Looking to get out of the kitchen this Thanksgiving? Let these Boston area restaurants do all the cooking while you kick back and relax. Whether it’s heirloom apple pancakes for brunch, traditional turkey for dinner, or pecan pie with cinnamon ice cream for dessert, these local chefs have your Turkey Day spread covered.
Please call all restaurants ahead of time to confirm pricing and availability.
Located in Boston’s Seaport District, 75 on Liberty Wharf is celebrating Thanksgiving with a special three-course prix fixe meal. Choose from a spread of starters, entrees, and desserts, with options such as oven-roasted turkey, harvest pumpkin bisque, and rum raisin pudding.
11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. $55 per adult. 220 Northern Ave., Boston, 617-227-0754, 75onlibertywharf.com.
Cambridge’s ArtBar, located in the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, will serve up a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with roasted organic Misty Knoll turkey, brioche stuffing, butter whipped Yukon mashed potatoes, and a selection of holiday pies and treats.
11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., $55 for adults, $20 children, under 3 eat for free. ArtBar, 40 Edwin Land Blvd., Cambridge, inside Royal Sonesta Hotel. 617-806-4200, fireplacerest.com
Dinner at Asana in the Mandarin Hotel this year includes a menu of a la carte appetizers like mushroom soup and crab salad, a live carving station with slow cooked prime rib and roasted turkey, and a chef’s table of desserts like spiced rice pudding, maple crème brûlée, and sweet potato cream éclair.
Noon – 7 p.m., $89 per person, $38 per child. 776 Boylston St., Boston, inside the Mandarin Oriental Boston. 617-535-8888, mandarinoriental.com/boston/fine-dining/asana
Leave the Thanksgiving cooking up to chef Robert Tobin at Aura restaurant at the Seaport Hotel. Brunch will include Thanksgiving favorites, traditional brunch fare, and other autumn classics including pumpkin chestnut soup, corn bread pudding, and whipped sweet potatoes.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. $71 for adults, $25 for children (ages 7-14), children 6 and under free. One Seaport Lane, Boston, 617-385-4300, aurarestaurant.com.
Beacon Hill Bistro
The restaurant in the Beacon Hill Hotel is offering to do the work for you this Thanksgiving with a multi-course holiday feast and optional wine pairing. Menu items include duck liver mousse, braised local lamb, and spice roasted delicata squash.
1 p.m. – 10 p.m., $61 per person, optional wine pairing $29 per person, reservations necessary. 25 Charles St., Boston. 617-723-7575, beaconhillhotel.com
Maxim Lubarsky, Jamie Stewardson, and Tammy Scheffer will perform live jazz sets as guests enjoy items like parsnip soup with spicy pumpkin seed pesto, wild mushroom and truffle stuffing, or grass-fed rack of lamb.
Thanksgiving day menu: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., leftover menu: 10 p.m. – midnight. 541 Tremont St., Boston, 617-423-0069, beehiveboston.com.
Bistro du Midi
Executive chef and partner Robert Sisca is offering Bistro du Midi’s regular lineup of award-winning Provençal dishes, as well as three Thanksgiving specials: lentil soup with applewood-smoked bacon and thyme creme fraiche, slowly cooked turkey ballotine, and a pumpkin cornmeal tart with goat cheese ice cream.
Thanksgiving reservations available 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.. 272 Boylston St., at The Heritage on The Garden. 617-426-7878, bistrodumidi.com
This will be the steakhouse’s first Thanksgiving celebration — and with items on its three-course menu featuring filet mignon with root vegetable hash, roasted Misty Knolls turkey with spiced cranberry and fig chutney, and spiced pumpkin cream pudding, it looks like it will be a good one.
Noon – 8 p.m. $69 per person. 1375 Washington St., Boston. 617-227-5011, bostonchops.com/
BOKX 109 American Prime, located in Hotel Indigo, will be offering a customizable five-course prix-fixe menu from chef Stephen Coe. Entree options include pesto-glazed salmon and roasted, stuffed, confit leg of turkey. Make sure to save room for white chocolate & pumpkin cheesecake with maple cream.
11 p.m. – 3 p.m. $55 per adult, $15 per child under 12. 399 Grove St,. Newton, 617-454-3399, newtonbokx.com.
Chef Bill Brodsky has created a special four-course prix fixe menu including butternut squash ravioli with duck confit, slow-roasted brined turkey breast, and pumpkin cheesecake.
Noon – 9 p.m., $62 per person, $20 per child. 255 State St., Boston. 617-725-0305, www.citylanding.com
At Davio’s Thanksgiving Dinner, the turkey is of the oven-roasted, Vermont free-range organic variety. Holiday favorites abound, like sauteed green beans, challah bread herb stuffing, and homemade apple pie. There’s also a turkey leftovers sandwich available to-go.
