Let the Restaurants in Atlantic County Do the Cooking This Year
Thanksgiving may lean on the side of nontraditional once again this year. Whether you are looking for a take-out option, dine-in experience, alternatives to the traditional menu or any and all of the above, there are plenty of choices this Thanksgiving 2021.
Here are some local venues we thought you should know about.
$295 - Take-out, Delivery, Catering, Dine-In
The Thanksgiving Feast at Carmine’s Atlantic City features one 18 lb roasted turkey with sausage and sage stuffing. They didn’t forget the cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts with caramelized onions and applewood smoked bacon, in addition to sautéed string beans with julienned red peppers and toasted hazelnuts, and baby carrots with fresh dill. They even remembered those sweet side dishes, including sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows and maple syrup and mashed potatoes with giblet gravy.
For an additional $24.99, you can choose either an apple or pumpkin pie when reserving your order. This meal serves 6-8 people. You can pre-order online through November 19th. Available for Take-Out, Delivery, Catering & Dine-In.
$59 Dine in; $255 Family Pack
Dine-in at The Palm for Thanksgiving and enjoy your choice of Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Topped with a crème fraise, Lobster Bisque Lobster meat, crème fraîche, and Parsley, or Baby Kale Salad Baby kale & apples topped with goat cheese crumbles, candied walnuts and tossed in a dijon vinaigrette. Next, you will enjoy a Turkey Salad Served with gravy, stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes, and cranberry sauce. Now it's time to choose between Pecan Pie or Classic New York Style Cheesecake.
If you love The Palm but want to stay home, you can order a “Take Home Family Pack” for $255. This 3-Course Turkey Dinner Prix Fixe Menu includes Kale & Apple Salad, your choice of Lobster Bisque or Butternut Squash Bisque. The Turkey Dinner includes 1.75lb of White Turkey Meat, .25lb Dark Turkey Meat, Stuffing, Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, and Green Beans. You also have a choice of one Seasonal Cheesecake or Pecan Pie.
With floor-to-ceiling windows that look straight out to the ocean, it makes for a truly breathtaking visual while you enjoy your choice of salads followed by a delicious Turkey dinner. Your dinner will feature herb gravy, cornbread and chorizo stuffing, macaroni and cheese, jersey cranberry sauce, and our choice of buttermilk mashed potatoes or mashed sweet potatoes. For dessert, guests will pick between a meyer lemon cheesecake, pumpkin pie, or apple crumb pie. Chelsea Five Gastropub will offer guests the option of dine-in or takeout and room service for guests of the hotel.
Multiple Price Options
If you are a fan of The Chart House, you are in luck. They are offering two delicious Thanksgiving "Family Pack" options. Family Packs will feed 3 to 4 people. You must pre-order by November 19th and pick it up at The Chart House.
Family Pack Option 1: $130 Prime Rib Family Pack; served with a Field Green Salad, Herb Crusted Prime Rib, Aju Sauce & Horseradish Sour Cream. Your accompaniments will include Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Creamed Spinach along with a choice of a Pecan or Pumpkin Pie.
Family Pack Option 2: $105 Turkey Family Pack; If you'd prefer a more traditional dinner, you will love this pack. You and your family will enjoy a Butter & Sage Turkey with gravy, Field Green Salad, and the accompaniment of Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, and Cornbread Stuffing with Cranberry & Citrus Compote. Thanksgiving dinner is never complete without a dessert, so make your choice of a Pecan or Pumpkin Pie.
You may also choose to dine inside the restaurant, where you will be blown away with a limited-time 3-course menu featuring mouth-watering menu items to choose from, starting from soup and salad to desserts for just $65 per person. The menu provides you with some delicious non-traditional & traditional features that are sure to have you gobbling and wobbling.
$39 per person
They will be open and recommend you make a reservation. In addition to the traditional menu, they will have a Thanksgiving featured special of a Chipotle Maple Glaze Turkey platter.
$42 Per Person
Enjoy a 3- course meal where you will start with a creamy Marshmallow Pumpkin soup or a Fall Festive Gem Salad followed by a classic Turkey Platter and finish with your choice of a Cinnamon Mascarpone Caramel Pecan Pie or a delicious slice of Pumpkin Pie.
$42 per person
Start with a choice of soup or salad, and make sure you leave room for this yummy platter of roasted Turkey Breast, Turkey Stuffing, Creamy Polenta, and Cranberry Chutney. If you can find the room, your choice of Pumpkin Tiramisu or Cannoli will be awaiting you.
$39 per person
No one said you have to stick to tradition; why not give the turkey a rest and indulge in some divine sushi. Izakaya will offer guests a first course with a choice of baby greens with ginger dressing, carrots, and radishes; edamame dumpling with sweet sake, shallot, and truffle; or a miso soup with tofu, scallion, and enoki mushroom. Course two gives guests the choice of California Roll, Shrimp Tempura Roll, Chicken Robo, or Korean BBQ, while the main course has you select between roasted duck breast, karaage “hot” fried chicken; or soy-glazed salmon. All come with a choice of side dish. Your final options come at dessert with a selection of assorted mocha or ice cream sushi.
