Skip the dishes, and eat out on Thanksgiving!

Author: Amy

Posted on: November 9, 2017


Thanksgiving is just days away. That means in just a few days, we’ll be gathered around with friends and family, watching football, cooking the largest turkey we could find, baking pies and cakes, prepping the stuffing and the green bean casserole (my favorite and a Thanksgiving must if I’m invited to your home). Once the prepping, cooking/baking and in some cases, when the tears are wiped away, you can eat, laugh, yell, scream and chat around the table. Then the cleaning begins. And it never ends.

If this doesn’t sound appealing to you – and that’s okay if it doesn’t – you still deserve to have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. You deserve the works too. We’re talking about turkey, ham, prime rib, mountains of potatoes and all the pies you can dream of. Best of all, you can let someone else do all the cooking and cleaning up for you. Here are a few Tempe area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving and are more than happy to take care of everything for you so your Thanksgiving can be relaxing and stress-free.

Rustler’s Rooste
8383 S. 48th St., Phoenix, AZ 85044 | (602) 431-6474

Head to Rustler’s Rooste for a boot-scootin’ good time on Thanksgiving. Open Thanksgiving day from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy live country music from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call to make your reservation: (602) 431-6474.

RUSTLER’S ROOSTE TURKEY STUFF – Pre-order only , Excluding beverages, tax and gratuity – $159.99
16-20 lbs Oven-Roasted Tom Turkey, Mushroom Sage Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Candied Yams, Corn on the Cob, Cranberry-Pear Relish, Indian Fry Bread & Biscuits, Choice of a Whole Apple or Pumpkin Pie (and theyeven wrap up your leftovers to take home!!)

Rustler’s Rooste will also be offering a limited holiday menu including:
Traditional Turkey Dinner- Adults: $19.95, Children 10 & Under: $8.95
Baked Ham Dinner – Adults: $19.95, Children 10 & Under: $8.95
New York Steak, Served with Candied Yams and Corn on the Cob – $22.95
Prime Rib Dinner, Served with Candied Yams and Corn on the Cob – $19.95-$31.95
Mesquite Grilled Salmon Dinner, Served with Corn on the Cob and Rice – $19.95
Sautéed Shrimp Dinner, Served with Corn on the Cob and Rice – $19.95 Slice of Apple or Pumpkin Pie – $2.95 or Ice Cream – $2.95

Top of the Rock
Marriott Phoenix Tempe at the Buttes, 2000 W. Westcourt Way, Tempe, AZ 85282 | 602-431-2370

Enjoy amazing views of the Phoenix Metro Valley while savoring Thanksgiving brunch or dinner at Top of the Rock. Reservations are strongly recommended. Call 602-431-2370 to reserve your table.

THANKSGIVING DAY HARVEST BUFFET will be served from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. The price is $74.95 for adults, kids 6-12 are $44.95 and children 5 and under are free.
Starters & Salads: The Buttes Cole Slaw | Baby Kale Salad | Winter Squash Salad |Fruit Salad | Tomato and Cucumber Salad | Shrimp Cocktail | Avocado Toast | Hand Carved Prosciutto with Figs | Black Shallot Hummus with Veggies & Fry Bread | Cheese & Charcuterie Display | Beer Cheese Soup
Carving & Action Stations: Chef Carved Roasted Turkey with Cumberland Sauce | Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Horseradish Crema & Au Jus
Hot Buffet Entrees: Braised Short Ribs Togarashi Grits | Cippolini Onions | Steelhead Trout Fried Brussel Sprouts | Potato Rosti | Yuzu Butter Sauce | Chicken Fried Quail Bacon Escarole | Pickled Avocado | Cornbread Puree | Porchetta Bacon Shishito Piperade
Breakfast Favorites: Eggs & Omelets Made to Order | Eggs Benedict with Pork Belly & Brown Butter Hollandaise | Cornbread Waffles & Pumpkin Spiced Waffles | White Chocolate Crumble | Candied Pecans | Miso Caramel | Donuts Station | Acai Coco Nib | Chicken Carnitas | Miso Glaze | Jalapeño Cream Cheese
Accompaniments: Mashed Potatoes with Traditional Gravy | Mushroom Stuffing Fried Sage | Noble Bread | Okinawa Sweet Potato Risotto | Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Gremolata | Spanish Fried Rice | Macaroni & Cheese Bake | Swiss Chard Smoked Apples | Pepita Chimichurri | Noble Bread Top of the Rock House Butter
Desserts: Selection of Traditional Thanksgiving Desserts

