14 Places To Eat In NYC For Thanksgiving
Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is nearly here. If you’re not basting the turkey yourself this year or just want a break, we’ve kindly collated a list of some of the best spots in NYC offering a special thanksgiving menu. Here are 14 places where you’re guaranteed to be thankful:
This NYC institution is serving a turkey special for $39 which comes with all the trimmings. Guests can also choose a $72 three-course prix fixe menu in addition to their regular menu.
This restaurant down an alleyway has Thanksgiving nailed. Expect devils on horseback, sweet potato casserole and turkey with sourdough stuffing. Freemans are offering a four-course prix fixe menu for $85 per person.
Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s flagship restaurant is offering a four course prix fixe menu for $188 and a separate one for children ages 8 to 10 for $98. Expect decadent offerings like truffle-crusted king salmon and turkey with foie gras stuffing.
This Upper East Side establishment by Michael White is offering a three course prix fixe menu for $99. Expect items like beef tartare, rabbit and Reblochon cheese ravioli with black truffle and turkey with pain perdu stuffing.
Fancy changing things up this Thanksgiving and opting for a slice of peking turkey instead of the traditional kind? Both locations of RedFarm (Hudson and Broadway) will be open on Thanksgiving and will serve chef Joe Ng’s signature peking turkey with crêpes and an assortment of condiments, in addition to their regular menu.
Offering a special three course menu for $75 ($45 for children) over the Thanksgiving period, the seafood pioneers are offering specials like tempura-fried hake, clam and mushroom chowder and turkey with pan drippings.
ELEVEN MADISON PARK
For those looking for something a bit opulent and don’t mind spending some cash, Eleven Madison Park is offering a four course special menu for $245 (an additional $135 for wine pairing). Gorge on chicken velouté with black truffles, foie gras torchon with more black truffles and roast turkey with caramelized apple and chestnut stuffing. Classic desserts like apple tart, pumpkin and pecan pie round off the menu nicely.
The NoMad restaurant at the NoMad Hotel is offering another decadent display of holiday fare. A three course menu for $145 delivers items like foie gras with beef carpaccio to start and a choice of slow-cooked cod, bone-marrow-encrusted beef or roast turkey for the main show. There’s even a dessert trolley.
THE BRESLIN BAR AND DINING ROOM
Skip turkey entirely here and opt for duck served with chestnut stuffing, cranberries and braised cabbage. The traditional pumpkin pie will await for dessert and don’t forget to pair it with their Thanksgiving gin fizz. Three courses for $75 and an additional $45 for optional wine pairing.
At Agern, Claus Meyer’s team is putting a Scandinavian spin on the holiday menu. Offering five courses for $195 as well as an additional $125 for optional wine pairings, guests can expect a decadent spread of lobster with smoked butter and pine or a choice or turkey with Brie or turkey wing with whey glaze and hazelnuts.
Another alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving fare is Indian Accent’s four course offering for $95. There’s a sweet potato chaat to start followed by a sweet pickled pork and duck khurchan matthi. There is turkey on offer but it’s stuffed with paneer and served with tandoori turkey kulcha.
FOWLER & WELLS
The newly opened spot, Fowler & Wells, by Tom Colicchio at the Beekman is hosting its first Thanksgiving and offering four courses for $155 with an optional $90 wine pairing. Look forward to options like beef-cheek ravioli, turkey with roasted mushrooms and chestnut stuffing as well as classic desserts like baked Alaska.
For the vegetarians out there, look no further than the vegetable heaven that is John Fraser’s Nix. For three courses at $62 you can expect a large-scale spread of devilled eggs and baby squash cakes, spicy butternut soup or beet salad with crispy pecan nibs. Mains include a potpie with truffle cauliflower and whole maitake mushroom baked with sausage spices, fennel and stuffed cabbage. Save room for dessert as that includes a pumpkin pie with calvados cream or pear-and-apple crostata with vegan maple gelato.
Fifty, which opened earlier this year is another spot celebrating its first Thanksgiving. Offering three courses for $60, their menu includes pan-roasted scallions with roasted cauliflower and roasted maitake mushrooms with truffles to start. Their main course offers a large butter-roasted turkey with jalapeño cheddar cornbread as well as pecan pie and tres leches flan to finish.