Philadelphia Thanksgiving 2021 Restaurants

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Give thanks this holiday season without the stress of preparing an elaborate meal. This Thanksgiving, let the Philadelphia area's professional chefs do the cooking for you, and enjoy an artfully prepared prix fixe dinner fit with turkey and all the proper fixings.

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With dine-in and to-go options — courtesy of Urban Farmer, Square 1682, Forsythia, The Twisted Tail, Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, and Red Owl Tavern.


Chef Christopher Kearse's contemporary bar and restaurant in Old City boasts an elevated, carefully curated dinner menu available for takeaway. For $100 per person, a robust line-up of Thanksgiving fare includes Turkey Leg Confit and Smoked Turkey Wings, Cornbread and Turkey Neck Stuffing, Brussels Sprouts, Lacinato Kale and Fregola Sarda Salad, Lobster and Pumpkin Bisque, House Baked Focaccia, and Chai Tea and Cherry Bomb, in addition to wine pairings curated by General Manager Jennifer Camela.

You can make online ordering by visiting Forsythia's website, and pick-up will be on Wednesday, November 24. The deadline for purchasing the takeaway meal is Sunday, November 21.

Hours of operation: Wednesday through Sunday from 4 – 10 pm. Located at 233 Chestnut Street | 215.644.9395 |

Red Owl Tavern

The modern American tavern on Independence Mall offers locals and tourists an evening of giving thanks amongst a bevy of mouthwatering, seasonal fare courtesy of Executive Chef Jonathan Dearden and the team. This year, dine at Red Owl Tavern and enjoy a prix fixe meal for $65 per person with offerings including Crispy Brussel Sprouts, Local Cheese of the Day, Roasted Amish Chicken, Scallops, and Elverson Farms Turkey. Pair with a savory side such as garlic-smashed potatoes, delicata squash, and sautéed mixed veggies for the ultimate Thanksgiving feast.

For November, in support of Friendsgiving for No Kid Hungry, 10% of Red Owl Tavern's cocktail proceeds with Tito's Vodka [crafted pomegranate syrup, lime, and prosecco] will benefit children in need.

Hours of operation are Monday from 8 am - 9 pm, Thursday and Friday from 8 are - 10 pm, Saturday from 9 am - 10 pm, Sunday from 9 am - 3 pm, and closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Located at 433 Chestnut St | 215.923.2267 |

Seaview Hotel & Golf Club

Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, the New Jersey Shore's quintessential seaside resort located only 50 minutes from Center City, offers a deluxe five-course meal in their stunning main dining room for those celebrating the holiday down the shore Thursday, November 25. For $49 per adult/$28 per child, offerings include Classic Poached Seafood Cocktail served family-style, Roasted Cauliflower Bisque, Autumn Greens, Rosemary Roasted Tom Turkey Breast, Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Candied Yams, and a seasonal assortment of mini desserts.

There will be two seatings, one at 11 am and one at 3 pm. Mimosas and Bloody Marys will be available! Reservations and non-refundable deposits are required to secure a spot. To book a reservation, click here. Located at 401 S New York Rd., Galloway, NJ | 609.652.1800 |

Square 1682

The modern American kitchen at the intersection of 17 and Sansom streets offers guests an all-day feast fit for a foodie this Thanksgiving, available for dine-in from 10 am – 7 pm. Guests can choose a la carte or $65 three-course prix fixe meal with satiating, seasonal dishes from Executive Chef Mackenson Horebe, including Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Crab Dip, Herb Crusted Salmon, Slow-roasted Turkey Breast, Cauliflower Curry, and Apple Pie. Each entrée is served with a heaping portion of whipped sweet potato, classic brioche stuffing, and French green beans.

For the full Thanksgiving menu and to make your reservation today, click here.

Hours of operation: breakfast and lunch served Tuesday – Friday from 9 am – 2 pm, Dinner served from 5 – 10 pm, weekend brunch served Saturday and Sunday from 9 am – 2 pm, and Dinner served on Saturday from 5 – 11 pm. Closed for dinner service on Sunday and all-day Monday. Located at 121 South 17th Street | 215.563.5008 |

The Twisted Tail

The popular Southern-inspired restaurant and bar on Headhouse Square are serving up a family-style Thanksgiving dinner to be enjoyed on-site or in the comforts of home on Thursday, November 25, from 12 - 10 pm. For $55 per person, guests can select a preferred protein, including Roasted Lancaster Turkey, Braised Short Rib, and Pineapple Glazed Ham, as well as decadent side dishes such as Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, and Cornbread Stuffing. To cap off the feast, enjoy freshly-baked Pumpkin, Apple, or Pecan Mini Pies for dessert.

All takeaway orders must be received by Thursday, November 18. Preferred pick-up times are 11 am - 2 pm on Thanksgiving day. To place a takeaway order or make a reservation, click here and peruse the full holiday menu.

Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 4—10 pm, Friday 4—12 am, Saturday 11—12 am, and Sunday 10—10 pm. They are located at 509 S. 2nd St. I 215.558.2471  HTTP://

Urban Farmer

Logan Square's modern American steakhouse has an exceptional display of Thanksgiving fare available for takeaway or dine-in (a la carte or prix fixe). For $95 per person, guests dining at Urban Farmer for Thanksgiving Dinner can enjoy a sophisticated three-course culinary experience including Roasted Cauliflower and Roasted Garlic Soup, Short Rib Gnocchi, Pennsylvania Roasted Turkey, 1855 Farms Prime Rib, Kabocha Squash Risotto, and Classic Pumpkin Pie or Bourbon Pecan Tart for dessert. An array of delightful sides consists of cornbread turkey stuffing, roasted carrot and parsnip, and housemade cranberry sauce.

For those looking to partake in a holiday spent at home, Urban Farmer's revered Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go ($190) feeds 4 – 6 people and is available for pick-up on Thursday, November 25, from 12 – 3 pm. Offerings include 12 – 14 lb. Turkey, Housemade Cranberry Sauce, Cornbread Turkey Stuffing, Red Bill Smashed Potatoes, Housemade Gravy, Brussels Sprouts, Roasted Carrot and Parsnips, Housemade Cornbread, and choice of Pumpkin, Apple, or Pecan Pie for dessert.

Hours of operation:  Tuesday through Saturday from 8 am – 9 pm, and Sunday from 8 am – 3 pm. 1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 |

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