Ready to gobble ’til you wobble? Get your festive fill this Thanksgiving (Nov. 22) at these Valley restaurants.
The newly renovated Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain will celebrate Thanksgiving with three different and delish holiday dining celebrations: brunch at Cayton’s Burger Bistro from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Thanksgiving Day lunch or dinner at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar, with a festive three-course holiday lunch (12:30 to 3 p.m.) and an expanded four-course traditional holiday dinner menu (4:30 to 9 p.m.) for the evening.
At El Chorro, enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner service in the restaurant from noon to 7 p.m. and patios until 3 p.m., with eats like roasted butternut squash and fennel soup, organic turkey, bourbon pecan tarts and much more. And, of course, save room from the restaurant’s famed sticky buns. Plus, a Thanksgiving buffet will be offered in Casa Paloma Pavilion.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa will deliver an elevated Thanksgiving dining experience. Guests can choose between a four-course, prix-fixe menu at elements or a buffet at The Views. In addition to a traditional turkey dinner with chestnut stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry apple relish and giblet gravy, entrée choices will include butternut squash and ricotta raviolis with duck confit; spice-crusted seabass; and more. Decadent desserts will include pumpkin cheesecake; fried apple and quince hand pie; and sweet potato pie. The dinner will be available from 12 to 8 p.m.; the Thanksgiving buffet at The Views will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Different Pointe of View, the mountaintop restaurant at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, will serve a decadent buffet-style feast from noon to 7 p.m. Diners can expect braised turkey osso bucco, applewood-smoked pork loin, prime rib, chilled seafood towers and much, much more.
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort will offer something for everyone this Thanksgiving. Rico’s American Grill will be serving a delectable lunch buffet from noon to 4 p.m. while Hole-In-The-Wall will be serving a delicious holiday evening feast from 2 to 8 p.m.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairmont Scottsdale Princess hosts a grand holiday buffet in its Palomino Ballroom. The spread will offer tastes of the resort’s restaurants, including La Hacienda, Toro, Bourbon Steak and Ironwood American Kitchen with dishes ranging from sushi to turkey leg confit. Plus, there is a children’s buffet.
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa will feature a traditional Thanksgiving Day menu in a buffet-style dinner with live musical entertainment. Dinner starts at 1 p.m. with the last seating at 6:15 p.m. Plus, diners can enjoy a three-course limited a la carte holiday menu at Nellie Cashman’s Monday Club Cafe. Or for a more casual setting, Brittlebush Bar & Grill will serve a seasonal holiday feature highlighting the flavors of Thanksgiving with a fun twist.
Savor a prix-fixe menu complete with slow-roasted turkey, lamb osso bucco and decadent desserts at Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Live music will fill the air for this festive occasion, with seatings available from 1 to 8 p.m.
Arizona Biltmore has a variety of ways to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday: a lavish buffet from noon to 5:30 p.m. in the Historic Gold Room; a four-course dining experience from 1 to 8:30 p.m. at Wright’s at the Biltmore; and a three-course menu from 1 to 9 p.m. at Frank & Albert’s.
Bourbon & Bones in Scottsdale will offer a delicious three-course menu from 1 to 9 p.m., with the main course being a traditional turkey feast with sweet potato mashed, stuffing and cranberry compote.
The talented culinary team at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, A Destination Hotel dishes out elevated classics in the resort’s Vista Verde Dining Room while enjoying views of the McCormick Ranch Golf Club from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The buffet includes fall harvest salad, Angus prime rib, butter-basted turkey and much more.
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch invites Valley residents to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with a special buffet in SWB, a southwest bistro. Adding to the joyfulness will be live music in Center Stage Bar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Join family and friends for Thanksgiving at LON’s at the Hermosa from noon to 7 p.m., as the team creates a three-course prix fixe meal featuring contemporary Southwestern takes on traditional holiday favorites (think pumpkin soup and natural roasted turkey).
Thanksgiving dinner at Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows features savory fall delights, with a main course including a slow-roasted Two Wash Ranch turkey and an array of classic sides.
For a classic holiday feast, reserve your spot at The Valley Ho Thanksgiving Buffet, served at Sands from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy a savory carving station with a selection of turkey, prime rib and ham along with a refreshing seafood bar, soup and salad station, a variety of tasty entrées and festive desserts. Plus, ZuZu is serving a holiday buffet from 4 to 9 p.m.
