Planning your Thanksgiving meal can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! With plenty of dining options available in Philadelphia, the only thing you need to make for Turkey Day is reservations. Check out our list of spots to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Philly:


Richard Sandoval’s new restaurant at the Ritz Carlton is offering a four-course dinner for $80 per person. Dishes include lobster bisque, honey mezcal brined turkey breast and roasted sweet potato with candied walnut and marshmallow. Dinner will be served from 1–9 p.m. Make reservations online or by calling (215) 523-8200. 10 Avenue of the Arts

Bank and Bourbon

Enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving menu from chef Thomas Harkins for $55 per person. Choose from dishes like cured hamachi, beef barley soup, seared trout, roasted turkey and bourbon bread pudding. First seating times are available from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., followed by a second seating from 4:30–10 p.m. Make reservations by calling (215) 231-7300. 1200 Market St.

Bridget Foy’s

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal for $28 per person or order off of the a la carte Thanksgiving menu, which includes items like pumpkin tortellini and steak frites. Make your reservation  online or call (215) 922-1813. 200 South St.


Chima will be open from noon–9 p.m. and serving its full Rodizio menu as well as a traditional Thanksgiving dinner buffet with roasted turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole and cranberry sauce. Reservations can be made online. 1901 John F Kennedy Blvd., (215) 525-3233

City Tavern

Dine like our forefathers at this Philadelphia institution. The restaurant is offering a traditional Thanksgiving feast featuring a four-course meal served family style. Enjoy your meal as musicians stroll about, making your holiday all the more enjoyable. The cost is $89.95 per person; children 12 and under are $34.95 (beverages, tax & gratuity are additional). Reservations are by phone only at (215) 413-1443. 138 S. 2nd St.

Del Frisco’s

This top-notch steakhouse is serving Thanksgiving dinner from noon–8 p.m. for $49 per person, excluding tax and gratuity (children 12 and under are $24). The menu includes items like butternut squash soup, turkey with all the trimmings and a choice of pecan pie or pumpkin cheesecake. Make reservations online or call (215) 246-0533. 1426-28 Chestnut St.

Devon Seafood Grill

Enjoy a prixe fixe traditional Thanksgiving feast from noon–8 p.m. The cost is $40 for adults, $20 for ages 3–12 and under 3 is complimentary. The regular menu will also be available. Make a reservation online or call (215) 546-5940. 225 S. 18th St.

Di Bruno Bros.

Dine in the comfort of your own home while someone else does the cooking. The Di Bruno Bros. Thanksgiving menu serves six and can be scaled up depending on the number of guests. The menu features a choice of turkey braciola, a boneless roulade of free-range turkey breast stuffed with dark meat, turkey sausage and herbs, or a traditional all-natural, slow-roasted turkey. Sides range from harvest root vegetables and roasted brussels sprouts to candied yams with a spiced honey pecan glaze. Total packages start at $175 and include rolls, butter, cranberry relish and dessert. A sides package is also available for $75. Order online or call (215) 665-1659. Available for pickup at Rittenhouse, Ardmore and Franklin Market locations.

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Restaurateur Dave Magrogan’s Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar is helping those looking to save time and energy in preparing Thanksgiving dinner by providing customers with home-style platters of some of popular Thanksgiving Day side dishes like butternut squash soup, mashed sweet potatoes and warm autumn quinoa salad. Harvest’s Sidesgiving menu items can be picked up anytime the day before Thanksgiving or on November 22, or arrangements can be made to pick up dishes earlier in the week. All sides come pre-cooked and ready to reheat at home, and include cooking instructions. All orders can be placed by phone at (215) 662-1100. 200 S. 40th St.

High Street on Market

High Street on Market will accept holiday pre-orders for its famed breads, plus festive seasonal pies. Guests can call (215) 625-0988 or order via email to place orders. Pick-up locations and date vary. Featured breads include ancient grains, buckwheat cherry and roasted potato. Pies include malted pumpkin and apple streusel. 308 Market St.

Kensington Quarters

Kensington Quarters has turkeys available for at-home preparation in three size ranges: 12–15 lbs., 15–20 lbs. and 20–25 lbs. The turkeys were raised by Keiser’s Pheasantry, located in York County, PA. Birds are $5.50 per pound and can be ordered by stopping in or calling the butcher shop at (267) 314-5086. 1310 Frankford Ave.

The Little Lion

The Little Lion in Old City District will serve up a Southern spin on the traditional Thanksgiving

dinner. Enjoy your choice of decadent entrees and trimmings, with homemade desserts, seasonal cocktails and fall craft drafts. Some of the tempting items on the menu include roasted turkey with gravy, smoked ham with honey bourbon glaze, cheddar grits and greens, charred brussels sprouts, eggnog cheesecake and apple cinnamon bread pudding. Menu items are available for dining in or for takeout. Make your dinner reservation online, or call (267) 273-0688. 243 Chestnut St.

London Grill

Fairmount favorite London Grill will serve a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 2–7 p.m. featuring a starter of soup or salad, endless turkey and trimmings and dessert for $45 per person. Children 11 and under are just $22.50. A five-item platter, plus soup and dessert, will be available in the bar area for $25. Reservations are required for the buffet and can be made online or by calling (215) 978-4545. 2301 Fairmount Ave.

Miss Rachel’s Pantry

Chef-owner Rachel Klein has a variety of vegan, kosher options available for your Thanksgiving Day meal. Dishes are available a la carte or as composed meals, and orders must be placed no later than Saturday, November 19, for pick-up or delivery on Wednesday, November 23, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Order by calling (215) 798-0053. 1938 S. Chadwick St.


Spend this Thanksgiving holiday aboard the landmark Moshulu on Penn’s Landing. Whether you are looking for an intimate dinner for two or a large gathering for the entire family, the Moshulu offers a unique setting, rich in history and celebration for spectacular dining on the waterfront. Chef Anthony Bonett is serving a three-course dinner menu for $60 featuring fall inspired menu items including a slow-roasted natural turkey breast with all the traditional trimmings. Finish off your meal with holiday-inspired desserts prepared by executive pastry chef Sandy Valentine. A children’s menu will be available as well. Reserve your spot online or call (215) 923-2500. 401 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.


Chez Colette in the Sofitel is serving up a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from noon–4 p.m., but with some added French-inspired dishes. Reservations are available by calling (215) 569-8300. 120 S. 17th St.

Square 1682

This restaurant in Rittenhouse Square’s Hotel Palomar is serving a full Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings starting at 3 p.m. The special menu costs costs $55 for adults and $25 for children. Reservations are suggested and can be made online or at (215) 563.5008. 121 S. 17th St.

Twisted Tail

The Twisted Tail is offering a family-style Southern Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. The menu is $47 per person and $25 per child under 10. There are also items available to-go. Make your reservation online or at (215) 558-2471. 509 S. 2nd St.

Urban Farmer

Urban Farmer will offer a special Thanksgiving menu from noon–9 p.m. For $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity, diners will enjoy a hearty meal including charcuterie for the table, plus choices of seared foie gras, chestnut soup, prime rib, traditional turkey, red bliss mashed potatoes, cider-braised heirloom squash and pumpkin pecan tart. Reserve online or call (215) 963-2788. 1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

XIX (Nineteen)

Hyatt at The Bellevue will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in a memorable way expanding upon its fresh, unique menu items with an indulgent Thanksgiving Day dinner. From 1–6 p.m., guests will be treated to an abundance of classic Thanksgiving favorites with a fusion of XIX Nineteen flavor. Reserve your table now or call (215) 790-1919. 200 S. Broad St.

Photos: respective restaurants

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