Today is Thanksgiving Day – Happy Thanksgiving, everybody!
Thanksgiving is a time to break bread with your loved ones and express gratitude for life’s many blessings. Whether you celebrate the holiday or not, these Out N About-approved hotspots offer fantastic foods and delicious drinks to enjoy today, Thursday, November 23.
WHEN: Lunch starts at 11:30am and dinner will be served from 6:00pm.
BOCA will be hosting not one, but two Thanksgiving meals today. Both lunch and dinner will be Thanksgiving-themed and both can be enjoyed in the cosy eatery or in the comfort of your own space. Reservations are recommended and can still be made today!
WHAT: At lunch time, eaters can enjoy oven roasted turkey, honey glazed ham or lemon butter salmon served with rice, scalloped potatoes, sweet mashed potatoes and mushrooms for just $17 per person.
For dinner, patrons can indulge in BOCA’s delicious three-course dinner for $49.95. This includes a choice of butternut squash soup, arugula salad or caprese salad to start, followed by traditional ham & turkey, surf & turf, lobster thermidor or blackened salmon. The main courses are all served with two sides: The options are sweet potato casserole, pigeon peas rice, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, grilled veggies and fries. There will be vegetarian options on request. Finally, you can satisfy your sweet tooth with black cake or ice cream.
EXTRA: The newly-opened BOCA has lots of wines and mix-drinks and non-alcoholic drinks to quench your thirst.
WHEN: 6:00-7:45pm and 8:00-10:00pm.
La Patrona extends a warm invitation to join their oceanfront buffet-style Thanksgiving feast, with a seating from 6:00 to 7:45 and a second one from 8:00 to 10:00 this evening. Reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are always welcome.
WHAT: Adults pay $52 ($30 children for under 11) for a wide selection of all-you-can-eat delicious holiday foods, including a catering station with turkey, Virginia ham and roast beef and hot dishes such as pumpkin soup, pork tenderloin filled with fruits, turkey breast, turkey leg quarters, wild rice, mashed potatoes, turkey stuffing, Brussel sprouts, green beans and bacon, mashed potatoes – and one complimentary beer or wine. Of course, there will also be plenty of salads available and a dessert station with pumpkin pie, strawberry mousse and chocolate mousse.
EXTRA: Every Thanksgiving, La Patrona is fully decorated and set up with a beautiful buffet.
WHEN: 6:00pm and 8:00pm.
Mary’s Boon’s Thanksgiving dinner has a seating at 6:00 and a second seating at 8:00 this evening. Mary’s Boon will be taking reservations until both seatings are full, but walk-ins will be accommodated if space is available. Takeout is also an option!
WHAT: For just $45 per person, guests will enjoy a meal of creamy pumpkin soup or spinach & arugula salad to start, a main of roasted turkey or honey glazed ham served with mashed sweet potato, stuffing, green beans, carrots and cranberry slices and, for dessert, pumpkin pie, pecan pie or cheesecake. Mary’s Boon always accommodates all guests, so vegetarians can enjoy a vegetarian stir-fry.
Throughout the day, Mary’s Boon Bar Snack menu with mozzarella sticks, bitterballen, onion rings, fried and curly/sweet potato fries will also be available to snack on while lounging on the beautiful beach or while you watch the sunset from the bar. Of course, the regular lunch menu will be available during the day for those who want to start the festivities early.
EXTRA: Mary’s Boon offers a beautiful ambiance with view of Simpson Bay beach, the turquoise waters of the sea and the soundtrack of the Caribbean waves.
WHEN: Starting at 4:30pm.
NOLA Bayou Bistro will be hosting its Thanksgiving Dinner with a three-course dinner and live music from 4:30pm onward today. Walk-ins are welcome, and takeout will be available too!
WHAT: NOLA’s three-course dinner menu costs $59 per person and features a variety of fresh oysters, pan-seared fig mostarda foie gras and Caesar salad as appetizer options. For mains, diners can choose traditional turkey and ham with garlic mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, candied yams, cranberry sauce and string bean casserole; cornbread crusted salmon; short rib; or roasted garlic maple butternut squash. Thanksgiving is not complete without dessert, so guests can choose between pumpkin pie, bourbon bread pudding and pecan pie a la mode.
