Vail is a great place to gather the family and spend a Thanksgiving in town and on the slopes. With so many bonding activities to choose from, you are guaranteed to make lasting memories. And if your idea of having family fun is skiing powder rather than spending hours in the kitchen, Vail has some great options for your Thanksgiving dinner. Below are our top 5 choices to help you decide.
Located in the heart of Vail Village, LaTour is one of the best fine dining restaurants in town. This Thanksgiving chef Paul Ferzacca has you covered a offering warm, family experience, with his special touch added to the traditional celebratory dishes. The special Thursday dinner menu will be served from noon until 9pm and will include a 3 course Thanksgiving dinner for $51. The restaurant will be open for regular dinner service from 5:30 to 9:30 featuring a turkey main dish for $25 and 25% off selected wine bottles.
Flame at the Four Seasons brings the turkey to you with a traditional Thanksgiving-To-Go. Bring friends and family around the table of your choosing, because the Flame culinary team has already done the hard part, cooking up a cornucopia of items including a whole roasted turkey, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, green bean and porcini casserole, paella, sweet potato soufflé, garlic mashed potatoes, mixed greens, creamed spinach and end with a pumpkin or apple pie. Part of the proceeds will benefit the local Salvation Army.
The Fitz restaurant in Manor Vail is offering one of the best holiday dinner deals in town. If you want to fill up on some perfectly prepared traditional Thanksgiving dishes do not miss the The Fitz Thanksgiving Day Feast. The buffet starts at 3pm and goes until 8pm, it is $45 per adult and $25 for children ages 12 and under. You can enjoy all your turkey day favorites and side dishes like green bean casserole, roasted corn succotash, bacon mashed potatoes, chorizo corn bread stuffing, prime rib & turkey, gravy and much more. Finish this bountiful experience with an array of desserts.
Up The Creek
Up The Creek is also celebrating with a three course dinner for $38. Thanksgiving service begins at 3:30 and guests will be offered mixed green salad with spiced pecans, bleu cheese, port cherries and raspberry vinaigrette as a starter followed by the main course of roast turkey, honey glazed ham, turkey confit, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, cornbread dressing, cranberry relish and gravy. Of course every great meal ends with a scrumptious dessert and the Up The Creek menu gives you a choice of pumpkin or pecan pie. The restaurant fills up quickly during the holidays, so make sure to get a reservation in advance.
Every bite in this famous Vail restaurant is a treat and this Thanksgiving day chef Jean-Michel Chelain has prepared an extraordinary menu by masterfully blending his French origin and culinary traditions of this most American holiday. The prix fixe Thanksgiving menu at Left Bank is $59 for adults and $32 for children. It will start with squash soup and bibb lettuce salad, followed by the main course of free range Colorado turkey slow roasted in au jus and delicious sides like chestnut and bacon stuffing, homemade gravy, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, fresh brussels sprouts, broccoli cornbread and homemade cranberry sauce. For dessert guests will be able to choose between traditional pumpkin tart or emon Meringue Tart