2016 Thanksgiving in Saratoga Springs

Figuring out what your family's Thanksgiving plans are? Whether you're looking to dine at one of Saratoga's finest eateries, take out an already prepared dinner, or shop for locally raised turkeys, we have you covered.

Take a peek below to see where you can find everything you need for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner, no matter what your plans are.

What Restaurants Are Open On Thanksgiving?

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The Wishing Well
Thanksgiving Dinner, 12:00pm - 7:00pm

The four fireplaces at The Wishing Well Restaurant create a cozy, warm atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying an intimate dinner or a larger gathering.

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Prime at Saratoga National
Thanksgiving Menu, 12:30pm - 6:30pm

Prime offers a fine dining experience in a casually elegant environment. A full menu will be available, as well as a prix fixe option of $65/$30.


Longfellows Inn & Restaurant
Thanksgiving Grand Buffet, 11:00am - 5:00pm

Longfellows is offering a Thanksgiving buffet! Reservations are required. The buffet is $38 for adults and $17 for children 3 to 12.

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Brook Tavern
Thanksgiving Menu, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Nestled directly in the heart of Saratoga Springs, The Brook Tavern has a historic, upbeat interior that combines contemporary style with the building's nostalgic past.

Chez Pierre
Thanksgiving Menu, 1:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy a full course traditional turkey dinner in the cozy atmosphere of Chez Pierre. Their regular menu will also be available.

Thirsty Owl Outlet & Wine Garden
Thanksgiving Buffet, 11:00am - 4:00pm

Head to Thirsty Owl for a delicious Thanksgiving buffet featuring homemade pumpkin bisque squash, traditional stuffing, turkey, and more!

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Gideon Putnam
Thanksgiving Grand Buffet, 11:00am - 6:00pm

The Gideon Putnam is serving a lavish Thanksgiving buffet with seating times at 11am, 1:15pm, and 3:30pm. Adults are $49.95, children 5 to 12 are $27.95, and children under 5 are free.

Where Can I Get a Take Home Thanksgiving Meal?

Prime at Saratoga National is offering their Thanksgiving at your home, with none of the work! Order your Thanksgiving Dinner from Mazzone Hospitality and choose from convenient pick-up locations: Hall of Springs, Glen Sanders Mansion, or the corporate office in Clifton Park.

Thirsty Owl Outlet & Wine Garden offers a Thanksgiving take-out dinner every year. It feeds up to six people for only $129! Take-out includes whole turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, traditional stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, and homemade pie.

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Salt & Char is offering a delicious oven-ready Thanksgiving carry-out menu, for a completely stress-free way to celebrate the holiday this year. In addition to a whole brined turkey, apple pie, and pumpkin pie, there are a number of sides included: mushroom, sausage, and herb stuffing; cranberry sauce; roasted brussels sprouts; buttermilk biscuits; and more.

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DZ Restaurants is offering ready-to-go meals the day before Thanksgiving - simply place your order 24 hours ahead of time. Pick up your meal at one of three locations: Chianti Il Ristorane, Forno Bistro, or Boca Bistro. Call 518.583.1142 for more information.

Where Can I Buy Local Turkeys and Other Farm Fresh Ingredients?

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Farmers' Market

The Saratoga Farmers' Market is a great place to start your search for fresh, local ingredients! Vendors offer fruits, vegetables, breads, berries, and so much more! The Winter Market runs on Saturdays from November - April and is open from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Find it at the Lincoln Baths, 65 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs State Park.


Local Turkeys

Localize the centerpiece of your feast! Saratoga Springs' Healthy Living Market and Cafe is offering local turkeys from Misty Knoll Farm and Stonewood Farm as well as local organic turkeys from Hidden Camp Farm in Canajoharie. Order online here.

You can also donate non-perishable items this year to the Wilton Food Pantry, who has partnered with the Healthy Living Market and Cafe. Simply drop the item in the front entrance when shopping at Healthy Living!

Saratoga Area Farms & Orchards

Saratoga is home to so many great farms and orchards that can offer delicious additions to your Thanksgiving spread! Many of the farms also have activities like corn mazes and hayrides that can energize your quest for food. On the big day, your guests will love what the farms have provided and you will feel satisfied for supporting local farmers!

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