Food & Drink

NYC's Best Thanksgiving Feasts

Where to eat out this Thursday


Gobble, gobble all you want. No cooking — or cleaning — required.

What: The Smile
Why: Happiness is roasted cauliflower and leek soup, apple cider turkey, and cozy sides (bulgur wheat dressing, clementine-cranberry sauce, biscuits, and bacon-pomegranate Brussels sprouts) for $50.
When: 2-9 p.m.
Where: 26 Bond St., b/t Bowery & Lafayette St. To reserve, call 646-329-5836.

What: Reynard
Why: A four-course dinner of soup; scallop crudo or mixed squash fritto misto; turkey, pheasant, or market fish with four veggie sides; plus family-style pumpkin seed brittle, black pepper ice cream, and pie ($85).
When: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave., at N. 11th St., Williamsburg. To reserve, call 718-460-8004.

What: Back Forty West
Why: An upstairs fireside appetizer/chat followed by a three-courser with the usual suspects (turkey, mashed taters) and unexpected options (roasted sunchokes, delicata squash stuffed with barley) is just $65.
When: 2-8 p.m.
Where: 70 Prince St., at Crosby St. To reserve, go to backfortynyc.com.

What: Barraca
Why: It’s Gracias-giving with migas de pastor, green beans with salchichon and manchego, and mashed potatoes with egg and jamon de bellota. Lamb and turkey mains and coca desserts are family style, so take a bud with similar taste ($40).
When: 5-10 p.m.
Where: 81 Greenwich Ave., at Bank St. To reserve, call 212-462-0080.

What: Maison Premiere
Why: So you didn’t shell out for a plane ticket. You can still be thankful come Thursday with a three-course turkey dinner prix fixe ($45) and bivalves galore.
When: 3-9 p.m.
Where: 298 Bedford Ave., b/t Grand & S. 1st Sts., Williamsburg. To reserve, call 347-335-0446 or email reservations@maisonpremiere.com.

What: Bobo
Why: Amuse your bouche with smoked bluefish rillettes or pâté de campagne, app on pumpkin soup or seared foie gras and waffle, and go for broke with turkey or diver scallops and five sides, including dressing ($65).
When: 2-8 p.m.
Where: 181 W. 10th St., at Seventh Ave. To reserve, call 212-488-2626.

What: Hill Country Barbecue Market
Why: No reservations are needed to keep it casual with heaping plates of pit-smoked turkey, Texas toast dressing, casseroles, and pumpkin ginger-streusel pie ($35).
When: noon-8 p.m.
Where: 30 W. 26th St., b/t Sixth Ave. & Broadway (212-255-4544).

What: Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria
Why: Oysters, chicories salad, pork terrine; hubbard squash risotto, turkey two ways, suckling pig; baked filone dressing with leeks and Gorgonzola, sweet potatoes with porchetta drippings; and sweets. All proceeds from the lush $85 dinner go to Sandy relief and recovery.
When: 1-6 p.m.
Where: 53 Great Jones St., b/t Bowery & Lafayette St. To reserve, call 212-837-2622 or email events@ilbuco.com.

What: Asellina
Why: Ciao down on grilled butternut squash and braised duck salad, spinach and walnut ravioli, turkey saltimbocca with sage and prosciutto, and sweet potato panna cotta.
When: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: Gansevoort Park Hotel, 420 Park Ave. S., at 29th St. To reserve, call 212-317-2908.

What: Red Rooster Harlem and Ginny’s Supper Club
Why: Take in your turkey and traditional trimmings as a three-course prix fixe upstairs ($55) or buffet with live jazz downstairs ($45). Also, pumpkin and sweet potato pies with cinnamon ice cream and poached cranberries.
When: noon-9 p.m.
Where: 310 Lenox Ave., b/t 125th & 126th Sts., Harlem. To reserve at Red Rooster, call 212-792-9001. To reserve at Ginny’s Supper Club, call 212-421-3821.

What: Saxon + Parole
Why: Seventy-five bucks buys you a main (turkey with charred lemon fennel, sweet potato ravioli), eight sides (chili caramel Brussels, chorizo-cornbread stuffing), and a tower of mini sweets. Yep, we said tower.
When: 3-10 p.m.
Where: 316 Bowery, at Bleecker St. To reserve, call 212-254-0350.

Skipping town but still want in on the NYC action? Our friends at Immaculate Infatuation are hosting their annual Turkey Leg Ball on November 28. For more information and tickets ($85), go to immaculateinfatuation.com.

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81 Greenwich Ave
@ Bank St
New York, NY 10014
30 W 26th St
bt Broadway & 6th Ave
New York, NY 10010
26 Bond St
bt Bowery & Lafayette St
New York, NY 10012
80 Wythe Ave
@ N 11th St
Brooklyn, NY 11249
70 Prince St
@ Crosby St
New York, NY 10012
53 Great Jones St
bt Bowery & Lafayette St
New York, NY 10012
316 Bowery
@ Bleecker St
New York, NY 10012
298 Bedford Ave
bt Grand & S 1st Sts
Brooklyn, NY 11211
310 Lenox Ave
bt 125th & 126th Sts
New York, NY 10027
420 Park Ave S
@ 29th St
New York, NY 10016
181 W 10th St
@ 7th Ave
New York, NY 10014