What’s not to love about Thanksgiving? You get to see your closest friends and family, watch the parade and football, drink seasonal cocktails and chow down on amazing food. The only downside to all that amazing food is the hours you spend cooking, and the mess you have to clean up afterwards. This Thanksgiving, don’t stress about cooking and cleaning. There are restaurants across Brevard that will be cooking up Thanksgiving meals that even grandma would approve of. Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing; they have it all. Here’s our guide on where to eat Thanksgiving dinner in Brevard if you don’t feel like cooking or cleaning.
Baja Chowder and Seafood
Enjoy all of your Thanksgiving favorites plus more this Thanksgiving at Baja Chowder and Seafood. Starting at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Nov. 24, chow down at their Thanksgiving buffet. Baja Chowder will have all of the Thanksgiving classics (turkey, ham, roast beef, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams) and so much more including all of your seafood favorites. Buffet pricing: Adults, $16.95; children 12 and under, $7.95; children 3 and under eat free. Call for reservations at 321-799-1616.
Captain Hiram’s Resort
Spend your Thanksgiving at a tropical paradise; Captain Hiram’s Resort is serving Thanksgiving dinner for a price you can’t pass up. Guests can choose from the classic turkey dinner or the classic ham dinner for $15; or the classic Thanksgiving combo for $17. The classic turkey & ham dinners include house rolls, herb-roasted turkey, gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, sweet potato soufflé, fresh cranberry relish and home-style green bean casserole. The combo includes turkey and ham. For reservations call 772-589-4345.
The Cocoa Beach Pier
Dinner and drinks with a side of spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. The Cocoa Beach Pier is the perfect place to have Thanksgiving dinner with your family and friends. From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., enjoy your choice of ham or turkey, served with a wide variety of options including stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, candied pecan and roasted banana sweet potatoes, green bean casserole and your choice of dessert: pumpkin pie mousse, warm pecan pie with vanilla ice cream, apple cobbler, or white chocolate bread pudding. Adults, $21.95; children 10 and under, $10.95. For reservations call 321-783-7549.
Coconuts on the Beach
Join Coconuts on the Beach for their 1st Annual Thanksgiving Feast, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Coconut’s will have the traditional Thanksgiving spread with turkey, ham and all the fixings. Chow down on a delicious Thanksgiving meal while enjoying beautiful views of the ocean. Coconut’s Thanksgiving feast is made with the Space Coast locals in mind. The feast is only $14. For reservations please call 321-784-1422.
The Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
The Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront invites family and friends to a flavorsome Thanksgiving Feast featuring holiday essentials and non-traditional offerings. The Thanksgiving Feast will include turkey with a pancetta, apples and sausage stuffing with homemade pan drippings turkey gravy; beef with au jus and creamy horseradish sauce; macadamia crusted pork loin with apple cider demi-glace; a cinnamon, nutmeg and cherry essence infused carved shoulder of ham; and grilled Mahi-Mahi with citrus mango Beurre blanc butter sauce; all of the traditional Thanksgiving sides. Thanksgiving feast prices: $32.95 for adults; $28.95 for military and seniors; $13.95 for kids 6 to 12 years old. To make reservations please call (321) 613-9055.
Matt’s Casbah, in downtown Melbourne, is a great place to go out to dinner – especially on Thanksgiving. Let Matt’s Casbah do the cooking this Thanksgiving and enjoy all of your Thanksgiving favorites; turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, broccoli casserole, cranberry sauces and more. Desserts include chocolate bourbon pecan pie or pumpkin pie. The meal is served family style, with turkey carving at the table and Matt’s Casbah will box your leftovers. Pricing: family of 4-6, $150; family of 7-9, $225; family of 10-12, $300; single plates, $25. For reservations call 321-574-1099.
Meg O’Malley’s is serving up a not-so-traditional Thanksgiving dinner – and we love it! Start off your Thanksgiving dinner with a cup of their homemade Parliament Bean soup with warm rolls with sweet cream butter. Then head over to the buffer with rosemary roasted turkey, stuffing, Irish whiskey and pineapple-glazed ham, slow-simmered gravy, candied yams and more. The buffet is noon till 7 p.m. The buffet is $21.99 for the adults, and $13.99 for children 12 and under. Meg O’Malley’s will also have unique craft cocktails made with real pumpkin. For reservations call 321-952-5510.
Check back for updates and more info on where to eat Thanksgiving dinner in Brevard if you don’t feel like staying at home and cooking or cleaning. All events listed above are on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, 2016. All times are subject to change.
By Alyssa Brady, Staff Writer