Celebrate Thanksgiving in Miami Without Cooking

Is cooking not your forte? Did you already burn your apple pie? Or are you simply too busy this year to cook the Thanksgiving meal of your family’s dreams. You’re in luck — these restaurants are not only open for business tomorrow, but they’re offering a special meal for the occasion!

The Biltmore Hotel

The Biltmore’s Zagat-rated restaurant Palme d’Or is cooking up an elaborate four-course dinner prepared by Chef Philippe Ruiz. The menu includes a choice between their traditional Thanksgiving farm-raised turkey or seared grass-fed beef tenderloin. And let’s not forget about dessert. Executive Pastry Chef Oliver Rodriguez is offering a choice between his special pumpkin and pecan cheesecake or a chocolate dome with hazelnut ice cream.  Click here for their entire menu.

Dinner served 6 to 10 p.m.; $85 per person. Call 305.913.3201 or visit www.biltmorehotel.com/dining.

Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach

This year observe Turkey Day “Plymouth Rock style” with a grand Thanksgiving feast at The Ritz in Palm Beach. You will enjoy breathtaking views from your own private oceanfront cabana while munching on delectable Thanksgiving fare from the Ritz-Carlton culinary team. The menu will pay tribute to our pilgrim ancestors with a family-style meal that combines seasonal favorites with an array of mouth-watering flavors from the land and sea.

First seating begins at 4 p.m. Adults: $150; Children: $50; Call 561.540.4924 for reservations and more information.

Bourbon Steak

Renowned chef Michael Mina plans to keep his Miami outpost Bourbon Steak open for Thanksgiving. We’re looking forward to their wood-grilled free-range turkey that comes with leg roulade, brioche-cornbread-fois gras stuffing, tangerine-cranberry sauce, drizzled with truffled giblet gravy. View the entire menu here.

Don’t like what you see? The restaurant is also offering their a la carte menu. Dinner served from 6 to 10 p.m. Call 786.279.6600 for reservations.

Meat Market

Sean Brasel, chef and owner of Lincoln Road’s trendy Meat Market restaurant, is preparing a slew of exciting specials. They will feature an a la carte menu composed of traditional turkey dishes and a three-tiered “Mixed Grill,” which will include stuffed fresh turkey leg in pumpkin sauce; white marinated wood-grilled turkey breast with sweet potato flan; and house made “ham” Korobuta pork belly with tangerine, pear and King crab salad.

Special menu available from 5 p.m. to midnight.  Call 305.532.0088 for more information.

W South Beach

Solea at the W is celebrating this year with a four-course menu that combines the traditional American meal while staying true to the restaurant’s Spanish roots. Start off with an apple, beet and candied walnut salad, followed by pumpkin and Andouille sausage soup and then a choice of free-range turkey or seared sea scallops.

Cost is $65 per adult ($35 for children 12 years and under). Call 305.938.3111 for reservations.

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