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12 Casual Thanksgiving Day Dining Options in NYC

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[The Spotted Pig by Krieger]
2013_white_gtruffle_fix13.jpgLast week, Eater offered guides to blow-out Thanksgiving meals in NYC and where to order an awesome pie. But for those that want something informal on the big day, here's a map of 12 great restaurants that are offering their regular menus on Thanksgiving, in addition to holiday specials. Many of these places are walk-in only, but if you need a reservation, you should be able to make one without too much hassle this week. Here is a map of 12 solid casual Thanksgiving options:


— Layla Khabiri


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Spotted Pig

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314 W 11th St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 620-0393
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April Bloomfield's hit gastropub is a great choice for dinner if you want to avoid all the Turkey Day fanfare. The Spotted Pig will be serving its regular dinner menu and a few specials that will be announced on Thursday. The Spotted Pig will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. [Krieger]

2. Locanda Verde

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377 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 925-3797
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Head to Andrew Carmellini's Italian charmer for an intimate meal this Thursday. On Thanksgiving, you can get a prix fixe three-course menu for $90 ($50 for a child) or order off the regular menu. The pumpkin agnolotti with brown butter, sage, and balsamic is a nice, seasonal stand-in for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. The restaurant will be open from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. [Krieger]

3. Quality Meats

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57 W 58th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 371-7777
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You can get a turkey plate for $38 or order off the regular menu if you feel like celebrating Thanksgiving with steak and seafood. Quality Meats will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. [Photo Credit]

4. ABC Cocina

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38 E 19th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-2233
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There will be a four-course prix fixe, with a Latin Thanksgiving menu — think turkey with jalapeno cornbread stuffing and chipotle gravy. The restaurant will also be serving the regular menu, in case you're craving tacos. 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. [Krieger]

5. DBGB Kitchen and Bar

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299 Bowery
New York, NY 10003
(212) 933-5300
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Boulud's most casual restaurants will be serving a three-course prix fixe menu in the dining room for $55 ($26 for children 12 & under) with Thanksgiving dishes like butternut squash soup, turkey and pumpkin pie. But, if you sit in the Bar Room you can order the prix fixe menu a la carte or choose from the regular dinner menu options like charcuterie, sausages, raw bar items, and burgers. Open from 5:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. [Photo: DBGB]

6. Mas (la Grillade)

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28 7th Ave S
New York, NY 10014
(212) 255-1795
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Mas (la Grillade) will be open for dinner from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. You can order from the regular menu or choose from Thanksgiving specials. In the past this has included mashed potatoes and turducken. [Photo Credit]

7. Nougatine at Jean Georges

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1 Central Park West
New York, NY 10023
(212) 299-3900
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Nougatine, as well as all of the other Jean Georges Restaurants, will be offering a four-course prix fixe ($98, with Thanksgiving dishes like turkey with foie gras stuffing), as well as their full a la carte menus, from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. [Photo Credit]

8. The Cecil

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210 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10026
(212) 866-1262
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The Cecil has a prix fixe for $65 in addition to its regular menu. The three-course prix fixe features Asian riffs on Thanksgiving classics like chinese long bean casserole and sweet potato fried rice. 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.. [Photo Credit]

9. Schiller's Liquor Bar

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131 Rivington St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 260-4555
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The Thanksgiving specials are offered as a three-course prix fixe for $44 and are also available a la carte at McNally's perennially hip LES restaurant. You will be able to order from the regular dinner menu as well, if you'd prefer bistro grub over Thanksgiving fare. Schiller's will be open from 11:00 a.m. till late on Thanksgiving Day. [Photo Credit]

10. Atrium

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15 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-858-1095
The kitchen will be offering its full dinner menu in addition to some Thanksgiving specials served a la carte or as a three course prix fixe for $48. Special include: sunchoke soup,roast turkey, foie gras stuffing, and a pumpkin tart with housemade ice cream. Open from noon till 10 p.m. [Krieger]

11. North End Grill

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104 N End Ave
New York, NY 10282
(646) 747-1600
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North End Grill will be serving a prix fixe Thanksgiving menu in the dining room, which is available available by reservation only, but walk-ins can sit in the bar room and order à la carte. The menu includes lots of non-turkey options: everything from quinoa, to beet salad, to chocolate cake. Open from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

12. Rosa Mexicano

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9 E 18th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 533-3350
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For its specials on the big day, Rosa Mexicano will be offering Mexican twists on Thanksgiving favorites. You can get turkey with huitlacoche stuffing and Mexican chorizo potatoes for $24, and sticky pumpkin cake soaked in pumpkin-piloncillo sauce for $9. Dinner will be served from noon to 9:00 p.m.

