Well, maybe none of that this year but here is where you can get Thanksgiving dinner in Shanghai.
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"I Just Want a Crazy Amount of Food for Not Much Money."
YOU, my friend, sound alright. You sound like you could do with a nice big buffet or something for a good price, rounded out with a niiiiiice Thanksgiving spliff. (GASP.) Here’s where to get the former. SmartShanghai cant endorse, condone, or offer hook ups with the latter.
Sasha's kicks out their yearly Thanksgiving buffet dinner, good for the whole family. Good value on an all-you-can-eat traditional spread. 288rmb for adults; 144rmb for kids. Kids under 100cms are free. Reservations, 6474 6628. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Al's, keeping it thrifty at both locations. 168rmb per person and 20rmb for house beer or wine. Sets includes herb-roasted turkey with gravy, cranberry sauce, buttery mashed potatoes, creamy green beans, chorizo sausage stuffing, sweet potato a go-go, roasted brussel sprouts, and a slice of pumpkin pie. Available at both Al's, 204 Xinle or 174 Xiangyang, and on both Thursday and Friday.
It's Turkey time at elefante. The stylish Spanish resto goes traditional American for one night only. Special slow-roasted turkey is the mains and it's all-you-can-eat trimmings from the buffet. 328rmb all in. Not a bad deal. Book ahead for this one. Dinner starts at 5.30pm.
Zapata's putting a Mexi spin on Thanksgiving, offering up an all-you-can-eat turkey taco buffet. 168rmb all-in for all access from 6pm to 10pm, with free-flow whiskey and coke included. CLASS.
Special Sets on offer down at friendly local The Spot, good for the whole family. Sets from 149rmb per person. A thrifty night of giving thanks. 6pm to 10pm. Whole bird orders are 1,499rmb and whole hams are 999rmb -- must order in advance. Call the restaurant for details.
"I Am Thankful for Rampant Class Inequality and I Want Something Lavish Like at a Hotel or Something."
Of course, well played, good sir. Right this way please…
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund brings Thanksgiving this season by presenting a buffet dinner at Grand Brasserie. Offering a classic and warm setting for people looking for that traditional family celebration, the restaurant will also feature live music from the resident jazz band. Thankful jazz hands. The Thanksgiving buffet dinner is priced at 688rmb per person / 338rmb per child (aged 6 to 12-year-old), subject to 15% service charge. Limited seats, reservation is highly recommended. It's the jam.
Upscale French cuisine on gignatic white plates with your boy, JG. Jean-Georges presents a special Thanksgiving menu for 698rmb per person, available on November 23 from 6pm. Above prices are subject to 10% service charge.
The Kerry Hotel Pudong hosts a Thanksgiving buffet this festive season, offering whole roasted turkey with seasonal seafood and international cuisines. Seats for the COOK venue start at 298rmb per person with two seating time available from 5.30pm. At the BREW, seats are start at 288rmb per person, featuring signature Thanksgiving delicacies include roasted turkey and pumpkin pies and many more. Above prices excludes 10% service charge and government prevailing taxes. For reservation and enquiry please call 6169 8886 or email them at email@example.com.
POP presents a traditional American Thanksgiving four-course menu for a hearty holiday celebration. Thanksgiving Menu, 388rmb (+10%) per person, available on November 23.
Featuring festive night of appreciation in style with sumptuous delicacies including turkey, oyster, king crab, honey roasted ham, traditional thanksgiving desserts. Celebrate the special occasion with your family or friends while enjoying the breathing view of Shanghai skyline. Thanksgiving buffet dinner is 488rmb per person with a glass of Californian wine.
"Hmm, What Is MY Local Bar-Slash-Restaurant That I Always Go to Doing?"
Why challenge yourself? Why step out of your comfort zone? EFF THAT. This is what’s going on at the places you always go to…
November! Turkey! Booze! Inappropriate table conversations! These things and more mean it's Thanksgiving, and Liquid Laundry would like to be a part of your annual tradition. Gather around the table with family, loved ones, friends, whoever, and try their five-course tasting menu. It's 398rmb per person (148rmb for free-flow house wine and craft beer). It's reservation only (call ahead), two seatings available; 5.30pm and 8.30pm.
Starting 5pm (and while supplies last), your Rooster crew is welcoming friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving. 150rmb gets you a set platter of turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, a crispy green bean casserole, honey glazed squash, stuffing, finger-licking good gravy and cranberry sauce AND your choice of any one draft beer or glass of wine. "Come one, come all. Let’s get basted!"
Highline is taking its all-day ethos to a new level with an all-day turkey feast this Thanksgiving. In addition to Chef Anna & Sean's just-released autumn dining menu, this Thanksgiving Highline will offer a sharing plate of turkey, housemade turkey sausage, brussel sprouts, leek and rye stuffing and three fixings for 288rmb per person. All-day, From 12pm to 10.30pm.
This year, Boxing Cat is keeping some of the all-time favorites, like the butter roasted turkey, brined for three to four days and basted in the secret recipe of herbs and spices, and serving out some new ones: spiced carrot soufflé, southern sweet potato biscuits, and roasted broccolini. 350rmb per person (+100rmb for free flow). If you prefer to eat in the comfort of your pajamas and sweatpants, they also offer take out turkeys. （For to-go, you need to make the reservation 3 days before - Thanksgiving sets starting at 1088rmb). Two seatings: 5.30pm and 8.30pm.
"Eehhh, that's Alright. What Else You Got?"
Do with thee one’s what you shall.
Long-time Shanghai restaurateur Katheleen is launching her new Pudong bistro venue with a Thanksgving feast: "Gather around the table with family and friends, and enjoy all the traditional flavors of the season – roast turkey with all the trimmings: stuffing, cranberry sauce, yams and, dessert – in a relaxed, warm atmosphere. Owned and operated by the same team who brought you Kathleen’s Waitan and Kathleen’s 5, this is a Thanksgiving dinner with Bund style food at Bistro prices." Indeed. Four courses, 388rmb per person Thursday November 23, dinner only.
Hop Project putting a fun spin on Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Thursday Beer Bingo! Drink beers, win prizes, and have a happy Thanksgiving Turkey Grilled Cheese! Maybe even pie... A la carte ordering. I can vouch for the turkey sammiches from Co. Cheese. That's my fav' one from them.
Spinback Fitness Indoor Cycling will be putting you through your paces so you can gobble til ya wobble this Thursday. Spin class from 6pm in both their studios for a pre-Thanksgiving sweat session. 150rmb drop-ins.