Eat, Drink and Be Merry This Thanksgiving in Orlando

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is coming on Nov. 23, and top Orlando restaurants are preparing special feasts
for the big day.

By Erin Connett

‘Tis the season – of feasting! Thanksgiving is coming Nov. 23, and as
millions of visitors have learned through the years, being in Orlando makes this
family-focused celebration extra magical. From family feasts to romantic,
candlelit dinners for two, here are our top Thanksgiving options in Orlando.

Thanksgiving Meals at Orlando’s Theme Parks 

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Walt Disney
World Resort

The following Disney restaurants will be serving Thanksgiving Day fare
for lunch and dinner, unless otherwise noted:

Chef Mickey’s: This buffet-style
restaurant at Disney’s Contemporary Resort offers
character dining. It will be serving dinner only.

STK Orlando: Located at Disney Springs, the innovative
steakhouse will serve a traditional Thanksgiving entrée for $29, plus a
Thanksgiving dessert for $10.

Jiko – The Cooking Place: Right at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, this
fine-dining restaurant will also be serving dinner only, so make your
reservations early.

Thanksgiving 2017 Tchoup Chop

Emeril’s Tchoup Chop at Loews Royal Pacific Resort 

Orlando Resort

The following Universal Orlando restaurants will be serving
Thanksgiving Day fare for lunch and dinner, unless otherwise noted:

Amatista Cookhouse: Located at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Amatista
Cookhouse will be serving a Thanksgiving buffet priced at $58 for adults and
$26 for children ages 3-9. Entertainment includes a face painter, balloonist
and appearances by Universal Orlando characters.

Bayliner Diner: This
restaurant at Cabana Bay Beach Resort will be
serving Thanksgiving menu items during lunch and dinner.

Emeril’s Tchoup Chop: Get a
three-course Thanksgiving meal for $49 from noon to 9 p.m. This Loews Royal Pacific Resort restaurant
has announced that Dec. 31 will be its last day of operation, so this is a
great chance to experience it before it’s gone. (Emeril’s
at Universal
will remain open.)

Mama Della’s Ristorante: For an
Italian take on Thanksgiving lunch or dinner, try this restaurant at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel.

Thanksgiving Meals Near Orlando’s Tourism District

Thanksgiving 2017 Eddie V's 

Andretti Grill at Andretti Indoor Karting
& Games
: In addition to serving special Thanksgiving food and
beverages, they’ll broadcast the day’s football action on more than 100
high-definition televisions. Andretti is located on Universal Boulevard, a walk
away from the Orange County Convention Center.

Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista: A buffet-style meal will be
served in the Rosen Ballroom. The first seating is at 11:30 a.m. and the second
seating is at 2:30 p.m. Pricing is $32.99 for adults and $13.99 for children
ages 4-11. Additionally, guests with prepaid room reservations will receive a
10-percent discount.

Columbia Restaurant: Located in
Celebration, just a short distance from Walt Disney World, Columbia will be
serving Thanksgiving dinner all day. Pricing is $21.95 for adults and $5.95 for
kids under 10. Their regular menu will also be served.

deep blu Seafood Grille: Inside the
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek,
this restaurant will offer an Herb Butter Poached Turkey Breast Roulade along
with its award-winning dinner menu.

Eddie V’s: A member of Orlando’s Restaurant Row, and located minutes
from Universal Orlando, this eatery will have a traditional holiday dinner.
Pricing is $39 for adults and $15 for children. Their full dinner menu will
also be available.

Grande Ballroom at Reunion Resort:
Approximately 20 minutes from Walt Disney World, enjoy the Grande Thanksgiving
Feast. Seatings are available at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Pricing is $54.95 for
adults, $21.95 for children ages 4-12, and free for children 3 and under.

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress: Both Hemingway’s and LakeHouse will have Thanksgiving
options at this resort, which is just 5 minutes from Disney. Hemingway’s is
offering a three-course, prix-fixe
dinner from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pricing is $40 per person, or $49 per person
family-style for parties of six or more. LakeHouse will have a Thanksgiving
buffet from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., priced at $59 per adult and $25.50 for children
under 12.

The Oceanaire Seafood Room: Part of
the dining, shopping and entertainment offerings at Pointe Orlando, this eatery is open
from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. They’re serving Oven-Roasted Turkey
Roulade with gourmet trimmings.

Rosen Centre Hotel: A buffet-style dinner will be served at
Café Gauguin from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., including complimentary champagne, mimosas
and valet parking. Pricing is $43.95 for adults and $16.95 for children ages
4-12. Reservations are recommended.

Rosen Plaza Hotel: A buffet-style dinner will be served from 12
p.m. to 5 p.m., including complimentary wine and parking. Pricing is $42.95 for
adults with reservations and $45.95 for adults without reservations, and $18.95
for children ages 4-11. Reservations are also recommended.

Rosen Shingle Creek: A buffet-style
dinner will be served at Café Osceola from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., including
complimentary champagne, mimosas and valet parking. Pricing is $68.95 for
adults and $29.95 for children ages 4-11. Reservations are recommended at this
Rosen location as well.

Thanksgiving Meals in the Orlando and Winter Park
Dining Districts

Thanksgiving 2017 Fleming's

: On Thanksgiving Day, this restaurant across the street from
downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park will have a Thanksgiving plate, featuring
turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce. Pricing is $22
for adults and $14 for kids. Reservations are recommended.

Canvas Restaurant & Market:
Located in the Orlando neighborhood of Lake Nona, just 10 minutes from Orlando
International Airport, this restaurant will have a prix-fixe
Thanksgiving feast
with all the fixings priced at $30 per person.

: About 20 minutes from downtown Orlando in Winter Park, this
restaurant will offer a special Thanksgiving menu from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. You
can continue the festivities at the adjacent Hannibal’s
on the Square
lounge, which is operated by Chez Vincent.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar:
Like its Restaurant Row location, Fleming’s
in Winter Park will start serving a prix-fixe
Thanksgiving meal with traditional trimmings and dessert at 11 a.m.

TR Fire Grill: Priced at $29 for
adults and $16 for kids, this Winter Park eatery’s Thanksgiving meal includes
smoked turkey, sausage & cornbread stuffing, maple walnut-glazed carrots
and other inventive takes on this holiday classics.

Eat to Your Heart’s (and Belly’s) Content in Orlando

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Orlando’s incredible restaurants
don’t just pull out all the stops for Thanksgiving – they do for every meal
throughout the year. While you’re in town, be sure to check out some of the fall-focused events that are taking
place throughout the area, as well as holiday celebrations at the theme parks and other Orlando destinations.
Finally, check back on this blog regularly for updates leading up to Thanksgiving

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