Thanksgiving Specials at South Florida Hot Spots

The Dutch, at W South Beach, is offering a two-course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu on Thursday, November 24th from 1 PM to 9 PM.  For $55 per person, guests will be treated to Cider Brined Turkey with Whipped Yukon Potatoes, Butternut Squash Brussels Sprouts and Rutabaga, Traditional Turkey Leg Stuffing and a side of Cranberry Sauce and Gravy. For that final sweet touch, diners can choose from a slice of Apple Pie with salted caramel and vanilla ice cream; Pumpkin Brûlée with cinnamon Chantilly and rum raisin ice cream; or Pecan Pie topped with cranberry compote and a side of maple ice cream. The Dutch is located inside W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue, in Miami Beach, Florida, 33139. For more information or reservations, please call (305) 938-3111 or email

Executive Chef John Iatrellis of Miami Beach’s seafood hotspot, Lure Fishbar, will be serving a delectable Thanksgiving tasting menu for $55 per person (excluding gratuity).

Dinner begins with a choice of appetizer including Butternut Squash Bisque served with toasted pumpkin seeds and crème Fraiche, or Roasted Blue Point Oysters with brie, spinach, and lemon dust. For the entrée, guests can enjoy Roasted Carolina Turkey with all of the fixings served family-style including maple roasted yams, whipped potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and Italian sausage stuffing. Dessert will include Pumpkin Panna Cotta and Ice Cream Sandwiches. Lure Fishbar is located in the historic St. Moritz Hotel building at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel at 1600 Collins Avenue. Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 5 to 9 PM. Valet parking is available. Telephone: (305) 695-4550;

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana, the upscale Northern Italian eatery on South Beach, is celebrating Thanksgiving with special a la carte dishes in addition to the regular dinner menu on Thursday, November 24th. Families can celebrate the day with authentic Italian cuisine while people watching on bustling Lincoln Road or inside the stunning restaurant. Antipasti include Insalata Di Arucola e Cavolo con Prosciutto Croccante, Uve, Noci e Salsa al Gorgonzola – baby arugula and kale salad with crispy prosciutto, grapes, candied walnuts and gorgonzola dressing ($18); Crema Di Zucca con Mousse Di Mascarpone – pumpkin soup with mascarpone mousse ($15).  Main course options include Tacchino Ripieno con Spinaci, Macinato e Ricotta – braised turkey breast stuffed with focaccia, ground beef, ricotta cheese, and pistachio served with sage mash potatoes and gravy ($38); Risotto con Zucca Noci e Gorgonzola – traditional risotto with pumpkin walnut and gorgonzola cheese ($28); and Cosciotto Di Agnello Al Forno con Pure Di Zucca Al Tartufo – oven-roasted leg of lamb with pumpkin mash and truffles ($38). For dessert, guests can enjoy a Torta Di Noci Pecan – butter pecan pie with vanilla ice cream ($10). Quattro is located at 1014 Lincoln Road. For reservations, please call (305) 531-4833 or visit

Meat Market Miami Beach, the trendy steakhouse on the bustling Lincoln Road, is offering guests Thanksgiving a la carte specials in addition to the regular dinner menu. The innovative dishes, creatively crafted by Executive Chef Sean Brasel, include Bell and Evans Fresh Turkey leg Roulade stuffed with sourdough, house-smoked duck leg confit, roasted corn with cranberry and ginger chutney, sweet corn hushpuppies and braised local greens ($32); Bell and Evans Fresh Citrus & Vanilla Marinated Sous Vide Turkey Breast wood-grilled with pumpkin puree, roasted cauliflower and short rib sour cherry marmalade ($35); and a Mixed Grill of Three that includes both the Bell and Evans Fresh Turkey leg Roulad, the Bell and Evans Fresh Citrus & Vanilla Marinated Sous Vide Turkey Breast as well as a BBQ  Braised Certified Angus Prime Short Rib with walnut praline demi and roasted bone marrow ($42). Meat Market Miami Beach is located on 915 Lincoln Road. Bar opens at 4 PM and Kitchen at 5 PM until midnight on Thanksgiving Day. Seating is limited; reservations are required in advance by calling (305) 532-0088;

Fontainebleau Miami Beach Celebrates Thanksgiving, on Thursday, November 24, 2016, StripSteak by Michael Mina, Pizza & Burger and Vida, at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach, will offer Thanksgiving specials that give diners plenty to be thankful for.  

StripSteak by Michael Mina, the acclaimed modern American steakhouse, is offering Thanksgiving dinner served family-style for $75 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Guests will savor a haricot vert salad with frisee, smoked bacon, truffle sherry vinaigrette, crispy shallots, Fuji apple; the main dish of the evening a traditional slow-roasted turkey – sliced breast and apricot-raisin stuffed leg with sides that include mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, fennel sausage stuffing, Brussels sprouts, and giblet gravy; and for dessert, a chocolate pecan tart with vanilla ice cream.

Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina – the approachable and affordable concept recently added to the award-winning lineup of restaurants at Fontainebleau will be offering a unique take on Thanksgiving with The Bounty – a house-made turkey burger packed with abundant Thanksgiving day flavors like cranberry mostarda and truffled turkey gravy. The special burger will be offered to start on Thanksgiving day through Sunday, November 27 and priced at $22.

For a more casual celebration, try Vida, the hotel’s American brasserie, which will offer a bevy of autumnal options through their traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. The buffet is priced at $59 for adults and $29.50 for kids ages 12 and younger, excluding tax and gratuity.

Fontainebleau Miami Beach is located at 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140

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