Where to Order a Thanksgiving Feast in Denver

Let the pros do the work.

The Kitchen
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There’s no denying it now, folks: The holiday season is officially upon us. Let the themed roundups and seasonal specialties pervade your feed and get you excited for all that’s going on in Denver. From three-course dine-in experiences to easy-breezy to-go meals, Thanksgiving is officially back in action this year and there are a plethora of options for you to make it count. Many restaurants are still opting for to-go-style offerings, but trust us when we say everyone’s pulling out all the stops for holiday feasting this year.

Urban Farmer
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Urban Farmer

Union Station

Indulge in some of the best farm-to-table fare in the city this Thanksgiving with Urban Farmer’s dine-in or takeaway Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re cozying up there, expect your choice of starters and entrees (think: honey roasted turkey breast, prime rib, and cauliflower steak) plus a ton of sides and shareable for the whole table, like charcuterie, smashed red potatoes, baked yams, and your pick of pumpkin pie or chocolate cake.
Dine-in: Thursday, Nov. 24th 10 am - 9 pm. $85 for adults and $40 for kids under age 12. To-go: Must be pre-ordered by Tuesday, Nov. 22nd and picked up Nov. 24th between 12 - 5 pm. Starting at $110 for two people or $300 for 6 - 8. Reservations required for both dine-in and to-go dinners.

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Maybe you have a few basics but are really looking to elevate your Thanksgiving meal game this year. Enter: Noisette. Easily preorder delicious apps and sides—like duck confit, pommes purée, stuffing, and a variety of cheeses, olives, and other snacks—plus a selection of freshly baked goodies from the Noisette bakery. Choose from apple, pumpkin, or pecan pies, bring your haul home, then simply relax and enjoy.
Pre-order here, then pick up from Nov. 21st through 12 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

FIRE restaurant at the ART Hotel
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Fancy a change of scenery? Dine this Thanksgiving at the ART Hotel’s very own FIRE restaurant, courtesy of Exec. Chef Jon Keeley. A menu showcasing roasted white and dark meat, whipped potatoes, crispy Brussels, and sourdough stuffing (among other tasty offerings) is available, with pumpkin cheesecake and/or shortbread cookies to top things off.
Reservations highly encouraged. Nov. 24th from 11 am - 6 pm. $62+ per person.

The Corner Office

Central Business District

Also keeping it simple this year is the Corner Office, which is offering a Thanksgiving buffet on Thanksgiving Day. Nosh on potato bisque, charcuterie, honey-brined turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, and an array of sweets to round things out (looking at you, bourbon pecan tartlet). No need to worry about the dishes afterward.
Thursday, Nov. 24th, 12 - 7 pm. $65 per adult and $35 per child.

Watercourse Foods

North Cap Hill

Pick up Thanksgiving dinner from one of Denver’s most dietary-friendly restaurants this year. Keeping it simple, Watercourse will be preparing a variety of main courses, side dishes, and desserts for pick-up only from Nov. 20th - 23rd, including a seitan roast, pot pie, harissa glazed carrots, baked Brie, and Dutch apple pie courtesy of Make Believe Bakery, among many other options. Even better, Watercourse is offering reheating instructions for whatever you get, so your holiday is a matter of showing up, taking home, and tossing in the oven.
No pre-orders or reservations; just show up and take home.

The Kitchen
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Another no-hassle Thanksgiving Day option is dining in with (or taking home from) The Kitchen American Bistro. Feast on a Welcome Board, your choice between roasted turkey or roasted red kuri squash and also between soup or salad, then indulge in a variety of sides like seared Brussels sprouts, roasted sweet potatoes, and braised greens. Sink your sweet tooth into brown butter and caramelized honey pumpkin pie or apple galette for dessert. Taking dinner to-go instead? The Kitchen provides all the necessary heating and finishing instructions, making you feel like you just spend an entire day cooking without any of the fatigue or frustration.
Reservations are required for dine-in service on Thursday, Nov. 24th (as is a $25 deposit). $99.50 per adult, $45.50 per child under 12. To-go meals feed 3 - 4 and are priced at $249.50. Orders are prepaid and must be picked up between 11 am - 3pm on Wednesday, Nov. 23rd.

Local Jones
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Local Jones

Cherry Creek

It’ll truly be an all-day affair at Local Jones this Thanksgiving, from breakfast (7:30 - 10 am) to brunch (10:30 am - 2 pm) to dinner (4 - 8 pm), plus a to-go order option, too. Menu highlights will include a chicory and pear salad, herb-roasted turkey breast, green bean casserole, and pumpkin basque cheesecake, plus a whole lot more. Whether you’re in need of post-Macy’s Parade breakfast or looking to bring home a whole Turkey Day dinner, this is the spot.
Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made here. Nov. 24th, 7:30 am - 8 pm.

