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Places to have Holiday Dinners in NJ

Cooking for the holidays is typically a stressful task. If you don't want to cook Thanksgiving Day dinner this year, consider visiting one of New Jersey's restaurants. We have a full list of restaurants throughout the state that will be open and serving Thanksgiving dinner this year!

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The Bernards Inn Website | 908-766-0002
27 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924  Central NJ
The Bernards Inn Holiday Dinners in NJ Elegant Thanksgiving dinner in the Somerset Hills! The Bernards Inn Places to go to eat on Thanksgiving in NJ
Give thanks at The Bernards Inn on Thursday, November 26 with an unforgettable buffet or prix-fixe dinner that has become a Thanksgiving highlight in the Somerset Hills area.

Seatings for the Grand Buffet are from 11:30am to 5:30 p.m. Feast on oven-roasted, organic Griggstown turkey with all the trimmings as well as beef, seafood and pasta selections. Enjoy savory salads, charcuterie, artisanal cheeses, an elaborate dessert display and more. The buffet is priced at $69 for adults; $35 for children ages 6 to 12; $15 for children ages 2 to 5. Seating's for children under age 2 are complimentary.

Seatings for the 3-course prix-fixe dinner are from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will include special chef creations, including organic Griggstown Turkey and the best foods off of their Autumn menu. The dinner is priced at $79 for adults; $35 for children under 12, tax and gratuity additional.

Reservations are required for the dining room and buffet. To reserve your seat please call 908-766-0002.

Thursday, November 26
Spirit Cruises Website | 866-483-3866
Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, Suite 200, New York, NY 10011  New York City
Spirit Cruises Lunch and Dinner Cruises in NJ on Thanksgiving Let Spirit Cruises do the cooking and cleaning! Spirit Cruises Interesting Thanksgiving Dinners in NJ
Join Spirit Cruises on November 26th, Thanksgiving Day, for an expertly prepared holiday lunch or dinner. The Thanksgiving Day Late Lunch Cruise will be departing from Chelsea Piers, just outside NJ, at 2 pm and sail for 2 hours around the NYC Harbor, while the Dinner Cruise will depart at 7 pm, and sail for three hours.

Enjoy all your favorite holiday trimmings, including Butter Basted Roasted Turkey, Hickory Smoked Ham, Baked Mac and Cheese, Butternut Squash and much more, followed by homemade Pumpkin Pie, Old-Fashion Apple Crumble and a dessert buffet. And best of all - Spirit's doing the dishes, leaving you more time to enjoy what matters most! For prices and information, visit their website here.

Thursday, November 26
The Majestic Hotel Website | 732-775-6100
19 Main Avenue, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756  Northern Shore Region NJ
The Majestic Hotel Thanksgiving Dinners in Monmouth County NJ Thanksgiving at the Jersey Shore! The Majestic Hotel Monmouth County NJ Thanksgiving Dinners
The Majestic Hotel is the premier hotel destination on the Jersey Shore, located just a few blocks from the beach. Built in 1870, the hotel has been completely renovated and boasts 16 elegantly decorated rooms, a spacious lobby, front porch, second floor balcony and Bia, A European Bistro. The Bistro is open for lunch and dinner to both the public and hotel guests.

This Thanksgiving, celebrate at Bia and enjoy your holiday meal with a beautiful view of the beach and ocean. Thanksgiving dinner begins at 12pm and ends at 6pm; the price of the entree includes appetizer, entree, dessert tray and coffee. Appetizers include butternut squash soup, Caesar salad, shrimp cocktail and crab and avocado guacamole. Featured entrees include roast turkey and stuffing, prime rib of beef, filet mignon and lobster tail, Maryland Lump Crabcakes and Atlantic Salmon. The dessert tray features a wide variety of decadent dessert options.

