This Thanksgiving, if you can’t wait to don your apron, whip out the mixer, and start peeling potatoes, we salute you. But if you’re looking to ditch all, or part, of the cooking, here are some local Nashville restaurants offering Thanksgiving takeout options.

Here’s to giving thanks – whether you cook or you don’t!

Thanksgiving takeout in Nashville: Martin's BBQ Joint

Thanksgiving 2020 promises to be a delicious one! Here’s a list of local restaurants — and a few grocery stores too — that are delivering the goods to make your day less stressful. Image: Martin’s BBQ Joint

Where to Get Thanksgiving Takeout in Nashville

(Options are listed in alphabetical order.)

404 Kitchen

507 12th Ave. S. Fl 2, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 251-1404
Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday

404 Kitchen serves it up family-style this Thanksgiving, with a pre-order menu you can purchase in increments of two so it can be tailored to fit the size of your gathering. For $96, you can enjoy bourbon brown butter turkey breast, Big Green Egg-smoked dark meat, green salad, Brussels sprouts with whiskey cherries, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, sage sourdough stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, bread, and a selection of desserts. Add-on options include smoked beef tenderloin, shrimp scampi and delicious cocktails-to-go, in case you’re looking to celebrate not having to cook this year.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Order by calling (615) 251-1404 or emailing [email protected] by Saturday, November 21, at 6 p.m. The pickup window is Wednesday, November 25, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Adele’s

1210 McGavock St., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 988-9700
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Now through November 21, you can pre-order your Thanksgiving feast from Adele’s in the Gulch. For $96, they offer a meal for two with everything but the table settings. All you have to do is reheat. Dine on kale salad, turkey breast, braised turkey legs, cornbread stuffing, roasted Brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. You can also snag fantastic libations such as the pecan and pumpkin martini — a sure crowdpleaser.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Order by calling (615) 988-9700 or emailing [email protected] by Saturday, November 21, at 6 p.m. Pickup is Wednesday, November 25, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Anzie Blue

4239 Harding Pike Ste. 4, Nashville, TN 37205 • (615) 866-9545
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Anzie Blue is more than just a CBD-centric cafe — from pastries and milkshakes to cocktails and paninis, they’ve got it all. This year, they’re getting in the Thanksgiving to-go game, too, with a cheese and charcuterie board that guests can snack on while they wait for the main affair. For $75, the “Thanksgiving Cheese, Charcuterie & More Board” (which was inspired by their most popular menu item) feeds four. It includes turkey, homemade stuffing, various cheeses, roasted and candied nuts, chocolate and candy pumpkins, and orange-cranberry sauce.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: The “Thanksgiving Cheese, Charcuterie & More Board” is available the entire month of November, and it can be picked up during Anzie Blue’s regular store hours. Call (615) 866-9545 to order.

Anzie Blue's Thanksgiving takeout cheese and charcuterie tray with condiments.

This cheese and charcuterie tray from Anzie Blue is the perfect (and effortless) start to your Thanksgiving meal. Image: Anzie Blue

AVO

3 City Ave #200, Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 329-2377
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; closed Monday

Thanksgiving is nearly here, and after a year like 2020, we’re looking to make it as easy, relaxing and tasty as possible. AVO’s helping us do just that with their plant-based Thanksgiving Packages. Starting at $39.99 for two, they include a seitan-based holiday roast with white bean and herbs, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, cremini mushroom gravy, green beans with crispy shallots, cranberry-orange sauce, and a house-made pumpkin pie. Packages can be prepared for two to eight servings, and all you have to do is reheat. Easy as (pumpkin) pie!

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Order online by 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 22. Pickup is available from Wednesday, November 25 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Barbara’s Home Cooking

1232 Old Hillsboro Rd., Franklin, TN 37069 • (615) 794-9533
Hours: Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; closed Monday and Saturday

For a truly Southern home-cooked Thanksgiving, Barbara’s Home Cooking is where it’s at. The menu this year promises to be a filling one, with entrées such as turkey breast, beef tenderloin, pork tenderloin and ham, to sides such as cornbread dressing, green beans, sweet potato casserole and cinnamon apples. Not to mention, there are pies, cakes and cobblers galore. To see pricing and the full menu, you can view the order form HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: You can place your Thanksgiving order via online order form until Thursday, November 19, at 2 p.m. Pickup takes place on November 23, 24, and 25. All orders must be picked up by Wednesday, November 25, at 2:30 p.m.

Butchertown Hall

1416 4th Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 454-3634
Hours: Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Germantown’s Butchertown Hall takes the pressure off this Thanksgiving with its to-go special. Who needs to spend hours in the kitchen when you can kick back and let someone else do the work? Enjoy smoked turkey breast for $20 per pound, which comes with cranberry sauce, wild mushroom stuffing for $13 per quart, and mac and cheese for $14 per quart.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Orders must be emailed at least 24 hours in advance of Thanksgiving to [email protected]. Pickup is Thursday, November 26, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Cafe at Thistle Farms

5122 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 953-6440
Hours: Monday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; closed Sunday 

The Cafe at Thistle Farms is a Nashville staple, with Miss Donna’s Chicken Pot Pie topping the menu favorites list. This year, you can get the ever-popular pot pie for your Thanksgiving table, along with heirloom cornbread dressing and a three-layer cake.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Use the form HERE to place your order. The deadline for all orders is Monday, November 16, at 3 p.m., and you can pick it up at The Cafe at Thistle Farms on Tuesday, November 24, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Capitol Grille

