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Your 2023 Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner in Denver

Now is the time to place pre-orders for holiday meals to-go and to book reservations if you're planning to skip dish duty and dine out.
The Thanksgiving to-go spread from American Elm.
The Thanksgiving to-go spread from American Elm. Lucy Beaugard
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Restaurants in and around Denver make Thanksgiving easy with gourmet take-home meals and stellar dine-in service. Make your plans for this year’s feast with our annual roundup featuring prix fixe menus, buffets, à la carte options and heat-and-serve dinners for one or the whole family.

Many eateries have put their spin on traditional Thanksgiving fare, elevating dishes and meeting a range of dietary preferences. Skip the hassle of holiday cooking and spend more time with those you love by supporting these local businesses, whether you want to dine in or enjoy a meal from the comfort of your home.

Denver Thanksgiving food to go:

American Elm
4132 West 38th Avenue

American Elm’s Thanksgiving to-go package is $245 and feeds six. It includes a fourteen-pound spatchcocked turkey from Bowman & Landes family farm, where turkeys are vegetarian-fed and free-range. Sides consist of biscuit stuffing, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, turkey gravy and Southern-style green bean casserole. More sides, dessert cocktail kits and bottles of wine are available for an additional cost. Pre-order online by 5 p.m. on November 17 and pick up on November 22 or 23.

The Bindery
1817 Central Street

The Bindery’s take-home Thanksgiving package features a sixteen-to-twenty-pound Barber’s whole roasted turkey and gravy, shallot mashed potatoes and bourbon mashed sweet potatoes, plus your choice of sourdough or gluten-free quinoa stuffing. The $425 eight-person kit also includes Brussels sprouts gratin, cranberry relish and roasted acorn squash with cardamom-spiced pears.

Add to the feast with à la carte sides like kale salad ($30) and truffle mac and cheese ($39), which serve eight. Bakery items can also be purchased separately, including a half-dozen sweet potato buns ($16) and nine-inch pies ($35-$36) with flavors like pumpkin ginger pecan, apple and pear caramel, chocolate chess and Basque cheesecake. Order on Tock by 5:30 p.m. on November 17 and pick up on November 22 or 23. First-come, first-served pies will also be available on Thanksgiving day.

Blackbelly Market & Restaurant
1606 Conestoga Street, Boulder

The recently expanded butcher shop at Blackbelly Market is offering two breeds of naturally raised turkeys this Thanksgiving. Select from Barber’s classic Broad Breasted White turkey and Joyce Farms’ Heritage Black, believed to be the breed the Pilgrims enjoyed. The birds are priced at $7.99 per pound and $13.99 per pound, respectively. Order on the Blackbelly website soon: Turkeys are only available while supplies last. Pickup is available on November 20, 21 and 22. The butcher shop and market will also be stocked with traditional Thanksgiving ingredients during those dates, which are also the times to pick up Blackbelly Market’s pre-ordered pies. Reserve $40 bourbon pecan pie, $30 pumpkin cheesecake or $30 Dutch apple pie by November 13.

Citizen Rail
1899 16th Street

In addition to dine-in service on Thanksgiving, Citizen Rail is creating take-away holiday meals. The $200 four-person package features a hearty green salad with cranberry dressing, smoked turkey breast and confit turkey leg, maple roasted carrots, sausage and sourdough stuffing, roasted sweet potato and cheesy Brussels sprouts gratin, plus brown butter pumpkin pie for dessert. Call 303-323-0017 to place your pre-order on or before November 19. Pickup is available from 2 to 6 p.m. on November 22 and 9 to 11 a.m. on November 23.
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Order vegan and gluten-free Thanksgiving meals to go from Vital Root.
Edible Beats
Edible Beats
Multiple locations
To create its fourth annual “Thanksgiving at Home” menu, 100 percent employee-owned Edible Beats took inspiration from its restaurants Linger, Ophelia’s, El Five and Root Down. The kit includes Barber’s all-natural turkey two ways: brined, roasted breast and pulled confit dark meat with gravy. The trimmings include garlic mashed potatoes, baby beet salad, green bean and delicata squash, marble rye stuffing and cranberry relish.

