Thanksgiving at Local Restaurants Las Cruces | Thanksgiving Take-Out |

Take the Worry out of Thanksgiving

Rather spend time with family and friends than planning, shopping, and sweating over a hot stove this Thanksgiving? Don’t worry, Las Cruces restaurants have your back! Dine-in and pick-up options for Thanksgiving dinner are available at several local restaurants to give you more time with those you love. But don’t wait until the last minute: make your reservations now!

Bite of Belgium

Serving a dine-in or take-out Thanksgiving dinner experience for $26.95 for adults and $16.95 for children 12 and under. This meal offers classics like Smithfield ham, turkey, cornbread dressing, candied sweet potatoes, and pie or a Belgium waffle. Serving from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or pick-up your take-out meal between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Reservations are required.

741 N. Alameda Blvd. #16, Las Cruces


Indulgence Bakery and Café

The “cherry on top” of Thanksgiving is, of course, the pie and Indulgence Bakery and Café is taking orders now for Thanksgiving pies. Ranging from $19.50 to $25, Indulgence Bakery is offering the classics, such as pumpkin and pecan, along with some new favorites like apple rhubarb and apple cranberry. Don’t miss out on their delectable confectionaries available for pick up.

2265 S. Main St., Las Cruces


Pecan Grill & Brewery

Head to Pecan Grill & Brewery for a delicious Thanksgiving dinner buffet ($42.32) with all your holiday favorites, like turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, and pie. They’ll be serving from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and reservations are strongly encouraged. The Pecan Grill will also be offering happy hour specials on wine and cocktails between 3 and 6 p.m.

500 S. Telshor Blvd., Las Cruces


Salud! de Mesilla

Though they are not open on Thanksgiving, don’t miss their classic Thanksgiving carry-out boxes. Just pop them in the oven when you’re ready to eat, then feast! Dinners include turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, cranberry relish, and green beans. Vegan and gluten-free options are also available. Dinner is $20 per person and meals will be ready for pick up from noon to 2 p.m. the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 24. Call in your order in advance.

1800 Avenida de Mesilla #B, Las Cruces


Willow + Blaine

Treat your family to a Thanksgiving dinner from Las Cruces’ newest bistro this holiday. Willow + Blaine is preparing a traditional Thanksgiving dinner complete with light and dark turkey, blue cornbread stuffing, brown gravy, haricot verts, cranberry sauce, rolls, and your choice between a pumpkin or pecan pie, for you to enjoy at home. Dinner is $180 and serves 6 people. Call and place your order before Monday, November 22. Everything will be ready for pick up Wednesday, November 24.

118 N. Mesquite St., Las Cruces



An all-day brunch awaits you on Thanksgiving Day. Choose from Carved Turkey with giblet gravy or cranberry sauce, cornbread stuffing, and candied yams; or Prime Rib with rosemary au jus or horseradish sauce, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole. The buffet line will serve Oak Grilled Salmon, Smoked Pork Belly, and a seafood bar, along with a menu that will evolve from a.m. to p.m. In the morning, enjoy an omelet station, pancake station, potato casserole, pastries, yogurt parfaits, and oatmeal, among other options. The afternoon brings a pasta station, taco station, chorizo mac-n-cheese, soups including pozole, salads, and more. It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without dessert! In the morning there will be donuts, churros, cinnamon rolls, pastries, and more. The afternoon lineup includes pumpkin pie, pecan pie, cakes, cobblers, and brownies for starters. Brunch is $69 per person and $39 per child. Reservations are encouraged and outdoor seating is available.

10 Sheldon Ct., El Paso



For the ultimate fine dining Thanksgiving experience, 1700° Steakhouse is serving a special prix fixe menu that includes four courses. Start with Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, served in a butternut squash bowl with Mexican chocolate and foie gras cremeaux, toasted pumpkin seeds, and shaved black Oregan. After your soup, cleanse your palette with Mulled Cider Sorbet made with port wine syrup, candied orange peel, and mulled spice tuile. Turkey Ballotine served with roasted turkey demi glace will make for a satiating main course. It will be served chestnut dressing, chipolata sausage blanket, whipped potato, honey and thyme roasted rainbow carrots, and crispy Brussel sprouts. Divulge in deconstructed pumpkin pie to end your evening. Dinner is $96 per person and reservations are required.

10 Henry Trost Ct., El Paso



Want a gourmet Thanksgiving experience in your own home? Hotel Paso Del Norte kitchen will deliver them to your car door, leaving you more time to enjoy holiday festivities. Our a la carte menu will be available for pick up between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Options include Tom Turkey, Hen Turkey, Boneless Turkey Breast, or Prime Rib. A wide array of sides will be offered including cornbread stuffing, mash potatoes, candied yams, salads, and more. We’re including dessert! Select from Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, or Chocolate Layer Cake. Prices vary depending on choice of meat, side dishes, and desserts.

10 Sheldon Ct., El Paso



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