Restaurants Offering Dine-In or Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner
It's all the deliciousness with none of the hassle (or clean-up).
Dine-in or Takeout
Thanksgiving at Carriage House Inn comes with brunch and dinner options. The brunch buffet is Sunday, October 8 with 10:15 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. seating times. It's all you can eat bread, pastries, omelettes, pancakes, waffles, roast turkey, beef, salmon and shrimp. Brunch is $34 for adults and $17 for kids ages four to 10 years old.
Dinner is Sunday, October 8 and Monday, October 9 with seating times at 4:15, 4:30, 6:30 and 6:45 p.m. The served meal is three courses with butternut squash soup or salad, prime rib with Yorkshire pudding or glazed ham with sweet corn mash and white chocolate pumpkin mousse cake for dessert. A separate kids menu includes soup or salad, a choice of turkey sandwich, fish and chips or a burger with ice cream for dessert. The meal is $40 for adults or $19 for kids ages four to 10 years old.
Carriage House also has a Take Out Dinner option. All the meals come with mashed potatoes, honey glazed carrots, vegetables, fresh buns and pumpkin pie. You can choose turkey ($180 or $270), ham ($160) or prime rib ($260 or $430) with each protein coming with its own sauce.
9030 Macleod Tr. S., 403-253-1101, carriagehouse.net
Dine-in or Takeout
The Rimrock at Fairmont Palliser is one of the best places for special occasion dining. On Thanksgiving Saturday, Sunday and Monday, it is serving a three-course turkey dinner. Seating times are 5:30 or 9 p.m. The menu includes butternut squash veloute or baby greens, slow roasted turkey or maple glazed trout and pumpkin pie for dessert. Dinner is $65 per person and reservations are required.
Thanksgiving to Go is available for pickup on Sunday, October 8 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Dinner includes salad whipped potatoes, stuffing, honey roasted vegetables, cranberry orange sauce, gravy, dinner rolls and pie. Get a large turkey ($533), small turkey ($285) or beef tenderloin ($508). The last day to order is Wednesday, October 4.
133 9 Ave. S.W, 403-260-1219, fairmont.com
The Wainright Hotel at Heritage Park is going traditional with its meal, served October 10, 11 and 12 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. The meal starts with dinner rolls and roasted butternut squash soup. The main course is roasted turkey with cranberry and sage stuffing, pan gravy, mashed potatoes and vegetables. For desert it's a classic pumpkin pie with Chantilly cream. Dinner is $25 for adults. The kids menu for kids under 11 years old includes a fruit cup, turkey, fries and gravy, veggies and dip and a cookie for $14. Seating is first come first served.
1900 Heritage Dr. S.W., 403-268-8500, heritagepark.ca
Dine-in or Takeout
Hotel Blackfoot has three options for Thanksgiving. You can enjoy its Thanksgiving-themed brunch buffet ($12 to $35) or dinner buffet ($12 to $40) on Monday, October 9. Those buffets includes dozens of dishes including beet salad, charcuterie, devilled eggs, smoked fish, slow-roasted pork or rack of veal at the carvery and pumpkin flan.
Hotel Blackfoot's Carve-a-Deal Family Dinner to Go is availble from Friday October 6 until Monday, October 9. You can get the small meal for eight to 10 people ($295) or the large meal ($445). Both come with roast turkey, rolls, spinach salad, carrots, squash, Brussels sprouts, whipped potatoes, apple and sage dressing, gravy, cranberry compote, pumpkin flan and chocolate dipped Florentines. There's also a menu of a la carte add-ons.
5940 Blackfoot Tr. S.E., 403-252-2253, hotelblackfoot.com
You can always count on The Main Dish as a place where you can buy delicious pre-made meals. For Thanksgiving, it has two options. The Turkey Dinner comes with herb crusted turkey breast, roasted Brussels sprouts, garlic and cheddar mashed potatoes, herb stuffing, gravy and orange cinnamon cranberry sauce. The Ham Dinner comes with honey mustard ham, roasted Brussels sprouts, sweet potato mash, herb stuffing and gravy. Both meals are $25 per person and both come with apple soup or salad and apple or pumpkin pie. Pre-order by October 5.
903 General Ave. N.E., 403-265-3473, tmdish.com
Meez has a build-your-own meal approach to its Thanksgiving feast. Options on the Thanksgiving menu include turkey breast, confit turkey legs, gravy, mashed potatoes, potato gratin, stuffing, roasted squash, carrots, cranberry sauce and pumpkin cheesecake. Order as much of each as you want and throw it in the oven to reheat before serving.
216, 10816 Macleod Tr. S.E., 403-264-6336, meezcuisine.com
Dine-in or Takeout
River Cafe has one of the best views of the fall leaves. On Thanksgiving Monday it is serving a brunch, lunch and dinner menu with Thanksgiving-themed dishes.
Turkey Dinner in Your Home is $450 or $550 for a package that includes an oven-ready, free-range turkey, Brussels sprouts leaves, glazed carrots, kale salad, shitake mushroom and delicata squash, mashed potatoes, lingonberry preserve, pan gravy and sugar pumpkin pie. The meal can be picked up on Sunday, October 8 between 9 and 10 a.m.
25 Prince's Island Park, 403-261-7670, river-cafe.com
Sunterra's Thanksgiving meal can be picked up or delivered on October 7, 8 or 9 and because you order by the serving, it can be scaled up or down. The heat and eat dinner comes with vegetable soup and succotash to start and deep dish pumpkin pie for dessert. The entree is a choice of turkey or ham with all the trimmings. Both options of $25.99 per person.
Multiple Calgary locations, sunterramarket.com
This dinner is everything you need to serve four people. It includes turkey, roasted butternut squash, carrots, Brussels sprouts, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and gravy. All that for just $95. Order by October 2 and pickup October 7 or 8 before 5 p.m. at the Mission, Willow Park Village or Granary Road Market locations. This dinner does require reheating so make sure to budget that into your schedule.
3, 2100 4 St. S.W., 403-225-2788; 114, 10816 Macleod Tr. S.E., 403-225-2788; 226034 112 St. W., MD of Foothills, urbanbutcher.ca
The Westin's takeout turkey dinner is $375 for a 15 pound bird or $570 for a 22 pound bird. Both come with salad, whipped potatoes, caramelized root vegetables, Brussels sprouts, stuffing, gravy, cranberry compote, sticky toffee pudding and pumpkin pie. There is also an a la carte menu if you want to add to your meal. Pick-ups are October 7 to 9.
320 4 Ave. S.W., 403-508-5146, westincalgary.com