2011 Thanksgiving in Las Vegas

2011 Thanksgiving in Las Vegas

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Nov 17, 2011

Dinner for Homeless/Disadvantaged Individuals and Families

The Las Vegas Rescue Mission Dining Hall will serve 1,500 traditional Thanksgiving meals on Nov. 23 to the homeless and hungry from 3 to 6 p.m. at the mission. 480 W. Bonanza Road, www.vegasrescue.org.

Traditional Thanksgiving dinner, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada St. Vincent Lied Dining Facility, 1501 Las Vegas Blvd. North, beginning at 9 a.m. Nov. 24. Doors are open to anyone who needs a meal.

Annual Feeding of the Homless on Thanksgiving Day, Cimarron-Memorial High School, 2301 N. Tenaya Way, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24, www.ccsd.net.

Turkey Drive/Donations Sought/Fundraisers

97.1 The Point's annual three-day, three-location Turkey Thon for H.E.L.P. of Southern Nevada, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 17-19, Albertsons, 757 College Drive, Henderson, Nov. 17; Albertsons, 9725 S. Maryland Parkway, Nov. 18; Albertsons, 1650 N. Buffalo Drive, Nov. 19. Asking community to donate frozen turkeys. H.E.L.P. will distribute 1,200 turkeys this Thanksgiving. Also seeking donations of non-perishable food items or cash cards. 702-369-4357.

Hopelink of Southern Nevada's Third Annual Harvest of Hope Celebration Gala, 6 p.m. Nov. 19, Rumor Boutique Hotel, 455 E. Harmon Ave. Tickets start at $100. Gold, silver, platinum sponsorships available. Food, entertainment, raffle prizes. www.link2hope.org.

Feed a Homeless Youth for Thanksgiving Plastic Food Drive, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 23, William Fry Drop-In Center, 4981 Shirley St. Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth asking for help by seeking gift cards to grocery stores, convenience stores and fast food restaurants in increments ranging from $10 to $25. 702-383-1332.


Turkey Day 5K, 6:30-9:30 a.m. Nov. 24, Fremont Street Experience, $20-$30, All AgesThe very first Turkey Day 5K is sponsored by Life Time Fitness and will benefit Three Square. All participants are asked to bring at least three non-perishable food items to donate at drop boxes on race day. More info at www.turkeyday-5k.com.

Thanksgiving Services

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave., 702-458-2241.

Thanksgiving Eve Service, 7 p.m. Nov. 23, First Henderson United Methodist Church, 609 E. Horizon Drive, Henderson.

Thanksgiving Dinners

Alize, Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, multi-course Thanksgiving menu with foie gras soup, scallops, free-range turkey and more, 4-9 p.m., $85 per person, 702-951-7000.

Andre's, Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, a sophisticated Thanksgiving menu with lobster and corn soup, sea scallops, free-range turkey or wild salmon or suffed pork tenderloin, $75 per person, 4 to 9 p.m., 702-798-7151.

Aria, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. South
American Fish, Diestel Ranch turkey with Brussel sprouts, smoked bacon stuffing, $48, 5 to 10:30 p.m., 877-230-2742.

Jean Georges Steakhouse, roasted squash soup, roasted organic turkey, grilled figs, 877-230-2742.

Sage, Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu, organic turkey, day boat scallops, braised veal cheeks, &83, 877230-2742.

Sirio Ristorante, gnocchi di zucca, roasted stuffed turkey breast, risotto or tagliatelle pasta, 877-230-2742. 

Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Picasso, butternut squash soup, Kobe spheres, roasted milk-fed veal chop, $150, 702-693-7223.

Le Cirque, five-course menu, Alaska king crab, wild venison, Kobe beef tenderlon, roasted turkey, $145, wine pairings, 702-693-8100.

The Buffet at Bellagio, whole-roasted free range Tom turkey, rubbed Kobe top round, seared salmon, split Alaskan and snow crab legs, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. brunch, $32.95 or 3 to 10 p.m. dinner $44.95.

Cafe Bellagio, herb roasted turkey with sausage cornbread stuffing, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., $39.

Fix, classic Thanksgiving menu featuring tom turkey with all the accompaniments like Grandma used to make, $65, 877-603-4386.

Todd English's Olives, free-range turkey, roasted leg of lamb, turkey leg lasagna, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. lunch and 5 to 10:30 p.m. dinner. A la carte. 866-259-7111.

Sensi, free-range turkey, smoked pork cheeks, grilled fall vegetable terrine, bread pudding. A la carte. 5 to 10 p.m. 866-259-7111.

Osteria del Circo, special tasting menu plus turkey platter with traditional accompaniments. Tasting menu is $85. 5 to 10:30 p.m. 702-693-8150.

Michael Mina, tasting menu featuring free-range turkey, $42, 5 to 9:30 p.m. 866-259-7111.

