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Exciting Spots to Celebrate Thanksgiving in New York City 2023
October 30, 2023, 6:11.24 pm ET


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5 Acres
30 Rockefeller Plaza, Rink Level, NYC

Thanksgiving offering: For Thanksgiving, 5 Acres is serving a Thanksgiving Plate, which consists of roasted heritage turkey served alongside sour cream mashed potatoes, crispy Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, and turkey gravy. The restaurant and bar is the American restaurant in the heart of Rockefeller Center that celebrates American classics, featuring chef Greg Baxtrom’s take on familiar dishes. Price: $26. Reservations via Resy.

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Avra Rockefeller Center
1271 6th Ave, NYC

Located just steps away from the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Avra Rockefeller Center offers a unique location to celebrate Thanksgiving. The traditional Thanksgiving meal features White Meat Turkey with all the trimmings – Gravy, Stuffing, Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes and Cranberry Sauce available from 12:30pm to 9pm. $70 per person; $35 for children.

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Bad Roman
3rd floor, 10 Columbus Cir, NYC

The playful Italian Restaurant from Quality Branded is serving serving the Bad Roman Turkey Plate, which consists of Roasted Turkey Breast, Confit Turkey Thigh, Sweet Italian Sausage and Roasted Mushroom, Stuffing, Maple-Saba Glazed Kabocha Squash with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, Cranberry, and Mostarda and Rosemary Gravy. Price: $56. Reservations via OpenTable

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Bell Book & Candle
141 West 10th St, NYC

Bell Book & Candle is serving up a mindfully sourced Thanksgiving dinner. The three-course meal, priced at $70 for adults and $40 for children, features seasonal delights such as Pear & Blue Cheese Salad with mixed greens, adorned with toasted pecans, raisins, and their housemade balsamic dressing or Butternut Squash Soup topped with fried sage and sage oil. The staris the Heritage Turkey sourced from Lancaster, served with pan gravy and accompanied by sides like sourdough sage stuffing, chive mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts with bacon, maple roasted sweet potatoes with candied pecans, and Executive Chef John Mooney’s special cranberry sauce. For dessert, there’s classic Chicago Style Apple Pie with a dollop of creme fraiche ice cream.

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60 W 55th St, NYC

Indulge in a Thanksgiving experience that brings Parisian flair to the heart of New York City. Curated by chef Alberto Marcolongo, the festive feast will feature a reimagination of classic American Thanksgiving staples with a sophisticated French twist. Priced at $95 per person, savor a three-course meal featuring options like Salmon Gravlax, Sweet Potato Soup, Beetroot Risotto and Turkey with Chestnut-Cranberry Confit. Dessert choices include Pumpkin Cake with Spiced Light Cream and Quince Tart with Granny Smith Sorbet.

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(Various Locations)

Not in the mood for traditional turkey? Boqueria's vibrant locations in SoHo (171 Spring Street) and 260 West 40th Streetwill be open all day serving their extensive offering of Spanish tapas classics. look for things like Aceitunas, a selection of marinated olives from spain; Pimientos de Padrón, blistered shishito peppers, coarse sea salt; Bruselas con Chorizo, brussels sprouts, chorizo palacios, lemon, chives; Gambas al Ajillo; shrimp, garlic, brandy, lobster reduction, guindilla pepper in olive oil; among others.

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1 John Street, Brooklyn

Celebrate Thanksgiving with panoramic views of the downtown city skyline and a three course family-style menu of Thanksgiving classics, including: Stracciatella (brown butter squash, mint, hazelnuts) and Chicory Salad (shaved root vegetables, pecorino, aleppo honey vinaigrette); Heritage Turkey Roulade or Whole Branzino (*vegetarian/vegan main available upon request) and sides for the table including brussels sprouts, pommes purée, sourdough stuffing, and rosemary popovers. For dessert, there is Pumpkin Pie and Apple Galette. $135pp, children 11 and under $65 (not including tax and gratuity). Reservations via Resy

