Thanksgiving Dinner in Summit County

Whether you work up an appetite making turns on the hill or spending the day taking in the views, Thanksgiving in Summit County will not disappoint. Restaurants all over Summit County will be serving Thanksgiving dinner to hungry visitors and locals; some creating carefully crafted traditional turkey dinners while others opt for pre-fixe menus featuring several flavorful options highlighting the local Colorado fare.

If in the Keystone area, be sure to book early for a reservation at the Keystone Ranch Restaurant. ‘The Ranch’ offers an authentic steakhouse experience set in 1930’s homestead. The menu features locally sourced products and sustainable practices – a nod the time when the homestead was a working ranch. A distinctively Colorado experience, Keystone Ranch Restaurant will be offering a four-course, Thanksgiving-inspired menu.

If you’ll be spending the holiday in Breckenridge, Blue River Bistro serves their rustic American classic dinner menu as well as featuring a three-course, traditional Thanksgiving Special. If opting for the traditional menu items, locals favor the fresh diver scallops and braised pork shank. Be sure to note the extensive wine list and creative cocktails. Reservations can be made here.

Another Breckenridge favorite is the Hearthstone Restaurant – widely considered one of Summit County’s best restaurants. The menu highlights naturally raised beef, sustainably caught seafood and local fare from area farms while the setting is that of a romantic, Victorian period home with views of Breckenridge, the ski resort, and the majestic Ten Mile Range. Hearthstone serves a traditional Thanksgiving feast with its own special twist and if it’s Best of Harvest menu is any indication of what will be served, we’ll be looking forward to the Pumpkin Panna Cotta. Reservations can be made here.

No matter how you spend Thanksgiving day in Summit County, make sure to work up an appetite before enjoying a world-class dining experience!