Who doesn’t eat turkey on Thanksgiving?
The turkey duh, cos he’s always stuffed!
2020 UPDATE – looking for where to eat in 2020. Check out the 2020 edition of our Turkey day roundup here.
That ones free, you’re welcome. If you decide to cook the big dinner at home this year though – you’re gonna need way more to survive the day. Instead, and as per our yearly recommendation, why not dine or order out this year. The following is every last restaurant special, togo turkey and more than we know about for Thanksgiving 2019 in Utah.
Turkey day dining notes
- Please note that as we get closer to the big day itself more and more businesses will offer a Thanksgiving option of some sort; we’ll add them here as we discover more, check back often!
- All descriptions below are provided directly by the businesses.
- Unless otherwise stated, all restaurant options are for the 28th of November
The Aerie @ Snowbird
11 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.
$62 adults, $33 kids 6-12
A gourmet buffet featuring signature dishes such as herb-rubbed turkey, miso glazed salmon, tea-braised pork shoulder, elk stew, roasted trout and mushroom ravioli.
9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
The Atrium @ Snowbird
11 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
$55 adults, $29 kids 6-12
With spectacular mountain views, enjoy a buffet of slow-roasted turkey breast, herb roasted chicken, baked salmon, butternut squash ravioli, applewood-smoked ham and Thanksgiving staples with all the trimmings.
9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
11.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
$63 for adults, $55 for seniors, $25 kids 5-12
Bambara will offer a classic Thanksgiving buffet including a carving station with turkey, whole New York strip, oysters, shrimp, salads and soup. An array of desserts and pastries will also be offered.
202 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
The Brass Tag @ Deer Valley
$49 adults, $20 for children 12 and under
The award-winning brick-oven restaurant is serving a four-course prix fixe Thanksgiving menu. Enjoy a choice of roasted butternut squash soup or baby greens and arugula salad, followed by vegetables and sides including: roasted acorn squash, bourbon glazed carrots, gratin potatoes, whipped yams or mushroom herb stuffing. Guests can then choose maple glazed brick oven roasted turkey or oven roasted prime rib. Dessert is pumpkin cheesecake or traditional apple pie. Please note vegan and vegetarian options are available.
Butcher’s Chop House
2.00 – 11.00 p.m.
2 course prix fixe
$35 adults, $18 children
The award-winning steakhouse is doing the classics right. Enjoy savory turkey with mashed potatoes, stuffing garlic green beans and candied yams, followed by your choice of pumpkin pie or pecan pie.
751 Lower Main Street, Park City, UT 84060
noon – 7.00 p.m.
$45 adults, $25 kids 12 and under
Cafe Niche on 300 South will be hosting a special Thanksgiving Day dinner buffet featuring Executive Chef Andy Morrison’s creative take on traditional holiday fare. The celebration goes on from noon until 7 p.m. and costs $45 per person and $25 for children ages 12 and under, not including tax or gratuity. General manager / partner Caprice Ossana has specially selected wines that perfectly complement the menu.
Caffe Niche is closed for all other meal periods on Thanksgiving. “While we offer a Thanksgiving carving station with roast turkey and prime rib, we have a lot of really fun options too, from funeral potato casserole to sweet potato and jalapeño soup to a delicious kale Caesar,” said Andy Morrison, executive chef. “We are excited to welcome our guests back to celebrate the bounty.” Menu:
- Carving station: roasted turkey, prime rib. Served with mushroom gravy, horseradish cream and red wine demi-glace.
- Hot items: crab cakes, funeral potato casserole, green beans, apple sourdough stuffing, lemon-chili cauliflower, sweet potato & jalapeño soup, cranberry sauce.
- Cold items: kale Caesar, port cheese balls with artisan rolls, crudité with edamame, hummus, veggie terrine.
- Dessert: pumpkin pies, chocolate cake, lemon bars.
779 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Chabaar Beyond Thai
$18 adults, $13 seniors, $10 kids under 12
11.00 a.m.- 9.00 p.m.
