Sometimes the Thanksgiving meal gets away from us—a busy November with no time to plan or a turkey mishap. Luckily, there are plenty of great choices around the Valley offering both traditional and novel Thanksgiving-time feasts.
Taggia at FireSky Resort and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel’s Chef Massimo De Francesca is offering a Thanksgiving feast for $37 per person. The menu on November 28 will include:
Zuppa Di Zucca, butternut squash bisque, amaretti, cinnamon crema
Insalata, baby arugula, radicchio, dried cranberries, green apple, smoked goat cheese raspberry vinaigrette
Tacchino, herb-garlic roasted turkey breast, corn bread confit turkey leg stuffing, baby carrots, green beans, mashed potatoes, porcini mushroom gravy
Risotto, smoked ham, green peas, portobellos, parmesan
Crostada Di Zucca, pumpkin mousse tart, salted caramel, toffee peanuts
Crema bruciata, crème bulee, whipped cream, berries, cinnamon, mint
Reservations are requested at (480) 424.6095.
Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse
Open 365 days a year, spend this Thanksgiving with Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse in Old Town Scottsdale. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe meal for $69.95 a person. Enjoy a choice from each course:
Mixed Green Salad
Traditional Thanksgiving Turkey, served with Turkey Stuffing, Sweet Mashed Potatoes, Mashed
Potatoes, String Beans, Jelly Cranberry Sauce, and Turkey Gravy
Pumpkin Pie, with our homemade Schlag
Freshly Brewed Tea, Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee
Sapporo, the Pacific Rim-inspired Teppanyaki and sushi restaurant, will open its doors on Thanksgiving for the first time in its history, offering a custom menu that marries traditional holiday flavors with its signature fare.
Sapporo’s Thanksgiving-exclusive menu developed by Executive Chef Stephen Stromberg, includes:
Pumpkin Pie Martini, $8
Orange-Miso Glazed Duck Breast, $30
Kabocha Squash and Pork Belly Stuffing Roasted Cranberry and Ginger Chutney
East Meets West Sushi Roll, $12
Prosciutto, Pineapple and Asparagus, topped with Spicy Seared Turkey Breast, Tamari and Pink Peppercorn Reduction Sauce
Teppan Grilled Turkey Breast, $25
Sticky Rice, Chinese Sausage “Stuffing” with Cashews, Water Chestnuts, Smashed Sweet Potatoes, Shitake, Sherry and Herb Gravy (Traditional Teppanyaki Accompaniments Included)
Ginger Pumpkin Cheesecake, $8
Cinnamon Gelato and Candied Ginger Honey Syrup
In addition to the specialty Thanksgiving menu, regularly priced menu items including sushi rolls, liquid market drinks, beer and wine will also be available.
Thanksgiving hours will be from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seating for this special event is limited, and reservations are highly recommended. Please call (480) 607-1114.
Cork, located in Chandler is offering a four-course Thanksgiving feast with options to choose from, including two kid’s selections. View the menu here.
Bink’s Midtown, recently named Best New Restaurant by Phoenix Magazine, is hosting a Thanksgiving Buffet with their full wine selection available. Specialty drink specials include eggnog with brandy! The buffet (not including beverages) is $50 for adults and $18 for children under 12. Items include: Slow-cooked Turkey and Gravy, Mole-braised Turkey Tamales, Roasted Local Pig Barbecue Sauce, Sweet Potatoes with pumpkin seeds and cinnamon marshmallow fluff; Corn Bread Stuffing with sage sausage, herbs, roasted apples and chestnuts; Butternut Squash Soup; Pumpkin Roll; Chocolate Pecan Pie and more.
Brittlebush Bar & Grill
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa’s Brittlebush Bar and Grill is celebrating Thanksgiving fare all month long with a three-course, prix-fixe tasting paired with seasonal, local beers for $21 per person. Dine any day in November, including Thanksgiving, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to enjoy:
• Butternut Squash Soup with Hazelnut Cream paired with Sleepy Dog Brewery’s Red Rover Ale
• Turkey Monte Cristo (shaved turkey, aged gouda and shaved pork loin piled on cranberry walnut bread with pomegranate syrup) paired with Grand Canyon Pumpkin Spring Porter
• Sticky Toffee Bread Pudding paired with Papago Brewery’s Coconut Joe Porter
To make a reservation, please call (480) 624-1202, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wicked Six Bar and Grill by MOD
Wicked Six Bar and Grill by MOD will feature a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Thanksgiving brunch buffet will include iced shellfish, traditional Thanksgiving fare and desserts, and is priced at $32 for adults, $16 for children 12 and younger (not including tax and gratuity).
For reservations, call (480) 837-5396.
Tryst, located across from the Desert Ridge shopping center, will be offering a special Thanksgiving menu in all-natural style, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy all natural brined roasted turkey with Madeira pan gravy, wild mushroom herbed stuffing and asparagus for just $19 per person.
Skip the work and enjoy a festive locally inspired menu by Executive Chef Chris Lenza at Café Allegro at the Musical Instrument Museum. Available 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, the Thanksgiving menu is set to include:
Soup, Cup $4.99 | Bowl $5.99
Arizona Gala Apple, Sausage, Cheddar Cheese and Cranberry
Sweet Potato and Curry Spices with Toasted Pumpkin Seed Toast
Entrées, $12 each
Duo of Ridge View Farms Turkey, Roasted and Slow Cooked, House Made Gnocchi with Maya’s Farm Guarjillo Squash Sauce, Rainbow Valley Heritage Cheese and Organic Vegetables Casserole
Arizona Raised White Mountain Kobe Beef Stew, with Hayden Mills Heritage Polenta, Red Wine Jus, and Local Root Vegetables
Dessert, $3.99 each
Crooked Sky Farms Pumpkin Cheesecake Bar
Flourless “Fair Trade” Cordillera Chocolate Cake With Cacao Nibs