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1. The Spotted Pig

314 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014
April Bloomfield's hit gastropub is a great choice for dinner if you want to avoid all the Turkey Day fanfare. The Spotted Pig will be serving its regular dinner menu and a few specials that will be announced on Thursday. The Spotted Pig will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. [Krieger]
314 W 11th St
New York, NY 10014

2. Locanda Verde

377 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013
Head to Andrew Carmellini's Italian charmer for an intimate meal this Thursday. On Thanksgiving, you can get a prix fixe three-course menu for $90 ($50 for a child) or order off the regular menu. The pumpkin agnolotti with brown butter, sage, and balsamic is a nice, seasonal stand-in for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. The restaurant will be open from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. [Krieger]
377 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10013

3. Quality Meats

57 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
You can get a turkey plate for $38 or order off the regular menu if you feel like celebrating Thanksgiving with steak and seafood. Quality Meats will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. [Photo Credit]
57 W 58th St
New York, NY 10019

4. ABC Cocina

38 E 19th St., New York, NY 10003
There will be a four-course prix fixe, with a Latin Thanksgiving menu — think turkey with jalapeno cornbread stuffing and chipotle gravy. The restaurant will also be serving the regular menu, in case you're craving tacos. 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. [Krieger]
38 E 19th St.
New York, NY 10003

5. DBGB Kitchen and Bar

299 Bowery, New York, NY 10003
Boulud's most casual restaurants will be serving a three-course prix fixe menu in the dining room for $55 ($26 for children 12 & under) with Thanksgiving dishes like butternut squash soup, turkey and pumpkin pie. But, if you sit in the Bar Room you can order the prix fixe menu a la carte or choose from the regular dinner menu options like charcuterie, sausages, raw bar items, and burgers. Open from 5:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. [Photo: DBGB]
299 Bowery
New York, NY 10003

6. Mas (la Grillade)

28 7th Ave S, New York, NY 10014
Mas (la Grillade) will be open for dinner from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. You can order from the regular menu or choose from Thanksgiving specials. In the past this has included mashed potatoes and turducken. [Photo Credit]
28 7th Ave S
New York, NY 10014

7. Nougatine at Jean Georges

1 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023
Nougatine, as well as all of the other Jean Georges Restaurants, will be offering a four-course prix fixe ($98, with Thanksgiving dishes like turkey with foie gras stuffing), as well as their full a la carte menus, from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. [Photo Credit]
1 Central Park West
New York, NY 10023

8. The Cecil

210 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10026
The Cecil has a prix fixe for $65 in addition to its regular menu. The three-course prix fixe features Asian riffs on Thanksgiving classics like chinese long bean casserole and sweet potato fried rice. 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.. [Photo Credit]
210 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10026

9. Schiller's Liquor Bar

131 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002
The Thanksgiving specials are offered as a three-course prix fixe for $44 and are also available a la carte at McNally's perennially hip LES restaurant. You will be able to order from the regular dinner menu as well, if you'd prefer bistro grub over Thanksgiving fare. Schiller's will be open from 11:00 a.m. till late on Thanksgiving Day. [Photo Credit]
131 Rivington St
New York, NY 10002

10. Atrium

15 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
The kitchen will be offering its full dinner menu in addition to some Thanksgiving specials served a la carte or as a three course prix fixe for $48. Special include: sunchoke soup,roast turkey, foie gras stuffing, and a pumpkin tart with housemade ice cream. Open from noon till 10 p.m. [Krieger]
15 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

11. North End Grill

104 N End Ave, New York, NY 10282
North End Grill will be serving a prix fixe Thanksgiving menu in the dining room, which is available available by reservation only, but walk-ins can sit in the bar room and order à la carte. The menu includes lots of non-turkey options: everything from quinoa, to beet salad, to chocolate cake. Open from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
104 N End Ave
New York, NY 10282

12. Rosa Mexicano

9 E 18th St, New York, NY 10003
For its specials on the big day, Rosa Mexicano will be offering Mexican twists on Thanksgiving favorites. You can get turkey with huitlacoche stuffing and Mexican chorizo potatoes for $24, and sticky pumpkin cake soaked in pumpkin-piloncillo sauce for $9. Dinner will be served from noon to 9:00 p.m.
9 E 18th St
New York, NY 10003

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