Email email@example.com for your reservation! Anny’s Thanksgiving Day Buffet Menu (V = Vegan, VEG = Vegetarian, GF = Gluten Free):
Chips/Cranberry Mango salsa (V, GF)
Fry tortilla (V)
Curry puff (V)
Quinoa, kale and berry salad (V, GF)
Vegan meatloaf (V, GF)
Orange veggies (V)
Garlic Mashed Potato (V, GF)
Baked sweet yam (V, GF)
Pumpkin curry (V, GF)
Tamales (Vegan, GF)
Garlic Bean (V, GF)
Pesto Pasta (VEG)
Noodle Stir Fry (V, GF)
Roasted Vegetable (V, GF)
Cranberry sauce (V, GF)
Cranberry Chipotle Sauce (V, GF)
Pumpkin pie (V)
Thai Rice Pudding (V, GF)
Tapioca Pudding (V, GF)
87 W 7200 S, Midvale, UT 84047
Prix fixe dinner
2.30 – 7.30 p.m.
$50 adults, $20 children 12 and under
Family-style dinner includes Courchevel house bread, apple walnut salad, apple smoked ham, organic free range roasted turkey, roasted brussel sprouts, creamed spinach, mashed potatoes and roasted pumpkin. Desserts include pumpkin pie, chocolate mousse, apple tarte tatin, lemon pie and warm mini cookies.
201 Heber Ave, Park City, UT 84060
The Eating Establishment
Three course prix fixe
2 p.m. – close
$60 adults, $35 for kids
Three course dinner includes a mixed green or wedge salad with choice of dressing, slow roasted turkey with housemade stuffing, green beans, classic cranberry sauce, savory mashed potatoes and squash with brown sugar. Dessert includes a choice of beer bar bread pudding or Patricia’s famous pumpkin cheesecake. Vegetarian options are available
317 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
Three course prix fixe
11 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.
$48 adults, $22 kids
Let us host your three-course Thanksgiving, including your choice of herb-roasted turkey or petite filet mignon.
The Gateway, 20 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Four course set menu
Seating will be from noon – 6.00 p.m.
$65 adults, $35 kids 12 and under
Join us for a Thanksgiving experience at Franck’s! Chef Robert has created a unique 4 course feast for you and your family to enjoy this Thanksgiving. Menu:
- Amuse. Warm brioche focaccia, Flake salt, local cider whipped butter, macerated chive
- 1st course. Parsnip & Granny Smith apple emulsion, onion jam, fried parsnip, parsley pesto, brunoised shallot
- 2nd course. Miso black cod, tamari roasted sunchoke, lychee-curry sauce, fried sunchoke & lychee salad, caramelized bok choy
- 3rd course. Herb brined young turkey, brown butter russet potato, last years cherries, glazed Red Diane yam, toasted oat “stuffing”, bourbon-butter gravy, sorrel
- 4th course. Una leche pumpkin streusel cake, salt roasted pine nut, sugared cranberry, condensed pumpkin milk, shiso
6263 Holladay Blvd, Holladay, UT 84121
Grand Summit Hotel
11.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.
$74 adults, $63 seniors, $39 kids 6-14
There’s something for everyone – and it’s all delicious – at the Grand Summit Hotel’s Thanksgiving buffet at the Canyons Village. From classics like brown sugar and molasses brined turkey, High West whiskey and maple glazed ham, herb and garlic “emberred” prime rib, and cedar plank roasted king salmon, to no shortage of starters, soups, salads, pastas and all your favorite Thanksgiving sides, plus desserts, you and your loved ones are sure to have a meal to remember.
4000 Canyons Resort Dr, Park City, UT 84098
$36.75 adults, $18.75 kids under the age of 12
Menu items include butternut squash soup, Park City’s best salad bar, carved roasted Tom turkey, Autumn harvest stuffing, savory turkey stock gravy, green bean almondine, homemade creamy mashers, fresh citrus cranberry relish, oat & barley beer bread and sourdough baguette. Desserts include an option of pumpkin pie with vanilla bean whip cream or spiced apple bread pudding with High West bourbon sauce.
