Thanksgiving Day in Reno brings us numerous options for dining out in a variety of family restaurants. Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite holidays because it's a time when activities revolve around lots of good food and visiting with family and friends.
(Note: Listed below is updated information for Thanksgiving 2013. More will be added as it become available.)
Thanksgiving Feast at UNR
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - This Thanksgiving feast will be served to the first 250 people. The entrance fee is either $5, three canned goods, or a gently used winter coat. The food-drive goal is to collect 500 pounds by the end of the fall semester. The event will benefit the ASUN Food Pantry and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. Sponsored by the Joe Crowley Student Union and Flipside, the programming department for the Associated Students of the University of Nevada, Reno. For more information, contact Su Hoon Tan at (775) 784-6505.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at Reno and Sparks Casinos and Restaurants
Thanksgiving Day Dining at John Ascuaga's Nugget in Sparks - The Nugget offers Thanksgiving Day dining in five of its restaurants - The Rotisserie Buffet, Restaurante Orozko, Steakhouse Grill, Trader Dick's, and Rosie's Cafe. In addition, there will be a Thanksgiving dinner buffet in the Rose Ballroom from 12 noon to 7 p.m. Reservations recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. The Nugget is at 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks, NV 89431. Call (800) 648-1177 for more information.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Bonanza Casino - The Bonanza Casino will be serving Thanksgiving dinner in its Cactus Creek Prime Steakhouse from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Menu choices include turkey and prime filet medallions. The Bonanza is at 4720 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89506. Call (775) 334-5555 for more information and to make reservations.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Eldorado Hotel Casino - Special Thanksgiving Day dining menus will be available in these Eldorado restaurants - Roxy, The Prime Rib Grill, The Buffet, and Tivoli Gardens. For family dining, try The Buffet and its wide selection of traditional Thanksgiving dishes. Services starts at 11:30 a.m. You can make dining reservations online at the Eldorado website. The Eldorado is at 345 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501. Call (775) 786-5700 for more information.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Peppermill Resort Casino - The Peppermill has numerous Thanksgiving dining venues from which to choose - Biscotti's Thanksgiving Harvest Buffet, Bimini Steakhouse, Cafe Milano, Island Buffet, Oceano, and Romanza Ristorante. Visit the Peppermill Thanksgiving dining page to check the many options and see the menus. The Peppermill is at 2702 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89502. Call (800) 648-6992 for more information.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa - The Atlantis will have seven Thanksgiving dining venues - Gourmet Thanksgiving Dinner in the Grand Ballroom, Toucan Charlie's Buffet & Grille, Atlantis Steakhouse, Bistro Napa, Manhattan Deli, Purple Parrot, and the Oyster & Sushi Bar on the Sky Terrace. Visit the Atlantis Thanksgiving dining page to check the many options and see the menu. The Atlantis is at 3800 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89502. Call (775) 824-4411 for reservations and more information.
Bourbon Square Casino in Sparks - Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner each day from November 25 through 28 at the Bourbon Square Casino Buffet. Service starts at 4 p.m. daily, and will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Bourbon Square Casino is at 1040 Victorian Avenue in Sparks. For more information, call (775) 997-7177.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino - The Silver Legacy has six Thanksgiving dining venues from which to choose. Visit the Silver Legacy dining page to check the many options. The Silver Legacy is at 407 N. Virginia St., Reno, NV 89501. Call (775) 325-7401 for more information.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at Harrah's Reno - Harrah's will be offering Thanksgiving dinner at its Carvings Buffet. Visit the Harrah's Carvings Buffet page to check the menu selections. Service will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Harrah's is at 219 N. Center Street, Reno, NV 89501. Call (775) 786-3232 for more information.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Grand Sierra Resort - The Grand Sierra will be serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Elements Buffet, Grand Cafe, Charlie Palmer Steak, and Briscola. Visit the Grand Sierra website for Thanksgiving dinner menus and to make reservations. The Grand Sierra is at 2500 E. 2nd Street, Reno, NV 89595. Call (775) 789-2000 for more information.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at the Sands Regency - Both The Sands Buffet and the Copa Bar and Grill at the Sands Regency will be serving a variety of Thanksgiving menus. The Sands Regency Casino Hotel is at 345 N. Arlington Avenue, Reno, NV 89501. Call (775) 348-2200 for more information.
Thanksgiving Feast at Thunder Canyon - This traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be at Thunder Canyon Golf & Country Club, 19 Lightning "W" Ranch Road, just south of Reno in Washoe Valley. Choices included oven roasted turkey and hickory smoked ham, plus all the fixings. Reservations required - call (775) 882-0882.
Thanksgiving Day Dining at Lake Tahoe
Thanksgiving Day Dining at High Camp, Squaw Valley - Ride the cable car to High Camp at Squaw Valley and have Thanksgiving dinner at The Terrace. Enjoy a traditional turkey or honey roasted ham dinner with all the fixings. Prices range from $29 for children 12 and under to $39 for adults. There will be two seatings - 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Reservations required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservation. Dinner does not include the aerial tram ride up to High Camp. Call (800) 403-0206 for tram ride information.