Where to Dine:Thanksgiving 2018

Ready to tuck into some turkey? Here are a few New Smyrna Beach area restaurants that’ll make you feel at home for Thanksgiving 2018:

Aunt Catfish’s on the River

Enjoy your Thanksgiving feast with a side of gorgeous river views. This Port Orange icon is offering a Thanksgiving Buffet filled with a cornucopia full of delicious holiday favorites. Call ahead seating is available. 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

CorkScrew Bar & Grille

A traditional turkey dinner is on the menu along with some chef-inspired features. CorkScrew fans will also find some regular menu favorites as well. Sip on handcrafted fall cocktails like the Pumpkin Spice Tini, Toasted S’more Tini, and Caramel Apple Tini. Reservations required. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Flagler Tavern

Let’s face it. Flagler Tavern is a great place to celebrate any day of the week. With four unique bar areas, you may just want to drink your turkey day calories. Call for reservation details. Holiday menu available.


Norwood’s celebrates Thanksgiving with a bounty of offerings. There’s traditional turkey, of course, but also some inventive and inspiring options like the Lobster Sauté, Mahi Mango, and Grouper Caponata. Call ahead seating available. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Grille at Riverview

Fancy a four-course meal? Gobble it up or savor it slowly, this menu features main course options like maple-glazed turkey, Virginia baked ham, fresh lemon dill salmon, and sliced herb roasted striploin. We’d pick the dark rum banana foster bread pudding for that dessert course. 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Reservations required.

The Garlic

Add the Garlic to the list of things we’re grateful for this year. Served family style, this celebration includes fresh roasted turkey and ham, garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing, yams, green beans, cranberry sauce, bread, gravy, and dessert! Whew. We’re feeling the tryptophan already. Reservations available. Serving from 1:00 p.m.

Chases on the Beach

Get Thanksgiving dinner with a side of surf and sun. Chases’ prime location means you’ll get a great view of the waves while you scarf down that pumpkin pie. Special menu offered. Reservations available. Open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Looking for more great places to eat in the NSB area? Head on over to our Eat page.