Thanksgiving in ScottsdaleSpending the holidays away from home doesn’t mean you have to spend Thanksgiving dinner at Denny’s. There are plenty of restaurants near Westbrook Vacation Rentals that offer something special, and if you aren’t up for cooking, they will take care of everything.

BLT – This classy establishment at the Marriot Camelback Inn serves elegant fare in a comfortable setting. Their Thanksgiving menu is substantial, served from 5pm to 10pm. Sample local organic greens and Nantucket Bay scallops, roasted Amish turkey breast with all the classic fixings, or pan-seared prawns. Dessert options abound, including pumpkin pie, cranberry-apple-walnut crisp and bourbon ice cream. You will leave full and happy. Call ahead at 480-905-7979 because this restaurant requires reservations.

LatillaAt Boulder’s Resort,you can enjoy a beautiful five-course meal. Items on the menu re refined and delicious, including roasted sugar pumpkin veloute with chorizo dumplings, roasted turkey and seasoned ribeye steak. Save room for dessert, too. The meal will set you back $78 for each adult. but children 5 and under eat free.

AlchemyYou will find just about everything on this huge Thanksgiving buffet. Keep going back for more until you can barely take it anymore. At $50 a head, you will want to eat enough to feel like you put a dent in it. The pilgrims ate crab legs, right?

A.J.’s Café - The buffet at A.J.’s is only $35 per adult, and it includes a glass of champagne. This hip eatery throws in a brunch twist on the holiday, offering an omelet station in addition to the standard prime rib carver.

The Restauarants of Fairmont Scottsdale Princess – If you are interested in trying a less traditional approach to Thanksgiving, try the brunch here. All four of the restaurants at this hotel team up to offer an incredible brunch experience. At $65 per adult, you should really like to eat breakfast.

With the wealth of dining options in Scottsdale at your disposal, this is a just a start. Try one of them and let us know what you think.