Cooking and baking festive dishes can be fun and exciting, but for those that don’t want to fight over a Von’s parking spot or worry about over-cooking the turkey, leave the cooking to the professionals. Skip the hassle of DIY cooking and cleaning this year and check out these local restaurants serving up delicious Thanksgiving meals.


Kincaid’s: Can you say dinner with a view? This elegant restaurant is located right at the end of the Redondo Beach pier with a truly unbeatable view of the ocean. They offer a turkey dinner for $32 per person which includes the traditional turkey, mashed potatoes, veggies, cranberry sauce, and chicken apple sausage stuffing – yum! A few other options will be available this night, such as Prime Rib and Filet Mignon and starters that range from seasonal oysters to warm brie with a macadamia nut crust. Choose from Pumpkin Pie or an Apple Tart for dessert. Call (310 318-6080 to make a reservation.

500 Fisherman’s Warf, Redondo Beach, CA


Scotty’s on the Strand: Swing by Scotty’s on the Strand for an affordable laid-back, old school Thanksgiving dinner. Like it’s name suggests, Scotty’s is located on the strand in Hermosa Beach, just south of the pier with views that never get old.

1100 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254


The Kettle: What doesn’t the Kettle do? Not only is the Kettle open 24 hours a day, but it is also open on Thanksgiving Day! The Kettle would be a good option for groups of people with different meal preferences because their full menu will be available on Thanksgiving Day in addition to a Thanksgiving menu. The Turkey day menu includes all the usuals – dark or white meat turkey, yams, whipped potatoes, brussel sprouts, and a choice of pumpkin or pecan pie all for $20.50. The Kettle does not take reservations.

1138 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266