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Tucson restaurants: Thanksgiving dining, to-go, roasting, tamales

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Tucson independent restaurants and resorts have some yummy options including traditional and non-traditional fare, BBQ, bring your bird to be roasted, pies, tamales, to-go (reserve in advance) and more to tempt your palate. Check it out!

Acacia at St. Philip’s
4340 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 232-0101
Leave the cooking to us! Enjoy a fabulous four-course Thanksgiving meal with choices. Menu items include: Butternut Squash Bisque, Herb Roasted Turkey with Gravy and Cranberry Relish and Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Chantilly Cream. The menu will be offered from 1 – 7pm. $48/person ++, $24/children ++ 5-12 years, 4 and under eat free. Reservations are recommended.

Brushfire BBQ
2745 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 624-3223
Let Ben and Jared prepare your turkey this year. Pre-order your Smoked Turkey $44, or a Smoked Tur-duck-hen $111, from Brushfire. Both are hand-butchered, prepared and smoked in house. Orders must be placed by November 20. Call for more details

Chad’s Steakhouse & Saloon
3001 N. Swan
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 881-1802
Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet with items such as: Turkey, Prime Rib, Salmon, Stuffing, and  Green Beans. Cost is $19.95/person ++, $10.95/kids 12 and under ++. Served from 11am-8pm.

Cup Café
311 E. Congress
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 622-8848
The Cup Café will be open for their regular breakfast from 7am-11am and will close from 11am-1pm. The Cup will re-open at 1pm for a prix fixe Thanksgiving menu. The menu offers four courses including sides with items such as: Honey Glazed Ham, “Chicken Fried” Tofu and Brown Butter Chive Mashed Potatoes. Cost is $28/person ++ and will be served from 1pm-9pm, reservations are recommended.

533 N. 4th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 884-9289
Pick-up a delectable dessert for thanksgiving! Order an Apple, Pumpkin or Pecan Pie for $25 from Delectables. Orders must be placed by Friday Nov. 19.  Pick up your pie on November 23 or 24.

3719 E. Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-9363
Feast is offering a giant take-out menu with family style Thanksgiving treats. Menu items include: Fennel and Sausage Stuffing, Winter Squash Stew and Five-Spice Cranberry Sauce; view the menu here. Place your order by Sunday, November 21 and your dinner will be waiting, with reheating instructions on Wednesday Nov. 24.  Just heat it up, relax and enjoy your day without spending it all in the kitchen.

Hungry Fox
4637 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 326-2835
The Hungry Fox is offering a complete turkey dinner for 8 people for $59.95. Price includes a 12-15 lbs. Turkey, Mashed Potatoes or Stuffing, Gravy, Veggies, Cranberries, Rolls and Homemade Apple or Pumpkin Pie. Orders must be placed by Friday Nov. 19 and must be picked up by noon on Wednesday Nov. 24.

The Hog Pit
6910 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85715
(520) 722-4302
Order a whole smoked turkey or bring your uncooked turkey into the Hog Pit and for $1/lb. they’ll smoke it for you! Orders for turkeys or turkeys being dropped off need to be in by Monday November 22. They will be closed for regular service on Thanksgiving, but  will be available for delivery until 1 pm.

Lodge on the Desert
306  N. Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 320-2000
A six course Thanksgiving meal will be served with a choice of entrees. Menu items include: Herb Brine Roasted Turkey, Clams ‘Au Natural’, and Ancho Chocolate Torte. Dinner will be served from 11am-4pm. Cost ranges from $32-$49 ++, Kids Turkey Dinner $19 ++, Kids 5 and under are free.

Maynards Market & Kitchen
400 N. Toole Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 545-0577
Maynards Market will be serving a family-style feast. Enjoy a variety of Thanksgiving favorites, served family style, such as: House-Smoked Turkey Breast, Marshmallow Bruleed Yams and much more. Dinner will be served from 12-7pm. Cost is $35/person ++ $10/kids 10 and under ++, 10. Reservations are recommended.

Pastiche Modern Eatery
3025 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 325-3333
Pastiche will be open from 11am-8pm serving a special menu with some classic and some not so classic dishes. Menu items include: Honey Mesquite Baby Back Ribs, Sonoran Slaw, and Chef’s Vegetables (17.5), Grilled Ham with Honey Orange Brown Sugar Glaze (17), and Baked Mac & Cheese with Smoked Gouda, Parmesan, Monterey Jack, Mesquite Smoked Bacon, Spinach, Fat Macaroni. Reservations are recommended.

Risky Business
View website for locations and phone numbers
Risky’s will be closed for Thanksgiving, but will offer a Black Friday Special. Any of their “black” menu items for only $8: Blackened Chicken Sandwich, Blackened Mahi Tacos, Blackened Chicken Caesar, or a Black & Blue Burger.

Tavolino Ristorante
2890 E. Skyline Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 531-1913
Tavolino will be offering a holiday take-out menu for those who don’t feel like cooking. Order catering sized items such as the Tavolino salad that serves 8-12 ppl for $38, the Antipasto Misti serves 8-12ppl for $48, and a tray of Lasagna for $65. Orders must be placed by Friday November 19 and will be ready for pick-up on Wednesday November 24.

Tucson Tamale Company
2545 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 305 – 4760
Tucson Tamale Co.will be closed Thanksgiving day, but to honor the holiday they will be serving their Roasted Turkey and Cranberry Tamales wrapped in Sage Masa, as well as their Pumpkin Tamales. Every bite is like a helping of Thanksgiving Dinner!


Let Four Diamond chefs cook for your family this year.  Featuring a 20-pound turkey, and choose either traditional Thanksgiving sides or Flying V Signature sides. Reserve by Monday, November 22

$130.00 Serves 6-8
Pick up curb side at Flying V Bar & Grill
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day
(520) 615-5495

Citrus Brined Turkey
Candied Yams, Bruleed Marshmallow
Smashed Potatoes
Giblet Gravy
Traditional Stuffing
Green Bean Casserole, Crisp Onions
Cranberry Sauce
Fruit Salad, Grand Marnier Yogurt
8 Inch Pumpkin Pie
Artisan Breads

Citrus Brined Turkey
Mixed Greens
Toasted Pepitas, Hazelnut Balsamic Vinaigrette, Manchego
Oven Roasted Turkey
Chorizo Corn Bread Stuffing
Sage Gravy
Cranberry Sauce
Chili Au Gratin Potatoes
Pumpkin Pie Strudel
Candied Green Valley Pecans
Artisan Breads

Hacienda del Sol
Buffet -Casa Feliz
Time: 1p.m. – 6p.m.
Price: $39pp; Kids (4-12) $15pp; Kids under 4 eat Free
Menu: Casual Family Style Buffet

Dinner -The Grill
Time: 11:30a.m. – 8p.m.
Price: $55pp; Kids (4-12) $19.95pp; Kids under 4 eat Free
Description: Casual family style
Menu: Four-Course Prix-Fixe Menu

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