Atlanta Restaurants and Takeout for Holiday Meals
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.
Enjoy a Christmas Dinner with seasonal items, such as Filet Duo with Gorgonzola Butter, Steamed Lobster Tails and Roasted Prime Rib. Order a takeout meal for 2-12 with soup, salad, prime rib, mashed potatoes and more.
Enjoy a festive Christmas Brunch at Lanier Islands with shrimp and grits, pecan battered French toast, turkey reast, omelets, pumpkin cheesecake, yule log dessert and more. Dec. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Enjoy a luxurious New Year’s Eve meal with seven or ten courses, including cauliflower “bone marrow,” celery root tortellini, beef tartare and more on Dec. 31. Or grab their to-go tasting menu with five courses including biscuits, curried duck rillette, ravioli, shrimp, duck and pistachio and chocolate cake.
On Christmas Eve or Christmas, enjoy crab, Cajun chicken, halibut, lamb, risotto, buche de noel and more. Also available for preorder.
Along with their regular dinner menu, enjoy a three-course prix-fixe meal on Dec. 24-25. Or grab a Holiday Feast To-Go for 3-4 people with prime rib, salad, mashed potatoes, green beans, sourdough bread and horseradish sauce.
On Christmas Eve, head to Milton’s for their regular dinner menu and specials from Chef Derek for a festive dining experience. Dec. 24, 4-9 p.m.
Make reservations at The Farmhouse or at The Hill for Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. The Farmhouse is open Dec. 25 from 4-8 p.m., Dec. 31 from 6-10 p.m. and Jan. 1 from 2-6 p.m. The Hill is open Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 from 5-9 p.m. and Jan. 1 from 5-10 p.m.
Celebrate with a prime rib special with truffle madera sauce and the full menu. Christmas Eve and Christmas. You can also order items for delivery or takeout.
Drop by for a five-course Christmas dinner with the Chef’s Amuse Bouche, an appetizer, an entrée, peach sorbet and a dessert. For an appetizer, choose from butternut squash bisque, lamb, salad or crab cakes. Entrees include chicken, NY strip, salmon, short ribs and acorn squash. For dessert, enjoy Tahitian Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee, Pineapple Carrot Cake, Chocolate Fudge Cake or Fresh Berries. Dec. 25 from noon-8 p.m.
Ring in the New Year with this New American restaurant. The New Year’s Eve Dinner includes live music and a midnight balloon drop. The New Year’s Day Brunch is Jan. 1 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Order a Complete Dinner with three different menu options for four with pork loin, prime rib, carrot mash, green beans, butternut squash, kale salad and more. Get a Three Course Dinner serving two, a brunch menu for Christmas or New Year’s Day and more. Last pick up is Dec. 24 and 31 by 4 p.m.
Via delivery, grab holiday cookie dough flavors Gingerbread Cookie, S’mores, Hot Cocoa and Peppermint, along with festive cookies.
Order a takeout meal for 4-8 with roasted pork, bread pudding, roasted potatoes, brussels sprouts, bread and kale salad. Pick up on Dec. 24 from noon-2 p.m.
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 holiday meals by Dec. 17 and sides by Dec. 21.
For Hanukkah, order Challah, Chocolate Rugelach or Chocolate Babka breads, beef brisket, salmon, latkes, matzo ball soup and sides. Order by Dec. 8 for pick up on Dec. 10-11.
Order a Holiday Cake Boss Package from the Alpharetta location for salad, pasta, chicken parmigiana, chicken limone or eggplant parmgiana, and a holiday cake.
Pick up a Christmas Eve dinner to serve four with rib roast, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, cranberry sauce, Yorkshire pudding and panettone. Available to order Dec. 14-24; pick up on Dec. 24 from noon-5 p.m. Order a New Year’s Eve meal with ribeye, lobster tail, truffle butter, manchego creamed spinach, mac and cheese and more. Ordering live on Dec. 14; pick up on Dec. 31.
The Inman Park Middle Eastern restaurant is accepting pre-orders for a holiday special for 10 people. Get a spiced leg of lamb, fresh taftoon bread, torshi (pickled vegetables), sabzi polo with tahdig, zhough, dill labneh and a sabzi plate with mint, tarragon, feta, radish and walnuts.
Dinner packages are delivered right to your door with Dinner A’Fare. Get Italian sirloin croquettes, chicken and potato gratine, Texas steak, pork tenderloin, prime rib, turkey roast, broccoli and cheddar bake, bread pudding bars and more.
Their Hanukkah dinner serves four and include beef brisket, rosemary potatoes, roasted carrots and cherry chocolate bread pudding. Pick up from Dec. 9-18. Grab a Christmas Eve dinner of roasted lamb shoulder, rosemary potatoes, haricot verts and cherry chocolate challah pudding to serve four guests. Orders will be live on Dec. 14; pick up from Dec. 21-24.
Order a holiday package or a la carte items and pick it up ahead of time. Order packages for 4-10 people with turkey breast or ham, gravy, sweet potato casserole, mac and cheese, green bean casserole, cornbread dressing, salad and your choice of apple or chocolate pecan pie.
Pick up holiday meals that serve anywhere from 3-10 people. Meals include ham, potatoes, green beans, butternut squash, cranberry relish and rolls. Or pick up just the meat and sides, such as turkey, honey ham, potatoes, green beans, yule log, apple pie and more. Pick up Dec. 21-24.
Pre-order a Home for the Holidays meal with ham, brussel sprouts, mashed potatoes with gravy, dinner rolls and dessert. Pick up on Dec. 12.
Order holiday meals and items for a scheduled pick up. Get a dinner for up to 10 guests with turkey, green beans, potatoes, cornbread, gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potato soufflé, yeast rolls and sweet potato pie. Order main dishes and sides, including turkey, ham, potato salad, broccoli soufflé, macaroni and cheese, gravy, breads, desserts and more.
Haul home turkey, pork, ribs, sweet potato casserole, collard greens, macaroni and cheese, slaw, banana pudding and more. Order by Dec. 21 for Dec. 24 pick up.
Treat 4-8 guests to brunch with bagels, egg and potato omelet, bacon and French toast bread pudding. Or grab dinner with roasted pork, salmon, kale soup, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes and cookie dough. Pick up or have it delivered on Dec. 23.
Order a Hanukkah meal of brisket, matzah ball soup, cranberry sauce, apple sauce, macaroni and cheese, latkes and more by Dec. 8 for pick up on Dec. 10-18. Place an order for turkey, brisket, ham, cornbread muffins, macaroni and cheese, desserts and more by Dec. 17 for for Dec. 24 pick up.
Grab to-go take and bake meals from a Southern-themed a la carte menu with salads, Christmas-inspired mains, sides, snacks and desserts at Buckhead, Midtown and Vinings locations. Order by Dec. 19 for Dec. 23 pick up.
Order capon chicken, rib roast, prime tenderloin, duck, salmon, gravy, potato puree, dressing, green beans, Bouche de noel and more for an a la carte Christmas. Pick up an Ice Your Own Cookie Kit for six shortbread cookies, icings and sprinkles to decorate. Pick up on Dec. 24. The New Year’s Day to-go box serves 4-6 people with ham, gravy, cornbread and collard greens. Order by Dec. 30 for pick up on Dec. 31.
Order Hanukkah and Winter Holidays meals online; all holiday orders must be placed a minimum of 48 hours ahead of pickup date and time. Choose from a festive meal for 12; roast turkey dinners for 4-12; a prime rib dinner for eight; a vegan meal for two and more.