Dine-in or Takeout
Thanksgiving at Carriage House Inn comes with brunch and dinner options. The brunch buffet is Sunday, October 7 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 $35 for adults and $18 for kids ages four to 10 years old.
Dinner is Sunday, October 7 and Monday, October 8 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, three meat options including roasted turkey with cranberry sauce and gravy for dinner, and white chocolate pumpkin mousse cake for dessert. A separate kids menu includes soup or salad, and a choice of turkey sandwich, fish and chips or a burger. The meal is $40 for adults or $20 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). Each protein comes with its own sauce.
9030 Macleod Tr. S., 403-253-1101, carriagehouse.net
The Wainwright Hotel at Heritage Park is serving a Thanksgiving lunch that includes butternut squash soup, roasted turkey and pumpkin pie from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on October 6, 7 and 8. Adults dine for $30, while kids eat for $16. The Selkirk Grille offers dinner on Sunday, October 7 that has an endive salad, roasted turkey with whipped mashed potatoes and pumpkin cheesecake on the menu for $42 a person.
1900 Heritage Dr. S.W., 403-268-8500, heritagepark.ca
The Fairmont Palliser is offering a takeout Thanksgiving dinner this year, and the menu has slow-roasted turkey, whipped potatoes, traditional sage stuffing, honey-roasted veggies, orange cranberry sauce and gravy, dinner rolls and your choice of pumpkin or apple pie. A large turkey is $575 and feeds up to 15 people, while the smaller option is $325 and feeds eight.The last day to order is Oct. 3 at 5 p.m., and pick-up is between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Oct. 7 and 8.
133 9 Ave. S.W, 403-260-1219, fairmont.com
Dine-in or Takeout
Hotel Blackfoot has two options for Thanksgiving. You can enjoy its Thanksgiving-themed brunch buffet ($12 to $35) on October 7 or dinner buffet ($12 to $40) on October 7 and 8. The meals include options like an omelette station, a shellfish display, cheese boards, prime rib, and roast pork tenderloin.
Hotel Blackfoot’s Carve-a-Deal Family Dinner to Go is available from Thursday, October 4 until Monday, October 8. You can get the small meal for eight to 10 people ($275) or the large meal ($425). Both come with roast turkey, rolls, caesar salad, carrots, squash, Brussels sprouts, whipped potatoes, traditional stuffing with cranberries and apple, herbed pan gravy, orange cranberry sauce, pumpkin flan and chocolate macaroons. There’s also a menu of a la carte add-ons.
5940 Blackfoot Tr. S.E., 403-252-2253, hotelblackfoot.com
The Main Dish
You can always count on The Main Dish as a place where you can buy delicious pre-made meals. For Thanksgiving, it has three options. The turkey dinner comes with herb crusted turkey breast, roasted Brussels sprouts, garlic and cheddar mashed potatoes, herb stuffing, and orange spice cranberry sauce. The ham dinner comes with honey mustard ham, roasted Brussels sprouts, herb stuffing and sweet potato mash. The roasted free-range local half-chicken comes with a rosemary gravy, tarragon grainy mustard cream sauce, dill roasted rainbow carrots, baby potatoes and herb stuffing. All three meals come with chestnut soup and your choice of apple pie or three-layer chocolate cake, and are $25 per person. Pre-order by October 7.
903 General Ave. N.E., 403-265-3473, tmdish.com
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River Cafe has one of the best views of the fall leaves. On Thanksgiving Monday, it’s serving a Thanksgiving dinner with a wood-grilled turkey, locally sourced side-dishes and house-baked bread.
Turkey Dinner in Your Home is $450 or $550 for a package that includes an oven-ready, free-range turkey, Brussels sprouts, roasted carrots, glazed beets, shitake mushroom and butternut squash stuffing, mashed potatoes, lingonberry preserve, pan gravy and bourbon sticky toffee. The meal can be picked up on Sunday, October 7 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 from October 5 to October 8, and the heat-and-eat dinner comes with your choice of turkey or ham with all the trimmings. Start with sweet potato and bacon soup, dig into a seven grain and roasted beet salad and finish with pumpkin and white chocolate mousse for dessert. Both options are $25.99 per person.
Multiple Calgary locations, sunterramarket.com
The Westin’s takeout turkey dinner is $375 for a 15-pound bird or $575 for a 22-pound bird. Both come with salad, whipped potatoes, roasted carrots, braised red cabbage, sage stuffing, gravy, cranberry compote, sticky toffee pudding and apple pie. There is also an a la carte menu if you want to add to your meal. Pick-ups are October 6 to 8.
320 4 Ave. S.W., 403-508-5146, westincalgary.com