Thanksgiving 2022: Dining in the Hamptons & North Fork

Citarella is one of the great East End options for Thanksgiving 2022.
Citarella is one of the great East End options for Thanksgiving 2022.
Courtesy Citarella

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, the stress of holiday meal planning may be setting in for some, but luckily the East End has many decadent dine-in and to-go options.

Here are a few of our favorite dining options for Thanksgiving 2022 in the Hamptons and North Fork.

Thanksgiving Dining in the Hamptons

Consider letting Flora in Westhampton Beach handle your Thanksgiving prep with a menu of truffle mushroom soup, herb-crusted turkey breast, roasted beets with goat cheese mousse and more. Orders must be placed by Sunday, November 20 and picked up that Wednesday. 149 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-998-9600, florawhb.com

Thanksgiving hosts have until Monday, November 21 at 5 p.m. to order their holiday feast from The Golden Pear. The a la carte menu includes options such as roasted Canadian salmon, apple and sausage stuffing, chicken and spinach meatballs and mini carrot cakes. Wednesday delivery is available 2–6 p.m. for $50, and the café is open for order pickup only on Thanksgiving, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Locations include East Hampton, Southampton and Bridgehampton.
631-287-4242, goldenpearcafe.com

Citarella‘s Thanksgiving menu boasts an expansive selection of gourmet options such as chef-prepared meals, individual turkeys, fresh seafood, beluga hybrid caviar autumn lasagna, sides and baked goods for a memorable holiday meal. Orders can be placed in person at any Citarella market, by calling 631-283-6600, emailing [email protected] or visiting the Citarella website. Deadline to order is November 18 at 4 p.m. East End locations include East Hampton, Southampton and Bridgehampton. citarella.com/holiday

Limited tables are available for Thanksgiving dinner at Baron’s Cove, which includes an app, soup or salad, entrée and dessert for $95 from 3–9 p.m. The menu includes truffle beef carpaccio, turkey dinner with stuffing, pepper-crusted pumpkin fondant and more.
31 West Water Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-2100, caperesorts.com/barons-cove

Lulu Kitchen & Bar will be open for the holiday offering a traditional turkey entrée on Thursday, November 24 from noon–8 p.m. The roasted turkey will be accompanied by cranberry sauce, chestnut-sunchoke stuffing, sweet potato soufflé, roasted lemon-Brussels sprouts with bacon and house gravy. Cost is $98 for two. A traditional entrée will be available for kids for half price and the regular a la carte menu will also be available. Reservations can be made on Resy or by calling the restaurant directly.
126 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0900, lulusagharbor.com

Kick off a bountiful holiday weekend (Wednesday to Sunday) at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa, where you’ll enjoy things like holiday viewing parties, family movie nights, a cider and hot chocolate station, live music and fitness classes. Breakfast buffets and a four-course Thanksgiving meal are also sure to delight.
290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2345, gurneysresorts.com/montauk

Claude’s Restaurant at the Southampton Inn is serving breakfast on Thanksgiving morning, 7–10 a.m., as well as a traditional holiday dinner from 1–5 p.m. Large groups are welcome to place reservations via OpenTable or phone.
91 Hill Street, Southampton. 631-283-6500, southamptoninn.com/restaurant

Additionally, if you’re looking for a little year-round consistency in your dining rotation, consider becoming a regular at Pierre’s in Bridgehampton. The French restaurant is open 365 days a year, including Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, and the staff is incredibly welcoming to walk-ins when they’ve got the space to accommodate.
2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5110, pierresbridgehampton.com

Gurney's Montauk is offering an enticing Thanksgiving package for those spending the holiday on the South Fork.
Gurney’s Montauk is offering an enticing Thanksgiving package for those spending the holiday on the South Fork.Courtesy Gurney’s Montauk

Thanksgiving Dining on the North Fork & Shelter Island

The Halyard at Sound View Greenport is offering a Thanksgiving buffet on November 24, 2–4 p.m. For $98 (kids $45), diners can eat their fill of mustard-and-dill-crusted salmon, spiral honey-glazed ham, roasted turkey and more. For those who prefer Thanksgiving at home, they can order holiday favorites by November 17 and pick up on Thanksgiving, noon–2 p.m.
58775 County Road 48, Greenport. 631-477-0666, thehalyardgreenport.com

Cooperage Inn in Baiting Hollow is accepting reservations for Thanksgiving dinner with a traditional a la carte menu that includes crab cakes, eggplant fries, braised short rib stroganoff, roast semi-boneless duckling, roast turkey and more. 2218 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow. 631-727-8994, cooperageinn.com

Consider skipping the cooking this year and allowing North Fork Table & Inn Chef John Fraser to prepare a Thanksgiving feast ready to reheat and enjoy. The meal comes with broiled clams, butternut squash bisque, carved roasted turkey, sage gravy, green bean almondine, pie and more. It serves four for $320 and must be preordered by November 15 and picked up on November 23 or 24. 57225 Main Road, Southold. 631-765-0177, northforktableandinn.com

Guests who book the Thanksgiving at The Pridwin overnight package will enjoy welcome drinks upon arrival, a four-course Thanksgiving feast, daily mimosa bar, turkey lunch, entertainment for all ages and more.
81 Shore Road, Shelter Island. 844-200-5001, caperesorts.com/pridwin

Celebrate Thanksgiving Day on Shelter Island with the warmth of an open fireplace and three courses of delectable cuisine at Léon 1909. From 4–10 p.m., guests can choose from French onion soup, chicory salad, trout en croute, slow-roasted Guinea hen, rosemary country ham, apple tarte tatin and cranberry pudding. Reservations can be made via Resy or phone.
29 West Neck Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-9123, leon1909.com

Chef Marco Barrila invites guests to enjoy a farm-to-feast Thanksgiving at his new Insatiable EATS Pastaria & Restaurant in Riverhead or order the pre fixe for $49, along with a la carte hors d’oeuvres, main dishes, sides and desserts.
300 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-726-4444, insatiableeats.com

Enjoy an elegant buffet meal at the Ram’s Head Inn that includes classic turkey along with options like seafood Newburg, chestnut stuffing and cauliflower and artichoke soup. Reservations are available on Thursday, November 24, noon–6 p.m., for one to 16 people.
108 Ram Island Drive, Shelter Island. 631-749-0811, theramsheadinn.com

James Beard Award-winning Chef François Payard is saving a seat for locals at Southold Social this Thanksgiving Day, 12:30–6:30 p.m. He’s offering a three-course prix fixe holiday menu that focuses on seasonal ingredients. Make reservations on Resy, or by calling the restaurant.
56125 Main Road, Southold. 631-765-8888, southoldsocial.com

Chef François Payard’s pies can be preordered through Southold General for pickup on November 23, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
54180 Main Road, Southold. 631-458-1275, southoldgeneral.com

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