Thanksgiving Dining 2018

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Turkey day is almost upon us once again. As ever, if the thought of cooking up a storm in the kitchen sends shivers down your spine – we’ve got the perfect solution – have someone else do the hard work. The following is every Thanksgiving day dining option we currently know about in Utah. Everything from buffets through set meals. Scroll down to the page for to go options as well.

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!

Restaurant Dining

The Aerie @ Snowbird
Buffet – menu
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
$59 adults, 31 children 6-12

9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2181
snowbird.com/dining/the-aerie/

Alta Lodge
Five course prix fixe
5.30 – 8.30 p.m.
$55.00, $22.50 children 4 – 12 years

The five-course holiday menu includes a crab cake starter with roasted red pepper rouille, followed by wild mushroom bisque and a tuscan kale caesar salad with roasted butternut squash and crisp chickpeas. The main course features roasted redbird natural turkey with pan gravy, wild rice, pecan, and apricot dressing, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, blistered honey-soy green beans and fresh cranberry relish. A vegetarian entrée of red quinoa biryani stuffed acorn squash with tamarind gravy along with all the trimmings will also be offered. The feast will be topped off with house-made pumpkin-ginger pie, pecan-bourbon pie, and other freshly-baked seasonal delights.

10230 E Hwy 210, Alta, UT 84092
(800) 707-2582
altalodge.com/rooms-rates/thanksgiving-package/

The Atrium @ Snowbird
Buffet – menu
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
$52 adults, $28 children 6-12

9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2181
snowbird.com/dining/the-atrium/

Back 40 Ranch House
Three course prix-fixe – menu
$35 adults, $20 children

1223 US-40, Heber City, UT 84032
(435) 654-3070
back40utah.com

The Lodge Bistro @ Snowbird
3 course prix fixe – menu
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
$50 adults, $26 children

9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2181
snowbird.com/dining/the-atrium/

The Brass Tag
Thee course prix fixe
$49

The award-winning brick-oven restaurant is serving a three-course prix fixe sure to please: Enjoy a choice of roasted butternut squash soup or baby greens and arugula salad, followed a choice of by maple glazed brick oven roasted turkey, oven roasted prime rib or quinoa-stuffed acorn squash. Dessert is pumpkin cheesecake or classic apple pie.

2900 Deer Valley Dr E, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 615-2410
deervalley.com/Dining/WhereToEat/thebrasstag

Butcher’s Chop House
Prix fixe
$35 adults, $18 children

Fill up your plate with this two-course “Full Platter” prix fixe. Dig into turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, garlic green beans and candied yams, followed by a choice of pumpkin or pecan pie for dessert. Butcher’s full dinner menu will also be available, although the restaurant will not be offering its fall 2-for-1 special Thanksgiving Day.

751 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 647-0040
butcherschophouse.com

Cafe Niche
Three course prix fixe
1.00 – 6,00 p.m.
$45 adults, $20 children ages 12

Cafe Niche on 300 South will be hosting a special Thanksgiving Day feast featuring Executive Chef Andy Morrison’s creative take on traditional holiday fare. The menu includes choices for starter, main, side and dessert courses. Guests can start with a pear salad or sweet potato jalapeño bisque; entrée course choices include traditional Thanksgiving turkey, sausage and Wagyu meatloaf, crab stuffed salmon or butternut sage pasta. Sides will be served family-style. Dessert choices include chocolate cake, pumpkin pie or raspberry sorbet. Hand selected wine pairings are available at an additional cost.

779 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 433-3380
caffeniche.com

Cena Ristorante
A la carte menu

For those looking for something different than the typical Thanksgiving fare, Cena will be serving its raved-about summer menu this holiday. Enjoy selections such as fried clams, small heirloom tomatoes, olive oil basted cuttlefish, and pork belly agnolotti, plus pizzettas, fresh salads, and classic Italian selections like sausage and rosemary linguine, wild boar mushroom ragu and garganelli, grilled balsamic ribeye, cioppino stew and much more.

7815 Royal St, Park City, UT 84098
(435) 940-2200
the-chateaux.com

Chabaar
Buffet
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
$18 adults, $13 seniors, $10 kids under 12

Chabaar Beyond Thai 2018 Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet Menu: 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) mac and cheese (VEG) garlic mashed potato (V, GF) bake sweet yam (V, GF) garlic fried rice & ginger sauce (V, GF) pumpkin curry (V, GF) fried rice noodle with tofu peanut sauce curry(V, GF)tamales (Vegan, GF) garlic bean (V, GF) roasted bourbon dice potato and vegetables (V, GF) roasted turkey cranberry sauce (V, GF) cranberry chipotle sauce (V, GF) coconut panna cotta & berry sauce (V, GF) pumpkin pie (V) India rice pudding cardamom & raisin (V, GF). V=Vegan. VEG= Vegetarian. GF= Gluten Free.

