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Mouthwatering Menus that will make this Thanksgiving your best!

Post Date:11/01/2017 10:00 AM

Thanksgiving-DinnerVisiting Palm Desert this Thanksgiving? Then treat yourself to the perfect holiday meal at one of the many Palm Desert restaurants offering menu options ranging from traditional to trendy. Free range roasted turkey, braised lamb shank, Maine diver scallops, New York steak and crispy half duck are just a few enticing entrées you can indulge in.

Don’t feel like eating out? Then take your Thanksgiving banquet to go. Cuistot, for example, will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving spread with all your favorites including a whole free range roasted turkey with gravy, carrot ginger purée soup, stuffing and yams, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, green beans almandine and pumpkin pie. You can also select roasted New York sirloin of beef or grilled seasonal sea bass instead of turkey for a small additional cost.  

We’ve compiled a list of restaurants in and around Palm Desert that offer Thanksgiving menus that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Check out our list below and don’t forget restaurants fill up quickly so reserve your table today! 


Arnold Palmer’s
78164 Ave. 52, La Quinta
(760) 771-4653
Three-course Thanksgiving Dinner including free range turkey, roasted prime rib, filet mignon, salmon and roasted Maine diver scallops. Dinner offered from 2:30pm - 7:30pm. Adults $54.95, $34.95 for Children 14 and under.

Café des Beaux-Arts
73640 El Paseo, Palm Desert
(760) 346-0669
Three-course Thanksgiving Dinner menu featuring several entrées including braised lamb shank, stuffed breast of veal and roasted turkey. Thanksgiving dinner menu available 2pm to 8pm.  Adults 39.95, Children 10 and under $21.50.

621 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs
(760) 327-9555
Thanksgiving menu featuring free range turkey, smoked and grilled pork chop, salmon, sesame seed crusted tofu or New York steak entrées for $70 per person.

72595 El Paseo, Palm Desert
(760) 340-1000
Four-course Thanksgiving menu served 1pm to 8pm or catered to go. Entrées include free range turkey, New York sirloin of beef, sea bass and organic quinoa with vegan chili and edamame.
MenuDesert Willow Golf Resort

Desert Willow Golf Resort
38995 Desert Willow Dr., Palm Desert
(760) 346-0015 Ext.100
Thanksgiving Buffet offered from 12pm - 4pm including soup, salad & starters, carving station, buffet options, desserts and more. Adults $49.99, Ages 6-12 $19.99, 5 and under free.

Lavender Bistro                                   
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta
(760) 564-5353
Three-course Thanksgiving Dinner with multiple entrée selections including crispy half duck, braised lamb shank, salmon and turkey for $62 per person.

The Nest
75188 Highway 111, Indian Wells
760 346-2314
Prix-Fixe Thanksgiving dinner menu starting at 1pm.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House                    
74740 Highway 111, Palm Desert
(760) 779-1998
Traditional three-course turkey dinner with dessert. Dinner offered from 12pm to 8pm, Adults $39.95, Children $12.95.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse
73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert
760 341-3560
Traditional Roast Turkey dinner with all the trimmings for $39.00, served from 12pm to 8pm. Limited regular menu will also be available.

Vue Grille and Bar                               
Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells
(760) 346-4653
Thanksgiving Buffet featuring cold and hot selections, carving stations with turkey, prime rib and ham and dessert options. Buffet dinner available from 12pm to 8pm, Adults $44.95, Children 12 & under $19.95.

For additional restaurants offering a Thanksgiving menu, please click here, or for a complete list of Palm Desert restaurants be sure to visit our Dining page. 

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