Where to Dine for Thanksgiving 2014 in New York CityNovember 26, 2014 - by CG News Desk
Are you visiting NYC over the holidays and looking for an incredible Thanksgiving dinner at one of the best restaurants in the world? Here's where you'll find turkey, all the sides, adventurous takes on the traditional meal, and more. Click on the restaurant name for location, phone numbers, and more. (Cover image credit)
Abboccato Italian Kitchen will be serving Thanksgiving dinner from 4 to 9pm, with a 4-course prix-fixe menu available for $55 ($85 with Italian wine pairings) highlighted by Tacchino: Braised Boneless Free Range Turkey cooked in Milk, stuffed with Sausage Focaccia and Caramelized Onions, and served with Sweet Potato Puree. The a la carte dinner menu will also be available. Click here for the full menu; click here for reservations.
In the evening, B.B. King Blues Club and Grill will be hosting a special edition of their weekly Beatles tribute, Strawberry Fields, with a Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu. For tickets and more information, click here.
Beautique will not be open for Thanksgiving, but they will be offering a special Thanksgiving prix-fixe all week through Wednesday, as well as Friday and Saturday, from 5:30-11pm. Click here for the full menu — which includes turkey breast, halibut, and more — and here to make reservations.
Ben & Jack’s Steak House will be offering a special Thanksgiving menu ($69.95) that includes choice of appetizer, turkey with stuffing and all the traditional sides, and pumpkin pie with homemade Schlag. Click here for the full menu; here for reservations.
Benjamin Steakhouse will be offering a traditional Thanksgiving prix fixe in addition to their a la carte menu. The main entree is, of course, traditional Thanksgiving turkey with stuffing, roasted yams, potatoes au gratin, and cranberry relish. Please call ahead for reservations (212-297-9177) or click here to reserve online. $64.95 per person (not including tax & gratuity). Click here for the full menu.
Established in 1969, Bobby Van’s now boasts 8 locations throughout the Northeast with five in Manhattan, including one on 50th Street, serving only the finest USDA dry-aged prime beef, select seafood, and lobsters starting at 3lbs. Their three-course Thanksgiving menu ($74.95/person) includes choice of traditional turkey dinner, broiled filet of sole, or slow-roasted prime rib. Click here for the full menu.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, located near Radio City Music Hall in Rockefeller Center, midtown Manhattan will offer an $85 pre-fixe turkey dinner from noon to 9pm. Click here for the full menu. Reservations are recommended; call 212-575-5129 or click here.
Del Frisco's Grille will be offering a $70 Thanksgiving menu with sliced roasted turkey and all the trimmings, including green beans, hand-mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, dressing, cranberry sauce, and choice of four brilliant desserts: pumpkin cheesecake, Nutella bread pudding, molten chocolate cake, and salted caramel custard. Click here for the menu, and here for reservations.
Superstar chef David Burke's latest NYC restaurant, fabrick, will be serving a Thanksgiving menu from 11am-10pm, with a wide variety of options: Turducken Roulade, grilled whole branzino, and much more. Click here to for the full menu; here for reservations.
David Burke Fishtail's executive chef, Phil Lewis, will be cooking up a classic, three-course Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu for $75/person, from noon to 9pm. Choices include turkey roulade, Maine steamed lobster, Virginia maple-glazed ham, Holland Dover sole, and many other seafood options. Private dining is also available. Click here for the menu and here for reservations.
In addition to their regular dinner menu, Garage Restaurant & Cafe in Greenwich Village will be offering a special prix-fixe holiday menu featuring Thanksgiving-inspired dishes and traditional fare for $59.95 per person (click here to see the full menu, which includes Roasted Young Turkey, Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin, Salmon Filet Wellington, and more). There will also be two live jazz performances: the Larry Newcomb Trio (1-5:30pm) and the Champion Fulton Quartet (6-10pm). Call 212-645-0600 for reservations.