87 W 7200 S, Midvale, UT 84047
(801) 566-5100

annystakeonthai.com/chabaar/

Eating Establishment
A la carte

The Eating Establishment will be open Thanksgiving Day serving its longtime locals-favorite menu.

317 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-8284
theeatingestablishment.net

Finca
Buffet – menu
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
$45 adults, $22.50 children 5-12

27 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 487-0699
fincaslc.com

Flanagan’s On Main
Prix fixe
$29.95

Dig into a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at this Main Street mainstay. Start with a fresh salad, followed by turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce and a dinner roll. Pumpkin bread pudding will be on offer for dessert.

438 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-8600
flanagansonmain.com

Franck’s
Four course prix fixe – menu
Noon – 6 p.m.
$60 adults,$30 children 12 years or younger

6263 Holladay Blvd E, Holladay, UT 84121
(801) 274-6264
francksfood.com

Grand America
Sold Out

Grubsteak
Prix fixe
$34.75 adults, $17.75 children 12 and younger

This longtime Park City favorite is serving a delectable Thanksgiving feast, starting with butternut and gala apple soup, followed by Caesar salad or Park City’s best salad bar. But be sure not to fill-up: the main course features carve roasted turkey with autumn harvest stuffing, savory turkey stock gravy, garlic butter green beans, homemade creamy mashers and fresh citrus cranberry relish, plus oat and barley beer bread and sourdough baguette. Dessert is a mouthwatering choice 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
(435) 649-8060
grubsteakrestaurant.com

Homestead Resort Midway
Buffet – menu
Adults $49.95, $28.95 children 4-12, $8.95 4 and under

Thanksgiving at the Homestead has become a tradition over the years. This year is no different. We will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday November 22. At this time, reservations for the meal are available only for guests of the resort. Rates are as low as $99. Call and book your room and meal today! 435-654-1102

700 North Homestead Drive, Midway, UT 84049
(435) 654-1102
homesteadresort.com‎

Hub & Spoke
Regular menu with specials – menu
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hub & Spoke is also offering Thanksgiving To-Go. Choose from either a turkey dinner or ham dinner plus all the fixins for $30++ (serves 2 people). Whole pies are also available for $19.99++. Apple, Pumpkin or Pear Pie

1291 1100 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 487-0698
hubandspokediner.com

La Caille
Thanksgiving Dinner
Noon – 6.30 p.m.

9565 Wasatch Blvd, Sandy, UT 84092
(801) 942-1751
lacaille.com

Log Haven - elk striploin from regular Sprin 2018 menu (Log Haven)
Log Haven – beautiful and rustic cuisine in stunning setting (Log Haven)

Log Haven
Four course prix fixe – menu
1.00 – 5.30 p.m.
$56.95 adults, $29.95 children ages 3 to 12

451 Millcreek Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84109
(801) 272-8255
log-haven.com

Little America Grand Ballroom
Buffet
11.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.
$57.00 adults, $27.00children 5-12
Children 4 and under complimentary

Little America – Lucky H Bar & Grille
Holiday menu
11.00 a.m. – 9 p.m.
$33-$38 adults, $19-$20 children under 10

Little America – Coffee Shop
Holiday menu
11.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.
$27.95 – $30.95

Reservations not accepted at any Little America property for Thanksgiving dining.

500 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 596-5700
saltlake.littleamerica.com

Moab Brewery
Special Thanksgiving ala carte – menu

Bar opens at 11.30 a.m. serving appetizers – the restaurant opens at 1.oo p.m. serving a special menu!

686 S Main St, Moab, UT 84532
(435) 259-6333
themoabbrewery.com

Montage Deer Valley
Montage at Deer Valley Resort
Buffet at Apex
$85 adults, $40 children 5-12

The hotel and its restaurants are celebrating Thanksgiving nearly all weekend long. Dig into a sumptuous buffet at Apex from 12-8 p.m. A “grab-and-go” roasted turkey dinner with all the fixings, serving up to eight people, will also be on offer. For those staying at Montage, in-room delivery service is available for $500. Montage is also hosting a range of events through Saturday, including cookie and ornament decorating classes, s’mores making, a scavenger hunt, “turkey-shoot” turkey-themed archery lessons, and more, all capped by Montage’s fifth annual tree lighting Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

9100 Marsac Ave, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 604-1300
montagehotels.com/deervalley/dining/apex/

No Name Saloon
Buffet
Free

For 18th straight year, this long-time locals favorite is welcoming all its friends and neighbors for a free Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings. The feasting starts at 2 p.m., and anyone 21 years of age and older is welcome.

