If 2020 has left you feeling a little exhausted and you don’t feel like pulling together a full Thanksgiving meal, forego the many hours of prepping, cooking and cleaning and skip right to the best part about Thanksgiving…the eating! Check out the list of several metro Phoenix restaurants that would gladly welcome you and your family in to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving feast.
Reservations are required
2501 E. Telawa Trail, Phoenix
A four-course prix-fixe menu -$125, $50 additional for wine pairings
Served noon-7 p.m.
Feature dishes: spiced pumpkin soup, seared scallop with uni foam and mushroom ravioli.
Main course options include: Colorado rack of lamb; parsnip pasta; organic garlic and herb roasted d’Artagnan turkey breast with whipped potatoes, haricots vert and caramelized onion gravy; and roasted sirloin served with sweet potato gratin and au poivre sauce.
Dessert: A dark chocolate mousse torte and roasted pumpkin tart are among the dessert options.
Children’s menu for ages 12 and younger ($45) available.
The Grill, Boulders Resort & Spa
34631 N. Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree
A three-course dinner ($52)
Dinner will be served from 4-10 p.m.
Meal includes the following dishes, butternut squash soup with house crème fraiche, spiced seeds and whole grain crostini; pepper-crusted prime rib with crisp baby potatoes, herbed asparagus, roasted baby onions, white garlic and horseradish jus; seared sea bass served with white carrot risotto, wilted spinach, caramelized onions, shaved radish, baby greens and pickled mustard seed; and roasted turkey accompanied by wild mushroom stuffing, mashed potatoes, haricots verts, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy.
Dessert selection includes pumpkin pie with bourbon caramel and pumpkin pie are desert options.
3225 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
A five-course prix-fixe ($52) menu
Served from noon-9 p.m.
Selections include 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, cauliflower pistachio cake with gruyere and pumpkin cheesecake.
8280 W. Union Hills Drive, Glendale
A three-course menu ($54.99) will feature starter options of lamb chop fondue or crispy pig wing with spicy ranch. A second course of soup or salad is followed by entrée choices that include a 12-ounce Turducken with turkey breast stuffed with duck and chicken breast or traditional turkey breast, both served with speck ham, fennel cornbread stuffing and cranberry sauce. There are also steak and seafood options. Choose a side from selections like potatoes, creamed corn, creamed spinach, cornbread stuffing, sautéed green beans, scalloped cheese potatoes and broccoli.
Dessert can be added for $4.99.
Reservations require a credit card, with a 72-hour cancellation policy.
17797 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
The Chef will prepare a three-course, prix-fixe feast ($95, $45 for ages 12 and younger)
Served from 2-7 p.m.
Starters include focaccia ripiena for the table and choose from selections like Hamachi, polenta, beef cheeks, scallops and the signature
Porchetta-style turkey served with pancetta chestnut stuffing, broccoli rabe and cranberry sauce. Classic sides and accompaniments for the table include marroni chestnut stuffing and pasta pomodoro for the table.
Cielo, Adero Scottsdale
13225 N. Eagle Ridge Drive, Scottsdale
The restaurant will prepare a three-course prix-fixe menu ($69).
Served From 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Dinner includes your choice of sweet potato bisque or a festive field greens and baby kale salad. Main dish choices include: crabmeat stuffed salmon served wilted Bloomsdale spinach and steamed pomme de terre; Burgundy braised boneless short ribs with root vegetables and horseradish mashed potatoes; and roast heritage turkey with fennel sausage stuffing with cornbread and giblet gravy, cranberry orange and ginger chutney, baked Brussels sprouts with applewood smoked bacon, butternut squash with maple butter and mashed Yukon Gold potatoes.
For dessert choose between pumpkin pie or apple tarte tatin for dessert.
T. Cook’s, Royal Palms Resort & Spa
5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
A three-course prix-fixe dinner ($95, $32 for ages 6-12)
Served for seatings from 3-8 p.m.
Dinner includes Carrot and roasted onion soup scented with horseradish, caramelized onion and fried parsley, and pumpkin ravioli filled with sage cream, wilted arugula, cambozola cheese and prosciutto are among starter choices.
The six main course options include beef tenderloin with an artichoke tomato tart, asparagus and hollandaise with truffle, and a sliced heirloom turkey breast with green beans, Italian sausage, cornbread stuffing, cranberry chutney, sweet potato gratin and turkey gravy.
Dessert options: a vegan chocolate mousse torte, carrot cake with caramel sauce and walnuts or pumpkin panna cotta topped with whipped cream and crushed graham cracker.
