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Santa Barbara Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving 2022

Santa Barbara Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2022

We will be adding more restaurants as they provide us their menus and pricing. Please check back often to see more options!

Looking for the best restaurants in Santa Barbara that are open on Thanksgiving this year? We’ve got you covered!

Whether you’re not the best cook or just don’t want to spend all day organizing a feast, we’ve collected all of the restaurants that are going to be open on Thanksgiving Day for you to easily decide where to eat!

Plan ahead!

Book your reservations early to ensure that the restaurant you choose will save your seat.

Belmond El Encanto

Gather with friends and loved ones to feast on a sensational Thanksgiving dinner at El Encanto.

Savor a delectable four-course meal from our pre-fixe menu. Each dish is crafted from the finest, locally-sourced ingredients so you can enjoy this special occasion deliciously.

Served 1.30pm-7.30pm

$125 per person | $60 kids (under 12)
Complimentary for children aged 5 and under

Contact us on 805-770-3530 to book

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3:30-8:30 P.M

Our Seasonal Wine Country Cuisine Dinner Menu in three-course format—first, main and dessert—for $95 per person. This is not a tasting menu but rather guests have full choice from the entire menu, including, of course, our mouth-watering Roast Turkey Feast: White & Dark Turkey, ‘marbled mash’ of Yukon gold potatoes & yams, turkey confit-sourdough stuffing, garlic sautéed Blue Lake green beans, pan gravy and orange-rosemary-cranberry compote.

Cold Spring Tavern

Cold Spring Tavern

We are taking reservations for Thanksgiving.

Open from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. serving indoor and outdoor.

Cost is $85 for adults and $35 for kids

Convivo Restaurant

3 course 100 dollars per person
4 course 125 dollars per person

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finch & fork

Finch & Fork

31 West Carrillo Street

$110 per person

Seatings from 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm


The Harbor Restaurant

We will be starting our annual Thanksgiving Buffet at 12 for those who don’t feel like cooking all day! Along with the thanksgiving classics we all love, there will be fresh seafood and a variety of appetizers! Book your reservations early because we will be full all day!

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

11:00am – 4:00pm

Gather and give thanks with your friends and loved ones this Thanksgiving at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort.  Executive Chef Yesica Arredondo and her team will be serving up a Thanksgiving buffet feast full of time-honored holiday favorites.   This year’s menu is an ode to traditional Thanksgiving classics, infused with the bright, fresh flavors of California.   From the fresh caught coastal seafood to the homemade cornbread stuffing with fall harvest stone fruits, guests will delight in every bite. Enjoy panoramic ocean views from our elegant Reagan Room and classic holiday music from renowned violinist Peter Blackwelder.

Adults:  $115.00 per person

Children (12 & under): $50.00 per child (children under 3 eat free)

Price subject to 8.75% sales tax and 20% service charge.  13.1% of service charge is gratuity for servers, 6.9% covers discretionary administrative costs for the resort.

For reservations or more information contact us today at (805) 884-8526 or email .

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