Thanksgiving Day Dining in Reno and Sparks

Thanksgiving Dinner at Reno, Sparks, and Lake Tahoe Restaurants and Casinos

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Thanksgiving Day in Reno brings us numerous options for dining out in a variety of family restaurants. Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite holidays because it's a time when activities revolve around lots of good food and visiting with family and friends.

(Note: Listed below is updated information for Thanksgiving 2014. More will be added as it become available.)

Thanksgiving Day Dining at Reno and Sparks Casinos and Restaurants

Thanksgiving Day Dining at The Nugget in Sparks - The Nugget offers Thanksgiving Day dining in four of its restaurants - Gilley's, The Steakhouse, Rosie's, and Rotisserie Buffet.

In addition, there will be a Thanksgiving dinner buffet in the Rose Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reservations recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. The cost is $19.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids ages 5 to 11. The Nugget is at 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks, NV 89431. Call (800) 648-1177 for more information.

Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Bonanza Casino - The Bonanza Casino will be serving Thanksgiving dinner in its Cactus Creek Prime Steakhouse from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and in the Branding Iron Cafe and Buffet from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Menu choices include turkey, ham, and lamb. The Bonanza is at 4720 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89506. Call (775) 334-5555 for more information and to make reservations.

Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Eldorado Hotel Casino - Special Thanksgiving Day dining menus will be available in these Eldorado restaurants - Roxy, Millies24, The Buffet, and Prime Rib Grill. For family dining, try The Buffet and its wide selection of traditional Thanksgiving dishes.

Services starts at 11:30 a.m. You can make dining reservations online at the Eldorado website. The Eldorado is at 345 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501. Call (775) 786-5700 for more information and reservations.

Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Peppermill Resort Casino - The Peppermill has numerous Thanksgiving dining venues from which to choose - Biscotti's Thanksgiving Harvest Buffet, Bimini Steakhouse, Cafe Milano, Island Buffet, Oceano, and Romanza /Ristorante.

Visit the Peppermill Thanksgiving dining page to check the many options and see the menus. The Peppermill is at 2702 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89502. Call (800) 648-6992 for more information.

Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa - The Atlantis will have seven Thanksgiving dining venues - Grand Ballroom Gourmet Brunch, Toucan Charlie's Buffet & Grille, Atlantis Steakhouse, Bistro Napa, Manhattan Deli, and Purple Parrot. Visit the Atlantis Thanksgiving dining page to check the many options and see the menu. The Atlantis is at 3800 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89502. Call (775) 824-4411 for reservations and more information.

Thanksgiving Day Dining at Circus Circus Reno - Three restaurants at Circus Circus will be serving a variety of Thanksgiving menus - The Steakhouse, Americana Cafe, and Courtyard Buffet. In addition to Thanksgiving Day, Courtyard Buffet will be serving a Thanksgiving menu on November 28 and 29. Circus Circus is at 500 N. Sierra Street, Reno, NV 89503. Call (775) 329-0711 for more information.

Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Grand Sierra Resort - The Grand Sierra will be serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Elements Buffet, Grand Cafe, Charlie Palmer Steak, and Briscola.

Visit the Grand Sierra website for Thanksgiving dinner menus and to make reservations. The Grand Sierra is at 2500 E. 2nd Street, Reno, NV 89595. Call (775) 789-2000 for more information.

Thanksgiving Day Dining at Lake Tahoe

Thanksgiving Day Dining at High Camp, Squaw Valley - Ride the cable car to High Camp at Squaw Valley and have Thanksgiving dinner at The Terrace. Enjoy a traditional turkey or honey roasted ham dinner with all the fixings. Dinner prices are $29 for children 12 and under, $45 for adults. There will be two seatings - 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Reservations required - call 800-403-2060. Dinner includes discounted tickets for the aerial tram ride up to High Camp for those who are not season pass holders.

Gar Woods Grill & Pier - This upscale restaurant is located on the north shore at 5000 N.

Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay, CA 96140. Thanksgiving dining will offer a choice of roast turkey or honey pineapple glazed ham, plus all of the traditional fixings and desert. For more information and to make recommended reservations, call (530) 546-3366.

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