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These Restaurants Are Serving Up Thanksgiving Dinner So You Don't Have To

Leave the dishes for the amateurs and head out to one of Sarasota's favorite spots to enjoy your Turkey Day. Don't hesitate to make reservations because these spots will fill up fast.

By Lauren Jackson November 1, 2022

Dine out on Thanksgiving.

Dine out on Thanksgiving.

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Thanksgiving is fast-approaching, and with it comes cleaning the house, planning the meal and praying for appropriate conversation. This year, why not skip the hassle and let someone else do the work for you? We've put together a list of local restaurants offering traditional Thanksgiving dinner—turkey and all the fixins'—so you can kick back, relax and forfeit all responsibilities...except maybe the check.


Pier 22

1200 1st Ave. W., Bradenton, (941) 748-8087, pier22.com

Mattison's Riverwalk Grille

101 Riverfront Blvd., Bradenton, (941) 896-9660, mattisons.com

Mean Dean's Local Kitchen

6059 26th Street W., Bradenton, (941) 251-5435, meandeanslocalkitchen.com

Lakewood Ranch


10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, (941) 893-4321, grovelwr.com

Libby's Neighborhood Brasserie

8445 Lorraine Road, Lakewood Ranch, (941) 357-1570, libbysneighborhoodbrasserie.com

Good Liquid Brewing

1570 Lakefront Dr., Lakewood Ranch, (941) 238-6466, goodliquidbrewingcompany.com

Longboat Key

Euphemia Haye

5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, (941) 383-3633, euphemiahaye.com

Harry's Continental Kitchen

525 St. Judes Dr., Longboat Key, (941) 383-0777, harryskitchen.com

Downtown Sarasota

Bevardi's Salute

23 N. Lemon Ave., Sarasota, (941) 365-1020, salutesarasota.com

Bijou Garden Café

1287 1st St., Sarasota, (941) 366-8111, bijougardencafe.com

Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood.

1435 Main St., Sarasota, (941) 312-4001, duvalsfreshlocalseafood.com

Mattison's City Grille

1 N. Lemon Ave., Sarasota, (941) 340-0440, mattisons.com


Michael's on East

1212 S. East Ave., Sarasota, (941) 366-0007, bestfood.com

Libby's Neighborhood Brasserie

1917 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota, (941) 487-7300, libbysneighborhoodbrasserie.com

South Sarasota

Phillippi Creek Village Restaurant & Oyster Bar

5353 S. Tamiami Trl., Sarasota, (941) 925-4444, creekseafood.com

Mattison's Forty-One

7275 S. Tamiami Trl., Sarasota, (941) 921-3400, mattisons.com

Siesta Key

Café Gabbiano

5104 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, (941) 349-1423, cafegabbiano.com


Café Venice

101 W. Venice Ave., Venice, (941) 484-1855, cafevenicerestaurantandbar.com

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