Long Island restaurants open for Thanksgiving

After many of us downsized and even canceled last year’s Thanksgiving festivities, this might be the year we want to go. Outside in order to celebrate. If you’re eager for a change of scenery and would like a restaurant staff member to cook, serve, and clean your holiday meal, make a reservation at one of the following establishments:


Ben Kosher Daily It will serve a $29.99 turkey dinner, and $11.99 for kids, at its Carle Place, Greenvale and Woodbury locations. Deal includes soup, soft drink and dessert. Regular menu will also be available. Seating is at 12 noon, 1:30 p.m., 3:40 p.m. and 6 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended. More information: bensdeli.net

Davenport Press (70 Main St., Mineola) has three fixed courses at $54.95; $29.95 for kids. Among the appetizers are baked oysters, vodka alla rigatoni, and turkey broth. In addition to grilled turkey, appetizers include prime rib, shrimp, grilled salmon, and chicken parmigiana. Desserts include crunchy apple, pecan pie, and chocolate mousse. More information: 516-248-8300, davenportpress.com

original george martin (65 North Park Street, Rockville Center) He’ll take home the Thanksgiving prize, with sessions from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. appetizers include corn soup, clams, chopped salad, shrimp, chili, and pumpkin ravioli. In addition to roast turkey with trimmings, there will be short ribs with scrambled potatoes; mustard and salted salmon; Fish fillet with spinach and baked potatoes. Dessert options range from pumpkin pie to ice cream sundaes. The three-course meal is $59.95, with a “junior” menu for kids 10 and younger for $23. More information: 516-678-7272, georgemartintheoriginal.com

Havana Central (630 Old Country Rd., Garden City) presents a fixed Thanksgiving prize with a Cuban twist. For $49 per person, you’ll get a welcome drink (a classic mojito or cranberry sangria), an appetizer (your choice of empanadas, Caribbean chicken wings or avocado salad), and an appetizer (roasted chicken mango habanero, roast pork or ropa vega) served with Chorizo ​​filling, cranberry sauce, orange and a side dish (Havana street corn, sweet potato fries or rice and beans). Dessert is pumpkin bread pudding with vanilla ice cream. Reservations are recommended. More information: 516-739-7900, havanacentral.com

Limani (1043 Northern Blvd., Roslyn): On other days, the uspacle serves Mediterranean seafood in a luxurious setting. But on Thanksgiving, he serves a traditional holiday dish, consisting of corn or pumpkin soup, glazed pork and turkey with a family-style filling, plus a selection of three sides, and either sweet potato or pumpkin pie. The cost is $85 per person. More information: 516-869-8989, limani.com

Prime 1024 (1024 Northern Blvd., Roslyn) Has a special menu at $95 per person, with service 3pm-8pm. The four-course dinner includes a choice of soup (squash, creamy turkey, pumpkin lobster chowder) Choice of entrees (salad, meatballs, oyster oreganata), family-style entrees (turkey and stuffing, ham, pumpkin and sage ravioli), and a choice of three sides for the table. Desserts for the table (pecan, apple, and pumpkin pie) complete the meal. More information: 516-621-1024, Prime1024.com

Revel Restaurant (835 Franklin Street, Garden City) It will offer a special Thanksgiving à la carte menu with appetizers like roasted pumpkin soup ($11), black truffle burrata ($17) and sweet potato gnocchi ($16); and entrees like grilled turkey ($29), filet mignon ($56) and grilled wild salmon ($39). There will be a pumpkin pie ($11) and a pecan pie for two ($19) for dessert. Reservations are recommended. More information: 516-246-9111, revelrestaurant.com

Trattoria Diane (21 Bryant Ave, Roslyn) It has a three-course Italian Thanksgiving set menu for $75 per person. In addition to butternut squash and maple-topped turkey soup and apple pie, options will include burrata with asparagus and cherry tomatoes; roasted figs with arugula and prosciutto; Tuscan pot roast with Parmesan mashed potatoes; Pumpkin and walnut ravioli with brown butter and sage. Seating is from 1 pm to 7:30 pm Reservation is required. More information: 516-621-2591, trattoriadiane.com

Volpi (7725 Jercho Tpk., Woodbury) in Fox Hollow features a special Thanksgiving dinner menu. Choose a main course from $49 to $64, and you’ll also get butternut squash soup, salad, coffee, and dessert. Appetizers include lobster ravioli, filet mignon, Chilean sea bass and grilled turkey. There will also be a kids’ menu, $34, for kids 10 and younger. More information: 516-802-7501, thefoxhollow.com