Thursday, November 26
Hornblower Cruises & Events Website | 646-798-4052
Hudson River Park, Pier 40, New York, NY 10014  New York City
Hornblower Cruises and Events unique holiday dinners in nj The only way to really explore New York City Hornblower Cruises and Events fun holiday dinner events nj
Hornblower Cruises and Events offers private yacht charters, corporate outings, dinner cruises, happy hour and entertainment cruises and New York sightseeing tours on each of their NY vessels. Cruise around New York and take in the breathtaking skyline while enjoying a freshly-prepared meal made with only seasonal cuisines. Dinner cruises range from formal multi-course dinners to relaxing cocktail hours, late night entertainment, Jazz-themed brunches and private affairs.

Seasonally, Hornblower Cruises fleet offers Holiday Dinner cruises around New Jersey and New York. They're famous for their Thanksgiving Dinner buffet, but also offer several other holiday dinners throughout the year including Easter Brunch Cruise, Mother's Day Cruise and Father's Day Cruise. Each includes a two hour cruise, bountiful buffet menu, dessert station, mimosas/sangria/beer, coffee and tea and a live jazz band and DJ. Some cruises are reserved seating, book early!

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Waters Edge Website | 732-269-3000
125 Bayview Ave., Berkeley Township, NJ 08721  Central Shore Region NJ
Waters Edge Thanksgiving Dinner Restaurants NJ Gobble up the possibilities this Thanksgiving!
Spend this Thanksgiving with friends and family at the All New Martell's Waters Edge. Nestled alongside the majestic Barnegat Bay in Berkley Township, Martell's Waters Edge offers stunning views of the water from every seat. Their award winning culinary team has created the perfect Thanksgiving dish for you and your guests. Perfectly smooth buttermilk mashed potatoes. Expertly seasoned turkey. Homemade stuffing and cranberry sauce. Fresh, hand picked seasonal vegetables and apple or pumpkin pie for dessert. They will also be offering dishes from their new fall menu if you're looking for something other than a traditional turkey dinner.

Thanksgiving Dinner will be served Thursday, November 26 from 11am to 6pm. Let Martell's Waters Edge take care of you this Thanksgiving. Please call 732-269-3000 to make a reservation.

Thursday, November 26
The Olde Mill Inn Website | 800-585-4461
225 Route 202, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920  Central NJ
The Olde Mill Inn Restaurants with Thanksgiving Dinner in NJ Three Thanksgiving Choices at the Olde Mill Inn!
Spend Thanksgiving at the beautiful Olde Mill Inn with your closest family and friends. Enjoy the holiday and let them do all of the cooking for you. The Olde Mill Inn offers multiple Thanksgiving options - their famous large Thanksgiving Buffet in the Washington Ballroom at the Olde Mill Inn, or a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at their cozy historic Grain House Restaurant. A Grain House Thanksgiving takeout option is also available for those who prefer to spend the holiday bundled up at home!

The Olde Mill Inn Thanksgiving Buffet includes a salad bar, seafood bar, hand-carved turkey or Amish ham, plus chafers with an expansive assortment of local vegetables and potato dishes, stuffings, fried chicken, short ribs, herb-crusted salmon, lemon thyme roasted chicken thighs, pumpkin ravioli, green bean casserole, plus more! Then end the feast with a buffet of homemade dessert options and an ice cream bar!

The Grain House four-course Thanksgiving Dinner includes roasted Griggstown turkey, Angus prime rib of beef or lobster tail, plus all of the traditional Thanksgiving fixings, with a modern twist, plus a homemade dessert buffet.

Reservations are required for all three Thanksgiving options, and these events fill quickly - call 908-696-2335 to reserve! Menus and Details.

Thursday, November 26
Seasons 52 Website | 856-665-1052
2000 Route 38, Suite 1145, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002  Southwest NJ
Seasons 52 NJ Restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day A Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings!
Seasons 52, a restaurant with a locations in both Cherry Hill and Princeton, New Jersey, will be open on Thanksgiving Day and cannot wait to serve you an excellent dinner! They are going to be dishing out a traditional holiday dinner, complete with trimmings and a Pumpkin Mini! It can be a treat to go out on a national holiday in New Jersey because the majority of the time, restaurants are closed and you are forced to cook. When you come to Seasons 52, they will treat you like family but take care of the cooking themselves. Expect to find turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and many other traditional sides.

