Your Guide to Thanksgiving in Union Square


Home to New York’s largest Greenmarket and dozens of the finest restaurants, Union Square is the perfect place to plan and hold your Thanksgiving celebration this year.

Entertaining Friends & Family at home:

Breads Bakery
18 East 16th Street [Google Map]
(212) 633-2253

You can’t go wrong picking up dessert for Thanksgiving from Breads Bakery.  Breads Bakery is dedicated to producing artisanal, handmade baked goods using traditional techniques.

Union Square Greenmarket
Union Square Park
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays

The Union Square Greenmarket has a wide variety of options for your feast. Dipaola Turkey Farm, Northshire Farm, Norwich Meadows, along with a number of other farms will have a variety of turkeys available for your cooking pleasure. Check out the Turkey Buying Guide to learn how to order your bird in advance.

Union Square Wines & Spirits
140 Fourth Avenue [Google Map]
(212) 675-8100

Need a gift for the host? Union Square Wines & Spirits has you covered. Check out their selection here before you go.

Union Square Cafe
21 East 16th Street [Google Map]
(212) 243-4020

Three words: Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie.  Pick up one of the most delicious pies you’ve ever had the chance to sink your teeth into.  Order in advance and pick up before Thursday, November 26th.  Union Square Cafe will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Whole Foods Market
4 Union Square East [Google Map]
Whole Foods offers a wide array of dinner specials for any assortment of guests this holiday. For those who chose to cook themselves, Whole Foods has local Turkeys and recipes that will help you make the perfect holiday. Check out their holiday menus.

If you’re dining out:

Blue Water Grill
31 Union Square West [Google Map]

View Thanksgiving Menu

39 East 19th Street [Google Map]
(212) 387-1200
View Thanksgiving Menu

43 East 19th Street [Google Map]
(212) 780-0880
View Thanksgiving Menu

The Fourth
132 Fourth Avenue [Google Map]

View Thanksgiving Menu (PDF)

The Gander
15 West 18th Street [Google Map]
View Thanksgiving Menu (PDF)

The House
121 East 17th Street [Google Map]

Rosa Mexicano Union Square
9 East 18th Street [Google Map]
(212) 533-3350

Le Midi Bar & Restaurant
11 East 13th Street [Google Map]

1 East 15th Street [Google Map]
View Thanksgiving Menu (PDF)

Not listed?  If you’re a restaurant in the Union Square neighborhood open for Thanksgiving, send us an email at