Your 30A Guide to Thanksgiving 2020 at the Beach

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 Virtual 30A Thanksgiving Day 10K, 5K or 1-Mile. There’s still time to register for virtual marathon that you finish at your convenience in your neighborhood!

To Cook at Home

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.

Where to grab Thanksgiving Lunch and Dinner

Join with family and friends at the WaterColor LakeHouse for Thanksgiving Brunch from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. The brunch is priced at $75 for adults; $30 for children ages 12 and under (excluding tax). Reservations required, call 850-534-5975 or email quinn.duprey@stjoeclub.com.

Chef Michael Sichel will serve up a Thanksgiving brunch at Old Florida Fish House. Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. See the full menu here and make reservations by calling 850-534-3045.

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

Stinky’s is now taking reservations for Thanksgiving dinner between 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 850-267-3053 for reservations.

Cuvee 30A will have their Thanksgiving Buffet available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 30 Avenue, featuring Chef Tim Creehan’s scrumptious Louisiana Fried Turkey and an appetizing array of traditional trimmings, side dishes and desserts. Check out the full menu here.

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. Click here to make reservations.

Vin’tij Wine is serving up a four-course feast comprising Turkey Roulade, Spice Roast Grouper, Chargrilled Ribeye and more, with options for kids. They are also unveiling the new vegan and gluten-free Khamsa Bowl on Thanksgiving day. Call 850-650-9820 to make reservations.

Fish Out of Water – FOOW will be serving up a special Thanksgiving Brunch and Dinner from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., featuring a special Turkey Plate – complete with Sliced Turkey Breast, Scorched Sweet Potato Mash, Cornbread Dressing, Giblet Gravy, Orange-Cranberry Sauce and Your Choice of Pie, for $35 per person. FOOW’s regular menu will also be available during this time. Call 850-534-5050 for reservations.

Celebrate Thanksgiving Day this year at The Perfect Pig – Watercolor location. There will be 3 seatings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. with a scrumptious buffet at $55 per adult and $25 per child 10 & under. That price includes champagne and cranberry mimosas for adults. Call 850-533-1522 for reservations.

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 Dessert and traditional Thanksgiving desserts. Two cruises are available, one at noon and one at 6 p.m. For cost, menu and reservations, click here.

Don’t miss the Thanksgiving Buffet at Sandcastles restaurant at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa noon – 4 p.m. Adults can enjoy a variety of delicious food offerings from Hilton Sandestin during their annual Thanksgiving Buffet. Adults can sample a variety of options for $52.95 sample options like Roasted Turkey Breast with Giblet Gravy, Dijon and Horseradish Crusted Beef Prime Rib, traditional sides, Pumpkin Pie and much more. For the kids ages 6-12, there’s a special fare priced at only $14.95.

The Pearl at Rosemary Beach will be celebrating the special day with an all-day Thanksgiving Buffet. Brunch will be served at three seatings from noon – 5 p.m. — in The Pearl’s ballroom with wine available for purchase. It includes a full buffet of traditional holiday fare and more! the brunch is open to the public; $65++ per adult, $35++ per child (12 and under). ++Service charge and sales tax not included. For reservations, call 850-588-2882.

Thanksgiving Dinner will be served at Havana Beach Bar & Grill from noon – 7 p.m. featuring Thanksgiving classics on a special three-course Thanksgiving menu (regular menu not available). Open to the public; $65++ per adult, $35++ per child (12 and under). For reservations, call 850-588-2882.

Thanksgiving Dinners To-Go

Blue Mountain Bakery is offering a large selection of al a carte baked goods. Check out the menu here.

The Hub is offering Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go! Pair all of the fixings with a bottle (or two) of your favorite wines. Place your order online and the Hub will do the rest! Details here.

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa is offering to do the cooling for you this year! Check out menu and details here.

Celebrate with Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse‘s 3-course dinner as well as large party portions. Check out the menu and price details here.

WaterColor Inn’s culinary team has put together a delicious menu of traditional Thanksgiving dishes with ease and convenience in mind. To-go orders will be available within 30 minutes of the requested time and are available for pickup at WaterColor Inn or for delivery (available within 5 miles of WaterColor Inn). Kids’ Menu options are included with purchase. To order, call 850-534-5975 or email quinn.duprey@st.joeclub.com. A $15 delivery fee and 22% gratuity will be added to all orders.

As always, Cuvee 30A is continuing their tradition of the Thanksgiving Feast to-go. Learn more 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 25. All orders must be submitted by Friday, November 20th, and must be picked up by noon on Wednesday, November 25th. Call 850-213-0701 to submit your orders. Check out the menu here.

Cowgirl Kitchen & Blue Mabel will have Thanksgiving dinners to take home with you. Place your Thanksgiving Day orders by November 19 at Blue Mabel in Blue Mountain Beach and at Cowgirl Kitchen Market in Seagrove Beach. Pick up is Wednesday night prior to Thanksgiving (the bar will be OPEN!).

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

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