Thanksgiving decisions—dine-in or preorder to enjoy at home? Leave the cooking on Turkey Day to our pros! 
Here’s a sampling of SCP’s delicious dining choices, as well as ideas for holiday-inspired bites while shopping.

Dine-in and Takeout

Water Grill
Thanksgiving Dine-In

Thursday, November 25, 11am–9pm

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Water Grill, which will offer both its popular à la carte menu plus a three-course Thanksgiving prix-fixe. Start with a choice of Water Grill’s signature clam chowder or mixed organic greens. The holiday plate has Diestel Farms roasted turkey, sourdough apple celery stuffing, cranberry relish, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and turkey gravy. For dessert, select from caramel bread pudding or pumpkin cheesecake. 

Three-Course Thanksgiving Menu: $68; $25 children 12 and under (excluding tax and gratuity)




The Hall Global Eatery or Vaca
Thanksgiving Family Feast Takeout

Preorder by November 18; pickup November 24, 3–5pm

It doesn’t get much better than having Top Chef Amar Santana prepare your Thanksgiving dinner, with Santana’s robust flavors and generous portions. Begin with roasted squash-banana soup, then on to the main event showcasing Mary’s all-natural whole roasted turkey (16-18 lb.) with all the trimmings: Turkey giblet gravy, orange-scented cranberry sauce, Amar’s famous sausage-cornbread stuffing, buttermilk chive mashed potatoes, bourbon-maple glazed yams with candied pistachios, charred broccolini with toasted garlic & preserved lemons and four choices for dessert (pecan, pumpkin or apple pie or classic cheesecake), all freshly-baked at the Hall’s Pâtisserie. Instructions for warming the dinner will be included. Place order and pickup at desired location.

Serves: 5-6 people

Price: $395 (excluding tax)

To order from The Hall Global Eatery


To order from  Vaca



Seasons 52
Thanksgiving Dine-In

Thursday, November 25, 11 am–9pm   

Seasons 52 will offer its à la carte menu and serve a healthy and delicious Thanksgiving plate with “Never Ever” antibiotic-free roasted turkey. Served with savory pan gravy, brioche-sage stuffing, Yukon mashed potatoes, mashed butternut squash, green beans and house made cranberry relish. A mini pumpkin pie indulgence is included.

$35.95 per adult for Thanksgiving entrée, $16 for children 12 and under (excluding tax and gratuity). Á la carte menu priced per offering.

Thanksgiving Takeout

Preorder by Monday, November 22 and pickup Wednesday, November 24

Enjoy a warm-and-serve Thanksgiving dinner at home for the family. Store the prepared dinner in your refrigerator and simply reheat on Thanksgiving in less than an hour—instructions online.

Each Thanksgiving dinner box includes: Field greens salad, roasted turkey, savory pan gravy, Yukon mashed potatoes, brioche-sage stuffing, green beans, mashed butternut squash, house made cranberry relish and six pumpkin pie mini indulgences.

Serves: 4-6 people

Price:  $175 (excluding tax)

For more information: Thanksgiving Dinner Menu and Order




The Capital Grille
Thanksgiving Dine-In

Thursday, November 25, 11am–10pm

Alongside the full dinner menu, The Capital Grille will offer a Thanksgiving entrée with all the seasonal favorites. Savor slow-roasted turkey with brioche stuffing, French green beans with Marcona almonds, cranberry-pear chutney and for the table, Sam’s mashed potatoes to share. Pumpkin pie cheesecake is available for $13.

$45 per adult for Thanksgiving entree, $15 for children 12 and under (exclusive of tax and gratuity) 

Thanksgiving Takeout – Sides at Home

Preorder and pickup Wednesday or Thursday, November 24–25

Host your holiday gathering with traditional Thanksgiving sides, done Capital Grille-style; you provide the turkey and dessert! Store the prepared dishes in your refrigerator and simply reheat on Thanksgiving Day. Instructions included.

Thanksgiving sides at home include: brioche stuffing, gravy, Sam’s mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, French green beans, cranberry-pear chutney, and seeded rolls.

Serves: 4

Price:  $125 (excluding tax)

For more information: Thanksgiving Dine-In Menu and Order Online



Morton’s The Steakhouse
Thanksgiving Dine-In

Thursday, November 25, 12–8pm

Morton’s offers a three-course Thanksgiving menu this year, as well as Morton’s classics.  Guests will start with winter salad with spiced walnuts, dried fruit, blue cheese crumbles and creamy balsamic dressing. An oven-roasted turkey roulade with savory sage and cranberry stuffing comes with smoked gouda au gratin potatoes, corn souffle, creamed spinach and green beans almondine.  End on a sweet note of pumpkin cheesecake with sea salt caramel.

$59 per person (excluding tax and gratuity)

$49 wine pairings by the bottle:  Decoy-Brut Cuvée; Marion Fields Cellars, “The Harrison” Pinot Noir

Thanksgiving Takeout

Orders must be placed by Tuesday, November 23 

Let Morton’s do the cooking on Thanksgiving with a family-style dinner to enjoy at home. 

The holiday package includes winter salad, turkey roulade with savory sage and cranberry stuffing, smoked gouda au gratin potatoes, corn souffle, creamed spinach, green beans almondine, egg & onion loaf, turkey gravy, cranberry relish and pumpkin cheesecake.

Serves: 4

$179 (excluding tax)  

For more information: Morton’s Dine-In Menu and Order Online


Holiday Savory and Sweet Eats When Shopping at South Coast Plaza

A day of world-class shopping calls for breaks to fuel up. Or stop for a well-deserved reenergizing lunch and watch the world go by.

Start the shopping day with a pumpkin spice latte made with espresso and steamed milk. Try it with a freshly baked citrus cranberry scone.

Lawry’s Carvery
Regulars love the quality and fast-casual format here. Order the hand-carved Turkey Classic on freshly baked baguette with Carvery chips or for something more substantial, the Special Thankful Thanksgiving platter, consisting of turkey, yams, cranberry stuffing, choice of signature side, gravy and cranberry sauce.

The Hall Global Eatery 
Freshly made pumpkin or pecan pie available daily until they sell out. Perfect with a made-to-order coffee beverage, enjoyed on the patio.

They’re back!  The Thanksgiving Turkey Melt served hot with house made cranberry Dijon spread and the Rustic Stuffing Turkey Cranberry Sandwich are offered for a limited time only– both served on Boudin’s rustic stuffing bread. Pick up a few of Boudin’s adorable turkey-shaped sugar cookies.

Ruby’s Diner
Kids of every age love the seasonal pumpkin spice milkshake made with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon. Pair it with Ruby’s popular Fresh Roast Turkey Breast Sandwich with crisp lettuce, tangy cranberry sauce and creamy mayo on a soft Ruby Roll, served with fries.

Nékter Juice Bar 
Refuel with a Pumpkin Spice Smoothie. This fall classic is a creamy cool blend of pure pumpkin puree, dates, banana, cashew nut milk, agave nectar, nutmeg and cinnamon.

See’s Candies
Decorate your Thanksgiving table with See’s colorful milk or dark chocolate mini-turkeys or the lovely foil-wrapped autumn leaves made from milk and dark chocolate. The seasonal pie truffles include the holiday’s favorite flavors.

hands-on cooking classes



Sur La Table
Get inspired by SLT’s cook-instructors with a variety of hands-on cooking classes on Thanksgiving essentials and sides. You’ll learn how to prepare delicious recipes, great home techniques and more. Limited attendance.

Price: $79 class per person. Attendees will receive a discount for shopping after the class.

Click here for information on Sur La Table’s Thanksgiving cooking classes