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Best Thanksgiving Dining in Arizona

Yes, Thanksgiving 2020 is going to look a bit different than past holidays. But that doesn’t mean the food can’t be just as delicious and comforting. Take the stress out of cooking–instead, place your energy into feeling extra thankful this year–and reserve Thanksgiving to-go or dine-in at these Arizona favorites.

Enjoy Maple & Ash Scottsdale’s (pictured at top of page) special Thanksgiving menu for dine-in or takeout with decadent classics like slow herb-roasted turkey breast, whipped buttered potatoes, chestnut apple stuffing and more⁠. Reserve your table from 1 to 8:30 p.m. or pre-order for curbside pickup from noon to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. $150, serves two. Must pre-order by Nov. 23.

Savor a four-course prix-fixe menu complete with slow-roasted turkey, prime filet, lobster paella and fall-inspired desserts at Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia from 2 to 8 p.m. Plus, live music will fill the air for this festive occasion. $99 per person; kids 5 and under dine free.

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa will deliver a delectable Thanksgiving dining experience by Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. Guests can choose between a four-course, prix-fixe menu at elements or a private Thanksgiving feast during a stay in one of the Villas at Sanctuary, the resort’s collection of luxury homes. Two seating times at elements are available: noon to 1:45 p.m. for $105 per person and from 2 to 8 p.m. for $125 per person. Children ages 6 to 12 dine for $45, and ages 5 years and under dine free. Reservations are required.

Join family and friends for Thanksgiving at LON’s at the Hermosa for a three-course prix-fixe meal featuring seasonally inspired offerings and classic holiday favorites from noon to 7 p.m. $89 (plus tax and gratuity) per person; kids ages 6 to 12 dine for $25; and kids 5 and under dine free. Reservations are required.

From 4 to 10 p.m., The Boulders’ Grill Restaurant celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday with a three-course, specialty menu featuring festive holiday items like roasted turkey with wild mushroom stuffing and pecan pie with bourbon caramel.

ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho will be serving Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., featuring a chef-attended starter buffet, entrées ranging from classic turkey dinner to osso bucco and roasted pumpkin risotto, and sweets including apple piecaken and sweet potato spice cake. To-go meals will also be available, with individually portioned dinners for $42 per person, half turkey family meals for $229, and whole turkey family meals starting at $299. Reservations for dinner can be made at 480.421.7997, while to-go orders can be placed at 480.248.2039. Family meals must be ordered by Nov. 19, while individual meals must be ordered by Nov. 21 at 5 p.m.

Thanksgiving at Hearth ‘61 means a seasonal menu along with featured holiday specials from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., including a full turkey dinner with all the sides ($46), butternut squash soup ($10), pumpkin pie ($10) and butterscotch pecan pie ($10). Additionally, the savory turkey dinner will be available to go for $46 per person, with whole pumpkin pies available for $26 and butterscotch pecan pies available for $32. Reservations for dinner can be made at 480.624.5458, while to-go orders can be placed at 480.524.5431 no later than Nov. 24 at 5 p.m.

Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse invites diners to enjoy a three-course traditional meal for the whole family beginning at noon on Nov. 26, with the last seating at 6 p.m.

Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock

Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is dishing up Turkey Day brunch at ShadowRock Tap + Table from noon to 4 p.m., gourmet take-out dinners and more. The traditional full dinner package, which serves four to six people, includes four pounds of roasted boneless turkey meat, a selection of classic sides, one pumpkin pie and one pecan pie. Dinner packages are priced at $299 and orders must be received by Nov. 20 and picked up Nov. 26. To place an order, call 928.284.6909.

Available for dine-in and takeout through the entire holiday weekend, the Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu at Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown’s Alter Ego will feature seasonal specialties like slow-roasted Holiday Turducken and cranberry bread pudding. For guests looking to take dinner home to the family, the Grab and Go Full Thanksgiving Meal will offer a feast for four for $100. Meal must be pre-ordered, pre-paid and scheduled for pickup 48 hours in advance. Orders can be placed by calling 602.612.7871 or by visiting OpenTable.

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails is whipping up a prix-fixe, five-course menu for the holiday from noon to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, in addition to the regular fall menu. The menu features roulade stuffed turkey breast, slow-roasted prime rib and more. Reservations are recommended and can be made at OpenTable.com.

Indulge in a three-course, prix-fixe feast at The Americano prepared by the James Beard Award-winning Chef Scott Conant and his team. The modern Italian-inspired steakhouse’s holiday menu features a selection of family-style or composed appetizers and entrées including scallops, steaks or Chef Conant’s signature “Porchetta” turkey.

Celebrate with a traditional three-course meal (plus a welcome drink to sip upon arrival and dessert) at Match Market & Bar starting at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Reservations must be made by noon Nov. 21. Those that prefer to dine at home this Thanksgiving can still enjoy a chef-made meal with MMB’s Thanksgiving To Go option. The prepacked dinner is $45 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Pre-orders must be made by noon on Nov. 21. Pick-up times will be scheduled at upon ordering. Call 602.875.8080 or email [email protected] to place an order.

Enjoy a gourmet prix-fixe dining menu at Cobre Kitchen + Cocktails located inside the new Canopy by Hilton Old Town Scottsdale. The three-course holiday menu will be available on Thanksgiving 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $42 per person, tax and gratuity not included.

For a Thanksgiving-inspired breakfast, stop by Hash Kitchen for carved turkey and cornbread stuffing hash with sweet potatoes, hand-carved turkey, cornbread hash, two poached eggs and gravy drizzle and various other holiday specials. The specials are available during Thanksgiving weekend.

