Best Places for Thanksgiving Dinner in PS


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California culture is culinary culture, and that holds true on this most delectable of holidays. If you’re planning to dine out this Thanksgiving, try one of these local favorites!

CHI CHI at the Avalon Hotel


CHI CHI at the Avalon Hotel Patio – Photo Credit: Palmspringsstyle.com

Housed in the iconic Avalon Hotel in downtown Palm Springs, CHI CHI celebrates the California tradition of “wellness and clean living,” with recipes that emphasize organic local ingredients. Their signature cocktails, including refreshing ingredients like young coconut and fresh watermelon, provide an elegant finish to a satisfying meal.

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Copley’s on Palm Canyon


Copley’s on Palm Canyon – Photo Credit: Travelchannel.com

Why not celebrate Thanksgiving at the former Cary Grant estate?  This award-winning restaurant serves up American cuisine with traces of tropical and European flavors – just the right blend for an innovative yet traditional Thanksgiving banquet.

LULU California Bistro


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The central location and vivid contemporary interior make LULU a popular Thanksgiving option for locals who want to enjoy exceptional cuisine in a convivial setting.  This year’s menu includes crisp red pear salad and a rich sweet-potato cheesecake.

Pines Café at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway


Palm Springs Tramway Gondola – Photo Credit: Coachellavalley.com

Combining dining with sightseeing, the Palm Springs Tramway’s Thanksgiving package includes a two-mile trip into the mountains and a cafeteria-style Thanksgiving meal. Family-oriented fare is hearty and unpretentious.

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Mr. Lyons Steakhouse – Photo Credit: Tripadvisor.com

Known to locals for over seventy years as the “Lyons English Grill,” this Palm Springs fixture has been reimagined as a fine dining experience steeped in midcentury elegance. This Thanksgiving, sample their pumpkin panna cotta and slow-roasted prime rib.

Native Foods


Native Foods Restaurant – Photo Credit: Nrn.com

If you need a meatless option, check out the selection at Native Foods.  Their regular menu is a hearty California-cuisine rendition of bar-and-grill classics like avocado club sandwiches and chili fries. On Thanksgiving they’ll also be serving a vegan seitan “Turkey Wellington” with all the fixings, if you’d like your Turkey Day to be turkey-free.

Are you thinking about spending part of your Thanksgiving weekend in Palm Springs?  It’s not too late to make a reservation at one of these prime locations. Book a table for November 24th, and leave the cooking to one of Palm Springs’ virtuoso chefs!

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