Where to eat Thanksgiving dinner in Philly

Thanksgiving is a time for family and comfort food but who says you have to spend it at home? If you’re the one stuck cooking, the day is basically over — preparing the turkey alone could take hours. So why not leave it to the professionals and dine at one of Philly’s fabulous restaurants for a unique spin on the holiday this year? Here are four favorites serving special Thanksgiving meals.

Del Frisco’s

1426 Chestnut St.
12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
$49 per person

If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving feast that’s oozing old school elegance, try Del Frisco’s. The celebrated steakhouse is offering a special turkey day menu for the first time in its eight year history. Offerings include a savory butternut squash soup, holiday salad and slow roasted turkey breast with all the trimmings. For dessert, indulge in their pumpkin cheesecake.

200 S. Broad St.
1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$69 per person

Want Thanksgiving with a view? Take in stunning vistas of Center City Philadelphia at XIX, located on the 19th floor of Hyatt at the Bellevue. Menu highlights for Thanksgiving include: raw bar options, six different salad choices (including delicata squash, roasted pumpkin seeds, figs and pecorino — yum!), maple glazed turkey, crispy skin stuffed salmon and more.

10 Ave. of the Arts
1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
$80 per person

Add a dash of Latin flare to this year’s Thanksgiving celebrations at Aqimero. The Richard Sandoval restaurant located inside the Ritz Carlton focuses on modern Latin-American cuisine and has elegant yet open ambiance. Holiday favorites like turkey are infused with honey mezcal and for a touch of la dulce vida, save room for the sweet potatoes with candied walnuts and marshmallows.

The Little Lion
243 Chestnut St.
$39 per person
2 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Looking for a frugal yet fabulous option for Thanksgiving? The Little Lion in Old City hits all the right notes without breaking the bank. Diners get to choose two entrees, three trimmings and a dessert for only $39. Save Highlights include turkey, braised short rib, charred brussel sprouts, sweet potato hash and of course, pumpkin pie.

Revolution Chop House
1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia
$38 per person
2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Don’t feel like dealing with city traffic on Thanksgiving? Not to worry. The newly opened Revolution Chop House at Valley Forge Casino will be cooking up a holiday feast. The four course meal by Executive Chef Les Bender offers butternut squash bisque, beet salad, roasted turkey breast and an old-fashioned pumpkin pie with Chantilly cream.

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