SWB, a Southwest Bistro, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
7500 E Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale
480-444-1234, ext. 8650
A buffet ($105, $120 for unlimited Champagne and bloody mary bar, $48 for ages 6-12)
Served from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on the Terrace Court.
Traditional favorites include made-to-order omelets, smoked Scottish salmon, Alaskan crab legs, an antipasti display and a variety of hot and cold side dishes. There will be quesadilla, taco and gourmet pasta stations and a carving station with herb-roasted all-natural turkey with all the trimmings, prime rib of beef and brown sugar ham with caramelized pineapple and cinnamon.
For dessert, choose from a variety of pies, tarts, cakes and other sweets grace the dessert lineup and there will be a special kids buffet as well. Reservations are required.
Rita’s, JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
5402 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale
Chefs will prepare a three-course prix-fixe menu ($75, $25 for ages 12 and younger)
Dinner will be served from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Meal includes grilled butternut squash bisque and grilled asparagus with shrimp and lobster gremolata are among the starter choices. Main course choices include seared duck breast with black truffle polenta cake; cast iron seared halibut with bean and chorizo ragout; and oven roasted turkey with sage stuffing, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, haricots verts and turkey gravy cranberry sauce. For dessert choose a pumpkin tart or vanilla cheesecake for dessert. Add unlimited mimosas for $28.
Match Market & Bar, FOUND:RE Phoenix
Reservations must be made by noon on Nov. 21.
1100. N. Central Ave., Phoenix
A four-course menu ($60)
Dinner served starting at 4 p.m.
Meal includes your choice of a glass of red or white wine.
Starter appetizers of deviled eggs with your choice of soup or salad.
The main course is roasted turkey, country mashed potatoes with house made gravy and Brussels sprouts with crispy pancetta.
Dessert is Pumpkin or chocolate pie is dessert.
Lon’s, Hermosa Inn
Reservations are required.
5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley
A three-course feast ($89, $25 for ages 6-12)
Meal will be served from noon-7 p.m.
For starters, enjoy roasted pumpkin soup, handmade gnocchi and grilled pork belly. Roasted turkey breast with sage stuffing, garlic green beans, crème fraiche mashed potatoes, roasted onion gravy and cranberry marmalade; wood-fired beef tenderloin, pork osso bucco; and pan seared halibut are main dish options and all come with sides.
A variety of dessert options include pumpkin pie, cherry chocolate flourless cake or warm caramelized apple bread pudding for dessert.
Elements, Sanctuary Resort & Spa on Camelback Mountain
Reservations are required.
5700 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley
A four-course prix-fixe menu will be served for two seating times: noon-1:45 p.m. ($105), and 2-8 p.m. ($125). Ages 6-12 dine for $45 for either seating.
Enjoy a starter of roasted pumpkin and white cheddar bisque is followed by a lineup of 12 different choices for the remaining three courses.
Main course highlights include: a traditional turkey dinner with chestnut stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry apple relish and giblet gravy; roasted vegetable wellington; pecan-crusted swordfish; Moroccan spiced lamb shank with charred eggplant puree and cumin scented couscous; and butternut squash raviolis with Wagyu beef cheek, cippolini onions and chanterelle mushrooms. Dessert options include a brownie pecan pie with toffee ice cream; pumpkin spice crème brûlée with pepita brittle and brown butter shortbread; quince cranberry strudel with maple gelato; and butterscotch cheesecake with gingersnap crust..
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
905 N. 54th St., Chandler
9712 W. Northern Ave., Peoria
Enjoy a three-course menu that will feature a choice of salad or lobster bisque as the starter and mixed herb-roasted turkey breast ($49), petite 8-ounce filet mignon ($64) or 20-ounce prime bone-in ribeye ($74) as the entrée, plus stuffing, gravy, green beans, mashed potatoes and cinnamon orange-infused cranberry sauce. Children’s three-course menu ($23 for ages 12 and younger).
Dessert are New York cheesecake and carrot cake are dessert options.
300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park
Dinner is served in the ballroom and features a buffet ($54, $22 for ages 4-12)
Served from noon-4 p.m.
Dinner includes traditional favorites such as a hearty autumn vegetable soup, smoked salmon, roasted organic turkey, prime New York strip loin, a gourmet mac and cheese station, roasted cinnamon Berkshire pork, a cornucopia of classic sides and desserts and more.
At Litchfield’s, a three-course prix-fixe menu ($62, $22 for ages 4-12) will be served from 3-7 p.m.
Main course options include pan roasted sea bass with baby spinach, snow peas and lobster butter; Cedar River prime rib served with horseradish mashed potato and grilled asparagus; and turkey breast accompanied by fennel sausage stuffing, baby green beans, maple roasted yam, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, orange cranberry relish and giblet sausage gravy.