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

Enchanted Forest Dining Experience: Enjoy a magical Thanksgiving with a four-course meal in the Enchanted Forest this year. Choose from a variety of delicious entrees including filet mignon, Cornish pies, vegan Eggplant lasagna, and a kids menu!

Golden Leaves Vineyard & Winery: Enjoy wine tastings and a Thanksgiving menu ranging from appetizers, turkey, stuffing, side dishes, and dessert, available as individual small plates or a complete dinner. Reservations are recommended, call 530-620-1888.

Sienna: They’re offering their popular Thanksgiving Dinner Special along with a full menu in case turkey isn’t your thing! They’re open from noon to 7:30 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

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) 644-0345 from 2-6 pm.

Holiday table from above. Photo: rawpixel

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