Bridget Foy’s has both dine-in and take-out options for Turkey Day. As a release states, the establishment will be open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. with dine-in service in the dining room, bar and bar lounge, and outside under the heated covered patio. Thanksgiving dinner is $30 per person and includes roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, brussels sprouts, cranberry compote and gravy. Dessert is a la carte, with options including pumpkin cheesecake, maple pecan pie, peanut butter Kandy Kake and warm apple pie. Also, Bridget Foy’s will offer take-out and pre-order for packages and pies; their website has more details. Reservations are available on Resy.
200 South St., bridgetfoys.com
Spend Thanksgiving dinner a little differently this year at Old City hotspot Fork. Diners can reserve a table at the eatery from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 25 and indulge in apps such as kuri curry squash soup with pickled apple, Spanish mackerel crudo with torched skin and more, plus entrees such as a Green Meadow Farm roasted heirloom turkey with cranberry-rosemary-citrus sauce and gravy, a dry-aged 32-ounce rib eye steak with confit garlic, or a whole Pennsylvania trout with brown butter and herbs. There will also be a smattering of different sides and desserts from their sister restaurant High Street Philly which includes chocolate hazelnut silk pie, ginger molasses cookies and biscotti. Guests can opt to elevate the experience by adding on oysters for $4 a piece and charcuterie and cheese for two at $25 as well. Reservations are available via OpenTable.
306 Market St., forkrestaurant.com
Red Owl Tavern
Spend Thanksgiving with your family and/or loved ones without the stress of cooking or cleaning at the Red Owl Tavern. Their prix-fixe menu on Turkey Day comes out to be $65 per person with offerings including crispy brussels sprouts, their local cheese of the day, roasted Amish chicken, scallops, and Elverson Farms turkey. Diners can pair their meal with a savory side as well with options including garlic-smashed potatoes, delicata squash and sautéed mixed veggies. On top of everything else, you can also do some good: For the month of November, in support of Friendsgiving for No Kid Hungry, 10% of proceeds from Red Owl Tavern’s cocktail in partnership with Tito’s Vodka (boasting crafted pomegranate syrup, lime, and prosecco) will benefit children in need.
433 Chestnut St., redowltavern.com
The Twisted Tail
According to a release, the popular Southern-inspired restaurant and bar on Headhouse Square is serving up a family-style Thanksgiving dinner to be enjoyed on-site or in the comforts of home on Nov. 25 from noon to 10 p.m. For $55 per person, guests can select a preferred protein including roasted Lancaster turkey, braised short rib, and pineapple glazed ham, as well as a variety of side dishes such as honey roasted sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes and cornbread stuffing. To cap off the feast, there are the options of freshly-baked pumpkin, apple, or pecan mini-pies for dessert. All takeaway orders must be received by this Thursday and preferred pick-up times are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. More information and ways to make reservations can be found on the Twisted Tail’s website.
509 S. 2nd St., thetwistedtail.com
This buffet-style dinner in the Sofitel Hotel offers an upscale and family-style meal to celebrate Action de grâce (Thanksgiving in French). For $80 per person — which also comes with a complimentary glass of champagne — those who head to Chez can indulge in an extensive raw bar, appetizers (think charred brussels sprout salad, corn and crab chowder and more), and entrées (think grilled cobia, bourbon braised short rib, truffled mac and cheese, sweet potato casserole and more) plus a carving station. There will also be a sampling of decadent desserts available as well. For reservations, Philadelphians can call 215-569-8300 or look on Opentable.
120 S. 17th St., sofitel-philadelphia.com
Spend Thanksgiving in East Market at The Wayward this year and check out their French-inspired seasonal menu items that will be offered a la cart alongside a select few Thanksgiving dishes available only on that day. Seasonal menu items include their smoked honeynut squash (with raclette and pumpkin seed), pan seared scallops (served with butternut squash, maitake, lardo, preserved lemon) and half roasted chicken (pan roasted vegetables, saffron aioli, vin verte). Additional one-day-only Thanksgiving dishes will be available as well. Anyone interested can make a reservation online. The Wayward’s hours will be from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
1170 Ludlow St., thewayward.com
The Bellevue Hotel
According to a release, the Bellevue Hotel will host a Thanksgiving buffet with seatings from 1 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 25 for $75 per person. The menu will feature all of the traditional Thanksgiving foods, including maple thyme brined turkey and dozens of salads and side dishes, plus a raw bar, cheese and charcuterie, and a lavish dessert spread. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options will be available and libations will be available to purchase. Live music will be provided by a jazz trio and reservations are available on Open Table.
200 S. Broad St., hyatt.com