Where to eat & drink in Miami Thanksgiving 2012....
Offers a four-course feast featuring tenderloin tomato soup, salad, holiday turkey and Atlantic salmon. $44.95 per adult, $15.95 per child under 12
III Forks: 501 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach, 954-457-3920
Is offering three pie packages. Choose between Easy as Pie, The Complete and County Feast, each includes a selection of sweet potato, pumpkin, apple and/or pecan pies and the option to add-on honey wheat and/or buttermilk rolls, house-made croutons, cornbread and a premium pie (lavender-lemon meringue, Kentucky derby or black cherry lattice).
Acme Bakery: 3451 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-507-5799 (ask for Alejandro)
Is presenting specialty a la carte holiday dishes including Maine lobster & pumpkin bisque, roast turkey and pumpkin tart.
Area 31: 270 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-424-5234
Asia de Cuba
Presents a three-course holiday meal featuring lobster dumplings & kabocha squad soup, mojo marinated roast turkey & pumpkin tres leeches. $46 per guest
Asia de Cuba at Mondrian South Beach: 1100 West Ave, Miami Beach; 305-514-1940
Presents a plated holiday feast featuring heirloom beets, brown butter rock shrimp, sous vide turkey, vanilla roasted sweet potatoes and marbled fruit & nut stuffing. $100 per person
Azul: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-913-8358
B’Stro at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale
Presents a three-course feat featuring maple mustard glazed ham, pan seared salmon and bourbon pecan pie. $35 per person
B’Stro at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale: 999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-302-5252
Banyan Restaurant at Bonaventure Resort & Spa
Welcomes guest with a family-style feast featuring candied sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, walnut fig stuffing and carved ham. Seatings from 11:3am-2:30pm and 4-7pm. $40 per adult, $18 per child under 12.
Banyan Restaurant at Bonaventure Resort & Spa: 250 Racquet Club Rd, Weston; 954-389-3300 x7676
Bianca at Delano
Is presenting “Thanksgiving the Italian way” with a prix-fixe special featuring turkey tortellini appetizer, organic roasted turkey and sage roasted fingerling potatoes. $65 per person.
Bianca at Delano: 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-5752
Bistro One LR
Is offering a holiday brunch from 12-8pm. Menu highlights include a turkey carving station, European meats and cheeses, ceviche and decadent desserts. $95 per adult, $45 per child
Bistro One LR at Ritz-Carlton South Beach: 1 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 786-276-4000
Café Prima Pasta
Treats diners to a "savory" dinner featuring oven-roasted turkey, Argentinean and Italian infused sides, homemade dessert and free flowing champagne. $24.95 per person
Café Prima Pasta: 414 71 St, Miami Beach; 305-867-0106
Gives thanks with a prix-fixe feast. Menu highlights include ravioli, pumpkin soup, roast turkey and apple pie. $38 per adult, $23 per child.
Caffe Abracci: 318 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables; 305-441-0700
Offers a family-style meal featuring roasted butternut squash & spiced apple soup, mixed greens, organic turkey and Yukon Gold mashed potatoes. $70 per person
Cafe Sambal: 500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-913-8358
Is offering a "tantalizing" holiday spread featuring traditional turkey, chestnut risotto, butternut squash soup and pecan pie. $65 per adult, $20 per child. Available noon-7pm
Cecconi's: 4385 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 786-507-7902
China Grill Fort Lauderdale
Is offering a $38 prix-fixe menu from 2-9pm. Highlights include a welcome cranberry cocktail, roast turkey two ways, sweet potato mash and apple bundt cake. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to Feeding South Florida.
Chine Grill Fort Lauderdale: 1881 SE 17 St, Fort Lauderdale; 954-759-9950
Presents a traditional dinner featuring roasted turkey, chestnut stuffing, sweet potato mash and pumpkin pie. $40 per adult, $20 per child.
Christy's: 3101 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables; 305-446-1400
Presents a family style feast from 12-4pm as well as a "more intimate" dinner at Atrio beginning at 5pm. Menu highlights at each include autumn harvest salads, seasonal soups and Vermont butter roast turkey. Family-style runs $42 per adult and $21 per child, Atrio dinner is $48 per adult
Conrad Miami: 1395 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-503-6500
db Bistro Moderne
Presents a prix-fixe menu of holiday specials like roasted turkey, butternut squash and pumpkin agnolotti. $60 per person, $35 per child
db Bistro Moderne: 255 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; 305-421-8800
Serves up a “home-style meal” featuring turducken, root beer sweet potatoes, confit turkey leg stuffing, spiced cranberries and green bean casserole. $55 per person
The Dutch at W South Beach: 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-938-3111
Offers two three-course menus featuring traditional dishes and local, seasonal ingredients. Dishes include fall salad, cider brined turkey breast, honey ham and vegetarian white bean mushroom ragout. $59 per person for traditional dinner, $65 per person for chef's natural gourmet dinner.
