5 Restaurants to Order Your Thanksgiving Meal near Rio Rancho, NM

5 Restaurants to Order Your Thanksgiving Meal near Rio Rancho, NM

Posted on November 6, 2023

Support your local restaurants, whether a sole proprietor or family-owned franchise owned by one of our local neighbors. It’s a good way to ease your stress at Thanksgiving and give back to the community. Here are some great places near Rio Rancho offering Thanksgiving meals for dine-in or takeout.


Buca di Beppo

Dine in or take out at Buca di Beppo to celebrate this Thanksgiving season. Enjoy a featured feast that includes sliced white meat turkey, homestyle gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Buca di Beppo is now accepting pre-orders and will be available for pick up hot or cold – your choice.  


Furr’s Fresh Buffet

Furr’s Fresh Buffet offers a wide variety of options on Thanksgiving this year. Dine in or take your order to go. Thanksgiving Day Specials include carved turkey breast, carved ham, popcorn shrimp, sweet carrot casserole, fresh sweet potatoes, roasted vegetables, stuffed jalapeno poppers and six dessert options. The buffets mix-and-match items allow you to pay as much or little as you like. It is a great destination for families or picky eaters to have an abundant of choices to choose from.


Melting Pot

Enjoy a “Fall Harvest” four-course meal at the Melting Pot this season.  For your starter indulge in a cheese fondue with hatch green chile cheddar or spinach artichoke. Your second course will feature a cranberry blossom or bacon Caesar salad. The entrée course will include breast of turkey, andouille sausage, herb-rubbed chicken breast, Memphis-rubbed pork tenderloin, teriyaki sirlion and a featured pasta. The dessert offering is a white chocolate pumpkin or pure chocolate fondue. Add on pumpkin cheesecake for a pleasant surprise at the end of your meal.


Range Café

Delivery, takeout or dine-in will be offered at Range Café this year on Thanksgiving Day. Plates include roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green chile gravy, seasonal vegetables and cranberry-orange chutney, with a choice of pie or cake in several flavors. This year Range Café is also giving back to our frontline workers. Buy a meal for a frontline worker and they will match your donation to supply meals each week to a different frontline organization. Help give back to our community during this season of gratitude.


Farm & Table

Although this Thanksgiving may look different with a smaller, more intimate gathering. Farm & Table is offering something a little different this year for Thanksgiving dinner. Each family meal serves between 6-8 people. Three different main dishes are offered, turkey and green chile enchilada casserole, butternut squash and sage lasagna, or miso-glazed sweet potatoes with three sides included.  You can add a fresh farm salad and a few different sweet treats to your order as well.


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