Celebrate Thanksgiving At These 12 Delicious Restaurants

2018 has flown by and in just a few weeks Thanksgiving will already be here. Where did the time go? Well, if you were too busy to notice the upcoming holiday and prefer to celebrate outside of the home, be sure to check out one (or more) of these delicious hot spots in New York City.

Charlie Palmer

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This Thanksgiving, Charlie Palmer at The Knickerbocker Hotel will be celebrating all things fall with a festive three-course menu from noon to 8pm. First course options include Butternut Squash Soup, King Crab & Shrimp Cocktail, and Crisp Berkshire Pork Belly. The second course offerings feature a Roasted Turkey, Seared Skate Wing, and Red Quinoa + Acorn Squash. And finally for dessert a holiday trio of a Mini Pumpkin Pie with Kahlua cream, a Pecan Diamond with Bourbon Glaze, and an Apple-Maple Mousse.

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

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The Osprey at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge will offer a three course pre-fixe Thanksgiving menu from noon to 9:00 PM curated by Culinary Director, Ivy Stark, featuring ingredients from local vendors including Prospect Hill Orchards and Kinderhook Farm. Menu items will include a Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner served with Red Wine Pan Gravy, Wild Hive Farm Cornbread Stuffing and Cranberries, Sweet Potato Gnocchi, and Maple Bourbon Pumpkin Pie.

Guests will have the option to do a wine pairing with the special menu. The Osprey Restaurant boasts market-driven American comfort food, highlighting local seasonal ingredients. Guests can enjoy the delicious fare and craft cocktails in a bright and airy atmosphere, incorporating lush greenery and wall to wall glass doors to create an indoor-outdoor garden experience.

Beauty & Essex

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Created by Executive Chef Sarah Nelson under the helm of Chef Chris SantosBeauty & Essex will be serving delectable offerings this Thanksgiving. Dishes will include Sweet Potato Tortellini, Clementine and Rosemary Spiked Cranberry Sauce and Butternut Squash Pierogi. Other stand out items include Classic Roasted Free Range Turkey and Yukon Gold Potato Puree. Don’t miss this one-night-only Thanksgiving dinner menu with a delicious spread of fresh takes on Thanksgiving classics.

The Ribbon Upper West Side

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Indulge at brothers Bruce and Eric Bromberg‘s Upper West Side staple, The Ribbon, this Thanksgiving. For the holiday, enjoy a selection of Seared Arctic Char, Butternut Squash, Pecan Pie and Rotisserie Turkey, Apple Doughnuts, and more. Stay tuned to what these brothers have on the horizon as they will soon open another location in the New York Times Annex on West 44th Street. This location of The Ribbon will pay homage to the area’s original identity, Longacre Square, while introducing the bustling Times Square neighborhood to the Bromberg Brothers’ renowned hospitality, extensive whiskey collection, and menu of spit-roasted meats, seafood and Blue Ribbon classics.

Carmine’s Italian Restaurant

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Put an Italian twist on your Thanksgiving feast. Whether you want to dine in-house or order takeout, Carmine’s Italian Restaurant has all of your Thanksgiving needs covered. The restaurant will be serving an 18 pound Roasted Turkey stuffed with Sausage and Sage Stuffing, along with classic sides like Cranberry Sauce; Brussels Sprouts with caramelized onions and Applewood smoked bacon; Sautéed String Beans with julienned red peppers and toasted hazelnuts; Baby Carrots with fresh dill; Sweet Potatoes topped with marshmallows and maple syrup; and Mashed Potatoes with Giblet Gravy. For dessert, Carmine’s will offer one homemade pie of your choice: Pumpkin, Apple, or Pecan. Carmine’s Thanksgiving meal serves six to eight people and will be offered at both NYC locations for $274.95

1 Hotel Central Park

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With a prime location right off the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route, Jams at 1 Hotel Central Park will be offering an impressive brunch buffet with two seating times. The menu by Executive Chef Ginger Pierce will include a seasonal array of dishes including Caramelized Apple French Toast Bites, Pumpkin Pancakes, Autumn Vegetable Hash, Maine Crab Cake Benedict, Roasted Turkey & Gravy and Farm Fresh Omelets.

