Just because you’re in Madrid, doesn’t mean you have to skip out on a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Thanksgiving has become a pretty well known yearly event here. A few years ago, you could hardly find anyone serving Thanksgiving meals, unless they were pre-arranged with the Expat clubs. Now, there are a variety of restaurants (and price ranges) where you can go to get your Thanksgiving fix. For all of these restaurants, it is highly recommended that you CALL AHEAD and make a reservation. Whether you’re want to go for a nice dinner out or are searching for some last minute Thanksgiving ingredients, we’ve got just the list of places in Madrid where you can find just what you are looking for.
Restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Madrid
(Click the names of the restaurants to be taken to the website)
This neighborhood hang-out is owned and operated by an Americana who now lives in Madrid. This cozy restaurant has now become a favorite for their brunch menu, but they also offer Thanksgiving dinner as well as take-out turkeys in case you are hosting Thanksgiving at your place.
San Vicente Ferrer, 51
915 23 80 73
This restaurant has offered a traditional Thanksgiving meal for years. Its pretty spacious and accommodates strollers/wheelchairs. They also have an English-language website.
43Euros per person
Calle Navas de Tolosa, 9
91 521 3896
Restaurante Clarita has a contemporary feel and makes for a good choice if you’re looking for a grown-up dinner that’s not overly fancy. Their Thanksgiving meal includes pumpkin soup, turkey, green beans, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes.
35 Euros per person plus beverages
Corredera Baja de San Pablo 19
The Hard Rock Cafe is great for large groups, especially those with kids as you’ll find plenty of space for strollers and they have high chairs.
Paseo de la Castellana, 2, Madrid
914 36 43 40
This restaurant has various locations in Madrid and specializes in grilled meats, but their restaurant in the Chamberi neighborhood offers an all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving menu.
Calle Covarrubias, número 24
914 456 886
Rubaiyat will offer a special Thanksgiving menu that includes appetizers, cream of corn soup, turkey with all of the fixings and pumpkin pie.
55 € per person (wine included)
Calle Juan Ramon Jimenez, 37
913 59 10 00
New York Burger
Here, you’ll find some of the best burgers in Madrid. In honor of Thanksgiving, they are doing a special turkey burger menu which includes cranberry sauce and potatoes. There are two locations, one by Retiro Park and one near the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
Calle General Yagüe, 5
Paseo de Recoletos, 4
Should you want the ultimate in luxury, you need look no further than the Ritz. This year, they’re offering pumpkin soup, turkey with sweet potato puree and blueberry parfait
€59 per person (beverages not included)
917 01 6767
Plaza de la Lealtad, 5
Where to find Thanksgiving ingredients
This has become one of the most reliable places to find Thanksgiving items. Here you can find everything from ready-made pies to Stove top Stuffing. This is their busiest season, so call ahead and reserve your items. You can also order online and have them delivered.
El Corte Ingles is a convenient option simply because they have various locations throughout Madrid. If you want to cook, you can find uncooked, cleaned turkeys at any El Corte Ingles grocery stores, also called Hipercor.
If you want to skip the hassle of cooking a turkey, you can order a roasted turkey at El Sabroso, but make sure to call ahead to ensure availability.
This store has an abundance of ingredients from all over the world. Here you’ll find everything from canned pumpkin to curry spices. They also offer delivery in case you are not able to go to their physical location.