Instead of sweating in a hot kitchen all week to prepare your Thanksgiving Dinner, why not take advantage of all that NYC has to offer and head to a restaurant where you’re guaranteed to have a great Turkey Day meal with your friends and family? Here are some of the best restaurants serving Thanksgiving Dinner - you will not have to lift a finger (except to ask for the check)!
Delicatessen in SoHo puts a unique twist on Thanksgiving by serving dishes like turkey tortellini, burrata salad with kabocha squash and brown butter vinaigrette to start off the meal. For the main course feast on roasted turkey, corn bread stuffing, roasted sweet potatoes, and cranberry relish. For dessert, continue to splurge with their decadent apple caramel pie or pumpkin tart.
Strip House – both the downtown and midtown locations – will be serving up a delicious holiday meal: turkey breast featuring chestnut stuffing, roasted Russian fingerling potatoes, and green bean casserole with country gravy. For those of you who don’t like turkey they will also be featuring house-made ricotta gnocchi and dry-aged prime rib. Finish off this decadent meal with pumpkin brûlée.
If you’re looking to add some Caribbean flair to your Thanksgiving this year check out Miss Lily’s either in SoHo or the East Village. Make your way over and enjoy a non-traditional meal including jerk turkey breast, maple mashed sweet potatoes, mac and cheese, callaloo cornbread stuffing, and cranberry ginger chutney. For dessert enjoy Miss Lily’s Pumpkin Pie with a spice blend that will make you put your fork down and close your eyes. Why not make this Thanksgiving unlike any you have had before?
Go to Irvington in Union Square if simple yet traditional cooking is what you have in mind for your Thanksgiving Meal. Guests can choose between a roasted corn squash soup and shaved Brussels sprout salad to start and can then indulge on rotisserie turkey with roasted beets, sweet potatoes, apple stuffing, and turkey jus. For dessert, if you’re still up for it, there is a pumpkin cheesecake.
Bubby’s in Tribeca will be your go-to spot for comfort food this holiday. They will be serving up your favorite Thanksgiving classics like buttermilk biscuits along with a roasted turkey with gravy or old-fashioned ham with pineapples and cherries. Now let’s get to the best part: sides, which include: cornbread sausage stuffing, candied sweet potatoes with homemade marshmallows, and green bean casserole. Be sure to leave enough room for sweets which include a selection of housemade pies.
While nothing beats a cozy evening at home, if your plans don’t allow or you just don’t feel like cooking, check out one of these restaurants and Happy Thanksgiving to All!