Dinner will be a three course pre-fixe with the choice of an appetizer, entrée and dessert with family style sides. The menu features delicious farm fresh dishes including Curried Sweet Potato Soup, Roasted Turkey Breast, Stuffed Delicata Squash, and Pumpkin Crème Brulee And Gingersnaps.

Helmed by critically-acclaimed Chef Jonathan Waxman, Jams is committed to working with local farmers and vendors to source the best and freshest seasonal ingredients. The menus are filled with dishes inspired by the local region and based on each season’s bounty. They will also be offering a special in-room picnic style package for guests to enjoy while watching the parade.


Nerai Lamb Chops
Nerai Lamb Chops

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Kellari is offering a three course prix-fix menu for $80 a person on Thanksgiving day beginning at 11:30am. Enjoy your choice of appetizers which include Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup, Veal Strips, Pan Seared Scallops, Lobster Dome and a Salad Athinaiki made with a steamed wild fish, green apple and sea beans. Entrees include your choice of Organic Turkey from Koch’s Turkey Farm in PA served with greens, toasted almonds, vine leaves stuffed with bulgur, pistachios, chestnut, raisins & turkey jus, Filet Mignon Wellington with mushrooms, glazed carrot and veal jus, Pan Seared Ray Wings with mushroom trumpet crust, barley and sweet pumpkin juice, Sea Salt Crusted Lavraki with orange & rosemary, Grilled Lamb Chops and Gnocchi with Parmesan cream, artichoke and arugula sauce. Last but not least, choose a mouth watering dessert that include options like Homemade Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie or Baklava served with vanilla gelato

The Regency Bar & Grill

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The Regency Bar & Grill, home to the iconic “Power Breakfast” at Loews Regency New York Hotel on Manhattan’s famed Upper East Side is showcasing a delicious Thanksgiving menu. Start with shared plates like the Crab Cakes, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup or the Classic Caesar before moving onto the Thanksgiving Feast. The feast features a bourbon red heritage breed turkey and all the trimmings inclusive of light and dark meat with bone gravy, cranberry apple stuffing, mashed yukon gold potatoes, New York state maple glazed sweet potatoes, crispy brussels sprouts, and buttered green beans. And no feast is complete without dessert so end the meal with either a pecan pie or warm pumpkin bread.

CUT New York

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CUT New York is combining their favorite steakhouse dishes and traditional Thanksgiving dishes for a one of a kind experience this Thanksgiving. For $95/per person this 3-course meal includes the Roasted Celeriac & Apple soup, an appetizer of your choice (Autumn Salad, Hand Cut Tortelloni or Italian Burrata Mozzarella), a choice of entrée (traditional Organic Heritage Turkey, Wild Atlantic Striped Bass or the Whole Roasted USDA Prime New York Sirloin), a side to share, and your choice of a house made pie for dessert (Yuzu-Key Lime Pie, Roasted Pumpkin-Pecan Pie, Dulce de Leche Cheesecake, or Empire & Crispin Apple Pie).

Ai Fiori at The Langham, New York


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This Thanksgiving, enjoy a luxurious dinner at Ai Fiori at The Langham, New York in two different but equally delicious ways. Opt for either the four course prix-fixe option ($118 per person) featuring Ai Fiori’s menu of celebrated a la carte options or the Thanksgiving Tasting Menu featuring 7 courses ($175 per person) featuring specialty dishes by notable Chef Scott Schneider.

Leuca at The William Vale

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Leuca, the Southern Italian restaurant located in The William Vale by Andrew Carmellini’s NoHo Hospitality Group will be offering a four-course prix-fixe menu dedicated to the holiday. Leuca’s menu features twists on traditional Thanksgiving staples and includes notable dishes like the Roasted Organic Turkey topped with a Cranberry Mostarda; Smoked Beets with pistachio and paired with a ricotta salata; and Apple Crostata topped with a pine nut gelato. For a night cap, head up to Westlight for signature cocktails over panoramic views of Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan skylines.

Strip House

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Strip House, the iconic NYC steakhouse, will be offering an autumn focused Thanksgiving menu at both their downtown and midtown locations. The chef-inspired menu will feature a Ricotta Gnocchi with delicata squash, chestnut, and truffle emulsion; roasted all natural turkey breast & confit turkey leg served with all of the fixin’s; and in true steakhouse style, the downtown location will also have a slow roasted prime rib on the menu.