Whether you crave a fine-dining prix-fixe holiday feast or need to pick up a few pies and tasty sides for your cozy family spread at home, check out the Thanksgiving dining options from these Arizona restaurants and resorts.
Be sure to make reservations if you’re dining in and be mindful of order-by dates for Thanksgiving to-go orders.
Cress on Oak Creek
Indulge in an elevated five-course Thanksgiving dinner at Cress on Oak Creek at L’Auberge de Sedona, available from 1 to 9 p.m. Guests can expect a complimentary glass of Champagne upon arrival, as the evening unfolds with unparalleled service from Cress’ culinary team. Diners can choose from either a Chef’s Tasting Menu or Chef’s Vegetable Tasting Menu with pre-selected hors d’oeuvres, along with their choice of entrée and dessert.
Cost: $175 per person with the added option of $85 wine pairings.
To book: www.lauberge.com.
Normally open for dinner only, J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician hosts its first-ever Thanksgiving Day brunch with chef-attended carving, sauté and griddle stations, seafood and raw bars, charcuterie and cheese displays, decadent desserts and more. Hosted from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (last seating) inside an indoor-outdoor penthouse space, the stunning Valley views are the cherry on top of this Phoenix Thanksgiving option.
Cost: $150 per adult; $90 per child, ages 3 to 12.
To book: www.jgsteakhousescottsdale.com.
Ko’Sin at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass is celebrating the holiday, from noon to 8 p.m., with a three-course prix-fixe menu. Start your Thanksgiving dinner with a butternut squash bisque followed by a savory cider-brined turkey breast with whipped golden potatoes and brown sugar carrots, and finish the evening with a pumpkin cake.
Cost: $70 per person.
To book: wildhorsepass.com/restaurants/kosin.
Celebrate Thanksgiving at Tía Carmen at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. This Phoenix Thanksgiving gathering is helmed by celebrity chef and “Top Chef” alum Angelo Sosa. Indulge in the Tía Carmen Thanksgiving Grand Mercado experience and feast on Tía Carmen’s very own chicken guisado, fresh fruit ceviche, charcuterie, an omelet station, tres leches French toast, a raw bar, a carving station, tri-tip kebabs, herb-roasted turkey, mesquite-apple fosters and much more. The Grand Mercado is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23.
Cost: $148 per adult; $39 per child, ages 5 to 12.
To book: www.tiacarmendesertridge.com.
Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen
This Thanksgiving, join Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen at Andaz Scottsdale to savor and celebrate. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the restaurant is rolling out its exceptional Thanksgiving brunch, with brunch stations, a raw bar, seasonal classics, an array of desserts and more. Plus, the restaurant will also be open for regular dinner hours and offering a special three-course prix-fixe menu for $65.
Cost: $130 per adult; $60 per child (brunch).
To book: www.opentable.com.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess features a next-level Thanksgiving brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in its Palomino Ballroom. The buffet brunch will feature exciting eats from seven chefs across the resort’s four restaurants, as well as a variety of can’t-miss desserts. Thanksgiving activities will also be available.
Cost: $144 per adult; $64 per child; children 5 and under eat free.
To book: 480.585.2694.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain, A Gurney’s Resort & Spa will kick off this year’s holiday season with an action-packed Thanksgiving weekend, complete with a four-course, prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner at elements. The unique menu includes wild shrimp and grits, fried Japanese eggplant and Two Wash Ranch honey-lavender turkey roulade and a dessert buffet. Throughout the holiday weekend, the resort will also serve complimentary spiced cider in the lobby, Fire Pits & S’mores under the desert stars and live music at jade bar.
Cost: $165 per adult; $55 per child, under 12 (elements dinner).
To book: www.gurneysresorts.com.
Royal Palms Resort
Royal Palms Resort will welcome guests to a Thanksgiving banquet buffet featuring a bountiful spread of harvest flavors as well as a three-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner at T. Cook’s. The buffet is available from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., while the T. Cook’s dinner is served from 1 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Both options are $75 to $175 per person, including a complimentary glass of sparkling wine or mimosa.
To book: royalpalmshotel.com.
Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North will offer a Thanksgiving brunch buffet on Thursday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring a celebratory feast. Highlights include a decadent seafood station, carving station, turkey will all the trimmings, churros made to order, a selection of festive desserts and a children’s buffet station. Come evening, Talavera’s holiday-themed specials include baby kale and brussels sprouts salad, natural turkey roulade with pistachio and kale stuffing, and caramelized pear and cinnamon Tarte Tatin with almond truffle ice cream.
Cost: $165 per adult; $58 per child, ages 5 to 12 are $58 (for brunch buffet).