Guy Fieri's Times Square restaurant, Guy's American Kitchen and Bar, will be offering a $39.50 prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner with all the sides, with a main course of roasted turkey with sausage-and-sage stuffing and sweet mashed potatoes. $14.95 for kids 12 and under. Click here for the full menu and reservations.
Heartland Brewery's multiple locations -- including Times Square -- will be offering a four-course meal on Thanksgiving Day. Courses include a homemade butternut squash soup, a red leaf lettuce salad, roasted turkey and sage stuffing, and pumpkin pie or New York cheesecake for dessert. The price is $32.50; $16.50 for kids 12 & under. Resevations are recommended. For more info and reservations, click here.
Home to the city's best Korean barbecue, Kristalbelli will be offering a $45 3-course prix-fixe that includes choice of Kristal bibimbap, pan-seared duck breast, dry-aged rib eye, plus dessert and appetizer. Call 212-290-2211 or click here for reservations.
Located near Times Square in Hell's Kitchen, farm-to-table new American favorite The Marshal with be offering a 3-course dinner ($45; $30 for children) featuring options such as wood-oven-roasted free range turkey with all the fixings, "Beef in Rags" (filet mignon cooked directly on the wood coals with sautéed spinach), and more. Click here for the full menu and call 212-582-6300. Seatings are at 1, 3, 5, 7 & 9pm.
New York City’s beloved Greek restaurant Molyvos will be serving a 3-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving Day menu from 1-8pm, featuring Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Organic Turkey, and Pumpkin Cheesecake. The price is $48 per person; $75 if paired with select Greek wines. Click here for the full menu; here for reservations.
Oceana will be serving a three-course prix-fixe dinner ($65; under 12, $32.50) on Thanksgiving Day from noon-9pm. Entrée options include "Cape Cod Turkey" (roast cod, crabmeat stuffing, sautéed spinach), General Tso's Lobster, and much more. The raw bar will also be available, plus a plethora of desserts. Click here to view the full menu; click here for reservations.
Pera Mediterranean Brasserie on Madison Avenue will be offering a special Thanksgiving menu from 1-9pm ($49; $19 additional for wine pairing) that includes traditional turkey, braised lamb shank, pumpkin risotto, and mouthwatering desserts. Click here for the full menu and here for reservations.
For $65 per person, The Sea Fire Grill's 3-course Thanksgiving Day menu includes Barnstable, MA, oysters, roasted butternut squash soup, and herb-roasted Heritage turkey with brioche stuffing, Brussels sprouts, yams, green beans, and classic gravy. Click here for the full menu; call 212-935-3785 or click here for reservations.
Avoid the hassles of cooking and cleaning up after Thanksgiving dinner by joining Spirit Cruises for their Thanksgiving Late Lunch Cruise (2-4pm) and Thanksgiving Day Dinner Cruise (7-10pm). For more information and reservations, click here.
Celebrate Thanksgiving Brazilian steakhouse-style at Texas de Brazil, who will be celebrating from 11am with their signature churrascaria fare, as well as turkey, sweet potato casserole, homemade gravy, and cranberry sauce. For reservations, click here.
Enjoy a delicious, traditional Thanksgiving meal at Tio Pepe in Greenwich Village for $30 that includes: shrimp cocktail; pumpkin cream soup; roast turkey; sides of string beans, sweet potatoes, giblet gravy, chestnut stuffing & cranberry sauce; pumpkin pie; flan al caramelo; and coffee or tea. Offered noon-1am. Click here to view the full menu; click here for reservations.
A new addition to Times Square, URBO Kitchens will have a $38 3-course menu that includes autumn vegetable bisque, roasted turkey breast, bread pudding, fried Brussels sprouts, pumpkin pie, and more. Click here for the full menu; here to make reservations.
Villa Mosconi in Greenwich Village is offering a Thanksgiving menu that includes choice of: Roast Turkey with Stuffing and Cranberry Sauce; Boneless Chicken alla Parmigiana; Broiled Salmon; Veal Scaloppine alla Marsala; Broiled Sirloin Steak. Call 212-673-0390 for reservations or click here.