Thanksgiving is an annual holiday in which Americans celebrate the first harvest at Plymouth. It takes place the fourth Thursday of November, so this year it will be the 22nd. It’s tradition to eat a stuffed turkey with cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole and pumpkin pie. Where can you find these typically American dishes? In this article we give you our top tips for celebrating Thanksgiving in Paris.
L’Église américaine de Paris
This historic landmark built in 1814 was the first American Church to be established outside of the United States. Each November the parish hosts a Thanksgiving dinner. Why not reserve a table for the 24th November at 5:30pm? A set menu goes for €20 for adults and €15 for children.
Address: 65, quai d’Orsay, 75007 Paris
Opening times: Monday – Saturday 9am – 12pm/1pm – 10:30pm, Sunday 9am – 2pm/3pm – 7pm
Telephone: 01 40 62 05 00
Breakfast in America
This typically American diner offers a Thanksgiving feast for the 15th year running. Enjoy the roast turkey and trimmings, a starter, a drink and a pie- you have the choice of pumpkin, apple or pecan! All this for only €36.95, This banquet takes place 22nd November at 5pm, 7pm, and 9pm. You can make a reservation by emailing: email@example.com.
Address: 17 rue des écoles, 75005
Opening times: Open every day 8:30am – 11pm
Telephone: 01 43 54 50 28
Le Hard Rock Café
The Paris location of this international burger restaurant is doing a Thanksgiving set meal for €35 per head. Head down between 11:30am and 11:30pm on the 22nd of November. Bask in the American ambiance with the NFL football game on in the background!
Address: 14, Boulevard Montmartre, 75009 Paris
Opening times: Open every day 11:30am – 11:45pm
Telephone: 01 53 24 60 00
This cosy wine cellar in the Palais Royal district is offering a tasting menu especially for thanksgiving, accompanied by the perfect wine to each course. This takes place between the 19th and 23rd November, with reservations advised.
Address: 52, rue de Richelieu, 75001 Paris
Opening times: Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm
Telephone: 01 42 97 54 40
A La Folie
This year head to A La Folie for your sumptuous Thanksgiving meal of pumpkin soup, stuffed turkey, sweet potato purée and pecan pie. All night there will be the NFL football and DJ sets from the A La Folie family. This night takes place exclusively the 22nd November at 8pm. Tickets cost €32.
Address: 26 avenue Corentin Cariou, 75019 Paris
Opening times: Thursday – Saturday 11:30am – 2am, Sunday and Wednesday 11:30am – 12am
Telephone: 07 76 79 70 66