Thanksgiving in Monterey County

Spending Thanksgiving in Monterey County? Feast on turkey and all of the best side dishes at Monterey County's best restaurants offering Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 23, 2023.

Thanksgiving To-Go at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Order by Sunday, November 19, Pick up on Thanksgiving Day 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

$365 serves 6 guests

Ready to heat meal including 1 Diestel Family Ranch organic turkey with an array of seasonal side dishes, soup, salad and dessert.

Turkey Trot at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Thursday, November 23 @ 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Turkey Trot Thanksgiving at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Run, jog or walk on the 2.238-mile race circuit where legendary drivers and riders have raced for a healthy, satisfying start to Thanksgiving Day feasts. All donations collected benefit the Food Bank for Monterey County. All attendees should bring $10 cash, check or card to benefit Monterey County Food Bank. For every $1 received, the Food Bank can purchase $5 worth of food for families in need. Canned and non-perishable food items will also be accepted. Dogs are allowed and must always be on a leash.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Ferrante's Bay View Room

Thursday, November 23 @ 10:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monterey Marriott Ferrantes Bay View Room

Adults (13 and up)  $89; Seniors (65 and up) $79; Children (5-12) $40; Children (4 and under) Free

Gather at Monterey Marriott for a bountiful buffet with sweeping coastal views.

Thanksgiving at Peter B's Brewpub

Thursday, November 23 @ Noon - 8:00 p.m. 

Thanksgiving at Peter Bs Brewpub Monterey

$37.95 per plate

Award-winning craft beer, football on 18 HDTV's, and a traditional Thanksgiving plate without all the hassle of cooking.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Thursday, November 23 @ 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving at Monterey Plaza

Adults $135; Children (6-13) $49; Children (under 6) Free

Seasonal favorites and coastal specialties.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Portola Hotel & Spa

Thursday, November 23 @ 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Portola Club Room

Adults $89.95; Seniors (65 or older) $79.95; Children (6-12) $39.95

Served in the newly refreshed Club Room, pair thanksgiving favorites with lively piano music. 

Thanksgiving at Shearwater Tavern

Thursday, November 23 @ 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Shearwater Tavern Carmel

$54 per person (Inclusive of tax and gratuity)

Curated menu of starters, entrée and dessert, with selections encompassing the flavors of fall and locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. 

Thanksgiving at Jacks Monterey

Thursday, November 23 @ 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Jacks Monterey

$57.95 per plate

A traditional three-course Thanksgiving dinner served under the tree-lined atrium.

Thanksgiving at Esteban Restaurant

Thursday, November 23 @ 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Esteban at Casa Munras_Updated Patio

Adults $78; Children (12 and up) $38; Children (5 and under) Free

Locally-inspired 3-course Thanksgiving-day menu offering choices with each course.

Thanksgiving at Grasing's Restaurant

Thursday, November 23 @ 5:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Adults $98; Children (12 and under) $48

Luxurious three-course prix fixe menu.

Thanksgiving Holiday Activities at Asilomar Conference Grounds

Thursday, November 23 - Saturday, November 25 @ Various Times

Asilomar Conference Grounds

Reserve @ 831-642-4248

Thanksgiving Dinner, Bonfire & Live Music Nights (Sʻmores Kits Available for Purchase) and  Movie Nights.