NYC Restaurants Serving up a Thanksgiving Feast for 2022

October 27, 2022, 6:55.00 pm ET  


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Whether it is dining out or taking out, here is our ongoing list of restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner with all of the trimmings this year.

Estuary

The Brooklyn Bridge Restaurant is serving up a take-home Thanksgiving Dinner package ($320) including Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, Turkey Gravy, Cornbread stuffing, Roasted Rosemary Potatoes, Baby Brussel Sprouts and choice of Brown Butter Pumpkin, Pecan and Deep Dish Apple 10” Pie for dessert. A larger ($400) package is also offered. Place orders by November 18th by calling the bakery at (718) 618-9775, or by emailing info@estuarybrooklyn.com.

Black Barn

Located in NoMad, Black Barn from James Beard Award-Winning Chef John Doherty is offering a three course prix-fix menu to celebrate the occasion priced at $95/per adult and $45/child 12 and under. Options include Roasted Squash, Fennel & Beets and Venison Sausage, along with Roast Turkey and Beef Tenderloin and more.  For dessert, there Warm Apple Crumble, Pumpkin Cheesecake with Apple Cider Glaze & Whipped Cream.

Lindens

A bountiful spread awaits at Lindens inside the Arlo Soho. Chef Carsten Johannsen’s creations include heavenly Parker House Rolls served with thyme and squash butter, Baked Figs & Brie with prosciutto and puff pastry. The meal continues with Roasted Turkey Breast with gravy, Sweet Potato Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Bacon Wrapped Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce (orange, rosemary), and more with House-made Pumpkin Pie to finish. Price: $65 per person pre-fixe menu. Kids 9 and under will be $35.


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Porter House

For Thanksgiving, Porter House will be celebrating with sweeping views of Columbus Circle and a three-course prix-fixe menu including dishes such as a Maine Lobster Bisque, Roasted Lancaster County Turkey, and a Pumpkin Cheesecake, among other staples. Seatings are from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Reservations can be made on OpenTable or by calling (212) 823-9500.  Pricing for the Three-Course Menu ($145 pp) / Children under 10 ($60pp). 

Estela

The Thanksgiving feast at Michelin-starred Estela, Chef Ignacio Mattos’ intimate downtown bistro serving modern American fare, begins with Iberico Ham, Oysters and Trout Crudo.  It’s followed by dishes such as Kohlrabi with Persimmons, Endive Salad, Lobster with XO Sauce, Dumplings, and Duck with Duck Terrine & Quince. Dessert brings Poached pear with pistachio & sabayon. Family Style Prix Fixe $150 | Wine Pairings $75

Corner Bar

Ignacio Mattos’ Corner Bar at the newly restored Nine Orchardis offering a 4-course meal beginning with Squash Velouté. Other options include Ricotta Agnolotti with brown butter & sage, Roasted Turkey served with confit turkey gravy & braised winter greens, foie gras & chestnut stuffing, pommes purée, cranberry sauce, creamed spinach, and Apple or Pumpkin pie for dessert. Family Style Prix Fixe $165 | Wine Pairings $95.

 
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La Brasserie

Francis Staub’s La Brasserie is putting a French twist on Thanksgiving.  The $75 prix-fixe menu or À La Carte menu is being offered from 12pm-8pm. It includes Butternut squash soup with Maple Chantilly and Balsamic Glaze; Roasted Organic Turkey with Cranberry Sauce, Brandy Brioche Stuffing, French Beans, Sweet Mashed Potato, Homemade Gravy or Roasted Rib Eye Potato Gratin, Sautéed Spinach, Rosemary, Au-Jus. Pumpkin or Pecan pie with special toppings for dessert.

Aquavit  

Two Michelin-starred restaurant Aquavit is offering a take-out Thanksgiving prix fixe menu that serves four for $575. Chef Emma Bengtsson’s feast includes appetizers like Watercress Salad and Creamy Green Bean Salad. Entrees include Fennel & Caraway Spiced Turkey Breast and Smoked Turkey Leg Sausage, as well as sides like Sweet Potato Puree, Rye and Brioche Stuffing, and Truffled Mushroom Spaetzle. Pumpkin Pie and Chocolate Trifle Cake among desserts. Place orders here for pick-up Nov 23, 3-5pm.

