Thanksgiving dinners

Happy Thanksgiving week! I’m (mostly) taking the week off for the holiday so won’t be blogging much, but I did want to post a list of places to get Thanksgiving dinner if for some reason you aren’t or can’t have it at home this year. Fortunately there are plenty of alternatives.

Have a happy and safe holiday!

McMenamins Old St. Francis School:

1 p.m. ’til 7 p.m.; hours vary — call for reservations
(541) 382-5174

$25 adults; $14 kids 5-12; free for kids 4 and under | All ages welcome

It’s that time of year again, and we couldn’t be happier! Join us with your friends and families for a delectable buffet just like Grandma used to make. And you don’t even have to help with the dishes afterwards.

10 Below:

We’ll be serving dinner from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving day, featuring our Prix Fixe menu with your choice of herb roasted turkey, garlic crusted prime rib, seared columbia river sturgeon or roasted acorn squash and pears.  For dessert, experience our special, homemade pumpkin cheesecake or apple-pecan tart.

Reservations are highly recommended – please call 541.382.1010 to make your reservation today.
$38 per person / $12 for kids 5 -11 yrs old

The Blacksmith:

This Thanksgiving join us downtown for our Special Thanksgiving Prix Fixe menu or enjoy any of the classics from our Dinner menu.   Make your reservation today, space is limited.

Thanksgiving Prix fixe Menu [Choose dishes from each course]
$35 per adult, $16 per child

Visit Bend has a good list of restaurants offering Thanksgiving dining in addition to what I’ve listed here.

Sunriver Resort:

  • Thursday, Nov. 24th, 2011
  • 2pm-9pm
  • 3-Course Holiday Menu
  • $36 adults, $18 children 6-12 years of age, kids menu available for children 5 years of age & younger
  • Call 541-593-3740 for reservations

The Bend Community Center is apparently offering Free Thanksgiving Dinner (though that link is based on a forum post and BCC doesn’t list it directly on their site):

Bend’s Community Center will host free meals to the community on Thanksgiving Day. A hot breakfast will be offered from 8:30am – 11:30am and will include: pancakes, syrup, biscuits, gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns, sausages and an assortment of fresh fruits, beverages, cold cereals, and pastries.

A traditional holiday dinner will be offered from noon – 4pm and will consist of: full salad bar, rolls, butter, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, gravy, hot vegetables, roasted turkey, baked ham, cranberry sauce, fresh fruit salad, beverages and desserts.

Attendance for the Thanksgiving day meals is expected to be approximately 500-600 people throughout the day, and there are no restrictions or qualifications, all are welcome at no charge.

3 thoughts on “Thanksgiving dinners

  1. Common Table is having a “pay as you’re able” Thanksgiving Day meal from 11a – 2p. Traditional fare, community-style. 150 NW Oregon Avenue, Bend, OR 97701. 541-639-5546. If you can’t pay – no worries! If you can, that’s great too!

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