10 Restaurant Ideas for Thanksgiving in NYC

| November 16, 2012

ThanksgivingSpending Thanksgiving weekend in New York City? Here are 10 suggestions on where to eat after watching the Macy’s Parade balloons inflate —a quick rundown of restaurants all over New York City offering specials and holiday prix-fixe menus:


A.G. Kitchen (269 Columbus Avenue between 72nd and 73rd Streets, 212-873-9400, www.agkitchen.com)

Family-style Thanksgiving Feast

Executive Chef Alex Garcia

Cuisine: American and Latin comfort classics

Brushstroke (30 Hudson Street at Duane Street, 212-791-3771, www.davidbouley.com)

Eight-Course Thanksgiving Tasting Menu

Executive Chef Isao Yamada

Cuisine: modern Japanese

Carmine’s (2450 Broadway at 91st street, NYC, 212-362-2200; 200 West 44th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, 212-221-3800 www.carminesnyc.com)

Family-Style Thanksgiving Feast, feeds 8

Executive Chef Glen Rolnick

Cuisine: This Italian restaurant is forgoing its roots in favor of a classic American Thanksgiving

 (321 East 73rd Street, between First and Second Avenues, 212-861-1038, www.hospodanyc.com)

Three course Czech-style Thanksgiving dinner

Executive Chef Katie Busch

Cuisine: Modern Bohemian


MexiBBQ (37-11 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY, 718-626-0333, www.mexibbq.com)

Three course Thanksgiving Dinner, beer or wine included

Executive Chef Jonathan VanSleet

Cuisine: This Mexican-meets-Southern barbecue restaurant is throwing a traditional Thanksgiving celebration


Neely’s Barbecue Parlor (1125 First Avenue near 62nd Street, 212-832-1551, www.neelysbbqparlor.com)

Southern Thanksgiving Dinner, served a la carte



The Lambs Club (132 West 44th Street, 212-997-5262, www.thelambsclub.com)

Three course Thanksgiving dinner hosted by Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

Executive Chef Eric Haugen

Cuisine: Contemporary American


21 Club (21 West 52nd Street, 212-582-7200, www.21club.com)

A sumptuous three course dinner of traditional Thanksgiving favorites with a ’21’ twist

Executive Chef John Greeley

Cuisine: American


Virgil’s Real Barbecue (152 West 44th Street between Sixth Avenue and Broadway, 212-921-9494, www.virgilsbbq.com

Virgil’s Thanksgiving Feast, feeds 8

Executive Chef Neil Corman

Cuisine: Southern barbecue


Tocqueville Restaurant (1 East 15th Street near Fifth Avenue, NYC, 212-647-1515, www.tocquevillerestaurant.com)

Three course Thanksgiving menu and children’s menu

Chef Jason Lawless

Cuisine: New American with French and Asian perspectives