Thanksgiving 2020 will be different in Fairfield County. With Covid-19 cases rapidly rising in Connecticut and many Fairfield County towns in the red zone, the CDC has advised everyone to keep Thanksgiving gathering to just people living in the same household. The safest is to celebrate your Thanksgiving at home and not at a restaurant. However, if you want to dine out this Thanksgiving, below are some Fairfield County restaurants that are open this Thanksgiving as well as Fairfield County restaurants that offer Thanksgiving take out or delivery. We took highly recommended restaurants from local chefs and suburbanites to come up with our list of restaurants. Most of these restaurants require advanced reservations and are taking Thanksgiving pre-orders, so start planning now.
Greenwich Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dine In or Take Out
L’Escale Restaurant and Bar at 500 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, CT at (203) 661-4600
L’Escale is open for Thanksgiving dine-in and take out. They have an extensive Thanksgiving menu which ranges from turkey to salmon to lamb. There are also several sides to choose from. If you prefer to celebrate Thanksgiving at home, you can order Thanksgiving To-Go. Thanksgiving take out orders must be placed by November 22, 2020.
Mediterraneo at 366 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT at (203) 629-4747
Mediterraneo is offering Thanksgiving packages for pickup. They offer two types of Thanksgiving packages- Prepare Your Own ($450) or Ready to Serve ($550). Both packages are for 6-8 people which includes organic whole turkey, sides and desserts. Their Prepare Your Own Thanksgiving Package is ready for pickup the day before Thanksgiving while the their Ready to Serve Thanksgiving Package is ready for pickup on Thanksgiving day. You should order ahead since there are limited quantities. Mediterraneo’s Thanksgiving packages are similar to the other ZHospitality Group restaurants.
Terra Ristorante Italiano at 156 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT (203) 629-5222
Terra is offering Thanksgiving packages for pickup. They offer two types of Thanksgiving packages- Prepare Your Own ($450) or Ready to Serve ($550). Both packages are for 6-8 people which includes organic whole turkey, sides and desserts. Their Prepare Your Own Thanksgiving Package is ready for pickup the day before Thanksgiving while the their Ready to Serve Thanksgiving Package is ready for pickup on Thanksgiving day. You should order ahead since there are limited quantities. Terra’s Thanksgiving packages are similar to the other ZHospitality Group restaurants.
Tony’s at the JHouse at 1114 East Putnam Avenue, Riverside, CT (203) 698-6999
Tony’s at the JHouse is open for Thanksgiving dine-in and take out. You should make reservations now to dine in on Thanksgiving day. If you prefer to celebrate Thanksgiving at home, you can order their Thanksgiving Take Out Menu for Four which is a complete Thanksgiving dinner for $195 includes appetizers, entree, salad, sides and dessert.
New Canaan and Westport Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dine In or Take Out
Sole Restaurant at 105 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT (203) 972-8887
Sole is offering Thanksgiving packages for pickup. They offer two types of Thanksgiving packages- Prepare Your Own ($450) or Ready to Serve ($550). Both packages are for 6-8 people which includes organic whole turkey, sides and desserts. Their Prepare Your Own Thanksgiving Package is ready for pickup the day before Thanksgiving while the their Ready to Serve Thanksgiving Package is ready for pickup on Thanksgiving day. You should order ahead since there are limited quantities. Sole’s Thanksgiving packages are similar to the other ZHospitality Group restaurants.
The Cottage at 256 Post Road East, Westport, CT at (203) 557-3701
The Cottage is open for Thanksgiving. If you are looking to celebrate Thanksgiving with non-traditional Thanksgiving dishes then The Cottage is the perfect place. Along with the traditional Thanksgiving turkey there are unconventional dishes such as beef cheeks. Your starters are not your typical Thanksgiving dishes ranging from Scallop Crudo to Jonah Crab toasts. Their desserts selection includes pies and cakes. Their Thanksgiving menu is $95 per person and $45 for children under 12 years old. Call the restaurant to make your reservation now, they don’t accept Thanksgiving day reservations via Open Table.
Norwalk and Stamford Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dine In or Take Out
Prime at 78 Southfield Ave., Stamford, CT- 203-817-0700
Prime is open for Thanksgiving. They will be offering both their Thanksgiving menu and regular a la carte menu on Thanksgiving. You can order their Thanksgiving Plate for $38 which comes with turkey, mushroom brioche stuffing, gravy and cranberry relish. Add Thanksgiving sides, soup and desserts to your Thanksgiving Plate. Make your reservation now!
