There are plenty of Restaurants in Philadelphia for Thanksgiving, making this special holiday easy and enjoyable. Once you’ve decided on the right location and place for Thanksgiving dinner be sure and make reservations. Philadelphia is steeped in history, there are several restaurants that celebrate Thanksgiving with carefully prepared feasts and impeccable customer service.

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  1. The Prime Rib. Known as “the civilized steakhouse with award winning seafood,” how about a turkey with all it’s trimmings and an array of creative soups, salads and sides on their Thanksgiving menu? They also have prime rib, or NY strip steak done to perfection and your specifications. Take your special guests to an unforgettable Thanksgiving Day experience in this stylish and elegant restaurant designed after the 1940’s Manhattan supper clubs. 1701 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103; (215) 772-1701.
  2. Valley Green Inn. This large rustic dwelling was established in 1683. A cozy and fitting place to celebrate a joy-filled afternoon or evening with family and friends. An unforgettable and unique way to celebrate the fruits of our ancestor’s labors. Enjoy a Thanksgiving, all you can eat, buffet. This country restaurant has fabulous brunch and dinners with unusual selections. They are noted for their large banquets and wedding receptions. Be sure and book your next Thanksgiving gathering here well in advance. Valley Green Road at Wissahickon, Philadelphia, PA 19128; (215) 247-1730.
  3. City Tavern. This restaurant is on the historical site where the original tavern was built in 1773. The food and customs are from three centuries or at least some of the recipes are. An old-fashioned Thanksgiving feast is what you’ll find. 138 South Second St. Philadelphia, PA 19106; (215) 413-1443.
  4. Parc Brasserie Restaurant. True French cuisine in a caféstyle setting. Serving a memorable Thanksgiving culinary treat for those that want a bit of the traditional mixed with a Parisian accent. Don’t miss their famous French onion soup with lots of cheese. The desserts will be delicious and delicate, fit for a Queen or Pilgrim’s Ball. 227 South 18th St., Philadelphia, PA 18103; (215) 545-2262.
  5. Jones. This trendy 1970’s style restaurant is serving Thanksgiving dinner with traditional sides, soups, sweet potato casserole and herb roasted turkey with sausage cornbread stuffing and shepherd’s pie-make room for several delectable desserts. 700 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106.