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freckles1963 Aug 16, 2009 09:55 AM

Will be in NYC over the holiday and would like recommendations for restaurants that do thanksgiving dinner. Also, are most restuarants open on the Thursday? Price point per person would be $50-$75.

thanks from Toronto!

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    kathryn RE: freckles1963 Aug 16, 2009 11:17 AM

    Many restaurants are open on Thanksgiving and serve Thanksgiving dinner. It is typically a prix fixe with a choice of protein. Hard to say in terms of pricing because most places don't release their menus until late October. Also, around that time OpenTable.com will put up a page with restaurants who are serving Thanksgiving dinner and bookable using their system; there will, of course, be restaurants who are serving and not on OpenTable.

    Previous Thanksgiving dinner reviews:
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/559188
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/567924

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      freckles1963 RE: kathryn Aug 19, 2009 06:17 PM

      thanks will check back closer to the dates. we were in last year and ended up at the Chat 'n Chew as our plans chnaged 3 times in 1 day - awesome little place , food was great., just want something a little more upscale.

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      comiendosiempre RE: freckles1963 Aug 16, 2009 04:15 PM

      If you are Ok with not a luxe dining experience, I often send out of towners to the Rock Center Cafe, at Rock Center, directly overlooking the skating rink. It is a great venue, though packed - with both tourists and many locals. If you stick to the turkey and trimmings and New England clam chowder it is not bad at all and pricing is good. Have fun.

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        freckles1963 RE: comiendosiempre Aug 19, 2009 06:18 PM

        thanks for tip - sounds good.

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          Jane A. RE: comiendosiempre Oct 1, 2009 03:53 PM

          I've also suggested and gone to Cibo (2nd Ave @ 40th St. ?41st St.?) Anyway, it's been very nice and a reasonable price. Last year the prix fixe menus at the fancier restaurants had crept to a minimum of $75 and even $100. per person before drinks, taxes and tips.

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          cmaffucc RE: freckles1963 Oct 1, 2009 02:55 PM

          Any suggestions for a family-style dinner out?

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