Don’t Want to Spend All Day in the Kitchen? 3 Places to Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in Bradenton

Trying to decide where to go for Thanksgiving Dinner in Bradenton? Here are three great local options for you to choose from!
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Thanksgiving is right around the corner – and that means it’s time for turkey, stuffing, and all the fixin’s. While many people spend the entire day in the kitchen, there’s no need to do that if you don’t feel like it!

Whether you’re on vacation or you just want to spend more time enjoying your family, there are some great options for Thanksgiving dinner in Bradenton! Here are three you might want to check out.

Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille

101 Riverfront Blvd Ste 120, Bradenton, FL 34205

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Once again this year, Mattison’s restaurants are offering Thanksgiving Day dining and a Full Thanksgiving Feast To Go. If you’re in Bradenton, you’ll want to head over to Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille (101 Riverfront Blvd.).

Their Full Turkey Feast includes Fresh, All-Natural, Antibiotic and Hormone Free Whole Oven Roasted Turkey, Apple Walnut Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Maple Ginger Roasted Vegetable Medley (green beans, baby carrots, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts), Giblet Gravy, Fresh Cranberries, Rolls, and Boursin Butter.

You can also order a turkey on its own or if you don’t have a crowd to feed, opt for the one-person traditional turkey feast. In addition, there are plenty of extra add-ons to choose from. Dinners will be available for pick-up on November 25th between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm.

You can order online or call 941-921-3400 to place your to-go order. To make reservations for in-restaurant dining at the Bradenton Riverwalk location, call 941-896-9660.

Mean Dean’s Local Kitchen

6059 26th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207

Mean Dean’s Local Kitchen – located in Bayshore Gardens – will be open from 12 pm to 8 pm on Thanksgiving day. Menu options will include:

  • Maple Roasted Turkey with cornbread stuffing, garlic smashed potatoes, fresh cranberry relish, garlic green beans, turkey gravy
  • Bourbon Roasted Pork Tenderloin with cornbread stuffing, garlic smashed potatoes, fresh cranberry relish, garlic green beans, maderia gravy.
  • Chilean Sea Bass with pineapple-mango salsa, caribbean rice, garlic green beans,
  • Vegetarian option TBD

There will also be various appetizers, soups, and salads available as well as Pumpkin Creme Brule and Cranberry-Orange Bread Pudding.

Reservations are strongly suggested. There may be some walk-ins available, mostly at the bar and possibly some booths or tables closer to closing time. To make your reservation, give them a call at 941-251-5435.

The Chop Shop

5906 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209

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The Chop Shop in West Bradenton will also have Thanksgiving meals available. You can get roasted turkey with gravy, homemade dressing, and your choice of two sides (mashed potato, sweet potato, green beans, green bean casserole, or cranberry nut salad) for just $14.99 each.

They’ll also have whole pies or slices of pie available. Choose from caramel apple walnut, pumpkin, or pecan.

You can place your order now and pick it up on November 24th (they are closed on Thanksgiving Day). Give them a call at 941-794-6328 to learn more or place your order.

No matter how you decide to spend Thanksgiving in Bradenton, we wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday filled with joy, gratitude, and love!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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