If you're looking for fresh California cuisine in a great setting stop in Atascadero and visit Colby-Jack Restaurant in the Carlton Hotel. It's located in the middle of quaint downtown Atascadero in what they call the "Colony District." The Carlton Hotel is a truly elegant facility for travelers and now that the new restaurant is open it has the "full package" for visitors.

Colby-Jack's cuisine is outstanding. Visitors to the Atascadero area of the recent Savor the Central Coast event were able to sample some of their outstanding dishes. A glance at their Thanksgiving menu gives a good insight into the quality of their offerings:

"Come and celebrate Thanksgiving with us in our new location at The Carlton Hotel! We will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving Spread in our Brie Lauren dining room from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on November 24, 2011. Please email us for reservations and more information.

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with spiced whipped cream
Holiday Salad- baby greens, blue cheese, candied nuts,
apples & raspberry vinaigrette
Caesar Salad- chopped romaine, shredded Parmesan, croissant croutons, classic dressing
Seasonal Fruit & Gourmet Cheese Platter
Smoked Salmon with all the classic accompaniments
Cocktail Shrimp on ice with pesto remoulade & spicy marinara
Carving Station
Herb Roasted Tom Turkey Prime Roast of Beef
Apricot-Honey Glazed Spiral Ham
Apple & Sausage Stuffing
Classic Whipped Potatoes
Sweet Potato Puree with pecan streusel topping
Roasted Winter Vegetables
Signature Bread & Rolls
Cranberry Orange Cabernet Au Jus Apricot Dijon Classic Turkey Gravy
Pumpkin Bliss Bars
Apple Strudel
Assorted cookies & pastries

Adults $31.95 Children's $12.95 12 and under
Buffet includes a non-alcoholic beverage.

Reservations strongly recommended.
Please email us at info@colbyjackcafe.com
or leave a detailed message at 805-460-6455"

Folks are beating a path to Colby-Jacks' door. It's that good!