Deciding on where to dine this Thanksgiving with your family? We have curated a list of dining options across the North Fork for Thanksgiving this season. Restaurants span from Wading River to Greenport.
Located on Main Road in Mattituck, aMano is serving a Thanksgiving dinner this Thursday, November 25th. This local Italian restaurant will be open serving their festive dinner from 1-5:30pm. The dinner includes three courses for $49.95 per person. The first course dishes include Pan-Roasted Cauliflower, Roasted Beet Salad, and Butternut Squash Soup. The second course includes a varied selection of Pan-Roasted, Roasted Free-Range Turkey with Apple Bacon Cornbread Stuffing, and Braised Short Ribs. Desserts include a Warm Apple Crisp, Flourless Chocolate Cake, and Pumpkin Cheesecake. Reservations are recommended.
Birchwood of Polish Town, Riverhead
Birchwood of Polish Town Restaurant & Catering Hall, a local favorite in this beloved Riverhead neighborhood, will be offering their famous Thanksgiving buffet on Thursday, November 25th. Most notably, their Dinner Buffets are voted as the best in Riverhead! It includes a Deluxe Carving Station, Fresh Shucked Raw Bar, Cold Tuscan Appetizer Station, and even a dedicated Kids’ Station! A fun highlight is Jacqueline’s Giant Donut Wall, Chocolate Fountain, and Grand Dessert Table. Seating times are between 11:30am-7:30pm. Adults are $49.95 and children are $19.95 (ages 3-12).
Cooperage Inn, Baiting Hollow
Cooperage Inn on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow is well known across not only the North Fork but the whole East End of Long Island for their annual Thanksgiving dinner. Their a la carte menu is available from 11am-8pm, with advance reservations strongly recommended. Their Thanksgiving menu includes starters, entrees, sides to share, and desserts. Notable dishes include Oven Stuffed Baked Clams, Seafood Bisque, Apple-Raisin Stuffed Pork Roulade, Turkey Pot Pie, and Surf & Turf. Cooperage Inn also offers to-go options for Thanksgiving. Call 631-727-8994 to make a reservation.
Desmond’s, Wading River
Desmond’s at East Wind Long Island is offering a Thanksgiving to-go catering menu. They prepare all of the food for their customers in advance. The package includes a Golden Brown Ready-to-Carve 14-16 lb Turkey with all the fixings. Hot and ready to serve! This package serves between 8 and 10 people. Orders are available to be placed until Tuesday, November 23rd. Pick up is on Thanksgiving Day, November 25th between 10am-2pm. Pick up is also available on Wednesday between 1 and 6pm (picked up cold with heating instructions). Call to pre-order: 631-846-2335. Click here to see the full menu.
Grace & Grit
Grace & Grit, located on Main Road in Southold, is offering a full Thanksgiving takeout menu. Please note that orders must be placed in advance. The menu includes a wide variety of options like Deviled Eggs, Stuffed Mushrooms, Fall Arugula Salad, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Roasted Root Vegetables, Bourbon Bread Pudding, Corn Custard, and so much more. Their Thanksgiving Dinner Package, for example, is a total of $325 and serves between 8-10 people. That package includes: fall arugula salad, 12 lb all natural turkey, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, homemade gravy, homemade citrus cranberry sauce.
The Halyard, Greenport
The Halyard, located on Route 48 in Greenport, with one of the most beautiful water views on the North Fork, is offering their specially curated Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, November 25th. Appetizers include a Raw Bar, and Cheese & Charcuterie. Side dishes will include Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Crispy Brussel Sprouts, and Roasted Chestnut & Mushroom Stuffing, and Caramelized Sweet Potatoes. Main courses are Carved Heritage Turkey, Spiral Ham, and Smoked Montauk Swordfish. Desserts are Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie, and Profiteroles. The Thanksgiving dinner buffet will be served from 2-8pm. Advanced reservations are recommended.
Southold General, Southold
Chef John Fraser’s new general store, Southold General, is offering an “Everything but the Turkey” a la carte menu. Southold General is also offering delicious pies by acclaimed Pastry Chef François Payard. These are available on Wednesday, November 24th. A few notable menu items include spiced nuts, sage gravy, and smoked salmon mousse. Pies that will be available for Thanksgiving pickup include apple crumb with caramel, pecan with mascarpone cream, caramel and bourbon and pumpkin with marshmallow, orange blossom and fennel pollen. All info can be found in the pop-up menu by clicking here.
Stonewalls Restaurant, Riverhead
Located on The Woods Golf Course on Reeves Avenue in Riverhead, Stonewalls Restaurant is offering a Thanksgiving dinner menu for Thursday, November 25th. First courses include Butternut Squash Soup, Stonewalls Classic Crab Cake, and a Spinach Salad with Poached Pears, and Crumbled Bleu Cheese. The second course offers patrons a Traditional Roasted Young Turkey with Apple and Sausage Stuffing, Crescent Farm Duck a l’Orange, and Dijon Hazelnut Crusted Halibut, among other selections. The third course includes a choice of Raspberry Pie, Apple Pie, or a Raspberry Souffle. Call 631-506-0777 Ext. 2 for reservations.. 2
North Fork Table & Inn, Southold
North Fork Table & Inn on Route 25 in Southold just launched a pre-order for their Thanksgiving Larder by Chef John Fraser. These are meant to be ordered ahead and enjoyed at home for 4 or 8 persons. Pick up is available at the restaurant on November 24th and 25th. Notable menu items include a carved roasted turkey, stuffed mushrooms, smoked sourdough, and butternut squash bisque. Online ordering information is available here.