2093 Sidewinder Dr, Park City, UT 84060
10 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.
$35 adults, $22.50 kids, 4 and under free
Relax this Thanksgiving and let us prepare your meal! Our chefs are preparing a full Thanksgiving day buffet spread, including traditional and Southern favorites. Large groups always welcome.
327 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Hearth And Hill
Noon – 6 p.m.
Thanksgiving menu includes roasted turkey breast with dark meat gravy, mashed potatoes, brussel spouts cranberry and pecans. Thanksgiving sides include skillet roasted Brussel sprouts with cranberry, melted onion, honey and balsamic, herb stuffing or ginger sweet potato pie. Dessert options include pumpkin pie with whipped cream and apple pie with ice cream.
1153 Center Dr, Park City, UT 84098
Hub And Spoke
9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.
$24.99 adults, 11.99 kids, 4 and under free
Hub & Spoke is offering several favorites like the Kentucky hot brown and chicken & waffles along side traditional fixins. Groups and families always welcome.
1291 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Josie Wyatt’s Grille
Noon – 7.00 p.m.
$38 adults, $22 kids 12 and under
99 N 100 W, Moab, UT 84532
Regular AYCE buffet with specials
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Open 11am – 8pm on Thanksgiving Day. Over 300 fresh items. Holiday seafood special. We serve turkey, salt and pepper shrimp, crab with ginza and onion, and much more. All you can eat holidays special dishes for all day dinner $13.95 only.
The Lodge Bistro @ Snowbird
Three course menu
4.00 – 9.00 p.m.
$49 adults, $24 kids
A Thanksgiving multi-course menu, featuring Chef RJ Peterson’s herb-roasted turkey roulade, potato-crusted salmon, American kobe bavette steak and stuffed pork loin.
Four course plated luncheon
1.00 – 5.30 p.m.
$58.95 adults, $31.95 children 3 to 12
- First Course choice of one
- Pumpkin, Prosciutto arancini sage cream or
- Roasted butternut squash soup whipped mascarpone, chive or
- Coq au vin, parmesan grits
- Second course
- Baby spinach, diced cheddar, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, maple dijon vinaigrette
- Entrée choice of one
- Citrus juniper brined turkey, golden raisin – walnut stuffing, haricot verts, buttermilk mashed potatoes, fresh cranberry sauce, traditional gravy or
- Ora king salmon, sweet potato cipollini onion hash, candied shallots, huckleberry brown butter or
- Pan seared Hy-Plains filet, crème fraîche potatoes, haricot verts, smokey red wine demi glace or
- Soy protein chicken scallopini, roasted beets, cauliflower puree, almond milk gravy, cranberry sauce
- Dessert choice of one
- Maple pot de crème or
- Pumpkin pie, whipped cream or
- Bourbon pecan pie, whipped cream
6451 E Millcreek Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Traditional turkey dinner for dine in
11.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.
$22 adults, $8.99 kids 12 and under
1109 E. 3900 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Montage Deer Valley
Noon – 8.00 p.m.
$85 adults, $40 children 5-12
The Montage resort is offering everything from a T-Day buffet through cookie decorating classes – see link above.
9100 Marsac Ave, Park City, UT 84060
No Name Saloon
2 p.m. until everything is gone
No Name’s annual free Thanksgiving buffet returns for its 19th year. Enjoy plates heaping with specials while breaking bread and toasting beers with your neighbors.
447 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
Ala carte brunch
9.00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Oasis will once again open for Thanksgiving Brunch on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mirroring the creative daily menu filled with local organic vegetables, sustainably ranched meats and freshest seafood, brunch at Oasis Café’s brunch menu is a favorite with locals. It’s loaded with traditional breakfast dishes, soups, salads and sandwiches. Guest favorites include the German buttermilk pancake with blueberry compote or the eggs benedict florentine, Chef Efren’s breakfast burrito; the toasted brie sandwich or a traditional reuben sandwich.
“Once the turkey is in the oven, families can pop over for a leisurely brunch before returning to their kitchens,” said Will Keesen, general manager. “Honestly, this is really self-serving – I just need a place to eat that morning,” he laughs.
