Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

October 22, 2021
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Thanksgiving's a time to celebrate togetherness and enjoy quality time with friends and loved ones. For some, preparing a full Thanksgiving meal is stressful and for some, it's traditional and fun. If you're one of the ones that would rather let someone else do the work, here's a list of Amelia Island restaurants that are either open on Thanksgiving Day or offer pre-ordered Thanksgiving dinners to go. Either way, bon appetit and Happy Thanksgiving!

Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Amelia Island Coffee
Address: 207 Centre Street
Phone: 904-321-2111
Hours: 7am – 2pm
Open to enjoy breakfast and lunch with daily specials of sandwiches, soups, and salads. Fresh-baked goodies prepared on-site for breakfast and dessert. Happy Thanksgiving!

Bistro Bar
Address: Courtyard/Springhill Suites - 2700 Atlantic Avenue
Phone: 904-261-1919
Hours: 3pm - 9pm
Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast or fresh catch of the day along with along with dessert. $45 to dine in or take away. 
Address: 802 Ash Street
Phone: 904-310-6049
Hours: 2pm – 7pm (last seating)
Three courses of traditional and non-traditional Thanksgiving fare. $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations Required
Natural Slice at Omni Amelia Island Resort
Address: 75 Amelia Village Circle
Phone: 904-491-4115
Hours: 5pm - 9pm
Laid-back pizzeria with create-your-own pies, beer & wine.
Oceanside at Omni Amelia Island Resort
Address: 53 Beach Lagoon Road
Phone: 904-491-4113
Hours: 5pm - 9pm
Port 'Dina Prime Rib OR Thanksgiving Turkey. Enjoy this special combination feature of prime rib, fried Fernandina shrimp, salt roasted potatoes and roasted root vegetables for $45 per person. Or go more traditional with Southern Saltwater turkey with mashed potatoes and bacon-oyster stuffing for $39 per person.

Sandbar & Kitchen 
Address: 2910 Atlantic Avenue
Phone: 904-310-3648
Thanksgiving buffet dinner with 4 seating times
Reservations Required. Call for seating time.

Seaglass at Omni Amelia Island Resort 
Address: 39 Beach Lagoon Road
Phone: 904-491-4114
Hours: 7am - 11am
Breakfast Buffet. $26 per adult and $14 per child.
Reservations Required - Resort Guests Only.

Sunrise Cafe at Omni Amelia Island Resort 
Address: 39 Beach Lagoon Road
Phone: 904-491-1468
Brunch Hours: 10am - 3pm; Dinner Hours:  3pm - 8pm
Enjoy traditional favorites as well as prime rib, a raw bar, an array of salads, sides, desserts and more. $74 per adult and $39 per child. No a la carte available.
Make your reservations online at OpenTable

Verandah at Omni Amelia Island Resort
Address: 142 Racquet Park Drive
Phone: 904-261-7288
Hours: 12 - 8 p.m.
Four Course Dinner. Choice of appetizer, entrée including tradtional Thanksgiving turkey and dessert. $74 per adult and $39 per child. No a la carte available. Make your reservations online at OpenTable.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island - Thanksgiving Grand Feast
Address:  4750 Amelia Island Pkwy
Hours: 11am - 3pm
Celebrate Thanksgiving with an elaborate culinary presentation of traditional holiday favorites accompanied by live music. The Feast includes carving station with roasted turkey and rum glazed ham. A lavish buffet includes citrus poached shrimp, oysters on half shell, ceviche, whisky glazed short rib, seared Mahi, jumbo shrimp, cheese tortellini, vegetable station, soup, salads, artisanal cheeses and an endless array of desserts. $125 ages 10 and up, $50 ages 4 to 9.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island - Thanksgiving at Salt
Address:  4750 Amelia Island Pkwy
Phone: 904-277-1100
Hours: 4:30pm – 9pm
Chef Okan presents four course pre-fixe dinner that starts with a delectable almond soup with lightly cured salmon, smoked trout roe, harico vert and white almond velute. The second course is halibut baked to perfection, with brussels sprouts, truffle mash potato and corn consommé followed by third course of capon breast with roulade, parsnip puree and gravy. The dinner concludes with chia chocolate torte with orange sauce, chocolate sorbet and candied citrus. $160, ages 10 and up, $225 with wine pairing, $45 ages 4 to 9.
(Does not include tax and gratuity.)

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island - Coast Thanksgiving Buffet
Address:  4750 Amelia Island Pkwy
Phone: 904-277-1100
Hours: 1pm – 9pm
Coast presents a lavish Thanksgiving Buffet with a carving station serving roast turkey and honey glazed ham. Buffet features chilled seafood, sweet potato soup, salad bar, hot buffet with cedar plank salmon, seared scallops, roasted Brussel sprouts, cornbread stuffing and a dessert display with ten delectable treats. $95, ages 10 and up, $135 with wine/beverage package, $40 ages 4 to 9. 
(Does not include tax and gratuity.)

Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Dinners To Go 

Captain Jack's Smokehouse
Address: 960030 Gateway Blvd.
Phone: 904-310-3611
Order individual plates with a choice of Turkey or Ham, Dressing with Gravy, and choice of two sides for $21.95. The plates will be prepared to re-heat and will include heating instructions. Available for pre-order, November 1 - November 17. Pick-up on November 24 by 2:00 p.m.
Also enjoy an a la carte family-style menu that includes menu items including: smoked whole Boston butt, smoked whole or half turkey, southern cornbread dressing, smoked mac n cheese, green beans, banana pudding, sweet potatoe pie, and pumpkin pie just to name a few. Pre-ordering Required. Call to order. 

Harris Teeter Supermarket
Address: 4800 First Coast Highway
Phone: 904-491-1213
Pick up pre-made turkey day fare that will make your prep work so much easier! Pre-ordering Required. Phone for details.
Marche Burette
Address: 87 Amelia Island Village Circle (Omni Amelia Island Resort)
Phone: 904-491-4834
Let Marché Burette take care of the cooking this Thanksgiving while you enjoy quality time with friends and family. The traditional Thanksgiving meal includes a fully cooked 12-pound turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, rolls, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and a bottle of house wine. This meal feeds 6 to 8 people. $149 per meal.
Call (904) 491-4834 to place your order by November 24. Meal must be picked up between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Pre-ordering Required. Visit Website or phone for details.

Pogo's Kitchen
Address: 1408 Lewis Street
Phone: 904-432-8483
Pogo's Kitchen will offer a takeout Thanksgiving family style dinner to be picked up on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.  
Publix Supermarket
Address1421 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: 904-277-4911
As is their traditional policy, all Publix stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. However, you can pick up pre-made turkey day fare that will make your prep work so much easier!

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