The Barrymore, Royal Resort, 99 Convention Center, traditional family-style Thanksgiving dinner, 702-735-6117.

Brand, Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, three-cours prix fixe menu feature classic herb-roasted turkey, $55, 702-693-8300.

Central Michel Richard, Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South, French twist to Thanksgiving, three course meal, $50 per person, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., 702-650-5921.

The Cosmopolitan, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill, $75 per person prix-fixe menu, 2-7 p.m., 702-736-0808

Comme Ca, family-style, prix-fixe dinner, $49 per person, 4-11 p.m., 702-698-7910

Scarpetta, numerous festive additions to classic a la carte Italian menu, 4-11 p.m., 702-698-7960

STK, organic traditional turkey dinner, proceeds to benefit Three Square Food Bank, $48 per plate, $14 dessert, 5:30 p.m.-midnight, 702-798-7990

Wicked Spoon, Thanksgiving-inspired additions to the buffet, $29 or $37 with unlimited mimosas or Bloody Marys for brunch or $40 and $48 for unlimited champagne or wine for dinner. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.

DJT, Trump Tower, 2000 N. Fashion Show Drive, traditional Thanksgiving dinner, $39, 3-10 p.m., 702-476-7358.

Encore, 3121 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Society Cafe, free range turkey with sausage and herb stuffing, noon until 10 p.m., $41, 702-248-3463.

Bostero, five-course holiday tasting menu, roasted organic turkey with confit turkey legs, $95, 702-770-5388.

Switch Steak, herb roasted free-range turkey with chestnut-sausage stuffing, also a la carte menu. 4 to 9 p.m., 702-770-5340.

Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Boa Steakhouse, spiced pumpkin soup, pan-roasted Muscovy duck breast, whipped sweet potatoes. A la carte. 702-733-7373.

Sushi Roku, Thanksgiving sushi roll and dessert special.

Joe's Stone Crab, stone crab bisque, roast turkey, traditional sides. $34.95, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., 702-792-9222.

 Fogo De Chao, 360 E. Flamingo Road, 15 signature cuts of meat table side from raosting skewers plus salad bar, 1-9 p.m., $44.50 or $22.50 for salad bar, 702-431-4500.

Hash House A Go Go, The Plaza, M Resort and Imperial Palace locations, special menu items including pumpkin bisque, roasted turkey breast, stuffing, green beans, grilled pork, peach cobbler and more, $5.95 to $19.95. Limited reservations accepted.

Hash House A Go Go, West Sahara location, Turkey Dinner To Go Go, serves six people, $89.95, must order by Nov. 21, 702-804-4646.

Luxor, 3900 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Tender Steak, slow-roasted turkey breast and braised boneless turkey leg, $45, 702-262-4852.

More The Buffet, traditional Thanksgiving favorites, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., $21.99 adults, $13.99 children ages 4-10.

The Mirage, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Onda Ristorante, traditional turkey dinner with free-range turkey and Yukon gold potato polenta and candied yams, $64, 702-791-7111.

Kokomo's, oven-roasted turkey and stuffing or slow-roasted prime rib, $65, 702-791-7111.

Carnegie Deli, gargantuan Thanksgiving sandwich, $19.99; Thanksgiving platter with turkey and mashed potatoes, $24.99; and cheesecake, $9.99.

Stack,  free-range turkey with traditional fixings, apple brown butter cake with rum caramel ice cream, $65, 702-792-7800.

MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Seablue, sweet potato gnocchi, roasted turkey breast, chorizo stuffing, $100, 702-891-3486.

MGM Grand Buffet, traditional Thanksgiving cuisine, white and dark turkey, roast leg of lamb, casino roast of beef, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. brunch, $29.99 and 3 to 9:30 p.m. dinner, $35.99.

Diego, ensalada de otono, roasted turkey breast, braised turkey enchilada, candied sweet potatoes, $49, 702-891-3200.

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, oven-roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, triple-layer pumpkin pie, $39 or a la carte, 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. 702-891-3000.

 Mon Ami Gabi, Paris, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South, choice of salmon or turkey dinners, 4-11 p.m., $45 per person, 702-944-4224.

New York-New York, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Gonzalez y Gonzalez, turkey enchiladez, $13.95, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., 702-740-6455.

Il Fornaio, four-course Italian feast, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., $35 adults and $18 for children 12 and under, 702-740-6403.

America, home-style roasted turkey with cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, $19.95, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., 702-740-6451.

Nine Fine Irishmen, Guinness glazed turkey breast, apple sage cornbread stuffing or herb-roasted prime rib and whipped potatoes. $29.99.

Sporting House, roasted turkey, sage stuffing, pumpkin pie, $19.95. 702-740-6766.