151 500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
SeventyOne @ Snowbird
11.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.
$50 adults, $27 kids 6-12
Take in the retro ambiance while dining on a 70’s themed buffet that features thyme-rubbed roasted tom turkey, ginger-poached shrimp & scallops, Snake River Farms strip loin of beef and petite apple brown betties.
9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Sandy, UT 84092
$52 adults, $22 kids
Texas De Brazil
Regular all you can eat menu with specials
Texas de Brazil is a perfect destination this Thanksgiving, so let them do the cooking for you and your family! Domestic locations will open early at 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 28th. All day, diners will enjoy the family-owned Brazilian steakhouse brand’s traditional rodizio-style dinner menu plus everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving dishes including roasted turkey with gravy, cranberry relish, and sweet potato casserole. An award-winning wine list, specialty cocktails and desserts are all available a la carte. Dinner pricing varies per location.
50 Main St Ste 168, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Thistle & Thyme
11.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Join us for our grand Thanksgiving buffet. Available 11am-3pm. All the traditional favorites and some surprising and delicious new twists. We will be offering seating in Thistle & Thyme, Our Grand Atrium and the Ballroom.
Traditional set menu
11.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
$50 adults, $27 kids 12 and under
Traditional Thanksgiving dinner menu will be, choice of soup or salad, fresh herb roasted turkey, honey glazed ham, traditional rosemary turkey stuffing, baked sweet potatoes with maple pecan butter, garlic mashed potatoes, fresh roasted Autumn vegetables, cranberry-orange chutney. House made pies – pumpkin, apple & pecan.
2832 6200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Food To Go
Want to enjoy the comforts of home but not the clean up? No problem! The following businesses all offer different togo options. Everything from fresh turkeys through complete Thanksgiving Day dinners delivered to your door.
Fresh turkeys and hams.
We are now taking preorders for your Thanksgiving Ham and Turkeys. Turkeys are sourced from Peterson’s Family Farm in Lakewood CO. As always free range non-GMO fed, antibiotic and hormone free. Brined, roast ready free-range turkey $7.50/lb. Average weight ranges:
Holiday orders require a $35 deposit and will be ready for pickup November 26-27th.
Pre cooked Thanksgiving day items or full meal togo or delivered.
Menu and ordering
Cuisine Unlimited has made it easier than ever for everyone to be a part of Thanksgiving dinner in your home. With a variety of options, you can order your dinner from us for a hassle-free and delicious meal. Order online for a Thanksgiving you and your guests won’t soon forget!
Deer Valley Grocery Cafe
Pre-cooked Thanksgiving dishes to-go.
Menu and ordering
Deer Valley Grocery Cafe will provide the following items that can be ordered ahead for take-away. Please place orders by 5 p.m. on Monday, November 25. Please pick up orders by 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at the Deer Valley Grocery Cafe. Menu:
- Lemon thyme sauce
- Turkey gravy, fresh thyme, lemon
- Cranberry chutney
- Fresh thyme and orange
- Roasted garlic mashers
- Yukon gold potatoes, roasted garlic
- Roasted butternut squash
- Sage brown butter, crispy sage
- Green bean au gratin fresh rosemary, gruyere cheese, caramelized onions
- Wild mushroom stuffing housemade sourdough bread, sautéed wild mushrooms, roasted leeks, fresh thyme and sage
Element Kitchen & Bakery
Menu and ordering
Park City’s go-to spot for organic fare is offering a host of to-go items sure to be a hit this Thanksgiving, including a range of gluten-free options. Let Element handle the main event by ordering its whole roasted boneless turkey, its house-smoked city ham or its vegetarian quinoa, pecan and shiitake stuffed squash. Or buff-up your table with any of a half-dozen sides like bay-roasted sweet potatoes and wild rice and smoked mushroom stuffing, plus desserts of apple crumble and cardamom scented pumpkin pie. Pick up is available Nov. 26, 27 or 28.
