Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to eat, drink and be thankful. Looking for ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in Honolulu 2021? This post covers Thanksgiving dinner in Honolulu, restaurants open for Thanksgiving in Honolulu as well as turkey to go and takeout options.
Thanksgiving in America this year is Thursday, November 25, 2021.
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Thanksgiving in Honolulu 2021
Hau Tree Restaurant
Big City Diner
Big City Diner is open from 8 am – 8 pm on November 25. Dinner reservations recommended from 2 pm – 8 pm.
They are offering a Classic Egg’s Benedict ($13.99) with Chef’s Hollandaise Sauce from 8 am – 3 pm. They are serving an Oven Roasted Turkey Special ($24.99) or Keiki Turkey (Age 10 and Younger, $13.99) from 11 am on.
Big City Diner is also offering a Thanksgiving Big Meal To-Go ($129.99) for preorder.
Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson tribute artists join other performers for a special edition of Rock-A-Hula, a Waikiki dinner show on Thanksgiving.
You can choose from three packages: either a luau buffet with a mai tai; a four-course lobster spread with premium beverages; or the Green Room package, with a backstage tour and souvenir photo with one of the stars. All meals include a Thanksgiving-themed dessert.
They will not be serving our regular dinner menu on this day. They only accept phone reservations at 808-591-8400. They require a Credit Card number at the time of reservation and will charge 100% of the course cost per person for cancellations made after 11/18/21 (1 week prior). Lunch will be open for regular lunch hours with a regular lunch menu.
Pagoda Floating Restaurant
Pagoda Floating Restaurant is offering a drive-thru pick-up for festive turkey feasts ($250) is on Thanksgiving Thursday, November 25. 2021 from 9 am – 2 pm at the restaurant’s back entrance on Kanunu St. or at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai’i in Mōʻiliʻili.
Festive Turkey Feasts are hot and ready to serve parties of 6 to 8 and includes the following:
- 12 – 14 lbs Whole Roast Turkey
- Giblet Gravy
- Stuffing w/ Portuguese Sausage
- Mashed Potatoes
- Fresh Cranberry Relish
- Yams w/ Marshmallow Topped w/ Macadamia Nuts
- Corn on the Cob
- Pumpkin Pie
- 1 Dozen Punaluʻu Sweet Bread Rolls
Pre-paid orders only and must be placed by Friday, November 19, 2021. No refunds and offer not combinable with other offers.
For more information, please call (808) 948-8370.
Enjoy award-winning Kahala cuisine this Thanksgiving. Executive Chef Jonathan Mizukami has over a decade of experience in Michelin-starred restaurants around the world. Now, he’s bringing his culinary vision to the Thanksgiving dinner table—at The Kahala and in your home!
Dine in one of the on-site restaurants on Thanksgiving. This year, they’re offering special treats for Brunch and Dinner. Make your holiday one to remember by joining us at The Kahala.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Hokus: November 25 at 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hoku’s will celebrate with a special Grand Tasting Menu ($200 per person) featuring a delicious array of entrees. A special Vegetable Tasting is also available.
Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet at Plumeria Beach House: November 25 at 10:30 am – 2 pm
Join them for an all-you-can-enjoy served buffet, featuring a carving station, chef specialties, hot pods and delicious dessert offerings. $98 adult, $49 child (6-12 yrs).
Thanksgiving Dinner at Plumeria Beach House: November 25 at 5 pm – 8 pm
Plumeria Beach House will offer a special Thanksgiving all-you-can-enjoy served buffet. $98 adult, $49 child (6-12 yrs).
Thanksgiving to Go
Schedule a convenient drive-thru pick up and enjoy fresh turkey and an array of sides, including a family recipe from Chef Mizukami himself.
The Thanksgiving meal ($450) serves 6-8 people and includes:
- Free Range, Non-GMO, Fresh Turkey, Cooked and Prepared by Chef Mizukami (14lbs on avg.)
- Traditional Turkey Gravy
- Freshly Made Citrus Cranberry Sauce
- Chef Mizukami’s Family recipe “Portuguese Stuffing”
- French-style Roasted Garlic Pomme Puree
- Green Bean Casserole, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Crispy Onions and Truffle Mushroom Bechamel Sauce
- Mixed Green Salad, Kawamata Farm’s Tomatoes, Spiced Pecans and Lemongrass Ginger Vinaigrette
- Kahala’s “Pumpkin Pie” Bread Pudding with Eggnog Anglaise
Pick up time needs to be selected at the time of order. Pick up times include Wednesday, November 24 or Thursday, November 25. Preorder by 5pm on November 19.
- Whole Turkey Package, serves 8 – 10 people: $121.95 online price
- Half Turkey Package,s erves 4 people: $67.95 online price
- Whole Turkey only: $71.95 online price
The Whole and Half Turkey packages include:
- Mashed Potatoes
- Poultry Gravy
- Cranberry/Pineapple Relish
- King’s Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Waikiki Beach Walk, Downtown Honolulu) is offering a 3-Course Thanksgiving Feast. $42.95 for Adults and $15.95 for Children.
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