Go with Vegas restaurants for Thanksgiving
While Thanksgiving means eating at home for much of the United States, here in Las Vegas, dining out on these vacations has become a firmly established tradition. Visitors and locals alike have an incredible array of options, from fine dining to home-style plates. We’ve compiled a variety here, but there are plenty of options at almost any restaurant you can think of. Make your reservations now if you can, as slots can fill up and fill up.
Buffet Bacchanale (Caesar Palace, 702.731.7928): Apple Cider Roast Turkey and Herb-Crusted Smoked Turkey Breast, Sweet Potato Casserole, as well as vegetarian and vegan holiday dishes.
Water grill (The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702.832.4777): A traditional Thanksgiving meal with roast turkey from Diestel Farms, apple-celery sourdough stuffing, cranberry sauce and caramel bread pudding.
Rí Rá (The Shops at Mandalay Place, 702.632.7771): Traditional turkey dinner, or the special Kilbeggan salmon, a baked fillet stuffed with cream cheese, dill, crab and shrimp.
Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House (MGM Grand, 702.891.7374): Spicy salmon roll and sautéed avocado in tempura; roast turkey with andouille and dark meat vinaigrette, Creole green beans, onion jus; and crunchy English-style pumpkin with praline.
Virgil’s real barbecue (Promenade de Linq, 702.389.7400): Smoked turkey, mashed potatoes, cornbread, sausage and pecan stuffing and more.
Gordon Ramsay Steak (Paris Las Vegas (877.346.4642)): Three-course meal with British onion soup, heirloom roasted turkey breast with confit thigh leg and foie gras vinaigrette and squash puree, and pumpkin pie with citrus sable.
Oyster bar and grill (Harrah’s, 702.369.5000): Oysters with mashed cranberries and bacon panko stuffing, by half or full dozen, plus the traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer (The Venetian, 702.414.2337): The Pumpkin Cheesecake CrazyShake is a pumpkin spice shake with vanilla frosting and mini marshmallows, topped with a slice of pumpkin cheesecake (available until November 31) .
Majordōmo Meat and Fish (The Palace, 866.659.9643): Table service with chateaubriand Mishima composed of grilled porcini-tamarisk, rose vinegar and Bordeaux foie gras (available from 25 to 28 Nov.).
Buddy V’s Ristorante (The shops of the Grand Canal, 702.607.235): Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Slow Roasted Turkey Breast, with Turkey Sausage, Pancetta and Herb Stuffing, Sweet Yams, Cranberry Relish, and Pumpkin Cake.
Gilley’s (Treasure Island, 702.894.7111): Three-course meal with honey roasted turkey and bourbon glaze, andouille sausage brioche stuffing and loaded whipped potatoes.
Oscars (Place, 702.386.7227): Butternut squash soup, traditional turkey and maple pumpkin pie or chocolate pecan pie.
Hash House A Go Go (Plaza, 702.384.4646 and The Linq Hotel, 702.254.4646): Big Ol ‘Turkey Pot Pie features a rosemary and black pepper crust with roasted turkey, sweet corn, mushrooms, broccoli, carrots, red potatoes and a pan sauce.
Off the Strip
A steakhouse (Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, 702.693.500): Braised thigh and thigh with truffle, sourdough stuffing of roasted breast with herbs, green beans with roasted mushroom cream and cranberry port relish.
corner stone (Côte d’Or, 702.367.7111): Traditional roasted tom turkey dinner served with sage dressing, candied yams and homemade cranberry sauce; or whiskey
Rib eye steak and pumpkin creme brulee.
SC Prime Steakhouse & Bar (Suncoast Hotel and Casino, 707.636.7111): Roast turkey dinner with white and dark meat and Italian sausage stuffing. Plus a pumpkin cheesecake with cinnamon custard and fresh seasonal berries.
Twin streams (Silverton, 702.263.7777): Sweet potato and roasted carrot soup, turkey dinner with white and dark meat, and pumpkin praline pie.