EXTRA: Adorned with giant fans and an impressively gorgeous full bar, the restaurant's beautiful space exudes a romantic, cosy, and warm atmosphere overlooking our very own “bayou” – the Simpson Bay Lagoon.
WHEN: 5:00 until 10:00pm.
Thanksgiving is about coming together with friends and family and reminding ourselves how much we have to be thankful for, which is why SALT is hosting a three-course dinner for the occasion. Reservations are recommended and can still be made today, depending on the space. Walk-ins are also available but, of course, that depends on the seating capacity at the moment. Takeout is available, but your meal will probably taste better with SALT’s mesmerizing views.
WHAT: For $75 per person, indulge in a luxurious dinner consisting of sweet corn chowder, grilled vegetable salad, spiced sweet potato and couscous or a Thanksgiving garden salad as appetizer. Then, a choice of butter-basted turkey breast, herb-crusted rack of lamb, spice-rubbed pork chop or pan-seared salmon as main, followed by strawberry vanilla panna cotta or a pumpkin cheese tart with cinnamon ice cream.
SALT’s extensive a la carte menu will also be available tonight and there will be plenty of Thanksgiving-themed craft cocktails.
EXTRA: Diners will be treated to live entertainment by the talented Cyndel from 6:00 to 9:00pm.
WHEN: 12 noon – 5:00pm.
Sugar Mill will be serving up their legendary three-course Thanksgiving lunch from noon to 5:00pm. Unfortunately, reservations closed on Wednesday, but you can still order their fantastic meal for takeout today.
WHAT: Sugar Mill offers a traditional lunch with a Caribbean kick for $27 per person, starting off with a creamy roasted pumpkin and butternut bisque. Citrus herb oven roasted turkey with their specialty stuffing; honey-glazed ham with Caribbean-style pumpkin rice; mashed sweet potatoes; fluffy corn muffins, creamy baked macaroni and cheese, sautéed green beans and carrots; fried plantains; and, of course, cranberry sauce will be served for the main course. And dessert options are between pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie and apple pie.
EXTRA: Sugar Mill’s specialty eggnog will be available for the occasion.
WHEN: 11:00am until 10:00pm
Topper’s will be offering their famous Thanksgiving specials all day from 11:00am until 10:00pm for their 17th consecutive year. Eaters can enjoy traditional dishes for dine-in or takeout. Reservations are filling up, but Topper’s will take them as long as they can, and will continue to try to accommodate walk-ins.
WHAT: The $24.95 Thanksgiving main course consists of oven roasted turkey, homemade gravy, apple raisin stuffing, homemade mashed potatoes, butternut squash, steamed broccoli, carrots and cranberry sauce. For $6.95, guests can indulge in homemade pumpkin pie, pecan pie and Topper’s famous rhum cake to end their meal with a bang.
Topper’s elaborate regular menu will be available for vegetarian and pescatarian options. Last, but not least, diners can wash all that delicious food down with Topper‘s homemade apple pie rum martini.
EXTRA: DJ Greg and Topper’s legendary karaoke starts at 8:00pm.
WHEN: From 6:00pm onwards.
Tortuga’s fabulous Thanksgiving dinner starts at 6:00pm, but why not come a little earlier to catch the restaurant’s amazing sunset views? Reservations are recommended – and last we checked, Tortuga is fully booked. But who knows, you might get lucky. And if all else fails, takeout is always an option.
WHAT: For just $39 per person ($15 for kids up to 12 years old), patrons can indulge in an elaborate dinner at Tortuga, including an extensive salad station, herb-glazed roasted turkey with classic stuffing, gratin potato, roasted rosemary potatoes, scalloped corn, green bean casserole, steamed vegetables, cranberry orange sauce and guavaberry turkey gravy. For dessert, dig into homemade key lime pie or creamy homemade cheesecake – you won’t regret it.
EXTRA: The sweet sounds of Art Now will fill the air with Thanksgiving cheer.