Thanksgiving on I-Drive

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Gather 'round and prepare for an unforgettable Thanksgiving feast in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood! Whether you're seeking a classic, mouthwatering feast or are eager to uncover new traditions, I-Drive has plenty of options to make your Thanksgiving celebration memorable!
From the renowned Rosen Hotels and Resorts, where Thanksgiving buffets are a masterpiece of culinary expertise, the tantalizing offerings at Del Frisco's Steakhouse, and the upscale charm of The Capital Grille, to unique bites at Cafe Tu Tu Tango and homestyle Italian dishes at Mia's Italian Kitchen; every corner of I-Drive is brimming with delectable options to make your Thanksgiving a memorable affair.
So, dive in and discover the diverse events and flavors that await you on International Drive that will promise a Thanksgiving celebration like no other!

The Rosen Hotels and Resorts

No one puts together a feast like the culinary talent at Rosen! The Rosen Hotels and Resorts have made a name for themselves in the hospitality world for offering serene accommodations, luxurious amenities, and delivering guests with an unmatched experience time and time again. Plus, the Rosen Hotels on International Drive are each situated close to all of the action on International Drive, making them a perfect choice for enjoying a Thanksgiving Feast during your holiday festivities in Orlando. Here are the offerings at the Rosen Hotels on I-Drive this Thanksgiving:
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Thanksgiving at Rosen Centre: 

Admission: $64.95 Adult | $27.95 Children (4-12)
Date/Time: November 23rd, 2023 - 11am to 6 pm
Gather your loved ones and immerse yourself in a culinary journey at Rosen Centre. Indulge in an extravagant buffet featuring an extensive selection of holiday classics and tantalizing new flavors. From traditional roasted turkey and creamy mashed potatoes to exotic delights like green shell mussels from New Zealand and Thai coconut calamari salad, every dish is crafted to perfection. Save room for dessert and choose from an array of sweet indulgences, including pecan pie and spiced pumpkin cheesecake, that will leave your taste buds singing. With free self-parking and a festive atmosphere, this celebration at Rosen Centre is sure to provide a joyous Thanksgiving feast. Learn more.
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Thanksgiving at Rosen Plaza: 

Admission: $55.95 Adult, $23.95 Children 4 to 11 | Children 3 & Under Free
Date/Time: November 23rd, 2023 - 11:30am- 4:30pm
Step into the warm embrace of hospitality at Rosen Plaza's Thanksgiving Day dining experience. Expert chefs curate a menu with delightful surprises, featuring dishes like pumpkin seed, pesto crusted turkey breast and Dijon and brown sugar glazed pork loin. The blend of traditional favorites and new creations ensures a satisfying meal for the entire family. Embrace the holiday spirit in the welcoming ambiance of Rosen Plaza, where each bite is a celebration of flavors and togetherness. Learn more

Thanksgiving Brunch at Rosen Shingle Creek:

Admission: $89.95 Adult | $37.95 Children (4-11)
Date/Time: November 23rd, 2023 - 11 am to 6 pm
The Rosen family welcomes you to a lavish Thanksgiving brunch at Rosen Shingle Creek’s Cafe Osceola, where tradition meets innovation. Revel in creative twists on classic Thanksgiving fare, expertly prepared by talented chefs. The luxurious setting adorned with festive holiday décor adds a touch of elegance to your holiday celebration. From exquisite buffet options to the abundance of hotel amenities perfect for families to enjoy, Rosen Shingle Creek offers a heartfelt Thanksgiving experience for all to cherish. Learn more

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Plaza Garden, Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando: 

Admission: $29.95 Adult | $20.95 Children (6-10) | Children 5 & Under Free (with paying adult)
Date/Time: November 23rd, 2023 - 4 pm to 9pm
Join in the festivities at Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando’s Plaza Garden for a delightful Thanksgiving Day buffet boasting options. With an inviting atmosphere and a diverse selection of delectable dishes, this celebration promises a memorable dining experience. Enjoy the flavors of the season with your family, surrounded by a warm holiday ambiance that embodies the spirit of Thanksgiving. Learn more

Steak > Turkey at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

Looking to trade in your turkey for a top-notch steakhouse experience this Thanksgiving? Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse has you covered!
Elevate your Thanksgiving experience with a Chef's Special Feature at Del Frisco's Steakhouse, available from November 23rd to the 26th. Indulge in the flavors of a Prime Cowgirl and Foie Gras dish, and toast to Thanksgiving with featured cocktails like their Santa's Sleigh Ride cocktail with Jack Daniel’s, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Fresh Orange Juice, and Mulled Wine, or a specialty wine bottle like their Cabernet Sauvignon, Faust Napa Valley, California. This limited-time offering ensures a luxurious and savory holiday celebration. Learn more here.