Nest/Nurture Cafe
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Nest/Nurture Cafe

West Highland

Nest Cafe at Nurture has everything good and tasty for all your gluten-free and vegan friends (and anyone else with special diets!) this year. Pre-order and pickup sides and desserts like Hazel Dell mushroom stuffing, green bean casserole, or pumpkin pie with candied pecans (most serve at least four guests)—or bundle every available option and get a $25 gift card to Nest or Rewild for a later date.
Order online by Sunday, Nov. 20th, pick up Wednesday, Nov. 23rd only between 9 am and 6 pm.

A classic Thanksgiving meal option, choose from four available dine-in seatings at Humboldt, where you’ll get your choice of soup or salad followed by the tough decision of herb-roasted turkey breast, prime rib, grilled salmon, or butternut squash risotto. Add in sides like mashed potatoes, cornbread, seasonal veggies, and end with your pick of tiramisu, lemon creme cake, or pumpkin cheesecake.
Reserve in-person seating on Thursday, Nov. 24th for $80 per person ($20 for kids 12 and under), or pre-order to-go meals by Nov. 17th for pickup on the 24th from 10 am - 12 pm or 1 - 2 pm, starting at $140 for two people.

The Original


Have a family-style Thanksgiving feast with all of the flavor and good company and none of the hassle. Enjoy a prix-fixe menu that includes appetizers (yes, The OG’s signature deviled eggs will be present), your choice of soup or salad and several sides, a meat-centric main course with not one, not two, but three stars of the show, and your choice of dessert, too. But if you just need something sweet to take home, grab a ready-made pie to-go a la Bred Rocks Bakery and call it a day.
Thursday, Nov. 24th, 12 - 8pm. $59 per adult, $25 per child under 12.

Woodie Fisher Kitchen & Bar
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Have Thanksgiving your way, whether dining in or taking home with Woodie Fisher’s Thanksgiving Dinner special. Roasted turkey breast, of course, with crème fraiche whipped potatoes, classic herb stuffing, WF’s signature Brussels sprouts, and all the necessary additions like porcini gravy, chicory salad, fresh dinner rolls, and cranberry sauce. Then solidify your food coma with bourbon pecan pie and fresh whipped cream.
Reserve your table between 11 am - 4 pm or pick up Thanksgiving to-go between 11:30 am - 3:30 pm on Thursday, November 24th. Pre-order by November 18th to secure your pickup, $65 per person.

The Bindery
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Whatever your Thanksgiving dinner needs, they’re available for pickup at The Bindery this year. Looking for the whole shebang? Pick up an entire spread that feeds 6 - 8 people, complete with a 12 - 16 pound rosemary and sage roasted turkey (and gravy), black garlic mashed potatoes, maple and lime roasted acorn squash, and several other thoughtful dishes. Only need a few sides or some baked goods? There’s a package for each of those, too (think: truffled mac and cheese or pumpkin ginger pecan pie).
Reserve your time slot and pre-pay for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 23rd or Thursday, Nov. 24th. Thanksgiving dinner package priced at $380, prices vary for other pickup packages.

DCM is always a great spot for holiday stock-ups. Izzio Bakery is coming through with your baked goodies, like individual and seasonal tarts, plus a Celebration Pastry box with all their finest, and Culture Meat & Cheese has your pre-meal snacking covered with its Fancy Charcuterie Board (medium or large). Green Seed is also once again offering its large-format salads that feed 8 - 12 guests, if you need to add some greenery to your spread.
Pre-ordering in person, via phone, or online at least a few days before Turkey Day is highly encouraged.

Citizen Rail

Union Station

Yet another excellent choice for Thanksgiving dinner, whether you’re looking to dine out with the crew or take home to the fam. Enjoy Citizen Rail’s three-course prix-fixe dinner, featuring wagyu beef carpaccio, smoked turkey breast roulade and confit leg, roasted turbot (plus a ton of other options) and your choice of chocolate bomb, pumpkin pie, or roasted fig bread pudding for dessert. The takeaway option feeds four and comes with couscous and hickory grilled butternut squash, sweet potato bread pudding, and horseradish mashed potatoes, among several other sides, mains, and sweets.
Reserve your table for dine-in service on Nov. 24th between 1 - 8 pm. $105 per person. Thanksgiving take home orders must be made by Nov. 20th by contacting alicia.adrien@hotelborndenver.com. $200.

Molly Martin is a Denver-based freelance writer. Follow her @mollydbu on Instagram and Twitter for more updates on food, fun, and life in the Mile High.
Erica Buehler is a Denver-based freelance writer. Follow her on Instagram and on Twitter for more updates on Denver food and other Mile High shenanigans.