Thanksgiving is upon us, and that means most Scottsdale residents are likely gearing up for turkey, pie, and family time. But what if you don’t feel like cooking on Thanksgiving or simply want to get out of the house for the day? If that’s the case for you, you’ll want to know about a few local restaurants that are happy to offer Thanksgiving dinner.
Spend Thanksgiving at J&G Steakhouse
Head to The Phoenician Resort to enjoy a three-course meal at J&G Steakhouse, dinner will start at 5 pm and the menu will feature roasted turkey with truffle stuffing, butternut squash soup, kabocha pumpkin cheesecake, and more. This event costs $65 per person, and you can make your reservation on the restaurant’s website.
Have a casual Thanksgiving at Relish Burger Bistro
The Phoenician has other Thanksgiving dinner options, too, its own Relish Burger Bistro will be offering dinner that day. From 11 am to 9 pm, you can order the traditional Thanksgiving meal for $36 each, or you can order from the regular menu. This is the perfect spot for football fans, thanks to the 9 TVs here that will be airing the many Thanksgiving football games you’ll want to watch. You can make a reservation by calling (480) 423-2530, or go to the website for more information.
Dine in or order takeout at Roka Akor
Another Scottsdale restaurant serving Thanksgiving dinner is Roka Akor, which will have a tasting menu from 3 pm to 9 pm on Thursday. This eatery is the perfect place to go if you want to shake up your usual Thanksgiving meal. The menu will be a mix of traditional turkey day food and Japanese fare. Stuffing with miso dashi and shishito peppers is just one example of what you can look forward to. You can even get your food to go so you can enjoy it at home. The cost of this Thanksgiving tasting menu is $50 per person, and you can make reservations by calling (480) 306-8800 or going to Roka Akor’s website.
Enjoy the views of the city while you dine at Talavera Restaurant
If you’re looking for a way to expand your palate beyond turkey and stuffing, check out Talavera Restaurant’s Thanksgiving buffet. From 12 pm to 6 pm, you can choose from dozens of food items, including soup, seafood, cured meats and cheeses, exotic mushrooms, plenty of desserts, and of course turkey and prime rib. This buffet costs $112 per adult, you can see more details at Talavera Restaurant’s website.
Eat at a family-friendly buffet at Scottsdale Plaza Resort
If you’re used to eating a little earlier than in the evening on Thanksgiving, you’ll like that one local buffet is serving food from 12 pm to 4 pm this Thursday. When you head to the Grande Ballroom at Scottsdale Plaza Resort, you can choose from several appetizers, sides, desserts, and a carving station that has both prime rib and turkey. Adults cost $62 each, and kids ages 6 to 12 are $20 each. Kids will even have their own special buffet with chicken tenders, mac and cheese, and more. Plus, kids’ activities will involve cookie decorating and Thanksgiving-themed crafts. Call (480) 948-5000 to make reservations, or go to the resort’s website.
How do you plan to spend Thanksgiving this year?
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