If you really want something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, it’s for restaurants that will do all the cooking and clean-up for you, so all you have to do is show up and eat, then go home, watch football and crash on the couch.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House (225. NE Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton, 561/392-6746). Begin with soup or salad, then roasted turkey with gravy, sausage-herb stuffing and cranberry relish. Choose a side of mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, green beans or creamed spinach. Pumpkin cheesecake and vanilla ice cream for dessert. $34.95 per person.
Spoon Fed (217 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561/450-7557). Dinner is roasted turkey with herb stuffing and choices ranging from sweet potatoes and mashed potatoes to asparagus gratin and Brussels sprouts to pumpkin meringue pie and caramel ice cream. $28 for adults; $15 kids 12 and younger.
Cut 432 (432 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561/272-9898). Starters include mixed green salad or butternut squash soup. Entrée is roasted organic turkey with cranberry-orange relish, sausage and sage stuffing, maple sweet potato puree or mashed potatoes. Raisin-cranberry bread pudding or pumpkin pie for dessert. $39 per person.
Deck 84 (840 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561/665-8484). Go Floribbean or traditional with conch chowder, macadamia-crusted snapper with twice-fried plantains and pina colada flan or roasted apple-butternut squash bisque, roasted turkey with whipped potatoes and spiced pumpkin mousse. All dishes a la carte.
Taboo (221 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, 561/835-3500). Meal includes soup of the day, roasted turkey with stuffing, cranberry-orange-walnut relish, candied sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes and gravy, veggies and pumpkin pie. Adults $32.95; children under 10, $19.95.
Café Boulud(301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach. 561/655-6060). Roasted beet salad or fall squash soup start off, followed by roasted turkey with turkey confit, chestnut and sourdough stuffing, sweet potato puree, Brussels sprouts and cranberry coulis, then pumpkin pie or gingerbread-lemon curd trifle. $72 for adults, $25 kids under 10.