Sound Sound and South King County-area spots serving Thanksgiving dinner
Menu: Featuring a variety of menu options including a "Thanksgiving plate" for more traditional fare. Definitely call soon for reservations.
Where: 1502 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 253-627-3535
Menu: A longtime favorite restaurant in Tacoma, Stanley & Seafort's serves select menu options, as well as a traditional Thanksgiving feast. This spot also offers a full Thanksgiving dinner you can order and pick up to take home.
Where: 115 E. 34th Tacoma. 253-473-7300
Menu: Featuring an extensive buffet selection with amazing views of the Olympic Mountains.
Where: 28201 Redondo Beach Drive S., Des Moines. 253-946-0636
Menu: Book a room at the indoor water park resort and enjoy the Thanksgiving buffet with numerous options including cedar-planked salmon, stuffed pork loin, cajun flank steak and traditional roast turkey. The Thanksgiving dinner is also open to the public this year; you do not need to be a lodge guest, but you should call ahead to make a reservation.
Where: 20500 Old Highway 99 S.W., Grand Mound. 800-640-9653
"We have no family locally. Last year we went to Great Wolf Lodge. Their Thanksgiving buffet was good, the water park was fun, and it felt a lot more festive than sitting at home by ourselves (it's just me, my husband and our son)." —Larisa Moore
Editor's note: This article was originally published a few years ago and updated for 2019.