Thanksgiving Dinner Specials at Restaurants Around NYC

<p>For convenience and speed, the Astoria Boulevard Burger King is proudly advertising that it will be open on Thanksgiving Day. One employee said that there wouldn't be any specials, just the regular menu, but an Angry Triple Whopper is reason enough to give thanks any day of the year.<em>33-10 Astoria Boulevard, Queens, 718-626-5632</em></p>

<p>If Turkey and gourds aren't your style, Trattoria Cinque is offering a Lebanese-Italian menu for the holidays. Their traditional five course menu includes wild mushroom and chestnut soup, baked eggplant parmasean and whole roast turkey. It's $55 per person, but kids 5-12 are served for $20, and kids under 5 eat free. Full menu <a href=";task=view&amp;id=14">here</a>.<em>363 Greenwich St, 212-965-0555</em></p>

<a href="">Commerce</a> is offering not only an a la carte menu with Holiday specials at their West Village restaurant, but a "gourmet meal to-go," with a full Turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, gravy, sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce. It's $55 a person, and can be picked up from Tuesday the 24th until Thanksgiving Day.<em>50 Commerce St, 212-524-230</em>

<p>Sometimes, land just isn't classy enough. For those who prefer their Thanksgiving paired with the ambiance of a 1920s style motor yacht, Classic Harbor Line is hosting a Thanksgiving cruise. The four course meal includes herb roasted turkey, green beans almondine and pecan pie, plus four local wines and hot cider. The website states "To preserve the evening's holiday ambiance, guests are encouraged to dress in formal attire," so leave the football jerseys at home. You can watch the game when you hit shore again.<em>Classic Harbor Line, buy tickets <a href="">here</a></em></p>

<p>Thanksgiving is a rough time for vegetarians. Even if you avoid turkey, there's beef broth in gravy, usually some form of animal fat in the mashed potatoes, and that just leaves that weird cranberry sauce in the can. This year, <a href="">Counter</a> is offering an all vegetarian Thanksgiving feast, with spiced winter pumpkin soup, herb roasted seitan and black cocoa cake. Served from 12pm-9pm on Thanksgiving day, at $50 a head with an optional $25 wine pairing.<em>105 First Avenue, 212-982-5870</em></p>

<a href="">Da Franco's</a> near Astoria Park is offering a Thanksgiving menu with an Italian bend, with grilled portobello and fresh mozzarella, roast pumpkin ravioli and roast turkey with caramelized onions, prosciutto, and pork sausage. The $40 prix-fixe is served from 12pm-11pm, but the regular menu and daily special will also be available. <em>23-92 21st St, Queens, 718-267-0010</em>

<p>For a classic southern Thanksgiving in the comfort of your own home, Brother Jimmy's BBQ has a Cajun Turkey meal to go. Choose from two packages: a 14-16 lb. turkey (8-10 people) for $130, or a 20-22 lb. turkey (15 people) for $150. Each come with cornbread stuffing, collard greens, cranberry relish and candied yams with walnuts, as well as your choice of pumpkin pie, pecan pie or apple crumb. They're taking orders until November 19th, and meals will be ready to pick up and reheat on Thanksgiving day.<em><a href="">Multiple locations</a>, 212-244-3503</em></p>

<p>If turkey's not your thing, Ed's Chowder House has some affordable seafood options for their Thanksgiving menu. Besides a turkey platter, Ed's has scallop ravioli, lobster crumble, Ed’s famous crab cakes, and plenty of fish served right off the grill. The traditional Thanksgiving platters include roast turkey, crispy green beans and cranberry sauce for $27.<em>Empire Hotel, 44 West 63rd St, 212-956-1288</em></p>

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<p>Alphabet City's <a href="">Casimir</a> usually specializes in French cuisine, but their Thanksgiving menu is all-American. A $19.95 prix-fixe includes butternut squash soup, roast turkey and pumpkin pie. Open from 2pm-10pm on Thanksgiving day, Casimir will also offer their menu a la carte, just in case you don't feel like stuffing yourself into a coma. But how else is one supposed to cope with whole famn damily?<em>103 Ave B, 212-358-9683</em></p>