Vital Root, part of the Edible Beats restaurant group, is offering vegan and gluten-free Thanksgiving meals to go. They include stuffed acorn squash, mashed potatoes with celery root gravy, roasted vegetables, cranberry orange chutney, dinner rolls with maple butter and sweet potato-pumpkin pie. Order online via Tock.

Standard gluten-free as well as vegan and gluten-free meals are priced per person, costing $44-$63 each. A four-person kit featuring everything but the turkey can be purchased for $95. Edible Beats also has ten-inch holiday pies including rye whiskey pecan and Honeycrisp apple, as well as wine and Family Jones bottled cocktails available for separate purchase. Order on Tock by November 19 and pick up on November 21 or 22; 5 percent of sales will benefit Conscious Alliance, a nonprofit hunger relief organization.

High Point Creamery
Multiple locations
Pair holiday pies with pints of seasonal ice cream flavors from High Point Creamery. Priced at $8.99 each, the selection includes brown sugar cinnamon, brown butter pecan and Joan’s pumpkin pie — a decadent blend of ice cream, graham cracker crust and house-baked chiffon pumpkin pie inspired by founder Erika Thomas’s mother’s recipe. Opt for delivery or pickup from one of the shop's four locations by placing a pre-order on its website.

Hinman Pie
5604 Kendall Court, Arvada

Hinman Pie holiday flavors include classic pumpkin, roasted pecan, locally sourced Granny Smith apple and salted maple with real Vermont syrup — each on Hinman's signature flaky butter double crust. Cherry and blueberry round out the sweet selection, while savory pot pies include pork green chili, chicken and cowboy pie, a Colorado-inspired take on shepherd’s pie. All options are available in six- and nine-inch sizes and cost $16-$42. Place your pre-order on the Hinman website and pick up at Leevers Locavore (2630 West 38th Avenue) on November 21 or 22.

The Infinite Monkey Theorem
3200 Larimer Street

Complete your Thanksgiving feast with the help of urban winery the Infinite Monkey Theorem. In the heart of the city, this women-owned and -operated wine business produces bottles ($25 to $50) and four-pack cans ($18) of reds, whites and rosé using mountain-grown grapes. Its Bubble Universe, a carbonated Riesling, is perfect for giving a great toast. Order online and select either delivery or free pickup from its decanter, or tasting room, located in RiNo.

J Street Food Truck & Catering
3600 East 40th Avenue
2680 East County Line Road, Highlands Ranch

J Street Food Truck & Catering has two Thanksgiving meal packages: the $200 kit feeds four to six people and includes a five-pound turkey breast, while the $275 package serves ten to twelve and comes with your choice of whole roasted turkey or a whole smoked turkey for an additional $15. Both kits feature garlic mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, roasted vegetable cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, herbed skillet gravy, cranberry sauce and challah pull-apart rolls, plus chocolate hazelnut pumpkin cream pie. Full and half-portioned sides (not including pie) are also available for $150 and $90, respectively, and can also be purchased à la carte.

Delivery is available on November 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. Alternately, pickup is available that day from the Denver Commissary (3600 East 40th Avenue) between 4 and 6 p.m. or Max Taps Co. (2680 East County Line Road Unit A, Highlands Ranch) between 4:30 and 7 p.m. Place pre-orders on its website.

The Kitchen American Bistro
1560 Wazee Street
1039 Pearl Street, Boulder

In addition to dine-in seating on Thanksgiving day, the Kitchen is offering traditional holiday dishes to go. Order a fifteen-pound brined and par-baked whole turkey that feeds eight to ten people, or opt for the vegetarian autumn pot pie, served in a two-quart baking pan with plenty for six. The same two-quart size applies to the Kitchen's roasted leek-and-mushroom dressing, a fan favorite.

Other sides including herb-whipped potatoes, chilled bean mélange, urfa carrots, braised hominy, roasted Brussels sprouts, roasted turkey gravy and cranberry chutney are served in one-quart quantities. A six-pack of par-baked rolls is also available, as are nine-inch pumpkin pies. Each item is ordered à la carte and can be picked up between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on November 22. Place your pre-order on Tock by November 20, but act fast, as availability is limited.