447 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-6667
nonamesaloon.net

Oasis German Pancake 1024
Oasis Cafe – German Pancake

Oasis Cafe
Ala carte brunch – menu
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Oasis will once again open for Thanksgiving Brunch on Thursday, Nov. 22. Mirroring the creative daily menu filled with local organic vegetables, sustainably ranched meats and freshest seafood, brunch at Oasis Cafe 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. Reservations are highly suggested.

151 500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 322-0404
oasiscafeslc.com

Powder @ Waldorf Astoria
Prix Fixe
$55 adults, $35 children ages 4-12

Share a home-cooked family-style meal with friends and loved ones at Powder. Enjoy a choice of roasted butternut squash soup or goat cheese salad, followed by organic turkey roasted breast and confit of leg or 14-hour short rib of beef. Dessert is pumpkin mousse or Utah apple crumble or flourless chocolate terrine.

2100 Frostwood Dr, Park City, UT 84098
(435) 647-5500
waldorfastoriaparkcity.com

silverfork lodge interior
Silver Fork Lodge – open this Thanksgiving for an All You Can Eat meal

Silver Fork Lodge
Buffet – menu
Noon – 6 p.m.
$34 adults, $17 children 10 and under

We will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner this year at Silver Fork Lodge! Items include butter carrot bisque, roast turkey, roast ham with a burgundy cherry glaze, mashed potatoes and gravy, traditional stuffing
Glazed fresh sweet potatoes, corn, green beans and carrots, house made cranberry sauce, sourdough french loaf and butter, choice between pumpkin pie or pecan pie with whipped cream or apple crisp or blackberry cobbler with ice cream. Please respect our all you can eat policy and do not ask for “to go” containers.

11332 Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 533-9977
silverforklodge.com

Spencers For Steak & Chops
Regular menu

Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 238-4748
spencersforsteaksandchops.com

Thistle & Thyme at Marriott University Park
Buffet – menu
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$40 adults, $20 military, $20 children 5-12

480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 581-1000
marriott.com/hotels/travel/slcup-salt-lake-city-marriott-university-park/

Cuisine Unlimited - full Turkey dinner catered and delivered
Cuisine Unlimited – full Turkey dinner catered and delivered

Food To Go

If you still want to entertain at home, the following business will take a little load of your shoulders in the kitchen. Here you’ll find everything from smoked turkeys through entire holiday meals cooked and catered for you.

Cuisine Unlimited

Fully cooked Thanksgiving dinner to go or delivery – menu. 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!

Beltex Meats

Holiday hams and fresh turkeys to go, $35 pre-order cost. $7lb turkeys, $12/lb hams. More info and here.

Deer Valley Grocery Cafe

This go-to spot for gourmet take-home selections is once again offering Thanksgiving classics sure to please. Round out your Thanksgiving meal with selections such as roasted garlic mashers, roasted butternut squash, green bean au gratin, or wild mushroom stuffing, plus sides of lemon thyme sauce or cranberry chutney. No less than seven pies are on offer, from apple cheddar to chocolate silk to traditional pumpkin, plus caramel apple cinnamon rolls, chocolate chip cookies, a pumpkin Swiss roll, wild rice harvest bread and French baguette. Orders must be placed by 5 p.m. Nov. 19 and picked up by 6 p.m. Nov. 21.

Fillings And Emulsions

Thanksgiving tart sale. Tarts priced $20.99 each, originally $25.99. Buy two tarts get a dozen rolls free. Place orders before November 17th, all orders will be ready for pick up November 21st. Six different flavors to choose from – pumpkin, chocolate raspberry, key lime, passion fruit, lemon raspberry and bourbon pecan

Harmons

Complete Thanksgiving Day dinners to go. More details. Prices range from $115-$225 for options that feed anywhere from 6-12 people.

Hearth On 25th

Thanksgiving turkey feast to go in Ogden. Locally sourced ingredients made into a festive scratch turkey feast. Call 801-399-0088 or see.

