If you want a great Thanksgiving dinner without cooking, you can of course go to the Strip and other parts of the tourism corridor. But you don’t have to leave your neighborhood to find a place that really talks turkey. Locals buffets always put on plenty of special dishes to celebrate the holiday, and here are some other spots in Henderson and the eastern part of the Las Vegas Valley. Unless otherwise noted, these menus are available on Nov. 28.
The Angry Butcher, Sam’s Town; 702-456-7777 or samstownlv.com: Pumpkin bisque; arugula salad with pears and candied walnuts; turkey dinner or brown-sugar-baked ham dinner; and pumpkin pie, $39, 3 p.m. to closing.
Bottiglia, Green Valley Ranch Resort; 702-617-7075 or bottiglialv.com: Butternut squash soup with spiced creme fraiche and fried sage, or endive and blue cheese salad with tart apple dressing; white and dark turkey with chestnut-apple stuffing, giblet gravy and mashed potatoes, or prime rib with horseradish creme and mashed potatoes and gravy; and pumpkin cheesecake or roasted Granny Smith apple pie, $55, 2 to 8 p.m. Sweet potato puree, stuffing, roasted glazed carrots and squash, green beans with sun-roasted tomato or smoky Brussels sprouts, $8 each.
The Court Cafe, Jokers Wild; 702-564-8100 or jokerswildcasino.com: Soup or salad; turkey, stuffing, root vegetables, mashed potatoes, gravy, candied yams; and pumpkin pie, $9.99, 11 a.m. to closing.
Distill, 1231 American Pacific Drive, Henderson; 702-307-0155; distillbar.com: Soup or salad, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn and pumpkin pie, $15.95.
Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Henderson; 702-617-7075 or greenvalleyranch.sclv.com: Roasted Nantucket Bay scallops with celery root and braised bacon, $18. Roasted white and dark turkey with cranberry-apple compote, gravy and ciabatta-sausage stuffing, $48. Atlantic cod en papillote with preserved lemon-herb butter, $56. Pecan-oat crumble with caramel sauce, roasted pumpkin seeds, custard and cinnamon ice cream, $15.
Hash House A Go Go, 555 N. Stephanie St., Henderson; 702-898-4646 or hashhouseagogo.com: Roasted turkey with cornbread stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, gravy and pumpkin pie, $16.99. Big O’ Turkey Pot Pie, $16.99. Smothered Thanksgiving Stuffed Turkey Burger, two half-pound turkey burgers with cranberry sauce and stuffing, topped with HH seasoning and smothered in gravy, with mashed potatoes or french fries, $16.99. Breakfast and brunch will be served. Thanksgiving specials will start at 10 a.m. Regular dinner menu will be available after 5 p.m.
Mary’s Diner, Eldorado Casino; 702-564-1811 or eldoradocasinocom: Soup or salad; turkey, stuffing, root vegetables, mashed potatoes, gravy and candied yams; and pumpkin pie, $9.99, 11 a.m. to closing.
Metro Diner, 249 N. Stephanie St., Henderson; 702-728-5721 or metrodiner.com: Baked ham with cherry sauce or roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cornbread stuffing, biscuit and pumpkin pie, $14.99, through the holiday season. Open until 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 28.
Remedy’s Tavern, 3265 St. Rose Parkway or 530 Conestoga Way, Henderson; remedystavern.com: Soup or salad, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn and pumpkin pie, $15.95.
Sierra Gold, 1341 W. Warm Springs Road, Henderson; 702-547-0142 or pteglv.com: “Leftovers” panini of pulled turkey, ham, Swiss cheese, turkey gravy and sage stuffing, with fries, $10, Nov. 18-30.