In addition to the traditional holiday meal, their full dinner menu will also be served. The menu items change seasonally because they insist on using the freshest NJ ingredients but you will be able to find countless scrumptious dishes nonetheless.

Thursday, November 26
The Nassau Inn Website | 609-921-7500 ext. 102
10 Palmer Square, Princeton, NJ 08542  Central NJ
The Nassau Inn Restaurants Serving a Thanksgiving Buffet in NJ A turkey buffet on Thanksgiving Day!
The Nassau Inn, a local New Jersey restaurant with excellent service has made it a tradition to serve a Thanksgiving buffet to guests. As they have in the past, they will be serving an all you can eat Thanksgiving Day buffet where you can find turkey, ham and chicken as the main course. These traditional Thanksgiving foods will make you feel as though you are dining at home, except there won't be any stress involved. Coupled with their excellent sides of mashed potatoes, stuffing and salad, you are sure to leave full and satisfied.

The holiday dinner seating is available at 12, 2 and 4pm. You can make a reservation if you would like, or simply show up and request a table, either way the staff will treat you as one of the family, making your meal, and the holiday, extra special.

Thursday, November 26
Ye Olde Centerton Inn Website | 856-358-3201
1136 Almond Road, Pittsgrove, NJ 08318  Southwest NJ
Ye Olde Centerton Inn Restaurants Serving Holiday Dinners in NJ Thanksgiving away from home in Pittsgrove, NJ
Ye Olde Centerton Inn is a classic American landmark serving up traditional American cuisine. If you wish to dine with them on Thanksgiving Day, you and your family can expect expertly prepared food, wonderful service and, of course, a beautiful landscape. Expect to find traditional holiday meal options such as turkey and cranberry sauce, as well as their regular dinner menu. Featured on the regular dinner menu are steak and seafood dishes, nontraditional Thanksgiving Day dinner options that are delicious all the same.

The restaurant offers a warm, tranquil environment where guests can retreat on cool fall days, have an exquisite meal and enjoy the company of their loved ones. Their wine list is world class, featuring a wide array of brands and selections from around the globe. If you dine with them on Thanksgiving Day, you will definitely be able to find a wine or beer that compliments the dish perfectly.

Thursday, November 26

The Inn at Millrace Pond Website | 908-459-4884
313 Hope Johnsonburg Rd., Hope, NJ 07844  Northwest NJ
The Inn at Millrace Pond places to eat out on thanksgiving in nj Fresh turkey for the holidays!
The Inn at Millrace Pond is a very popular bed and breakfast in New Jersey with an attached restaurant that has some of the best holiday food imaginable. During the holidays they serve fresh turkey, found at Ashley Farms, a local New Jersey farm. When they prepare meals for the holidays, they want to ensure they give guests the best food and ingredients in the area. This means they use local New Jersey farms as their source of sustenance. It is their goal to make each and every holiday meal they prepare special and mouthwateringly delicious.

The restaurant has soft lighting and a rustic feel, making guests feel as though they are home. It is easy for guests to relax, enjoy a freshly prepared meal and take in the moment with their loved ones when a staff of highly trained servers are taking care of them. The staff looks to satisfy each guest's needs and make their meal as special as the holiday they are celebrating.

Thursday, November 26
Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar Website | 973-451-2619
2 Whippany Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960  Northern NJ
Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar NJ restaurants open for Thanksgiving Modern American cuisine for the holidays
Come to Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar in Morristown, New Jersey for an awesome Thanksgiving Dinner this year. Cooking can be a hassle, but Blue Morel wants to take the hassle away from you. They will prepare you the best Thanksgiving dinner you can find in Northern NJ. Their American cuisine will shine as they prepare for you turkey or anything else you may want off of the menu. Another wonderful aspect of their menu is the wine list. You will have numerous options of wine to compliment your holiday dinner.

