In just a few weeks, Thanksgiving Day will be upon us! However, instead of spending hours in the kitchen whipping up the full Turkey Day spread, maybe it’s time to try something different. Perhaps you should consider taking the night off from cooking this year by visiting one of these delicious Thanksgiving dinner restaurants.
The Best Thanksgiving Dinner Restaurants on Long Island
Carlyle on the Green
Carlyle on the Green, located in Bethpage State Park, is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a savory feast this Thanksgiving.
The appetizers at this full buffet will include crudité, cold antipasto, salads and plenty of soups. Besides turkey and all of the traditional accompaniments, you can enjoy their mouthwatering carving station that features Pecan-Encrusted Filet Mignon and Apple-Stuffed Pork Loin.
There will also be a Chef’s Special Dessert Station that includes chocolate fondue, Jack Daniels Chocolate Bread Pudding and tons of assorted cakes, pies and cookies. At $60 for adults and $25 for children 10 and under, you can attend seatings at 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
The real draw at this holiday feast is their Roasted “Never Ever” Turkey, that has “never ever” been given any kind of antibiotics. Of course, there will also be tasty sides like:
- Yukon Mashed Potatoes
- Herb Stuffing
- French Green Beans
- Mashed Butternut Squash
- Homemade Cranberry Relish
There are also plenty of delicious sommelier wine picks that pair perfectly with your meal. However, if you’re looking for something a little more festive, try one of their seasonal cocktails like the Cranberry & Sage or the New Old Fashioned.
Your family and friends can even join you at the affordable price of $26.90 for adults and $12.90 for children.
Brasserie Americana, located at the Inn at Great Neck, is ideal if you’re looking for a warm, friendly atmosphere to celebrate Thanksgiving with loved ones.
This elaborate buffet is made entirely with fresh ingredients and features savory appetizers, such as:
- Smoked Salmon and White Fish with Tomato
- Seafood Salad with Shrimp, Calamari and Scallops
- Artichoke Salad
There will also be delectable entrees, besides the classic Roasted Turkey, like:
- Roasted Leg of Lamb with Rosemary Au Jus
- Herb Roasted Prime Rib of Beef
- Grilled Chicken Breast with Mushroom and Chives
- Pumpkin Ravioli in a Sage Cream Sauce
Finally, finish off your holiday meal with some sweet treats from their signature dessert station! Dinner is $42.95 per person, but kids eat at half-price. Reservations are also available at noon, 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm.
All of these Thanksgiving dinner restaurants will be perfect for your holiday meal. Just be sure to make a reservation soon before they’re all gone!