You Aren't Up To Making Dinner? Find Your 2022 Holiday Meal Here!

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Holidays. Updated 11/13/2022

By Melissa Shrader Editor/Publisher Fort Collins Macaroni Kid November 14, 2022

If you don't feel like cooking on Thanksgiving, or if you have a Turkey emergency. Maybe the bird didn't co-operate and it was under cooked or overcooked?  You may be looking For Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving Day.  

   It's highly recommended to make reservations for eating in. Most places offer pick up and some offer delivery. Again ordering ahead is strongly recommended. If you are ordering ahead for dinner at home most places need to have the orders in by November 15th. Some are ok with November 21st to submit an order to go but I would highly suggest ordering earlier.

Fort Collins

The Blind Pig 214 Linden St menu Open 12pm - 9pm  Thanksgiving sandwiches till out. No reservations Questions Call 970-493-9197 
ay's Bistro, 135 W. Oak St.  Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner 4 to 8 p.m. Menu  Make reservations at (970) 482-1876. Menu here

Moot House, 2626 S. College Ave., Fort Collins  Full buffet 5 and under free. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  themoothouse.comMake reservations online here. 

Bawarchi Biryani Point 1611 S. College Ave. restaurant specializing in South Indian cuisine will be open between 11 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. with its normal menu. Call 970-682-1521 for more information.
Denny's420 Centro Way  (970) 221-1493 Open 24 hours a day.
Star Of India: 2900 W. Harvard St Buffet 11-2:30pm Dinner 5-8pm. 970-225-1740
Romano's Macaroni Grill: 4627 S. Timberline Rd 11am-8pm Call (970) 206-9249  3 course turkey dinner $34.  Order now for take out dinner!

Austin’s American Grill - The 2815 E. Harmony Road is hosting a Thanksgiving-themed buffet between 10:30 a.m and 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required at 970-267-6532. Austin's downtown will be closed on Thanksgiving day. 

Waffle House - 3850 E. Mulberry St.  24 hours, Call 970-221-0608 for more information.

Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market - The Elizabeth Hotel’s house restaurant 378 Walnut St. Serving a four-course Thanksgiving dinner as well as its normal menu between noon - 8pm. Reservations are recommended, book them here. Call 970-493-0024. 

Still Whiskey Steaks - 151 N. College Ave. Offering a special Thanksgiving menu 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of its sales to Homeward Alliance. Call 970-294-4360 for more information.

FoCo Cafe - 225 Maple St. Ft. Collins. Pay it forward and pay what you can for the holiday and everyday. Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect on this wonderful community service restaurant.  

Brother's BBQ - They are open and serving their regular menu.

Ever Open Cafe will be open and serving their regular menu. 

East Moon Asian Bistro:  2400 E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins;(970) 223-0666; and 1624 S. Lemay Ave., Unit 1; (970) 416-8333 We are verifying holidays and hours. They are doing delivery.

Jax Fish House: 123 S. College Ave. Fort Collins; 970-682-2275 They are open for dining on the patio and we are verifying for the holidays. 

C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery:  1415 W. Elizabeth St. Ft Collins; (970) 221-1139 They are open for daily dining on the patio and we are verifying for the holidays. Thanksgiving they will have light staff and limited ToGo service until about 2pm. 

Vincent Heavenly Pies & Pasta:  902 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins;(970) 472-0201 They are open for delivery and take out and we are verifying for the holidays

Fuzzy's (Both Locations in Fort Collins) Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Closed Christmas Day, Open regular hours New Year's Eve and New Year's. To Go orders. 


Papa's Table - This Wellington restaurant located downtown at 3728 Cleveland Ave. will offer a special menu from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thanksgiving menu (not our Italian menu) reservations are recommended. Call 970 568 4139 during normal working hours to make reservations. Do not leave a voice mail. Christmas Eve 430-7 pm Christmas menu served. and New Years hours TBD.

Estes Park 

Stanley Hotel - 333 E. Wonderview Ave. Annual Thanksgiving buffet between 11:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Make reservations at 970-577-4001.  


Cracker Barrel: 5800 McWhinney Blvd 6am-9pm  970-593-9947 Thanksgiving meals to go! Order now. 7am-8pm.
Embassy Suites:  4705 Clydesdale Parkway hotel 10am-12:30pm  970-612-2385

Golden Corral - 1360 Sculptor Drive in 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 970-461-3000 for more information.  

The Boot Grill - 4164 Clydesdale Pkwy 11am - close  Regular menu + traditional Thanksgiving meal.

Applebees will be open it's regular hours 11am - Midnight (Greeley too)

Biaggi’s – Promenade Shops Centerra 5929 Sky Pond Dr 970-663-0100 We are verifying holidays and hours. They are open and for delivery, and pick up.

NOCO various locations

Starbucks - select locations will be open check your local fav here 

Kentucky Fried Chicken - most all will be open depending on staffing. 10 am - 4pm.


Terry Bison Ranch - Thursday Nov. 24th 51 I-25 Frontage Road Cheyenne WY Adults $43.99 Children 5-12 $21.99
Kids 4 and Under are Free! Reservation times 10:30, 12:30, 2:30, & 4:30 200 seats per time. Military & Senior discounts. 


Crossroads Tavern and Grill @ The Summit will be open and serving their regular menu.

Fuzzy's (Both Locations in Fort Collins) Open Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Closed Christmas Day, Open regular hours New Year's Eve and New Year's. To Go orders. 

Chimney Park Restaurant& Bar: 406 Main St., Windsor; (970) 686-1477  Closed for Thanksgiving you will be able to order for Christmas dinner in advance of the holiday. They are open for patio dining, pick up and delivery