Dining, Services

Gobble Gobble!

The most delicious holiday of the year is almost here! What’s the best part about spending Thanksgiving in Wisconsin Dells? Several restaurants and resorts host Thanksgiving buffets and dinners for a cooking and mess free, and therefore stress free, Turkey Day.

Wilderness Resort:

Can’t wait until dinnertime for your Thanksgiving fix? Lucky for you Wilderness Resorts’ Thanksgiving Buffet starts at noon in the Wild Canyon Café! Obviously there’s turkey, but for those looking for some redder meats, this holiday you’ll be happy to hear that the carving station will also have beef and ham. Compliment these entrees with an endless spread of appetizers and sides, including a salad bar. Top off your ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT meal by satisfying your sweet tooth with the dessert buffet, which includes pumpkin pie and a chocolate fountain. Menu and pricing: http://www.wildernessresort.com/thanksgiving-buffet

Kalahari Resort:

A Thanksgiving feast and family fun activities? Sounds like the perfect way to have a blast and create memories with the whole family this holiday season. The entrees at Kalahari Resorts’ buffet alone include: roasted turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, carved prime rib, carved smoked ham with specialty mustards, and baked Atlantic haddock with butter crumb toasted lemon butter. Add all that to the extensive list of “enhancers”, chilled accents, desserts and a buffet just for the little ones, chances are your tummy will be incredibly satisfied, making this Thanksgiving meal a success. Menu and pricing: http://www.kalahariresorts.com/wisconsin/news-and-events/thanksgiving

Great Wolf Lodge:

Start your Thanksgiving meal off with Great Wolf’s award winning roasted sweet potato bisque, then move to their chef-attended carving station for your entrée choice of turkey or ham. Load your plate with as many Thanksgiving classic sides and appetizers as you’d like and finish your mouth-watering incredible buffet with a stop, or two, at the endless dessert table which includes pumpkin cheesecake and fall spiced crème brulee! Yum! Stay until Saturday to welcome the Christmas season with the arrival of Santa Claus, a tree lighting ceremony, the grand opening of Great Wolf’s life sized gingerbread house, and more. How fun! Thanksgiving menu and pricing, and event details: http://www.greatwolf.com/dells/calendar

 Chula Vista Resort:

Exciting family activities and not one, but THREE Thanksgiving Day buffets make for an awesome fun-filled Turkey Day for all ages! Start your holiday weekend off right from 7am-10am with the breakfast buffet, including made to order French toast, pancakes and Belgium waffles. The buffet keeps growing with the start of the Thanksgiving brunch from 10am-4pm. The turkey will arrive, along with pork and ham and complimenting brunch favorites, like cinnamon roll bread pudding. Next it’s time for the grand dinner buffet! Add turkey thighs and legs, as well as beef and Thanksgiving favorites: mashed potatoes, green been casseroles, and more for the ultimate finish to a day of delicious food. For just $9.99, you can add a turkey carving station to your table. Eat all day long at Chula Vista Resort this Thanksgiving! Menu, pricing, and activity details: http://www.chulavistaresort.com/thanksgiving.aspx


Dining elegance meets a family friendly atmosphere for a classy Thanksgiving meal experience. Open from 12pm-7pm, Field’s at The Wilderness’ two-course meal with delectable accompaniments and unforgettable desserts is sure to impress the entire family and ensures you are cooking and cleaning duty free. Their dinner rolls are so delicious you will be full by the time the melt-in-your mouth turkey makes its’ way to the table. Add the classic Thanksgiving favorites and a finale of either pumpkin or apple pie and this Thanksgiving meal will keep you and your family coming back for years. Menu and pricing: http://www.fieldsatthewilderness.com/SPECIALS.htm

Buffalo Phil’s:

For an Italian twist on the classic Thanksgiving menu, head to Buffalo Phil’s where a tasty holiday buffet in a Southwestern setting awaits. The spread includes: sliced turkey breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce of course, and dessert! PLUS pizza, pasta, salad & soup! Buffalo Phil’s is attached to Knuckleheads so the kids are sure to have a blast. Make this Turkey Day one to remember. Pricing and reservations: http://www.buffalophilsgrille.com/modules/event/detail.php/nav_id/2/date/2013-11-28/page/1/back/1/id/67


