7 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner Around the Main Line
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Chef Chris Calhoun has once again created an elevated Thanksgiving Day buffet-style menu at the Fork & Bottle, which will be served from 11-5:30 p.m. Indulge in a festive blend of entrees, including roasted local farm fresh turkey with brown butter and sherry-herb gravy, or herb-crusted salmon fillet with charred brussel sprouts, roasted peppers and a fig-balsamic reduction.
1 Liberty Blvd., Malvern.
This quaint and historic country inn is offering a tempting a la carte menu from 12-8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Begin with pan-seared alligator or a jumbo shrimp cocktail, then work your way through entrees like lobster crepes, roast duck, prime filet mignon, and of course, a traditional turkey platter.
146 S. Whitford Road, Exton.
This moderate newcomer to the King of Prussia Town Center will serve a special prix fixe menu on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Expect traditional dishes as well as tender cracked-pepper molasses-glazed ham and mouth-watering southern-fried chicken. Tasteful sides, buttermilk biscuits and skillet cornbread round out the meal.
255 Main St., King of Prussia.
Intimate and festively decorated, this local favorite is serving a sit-down Thanksgiving dinner from 12-8 p.m. The three-course prix fixe menu begins with snapper turtle soup served with sherry or a rich gluten-free butternut squash bisque or salad. Chef-curated entrees include the traditional turkey dinner complete with stuffing, spiced sweet potatoes, haricot verts, mashed potatoes, pan gravy and cranberry sauce or a gluten-free grilled rack of lamb with spinach potato cake, tomato moilee sauce and charred cauliflower, to name a couple.
9 Old Lancaster Road, Malvern.
Enjoy dinner in chic-elegance at this Main Line mainstay. Paramour will serve an a la carte menu with traditional favorites or a select three-course menu with selections of veal sweetbreads, turkey two-ways, pan-seared snapper and a decadent gingerbread cheesecake to finish the meal.
139 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne.
The Radnor Hotel is serving its classic Thanksgiving buffet from 12-6 p.m. Diners will enjoy the sounds of classical piano while noshing on roasted turkey, giblet gravy and traditional stuffing. Save room for the spectacular premium Belgian chocolate fountain with fresh strawberries, creme puffs, pretzels and marshmallows.
591 E. Lancaster Ave., St. Davids.
Head to the Thorndale Inn, from 11-8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, where you can enjoy popular dishes like lasagna, turkey with stuffing, ham, roast beef, flounder, salmon, seafood newburg, sweet and mashed potatoes and assorted vegetables.
430 Bondsville Road, Downingtown.