Maybe you don't want turkey and that's why you are going out to eat instead of cooking at home for the holiday. They have a menu full of wonderful, non-traditional dishes you can have this Thanksgiving. You will find chicken breast, short ribs, pork chops, sirloin steak and even eggplant on the menu. You will have countless options of dishes and sides at Blue Morel, it doesn't have to just be turkey this year!

Thursday, November 26
The Clinton House Website | 908-730-9300
2 West Main Street, Clinton, NJ 08809  Central NJ
The Clinton House Restaurants serving holiday dinners in Central NJ A relaxing place in NJ for a holiday meal
The Clinton House, a well-known New Jersey restaurant will be open and serving you Thanksgiving dinner this year. They have a wonderful menu, full of European favorites. On Thanksgiving Day, you will of course find turkey, stuffing and numerous classic sides, but if you are looking for something more untraditional, you can choose from one of their other menu options. As an untraditional option, you may find sweet breads, veal parmigian, crab cakes or even chicken mozzarella.

Their restaurant will give you a calming place to have your holiday meal. They use warm lighting to relax guests and give you a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. When people come into the restaurant, they want them to unwind, find peace and have a meal they enjoy. The staff always looks to accommodate any special needs the guests may have and they look to provide the best service possible.

Thursday, November 26
Stage Left Website | 732-828-4444
5 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901  Central NJ
Stage Left Restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in NJ Ala carte on Thanksgiving!
Stage Left, A New Brunswick eatery is open on Thanksgiving and will be serving an ala carte menu of traditional holiday fixings. They will also be serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal with everything a New Jersey native could imagine. You and your family will find Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and everything else a home cooked Thanksgiving meal may have, the only difference? You won't be cooking it yourself! At Stage Left, they look to offer guests the most peaceful meal imaginable. The stress of cooking and serving this holiday meal shouldn't even cross your mind because their highly trained staff has it covered.

When you dine with Stage Left on a holiday such as Thanksgiving, you can expect to be treated with respect. They know you came to them for an excellent holiday meal and they will deliver. If you would like to schedule private dining, contact us at 732-828-4444 and they will work with you to make your holiday extra special.

Thursday, November 26
Salt Creek Grille Website | 609-419-4200
1 Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ 08540  Central NJ
Salt Creek Grille Restaurants in NJ open on Thanksgiving Day A Thanksgiving happy hour in Central NJ
Princeton, New Jersey's Salt Creek Grille has made it a tradition to serve excellent food on Thanksgiving Day. Dining with the Salt Creek Grille, possibly having a turkey dinner, is an excellent alternative to cooking a meal yourself.

You can find all of your holiday favorites and take pleasure in the fact that this year you are not the chef, but rather the guest. In addition to turkey and all of the trimmings, they will also have a chicken breast dinner and filet mignon dinner available.

Come and enjoy their delectably mouthwatering dishes, excellent service and quiet environment. The staff will be working hard to ensure that you have the best Thanksgiving dinner away from your home that Central New Jersey has to offer.

Happy hour will consist of an appetizer and a drink. If you have a family tradition of dining at home for the holidays, stop by after the family leaves for a well-prepared drink and an awesome late night snack!

Thursday, November 26

The Gables Website | 609-492-3553
212 Centre Street, Beach Haven, NJ 08008  Central Shore Region NJ
The Gables places to go for thanksgiving dinner in NJ NJ Thanksgiving done right!
The Gables, a Beach Haven, New Jersey Bed and Breakfast with an attached restaurant, will be serving Thanksgiving Day dinner this year. They will be looking to make all guest's holiday meals special, tasty and wholesome. The meal will be prix-fixe and will feature numerous Thanksgiving favorites. New Jersey residents who decide to dine with them during the holidays can expect to find turkey, salmon, and/or stuffed pork chops.

Along with the traditional dishes, they will also be serving dishes such as asparagus soup with soft poached egg, a caramelized onion tartlet that will have Danish blue cheese and lamb lettuce as well as Sopressata and pumpernickel croutons. Guests will be pleasantly surprised how enjoyable the holidays can be when they have someone else do the cooking for them. Come out and let them cook the special holiday meal for you!

