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 Summerlin and the western part of the valley. Unless otherwise noted, these menus are available on Nov. 28.
Alder & Birch, The Orleans; 702-365-7111 or orleanscasinocom: Turkey breast stuffed with dried fruit-Italian sausage-sage dressing, candied yams, boursin mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, haricots verts, Parisienne carrots and giblet gravy, $44, 3 p.m. to closing.
Americana, 2620 Regatta Drive; 702-331-5565 or americanalasvegas.com: Turkey or prime rib platter with sides including sweet potato mash, stuffing, cranberries and mashed potatoes, $68. Seatings from 1 to 2 p.m., 4 to 5 p.m. and 8 to 9 p.m.
The Clubhouse Deli, JW Marriott Las Vegas; 702-507-5900 or theresortatsummerlin.com: The Tommy Sandwich, with roasted turkey, cran-apple relish, arugula and herb mayo on sub roll, $9.99.
Cornerstone, Gold Coast Hotel; 702-367-7111 or goldcoastcasino.com: House salad or butternut squash bisque; turkey with sage dressing, glazed yams, mashed potatoes, giblet gravy and cranberry sauce ($31), or Beef Wellington ($36); and brown-sugar-glazed vanilla bean pumpkin creme brulee.
Distill, 10820 W. Charleston Blvd., or 7790 W. Cheyenne Ave; distillbar.com: Soup or salad, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn and pumpkin pie, $15.95.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 8721 W. Charleston Blvd.; 702-838-4774 or flemingssteakhouse.com: Herb-roasted turkey or petite filet mignon, stuffing, green beans and onions, mashed potatoes and pumpkin cheesecake, $52. Kids’ menu, $22. Glass of Vérité La Joie 2012 with pair of Riedel Performance wine glasses, $100. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Regular menu also available.
Hash House A Go Go, 6800 W. Sahara Ave.; 702-804-4646 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.
Hawthorn Grill, JW Marriott Las Vegas; 702-507-5900 or theresortatsummerlin.com: Brunch with a seafood display, carving station, roasted turkey, roasted salmon, s’mores action station and more, $62, $30 for children, free for children 5 and younger, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner of roasted corn and crab bisque in buttery pastry, poached pear salad with escarole and blue cheese or chilled seafood on ice; turkey with sage-apple dressing, potato puree, Brussels sprouts, pickled cranberries and gravy, or King salmon with braised fennel and farro, or filet and shrimp with sweet potato gratin, roasted mushrooms and garlic-lemon butter, and sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce, hot chocolate tart with gingerbread ice cream or pumpkin pie, $59, 5 to 9 p.m.
Marche Bacchus, 2620 Regatta Drive; 702-804-8008 or marchebacchus.com: Wild mushroom bisque with ratatouille, or Harvest Salad with pears, cranberries and candied walnuts; roasted turkey or honey-glazed ham with roasted yams, haricots verts, andouille dressing, cranberry-apple-sage chutney and giblet gravy; and Apple Custard Marlborough Pie or pumpkin blondies with spiced gelato, $49.95. Children: Turkey or ham dinner, vanilla ice cream, juice or milk, $17.95. 12:30 to 7 p.m. A la carte menu also available.
Metro Diner, 7305 S. Rainbow Blvd.; 725-333-8974 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.
Prime Rib Loft, The Orleans; 702-365-7111 or orleanscasino.com: Bruschetta; Loft House Salad or butternut squash soup; turkey with candied yams, vegetables and cranberry sauce, or garlic-Parmesan-crusted orange roughy over Persian jeweled rice with Chardonnay-glazed carrots and lemon-butter caper sauce; and pumpkin cheesecake, $34, 3 p.m. to closing.
Promenade Cafe, JW Marriott Las Vegas; 702-507-5900 or theresortatsummerlin.com: Sweet potato salad or soup du jour, roasted white and dark turkey with green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, herb stuffing and gravy, or cranberry-glazed salmon, cranberry and pistachio pilaf, green bean casserole and mashed potatoes; and pumpkin cheesecake with caramel sauce, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., $17.99.
Salvatore’s, Suncoast; 702-636-7111 or suncoastcasino.com: Cream of turkey chowder, $9. Turkey dinner, $27.95. Glazed pit ham, $25.95. Braised boneless short ribs, $29.95. 4:30 p.m. to closing.
SC Prime Steakhouse & Bar, Suncoast; 702-636-7111 or suncoastcasino.com: Creamy chicken and wild rice soup or field greens salad; roast turkey ($45), seared Alaskan halibut ($48) or filet mignon and beer-battered shrimp ($52); and pumpkin cheesecake or apple tart, 2 p.m. to closing.
SG Bar, 9580 W. Flamingo Road; 702-320-4700 or pteglv.com: “Leftovers” panini of pulled turkey, ham, Swiss cheese, turkey gravy and sage stuffing, with fries, $10, Nov. 18-30.
T-Bones Chophouse, Red Rock Resort; 702-797-7576 or redrock.sclv.com: Spiced butternut squash soup, roasted turkey breast, confit turkey leg, sour cherry and truffle brioche stuffing, turkey jus, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, sweet potato puree, buttered potato puree and roasted apple tart with dulce de leche ice cream and caramel twist, $75.
Terra Rossa, Red Rock Resort; 702-797-7777 or redrock.sclv.com: Butternut squash ravioli with brown butter and sage, $17. Roasted turkey breast and thigh with sausage and fennel stuffing and garlic mashed potatoes, $42. Pumpkin panna cotta with candied pumpkin and amaretto cookie, $10.
Via Brasil, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road; 702-804-1400 or viabrasilsteakhouse.com: Whole roasted turkeys carved tableside all day with traditional Thanksgiving sides as part of the rodizio meal. Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with Rodizio Sterling Menu of 21 meats, side dishes and salad bar, $50.99. Dinner from 3 to 9 p.m. with full rodizio menu, $54.99, $25.99 for children 7-12, $9.99 for children ages 5 and 6.
Vintner Grill, 10100 W. Charleston Blvd.; 702-214-5590, vglasvegas.com: Roasted butternut squash soup with Chantilly cream and crispy sage leaf, or baby spinach and golden beet salad with dried cherries and hazelnuts; roasted turkey breast with apricot stuffing, whipped potatoes and roasted Brussels sprouts, or beef tenderloin with brie potato puree and grilled asparagus; and pumpkin chiffon pie with gingersnap crust, or carrot cake and cheesecake layered with crushed pecans, coconut and carrot mousse, $55. Regular menu also available.