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New York City's Thanksgiving Specials

NYC has some fantastic Thanksgiving specials if you're hoping to skip cooking.

Are you looking to dine out on Thanksgiving? Skip the cooking at these restaurants that are offering special Thanksgiving menus.

New York City's Thanksgiving Specials


The two Boucherie locations, Petite Boucherie and Le Grande Boucherie, are all offering special items just for Thanksgiving Day. The regular dinner menus will be served all day along with Dinde Rôte (roasted turkey breast served with truffle ballotine, Brussels sprouts, sweet potato au gratin, chanterelle mushrooms, cranberry compote and turkey jus) for $48 and Cheesecake À La Citrouille for $15. 


Catch the best views of the Brooklyn Bridge at Celestine on Thanksgiving with a special family-style feast. The feast is available for up to eight people at a price of $100 per person ($45 for children under the age of 12). The special meal includes a fall chicories salad, roasted squash, Brussels sprouts, your choice of Heritage Turkey Roulade or Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle with mashed potato and sourdough stuffing on the side. Diners can also choose from apple galette or pumpkin cake for dessert. 

Dining Room View at Celestine New York City | WhereTraveler
Dining Room View at Celestine (©Daniel Krieger)

Olio e Piu

Thanksgiving specials at Olio e Piu include Zuppa di Zucca (butternut squash soup with Robilina cheese, sage and crostini) for $14, Tacchino al Forno (roasted turkey with kale and mortadella stuffing, cranberry compote, seasonal vegetables and turkey jus) for $48 and pumpkin cheesecake for $15. The regular menu will be available as well. 


Enjoy a Michelin-starred Thanksgiving at Vestry with an exclusive Thanksgiving Day menu. The three-course menu is priced at $98 per person. It includes seasonal flavors like butternut squash soup, potato gnocchi, traditional roasted turkey and a selection of artisanal holiday pies (Bourbon pecan, apple and pumpkin). This delightful tasting menu is the perfect way to sample some of Chef Shaun Hergatt's best dishes with a holiday flair. 

Dining Room at Vestry New York City | WhereTraveler
Dining Room (Courtesy Vestry)


Take a break from cooking with the three-course Thanksgiving menu at Benoit. The special menu is priced at $90 per person. The first course includes your choice of duck foie gras terrine, Maine lobster salad, butternut squash and ginger soup or raw and cooked beat salad. The second course provides options like the Vermont farm turkey, roasted cod, beef filet mignon or fall garden vegetables. Dessert has choices like the "Pumpkin Tart" Our Way, the pear and apple cheesecake or the pecan and chocolate brownie. Unique seasonal sides are available for an additional fee.