There's nothing better on Thanksgiving than a heaping plate filled with turkey and all the trimmings...except maybe that Thanksgiving dinner sans dishes and clean up! Here are our favorite spots to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner while someone else does the cooking.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Olympic Village Lodge
1901 Chamonix Place
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Novemeber 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Gather with family and friends in beautiful Squaw Valley to celebrate Thanksgiving. Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, served family style in the cozy setting of Plaza Bar in Olympic House. Appetizers will be available as well as a full cash bar. Multiple parties will be seated at the venue's large tables, so the event is perfect for both couples looking to socialize, and extended family gathering for the holiday. Dinner is $64 for adults and $34 for children 12 and under.
Thanksgiving Day at Gar Woods Grill & Pier
5000 North Lake Blvd.
Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
November 23, 2017 1:00 to 9:00 pm
This North Lake Tahoe institution is serving up a three course Thanksgiving feast, including roasted butternut squash soup, slow roasted turkey or honey glazed ham, and seasonal pies served a la mode. Dinner is $39 for adults and $24 for children 10 and under. The bar opens at noon for drinks and football. Regular menu also available. For reservations (recommended) click here.
Thanksgiving Harvest Buffet at The Ritz-Carlton
13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court
Truckee, CA 96161
November 23, 2017 12:00 to 7:00 pm
Gather with family and friends and create new holiday memories over Thanksgiving Dinner at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. The menu includes traditional holiday favorites such as hand-carved roasted turkey with all the trimmings, prime rib, a chilled seafood display, house-made pastas, charcuterie, and many other delectable, fall-inspired dishes. Dinner is $110 for adults and $48 for children 12 and under. Reservations are required by contacting Manzanita Reservations at (530) 562-3051.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Granlibakken
725 Granlibakken Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145
November 23, 2017 4:00 to 7:00 pm
Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving in Tahoe with all of the trimmings prepared by Granlibakken’s award-winning kitchen staff. Each dinner includes a turkey carved table-side, sides, desserts, and vegetarian options. To sweeten the deal, you get to take home the leftovers! Dinner is $60 for adults and $20 for children 10 and under. Reservations are required and can be made at 530-583-4242.
A Modern Thanksgiving at Restaurant Trokay
10046 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
November 23, 2017
Looking for a twist on the classic Thanksgiving fare? You've come to the right place. Enjoy a four course menu with morsals inspired by the diversity in American tradition. From Virginia Ham/Biscuit, Blue Corn Tamale, Shrimp-Stuffed Mirliton, and Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread from he American South to Bourbon/Maple Pecan "Pie" from the Northeast, even the most discerning palates will be impressed. Dinner is $125 per person.