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Thanksgiving Dining Guide

hanksgiving–a time to give thanks for the things and people we hold dear.  It is also a time for lots of eating and slaving away in the kitchen.  If you’re not about cooking, and all about eating–have no fear!  The restaurants below are serving up feasts:

Dining In (To Go)

BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant – Pre-order through November 20.  Pick-up is scheduled for November 23. The menu includes certified humane Murray’s turkey, Leidy’s spiral-cut honey ham, butternut squash soup, Brussels sprouts, and pumpkin pie. 4338 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Washington, DC. 202.342.9101.

Hill Country – This Texas-style barbecue market has smoked turkey, Longhorn cheddar mac ‘n cheese, sweet potato bourbon mash, Texas toast stuffing, and homemade pies available for pre-order through November 21, for pick-up Thanksgiving Day from 9 am-noon.  410 7th Street NW,  Washington, DC.  202.556.2044

Planet Wine has Thanksgiving-friendly wines under $30, plus Red Apron charcuterie and Buzz Bakery pies on Wednesday November 23 from 3-7 pm.  2004 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA. 703.549.3444.

Sprinkles – Tired of pumpkin pie?  From November 18-27, pick up an “EAT Box” with unique fall cupcakes like pumpkin, orange cranberry, and red velvet.  3015 M Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.450.1610.

Dining Out

701 Restaurant – Serving a classic Thanksgiving three-course menu from 11 am-9 pm for $48 per person, $24 for children under 12. Menu includes duck confit, foie gras grits, collard greens, cabbage fondue, pumpkin mousse cake. Live jazz on Thanksgiving. Valet available $8. 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC.  202.393.0701.

1789 Restaurant – Serving a prix fixe menu from 12-9 pm for $50 per person.  Menu features pumpkin soup, sea scallops, pear and autumn green salad, and pumpkin pie crème brûlée.  Complimentary valet parking. 1226 36th Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.965.1789.

Art and Soul – Serving a three-course menu from 11 am-9 pm for $55 for adults, $27 for children 6-12. Menu includes turkey, maple-glazed ham, prime rib, scallion mashed potatoes, braised greens, pumpkin pie, and chocolate pecan tart. Each person receives a roast turkey sandwich to go!  415 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC. 202.393.7777.

Bibiana Osteria-Enoteca – Offering a three-course Thanksgiving menu with an Italian twist. Menu features Sicilian almond soup, plancha-seared diver scallops, chocolate crumble and bitter chocolate sorbet, and the warm hazelnut financier. $48 per person from 11 am-8 pm. Valet parking $8. 1100 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC. 202. 216.9550.

BRABO – Offering a three-course Thanksgiving dinner from 2:30-7:00 pm for $65 with Maine lobster risotto, butternut squash soup, turkey, Chesapeake seared rockfish, pumpkin pie, and chocolate mousse.  1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA.  703.894.3440.

J & G Steakhouse – Enjoy a Thanksgiving four-course menu from 12-9 pm for $68 per person. Menu highlights include beet salad with Greek yogurt, roasted turkey, and apple crisp with cinnamon ice cream.  515 15th Street NW, Washington, DC.  202.661.2440.

Jackson 20 – Serving a three-course menu for $50 for adults, $20 for ages 6-15, free for children under 6. Menu includes fall salad, turkey, pan-roasted wreckfish, pecan and pumpkin pies.  480 King Street, Alexandria, VA.  703.842.2790.

Taberna del Alabardero – Serving traditional Thanksgiving dishes with a Spanish flair, the five-course dinner includes oysters, pumpkin and cheese mousse, roasted turkey, and cherry sorbet.  $65 for adults, $30 for kids under 12. 1776 I Street NW, Washington, DC.  202.249.2200.

The Bombay Club – Serving Tandoori turkey for $19.95 per person from 11:30 am-2:30 pm and 5:30-10:30 pm. Valet parking $8. 815 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC.  202. 659.3727.

The Grille at Morrison House – Three-course tasting menu for $60 per person, includes Waldorf salad, apple and parsnip bisque, pan-roasted rockfish, turkey, apple pie tarts, pumpkin bread pudding, and apple pie tarts. Also, serving a Turkey Day menu from 12-5 pm on Thanksgiving, complete with traditional holiday fare. Children’s menu available for $30.  116 S. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA.  703.838. 8000.

The Oval Room – Offering a three-course holiday menu from 12-8 pm for $50 per person. Includes sweet potato agnolotti, foie gras terrine, toasted farro tagliatelle, cinnamon bun swirl with pecan brittle, and sweet potato cheesecake.  Wine pairing available for $25. Valet parking $8.  800 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC.  202. 463.8700.

Rasika – Serving an exotic Thanksgiving menu including turkey kathi roll with fried Brussels sprouts and butternut squash tikki for $16.  Seating times are 11:30 am-2:30 pm and 5:00-10:00 pm. Valet parking $8. 633 D Street NW, Washington, DC. 202.637.1222.

Station 4 – Offering a prix fixe menu for $30 per person from 11 am-10 pm. Menu includes a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, pumpkin bisque, warm sweet potato-crab salad, turkey, and pumpkin cheesecake. Valet parking $10.  1101 4th Street SW, Washington, DC. 202.488.0987.

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