Find your perfect Thanksgiving meal at a local Pensacola restaurant!
With Thanksgiving less than a week away, everyone seems to be finalizing their plans for this festive, food-oriented holiday, including some of our local restaurants! So for those of you who have yet to decide what table you’ll be gathering around this year, don’t fret. There are plenty of local options where you will be able to dive into a tasty Thanksgiving meal. Take a look at some of the options listed below, you’re sure to find a choice that will make the whole family happy.
Five Sisters, well known for their southern cooking, will be open this Thanksgiving offering four seating times, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m. They are serving a traditional Thanksgiving menu of three courses at a fixed price of $21.95 for adults, and $12.95 for children. The appetizer will be a choice between crab bisque or house salad, followed by a traditional Thanksgiving plate, ending with a choice dessert, either homemade chess pie or sweet potato pie. The Thanksgiving plate they will be serving comes loaded with herb-brined sliced turkey breast, bourbon-glazed ham, green beans, mashed potatoes, yams, cornbread dressing, and a dinner roll. Reservations are required, so be sure to call 850-912-4856 ahead of time!
In addition to the plated meal, Five Sisters is offering a Thanksgiving Grab and Go service, based on a six-person meal, with a price of $60 plus tax. This meal includes: a 6 lb. turkey, green bean casserole, garlic mashed potatoes, sausage and cornbread dressing, cranberry sauce, brown gravy, and dinner rolls. This package does require that orders be placed ahead of time. Five Sisters will be taking orders until 12 p.m. Monday, November 19th, with pickups starting at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 21st. Call the Catering Manager, Lauren Smith, at 850-516-2324, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to place your order. You can also find more information on their Facebook events page, here.
Another local favorite, Fish House, will open its doors for us this Thanksgiving. They will open at 11:00 a.m., and will be serving their regular menu all day, in addition to a Thanksgiving turkey plate priced at $24, which they will be serving from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Their turkey plate will be served with all the trimmings, including a slow-roasted garlic and herb turkey breast, southern Applewood-smoked bacon cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, apple and cranberry chutney, whipped garlic mashed potatoes, and homemade giblet gravy. Reservations aren’t required, but are highly recommended! To reserve your table, call 850-470-0003, or check out their Facebook event page here.
Located downtown, Jackson’s Steakhouse plans to serve up a delicious Thanksgiving meal this upcoming holiday. They will be open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving plate, alongside their new fall menu. This Thanksgiving plate comes filled with classic favorites, such as oven-roasted sliced turkey, served with garlic buttered green beans, andouille and cornbread stuffing, Anjou pear and cranberry relish, Yukon gold and fresh thyme whipped potatoes, roasted butternut squash, and homemade gravy, all for the price of $29. Call 850-469-9898 to make reservations or check out their Facebook event page, here for more information.
Skopelos at New World – Menu
Skopelos plans to celebrate this Thanksgiving with a feast of their own! They will be open Thanksgiving day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Their holiday plans include a Thanksgiving buffet in the Grand Ballroom, as well as an a la carte menu in their dining rooms.
The Grand Ballroom Thanksgiving Buffet will be $35.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids, and includes vegan and gluten free options. The main dishes consist of roasted turkey with cornbread stuffing and giblet gravy, prime rib with horseradish sauce and au jus, honey glazed ham, seared grouper with corn salsa, impossible meatloaf with mushroom gravy, and roasted stuffed acorn squash. The featured side dishes include green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, a harvest salad, cranberry sauce, wild rice pilaf, mashed potatoes and much more! There are plenty of dessert choices, including Bourbon pecan pie, pumpkin pie, apple turnovers, cookies, brownies truffles, banana pudding, and more.
Skopelos’ Thanksgiving a la carte menu, served in their dining rooms, feature nine different plates, with prices ranging from $20 to $36. They include plates featuring roasted turkey, fried chicken, grouper, shepherd’s pie, filet mignon, and a vegan plate as well. All of these entrees are served with a house salad and soup.
They are now taking reservations, so call 850-432-6565 to make sure you snag a table! You can also find more information, including a full list of their entrees, on their Facebook event page, here. They are not accepting online reservations for Thanksgiving day.
If you’re looking to enjoy Thanksgiving Day on the beach, The Grand Marlin is the perfect spot! They will be open 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Their Thanksgiving menu includes roasted butternut squash soup, which is $7.50 per cup and $9.50 per bowl; spinach salad with bacon dressing, which is $9; the dinner plate featured roasted turkey with sausage and herb cornbread stuffing, whipped potatoes with gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole, and glazed broccoli and cauliflower, all for $29. Dessert choices include honey crisp apple pie, pumpkin pie, and pecan pie for $7.50. Reservations for this Thanksgiving meal are completely booked, but you can always take your chances with a walk in! Or call 850-677-9153 for more information.
This Thanksgiving Day, Pot Roast & Pinot will be open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., and will be serving their regular dinner menu, alongside a specially prepared Thanksgiving plate! This entrée will feature their signature Turkey Wellington, which has a slow-roasted mix of white and dark turkey meat inside a puff pastry, with traditional style dressing, winter squash and house-made gravy.
Reservations are not required, but recommended! Call 850-607-7336 to reserve your table, or you can find more information on their Facebook event page here.
If you’re looking for some hearty, home-style cooking for the whole family, PoFolks has you covered! They will be open from 10:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. this Thanksgiving, serving a turkey day plate for just $12. Their dinner plate includes turkey and dressing, with cranberry sauce, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, with pumpkin pie for dessert. PoFolks has a great reputation for their Thanksgiving meals, this year is sure to be no different! Call 850-912-8121 for more information.
Another home-style favorite, Cracker Barrel, has plenty of options for your family this Thanksgiving. If you want to dine at home without the hassle of cooking, they have catering as well as heat n’ serve family meals to go. For the heat n’ serve option, you can order online and pick up ahead of time for a meal that comes chilled and ready to heat! It features two oven-roasted turkey breasts, cornbread dressing, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, a choice of three country sides, sweet yeast rolls, pumpkin and pecan pie. They recommend ordering at least 24 hours ahead of time.
If you want a hot meal to go, try the Homestyle Tukey n’ Dressing Family Meal To-Go! Perfect for parties or family dinner, it serves up to six and comes with turkey, sugar cured ham, cornbread dressing, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, choice of three sides, and a choice of bread. For this option, they also recommend ordering 24 hours in advance.
If you’re just looking for a prepared dessert, they offer a selection of freshly baked pies that you can order, including pecan, chocolate, apple pecan streusel, all-American apple, and pumpkin.
Cracker Barrel will also be serving a Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Meal on Thanksgiving Day, if you’re looking to get out on Thanksgiving Day, starting at 11 a.m. This meal comes with turkey n’ dressing, gravy, sugar cured ham, sweet potato casserole with pecans, cranberry relish, a choice of country side, the choice between buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins, and a slice of pumpkin pie.
Call 850-944-2090 or visit their website https://crackerbarrel.com/order-online/thanksgiving for more information.
So whether you’re a college student who’s unable to make it home for the holidays, or if even if you just want to avoid the hassle of cooking a large holiday meal, there is a place this Thanksgiving for everyone, and every budget. Just remember, we all have so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, if you choose to eat out be sure to appreciate all of the cooks, waitresses, and staff who are working hard to prepare and serve your holiday meal. Happy Thanksgiving Pensacola!