Find Albuquerque Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Brunch, Buffets, Dinner and Takeout Options in Albuquerque

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Thanksgiving dinner might mean cooking for some, but not everyone has the time or the opportunity to make a lavish meal. If cooking Thanksgiving dinner isn't for you, there are other options, such as eating out at a restaurant, or getting a bit of turkey to go. Find a sit down meal or a buffet, or order some home cooked goodness in a takeout meal in the Albuquerque area.

Updated November 2016. Prices do not include tax and gratuity. Prices and information subject to change without notice.

Bien Shur
Address: 30 Rainbow Road NE, Sandia Pueblo
Cost: Prices vary.
Award winning Bien Shur is located on the 9th floor of the hotel and provides spectacular views. In addition to the regular menu, there will be seasonal specials.  Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 796-7500 to reserve.

Black Angus Steakhouse
Black Angus offers a three course Thanksgiving Day feast served with all the fixings for only $18.99 (kids $9.99). The full dinner menu also available. Open at 11am.

Buca di Beppo
6520 Americas Parkway NE
Buca will serve a Thanksgiving style dinner featuring turkey dinner and Italian favorites. A small feast serves 3, $60; a large feast serves 6 for $120. From 11 a.m. Make your reservations online.

Buffet 66
Address: 14500 Central Ave SW, Laguna Pueblo
Thanksgiving Day buffet features a  buffet, along with Thanksgiving items, pastries and pies. Serving all day, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thunder Road Steakhouse has a Thanksgiving platter for $18.99.

Cooperage
Address: 7220 Lomas NE
Cost: $22.95 adults, $14.95 children ten and under.
In addition to its regular menu, the Cooperage will be serving a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. The meal includes soup, salad bar and a traditional turkey dinner. Serving from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations are strongly recommended; call (505) 255-1657.

Corn Maiden at Tamaya Resort
Address: 1300 Tuyuna Trail, Santa Ana Pueblo
$59 per person
Enjoy a Pueblo style Thanksgiving brunch with chilled seafood and artisan cheese selections, a harvest salad selection, entrees that include herbed turkey, pomegranate glazed ham, smoked pork loin, rockfish, peppercorn crusted striploin, and sides that include beans, corn, cornbread stuffing, smashed potatoes and fall vegetables and more desserts than you can imagine, including traditional pies and a variety of cakes. Seatings from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; call to reserve at (505) 771-6060.

Council Room at Sandia Resort
Address: 30 Rainbow Road NE, Sandia Pueblo
$29 per person, $15 per child for the buffet.The chef offers a three course traditional Thanksgiving dinner, with a choice of salad or soup to start. A la carte menus are available as well as the buffet. From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The Downs Crown Room
145 Louisiana NE
(505) 767-7180
The Downs Racetrack will have a traditional Thanksgiving menu that features herb-crusted rack of lamb, turkey and more. Thanksgiving dinner begins at 4 p.m.

Elaine's
3503 Central NE
(505) 433-4782
Elaine's in Nob Hill will be open  11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving day. Call to reserve your place.

Furrs Family Buffet
Address: 2004 Wyoming NE
Address: 6111 San Mateo NE
Furr's buffets offer over 70 different menu items, to include a carving station and a wide variety of desserts. Mix and match items allow you to pay as much or little as you like.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Address: 12th Street NW
Cost: $45 per person
Noon - 4 p.m.
The Cafe features Native fusion food, and the Thanksgiving feast has a variety of options that start with breakfast dishes, autumn salads, oven bread stuffing, green chile gravy, sweet potato mash and entrees from the carving station. Desserts include pueblo pie and Wojapi berry crisp. Reservations strongly recommended; call (505) 724-3510. 

Mas Tapas y Vino at Hotel Andaluz
Address: 125 Second NW
Reservations accepted, call (505) 923-9080.
Chef James Campbell Caruso has paired a traditional Thanksgiving feast with the flavor and artistry of MAS Tapas y Vino!

Adults $54, children $30 and seniors $50. From 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., please call and make reservations or online at www.opentable.com. 

MCM Elegante
2020 Menaul NE
Cost: $24.95 adults, $21.95 seniors, $13.95 kids, children under 5 eat free.
Enjoy brunch that starts with breakfast that includes made to order omelets. Choose from a roasted turkey with traditional gravy, prime rib, chicken in pumpkin cream sauce. Sides include mashed potatoes, and seasonal vegetables. Desserts include traditional pies and cakes. Reservations are strongly suggested at 884-2511. Seating from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Melting Pot
2201 Uptown Loop NE
The fondue pots will be cooking on Thanksgiving day, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Book ahead, 843-3941.

Prairie Star
288 Prairie Star Road, Santa Ana Pueblo
(505) 867-3327
$39 per person
Known for its cozy fireplace, adobe walls and views of the Sandias, the restaurant will offer a traditional dinner with a southwestern twist for Thanksgiving. The dinner will include appetizers; soup and salad, and entree choices of autumn spiced ahi tuna, turkey breast confit and petite prime rib. Dessert is pumpkin mousse with pecan pie cranberry compote. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rancher's Club
Address: 1901 University NE at the Crowne Plaza Hotel
Cost: Per entree.
Expect the traditional holiday selections, the regular menu, and specialty items. Special entree items will include braised beef with penne in a cream sauce, a citrus cod and oven roasted turkey. Call (505) 998-6410 for details and reservations. 

Santa Ana Star Feast Buffet
Address: 54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road, Santa Ana Pueblo
Cost: $23.95
10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
The buffet features traditional Thanksgiving favorites such as slow roasted turkey, prime rib, glazed ham, baked salmon, made to order pasta, sweet potato pie and pumpkin cheesecake.

Santa Ana Cafe at Tamaya
Address: 1300 Tuyuna Trail, Santa Ana Pueblo
$59 per person
Enjoy a Pueblo style Thanksgiving buffet with chilled seafood and artisan cheese selections, a harvest salad selection, entrees that include red chile pork posole, baked cod, maple sage turkey, citrus glazed ham, peppercorn crusted striploin, and sides that include beans, corn, cornbread stuffing, smashed potatoes and fall vegetables and more desserts than you can imagine, including traditional pies and a variety of cakes. Seatings from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; call to reserve at (505) 771-6060.

Scalo
3500 Central SE
Open 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Scalo will have a special menu on Thanksgiving in addition to their regular menu. Get a roast breast of turkey or pit style ham, followed by a pumpkin walnut crumb cake. Reservations are recommended, 255-8781.

Sheraton
Address: 2600 Louisiana NE
Cost: $36 adults, $28 seniors, $20 children 6 - 11.
Dine at the Sheraton Uptown, where they're featuring carved baron of beef, roasted turkey with gravy, stuffing and cranberry sauce, roasted chicken, pork loin, baked salmon and more. The buffet seatings run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live music and giveaways. A traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Sheraton ABQ Grill. Call (505) 349-2520 for reservations.

St. Clair Winery and Bistro
Address: 901 Rio Grande NW
Cost: $27.95 adults, $10.95 for children ages 6 - 12; children 5 and under complementary. Reservations required.
The St. Clair Thanksgiving Day buffet includes roasted turkey, ham, enchiladas, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole. From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call (505) 243-9916 to reserve.

Thur Shan at Sandia Resort
Address: 30 Rainbow Road, Sandia Pueblo
Cost: $26.95 adults, $14.95 children 5 - 11
The buffet features soup and salad, an Italian station, Asian station, pasta station, rotisserie station and more. There will be a kids' corner and an assortment of desserts.  From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.