No plans for Thanksgiving? Don’t feel like cooking? The four local business listed below are either open for dine-in, with expansive outdoor patios, or for takeaway so you can enjoy a fully prepared holiday meal at home.
Arlo San Diego
500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108
Open 2PM – 10PM on Thanksgiving
Arlo is opening early at 2PM on Thanksgiving to serve you a beautiful holiday meal. They have some of their regular favorites & a special Thanksgiving menu on offer. Reservations recommended to enjoy the holiday on their expansive patio. Check out their holiday menu and make a reservation here.
Rudford’s Restaurant Diner
2900 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104
Open 24/7 every day
Rudford’s is open 24/7‑365, including holidays. They have a beautiful, new covered patio so you can enjoy their special holiday menu outdoors!
San Diego Chicken Pie Shop
2633 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104
Closed on Thanksgiving, open 10AM – 8PM for meal pick-up on Wednesday
SDCPS isn’t open on Thanksgiving day, but you can pickup a complete Thanksgiving meal to reheat & serve the day before, or even just stock up your freezer with their famous pies and rolls. For $29.95 SDCPS is offering 12 oz of turkey meat, a quart of whipped potatoes, a pint of gravy, 1/2 dozen dinner rolls, and cranberry sauce. Call them at (619) 295-0156 to reserve your meal for pick-up on Wednesday the 25th.
Cardellino isn’t open for dine‑in on Thanksgiving day, but you can pre‑order a complete holiday meal for pickup from Chef Brad Wise. If you miss the pre-order don’t worry. They are also offering holiday meal pick-ups throughout the month of December, for your celebrations throughout the month.