Not sure how you’re going to pull off a holiday meal? Leave the cooking to the pros. Here are the best Atlanta restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas; reservations are strongly encouraged. Or pick up some takeout to host the meal at home, without the stress of cooking.

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo in Alpharetta location is open on Christmas Day. You can also order salad, spaghetti, penne, fettuccini alfredo or baked ziti, chicken marsala or eggplant parmigiana, bread and more for pickup.

McCormick & Schmick’s

Along with their regular dinner menu, enjoy a three-course prix-fixe meal on Dec. 24-25 and 31 featuring starters, crab & shrimp stuffed salmon, filet mignon, lobster tail and more. Or grab a Holiday Feast To-Go for 3-4 people with prime rib, salad, mashed potatoes, green beans, sourdough bread and horseradish sauce by Dec. 20.


Make reservations at The Farmhouse, The Hill or Halsa. The Farmhouse is open on Christmas from 4-8 p.m. for a $98 per person dinner. The Hill is open on Christmas Eve from 4-9 p.m. Halsa is open on Christmas Eve for breakfast from 8-11:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

South City Kitchen

South City Kitchen’s four locations are celebrating New Year’s Eve with a Southern-style prix fixe dinner.

STK Steakhouse

Christmas Eve and Day specials include prime rib, green beans, potatoes and more. Packages for one or two also available for takeout.

TWO Urban Licks

TWO Urban Licks will be serving brunch and dinner until 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Meals To-Go:


Order a holiday meal kit to serve six people available from Dec. 4-20 for pickup on Dec. 18-23 from 3-5 p.m. The NYE Tasting Menu is a five-course menu on Dec. 31.

Boston Market

Order a premade holiday meal or a la carte sides. Options include ham, prime rib, turkey, spinach artichoke dip, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes, rolls, cornbread, pies and more. Order by Dec. 24.

Breadwinner Café & Bakery

Order a meal for Christmas morning with a breakfast casserole or quiche. Pick up pies, soups, tenderloin, potatoes, vegetables and more. Order by Dec. 18 for pick up on Dec. 24.

Cooks & Soldiers

Order appetizers for your get-togethers. They have bikinis, chistorra in a blanket, smoked mushroom pintxos and more. You can also order wine.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Through Dec. 31, order The Complete Feast for 10-12 with cornbread dressing, gravy, baked potato casserole, a choice of spiral-cut ham, smoked turkey or prime rib and more. The Dinner Feast comes with cornbread dressing, gravy and more for 8-10 people.

Dinner A’Fare

Dinner packages are delivered right to your door with Dinner A’Fare. Get prime rib, mashed potatoes, broccoli and cheddar bake, sweet potato souffle and more.

Double Zero

Grab a pizza, party platters with arancini, meatballs, appetizers or side dishes and more for the holiday.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

Holiday packages include sliced turkey breast, a whole smoked turkey or a whole smoked turkey and a whole smoked ham with sweet potato casserole, mac and cheese, green bean casserole, cornbread dressing, mixed green salad and your choice of apple or pecan pie.

The Fresh Market

Pick up holiday meals that serve anywhere from 3-14 people. Online ordering ends Dec. 21. Meals include ham, potatoes, green beans, butternut squash, cranberry relish and rolls. Or pick up just the meat, sides or desserts.

Local Three

Order a Christmas Eve meal for carryout, a Christmas Dinner kit or a Christmas Day brunch kit.

Mary Mac’s Tea Room

They’re offering has dinner for 4 or 10 with turkey, green beans and more. You can also order turkey breast, ham or side items, such as potatoes, cornbread dressing, potato salad, breads and more.

McDaniel’s QN2

This Sandy Springs restaurant is offering whole turkeys for order by Dec. 10. Order glazed ham and sides of sweet potato casserole and dressing by Dec. 17. You can also bring in your own turkey to be smoked; it must be brought in the day before it is to be picked up.

Souper Jenny

Let Souper Jenny cook for you; orders must be placed by Dec. 17 for pickup or delivery on Dec. 24.

Whole Foods Market

Order meals online by Dec. 22; all holiday orders must be placed a minimum of 48 hours ahead of pickup date and time. Choose from a Hanukkah meal, brisket, nacho bar, fried chicken, vegan options and more.

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