If you’re planning to spend Thanksgiving in Washington, the Evergreen State offers an array of dining options to celebrate the holiday without the hassles of cooking. The following are some of the top places for Thanksgiving dinner in Washington, each offering a bountiful harvest.
Hotel 1000 welcomes Thanksgiving Day diners from noon to 7 p.m. with a special pre-paid, ticketed dinner priced at $115 per person. The exquisite four-course menu, complete with an amuse-bouche and assorted dinner rolls, promises to delight your taste buds. If you prefer a cozier setting, an a la carte version of the Thanksgiving menu is available for in-room dining or at the bar. Additionally, All Water, the hotel’s restaurant, will remain open after 7 p.m., offering a limited menu for the post-Thanksgiving Day football crowd.
Cost: $115 per person.
For more information: hotel1000seattle.com.
Fairmont at Home
For a hassle-free Thanksgiving celebration at home, Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle is offering a Turkey Takeout menu. This convenient choice caters to various dietary preferences, offering vegan, vegetarian and child-friendly menu options (in addition to its traditional lineup), ensuring everyone can savor a memorable Thanksgiving meal. Pick-up is available on Nov. 22 or Nov. 23 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., with orders required to be placed by Nov. 17.
Cost: Four people at $220 or eight people at $440 (plus applicable taxes and fees).
For more information: fairmont.com.
Shuckers, another dining destination at Fairmont Olympic Hotel, will offer a luxe Thanksgiving dining experience with a prix-fixe four-course menu available from 1 to 8 p.m. The menu boasts traditional Thanksgiving dishes as well as seafood options, providing a variety of choices to suit your preferences. To accommodate different needs, Shuckers is also ready to offer child-sized portions and address dietary restrictions, ensuring that your Thanksgiving meal is tailored to your liking.
Cost: $85 per person (plus tax and a 20 percent gratuity).
For more information: shuckersseattle.com.
At The George, Thanksgiving dinner in Washington is celebrated with a modern twist on traditional dishes. The prix-fixe four-course menu features the season’s bounty with Nori sourdough, roasted pumpkin soup, apple-brined turkey, fried brussels sprouts, beef tenderloin and many other elevated plates. Reservations are available between 1 to 8 p.m. The George is also considerate of dietary restrictions and offers child-sized portions to accommodate all diners, in addition to festive cocktail and wine pairings.
Cost: $80 per person (plus tax and a 20 percent gratuity).
For more information: opentable.com.
Get ready to chow down as W Seattle provides a fantastic solution for those looking to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast without the cooking. The hotel’s Thanksgiving takeout option includes delectable items like honey-glazed turkey, sweet potato soup, thyme-roasted root vegetables, brown butter and sage stuffing and delectable desserts like pumpkin cheesecake or pecan bars. Pick-up times on Thanksgiving Day are flexible and will be determined when you place your order.
Cost: $85 for a dinner for two.
For more information: marriott.com.
Hyatt Regency Lake Washington
With two distinct dining options to choose from, Hyatt Regency Lake Washington will offer a Thanksgiving dinner in Washington to remember. Water’s Table, located on the lobby level, will feature an à la carte menu boasting locally sourced Pacific Northwest fare and abundant seafood options. The culinary team has prepared six specialty items, including turducken, elk tenderloin and lobster mac and cheese. The restaurant is open from 5 to 10 p.m., with the last seating at 9:30 p.m. On the other hand, the Grand Ballroom will also offer a grand Thanksgiving celebration with buffet stations showcasing a wide array of dishes. The buffet includes soup, salad, charcuterie, Thanksgiving classics, a carving station, a seafood bar and a delightful dessert spread. This option is available from 5 to 10 p.m., with the last seating at 9 p.m.
Cost: Prices for the Grand Ballroom experience are $110 for adults, $55 for children (ages 5 to 12) and complimentary for children under 5. Water’s Table is à la carte.
For more information: hyatt.com.
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
At Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, you can enjoy an opulent Thanksgiving buffet in the ballroom on Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This indulgent spread in the heart of Seattle offers a wide selection of dishes, including a seafood display, roasted turkey, smoked prime rib and various delectable sides. The dessert buffet is not to be missed, with options like pumpkin bread pudding and pecan-praline choux. There’s even a kid’s buffet available, ensuring a delightful Thanksgiving experience for all.
Cost: $160 per adult; $70 per child ages 5 to 14; and $25 per child ages 3 to 5.
For more information: opentable.com.
Salish Lodge & Spa
For a unique and elevated Thanksgiving experience, join Salish Lodge & Spa at The Dining Room. Whether you prefer a delightful brunch or a traditional dinner, the lodge offers all the classic Thanksgiving dishes you know and love. The lodge also incorporates Honey from Heaven, harvested from the lodge’s 12 on-site apiaries, adding a special touch to your meal. Brunch service is available from 8 to 10 a.m., while Thanksgiving service runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Cost: $140 per person and $40 for children ages 10 and under.
For more information: salishlodge.com.
Bourbon Steak Seattle
Nestled in downtown Seattle, Bourbon Steak Seattle, the modern steakhouse by renowned chef Michael Mina, invites you to savor a delectable three-course Thanksgiving dinner this year, available from 2 to 8 p.m. The menu showcases a range of tempting options, including starters like Michael Mina’s Tuna Tartare and main courses such as roasted Heritage turkey, a salt-baked prime rib and miso-broiled Sea Bass. You can complement your meal with shareable sides like roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash caponata. To complete the experience, desserts like the spiced Autumn Apple Cobbler and Pumpkin Basque Cheesecake are available.
Cost: $105 per person, with a $55 wine pairing option.
For more information: michaelmina.net.