Where to Dine in the Philadelphia Suburbs This Thanksgiving
From multi-course sit-down dinners to meals you can serve at home, these are your best bets.
Enjoy a relaxing sit down three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner with a bit of French flair at the Bercy. The $65 meal is served in elegant surroundings and is complete with exemplary tableside service. For those with little ones, turkey trays are available for $15 each.
7 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 589-0500.
Go traditional with an inclusive buffet that boasts seasonal salads, fall harvest soups, prime rib, glazed ham and turkey. Just be sure to save room for a slice of housemade pie—trust us.
1400 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (484) 800-4084.
Opened last February by Michael Buono, the expansive La Fava is perfectly suited to a wide-ranging buffet that includes made-to-order pasta and roast turkey, pork and beef carving stations. Imbibe in bottomless house wine and draft beer, too.
1102 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, (484) 840-8603.
This Bryn Mawr BYOB gives traditional Thanksgiving fare a Mexican twist thanks to owner/chef Ernesto Guzman, who is crafting poblano buttermilk gravy, jalapeno cranberry relish and a sweet onion stuffing. Don’t forget to tote along your favorite wine.
26 N. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, (484) 222-6216.
Choose exactly what you want this Thanksgiving with Teca’s a la carte menu from chef Chris Scarduzio and his culinary team. Alternately, opt for the traditional three-course prix fixe with all the trimmings for a tasteful Thanksgiving dinner.
191 S. Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, (484) 420-4010.
Experience intimate Tuscan-style ambience at this popular Kennett BYOB. The locally-sourced menu from owner/chef Scott Morozin promises poetic palate pleasure with turkey, stuffing and pork-fried rice to start.
102 E. State St., Kennett Square, (484) 732-7932.
Nosh a sumptuous meal surrounded by historic ambience at Vickers. Indulge in appetizers like wild mushroom ravioli and escargots persillade before tackling a traditional turkey or free-range bison or roasted rack of lamb entree. Specialty cocktails include the Cranberry Sparkler and the Venetian Bellini. There is a special kids-friendly menu, too.
192 E. Welsh Pool Road, Exton, (610) 363-7998.
This West Chester and Frazer favorite offers up a feast you can indulge in from the comfort of home. With 48-hour notice, diners can pick up their meals on Nov. 27. Options include a small meal that feeds seven to 12 for $250 or a large one, which feeds 15 to 20, for $475. Mouth-watering selections include roast turkey and stuffing with all the accoutrements, including choices of pan-roasted corn, buttermilk mashed potatoes, cinnamon butter sweet potatoes and bacon roasted brussel sprouts.
827 Lincoln Ave., West Chester, (610) 620-5075.
Owner/chef David Cox prepares roasted turkey with giblet gravy, sausage stuffing, sweet potato vanilla puree, creamed mushrooms and so much more for $52.50 per person. Orders must be placed by Nov. 24 and can be picked up on Thanksgiving.
1300 W. Strasburg Road, West Chester, (610) 692-4367.
At Weavers Way Co-op in Ambler and Chestnut Hill, complete dinners for are available for $99 and $199. There’s also a vegan option that feeds four to six for $79.
217 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, (215) 302-5550; 8424 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, (215) 866-9150.