Thanksgiving Dinner At Philadelphia Restaurants
Dine out this Thanksgiving at Philly’s top restaurants
Looking to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast without worrying about cooking and cleaning up? Want to spend the morning at the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade and not worry about overcooking your turkey?
This year, let the professionals do all the work with delicious Thanksgiving Day meals at some of Philadelphia’s top restaurants.
Avoid lines at the grocery and enjoy high-end take-out and gourmet feasts in our guide to Thanksgiving in Philadelphia, below:
Eat-In or Take-Out
Details: 900 South St., 215-625-8510
Enjoy a southern-style Thanksgiving meal at home without any of the hassle with Percy Street’s “Smokin’ Thanksgiving Feast.” The take-home package includes a smoked turkey with gravy and homemade cranberry sauce, mashed sweet potatoes with bruleed marshmallows, cornbread and sausage stuffing, collard greens, baked apples and pecan pie. The feast costs $225 and feeds six to eight people. Turkeys are also available individually for $65 each. Order must be placed by Thursday, November 15.
Details: 1113 Walnut Street, (215) 923-1113
Impress your closest friends and family members with pre-prepared Thanksgiving feast from The Farmers’ Cabinet. Each dinner comes complete with a smoked, 15-pound Lancaster free-range turkey, housemade gravy and cranberry sauce, braised kale, creamed pearl onions, green bean casserole, mashed mapled sweet potatoes, dried cherry and apple stuffing, Yukon Gold potato puree and pumpkin pie. $185, feeds eight to ten people. Order now and pickup on November 21.
Details: 1111 Locust Street, (215) 574-1099
Throughout the holidays, Garces Trading Company will offer four special pies – Pumpkin Gingerbread, Bourbon Pecan, CCC (Cherry, Cranberry, Cornmeal) and ABC (apple, bacon, caramel) created by Pastry Chef Jessica Mogardo. Pies cost $35 each ($10 for a smaller version) and require 24 hours advance notice.
Details: 615 Chestnut Street, (215) 928-0900
Let Chef Joe Nocella do the work this Thanksgiving with a delicious three-course feast featuring homemade ravioli, roast turkey, braised beef short ribs, warm apple cobbler and more. Seatings from 12 noon until 7 p.m. Take out is also available. ($45 per person, $18 for children 12 and under)
Details: 220 South 17th Street, (215) 790-1799
Bring the whole family to the Radisson Plaza Warwick Hotel in Rittenhouse Square for a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Full holiday meals are also available for pickup. Call for details. ($30 per person, $15 for children 3 – 10 years old)
Details: 1732 W Passyunk Avenue, (215) 798-0053
Feeling a bit lost as a vegan during Thanksgiving? Fear not: Miss Rachel’s Pantry is preparing sumptuous vegan dishes with a taste of tradition. Enjoy ‘turkey’-style seitan with mushroom-red wine gravy, garlicky mashed potatoes, green bean casserole with homemade crunchy onion topping, and
rosemary-thyme stuffing with cranberries. Rice stuffing and herbed tofu are available for those who are gluten free.
Details: 926 South Street, (215) 592-8180
Chef Mitch Prensky is creating a delicious family-style Thanksgiving meal complete with farm-raised turkey, sweet potato soup with cinnamon marshmallow and sage, sautéed brussel sprouts with smoked bacon, potato puree with cheddar and horseradish, house baked pumpkin pie and much more. ($59 per person, $30 for children 12 and younger)
Details: 138 South 2nd Street, (215) 413-1443
Enjoy a truly traditional thanksgiving feast at a restaurant that promises to offer a taste of history! City Tavern’s 4 course dinner offers roasted free-range turkey, country style ham, smashed red bliss potatoes and a chance to taste Martha Washington’s Chocolate Mousse Cake. ($82.95 per person, $32.95 for children 12 and younger)
Details: 200 South Street, (215) 922-1813
Celebrate Thanksgiving on South Street with traditional favorites like roast turkey with sausage cornbread stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes and cranberry compote. ($26 per person)
Details: 111 S. 17th Street, (215) 563-4810
Warm up with butternut squash soup, fresh carved roasted turkey with all the fixings and more Thanksgiving favorites at Davio’s. Seatings are available from 1 – 8 p.m. ($55 per person, $25 for children under 12)
Details: 210 W. Rittenhouse Square, (215) 790-2533
Enjoy a Thanksgiving-themed all-day brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Lacroix at the Rittenhouse Hotel. Seats are filling up fast, so make your reservations soon. ($85 per person, $42.5 for children under 6).
