These Eagle County restaurants are open on Thanksgiving

A number of restaurants in the valley are open on Thanksgiving.
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Not everyone wants to labor over a large meal on Thanksgiving. For some, tradition is enjoying a meal at a local restaurant. Finding out what restaurants are open, what they’re offering and if a reservation is needed can be almost as much of a hassle as cooking. Here’s the full list of area eateries that responded to our survey about offering dine-in service on Thursday, Nov. 23.


100 E. Meadow Drive, Suite 25, Vail; 970-476-8899;

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Food: Maybe not the traditional Thanksgiving, but in an original German setting.
Reservations: Recommended. Call, email or book at

Beyond Sushi Thai

616 W. Lionshead Circle, No. 200; 970-688-5158;

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Food: Serving their regular menu, and while they don’t have an alcohol license, people can bring their own drinks.
Reservations: Recommended. Call to book.

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Big Bear Bistro

297 Hanson Ranch Road, Vail; 970-445-1007;

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Food: Standard menu.

Chasing Rabbits

141 E. Meadow Drive, Suite 104, 81657, Vail; 970-444-4677;

Hours: 4-10 p.m.
Food: Full standard menu available. In addition, a Thanksgiving Special of roast turkey with sweet potato, gingered cranberry, and wild mushroom green beans.
Reservations: Recommended. Book online.

China Garden

Avon Center, 100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Avon; 970-949-4986;

Hours: 4-9 p.m.
Food: Serving the regular menu in a family-friendly environment and playing vinyl records all night long.
Reservations: Recommended. Call to book.


174 E. Gore Creek Drive, Vail; 970-754-7872;

Hours: 4-9 p.m. (kitchen closes at 8 p.m.)
Food: Thanksgiving dinner
Reservations: Recommended. Call or book at


Lodge at Vail, 141 E. Meadow Drive, Suite 113 Vail; 970-476-5300;

Hours: 5-10 p.m.
Food: Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, salmon or prime rib with all the fixings. Bowling and ice skating will also be open.
Reservations: Recommended. Book at


48 E. Beaver Creek Blvd, Avon; 970-688-5378;

Hours: 4 p.m. to close
Food: An Italian twist on turkey.
Reservations: Required. Call or book at

Flame Restaurant

1 Vail Road, Vail; 970-477-8600;

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Food: Traditional whole roasted turkey, sourdough and cornbread stuffing, honey mustard glazed ham, Colorado beef rib-eye and smoked Scottish salmon en croute with an array of sides, a raw bar, poke action station, Colorado charcuterie board, and house-made dips, soups, salads and desserts.
Reservations: Required. Call to book.

The Gashouse

34185 US-6 Edwards; 970-926-3613;

Hours: Noon to 9 p.m.
Food: Standard menu and three-course Thanksgiving meal.
Reservations: Recommended. Book at

Grouse Mountain Grill

141 Scott Hill Road Beaver Creek; 970-949-0600;

Hours: 4-9 p.m.
Food: Thanksgiving meal
Reservations: Recommended. Call or book at

Haagen-Dazs Dessert Cafe

675 E. Lionshead Circle, Vail; 970-476-1441

Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Food: Standard menu available.
Reservations: Not needed.

La Tour Restaurant & Bar

122 E. Meadow Drive, Vail; 970-476-4403;

Hours: 1-9 p.m.
Food: Thanksgiving specials and a limited selection of regular dishes. La Tour will also offer to-go Thanksgiving Dinner for pre-order.
Reservations: Recommended. Call or book via Tock.

Northside Kitchen

20 Nottingham Road, Avon; 970-949-1423;

Hours: 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. to close
Food: Choose traditional turkey or prime rib with all the fixings.
Reservations: Recommended. Call or book at

The Red Lion

304 Bridge St.; Vail; 970-476-7676;

Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Food: Traditional Thanksgiving meal as well as regular menu.
Reservations: Not needed.


228 Bridge St., Vail; 970-476-6700;

Hours: 5-10 p.m.
Food: Regular menu and Thanksgiving meal.

Slope Room

352 E. Meadow Drive Vail; 970-476-6836;

Hours: 1-8 p.m.
Food: Prix-fixe Thanksgiving menu.
Reservations: Required. Book at or at

Stoke & Rye

126 Riverfront Lane, 970-790-5500;

Hours: 7-11 a.m., 1-9 p.m.
Food: Signature buffet, featuring herb-roasted turkey, sakura pork loin, short ribs, and pan-seared Colorado bass.
Reservations: Recommended. Book online.

Thai Kitchen

141 Main St., Minturn; 970-445-7499;

Hours: 4-9 p.m.
Food: Duck in Thai curry for Thanksgiving.
Reservations: Not needed


12 Vail Road, Vail Village; 970-479-0175;

Hours: 5-9 p.m.
Food: Prix Fixe 3-courses, turkey dinner and brasserie favorites.
Reservations: Recommended. Call, visit the website or book at

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