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Thanksgiving Dinner in Denver: Where to eat in 2023

Thanksgiving Denver

Don’t love the hassle of cooking Thanksgiving dinner? We’ve rounded up the top places to eat Thanksgiving dinner in Denver 2023. 

And while there are a lot of advantages to a homecooked Thanksgiving meal (i.e. LEFTOVERS), we all know the stress and the mess. So, why not avoid both with our guide to Denver restaurants that are offering traditional and non-traditional Thanksgiving dinner for families with kids of all ages? Be sure to make reservations prior to Thanksgiving and check back to this page often for new restaurants we’ve added to the list. 

Several restaurants will offer Denver Thanksgiving dinners to-go that we have included below. Need some table decor? Check out these cute ideas including fall garlands, table pieces, tablecloths and more. 

Thanksgiving Dinner in Denver 2023

Boston Market

Boston Market offers their fully cooked, complete meals so they’re ready when you are. Just pick up at the restaurant, take home, heat up, and serve. The Hot & Ready-To-Serve meals include everything needed to serve between six and 12 people and can be picked up at any Boston Market restaurant the week of Thanksgiving. Prices from $15.99.

Buca di Beppo

Bringing family and friends together to share a delicious feast around the table is our specialty! Buca di Beppo is open on Thanksgiving day, offering a traditional Thanksgiving menu complete with roasted turkey breast and all the classic side dishes you love. Plus, your favorite Italian specialties from our a la carte menu are available as well for a true Buca celebration. Reserve your table and dine in, or pre-order your Thanksgiving Feast To Go and enjoy at home for an easy and stress-free holiday. From $105 for three people.

The Capital Grille

Enjoy a chef-prepared traditional Thanksgiving dinner with an upscale twist, including Slow-Roasted Turkey with Brioche Stuffing, French Green Beans, Cranberry-Pear Chutney and Pumpkin Cheesecake. Adults $50; kids $20.  For take-home Thanksgiving dinner, be sure to book your reservation soon.

Citizen Rail

Prix Fixe Three-Course Meal in-house on Thanksgiving Day from 12:00-7:00 p.m. for $115/person. Starters include a celery root soup with caviar, glazed octopus with potato salad, and pork belly with apple and meyer lemon relish. Entree options are scallop and mussels, turkey breast with confit turkey leg, smoked short rib, and dry-aged prime rib, and dessert options include salted apple tart, spiced rum cake and chocolate bourbon brownie. Reservations are available on OpenTableThanksgiving Family Meal for Take Away; This meal comes fully prepared and feeds four people. Favorite holiday items provided include Hearty Green Salad + Cranberry Dressing, Maple Roasted Carrots, Sausage + Sourdough Stuffing, Roasted Sweet Potato, Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Gratin, Smoked Turkey Breast + Confit Turkey Leg, and Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie for dessert. ($200/4 people). Order by Sunday, November 19. For orders call 303-323-0017. (Featured image)

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® celebrates the return of the holiday season with homestyle classics, new and unexpected flavors and convenient options that allow families to spend more time together. Create new traditions at home with fully prepared Cracker Barrel Thanksgiving Heat n’ Serve Meals and Homestyle Holiday Pies available in a variety of flavors.

Denver Milk Market

The 16-concept food hall at LoDo’s Dairy Block has several delicious holiday meal options including Turkey & All the Fixings, Stuffed Delicata, All the Fixings & Pies and Thanksgiving Breakfast To-Go. All cooking and reheating instructions will be provided. To place your Denver Milk Market Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go order, please go here or call 303-792-8242. All Thanksgiving meal orders must be placed by Nov. 19th for pick-up between 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22nd.

Urban Farmer Thanksgiving

Urban Farmer Thanksgiving

Mondo Market

This year, leave Turkey Day cooking to the pros and instead fake it ‘til you make it. No one will know you didn’t plan, shop, cook, and execute that stunning Thanksgiving feast when it’s one of the full Thanksgiving Meals to-go from Mondo Market at Stanley Marketplace. Meals this year are designed in options to serve families and groups of all sizes from 2 all the way up to 8. Each full meal includes a fresh turkey you can roast at home, several restaurant-level sides, gravy, and cranberry sauce. You also have the option for a cornucopia of add-ons like a house-smoked ham, artisan salads, breads, starters and charcuterie boards, and dessert choices like pumpkin pie, pecan pies, brownies and an assortment of gourmet cookies. Meals can be delivered or picked up on the Tuesday or Wednesday of Thanksgiving week. Order online or stop by Mondo Market; deadline to order is Sunday 11/12. 

Morton’s Steakhouse

Thanksgiving Dinner…the Morton’s way:  Winter Green Salad with Spiced Walnuts, Dried Fruit, Blue Cheese Crumbles and Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette; Oven-Roasted Turkey Roulade with Savory Sage and Cranberry Stuffing, Cranberry Relish and Turkey Gravy; Smoked Gouda Au Gratin Potatoes, Baked Corn Soufflé, and Green Beans Almondine; Pumpkin Cheesecake finished with Sea Salt Caramel.  Full menu will be available.