Thursday, November 26
The Frenchtown Inn Website | 908-996-3300
7 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ 08825  Central NJ
The Frenchtown Inn NJ restaurants open for Thanksgiving A Thanksgiving tradition in NJ
The Frenchtown Inn, a Central NJ hot spot for awesome food. They have made it a tradition to serve Thanksgiving Dinner to their guests because they know that they are busy, over worked and frankly do not want to cook a large meal for numerous people. This year they will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal on Thursday, November 26 from 12 in the afternoon until 5 in the evening.

You can get all of your holiday favorites at their restaurant on this day. They will serve turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings. The highly trained staff will be happy to seat and serve you on this holiday. They will provide you with knowledge of the menu, a welcomed feeling and the awareness that you, the customer, do not have to worry about a single thing when it comes to having your holiday dinner at this New Jersey establishment.

Thursday, November 26
The Brick House Website | 201-848-1211
179 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481  Northern NJ
The Brick House NJ Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving meals Thanksgiving dinner without the struggle
The Brick House, a Northern New Jersey historic restaurant, serves an ala carte Thanksgiving Day special. The warm environment, high quality service and delicious food are sure to put you and your family in the holiday spirit!

They are dedicated to making each guest happy and satisfied, every day, and Thanksgiving is only different in the sense that they try to give them the homemade favorites without the struggle of having to cook themselves.

On top of their ala carte dinner option, with a couple of seating options, they will also have a buffet. At the buffet they will have a carving station with turkey, ham and skirt steak, pasta and Italian specialties at another station as well as salads and desserts.

Thursday, November 26
Gladstone Tavern Website | 908-234-9055
273 Main Street, Gladstone, NJ 07934  Central NJ
Gladstone Tavern Thanksgiving Dinner in NJ Thanksgiving dinner by a stone fireplace!
Gladstone Tavern, a central NJ restaurant, will be serving Thanksgiving this year for anyone who wants to take a break from cooking. Serving both original and traditional American fare on a regular basis, serving up a delectable Thanksgiving Day dinner is only a minor change to their daily routine. They will be offering turkey, of course, stuffing, cranberry sauce and everything else you could possibly imagine at your Thanksgiving meal.

This restaurant is an excellent place to bring the family, especially for the holidays because their dining room is spacious, stylish, warm and there is even a humungous stone fireplace! What better place to spend Thanksgiving in NJ than with your family and friends in front of a warm fire?

Thursday, November 26
Elegant Ballroom at The Flanders Hotel Website | 609-399-1000
719 East 11th Street, Ocean City, NJ 08226  Southern Shore Region NJ
The Flanders Hotel Restaurants by the nj beach serving Thanksgiving dinner Thanksgiving Buffet in Ocean City NJ
A gorgeous Thanksgiving Buffet will be served in the Elegant Ballroom at the Flanders Hotel in Ocean City, NJ from noon until 3:00pm. Appetizers include shrimp cocktail, Waldorf Salad, broccoli and cauliflower salad, chicken and corn chowder or spiced butternut squash soup. Hot Entrees include seared breast of chicken, grilled salmon, green beans casserole, roasted carrots and parsnips, traditional mashed potatoes, Hawaiian sweet potatoes and pumpkin raviolis. The carving station is a grand arrangement of roasted Carolina turkey, roasted sirloin of beef and cider brined pork loin. If you have room for dessert, enjoy deep dish apple pie, pumpkin pie, French pastries, pumpkin cheesecake, plus an assortment of cookies and brownies. Seating takes place on the half hour. Reservations are required.

Make it a mini vacation! The Flanders Hotel offers a Thanksgiving Getaway Package, which includes 2 night accommodations in one of the deluxe one bedroom suites, Thanksgiving Dinner for 2 people and one breakfast for 2 people. Call today to reserve your suite as rooms fill quickly. Ask about a custom package to fit your family.

Thursday, November 26

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