Take the hassle out of the holidays and head to one of these 9 Calgary restaurants for a full service Thanksgiving feast.
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The River Café is one of the most serene places you can have a holiday meal in Calgary. Located in Prince’s Island Park. Chef Matthias Fong is preparing a dinner that includes wood-grilled free range turkey, seasonal accompaniments from local Calgary farmers, house made artisanal breads, and sticky toffee pudding from the River Café bakery. This spot is offering Thanksgiving brunch, lunch, and dinner throughout the holiday weekend. Make your reservation online.
Brunch – Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9
Lunch/Dinner – Monday, October 10
Address: 25 Prince’s Island Park
Hotel Blackfoot will be offering a Thanksgiving Day Brunch as well as a holiday ‘Smörgåsbord’ dinner for two days in its renowned Green’s Restaurant this year. The dinner spread features a lot of options – in fact, too many to list. Check out the menu yourself and plan what’s going to be on your plate.
Brunch – Sunday, October 9
Dinner – Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10
Brunch – $35 per person
Dinner – $40 per person
Address: 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE
The Carriage House Inn is offering a three course dinner for the Thanksgiving weekend. This dinner includes a choice of salad or butternut squash soup, turkey, prime rib or ham for an entree, and finishes with a chocolate pumpkin mousse cake.
When: Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10. Seating times at 4:15, 4:30, 6:30, and 6:45pm.
Price: $38 per person
Address: 9030 Macleod Trail South
The Thanksgiving offerings at the Palliser are looking stellar this year. With a brunch and a holiday dinner planned, the Rimrock Dining Room at the Palliser is a great place to celebrate with loved ones at some point over the weekend.
Brunch – Sunday, October 9
Dinner – Saturday, October 8 (with a la carte), Sunday October 9 and Monday, October 10 (five course only). Seating available between 5:30 and 9 pm.
Brunch – $59 per person
Dinner – $69 per person
Address: 133, 9 Avenue SW
Thanksgiving dinner at Heritage Park in the Wainwright Hotel Dining Room will be served on a first come, first served basis. The Prix Fixe Menu includes butternut squash soup, turkey with all the fixings, and pumpkin pie.
When: Saturday, October 8 to Monday, October 10 between 11 am and 3:30 pm
Price: $25 per person
Address: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Phone: 403-268-8500 (Wainwright Hotel)
This classic Calgary oyster bar is offering a classic three course Thanksgiving dinner menu alongside its regular selection of dishes. The special menu consists of butternut squash or a salad, turkey with all your favourite sides, and apple raisin bread pudding for dessert.
When: Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10, starting at 4 pm
Price: $29 per person
Address: 208, 17 Avenue SE
The Glenmore Inn is offering a dinner in The Garden Court Atrium for the holidays. The menu includes prime rib, roast turkey, penne pasta, mashed potatoes, stuffing, Brussels sprouts, seafood, pumpkin soup, a selection of salads, and a chocolate fondue.
When: Sunday, October 9. Seatings at 4, 4:40, and 6:30pm.
Price: $32.95 per person
Address: 2720 Glenmore Trail SE
The Grey Eagle Resort and Casino has a Thanksgiving buffet like no other. Enjoy a large selection of soups, salads, meats, and Asian selections along with an extensive variety of festive desserts including pies and a fabulous chocolate fountain.
When: Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10 from 5 to 10 pm
Address: Grey Eagle Drive and Glenmore Trail SW
The Guild will be open for a turkey brunch like no other on Thanksgiving Monday. Chef Ryan O’Flynn is cooking up a spread for brunch lovers and it includes culinary creations like the “Merchant’s Muffin” and the “Full Canadian” breakfast. If you’re hankering for more after brunch, this restaurant will be serving a smoked turkey special as well.
When: Monday, October 10
Address: 200, 8 Avenue SW