Families and friends can treat themselves to a three-course prix-fixe menu of Thanksgiving classics by Chef Adam Dunton at Litchfield’s, the property’s signature restaurant, from 3 to 7 p.m., or dine buffet-style at The Wigwam Ballroom, from noon to 4 p.m.
Cost: $95 per adult and $30 per child (buffet); starting at $119 per adult and $30 per child (Litchfield’s).
To book: www.wigwamarizona.com.
Maple & Ash
Maple & Ash in Scottsdale is dishing up a decadent Thanksgiving Turkey Plate from 1 to 8 p.m. Diners can dig into black truffle turkey, brussels sprouts, chanterelles, pomme puree and black truffle jus.
To book: www.sevenrooms.com.
Match Market & Bar
Guests of FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel and locals alike are invited to celebrate the holiday at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Match Market & Bar. During two seatings on Thursday, Nov. 23–3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.–Match will be serving an exclusive three-course menu, with a main course of smoked turkey breast or stuffed roasted acorn squash. A variety of a la carte sides are also available to order for the table at this Phoenix Thanksgiving dinner celebration.
Cost: $59 per person.
To book: matchphx.com.
CIELO at ADERO Scottsdale Resort hosts “Thanksgiving Above the Desert and Beneath the Stars,” a holiday feast in the resort’s scenic Four Peaks Ballroom. The menu will highlight autumn flavors and classic holiday comfort food, such as turkey thigh with fall chestnuts accompanied by sweet potato vanilla bean purée, pumpkin parker house rolls and non-traditional specialties like bacon-wrapped pork loin and andouille sausage-cornbread stuffing. Desserts including chocolate pot de créme, assorted pies, and a customizable caramel apple station. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Cost: $90 per person (first seating, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.); $110 per person (second seating, 1 to 7 p.m.); $45 per child, ages 6 to 12.
To book: www.opentable.com.
Celebrate this Thanksgiving at ZuZu inside Hotel Valley Ho with the perfect dine-in or to-go meal. Enjoy a festive dinner in the restaurant from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., with a chef-attended starter buffet, entrées ranging from apple-brined turkey to pan-seared scallops and roasted pork shank, and sweets including pumpkin pie and cranberry cheesecake. Prefer to dine at home? Take advantage of the perfect chef-prepared family meal to go, featuring organic turkey and sides. Choose a whole-turkey package that serves eight to 10 people ($349 for seasoned/uncooked turkey, $399 for fully cooked turkey), or a half-turkey package that serves four to six people ($249, with fully cooked turkey). Whole pies are also available, and feed eight to 10 people. Choose traditional pumpkin pie with maple whipped cream or pecan and dark chocolate pie ($25 each). Orders can be placed at 480.421.7712, no later than 5 p.m. on Nov. 18. Order by Nov. 10 and get complimentary wine and special pricing. Meals can be picked up from the hotel valet area on Nov. 22 between noon and 6 p.m. (uncooked turkey meals only) or on Thanksgiving Day between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. (both uncooked and cooked turkey meals).
Cost: Between $75 and $92 per person (depending on the entrée selected); $25 for children 12 and under (for dine-in).
To book: www.hotelvalleyho.com.
From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., savor a beautiful prix-fixe menu at Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows with all of the trimmings featuring local turkey from Two Wash Ranch. Individually portioned dinners are also available to go. Each includes slow-roasted turkey, chorizo cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, country gravy, orange-cranberry relish, buttered green beans and parker house rolls. To-go meals are $71 per person, or $32 for children 12 and under. Add a sweet finish to the holiday with a whole butterscotch pecan pie ($49) or a pumpkin pie with orange Chantilly cream ($37). Orders can be placed through 5 p.m. on Nov. 21. Pick up your order curbside or at the Hearth ’61 Bar between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Cost (dine-in): $135 per adult; $35 per child, 12 and under.
To book: mountainshadows.com.
Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits
Located on the ground floor of The Westin Tempe, Terra Tempe’s Thanksgiving menu will be available for dine-in and will feature guest favorites alongside classic holiday dishes with a Southwest flare from 5 to 10 p.m. Standouts include The Turkey Feast with turkey breast, turkey leg porchetta, yam puree, apple-cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce and brown butter giblet gravy; horseradish-crusted filet mignon served with jumbo lump crab potatoes, heirloom roasted baby carrots and mushroom-truffle demi; and much more. New this year, the restaurant is offering a modified children’s menu alongside the limited-time holiday menu.
Cost: $85 per adult; $40 for children, ages 12 and under.
To book: terratempe.com.
