Thanksgiving is just over a week away, but with the hustle and bustle of heading into the holiday season, you might not have your Thanksgiving Day plans set just yet. Don’t worry, Secret D.C. has you covered! Whether you’re observing the holiday or are looking to indulge in a delicious feast, Washington, D.C., has numerous options for dine-in or takeout:
Dine-in: This brasserie-influenced restaurant is putting a European twist on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner offerings, such as a smoked duck breast with black truffle cream appetizer and a brioche and foie gras stuffing for $80 per person.
Location: 900 F St NW, Washington, D.C., 20004
Dine-in: Gatsby will be open and hosting a Thanksgiving Feast dinner service, offering a meal of herb-roasted turkey, roasted turnips, a brioche and chestnut stuffing, green beans sauteed with crispy shallots, and cranberry sauce for $29, with appetizer and dessert add-ons for an additional fee.
Location: 1205 Half St SE Suite #105, Washington, D.C., 20003
Waldorf Astoria D.C.
Dine-in: Waldorf Astoria D.C. is hosting its first Thanksgiving brunch beginning at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. For $250 per adult or $100 for children 10 and older, patrons can partake in a mix of traditional Thanksgiving foods (cornbread stuffing and sweet potato puree), as well as unique tastings from a mimosa station and raw bar.
Location: 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., 20004
Dine-in: Gravitas is hosting a special four-course Thanksgiving tasting menu for $125 per person, with wine pairings available for another $75 and a children’s dinner for an extra $35 per child.
Location: 1401 Okie St. NE, Washington, D.C., 20002
Teddy & The Bully Bar
Dine-in: Want good food and a good cause? Teddy & The Bully Bar will be donating 10% of its Thanksgiving Day sales to Martha’s Table—a charity offering healthy food and opportunities to D.C. children and families in need. For $72 per adult and $28 per child 12 and under, customers can feast on a full spread, including apple-brined turkey, mac and cheese, brioche stuffing, sweet potato casserole, and more!
Location: 1200 19th St NW, Washington, D.C., 20036
Moon Rabbit D.C.
Dine-in or takeout: Thanksgiving is getting an Asian-American flare through Moon Rabbit D.C. Whether you dine-in on the day or pre-order a $250 takeout package for four-to-six people, you can indulge on roasted Peking crown of turkey breast, buttermilk biscuits with Sichuan honey butter, curried sweet potato pie, and more!
Location: 801 Wharf St SW, Washington, D.C., 20024
Takeout: The Bourbon Steak Thanksgiving takeout package feeds four to six and includes a 20-lb. turkey, truffle mac and cheese, stuffing, fall apple salad, and much more for $395.
Location: 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., 20007
Hank’s Oyster Bar
Takeout: Hank’s Oyster Bar is offering a traditional Thanksgiving takeout dinner for four from its Dupont location for $180, including a citrus-glazed roasted turkey, cranberry-orange sauce, Hasselback sweet potatoes with garlic-herb butter, caramelized onion and mushroom stuffing, and more!
Location: 1624 Q St. NW Suite 100, Washington, D.C., 20009
Takeout: Rumi’s Kitchen is putting a Middle Eastern twist on Thanksgiving with a takeout option that feeds eight to ten people. The feast is composed of a shawarma-spiced whole roasted lamb shoulder, torshi (pickled vegetables), Rumi’s yogurt, green chili chutney, and pickled onions. Takeout orders need to be placed by 11 a.m. on Nov. 19.
Location: 640 L St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20001
Takeout: Thanksgiving is getting fishy at Nobu’s D.C. location! The sushi restaurant is offering a number of takeout options, including a $275 classic Thanksgiving for two, featuring edamame, sashimi salad, yellowtail jalapeno, and more! Pre-order is for pickup between Nov. 21 and 27.
Location: 2525 M St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20037
Takeout: Dupont Circle’s Chang Chang is offering a modern Chinese Thanksgiving feast for two for $150. Just take home, heat, and eat this takeout dinner, including cumin sweet potato, sweet gem lettuce salad, mapo noodles, scallion dinner rolls, Chinese long beans, a whole chicken with garlic soy gravy, and a kabocha pie!
Location: 1200 19th St. NW, Suite 110, Washington, D.C., 20036
Takeout: It’s Thanksgiving with a Caribbean twist! Bammy’s $270 Thanksgiving takeout meal for six allows customers to choose between a half turkey roasted Creole style, or a half turkey smoked and jerked, with sides, including collard greens with coconut milk, macaroni pie with cheddar cheese and grated onion, stuffing with sweet fried plantains, festival, and gravy. Takeout orders need to be placed by 2 p.m. on Nov. 20 picked up on Nov. 23.
Location: 301 Water St. SE Suite 115, Washington, D.C., 20003