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Ellington on Broadway
2745 Broadway, NYC

The Thanksgiving menu at Ellington on Broadway features three-courses; with appetizer options that include Butternut Squash Bisque with crispy leeks and crème fraiche; Caesar Salad, little gem lettuce, croutons, shaved parmesan; Lobster Ravioli, sweet rock shrimp, crispy calamari, asparagus tip, shiitake mushroom, alfredo sauce. For mains, delicious offerings abound, ranging from the Herb Roasted Turkey coated with a flavorful butter and garlic-herb rub and roasted to golden brown perfection; Grilled Filet Mignon with sauteéd baby spinach, scallion mashed potatoes, au poivre sauce; and Sauteed Day Boat Shrimp and Scallops served with smoked bacon & butternut squash risotto, roasted asparagus & scampi sauce. To top it all-off, there is Pumpkin Cheesecake with cinnamon whipped cream, chocolate sauce, hazelnut gelato; and Warm Apple Tart with caramel sauce. $75 per person. Reservations via Resy.

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Empire Steak House
(Various Locations)

Empire Steak House, which has three locations in the heart of Midtown is hosting an elevated Thanksgiving Feast. The 3-course prix-fixe menu offers a choice of appetizer like Tuna Tartare, Buffalo Mozzarella, or Pumpkin Soup. Entrees include a Traditional Thanksgiving Turkey with all the fixings, Dry-Aged Ribeye Steak, and Lobster Ravioli. And Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete with a slice of Pumpkin Pie, Cheesecake, or Tiramisu for dessert. The prefix menu is $110 per person.

95 Commercial Street, Brooklyn

Spend Thanksgiving at Glasserie enjoying a Mediterranean-inspired menu (with vegan options available), including Stuffed olives & house spiced nut mix; Turkey with cranberry or spiced, roasted cauliflower; Broccolini, garlic & almonds; Potato terrine; Golden squash, smoked paprika & rosemary; Dark chocolate torte, cardamom rice pudding; and Halva & Turkish delights. $110 per person; children $55, Open 12pm - 9pm Thanksgiving Day. Reservations on Resy

Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway at 36th St, NYC

Gotham Hall is hosting an all-inclusive Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade viewing event and gourmet brunch buffet, open bar, and access to an outdoor viewing area that boasts breathtaking views of the best Thanksgiving parade. This event is perfect for families, friends, and groups of all sizes, and includes family-friendly entertainment like face painters, a balloon artist, and a magician. Enjoy dishes like Brioche French Toast, Eggs Benedict, Smoked Salmon, or Fresh Fruit Platters, while sipping on brunch cocktails or freshly squeezed juices. Tickets start at $399 per person.

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Haven Rooftop
132 W 47th Street, NYC

Discover the perfect Thanksgiving at Haven Rooftop, located in the heart of Midtown at The Sanctuary Hotel. The prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner experience on Thursday, November 23rd is priced at $85 per person. Dinner includes one appetizer from options like Tuna Tartare, Butternut Squash Soup, Shrimp Cocktail, or Kale Salad, and a choice of an entree, such as Turkey with sweet mashed potatoes, gnocchi pasta with mushrooms and fresh truffle, or Petite Filet with mushroom, garlic mashed potatoes, and mushroom sauce. For dessert, there’s Pumpkin Cheesecake, Rice Pudding dulce de leche, or Creme Brulee.

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Legacy Records
517 W 38th St, NYC

Legacy Records is celebrating Thanksgiving with dine-in and takeout options this holiday. For in-house dining, a prefix, four-course menu features traditional holiday dishes, vegetable sides and decadent pie options, for $110 per person (children under 10 will have a children’s menu available). Seating’s are available from 2-6pm; the full menu can be viewed here. Reservations here.

