30A’s Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving 2021 – 30A

30A’s Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving 2021

The Thanksgiving season is upon us and it’s time for gratitude, peace, reflection, and celebration. If you’re looking for a huge meal that’s both traditional and tasty, you’re in luck. Many restaurants are open for Thanksgiving Day, inviting people in for delicious feasts to celebrate the holidays. Here is our round-up of how to spend Thanksgiving on 30A.

PRO TIP: Kick off the morning — and earn that extra slice of pumpkin pie — by running the 10th annual 30A Thanksgiving Day 10K, 5K, or 1-mile. There’s still time to register.

You can also join the Run SUP Thanksgiving Group Run from – 

To Cook at Home

For the Health of It: While the options below are primarily for eating out if you’re looking to cook in, the friendly team at For the Health of It in Blue Mountain Beach is once again offering certified organic and free-range, non-GMO turkey, ready to roast and serve with their wide range of healthy, affordable produce. You can also pick up organic Brussel sprouts and locally grown organic green beans. Yum! Several sizes are available but the supply is limited. Call 850-267-0558 to reserve yours.

Modica Market: Another option to source your organic free-range turkeys for Thanksgiving! Modica Market is offering uncooked turkeys available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 850-231-1214 to order or stop by the store. That’s not all – you can also pick up side dishes, including cornbread dressing, corn souffle, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, squash casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry relish, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie, and apple pie. Ham and tenderloin will also be available for purchase.

Where to Grab Thanksgiving Lunch and Dinner

The Lakehouse at WaterColor: Join with family and friends at the WaterColor LakeHouse for a buffet-style brunch from 10 AM – 3 PM. Please email wcisocialevents@stjoe.com for reservations. The brunch is priced at 80++/adult, $30++/child 12-and-under.

Old Florida Fish House: Chef Michael Sichel will serve up a Thanksgiving brunch at Old Florida Fish House. Priced at $59.95 for adults and $29.95 for kids (10 & under), brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. See the full menu here and make reservations by calling 850-534-3045.

Mezcal Mexican Grill: Come out to Seascape for a traditional Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings at Mezcal Mexican Grill. The buffet-style dinner is perfect for the whole family with three seatings – 11:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. – to choose from. Click here to make reservations.

Stinky’s Fish Camp: Stinky’s is now taking reservations for a traditional and three-course Thanksgiving dinner between 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 850-267-3053 for reservations.

Cuvee 30A:  Chef Tim Creehan is once again serving a scrumptious Thanksgiving Buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cuvee 30A located at 30 Avenue. The menu includes Louisiana Fried Turkey and an appetizing array of traditional trimmings, side dishes, and desserts. Check out the full menu here.

Fleming’s Steakhouse: Come out to Fleming’s Steakhouse starting at 11 a.m. for their three-course Thanksgiving feast, including your choice of Herb-Roasted Turkey, Filet Mignon, or Prime Bone-In Ribeye. Their Full dinner menu is also available all day. Click here to make reservations.

Vin’tij Wine: Chef Ignacio has put together a four-course feast comprising Turkey Roulade, Crab Encrusted Grouper, Chargrilled Ribeye, and more, with options for kids. They also have vegan and gluten-free Thanksgiving Bowl options to choose from. Call 850-650-9820 to make reservations.

Fish Out of Water – FOOW: Enjoy a special Thanksgiving Brunch (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and Dinner (4 p.m. – 9 p.m.) at FOOW complete with Roasted Turkey Breast, Fried Maple-Almond Brussel Sprout, Cornbread Stuffing, Candied Yams and more, for $35 per person. Call 850-534-5050 for reservations.

SOLARIS Yacht: For something different, book a cruise on the SOLARIS Yacht and enjoy a lavish Thanksgiving meal actually ON the water. The menu includes Carved Meats, Savory Vegetables, Sides and Chef’s desserts and traditional Thanksgiving desserts. Reservations are required and can be made online at SunQuestCruises.com or by calling 850-650-2519.

