7 Restaurants for a Last Minute Thanksgiving Dinner in Los Angeles


Sometimes life moves so fast that you don’t wake up to a vacation. Before you know it, you’ll be planning Thanksgiving dinner. But you don’t have to! There are several nice restaurants open around the city However have reservations available. Also, let’s be real here. Not everyone has the luxury of creating an entire dinner from scratch, and not everyone celebrates this holiday. But who doesn’t love an excuse to indulge in a delicious meal?

So whether you’re dining alone or with a group, check out the options around LA below for a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner.

The Pathfinder

Why spend the day at home when you can spend it on a rooftop with a great view? The Rooftop at the Wayfarer offers a prix fixe menu from Chef Victor Morales. This special Thanksgiving menu is available from 11:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 24, 2022. Book here!

Location: 813 Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Telephone number: (213) 285-4400

Openair in Koreatown
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You may have heard of the atrium-turned-restaurant before it was called the Commissary; Michelin-starred chef Josiah Citrin has taken over the waterfront oasis, aptly named Openaire, and served up delicious dishes we never knew we needed. The food plus the ambiance is the perfect place to give thanks. Make a reservation here!

Location: 3515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Indoor dining at Fogo de Chao in Beverly Hills
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Fogo de Chão is an internationally renowned restaurant that can be found in almost every major city, but in the spirit of indulgence, this place knows exactly how to do it. Book your reservation here!

Location: 133 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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Spend this beautiful Calfornia fall weather on the outdoor patio. Zinque is a local restaurant with French cuisine, small plates, with a selection of wines and beers. Book your place here!

Location: 8684 Melrose, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Cavatina Restaurant-Patio-Evening
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Cavatina offers the perfect balance of elegance and comfort. Each ingredient is hand-picked by Chef Luis Morales himself, and served up through delicious appetizers, entrees, and desserts. Book your place here!

Location: 1200 Alta Loma Rd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Cecconi's exterior photo
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Ditch the usual Thanksgiving fare, and indulge in authentic Italian cuisine. This beautiful venue offers outdoor seating for Venetian-style Italian cuisine. Book your place here!

Location: 8764 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Interior shot of Lavo Ristorante, LA's best new restaurant in 2022
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Location: 9201 Sunset Blvd Suite 100, West Hollywood, CA 90069

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