Thanksgiving is a day that celebrates the yearly harvest and being thankful for what we have. A Thanksgiving feast can be a lot of work and make a lot of dishes that need to be cleaned at the end of the day.
Instead of spending time cooking and cleaning this Thanksgiving, you can leave that to other people and enjoy a meal at one of the great restaurants that are listed below. Since it is a holiday, you should be sure to call and reserve a table before heading to the restaurant.
Thanksgiving Dinner to Go
Do not want to cook? Order a turkey dinner from Kitchen Door, Dartmouth.
Menu includes includes carved slow roasted free range NS turkey, savory cranberry bread pudding, buttermilk whipped potatoes, Noggins Farm’s brussel sprouts with crispy pork shop bacon & caramelized onion, pumpkin cheesecake square or you can opt for carved roasted Annapolis Valley ham for the main or with maple mustard glaze, and pecan buttertart square for desert. Order by October 9th, 2019 for pick up on October 12th, 2019. Sold in 2 person portions – $79 + tax or family size (12 portions) – $450 + tax. Call (902) 832-5213.
1. Seasons by Atlantica Thanksgiving Dinner
If you want to have a stress free Thanksgiving dinner with the family, head to Seasons by Atlantica for a delicious turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Reservations for this popular holiday special are highly recommended. Make your reservation by calling 902-490-3331.
2. Studio East
Studio East is a well known Halifax restaurant. The menu will be the regular menu and Happy Hour is all night from 5 pm to 10 pm. Studio East is well-known for their Ramen Bowl and Curry. They use lots of the local produce, so their meals celebrate what is in season.
3. Cole Harbour Farm Museum – Harvest Dinner
Spend a stress-free Thanksgiving Day by indulging in a three-course meal at the Rose & Kettle Restaurant located at the Cole Harbour Farm Museum. Their Harvest Dinner includes the popular autumn fair of autumn vegetable soup and fresh homemade biscuits. The turkey is raised locally and is free range. Make sure to leave room for dessert because it is pumpkin pie with cream or gingerbread with lemon sauce. You will need to buy your tickets in advance.
4. Elements on Hollis
You can always have great food at Elements on Hollis including Sunday brunch. But, why not laugh out loud by booking a table for a Yuk Yuk’s Dinner and a show, and choose from two courses: appetizer and main or main and dessert.
5. The Five Fishermen
Gather all your friends and the whole family to give thanks with the Five Fishermen. Enjoy every bite of the various items you order from the menu.
6. Darrell’s Restaurant
At Darrell’s Restaurant, Thanksgiving Friday is the return of the holiday pita and poutine. You can smell the turkeys roasting when you enter the restaurant, and they serve savoury gravy on the cranberry-tinged holiday poutine. It is a unique twist on a Thanksgiving feast.
7. Xtreme Pizza
You most likely do not think of pizza when you think of Thanksgiving. However, Xtreme Pizza has a Thanksgiving pizza that will change your mind. This pizza is covered with their gravy, chicken, onions, and stuffing. There is still melted mozzarella and cheddar on it. It even comes with cranberry sauce on the side for dipping. It is really a Thanksgiving meal on a pizza.
8. Portland Street Creperie
If you are looking for a lighter take on your Thanksgiving meal, Portland Street Creperie is the place to be. During the holiday weekend, they serve a savoury crepe that features free-range turkey, gravy, dressing and cranberry sauce. They also make a pumpkin-spiced cheesecake crepe that is covered with maple syrup and crushed pecans that is absolutely heavenly.
9. Cousin’s Restaurant
Cousin’s Restaurant has been open for over 54 years and is a family run restaurant that serves up great dishes that are made like mom would have. On Thanksgiving, they serve a yummy turkey dinner with all the fixings, and soup as an appetizer. You also can order pumpkin pie or rice pudding for dessert.
10. The Esquire Restaurant
The Esquire Restaurant may be the most classic restaurant in HRM, and they serve a roast turkey dinner every single day of the year. If you are looking for something new or with a twist, check out their Autumn Fest menu, which includes a Sweet Potato Poutine and the Apple Cheddar Chicken Melt.
11. Kempster’s Cookhouse & Eatery
Kempster’s Cookhouse & Eatery is known for its generous serving sizes and its nightly ‘2-fers’ menu. They do have a roasted turkey dinner on their regular menu. They also have an Autumn Fest, which has special dishes like the cinnamon brown sugar pancakes, and pesto chicken penne.
12. Palladium Family Restaurant
Palladium Family Restaurant is well-known for being a family Greek restaurant that always has fresh seafood and specialty Greek dishes. They do have a Roast Turkey dinner on their regular menu. In the past years, they have included a three-course Roast Turkey meal on Thanksgiving Day.
13. The Prince George Hotel
Indulge in Thanksgiving Sunday brunch buffet featuring a wide array of delicious and festive items, that the whole family will love at the The Prince George Hotel.
14. Wing Night at Granite Springs Golf Club
Turkey is what is regularly served for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, but for many people chicken can also be a great option. On Sunday evenings, the Granite Springs Golf Club has wing night with 75 cent wings.
15. Dinner At The Carleton
Autumn is bringing more live music and great meals to the Dinner at The Carleton series. Local artists will be featured during dinner hours (6-9pm) on Fridays and Saturdays.