2017 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.
Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving
Hours: 12pm to 6pm
Details: The Thanksgiving menu for The Brook Tavern includes a number of gluten-free options. There will be three courses. The first course options are Spaghetti Squash, Island Creek Oysters, Baked French Onion Soup, Maryland Crabcake, Sage Gnocchi, Mixed Green Salad, and Roasted Tomato Soup. The second course options are Fresh Roasted Turkey, Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon, Filet Mignon Medallions, Butternut Squash Cannelloni, Center Cut Pork Chop, and Children's Turkey/Baked Ham Dinner.
All second course options come with fresh baked bread, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, and autumn vegetables. The third course options are Hot Skillet Apple Crisp, Pumpkin Pie, Coconut Cream Pie, and Flourless Chocolate Torte.
Reservations are recommended - call 518.871.1473.
Hours: 2pm to 7pm
Details: Dinner options include Butternut Squash Bisque, Calamari Skillet, Roasted Beet Salad, Fennel Cider Brined Turkey Breast, Baked Apple and Pear Tart, and more.
Hours: 11am to 5pm
Details: The Gideon Putnam's Thanksgiving Grand Buffet would astonish even the most imaginative pilgrim with a lavish spread of seasonal and culinary presentations. The menu includes Cream of 5 Lilies Soup; Corn Crab Chowde; Garden Salad; Arugula Salad; Broccoli, Vermont Cheddar, and Bacon Salad; Quinoa Salad; Chick Pea Salad; Fruits de Mer Salad; Hand-Carved Herb Crusted Prime Rib; Peking-Style Roast Pork Loin a L'Orange; Oven Roasted Turkey; Rosemary Monkey Bread Stuffing; and much more.
Hours: 11am to 5pm
Details: Longfellows will be offering a Thanksgiving Buffet, with a number of items gluten-free and/or nut-free. The menu includes Sausage, Greens, and Beans Soup; Honey and Garlic Buffalo Wings; Poblano Corn Dip with Pita Chips; Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms; Apricot, Fig, Apple, and Pecan Bruschetta; Cilantro and Lime Brined Roasted Turkey with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Corned Bread Stuffing; Honey and Whole Grain Mustard Ham with Peach Chutney; Roasted Chicken with Meyer Lemon and Rosemary Jus; Frutti di Mare Featuring Scallops, Shrimp, Clams, and Mussels; and much more.
Reservations are required - call 518.587.0108.
Hours: 12:30pm to 6pm
Details: Live music and inside dining only. Dinner options include White Bean, Kale, and Root Vegetable Soup; Butternut Squash Ravioli; Roasted Beet & Arugula Salad; Oven Roasted Turkey; Fennel Rubbed Leg of Lamb; Classic Apple Crumb Pie; Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse Tart; and Chocolate Pecan Tart.
Dinner includes soup, one appetizer, turkey or lamb, and one dessert. Dinner also includes roasted garlic whipped potatoes and buttered green beans.
Hours: 11am to 4pm
Details: The Thankgiving Buffet will include Mixed Green Salad; Homemade Fall Harvest Bisque Soup; Traditional Green Bean Lamondine; Glazed Butternut Squash; Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Mashed Sweet Potatoes; Apple Cranberry Stuffing; Turkey, Roast Beef, and Ham; Fall Pasta; Seafood Newburg; Assorted Sweets; and Assorted Homemade Pies.
Hours: 12pm to 7pm
Details: The Wishing Well will be offering Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Traditional Caesar Salad, Mixed Green Salad, New England Lobster Bisque, The Wishing Well's All Natural Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing, Fresh Atlantic Salmon with Cranberry Salsa, Slow Roasted Long Island Duck with Fruit Stuffing, Certified Angus Roast Prime Rib of Beef, Grilled Center Cut Filet Mignon, Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter, Children's Roast Turkey, New England Pumpkin Pie, Warm Apple Pie, Mince Meat Pie, and Flourless Chocolate Cake.
Where to Get Take-Home and Pre-Cooked Meals
The Fresh Market, which has locations in Saratoga and in Latham, is offering holiday meals to go. You can order your Thanksgiving meal from now through November 20th at 2pm. Items available for order range from perfectly-cooked turkey made ready to heat and serve, to tasteful side dishes such as corn souffle, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, and cranberry walnut relish.
Salt & Char is offering a carry-out menu with a whole brined cooked turkey, apple pie, pumpkin pie, and a number of sides. Call 518.450.7500 for more details.
Thirsty Owl Thanksgiving take-out dinner includes a whole turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet poatoes, green bean casserole, traditional stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, and a homemade pie. Call 518.587.9694 for more details.
Buy Local Turkeys & Farm Fresh Ingredients
Healthy Living Market is offering local turkeys from Misty Knoll Farm and Stonewood Farm as well as local organic turkeys from Hidden Camp Farm in Canajoharie.
The Saratoga Farmers Market is a great place to start to find fresh, local ingredients. The Winter Market runs on Saturdays from November through April and is open 9am to 1pm. Find it at the Lincoln Baths, 65 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs State Park.
The Saratoga area is home to so many great farms and orchards that can offer some delicious additions to your Thanksgiving spread. Pick a pumpkin, wander through a corn maze, and have more fall fun while you're on your quest for food.
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