Ovide: Enjoy fine dining and southern hospitality at Ovide as you enjoy a classic southern meal complete with the cornbread stuffing and Effie’s homemade biscuits. Make your reservation now!

The Bay: Enjoy a picturesque waterfront Thanksgiving Day buffet with family and friends at The Bay! Seatings are available from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM – (closed for dinner). Reservations are open now by phone only. Call 850-622-2291 to reserve.

Farm & Fire Southern Pizzeria: Gather in gratitude and enjoy a special Thanksgiving buffet at Farm & Fire. Choose from seatings available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  (closed for dinner). Reservations are limited, call 850-622-3871. Click here to check out the menu.

Blue Mabel: Celebrate Thanksgiving at Blue Mabel! Priced at $70.00 (adults) and $22 (kids), the menu includes Gulf Coast Seafood Gumbo, Fall Harvest Salad, Herb-rubbed Smoked Turkey, sides, and more. Dessert options include Chocolate Pecan Pie and Creole White Chocolate Bread Pudding. Limited seating is available from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call General Manager Frank Sandro (850-744-0040) or the restaurant at 850-744-0040 for reservations.

Thanksgiving Dinners To-Go

The Lakehouse at WaterColor: Leave the cooking to the expert team of culinary experts at WaterColor Lakehouse. Orders can be picked up between 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving day. Those staying in WaterColor can get their meals delivered directly to their rooms. The family-style turkey dinner serves four and is priced at $55++ per person.

Mezcal Mexican Grill: Dining at your place? Mezcal Mexican Grill has got you covered. Order family-style meals to feed up to 6 or 12 + gallon margaritas to go. Check out the menu here.

Fleming’s Steakhouse: The famed three-course meal at Fleming’s is available for curbside pickup and delivery. Looking to add more to your spread at home or simply order from their Thanksgiving Catering Menu featuring family-style salads, sides, turkey entrée, and desserts.

The Perfect Pig: The Perfect Pig is here to help make your Thanksgiving stress-free by providing “Everything but Turkey.” Each location (WaterColor, Gulf Place & Seagrove) has a unique menu so be sure to check them all out. Just select the name of the location closest to you and select menus. All the items feed up to 6 people. All orders must be placed by end of day Friday, November 19, and must be picked up by 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24.

Ovide: To-go orders are available at Ovide at Hotel Effie. Call 850.351.3030 to place your order and pick-up by 12 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. 

Farm & Fire Southern Pizzeria: Give yourself a break and order a prepackaged Thanksgiving meal for four at Farm & Fire! The meal is to be picked up cold (with easy warmup instructions) on Wednesday, November 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. downstairs at North Beach Social.

The Hub: Don’t feel like cooking? Just order your Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go at The Hub! Enjoy house-smoked turkey, traditional sides, and locally baked pies from Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop. Family packages and a la carte items are available. Pre-ordering is required (all orders must be placed by Monday 11/22) with pick-up times on 11/24 or 11/25.  Online ordering is available during business hours 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. More info, here.

Roux 30A will be preparing a Thanksgiving menu to go. See the full menu and order online here. Email them at devin@roux30a.com with your order and contact information. 

Shades Bar & Grill is closed for Thanksgiving but will be taking orders for pickup November 23 and 24, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. All orders must be placed by Monday, November 22. Call 850-231-9410 or stop by to place your orders. for more info, click here.

Cafe Thirty A: The Thanksgiving dine- at Cafe Thirty A is sold out but you can still order a to-go meal! Each order feeds 6 people. Call 850-231-2166 (extension 1) to place your order.

Little Lunches and Kitchen 30A: Leave your cooking hassles to the experts at Little Lunches and order Holiday favorites such as Wole Turkey, Meat Loaf, or Prime Rib along with sides such as Garlic Potatoes, Roasted Broccoli, Cornbread Casserole, and Desserts. Click here to check out the full menu.

Did we miss something? If you know of any other Thanksgiving Day events or meals, please let us know by emailing feedback@30A.com.