Spending the fall season in Sonoma County is the perfect way to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. As the holiday season approaches, Sonoma County comes alive with fun attractions, mouthwatering food, and gorgeous nature. If you’re planning to spend Thanksgiving in Sonoma County, you don’t have to sacrifice your classic Thanksgiving meal. There are plenty of restaurants in the area that are open to guests on the holiday, so you can still enjoy delicious food with your loved ones while you’re away. Here are a few restaurants open on Thanksgiving near our Sonoma County vacation homes.

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El Dorado Kitchen

El Dorado Kitchen puts an emphasis on fresh farm-raised ingredients, providing a delicious and unique California-inspired menu. Chef Armando Navarro has crafted a special menu drawing guests from far and wide. Offerings change seasonally, and some of the fall favorites have included a roasted fig salad, seafood paella, and King Salmon. El Dorado presents the perfect blend of casual and upscale.

For Thanksgiving, you will be able to enjoy starters like mixed greens and ginger carrot soup, mains like roasted turkey breast and braised beef short rib, and classic desserts like pumpkin and pecan pies.

El Dorado Kitchen is located at 405 1st Street West. Thanksgiving dinner will be served on the holiday from 1 to 7 p.m. and will cost $65 for adults and $35 for children.

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The Girl and The Fig

Since 1997, The Girl and The Fig has been a staple in Sonoma County. Their menu brings French-inspired cuisine to the States with classic offerings like coq au vin, duck liver mousse, and wild mushroom risotto.

For Thanksgiving, enjoy a 4-course menu featuring fresh ingredients for the amuse, starter, entree, and dessert. Choose the classic turkey breast and pumpkin cake, or be bold with the sautéed flounder and Port-poached pears. Whatever you choose, you will experience the freshest ingredients and the most welcoming atmosphere.

The Girl and The Fig is located at 110 West Spain Street. Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 12 to 8 p.m. Dinner will cost $60 for adults and $20 for children.

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Spoonbar

For an elevated dining experience, visit Spoonbar in the heart of Healdsburg. Their market-driven menu features only the freshest ingredients, and Chef Matt D’Ambrosi has been creating unique offerings since he joined Spoonbar in Spring 2018. Their menu includes fresh oysters, mezze rigatoni, and the bacon-smoked cheddar Smashburger. You also can’t miss out on the unique cocktails made with organic herbs and the freshest fruits and vegetables.

For Thanksgiving, Spoonbar will be featuring a three-course feast fit for a king. Enjoy the house-made focaccia bread next to a bowl of delicious pumpkin soup or jumbo prawn cocktail, then move on to turkey or prime rib for your entree. Finish with a dessert of pecan pie or pumpkin panna cotta.

Spoonbar is located at 219 Healdsburg Avenue. Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 2 until 7 p.m. The cost is $65 for adults and $35 for children.

Of all the places to eat in Sonoma County, these three restaurants feature delicious menus all year-round as well as special holiday offerings for Thanksgiving. Once you’re done enjoying your feast, return to one of our Wine Country vacation homes to curl up with your family or to get ready for Black Friday shopping. We offer centrally-located accommodations, allowing you to get out the door at a moment’s notice. You’ll have all the room you need for a group of any size, and our team can help you plan your whole vacation from start to finish. For more information on spending the holiday season in Sonoma County, contact us today!