Local Jones
249 Columbine Street

In addition to dine-in service on Thanksgiving, Local Jones is making holiday treats available for pickup. Starting November 1, its bake shop will offer pumpkin chiffon and pecan butterscotch pies, apple cider and pumpkin macarons, brown butter spiced pumpkin cakes and more festive sweets. Place pre-orders on Tock with at least 48-hour notice and pick up through December 31, Thanksgiving day included.

Mondo Market
2501 Dallas Street, Aurora

Mondo Market accommodates a variety of group sizes with its three meal packages: The $79.99 kit feeds two to three people, the $142.99 option feeds four to five, and the $195.99 package feeds six to eight. The small comes with your choice of turkey or ham for an extra $2. The medium includes a raw turkey averaging eight pounds, while the large kit comes with a raw turkey averaging twelve pounds. Mashed potatoes, herb stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce and roasted Brussels sprouts are also included with each package.

Several items are available à la carte, including baguettes ($2.50 per) and beet salad ($7.99 per pint and $15.99 per quart), as well as pumpkin and pecan pie ($16.99). House-smoked ham can also be added to the medium and large kits, starting at $32.99 for two pounds. Pre-order on the Mondo Market website by 7 p.m. on November 12 and pick up on November 21 or 22 by 4 p.m.
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Pre-order vegan and gluten-free sides from Nest at Nurture.
Anetta Odnoralova
Nest at Nurture
2949 Federal Boulevard

The wholesome Thanksgiving sides from Nest at Nurture are vegan and free of gluten, sugar and oil, allowing the flavor of local ingredients to shine. Its Golden Root sweet potatoes, green bean casserole with Hazel Dell mushrooms and Havenly stuffing are $36 per and feed four people. Its pumpkin pie with candied pecans is $48 and serves four to six. Those who purchase all four options will receive a $25 Nest gift card. Place pre-orders on Toast by 5 p.m. on November 13, and pick up on November 16, 17 or 22 between 12 and 6 p.m.

Noisette Restaurant & Bakery
3254 Navajo Street

Impress this holiday with a variety of savory and sweet items from Michelin-recommended restaurant Noisette. Pair roasted turkey or ham with its pommes purée ($10 per pint, $20 per quart) and add a housemade duck confit pot pie ($64) to the Thanksgiving table. Create a charcuterie board with duck rillette ($26), a variety of cheeses ($8-$25) and other accoutrements, including fresh baguettes ($6 per). The bakery’s sugary selection includes pumpkin ($35), apple and pecan pies ($40), along with an assortment of truffles, bonbons, macarons and more. Place orders on Resy and pick up on November 21 from noon to 2 p.m., November 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., or November 23 from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Restaurant Olivia
290 South Downing Street

Another Michelin-recommended restaurant, Olivia is offering a non-traditional main dish: beef Wellington, featuring local beef tenderloin wrapped in prosciutto, mushroom duxelles and puff pastry. The $145 entree includes confit local Yellow Jelly potatoes and beef gravy. Alternatively, order beef bolognese or vegetarian lasagna crafted with housemade pasta in its new, expanded space. Both are available in small ($30) and large ($55) sizes. Place an order on Tock and pick-up on November 21 or 22 between noon and 3 p.m.

​​Sắp Sửa
2550 East Colfax Avenue

Starting November 18, the new Bakehouse at Sắp Sửa will be open on weekends from 8 a.m. to noon offering classic Americana baked goods including turnovers, poptarts, pumpkin bars and boxes of holiday cookies — all inspired by chef Anna Nguyen's childhood memories of baking with her mom. For a taste of the upcoming selection, pre-order $20 coffee cake and $32 Thanksgiving pies (pumpkin and five-spice apple crumble) are available to order on Tock until November 15. Pick-up will be available November 22 between 4:45 and 6:30 p.m.

Spade & Spoon
Meal kit company Spade & Spoon focuses on Colorado farmers and producers, and its “everything but the turkey” Thanksgiving kit is available across the Front Range. The $169 box serves six to eight and includes a Honeycrisp feta salad with kale and pomegranates; sweet potato dinner rolls; mashed potatoes with roasted garlic cream; sausage and apple stuffing; bacon and balsamic Brussels sprouts; and classic pumpkin pie. Ingredients from Hoffman Farms, Altius Farms, River Bear Meats, Moxie Flour and other local businesses appear in these dishes, which can also be purchased a la carte alongside other Thanksgiving specials. Place online orders between November 10 and 16, and expect delivery on November 21.

