8 Eateries to be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

From a roast turkey to pumpkin pie, these restaurants have what you’ll want to be gobbling down.


Jill’s Restaurant & Bistro in Boulder is serving turkey, and a lot more, on November 24. Courtesy Jill’s Restaurant & Bistro Facebook page

Thanksgiving is the time to be thankful for friends and family. Instead of slaving over a stove all day, treat yourself and your loved ones to fine, out-of-the-house dining. Here’s eight restaurants that will be open for the holiday and are set to serve delicious feasts.

Beatrice & Woodsley
Thursday, November 24; 5-11 p.m.
Where: 38 S. Broadway
Cost: $42 for adults, $24 for children
What to look forward to: Beatrice & Woodsley’s decadent holiday menu includes roasted apple and cauliflower soup with spiced walnuts and vanilla oil; roast turkey breast with confit turkey leg bread pudding, seared brussels sprouts and smoked onion gravy; herbed dumplings; sweet cornbread fritter and spiced pumpkin bread pudding.
Call for reservations: 303.777.3505

Departure Restaurant + Lounge
Thursday, November 24; 5-10 p.m.
Where: 249 Columbine St.
Cost: $65 per person and an additional $25 for wine and sake pairings
What to look forward to: This Asian-inspired holiday dinner consists of Kabocha squash soup with Asian pears, pine nuts, and Korean chili; grilled sirloin with gingered shiitakes and miso; Thai sausage corn bread with cranberry and persimmon chutney; and pecan pie bon bons.
Call for reservations: 720.772.5020

Jill’s Restaurant & Bistro
Thursday, November 24; brunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; dinner 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: 900 Walnut St.
Cost: Brunch: $64.95 for adults and $24.95 for children; Candlelight dinner: $69.95 for adults and $24.95 for children
What to look forward to: Options with a brunch or candlelight dinner … or both. You’ll find made-to-order pumpkin French toast, a charcuterie station, chilled seafood and more at brunch. The dinner menu features fall favorites such as winter squash ravioli with truffle sage brown butter, natural turkey breast with whipped potatoes, a duo of Angus filet mignon and braised oxtail and a dessert sampler with pumpkin pie, apple pecan bread pudding and dulce de leche crème brûlée.
Call for reservations: 720.406.7399

Kachina Southwestern Grill
Thursday, November 24; 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 10600 Westminster Blvd., Westminster
Cost: $45 for adults and $15 for children
What to look forward to: Kachina is honoring their native roots with this four-course meal featuring bison fritters with white cheddar grits and chipotle aioli, brined turkey with pan grave, toasted pepitas and a mini pumpkin pie.
Call for reservations: 303.420.5813

Thursday, November 24
Where: 918 17th St.
Cost: $49 per person
What to look forward to: Turkey breast with chorizo cornbread panzanella and green beans; a harvest squash bisque with torched marshmallow; a warm Brussels sprouts salad with hazelnuts, bacon, sherry and honey; and pecan pie bread pudding with bourbon ice cream.
Call for reservations: 720.726.4800

The Fort
Thursday, November 24; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 19192 CO-8, Morrison
Cost: $45 for adults ($29 for children)
What to look forward to: Who says the Thanksgiving feast has to wait until dinnertime? The Fort will be serving a traditional turkey meal in the afternoon instead. The three-course meal consists of holiday favorites such as homemade sausage and apple stuffing, fire roasted yams and honey-roasted turkey breast. There will also be limited menus available featuring vegetarian and salmon dishes, as well as a full kids menu.

The Nickel
Thursday, November 24
Where: 1100 14th St.
Cost: $65 per person
What to look forward to: Dressed-up versions of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes. This three-course menu include milk and honey braised pork, prime rib, green beans with bacon, mashed potatoes, yams and cornbread stuffing. Did we mention there’s a dessert option of chocolate tart?
Call for reservations: 720.889.2128

8 ViewHouse
When: November 22-26
Where: Ballpark location: 2015 Market St.; Centennial location: 7101 S Clinton St.
Cost: $20-$25 per plate
What to look forward to:  Dine out with Executive Chef Jose Guerrero as he serves his “turkey day upgrade:” a sage roasted turchetta served with garlic roasted fingerling potatoes and a crisp brussels sprouts salad with dried cranberries and pecans ($20). Pair it with a glass of Infinite Monkey Theorem’s Cab Franc for $5 more. Or check out Drinksgiving the night of Thanksgiving eve, complete with a DJ, drink specials and giveaways. Bring an unwrapped toy to donate to Care 4 Colorado Toy Drive anytime up until December 16, and you’ll receive a free peppermint Godiva chocolate martini.
Call for reservations: Ballpark: 720.282.1548; Centennial: 303.790.8439

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