Philadelphia, PA - Skip the mess and the work and let a restaurant do the cooking this Thanksgiving. Here are some restaurants that are mixing modern and traditional with special Thanksgiving dinners.
The Palm Philadelphia - On November 23 the palm invites friends and family to eat, drink and be thankful during a traditional three-course holiday dinner. Available for $55 per person and $24 for children under 12, the fall-themed menu includes hand-carved, herb-roasted turkey, homemade cranberry sauce, whipped potatoes, pumpkin pie and other Thanksgiving favorites. Additionally, guests can reserve The Palm’s private dining space to enjoy the occasion and show their gratitude with a custom celebration.
The Twisted Tail - Guests will share a meal with friends and family this Thanksgiving at The Twisted Tail. Executive Chef Leo Forneas will expertly prepare guests a selection of Roasted Lancaster Turkey, Herb Crusted Prime Rib, Pineapple-Glazed Ham and Honey-BBQ Glazed Salmon. All sides will be served family-style and dessert options will include house-baked pumpkin, apple and pecan mini pies.
SQUARE 1682 - Executive Chef Robert Surdham has prepared a thanksgiving feast fit for visitors and locals alike. At $55 per person, the 3 course menu features maple glazed turkey with all the fixings — stuffing, whipped potatoes, braised collards, turkey gravy and cranberry. Guests will choose from pumpkin bisque and autumn salad for starters and the toughest decision all day will be deciding between house-made pumpkin or pecan pie. A seasonal a la carte menu will also be available with Braised Short Rib, Buratta, Scottish Salmon, Apple Fritters, and more.
Urban Farmer - is taking the mess and fuss out of everyone’s favorite eating holiday. Offering Thanksgiving To Go with curbside pick-up noon-4pm on Thanksgiving Day, the Thanksgiving Package serves 4-6 and is $175. It includes, a 12-14 pound bird, cornbread turkey stuffing, red bliss mashed potato, gravy, cranberry sauce, cider braised heirloom squash, parker house rolls and choice of pumpkin, apple or pecan pie. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, November 15 at 6 pm.
Red Owl Tavern - Executive Chef Caitlin Mateo is dishing up her Thanksgiving favorites including: butternut squash and apple soup with poached lobster, maple-cranberry brined turkey with whipped potatoes, collard greens, wild mushroom stuffing and a Grand Marnier Savarian cake with pumpkin cream. Dinner service will be 12:30PM-8:30PM. The pre fixe menu is $55 for adults and $25 for kids under 12.
Sofitel - Philadelphia in Chez Colette – Indulge in Sofitel’s Thanksgiving Buffet Thursday, November 23 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy turkey with all the trimmings along with special non-traditional fare like French cheese and charcutiere, oysters on the half shell, and salmon with butternut squash risotto. For reservations visit https://www.opentable.com/chez-colette-sofitel. $65 per person.
Hard Rock Cafe - Have a Rockin’ Thanksgiving with the family at Hard Rock Philadelphia. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, seasonal vegetable and slice of pumpkin pie. Adults: $19.95 and kids: $9.95.
Puyero Venezuelan Flavor - (524 S 4th St) is giving thanks for the opportunity to fill their Venezuelan arepas with tons of tasty leftovers! Puyero owners Gil and Simon Arends and Gil's wife Manuela Villasmil give thanks to the American custom of Thanksgiving by cooking up Thanksgiving turkey and gravy and creating their own new tradition for Venezulans and customers living in the US.Puyero's Thanksgiving Left-Overs with Thanksgiving inspired Venezuelan dishes start this week and runs through Thanksgiving Weekend until Sunday, November 26, 2017.
Mad Rex Restaurant and Virtual Reality Lounge - celebrates its first Thanksgiving with three brand new Thanksgiving cocktails inspired by MANNA's annual pie sale. One dollar from each cocktail will be donated to MANNA between Wednesday and November 30, 2017. Mad Rex's post-apocalypse theme celebrates the dawn of a new day and hope for the future- so the cocktail collaboration was a natural fit with MANNA's important life-saving work to feed their clients during the holidays.
Revolution Chop House at Valley Forge Casino Resort is offering a pre-fix menu for$35 per person Starter Choice of One Fall Salad: Roasted root vegetables, shaved brussels sprouts, figs, pomegranate vinaigrette Squash Bisque: Candied orange, spiced almonds, paprika oil,
Chef Jose Garces’ Olón at Tropicana Atlantic City— Take a quick getaway from the city and dine while overlooking the beach at Garces restaurant, Olón. Featuring Panca Roasted turkey with all the trimmings, white cheddar chorizo cornbread stuffing, spiced sweet potato mash with marshmallows and seasonal vegetables. $24 per plate.
Phan Cave and Philly PR Girl - On Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. are throwing the fourth annual Turkey Day Tailgate at the Holiday Inn Philadelphia Stadium. This year, the tailgate returns to the Holiday Inn Stadium parking lot, which will accommodate a brand new set up provided by Phan Cave. If you are a returning tailgater, expect the traditional Phan Cave experience, but amp’d up with new turf-covered decor and lounging furniture. Watch the Philadelphia Eagles fly on one of Phan Cave’s three televisions as they take on the Chicago Bears. Keep your eyes open for some Philadelphia media personalities and a few other surprise guests!