Are you ready for lots of food, friends and family … did we mention the food? It can be hard to get into the holiday spirit when you’re stuck in the kitchen, slaving away over dinner while everyone else gets to watch football and strategize over Black Friday shopping. If you’re not into doing all the traditional cooking yourself, then keep reading for our list of top Thanksgiving takeout spots in Atlanta!
9 Local Options to Get Thanksgiving To-Go
656 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 • (678) 515-3550
Sweet Auburn has started taking holiday catering orders. Delicious sliced, smoked turkey family dinners that feed six, with seasonal sides, like sweet potato soufflé and Southern creamed corn, smoky bacon lima beans and more for $75. You can also order whole smoked turkeys and spiral-sliced hams to complete your family feast. All orders may be placed by emailing [email protected] or calling; orders will be accepted until Friday, November 18, 2016 at 3 p.m. and may be picked up Wednesday, November 23, between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30076 • (770) 641-8877
Once again Chef Mel Toledo of Foundation Social Eatery is offering a Thanksgiving takeout program featuring a limited number of to-go turkey dinners for $125 for a four-person meal or $250 for eight people. Foundation Social Eatery will provide items like cider-brined boneless turkey breast, green beans amandine, Yukon gold potato puree, FSE bread stuffing and other tasty items. Quantities are limited, so call to place your order by Friday, November 18, 2016 and schedule your pickup time on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
475 Bill Kennedy Way, Atlanta, GA 30315 • (404) 835-4363
Don’t want to cook but also don’t have anywhere to go? Visit The SHED at Glenwood on Thursday, November 24, 2016, from noon to 7 p.m. for a family (AKA fellow Atlantans) feast. For $45 per adult and $20 per child ages 4-10, enjoy a buffet of smoked turkey, Coca-Cola-braised ham, roasted Skuna Bay salmon, crispy Brussels sprouts, creamy macaroni and cheese, buttermilk cornbread, pecan pie, apple pie and more! Be sure to make a reservation, though, which you can do by calling their number.
1238 Dekalb Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 • (404) 577-4030
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is accepting orders for house-cured smoked hams, $60, and 10- to 14-pound turkeys with gravy, $75. Call to order by Sunday, November 20, 2016 and pick up anytime before Wednesday, November 23, 2016. As an added bonus you can order a few delicious side items to go with the main attraction like green casserole and corn bread dressing in small ($20), medium ($40), and large ($80) sizes.
1380 Atlantic Ave., Atlanta, GA 30363 • (404) 541-0930
Thanksgiving takeout doesn’t get much better than the tasty items from The Pig & The Pearl! Interested diners should fill out the online form by Monday, November 21, 2016 at 5 p.m and must pick up their order on Wednesday, November 23. Now that we’ve gotten through the logistics, let’s talk about what’s on the menu: Smoked turkey, green bean casserole, smoked mac and cheese, cornbread stuffing, Cobb salad with pork belly croutons and much more (each item feeds 4 to 6 people). The takeout menu is a la carte, so check out the online form for individual pricing.
659 Auburn Ave., Atlanta, GA 30312 • (404) 688-0040
We’re excited to say that Serpas True Food is offering Thanksgiving takeout again this year! A seasonally inspired Thanksgiving feast from Executive Chef Scott Serpas will feature selections including butternut squash soup, mixed fall green salad, traditional turkey, cranberry white chocolate bread pudding and plenty more. A feast for four is $140 (add an extra fried turkey for $38), while a feast for eight is $255. All orders must be received by noon on Sunday, November 20, 2016, and will be available for pickup on Wednesday, November 23, between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
1145 Zonolite Road, Suite 11, Atlanta, GA 30306 • (404) 853-3239
Looking for something a little bit different this Thanksgiving? Roasted jalapeño mac and cheese, Cuban sweet potatoes and smashed red bliss potatoes are just a few of the spiced-up options from Taqueria del Sol’s catering menu this holiday season. A full list of prices and options can be found on their catering website. All orders must be placed by Saturday, November 19, 2016 for pick-up on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
3315 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326 • (404) 946-9070
If you’re set with the turkey and sides, but need some help when it comes to desserts, make sure to call Southern Art for a rescue mission. Throughout the holiday season, Southern Art’s signature homemade pies and made-to-order gourmet cakes, inspired by Executive Chef Art Smith’s family recipes, are now available. Offering five delicious flavors, orders will be available at Southern Art’s designated curbside pie pickup location just 48 hours after orders are placed. Choose from the Bourbon Pecan Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, Ellijay Apple Crumble Pie and more! Orders can be placed online at southernart.com/piestop and pickup is easy — on the date of your pickup and between the hours chosen, pull into the designated Southern Art Pie Stop parking space in the front drive of InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, and a pie concierge will get your name and/or confirmation number and bring your order straight to your car.
Bonus: Southern Art is hosting a Thanksgiving Day brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meal is $79 per adult, $40 per child ages 5 – 10 and complimentary for those younger than 5 years.
1029 Edgewood Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 • (404) 525-4479
Forget Thanksgiving — One Eared Stag is all about Friendsgiving! The buffet will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, so plan to arrive when dinner starts. As of press time, the restaurant hadn’t finalized their menu or pricing, so be on the lookout.
Whether you cook it yourself or let someone else do the hard part for you by grabbing it to go, Thanksgiving dinner is at its best when shared with those you hold closest. Here’s to a heartfelt holiday season!
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