Where to Eat Out on Thanksgiving in Queens

If you live in Queens and don't want to go too far from home for Thanksgiving dinner, you're in luck. Several restaurants in Queens will be serving up Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings in 2017. This list highlights a handful to choose from that includes a wide range of prices; they're included if they were available at the time of writing. You'll find that many are in Astoria, and most are ethnic. It's smart to make reservations as soon as you decide to skip the cooking of the feast. 

  • 01 of 08
    Riverview
    ••• Riverview

    If you want a drop-dead-gorgeous view along with your Thanksgiving feast, Riverview in Long Island City should be at the top of your list. You get the Manhattan skyline and a view of the East River that's second to none. Riverview is serving a three-course prix-fixe menu for $59.95 per person that includes turkey, scallops, filet mignon, and a long list of other delicious treats.

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    Bubba's Bistro
    ••• Bubba's Bistro

    If you are more of a laid-back kind of family or group, you might like the casual Bubba's Bistro in Astoria. You'll be served turkey breast, apple chutney, biscuits, and two sides for $18.95 per person, a super bargain for Thanksgiving.

  • 03 of 08

    At MP Taverna, Astoria's modern take on a traditional Greek tavern, you can sit down for Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 8 p.m. You can feast on a three-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner for $39.95 per person or order off the regular menu.

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    Victory Garden Cafe
    ••• Victory Garden Cafe

    Victory Garden Cafe is a charming little place in Astoria where you can have Thanksgiving dinner in its glass-enclosed heated garden for a memorable day. On the menu you'll find Greek-stuffed turkey and other Greek specialties that will add to this unusual celebration.

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  • 05 of 08

    Marbella in Bayside is an elegant Spanish restaurant. But that doesn't mean it doesn't know how to Thanksgiving up brown. It's serving a three-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner that gives you your choice of 12 starters, turkey, and traditional sides, plus dessert. It's $31.95 for adults and $19.95 for kids.

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    The Thirsty Koala
    ••• The Thirsty Koala

    For a somewhat offbeat Thanksgiving experience, try The Thirsty Koala in Astoria. It's offering a choice of a two- or three-course prix-fixe menu that includes potato leek soup, turkey breast, stuffing, gravy, maple-glazed pumpkin, charred kale, and apple crumb with caramel and ice cream. Without dessert and coffee or tea it's a very reasonable $20.95 per person; add $4 if you want to indulge in dessert.

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    Gastroteca Astoria

    Gastroteca
    ••• Gastroteca

    At Gastroteca in Astoria, you can have Thanksgiving with an Italian accent. You can order off the regular menu if you'd rather have full-on Italian than turkey, or you can opt for a traditional, four-course Thanksgiving feast for $49.95 per person. You'll even get a pasta course with the prix-fixe menu. And you'll get unlimited servings of the house wine for just 10 bucks. 

  • 08 of 08

    At VIA VAI in Astoria, get ready for some great Italian fare that's on the regular menu or order specials for Thanksgiving that won't let you forget you're in a place that prides itself on artisanal, contemporary Italian food.