Best Restaurants for a Family-style Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to get together with loved ones and enjoy a meal together. This year, avoid all the stress of cooking and simply head to one of these restaurants where the Thanksgiving meal will be prepared for you! If you’re staying at quality inn & suites in the area during Thanksgiving, be sure to stop by one of these restaurants.

Ristorante Don Giovanni is your neighborhood spot for classic Italian dining. The place is known for their friendly staff, spacious dining room as well as their fantastic wine list! The restaurant is also known for the fact that every Thanksgiving, they offer a FREE dinner on Thanksgiving Day in order to give back to the Mountain View community. The dinner is a classic Thanksgiving meal featuring mashed potatoes and gravy, yams, corn, peas, stuffing and turkey. Last year, over 1,500 guests were served a Thanksgiving meal. This year, stop by Ristorante Don Giovanni located at 235 Castro Street and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal.

LB Steak is a classic American steakhouse with a modern twist. This restaurant also features a special Thanksgiving meal for the community to enjoy. Located at 334 Santana Row, stop by the restaurant on Thanksgiving from 11:30 – 8:30pm and enjoy their special autumn inspired four course prix fixe menu. Off the menu you will be able to enjoy either a traditional Turkey Entree or a Prime Rib entree. First course includes salad, second course includes butternut squash soup, third course is the entree and fourth course is dessert of pumpkin pie topped with creme chantilly. Reserve your Thanksgiving meal online at or call 408-244-1180.

For family style Italian meals, look no further than Buca di Beppo. While they’re known for the large portions and classic Italian meals, they also offer up a special Thanksgiving menu every year. Their Thanksgiving menu includes sides such as roasted garlic mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce and spicy italian sausage stuffing served up with turkey and homestyle gravy. The whole meal is topped with pumpkin pie!