake Mushrooms with goat cheese and Fresno pepper vinaigrette, Roasted Turkey with cornbread stuffing, blood orange-cranberry salsa, and chipotle gravy and for dessert feast on the Caramelized Apple Pie with maple pecan ice cream. The menu will be available from 1 pm to 11 pm, the full menu can be viewed here. Reservations can be made at 786-257-4600 or here.


Jaya at The Setai

This Thanksgiving, Jaya at the Setai, is offering diners an elaborate brunch special curated by Executive Chef Vijay Veena. The brunch buffet includes an impressive culinary spread with traditional and non-traditional selections such as turkey, ham, truffle-infused chicken, a roasted honey glazed leg of lamb, Jaya’s famous Chinese dim sum menu, authentic green curry, pad Thai, as well as several dessert and raw bar selections, displayed on an elaborate ice sculpture. The Thanksgiving Brunch is priced at $125 per person and $63 per child (ages 5-12 years old) from 11:30 AM to 4 PM, and $44 per person from 7AM to 11AM. Additionally, Jaya will offer an a la carte dinner menu with special Thanksgiving dishes from 6PM to 10:30PM. Valet costs $15 per car with validation. The Setai, Miami Beach, 2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, (855) 923-7899.

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November 22 | $49/per person - Celebrate a chic Thanksgiving in South of Fifth with a special menu created for this holiday. Guests can enjoy a three-course menu with a choice of starters like Corn Fritters, Kale & Farro Salad, Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs or Roasted Brussel Sprouts. Entrees of Butternut Squash Risotto with Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onions, Smoked Quarter Chicken with Rosemary roasted potatoes, green beans in tomato-almond pesto, or follow the tradition with the special Roasted Turkey Breast Creamed mushroom filling, garlic sweet potato, and spinach. Indulge in a dessert with Fireman Derek’s Thanksgiving Special Homemade Key Lime Pie. The Local House is located within Sense Beach House in the South of Fifth neighborhood at 400 Ocean Dr., Miami FL. 33139.  For reservations, please visit localhousemiami.com, email info@localhousemiami.com or call (786) 230-8396.  

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November 22, 6PM-11PM | $56/per person - Gather at EAST, Miami’s signature Uruguayan eatery to celebrate Thanksgiving with a special dinner menu and select wine pairings. For $56 per person, guests will be served a four-course Thanksgiving meal with two glasses of wine priced at $58/per person from 6 pm - 11 pm.

The menu will include a choice of salad to start the feast include a Haricot Vert salad topped with Almonds, Crispy Shallots and a red wine vinaigrette or Dolcelatte, Raisins and Pecans over a bed of Arugula. Main courses of Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Sauce and Gravy and Herb Crusted Rib-Roast, Au Jus. Sides of Mashed Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts with Smoked Bacon, Sherry and Dried Cranberries, Brown Butter Sage Roasted Squash, Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin, and Pan de Campa stuffing with Swiss Chard, House Sausage and Pine Nuts. The meal is finished with the guest choice of Pecan-Bourbon Tart or Signature Pumpkin Pie.

Reservations can be made at 786-805-4646 or at dine@quintolahuella.com, the full menu can be viewed here.

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Kiki on The River

To celebrate, Kiki on The River has prepared a prefix specialty dinner for $49 per person. Featuring dishes like Roasted Turkey brined and marinated with delectable fixings of Roasted Butternut Squash with marshmallow brûlée, sautéed Green Beans with toasted almonds and dried cranberries and more. Top the evening off with a slice Pumpkin Pie and Chantilly cream. Dinner served 5 PM-Close - Find the Full menu here: 


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Rusty Pelican

Rusty Pelican, known for its dazzling waterfront views, is inviting families to a fabulous feast on Thanksgiving Day. For $85 per adult and $35 per child (excluding tax and gratuity), the Brunch Buffet served from 10 AM to 3 PM is a cornucopia of choices including breakfast favorites like made-to-order Eggs Benedict and Omelets. Plentiful spreads from land and sea are a perennial favorite with Sushi, Raw Bar, Ceviche and Tartare, and American Caviar. Carving stations feature Rosemary Crusted Leg of Lamb, Garlic Crusted Prime Rib and Coconut Crusted Mahi-Mahi as well as traditional holiday favorites like Whole Roasted Turkey and Whole Roasted Chipotle Honey Ham. End the meal on a sweet note with an assortment of Mini Desserts and Pastries like Pumpkin Pie, Carrot Cake, Pecan Cheese Cake, Apple Tarts and Chocolate Mousse Cake. For Dinner, beginning at 6 PM, diners can choose from a la carte options for both children and adults or a special pre-set menu for $70 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). The prix fixe bounty includes Butternut Squash with Blackened Shrimp Soup, Salad with Mixed Greens, Candy Beets, Spiced Candied Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Lemon Vinaigrette, a choice of entrées like the classic Maple Roast Turkey with Cornbread and Apple Sausage Stuffing Cranberry Jelly, Grilled Baby Carrots with Chipotle Sweet Potato and Toasted Pistachios; Branzino en Papillote with Baby Heirloom Tomatoes, Fregola Pasta, Tarragon; or Honey Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Manchego Cheese and Rosemary Polenta, Cilantro Corn Relish and a dessert option of Bourbon Apple Pie with Pumpkin Spiced Ice Cream. The Rusty Pelican is located at 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne. For reservations, please call (305) 361-3818; www.therustypelican.com.