Fast Break at Hilton Orlando

Maybe the perfect Thanksgiving celebration for you is in a Beer Garden while watching the game? The newly opened Fast Break Orlando is a sports bar complete with an interior featuring large screens for viewing where every seat has a view of the game, and a beer garden with a spacious outdoor seating area if you’d prefer to feast in the beautiful Orlando weather!
Relish a home away from home Thanksgiving meal with traditional favorites like turkey, mashed potatoes, Brussel sprouts, cranberry sauce and gravy, alongside handcrafted cocktails like their apple cider mimosas that will surely elevate your holiday experience. Plus, during the game enjoy $5 off pitchers of beer, and from 4pm to close, wind down with $40 select bottles of wines!
Pair all of this with an array of delightful dessert choices, and you’ve claimed a victory this Thanksgiving! Fast Break is sure to create a memorable celebration for friends, family and sports lovers alike. Learn more.

Thanksgiving at The Capital Grille

Admission: $55 Adult | $20 Children
Date: November 23rd, 2023
Experience an elegant Thanksgiving dinner at The Capital Grille with a special prix-fixe menu offer in addition to their popular seasonally-crafted dinner menu. Here’s a quick peek at the Prix-Fixe menu:
Plate Features:
  • Slow-roasted Turkey with Brioche Stuffing
  • French Green Beans
  • Cranberry-Pear Chutney
For The Table:
  • Sam’s Mashed Potatoes
  • Pecan-Crusted Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Hot Honey
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake
If you’re looking to indulge in fine dining and meticulously prepared dishes, Thanksgiving at The Capital Grille is sure to deliver an upscale and indulgent dining experience! Learn more.

Thanksgiving Fun at Cafe Tu Tu Tango 

Admission: $39.22 per person
Date/Time: November 23rd, 2023 - 11 am to 4 pm
Food, art, and fun! If you’re looking for a casual and eccentric spot to celebrate Thanksgiving, where art surrounds you, and unique shareable dishes tantalize your taste buds, Cafe Tu Tu Tango is it!
Make your holiday a work of art with Bottomless Brunch at Cafe Tu Tu Tango featuring Bloody Marys and Mimosas! Enjoy live entertainment and a plethora of uniquely delicious takes on some of your favorite Thanksgiving feast items, like Herb Butter Rubbed & Banana Leaf Wrapped Turkey Breast, Sea Salt and Black Pepper Crusted NY Strip with horseradish sauce, and Caribbean Jerk Spiced Pork Loin alongside apps like Cornbread Stuffing, Candied Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows and Pomegranates, Honey Baby Carrots and Charred Greens, and Smashed Creamy Baby Red Potatoes! Feeling dinner instead? They’ll be open for dinner on Thanksgiving with their full menu that has all your favorite dishes.
The creative ambiance and diverse menu options ensure an artistic and flavorful celebration. Learn more about enjoying an unforgettable Thanksgiving at Cafe Tu Tu Tango here

Mia's Italian Kitchen

Admission: Adult $49 | Children $29
Date/Time: November 23rd, 2023 - 11 am to 9 pm
Take your taste buds on a trip to Italy this Thanksgiving! Mia’s Italian Kitchen is rooted in family, with a menu boasting homestyle traditional Italian recipes sourced from the owner's own Sicilian grandmother, with flavors that will take your taste buds on a trip to Italy for the holiday! Mia's Italian Kitchen is offering a festive Prix-Fixe menu in addition to their full menu of Italian classics this Thanksgiving! Immerse yourself in the flavors of Italy with Thanksgiving specials designed to make your holiday celebration truly memorable. Here’s a peek at the Prixe-Fixe menu that will be available:
Starters (Choose 1)
  • Cranberry & Smoked Pecorino Dip
  • Frito Misto with Calamari, Rock Shrimp, Zucchini Charred Lemon Aioli, Calabrian Pepper Aioli Main
Entree (Choose 1)
  • Turkey Breast Porchetta wrapped in Prosciutto, Fontina Mashed Potatoes, Focaccia Stuffing, Maple Roasted Carrots, and Tomato-Turkey Gravy.
  • Smoked Prime Rib rubbed in Rosemary Butter with Mushroom Polenta, Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts, and Chianti Au Jus.
Dessert (Choose 1)
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Cannoli Limoncello
  • Panna Cotta
Have young diners in your crew this Thanksgiving? Check out their Young Diners Prix-Fixe menu for the littles, priced at $29 per person. Enjoy a taste of Italy this Thanksgiving, right in the heart of Orlando, at Mia's! Learn more
But Thanksgiving on I-Drive isn't just about the food. It's about the entire experience. After your feast, dive into the excitement of I-Drive! From thrilling theme parks to immersive entertainment, there's no shortage of excitement to complement your holiday celebration.
So, why not make this Thanksgiving a truly unforgettable one? Explore our calendar of events happening on I-Drive and discover the array of happenings waiting to add sparkle to your Orlando celebration. Whether it's a stroll through vibrant entertainment districts or an adventure-filled day at your favorite attractions, International Drive promises a Thanksgiving like no other. This year, join us in the heart of Orlando's festivities and create cherished memories with your loved ones.
Happy Thanksgiving!