8 Rivington St., nr. Chrystie St.; 212-420-0012
Four courses, $75
Over at Freemans, guests will be able to choose four courses from a menu that includes hot artichoke dip, butternut squash soup, warm lentil salad with Hen of the Woods mushrooms and Tuscan kale, baked pollock, roast turkey, mashed potatoes, and broccoli casserole. For dessert, you'll have your choice of one of pastry chef Shuna Lydon's famous pies, which include three-in-one cream (chocolate, banana, and coconut), Greenmarket apple pie, warm pecan pie, and sweet potato pie. The best part? You can make a reservation as early as 3 p.m., which leaves plenty of time for napping.
455 Madison Ave., nr., 51st St., 212-891-8100
Four courses, $155
Put on your holiday best for this fancy Upper East Side meal, which could include dishes like seared scallops or squash ravioli with “autumn spices” (and an optional truffle upgrade). Seatings from 3–8 p.m.
100 W. Houston St., nr. Thompson St., 212-254-7000
Three courses, $45; Children, $22.50
Bound to be just as packed as their popular weekend brunch, Jane’s Thanksgiving will yield a bounty of fall classics, including the excellent corn bread (a regular in their bread basket), butternut squash soup, and maple-glazed turkey.
27 W. 24th St., nr. Broadway, 212-490-2100
Modern Indian restaurant Junoon will be taking an à la carte approach to the holiday. In addition to their regular menu, they'll be offering holiday specials, including a dish for two of braised turkey legs with a Kerala-style pepper sauce and seasonal chutneys ($70). Ongoing seatings from 1–10 p.m.
505 Columbus Ave., at 85th St., 212-873-0200
Three courses, $25.95; Children, $10.95
Turkey shows up twice on the Greek–American prix fixe menu from Chef Michael Psilakis — in the traditional format and as part of an avgolemono soup. Seatings from noon–10 p.m.
186 Franklin St., nr. Greenwich St., 212-431-0606
Three courses, $58; Children 10 and under, $29
Newbie Kutsher’s Tribeca won’t have been open for a full month, but that hasn’t stopped them from dishing out the goods for Thanksgiving. The three-course meal includes an appetizer (halibut gefilte fish, artichokes all judea), main (turkey with noodle kugel, braised lamb, trout with Meyer lemon confit), a dessert and, of course, a chocolate egg cream.
Landmarc and Ditch Plains
Landmarc, Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, nr. Broadway, 212-343-3883
Ditch Plains, 29 Bedford St., at Downing St., 212-823-6123
While only Landmarc has a view of the Macy’s Parade, both restaurants are featuring Marc Murphy’s holiday additions, including parsnip-pear soup, turkey, and pumpkin pie. Turkey fingers and pumpkin pancakes will be available for the kids.
Lyon Bouchon Moderne
118 Greenwich Ave., nr. Jane St., 212-242-5966
Bring the whole family — Lyon Bouchon Moderne is offering a whole bird with trimmings for $200 if you can commit eight people to the meal. In addition, there’s a mini-option for $25 a head, as well as a “Turkey and Trimmings for Two” (which comes with a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau) for $70, and some à la carte items off the regular dinner menu.
Gramercy Park Hotel, 2 Lexington Ave., nr. 21st St., 212-777-2410
Four courses, $89; Children, $55
There are three different four-course menus to choose from at Maialino this year: the Maialino Classics menu, an Italian–American Thanksgiving, or a special prix fixe created especially for kids.
355 W. 16th St., nr. Ninth Ave., 212-229-2336
Three courses, $65
As American-classic as it gets, Marble Lane is offering up options like sweet potato risotto and turkey with Benton’s ham and giblet gravy. Three desserts — pumpkin cheesecake, pecan pie, and sweet potato pie — are on hand for your sweet tooth. Served from 11:30 a.m.–11 p.m.
134 Reade St., nr. Hudson St.; 212-941-9401
Four courses, $78.
Iron Chef Marc Forgione’s Thanksgiving is a family affair, offering not only the standard turkey (in this case a duo of white-meat breast and dark-meat ballotine), but also Dad’s Cedar Plank Salmon as an entrée option. Ongoing seatings between 5–11 p.m.
102 Fifth Ave., nr. 15th St., 212-807-7400
Three courses, $95; Children under 12, $35
Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill will be throwing a very Southwestern Thanksgiving with shrimp tamales, maple-horseradish-glazed ribs, and red chile gravy with which to douse the roast turkey. Seatings from 2–8:45 p.m..
871 Seventh Ave., nr. 55th St.; 212-582-7500
Three courses, $45; with wine pairings, $65
Molyvos will host a Greek–American Thanksgiving dinner, featuring inventive fusions of the two cuisines. Menu options include Kolokitho Soupa (spiced butternut squash soup with thyme-honey and whipped yogurt), Galopoula sto Fourno a la Greque (slow roasted organic turkey with sausage, rice and chestnut stuffing), and Galaktoboureko for dessert (which you'll just have to taste to find out what it is).