523 East 17th Avenue

Steuben’s Thanksgiving to-go package serves five to seven people and costs just $85. The kit includes five pounds of mesquite-smoked turkey breast, mashed Yukon Gold potatoes with chicken gravy, stuffing made with housemade croutons and seasonal herbs, green bean casserole and cranberry sauce. Complete the meal with its pumpkin chai-spice pie, priced at $35. Pre-order on OpenTable by November 20 and pick up on November 22 between 11 a.m. and 7:15 p.m.

Temper Chocolates
2669 Larimer Street

Gift your Thanksgiving host the perfect sweet something from Temper Chocolates. Its twelve-piece hostess box includes an assortment of popular and seasonal flavors, while its four-piece Thanksgiving pie box features “Basic B” (pumpkin pie spice ganache), pecan pie (molasses caramel, candied pecan ganache and shortbread crust), apple pie (spiced apple white chocolate ganache) and the Drew Barrymore (mixed berry and cinnamon ganache with an oat crust). Bonbons are $3.25 each; other chocolates and confections vary in price. Order online for delivery or pickup from its Denver Central Market store.

Three Saints Revival
1801 Wewatta Street

Spin holiday traditions with a delicious Thanksgiving meal from Three Saints Revival. In addition to roasted rosemary-brined turkey breast, gravy and buttermilk mashed potatoes, meals include tapas like hummus, baba ganoush and flatbread, plus roasted carrots with harissa and dill yogurt and spinach with bacon, lemon and garlic. An apple crumble dessert also comes with the meal, priced at $45 per person. Visit to pre-order by 2 p.m. on November 20, and pick up on November 22 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

2500 Lawrence Street, #200

Enjoy an exclusive omakase menu from Uchi this Thanksgiving. The $175 eight-course meal for two celebrates the flavors of the season, featuring its house salad, hama chili with ponzu and oranges, its yellowtail “zero sen” roll, and pork belly with mushroom demi and miso apples. Diners will also receive Brussels sprouts, miso-roasted kabocha, Chinese cauliflower and a pint of its fried milk ice cream for dessert. Pre-order online and pick up on November 20 or 21 between 5 and 9:30 p.m., or on November 22 between 6 and 9:30 p.m.

Urban Farmer
1659 Wazee Street

Along with dine-in service on Thanksgiving, Urban Farmer is offering Thanksgiving meals to go. Its $125 two-person package comes with dark and light meat turkey and turkey jus, while the $325 six- to eight-person kit includes a whole fourteen- to sixteen-pound apple and cedar-brined turkey glazed with honey and tamari. Both packages also include a local greens salad, cranberry sauce, buttermilk smashed red potatoes, cornbread stuffing with fennel sausage and dried fruit, baked yams with maple bourbon butter and sage, Brussels sprouts and pumpkin pie. Place pre-orders on Tock by November 20 and pick up on November 23 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Woodie Fisher
1999 Chestnut Place

Take-home Thanksgiving meals from Woodie Fisher are priced at $75 per person. The meal for one features green bean salad, dinner rolls, roasted turkey breast, crème fraîche whipped potatoes, porcini gravy, classic herb stuffing, cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts and bourbon pecan pie with fresh whipped cream. Pre-order on the website by November 17 and pick up on November 23 between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Yardbird Table & Bar
2743 Blake Street

Yardbird recently opened in RiNo, and while its high prices may surprise, Westword food editor Molly Martin thinks it's worth the splurge. Its holiday to-go package features herb-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, sage and celery stuffing, glazed heirloom carrots, bourbon candied yams, cranberry relish and biscuits with giblet gravy. The small kit costs $310 and feeds two to four people, while the large costs $590 and feeds six to eight. A brown butter bourbon pumpkin pie, usually priced at $40, is complimentary if you order your Thanksgiving meal on Tock by November 1. Pickup is available on November 23.
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Yardbird is offering dine-in and takeout Thanksgiving packages.
Denver restaurants open on Thanksgiving:

Bramble & Hare
1970 13th Street, Boulder

Michelin green-starred restaurant Bramble & Hare will serve a Thanksgiving feast during three seating times: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. The meal is priced at $95 per person; guests will select an appetizer, wine pairings and choice of entree including traditional turkey and vegetarian options. Sides of mashed potatoes, roast root vegetables, greens and cranberry sauce will be served family style, and dessert sampler platters will feature pecan pie and pumpkin pie. Book your reservation on OpenTable.

