It’s time to start planning for Thanksgiving! Below are 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 on Thanksgiving Day
L’Escale Restaurant and Bar at 500 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, CT at (203) 661-4600
L’Escale is open on Thanksgiving day. Celebrate Thanksgiving at L’Escale with their $95 per person Thanksgiving prix fixe menu. There is a nice mix of options in the Thanksgiving menu ranging from turkey to salmon as well as seafood appetizers (Thanksgiving plateau- raw oysters, shrimp cocktails, little neck clams). There are also several sides to choose from.
Tony’s at the JHouse at 1114 East Putnam Avenue, Riverside, CT (203) 698-6999
Tony’s at the JHouse is open on Thanksgiving day from 11am to 8pm. There is a Thanksgiving prix fixe menu for adults and kids at the JHouse. The adult prix fixe is $85 and the kids prix fixe is $30 (age 12 years old and under). There is something for everyone on the 3 course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu- from turkey to seabass to ravioli. The kids Thanksgiving menu has a good selection of popular kids food like pizza and chicken fingers as well as a turkey dinner option. Make your reservations early for Thanksgiving at Tony’s at the JHouse. A la carte menu is not available during Thanksgiving.
Westport Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dine In or Take Out
Match Burger Lobster at 580 Riverside Ave., Westport, CT at 203-557-8800
Match is offering Thanksgiving dishes for take out. Get your certified humane, antibiotic free turkey from Match, select from 14 to 22 lb. birds at $6.99/lb. You pickup your Turkey a few days before Thanksgiving. You can also order Thanksgiving side dishes at Match 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, Classic Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, pies and cake. You can order your Thanksgiving sides in advance for pickup at Match Burger Lobster in Westport.
The Cottage at 256 Post Road East, Westport, CT at (203) 557-3701
The Cottage will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 1:00-7:00pm offering a 4-course, prix-fixe menu. The Cottage prix fixe menu is $95 for adults and $45 for children under 12 years old. Start your Thanksgiving meal with sashimi, Jonah Crab toast, Fall Salad or Chestnut soup, then enjoy a second course of Kabocha Squash Agnolotti, then select from one of the entree options of King salmon, Wild Mushroom Porridge, Braised Short Ribs or Roasted Turkey, end your Thanksgiving meal with pie, carrot cake or a cheese platter. The Cottage Thanskgiving day reservations must be made via phone – 203.557.3701. A $50 deposit will be charged at the time of reservation and is fully refundable if cancelled outside of 48 hours. If cancelled within 48 hours, a gift card for the $50 will be issued.
Stamford Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day
Prime at 78 Southfield Ave., Stamford, CT- 203-817-0700
Prime is open on Thanksgiving day. They will be offering both their Thanksgiving menu and regular a la carte menu on Thanksgiving. You can order their Thanksgiving Plate for $45 which comes with turkey, cornbread apple and walnut stuffing, gravy and cranberry relish. Add Thanksgiving sides, soup and desserts to your Thanksgiving Plate. Make your reservation now!
Madonia Restaurant and Bar at 1297 Long Ridge Road, Stamford, CT at (203) 322-8870
Madonia Restaurant and Bar is open on Thanksgiving day. Enjoy a 3 course Thanksgiving prix-fixe meal at Madonia for $54 per person. Start your Thanksgiving meal with oysters, fried calamari or butternut squash soup, choose from 8 different entrees like roasted turkey, swordfish with lemon caper sauce, veal parmigiana or New York Strip Steak and then end your meal with pumpkin cheesecake or warm chocolate lava cake or raspberry sorbet.
New Canaan Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day
Elm at 73 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT (203) 920-4994
Elm in New Canaan is open on Thanksgiving Day. Celebrate Thanksgiving with the family at Elm this Thanksgiving day. The Thanksgiving Prix Fixe at Elm is $145 per person for adults and $65 per person for kids. Start your 3 course Thanksgiving meal with a kale salad or pumpkin and apple or spicy tuna tartare or oysters, then pick from 5 main course such as turkey, fillet mignon, maine lobster, whole branzino or ribs, complete your meal with pies or gelato. Thanksgiving sides are served family style. There is a special children’s Thanksgiving 3 course menu featuring turkey, mac and cheese or meatballs.