Dagon

Chef Ari Bokovza is offering a prix-fixe three-course Thanksgiving menu with a Mediterranean twist for $75pp. Selections include appetizers such as Apple Fennel Soup, Flash Fried Cauliflower, and Agu’s Tunisian Cigar. Main course, options include Crispy Roasted Lamb, Steamed Red Snapper, or the Branzino Chraime. For a asweet finish there is Apple Mille Feuille or Pumpkin Creme Brulee. A la carte options such as the Mezze plates are also available.

 
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Restaurant Marc Forgione

Restaurant Marc Forgione will be offering a 3-course Thanksgiving menu featuring choice of 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. Reservations available here.

One Fifth

One Fifth will be offering a special 4-course Thanksgiving menu including squash pinsa to start, followed by antipasti, pasta, turkey & short ribs (pescatarian option upon request) with sides like cranberry sauce, and desserts –  all served family style. $99/person. Link to Reservations: Reservations available on Resy.

Peasant

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. Link to Reservations: Reservations available on Resy.


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Avra Rockefeller Center

For Thanksgiving this year, Avra Rockefeller Center will be open from 12:30 - 9:00 PM, for those looking for a late lunch or dinner option with family.  Located in the heart of Rockefeller Center, Avra offers a prime location for those looking to be in the center of the holiday action, while dining in an open and airy reprieve from the busy streets.The menu features White Meat Turkey, Gravy, Stuffing, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes. $70 pp, $35 for children.

Lodi

Go Italian for Thanksgiving at Ignacio Mattos’ Lodi located at Rockefeller Center.  Options include Primi  Ricotta, house-made ricotta, olive oil, sea salt; Caponata, eggplant, tomato, fennel, pine nuts; Pane e Focaccia bread & olive oil;  Gnocchi, sweet potato, pancetta, brown butter, sage, walnuts; and Tacchino, turkey involtino with stuffing, potato puree, piccata gravy. An apple tart with Chantilly is counted among the desserts. Family Style Prix Fixe $115 | Wine Pairings $65

Haven Rooftop

Haven Rooftop above the Sanctuary Hotel (132 W. 47th Street) in Midtown is just steps away from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route. The $89 prix-fixe 3-course Thanksgiving menu includes appetizers like butternut squash soup with roasted butternut squash, toasted pumpkin seeds, and olive oil, entrées like turkey served with mashed sweet potatoes, homemade stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce and pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. Reservations by emailing, events@sanctuaryhotel.nyc.com.


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Vestry

Michelin-Starred Chef Shaun Hergatt is calling all out-of-towners and New Yorkers to celebrate Thanksgiving at his SoHo spot on Thursday, November 24th. The prix-fixe three-course menu for $98 includes things like Escarole Salad, Butternut Squash Soup, Potato Gnocchi, and Grilled Quail to start. Mains include Crispy Skin Branzino, Traditional Roasted Turkey, Creekstone Farm Beef Cheeks or Shrimp Risotto. Dessert bring Artisanal Pies, including Bourbon Pecan, Apple, and Pumpkin or its Instagram famouse Cheesecake.

Carmine’s

Carmine’s is offering a dine-in and take-out option for Thanksgiving.  The special includes an 18-pound Roast Turkey with Sausage and Sage Stuffing, Brussels Sprouts with caramelized onions and Applewood smoked bacon, Sauteed String Beans with julienned red peppers and toasted hazelnuts, Sweet Potatoes topped with marshmallows and maple syrup, and Mashed Potatoes with Giblet Gravy. The meal serves six to eight people for $349. Carmine’s homemade Pumpkin and Apple Pies will also be available for $25.