$65 per Person
Enjoy a four-course menu and enjoy the taste of Jersey Fresh Butternut Squash Soup followed by a Spinach Salad with the works. Prepare your tastebuds for the main course of Carved Turkey Breast, Apple Poppy & Calvados Stuffing, Fresh Green Bean Almondine, Mashed Sweet potatoes & Marshmallow, and Cranberry Sauce with Giblet Gravy. You will then have a choice of Homemade Pecan or Pumpkin Pie.
$31 Per Person
Pull up a chair and enjoy a Salad, Traditional Roasted Turkey dinner with beautiful trimmings as your main course, and then receive your choice of a Classic Pumpkin Pie, Cranberry Cheesecake, or Pecan Pie.
Borgata Buffet; Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
$35.95 per person
The Buffet will be available for dine-in options from 12 pm-9 pm.
$30 Per Person
Enjoy a three-course dinner composed of your choice from one of their delicious salads followed by a Traditional Roasted Turkey Breast platte including Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, and an array of Roasted Fall Harvest vegetables. You also have a choice of a Pumpkin, Apple, or Pecan & Pie.
$55 Per Person
At Capriccios, you can select from their Butternut Squash Veloute Salad, composed of ribbon-cut carrots, maple pecan crumble, and poached lobster. If you like beets, be sure to take a look at the Beet Salad, filled with Golden Beets, Fresh Mozzarella, greens, and Prosciutto with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette. They have put together a beautiful Traditional Roasted Turkey dinner accompanied with Stuffing, Yukon Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli Rabe, and Fennel Sausage gravy. Finally, we have dessert, and you have the choice of Pumpkin Cannoli's, Apple Streusel Tart, or Pinecone & Cinnamon Gelato.
$21.99 Adult $12.99 Kids
Jimmy Buffett's Thanksgiving menu is a "real beauty." Enjoy a Roasted Turkey platter and dessert for just
$42 Per Person
Enjoy a four-course pre-fixe Thanksgiving Dinner Menu. (Regular menu is also available). Reservations in the Steakhouse are open from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and the Thanksgiving menu will also be available in the Raw Bar 12 pm-9 pm.
$32.95 per Person
Enjoy a Slow Roasted Turkey Breast with roasted vegetables, stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and turkey gravy.
You can also enjoy a slice of pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream & caramel sauce.$8.95
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood; Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
$65 per Person
Visit the beautiful dining room and enjoy a Roasted Turkey dinner with Gravy, Chestnut & Sausage Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce, Cider-Glazed Brussels Sprouts, and Homestyle Mashed Potatoes & Chives. Reservations are recommended.
Fresh harvest; Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
$29.99 per person
Enjoy Carved Turkey Breast, Bone-In Ham, Cornbread Stuffed Pork Loin, Prime Rib, Roasted Rosemary Chicken, Cornbread Stuffing, Corn Casserole, Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Sweet Potatoes & more.
$60 per person
II Mulino will treat you to an Organic Roasted Turkey, Fresh Cranberry Sauce, Walnut & Sausage Stuffing, Sautéed Green Beans with Roasted Almonds, Mashed Potatoes, and Pumpkin Cheesecake. Their full menu will also be available.
In addition to these incredible restaurants at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, they want to provide you with your holiday pies made by Executive Pastry Chef Thaddeus DuBois and his pastry team. You can pick up the pies at the Wild Card Rewards Store from November 23 – 25. "Walk Up" Pie Purchases are available November 20 – 25 from noon – 6 PM
$36 per person
We will be offering a pre-fixe, four-course Turkey Dinner. Reservations must be made on Opentable.com. The standard menu will also be offered. Bring a toy for our Toys for Tot collection and park for free!
If you are looking for non-casino dining, don’t get your turkey feathers in a bunch, we have options for you.
$44 per person ($20 kids 12 and under)
Enjoy a Thanksgiving feast from 2 pm to 8 pm with a four-course Thanksgiving menu. The menu features roasted free-range Amish turkey with house-made sausage stuffing. The full menu will also be available for those who can't give up their steak and lobster.
$44 per person & $22 Kids
Bring the family to Smithville, take a walk around the beautiful cobblestone walkways, and over the footbridges to the beautiful Lake Meon. By then, you'll be ready to fill your bellies at the Historic Smithville Inn for a beautiful Buffett. The Buffet will be open from 11 am - 6 pm. Parties of 10 or more must make a reservation.
Gregory's Restaurant & Bar; Somers Point, NJ
$150: Take Out
Gregory's offers a beautiful platter for 4-6 people and will include Sliced Roasted Turkey with all of the fixings, Artisan dinner rolls, and Caesar Salad. All items will be ready for pickup between 1 pm and 5 pm on Wednesday, November 24th, with reheat instructions.
