Gourmet Thanksgiving Dinner New York City Style, Dine-in or Take-Out

New York, the city that never sleeps; probably because the world famous NYC chefs are spending the wee hours of the morning thinking up innovative and amazing amuse-bouches for our pleasure. Kitchen space is limited in many NYC apartments, so creating the full traditional Thanksgiving meal might be a challenge. Not to worry! Our favorite restaurants have come to the rescue with mouthwatering Thanksgiving offerings available to take-out or dine-in. Let’s sample the fare together, shall we?

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The full traditional Thanksgiving dinner, Tavern on the Green. “Please pass the turkey.” This elegant lass takes a peek out of the window from the 101st floor at the new Peak restaurant, located at the Hudson Yards.

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Tavern on the Green was built as a sheep fold in the 1880’s to house the 700 Southdown sheep that grazed in Central Park’s Sheep Meadow. (Note the sheep in their logo.) After a hiatus and several changes of management, the iconic Central Park restaurant reopened in April, 2014.

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Tavern on the Green hosts outdoor weddings and events in a fairytale setting, 67th Street and Central Park West, NY.

The ‘Tavern’ Thanksgiving Feast Menu:

Featuring a 5 Course Menu selection by Executive Chef, Bill Peet

$125 per person for adults

$75 for children 12 and under

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Celebrate all that you’re thankful for at the top of the world on the 101st floor of the Peak restaurant, 30 Hudson Yards, NY.

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Seafood at the Peak.

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A lunch selection at the Peak.

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Scallops with foam, the Peak.

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The Peak, a room with view.

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Appetizers at the Peak.

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At the bar, Peak.

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Cocktail hour at the Peak.

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The Peak’s famous “egg” with a view. It’s actually a tropical fruit dessert, topped with gold leaf.

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Peak Thanksgiving menu. Pricing varies by view, at $175 for a non-window seat, $195 for a window seat, and $225 for a corner window seat ($85 for kids 10 and under.)

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This has got to be the cheapest thrill in Manhattan. For $38.00 you can step out onto the “Edge,” the Peak restaurant’s clear observation deck, the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere.

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High anxiety? Watch this video of the Edge outdoor sky deck, 1,100 feet in the air.

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Family style comfort food. Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings by Carmine’s, a classic Italian restaurant, 200 W 44th St., NY, in the Times Square area.

Carmine’s Family Style Feast Includes:

  • One 18 lb. Roasted Turkey with Sausage & Sage Stuffing served with Homemade Cranberry Sauce
  • Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with  Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Sautéed String Beans with Julienned Red Peppers & Toasted Hazelnuts
  • Baby Carrots with Fresh Dill
  • Sweet Potatoes topped with Marshmallows
  • Mashed Potatoes with Giblet Gravy

Complete Your Holiday Feast with a Pie for an additional $25

This meal is $295.00 and serves 6-8.

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Hot antipasto by Carmine’s.

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The perfect setting for a family feast. Carmine’s.

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Italian cheesecake. Carmine’s. With dessert like this, who needs turkey?

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“The Titanic.” A Carmine’s decadent dessert and a half.

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Not everyone dreams of turkey for Thanksgiving. For those beef eaters, there’s Cote, a Korean Steakhouse specializing in Wagyu beef.

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Thanksgiving menu from Cote, located at 16 West 22nd St., NY. This feast is priced at $125.00 per person.

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Sizzling ribs at Cote.

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Gourmet beef, cooked on the barbie. Cote.

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It’s fun to cook it yourself at Cote.

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The Loews Hotel Regency Bar and Grill, the original location of the “power breakfast.”

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Loews Hotel Regency Bar and Grill, located at 540 Park Avenue & 61st Street, NY evokes an Art Deco vibe.

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The bar at the Loews Hotel Regency Bar and Grill.

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Dinner at the Regency Bar & Grill

Thanksgiving Menu: The Regency Bar & Grill

Start your holiday feast with the flavors of Fall. Guests can choose from a Roasted Pumpkin Soup or classic Lobster Bisque, appetizer selections include Foie Gras, Seared Tuna or seasonal salad and main course selections include the classic Roasted Turkey Breast with sage stuffing, sweet potato puree and honey glazed Brussel sprouts; Herb Crusted Lamb Rack; Butter Poached Halibut or Grilled Chateaubriand with potato mousseline, honey glazed heirloom carrots and bordelaise sauce. Finish the meal with something sweet including Autumn Pumpkin Pie, Three Layer Chocolate Cake, Carrot Cake or a selection of Artisanal cheeses. This meal is priced at $175.00 per person.

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Delectable assortment by Vestry, a Michelin-starred Soho hotspot, located at 246 Spring Street, NY.

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Vestry inventive salad.

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A glass of vino. Vestry.

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Lovely comfort soup at Vestry.

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Too pretty to eat, almost. Vestry.

The Vestry Thanksgiving three-course menu is $98.00 per person with options including potato gnocchi, butternut squash soup, Binchotan Atlantic Salmon, crispy-skinned branzino, shrimp risotto, a variety of pies and…

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the Instagram-famous wedge-shaped cheesecake, accompanied by a delicious mouse. Vestry.

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Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Thanksgiving dinner can be delivered to your door.

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The perfect ending to a traditional Thanksgiving repast. Heavenly pecan and apple pie by Jean-Georges at the Tin Building, 96 South Street Seaport, NY. The Tin Building by Jean-Georges is an expansive, 53,000 square foot culinary emporium located inside one of New York’s most historic landmark buildings. With the many restaurants, tempting markets and exotic shopping opportunities, it’s a must-visit on your next trip to New York City.

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Haute cuisine desserts by Jean-Georges.

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Shrimp embellished with a garden of earthly delights. Jean-Georges.

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After you pick up your gourmet Thanksgiving dinner at the Tin Building, stop by the glorious floral kiosk, where this charming young florist will craft a stunning bouquet to add to your holiday table.

Happy Thanksgiving. May it be a day of peace and love for all.

 

Diane Weisbeck

Diane Weisbeck is a native New Yorker. A luxury lifestyle content writer, Diane was a retail buyer for Lord & Taylor’s flagship store, a product design/developer for Saks Fifth Avenue’s corporate office and a Director of Retail for major museums and high end retailers. She assists global luxury brands with their marketing and brand strategies and is also a Fair Trade corporate art consultant.

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