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
Let Percy Street Barbecue do the cooking this Thanksgiving. Place your order for a full Thanksgiving feast or just the turkey by November 21 and be treated to a home-cooked meal minus the mess. The barbecue twist on a classic Thanksgiving meal includes collard greens, an entire pecan pie, sausage stuffing and a 15-pound smoked turkey. Orders are $65 for just the turkey and $225 for the turkey and the sides. Orders can be placed online here.
Place an order by Wednesday, November 20 at 6 p.m. and satisfy your Thanksgiving appetite with a take-home meal from Fork. Sample a plethora of eats prepared by Chef Eli Kulp, including an herb-roasted organic turkey, deviled eggs, two kinds of stuffing, roasted root vegetables, house-made bread, fresh cranberry sauce and a selection of pies. Personalize your order to your preference. Check out the full Thanksgiving menu right here.
Order a fresh-off-the-farm meal this Thanksgiving holiday at Fishtown’s Greensgrow Farms. Order by November 14 and simply pick up your meal on either November 26 or 27. Fill your fridge with everything from turkey’s from a Chester County farm to smashed potatoes to Franklin Fountain ice cream (for the pumpkin pie, of course). Prices vary depending on the food you desire. Check out the full Thanksgiving menu and place your order online.
Whether you want to indulge in a Thanksgiving feast at a restaurant or take home a meal for friends and family, The Farmers’ Cabinet is your answer. Choose to enjoy a meal at home with the restaurant’s Thanksgiving take-out service, or sit in at either its 2 or 5 p.m. seating. Bonus: Ring in the holiday with live music at The Farmers’ Cabinet on Thanksgiving Eve from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Place your order by Thursday, November 21 and take home a brined and smoked turkey fresh from Fette Sau’s cooker on Wednesday, November 27. Turkeys are $85, include homemade gravy and feed 6 to 8 people.
Embrace all of the flavors of Thanksgiving at once with Jake’s Sandwich Board special for November. The sought-after turducken sandwich, topped with a poultry trifecta of turkey, chicken and duck, returns to the sandwich shop’s menu from November 1 through Thanksgiving.
Joe’s Steaks and Soda Shop welcomes the Gravy Train, a special holiday sandwich addition to its menu. Fill up on the tasty sandwich which is chock-full of turkey breast, house-made stuffing and cranberry sauce served on the restaurant’s signature cheesesteak roll. Sample the Thanksgiving sandwich from November 24 to December 1.
Feeling a bit lost as a vegan during Thanksgiving? No need to fear, Miss Rachel’s Pantry delivers a vegan Thanksgiving feast for those with food restrictions. Gluten free, allergic to nuts? Miss Rachel’s Pantry has got you covered. This year’s menu features a seitan roast with shiitake-sage bread stuffing, caramelized brussel sprouts and much more. Call 215-798-0053 or email email@example.com to place an order. For a fee, Miss Rachel’s Pantry will deliver meals as far as 20-miles from its Passyunk Avenue eatery.
Tela’s Market and Kitchen, the newest addition to Fairmount, celebrates its first Thanksgiving with prepared meals for neighborhood diners. Look forward to a personalized meal full of artisanal goods and produce from the grocer and cafe. Prices vary depending on the items ordered, call to order your desired Thanksgiving dinner.
Bridget Foy’s presents Thanksgiving diners with a $26 traditional roast turkey dinner complete with roast turkey with sausage, mashed sweet potatoes, cranberry compote, green and yellow wax beans and cornbread and fennel stuffing. For those looking for the restaurant’s regular menu, you’re in luck, certain items will be available from the fall dinner menu as well.
Transport back to the days of the Founding Fathers at City Tavern’s 18th century-themed family-style Thanksgiving dinner. Indulge in an 18th century menu while waiters serve you in period costumes. Also enjoy live music from the time. Reservations are required.
The Capital Grille answers your Thanksgiving prayers with inspired menu additions as well as all the offerings of its regular menu. Reserve your spot at the table for guaranteed access to the Thanksgiving feast.
This Thanksgiving from 1 to 8 p.m., Davio’s provides Center City dwellers with a three-course meal chock-full of tasty items. The dinner is $55 per person and $75 per person with an optional wine pairing. In addition to Thanksgiving specials, selections from the regular menu will be available as well. The full menu is available here.
The temporary Level 33 Restaurant and Sky Lounge at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel serves up amazing cityscapes and a tasty Thanksgiving dinner this season. Indulge in a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner for $48 for adults and $20 for children under the age of 12. Enjoy a menu of tasty items including herb glazed turkey breast, ahi tuna, butternut squash soup and wild mushroom risotto. Plus, enjoy sweeping city views at 33 floors up. Call (215) 627-1200 for reservations.
