Thanksgiving Dining in Orlando

Locals and tourists alike may be seeking a break from kitchen duties on Thanksgiving Day. Whether you’re seeking a traditional spread or something unique – buffets, brunch, or dinner – Orlando has you covered with plenty of options to choose from. This is always an advisable time to avoid the theme parks (which are known to hit capacity quickly), so here’s a few of our best suggestions for Thanksgiving dining options around town. 

The Rosen family of hotels are known for exceptional accommodations, but did you know that you can also find some of the area’s most exquisite dining locations at these resorts as well?



  1. Rosen Plaza – 9700 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 12:00pm – 5:00pm $37.95 (pre-paid); $41.95 (walk-in); $18.95 (children 4-11); under 4 free Includes complimentary parking and complimentary wine Buffet features: soups, fruits, pastries, salads, seafood, turkey, chicken, steak, prime rib, pork loin, stir fry, sides, and a wide variety of desserts. Call 407-996-0256 for reservations, or reserve online.

  2. Rosen Centre – 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 11:00am – 7:00pm $43.95; $16.95 (children 4-12); under 4 free Includes valet parking and complimentary mimosas and champagne Buffet features: soups, salads, antipasto, cheeses, fruits, omelet and waffle station, pasta and paella station, seafood, pork loin, turkey, sides, and a wide variety of desserts. 11:00am – 10:00pm $29.95; $13.95 (children) Harry’s Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu includes choice of appetizer (beef empanadas or island coconut shrimp), starter (soup or salad), entree (turkey, ravioli, or mahi mahi), and two mini desserts. Call 866-955-4407 for reservations, or reserve online.

  3. Rosen Shingle Creek – 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819 11:30am – 8:00pm $67.95; $29.95 (children 4-11); under 3 free (FL resident discount 25%) Includes complimentary valet, and unlimited champagne and mimosas Cafe Osceola buffet features: soups, appetizers, salads, antipasto, cheeses, fruits, seafood, dim sum, stir fry, paella, sushi, crepes, pasta, gourmet grilled cheese station, omelet and waffle station, duck, brisket, turkey, sides, children’s buffet, and an extensive dessert bar. 5:30pm – 10:00pm $49.99; $19.99 (children 4-11) A Land Remembered three-course dinner includes: lobster bisque or arugula, pear and maple bacon salad; turkey or filet mignon; dessert. 5:30pm – 10:00pm $49.99;