For takeout, a pre-order, family style feast that feeds four people is available and includes seasonal salads, lasagna verde, turkey breast roulade and side dishes ($325 with an optional $50 delivery fee). Add-ons including dry-aged standing rib roast and homemade pumpkin, apple or pecan pies are also available. Order by November 19 for pick-up or delivery in Manhattan starting at 12pm on Wednesday, November 22.

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Le Jardinier
610 Lexington Ave, NYC

Michelin-starred Le Jardinier will be offering a 3-course Thanksgiving meal for $195 per person, including starters such as Maine Scallops with roasted pumpkin and lemongrass emulsion along with Harimasa paired with sweet potato and coconut, green grapes and black sesame. Mains include Ora King Salmon with cauliflower, yuzu vinaigrette and smoked roe, or Jaindl Farm turkey served alongside cranberry coulis and sauce supreme. Desserts include a pumpkin patch cheesecake mousse with candied ginger ice cream, and a dark chocolate crémeux with caramel sabayon and white chocolate ice cream. Reservations via OpenTable.

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Maison Premiere
298 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

This Thanksgiving, Maison Premiere will offer a prix fixe menu from 12pm to 10:30pm including a first course, main and dessert. First course includes a choice of Honey Nut Squash, Duck Rillette, Hamachi Crudo or Fall Chicory Salad; For the main course, guests can select Turkey Roulade, Hudson Valley Steelhead Trout or Stuffed Delicata Squash. Side dishes such as Oyster Stuffing, Crispy Brussel Sprouts and pomme purée are available for the table, as well as oysters, which are available a la carte. The Thanksgiving feast is rounded out with assorted pies for the table courtesy of Four & Twenty Blackbirds. Price: $95/person. How To Book: Via Resy

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Mattos Hospitality
(Various locations)

Chef Ignacio Mattos is cooking up Thanksgiving Day celebrations at all four of his NYC restaurants. Altro Paradiso, estela, and Corner Bar will present prix-menus, each with their own special dishes: from Grilled Lobster and Duck with Foie Gras at estela to abundant takes on Roasted Turkey at Corner Bar and Altro. Lodi, meanwhile, will be offering its full menu à la carte, along with several additions for the holiday. Vegetarian options will be available at all four restaurants.

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55 E. 54th Street

Nerai invites guests to savor an exquisite Thanksgiving feast two ways this holiday season. Delight in an extravagant Thanksgiving dinner featuring a 3-course prix fixe menu at $90 per person, complemented by a special $40 per person children's menu (for kids under 12), with starters like Greek Salad, Butternut Squash Soup, Baby Kale Salad, and Grilled Octopus. For the main course, enjoy Turkey Moussaka & Roasted Turkey, Lavraki, Sweet Potato Risotto, and Braised Lamb Shank. Finish the special night with Pumpkin Cheesecake, Sokolatina, Saragli, or Portokalopita. If you prefer to celebrate Thanksgiving at home without the tiresome prep, Nerai offers a convenient Thanksgiving To-Go alternative, showcasing a Turkey Dinner Set priced at $70 per person.

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659 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn

For Thanksgiving, Olmsted is offering 3-course pre-fixe Thanksgiving dinner options. Examples of dishes include Duck Liver Sable (pumpkin spice, chestnut, and huckberry gellee), Delicata Squash Vase (truffle ricotta, prosciutto chips, winter lettuces, fried sage), Turkey Banchan (fall spice crumble, turkey gravy), Farro and Mushroom "Stuffing," Pumpkin Crumble (cinnamon cream), among others. Price: ($145/guest, $28/children). Reservations via Resy.

