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Thanksgiving Dining 2021

From luxurious wine-paired prix-fixe menus to casual, but scrumptious, to-go feasts to enjoy at home with loved ones, read on for 30-plus ways to sip and savor this Thanksgiving holiday in Phoenix. Be sure to make reservations and be mindful of deadlines for to-go orders and pickup dates.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant in Scottsdale and Chandler is offering both dine-in and heat-and-serve options for Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving Dinner Package serves six for $174.99 and features butternut squash soup, traditional sides, slow-roasted turkey slices, pumpkin cheesecake and more. Packages must be pre-ordered by Nov. 19 and picked up on Nov. 23 or Nov. 24. Those who’d like to dine-in can savor a three-course holiday meal at either location.

ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho will be serving a festive 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 sweet potato risotto, and sweets including pumpkin pie and chocolate mousse cake with ganache. To-go meals will also be available, with half-turkey family meals for $259 and whole-turkey family meals starting at $329, including plenty of traditional sides. Reservations and to-go orders are available at 480.421.7997. To-go orders must be placed by Nov. 18 at 5 p.m.

Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows is serving up delightful holiday specials this Thanksgiving in addition to its seasonal menus. Brunch is offered from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and dinner is served from 4 to 9 p.m., with featured holiday specials available starting at 11 a.m. These include a slow-roasted Two Wash Ranch turkey dinner with plenty of sides ($49), which can also be ordered to-go (along with Hearth ’61’s incredible pies). Reservations for dinner can be made at 480.624.5458, while to-go orders can be placed at 480.624.5431 by Nov. 23 at 5 p.m.

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa and Chef Beau MacMillan have created a new Thanksgiving Dinner Menu that is sure to be the talk of the table. Guests can choose between a four-course, prix-fixe Thanksgiving menu at elements and jade bar or order a la carte to any of the resort’s luxury suites or private villas if they’re looking for a more intimate affair. For the main course, guests can dig into a Two Wash Farms traditional turkey dinner with sausage and chestnut stuffing, Brussel sprouts, mashed potatoes, cranberry-apple relish and giblet gravy. The dinner is available Nov. 25 from noon to 8 p.m.; Thanksgiving Dinner Menu is $150 per person and $55 for children under 12, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required.

The Grill Kitchen & Bar at The Boulders Resort will be offering both an in-restaurant holiday dinner and Thanksgiving to-go. A three-course feast will be served from noon to 7 p.m. with options like sage-roasted turkey breast and caramel apple pie. Guests can also order the Turkey Dinner to-go, with sides, for $160; or the Pepper-Crusted Prime Rib Dinner, with sides, for $175.

Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails in Phoenix offers up a specialty three-course menu on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with dishes like pan-roasted seabass, sage-brined turkey and pumpkin pie for $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

From 2 to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia hosts a four-course, prix-fixe menu complete with slow-roasted turkey and decadent fall-inspired desserts for $125 per person (those 5 and under dine free). Live music will fill the air for this festive occasion.

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Maple & Ash

Maple & Ash in Scottsdale is serving a decadent dine-in Thanksgiving on Nov. 25 from 1 to 8 p.m. For $70 per person. diners can dig into a spread of herb-roasted turkey, whipped and buttered potatoes, cranberry-ginger relish and more. Diners can cap off their meal with a festive pumpkin pie mousse cake and a seasonal cocktail.

Gabriella’s Contemporary American Cuisine in Scottsdale invites locals and visitors alike to celebrate Thanksgiving with their families. On Thursday, Nov. 25, Gabriella’s features a special Thanksgiving feast for dine-in reservations from 2 to 7 p.m., as well as a take-out meal designed to feed a family of four. The meal is $50 per person, plus tax and gratuity; a modified kid’s menu is also available. Guests can take this holiday meal to-go for $180 (serves four) and are available for pick-up after 1 p.m. on the holiday.