Freddy J’s is providing you the option of ordering a complete or individual Thanksgiving dinner for takeout. A full Thanksgiving Dinner for Four is $120. You will be provided with a 12lb Cherry Wood Smoked Turkey cornbread stuffing, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Oven Roasted Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Pecans ( you can request no Pecans). Homemade Gravy, Sautéed Green Beans with Roasted Peppers, & Homemade Cranberry Sauce will also be provided. Thanksgiving Dinners must be ordered by November 16.
Are you looking for a meal for just yourself or you and one other person? Great, you can also order Individual Platters for $30. You will receive white and dark meat, Cornbread Stuffing, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Oven-Roasted Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Pecans( you may request no Pecans), Sautéed Green Beans with Roasted Red Peppers, & Homemade Cranberry Sauce. Please call to reserve your platter by November 22.
You also have the option of ordering sides of Butternut Squash Soup or Chicken Escarole Soup.
Be sure to inquire about their dessert options when you call to reserve your dinner.
Essl’s Dugout Restaurant; Pleasantville NJ
You can enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving spread for 6-8 people for $21. Enjoy Turkey & Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Classic Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Sage Stuffing, Coleslaw, Dinner Rolls, and a choice of Pumpkin or Apple Pie. Individual meals are available for $27, and a 12-14lb turkey is available for $85. If you would like to order additional sides, they range in price from $25 and $40. You can have your order delivered for a $35 delivery fee. Orders must be placed by November 22.
Renault Winery; Egg Harbor City, NJ
Enjoy a family-style Thanksgiving dinner or a take-home dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving Dinner at Renault Winery features an Artisan bread basket with the works, including whipped butter and cranberry sauce. First, enjoy a beautiful harvest salad; the main course includes free-range roasted turkey breast and boneless thighs paired with rosemary gravy. You have a choice of three sides; roasted yams with brown sugar glaze, whipped Yukon Gold potatoes, white cheddar mac ‘n’ cheese, traditional stuffing, green beans “casserole-style,” and roasted Brussels sprouts. Since these all sound decadent, who would pick just three? For $15, you may order additional sides. A reservation is required to dine in and costs $49 per person, or $20 per child (ages 3-10). There is also a cash bar.
The take-home dinner package includes everything on the family-style dinner menu listed above. You also have the choice of one pie (either apple, pumpkin, or pecan). Additional pies are $25 each. Pre-ordered dinners need to be picked up by November 21 by 5:00 pm. This take-home dinner is $165 per package and serves 4 to 6 people. Please call to reserve your meal.
Linwood Country Club; Linwood, NJ
At Linwood Country club, you have the option of enjoying a buffet-style dinner at $36 per person and $18 for kids ages 5-12.
If a sit-down dinner is more your style, you can reserve dinner in their beautiful dining room and enjoy a 3-course meal for $40 per person. Please call (609) 927-6134 to make a reservation.
$49 per person, $19 for kids 3-12, & children under 3 eat free
This Thanksgiving buffet is sure to please your taste buds. Enjoy a carving station with Roasted Turkey & Prime Rib and a buffet line of traditional fixings as well as an elegant dessert table. Seatings are available at select times from noon to 6 pm. You must make a reservation.
$59* Vegan Friendly*
Greens and Grains is an amazing option if you are looking for a vegan-based Thanksgiving meal to bring home. This meal can feed up to three people and with these voluptuous portions you’re likely to have leftovers . Your family platter will include Herb Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Golden Herb Gravy, Turky’ Cutlets, and Homestyle Cranberry Sauce. Thanksgiving meals must be picked up on Wednesday November 24 between 10am and 7pm at the Galloway location.
Greens and Grains is working alongside Aunt Cookies Bakery and Sirabella’s to give you two delicious dessert options to add to your order. For $36 you can order a Vegan Cheesecake which can only be ordered with a Thanksgiving meal. Cheesecakes must be picked up on Wednesday from 10am to 7pm at the Galloway location. Aunt Cookies Bakery has a 6 count of Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes available for $26. Please note if you would like to order dessert ONLY you must contact Aunt Cookies Bakery directly. You can pick up your order from Aunt Cookies bakery on Wednesday November 24 between 10am and 7pm at the Galloway location.
** Reminder:** The pick up for this meal and dessert(s) is on Wednesday November 24 from 10 am to 7pm in the Galloway location ONLY!
We are so excited to share all of these Thanksgiving dining options with you.
Please remember that everyone is taking time away from their families to provide you with these beautiful meals. When picking up or dining out, please remember many restaurants are short-staffed and are doing the best they can to give you a lovely Thanksgiving experience.
If you order takeout, please make sure you reserve your meals by the deadlines provided. If you are dining in, don’t forget to make your reservations!
We hope you gobble until you wobble and have a very blessed Thanksgiving!