Norwalk Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day
Tavern at Gray Barns– 194 Perry Avenue, Norwalk, CT- 203-580-1900
Tavern at Gray Barns is open on Thanksgiving day. You can celebrate Thanksgiving at the restaurant with their 3 Course Thanksgiving Prix Fixe menu for $125 per person or $65 for their child two course meal. Enjoy a 3 course Prix Fixe Thanksgiving menu- choose from entrees such as red wine braised short ribs, turkey breast or roasted branzino. You’ll have hard time picking your dessert- orange marmalade layered carrot cake, pumpkin cheesecake or apple pie!
Match Restaurant at 98 Washington St, Norwalk, CT at 203-852-1088
Match is offering Thanksgiving dishes for take out. Get your certified humane, antibiotic free turkey from Match, select from 14 to 22 lb. birds at $6.99/lb. You pickup your Turkey a few days before Thanksgiving. You can also order Thanksgiving side dishes at Match 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, Classic Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, pies and cake. You can order your Thanksgiving sides in advance for pickup at Match Norwalk. Turkey order is for pickup at Match Burger Lobster in Westport.
Darien Restaurant Thanksgiving Take Out
Water’s Edge at Giovanni’s at 2748 Post Road, Darien, CT at (203) 325-9979
You can order Thanksgiving take out at Water’s Edge at Giovanni’s in Darien. Select from 2 Thanksgiving menus- a $185 Thanksgiving Package for 6 people or less and a $275 Thanksgiving Package for 8-10 people. The Thanksgiving Package comes complete with turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes, yams, green beans, cranberry sauce, pies and rolls. You can also order add-ons like shrimp tray, antipasto tray, their famous garlic bread or gorgonzola salad. Order by Friday, November 19 for pickup on Wednesday, November 24.
Ridgefield Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving
Bernard’s at 20 West Lane, Ridgefield, CT at (203) 438-8282
Bernard’s is open on Thanksgiving day for dine in and takeout. The dining room is at 50% capacity during Thanksgiving day. Bernard’s Thanksgiving prix fixe menu is a 3 course meal at $120 per person for adults and $60 per person for kids. Start off with lobster fricasee or butternut squash soup then choose from 4 main courses – traditional roasted turkey, roasted pork chop, pumpkin seed crusted icelandic cod fillet and beef wellington, then end your meal with a Thanksgiving dessert platter. If you prefer to celebrate Thanksgiving at home, order from Bernard’s Thanksgiving take out menu. There is a wide selection of main courses from whole turkey to salmon fillet to berkshire porkchop to beef wellington. Complete your Thanksgiving meal with traditional Thanksgiving side dishes and desserts from Bernard’s Thanksgiving take out menu.
Hoo Doo Brown BBQ at 967 Ethan Allen Hwy, Ridgefield, CT at (203) 438-6033
Hoo Doo Brown BBQ is offering Thanksgiving turkey and sides for pickup. You can order whole smoked turkey (18-20 lbs) for $150, whole brisket for $125, half tray mac and cheese, half tray collard green, cornbread, gravy, potatoes and brussel sprouts. Their turkeys are whole, slow smoked and includes a quart of Turkey gravy. The half tray Thanksgiving side dishes at Hoo Doo Brown BBQ are enough for 10 people. Their whole smoke turkey sell out quickly, you should order in advance.
New Haven Restaurant Open on Thanksgiving
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 takeout packages. Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 11am – 8pm. Specials available for in-house dining include Hot Apple Spiced Cider ($6), Roasted Butternut Bisque ($12), Cider-Brined Turkey ($34), Spaghetti Squash ($29), Rack of Lamb ($40), Pumpkin Cheesecake ($12) and Butterscotch Apple Crisp ($12). The Thanksgiving carryout package for four is available for $180 (add wine – $225; add beverages and wine – $260), including Roasted Butternut Bisque, choice of either Cider Brined Turkey or Roasted Spaghetti Squash, side dishes and Pumpkin Cheesecake. The wine add-on includes one bottle of Susana Balbo “Crios” and Les Darons Grenache/Carignan/Syrah. The beverage add-on includes Hot Apple Spiced Cider (this can also be added a la carte for $39). Take-out orders must be placed and paid for by Monday, November 22. Orders may be placed via phone – 203.787.3466. Thanksgiving day reservations may be made online or by calling 203.787.3466.
Happy Thanksgiving Connecticut!
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