Want to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the trimmings, but without all the hassle of cooking and cleaning? Thankfully, many restaurants throughout El Dorado County will be open on Thanksgiving Day, serving a variety of traditional and non-traditional delicacies.

Pumpkin Pie at Holiday Table - El Dorado County Photo: Element5

Sienna: They’re offering their popular Thanksgiving Feast two ways this year. You can dine at the restaurant from noon to 7:30 pm or enjoy their Turkey Dinner or Prime Rib as a family meal for takeout. Please preorder your take-out meal by November 19.

The Farm Table: While this popular Placervile restaurant is closed for regular service, they are taking orders for their Thanksgiving takeout menu, featuring free-range turkey, duck-fat gravy, cornbread stuffing, and more! Orders must be placed by November 16 with pickup on November 25. 

Smith Flat House Restaurant, Placerville, CA
Smith Flat House
– Enjoy a delicious, traditional Thanksgiving dinner in a historic location. Call (530) 621-1003 for reservations and information.

Diamond Springs Hotel:
 Partake in a delicious feast at the Diamond Springs Hotel, surrounded by warmth, good spirits, and the joy of this wonderful day. Thanksgiving hours: 11 am – 7 pm.

Beef n Brew: They will be having Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 8 pm with a special menu. Think delicious turkey and all the fixings, turkey ham and all fixings, and steak and lobster! Reservations are required, call (530) 344-7296. 

Sierra Banquet Center: Enjoy a delicious 4-course meal with appetizers. Reservations required, call (530) 644-0345. Thanksgiving hours: open from 2 pm-6 pm.

Holiday table from above. Photo: rawpixel

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