10 Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving in Westchester
Looking for the best restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Westchester this year? Read on for our top 10 picks.
For those who want to enjoy the deliciousness of a Thanksgiving feast served with a side of ultra-convenience, we’ve compiled a list of Westchester restaurants serving turkey with all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day. All of these restaurants require reservations, so don’t delay.
Check out our post on a dozen new dessert spots in Westchester and other great places to eat in our Guide to Family-Friendly Restaurants in Westchester.
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Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving in Westchester
1. Benjamin Steakhouse – White Plains
The famous steakhouse focuses on poultry for the day with a traditional turkey dinner with sides, salad, and pumpkin pie (plus other dessert options!) for $79 per person.
2. City Limits Diner – White Plains
For a middle-of-the-road option between cooking yourself and dining out, City Limits serves a special Thanksgiving takeout menu for either six or 12 people. In addition to turkey, there are traditional sides including stuffing, mashed potatoes, and seasonal veggies, with pumpkin pie and other desserts available. Prices start at $305 for the six-person meal, with pickup on Thanksgiving Day. Smaller or larger crowd? They also have per-person turkey options at $35.95.
3. Half Moon – Dobbs Ferry
At this waterfront restaurant in Dobbs Ferry, you and your family will be able to enjoy entrée options such as turkey (of course), ham, prime rib, salmon, and rigatoni, along with apps such as oysters, butternut squash soup, and seafood salad. There's a dedicated kids menu, too, which includes a '"Thanksgiving Special" or kid favorites like chicken fingers and mac and cheese. The price is $90 for adults, and $30 for kids. A $50 deposit is required when making a reservation.
4. The Inn at Pound Ridge – Pound Ridge
For a high-end option, consider this Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurant. Seatings run from noon-8pm and the cost is $178 for adults and $89 for kids 10 and under.
5. Moderne Barn –Armonk
A tasty Thanksgiving Day three-course menu includes entree options like traditional roasted turkey, salmon, and butternut squash spaghetti, among others. There’s also a great selection of apps, including pumpkin soup, roasted cauliflower, and desserts such as apple pie, pecan pie, ice cream, and pumpkin cheesecake. The price is $88 per adult, and $44 per child 12 and younger.
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6. Morton’s Steakhouse – White Plains
This White Plains steakhouse will be offering a Thanksgiving special—but if you prefer to stick with their regular menu, you can do that, too.
7. Crabtree's Kittle House – Chappaqua
This elevated Thanksgiving menu includes everything from apple bisque and sweet potato gnocchi to branzino and cauliflower steak, plus a whole range of desserts to choose from, like pumpkin and pecan pies. The per-person price is $105.
8. Underhill's Crossing – Bronxville
You can choose from their regular menu on Thanksgiving or opt for the special three-course option, which includes soup, salad, and all the Thanksgiving favorites—from turkey to chestnut and cornbread stuffing to cranberry sauce, with pumpkin pie for dessert. The chef's tasting menu is $65 per person.
For another, eat-at-home without-having-to-cook option, there's the super kid-friendly Beehive in Armonk, which offers individual dinners for $34.95, with your choice of entree (turkey, ham, or duck), soup, salad, and dessert, or a full-on catering option, with turkey, stuffing, pies, veggies, and more. The price for this varies by what you order, but either way, orders have to be in by Nov. 11.
10. Goosefeather – Tarrytown
Offering a twist on traditional Chinese food, this Tarrytown restaurant—it's inside the Tarrytown House Estate—is open from 2pm-7pm on Thanksgiving, just in time to celebrate the holiday.
This post was originally published in 2015. Writer Marisa Iallonardo contributed additional reporting.
Photos courtesy of the restaurants