Thanksgiving Dinner
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Thanksgiving Dinner in NYC

Published: October 26th, 2021

We all can’t wait for the traditional Thanksgiving meal every year, but who wants to do all of that cooking?! Come to New York City, watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade parade in person and go to the best New York City restaurants for your Thanksgiving meal! It couldn’t be more easy or enjoyable than that.

Why wake up at the crack of dawn to peel all of those potatoes, or bake that apple pie, or to brine the turkey? Enjoy a fabulous Thanksgiving meal at the best New York City restaurants.


Chef Daniel Boulud’s renowned flagship restaurant, offers an elegant ambiance, gracious service and award-winning French cuisine on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Celebrate an unforgettable Thanksgiving with an exquisite, three-course holiday feast, featuring refined takes on traditional American favorites by Chefs Eddy Leroux and Shaun Velez.

This three course meal includes an appetizer choice between Scottish Pheasant, Long Island Fluke, Squash, and Maine Sea Scallops; a Main course of Duo of Heermance Farm Red Bourbon Turkey, Atlantic Cod, Montauk Black Sea Bass, or Limousin Veal; and a Dessert of Quince Tart Normandy, Gateau Basque, Poire Belle Helene, or a Peruvian Dark Chocolate.

This prix fixe menu is $265 per person and comes with an optional wine pairing of $185 per person.

Le Pavillon

Le Pavillon offers a unique setting, both relaxed and inviting with a refined elegance. Even sitting at the bar has luxurious feel. This great spot offers great vegetarian options. Enjoy a three-course menu that includes caviar, squash soup or several types of pasta as appetizers; turkey with a brussel sprouts caramelized chestnut-sausage stuffing, halibut, or lobster for a main course; and an apple “tarte tatin”, sticky toffee pudding, or milk chocolate creméux for dessert.

There are even more options for this $225 per person prix fixe menu.

See the full menu here.

Benjamin Steakhouse

A gorgeously decorated steakhouse (very warm and traditional) serving perhaps the best porterhouse in NYC, will offer a more traditional Thanksgiving meal for this special day. One can choose from a variety of appetizers ranging from Pumpkin Soup to Autumn Salad to Jumbo Lump Crab Cake to Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail. Everyone will enjoy their traditional entrée of a traditional Thanksgiving turkey with stuffing, roasted yams, potatoes au gratin, and cranberry relish. Finish this hearty meal with a slice of pumpkin pie or apple strudel, which are both served with vanilla ice cream.

This traditional prix fixe menu is $74.95 per person.


Oceana delivers a fresh, seasonal, innovative seafood-forward menu if turkey is not your cup of tea. This Thanksgiving they are offering a three course meal of Roasted Beets, Celery Root Chowder, Tuna Tartare, and more as options for your appetizer. For those non-turkey lovers, you can choose between Seared Codfish, Pan Roasted Monkfish, Scottish Salmon, or Short Rib for an entrée; but don’t worry, they will have a Roasted Organic Turkey as well. For dessert there is an option for the Chocolate Custard Brownie, Pumpkin Cheesecake, or an Organge Creamsicle Parfait.

This prix fixe meal is $115 per person or $48 per child 10 and under.

Have any questions about any of these restaurants? Need any assistance getting tickets, planning transportation, or would like additional recommendations? Contact our concierge teams at Hotel ElyséeCasablanca HotelLibrary Hotel, or Hotel Giraffe for assistance!

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