Madame Marie’s Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner 2021 in Toronto
With Thanksgiving weekend right around the corner, here’s a roundup of the best options so you don’t have to lift a finger this holiday.
Whether you’re in the mood for a traditional dinner at home with all the fixings, plant-based fare, or a dinner out on the town, there’s something for everyone.
Happy Thanksgiving! Joyeux Action de Graces!
1 Austin Terrace
Honey and thyme roasted breast of turkey with braised leg, sage stuffing, goose fat roasted potatoes, glazed green beans, caramelized baby carrots, cranberry sauce and truffled gravy are the tempting offerings on this steakhouse’s Thanksgiving menu. Are you salivating yet? Available for pickup on October 9 and 10.
176 Dupont Street
If you’re a fan of the grill and smoker, Big Crow’s take on Thanksgiving is right up your alley. On offer: smoked whole turkeys (brined for a week), apricot jam, shrimp nachos and Caesar salad. Place your order online.
60 Yorkville Avenue
Have a posh Thanksgiving meal in the Four Seasons Hotel. This three-course Thanksgiving lunch or dinner is available on October 10 and 11 and includes plenty of selections—turkey roulade, seared scallops, classic pumpkin pie topped with a dollop of dreamy whipped cream, and more.
50 Bloor Street West
This stylish café has a three-course Thanksgiving Meal Kit featuring roasted heritage turkey roulade and plenty of sides. Pick up from October 9 to 11 at Holts Café Bloor Street and on October 9 and 10 at Holts Café Yorkdale.
1300 Gerrard St East
Ring in Thanksgiving early this Friday, October 8 with Le Conciliabule’s savoury French toast. Topped with duck bourguignon and served with an Ice wine cream and Quail egg, it’s sure to be a hit.
592 Sherbourne Street
This Thanksgiving, Chef Patrick Forest has curated a French-inspired feast to enjoy there or chez vous. From classic pain au lait to stuffed pheasant ballotine, and apple tarte tatin drizzled with caramel, this Thanksgiving meal will definitely be memorable.
Maison T Bistro
1071 Shaw Street
Chef Masayuki Tamaru’s Thanksgiving dinner menu ($60 per person) includes squash soup, beet salad, seared foie gras, stuffed turkey with mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. What’s not to love?
488 Wellington Street West
Marben’s meal for four will have you saying “gobble, gobble” all night long. Pasture-rasied turkey cooked two ways is the main event, with plenty of sweet and savoury courses to the meal as well.
217 – 46 Noble Street
Noble House owners, Dusty and Flo, have prepared an epic Thanksgiving feast to celebrate with your loved ones. Baked brie with cranberries, endive and apple salad, stuffing, domino potatoes, green beans with lemon emulsion, beer pot roast and Gerties pumpkin spice peanut butter pie are some of the delicious items. Vegetarian options are also available. For $240, the meal serves four and is available for pickup from October 7 to 10.
Old Mill Toronto
9 Old Mill Road
Takeout or dine in at this west-end Toronto destination that’s offering a four-course Thanksgiving meal on October 9 and 10. If you’re dining in, don’t forget to take strolling around the Humber River post-meal and take in the breathtaking fall colours.
1221 Bay Street
Planta’s “Plantsgiving” Bundle for four is sure to be a hit if turkey’s not on your Thanksgiving menu. Priced at $179, the plant-based menu includes a mushroom-lentil loaf, macaroni and “cheese”, butternut squash soup and mushroom gravy. Vegans, rejoice!
The Rabbit Hole
21 Adelaide Street West
Celebrate “Friendsgiving” in the FiDi with colleagues at this gastro pub. Give thanks early on October 8 and 9. Their menu that includes turkey pot pie, footlong turkey and bacon sausage roll and pumpkin pie.
100 Front Street West
Gather round and give thanks with a three-course Thanksgiving dinner in the dining room, which includes a choice of turkey, AAA prime rib or cauliflower steak as the main. Priced at $89 per person.
153 Yorkville Avenue
Dine in or take away with STK Thanksgiving Specials featuring roasted free-range turkey with all the sides and trimmings. Available October 8 to 11.
922 Queen Street West
This modern steakhouse located on Queen Street West is serving up a smoked turkey breast and confit turkey leg with all the fixings. For $60 per person, you’ll get house baked bread, chopped broccoli salad, foraged mushrooms and spaghetti squash, potato gratin and deep fried apple empanadas with crème anglaise for dessert.
72 Ossington Avenue
Looking for a hybrid between cooking yourself and dining out? Have some fun in the kitchen with Union’s Thanksgiving Homecook box (serves four people). For $150, the kit includes heritage turkey, organic squash soup, and vegetables. Tack on dessert, wine and extras for an additional charge.
Mme. M. xoxo
Operations are subject to change during this crisis so please contact each restaurant for the most up-to-date information.