Ok, so making a Thanksgiving feast is not on your to-do list, here are some places around town that are offering a great spread. But, you have to get on it NOW!

According to the Idaho Statesman, reservations are highly recommended....the best part? No cleanup for you!

The Idaho Statesman also has a huge list of some places around town offering buffet-style dinners. CLICK HERE for the full list.





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    Richard’s: Now at the Inn at 500 Capitol in Boise, they are offering a prix fixe menu ($45 per person) from 3 to 8 p.m. It includes a choice of:

    • butternut squash soup
    • green salad

    followed by a choice of:

    • roast turkey
    • cannelloni
    • grilled ribeye steak
    • sockeye salmon
    • a vegan dish — served with Thanksgiving side dishes

    For the third course

    • pumpkin cheesecake
    • apple pie a la mode
    • pecan pie
    • or a decadent chocolate dessert.


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    Owyhee Tavern Steak & Sea

    Owyhee Tavern Steak & Sea: 1109 Main St., is doing a special three-course dinner ($40 per person) from noon to 8 p.m.

    First course:

    • a choice of smoked salmon corn chowder
    • butternut squash soup
    • garden salad
    • or a Caesar wedge salad

    Main-course choices:

    • Angus prime rib
    • broiled salmon with saffron-tomato vinaigrette
    • and a Thanksgiving plate packed with herb-rubbed roast turkey breast, turkey leg confit, cornbread stuffing, oven-blistered Brussels sprouts, tangy cranberry sauce, mashed Yukon Gold spuds and gravy.

    Finish off with:

    • a trip through the dessert buffet, which will have various holiday pies, cherry-chocolate soufflé, vanilla-rum mousse and more.


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    Chandlers at Hotel 43, 981 W. Grove St.in Boise is also offering you a prix fixe menu ($49 per person) from 1 to 9 p.m.

    Start the three-course menu with your choice of:

    • wild mushroom soup
    • roasted butternut squash soup
    • roasted beet salad
    • Waldorf salad
    • wedge salad
    • or Caesar salad.

    Entrée choices:

    • lamb chops with apple-mint chutney
    • pan-seared sea bass
    • slow-roasted prime rib
    • petite filet mignon
    • a vegetarian platter
    • or roast turkey with tarragon-pine nut stuffing, roasted root veggies, orange-cranberry relish, mashed potatoes and gravy.

    For dessert:

    • pumpkin pie topped with Chantilly cream
    • or warm apple cobbler with cinnamon ice cream.


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    Emilio’s at The Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Blvd. in Boise will have a five-course prix fixe dinner menu ($38 adults, $34 seniors, $16 kids 12 and under) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    First course:

    • creamy vegetable crudité with Roquefort dip

    followed by: roasted butternut squash bisque.

    Third course:

    • Caesar salad
    • a gussied-up wedge salad
    • or one with Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, pumpkin seeds, cranberries and lemon vinaigrette.

    Entrées include:

    • a choice of grilled mahi mahi and prawns
    • slow-roasted prime rib with Yorkshire pudding
    • candied roast pork loin with Madeira gravy
    • or roast turkey with natural gravy, whipped potatoes, sage stuffing, candied yams and clementine-cranberry preserves.

    Dessert option:

    • white chocolate-pumpkin cheesecake
    • or chocolate-pecan turtle cake.



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