Chez Maggy
1616 Market Street

The Thanksgiving feast at Chez Maggy includes your choice of kale salad or butternut squash soup, followed by your preferred entree. Select from honey-and-thyme-roasted turkey, roasted branzino, Parisian gnocchi and marinated grilled lamb chops. Pick three sides served family style, with options including green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole and roasted Brussels sprouts, then complete the meal with either pumpkin or pecan pie. The three-course dinner is priced at $85 per person, and a kids' menu is available to those under twelve years old. Book a table on Resy between noon and 5 p.m.
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Citizen Rail will serve a three-course prix fixe dinner of holiday classics and more.
Citizen Rail
Citizen Rail
1899 16th Street

Set within the Limelight Hotel, Citizen Rail will host a three-course prix fixe meal on Thanksgiving day from noon to 7 p.m. Starters include a celery root soup with caviar, glazed octopus with potato salad and pork belly with apple and Meyer lemon relish. Turkey breast with confit turkey leg, scallops and mussels, smoked short rib and dry aged prime rib make up the entree selection. Desserts include a salted apple tart, spiced rum cake and chocolate bourbon brownie. The feast is priced at $115 per person, and reservations are available on OpenTable.

1455 California Street

Located inside Le Méridien Denver downtown, Corinne will be serving three Thanksgiving entrees including carved roasted turkey, Brush Creek bourbon-glazed ham and tofurkey. Each is priced at $32 and comes with cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, available in traditional and vegan versions.

Additional sides such as pumpkin-spiced carrots, confit marble potatoes, Italian sausage stuffing, loaded potato casserole, baked mac and cheese, charred green beans, sweet potato casserole and crispy Brussels sprouts are available for $13 per. For dessert, select from housemade pecan pie with Stranahan’s whiskey ice cream ($14), pumpkin pie and sweet potato pie ($12). Items from Corinne’s standard menu will also be available à la carte. Book reservations on OpenTable.

EDGE Restaurant & Bar
1111 14th Street

EDGE Restaurant & Bar within Four Seasons Hotel Denver will serve a Thanksgiving buffet of savory dishes and decadent desserts, complete with festive cocktails. Menu highlights include fresh-shucked oysters and poached shrimp at its raw bar; peppercorn-crusted Colorado prime rib, bourbon maple glazed ham and turkey roulade with sage pesto at its carving station; and other holiday classics like spiced acorn squash and sweet potato casserole. Housemade desserts include pumpkin pie parfaits, apple pie cones and brown butter sage tarts. The buffet is priced at $129 per person. Reserve seating on OpenTable, available between noon and 8 p.m.
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The Fort will serve honey-roasted turkey and all the trimmings.
The Fort
The Fort
19192 CO-8, Morrison

The Fort will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner starting at $52 per adult and $31 per child. Feast on honey-roasted turkey breast, buttery mashed potatoes, fire-roasted maple yams, sausage apple stuffing, green beans, cranberry relish and brandied pumpkin pie. It will also serve limited items from its standard menu like buffalo filet mignon, grilled quail with huckleberry preserves and vegetarian stuffed poblano pepper. Seating is available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; make reservations on OpenTable.

Hideaway Steakhouse
2345 West 112th Avenue, Westminster

Hideaway Steakhouse invites you to skip Thanksgiving planning and preparation this year. Rather, enjoy its traditional feast featuring juicy turkey, all the trimmings and desserts prepared in-house. The restaurant will also serve its standard menu of steakhouse favorites like filet mignon, bison ribeye, Scottish salmon and vegetarian risotto with lion’s mane mushrooms. Book seating on OpenTable, available between noon and 8 p.m.

