With Thanksgiving under a week away, it’s time to make some decisions. Cook a turkey—and risk burning down the house—or go out to celebrate? Here’s a hint: choose the latter. Now all you have to do for the big day is decide where to go (and make a reservation).
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at Wynn and Crush at MGM
Wynn or MGM? Either way, your Thanksgiving dining decisions should be easy this year. La Cave and Crush are offering a traditional spread created by Executive Chef Billy DeMarco, each including a four-course dinner with butternut squash soup, dried berry salad, roasted turkey and traditional pumpkin pie for $65 per person. Additional wine pairing is $35 per person. We suggest flipping a coin. La Cave, 702-770-7375; Crush, 702-891-3222.
Created exclusively by chef and partner, Patricio Sandoval, Mercadito’s prix fixe menu includes chipotle-glazed turkey with stuffing and gravy, ejotes y coles (green bean and Brussels sprout casserole), butternut squash gratin, Mexican sausage and papas con Romero (roasted fingerling potatoes with rosemary butter), followed by pecan and sweet potato bread pudding. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. $38 for adults, $15 for children 12 years or under (tax and gratuity not included). Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., 702-979-3609.
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, SLS
The James Beard award-winning chef’s prix-fixe menu offers wood-fired free-range turkey or salt-crusted branzino served alongside traditional holiday sides like Delmonico potatoes, green bean casserole, stuffing and more. For dessert, enjoy a delicious pecan tart and pumpkin pie. $75 per person, 5:30 to 9 p.m., 702-761-7610.
Hash House a Go Go, Sahara Location
Available through noon on Monday, Nov. 24, Hash House fans can order a complete “Turkey To Go Go” dinner from the West Sahara location to serve on Thanksgiving. The spread serves six to eight people and includes a fourteen- to sixteen-pound deep fried turkey with garlic mashed potatoes, pumpkin mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, fresh green beans and carrots, roasted acorn squash, homemade macaroni and cheese, biscuits with fresh strawberry jam, cranberry sauce and homemade pumpkin bread pudding. Turkey To Go Go orders must be placed by noon on Monday, Nov.24 and picked up from the Sahara location between noon and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Hash House a Go Go, 6800 W. Sahara, 702-804-4646, $115.
Pot Liquor, Town Square
The new American smokehouse offers a pre-order Thanksgiving dinner to go (which serves six to eight people) and a special dine-in menu on Thanksgiving Day. Both feature butternut squash soup, peach wood-smoked turkey breast, confit of turkey leg and thigh, cornbread, apple and sausage stuffing, green bean casserole, mellowed yams, potato puree, turkey gravy, Hawaiian sweet rolls, cranberry and orange sauce and pumpkin cheesecake. Thanksgiving dinner to go, $140, orders must be placed by Monday, November 24 and can be scheduled for pick up between 12 and 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, November 27. Thanksgiving day menu served from 2 to 9 p.m., $19.99 per person, 6587 South Las Vegas Blvd., Suite B-196, 702-816-4600.
Du-par’s, Golden Gate
Indulge in a prix-fixe three-course menu featuring savory butternut squash soup, oven-roasted turkey and classic fixings like green beans amandine, homemade stuffing and rich turkey gravy, plus a slice of homemade pie for dessert. $19.95 per person, $11.95 for children under 12, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., 702-366-9378.
Wicked Spoon, The Cosmopolitan
Get your buffet on while enjoying some festive additions to Wicked Spoon’s culinary menu. Thanksgiving selections include Diestel farms turkey with thyme jus, cranberry relish infused with Cointreau, chestnut and herb stuffing, goat cheese panna cotta, spiced pears and walnut brittle, slow cooked prime rib, sweet potato casserole, pecan streusel, honey glazed heirloom carrots and parsnips and an assortment of desserts including mini pumpkin pies, sticky toffee pudding, caramel pecan bars, pear custard tartlet, cranberry macaroons and pumpkin maple cheesecake. Brunch: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., $42 per person; Dinner: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., $50 per person, 702-698-7000.
Rí Rá Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay
The Irish pub serves up a warm herb-roasted turkey dinner ($19.95) with rosemary gravy, savory sage stuffing, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, sautéed vegetables, house-made cranberry sauce and a soft dinner roll, or your choice of pan-seared halibut ($23.95) or prime rib ($24.95). For dessert, enjoy a spiced pumpkin roll cake ($6.95), filled with a whipped frosting and served with whipped cream and caramel drizzle. 702-632-7771.
Michael Mina, Bellagio
Michael Mina’s four-course Thanksgiving menu begins with your choice of ahi tuna tartare, butternut squash soup or baby greens, followed by lobster pot pie with seasonal vegetables and your choice of entrée: turkey with glazed Brussels and foie gras stuffing, wagyu ribeye or Chilean sea bass. In the mood for a traditional holiday dessert? Choose the spiced pumpkin cake, or opt for something straight from your childhood—a root beer float with warm chocolate chip pecan cookies. $115 per person, add a caviar parfait course for $28-$75, 702-693-8865.
Elements Fine Casual Dining & Cocktails
Enjoy a glass of champagne and a glass of house wine, a basket of corn and buttermilk biscuits, beet Carpaccio salad, roasted butternut squash soup, oven roasted turkey with cranberry walnut stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole and your choice of apple cobbler or pumpkin pie for dessert.
2 to 7 p.m., $45 per person, children under 10 free, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd #100, 702-750-2991.