What You Need to Know for Thanksgiving in the District

by Andrew Ramonas November 17, 2015 at 3:55 pm 0

Thanksgiving dinner (Photo via Flickr/icoNYCa)

Although Thanksgiving is only nine days away, it isn’t too late in D.C. to snag a reservation for a turkey dinner or order the bird, pumpkin pie and other fixings for a feast at home.

We’ve gathered the information for several restaurants and stores in our coverage area that are vying for your Thanksgiving business.

Here is what you need to know to prepare for a D.C. Thanksgiving:

For a Thanksgiving Out

10 Thomas at the Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle NW

“Enjoy a bountiful buffet featuring traditional dishes such as herb roasted turkey, honey glazed ham and pumpkin and pecan pies. $45 per person, $22.50 for children 5 – 12,” according to OpenTable.

14K Restaurant & Lounge
1001 14th St. NW

“Thanksgiving Brunch buffet $45 with endless champagne option for $15 extra and a build your own bloody mary bar for $9 each,” according to OpenTable.

Avenue Café & Lounge – Holiday Inn Central
1501 Rhode Island Ave. NW

“Join us for a Spectacular Thanksgiving Buffet from 4 – 9PM. Adults $27.95, kids under 12 $12.95,” according to OpenTable.

Beacon Bar and Grill
1615 Rhode Island Ave. NW

“Enjoy a fabulous 3 course option menu including Traditional Fee Range Turkey/Prime Rib/Salmon with unlimited champagne! all for $33.95 ($15.95 children12). From 12pm-7pm,” according to OpenTable.

Bistro Bistro
1727 Connecticut Ave. NW

“Our Thanksgiving feast is one of our most popular specials of the season! Join us this Thanksgiving and leave the cooking to us! Prix Fixe menu is only $24.95 per person,” according to OpenTable.

Brasserie Beck
1101 K St. NW

“Join us for Thanksgiving meal as we are open from 12 to 7 PM, we will be serving our menu a la carte featuring some Thanksgiving specials,” according to OpenTable.

Buca di Beppo
1825 Connecticut Ave. NW

“Enjoy a Buca-style Thanksgiving featuring our traditional turkey dinner feast and your Italian favorites. Open at 11am Thanksgiving Day, make your reservation today,” according to OpenTable.

Cafe Deluxe
2201 M St. NW

“Join us this Thanksgiving! Try our Thanksgiving special or anything from our a la carte menu. Make your reservation now,” according to OpenTable.

1122 9th St. NW

“Thanksgiving at Corduroy features a three course prix fixe dinner of traditional items and Corduroy favorites. $65 We do not have highchairs,” according to OpenTable.

Dino’s Grotto
1914 9th St. NW

“We will be serving our regular menu fortified with Holiday treats like turkey bolognese, sweet potato pie for dessert & roast turkey with gravy & classic sides! Order la carte,” according to OpenTable.

1310 New Hampshire Ave. NW

“Join us on Thanksgiving from 3pm-8pm for our 4-course $65 pre-fixe menu featuring all of your holiday favorites! Staying home? Take out our pies & sides to go,” according to OpenTable.

McCormick & Schmick’s
1652 K St. NW

“Let us do the cooking! Join us for a traditional Thanksgiving Feast with all the trimmings. Reservations highly recommended,” according to OpenTable.

Morrison-Clark Restaurant
1015 L St. NW

“Join the Morrison Clark Historic Restaurant for a 4 course prix fixe meal 11:30 – 5:00pm. $60 for Adults, $25 for kids,” according to OpenTable.

Morton’s The Steakhouse
1050 Connecticut Ave.

“Start a new Thanksgiving tradition! Make your reservations for Thursday, November 26th and treat your family to a perfect Morton’s dinner,” according to OpenTable.

Nage Restaurant
1600 Rhode Island Ave. NW

“Buffet from 11:30am -6:00pm. Traditional favorites with a southern twist. Enjoy deep fried turkey and all the sides to make the family happy. adults $45 under 12 $20,” according to OpenTable.

Palm Restaurant
1225 19th St. NW

“Join us for our three course Thanksgiving prix fixe menu featuring Slow-Roasted Hand Carved Turkey with all the trimmings, $55 for adults and $24 for children under 12,” according to OpenTable.

Rural Society
1177 15th St. NW

“Open from 11am- 9pm serving our full menu and a special Thanksgivig tasting menu to include Turkey three ways, Pan Relleno a Truffled Chestnut Stuffing and many more delights,” according to OpenTable.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
1801 Connecticut Ave. NW

“Taste the delicious flavors of Thanksgiving without all the cooking. Join us November 26th for a traditional three-course turkey dinner featuring all of your holiday favorites,” according to OpenTable.

