Where to Eat a Thanksgiving Dinner on the UES

Where to Eat a Thanksgiving Dinner on the UES

  • Sapir Team
  • 11/3/22

Updated for 2022!

While many will be cooking the traditional meal and celebrating at home with family, plenty of restaurants on the Upper East Side are offering a special Thanksgiving menu. Here are a few of my top choices for a great - and easy - holiday meal.

JoJo Restaurant

160 E 64th St New York, NY 10065

Famous chef Jean-Georges' first restaurant will be offering a $158 three course prix fixe menu from 12-8pm on Thanksgiving Day. The traditional turkey, served with Chestnut and Foie Gras Stuffing and Blood Orange-Cranberry Condiment and Jus, will be accompanied by Duck and Seafood main courses. Classic desserts, including Chocolate Pecan Pie, Caramelized Apple Pie, and Spiced Pumpkin Pie will also be on hand.

View the full menu and reserve your table HERE.

DANIEL

60 E 65th Street, New York, NY 10065

Chef Daniel Boulud's Michelin-starred restaurant will be serving a festive three-course feast featuring elevated interpretations of your favorite holiday dishes. The Heerman's Farm heritage organic turkey is joined by a pork ribeye, squash salad appetizers and desserts such as apple tatin and pear vacherin. The three-course menu is priced at  $295 per person, with an optional wine pairing for $215 per person.

Thursday, November 24th from 11:30am to 7pm.

Thanksgiving Menu | Reservations

For a more casual celebration Bar Boulud is also offering three courses with a French twist prepared by Executive Chef Vincent Cortese and Pastry Chef Courtney Bratton.  Enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with classis autumn flavors from 11:30 AM to 8PM for $105 per person.

La Goulue Restaurant

29 EAST 61ST STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10065

For $92 per person, diners at legendary French bistro La Goulue can pick between classics like steak au poivre or go the route of turkey or pan-seared salmon. For appetizers, diners can choose between butternut squash soup, lobster ravioli, roasted organic turkey, steak au poivre, pecan mascarpone napoleon, and pumpkin tart. 

Download the menu and reserve HERE.

Orsay

1057 LEXINGTON AVE, NEW YORK, NY 10021

Marrying modern French and classic brasserie fare, Orsay’s famed chef will prepare a $82 three-course menu including slowly roasted dark and white turkey meat, roasted yams, brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and cranberry compote. Available from 12-8 PM, November 24th. 

Prix Fixe Menu  

The Polo Bar

1 E. 55TH ST. NEW YORK, NY 10022

Ralph Lauren’s The Polo Bar will be offering a special menu this Thanksgiving with holiday classics including roasted organic turkey with chestnut-sage stuffing and cranberry-apple chutney, sweet potato gratin, and Charleston bourbon pecan pie.

Reservations

Wishing you a happy Thanksgiving wherever you may choose to celebrate!