Where to Dine Out This Thanksgiving in STL

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food
Photo courtesy of The Restaurant at The Cheshire

Photo courtesy of The Restaurant at The Cheshire

With Thanksgiving only a week away, maybe you’re not feeling up to the task of cooking that massive turkey meal. Luckily, St. Louis has plenty of options for those interested in dining out this year. We’ve picked some of the best places in the city to sit back and relax for your best Thanksgiving yet.

Ruth’s Chris
Oven-roasted turkey is the star of this steak house and will be served alongside giblet gravy, southern-style cornbread stuffing, Ruth’s cranberry relish, garlic mashed potatoes and more in a traditional three-course meal at both Ruth’s Chris locations. As a “thank you” to guests, each will even be given a complimentary pie to take home. Served from 12-7pm, $34.95 per person and $10.95 for children under 12. 1 North Brentwood Blvd., Clayton, 314.783.9900 and 315 Chestnut St., Downtown, 314.259.3200

Cielo at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
Eat pretty much every Thanksgiving dish you can imagine at an expansive buffet prepared by executive chef Gian Nicola Colucci and his talented staff at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. The wide variety of items offered will include antipasto and tapas, seafood on ice, an Action Stations and Carving display with Thom Turkey, pastry and dessert station and even a kid’s buffet. Served from 10:30am-4:30pm, $86 per person and $35 for children under 12. 999 North 2nd St., Downtown, 314.881.5800

The Restaurant at The Cheshire
Chef Rex Hale will be serving up a decadent, buffet-style meal featuring a carving station in addition to traditional and contemporary items such as butternut squash soup with sorghum creme fraiche, roasted autumn vegetables, chocolate gooey butter bread pudding and more. Served from 11am-6pm, $55 per person .
7036 Clayton Ave., Clayton, 314.932.7818

Eclipse
Spend lunch or dinner at Eclipse in the Moonrise Hotel with a three-course meal with main dish options of herb-roasted turkey breast, bourbon and brown sugar glazed ham and a roasted acorn squash with root vegetable hash for a vegetarian option. Starters are arugula salad or potato leek soup and for dessert, there’s pumpkin cheesecake with maple cornflake crunch or pecan pie with bourbon chocolate sauce. Served 11am-11pm, $40 per person. 6177 Delmar Blvd. The Loop, 314.726.2222

Home Wine Kitchen
Join Home Wine Kitchen for their annual feast served up family style. Enjoy turkey porchetta with maple-balsamic gravy and cranberry relish among some upscale sides of cauliflower puree, macaroni and cheese, pull apart bread and roasted root vegetables. Don’t forget to try the caramel pecan pumpkin bread pudding, cranberry-spice upside down cake or the chocolate-hazelnut tart for dessert with a la carte house-made ice creams. Dinner seatings at 5pm, 6:30pm and 7:30pm, $65 per person. Reservations are required.
7322 Manchester Road, Maplewood, 314.802.7676

Chase Park Plaza
Gather with loved ones at Chase Park Plaza’s Thanksgiving brunch buffet while overlooking St. Louis and Forest Park from the Starlight Roof. The massive buffet will include an assortment of carved meats, breakfast items like Thanksgiving Eggs Benedict, a s’mores and caramel apple station and more. For those wanting something different, try the chef’s selection of maki sushi. A prix fixe dinner will be served at Eau Bistro from 4-9pm. Brunch served at 10am and 12:30pm, $60 for adults and $28 for children under 12. 232 N. Kingshighway Blvd., Central West End, 314.633.3056

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