Dine atop the Moshulu, the Delaware River’s premiere boat-turned-restaurant, for a super memorable evening this Thanksgiving. Enjoy a plethora of options from the restaurant’s a la carte menu. The full Thanksgiving menu is available here.
From November 27 through December 1, Paramour restaurant at the Wayne Hotel will be serving a multi-course, Thanksgiving-inspired prix fixe dinner. The four-course meal starts with soup which is followed by salad, the main event (turkey or venison) and ends with an autumnal dessert. The meal is $65 per person plus an optional $30 wine pairing. Seating begins at noon on Thanksgiving Day.
In addition to their regular menu, The Prime Rib will be offering Thanksgiving specials featuring roasted turkey, butternut squash soup, whipped sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie.
Details: 509 S. 2nd Street, (215) 558-2471
For $35 per person, fill up on a family-style Thanksgiving meal complete with baked beans, garlic mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing and much more. Diners also have their choice of entree — roasted turkey, prime rib, ham or salmon. Top the meal off with family-style pumpkin, pecan and apple crumb pies. Twisted Tail-lovers are welcome to either dine in the restaurant beginning at 11 a.m. or order the meal for take-out. Meal pick up begins at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving day. Reservations are available online or over the phone. Orders must be placed over the phone.
Sweet potato soup topped with cinnamon marshmallow and sage and farm-raised turkey take the spotlight at Supper’s annual Thanksgiving dinner. Indulge in a variety of farm fresh Thanksgiving menu additions for $60 per person for adults and $32 for children under 12. The full menu is available here.
Take a load off with friends and family at Varga Bar this Thanksgiving day. For $125, indulge in a family-style meal fit for a king — an 18-pound fried turkey with wild mushroom gravy, pumpkin cheesecake and your choice of two sides including sausage pecan stuffing, sweet potatoes and garlic mashed potatoes. The meal feeds 6 to 8 guests.
Two holidays come together this Thanksgiving Eve at Zahav’s Thanksgivukah, a combination of Thanksgiving and Chanukah. Imagine classic Thanksgiving items with a Chanukah twist at this one-of-a-kind dinner. Think hummus with braised brisket, green bean and lentil salad, honey baked lamb, cornbread and cranberry stuffing, turkey shisklik and fried challah donuts complete with burnt marshmallow and sweet potato. The meal is $39 per person, and reservations are required.
All day long this Thanksgiving, Bistro St. Tropez serves up buffet dinners at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., making it super easy to snag a spot at the elevated restaurant with gorgeous views of University City. Buffet dinners are $58 per person and $15 for children under 5. The first seating, at noon, rings in at a discounted $48 per person. Buffet items include baked Virginia ham, roasted turkey, mussels, salmon and a charcuterie and cheese station.
The Sofitel Hotel’s Chez Colette dishes out a luxe Thanksgiving buffet for $52 for adults and $22 for children under 12. Enjoy a carving station with turkey, tenderloin and salmon, raw bar, salad bar, classic Thanksgiving sides and a solid selection of desserts The full menu is available here.
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 from 2-8 p.m. Reservations are required, call 215-525-3233 to secure your spot.
Thanksgiving means one thing at the Hyatt Regency at Penn’s Landing — brunch. Beginning at 11 a.m., sit down for a decadent brunch complete with corn chowder, an array of salads, mustard and sage roasted turkey, green bean casserole, almond bread pudding, pumpkin pie and much more. The final seating is at 4 p.m. The buffet rings in at $50 for adults and $25 for children ages 5 to 12. Reservations are required.
Fill up on Thanksgiving bites at London Grill’s Thanksgiving buffet from 2 to 7 p.m. For $45 for adults and 22.50 for children, raid the buffet and top your plate with all of the festive eats you can imagine. A 5 to 6 platter deal is available for $20 per person as well. Reservations are required. Beyond actually Thanksgiving day festivities, London Grill will serve up a special selection of latkes in celebration of the overlapping of Chanukah and Thanksgiving from November 27 through December 5.
Every Thanksgiving, the Glenmorgan Bar & Grill at the Radnor Hotel presents a drool-worthy buffet spread. From noon to 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, indulge in butternut squash bisque, cornbread stuffing, roasted turkey, almond crusted tilapia and much, much more. The buffet has won a spot on the coveted Best of Main Line list, so you know you’re in for a treat. The complete menu is available here. Call 610-341-3188 to reserve your spot. For groups larger than 11 people, call 610-341-3156. The Thanksgiving special is available for $36.95 per person and $17.50 for those under the age of 12.