Thanksgiving is that time of year that calls us all to reflect upon our lives’ good fortunes. This year, one beneficence that many will count among their blessings is having enjoyed a wonderful holiday meal without having had to contribute in any part to its preparation. That’s because many of us will opt to dine out this year. Hundreds of restaurants across the United States are already taking reservations for Thanksgiving Day. Here are three restaurants located in Maryland’s Bethesda/Chevy Chase area that are serving up tantalizing (not to mention fairly inexpensive) multiple-course fixed-price Thanksgiving menus this November 25th.
Its name means “tastings” in Italian. Its menu is characterized by Amish farm produce and homemade pastas and desserts. On November 25, 2010, its offerings will include a pre-fixe 3-Course Thanksgiving meal available for $39.00 per adult and $15.00 per child under 12 years of age from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. An a La carte menu will also be featured. Does it get more appealing than that?
The Irish Inn at Glen Echo
Cuisine: Irish, Contemporary American
Complimentary valet service and six private dining rooms are just the beginning of the amenities available at this restaurant and bar with a quaint atmosphere. Casual and cozy, this establishment offers wonderful meat and seafood entrees, as well as classic Irish fare. Described as a place that “combines a traditional Irish Pub with a white tablecloth restaurant,” it promises to provide an attractive backdrop for your Thanksgiving 2010 meal. From 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., diners can enjoy a 3-Course Fixed-Price Thanksgiving menu for $35.00 per adult and $20.00 per child.
McCormick & Schmick’s
Cuisine: Seafood, Steak
Whether your taste is for the freshest seafood (delivered daily from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans as well as regional waters,) prime cut beef, or fantastic pasta, chicken, soup, or salad, you’ll find something delicious to enjoy here. In business since the 1970’s, McCormick & Schmick’s is a low-lit family-friendly establishment that accommodates large groups as well as smaller parties with ease. This Thanksgiving, it will do so again, offering up a great holiday meal to free you of kitchen fatigue. Between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. on November 25, $22.95 per person will get you and as many of your loved ones as you care to dine with a “Traditional 3-Course Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings.”
As always, reservations are best made early. This Thanksgiving, save a penny by having a meal out with family and friends for only a fraction of the stress and expense that come with preparing it at home. These and hundreds of other establishments nationwide can’t wait to welcome you to their table.