Thanksgiving is right around the corner and it's time to make those Turkey Day plans. This year, why not let Houston restaurants do the work for you? From casual roast turkey dinners to elegant five-course affairs, check out our 2016 Thanksgiving Day Dining Guide.
The Houstonian, 111 North Post Oak, 713-680-2626
The Houstonian offers three Thanksgiving day dining options. Let the festivities begin by dining in the elegant Grande Ballroom, with selections such as sweet herb roasted turkey, prime rib, smoked salmon and caviar service, marshmallow-stuffed French toast with chocolate banana caramel and more classic brunch selections, and a pastry shop. Complimentary champagne and signature mimosas are included for $79 for adults ($35 for children ages five to 12 and complimentary for children four and under). Brunch prices are subject to sales tax and service charge. To make reservations, call 713-812-6932, or visit Houstonian.com.
Olivette Restaurant in The Houstonian Hotel is serving a special "Texas-style” seated Thanksgiving menu with individually priced holiday season options such as sweet potato bisque, cornbread- and pecan-stuffed Texas quail, Gulf Coast crab cake and Texas Angus filet mignon. Finish with the pastry chef’s signature pumpkin pie with brandy sabayon. To make reservations in Olivette, call 713-685-6713 or visit OpenTable.com.
The elegant and historic Manor House Restaurant, with its Gulf Coast Creole style, has its own special menu for Thanksgiving celebrations including its signature seafood gumbo, shrimp étouffée, Texas jumbo lump crab cake with maque choux, and black pepper-crusted prime rib. Dessert choices are classic vanilla crème brûlée with linzer cookie and berries and pecan pie with caramel and bourbon ice cream. Cost is $58 per person, plus tax and service charge. To make reservations in The Manor House, call 713-685-6840 or visit OpenTable.com.