THANKSGIVING DINNER will be served from 6 to 9 p.m. Order off of the regular Top of the Rock dinner menu, or enjoy a special holiday prix-fixe dinner option. The prix-fixe holiday dinner includes: Stuffed Cornish Game Hen, Cranberry Gelee, Garlic Smashed Fingerling Potatoes or Twice Baked Potato, Cornbread Stuffing, served with a glass of house wine – $38 per person. Add a dessert for $5.

Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse
5700 W. North Loop Rd., Chandler, AZ 85226 | (480) 502-5600

Rawhide is excited to host a Thanksgiving Buffet at the Rawhide Steakhouse from 11 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. this year with a special menu. To make your Thanksgiving reservation please call (480) 502-5600. Adults $23.95 + tax, children 12 and under $9.95 + tax. To make a reservation call (480) 502-5600 or email [email protected]

Soup Bar: Classic French Onion, Wild Mushroom Soup w/ Carmalized Pancetta, Roasted Butternut Squash & Fuji Apple Bisque, Chipotle & Roasted Sweet Corn Chowder.
Salad Bar: Field Greens, Spring Mix, Harvest Leaf Lettuce, Sliced Cucumbers, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Diced Applewood Bacon, Garbonzo Beans, Hardboiled Eggs, Roasted Red Peppers, Croutons, etc.
Entrées: Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib, Bourbon & Maple Roasted Turkey, Bruschetta Stuffed Portabella Caps w/ Balsamic Glaze, Caramelized Onion & Roasted Garlic Top Sirloin Medallions, Dijon Crusted Pork Loin w/ Bacon Blood Orange Chutney.
Sides: Smoked Gouda & Roasted Garlic Whipped Potatoes, Slow Simmered Pan Gravy, Aged Cheddar and Gorgonzola Maraconi Cheese, Spiced Sausage Cornbread Stuffing Infused w/ Roasted Fennel, etc.
Dessert: Warm Cheesecake Marble Brownies, Banana Cream Trifle, Classic Pumpkin Pie w/ Cinnamon Whip Cream, Variety of Fall Sugar Cookies.

1160 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 557-0700

Dine in or take out a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Chompie’s. Dinner-to-go serves 12- 15 people and includes 18- to 20- pound whole roast turkey, homemade stuffing, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes, green beans, candied yams, dinner rolls, one pumpkin pie and one apple pie ($219.99). Order at least 72 hours in advance. If you want to go out for dinner on Thanksgiving, all Chompie’s locations also will be open for Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.: sliced roast turkey breast, homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, green beans, dinner roll, cranberry relish and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie ($19.99). Individual meals are also available to go. Reservations required for parties of six or more.

Green New American Vegetarian
2240 N. Scottsdale Rd., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 941-9003

Green New American Vegetarian is offering its ThanksLiving celebration again this year! Stop by anytime from noon- 4 p.m. and enjoy a menu that includes Seitan wheat meat turkey, vegan gravy, organic cranberry stuffing with toasted walnuts, roast-garlic smashed potatoes, sweet corn, brown “butter” asparagus, fried brussels sprouts, salad, cranberry sauce, local artisan breads, vegan pecan and pumpkin pies with homemade whipped cream, winterberry organic oat-granola cobbler. The price is $24.95 in advance, or $28.95 on Thanksgiving day; and $8.95 for age 12 or younger. Thanksgiving day activities will include music and kids crafts.



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