Forget Cooking: Where to Get Dinner This Thanksgiving

Snow-capped mountains, resurfacing Christmas displays and jovial family gatherings—the holidays are upon us. For many, the happiest time of the year is muddled by the thought of anguishing in the kitchen over Thanksgiving feasts. Between brining the turkey and setting the table, there’s a lot that can go wrong. This year, let the pros at Salt Lake City and Park City restaurants handle the hard work as they serve up delectable four-course meals or offer foolproof take-home dinners for you and yours. 


Aqua Terra Steak + Sushi

Enjoy a six-course meal featuring seasonal favorites like prime rib and turkey breast roualade alongside Aqua Terra staples. $82, available Nov. 23 noon to 6 p.m. Book your table.

Brio Italian Grille

Brio is offering a traditional Thanksgiving menu Nov. 23, as well as feasts to-go. Priced at $78.99, the small package serves three. For bigger gatherings, the large option feeds six and costs $148. Menu items include classic turkey, broccolini, stuffing and pumpkin spiced bread pudding. To-go feast can either be prepared cold and ready to heat or hot and ready for enjoyment. Download the menu PDF and place your order here.

Emigration Cafe

Emigration is offering special Thanksgiving Day buffet Nov. 23 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Choose from items like antipasto salad, artisan cheese and meat, roasted trip tip, honey glazed carrots and more. Adults $62, Kids 11 and under $24, kids 5 and under $10. Reservations available here.

Fleming’s Steakhouse

Visit Fleming’s Steakhouse for a seasonal prix fixe three-course menu, featuring their traditional style herb-roasted turkey, filet mignon or prime bone-in ribeye. Includes a starter, all the fixings and dessert. Guests can also choose from their full dinner menu, and children can enjoy a special three-course menu as well. Reservations available at 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Adults $56.


Skip dish-duty and join Frack’s for their annual Thanksgiving dinner. Menu highlights include Lobster Roll Risotto, 4-day brined turkey steak and caramel apple clafontis. $95 per person; from 12 p.m.. to 6 p.m.


Harmons takes the work out of your Thanksgiving feast with their signature take-home meals. Their traditional ready-to-roast turkey dinner serves 10 to 12 people and includes Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, fresh herb stuffing, Beehive dinner rolls, and a 12 Ib ready-to-roast basted Turkey from Diestel Turkey Ranch. Purchase before Nov. 4 to receive a 10% discount!  

Hyatt Regency

The Hyatt Regency is hosting a Thanksgiving feast at their American bistro, The Salt Republic. Guest will enjoy a three-course menu featuring pear-thyme brined roaster turkey, winter salad, pumpkin mousse entrements and more. Menu available from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 23. Adults $50, kids $25.

Hub & Spoke

Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations recommended with first-come seating on patio. Menu highlights include Thanksgiving classics alongside Hub & Spoke favorites like chicken & waffles and eggs Benedict. $45 adults, $23 for children under age 12. 

La Caille

Visit La Caille for a special Thanksgiving menu with all of your holiday favorites served family style; $149 adults, $65 for kids 5 to 12 years old. 

Little America 

Gathering friends and family around the table with homemade, comfort food is a Little America tradition. Breakfast will be available at The Coffee Shop on Thanksgiving from 6 a.m to 11:00 a.m. and a three-course holiday menu from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Lucky H is proud to offer a special dinner buffet this Thanksgiving available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Pago 9th and 9th

Pago’s Chef Jon DuBois is doing all the heavy lifting this year to offer Thanksgiving Meal Kits. Menu items come ready-to-heat and serve 2. Highlights include herb roasted Turkey breast, green bean almondine, whipped mashed potatoes and root vegetable medley. $140. Pick up at Pago Nov. 22 between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.

SLC Eatery

Bring the creations of chef/owners Paul Chamberlain and Logen Crew to your Thanksgiving Day table with this range of to-go items, including ginger glazed organic turkey breast, garlic rubbed prime rib and mushroom beet wellington. Now available for pre order, dinner packages start at $175. 

Smoking Bones BBQ

Smoking Bones BBQ is back with their Thanksgiving turkey dinner special, including turkey breast, mashed potatoes and a pumpkin roll. Items can also be ordered a la car. Accepting orders until Nov. 18 or until fully booked. Dinner package $155.

Snowbird is serving their Thanksgiving buffet with seating at The Aeirie. Highlights include elevated Thanksgiving classics, oyster Rockefeller seared Scottish salmon and more. Reservations are required. $72 for adults, $36 kids 6 and under. Served Nov. 23 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Tuscany’s Thanksgiving feast is back this year. Menu highlights include butternut squash soup, sage cranberry stuffing, and herb roasted turkey. $90 for adults, $40 kids 12 and under. 

Vessel Kitchen

Vessel Kitchen’s ‘Everything but the Bird’ family bundles are back for the seventh year in a row, alleviating the stress for guests this season. This all-in-one holiday bundle provides guests with the perfect personalized array of Thanksgiving dishes, allowing them to focus on just one thing, the turkey! With options for every type of eater including vegan, vegetarian, keto or paleo, gluten-free, or no holds barred – Vessel has something for everyone this Thanksgiving. The deadline to place orders is 9 p.m. on Nov. 20. 


Butcher’s Chop House

Butcher’s Chop House is offering a two-course prix fixe menu including mashed potatoes, candied yams, turkey and stuffing. Adults $55, children $38. Call 435-640-0040 for dining room and alpenglobe reservations. 