From sweet pies to savory charcuterie plates let Noisette, the Michelin Guide recommended Noisette assist in your turkey day this year. Pies include Pumpkin ($35), Apple ($40) or Pecan ($40). On the savory side, guests can preorder charcuterie and cheese plates, a Duck Confit Pot Pie, Stuffing Croutons ($4 per bag), or Pommes Puree ($10/pint, $20/ quart). If pies aren’t your thing consider a different sweet treat including truffles, bonbons, cookies, or macarons. Orders are available in person at the bakery or through Resy

Oliver’s Italian

Italian culture is rich in tradition including welcoming family and friends with food on every holiday. Brand new concept Oliver’s Italian is open for Thanksgiving with a special Italian-style Thanksgiving menu in addition to the regular menu, all available for to-go dining at your own home too. Think dishes like a seafood Italian stew, a special roasted butternut squash pinsa with sage, guanciale, whipped ricotta and fig; a tacchino rullato, turkey and sausage roulade with roasted squash and sage potatoes, and a torta di zucca, pumpkin cake with fresh cream. Don’t miss a negroni sampler to toast the holiday or a choice of Oliver’s Sprites; Oliver’s Italian opens at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

SAME Cafe 

The country’s longest-running nonprofit restaurant SAME Cafe will celebrate Turkey Day on November 22 from 11 – 2:30 p.m. with a Friendsgiving feast including roast turkey, brown sugar ham, wild rice casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing and more. Offerings will include vegan and gluten-free options. As always, everyone is welcome at SAME Cafe and is encouraged to pay in either time, money or produce.

Stoke & Rye

Stoke & Rye is excited to host a mountain modern Thanksgiving Buffet on Thursday, Nov. 23rdfrom 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Created by internationally acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval, Stoke & Rye serves elevated alpine-inspired cuisine. The Stoke & Rye ThanksgivingBuffet will include Soups (Roasted Butternut Squash and Smoked Potato & Roasted Leeks), Herb-roasted turkey, Sakura Pork Loin, Short Rib and Pan-Seared Colorado Bass, Sides ( Brown Butter Green Beans and Garlic Mashed Potatoes) and Holiday Desserts – Carrot Cake, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Truffles and Cheese Cake, assorted cupcakes & more. Thanksgiving at Stoke & Rye is priced at $95 for adults and $30 for kids age 5-12, with an optional $40 wine pairing. Advanced reservations are required at

Three Saints Revival

Turn tradition a bit on its head with Thanksgiving Turkey and Tapas from Three Saints Revival (1801 Wewatta Street). The dreamy LoDo spot offers to-go meals with dishes ranging from traditional to tapas. Priced per person at $45, you’ll receive snackable starters to decadent mains and sides with perfectly matched sauces for mixing and matching. Each meal includes hummus + 2 flatbreads; baba ganoush and flatbread; roasted carrots with harissa and dill yogurt; roasted rosemary-brined turkey breast; spinach with bacon, lemon and garlic; buttermilk mashed potatoes; Jerez gravy; sour cherry mustard and an apple crumble to finish. Each meal comes with at-home instructions; call 720-707-3500 to place your order by 2 p.m. on Monday, 11/20. Pickup is between 11 am-6 pm on Wednesday, November 22.

Three Saints Thanksgiving Dinner

Three Saints

Urban Farmer Denver

Enjoy a decadent holiday feast this Thanksgiving at Urban Farmer Denver, which will be serving an elevated farm-to-table Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 23rd from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Offerings for the multi-course meal include charcuterie for the table, the choice of Colorado Raised Thanksgiving Turkey, Roast Prime Rib, 6 oz. Fillet, Cauliflower Steak or Salmon. hearty holiday sides, pumpkin pie and more.  Want dinner at home?  Dinner To-Go prices start at $125 for two people or $325 for 6-8 people, will include a local greens salad with shaved vegetables and honey vinaigrette, Turkey Dinner with both dark & light meat and traditional sides of house-made cranberries, cornbread stuffing. Thanksgiving To-Go must be pre-ordered by Monday, Nov. 20th for pick-up on Thursday, Nov. 23rd.

High Point Creamery

Pick up some of the Mile High’s best ice cream to pair with your holiday pies! High Point’s Brown Sugar Cinnamon, Brown Butter Pecan or Joan’s Pumpkin Pie (made with a whole chiffon style pumpkin pie swirled into ice cream) all make decadent additions to the dessert spread.
Denver Milk Market Pie Pop-Up

Drop by Denver Milk Market from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. to pick up a delicious, homemade pecan, pumpkin or apple pie for $35 each. Add a pint of Cornicello vanilla or butter pecan ice cream for $9.99. Advanced orders are preferred here, but drop-ins are welcome.


Don’t show up on the big day empty-handed! Even if the host says they don’t need anything, you can always bring a little sweet something. Enter Temper’s 12-piece Hostess Box and 4-piece Thanksgiving Pie Box. The 12-piece Hostess Box includes an assortment of Temper favorites along with some seasonal flavors and the Thanksgiving Pie Box features Basic B (pumpkin pie spice ganache), Pecan Pie (molasses caramel, candied pecan ganache, and shortbread crust), Apple Pie (spiced apple white chocolate ganache), and Drew Barrymore (mixed berry and cinnamon ganache with an oat crust). 

What have we forgotten? Be sure to share your favorite Denver restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner! 

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Mile High Mamas
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