If you want to gobble up a good Thanksgiving meal in San Luis Obispo without roasting a 20-pound bird yourself, there’s good news: several local restaurants are offering holiday feasts. That means you don’t have to go cold turkey on good Thanksgiving eats.

Steamers of Pismo

1601 Price St., Pismo Beach, 773-4711

Specials: Steamers features a non-fixed menu, unlike others. You can choose from a dinner of turkey, ham, prime rib, salmon, filet mignon or lobster tail.

Price: The turkey and ham meals are $30; prime rib is $35; salmon is $34; filet mignon is $38; and the lobster tail is $50.

Why you’ll gobble it up: “It’s great food, a great view and a wonderful staff,” said business administration junior Kristin Dykstra, who is a hostess at Steamers. “It’s an overall wonderful experience.”

Apple Farm

2015 Monterey St., 544-6100

Specials: A Thanksgiving holiday menu featuring traditional roast turkey and dressing, prime rib beef or honey-glazed ham. All meals include cornbread, soup or salad, mashed potatoes or roasted yams, vegetables, a slice of homemade pie and a non-alcoholic drink.

Price: $25.99 for adults, $14.95 for children ages 12 and under.

Why you’ll gobble it up: “The atmosphere here, service and the pies, definitely” were some of the reasons why Tracy Hessick, 19, who works at the Apple Farm, recommends the deal.

Hometown Buffet

485 Madonna Rd., 541-5594

Specials: As a full buffet, Hometown will offer its Sunday menu on Thanksgiving Day, which will include carved turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and more.

Price: By far the cheapest in town at $10.19 for adults.

Why you’ll gobble it up: “It’s super easy because you don’t have to make anything and everything you’d expect at a Thanksgiving dinner is here,” said service assistant Josiah Jenison, who is also a civil engineering junior.

Madonna Inn’s

Gold Rush Steak House

100 Madonna Rd., 784-2433

Specials: A holiday menu including roast turkey, honey-baked ham and roast Long Island ducklings.

Price: $27.95 for adults, $14.95 for kids

Why you’ll gobble it up: Phyllis Madonna decorates the steak house to give it a festive feel, not to mention, the restaurant boasts delicious food.

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