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A Foodie’s Guide to Thanksgiving in Orlando 2023 – Specials, Buffets, and More

It’s that time of year again!

Turkey – stuffing – the fixin’s – time with family and friends. Thanksgiving is upon us once again here in Orlando. But – sometimes we want to leave the cooking to others for Thanksgiving, or want to find a place with very good turkey to cook at home. Or perhaps you are visiting Orlando and are looking for a place to celebrate Thanksgiving while vacationing here.

Discover Orlando’s Thanksgiving dinner specials as local restaurants and hotels prepare to serve up a delicious blend of traditional and inventive dishes. From classic turkey dinners to creative pumpkin desserts, this year’s offerings promise a satisfying dining experience.

Join us in exploring the diverse and mouthwatering options available in Orlando, where culinary craftsmanship meets holiday traditions.

Below are some of our featured highlights for Thanksgiving in Orlando this year – take a look and make sure to make reservations ASAP!

A Foodie’s Guide to Thanksgiving in Orlando 2023 – Specials and More

Tradewinds Restaurant at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

6677 Sea Harbor Dr, Orlando FL 32821

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld introduces you to a world of culinary delights and Tradewinds Restaurant is no exception. Offering an elevated buffet of classic Thanksgiving comfort foods, traditional fare and carving stations accompanied by additional unique offerings such as sushi and fresh seafood selections, charcuterie and artisan breads. Finish with over ten dessert offerings all made from scratch with only the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients.

Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet

12pm-4:30pm. Adults: $70 | Children: $35

Salad Bar

  • Garden Greens | Tomatoes | Cucumbers | Shredded Carrots | Radish | Honey Glazed Squash | Roasted Pears | Citrus Beets | Dried Cranberries | Candied Walnuts | Shaved Parmesan | Feta Cheese | Kalamata Olives | Croutons | Pesto Marinated Mozzarella

    Florida Citrus Vinaigrette | Buttermilk Ranch | Caesar Dressing


  • Prosciutto de Parma | Salami | Soppressata

    With Pickled Vegetables, and Marinated Peppers

Artisan Cheeses & Spreads

  • Creamy Brie, Aged Cheddar House Pumpkin Jam, Garlic Hummus With Gourmet Pickles, Marcona Almonds, Honey, and Grapes, Grilled Naan, Crostini, and House-made Bread

On Ice

  • Shrimp Cocktail | Smoked Clams

    With Smoked Salmon Dip, Local Hot Sauce Bar, Lemon, Cocktail Sauce, and Drawn Butter

R Sushi

  • California Roll | Spicy Tuna Roll | Cucumber Roll

    With Wasabi, Pickled Ginger, and Soy Sauce


  • Traditional Stuffing | Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes

    Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Marshmallow Topping, Green Bean Casserole with Mushroom Cream and Crispy Onions

  • Salmon with Wild Mushroom Farro Risotto

    With Kale, Peppadew Chimichurri Roasted Chicken and Gnocchi With Garlic Spinach and Herb Gravy

  • Parmesan and Butternut Squash Soup with Gingerbread Croutons and Candied Pumpkin Seeds | Rigatoni with Roasted Garlic Cream, Charred Broccolini, House-made Sausage, and Ricotta Salata

  • Roasted Sweet Baby Peppers, Cauliflower, Broccoli Vegan Cauliflower Gratian

Carving Station

  • Free Range Roasted Turkey

    with Gravy and Cranberry Sauce

  • Smoked Prime Rib

    with Au Jus and Horseradish Cream

  • Honey Bourbon Glazed Ham

    with Ale Mustard


  • Pumpkin Brownies | Ginger Molasses Cookies | Chocolate Amaretto Tarts | Pecan Squares | Apple Pecan Crisps

  • Pumpkin Pie | Sweet Potato Pie | Vegan Carrot Cake | Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake | Cranberry Cheesecake | Pumpkin Roll

Unreserved Food Bazaar at JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa

14900 Chelonia Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32821

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings.

UnReserved Food Bazaar will feature an extensive range of offerings including live music, specialty cocktails and an array of culinary treats featuring a turkey and meat carving station, fresh raw bar and seasonal sweets to end the feast.

Includes a welcome beverage and farewell gift.


Primo at JW Marriott, Grande Lakes Orlando

4012 Central Florida Pkwy., Orlando FL 32837

Highball and Harvest at Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes Orlando

4012 Central Florida Pkwy., Orlando FL 32837


Citron at Grande Lakes Orlando

4012 Central Florida Pkwy., Orlando FL 32837

STK at Disney Springs

1580 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830

  • Reservations highly recommended, it will be a very busy day
  • Give thanks at STK! This Thanksgiving, dine at our home or yours with STK Thanksgiving Specials featuring Roasted Free-Range Turkey with all the sides and trimmings. Available for Dine-in or Takeout November 23 – 26. Pre-Order your Turkey Dinner beginning 11/13 for pickup on Thanksgiving Day or Book your reservations today at!

Tap Room at Dubsdread – Thanksgiving To Go

549 W Par St, Orlando, FL 32804

  • Dine-In is fully booked, But Thanksgiving To Go is Available







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