Noon – 8 p.m., $47 for meal, $10 for desserts, $15 for children under 12, and $13 for ‘Tomorrow’s Turkey Sandwich.’ 75 Arlington St., Boston. 617-357-4810, www.davios.com/bos
Chef Christopher Coombs and his team are ready to do all the cooking on Thanksgiving. They have crafted a three-course prix fixe menu with dishes including traditional butter roasted Misty Knolls Farms turkey, braised bone-in Beef “short’’ rib, and more. Choose between chocolate ganache or pumpkin spice cheesecake for dessert.
Noon – 8 p.m. $75 per person. 371 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, 617-517-5915, deuxave.com.
The Fireplace Restaurant
What better way to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal than next to a roaring open fire? Reservations are highly recommended for The Fireplace Restaurant’s Turkey Day meal, which includes a raw seafood bar, cider-glazed turkey, and three different kinds of stuffing. And if you place orders by Sunday, Nov. 24, you can even pick up your Turkey Day spread ahead of time by ordering from their Thanksgiving to-go menu. Both offer gluten-free meals.
11 a.m. – 9 p.m. 1634 Beacon St., Brookline. 617-975-1900, ireplacerest.com
Harvest in Harvard Square will offer a three-course prix fixe with an additional wine pairing. There will be sage and sweet potato gnocchi, Broken Arrow Ranch axis venison, roasted chestnut and marscapone ravioli, and more.
$68 per person, $15 for half-glass wine pairing, $25 for full glass pairing. 44 Brattle St. 617-868-2255, harvestcambridge.com
Legal Harborside’s three-course feast includes seafood items like seared scallops and Loch Duart salmon, as well as traditional fall items like butternut squash bisque and, of course, turkey from Misty Knoll Farms. The menu will be presented on the restaurant’s second level, which has grand views of Boston Harbor.
Noon – 8 p.m., $60 per person. 270 Northern Ave., Boston. 617-477-2900, legalseafoods.com
Join L’Espalier for a Thanksgiving feast featuring sophisticated and modern New England cuisine. Owner/chef Frank McClelland offers a prix fixe menu and a degustation menu with turkey from his own Essex farm, Apple Street Farm.
11:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. for lunch, 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., for dinner. 774 Boylston St., Boston 617-262-3023, lespalier.com.
Executive Chef Alastair Mclean’s Thanksgiving brunch buffet will be offered, including three raditional carvings: apricot & clove-glazed ham, pepper berry-rubbed brisket, and maple brined turkey. Kentucky bourbon pecan pie, Dutch apple pie, and pumpkin cheesecake are just some of the offered desserts.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., $39 per person, $20 per child aged 4-15, free for 3 and under. 1360 Worcester St., Natick, inside The VERVE – Crowne Plaza Hotel. 508-416-1352, thepantrynatick.com
Chef Dante de Magistris and his team are putting an Italian spin on Thanksgiving dinner this year, with items like wild mushoom tart with goat cheese, frisee, mizuna and aged balsamic, roasted duck with sour cherries, and sirloin steak with gorgonzola dolce stuffed pear.
5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., $69 per person. 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, inside the Hotel Sonesta. 617-497-4200, restaurantdante.com
Russell House Tavern
The three-course prix fixe dinner at Russell House from executive chef Tom Borgia has an optional beer and/or wine pairing from bar manager Sam Gabrielli. The meal includes options like heirloom carrot risotto, cider-braised short rib, and pecan pie with cinnamon ice cream.
11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., $45 per person, +$18 for optional wine/beer pairings. 14 JFK St., Cambridge. 617-500-3055, russellhousecambridge.com
Strega Executive Chef Farouk Bazoune is offering several a la carte specials for Thanksgiving, including endive and pear salad, braised short rib, veal porterhouse, and turkey two ways.
Noon – 9 p.m., a la carte pricing. 100 Sylvan Rd., Woburn. 781-933-3333, stregaprime.com
Turner Fisheries is celebrating Thanksgiving with a buffet that includes cold and hot food selections, chef-attended carving stations, and dessert. Buffet options include roasted turkey with with sausage cornbread stuffing, slow roasted prime rib of beef with natural jus, an assortment of sea food, and more. Indulge on miniature pastries, tortes, cheesecakes, and pies for dessert.
11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. $69 per person, $20 per person for children ages 5-12 and children under 4 eat free. 10 Huntington Ave., Boston, 617-424-7425, turnersboston.com.
The Westin Waltham Boston
The Waltham hotel will have a la carte items and a three-course dinner. Dishes include butternut squash soup, cider-poached arctic char, and roasted pumpkin risotto.
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. for lunch, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. for dinner. $55 per person for dinner. 70 Third Avenue, Waltham. 781-290-5600, westin.com/waltham.