Traditional Thanksgiving with all the trimmings.

If you hate to spend the day in the kitchen, or you are hankering for the taste of someone else’s cooking, here is a list of affordable restaurants offering a traditional holiday meal on Thanksgiving Day.  On the other hand, if you love to have your family gathered in your home but don’t enjoy the cooking part, I’ve also included a list of Take-Out Thanksgiving meals at reasonable prices.

*  Make your reservation or preorder your Thanksgiving meal ASAP. 

1515 Restaurant 

Downtown’s French restaurant 1515 offers a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at an amazing price, $18 each adult and $9 each child. The restaurant will serve its Thanksgiving feast from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.  View Thanksgiving Menu.

Ted’s Montana Grill 

A delicious three-course turkey dinner for just $19 for adults and $7 for children.  It includes all the favorites including “Aunt Fannie’s” squash casserole as well as Ted’s Montana Grill’s popular Nutty Apple Crisp for dessert. View Thanksgiving Menu.

The Corner Office

The Corner Office offers its own take on a yummy upscale TV dinner for Thanksgiving (Adults $21 and Kids $10). The LoDo restaurant also offers its Thanksgiving special “To Go”.  You can enjoy traditional turkey and the fixings for all the meat eaters, but there are also plenty of vegetarian options to meet the needs of everyone in your family. Call for Menu Details  and Reservations 303-825-6500

McCormick Fish House & Bar 

This Denver seafood restaurant serves a three-course turkey dinner for $22.95 during its regular hours of 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. The LoDo restaurant will also offer a Thanksgiving brunch with three seatings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. View Thanksgiving Menu.

Table Mountain Grill and Cantina 

The Table Mountain Grill and Cantina offers a Southwestern take on Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Turkey Day buffet features deep-fried turkey, and costs $26.99 for adults, $19.99 for seniors and $9.99 for children ages 6 to 12 (5 and under are FREE). View Thanksgiving Menu.

Order a Turkey Dinner to Serve at Home:

Restaurant 4580  

This Thanksgiving dinner for six is a ready-to-roast turkey entree with sides and dinner rolls for $120.  Call 303-448-1500 to preorder for Thanksgiving morning pickup.  View Thanksgiving Menu.

*  Gluten-free stuffing and rolls available for an extra charge.

Trattoria on Pearl 

This Boulder restaurant prepares your Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings for $120 (feeds 8 or more people). Order no later than Monday, November 22.  The meal will be available for pickup or can be delivered locally to your door at no extra charge on Wednesday, November 24. Call for Menu Details or to Reserve a Turkey Dinner  303-544-0008. 

Le Central  

This French restaurant prepares a feast that includes turkey with all the trimmings, salad, bread and dessert to serve 8 to 10 people for $120. You must order by November 23. View Thanksgiving Menu.

Whole Foods 

Order a complete Thanksgiving dinner that serves 8 for $130 or order from the à la carte menu that includes turkey, ham, prime rib or appetizer, sides (some vegan), and desserts. Whole Foods sells natural and also organic, pre-roasted turkeys that require two hours of roasting at home.  Order directly from your local market or online.

Food Thanksgiving Dinners in Denver