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It’s a week to Thanksgiving, and you haven’t taken down your Halloween decorations. Maybe the fast-approaching turkey day has you stressed, but worry not — there are plenty of Hell’s Kitchen bars and restaurants ready to take over the job, or provide you with somewhere to go when your roommate attempts to microwave a turkey — again.
5 Napkin Burger — 630 9th Avenue, corner of W45th Street
If you’re looking for a fun twist on Thanksgiving Day cuisine, 5 Napkin Burger is serving up a special “Thanksgiving on a Bun” Turkey Burger all month long!
Amarone Scarlatto — 686 9th Avenue between W47th and W48th Street
Neighborhood Italian favorite Amarone Scarlatto offers a $65 per person, prix fixe menu that includes seasonal treats like Butternut Squash Soup, Pumpkin Gnocchi, Roasted Turkey, and Pumpkin Pie as well as pasta classics like Lobster Saffron Fettuccine.
Amy’s Bread — 672 9th Avenue between W46th Street and W47th Street
It’s a carb-filled celebration over at Amy’s Bread, now celebrating its 30th year in Hell’s Kitchen. The much-loved bakery is baking up a plethora of holiday specials, including Amy’s Special Pumpkin Pie, made with a buttery crust and rich pumpkin flavor, the always-popular French Apple Pie, the classic Pecan Pie as well as Apple Pecan Coffee Cake, Pumpkin Walnut Cranberry Quickbread, Pumpkin Pecan Knots and Sticky Buns perfect for a Thanksgiving breakfast, and dense, sweet Cornbread to complement your table. They’re taking special orders until Friday November 18, so stop in soon!
Barking Dog — 329 W49th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue
The crew at Barking Dog will be serving up a tasty, four-course prix-fixe meal for $50 a person, featuring Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Turkey, Classic Meatloaf and Pumpkin Cheesecake.
Chez Josephine — 414 W42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenue
Theater Row French mainstay Chez Josephine will be serving prix fixe fare from noon-11pm on Turkey Day with family-friendly options for both kids and adults! The $45 kids menu includes Organic Baby Greens, Skirt Steak, Roast Turkey and “Josephine’s favorite” Spaghetti Bolognese, while the adult menu available for $95 features additional French fare like Escargot, Foie Gras, and Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb. Both menus offer several dessert options ranging from Pumpkin to Key Lime Pie, Pecan Tart and Macarons!
Emmy Squared — 311 W48th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue
If you already have several traditional gatherings booked, and you’re looking to cleanse the palate before the big day, why not try Friendsgiving at Emmy Squared? The brand-new Hell’s Kitchen location will offer a 20 percent dine-in discount on their tasty Detroit-style pizza pies Monday November 21 through Wednesday November 23 beginning at 8pm — and you can always save the leftovers for Thanksgiving if you’re really committed to a turkey-free holiday! As the folks at Emmy told us, “Toast to your friends and zero kitchen responsibilities!”
Fusion HK Bar and Grill — 688 10th Avenue between W48th and W49th Street
The Peruvian and Mexican specialists at Fusion HK have crafted their own twist on Thanksgiving Dinner, offering an a la carte selection of ceviche, Turkey Stew, Peruvian Roast Chicken, Pernil Assado Churros, Apple Pie and Flan.
Havana Central — 151 W46th St between 6th and 7th Avenue
There’s a $59 prix fixe Cuban Thanksgiving Feast to be had at Havana Central, which will be open on Thanksgiving from 1130am – 10pm with options like Asopao de Pollo, Pernil, or Herb Roasted Turkey Breast and Pumpkin Flan. Diners can also select a Thanksgiving Platter for $28.95 a la carte (platter includes choice of turkey, ropa vieja or pernil, served with candied yams, chorizo stuffing & cranberry salsita). Live music will accompany the feast from 5pm to 8pm, and for those on the road, they are also offering Thanksgiving Family Bundles to go!
Landmark Tavern — 626 11th Avenue, corner of W46th Street
The historic Landmark Tavern offers a $58 prix fixe Thanksgiving Day feast, including pub favorites like Potato and Leek Soup, Seared Halibut and Roast Turkey, as well as a tasty-sounding Pumpkin Cheesecake!
Hour Glass Bistro and Bar – 373 W46th Street, corner of 9th Avenue
The latest iteration of a longtime neighborhood fixture is sticking to tradition with its $45.99 prix fixe, which it is serving from noon for early lunchers, until 10pm. There is turkey of course, with the Brussels getting a twist with pancetta and red onion. And some cheerful pie options!
