Although the French don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, visiting over the holiday is always popular for Americans. It’s a great time to see a mix of fall colors and the festive holiday decorations. If having a traditional Thanksgiving dinner is important, we recommend staying in Paris. We’ve put together a list of where to have Thanksgiving dinner in Paris in 2023.
Where to Have Thanksgiving Dinner in Paris 2023
One of the most beautiful settings for Thanksgiving Dinner in Paris is at Ralph’s inside the Ralph Lauren store on the Left Bank. Traditional Thanksgiving foods are displayed in front of the stately fireplace. Guests have the opportunity to taste everything on the menu, including all three types of pies. Ralph’s is known for their annual elegant Thanksgiving dinners, so it’s recommended to reserve well in advance. Ralph’s Paris
Treize is famous in Paris for their delicious Southern style cooking. In 2023, Treize will be offering Thanksgiving dinners at all three locations: Treize au Jardin, Treize au Clubhouse, and Treize au Bois. Reservations are limited to seven people per table at Treize au Jardin, 15 people per table at Treize au Clubhouse, and larger groups can be accommodated at Treize au Bois. Expect Thanksgiving classics, including turkey, with all of the fixings. The friendly staff at Treize will surely make you feel right at home. There is also a vegetarian option. Treize
Thanksgiving in Paris Stays
Les Suites Cinabre
Are you dreaming of a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner in Paris in your own apartment, but with all of the services of a luxury hotel? Look no further than Les Suites Cinabre. Located in the heart of Paris, on a private street in the 19th arrondissement, this luxurious apartment is a sanctuary for relaxation from the usual hustle-bustle of the city.
Each suite has its own home cinema with access to several streaming platforms and a fully equipped kitchen. The suites have a very unique 60’s and 70’s vibe and are specifically recommended for those who love fashion and design. Guests can enjoy massage service in their suites.
For assistance preparing your perfect Thanksgiving dinner in Paris, a private chef service can also be booked.
Relive a special, luxurious, quiet, and delightful moment during your stay at this cozy apartment suite.
Sunday in Soho
Sunday in Soho is offering two days of Thanksgiving dinners in 2023. The cozy restaurant has a set menu that includes a welcome drink, starter, full Thanksgiving dinner spread, and is followed by pumpkin and pecan pies for dessert. Tickets are going quickly, so be sure to book soon! Sunday in Soho
Breakfast in America
Recently featured on Emily in Paris, Breakfast in America is offering two dinner seatings at both restaurants on November 23rd and 24th where you can enjoy a traditional turkey dinner. The fixed price menu includes an apéritif, choice of starter, traditional Thanksgiving plate and choice of dessert. 2023 is Breakfast in America’s 20th year of Thanksgiving dinners in Paris, guaranteeing it will be great. Note: the restaurant cannot accommodate vegetarians or children with special menus. Breakfast in America
For a Thanksgiving dinner with a gastronomic spin, look no further than ChoCho. The young French-American chef Thomas Chisholm is proposing a menu with elevated Thanksgiving classics – think mac & cheese with black truffles, a peanut-roasted turkey, and revisited donut for dessert among other options. Available on November 23rd. ChoCho
Thanksgiving in Paris Stays
La Clef Louvre
Indulge in luxury at this 5-star apartment hotel. Situated next to the Palais de Louvre, this hotel guarantees a unique stay. The prime location ensures that you are just a stones throw away from the Tuileries Gardens, the Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre Museum.
The rooms are in the format of studios and apartments. They are fully equipped with comfortable bedding and all the modern amenities one could require. They also have a fully functioning kitchen to ease your stay in the city of lights, perfect for preparing a Thanksgiving dinner in Paris. The hotel also have a fitness center so you can stay on top of your fitness regime.
Breakfast buffet in served in the morning, and there is a bar to unwind after a long day.
The hotel is extremely close to a host of local restaurants, where you can experience the beauty of French Cuisine. It is next to the metro station as well, so you can travel all around the city with zero fuss.
For a Thanksgiving meal not far from the Eiffel Tower don’t miss Milagro. In 2023 Milagro is offering two dinner seatings on November 23rd, 24th and 25th. For the fifth year, they are also offering Thanksgiving Chez Vous where you can take away a prepared meal, perfect for visitors staying in apartments. A highlight of the dinner is sure to be the slice of pumpkin pie with whipped cream! Milagro
For a French take on Thanksgiving, head to Café Varenne in the 7th arrondissement. This neighborhood restaurant is a favorite of Ina Garten and offers “The Best Thanksgiving in Paris!” It’s the perfect way to experience an American Thanksgiving in a traditional French atmosphere. Café Varenne
Hotel Vernet offers an annual Thanksgiving feast under the beautiful Gustave Eiffel-designed glass dome. It’s a fun and very luxurious way to experience the American holiday in Parisian style. Hotel Vernet
Prepare Your Own Thanksgiving Dinner in Paris
If you feel like preparing a Thanksgiving dinner in Paris, luckily there are plenty of options! You can order a whole turkey (dinde) from most butcher shops. It should be noted that you should place your order one to two weeks before Thanksgiving day. Otherwise a roasted chicken makes a good substitute. American Thanksgiving cooking staples like canned pumpkin, cranberries, and stuffing are available at La Grande Épicerie or the American food store The Real McCoy.
Private Guided Tour of the Aligre Market
Want to shop for ingredients to cook your own Thanksgiving dinner in Paris? French Side Travel can arrange for a private guide to help you!
In this market, you will find a melting pot of different cultures and colors, fresh products, cheeses and wines. The market is divided into two sections: a covered market where you will find French delicatessen, fresh fishes, poultry, dairy, cut flowers and an uncovered market where you can see a curious mix between shouting fruit sellers and antique dealers. It’s half of a food market, half of a flea market – in case you’re looking for a special way to set the table!
Your guide will stop at several shops for you to taste a selection of the best French specialties along the way. The tour will be tailored accordingly to your tastes and special dietary restrictions to either include more sweet or salty food.
Need help making plans for Thanksgiving week in Paris? When you book your trip with French Side Travel our English-speaking Travel Care team will be able to offer assistance, 24/7 while you’re in France. There’s still time to plan a trip to France in 2023. Our travel designers are standing by to create a tailor-made itinerary just for you.