November 8, 2023

Thanksgiving Dine-In and To-Go Options at The Wharf

Spend more quality time with your family and friends this Thanksgiving and let the restaurants at The Wharf do the cooking. The chefs at The Wharf are busy preparing their turkey and cranberry offerings for in-restaurant and take-home dining. Take a look at our restaurants special Thanksgiving offerings and pre-order your take-home meal or make a reservation to dine-in.

Officina  Officina is offering a 4-course Italian-inspired family-style menu curated by Chef Nicholas Stefanelli. Reservations are available from 12pm-8pm. $95 per person, prepaid.
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Del Mar – Celebrate Thanksgiving “Spanish Style” at Del Mar. The restaurant is offering traditional Thanksgiving classics such as Butternut Squash Soup and Roasted Local Heritage Turkey, while inviting guests to try a unique and delicious spin on Thanksgiving. Many of the featured dishes are commonly found at family gatherings in Spain.
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Bistro Du Jour – This Thanksgiving, Bistro Du Jour is offering a special Thanksgiving Feast menu. The menu features Roasted Pumpkin Soup to start, Roasted Turkey Breast with Crispy Shallots, Chestnut Stuffing, Turkey Gravy, and more as a main, and Apple Pie for dessert.
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The Grill – Dine in at The Grill on Thanksgiving to experience their special Thanksgiving Feast menu that includes Butternut Squash Soup, Grilled Chestnut-Filled Turkey Roulade, Sweet Potato Pie and more.
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Mi Vida – Experience Chef Roberto Santibañez's Mexican Thanksgiving additions along with their regular menu. Their Thanksgiving additions include Butternut Squash Soup, Kale & Ricotta-Filled Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast, Corn Bread, Sweet Potato Pie with an Pineapple-Caramel Sauce and more.
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ilili - Your Thanksgiving feast awaits at ilili! The Lebanese restaurant is open 3pm-8pm on Thanksgiving Day serving a Family Style Prix-Fixe Dinner that is $90 per person and $50 for kids under 12 years old. Their special Thanksgiving meal includes Heritage Turkey Roulade, Pumpkin Candy Bar, Falafel and so much more. For those of you planning to give thanks with friends and family at home, ilili is also offering restaurant pick up on November 23 and nationwide shipping of their signature Thanksgiving package. 
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Colada Shop – Colada Shop is bringing you a delicious mix of Cuban-inspired pies ‘n sides to make your Thanksgiving feast better than ever. Accompany your typical turkey with some non-traditional sides like Arroz Congri (rice and beans), Smashed Yucca con Mojo, and Mac ‘n Cheese Croquetas! Or find your new favorite dessert in one of our holiday pies including Between Apple-Guava, Pumpkin Dulce de Leche, and Coffee Pecan.

Along with their Thanksgiving specials, they are also catering your seasonal favorites including their Sweet Potato and Brussel Sprout Empanada and Caramelized Onion and Yucca Croqueta. You can place your catering order up until November 19, so get those orders in before it’s too late!

La Vie – The Mediterranean restaurant is offering an upscale Thanksgiving Dinner from 3pm-9pm on November 23, in their dining room overlooking the waterfront. The four-course menu features a range of entrees, including Brined Roasted Turkey, Roasted Chicken, and Wild Mushroom Risotto. The prix fixe menu is $89 per person. Ages 7-12 eat for $44, and children 6 and under eat for free. The restaurant is also offering a takeout Thanksgiving dinner that is available for pickup.

City Cruises  Make this holiday truly special with a Thanksgiving Day Lunch or Dinner Cruise with City Cruises on Thursday, November 23. Come together with your friends and family and enjoy all the festive trimmings with incredible views of DC and The Wharf from the water. The lunch cruise (1pm-3pm) and the dinner cruise (3pm-5:30pm). The cruise departs from Pier 4 (580 Water St SW). 

Praline Bakery – Pre-order Thanksgiving Day treats including Classic Pumpkin Pie, Traditional Pecan Pie, Chocolate Cream Pie or a delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake from Praline Bakery. The bakery is also offering a takeout Family Menu for two, four, or eight people that includes Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Turkey with traditional stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, French Beans and more. Pre-order in-store at 965 Wharf St. SW or call the Bethesda location at 301-229-8180 (Make sure to clarify that you would like to pick up your treats at The Wharf location).

Hank’s Oyster Bar – Add some seafood flair to your Thanksgiving Feast! Hank’s Oyster Bar is offering classic Hank’s sides and raw bar favorites for pickup on November 22. Think Salty Wolfe Oysters (shucked or unshucked), Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Eastern Shore Crab Dip, Collard Greens, and much more. All you have to worry about is the turkey! Items come cold with reheating instructions as needed.
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Makers Union – Order a take-home Thanksgiving meal from Makers Union. Each family meal feeds 4 and you can choose between a Roasted Turkey Dinner, Black Angus Prime Rib Dinner or Short Rib Dinner! All come with gravy, cranberry sauce, and two sides!

Kilwins Chocolates & Ice Cream – Pick up fall flavored sweet treats to take to Thanksgiving dinner. From Pumpkin Pie,  Apple Pie Ice Cream, Fudge and Caramel Dipped Apples, Caramel Corn and so much more, the shop has the most perfect Thanksgiving dessert options.

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Get Your Fill at The Wharf

Fresh seafood is a given on the waterfront. But The Wharf offers more, including a wide selection of distinctive choices for food, drinks, and entertainment while you eat. Watch the chefs prepare your meal. Listen to music. Or just people-watch while you savor the flavors of The Wharf.

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Whether you’re looking for something specific or simply like to spend a few hours in our unique collection of stores, chances are you’ll find just what you’re looking for at our shops at The Wharf. And, of course, you can always treat yourself to a delicious dessert—or celebrate your shopping finds with a drink at one of our restaurants.

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