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Trattoria One Fifth
One Fifth Ave, NYC

Thanksgiving dinner begins with pizza to share - Honey Nut Squash midnight moon, Arthur Ave bomba, followed by three courses. Options include Squash Soup with smoked pepitas and local honey; Squid Ink Cavatelli with lobster, sepia, and calabrian chili; Heritage Turkey with dark meat gravy; Braised Short Rib with fennel salsa verde; and dishes to share including Roasted Chestnut Stuffing, Brussels Sprouts, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce. For a sweet finish there is a choice of Apple Pie with caramel gelato; Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon gelato; or Pecan Pie with vanilla gelato. all served family style. $135/guest and $60/child. Reservations via Resy

Osteria 57
57 W 10th St, NYC

Osteria 57,the pescatarian Italian restaurant from One More Hospitality in the heart of the West Village. The four course family-style meal includes dishes such as Brussels Sprouts and Kale Salad with roasted carrots, fried shallots, walnuts and apple cider dressing; Butternut Squash Lasagna; and a Mushroom ‘Wellington’ served with a chestnut, cranberry stuffing and sides of sweet potato gratin and mashed cauliflower. For dessert, Grandma’s Apple. Reservations can be made on Resy.

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Park Lane Café
36 Central Park South, NYC

Park Lane New York’s elegant and contemporary American restaurant, Park Lane Cafe, is bringing diners a special Thanksgiving menu featuring a line-up of comforting and nostalgic classics. For $55 per person, the menu includes butternut squash soup topped with toasted pumpkin seeds, sage cream and pomegranate; turkey with trimmings of mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, gravy, and a garlic herb sauce; and a choice of pumpkin, apple or pecan pie for dessert. Cocktails include the Latin Old Fashioned (a combination of mezcal, rum, cherry and chocolate bitters), and ZB Cosmopolitan (vodka, Alpe Genepy, curacao, line and prickly pear).

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Patti Ann’s
570 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn

Patti Ann’s in Prospect Heights is offering a 3-course pre-fixe Thanksgiving dinner options with dishes like Brussels Sprout Salad, Pull Apart Rolls, and Whipped Brown Butter, Herb Roasted Turkey with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Crispy Brussels Sprouts, and Cornbread Stuffing, and Pumpkin Pie There will also be kid-friendly option, which includes dishes like French Bread Pizza and Buttered Veggies. Price: $65/person, $22/children. Reservations via Resy.

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194 Elizabeth St, NYC

Peasant will be offering a special 4-course Thanksgiving menu featuring Heritage Turkey cooked over a wood-fired rotisserie with chestnut gravy, sides like Wood Roasted Sweet Potato and Stone Ground Polenta Stuffing, and desserts like Wood Fired Apple Crisp. $135/person. Reservations vis Resy.

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Quality Bistro
120 W 55th St, NYC

Thanksgiving Offering: Quality Bistro, the bustling, European-style brasserie in Midtown, will be offering a Thanksgiving Turkey Plate featuring Roasted Turkey Breast, Sourdough Stuffing, Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato. With floor to ceiling wine cabinets and custom light fixtures accenting the welcoming and airy space, Quality Bistro is a dining destination perfect for any celebratory occasion. Price: $56. Reservations via OpenTable

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Quality Italian
57 W 57th St, NYC

Thanksgiving offering: For Thanksgiving, diners can enjoy Quality Italian’s Turkey Plate, which includes roasted turkey breast, confit turkey thigh, sweet Italian sausage and roasted mushroom, stuffing, maple-Saba glazed kabocha squash with spiced pumpkin seeds, cranberry, and mostarda and rosemary gravy. Price: $56. Reservations via OpenTable

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Quality Meats
57 W 58th St, NYC

Thanksgiving offering: Quality Meats is serving a special Turkey Plate that consists of classic Thanksgiving dishes such as sliced turkey breast, confit turkey leg, roasted root vegetables, sweet potato mash, turkey sausage stuffing, and turkey gravy. Located in Midtown Manhattan, Quality Meats Is known for their fresh, fun take on steakhouse classics and warm hospitality Price: $56. Reservations via OpenTable.