The Inverness Denver
200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood

The Inverness Denver, a Hilton Golf & Spa Resort, will host its annual Thanksgiving brunch on its garden terrace, offering seating from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Enjoy cider-brined turkey breast two ways: apple jack confit drumstick and maple braised thigh, complete with sherry giblet gravy and cranberry apricot relish. Find breakfast favorites at the vanilla bean waffle bar and omelet station, more delights on the fruits de mer table and a towering antipasto display, plus an assortment of desserts including traditional pumpkin pie and sweet potato cheesecake. The feast is priced at $136.36 per guest; those under five years of age eat free. Book reservations on OpenTable.

Jill's Restaurant & Bistro
900 Walnut Street, Boulder

Jill’s Restaurant, located within the St Julien Hotel & Spa, will host Thanksgiving brunch from noon to 5 p.m. in the hotel’s ballroom. Savor brunch classics like pastries and frittatas, as well as Thanksgiving favorites including vegetarian and turkey stuffing, maple-glazed yams and green bean casserole. The carving station will serve turkey, prime rib and salmon, which is complemented by the extensive seafood bar. Brunch includes bottomless sparkling wine, Bloody Marys or mimosas and starts at $109 per adult; children four to twelve years old are $45 per.

Within Jill’s Restaurant, a three-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., priced at $99 per adult and $45 per child ages five to twelve. The feast includes roasted heirloom carrot salad or pumpkin soup, plus your choice of turkey, prime rib, salmon or vegan mushroom risotto. Whipped potatoes, turkey stuffing, glazed yams and grilled asparagus will be served family style. Enjoy pumpkin chiffon cheesecake or flourless chocolate cake for dessert by booking reservations on OpenTable.

Kachina Cantina
1890 Wazee Street

Set within the Dairy Block micro-district, Kachina Cantina will offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for just $31 per person. Each plate features roasted turkey and gravy, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, roasted carrots, stuffing, cranberry sauce and a French roll. Add a slice of classic pumpkin pie for $9. Kachina's regular all-day menu will be served as well. Reserve seating on OpenTable, available from 11 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
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Savor sharable sides from the Kitchen American Bistro.
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The Kitchen American Bistro
1560 Wazee Street
1039 Pearl Street, Boulder

In addition to take-home meals, the Kitchen’s Denver and Boulder locations will be open on Thanksgiving day. The prix fixe menu starts with an hors d'oeuvre of chicken liver mousse, fig jam and brioche. The first course is your choice of harvest salad or squash bisque, followed by either roasted turkey with cranberry chutney and gravy or autumn pot pie with squash and root vegetables. Both entrees are served with chilled bean mélange, urfa carrots, braised hominy and roasted Brussels sprouts.

Additional sides of house rolls, whipped potatoes and roasted leek-and-mushroom dressing are included. For dessert, enjoy a duo of pumpkin verrine and an apple galette. The feast is priced at $99.50 per adult and $45.50 per child ages twelve and under. Make reservations on Tock, and note that a deposit of $25 per person is required, refundable with 72 hours’ notice.

Le Bilboquet
299 St Paul Street

Located in Cherry Creek, French bistro Le Bilboquet will serve guests a three-course prix fixe menu on Thanksgiving day. Enjoy starters like roasted delicata squash soup, Beau Soleil oysters or foie gras mousse followed by several entree options: New York strip with leek confit, Cajun chicken breast with French fries and a traditional holiday dinner of roasted turkey, stuffing, fingerling potatoes, crispy Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce and gravy. Finish the meal with dessert — the selection includes brown sugar walnut tarts, pavlova, passion fruit mousse and more. Book a reservation on OpenTable.
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Brunch, happy hour and Thanksgiving dinner will be served at Local Jones.
Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek
Local Jones
249 Columbine Street

Set within Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, Local Jones will serve Thanksgiving brunch from 7:30 to 11 a.m., featuring smoked salmon omelets, apple cider doughnuts and other menu items. Happy hour will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., highlighting the sweet potato Jefferson cocktail. A family-style dinner of butternut squash soup, herb-roasted turkey and gravy, glazed sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, classic stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin Basque cheesecake will be available from 3 to 8 p.m. Make your reservations on OpenTable.

