UPDATED 11/17/14

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Spencer’s Restaurant, located inside Beaver Run Resort, will offer up traditional Thanksgiving fare, along with a buffet including smoked seafoods, pasta, leg of lamb, braised pork shanks and much more.

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. Reservations are strongly suggested for most locations. (Looking for more holiday options? Check out this list of Christmas and New Year’s dinner options.)

Thanksgiving Dinners

Blue River Bistro will offer a three-course Thanksgiving meal from noon to 10:00 p.m., in addition to their regular menu. Reservations strongly suggested. (970) 453-6974

Join Spencer’s on Thanksgiving Day for a gourmet buffet featuring chef-attended pasta and meat-carving stations, a salad station, smoked seafood, 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. Kids’ pricing is available. Reservations are recommended. (970) 453-8755

The four-course traditional Thanksgiving feast at the Hearthstone Restaurant is currently booked and wait-listed. Give them a call if you’d like to add your name to the list, or keep reading for more Thanksgiving dinner options in Breckenridge. (970) 453-1148

Offering amazing views of Peaks 9 and 10, Quandary Grille is located in Main Street Station, at the south end of town. The family can dine and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving plate for $19 with half-priced seconds. (970) 547-5969

Sevens, located in the Grand Lodge on Peak 7, features a gourmet dinner each Thanksgiving. The $35 plate includes a three-course special (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 will feature a Thanksgiving plate for $11.95 (in addition to a more simplified turkey special sandwich) from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The theme, Mothers In Love With Food, says it all. (970) 453-2572

More Breckenridge 2014 Thanksgiving dinners

  • Blue Stag Saloon, serving $20 plates of “Grandma’s Dinner”, with child plates available: 970-453-2221
  • Briar Rose Steak & Chop House, serving plates of turkey, trout or prime rib: 970-453-9948
  • Downstairs at Eric’s, serving $15 plates of traditional turkey and stuffing for lunch and dinner: 970-453-1401
  • The Dredge, serving their regular menu: 970-453-4877
  • Modis, serving a special turkey dinner for $28/plate: 970-453-4330
  • Salt Creek, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner — the three course Thanksgiving special is available for $31/plate: 970-453-4949

For more information on Breckenridge’s dining scene, call the Breckenridge Welcome Center at 877-864-0868.