Essensia at the Palms: 3025 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-908-5458
Is serving a special a la carte menu featuring traditional items like turkey breast roulade, slow smoked turkey leg and pumpkin mousse. Special children's menu available as well.
Gotham Steak: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
JohnMartin’sIs offering a three-course meal. $29.50 per adult, $12.50 per child. The restaurant is also offering individual Thanksgiving dinner orders for pick up (must order by 4pm Nov 20)
JohnMartin’s: 253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-445-3777
Presents an all-you-can eat feast featuring international & American cuisines. Highlights include Sicilian olive salad, imported artisanal cheeses, oven-roasted turkey, prime rib and andouille and oyster corn bread stuffing. $35 per person.
Kitchen 305 at Newport Beachside Hotel: 16701 Collins Ave, Sunny Isles Beach; 305-749-2100
Presents a la carte themed entrées like turkey leg roulade, juniper and white cranberry marinated sous vide turkey breast and “ham” Kurobuta pork belly with orange and King crab salad and roasted macadamia nuts.
Meat Market: 915 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-532-0088
Is offering a special a take-out meal for 10 people. The menu features turkey (22-24 lbs), stuffing & gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed sweet potatoes and apple pie. $225 (feeds 10 people)
Perricone’s: 15 SE 10 St, Miami; 305-374-9449
Is presenting a holiday buffet beginning at 4:30pm. Highlights include fried turkey, roasted leg of lamb, a ravioli station and pumpkin bisque soup. $79 per adult, $29 per child
Preston's at Loews Miami Beach: 1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-604-5420
Is adding a suite of a la carte holiday dishes, including roasted butternut squash soup, Southern fried turkey leg, Kobe beef & sausage stuffing, pumpkin cheesecake & sweet potato cupcakes with marshmallow frosting.
Prime 112: 112 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach; 305-532-8112
Offers a Northern Italian spin on the holiday with a three-course menu blending pancetta, Fontina, braised turkey breast and housemade mini gnocchi. $55 per person.
Quattro: 1014 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-531-4833
Presents a brunch buffet upstairs from 10:3am-3pm and a separate Thanksgiving prix fixe menu downstairs. Brunch features Vermont turkey, roasted shallot mashed potato, apple sausage stuffing and blue cheese buttermilk biscuits. The set menu includes = pumpkin & andouille sausage soup, Atlantic cod and sweet potato brulee. Brunch is $75 per adult, $30 per child 4-11. Prixe-fixe dinner is $49 per person
Rusty Pelican: 3021 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne; 305-361-3818
Is offering a la carte Italian inspired specials including turkey porchett, butternut squash, roasted Brussels Sprouts and chestnut calzonicchi.
Scarpetta: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
Offers a three-course meal offering roasted turkey leg, fried turkey breast, green bean almondine and pumpkin pie Frrrozen Hot Chocolate.
Serendipity 3: 1102 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-403-2210
Presents a series of a la carte holiday specialties including turkey plate, green bean casserole and corn bread.
Steak 954: 401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-414-8333
Is offering a la caret holiday specials including pan seared sea scallops, apple cider-brined turkey, whipped sweet potatoes and bourbon and vanilla roasted suckling pig.
Sugarcane: 3250 NE 1 Ave, Miami; 786-369-0353
Is offering a la carte holiday specials including braised short rib gyoza, mojo roasted organic turkey and kabocha cheesecake.
Sushi Samba: 600 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach; 305-673-5337
Offers a three-course pan-Latin holiday menu. Highlights include smoked swordfish dip, herb roasted organic turkey, chorizo cornbread stuffing and pecan pie. $75 per person, $115 with paired wines.
Toro Toro at Intercontinental Hotel: 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami; 305-372-4710
Treats diners to a multi-course menu featuring butternut squash veloute, Maine sea scallop with champagne sauce, Four Story Hill Farm heritage whole turkey and sweet potato puree. $115 per person.
Tosca: 210 23 St, Miami Beach; 786-216-7230
Turnberry Isle Miami
Is offering a buffet in the Veranda from noon-7pm featuring butternut squash bisque, jumbo gulf shrimp, crab claws and herb & maple glazed Vermont Tom turkey. The resort's Cascata Grill restaurant is also offering a three-course dinner featuring roasted pumpkin bisque, slow roasted turkey, NY sirloin and apple crumb pie from 5pm-close. Buffet is $65 per adult, $32.50 per child, reserve at 305-933-6570. Dinner is $48 per person; 786-279-6800
Turnberry Isle: 19999 West Country Club Dr, Aventura
Offers a lunch buffet from noon-4pm and a dinner buffet from 5-10pm. Highlights include French toast, roasted butternut squash bisque and cider brined turkey. $59 per adult, $32.50 per child under 10
Vida: 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 877-326-7412
Is offering a multi course feast featuring stuffed roasted mini pumpkins, buttermilk biscuits, 3-day brined roasted turkey, smoked beef brisket and sweet potato pie. $58 per person
Yardbird: 1600 Lennox Ave, Miami Beach; 305-538-5220
One of these turkeys may join you for Thanksgiving. Photo: AP