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Thanksgiving Restaurant

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Thanksgiving Restaurant

It's never to early to start planning . . . I would like to get a Thanksgiving restaurant recommendation. At minimum, the place should offer a "traditional" meal; optimally, it would be a large buffet. I am thinking about the Ritz-Carlton, and will be in touch with them to see if they offer such a thing. Cost is not a concern. This is a special year, and I don't want my mom to cook! Thanks.

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1. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

Many restaurants will offer a "traditional" meal for Thanksgiving, and I'm sure the Ritz would be one of them. We've enjoyed special Thanksgivings at Roessler's (definitely book ahead there; they are always crowded on that day). We've also had some great Thanksgiving meals at Harry's on Longboat Key.

Edited: 23 August 2013, 15:25
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2. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

In which part of town will you be staying?

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3. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

Part of town doesn't matter for us, but we will be west of I-75 off Bee Ridge.

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4. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

The Vernona at the Ritz Carlton has been replaced by a seafood restaurant. since this is really early in the game , you should call them (as you mentioned) and ask about Holiday dining options.

Most places offer a traditional sit down dinner rather than a buffet.. Places like the Bijou Cafe, Michael's on East and many others.

They start advertising in early November. ~SRQgirl

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5. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

Ritz-Carlton now has info on their Thanksgiving buffet posted.

ritzcarlton.com/en/…Default.htm

$119 per adult - out of my price range.

I am also looking for a Thanksgiving buffet in Sarasota county area.

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6. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

You can follow the ads on this website:

www.ticketsarasota.com

Many places have a traditonal dinner, but not a buffet...not advertising yet.

~SRQgirl

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7. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

OK...here is one...Der Dutchman:

11/28/2013

10:30 AM

To

5:00 PM

Der Dutchman Restaurant

Sarasota, FL

Der Dutchman is open on Thanksgiving

Sit down at our tables and enjoy a hassle-free Thanksgiving Buffet dinner with your family.The buffet dinner will include all-you-can-eat roasted turkey, glazed ham, old-fashioned roast beef, real mashed potatoes and gravy, noodles, candied sweet potatoes, homemade dressing, carrots, green beans, corn, and our ever-favorite cranberry sauce. Served with a salad, dinner rolls, beverage and a dessert bar!

Pricing - Adults, $20.99, Ages 12 and under, $7.99

Prices are per person. Tax and tip are not included.

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8. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

L'Europe on St. Armand's Circle has a lovely Thanksgiving dinner.

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9. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

I see nothing on TicketsSarasota

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10. Re: Thanksgiving Restaurant

Thanks, everyone. We've decided to do it the traditional way - - - at home!