Virgil’s Real BBQ

This Thanksgiving, enjoy a family-style BBQ feast from Virgil’s Real BBQ. Available for takeout at either of their NYC locations or dine-in at their 44th Street restaurant, the special menu includes an 18-pound Smoked Turkey with Gravy, accompanied by flavorful dishes like Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing, Sweet Potatoes with melted marshmallows, Homemade Cranberry Sauce, Candied Brussels Sprouts with pecans and Applewood smoked bacon, Creole Green Beans, and Buttermilk Biscuits.  


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Jack & Charlie's no.118

Chef Ed Cotton's Thanksgiving dinner at Jack & Charlie's no.118 includes an amuse bouche, plus a 3-course prix-fixe with choices for appetizer, entree, and dessert. Classic Thanksgiving options are included like Butternut Squash Soup with spiced pumpkin seeds and cinnamon marshmallow, Roasted Heritage Turkey with turkey sausage and chestnut stuffing, orange cranberry sauce, and rosemary-turkey jus, and Pear & Ginger Rice Pudding with cranberry compote, along with Jack & Charlie's signatures (including the Fri/Sat only Slow Roasted Prime Rib!). Time: 3PM - 8PM, $115pp. Book via Resy

Sweetbriar

Thanksgiving dinner at Sweetbriar includes a 3-course prix-fixe from chef Bryce Shuman. The menu includes a choice of appetizer, a choice of entree, family-style sides, and a pie station. Large-format wine specials will also be offered! Time: 12PM - 9PM, $85pp.  Book via Resy

Oceans

Chef Andy Kitko will be serving a special 3-course prix-fixe menu with options to choose from in each course. First course options include Union Square Farmers Market Salad, Omakase Platter, Wild Mushroom Soup, Maryland Crab Cake, and more; Second course options include Roasted Amish Turkey, Braised Short Rib, Surf & Turf, Alaskan Black Cod, and more; Dessert options include Apple Crumble Cheesecake or Pumpkin Pie. Additional a la carte raw bar starters will be available, in addition shareable sides for the table. Time: 2:30PM - 8PM, $115pp. Book via OpenTable


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Goosefeather (Tarrytown, NY)

Chef Dale Talde will be offering his regular menu of modern Cantonese fare at Goosefeather, in addition to Thanksgiving specials like Char Siu Roasted Turkey Breast with Burnt Sage, Ginger Cranberry Sauce, Whipped Mashed Potato, and Shiitake Mushroom Gravy ($49, feeds 2-4), Pumpkin Pie with Burnt Marshmallow, Pecan Caramel, and Vanilla Ice Cream ($17, feed 2-4), and Five Spice Churros with Warm Apple Butter and Caramelized Apples, and Vanilla Ice Cream ($17, feeds 2-4). Time: 2PM-7PM. Book via Resy

The Noortwyck

The Noortwyck, led by the chef-sommelier duo and former Eleven Madison Park team members Andrew Quinn and Cedric Nicaise, is offering a special Thanksgiving meal. Options include Caviar with White Fish Salad and Buckwheat Stroopwafel; Roasted Honeynut Squash Soup with Sage and Brown Butter, Foie Gras Torchon with Grilled Brioche and Black Truffle; Agnolotti with Chestnut, Cauliflower and White Truffle; and Roasted Turkey Breast with all the trimmings. For dessert, pastry chef Ileen Cho (formerly of One White Street) will be making Thanksgiving pies to order by the slice or as a whole pie for pick up Wednesday 11/23 or Thursday 11/24. The pies retail for $65.

Hakata TonTon

Looking to enjoy a non-traditional Thanksgiving feast? Pick-up a Hakata TonTon Motsu Nabe Meal Kit ($82). There are two options to choose from: Hakata Motsu Hot Pot (White) with homemade organic chicken and bonito broth, beef intestine, cabbage, chives, dumpling skin, garlic, red chili pepper, and chef's special yuzu kosho paste and the Hakata Motsu Hot Pot (Red) with homemade spicy miso tonsoku collagen broth, beef intestine, cabbage, chives, dumpling skin, garlic, red chili pepper, andc chef's special red yuzu kosho paste sauce. Each kit serves 3-4 people. How to Order: In-person at Hakata TonTon or email tonton@handhospitality.com by Monday, November 21. Pick-Up: Wednesday, November 23 (after 5PM) at Hakata TonTon


