Get your fill of turkey and more at these area restaurants offering their own takes on America’s favorite holiday meal
Bar Boulud: An elegant, three-course prix fixe autumn repast—where turkey substitutes include salmon, lobster gnocchi and lamb—can be found at this posh Back Bay eatery from noon–9 p.m.
Top of the Hub: A Turkey Day with a view—not to mention a multi-course, prix fixe menu featuring roast turkey accompanied by a host of favorites highlighting the classic flavors of fall, along with signature specialties—awaits at this popular restaurant perched at the pinnacle of the Prudential Center.
Precinct Kitchen + Bar (Loews Boston Hotel, 154 Berkeley St., 617-532-3827, precinctkitchenandbar.com): Select appetizers from the buffet while opting for main dishes that include herb-marinated roasted turkey or roasted salmon from noon–7 p.m.
Davio’s northern Italian Steakhouse: At the flagship Back Bay outpost, oven-roasted Vermont free-range organic turkey serves as the centerpiece of a meal complete with fixings like butternut squash, challah bread herb stuffing and cranberry apple chutney—not to mention homemade gravy.
Aura: From 11 a.m.–4 p.m., enjoy a grand, family-friendly brunch buffet where patrons can indulge in all the familiar seasonal dishes along with a raw bar and breakfast treats from French toast to eggs Benedict. If you can find room, there’s a chocolate fountain and more for dessert.