Pizza can also be a part of your Thanksgiving buffet at Moosejaw. Along with turkey, baked ham, a wide variety of scrumptious potatoes and delectable pies, veggies, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce, multiple corn recipes, Wisconsin classic beer and cheese soup and much more! The kids will love the downstairs game room and since Moosejaw is a microbrewery, beer lovers will be satisfied, too. A fun, laid-back, work-free Thanksgiving is just a phone call away! Menu and pricing: http://www.dellsmoosejaw.com/modules/event/detail.php/date/2013-11-28/page/1/back/0/id/20


A truly grand buffet, Trappers Turn is hosting an unbelievable feast starting at 11 a.m. Choose from entrees, enhancers, chilled accents, desserts and a special dinner and dessert buffet for children. Some highlights include: turkey, prime rib roast, creamed mashed potatoes, bacon and onion casserole, shrimp cocktail, a chocolate fountain, ice cream and cheesecake bar, macaroni and cheese, a create your own cookie station, and mounds more! This buffet has something for everyone so you know the whole family will be full and satisfied. Menu and pricing: http://www.trappersturn.com/Dining/Default.aspx


For a buffet that will satisfy the entire family, head to Marley’s! A mashed potato bar, salad bar and wait for it…bloody mary bar, allows every family member to get creative and make things to their liking. The kids will love the children’s section which includes mac n’ cheese and chicken tenders. Add three different meat options, including turkey of course, and all the Thanksgiving fixings, and you can rest assured knowing this is a holiday buffet everyone will love. Don’t forget the dessert table, which will have pies, mini cream puffs, and more! Delicious! Pricing and times:

Adults – $18.99
Kids (Ages 4-10) – $7.99
3 & Under – FREE


Looking for an amazing Thanksgiving lunch or dinner, or both? Ho-Chunk will be having their annual turkey day buffet at Stand Rock from 10-3 and again from 5-10. Enjoy carved to order turkey, sliced brown sugar glazed ham, grilled boneless pork loin, mashed potatoes with pan gravy, baked candied sweet potatoes, fresh fruit and full salad bar and so much more! Afterwards, the adults can try their luck in the casino while the little ones play away at the kids club. Menu and pricing: http://www.ho-chunkgaming.com/wisconsindells/dining/standrock.html


Thanksgiving is a holiday for giving and thanks, the Pentells are doing just that this holiday season. From 12-3 on Thanksgiving Day, those who need it can get a free Thanksgiving meal. Pairing with High Rock, Denny’s (off Hwy 13) will be serving all of the Thanksgiving meal favorites at no cost. Those who are homebound can contact St. Vincent De Paul at 608-254-4011 for meal delivery. All Denny’s ask is that you call 608-254-7825 so they can get a head count. For more information head to: https://www.dells.com/wisconsin-dells-events/thanksgiving.html

Otto’s Supper Club:

Roasted turkey with corn fritter stuffing, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy, green bean casserole, corn fritters and honey butter, assorted desserts and more! Does all of this sound amazing? Then head to Otto’s Supper Club this Thanksgiving for a delicious and complete holiday buffet. Located in the beautiful country of Wisconsin Dells, this Thanksgiving meal comes with a view! Full menu and pricing: http://ottossupperclub.com/

Spring Brook:

Also very scenic, Spring Brook will be hosting a Thanksgiving buffet at their Sports Bar and Grill. Plenty of room for the kids to play as well as a place to catch the big game, this location will satisfy the whole family. Turkey, brown sugar glazed ham, garlic mashed potatoes, buttery sweet corn, the list of deliciousness goes on! Oh, and of course the dessert table with an endless variety of seasonal, sweet favorites. Yum! Full menu and pricing: http://www.spring-brook.com/pro/event_view.cfm?memberid=242&eventid=90979


With so many choices and the knowledge that you won’t have to be in the kitchen all Thanksgiving Day, there’s no reason not to spend this upcoming long holiday weekend in Wisconsin Dells!