Trapp Haus BBQ is dishing up smokin’ Thanksgiving meal packages designed to feed the whole family, including hickory-smoked turkey, Cajun fried turkey, sweet potato casserole, collard greens and much more. Sides are packaged in half trays; meals feed between eight and 12 guests. Turkey meal packages are $250; whole brisket meal packages are $300. Orders must be received by Nov. 22. Meals can be picked up between 6 and 8 p.m. on Nov. 24 and between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Pork on a Fork can help take Thanksgiving dinner to the next level with its Thanksgiving meals to-go, featuring whole smoked turkey, traditional stuffing, cheesy potatoes and much more. The meal feeds approximately 10 to 12 people and cost is $199, plus tax. A la carte items are also available for pre-order. Pre-orders must be received by Friday, Nov. 19, and will be picked up Nov. 24 or Nov. 25 between 8 a.m. and noon.

Pre-order family dinners, single-serving dinners, holiday pies and sides from Miracle Mile Deli in Phoenix, now through Nov. 24. (Miracle Mile is closed on the holiday.) The Thanksgiving Family Feast serves six for $170, and popular sides include homemade gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing and much more.

Chompie’s is serving up delicious Thanksgiving meals for those who wish to celebrate at home or those that want to celebrate with the Chompie’s family. Pre-orders are now being taken for Thanksgiving meals to-go (with curbside pickup available) for the Traditional feast (serves 12 to 15 people, $269.99), the Basic  feast (serves 12 to 15 people, $219.99) or a variety of a la carte dishes. On Thanksgiving Day, guests are invited to dine in at any Valley location and enjoy a traditional holiday meal.

Match Market & Bar in Phoenix serves up a delectable Thanksgiving menu designed for dine-in and to-go guests alike. The three-course menu even includes a vegetarian offering of tofu stuffing with veggies and chickpeas. Cost is $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity, for dine-in service or to-go orders. Guests can complement their meal with a bottle of house wine or a six-pack of craft beer for an additional $25.

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Lincoln Steakhouse

Celebrate the season at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa where diners can enjoy a Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet at Rita’s Cantina & Bar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25; Thanksgiving dinner specials at Rita’s Cantina & Bar, including sliced turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, sweet potatoes, traditional stuffing and cranberry sauce; or Thanksgiving dinner specials at Lincoln Steakhouse, like a white and dark meat turkey roulade with buttery potato puree, heirloom carrots, sausage stuffing and cranberry sauce.

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa will offer a Thanksgiving Breakfast Buffet at Wildflower Ballroom, available for hotel guests only, from 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25; a Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu at Meritage, with a variety of traditional holiday dishes, from noon to 8 p.m.; and Thanksgiving dinner specials at twenty6 from 5 to 10 p.m.

ADERO Scottsdale, an Autograph Collection hotel in Scottsdale, has options to dine-in or take-out at CIELO. CIELO is offering a three-course Thanksgiving dinner with a slow-roasted turkuden (with sweet potato au gratin, warm green bean and fennel salad and cranberry coulis) for the main dish, with seatings from noon to 8 p.m. and reservations should be made through OpenTable. Or order the CIELO prix-fixe dinner to-go for $360, plus tax and serving eight. All orders must be submitted by Nov. 24 and emailed to [email protected] with the option to pick up on Nov. 25 between 10 and 10:30 a.m., 1 and 1:30 p.m. or 3 and 3:30 p.m. 

Liberty Market in Gilbert is taking pre-orders for its delectable scratch-made pies through Wednesday, Nov. 17, with pick-up available on Wednesday, Nov. 24, just in time for Thanksgiving. Each pie is $25, and choices include Pumpkin, French Silk, Dutch Apple and Double Decker Pumpkin-Pecan. Pre-orders can be made by calling 480.892.1900.

