Best Atlanta Restaurants and Takeout Open on Thanksgiving
Overwhelmed at the thought of cooking a holiday meal? An easy solution is to leave the cooking to the pros. Here is a list of best Atlanta restaurants and takeout open on Thanksgiving, some more traditional and some more out-of-the-box. Reservations are recommended to save your spot.
Taste a Thanksgiving buffet dinner with turkey dishes, seafood, sides, carving stations and more in Midtown Atlanta at Colony Square. Order take out at least 24 hours in advance with “Turkey Takeout” to take your meal home.
Big Green Egg-smoked turkey breast with caramelized apple and sage stuffing and cider gravy, braised pork shoulder, green bean casserole, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, sweet potato biscuits and more. For dessert, choose between pumpkin cheesecake and pecan pie in Virginia-Highland.
Enjoy a traditional Family Style Thanksgiving dinner. Items such as roasted turkey, baked brown sugar glazed ham, sweet potatoes casserole, pumpkin pie and tiramisu on Roswell Road in Atlanta.
The prix-fixe three-course menu includes options such as butternut squash bisque, pumpkin mascarpone ravioli, roasted turkey breast with sausage cornbread stuffing, seared diver scallops with butternut squash risotto, pumpkin cheesecake and more in Avalon.
Three-course meal with choices from a prix-fixe menu with items such as butternut squash bisque, roasted turkey, green beans, apple-sage sausage stuffing, pecan pie and more in Buckhead.
Thanksgiving lunch buffet including roasted turkey and prime rib of beef plus classic side items, a variety of chilled salads, seafood display, breads and dessert in Duluth.
Thanksgiving brunch buffet with Cajun-roasted turkey breast, peppercorn-crusted prime rib, Brussels sprouts, acorn squash, garlic cheddar biscuits and more in the Grand Ballroom of The Georgian Terrace in Midtown Atlanta.
A three-course prix fixe menu with butternut squash bisque, kale salad, Applewood-smoked turkey breast, Southern-friend chicken breast, shrimp and grits and more. For dessert, bourbon pecan pie, chocolate chess pie or apple pie. Pre-order Thanksgiving turkeys and sides by Nov. 22 for pick up Nov. 27.
Menu varies between the different restaurants. At Ray’s on the River in Sandy Springs, try whole-roasted turkey with thyme gravy, fresh seafood and more. Ray’s at Killer Creek in Alpharetta will have breakfast favorites, turkey, seafood gumbo, desserts and more. Try carved turkey, braised beef Burgundy, seafood alfredo and more at Ray’s in the City in Atlanta.
Three-course prix-fixe menu with southern dishes including old Charleston she-crab soup, pimento cheese, roasted turkey breast, collard greens and mashed potatoes. For dessert, choose from malted blondie or chocolate pecan pie.
South City Kitchen Vinings’ sister restaurant in Midtown will also offer prix-fixe holiday menus.
Stop in for a buffet-style brunch with breakfast options, roasted lemon pepper turkey with giblet gravy, honey dijon baked ham with jalapeno pineapple chutney, cranberry chicken sausage cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, a kids’ station, seafood selections, desserts and more in Buckhead. Order Thanksgiving meals that serve up to 8 guests, including a 10-12 pound turkey, sides and desserts for pick on Nov. 27 or 28.
Enjoy a three-course meal with an amazing view. Choose from four different appetizers, such as butternut squash soup and shrimp & grits; choose an entree, such as the classic turkey dinner with whipped potatoes and apple-sage stuffing, or spaghetti squash pasta with tomatoes and cauliflower, and for dessert, choose from pumpkin cheesecake, bourbon pecan pie or warm carmel apple tart. In Atlanta.
The Brasserie and Neighborhood Café at PARISH’s Thanksgiving To-Go menu feeds 4-6 people, and they offer both a la carte and bundle options. Some options to choose from: bone-in turkey breast with chardonnay turkey jus, green bean casserole, Tillamook cheddar mac and cheese and pumpkin and pecan pies in Poncey-Highlands Atlanta. Order by Nov. 25.
Order a holiday package with a wood-fired rotisserie turkey, Twice Baked Potaters, a Wild West Side, country-style stuffing, 12 dinner rolls and apple or peach cobbler to feed 8-10 people.
Atlanta-based Dinner A’Fare offers dinner packages delivered to your door. Get turkey breast with plum sauce, sour cream & chive mashed potatoes, apple raisin stuffing, broccoli cheddar bake, sweet potato souffle and more. Order by Nov. 24 for Nov. 26 delivery.
Choose from smoked turkey or ham and sides include green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole and cornbread dressing. Pick from 11 different dessert options, including their signature Dr. Pepper Chocolate Cake. Order by Nov. 24.
Pick up fully-cooked turkey, ham and sides such as whipped potatoes, herb stuffing, corn soufflé and more from the Fresh Market with options to serve 3-5 people or 12-14. Order online through Nov. 23 or in-store through Nov. 28. Pick up in-store Nov. 25-27 by 10 p.m. and Nov. 28 by 3 p.m.
Take home a French-cut turkey breast, “smOAKed” turkey or brisket, garlic mashed potatoes, sweet potato mash, gravy and more. Orders must be placed by Nov. 24 for pick up on Nov. 27 or 28.
Enjoy a four-course meal for four people of butternut squash soup, salad, turkey breasts with gravy, sides and dessert. Order by Nov. 15 for Nov. 27 pick up.
This restaurant is closed on Thanksgiving, but offers pick up Thanksgiving sides. From sweet potato mash to collard greens to butternut squash gratin with gruyere, mushroom and sage, the menu includes more than a dozen sides, rolls, desserts and house-made dressing options in Smyrna. Order by Nov. 23.
Choose from to-go options such as butternut squash soup, herb garlic roasted turkey breast with corn bread stuffing and choice of sides including baked macaroni and cheese, braised green beans or zucchini, squash and sweet corn succotash in Old Fourth Ward-Atlanta. Desserts include Granny Smith apple pie, pecan pie or cranberry white chocolate bread pudding. Order by Nov. 24.
For the main dish, they will brine your turkey for an additional cost. Sides include cranberry and orange relish, potato puree, sage and apple dressing, macaroni and cheese and more. Order by Nov. 24 for Nov. 27 pick up.
Choose turkey dinners that feed 6-12 people with cornbread dressing, turkey gravy, biscuits or cornbread, cranberry sauce and choose from two sides, including mac and cheese, cole slaw, potato salad, brunswick stew and more. Order by Nov. 24.
Get smoked turkey, giblet gravy, cornbread and sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, apple pie and more. Offerings serve six people. Order by Nov. 23 and pick up on Nov. 27.
Get dinner for four or eight or order a la carte. Options include smoked turkey with gravy, smoked turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, bourbon chocolate pecan pie and more. Order by Nov. 21 for pick up on Nov. 26 or 27.