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Not up for cooking the full Thanksgiving spread? We have you covered! Here are a few restaurants in Fort Collins that will be open for take out, dine in, or pre-holiday pickup.

Jay’s Bistro

135 W. Oak St., Fort Collins

Old Town’s swanky staple, enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings, or you can opt for a Jay’s classic, like Lamb Chops or Seafood Bouillabaisse. There are a great options for anyone following a special diet – like vegetarian, dairy free and gluten free – and those items are indicated as such on their menu. You can also pre-order your meal to-go and pick it up on Thanksgiving Day to enjoy at home.

FoCo Café

225 Maple St., Fort Collins

This community-focused restaurant gets all their ingredients from local farms and bakeries, and the food is cooked and served by volunteers. The kicker? Pay what you can, pay it forward, or volunteer your time for your meal. The FoCo Cafe feeds all. Enjoy your made-with-love meal in a simple dining room, where the seating is free-for-all. Make new friends, enjoy the community, come together. You may leave with a new favorite nonprofit.

Ginger & Baker

359 Linden St., Fort Collins

No Thanksgiving meal prep plus a chef-prepared, gourmet dinner? Sign us up! It’s “easy as pie” with Ginger and Baker’s special holiday menu that can be ordered to-go. Past year’s specials include options like prime rib with au jus and horseradish, herb roast turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, and quinoa stuffed acorn squash. Enjoy a wide variety of soups, salads, and side options available as well as, of course, Ginger and Baker’s signature pies.

The Still Whiskey Steaks

151 N. College Ave., Fort Collins

From their log cabin inspired décor to our selection of over 50 Colorado whiskies (and bonus flannel-clad staff), The Still provides high quality steaks in a casual and enjoyable atmosphere. Just a short walk from The Armstrong, The Still will be open on Thanksgiving serving up their delectable whiskey-marinated steaks, sides and more.


1 Old Town Square, Suite 7, Fort Collins

If craft cocktails and bites are more your Thanksgiving speed, Social is it. This locally-owned, underground cocktail bar in Old Town Fort Collins serves up properly crafted cocktails, sommelier selected wines, abundantly sliced charcuterie and small plates. At the entrance into Old Town Square, a street clock and a well-lit stairwell welcome you to a speakeasy atmosphere filled with great conversation.

Crown Pub

143 S. College Ave., Fort Collins

The Crown Pub offers the best in food and spirits in a traditional pub atmosphere. They proudly offer only the freshest ingredients and hand-crafted foods prepared daily, as well as over 30 single malt Scotch’s, 16 drafts, over 20 bottled beers and small batch bourbon.