Why slave away in your kitchen this Thanksgiving when you can enjoy a wonderful home-cooked meal at restaurants around Grand County? We have the recipe for a tasty holiday topped with all of the trimmings that you can enjoy with the whole family, friends or with your special someone.

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 $18.95/Person: (970) 363.7053

Moffat Station Restaurant and Microbrewery (Winter Park Mountain Lodge) serving their regular menu, as well as a Thanksgiving special: (970) 726.4211

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 

Heck’s Grand Buffet – (Sold Out) 

Ranch House Restaurant sits on the edge of a sweeping meadow with the Continental Divide 4,000 feet above, and worn pine floors below. Dine on a spectacular four course Thanksgiving meal while enjoying the magnificent views. Serving from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. $65.00/Adults, Children 12 & Under ½ price: (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. $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. $25.00/Adults, $12.00/Children (10 & Under): (970) 531.4002

O-a Bistro casual fine dining in the heart of the Rocky Mountains will start seating at 12:00 for a Thanksgiving Day Buffet featuring Slow Roasted Turkey, Shepard’s Pie, Pot Roast, Vegetable Goulash or Mahi Mahi in a Lemon Butter Caper Sauce. $24.95/Adults, $12.95/Children (12 & Under): (970) 627.5080

The Pine located in downtown Grand Lake has a 4 course Thanksgiving dinner offering a choice of Honey Baked Ham, Cornish Hen or Roasted Veggie Plate. Try the Cocktail of the Month (Pumpkin Old Fashioned)! Serving from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. $35.00/Person (Serving their regular kids menu): (970) 798.8198

By now you should be all excited about the Thanksgiving possibilities in Grand County so make your reservations today or you will be left out in the cold with no leftovers.