Kick off the season of giving surrounded by red rocks at Sedona’s Enchantment Resort. Open to both guests and locals, celebrate the holiday with a buffet-style feast, featuring the holiday’s signature favorites, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also offered on Thanksgiving Day, resort guests can experience a delectable prix-fixe menu from the property’s signature restaurant, Che Ah Ch. Plus, on Thanksgiving morning, run or walk five miles among the Red Rocks at 9 a.m. in the property’s very first Turkey Trot, guided by Trail House experts. This race is donation-based with proceeds benefiting AZ-based organization Verde Valley Sanctuary.
To book: www.enchantmentresort.com.
Terras at CIVANA will offer Thanksgiving dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. This special menu is inclusive of roasted butternut squash and kale salad, herb-roasted turkey roulade, pumpkin and sage orecchiette and squash pie. Wine pairings featuring both Beaumont Chenin Blanc and Paul Durdilly Beaujolais Les Grandes Coasses are also available.
Cost: A la carte.
To book: civanacarefree.com.
Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse
On Thursday, Nov. 23, from 1 to 7 p.m., diners are invited to enjoy Thanksgiving with the Keeler family at Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse. Diners can choose from a three-course prix-fixe menu or a la carte options. Entrees include a traditional turkey dinner, slow-roasted prime rib, prime top sirloin and Scottish steelhead.
Cost: $75 for prix-fixe option.
To book: keelerssteakhouse.com.
Jacy & Dakota’s
Jacy & Dakota’s at Westin Phoenix Downtown celebrates Thanksgiving with a three-course buffet. Start your holiday dinner with a cured meat and cheese antipasti bar followed by a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with herb-roasted turkey breast or a citrus-glazed ham. Finish the evening with a choice of cinnamon apple strudel, pumpkin cheesecake or assorted dessert shooters.
Cost: $60 per adult; $30 per child, ages 6 to 12.
To book: www.jacyanddakotas.com.
From Nov. 23 to Nov. 26, STK Steakhouse dishes up both dine-in and takeout Thanksgiving dining options. The holiday special features roasted free-range turkey with a variety of tempting sides, like cornbread and sage stuffing and maple-baked sweet potato. Pre-order begins Nov. 13.
Cost: $64 per adult; $29 per child (dine-in and takeout). For takeout, STK signature sides are $19 each and a whole spiced pumpkin pie is $64.
To book: stksteakhouse.com.
From 5 to 9 p.m., We-Ko-Pa Resort Casino’s signature fine-dining restaurant Ember serves a three-course Thanksgiving meal, with a main course option of wood-fired Diestel turkey breast, Meats by Linz grilled filet, petrale sole or garganelli.
Cost: $85 per person.
To book: wekopacasinoresort.com.
Steak 44, Dominick’s Steakhouse and Ocean 44
Phoenix-based Steak 44 and Scottsdale’s Dominick’s Steakhouse and Ocean 44 are all set to open at noon on Thanksgiving Day, offering a turkey special in honor of the holiday.
To book: www.steak44.com, www.dominickssteakhouse.com and www.ocean44.com.
Prime, the rooftop steak house at Gila River Resorts & Casinos, is serving up a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Guests will receive a glass of Champagne, a four-course meal (for the main course, choose from a turkey dinner, prime ribeye, black cod or barrel-cut filet) and caviar appetizer–with a side of stunning Valley views.
Cost: $99 per person.
To book: playatgila.com.
Wrigley Mansion hosts a four-course limited-choice holiday menu to dazzle and delight guests, including chef-inspired delights and all the traditional dishes you love, like corn chowder, mesquite-honey-glazed ham, turkey roulade, pumpkin cheesecake and more. The menu is available from noon to 6 p.m.
Cost: $195 per adult; $65 per child, ages 12 and under.
To book: www.exploretock.com/wrigleymansion.
Celebrate Thanksgiving in the heart of Downtown Phoenix at Carcara, Sheraton Phoenix Downtown’s signature dining destination. Carcara will be serving a three-course menu from 4 to 10 p.m. featuring seasonal dishes like sweet potato and leek soup, winter greens, pumpkin tortes and a Thanksgiving feast filled with apple cider-roasted turkey, green bean casserole and crispy shallots, toasted marshmallow yams and more.
Cost: $45 per adult; $19 per child, ages 12 and under.
To book: www.opentable.com.
James Beard semifinalist Chef Rochelle Daniel at Atria in Flagstaff is offering “Everything But The Turkey” packages, including gourmet sides (like cauliflower au gratin, sweet potato dauphinoise and more), gravy, housemade pies (your choice of Pumpkin Meringue, Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan or Pomegranate Buttermilk) and even a bottle of wine.
Cost: $210 per package (serves four).
To order: www.exploretock.com/atria.
