The holiday season is the most stressful time of the year for many. This year, let someone else do the work. Enjoy a relaxing holiday season when you have Thanksgiving dinner in Winter Park, Colorado. Each year, some of our favorite restaurants host a traditional Thanksgiving dinner buffet or plated Thanksgiving meal per a prix-fixe menu. No matter where you decide to dine for Thanksgiving in Winter Park, CO, you won’t be disappointed!   

For more ideas on how to spend the holiday season in Winter Park, CO, refer to our Winter Activities Guide! 

Your Guide to the Best Thanksgiving in Winter Park, Colorado 

Start Your Thanksgiving Day Outdoors 

Food is the cornerstone of Thanksgiving. Mashed potatoes, roasted turkey, prime rib, turkey stuffing, pumpkin pie, and spiced alcoholic beverages remind everyone of the indulgence of the holiday. Make room for your favorite Thanksgiving dishes by getting outside! A fun tradition is to go for a hike in Rocky Mountain National Park. Move your body now so you can kick back and relax later! 

3 of the Best Restaurants for Thanksgiving Dinner 

1. Deno’s Mountain Bistro | Downtown Winter Park 

Deno’s Mountain Bistro in downtown Winter Park is one of our favorite places to dine year-round. Thanksgiving is no exception! Each year, this local favorite serves a traditional, three-course Thanksgiving dinner that ranges from $30-$36 per person.  

For reservations call: 970-726-5332. 

2. Vertical Bistro & Tap | Winter Park Resort 

Vertical Bistro & Tap is a popular spot for craft beer, cocktails, and shareables at Winter Park Resort. On Thanksgiving, this relaxed, lounge atmosphere transforms into a family-friendly spot to have Thanksgiving Dinner. Rates are $26 per adult seat and $14 per child.  

For reservations call: 970-363-7053. 

3. Heck’s Tavern or Ranch House Restaurant | Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa 

Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa offers two dining options for Thanksgiving dinner⁠, Heck’s Tavern or Ranch House Restaurant.  

Heck’s Tavern boasts a relaxed, traditional Thanksgiving dinner buffet for $60 per adult and $30 for children ages 12 or younger.  

For reservations call: 970-726-7013. 

For something a bit more upscale, spend Thanksgiving dinner at the Ranch House Restaurant. This eatery uses locally grown and sourced ingredients in its recipes whenever possible. Their prix-fixe Thanksgiving menu is $70 per adult and $32 for children ages 4-12 years old.  

For reservations call: 970-726-5633. 

Change Into Your Favorite Loungewear Back at Home 

Winter Park residents can enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at these restaurants located conveniently near their home in Grand County. Thinking about relocating? Seal the deal when you celebrate Thanksgiving in Winter Park, CO! Taste the best of our area’s dining options and get away from the stresses of the holidays at home.  

Contact the team at Real Estate of Winter Park to make Winter Park, CO, your home for every holiday!