It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful place to celebrate Thanksgiving than Napa Valley. The foliage is turning to reds and golds. The musky smell of crush is in the air. Pumpkins are adorning front porches and plump persimmons hang heavily from the trees. Many of the valley’s best restaurants are in preparation for the Thanksgiving feast, and reservations are going fast for Thursday, November 25.
Boon Fly Café presents a three-course dinner of holiday classics with a regional twist, including a seasonally-inspired soup or salad to start, a plated entrée of Thanksgiving classics for the table to share, and a choice of three decadent dessert options. Boon Fly Café is open for Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 25 from 3 to 9 p.m. $75 per adult and $32 per child (12 years and younger). A limited a la carte menu is also available.
Michelin-starred La Toque within The Westin Verasa Napa will present their 24th Annual Thanksgiving Feast, offering a selection of seasonal items and classic Thanksgiving dishes with a twist, including their infamous slow-roasted Willie Bird turkey and 10-layer pumpkin burnt honey cheesecake. Pricing for the four-course dinner is $98 per person with an additional $60 per person for optional wine pairings with the three savory courses. The best part? You can take home leftovers!
Bardessono's Lucy Restaurant will offer Thanksgiving dinner on from 1 pm – 9 pm featuring Executive Chef Jim Leiken’s thoughtfully elevated variations of traditional Thanksgiving favorites. Enjoy traditional roasted turkey with sweet potato soufflé and cranberry sauce or roasted delicata squash with wild rice, mushroom, and sourdough stuffing, plus seasonal sides. The dessert offerings may be the best part, with warm pumpkin tartlet with whipped cream and toasted almonds, and vanilla poached pear with bourbon crème anglaise and gingerbread crunch. $125 per person includes three courses of an appetizer, entrée, and dessert while additional sides are $8 per side. Children 12 and under can enjoy a three-course meal for $35.
Silverado Resort will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving feast at The Ballroom starting at 11:00 am. The traditional Thanksgiving buffet offers an extravagant array of classic Thanksgiving dishes, a raw seafood bar, a carving station, and more. Pricing is $105 per adult and $45 for children 4-13 (meals for children 3 and under are complimentary).
The Thanksgiving feast at Brix Restaurant & Gardens begins with roasted garlic & parmesan soup and winter greens salad. Traditionalists will love the roasted heritage turkey breast with fall herb gravy, mushroom and melted leek stuffing, while others can opt for braised short ribs, salmon, or wild mushroom vol au vent. Side dishes include brussels sprouts, squash gratin, garlic whipped potatoes, and green beans. The Thanksgiving menu at Brix also features mini desserts to share, including pecan tartlet, pumpkin cheesecake, and caramelized apple bread pudding. Dinner is $89 per person for adults, with an optional wine pairing available for $45 per person. Children 12 and under dine for $45 each, and children 3 years old and younger will dine for free.
Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner at Carneros Resort and Spa. Thoughtfully designed by Chef John Carney, the multi-course family-style dinner will include a presentation of classic Thanksgiving dishes and desserts with unique seasonal twists. FARM will be open for Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 25 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. $125.00 per adult and $49.00 for children ages 3-12.
Harvest Table at Harvest Inn is open for Thanksgiving and offers a feast for the senses, served family-style and sourced locally. Enjoy classic roasted turkey, Ora king salmon, or a giganto bean gratin, accompanied by butternut squash soup, chicory salad, homemade cornbread with whipped honey butter, and a selection of seasonal pies with chantilly cream.