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The Americano

Chef Scott Conant is offering three-course, prix-fixe menus at both The Americano in Scottsdale ($105 plus tax and tip, per person) and Mora Italian in Phoenix ($85 plus tax and tip, per person) to celebrate the holiday. The Americano offers a main entree of a traditional yet elevated turkey plate, Maple Leaf Farm spiced duck breast, Faroe Island salmon or gnocchetti, while at Mora Italian, the main course options are a turkey plate of porchetta-spiced turkey with chestnut pancetta stuffing, Branzino Alla Livornese, Argentine prime NY strip steak, chicken Al Limone and fettuccine pasta. The Thanksgiving meals are served from noon to 3 p.m.

Liberty Station’s DC Ranch location welcomes Thanksgiving dine-in guests beginning at 11 a.m. with the last seating at 5 p.m. The restaurant features a special holiday three-course menu for $45, plus tax and gratuity; a la carte pricing is also available, as is a limited selection from its everyday menu. For those who choose to dine at home, Thanksgiving to-go packages are $32 per person, plus tax; BBQ orders are also available for takeout at both locations. Pre-orders must be received by Nov. 20. Scheduled pickup times will be arranged upon order. Orders can be placed by calling respective locations; Terravita: 480.595.9930 and DC Ranch: 480.278.7044.

Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse invites guests to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with the Keeler family from noon to 6 p.m. Diners are invited to enjoy a three-course feast (including the option of a traditional turkey spread with classic sides), with available a la carte options. The three-course menu is $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Doughbird’s Grateful Plate

Through Nov. 30, Doughbird is bringing back its popular Grateful Plateful serving of half a rotisserie chicken, rosemary stuffing, gravy, roasted Brussels sprouts and fresh cranberry sauce for $20. Enjoy this seasonal special at Doughbird or order it to-go (along with 25 percent-off bottles of wine or beer). Or order a Family Meal, inclusive of a rotisserie whole bird, with servings for four of rosemary stuffing, gravy, roasted Brussels sprouts and fresh cranberry sauce for $38. A portion of all proceeds from both the Grateful Plateful and the Family Meal will be donated to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Arizona.

EAT by Stacey Weber is offering a special ready-to-serve, family-sized Thanksgiving menu feeds four and includes all the traditional staples and some unique dishes including EAT’s cranberry-ginger salsa with house-made tortilla chips and delicious turkey. Most of the items are also gluten-free and dairy-free. Pre-orders will be available through Nov. 18, until 8 a.m. and will be ready for pick up on Nov. 24. until 4 p.m. EAT’s regular order-ahead menu is also available. 

Downtown Phoenix’s newly debuted Jacy & Dakota’s is dishing up an autumnal-inspired Friendsgiving menu (with dishes like cider-brined roasted turkey) on Nov. 20 and Nov. 21 from 5 to 10 p.m. $56 per person; tax and gratuity not included. Reservations are required (call 602.429.3500).

Diners are invited to enjoy an exquisite three-course, prix-fixe menu, inspired by flavors of fall, created by Chef Patrick Gaudet at Cobre Kitchen + Cocktails located inside of Canopy by Hilton Old Town Scottsdale. The American brasserie’s three-course holiday menu will be available Thursday, Nov. 25, from 1 to 7 p.m. for $52 per person, tax and gratuity not included. Plus, Outrider Rooftop Lounge will be open Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. serving up specialty craft cocktails with a side of gorgeous views.

T. Cook’s

Royal Palm’s T. Cook’s is hosting a Thanksgiving Holiday Buffet for locals and guests with traditional breakfast options like customized omelets and eggs benedict, cheese and charcuterie spread, salad and soup bar, a wide selection of seasonal sides, pasta bar, chilled seafood display, waffles and French toast, and a carved meats station. Priced at $95 per person and $35 for children ages 6 to 12 (5 years and under is free), the buffet will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations can be made via OpenTable.

At Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Renata’s Hearth will be serving up a magnificent family-style feast where the spark of Latin heat brings fresh taste to classic dishes. The prix-fixe meal is $190 per person. For a classic holiday spread, Frank & Albert’s dishes up an iconic Thanksgiving meal, from the old-fashioned turkey stuffing and candied yams to unmissable sawdust pecan pie, for $45 per person.

