Not Looking Forward to Cooking on Thanksgiving? Hop on a New York Bus Rental and Go to these Restaurants

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It is pretty understandable if you are not up to the Herculean task of preparing food for Thanksgiving dinner. But that does not mean you can't share a special meal with the entire family and with loved ones. Because there are many restaurants in NYC that are open and ready to serve you a sumptuous Thanksgiving meal!


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In fact, Custom Coach & Limo is listing down the best NYC restaurants to go to on Thanksgiving. Make sure you have a New York bus rental to drive the entire family to these restaurants, because none of you may want to miss out on a glass of really great wine.


Saju Bistro


Saju Bistro offers a special Thanksgiving menu that includes Farm-raised Organic Turkey, Frisee and Beets Salad, Butternut Squash Soup, and a Pumpkin Pie and Pecan Pie Combo for dessert.


Saju Bistro is located at 120 W 44th Street, right in the heart of Times Square.




Cookshop is a sleek and cozy restaurant that serves fusion-free American fare. It changes its menu seasonally, so you should check out its Web site and see its special Thanksgiving menu.


Cookshop is on 156 Tenth Ave. at 20th Street in Manhattan.




Tom Colicchio's Craft offers a traditional Thanksgiving menu, complete with all the fixins. This restaurant has a dramatic dining room with leather-lined walls and it will welcome Thanksgiving guests from 12 noon to 8 p.m.


Craft is located at 43 E. 19th St.




Daniel is a fine dining establishment owned by Chef Daniel Boulud. It has an elegant ambience and serves contemporary French cuisine. It also boasts a selection of world-class wines. Contact the restaurant to see what it has in store for Thanksgiving and make reservations as early as possible.


Daniel is located on 60 E. 65th St. (Madison & Park Avenues).


The Smith Restaurant & Bar


The Smith Restaurant & Bar will be serving a three-course dinner for Thanksgiving. You can choose a starter of Butternut Squash Soup, Burrata, Kale & Quinoa Salad, Roasted Tomato Soup, Tuna Tartare, or Ricotta Gnocchi. Its main course includes your choice of Roasted Turkey Breast, Roasted Pumpkin Risotto, Braised Beef Short Ribs, or Salmon. And for dessert, there's Sticky Toffee Pudding, Brooklyn Blackout Cake, and Pumpkin Bread Pudding.


The Smith Restaurant & Bar has three locations: Lincoln Center, the East Village, and Midtown.


The Dutch


Don't be deceived by the name. The Dutch is actually an American joint that serves excellent food, wine and spirits. Its menu has offerings like a seasonal green market salad, a deluxe steak, tasty sandwiches, curry, and homey fried chicken. Check out the restaurant to know what it will be serving for Thanksgiving.


The Dutch is on 131 Sullivan St.


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The Gander


The Gander is a new American restaurant owned by Chef Jesse Schenker. It is known for its innovative cuisine, its international wine program, and its large assortment of spirits. For this year's Thanksgiving, The Gander offers an $85 Four-Course Prix Fixe. Do check out its Thanksgiving menu at its official Web site.


The Gander is on 15 W. 18th St. in Manhattan's Flatiron District.


Ditch Plains


Ditch Plains is a simple New York-style oyster bar and fish shack with an aquatic theme and feel. This restaurant, which is owned by chef and surfing enthusiast Marc Murphy, serves seafood like oysters, lobster rolls, crispy calamari, beer battered fish sandwich, fish & chips, and shrimp rolls. Check out its Web site to see its menu.


Ditch Plains is located on 29 Bedford Street at Downing Street in West Village.




Jane is a casual American bistro that offers value-priced menus for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Jane's Thanksgiving menu consists of items like kale salad, butternut squash soup, tuna tartare, and toasted ricotta gnocchi for starters; salmon, maple roasted turkey, braised beef short ribs, and roaster pumpkin risotto for the main course; and pumpkin pie and toasted pecan tart for dessert.


Jane is on 100 West Houston Street, between Greenwich Village and Soho.


La Bottega


La Bottega will be serving diners a four-course home-style meal on Thanksgiving. The restaurant is at the Maritime Hotel on 363 West Street.


Gotham Bar & Grill


Gotham Bar & Grill has been a mainstay of the city's dining scene for over a quarter of a century now. This is mainly thanks to Chef Alfred Portale's culinary genius, intense flavors, wonderful architectural presentations, and creative techniques. Not to mention the restaurant's excellent wine list. Do check out with the restaurant to know its Thanksgiving menu.


Gotham Bar & Grill is located on 12 E. 12th St.


Marc Forgione


Marc Forgione Restaurant is named after its owner-chef. It showcases a laid-back and high-style approach to New American cuisine, with a menu that changes frequently and that features the ingredients of the season. Check out the restaurant's menu for Thanksgiving and don't forget to make early reservations.


Marc Forgione Restaurant is on 134 Reade St.


Bocca Restaurant & Bar


Bocca Restaurant & Bar is a Roman restaurant that features the culinary expertise of Chef James Corona. It boasts a cozy and elegant dining atmosphere and serves Roman-inspired dishes that use only important Italian DOP (Denominazione d'Origine Protetta) ingredients. And when you say DOP, it means that products are locally and organically grown and packaged in Italy, ensuring only the highest quality. Meals are complimented by an extensive wine list, too. Bocca has a $4.95 four-course pre-fixe menu for Thanksgiving.


Bocca Restaurant & Bar is located on 3 E. 19th Street.


If you need a New York bus rental to drive you and your loved ones to the places you want to go to on Thanksgiving Day, call us at (866) 952-8737. Avoid last-minute bookings.


21 Club


21 Club is known for its professional service and for its great wine list. Not to mention Chef John Greeley's contemporary menu that features dishes using only the freshest seasonal produce and ingredients. Check out the restaurant's Thanksgiving offering and make your reservations early.


21 Club is located on 21 W. 52nd St.




Telepan is named after its owner, Chef Bill Telepan, and is an American restaurant with an intimate air. It boasts a refreshing menu that gives you tasty dishes. Check out Telepan's Web site or call them to inquire about their Thanksgiving Day menu.


Telepan is on 72 W. 69th St.


Vinegar Hill House Restaurant


Vinegar Hill House Restaurant is a relaxed and down-to-earth resto with rough-hewn American decor. Chef Mike Poiarkoff prepares its menu, which is comprised of dishes from sustainably farmed ingredients.


Vinegar Hill House Restaurant on 72 Hudson Ave. in Brooklyn.


Other restaurants you might want to check out this Thanksgiving include:


  • Maison Premiere
  • Bouki's
  • Kefi
  • Kutsher's Tribeca
  • Sauce
  • Hospoda
  • Ed's Chowder House
  • Katz's Delicatessen
  • The Breslin
  • Del Frisco's
  • RedFarm
  • Palo Santo
  • Back Forty
  • Landmarc
  • Benoit
  • Saxon + Parole


So no need to worry! You can leave all the cooking for Thanksgiving to professionals. Get on a New York bus rental and head to any of these restaurants for a sumptuous meal with your loved ones.


Call Custom Coach & Limo at (866) 952-8737 to book a New York bus rental for Thanksgiving. Make sure to book ahead of time. You can also request for a free online quote, without any obligations.



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