Enjoy more time with your family and skip the mess and stress this year by dining out Thanksgiving Day! Here are some fine dining restaurants in Arizona serving up fabulous Thanksgiving meals that your family is sure to enjoy.
Match Restaurant & Lounge
This Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 28, Match Restaurant and Lounge at the FOUND:RE Hotel in downtown Phoenix offers two ways to enjoy a chef-prepared turkey feast — by dining in or ordering to-go. The Dine-In Thanksgiving Day Dinner is available at Match from 10am to 9pm on Thursday, November 28 and includes a salad starter; traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner with stuffing, potatoes, yams, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and dinner rolls; and a pumpkin pie or sweet potato pie for dessert. The cost is $29 per person, plus tax and gratuity, $12 for children ages nine to 12 years old, and $7 for children ages six to eight; children five years and younger are free. Dessert is an additional $5. Reservations can be made by calling 602.875.8080. The Thanksgiving To Go menu is $30 per person and includes the same salad and turkey dinner with the option to add a pumpkin pie for $20 or a sweet potato pie for $24. Pre-orders for Thanksgiving To Go must be received by Tuesday, November 26 at 5:00 p.m.; orders can be made by calling 602.875.8080. Pick-up orders may be scheduled to retrieve at the Match Bar between 10am and 4pm on Thanksgiving Day.
Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is dishing up a lavish Thanksgiving Feast for your family and friends. Savor a four course prix-fixe menu, which includes delicious options like Roasted Sugar Pie Pumpkin Soup, Black Truffle Roasted Organic Turkey and Baklava Cannoli. Thanksgiving Dinner reservations will be available 1pm to 8pm. The cost is $99 per adult; children ages 5 and under are free. For reservations, call 480.627.3004.
Hotel Valley Ho
Dine on festive fare this Thanksgiving at the mid-century modern Hotel Valley Ho in Old Town Scottsdale and choose from two delicious buffets. For a classic holiday feast, reserve your spot at The Valley Ho Thanksgiving Buffet, served at Sands from 10am to 2pm. Enjoy a savory carving station with a selection of apple-brined turkey, prime rib, and sweet-and-sour glazed pork loin, along with a seafood bar, soup and salad station, a variety of tasty entrées from miso salmon to sweet potato casserole, and desserts such as raspberry frangipane and cranberry gingerbread cheesecake. ZuZu, the hotel’s recently revamped signature restaurant, is serving a holiday dinner buffet from 4pm to 9pm, including a special starter buffet with everything from king crab legs to charcuterie, your choice of entrée such as branzino or molasses pork chop, and a delicious dessert buffet with handmade pies and fresh fruit tarts. Prefer to dine at home but want to skip the stress of cooking? Let the restaurant’s talented chefs craft the perfect dinner including turkey, whipped potatoes, stuffing, and much more. Place your order by 5pm on November 26 for $36 per person, with whole pies available for $15. The buffet in Sands is $69 per person, and the ZuZu buffet is $52-$72 per person, depending on entrée selection. Children 12 and under can dine at either buffet for $22. Prices do not include alcohol, tax or gratuity. Visit HotelValleyHo.com for reservations and to-go orders.
Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows resort in Paradise Valley is serving a special Thanksgiving dinner from 11am to 9:30pm, along with its seasonal brunch and dinner menus all day. Festive specials offered à la carte include Butternut Squash Soup with sage brioche croutons and coriander crème fraîche ($10); a Slow Roasted “Two Wash Ranch” Turkey Dinner with country gravy, yukon gold mashed potatoes, chorizo cornbread stuffing, local organic vegetables, cranberry orange relish, and parker house rolls ($44, or $16 for children 12 and under); Pumpkin Pie with cinnamon sweet cream ($10), and Butterscotch Pecan Pie with vanilla ice cream ($10). Dine inside or out and admire the striking mountain views. Having dinner at home? The Slow Roasted “Two Wash Ranch” Turkey Dinner served inside the restaurant is also available to go for $42 per person, with whole pies available for $20-24. Place your order by November 26 at 5pm. Visit MountainShadows.com for reservations and to-go orders.
