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Dining Out for Thanksgiving
NEW YORK

THANKSGIVING

If laboring in the kitchen all day doesn't sound like your idea of a holiday, leave it to the professionals to prepare your Thanksgiving meal. For an all-American feast of turkey and all the trimmings, visit these restaurants in New York. And best of all? No dishes to wash.

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Upper East Side
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West Village
Brooklyn
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CHELSEA

The Red Cat American
13/20
Dining Room at The Red Cat, New York, NY 227 Tenth Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Menu
Sensuous flavors such as mustard-crusted trout with cherry tomatoes and lemon. More...

EAST VILLAGE

DBGB Kitchen and Bar Burgers
13/20
Dining Room at DBGB Kitchen and Bar, New York, NY 299 Bowery St.
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Daniel Boulud's East Village ode to the hamburger. More...

Gemma Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Gemma, New York, NY The Bowery Hotel
335 Bowery
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Once seedy, the Bowery is now scene-y---especially this farmhouse-styled eatery serving trendy Tuscan fare. More...

Hearth Modern American
15/20
Dining Room at Hearth, New York, NY 403 E. 12th St.
New York, NY 10009
Menu
This homey East Village haunt offers modern American cuisine in modest, minimalist style. More...

FLATIRON DISTRICT

Eleven Madison Park French
18/20
Dining Room at Eleven Madison Park, New York, NY 11 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10010
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Chef Daniel Humm demonstrates theatrical flair while presenting one of the world's finest dining experiences. More...

Tocqueville Modern American
16/20
Dining Room at Tocqueville, New York, NY 1 E. 15th St.
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Refined dining with Greenmarket and Brazilian inspiration in Union Square. More...

GRAMERCY PARK

BLT Prime Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at BLT Prime, New York, NY 111 E. 22nd St.
New York, NY 10010

Satisfying Prime beef and saucy accoutrements. More...

GREENWICH VILLAGE

Miss Lily's Caribbean
13/20
132 W. Houston St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
A taste of the Caribbean in the middle of Manhattan. More...

HARLEM

Red Rooster Harlem Soul Food
15/20
Dining Room at Red Rooster Harlem, New York, NY 310 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
Menu
Harlem’s Red Rooster crosses soul food with Europe and Africa. More...

LOWER EAST SIDE

Freemans American
13/20
191 Chrystie St.
New York, NY 10002
Menu
Impossible-to-find hipster hang serving big-portioned, feel-good fare. More...

MEATPACKING DISTRICT

Colicchio & Sons New American
14/20
Dining Room at Colicchio & Sons, New York, NY 85 Tenth Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Menu | Photo
Seasonal ingredients inspire the New American cuisine at Tom Colicchio's eponymous eatery near Chelsea Market. More...


MIDTOWN EAST

Benjamin Steakhouse Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Benjamin Steakhouse, New York, NY Dylan
52 E. 41st St.
New York, NY 10017
Menu
Peter Luger comes to the Grand Central area---almost. More...

BLT Steak Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at BLT Steak, New York, NY 106 E. 57th St.
New York, NY 10022

Midtown steakhouse offers French flair, exceptional meats, and an extensive wine list. More...

Le Cirque French
17/20
Dining Room at Le Cirque, New York, NY One Beacon Court
151 E. 58th St.
New York, NY 10022
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Le Cirque is always a incubator of New York's gastronomy. More...

New York Central American
13/20
Dining Room at New York Central, New York, NY Grand Hyatt New York
109 E. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10017
Menu
Enjoy views of 42nd Street while you dine on American fare at the Grand Hyatt New York. More...

MIDTOWN WEST

Aureole American
16/20
Dining Room at Aureole, New York, NY One Bryant Park
135 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
Menu | Photo
Charlie Palmer's landmark of the New York food scene offers two different dining settings --- a bistro-like lounge and a cozy fine dining parlor. More...

Bar Americain Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Bar Americain, New York, NY 152 W. 52nd St.
New York, NY 10019
Menu
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay brings a touch of Paris to Midtown West. More...

Benoit French
15/20
Dining Room at Benoit, New York, NY 60 W. 55th St.
New York, NY 10019
Menu
Alain Ducasse's casual Midtown bistro takes Francophiles’ taste buds to the City of Light. More...

