Grocery stores open on Thanksgiving
What it’s best for: This supermarket is open 24/7, so if you need anything at any hour—from the beer fridge to the cereal aisle—it’s there for you.
21 St Marks Pl (212-253-7777)
Open: 24 hours
What it’s best for: This upscale grocery store isn’t cheap, but if you’re eager to impress the in-laws with organic chicken broth or a pint of Blue Marble after dinner, you’ll find those ritzy items here.
754 Union St, Brooklyn (718-230-5152, unionmarket.com)
What it’s best for: If you’re in need of a full grocery cart at the last minute and are eager to support indie grocery stores, this supermarket is your best bet.
25 N 5th St, Brooklyn (718-387-5533)
What it’s best for: Organic, natural, healthier options of produce, packaged and prepared foods, making it especially notable on a holiday known for gluttony.
95 E Houston St (212-420-1320, wholefoodsmarket.com)
What it’s best for: Head here for a last-minute grocery run. Whether you forgot the ingredients for your leftover sandwich tomorrow or need to re-do the burnt casserole, you’ll find your standard supermarket goods here.
307 W 26th St (212-243-8644, gristedes.com)
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What it’s best for: If you’re planning to add some New York flare to your Thanksgiving, grab freshly sliced lox or cold cuts at this full-service store.
2245 Broadway (212-787-2000, zabars.com)
What it’s best for: Citarella and many specialty stores are closed today, but you can stock up on fresh produce for a veggie-centric Thanksgiving feast with this Fairway store’s massive selection.
240 E 86th St (212-327-2008, fairwaymarket.com)
Open: 6am –9pm
What it’s best for: Cheap prices, wide aisles and everything from an olive bar to an expansive seafood and poultry section to a world of beer are found here. If you’ve left your entire meal’s worth of shopping for the last minute, this supermarket has it all.
1930 37th St, Queens (718-721-7500, bestmarket.com)
What it’s best for: Crowded even on non-holidays, you’ll want to get in and out of here quickly—but it’ll have the ingredients you forgot or a quick refill pint of apple cider.
908 Second Ave (212-308-6922, mortonwilliams.com)