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Sahib

Sahib is offering a Indian-inspired feast on Thanksgiving day.  The menu includes Angoori Jhinga Shrimps marinated in ajwain, ginger, garlic, and green chilies grilled in tandoor and served with grape relish and Pumpkin and Ginger soup. Mains bring Adraki Firposi Champy, rack of lamb marinated in homemade yogurt, fresh ginger, and garlic with a hint of crushed mint; and Tandoori Turkey, crispy skinned turkey marinated in a fresh tandoori paste, and mixed with yogurt, ginger, and garlic. Green Bean Stuffing is sautéed in onion, tomato, garlic, and Indian spices. Available from 11:30am to 11pm Thanksgiving Day.

La Goulue

La Goulue, the French bistro on the Upper East Side Helmed by award-winning Executive Chef Antoine Camini, is offering a special prix-fixe menu for Thanksgiving. First Courses include Butternut Squash Soup Veloué with crème fraiche, and Ravioli de Homard (Lobster) with Truffle noire du Perigord. Entrees include Roasted Organic Turkey with white and dark meat, served with green beans, brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry sauce, and Steak Au Poivre with a 12oz. New York strip, green peppercorn sauce and hand-cut fries. $92 pp; $46 for children under the age of 12.

Comodo

Comodo, the Latin American-inspired restaurant from husband-wife team Felipe Donnelly and Tamy Rofe in Flatiron (housed in Freehand NY) is offering dishes from chef Donnelly’s childhood throughout Latin America, from Mexico to Brazil.  The menu includes Trout Ceviche Tostada with leche de tigre, habanero aioli, and masa tuile; Pork Belly Arepa with chipotle-hoisin glaze; and Shrimp al Ajillo with pan seared shrimp, garlic oil, paprika, and toasted sourdough. For dessert, there is Yerba Mate Panna Cotta with apricot marmalade among others. A curated wine list and cocktails are also available.


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MIFUNE

MIFUNE New York will be hosting a ten course Thanksgiving tasting menu from Executive Chef Tomohiro Urata. The experience will showcase Chef Tomo's French and Japanese techniques. Priced at $200 per person, the featured entrée is an Organic Turkey pie made with truffle, foie gras, and porcini mushroom, with Chestnut Flan for dessert.

Parma Nuova

Parma Nuova, a new casual fine dining Italian restaurant, is offering a set menu for Thanksgiving Day priced at $75 per person. Selections include butternut squash soup, baked clams, roasted turkey served with a puree of sweet potatoes, corn pudding, and stuffing, and for dessert a homemade pumpkin cheesecake, among other options. A la carte options are also available. No delivery or takeout.

CHEF GUO

CHEF GUO, led by Chinese Master Chef Guo Wenjun, will be open on Thanksgiving Day, with seatings at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm. The restaurant is showcasing his unique brand of cuisine, combining Chinese Imperial cooking and Classic Western techniques. The nineteen-course tasting menu includes 15 savory courses, three tea courses, and a dessert.


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Hortus NYC

Hortus NYC, the stylish Asian restaurant in NoMad is offering a Thanksgiving Day prix-fixe menu priced at $80 per person. It begins with the Royal Platter with chilled lobster tail, tuna tataki, and shrimp cocktail for two, followed by a crispy wonton, filled with truffle pulled duck and spicy mango. From there, diners choose an appetizer from the a la carte menu, and have a choice of a Truffle Chicken with Foie Gras for two, served with sweet rice and special sides, or an entrée from the menu. Available for lunch and dinner.

8282

8282, the elevated modern Korean restaurant, will be opened on Thanksgiving Day offering small plates called Anju, which means food you eat with alcohol in Korean, and larger shared plates named Banju. The playful dishes are complimented by a wide selection of premium Soju as well as craft cocktails. 

