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Thanksgiving Out: Family-Friendly Restaurants for Turkey Day Dine-In or Takeout in 2021

Restaurants offering Thanksgiving meals around Seattle, the Eastside and South Sound

Rory Graves
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Published on: November 09, 2021

Thanksgiving Out: Family-Friendly Restaurants for Turkey Day Dine-In or Takeout in 2021

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Seattle-area dining spots serving Thanksgiving dinner

Cafe Flora

Menu: Prix-fixe menu featuring vegetarian twists on classic holiday favorites.

Reserve a table indoors or out. (No takeout this year.)

Where: 2901 E. Madison St., Seattle. 206-325-9100

Capital Grille

Menu: Traditional roast turkey with brioche stuffing as well as green beans and mashed potatoes. We recommend you make reservations soon, as their spots fill up fast.

Enjoy in the dining room or take out and enjoy at home. 

Where: 1301 4th Ave., Seattle. 206-382-0900

Cutters Crabhouse

Menu: Serving select seafood favorites as well as a traditional Thanksgiving feast.

Call to reserve and enjoy at home. 

Where: 2001 Western Ave., Seattle. 206-448-4884

Daniel’s Broiler

Menu: Complete four-course dinner at the Lake Union, Bellevue and Leschi locations. Children at a discounted rate. 

Dine in. Call or reserve online. 

Where: 809 Fairview Place N., Seattle. 206-621-8262

Palisade

Menu: Take home a delicious traditional Thanksgiving meal from Palisade.

Call to order your meal to enjoy at home.

Where: Elliott Bay Marina, 2601 West Marina Place, Seattle. 206-285-1000

Ray's Boathouse

Menu: There are two options for dining in on Thanskgiving at this Seattle mainstay. A buffet in the Cafe or a three-course meal in the Boathouse. Check out the Thanksgiving menu here and reserve in advance online. 

Dine in, reservations are required.

Where: 6049 Seaview Ave N.W., Seattle. 206-789-3770

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Menu: This popular steak house has updated its traditional three-course Thanksgiving menu to feature popular sides along with turkey and sausage and herb stuffing.

Dine in or take out. Reserve online.

Where: 727 Pine St., Seattle. 206-624-8524

Salty's at Alki

Menu: Right on Puget Sound at the south end of Alki Beach, Salty's offers an extravagant selection. Call asap for reservations — they're required.

Dine in or take out. 

Where: 1936 Harbor Ave. S.W. in West Seattle. 206-937-1600

Scott’s Bar & Grill

Menu: This popular restaurant off Highway 99 features a Diestel turkey dinner and other delicious menu options. 

Call to reserve and take out on Thanksgiving day.

Where: 8115 Lake Ballinger Way, Edmonds. 425-775-2561

"Never disappoints on holidays." —LeighAnn W.

Wild Ginger

Menu: This long-beloved Seattle spot serves up a dine-in Thanksgiving feast this year — choose from the full regular menu and specialty items.

Reserve a table in advance.

Where: 1401 3rd Ave., Seattle. 206-623-4450

Stanford’s at Northgate

Menu: The Thanksgiving menu is prepared to take home cold and reheat yourself. Great news: "In addition to your family meal, Stanford's will donate a turkey to a local food bank in your honor."

We are working on confirming this one for 2021.

Where: 401 N.E. Northgate Way, Seattle. 206-834-6277

AQUA by El Gaucho

Menu: The Grateful package generously serves four with turkey, dressing and all the trimmings, including pumpkin pie. Wine add-ons available.

Order online to pick up and reheat at home.

Where: 2801 Alaskan Way, Seattle. 206-956-9171

Samara

Menu: This newer Seattle spot in Ballard serves up dine-in and takeout this Thanksgiving, with offerings from traditional turkey to salmon.

Reserve a table or order online.

Where: 6414 32nd Ave NW, Seattle. 206-946-6997

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