Oliver's Italian
4950 South Yosemite Street, Greenwood Village

On November 23, new restaurant Oliver’s Italian will serve its regular menu alongside Thanksgiving specials like seafood Italian stew, roasted butternut squash pinsa with sage, guanciale, whipped ricotta and fig, and tacchino rullato — turkey and sausage roulade with roasted squash and sage potatoes. For dessert, savor pumpkin cake with fresh cream. Reserve seating on OpenTable, available between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

909 17th Street

Panzano will serve a prix fixe menu on Thanksgiving day, starting with guests’ choice of buttercup squash soup or fall panzanella. The main features turkey two ways, confit leg and sous vide breast, plus focaccia stuffing, potato purée, fennel-roasted carrots, cranberry agrodulce and foie gras gravy. Enjoy pumpkin cheesecake with chantilly cream and candied cranberries for dessert. The feast is priced at $65 per person, and a limited à la carte menu will also be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Book reservations on OpenTable.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille
8433 Park Meadows Center Drive Suite D154, Lone Tree

In addition to its standard menu, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille will serve a special Thanksgiving dinner for $49 per person. Start with your choice of Honeycrisp apple salad or butternut squash soup, followed by smoked turkey breast served with pan gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean almondine, sausage and sage dressing, cranberry relish and homemade bread. Complete the feast with a slice of pumpkin cheesecake, priced at $9. Book seating on OpenTable, available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Range Restaurant
918 17th Street

Set within the downtown Renaissance Hotel, Range Restaurant will serve a Thanksgiving special from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Its $36 dinner will include roasted game hen with marble rye savory bread pudding, mashed potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes, haricot verts, cranberry compote and bourbon sage pan sauce. Make reservations on OpenTable. SAME Cafe
2023 East Colfax Avenue

While SAME Cafe will not be open on Thanksgiving day, the country’s longest-running nonprofit restaurant will host a Friendsgiving feast the day before, on November 22. Savor roast turkey, brown sugar ham, wild rice casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing and more, including vegan and gluten-free options. Guests are encouraged to pay by volunteering time, giving produce or donating money, which supports the cafe's mission to create community through healthy food access.

Toro Latin Kitchen & Lounge
150 Clayton Lane Suite B

In addition to pick-up options, Toro will offer a special prix fixe holiday menu from November 22 to 24 and offer seating until 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving day. Enjoy grilled pear salad and roasted corn chowder with clams, followed by achiote-marinated turkey breast paired with your choice of Brussels sprouts or roasted heirloom carrots. Churros and a red wine pear tart will be served as dessert. Opt for the entire meal for $110 per person or order these items and others from its abbreviated regular menu a la carte. Book seating on OpenTable.

Urban Farmer
1659 Wazee Street

In addition to take-home meals, Urban Farmer will offer a three-course menu of Thanksgiving favorites from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Start with charcuterie, followed by your choice of local greens salad, chilled shrimp, yellow split pea soup or sweet potato gnocchi. Guests will then select one of five entrees: Colorado-raised, honey-roasted turkey, roast prime rib, a six-ounce filet, salmon with shiitake broth or cauliflower steak with squash purée.

Sides for the table include cranberry sauce, smashed red potatoes, cornbread stuffing, baked yams and Brussels sprouts. For dessert, choose between traditional pumpkin pie or chocolate cake with dulce de leche. The feast is priced at $90 per adult and $45 per child under twelve years old. Make reservations on OpenTable.
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Water Grill will serve a traditional three-course Thanksgiving dinner.
Water Grill
Water Grill
1691 Market Street

The traditional three-course Thanksgiving feast at Water Grill features guests' choice of clam chowder or mixed organic greens, followed by roasted Diestel Family Ranch turkey and gravy, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, sourdough apple-celery stuffing and cranberry sauce. For dessert, select either pumpkin cheesecake or caramel bread pudding. The prix fixe dinner is priced at $68 per adult and $24 per child under twelve years old. Make reservations on OpenTable.

Yardbird Table & Bar
2743 Blake Street

In addition to its take-home packages, Yardbird will be open for dining on Thanksgiving day during normal business hours, 4 to 11 p.m. It will serve a limited à la carte menu of standard Yardbird dishes, plus a special holiday menu featuring pear, pomegranate and arugula salad ($18), an herb-roasted turkey dinner including mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, cranberry compote and giblet gravy ($42), and slices of brown butter bourbon pumpkin pie ($16). Reserve seating on OpenTable.

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