Dine Out for Thanksgiving in Santa Cruz County!

Leave the dishes at home and spend some quality time with friends and family this Thanksgiving. Enjoy some of the best in Santa Cruz County dining! From oceanside restaurants to fall treats and brews, there’s something for everyone at these Santa Cruz favorites on Thanksgiving!

Severino’s Restaurant at Seacliff Inn

Thanksgiving buffet from 12:00-4:30 pm. Adults $47 / Children 5 to 10 $19 / Children 4 and Under Free! Reservations recommended.

Chaminade Resort and Spa

From 12:00-6:00pm, the Sunset Restaurant will be serving up a complete Thanksgiving day dinner buffet. $65 Adults , $20 Children 6-12, $9 Children 3-5, Under 3 dine free.

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Thanksgiving buffet from 1:00-6:00pm. $70 per adult, $32 for children ages 6-12, ages 5 and under eat free. Reservations required by phone or email.

Sanderlings Restaurant at Seascape Resort

Thanksgiving buffet from 1:30pm-7:00pm. $65+ adults, $29.95 children. Book on Open Table or call to make reservations.

Ideal Bar and Grill

Choose from a traditional turkey feast (starting at  or a slow roasted prime rib meal, with pumpkin or apple pie as dessert options.  hours on thanksgiving day are 11am-8pm, bar open until midnight. reservations are recommended. call 831.423.5271 or visit www.idealbarandgrill.com for more information.

Shadowbrook Restaurant

Celebrating Thanksgiving dinner since 1947, join Shadowbrook Restaurant this holiday. The dining room will be open from 3:00-10:30pm. Reservations recommended, call 831.475.1511. Click here for a sample menu.

Thursday is just the beginning! Make sure you check out the upcoming events kicking off the holiday season, where to shop on Small Business Saturday, and our holiday gift guide! Happy Thanksgiving!