Brasserie 8 1/2 French
14/20
Dining Room at Brasserie 8 1/2, New York, NY 9 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Menu
A welcome respite on busy 57th Street presenting both brasserie and bistro favorites. More...

Ca Va French
13/20
Dining Room at Ca Va, New York, NY InterContinental New York Times Square
310 W. 44th St.
New York, NY 10036
Menu
Todd English brings French cuisine with worldly flair to Midtown West. More...

Casa Nonna Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Casa Nonna, New York, NY 310 W. 38th St.
New York, NY 10036

"Grandma's House" is a spacious restaurant filled with lovingly prepared delights from Tuscany and Rome. More...

Gaby Brasserie Française French
13/20
Dining Room at Gaby Brasserie Française, New York, NY Sofitel New York
44 W. 45th St.
New York, NY 10036
Menu
Along with New York artwork this brasserie offers French specialties and tasty low-calorie menus. More...

Keens Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
72 W. 36th St.
New York, NY 10018
Menu
Eclectic memorabilia and satisfying steakhouse fare prove a pleasing combination at this Midtown eatery. More...

The Lambs Club American
14/20
Dining Room at The Lambs Club, New York, NY The Chatwal New York
132 W. 44th St.
New York, NY 10036
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A retro-chic eatery for the international moneyed set. More...

Oceana Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at Oceana, New York, NY 120 W. 49th St.
New York, NY 10020
Menu
This Midtown eatery offers notable fruits of the sea in a spacious setting. More...

The Wayfarer American
13/20
Dining Room at The Wayfarer, New York, NY The Quin
101 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Menu
The Wayfarer travels land and sea to bring homey cuisine to Midtown diners. More...


NOLITA

Peasant Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Peasant, New York, NY 194 Elizabeth St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
Authentic Tuscan food and an almost completely Italian wine list. More...


SOHO

David Burke Kitchen American
14/20
The James New York
23 Grand St.
New York, NY 10013
Menu
David Burke's downtown homage to fancy comfort food. More...

Hundred Acres New American
12/20
38 MacDougal St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
Stylishly casual, rustic dining in the wilds of SoHo. More...

Mercer Kitchen Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Mercer Kitchen, New York, NY 99 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012
Menu
Magician Vongerichten conjures up a spectacle of flavor out of (practically) thin air. More...

THEATER DISTRICT

Above New American
13/20
Dining Room at Above, New York, NY Hilton Times Square
234 W. 42nd St., 21st Fl.
New York, NY 10036
Menu
Contemporary bistro fare in a comfortable and sophisticated setting. More...

db bistro moderne French
16/20
Dining Room at db bistro moderne, New York, NY City Club Hotel
55 W. 44th St.
New York, NY 10036
Menu
Chef Daniel Boulud's exquisite fare at a more modest price. More...


TRIBECA

The Harrison Modern American
14/20
Dining Room at The Harrison, New York, NY 355 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10013
Menu
Modern American-style cooking in a charming, conversation-capable room. More...



UNION SQUARE

The Fourth Italian
13/20
Dining Room at The Fourth, New York, NY Hyatt Union Square
132 Fourth Ave.
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Italian and American fare meld with contemporary art near Union Square. More...

Union Square Cafe American
15/20
Dining Room at Union Square Cafe, New York, NY 21 E. 16th St.
New York, NY 10003
Menu
Sleek Union Square Café cooks up American cuisine with Italian accents. More...

UPPER EAST SIDE

Alloro Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Alloro, New York, NY 307 E. 77th St.
New York, NY 10075
Menu
Simple but elevated Italian cuisine on the Upper East Side. More...

Arabelle Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Arabelle, New York, NY Hôtel Plaza Athénée
37 E. 64th St.
New York, NY 10065
Menu
A luxurious mix of modern American flavors abounds at the haute Hôtel Plaza Athénée. More...

Café Boulud French
No Rating
Dining Room at Café Boulud, New York, NY The Surrey
20 E. 76th St.
New York, NY 10021
Menu
Café Boulud presents a menu anchored in French and American cuisine but drawing on a world of culinary destinations. More...

Crown French
14/20
24 E. 81st St.
New York, NY 10028
Menu
Sophisticated French dining on the Upper East Side. More...