Lady Blue — 363 W46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue
Restaurant Row newcomer Lady Blue serves up some tasty seasonal specials for the holiday, including Sweet Potato Soup, Butternut Squash Arancini, Roast Turkey Breast and Cacio E Pepe Potatoes. Looking for pre-meal cocktail? Try the Spiked Apple Cider or a Pear Sangria!
The Marshal — 628 10th Avenue between W44th and W45th Street
Local favorite The Marshal is back with its intimate, three-course New American Thanksgiving from noon to 9pm. This year’s menu includes Roasted Brussels Sprout Salad, Local Cheese & Charcuterie Board, Wood Oven Roasted Free-Range Turkey, Braised Boneless Beef Short Rib, Seared NJ Sea Scallops, Local Mushroom Risotto and Homemade Pumpkin Pie, along with farm-fresh veggie forward sides!
Mom’s Kitchen and Bar — 701 9th Avenue between W48th and W49th Street
Missing your mom’s cooking? Head to the next best substitute at Hell’s Kitchen’s own comfort food central, Mom’s, and try their Thanksgiving Day Plate for $22 (turkey, stuffing, Brussels sprouts, mashed sweet potatoes. Served with Mom’s cranberry sauce & gravy). Can’t make it the day of? Mom’s Leftover Sandwich will be available for $20 from November 25 through 29, featuring a ‘wich made of turkey, grilled onions, cranberry sauce, lettuce, cheddar cheese, on a toasted brioche bun with a side of mashed sweet or plain potatoes.
Peachy Keen — 325 W44th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue
Have a groovy Thanksgiving at Peachy Keen, where the brightly-colored brasserie is serving up brunch from 9am to 4pm and dinner from 4pm to 11pm with Roast Turkey or Smoked Ham, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, Pumpkin, Pecan, and of course, Peach Pie!
PRINT — 653 11th Avenue between W47th and W48th Streets
Another farm-to-table go-to, PRINT offers a seasonal a la carte menu perfect for Turkey Day, including Parker House Rolls (!!), Charred Beets, Sunchoke Bisque, Heirloom Sasso Chicken, Heritage Turkey Roulade and sides like blistered Shishito Peppers and Apple Chestnut Stuffing.
PS Kitchen — 246 W48th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue
Looking for a vegan refuge amid Thanksgiving’s meat-forward frenzy? Enjoy plant-based Thanksgiving specials in amongst their regular menu from 12-9pm at PS Kitchen, who, in the spirit of true thanksgiving, donate 100 percent of their profits to sustainable non-profit organizations dedicated to supporting all New Yorkers.
Le Rivage — 340 W46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue
Chef Paul Denamiel brings a French Thanksgiving to Restaurant Row at Le Rivage, offering a $90 prix fixe menu with Endive Salad, Butternut Squash Soup, Baked Seafood Crêpe, Boeuf Bourguignon, Roasted Turkey, Long Island Duck Flambé, Pecan Pie and Créme Chantilly. The special menu is served with a side of live jazz music.
Metro Baptist Church — 410 W40th Street between 9th and 10th Avenue
The wonderful team at the Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries has put together a completely free Thanksgiving dinner for the Hell’s Kitchen community from 11:30am to 1pm. Grab and go takeaway meals are also available!
Vesuvio Bakery — 824 10th Avenue between W54th and W55th Street
Eagerly anticipated Hell’s Kitchen newcomer Vesuvio make their mark on Thanksgiving with specialty pies available for purchase, including Pumpkin, Apple, Pecan and Vesuvio Cheesecake. Bonus? If you’re stuck at home peeling potatoes and realize that you’ve forgotten to make dessert, they deliver!
Vice Versa — 325 W51st Street between 8th and 9th Avenue
West Side Italian standby Vice Versa is open and serving dinner on Thanksgiving Day from 1pm to 8pm, with a tasty, Mediterranean-inspired a la carte holiday menu that includes Burrata and Zucchini, Butternut Squash Soup, Spinach Lasagna, Roasted Pumpkin Tortelli, Long Island Duck Ragout, Osso Bucco, and Bourbon Pecan Tarts. There will also be a to-be-announced $70 per person four-course prix fixe menu available!
West Bank Cafe — 407 W42nd Street between 9th Avenue and Dyer
Open from noon to 8pm, West Bank Cafe offers a $70 per person, three-course prix fixe menu with options like Creamy Parsnip Soup, Roasted Pear Salad, Mushroom Leek Tart, Organic Roast Turkey, Scottish Salmon, Vegetarian Autumn Risotto, Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie and Chocolate Bread Pudding.