Details: 401 S. Columbus Boulevard, (215) 923-2500
Hop aboard the Moshulu this Thanksgiving for special holiday dishes in addition to the normal a la carte menu. Reservations are required.
Details: 139 East Lancaster Avenue, (610) 977-0600
Located in the Wayne Hotel, Parmour will be serving up a special Thanksgiving dinner with your choice of roast turkey or wild boar and all the fixings from 12 noon – 7 p.m. ($65 per person, $30 optional wine pairing)
Details: 227 S. 18th Street, (215) 545-2262
Start your Thanksgiving at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast at Rittenhouse’s own Parisian café Parc. Come back for dinner and order à la carte French favorites or Thanksgiving specials like turkey, stuffing and pommes puree. Call ahead for reservations.
Details: 1701 Locust Street, (215) 772-1701
The Prime Rib will be adding a few Thanksgiving favorites to their normal menu, including butternut squash soup, roast turkey with all the fixings and pumpkin pie. A $18 turkey dinner is available for children under 12.
Details: 509 S. 2nd Street, (215) 558-2471
Embracing the spirit of booze and birds, Twisted Tail in Headhouse Square will be serving up traditional or Cajun-style fried turkey with stuffing and veggies along with a special $12 flight of Wild Turkey. ($25 per person)
Details: 757 South Front Street, (215) 551-2200
Celebrate Thanksgiving in Philadelphia’s Queen Village neighborhood with an incredible four-course dinner at Village Belle. On the menu: turkey “osso bucco” style, braised shortrib, sausage stuffing, chicken liver mousse and much more. Seatings are at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. ($45 per person, an additional $25 for the optional wine pairing.)
Details: 1708 Lombard Street, (267) 639-9440
Enjoy a four course dinner at Brick complete with homemade cornbread, sausage stuffing, harvest salad and, of course, the turkey! ($30 per person)
Details: 777 S. Broad Street, (267) 687-2170
Tired of the traditional? Leave the turkey and gravy at home and head to Tashan for a Thanksgiving full of Indian flavors like tandoori shrimp, muscovy duck and Naan.
Details: 2400 Market Street, Marketplace Design Center, 4th Floor, 215-569-9269
Treat the entire family to a wonderful Thanksgiving feast courtesy of Chef Patrice Rames. The annual Le Grand Buffet will feature Thanksgiving favorites like local, free-range roasted turkey, sweet potatoes and buttermilk biscuits. Also on the menu: slow-braised Berkshire pork short ribs, roasted butternut squash, baked Virginia ham and much more. ($48 per person, $20 for children under 12)
Details: 1901 John F Kennedy Boulevard, (215) 525-3233
Savor Chima’s unlimited supply of sixteen different cuts of steak, chops, chicken, sausages and seafood, plus an additional bounty of Thanksgiving favorites like turkey, stuffing and all the delicious trimmings. ($49.50 per person, $24.75 for children 7 – 10, free for children 6 and younger)
Details: 201 S. Columbus Boulevard, (215) 928-1234
Enjoy a Thanksgiving Brunch in the Columbus Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. Choose from a buffet of traditional favorites, seasonal and regional specials, pastas, desserts and more. Seatings are available from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. ($50 per person, $25 for children 5 -12)
Details: 2301 Fairmount Avenue, (215) 978-4545
You may have to loosen your belt a notch or two after Thanksgiving at London Grill in Fairmount. With a massive buffet featuring Thanksgiving favorites including sausage cornbread stuffing, it’s going to be hard not to go back for seconds…or thirds. ($45 per person, $20 for children under 12).
Details: 200 S. Broad Street, (215) 790-1919
A fantastic buffet of Thanksgiving favorites await at XIX (Nineteen). Fill your plate with selections from the raw bar, various salads and carving stations packed with maple glazed turkey, Berkshire Farms pork loin, boneless leg of lamb and more. Be sure to save room for dessert! ($65 per person)
Details: 120 S. 17th Street, (215) 569-8300
You can find the Frech/Canadian traditional “Turducken” at Sofitel, plus selections from the raw bar, assorted appetizers and multiple carving stations with roasted turkey, pan seared crab cakes, prime rib and much more from 1 – 8 p.m. ($49 per person, $24.50 for children 12 and under)
Spirit of Philadelphia
Details: 401 South Columbus Boulevard, (866) 455-3866
Sail away from the traditional this Thanksgiving and enjoy an afternoon feast at sea abroad the Spirit of Philadelphia! ($49.90 per person, $29.95 per child age 3-12)
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