Miracle Mile Deli
Pre-order family dinners, single dinners, holiday pies and sides from Miracle Mile Deli in Phoenix now through Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. (Pick-up is available Wednesday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.) The Thanksgiving Family Feast, which serves six to eight people, features three pounds of white meat turkey, homemade mashed potatoes, a variety of sides, rolls and one whole pie.
Cost: $23 for individual dinner; $225 for family feast. A la carte pricing is available for sides and desserts, as well.
To book: miraclemiledeli.com.
Through Nov. 15, locals can order Fabulous Food’s Blissful Fall Thanksgiving Dinner menu, with pick-up available 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. The menu for this to-go Phoenix Thanksgiving option features herb-rubbed roasted turkey, green beans amandine, mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, Black Bottom Pecan Pie and more.
Cost: $299.99 (serves six to eight). A la carte pricing is available, as well.
To order: fabulousfood.net.
Chompie’s Thanksgiving To Go Meal Packages is now available for pre-order. The Traditional option includes an extra-large oven-roasted turkey, several sides and two 9-in. pies. The Basic option includes the turkey, alongside rolls, stuffing, cranberry relish and two pies.
Cost: $299.99 for Traditional (serves 12 to 15); $249.99 for Basic (serves 12 to 15). Dine-in and a la carte options are available, as well.
To order: chompies.com.
The Thumb BBQ bistro in Scottsdale will offer its annual, stress-free Thanksgiving To-Go meals. These made-in-house, from-scratch holiday meals include: smoked turkey breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, buttery herbed stuffing, grilled asparagus, cranberry sauce, 12 fresh dinner rolls, and a choice of an 8-in. pecan or pumpkin pie. Orders must be placed by Nov. 16. Pick-up is on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, between 8 a.m. and noon.
Cost: $175 (serves five to six).
To order: www.thethumb.com.
Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill and Ling’s Wok Shop
Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill and Ling’s Wok Shop are both giving back to the community this holiday season. For every Thanksgiving side sold, the Scottsdale restaurants will be donating a toy to Military Assistance Mission’s “Operation Holiday Giving.” Sides must be ordered by Nov. 18 with pick up Nov. 22. Each side feeds eight to 10 people. Options include Korean cauliflower, wasabi mashed potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes with red miso glaze and much more.
Cost: A la carte pricing.
To order: www.lingandlouies.com.
Eat Up Drive In
This month, Eat Up in Arcadia is serving two turkey-inspired specials so you can enjoy the flavors of Thanksgiving all month long for dine-in, takeout, curbside and online ordering, including a Turkey Dinner Sandwich and seasonal sides. For the holiday, the family-sized Turkey Dinner Plate features a 1.5-lb. turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauces and potatoes for an easy Phoenix Thanksgiving option. Must be picked up by 7 p.m. on Nov. 22.
To order: eatupdrivein.com.
The Sicilian Butcher
A customizable Italian dinner from The Sicilian Butcher is perfect for feeding a family of four. Mix and match selections–like garlic bread, craft meatballs and mini cannoli–to satisfy your families taste buds and upgrade your holiday dining experience. Pre-order by Nov. 17 and pick up Nov. 22 before 8 p.m. Orders include re-heat at home instructions.
To order: www.thesicilianbutcher.com.
SugarJam The Southern Kitchen
SugarJam The Southern Kitchen in Tempe invites locals to order their Thanksgiving pies by Nov. 17 for pick-up Nov. 22 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. This year’s 9-in. deep-dish pie flavors include: apple, caramel apple, apple crumb, cherry, cherry crumb, southern sweet potato, SugarJam pumpkin, bourbon pecan, chocolate pecan and peach cobbler.
Cost: The classic pies are $27.95 while the crumb, nut, caramel topped and cobbler pies are $29.95.
To order: www.sjsouthernkitchen.com.
Morning Squeeze has two 9-in. classic pies available for take away: pumpkin pie and peanut butter pie. Order by Nov. 21 at any Morning Squeeze location for pick-up on Nov. 22. Morning Squeeze has locations in Tempe, Scottsdale and Phoenix and is open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.
Cost: Each pie is $20.
To order: email@example.com.
Mesquite Fresh Street Mex
Through Nov. 17, Mesquite Fresh Street Mex has opened pre-orders for its classic holiday pie flavors, including pecan, pumpkin, apple, French silk and coconut cream. Mesquite’s pies will also be available for pickup on Nov. 20 to Nov. 22 at all Valley locations (except the Old Town Scottsdale taco stand). Pre-orders for pies will be available both in-store and on Mesquite’s website.
Cost: Each pie is $19.99.
To order: eatmesquite.com.