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49 W 64th St, NYC

Celebrate Thanksgiving at New York’s newest fine dining establishment, Rampoldi New York, the first stateside location of the iconic Monte Carlo institution dating back to 1946, led by acclaimed chef and partner Antonio Salvatore who created a dining experience that embraces Monaco's old-world glamor harkening to an era when going to restaurants was an event in itself. In honor of the holiday, Rampoldi will be offering a three course, prix-fixe menu for $150 a person including traditional Thanksgiving creations with a Monegasque twist. Reservations can be made via Resy.

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Restaurant Marc Forgione
134 Reade Street, NYC

Menu Detail: Roast Organic Turkey Breast with a dark meat turkey roulade and smokey gravy, Venison with smoked pumpkin, Red Wine Braised Shortribs, and Halibut en Croute. Starters include Baked Potato Ravioli, Greenmarket Squash Salad, and Lobster & Delicata Soup. Desserts include Classic Apple Pie with fior di latte gelato, and Pumpkin Pie with spiced whipped cream. $135/person.

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99 Prince St, NYC

SARTIANO’S, located in the former Mercer Kitchen Space, is offering Thanksgiving dinner with an Italian bent. The prix-fixe menu begins with focaccia for the table with Taggiasca olive, whipped ricotta, and sicilian oregano. The first courts includes a choice Chicory with spiced pecan, honey crisp apple, and cider vinaigrette; Butternut Squash Soup with brown butter sabayon, crouton, and chervil; Tuna Tartare with Sorrento lemon, crispy rice, and basil; and Meatballs with pomodoro sauce, parmesan fonduta, and crostini. For a second course there's Turkey with turkey sausage stuffing, potato puree, and cranberry sauce; Agnolotti with Kabocha squash, pepita seed gremolata; Branzin with braised escarole, tonnato, salsa verde; and Striploin with king trumpet mushroom, creamy polenta, and red wine jus. Dessert brings Pumpkin Cheesecake with Spiced whipped cream, candied pepita seedsPecan Pieranberry, bourbon, gelato. Prix-Fixe Menu $175 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

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113 Franklin St, Brooklyn

Sereneco is offering a 3-course prix fixe menu on Thanksgiving day. The menu includes Grilled Prawns, Kale Salad, Roasted Turkey Breast, Oven Poached Branzino, French Lentil Stew with Autumn Vegetables, Pumpkin Pie, & more. Guests can also enjoy new menu additions in Sereneco's bright and airy Greenpoint space, located on the ground floor of the historic Pencil Factory building. Exposed brick walls, lofty ceilings, a 15-foot Amstel King Ficus tree, and a welcoming oak bar provide a place for guests to unwind. $75 per person; seatings from 1pm - 7pm are available via Resy.

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108 East 4th St, NYC

Korean-French restaurant Soogil in the East Village will offer a luxurious 5-course Thanksgiving feast on Thursday Nov. 23rd from 12pm - 9pm. Drawing on both Korean cooking and his French culinary training, Chef Soogil Lim has created a delicious, elegant menu that combines seasonal ingredients like honeynut squash, brussels sprouts and mushrooms with Korean influences and decadent foie gras and caviar. Mainz include Boneless Turkey Roulade with the trimmings or Beef Wellington with matsutake mushrooms and 24-hour soy bordelaise sauce. For dessert, there is Molten Chocolate Cake with vanilla ice cream. Reservations via Resy.

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The Press Club Grill

What’s better for Thanksgiving than Parker House Rolls & Cornbread cultured butter, apple-cranberry butter. That’s how the meal begins at the Press Club Grill followed by selections such as Pumpkin Bisque; Heirloom Squash with Raviolo Maple-Almond Crumble, Balsamic, Sage Brown Butter; Shrimp & Grits, Anson Mills Heirloom Corn Grits, Benton’s Ham, and Garlic Cream; Roast Organic Turkey with Cranberry Sauce, Mushroom Stuffing, and Gravy; and more. Dessert includes assorted pies served family style. $80 per person, Thanksgiving Day only.