Chez Nick

Chez Nick, the Upper East Side neighborhood spot from chef-partners Bobby Little and Chad Urban, is offering a special 3-course Thanksgiving pre-fixe ($99pp) from 2-8pm. The menu includes starters such as Escarole Salad, Butternut Squash Agnolotti or Potato Leek Soup.  Roasted Turkey, Pan Roasted Steelhead Trout and Wild Mushroom Bourguignon are offered as entrees. Family style sides include Homemade Stuffing, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Green Bean Casserole, Turkey Gravy and Cranberry Sauce with Apple or Pumpkin Pie for dessert. To-go packages are also available.


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Dickson’s Farmstand Meats


If you are planning to prepare your own Thanksgiving meal, Dickson’s Farmstand at Chelsea Market is offering some options, including Fresh Pasture-Raised KellyBronze turkeys, extremely rare in NYC and uniquely grown ($200+), Fresh Turkey Crown (also available fully cooked) ($103.92) perfect for a smaller gatherings. A Thanksgiving Feast Bundle for $422.47 includes everything you could need for your Thanksgiving Meal. Giblet gravy, spice roasted apples, cranberry-apple sauce and more!

Also this Holiday Season:

WoodSpoon and celebrated cookbook author and YouTube vlogger, Home Chef Tresia, will be hosting a free Thanksgiving Cooking Class with tips for cooking a memorable meal that will give family and friends a hearty heart. The Thanksgiving Live Cooking Class will be on November 21st at 7pm via Instagram Live (@eatwoodspoon). Home Chef Tresia will be showing how to cook her stuffing muffins, as well as providing other family recipes.

Vesta Chocolate (Upper Monclair, NJ)

If you're in need of a hostess gift, Vesta Chocolate's Thanksgiving-themed "Share with Gratitude" Box ($125) is the perfect set – it includes a large Hot Chocolate MIx, Housemade Vanilla French Marshmallows, Pumpkin Spice Graham Truffles, Roasted Pepita & Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Barks, Milk Chocolate Covered Malted Gems, and the signature 4-Pack Dark Chocolate Cacao Nibs Brownies. In charge of bringing dessert? Vesta's Basque-style Cheesecake ($48) gets the pumpkin treatment and is served with housemade cranberry orange sauce. Order: via websiteBasque Cheesecake (local pick-up only, order in advance)

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Holywater

Holywater (available for Thanksgiving and Christmas): Thanksgiving Tradition with Roasted Organic Turkey. Dry brined, organic turkey roasted with caramelized mirepoix and sage (carved). Oven-browned homestyle stuffing with leeks, celery, fennel, parsley, and thyme. Pan gravy with fresh marjoram. Mashed sweet potatoes with pralines, raisins, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Sauteed green beans with butter toasted almonds. Aromatic cranberry sauce with maple, allspice, and grapefruit zest (serves 4) and arrives cold with instructions from Chef Kerry Heffernan for reheating.

Morgan’s Brooklyn Barbecue

Morgan’s Brooklyn Barbecue, which recently reopened, is turning on its smoker for the holidays. This year, Morgan’s is offering a Whole Smoked Turkey catering packages that serve 10-12, as well as à la carte holiday specials alongside the regular menu for dine-in.  A Whole Smoked Turkey: ($220, 16-18 lbs.) is full of smokehouse flavor and perfect for sharing at home with family and friends. Pre-order here.

Buttah

Buttah is offering their signature bakery goods with Maple Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Crostata with Cheddar Crust and Sweet Potato Soufflé Pie

Il Fiorista

Il Florista is making Thanksgiving more convenient with options for a Whole or Half Turkey, Gravy and sides with Cranberry Relish, Roasted Parsnip, Treviso Salad, Crispy Polenta and Chocolate Chip Cookies for dessert.

IKRAA Caviar

IKRAA Caviar is elevating your traditional Turkey-Day experience with a Caviar Tasting Set, which includes: Imperial Osetra (1, 2, or 4 oz), Kaluga Premium (1, 2, or 4 oz), and Kaluga Reserve (1, 2, or 4 oz). 2 pearls spoons in a velvet pouch. Picnic Packs and Gift Sets are also available for the ultimate treat for those looking to impress at the upcoming dinner party.

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!!

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