| Nov 17, 2014
Big or small, traditional or new and eclectic, Thanksgiving is a holiday for giving thanks and spending it with loved ones. So what better way than to celebrate in downtown Bellevue where a variety of Bellevue’s premier restaurants are cooking up a grand Thanksgiving meal for you— with no clean-up included. Read on for ideas on where to celebrate Thanksgiving and a few holiday gift ideas!
Basil’s Kitchen at the Hilton Bellevue
Bring the whole family to Basil’s Kitchen at the Hilton Bellevue for a grand Thanksgiving Feast. Basil’s Kitchen is hosting a Thanksgiving brunch complete with a salad and seafood station, carving station with slow-roasted prime rib and turkey with traditional gravy, omelets made to order and a beautiful array of scrumptious desserts. To top off your Thanksgiving celebration local favorite musician, Mike Mansour, will play piano. For this Thanksgiving meal it’s $48 for adults and $24 for children.
300 112th Ave SE | (425) 455-1300 Paddy Coyne’s Irish Pub
The Seahawks will take on the 49ers on Thanksgiving so spend time at Paddy Coyne’s where they have a Thanksgiving dinner and a space to watch the game! Thanksgiving meals will be served all day for $19.95.
700 Bellevue Way NE | (425) 453-8080 Palomino Rustico
Bring the family to Palomino Rustico for rustic Mediterranean, Italian fare. The space is warm and inviting with a menu full of Palomino Rustico classics such as tomato-basil bruschetta, baked four cheese penne and Palomino tiramisu. The star of the Thanksgiving menu is the slow roasted Diestel Farms turkey dinner including apple sausage stuffing, garlic herb mashed potatoes, herb-roasted vegetables, fresh house-made cranberry relish, turkey gravy and a slice of freshly baked spiced pumpkin pie. Thanksgiving dinner will be served 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
610 Bellevue Way NE | (425) 455-7600 Pearl Bar & Dining
Spend Thanksgiving at one of Bellevue's most stylish restaurants. Pearl is offering a family-style four-course dinner from 1 to 8 p.m. Pearl’s menu is filled with everything from traditional Thanksgiving favorites like sage roasted turkey and gravy, to contemporary Northwest cuisine of Alaskan king salmon filet with cider butter sauce.
700 Bellevue Way NE #50 | (425) 455-0181 Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Enjoy your favorites this Thanksgiving at Ruth’s Chris Steak House! Join the Ruth’s Chris family for a meal that will keep you wishing Thanksgiving was more than just once a year. Thanksgiving at Ruth’s includes gumbo, ceasar or steak salad, Turkey entrée with gravy, stuffing and cranberry relish with a choice of delicious classic sides. As a special treat, guests will receive Thanksgiving extras to take home and enjoy the next day. Thanksgiving at Ruth’s is $39.95 per adult and $12.95 for children.
565 Bellevue Square | (425) 451-1550
Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
Rock Bottom is closed on Thanksgiving but there’s something to do before and after! Rock Bottom is hosting a special tasting event on Wednesday, Nov. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Chef and brewer will collaborate on a unique food and beer pairing featuring Brewer Sara Luchi’s Cranberry White Ale and Chef Chris’ take on Grandma’s Turkey sandwich. But be warned, Grandma’s Turkey Sandwich should not be underestimated—it is jam-packed with all of your favorite Thanksgiving flavors. Thanksgiving will be made a day early!
After Thanksgiving come back to Rock Bottom for an 80s Dance Party! Shake and dance those turkey pounds away with DJ Thump and enjoy happy hour from 11 p.m. to close. The party starts at 10 p.m.— make sure to arrive in your most tubular outfit!
550 106th Ave NE #103 | (425) 462-9300
Holiday restaurant gift Ideas:
For the holidays, Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar
and John Howie Steak
have great holiday gift ideas. For the Chef Howie’s cookbook, Passion & Palate: Recipes for a Generous Table, Chef Howie’s cooking planks, salt rubs at John Howie Steak and herb rubs at Seastar, and finally - gift cards.
If you have a beer lover in your life, ensure the hoppiest
of holidays by getting them something from Tap House Grill
. You can visit the restaurant in Downtown Bellevue
or purchase online
. Gifts range from t-shirts and gift cards to hydroflasks, growlers, and pint glasses.