UPDATED 11/24/13

Why slave away in your kitchen this Thanksgiving when you can enjoy a wonderful home-cooked meal at restaurants around Breckenridge? Grab the kids and head to some of our favorite spots to have a great Thanksgiving dinner. Most of the restaurants below are already taking reservations for Thanksgiving 2013, and many have released a detailed menu.

Breckenridge Thanksgiving Dinners confirmed for 2013:

Blue River Bistro will offer a traditional Thanksgiving spread in addition to their regular menu. Served in three courses, the Thanksgiving main course includes Garlic & Thyme Roasted Turkey, Shallot & Gruyere Mashed Yukon Potatoes, Roasted Pear & Pecan Dressing, Maple Butternut Squash Hash, and Fresh Cranberry & Orange Sauce. Children’s Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner will be offered too. Reservations strongly suggested. (970) 453-6974

Pairings are a great for a group of friends with a passion for distillery's or winery's and an appetite.

Whether for bloodies at breakfast or dinner on Thanksgiving, Spencer’s is a great spot for gathering.

Join Spencer’s on Thanksgiving Day for a gourmet buffet featuring chef-attended pasta and meat-carving stations, a salad station, a seafood display with succulent snow crab and peel-and-eat shrimp, and all the traditional foods that accompany a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner. Let’s not forget a full holiday pie and cake display to satisfy your sweet tooth. Spencer’s, located at Beaver Run Resort, will serve Thanksgiving day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Adults dine for $42, kids for $19. Reservations are recommended, but not required. (970) 453-8755

Housed in a historic Victorian that's lit perfectly for the holiday season, Hearthstone Restaurant serves a Thanksgiving spread. Photo by Carl Scofield

Housed in a historic Victorian that’s lit perfectly for the holiday season, Hearthstone Restaurant serves an incredible Thanksgiving spread. Photo by Carl Scofield

Enjoy a four-course Thanksgiving feast in a Victorian period home, which has been transformed into a gourmet restaurant, at the Hearthstone Restaurant. Reservations are necessary for this unforgettable dining experience. The menu includes roast breast of turkey, cranberry orange compote, smoked duck and Calvados cornbread stuffing, maple whipped sweet potatoes, and more. Hearthstone opens at 2 p.m., and dinner is $42 for adults and $14 for children. The Hearthstone is located at 130 S. Ridge St., one block east of Main Street. (970) 453-1148

Another great option, offering amazing views of Peak 9 and Peak 10, is Quandary Grille, located in Main Street Station, at the south end of town. For $19.99 each (kids half price), the family can dine and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving plate for lunch and dinner. (970) 547-5969

Sevens, located in the Grand Lodge on Peak 7, features a gourmet Thanksgiving dinner, available for $25 ($15 for kids under 12) from 5-9 p.m. Menu items include a Butternut Squash Bisque (or salad), a Roasted Brined Turkey, Oven Baked Striped Bass and Pumpkin Crème Brulee. Sevens will also serve a Thanksgiving lunch special from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. which includes an open faced turkey sandwich with hazlenut stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy, plus mashed potatoes and green beans on the side. Reservations recommended for the dinner. (970) 496-8910

Motherloaded is one of several restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Breckenridge.

Why not head over to a restaurant that is known for its home-cookin’, the Motherloaded Tavern, located at 103 S. Main St. The”Loaded”, as locals call it, will feature a full menu and a Roasted Turkey Breast Thanksgiving Plate for $11.95, from 11:30-3 p.m. A simple turkey and mashers dish will be available on the kids’ menu for $5.95. The theme, Mothers In Love With Food, says it all. (970) 453-2572

Enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner at home and grab all your fixings at The Ridge Street Kitchen.

The Lost Cajun is offering their special Cajun Fried Turkeys and Turkey Dinners: The Lost Cajun in Breck is doing Cajun Fried Turkeys for both Thanksgiving and Christmas! They charge $55.00 for just the Turkey (10-12 pounds) or $95.00 for a whole meal- includes a half gallon of gumbo or other soup, potato salad or cole slaw and bread. Pick-ups are either on Thanksgiving Day (or Christmas Eve). (970) 547-8330

Let BreckGroceryExpress.com deliver all the ingredients you need to make Thanksgiving dinner in your home or condo. You’ll still need to do the cooking, but just give them the order, and they’ll deliver everything you need to make grandmom’s mac and cheese.

Our family is your family and we invite everyone to enjoy Thanksgiving in Breckenridge. For more information regarding restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner, please call the Breckenridge Welcome Center at 877-864-0868.

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