2018 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. Don't forget to call for reservations!
2018 Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving
Please note: Prime at Saratoga National is open on Thanksgiving, but they are already sold out. Let this serve as a friendly reminder to call for those reservations as soon as possible!
Hours: 11am to 8pm
Details: Starters options include: Romaine & Mizuna Salad, Harvest Squash Soup, Warm Brussels Sprout Salad, Seared Scallop, and Duck Confit. Entree options are: Standing Rib Roast, Crispy Skin Pastrami Scottish Salmon, Local Turkey Ballotine, Cider Braised Fricassee Cod, Roast Venison, and Roasted Pork Loin. Dessert options include: Sticky Toffee Date Pudding, Warm Apple Tartlet, and Pear Butterscotch Cornmeal Pudding.
Hours: 12pm to 6pm
Details: There will be three courses, with a number of gluten free options available. The first course options are Island Creek Oysters on the Half Shell, Baked French Onion Soup, Vegetable Rice Soup, Pumpkin Ravioli, Maryland Crab Bake, and Kale Salad. Second course options are Fresh Roast Turkey, Roasted Faroe Island Salmon, Grilled Cider Brined Duroc Pork Chop, Shepherd's Vegetable Pie, Center Cut Filet Mignon, and Molasses & Cherry Smoked BBQ Ribs. The third course options are Bourbon Peach Crumble, Pumpkin Pie, Flourless Berry Compote, and Warm Apple Cobbler. In addition, there are a few sides that can be added: Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Green Bean Casserole, and Sweet Potato Pecan Skillet.
Fish at 30 Lake
Hours: 3pm to 8pm
Details: A full a la carte menu will be available. Options include: Butternut Squash Bisque, Lobster Canneloni, Brussels Sprouts Salad, Apple Cider Brined Turkey, Pan Seared Halibut, Flounder En Papillote, Roasted Root Vegetables, Leek and Potato Gratin, Red Wine Poached Pears, and more.
Hours: 11am to 4pm
Details: The Thanksgiving meal is $54.95 per person, not including tax and gratuity. Optinos include: Butternut Squash Soup; Corn and Crab Chowder; Garden Salad; Arugula Salad; Broccoli, Vermont Cheddar, and Bacon Salad; Kamut Salad; Greek Chick Pea Salad; Crab Remick Salad; Oven Roasted Turkey; Sausage and Herb Stuffing; Baked Ham; Chicken Cordon Bleu; Pumpkin Ravioli; Rigatoni Arriabatta; Stay Puft Roasted; Yukon Gold Mashed Potato Bar; Not Your Gramma's Green Bean Casserole; Lobster Mac & Cheese Gratinee; Roasted Fall Vegetables; Cranberry Sauce; Dinner Rolls; Caraway Salted Buns; Hand-Carved Herb Crusted Prime Rib; Cumin Smoked Paprika Rubbed Pork Loin; Peanut Butter Pie; Pumpkin Pie; Apple Crisp; Maple Creme Brulee Tart; Chocolate Chip Croissant Bread Pudding; Cinnamon Hard Sauce; Chocolate Cream Pie; and Assorted Desserts.
Hours: 11am to 4:30pm
Details: Many of the options at Longfellows are gluten free and/or nut free. Starter options include: Roasted Cauliflower Soup, Arugula With Pear and Bleu Cheese With Red Wine Vinaigrette, Spinach With Roasted Squash & Brown Sugar Bacon With Shallot Vinaigrette, Kale Caesar Salad, Sweet Thai Glazed Chicken Wings, Caramelized Onion, Gruyere and Bacon Dip With Pita Chips, Chicken Parmesan Meatball, and more. Entrees include: Shrimp and Scallop Saute With Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Broccolini, Roasted Chicken With Wild Mushroom and Roasted Garlic Jus, Hearty Vegetable Cabot Macaroni and Cheese, Mango Pineapple Habanero Glazed Salmon, Roasted Root Vegetables, Creamed Corn Casserole, and Creamy Mashed Potatoes Laced With Rosemary and Mascarpone. There will also be chef attended stations, kid-friendly meals, and several desserts.
Hours: open at 5:30pm
Details: Lucas Confectionary in Troy will be open on Thanksgiving starting at 5:30pm. There will be a cash bar and a free Thanksgiving dinner and dessert spread (no table service).
Hours: seating at 12:30pm and 3:30pm
Details: McGreivey's in Waterford will be serving a Thanksgiving Day buffet for $28 per person plus tax and tip.
Rivers Casino & Resort
Hours: 12pm to 4pm for buffet, 4pm to 10pm for steakhouse
Details: Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady is offering a $25 holiday buffet in the Event Center from 12pm to 4pm on Thanksgiving Day ($15 for kids ages 6 to 15).
Dukes Chophouse at the casino will be serving a four-course Thanksgiving meal from 4pm to 10pm.
Hours: Seatings at 11am, 1pm and 3pm
Details: A Thanksgiving buffet will be offered for $32.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids under 12, excluding taxes, gratuity, and beverages. The buffet menu includes: Mixed Green Salad, Fall Harvest Soup, Honey Butter Glazed Turkey, Honey Glazed Ham, Roasted Garlic Whipped Mashed Potatoes, Classic Herb Dressing, Maple Basted Acorn Squash, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Kale and Onion Gratin, Fall Pasta, Apple Pie, and Sweet Potato Pie.
Hours: 12pm to 7pm
Details: The Wishing Well will be offering the following for appetizers: Sweet Potato Soup, Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Traditional Caesar Salad, Faroe & Apple Salad, New England Lobster Bisque, Duck Confit, and Chicken Liver Pate. Entrees include The Wishing Well's All Natural Turkey, Fresh Atlantic Salmon, Slow Roasted Half Duck, Certified Angus Roast Prime Rib of Beef, Grilled Center Cut Filet Mignon, Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash, Beet Risotto, and Children's Fresh Roast Turkey. There will be additional sides to share, and desserts of New England Pumpkin Pie, Warm Apple Caramel Pie, Mince Meat Pie, and Flourless Chocolate Cake.
Where to Get Take-Home & Pre-Cooked Meals
Saati Deli & Catering
Saati Deli & Catering in Latham is offering Thanksgiving meals to take home. Orders may be picked up between 9am and 2pm on Thanksgiving Day or delivered for an additional $50. Turkey, sides, and dessert for four to six people is $129, or $219 for 10 to 12 people. There are also items available a la carte.
Salt & Char is offering a Thanksgiving dinner to go for four people or for six people. It includes a whole brined turkey; mushroom, sausage, and herb stuffing; rosemary gravy; cranberry sauce; roasted Brussels sprouts; sweet potato casserole with marshmallow and amaretto; buttermilk biscuits; creme fraiche "smashed" fingerlings; double crust apple pie; and classic pumpkin pie.
Reservations must be made by November 19th! Guests can pick up their dinner on November 22nd or November 23rd before noon. Orders may be placed over the phone or by email to [email protected]
Wheatfields in Saratoga and Clifton Park are offering Thanksgiving meals to go for $150 to feed 8 to 10 people, or $235 to feed 15 to 18 people. Order by November 16th for pickup on Wednesday the 21st at either location.
Did We Miss One?
If you know of a Saratoga restaurant offering Thanksgiving dinner who is not listed here, please let us know and we'll add it in!