Don't feel like cooking at home this Thanksgiving? Take your friends and family to these hotels and restaurants where you don't have to do the dishes. Here are some of our favorite spots from Clearwater to St. Petersburg that are open for Thanksgiving in Pinellas County. After dinner, take the party to a local bar for some football and drinks. Make your reservations now. (Menus and prices subject to change and availability; prices do not include tax & gratuity.)

400 Beach Seafood & Tap House

Opens at 11 am till 7 pm, serving a fabulous buffet with salads, turkey, ham, roast beef, maple glazed salmon, sensational sides and a fantastic dessert buffet including minis.

Bilmar Beach Cafe- Sloppy Joe’s Bar & Grill

Open on Thanksgiving serving a regular menu as well as some holiday favorites.

Beau & Mo’s 

Beau's and Mo’s will be taking reservations from 4pm to 7pm. We will be serving a turkey dinner in addition to our regular menu options. 

Beachcomber Bob Heilman

Open for Thanksgiving and serving a limited menu with turkey, seafood, steak, potatoes and an assortment of vegetables! The price ranges from $35 to $50!

Birch & Vine

Open this Thanksgiving with more information on the menu and prices to come.

Columbia Restaurant Sand Key

In addition to our regular menu, we will be serving a special Thanksgiving Day menu. The Thanksgiving Day menu will be $24 and $6 for children under 10. The entrees includes a cup of one of our soups or our Original “1905” Salad®, dessert, beverage and hot Cuban bread. There will be Roast Turkey with Columbia stuffing (our great-grandmother’s recipe of Italian sausage, ground beef, chopped chicken livers, apples, water chestnuts and raisins). Other sides include sautéed carrots, and string beans, sweet potato pecan casserole, whipped potatoes, homemade cranberry sauce and giblet gravy. We hope to see you there!

Don Cesar

Enjoy one of three options - Thanksgiving Day Brunch Buffet, Dinner Buffet, or our Thanksgiving Dinner with a pre-fixed menu. Our King Charles Brunch Buffet will be complete with unlimited mimosas and aperol spritzes. Seating will be from 10:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Prices will be $85 for adults and $28 for children 5 to 12 years old. The Sea Porch and Rowe Bar Dinner Buffet will be complete with complementary select house wines. Seating will be from 2:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Prices will be $78 for adults and $27 for children 5 to 12 years old. The Maritana Thanksgiving Dinner will have a pre-fixed gourmet menu from 5:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. It will be $85 per person with parking included. We hope to have you dine with us!

FarmTable Cucina

Enjoy a Thanksgiving hybrid buffet between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The chefs will prepare a bountiful buffet of fresh-baked breads, antipasti, insalata, seafood and desserts to enjoy buffet-style. Along the buffet, guests will find a spread of bakery items including Tuscan Olive Bread, Sweet Potato Parker House Rolls and Cheese Foccacia, a chilled seafood station with Oysters, Snow Crab Legs and Mussels, antipasti and insalata offerings including Artisan Cheese and Salumi, Grilled Vegetable Pie and a variety of seasonal salads. For the main dish, guests will choose an entrée from our chef-curated selection of plated entrée options, which our chefs will prepare fresh to order. Enjoy your main plate alongside seasonal side dishes served family-style. Tue Thanksgiving feast is $69/adult and $29/child (exclusive of beverages, tax and gratuity). 

Hyatt Regency (Clearwater)SHOR American Seafood Grill

Enjoy a Thanksgiving Day brunch this year complete with unlimited Bloody Mary’s or mimosas! The buffet will include breakfast as well as classic Thanksgiving Day foods, a seafood station, a charcuterie station, and a dumpling station. We will also have a hot buffet and a dessert station to top off your meal! Buffet $68.

Mangos at Doubletree

Enjoy a buffet complete with turkey, prime rib, mussels, cocktails shrimp, and more! Seating will begin at noon and we do recommend that you make a reservation ahead of time. The buffet is $29.95 for adults and $12.95 for children!  

Opal Sands Restaurant: Sea-Guini

Sea-Guini’s is open for Thanksgiving Day Brunch  from 11:00am-3:00pm with an extensive menu.  One of the best views in town.


Known for their awesome weekend buffets, there's a holiday Thanksgiving Day Buffet for $29.95 from 10am to 9pm. 

Sirata Beach Resort- (Rum RunnersHarry’s Beach BarCompass Grille)

Enjoy Thanksgiving Day Buffet in the Royal Palm Ballroom, on the 8th floor overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Boca Ciega Bay. Prices will be 39.95 for adults, $29.95 for seniors, $15.95 for children 7 and up, and free for children 6 and under. Seatings are between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m., and guests can make reservations by calling 727-363-5133.

Starlite Dinner Cruise 

Enjoy a leisurely two and a half hour cruise along Florida’s beautiful inland waters aboard the StarLite Majesty or StarLite Sapphire. Music is provided by our house entertainment and the captain offers a sightseeing narration. Full cocktail service on board. Boarding is at 10:30am and departure is at 11. Adult tickets are $47.40 and children are $36.00. You can find the menu and book at

Tradewinds Island Grand Resort

Tradewinds will be open for a Thanksgiving Day Buffet 10:30am-2:30pm in the Grand Palm Colonnade and Ballroom. You can choose from a selection of breakfast offerings, to main courses including Herb Crusted Prime Rib and Roasted Tom Turkey, and delectable desserts. 

The Vinoy- (Merchand’s Bar and GrillePaul’s Landing)

Enjoy a morning breakfast followed by a Thanksgiving Dinner at Marchand’s. There will be a four course meal from 12:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The price for adults is $65 and children is $23. 

Wyndham Grande (Clearwater)Ocean Hai

Thanksgiving Day Buffet- Come dine with your family, friends, and loved ones this Thanksgiving at Ocean Hai. Don't worry about the cooking or dishes and focus more on spending time with the ones you are thankful for. November 28th | 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM Adults $52 | Kids (6-12) $20. 5 and under complimentary with paying adult.

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