If you’re not feeling up to the hyper-involved work that goes into prepping a Thanksgiving feast, worry not! There are many fantastic restaurants across Milwaukee that will do the work for you, including the one right downstairs! From unique tastes to traditional staples, you’ll never be so thankful to not be in the kitchen this year when you feast at one of these restaurants. Here are our top picks for your Bay View Thanksgiving:
Kindred on KK (2535 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.)
Whether you’re staying with us or simply want a unique experience out with some friends and family, Kindred will be serving up a Thanksgiving feast you won’t soon forget! The restaurant is a space for all to gather and dine like family. So, come to eat, drink, enjoy, relax, and share thanks in our warm environment where strangers are friends, and friends become family. Make your reservation today by calling 414-446-3640.
Mason Street Grill (424 E Wisconsin Ave.)
Mason Street Grill will host their Thanksgiving Day feast at The Pfister Hotel’s ballroom from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. They’ll be serving up a traditional family-inspired menu with turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and more. Later in the day, from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., the street-level steakhouse will launch a special holiday prix-fixe menu that will include wood-grilled steaks and seafood.
Tre Rivali (200 N Broadway)
This Mediterranean restaurant headed by “Top Chef” alum Heather Terhune will serve a family-style menu on Thanksgiving Day. It will include roasted turkey and gravy with citrus and herbs, ciabatta stuffing with wild mushrooms and chestnuts, crispy Brussels sprouts with pancetta and onions, olive-oil poached shrimp bruschetta with chickpea puree, and plenty of desserts.
Rare Steakhouse (833 E Michigan St.)
Even on Thanksgiving, this steakhouse will focus on what they do best – steak. There will also be a special three-course meal from noon to 8 p.m. that will include a choice of soup or salad, plus herbed turkey breast, confit legs, as well as numerous vegetable sides, and cranberry cobbler for dessert.
The Capital Grille (310 W Wisconsin Ave.)
The Capital Grille will serve a grand feast on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Their menu includes slow-roasted turkey with brioche stuffing, French green beans with cranberry-pear chutney and Marcona almonds, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin cheesecake.
Milwaukee ChopHouse (633 N 5th St.)
The ChopHouse will serve up special seasonal additions alongside their regular menu. Their Thanksgiving-inspired feast will include spiced plum soup, orange-sage brined turkey breast, and pumpkin ginger cheesecake.
Alioto’s (3041 N. Mayfair Rd.)
Alioto’s will serve a full sit-down turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to the classics, their holiday menu will include a choice of potato and choice of soup, salad or another starter.
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant (15 S. Moorland Rd.)
From 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant will serve a family-style, traditional Thanksgiving feast. In addition to their regular menu items, their holiday menu will include slow-roasted Amish turkey, potatoes, pan gravy, herb stuffing, house-made cranberry sauce, and spiced pumpkin cheesecake.
Honeypie (2643 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.)
Kindred has partnered with HoneyPie to bring you all of the most delectably sweet treats this holiday season! They make great, Midwestern-inspired food from scratch with the belief that good food is rooted in the way their grandparents used to cook. And trust us, they’re right! All of their creations are made by hand with real ingredients, mostly sourced from right here in Wisconsin.
SmallPie (2504 East Oklahoma Ave.)
This is the small neighborhood, counter-service sister café to HoneyPie. This café specializes in handmade savory and sweet pies and treats. They too bake and make all of their treats in small batches with mostly local ingredients. Each buttery pie dough is skillfully crafted by hand for the perfect flaky and delicious crust. You just can’t miss these!