Where to Order a Thanksgiving Feast in Phoenix
Let the pros do the work.
Making a holiday-worthy turkey takes a lot of work—between days of thawing, brining, seasoning, and roasting—it’s a formidable task. Add in a couple of sides and a pie, and you’re looking at days in the kitchen. This year, make it easier on yourself (and more enjoyable for your loved ones!) by ordering a stress-free Thanksgiving meal for takeout or dine-in. If you’re ready to ditch the apron—here are the best local restaurants to support for the holiday.
eat by Stacey Weber
Catering to a variety of dietary restrictions, or want healthier options this Thanksgiving? EAT by Stacey Weber has gluten and dairy-free options such as citrus and herb smoked turkey breast, gluten-free gravy, dairy-free whipped sweet potatoes with coconut butter and gluten-free stuffing. Each portion serves up to four, with turkey priced at $70 and sides ranging from $16 to $38. To pre-order, visit eatbystaceyweber.com/collections/thanksgiving-pre-order.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
If a brunch-style Thanksgiving is more your style—or you want to fit two over-the-top meals into one day—The Princess’ festive Thanksgiving brunch is a must-visit. For $135 a person you’ll enjoy dishes created by all of the property’s award-winning chefs across Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda, Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar, and Ironwood American Kitchen. Standout items include griddled French toast with pumpkin spiced cream cheese and orange cranberry marmalade, brined roast turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, white cheddar whipped potatoes, squid ink pasta, truffle macaroni and cheese—even hand rolled sushi. For dinner, you can choose between Thanksgiving meals at Bourbon Steak, Toro and La Hacienda.
The Westin Tempe’s hotel restaurant has a delicious in-restaurant menu of autumnal flavors at a great price for your Thanksgiving meal . You can opt for the traditional with the $35 turkey feast complete with turkey breast, turkey leg, yam puree, apple cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce and brown butter giblet gravy, or try one of their standout dishes like the pumpkin gnocchi or rosemary smoked ribeye. Finish the meal with a Southwest-inspired pumpkin cheesecake with toasted pepita praline and mesquite gingersnap crust.
If you want to go all-out for Thanksgiving, Tarbell’s is offering a meal you’ll never forget, priced at $180 for two. First, choose your choice of entree—herb crusted turkey, whole roasted salmon or red wine poached filet. Then, look forward to an array of sides including a field green salad, cheese with toasted pumpkin seeds, haricot verts, Brussels sprouts with vegan chorizo, maple glazed carrots, butternut squash risotto, herb roasted red bliss potatoes, butter whipped potatoes and house made honey glazed biscuits. Then, finish your meal with cinnamon chocolate mousse, a pumpkin pie slice with whipped cream and ginger cookies. To order, visit www.tarbells.com.
Hearth ’61 is known for its decadent dining, and when it comes to Thanksgiving the restaurant delivers on that expectation with a Southwest-inspired yet largely traditional to-go meals consisting of slow roasted turkey, chorizo cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, orange cranberry relish, buttered green beans, and rolls for $67 a person. If you’d rather opt for in-restaurant dining, you can enjoy unconventional but tasty dishes such as burrata with tomato jam and tenderloin of beef with blue cheese fondue, or stick with the classics like a local turkey dish finished with pumpkin pie. Visit mountainshadows.com for dine-in reservations and to-go orders.
Match Market & Bar
This Thanksgiving meat-lovers and plant-based diners can feast together in peace with options for everyone at the FOUND:RE’s vibrant in-hotel restaurant. Courses include a squash salad, apple and sweet potato bisque, turkey and ham roulade with stuffing, bacon-wrapped asparagus, and apple and cream cheese bread pudding. For vegetarian and vegan diners, the restaurant has specialty dishes including a marinated tofu with butternut squash puree and a vegan chocolate mousse. Dinner is $65 per person and can be enjoyed at the restaurant or at home. To make reservations, visit matchphx.com.
You can enjoy the whimsical, vibrant atmosphere at Zuzu for Thanksgiving dinner complete with a chef-attended starter buffet, entrées like apple-brined turkey and braised lamb shank, and desserts such as pumpkin pie, cinnamon roll bread pudding with corn flake sweet cream butter starting at $63 per person depending on entrée choice. If you prefer to dine at home, you’ll enjoy a traditional feast complete with an organic turkey, butternut squash soup, roasted Brussels sprouts, baby carrots, cranberry chutney, and buns for up to ten people. Pies, such as traditional pumpkin with maple whipped cream or pecan and dark chocolate, are also available for an additional fee. Orders can be placed by calling 480-421-7712.
Every Arizonan’s favorite New York-style deli, Chompies, is putting its own spin on Thanksgiving with a traditional to-go or in-restaurant meal that can be elevated with a la carte items like matzo ball soup and potato pancakes. Basic packages start at just $249.99 and feed up to 15 people with turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, dinner rolls and two pies. Of course, apple and pumpkin are included, but we recommend opting for their pecan pie too for $15.99. To order for to-go, call your preferred location.
Miracle Mile Deli
Miracle Mile, one of the Valley’s oldest family-owned restaurants, has learned a thing or two about cooking a Thanksgiving meal since it opened its doors back in 1949. The customizable to-go meals can be ordered as an eight-person feast, or a simple one-person traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Not a turkey lover? You can pair your favorite sides with hot pastrami or brisket by the pound. Plus, the pie selection leaves nothing to be desired with everything from Boston cream to lemon meringue. Call 602-776-0992 to order.