Download Cooperage (2218 Sound Ave., Baiting Hollow) Serves an a la carte Thanksgiving Day menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and specials may include roasted pumpkin soup ($9), roast turkey with trimmings ($38 for adult portion, $28 for kids) and turkey pot pie ($29), mashed sweet potatoes ($8), and bacon Brussels sprouts ($8). Reservation required. More information: 631-727-8994, Cooperageinn.com

Dunford (25 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson) Welcomes guests with a Thanksgiving meal for $60.95 per person. The first course will be sweet potato soup with fresh cream, followed by a vegetable salad with butternut squash, goat cheese and sweetened nuts. Entree options include roasted turkey, prime rib, sea bass, and smoked ham. Among the dessert selections are New York cheesecake, Chocolate Bundt cake and apple pie. More information: 631-928-5200, danfords.com

east wind (5720 Rt. 25A, Wading River) will offer a large buffet from noon to 5 p.m. for $59.95 per person; $34.95 for children 3-10 years old. The soup and salad offering will include butternut squash, roasted apple biscuits, grilled root vegetable salad, cheese, grilled vegetables and freshly baked bread. In addition to the roast turkey, there will be Virginia ham, salmon with pomegranate brie blanc, and short ribs braised in cider. An escort station will provide all the fixings: stuffing, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts. Invitation to reserve. More information: 631-929-3500, eastwindlongisland.com

Lulu’s Kitchen & Bar (126 Main Street, Sag Harbor) will have a Thanksgiving special, served from noon to 8 p.m., consisting of roast turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, and gravy, for $48 per person (half price with smaller portions. for children), with a minimum of two orders per table. Regular a la carte menu will also be available. Reservations are recommended. More information: 631-725-0900, lulusagharbor.com

Matthew Huntington (300 W. ). For the traditional, there will be a special roasted turkey with sides. More information: 631-421-6001, Huntington.matteosristorante.com

Al Baraka House Mill (437 East Main St., Centerport) will offer an a la carte menu as well as Thanksgiving specials between noon and 8 p.m. The restaurant specializes in seafood, with dishes like Little Nick Oyster with Andouille sausage, sesame tuna, and lobster cocktail. It also features a variety of premium meats. More information: 631-261-7663, millpondrestaurant.com

Mirabell at Three Village Inn (150 Main St., Stony Brook) will serve a buffet featuring Thanksgiving favourites, from 1-7 p.m. Appetizers include shrimp cocktail, smoked salmon, and charcuterie and cheese boards. There will also be a parsnip and broccoli soup as well as a variety of salads. Along with the turkey, there will be grilled salmon, prime rib and a rack of roasted Berkshire ham. Tarts, pancakes and tiramisu will be available for dessert. The cost is $65 per person, and $30 for children 8 and younger. Reservation required. More information: 631-751-0555, Lessings.com

steak piece house (325 Nesconset Hwy., Hauppauge) will serve Thanksgiving-day roast pork and turkey specials, as well as regular steakhouse classics including jumbo shrimp cocktail, wedge salad, aged Porterhouse, rib eye, steak and filet steak. Also on the menu: an assortment of pastas, twin lobster tails and a rack of lamb. Reservation required. More information: 631-979-7676, pacessteakhouse.com

sandbar (55 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor) You’ll have a set menu, served from 1-8pm for $75 per person, you’ll have a choice of appetizers (shrimp cocktail, fried hummus with sriracha aioli or cheese and a charcuterie board), main dishes (turkey with trimmings, steak strips with Quality mashed potatoes, seared scallops with bun frites, Berkshire ham chops with parsnip purée or short rib pappardelle) and dessert (pumpkin pie, ginger almond tart or ricotta donut with caramel and cream Anglais). Reservations requested. More information: 631-498-6188, sandbarcoldspringharbor.com

Opinion (3 Consuelo Place, Oakdale) will have a buffet from 1-7 p.m. with carving stations serving turkey, sirloin, Virginia ham, and roast pork. Seafood lovers will find roasted salmon and chilled shrimp. Plenty of salads and side dishes as well as fresh bread and wraps complete the selection. Countless desserts will include pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and hot apple cobbler. The cost is $52.95 per person, and $26.95 for children 3 to 12 years old. Reservations are recommended. More information: 631-589-2694, viewoakdale.com


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