Not in the mood to cook the turkey this Thanksgiving?  We have compiled a list of restaurants serving Thanksgiving Dinner across the county, from Winter Park to Grand Lake.

Reservations are recommended for all.

Winter Park
Sunspot will have a delicious traditional Thanksgiving dinner buffet with a carving station and dessert bar. Start your evening with a gondola ride on the Zephyr Express, where you’ll be whisked away to the Lodge at Sunspot to stuff yourselves silly. Prices include gondola ride, buffet and non-alcoholic beverages. Taxes, gratuity and alcohol are additional. 59.95/Adults, $29.95/Children (10 & Under): (970) 726.1446

Vertical Bistro and Tap located conveniently in the Village at Winter Park Resort will be serving plates of traditional turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and slice pumpkin pie for $22/Person, Wine pairing Specials, and a shortened regular menu: Reservations recommended (970) 363.7053

Deno’s Mountain Bistro in downtown Winter Park has a Fixed Price 3 course Thanksgiving meal featuring Herb Crusted Roast Turkey ($25.00) or Slow Roasted Prime Rib ($32.00): (970) 726.5332

Creekside Eatery located in downtown Fraser: (970) 726.9250


Devil’s Thumb Ranch

  • Thanksgiving Grand Buffet at Heck’s Tavern 11:30am – 8pm $54/adult • half-price for children ages 4 – 12 • ages 3 & under are free 970-726-7013
  • Thanksgiving Dinner at Ranch House Restaurant 3pm – 9pm $65/adult* • half-price for children ages 12 & under Four Course Prix Fixe Menu 970-726-5633

Bistro 28 at Pole Creek Golf Club would like you to spend your holiday on the 28th hole with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner of Herb Roasted Turkey, Prime Rib or Grilled Salmon. Serving from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. 4 course platted dinner for $35.00/Adults, $19.00/Children (10 & Under): (970) 887.9797

Grand Lake:

Mustachio’s On The Lake will have a Thanksgiving Day buffet from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. $30.00/Adults, $15.00/Children (10 & Under): (970) 531.4002 CLICK HERE FOR MENU

O-a Bistro casual fine dining in the heart of the Rocky Mountains will start seating at 11:00-4:00 for a Thanksgiving Day Buffet featuring Slow Roasted Turkey, Shepard’s Pie, Penne with San Marzanos & Vegetables, Poached Salmon with Fresh Dill. $25/Adults, $13/Children (12 & Under): (970) 627.508

By now you should be all excited about the Thanksgiving possibilities so make your reservations today.  None of these strike a chord?  You can always get a Swansons TV Dinner in the freezer section and spin up “A Christmas Story” on Netflix.  Happy Holidays!