The Royal Palms Holiday Buffet (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) in the grand Palmera Ballroom will feature festive options including the Royal Palms Spanish paella, Ballerine pasta rustica, crab claws, herb-crusted prime rib and more. T. Cook’s will also be offering a three-course, prix-fixe menu, with roasted free-range Diestel Turkey (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
Four Seasons Scottsdale at Troon North offers up Talavera’s spectacular Thanksgiving dinner buffet from noon to 6 p.m. and a three-course Thanksgiving dinner menu from 4 to 9 p.m. at Proof, An American Canteen. (There will be a kid’s buffet, too.)
The West Valley Irish pub and sports bar Padre Murphy’s will be hosting a Thanksgiving buffet (from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and a la carte dinner (10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.), and showing an entire day of football on 90-plus TV’s.
Fogo de Chão will offer a unique menu on that day, which, in addition to fire-roasted meats and Market Table offerings, include roasted turkey breast, turkey au jus, cranberry relish and more.
The chefs of the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass’ Ko’sin restaurant will offer a traditional four-course prix fixe menu for both lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving from noon to 8 p.m. Course selections include a roasted mushroom velouté with crispy quinoa and lemon crème fraiche, and mulling spice-brined roast turkey with apple stuffing, traditional sage gravy and gold whip potatoes.
Tanzy Restaurant is hosting a Thanksgiving dinner buffet from noon to 8 p.m. with eats like herb-roasted turkey and honey-baked ham. Plus, there will be a special children’s buffet.
From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails will offer a Thanksgiving menu under the direction of newly appointed Executive Chef Dushyant Singh. Some standouts include a traditional Thanksgiving dinner entrée, roasted Branzino and a selection of seasonal pies.
Sushi Roku offers a gourmet four-course Thanksgiving feast all week long, Monday, Nov. 19 through Thursday, Nov. 22, with a mix of traditional dishes spiced up with bold Asian ingredients and cutting-edge cooking techniques.
JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa and JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa are offering an abundance of holiday dining options in their respective restaurants, ranging from casual brunch to traditional Thanksgiving buffets to elegant a la carte dinners on Thanksgiving.
Match Restaurant & Lounge invites diners in on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a thoughtfully created and prepared holiday meal with roasted fresh natural turkey, cornbread stuffing, pumpkin pie and much more.
Treat yourself to a three-course feast at J&G Steakhouse, where Chef Jacques Qualin is whipping up an familiar-yet-exotic Thanksgiving dinner menu from 5 to 10 p.m. The menu takes on traditional fall and Turkey Day favorites, such as slow-roasted turkey, along with some Asian accents.
Morton’s The Steakhouse is open on Thanksgiving Day, serving families a signature steak dinner beginning at 1 p.m. Select locations will be offering Côte de Boeuf and Filet and Lobster Oscar.
Voila French Bistro dishes up a special three-course menu as well as a kids menu from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Reservations are a must.
The Wrigley Mansion will offer a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings on Thursday, Nov. 22. Save a spot at one of the two seatings (1:30p.m. and 4:30 p.m.) and enjoy chef-manned food stations serving all the favorite holiday dishes including roasted turkey, stuffing, slow-roasted prime rib, and whipped potatoes.
Hash Kitchen will be serving items off its regular and seasonal menu, like leg of lamb hash and the carved turkey and stuffing waffle that’s served with smashed potatoes, gravy and fried leeks. (Hash Kitchen does not take reservations.)
Enjoy a Thanksgiving prix fixe menu at Tomaso’s When in Rome. Enjoy traditional fixings or choose dishes with an Italian twist. At Tomaso’s on Camelback, the prix fixe Thanksgiving menu features decadent items like its rigatoni dish with short rib and black truffle ragu.
Roka Akor will be serving classic Thanksgiving dishes with a Robata twist from 3 to 9 p.m. with a la carte dishes like miso chili-rubbed turkey breast, wasabi mashed potatoes and pumpkin cheesecake. Guests are encouraged to make reservations.
Chart House will feature an slow-roasted seasoned turkey with a slew of sides and a slice of fresh pumpkin or pecan pie for the holiday.
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