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Time Out Market New York

Kick off your holiday season at Time Out Market New York with Drinksgiving on Wednesday, November 22—the biggest drinking day of the year! Sip on all-day drink specials including $5 Six Point beers and $15 specialty cocktails by Sagamore Rye, groove to live music sets by DJ CHECKO and DJ Liondub, and take your chance to win amazing raffle prizes like a one-night stay at the One Hotel.


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19 East 26 St, NYC

For the first time ever, BLACKBARN is offering its Thanksgiving dinner for pick-up and (limited) delivery for Thanksgiving catering. For a smaller gathering of 4-7 people, Chef John Doherty and Executive Chef Brian Fowler will have pre-prepared Roast Turkey & thigh giblet gravy, Sausage & Apple stuffing, Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Sauce and Pumpkin Cheesecake for dessert ready to eat for $485 + tax and delivery fee. For gathering up to 12 people, BLACKBARN is offering the same Roast Turkey & thigh giblet gravy and side options, along with the additional Chocolate Bourbon Pecan pie for dessert at $765+ tax and delivery fees. Inquiries may go to and orders must be placed by Friday, November 17.

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159 Bridge Park Drive, Brooklyn

Estuary, the restaurant at the One15° Brooklyn Marina, is serving up take-home Thanksgiving, so you can be the MVP of family meal or Friendsgiving expertly prepared by the restaurant’s newly appointed Executive Chef Sebastien Chaoui. For $225, diners receive their Thanksgiving turkey complete with cranberry sauce, gravy and stuffing. For those looking for ready-to-eat Thanksgiving dinner, Estuary offers whole turkey, candied yams, cranberry sauce, gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted Brussel Sprouts, stuffing and choice between apple pie, pumpkin pie, or chocolate bread pudding for dessert for $350. For an additional $100, Estuary offers portions of everything in its Thanksgiving smaller package to feed up to 10 people and an additional plate of collard greens. All orders must be placed by November 17th by calling the bakery at (718) 618-9775, or by emailing

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Isle of Us
1481 Third Avenue, NYC

The Isle of Us Thanksgiving Feast (feeds 4-6 for $180), includes Turkey Breast with gravy, savory almond stuffing using the brand’s Casablanca Rice Seasoning and choice of two classic Isle of Us sides. Turkey Breast is available to purchase on its own for $75. Please note, the breast is not the full turkey, but a large piece of the turkey for sharing. For your at-home bird and sides, guests can purchase Isle of Us seasonings from their provision shop with Chef’s All-Purpose Spice and Casablanca Rice Seasoning.Orders may be placed by Friday, November 17th at 5pm. Pickup and delivery will be available the day before Thanksgiving (Wednesday the 22nd). Order by emailing Located in Upper East Side at 1481 3rd Ave, the restaurant will deliver within a 5-mile radius.

Little Chef Little Café
5-43 48th Avenue, Long Island City

Chef/Owner Diana Manalang of Little Chef Little Café in Long Island City will cook it for you! The popular local café, bakery and catering company is offering an extensive Thanksgiving menu to go (delivery or pickup). The traditional Turkey Thanksgiving Meal features sliced turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green beans in a creamy roasted garlic mushroom sauce topped with fried shallots, balsamic honey thyme carrots, and cornbread ($48 per person). Orders can be placed through Nov. 13th here and ready for pickup or delivery on Nov. 22nd in Astoria, Long Island City and Sunnyside.

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Philippe by Philippe Chow

Thinking about switching things up this year or reducing the stress of cooking this Thanksgiving? Philippe by Philippe Chow has you covered with its famous Peking Duck, available exclusively on Goldbelly for delivery for $150. Save the hours in the kitchen and opt for a perfectly crispy, home-prepared alternative, easily feeding 3-4 and ready to serve within 30 minutes. Enjoy the traditional preparation complete with ultra-thin pancakes, plum sauce, fresh cucumbers, and scallions or alongside iconic Thanksgiving sides

This is an ongoing list. Check back frequently for more additions!