Fillings And Emulsions
Award winning pastries and baked goods to-go. Last orders November 20th.
Complete Thanksgiving dinners to-go, priced $117-$200.
Menu and ordering
Hearth on 25th
Ogden – complete cooked dinner to go
Turkey feast, $126, 6 servings:
- Turkey breasts, legs and thighs, slow cooked and wood oven roasted
- Pan gravy from the overnight turkey drippings
- Italian sausage and focaccia stuffing made with turkey stock
- Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes, light and fluffy, ready for some gravy
- Wood Oven roasted vegetables with applewood smoked bacon
- Cranberry, ginger and orange chutney
- Soft dinner rolls perfect for dinner or leftover
- Roasted sweet potatoes with a maple reduction and candied pecans
- Additional individual servings $30 each
In addition to the main feast that serves 6 comfortably, we are offering desserts that will allow you to tailor this Thanksgiving to your personal needs. Dessert $12 (6 servings) – pumpkin pie cake, carrot cake, or apple pecan pie. Extra meat $8 per pound, 75% white and 25% dark turkey meat. Call (801) 399-0088 and place orders by Saturday, Nov. 23rd. Pick-up times will be scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27th.
Sweet potato pies to-go.
Poppies Bakery And Cafe
Various pies to-go
Let the chefs of one of Park City’s top-rated restaurants do the cooking for you. Choose from selections like herb-roasted natural turkey with gravy and cranberry relish, baked honey glazed ham with mustard aioli, plus sides of candied sweet potatoes, sage stuffing, rosemary garlic mashed potatoes and more. Spinach and apple salad and dessert of either pumpkin or apple pie are also on offer. Place orders at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled pick-up; pick-up is between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
Smoking Bones BBQ
Smoked meats to-go including turkey breast ($45), ribs, hams, brisket.
Smokey’s BBQ & Grill
Complete dinner with smoked meat from $130.
Complete dinners cooked to-go $150-$300
Menu and ordering
Windy Ridge Cafe
Pre-made items to-go
Menu and ordering
Park City’s top bakers are preparing a range of desserts, plus a pair of savory quiches, for the holiday. Choose from selections such as ham and swiss quiche or tomato and spinach quiche, or desserts like mile high apple pie, pumpkin spice pie, and chocolate decadence cake. Place orders by Nov. 24 by 4 p.m.; pick-up is Nov. 27 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Complete pre-made Turkey dinners from $80.
Online ordering and options
Dine and stay packages
Escape it all with these following options. Get pampered all day long this Thanksgiving.
Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend and work up an appetite for turkey with ski time! Enjoy the holiday where you can forget about shopping, cooking, and all of the leftovers. The toughest decisions you’ll need to make are where to ski and then whether you should unwind in the hot tub or enjoy an après ski cocktail (or maybe both!) while Chef Sam Wolfe and staff prepare your indulgent holiday feast.
Our delicious holiday meal puts a gourmet spin on all the beloved classics, including roasted Redbird natural turkey with wild rice, pecan-apricot dressing, fresh-baked seasonal pies and tarts, and more. Beat the holiday crowds and celebrate Thanksgiving and the winter season at our early season rates – the lowest of the season! Thanksgiving Package includes:
- Four nights lodging
- Full breakfast daily
- 4-course dinners nightly, special Thanksgiving dinner
$979 per person, based on double occupancy, in a standard room. More details.
Leave the cooking and cleaning to us this year and celebrate Thanksgiving at Snowbird. Savor the time with friends and family while the Bird serves up your favorite holiday dishes.
Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Bird with overnight accommodations on November 27 or 28 and a choice of 4 dining options. Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet at The Aerie and The Atrium starting at $125 or dinner at The Lodge Bistro and SeventyOne starting at $115. Plus, children (age 6 & under) eat free at The Aerie and The Atrium Thanksgiving buffets. More details.
Snow Pine Lodge
Starting at $300 Book your Thanksgiving getaway today! Package includes your luxury guest room and Thanksgiving Day Buffet. More details.
Previous years Thanksgiving coverage
Current dining coupons
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