Gallagher's Steakhouse, three-course menu with oven-roasted turkey, sausage-sage stuffing, candied yams, mashed potatoes, $49, 702-740-6450.

Simon, Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, traditional Thanksgiving menu served family-style, $55 per person, noon to 7 p.m., 702-944-3292.

Station Casinos
Feast and Festival Buffets will feature many traditional Thanksgiving favorites such as turkey, green beans, sage stuffing, pumpkin ravioli, caramel apples and more. Buffet hours remain the same and vary by property. Price also varies by property.

Pasta Cucina will put an Italian twist on the holiday, Aliante Station, Boulder Station and Texas Station, $14.99.

Terra Rossa at Red Rock Resort and Terra Verde at Green Valley Ranch Resort will offer a gourmet Italian food experience with individually crafted menus. Prices range $10-$48 at Terra Rossa and $10-$28 per dish at Terra Verde. Terra Rossa will open at noon and Terra Verde will open at 11:30.

Cabo Mexican will offer a south-of-the-border spin on the Thanksgiving meal. Cabo opens at 11 a.m. at Boulder, noon at Sunset, 3 p.m. at Aliante and 4 p.m. at Palace. Cost for the platter is $13.99 per person.

All Grand Cafes will offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, chestnut stuffing, mashed potatoes, candied yams and pie. The special will be offered befinning at 11 a.m. Cost is $15.99 at Red Rock where there will be a prime rib option, an additional soup.salad course and more desert options. Cost is $9.99 at the other properties.

Austins Steakhouse, Texas Station, traditional turkey dinner, open at 3 p.m., $33.

Texas Star Oyster Bar, Texas Station, swordfish and squash soup, open at noon, $24.

The Broiler Steak & Seafood, Palace Station and Boulder Station, traditional turkey dinner, $19 Palace Station, $19.99 Boulder Station.

China Spice, Green Valley Ranch, turkey or ham dinner, open at 5 p.m., $19.99.

Amigo's Mexican Cantina, Fiesta Henderson, classic turkey dinner, $9.99.

Oyster Bar at Sunset Station, roasted turkey, open at 11:30 a.m., $20.

Tides Oyster Bar, Green Valley Ranch, Virginia ham dinner, open at 11 a.m., $24.

Sonoma Cellar Steakhouse at Sunset Station, MRKT at Aliante Station and Charcoal Room at Santa Fe, roasted turkey dinner, MRKT and Charcoal open at 3, Sonoma open at 4, $25.

Hank's Fine Steaks, Green Valley Ranch, traditional turkey dinner, a la carte menu, open at 4 p.m., $8-$35.

T-Bones Chophouse, Red Rock Resort, turkey or salmon, a la carte menu, open at 3 p.m., $8-$42.

Fuego at Fiesta Henderson, traditional turkey dinner, open at 4 p.m. $24.

Texas de Brazil, 6533 Las Vegas Blvd. South, roasted turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce and sweet potato casserole in addition to regular menu and specialty cocktails, noon to 10 p.m., 702-614-0080.

Ravella at Lake Las Vegas, Bottomless Champagne Thanksgiving Day Feast, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., prime rib of beef, organic turkey, herb stuffing, a seafood station, desserts, $45 per adult, $20 children. 702-567-4700.

Ravella at Lake Las Vegas, Thanksgiving To Go, Thanksgiving spread for 5 people, $120, must be ordered by Nov. 19, 702-567-4700.

Union Restaurant, Aria Las Vegas, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, classic tom turkey with traditional accompaniments, 877-230-2742.

Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225, S. Fort Apache Road, Thanksgiving favorites such as roasted turkey, stuffing and corn in addition to regular "Rodizio" menu. $36.99 lunch; $45.99 dinner; $28.99 salad bar only. Holiday hours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. lunch and 3-9 p.m. dinner, 702-804-1400.

Wynn Las Vegas
Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare, four-course holida menu featuring sea scallops, ravioli, wild tirkey, Tuscan cabbage, $95, 5:30 to 10 p.m., 702-248-3463.

The Country Club, roasted free-range turkey with traditional turkey, roasted rack of lamb, New York strip steak, 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., 702-770-7000.

Lakeside, Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, roasted natural turkey, pumpkin soup, green bean and brussel sprounts fricassee, Thanksgiving sweets, 5:30 to 10 p.m., 702-770-3310.

Stratta, Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, roasted turkey bread and roasted potatoes, 5:30 to 10 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., 702-770-2040.

SW Steakhouse, pepper-crusted venison carpaccio, oven-roasted natural turkey, herb-braised leg and shepherd's pie, 5:30 to 10 p.m., 702-248-3463.

The Buffet, all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving feast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. brunch, $37.95 and 1 to 10 p.m. dinner, $45.95.

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Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the Digital Executive Producer for KTNV.com and writes for Now Trending.