Where To Dine: Thanksgiving Day Dinner in Orlando

Gaylord Christmas (credit: Gaylord Palms)

Gaylord Christmas (credit: Gaylord Palms)

Florida News: Where to eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Orlando

If you’re going to be in Orlando for Thanksgiving and you’re looking for a great place to go to enjoy a festive dinner, consider one of the following dining establishments!

Caribe Royale on World Center Drive

A traditional Thanksgiving dinner buffet will be served in the Tropicale Restaurant at Caribe Royale on World Center Drive in Orlando on Thanksgiving Day from 2pm to 8pm. Dine to the sounds of a live Jazz Trio. Cost is $44 for adults and $15 for children aged 3-9. It’s free for children younger than 3.

Gaylord Palms Resort

The Old Hickory Steakhouse in the family-friendly Gaylord Palms Resort will open at 4:30pm on November 22 for Thanksgiving dinner. This is a wonderful time of year to visit the Gaylord Palms Resort with your family because it’s all decked out for the holidays. Where else can you see spectacular ice displays in Orlando? To make a dinner reservation, call 407-586-1600.


From noon through 9pm on November 22, a special Thanksgiving Day menu will be featured at Emeril’s at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk. Feast on BBQ shrimp, braised pork belly, and grits. Or go ahead and order Emeril’s Turkey Dinner with dark & white meat, cheddar-chorizo pudding, back green beans, gravy and cranberry sauce. Many different options – all delicious!

Columbia Restaurant

Columbia Restaurant in Celebration, just south of Disney World, will serve a traditional Thanksgiving feast on November 22 starting at 11am. Roast Vermont Turkey will be served alongside Columbia stuffing, whipped potatoes, fresh vegetables, candied yams, cranberry sauce and gravy. Cost is $19.95 for adults and $5.95 for children under 10.

Rosen Plaza

Visit Rosen Plaza on International Drive where a Holiday Grand Buffet will be served in the Grand Ballroom from 11am until 5pm. The cost for the buffet is $31.95 per adult and $15.95 for children aged 4-12. Free for children under the age of 4.

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