Sette Osteria
1666 Connecticut Ave. NW and 1634 14th St. NW

“We will be serving our regular lunch/dinner menu along with a festive 3 course pre-set menu $29.95 pp (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity) OPEN 11:30AM-10PM,” according to OpenTable.

Smoke + Barrel
2471 18th St. NW

Smoke + Barrel is having a “Tom Hanxgiving Day” on Thanksgiving. “For $20 per person, tax and gratuity not included, the all you can eat buffet includes four turkey selections: an herbed, red-hot or honey bacon bird and a bacon-wrapped turkey breast. Side dishes paying homage to Hanks films include That Stuffing You Do (oyster or apple-cranberry stuffing); Joe Vs The Potatoes (roasted garlic & cream cheese mashed potatoes);  Turnips & Hooch (whiskey, miso and maple turnips); The Green Mile Beans (green beans with chipotle pesto); You’ve Got Kale (creamed kale, bacon & parmesan) and Catch Me If You Yam (sweet potatoes, pecans, brown sugar glaze.) Traditional  apple, pumpkin and pecan pies round out the menu,” according to Smoke + Barrel.

Tabard Inn
1739 N St. NW

“Join us for Thanksgiving this year for a lovely three-course dinner featuring traditional seasonal specialties as well as Tabard fan-favorites and some holiday treats,” according to OpenTable.

The Tavern at the Henley Park
926 Massachusetts Ave. NW

“Celebrate the season with a delicious Thanksgiving Brunch with the loved ones at The Taven at Henley Park Hotel,” according to OpenTable.

Teddy & The Bully Bar
1200 19th St. NW

“Come & enjoy our Fall harvest dining experience featuring hand carved all natural turkey, beef, fish & plenty of your favorite sides, desserts. $58 adults & $21 kids,” according to OpenTable.

Trio Restaurant
1537 17th St. NW

“Join us for our Thanksgiving 3-Course Special! Bring your family and friends and enjoy a relaxing evening where you can be thankful for good food and good company,” according to OpenTable.

For a Thanksgiving In

Glen’s Garden Market
2001 S St. NW

“We’re pleased to bring you turkeys raised in Lancaster County, PA by a few different local farmers. These white, broad-breasted birds are fully pasture-raised and given certified organic feed; they​ forage, flock, and dust as they see fit, producing a happier, healthier bird! The birds are priced at $4.99/lb,” according to Glen’s. The grocery store also has its full Thanksgiving menu here.

Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Ave. NW

“Spend more time with your family and friends this Thanksgiving and let us cover the cooking. Order a finely crafted holiday feast from Marriott Marquis and take it to-go! And for every dinner purchased, we’ll donate a turkey to DC Central Kitchen,” according to Marriott Marquis.

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace
1612 14th St. NW

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace’s Pastry Chef Brittney Gress offers a homemade touch to Thanksgiving, presenting an array of handcrafted pies ranging from classic Pumpkin Pie to the restaurant’s signature Brazos River Bottom Pecan Pie with bourbon and rum infused custard & Brazos River Bottom native pecans.  Also available – Addie’s beloved rolls, by the dozen,” according to Pearl Dive.

Pleasant Pops
1781 Florida Ave. NW

“All pies are $19. Our delicious pie flavors this year are: Salted Caramel Apple, Bourbon Pecan, Apple, Pumpkin and Pecan,” according to Pleasant Pops.

Room 11
3234 11th St. NW

“In addition to Paisley Fig’s standard Pumpkin Pie, Blueberry Pie, Apple Pie and Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie, a new Mexican Chocolate Pie has been added to the menu as well. Pies range from $27 to $30, and full descriptions can be found on the attached menu/order form. Additionally, guests can also order Paisley Fig’s Housemade Buttermilk Biscuits, with honey butter and jam (half a dozen for $15, or one dozen for $27), as well as extras such as Chocolate Sauce, Caramel Sauce, Maple Whipped Cream and Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream ($7 each),” according to Room 11.

Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
1370 Park Road NW

“We’ve got everything you need for a complete & scrumptious meal, a quick bite, hearty sides, and decadent desserts–all-vegan and wheat-free options, too. Order online or in-person for deliciousness like hazelnut cutlets, cornbread stuffing, organic red-skinned potatoes whipped with roasted garlic, mushroom & rosemary gravy, maple pecan pie, and more,” according to Sticky Fingers.

The Potter’s House
1658 Columbia Road NW

“Handcrafted Pies from Katharine Lee & The Potter’s House,” including sweet potato, pumpkin, chocolate pecan and apples pies between $20 and $25, according to The Potter’s House.

Whole Foods
1440 P St. NW

“Reserve your turkey plus order meals, entrees and party must-haves online, and then pick them up at the store,” according to Whole Foods.

Photo via Flickr/icoNYCa


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