Top Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving In Denver

Top Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving In Denver

Let’s be honest. Preparing a Thanksgiving meal is an expensive, time-consuming endeavor that detracts from the quality time you could be spending with your family. Luckily there are a variety of restaurants in the Denver area offering special Thanksgiving menus for individuals and families wishing to celebrate the Day of Gratitude with less cooking and cleaning. Make your reservations today for these wonderful Thanksgiving meals at some of Denver’s finest eateries.

Chinook Tavern
6380 S. Fiddlers Green Circle
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(720) 266-6000

Chinook Tavern serves up fresh takes on classic European cuisine, focused particularly on fondue and raclette. Like many of the restaurants open on Thanksgiving, Chinook Tavern will offer a special holiday menu for diners. However, this Thanksgiving might not be the classic one you would expect to consume at your grandmother’s home. Without a doubt though, your stomach will practically burst with flavor if you choose to dine at Chinook Tavern on Thanksgiving.

Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 436-1234

Altitude and StrataBar, both of the Hyatt Regency’s eateries, offer special menus to patrons on Thanksgiving. Enjoy a delicious buffet at Altitude or delectable Thanksgiving-themed appetizers at Strata. The buffet is a great option for families, while couples might enjoy a romantic evening at Strata. Either way, you can’t go wrong at the Hyatt Regency on Thanksgiving.

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Table Mountain Inn
1310 Washington Ave.
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 277-9898

A Southwest hotel located in Golden, Table Mountain Inn sits at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Take your loved ones to this unique dining locale for a special Thanksgiving brunch. You can also take your Thanksgiving celebrations to the next level by staying overnight at the Table Mountain Inn so you can enjoy all of the food and drink your heart desires. Plus, this hotel is pet-friendly so Fido doesn’t have to miss out on the celebrations.

1515 Restaurant
1515 Market St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 571-0011

A beloved New American restaurant on downtown Denver’s Market Street, 1515 serves a one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving dining experience. Enjoy fresh takes on your holiday favorites with 1515’s roasted heritage turkey and cauliflower and spinach risotto. Make this Thanksgiving one to remember or start a new family tradition by enjoying your holiday meal at 1515. This is highly recommended for families and individuals tired of the same ol’ Thanksgiving dishes.

The Inverness Hotel
200 Inverness Drive W.
Englewood, CO 80112
(303) 397-6411

Another buffet option for diners, Thanksgiving brunch in the Garden Terrance at the Inverness Hotel boasts a carving station, delicious breakfast options and a plethora of desserts. This is a great option for families that have a hard time deciding on what to eat as everyone can pick and choose what they’d like to dine on during Thanksgiving. In fact, brunch in the Garden Terrace has been voted the best brunch in Denver by several media outlets. Satisfy everyone while leaving the heavy lifting to someone else.

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