Z’Tejas is offering a family-style Thanksgiving meal to-go with sliced and deboned turkey, poblano mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, fall mixed veggies, cranberry sauce and chipotle roasted turkey gravy for $100 (for four to six people). Guests will have the option to add on a pumpkin cheesecake, ancho fudge pie or a gallon of margaritas. Pre-order the meal by Nov. 19 for pick up on Nov. 23 or Nov. 24 from either Z’Tejas location (Chandler or Scottsdale).

Order a dozen (or a few dozen) of Someburros’ authentic tamales for a Thanksgiving gathering by calling one of their 12 Arizona locations and choose from red chili beef or green chili tamales for $39 per dozen. These delicious tamales platters are crafted with housemade corn masa and can also be ordered ahead of time through the Someburros app or website and must be picked up before Thanksgiving Day.

CRUjiente Tacos

CRUjiente Tacos in Phoenix will offer the Thanksgiving Leftover Taco for a limited time. The Thanksgiving-inspired taco features turkey, cranberry and cornbread on top of a warm blue corn tortilla. This limited-time taco will be available starting on Nov. 22 and until sold out. CRUjiente Tacos will be closed on Thanksgiving.

The Italian Daughter offers traditional Thanksgiving sides and Italian-inspired sides for $65 per person (plus tax), and each Thanksgiving take-out order includes sides like butternut squash bisque, beet arugula salad, mashed potatoes, Italian sausage and cornbread stuffing, truffled cream corn and pumpkin cheese cake. Lasagna ($70 for half tray), Italian antipasto board ($45 for small serving) and tiramisu ($7.50 per person) are available as a la carte or extra sides. All catered orders must be submitted by Nov. 15 for a Nov. 24 pickup.

Tarbell’s has prepared to-go Thanksgiving meals ($125 per person). Each package includes a choice of one entree (options are a 14-oz. herb-crusted turkey, 10-oz. prime filet and a 10-oz. roasted organic salmon with molasses-lime glaze), alongside featured sides and a bevvy of festive desserts.

Pay Tomaso’s in Phoenix a visit starting at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day and enjoy the likes of turkey leg osso bucco ($30), stuffed turkey rollard ($36) and The Americano ($32), which is a carved turkey breast served with sausage stuffing, Tuscan potatoes and broccolini. Vegetarian? There is even a sweet potato and pumpkin gnocchi ($25) served with a creamy amaretto cream. Thanksgiving meals at Tomaso’s are available for dine-in and takeout. Reservations are encouraged.

Enjoy a three-course, prix-fixe menu curated by Chef Alexander Robinson at Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits.
Located on the ground-floor of The Westin Tempe, Terra Tempe’s limited-time holiday menu will be available for dine-in guests and will feature seasonal specialties with a decadent flair, like roasted pumpkin soup and seared jumbo scallops, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch hosts a Thanksgiving feast for local residents and guests. The resort’s holiday menu will include traditional favorites like herb-roasted turkey and stuffing, to signature selections like stewed beef barbacoa tacos, roasted salmon, chilled Alaskan crab legs, breakfast pancakes and omelets, and more. The meal will be served in the resort’s Southwest Bistro restaurant between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., with live music starting at 11 a.m. Plus, the resort will also provide a variety of family-friendly activities for the holiday. 

From noon to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen’s culinary team is preparing a special holiday brunch menu featuring a carving station, hash station, raw bar and more. The menu is available for $115 per person or $60 per child (aged 7 to 12). Additionally, Weft & Warp is preparing a special Thanksgiving plate for dinner, 5:30 to 10 p.m., to accompany the full menu. To make a reservation, call 480.214.4622 or make a reservation online through OpenTable.

Crust Simply Italian in Scottsdale and Chandler locations are ready to feed your guests with hearty, mouthwatering authentic family recipes. From specialty pastas and pizzas to gourmet salads and desserts, the Merendino family from New York will give each dish the same care as it would for its own family. Beyond Thanksgiving, from their family to yours, Crust is offering $100 off pickup or delivery catering of $500 or more (pre-tax) for all of December.

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