Those celebrating a Thanksgiving spent out on the town with family and friends have a plethora of options to choose from in Philadelphia and beyond. We’ve compiled a list of delightful dining experiences offered by some of the region’s finest chefs, restaurants, breweries, and hotels including CO-OP Restaurant & Bar, Dock Street Brewing Company, Red Owl Tavern, Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, Square 1682, and Urban Farmer.
CO-OP Restaurant & Bar, a contemporary, bright, and airy restaurant in The Study Hotel, smack between the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, is channeling the diverse cultures and ingredients of the Mid-Atlantic region into a classic holiday dinner. The University City restaurant will be offering a Thanksgiving Prix-Fixe Menu for $50 per person.The elevated Thanksgiving menu will include Roasted Turkey, Pomme Puree with Chives, Gravy, Cornbread Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce, Clover Roll with Maple Rosemary Butter, Candied Yams with Pecans, and a choice between Peach Cobbler or Apple Pie for dessert. Reservations can be made here.
20 S 33rd St | 215.398.1874 | www.coopphilly.com
Dock Street Brewing Company, Philadelphia’s original woman-owned and family-run craft brewery founded in 1985, is thrilled to open their doors to Friendsgiving Pizza Parties, available at both Dock Street locations, with the pizza room at South starting $750 and Fishtown starting at $1,000. Open from November 13 to November 16, with additional dates on November 20 and 21, these intimate parties are ideal for groups of 10-22 guests. Each night from 7-9 pm, one exceptional party can be pre-booked, featuring craft beer, soda, a tantalizing assortment of small plates for sharing, and three expertly crafted pizza varieties to delight the palate. With limited availability, early reservations are highly recommended for this one-of-a-kind Friendsgiving celebration. Those interested in booking can reach out to Dock Street at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dock Street South | 2118 Washington Avenue | 215.284.0345
Dock Street Fishtown | 1229 N Front St | 215.284.0345
Red Owl Tavern, the contemporary kitchen and bar located across from Independence Hall in Old City, has meticulously curated a hearty Thanksgiving feast, served in-house, buffet-style, that combines traditional favorites with innovative twists with menu highlights including protein options of Organic Turkey, Smoked Wagyu Brisket, Brown Sugar & Mustard Glazed Ham, and Roasted Faroe Island Salmon; vegetables offerings of Brussel Sprouts,Heirloom Carrots, Green Bean Casserole, and Roasted Cauliflower; starch offerings of Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potato Mash, Mac N’ Cheese, and Brioche Stuffing; and desserts of Apple Cobbler, Sweet Potato Pie, Pumpkin Bread Pudding, Chocolate Cake, and Lemon Tart.
The Thanksgiving Grand Buffet is priced at $75 per adult and $25 per child (ages 12 and under) and has two seating times at 3 pm and 6 pm on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23. Reservations are encouraged, and can be made by clicking HERE.
Hours of operation: Monday through Tuesday 8am – 9pm, Wednesday 8am – 3pm, Thursday and Friday 8am – 10pm, Saturday 9am – 10pm, Sunday 9am – 3pm
For those traveling to South Jersey or down the Shore this Thanksgiving, Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway, New Jersey, just 50 minutes from Center City and less than 20 minutes from Atlantic City, will be hosting a holiday buffet perfect for the whole family. For $64.95/adult and $24.95/child, guests will enjoy:
- Two carving stations
- Handcrafted Soups
- Salad display
- Variety of seasonal savory entrees
- Children’s station with housemade chicken fingers and Mac and Cheese
- Chef Selected Desserts
Reservations can be made via OpenTable.
401 South New York Rd, Galloway, NJ | 609.652.1800 | www.seaviewdolcehotel.com/
Square 1682, the modern American restaurant and award-winning bar located on 17th and Sansom Streets, invites guests to indulge in mouthwatering Turkey Day offerings, enjoyed in the cozy atmosphere of the Rittenhouse locale’s dining room.
Guests dining in at Square 1682 on Thanksgiving can select from the sophisticated à la carte menu boasting Cornbread ($7) with honey butter and Autumn Salad ($17) tossed with shaved Brussel sprouts, quinoa, red cabbage, radish, toasted pumpkin seeds, and topped with a citrus vinaigrette, Herb Roasted Turkey ($45) served with brown butter mashed potatoes, sautéed green beans, pickled cranberries, brioche and sausage stuffing, and country gravy, Braised Short Ribs ($45), served with a bourbon glaze, grilled broccolini, cipollini onions, and BBQ Salmon ($45) with red quinoa, baby carrots, and wild mushrooms. À la carte side offerings are priced at $14 each and boast Southern Mac and Cheese, Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Broccolini, and Roasted Baby Carrots.
Reservations for dinner service at Square 1682 on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23 are encouraged, and can be made by clicking HERE.
Hours of operation: Breakfast Monday through Friday 7am – 11am; Brunch Saturday 8am – 3pm and Sunday 8am – 2pm; Lunch Monday through Thursday 11:30am – 2pm and Friday 11:30am – 3pm; Dinner Tuesday through Thursday 5 – 10pm and Friday & Saturday 5 – 11pm; Bar Sunday & Monday 9am – 2pm, Tuesday through Thursday 9am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 9am – 12am
Urban Farmer, the modern American steakhouse housed in the luxurious Logan Hotel, boasts an exquisite three-course sit-down dinner, prepared by Executive Chef Sonny Ingui, for $115 per adult and $50 per child, from 3 pm to 9 pm. Guests will have their choice of starters, such as Short Rib Cavatelli, Chilled Shrimp or Blue Hubbard Squash Bisque; choice of entrée, including standouts like the Pennsylvania Roasted Turkey with cider brined breast, braised legand natural jus sage gravy, Jail Island Salmon or 1855 Farms Prime Rib; and Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Cheesecake or Apple Pie for dessert. Sides, served family-style, include Cornbread Turkey Stuffing, Brussels Sprouts and Housemade Cranberry Sauce. Full menu is linked here.
1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.963.2788 | www.urbanfarmersteakhouse.com