Passion Flour Patisserie

100% vegan Thanksgiving pies to go, orders must be placed by November 18th. Pickup is at the storefront on Wednesday, November 21st during open business hours, More details. Options include:

Caramel apple tart. 9.5”, serves 12, $34
Maple pecan tart. 9.5” serves 12, $34
Raspberry chocolate ganache tart. 9.5”, serves 12-15, $34
Sweet potato with marshmallow meringue. 9.5”, serves 12, $34
Spiced cranberry crumb cake. 8”, serves 8-10, $28
Brioche dinner rolls. Sold by the dozen, $16

Poppies Bakery

Limited orders available for pies to go. More details. Options include:

Pumpkin, $18
Sweet potato, $18
Apple, $20
Chocolate cream, $20
Banana cream, $20
Lemon sour cream, $23

R&R BBQ

Smoked turkeys to go, available for pick up Thanksgiving day between 12-2pm. 20 lb smoked turkey $ 85.00. Contact restaurant at following 5 locations for pre-order: Salt Lake City, South Jordan, Lehi, Farmington, Pleasant Grove. More info.

Riverhorse Provisions

Carry-out dinner for two $42. Riverhorse Provisions will offer a carry-out holiday menu including artichoke and tomato caprese, ginger orange glazed carrots, wild game meatballs, roasted turkey and gravy, cranberry chutney, classic sage stuffing, mashed potatoes and rolls and butter. The holiday menu is also available in oven-ready containers. Call (435) 649-0799 or email orders@riverhorseprovisions.com.

Smoked turkey (Seans Smokehouse)
Smoked turkey (Seans Smokehouse)

Seans Smokehouse

Smoked meats to go in Saratoga Springs. Offering smoked turkey breast roast (feeds 20-25) $50, smoked spiral cut hams (feeds 15-20) $45. Available for pick up Wednesday the day before Thanksgiving with rewarming instructions. Call in to the restaurant, or post on here in the comments section if you would like to order one. More details.

Smokeys BBQ

Ogden based BBQ restaurant offering complete holiday party meals to go plus smoked turkeys, smoked hams and Southern fried turkey. Meals include Mac & cheese, cheese collard greens, potato salad, baked beans, cornbread, sweet potato pie. Full details here.

Smoking Bones BBQ

Thanksgiving pre orders now available for various smoked meats – details here. Orders must be placed by November 16th and picked up at the store 11-1 on the 22nd.

Windy Ridge Bakery

Windy Ridge Bakery will be offering their usual pies and treats leading up to the holiday. Get your orders in early as most items sell out prior to Thanksgiving Day. For more information call Windy Ridge Bakery at (435) 647-2906.

Whole Foods

Offering everything rom complete holiday meals to go through to cooked turkeys, hams and side dishes. See more here.

Thanksgiving pieces from previous years:

Just in case we’ve missed someone from this years list, here are our roundups of Thanksgiving dining in SLC from previous years.

2017: gastronomicslc.com/2017/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2017/
2016: gastronomicslc.com/2016/11/11/thanksgiving-dining-2016
2015: gastronomicslc.com/2015/11/16/thanksgiving-day-dining-in-salt-lake-2015/
2014: gastronomicslc.com/2014/11/17/thanksgiving-day-dining-options-2014-slc/

Miscellaneous

A few other Thanksgiving related food and drink related items that you might be interested in…

BGR Sugar House – The gourmet burger grill in trendy Sugar House have a special Thanksgiving Burger during November; the eye popping creation tops a turkey burger with cranberry sauce, stuffing and gravy!

Park City Culinary Institute SLC
Thanksgiving Pies
Sat, Nov 17, 11AM-2PM
This year you can be the Pie Hero at your Thanksgiving feast. Come join Chef Cheryl as she teaches you how to make the perfect flaky crust, how to bake it and fill it with decadent traditional fillings. Allow 3 hours for this fun filled class and you will go home with a mini-pie in each of the following flavors: Double Crust Apple Pie, Pumpkin Custard Pie and Southern Toasted Pecan Pie. Plus, you’ll have the know-how and recipes to repeat them at your Thanksgiving celebration.

Park City Culinary Institute SLC
Mastering Thanksgiving Techniques – Sat, Nov 17, 6PM-9PM
Want to impress family and friends with a Thanksgiving feast but don’t know where to begin? We’ve created this hands-on class just for you! Chef Todd Gormley will walk you through all the essential techniques while adding a few twists! You will learn how to brine and roast a turkey, make perfect goat cheese mashed potatoes with creamy pan gravy, sage and chestnut cornbread stuffing, glazed carrots, and a fresh cranberry compote. After mastering a few fundamentals and learning how to add a few twists, you’ll be ready to wow guests with a spectacular holiday spread. Dinner will be served with a holiday spiced mulled wine for those 21 and over (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic wines will be served).

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Hi, I’m Stuart, nice to meet you!  I’m the founder, writer and wrangler at Gastronomic SLC and The Utah Review; I’m also a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune.  I’ve worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.

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