Gray Barns– 194 Perry Avenue, Norwalk, CT- 203-580-1900
Gray Barns is open for Thanksgiving dine in and take out. You can celebrate Thanksgiving at the restaurant with their 3 Course Thanksgiving Prix Fixe menu for $110 per person or $55 for their child two course meal. If you prefer to celebrate Thanksgiving at home, then you can order Thanksgiving Sides To Go. Thanksgiving Orders are available for pickup at Norwalk on the day before Thanksgiving. You can’t order Thanksgiving entrees from their To Go menu, you can order traditional Thanksgiving sides like stuffing, mashed potatoes, soups and pies. Order your Thanksgiving To Go now for pickup the day before Thanksgiving at the Mercantile at Gray Barns in Norwalk.
Valencia Luncheria at 164 Main Street, Norwalk, CT- (203) 846-8009
Valencia Luncheria is offering Thanksgiving dishes for take out or delivery. They have a Thanksgiving Package that starts at $150 for 6 people or $300 for 12 people which includes turkey, soup, sides and dessert. Or you can order off their a la carte Thanksgiving menu. Their turkey comes dressed and ready to cook starting at $75. They have soups by the quart for $14 and salads and sides for $50 (12 people portion) and $25 (6 people portion). We love that there is a mix of traditional Thanksgiving side dishes as well as non-traditional Thanksgiving side dishes like Spicy Chorizo Kale or Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing. You can also order Ceviche, Pan De Jamon and Empanadas for take out. Your Thanksgiving order can be picked up on Thanksgiving day at Norwalk or they can deliver for a $35 delivery fee on Thanksgiving day.
Match Restaurant at 98 Washington St, Norwalk, CT at 203-852-1088
Match is offering Thanksgiving side dishes for take out. You can order side dishes for 4 people (quart), 8-10 people (1/2 tray) or 16-20 people (full tray). Available side dishes are Brussels Sprouts with bacon and onion, Scalloped Potatoes, Bourbon Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows, Brioche Stuffing, Parsnip Soup, Classic Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, pies and cake. You can order your Thanksgiving sides in advance for pickup at Match Norwalk.
Other Fairfield County Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Take Out
Little Pub, locations in Greenwich, Stratford, Wilton and Old Saybrook.
Little Pub is offering Thanksgiving take out. You can order their Thanksgiving in a Box which starts at $60 for their Turkey Dinner for 2 people which includes turkey and sides. Their Turkey dinner for 4 people is $115. If you are not a big fan of turkey, you can order their Smoke Ham dinner for 2 people ($60) or 4 people ($115) or Rib Eye Roast for 2 people ($65) or 4 people ($125). Although the dinners come with sides, you can make it a big Thanksgiving feast by ordering extra sides, appetizers and wine. Place your order now so you can reserve your preferred time to pickup your Thanksgiving order.
Hoo Doo Brown BBQ at 967 Ethan Allen Hwy, Ridgefield, CT at (203) 438-6033
Hood Doo Brown BBQ is offering Thanksgiving turkey and sides for pickup. You can order whole smoked turkey (20-22 lbs) for $150 and half trays of classic Thanksgiving sides such as corn bread, mash potatoes and stuffing. Their turkeys are whole, slow smoked and includes a quart of Turkey gravy. Their whole smoke turkey sell out quickly, you should order in advance.
Although not in Fairfield County…here is a New Haven Restaurant Open for Thanksgiving Dine In and Take Out
Shell and Bones at 100 S. Water Street, New Haven, CT- (203)-787-3466
Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill is celebrating Thanksgiving offering both in-house dining and curbside takeout packages. A la carte food and cocktail specials include hot apple cider ($9), cider-brined turkey with dried cherry pistachio brioche stuffing, haricot verts with ginger and cashews, sweet potato gratin, cabernet cranberry fig sauce and cognac gravy ($29), rack of lamb with pomegranate, eggplant confit, roasted garlic, black olive cous cous, ratatouille and almond crisp ($36) and roasted butternut squash with orange essence, brussels sprouts, golden raisins, cauliflower-apple puree and toasted pepitas ($26). For takeout, a Thanksgiving carryout package is available for four ($139) with an optional wine add-on (including two bottles) for $179. The menu includes forest mushroom bisque, the choice of one entrée (cider-brined turkey or roasted butternut squash) and pumpkin cheesecake. Call now to make your reservations or to place your Thanksgiving take out order.
Stay safe Connecticut! Do follow the CDC guidelines and limit your Thanksgiving celebration to people who live in your household. Remember this is our Covid year, better to be safe than sorry. Fortunately for us, there are many Fairfield County restaurants open for Thanksgiving with many offering Thanksgiving take out. In order to keep it safe for everyone, most of these Fairfield County restaurants have limited seating capacity so plan ahead and make your Thanksgiving reservations in advance. If you are picking up your Thanksgiving order, you should also place your order in advance. Happy Thanksgiving Connecticut!
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