Pay Tomaso’s a visit on Thanksgiving Day for a five-course meal ($52 per person) that includes the butternut squash bisque, handcrafted truffle and egg raviolo, roasted turkey dinner served with sausage and fennel stuffing, olive oil mashed potatoes with pancetta and scallions, brussel sprouts agro dolce and cauliflower pistachio cake with gruye. The five-course meal ends with pumpkin cheesecake. Thanksgiving meals at Tomaso’s are available for dine-in and takeout. Reservations are encouraged.

Enjoy a three-course prix-fixe menu this Thanksgiving at CIELO, located at the recently opened ADERO Scottsdale. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., choose from a lavish array of festive and classic holiday favorites for $69 per guest. 

Let Royal Palms Resort and Spa lead your holiday tradition with a decadent three-course, prix-fixe menu featuring refreshing takes on classic, fall-inspired tastes. Hello, sliced heirloom turkey breast with green beans, Italian sausage, cornbread stuffing, cranberry chutney, sweet potato gratin and turkey gravy! Seatings start at 3 p.m., with the last seating at 8 p.m.

Miracle Mile Deli

Miracle Mile Deli is offering a Thanksgiving Family Feast to-go; it serves six for $160 and features three pounds of turkey breast, several sides and one whole pie of your choice. The dishes are also available a la carte. Call 602.776.0992 to place your order. Miracle Mile Deli will be open Wednesday, Nov. 25, until 7 p.m.

SanTan Brewing Co. offers pickup and delivery available on Wednesday, Nov. 25, for dishes like house-smoked turkey breast, short ribs, garlic parmesan mashed potatoes and more. Online ordering takes place now through Nov. 24 for Chandler and Nov. 19 to Nov. 24 for Phoenix.

Order Thanksgiving dinner, including citrus herb-roasted turkey, for four via pickup or delivery from Aioli Gourmet Burgers for $99. Dinner for two is $54. Orders must be submitted/paid by Nov. 19 by 3 p.m.

Trapp Haus BBQ is featuring two new Thanksgiving-inspired specials all month, including Thanksgiving Rolls and Thanksgiving Sammitch. Trapp-style Thanksgiving meats are also available in limited quantities: smoked turkey or Cajun fried turkey for $85 (10 to 12 pounds each) or a whole prime beef brisket for $145.

Liberty Station American Tavern and Smokehouse features a three-course meal for those dining in, with the last seating at 4 p.m. Or Liberty Station’s Thanksgiving To-Go package includes everything needed to recreate the traditional meal at home and must be pre-ordered by noon on Sunday, Nov. 22.

Sedona-based Cowboy Club’s Thanksgiving To-Go menu features slow-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, apple sage stuffing and much more, packaged family-style. Cost is $25 per person, minimum of two people. Orders must be received by 3 p.m. on Nov. 25. On Thursday, dine-in guests can enjoy a special prix-fixe menu in celebration of Thanksgiving.

Fuel to Fit’s Thanksgiving Dinner Meal Packages features homemade classics available for delivery or pick-up. The Tempe-based healthy meal-prep company’s meal package includes service for four ($149) or 10 ($299) featuring turkey, homestyle stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, fresh cranberry sauce, roasted corn, gravy, rolls and individualized pumpkin and apple pies. Orders must be received by Nov. 20. Delivery and pick-up is available Nov. 25 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Free delivery is offered for orders more than $99.

Common Ground Culinary Key Lime Pie

Order your favorite from-scratch pies from the Common Ground Culinary family of restaurants. This Thanksgiving and Christmas, Sweet Provisions, The Collins and The Macintosh have taken care of the baking for you with a variety of homemade to-go pies. Thanksgiving pies must be ordered by Nov. 23, and they can be picked up on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 at the respective locations. 

Wildflower will be offering several Thanksgiving take-out specials in November on pies and breads. Options include pumpkin pie, crumb apple pie, stuffing loaf and a variety of pull-apart rolls, among others.

This year, Angels Trumpet Ale House will be offering a six-pack of pre-made pumpkin churro pop tarts for the Thanksgiving holiday. The pop tarts can be reheated and shared for a breakfast sweet or a variation on the holiday pie. The Pop Tart 6-Pack can be pre-ordered through Nov. 24 for pick-up on Nov. 25 by calling the ale house at 602.252.2630. Cost is $20.

Chompie’s offer its Thanksgiving To-Go meal packages and a la carte items available for take-out and curbside pickup. Options include Traditional, which features an extra-large whole oven-roasted turkey, a variety of sides and two pies for $249.99 and or the toned-down Basic option for $219.99. Both serve 12 to 15 people, and orders must be received by Nov. 23. Chompie’s is open on Thanksgiving for dine-in service from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Gabriella’s Contemporary American Cuisine invites guests to dine like family with a three-course holiday menu (with roasted turkey as the main course) plus dessert. Thanksgiving dine-in service is 5 to 7 p.m.; $46 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Little ones can enjoy the “For the Kids” option featuring creamy mac and cheese with sliced turkey breast and cranberry compote for $18.

Guests and locals alike can celebrate Thanksgiving at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa by indulging in a three-course prix-fixe menu at Rita’s Cantina & Bar with its Rita’s Thanksgiving Day Celebration. Reservations are available from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26. 

You can order a fully cooked, ready-to-heat-and-serve Thanksgiving dinner, or just opt to order your favorite Thanksgiving items a la carte from AJ’s Fine Foods. Best of all, you can pick up your Thanksgiving meal order curbside from AJ’s this year. Place your pre-order by Nov. 21.


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