Thanksgiving Dinner in Winter Park, Colorado

Winter Park Thanksgiving


Where to eat this Thanksgiving in Winter Park, Colorado

Thanksgiving marks the unofficial start to ski season in Winter Park, with families taking to the slopes and sharing memorable moments together in the mountains.   If this is your first trip to the high country, we’re here to help you out with some of our top recommendations of where to enjoy a tasty Thanksgiving feast in Winter Park, Colorado.

Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner in Winter Park

Winter Park has many local restaurants offering Thanksgiving Dinner, plus a few that put a modern twist of the traditional favorite.  Here are some of our top picks for where to eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Winter Park, Colorado.


Winter Park Resort

Sunspot Lodge

Ride the Gondola to the top of the mountain for a tradition feast at Winter Park Resort’s own Sunspot Lodge.  Serving a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner buffet with carving station and dessert bar, no-one will be left feeling hungry at this party.  Prices below include Gondola ride, Thanksgiving buffet & non-alcoholic beverages.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.  Call 970-726-1446 to book your table.


Vertical Bistro & Tap

Located in the heart of the Village at Winter Park Resort, Vertical Bistro & Tap offers a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner menu in a hip and casual locale.  Open from 11 AM – 9 PM, you can choose between their regular menu or Thanksgiving plate of traditional turkey and all the trimmings.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY ADVISED.   Call 970-363-7053 to book your table.


Doc’s Roadhouse

Hungry?  Head to Doc’s Roadhouse for an all-you-can-eat, Thanksgiving dinner.  Located right next to the Zephyr Mountain Lodge in the Village at Winter Park Resort, try to get a window table to watch some skiing action on the slopes while you feast.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY ADVISED.  Call 970-722-5450 to book your table.


Town of Winter Park

Deno’s Mountain Bistro

A long time local’s favorite, Deno’s offers high quality dining in a relaxed, mountain atmosphere.  Serving a 3 course traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 1 PM – 9 PM, enjoy your meal in the intimate dining room, then get the game highlights in the bar.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY ADVISED.  Call 970-726-5332 to book your table.


Volario’s at Vasquez Creek Inn

Northern Italian takes a Western turn at Volario’s with its delicious four-course Thanksgiving menu.  Specializing in slow roasted meats and seasonal, farm fresh vegetables, Volario’s is one of Winter Park’s finest dining establishments.  Open from 5 PM – 9 PM.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY ADVISED.  Call 970-722-1199 to book your table.


Randi’s Grill & Pub

This traditional Irish pub offers a great family friendly atmosphere and excellent Thanksgiving dining experience.   Enjoy a three course traditional Thanksgiving dinner option, alongside the regular menu of Irish inspired fare from 10 AM – 8 PM.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY ADVISED.  Call 970-726-1172 to book your table.


Fraser & Tabernash

Creekside Eatery at Crooked Creek Saloon

Feast yourself on traditional Thanksgiving Dinner or Prime Rib at the town of Fraser’s long-standing Crooked Creek Saloon.  Open for dining from 1 PM – 7 PM, kids under 12 years eat for free when adults order the Holiday menu.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY ADVISED.  Call 970-726-9250 to book your table.


Devils Thumb Ranch

This upscale, family friendly ranch offers two Thanksgiving dining experiences.  A Grand Buffet of extensive offerings is served from 11.30 AM – 8 PM in the impressive Heck’s Tavern, with roaring fireplace and breathtaking views of the Continental Divide.  Or, for a more intimate experience, enjoy a four-course Thanksgiving dinner at the fine-dining Ranch House Restaurant.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY ADVISED.  Call 970-726-5633 to book your table.


Tabernash Tavern

OK, so they don’t actually offer a traditional Thanksgiving menu, but you can’t have a Winter Park dining guide without including the Tabernash Tavern.  This wonderfully atmospheric restaurant offers a constantly evolving, seasonal menu of international cuisine, plus extensive wine & brew list.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY ADVISED.  Call 970-726-4430 to book your table.

For more information on local restaurants, events and things to do in Winter Park this Thanksgiving, call our friendly vacation planners at 970-722-0707.

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