Sanctuary Resort & Spa
On Thanksgiving Day, guests can choose between a four-course, prix-fixe menu at elements, Sanctuary’s signature restaurant, or a generous buffet at The Views Ballroom. In addition to a Traditional Turkey Dinner with chestnut stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry apple relish and giblet gravy, a sampling of the menu choices at elements include Filet of Beef with gratin potatoes, green beans almondine, black truffle demi and bearnaise; Garlic & Brioche Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with purple potatoes, asparagus & cipollini onion ragu, candied pancetta and cherry garlic glaze; andPumpkin Spice Crème Brulee with pepita brittle and brown butter shortbread. Available from noon to 8pm, Thanksgiving dinner at elements is $115 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The Thanksgiving buffet at The Views Ballroom will be served from 11am to 3pm and is $105 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For both meals, children ages 6-12 dine for $35, and those ages five years and under dine free. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480.948.2100.
Different Pointe of View
Gather with family, friends and loved ones and give thanks over a decadent Thanksgiving feast at Different Pointe of View. The mountaintop restaurant at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort will be serving a buffet-style dinner overlooking the city skyline on Thursday, November 28, from 12 to 6pm. On the carving board, Executive Chef Anthony DeMuro will be slicing Amber Ale-brined and basted slow roasted turkey breast, slow-roasted Cedar River Farms prime rib, and applewood-smoked pork loin. Chilled seafood towers will feature Pacific Gulf shrimp, snow crab claws, marinated Penn Cove mussels and little neck clams. There will also be a selection of housemade seasonal desserts. Thanksgiving Dinner at Different Pointe of View is available for $64.95 per adult and $44.95 for children ages 10 and under. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 602.866.6350, ext.7200.
Terras at CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa in Carefree is offering a four course Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 28. Revel in all you are thankful for while you indulge in healthy, yet indulgent culinary creations at Terras. Dinner will celebrate the season’s best flavors with an exclusive prix-fixe menu complete with all the trimmings. Seatings will be available from 12pm to 9pm. The cost will be $65++ for adults and $32++ per child. For the complete menu, visit civanacarefree.com and to make a reservation, call 480.653.9049.
Maple & Ash
Maple & Ash, the swanky new steakhouse in Old Town Scottsdale, will be open from 2pm to 8pm on Thanksgiving Day. They will be offering their normal menu, plus a special Thanksgiving dinner dish – Slow-Roasted Black Truffle Turkey Breast with brioche stuffing, Brussels sprouts, seasonal mushrooms with confit turkey leg for $70. Visit mapleandash.com for the complete menu and to make a reservation.
Voila French Bistro
Family-owned and operated restaurant, Voila French Bistro, wants to welcome in families and friends on Thursday, November 28 for a special Thanksgiving Day brunch. The three-course menu will allow guests to have a choice of appetizer and entrée plus dessert and include drinks – both coffee or tea and red or white wine and champagne. A kids’ menu is also available that includes an entrée, dessert and drink. Reservations are required. The three-course menu is $49 per person. Kids’, 12 and under are $20 and brunch will be served from 10:30am to 1:30pm. See the full menu and make reservations at www.voilafrenchbistro.com.
Modern Oyster Chophouse
Modern Oyster Chophouse in Scottsdale will be open Thanksgiving day offering a special menu crafted by Executive Chef Mike Bouwens. Dinner will be offered from 1 to 8pm. The regular menu will also be available that day. The special traditional turkey meal will include Oven Roasted Turkey served with sweet potato souffle, pomme puree, sage & apple stuffing with sausage, green been casserole, cranberry relish and natural pan gravy for $49 per person. For an additional $10, add Pumpkin Butter Cake for dessert. Reservations can be made at modernoysterbarchophouse.com.