Thanksgiving Dining on Galveston Island

Enjoy Thanksgiving on Galveston beaches! Several favorite local restaurants offer special Thanksgiving menus, with dine-in and take-and-bake options to meet everyone’s needs this year.

Thanksgiving is full of family, friends and – of course! – food!  While we all love the fruits of our kitchen labor – it can definitely get a little overwhelming! Thankfully (see what we did there?) there are a number of fabulous local food options for your Sand `N Sea Thanksgiving holiday on Galveston Island!

Who doesn’t love a Thanksgiving dinner full of turkey, gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, rolls, cranberries (we will forever love the “fancy” cranberry sauce from childhood – complete with those snazzy ridges from the can!), etc.? And then, of course, there’s the pie.  Pumpkin? Check.  Blueberry? Check.  Apple? Check.  Seriously, it’s really just more fruit if you think about it ;). Add fresh Gulf Coast seafood to all of those classics and you’ve got the perfect Galveston Thanksgiving feast!

Thanksgiving in Galveston

Holidays at the slower pace of Island life are ideal no matter your age and you don’t have to worry about meeting that “in-law/grandmother clean” standard when everyone travels to a beach house instead – it’s a win-win!

Galveston has some great local dining options if you want to make it a TRUE holiday and let your family chef(s) relax too! We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite Galveston Island Thanksgiving Dining options below, or view our downloadable 2020 Thanksgiving in Galveston guide here:

The San Luis Resort 4-Course Plated Dinner
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
$71/adult, $35/children
*Reservations required. No parties larger than 10.

Moody Gardens Staff-Plated Thanksgiving Buffet
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
$59/adult, $29/children
*Reservations required.

Galvez Bar & Grill – Feasts to Go
Herb crusted turkey, 3 sides, gravy, cranberry sauce and your choice of Gaido’s pecan or pumpkin pie.
Serve 6 – $175, Serve 12 – $325
Preorder by Thursday, November 19
Pick up Wednesday, November 25 or Thursday, November 26
409.515.2154

Mosquito Cafe – Take & Bake
Preorder by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24
Pickup 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25

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Now that you’re drooling, pick a place and get your Thanksgiving getaway finalized!  Make sure EVERYone gets a chance to relax and enjoy your Galveston Island Thanksgiving this year!

UPDATED FOR 2020

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