• Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Hoboken, Jersey City, + Weehawken

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    It’s the holiday season in Hudson County and what better way to celebrate than by bringing the whole family to a local restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner. You can enjoy all of the delicious food without the hassle of cooking + cleaning up, and it’s close to home. Reserve a table for your loved ones or even a private room at some of these local spots. Read on to find out which Hudson County restaurants you can eat at on Thanksgiving Day 2019:

    Hoboken

    Amanda’s {908 Washington Street}

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     An uptown Hoboken favorite, Amanda’s is serving Thanksgiving dinner to residents again this year. Guests will enjoy a three-course menu, with appetizers like carrot + pumpkin soup or seared Nantucket scallops. The main course includes options like oven-roasted turkey, Moroccan-spiced cauliflower, sea bass, or petite filet. Dessert is pumpkin cheesecake, flour-less chocolate cake, cappuccino panna cotta, or poached Washington pear.

    Their prix fixe menu for $55 per person starts at 1:00PM and runs until 9:00PM and reservations are required. Visit their website, OpenTable, or call 201-798-0101 to reserve a table.

    Hours: Thursday, November 28th from 1:00PM-9:00PM

    The Brass Rail {135 Washington Street}

    For just $39 per person, The Brass Rail in Hoboken is offering a three-course meal on Thanksgiving Day at 1:00PM that includes fresh focaccia bread for the table, and your choice of soda, coffee, or tea. The restaurant also provides catering for the holiday.

    As a Hoboken landmark restaurant, it’s only fitting that residents are welcomed for the holiday. The Turkey Day menu includes first course dishes like parmesan risotto, pumpkin + baby kale salad, or roasted pumpkin with burrata. The second course is a roasted turkey dinner, salmon, filet mignon, short ribs, or roasted scallops. Top off the meal with desserts like squash cheesecake, Nutella crème brulee, or rum raisin bread pudding. Additional menu options listed here

    Visit their website, OpenTable, or call 201-659-7074 to reserve a table.

    Hours: Thursday, November 28th  from 1:00PM-12:00AM

    Del Frisco’s Grille {221 River Street} 

    On the corner of 2nd and Sinatra, Del Frisco’s Grille is a modern restaurant with American fare and locations across the country. They are most famous for their steak dishes and creative lunch specials.

    The spot has been open for Thanksgiving the past few years, serving entrees like herb + citrus butter-roasted turkey and honey Dijon pork tenderloin. Of course, no Turkey Day meal is complete without mashed potatoes + gravy, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. The menu isn’t a fixed price, so enjoy as much or as little as you’d like.

    Del Frisco’s has all the Thanksgiving Day favorites {and even gluten-free and vegetarian options, too} so make a reservation now. Reserve a table or even a private dining room for your whole family.

    Hours: Thursday, November 28th from 10:00AM-8:00PM

    Halifax {225 River Street}

    Well-known for its boozy brunch and elegant dinners, Halifax will be open on Thanksgiving Day offering a $55 per person menu and $20 house red or white wine bottles.

    Each guest will receive an appetizer with choices of beet salad, celery root apple soup, pear tart, or turkey confit fritters. Entrée choices include stuffed turkey breast, squash ravioli, boneless pork chop, or blue cod. In addition, sides and desserts are served family-style at the table. Sides are pumpkin mascarpone orzo, brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, or garlic creamed kale. Dessert is a mini-tasting of butternut squash cake, apple pie, butter pecan tart, chocolate pot de crème, and vanilla ice cream.

    Visit their website, OpenTable, or call 201-253-2500 to reserve a table.

    Mario’s {742 Garden Street}

    Mario’s is a  local Hoboken-based spot serving the entire community this Thanksgiving. As the spot does every year, join Mario’s as the restaurant hosts and everyone on Turkey Day for a special meal. No reservations needed, just show up and enjoy.

    See More: Thanksgiving Catering in Hoboken + Jersey City

    Jersey City

    Fire & Oak {479 Washington Boulevard}

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    The Westin Newport in Jersey City is home to American grill Fire & Oak. Opened in 2009, the restaurant has been serving a turkey dinner with all the fixin’s on Thanksgiving Day for several years now. Enjoy traditional holiday eats for $25 per person as well as their regular menu on Thanksgiving Day.

    Reserve a private room for your family and friends on Yelp or call 201-610-9610 for more details.

    Hours: Thursday, November 28th from 11:00AM-11:00PM

    Satis Bistro {212 Washington Street}

    In downtown Jersey City, Satis Bistro will offer a three-course Thanksgiving dinner h for $40 per person. Satis Bistro’s regular menu will also be available.

    The first course is a baby watercress salad with radish, camembert cheese, and cider vinaigrette. For the second course, enjoy roasted turkey, white sweet potato puree, and herb stuffing. Top it all off with a butternut squash brownie and whipped mascarpone for dessert.

    Visit their website, email events@satisbistro.com, or call 201-435-5151 to reserve a table.

    Hours: Thursday, November 28th  from 3:00PM-9:00PM

    South House {149 Newark Avenue}

    For Thanksgiving with a southern twist, try South House in downtown Jersey City at 4:00PM, 6:00PM, or 8:00PM seatings. It’s $35 per person for a three-course turkey dinner complete with a glass of wine or beer.

    Each guest receives a butternut squash soup and South House salad with sweet potatoes, pecans, and a balsamic orange Dijon dressing. The second course consists of turkey {duh!} with six family-style sides including mac ‘n’ cheese, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, and more. Dessert is a difficult choice between pumpkin pie, pecan pie, or chocolate bread pudding. 

    Visit their website or call 201-209-1316 to reserve a table.

    Hours: Thursday, November 28th with seatings at 4:00PM, 6:00PM, or 8:00PM slots

    Read More: A Guide to Friendsgiving in Hoboken + Jersey City

    Weehawken

    Chart House {1700 Harborside Boulevard}

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    Chart House, located on the Lincoln Harbor pier in Weehawken, is a fine-dining restaurant known for its seafood dishes. On Thursday the 28th, reserve a table with your loved ones for Thanksgiving Dinner.

    The restaurant offers not only a home-cooked meal but a stunning view of the Manhattan skyline for the holiday. Enjoy roasted turkey with all the necessary trimmings to satisfy everyone’s appetite.

    Visit OpenTable or call 201-348-6628 to reserve a table.

    Hours: Thursday, November 28th  from 5:00PM-10:00PM

    Molo’s Restaurant {1 Pershing Road}

    An upscale riverfront Mediterranean restaurant in uptown Weehawken, Molo’s will serve a traditional turkey dinner for $55 per person complete with NYC skyline views. Regular menu items will also be available a la carte. 

    The four-course meal starts with a Cream of Amish turkey soup, and then a romaine, radicchio, and arugula salad with a blue cheese + champagne vinaigrette. The main course is oven-roasted turkey, stuffing, Brussel sprouts, and sweet potato mash. Dessert is a choice of pumpkin pie, coconut custard pie, or Milopita apple tart. Enjoy a wine pairing with each course for an extra $25. 

    Visit their website or call 201-223-1200 to reserve a table.

    Hours: Thursday, November 28th from 12:00PM-10:00PM

    Are you planning to spend Thanksgiving at one of these tasty restaurants? Tell us in the comments! 

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    Originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, Megan is a Jersey Girl at heart with a passion for writing and content creation. She is an alumna of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and currently works in media relations for a Fortune 500 company. In her free time, you can find her at Crunch Fitness or exploring new brunch spots, dive bars, and local boutiques with her friends. Megan covers human-interest stories and lifestyle news geared toward young professionals and the every day Hoboken Girl.