Deer Valley Cafe

Have Deer Valley do the cooking for you and order from the Thanksgiving take-away menu, featuring roasted turkey breast for four, lemon thyme sauce, cranberry orange chutney, baked mac & cheese, rotini pasta with white cheddar cheese sauce, green bean au gratin, and wild mushroom stuffing. Pie selections include pumpkin, pecan, apple, blueberry and cherry. Deer Valley cookies, carrot cake, pumpkin streusel loaf, and rolls are also available. Place orders by 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, and pick up orders on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at Deer Valley Café. Place orders by calling 435-615-2400.

Escala Provisions Company

Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. with a choice of sweet potato & bourbon bisque or sherry poached pear salad, followed by a main course of of citrus & herb brined turkey, sage & sausage stuffing, whipped buttermilk potatoes, haricots verts & wild mushrooms, roasted sweet potatoes, and crispy Brussels sprouts. A vegan plate of roasted delicata squash and dirty Calrose rice with vegan sausage is also available. Finish with family-style desserts. $69 per person. Reservations are available on Open Table.  

Flanagan’s on Main

Enjoy a Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. of sweet potato soup or green salad, turkey breast with house made mashers, brown gravy, stuffing, green beans, and cranberry sauce. Save room for homemade apple cake and vanilla ice cream. $50 for adults, $20 for children 12 and under. Call 435-649-8600 for reservations. 

Goldener Hirsch Restaurant

Indulge in a traditional four-course Thanksgiving feast at Goldener Hirsch. Highlights include bourmon-creamed corn, roasted turket breast and pumpkin cheesecake. $98 for adults. Find the full menu and make a reservation.

Grand Summit Hotel

Indulge in a Thanksgiving Day buffet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m on Nov. 23. $95 for adults, $50 for children 12 and under, children 2 and under are free. Reservations are required here

The Grub Steak

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving menu, including wild rice and mushroom soup, Caesar or house salad, carved roasted tom turkey, autumn harvest dressing, gravy, green beans, citrus cranberry relish, pumpkin pie, or spiced apple bread pudding. $45.75 for adults, $24.75 for children 12 and under. Reservations are highly recommended on Resy.

Hearth and Hill

Open 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Hearth and Hill offers a holiday special of butternut squash soup, roasted turkey breast, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, and homemade pie. A full a la carte menu will also be available. 

Hill’s Kitchen Café & Catering

Pick up dinner for eight including Half Mary’s organic turkey, house-brined ham, rosemary sage stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, brussels sprouts with bacon and cranberry, cranberry sauce, cheddar biscuits, truffle mac and cheese, refuel salad, Caesar salad, and charred onion dip and potato dip. Don’t forget Pastry Chef Jessie Rae’s house roasted pumpkin, double crust apple, and pecan pies. Orders are available for pickup on Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call (435) 800-2870 to place orders.


This Thanksgiving, Pendry Hotels & Resorts is introducing an event titled Chefsgiving. On Nov. 23 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., the first Chefsgiving will take place at KITA, and include a four-course meal prepared by the hotel’s Chef Kevin Lee and Carlo Segura. Adults $100, reservations available on OpenTable.

Luna’s Kitchen

Order Thanksgiving dinner sides ahead and pick up charcuterie and crudités platters, curried butternut squash bisque, house made dinner rolls, sage and apple stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry and orange relish, gravy, and a selection of baked goods including quiche, pies, cinnamon rolls, berry oat bars, and banana bread. Orders are available through Monday, Nov. 20, and pickup is Wednesday, Nov. 22 from 2 – 6 p.m. 

No Name Saloon

Open Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., No Name Saloon offers their annual Free Turkey Dinner beginning at 2 p.m. until the buffet runs dry. The full regular menu will also be available all day.   

Powder Restaurant

Indulge in a 3-course Thanksgiving feast, beginning with butternut squash soup, endive salad, and cider braised pork belly, before mains of prime ribeye, turkey, winter squash tortellini, and halibut, and family-style sides of Yukon gold potato purée, wild mushroom stuffing, glazed carrots, green bean casserole, and honey truffle fried Brussels sprouts. Finish with spiced pumpkin mousse, a chocolate volcano, or caramelized apple mille feuille. $135 per person. Call 435-647-5566 or visit Open Table for reservations. 

RIME at St. Regis Deer Valley

Savor a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. featuring a selection of soups and salads, mini plates of braised beef and tahini soy over rigatoni, seared salmon with dill cream, and shrimp cocktail, a carving station of turkey breast and prime rib, with sides of cornbread stuffing and roasted cauliflower. A colossal dessert station includes pumpkin salted caramel panna cotta, cranberry almond tart, apple and pecan pie. An outdoor petting zoo, candle crafting, live music, and s’mores will also be available to enjoy throughout the day. $130 for adults, $50 for children 12 and under. Reservations are available on RESY

Salt Box Eatery & Catering

Save time in the kitchen by picking up Thanksgiving dinner from Salt Box Eatery & Catering.  Choose from shareables like gorgonzola stuffed dates, goat cheese mushroom tartlet, and butternut squash soup, mains including herb roasted turkey and honey baked ham, with sides of sage stuffing, mashed potatoes, crispy Brussels sprouts, focaccia bread, gingered carrots and snap peas, mac & cheese, pomegranate cranberry jam, and gravy. Save room for pecan and pumpkin pie. All items are intended to serve four. All orders are cold and in oven-ready containers with heating instructions. Place orders here by Monday, Nov. 20 at 9 p.m.

Stein Eriksen Lodge

Stein Eriksen Lodge’s Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. will feature live music and an abundant spread of holiday favorites along with the regular Troll Hallen menu, $140 for adults and $45 for kids ages 5 to 12. Reservations are strongly encouraged, call 435-645-6455.

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