By: Shreya Suresh
Thanksgiving is centered around food, and visions of plates piled high with turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie come to mind. This Thanksgiving, if you have a sudden change of plans or are simply looking to enjoy a good meal without the hours of preparation and cleanup, you have a few options around Sacramento.
Firehouse’s Chef Deneb Williams has created a wonderful four-course traditional Thanksgiving menu, a vegetarian and vegan menu, and a three-course young patrons’ menu. Menu is priced at $54.95 per adult and $17.95 per child 12 years of age and under. The restaurant is open from 1 pm – 8pm, and the regular menu will not be available.
1112 2nd Street
If you like kicking off your Thanksgiving with Artichoke Dip and a Vegetable Cocktail, then head over to Ten22 where they are mixing traditional fare like Maple-Brined Free Range Turkey and Pumpkin Pie with unique offerings such as Roasted Duroc Pork Shoulder and Apple and Romaine Salad. Prices are $34.95 per adult and $12 per child (under 12 years old). You can find a detailed menu here.
1022 2nd Street
Going by the number of times we’ve talked about the Sacramento River Train, it’s no secret that the Sac Foodies are big fans. This Thanksgiving, enjoy a three-hour train ride, a champagne toast, and three courses of American fare with unlimited coffee and soft drinks. Seating is pre-assigned, so there is no rush to arrive and find a table. Throughout dinner, the train will roll along at a leisurely 10 to 15 miles per hour, covering a total of 28 miles of track. Tickets are priced at $93 per adult and $47 per child, and you can buy them here.
400 N Harbor Blvd
If you are a traditionalist looking for a Thanksgiving meal at an excellent local favorite for a screaming deal, then head over to 33rd Street Bistro where they are serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixins for $19.95 beginning at 3 p.m. If you are also craving their Buffalo Style Chicken Wings fear not. The full menu will be available as well. You can find more details here.
3301 Folsom Blvd