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The E.U.
235 E. 4th St., nr. Ave. B; 212-254-2900.
The home-style feast at this European gastropub includes a heritage bird, creamy squash gratiné, and Brussels sprouts roasted with Gruyère and mortadella.
Price: Family style, $30 each
Seating: 4 p.m.–10 p.m.
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End of Freeman Alley, nr. Rivington St.; 212-420-0012.
Traditional turkey’s the only main-course option here, but you can also look forward to a platter of English Stilton and farmhouse Cheddar and copious family-style sides. Choose between three desserts like poached pears with honey-lavender ice cream and ginger rum cake.
Price: Three courses, $75
Seating: 3 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
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the little owl
90 Bedford St., at Grove St.; 212-741-4695.
Joey Campanaro anchors the Riesling roast turkey in his set menu between gnocchi with sage-buttered chanterelles and pear-and-pistachio cake, but you could pass it all up for his signature sliders and a pork chop with Parmesan butter beans.
Price: Four-course tasting menu, $60 ($100 with wine pairings); à la carte also available
Seating: 2 p.m.–9 p.m.
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Harry’s Steak
1 Hanover Sq., at Stone St.; 212-785-9200.
Options like Venison Steak Diane and filet mignon highlight the steakhouse roots of this holiday prix fixe that also comes with sides of creamed spinach, corn-bread stuffing, and a generous dessert buffet.
Price: Four courses, $58
Seating: 1 p.m.–7 p.m.
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38 Macdougal St., nr. Prince St.; 212-475-7500.
The romantic Southern-French setting calls for an equally delicate spread with options like oysters poached in Sauternes, roasted turkey with an herbed-bread crumb garnish, and a chocolate-armagnac-torte finale.
Price: Three courses, $60
Seating: 2 p.m.–7 p.m.
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BLT Market
1430 Sixth Ave., nr. 58th St.; 212-521-6125.
If you don’t want to make Laurent Tourondel’s chestnut stuffing yourself, you can sample it here drizzled with the gobbler’s other accompaniments of cranberry-grenadine sauce and rosemary gravy.
Price: Three courses, $85; children under ten, $55
Seating: 1 p.m.–9 p.m.

156 Tenth Ave., at 20th St.; 212-924-4440.
Traditional comfort foods rise to satisfy a haute palate in preparations like squash bisque with a dollop of Maine-lobster salsa and Hudson Valley turkey doused with black-pepper-thyme giblet gravy.
Price: Three courses, $65; kids 10 and under priced à la carte
Seating: 2 p.m.–8 p.m.
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43 E. 19th St., nr. Park Ave. S.; 212-780-0880.
Per usual, mix and match your Eberly Farms turkey or Wild Scottish salmon with seasonal sides like sausage-raisin-fennel stuffing and roasted autumn vegetables, but taste the chef’s pairings in a spiced pumpkin soup with herb crème fraîche and foie gras served with quince.
Price: Three courses, $115; children under 12, $45
Seating:2 p.m.–8 p.m.
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Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Ave., at 24th St.; 212-889-0905.
Savor the restaurant’s first Thanksgiving by making a luxe selection of foie gras with wild Scottish partridge or splurging for Alba-truffle risotto before your organic turkey or dry-aged beef Bordelaise.
Price: Four courses, $125
Seating: 2 p.m.–8 p.m.
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455 Madison Ave., at 50th St.; 212-891-8100.
Christopher Lee also brings white truffles and rice to the festive table, but here they’re competing for first course against Jersey cranberries with Alaskan prawns.
Price: Four courses, $95
Seating: 2 p.m.–8 p.m.
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davidburke & donatella
133 E. 61st St., nr. Lexington Ave.; 212-813-2121.
Modern American. You’ll find that sentiment evoked in the thirties glamour of your surroundings, your dirty martini, and David Burke’s seawater-brined turkey with a corn-bread-and-sausage beggar’s purse.
Price: Three courses, $85
Seating: noon–9 p.m.

72 W. 69th St., nr. Columbus Ave.; 212-580-4300.
Pig is the heritage animal on offer here dressed with maple, collards, and squash spaetzle, but the turkey’s still organic and you can spice up the traditional sides with extras like savory sweet potato pie.
Price: Three courses, $79; children under 12, $40 children
Seating: 1 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
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Park Avenue Autumn
100 E. 63rd St., at Park Ave.; 212-644-1900.
Adam Platt found the fall preparations here heavy on fruit, but if that’s your style try venison chops with pomegranate or local bass with Bartlett pear on this season’s biggest celebration before the winter transformation.
Price: Three courses, $79; children 10 and under, $49
Seating: 11:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
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328 Lenox Ave., nr. 127th St.; 212-996-0660.
It just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without a pilgrimage of sorts, so grab the two or three to Harlem’s trademarked Queen of Soul Food for roasted turkey, candied yams, and black-eyed peas.
Price: Prix fixe, $22.95–$26.95; family-style for five or more, $29.95
Seating: 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
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271 Smith St., nr. Degraw St., Carroll Gardens; 718-243-0049.
Chestnuts abound in this locally sourced spread: speckled in stuffing for the Four Corner Farms heritage turkey, overflowing with black trumpet mushroom from baked acorn squash, and adding a toasty crunch to a dessert of chocolate-chestnut pavé with fig.
Price: Four courses, $55
Seating: 1 p.m.–9 p.m.
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149 Broadway, nr. Driggs Ave., Williamsburg; 718-384-6343.
Deliberate the bistro’s new Michelin-starred status over diverse picks like pan-roasted quail with stone-ground grits, the heritage turkey with classic dressings, and wild striped bass served over Swiss chard.
Price: Three courses, $60
Seating: 2 p.m.–8 p.m.
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The Farm on Adderley
1108 Cortelyou Rd., nr. Coney Island Ave., Ditmas Park West; 718-287-3101.
One of the few prix fixe menus that hew to vegetarians proffers a shepherd’s pie of Swiss chard, portobello, mashed potatoes, and white gravy versus the giblet version poured over its roasted organic bird.
Price: Three courses, $40
Seating: 1 p.m.–8 p.m.
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Rose Water
787 Union St., at Sixth Ave., Park Slope; 718-783-3800.
The turkey comes two ways: breast poached and legs served as rollatini; the apple and pear crostata you’ll want topped with a scoop of buttermilk ice cream.
Price: Three courses, $60
Seating: 2 p.m.–7 p.m.
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River Café
1 Water St., at Broadway, Dumbo; 718-522-5200.
Take the country-style turkey in one of the city’s most festive settings and finish with an only–in–New York Chocolate Brooklyn Bridge.
Price: Four courses, $115
Seating: 1 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
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