Not the cooking type? This year you can go back to enjoying Thanksgiving dinner in a restaurant (you'll have to show proof of vaccination, of course).
Or if you prefer to have the whole meal catered, a few spots will help you do that, too.
Here, then, are 10 Harlem restaurants that will do most of the work on Turkey Day, whether you choose to go out or dine at home.
Central Harlem 113 W 116th St between Lenox and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvds
Dine in and order the prix fixe dinner, or get the holiday turkey/ham platter for 10 people to enjoy at home.
Central Harlem 2149 Frederick Douglass Blvd and W 116th St
This spot offers Thanksgiving two ways: a dine-in prix fixe holiday meal (including homemade buttermilk biscuits, roast turkey/short rib bourguignon/wild salmon, candied yams, and mac and cheese) or a catered holiday meal with a similar menu.
West Harlem 700 W 125th St at 12th Ave
To-go packages include the whole meal (a pit-roasted turkey, sides and dessert) or just the turkey and gravy on its own.
West Harlem 1635 Amsterdam Ave at W 141st St
The in-house Thanksgiving dinner here is a three-course affair, including a main course with three choices: roasted turkey breast, salmon, or mushroom ravioli.
West Harlem 3489 Broadway between W 142nd and W 143rd Sts
Dine in or take out from a holiday menu that includes butternut squash soup, roasted turkey and apple pie.
Make a fried turkey the centerpiece of your meal—and leave the tricky stuff to the pros. Pick up is in East Harlem.
Central Harlem 300 W 114th St at Frederick Douglass Blvd
The dine-in Thanksgiving menu includes "comfortizers" like Southern panzanella, entrees including roasted turkey or pineapple glazed ham, and desserts like Grandma's sweet potato pie.
Central Harlem 310 Lenox Ave between W 125th and W 126th Sts
This year you can go back to enjoying Rooster's Thanksgiving menu—including fried turkey, cornbread stuffing, and garlic mash—at the restaurant itself.
Central Harlem 2592 Frederick Douglass Blvd and W 138th St
The at-home meal kit here is for 4-6 people: You finish cooking the local heritage turkey, which comes with creative sides like oyster stuffing and duck-fat potato terrine.
Central Harlem 328 Lenox Ave between W 126th and W 127th Sts
This legendary soul food spot is currently closed for renovations but is taking reservations for Thanksgiving. There's also a take-out holiday meal that serves 4-5 people.