Excited to gobble 'til you wobble? If you don't want to spend Thanksgiving in the kitchen, plan to feast at one of Albany's local restaurants instead. You'll want to make your reservations early, so we've rounded up a few Albany restaurants serving up Thanksgiving specials. 

 

Jack's Oyster House

Jack's Oyster House

Jack's Oyster House is an iconic downtown Albany restaurant. It is the perfect spot to bring your out-of-town relatives to celebrate the holiday with a touch of throwback Albany flair. The restaurant offers a dine-in Thanksgiving menu featuring delicious dishes such as roasted maple butter glazed turkey, honey glazed buttermilk squash, and pumpkin chiffon pie. If you would rather dine at home but still leave the cooking to the experts, order dinner to-go to feed 12-16 guests.  

 

Desmond Thanksgiving desserts

The Desmond

The popular Thanksgiving dinner buffet at the Desmond Hotel is already sold out this year! If you weren't lucky enough to score reservations, pre-order a Thanksgiving dinner to-go! Dine on turkey, apple sage stuffing, homestyle whipped potatoes, candid sweet yams and other delicious dishes from the comfort of your own home. *Please note that as of November 8, the Desmond has less than 10 orders available so call to reserve yours today! 

 

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Wellington's

Wellington's is offering their take on the classics, served family-style. You and your family will enjoy dining on maple butter roasted squash, sage-apple stuffing, kale salad, herb-roasted turkey and more! While dining on these unforgettable dishes, soak up unparalleled views of the Capitol Building in the restaurant's sophisticated atmosphere. It will be a Thanksgiving feast to remember!

 

The Century House

The Century House

Thanksgiving at the Century House in Latham will be full of colonial charm, mouthwatering dishes and decadent desserts. It is a great spot for creating a new family tradition with one of the restaurant's options for Thanksgiving dinner. Enjoy a harvest meal in a private dining room, dine on a three course prix fix dinner menu, or order a complete dinner to-go. Whichever option you choose, your family and friends will not be disappointed! 

 

Nine Pin Cider

Nine Pin Cider

The day after Thanksgiving, Nine Pin Cider is switching up your Black Friday plans with Friendsgiving at Nine Pin! The cidery is opening up early at 1 PM, offering the perfect escape from the shopping madness for your family and friends. Learn how the cider magic happens on a production floor tour, listen to live music, enjoy a pop-up seafood dinner from fin-your fishmonger and of course taste Nine Pin's famous cider!