Primavera Ristorante to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Festive Three-Course Meal

Felice Ringraziamento! Primavera Ristorante, located at 932 Orange Ave. in Coronado, will open its doors for a new family tradition—offering the restaurant’s first-ever prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner, available exclusively on Thursday, Nov. 22 from 2 to 8 p.m.

Created by Executive Chef Alfredo Canedo, Primavera’s specialty Thanksgiving menu will be priced at $69.95 per person. A specialty cocktail will also be available for the celebration.

Sangria de Cidra Manzana. Image: Courtesy of Primavera Ristorante
Sangria de Cidra Manzana. Image: Courtesy of Primavera Ristorante

To start, guests may choose between: butternut squash bisque served with cinnamon crouton and mascarpone whip; insalata di figura con barbabietole, rainbow beets, red crimson pears; endive salad with candied walnuts, roasted pepitas and apple vinaigrette; bruschetta de pulpo, Spanish octopus with chili tomato pesto, Spanish olives, Grana Padana cheese and avocado; or cozze e vongole affumigatto, P.E.I. steamed mussels, littleneck clams, chicken apple sausage, fennel, leek and cognac.

Entrée options include: taccino a la provincia Toscana, Diestel organic turkey breast roulade with bacon, ricotta de pistachio, portobellini, spinach and cranberry gastrico de mirtillo; bisteka mare e monti, prosciutto-wrapped filet mignon topped with seared scallops and bacon-wrapped shrimp, served with potato leek gratin; ravioli de zucca, butternut squash ravioli, shiitake mushrooms, Amaretto, goat cheese and toasted pumpkin seed; or scallops di parma, scallops, prosciutto, apple risotto, Boniato sweet potato and lobster butter.

Ravioli de Zucca. Image: Courtesy of Primavera Ristorante
Ravioli de Zucca. Image: Courtesy of Primavera Ristorante

Dessert offerings include: torta de zucca formaggio, pumpkin spice cheesecake; amanti del cioccolatto, cappuccino crunch, salami de chocolate, white chocolate mousse and pan de chocolate; or apple blossom, baked cinnamon apples slices wrapped in a flaky pastry topped with vanilla bean gelato and caramel.

The Thanksgiving-inspired sangria de cidra manzana, made with prosecco, brandy, Pink Lady apple, Angry Orchard hard cider and pomegranate molasses, will be priced at $14.

Reservations and more information about Primavera Ristorante are available on the website at www.primavera1st.com and by calling 619.435.0454.

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com