Fishtail by David Burke Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at Fishtail by David Burke, New York, NY 135 E. 62nd St.
New York, NY 10065
Menu
A seafood restaurant with a focus on sustainability on the Upper East Side. More...

Rotisserie Georgette French
14/20
Dining Room at Rotisserie Georgette, New York, NY 14 E. 60th St.
New York, NY 10022
Menu
A French rotisserie-centric restaurant roasts meats and vegetables. More...

Sirio Ristorante Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Sirio Ristorante, New York, NY The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York
795 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10021
Menu
An Italian restaurant from Sirio Maccioni, legendary restaurateur behind Le Cirque. More...


UPPER WEST SIDE

Bar Boulud French
14/20
Dining Room at Bar Boulud, New York, NY 1900 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
Menu
Daniel Boulud moves over to the West Side with this chic wine bar. More...

Boulud Sud Mediterranean
15/20
Dining Room at Boulud Sud, New York, NY 20 W. 64th St.
New York, NY 10023
Menu
Mediterranean fare from Daniel Boulud in a sedate Upper West Side setting. More...

Dovetail American
16/20
Dining Room at Dovetail, New York, NY 103 W. 77th St.
New York, NY 10024
Menu
John Fraser’s nimble touch and a thorough wine list light up the Upper West Side. More...

Ed's Chowder House American
13/20
The Empire Hotel
44 W. 63rd St.
New York, NY 10023

A visit to the beach with Ed Brown and Jeffrey Chodorow. More...

Jean-Georges French
18/20
Dining Room at Jean-Georges, New York, NY Trump International Hotel & Tower New York
1 Central Park W.
New York, NY 10023
Menu | Photo
A thousand good meals can't lie. This acclaimed restaurant has a master chef as its inspiration. More...

Kefi Greek
14/20
Dining Room at Kefi, New York, NY 505 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10024
Menu
Value-oriented Greek cuisine expands Upper West Side base without missing a beat. More...

Picholine French
16/20
Dining Room at Picholine, New York, NY 35 W. 64th St.
New York, NY 10023
Menu
Chef Brennan's duck risotto with roasted squash and white truffle essence is how you know that French cuisine is an art. More...


WEST VILLAGE

Bell Book & Candle American
12/20
Dining Room at Bell Book & Candle, New York, NY 141 W. 10th St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Softly lit, romantic spot below and a hydroponic garden above at this West Village restaurant. More...

Cafe Cluny Bistro
13/20
Dining Room at Cafe Cluny, New York, NY 284 W. 12th St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Bistro in the West Village offering all-day dining and weekend brunches. More...

The Lion American
13/20
62 W. 9th St.
New York, NY 10011
Menu
American cuisine from former Waverly Inn chef John DeLucie. More...

Louro Portuguese
13/20
Dining Room at Louro, New York, NY 142 W. 10th St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
An underground supper club chef goes above ground in the West Village. More...

Market Table New American
14/20
Dining Room at Market Table, New York, NY 54 Carmine St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Simplicity reigns at this warm and welcoming West Village eatery. More...

Monument Lane American
14/20
Dining Room at Monument Lane, New York, NY 103 Greenwich Ave.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Well-executed American fare at this dimly lit West Village eatery that bustles on a nightly basis. More...

Rosemary's Italian
14/20
18 Greenwich Ave.
New York, NY 10011
Menu
Stylized but well-executed Italian in an eye-tantalizing West Village space. More...

Spasso Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Spasso, New York, NY 551 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
This Italian eatery in the West Village aims to fulfill the promise of its name (“amusement”). More...

Wallsé Austrian
15/20
Dining Room at Wallsé, New York, NY 344 W. 11th St.
New York, NY 10014

Experience Austrian gemütlichkeit with the elegant tastes and textures of Viennese cuisine. Guten Appetit! More...


BROOKLYN

Alice's Arbor New American
13/20
Dining Room at Alice 549 Classon Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Farm-to-table fare in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. More...

Buttermilk Channel American
13/20
524 Court St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Menu
Channeling Brooklyn's farming past, the cozy corner eatery cooks up tasty comfort cuisine. More...



QUEENS

Water's Edge New American
14/20
Dining Room at Water E. River 44th Dr.
Long Island City, NY 11101
Menu
Spectacular Manhattan skyline views and New American cuisine. More...

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