231 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 345-7116

Hours: Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The iconic Hermitage Hotel  is offering its fine dining to-go with a delicious four-course Thanksgiving meal from Capitol Grille to enjoy at home. Diners can choose from Roasted Turkey Breast, Champagne-Honey Glazed Ham or Pan-Seared Salmon and an array of delicious sides and desserts, such as Four Cheese Macaroni, Cornbread Stuffing and Pecan Pie, to satisfy your savory and sweet taste buds. The hotel is also offering its gourmet, homemade pies to-go, including Southern Pecan Pie, Apple Pie and Traditional Pumpkin Pie.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Orders can be made by calling (615) 345-7116 or emailing [email protected]thehermitagehotel.com. Pick up is on Thursday November 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pies must be ordered 24 hours in advance.

City House

1222 4th Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 736-5838
Hours: Sunday and Monday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Chef Tandy Wilson is finally bringing his James Beard Award-winning food to our Thanksgiving tables, and we couldn’t be more excited! Of his inaugural endeavor, Tandy tells us, “The savory food is a combination of the food we have been working on over the years at City House and some family favorites that my mom taught me. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and I hope a little cooking from CH can help brighten other people’s holiday this year.” Structured for à la carte purchases, the beautiful menu features faux giblet gravy, turkey gravy, cornbread dressing, Southern-style dressing with roasted chestnuts, sweet potatoes, roasted cauliflower, and fall greens salad, to name a few. For dessert, sweet potato meringue cake, apple-cranberry turnovers, sorghum ginger and honey mallow cookies, and chocolate and cranberry babka loaf ensure your sweet tooth are satisfied, too.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: To order, call (615) 736-5838 by the end of business on Sunday, November 22. Pickup takes place on Wednesday, November 25, between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

The Continental

1000 Broadway Ste. 101, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 622-1234
Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; closed Monday through Wednesday

Located in the brand new Grand Hyatt Hotel, The Continental is Sean Brock’s newest Nashville concept. This Thanksgiving, he’s celebrating the power of one, with solo Thanksgiving meals for those looking to celebrate the season even if they aren’t traveling or visiting friends and family. The “Thanksgiving Dinner for One Package” is $75, plus taxes and fees, and includes everything from cornbread-stuffed turkey breast and market greens gratin to cranberry-orange relish and buttermilk pie.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Tickets can be reserved via Resy, and meals can be ordered any time before Thanksgiving Day. We recommend ordering early, as there are limited quantities available. A member of The Continental team will reach out to schedule Thanksgiving Day curbside pickup.

Thanksgiving takeout in Nashville: Turkey and sides from The Continental

Sean Brock is making sure we’re well-fed this Thanksgiving, even if we’re flying solo. Image: The Continental

Cool Cafe

1110 Hillsboro Rd. Ste. B200, Franklin, TN 37064 • (615) 599-0338
Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

With a plethora of entrées, vegetable sides and desserts, the Cool Cafe in Franklin has everything you need for your Thanksgiving dinner and more. The holiday menu is chock-full of offerings to tempt your taste buds, from sweet potatoes, fried corn, and mac and cheese to deviled eggs, baked ham, and banana pudding. Naturally, you can also order a turkey, whether you opt for a whole 12- to 15-pound bird or you go for a smaller portion. You can find the full menu HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Thanksgiving orders must be in by Friday, November 20, and you can place them by calling (615) 599-0338. Pickups are on Wednesday, November 25.

Corner Market Catering Company

850 Hillwood Blvd. Ste. 6, Nashville, TN 37209 (615) 352-0527
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; closed Sunday

In addition to its standard catering options, The Corner Market offers a Thanksgiving dinner, which serves four to six, and includes two pounds of sliced turkey, cornbread stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, your choice of two sides, a dozen rolls and your choice of pie for $135. You can also order à la carte from their fabulous Thanksgiving specials, including corn pudding, haricots verts with shallots and shiitake mushrooms, butternut squash soup, and even a sausage and egg breakfast casserole for the next morning. Not to mention, the selection of pies is out of this world. See the full menu HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: To order, call (615) 352-0527 by Wednesday, November 18. Orders are available for pickup on Wednesday, November 25, from noon until 4 p.m.

Daily Dish Catering

2205 Hillsboro Rd., Franklin, TN 37069 (615) 293-1128
Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., open 24 hours Saturday and Sunday

With Daily Dish Catering, you can let Chef Sean do the cooking while you kick back and watch Netflix. With dishes that serve up to 15 people (though some portions are smaller), there’s plenty of food to go around. Menu highlights include spinach and walnut salad, sugar-glazed ham, herb-roasted whole tenderloin, and every side imaginable — from smoked gouda mac and cheese to whipped potatoes. Yum!

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: The last day to order your Thanksgiving meal is Monday, November 23. Pickup takes place on Wednesday, November 25, between noon and 6 p.m. Click HERE for the order form.

Dessert Designs by Leland Riggan

850 Hillwood Blvd. Ste. 1, Nashville, TN 37209 (615) 354-9555
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday

If you’ve never had a cake from Dessert Designs, you’ve been missing out! You can’t go wrong with any of the selections — from the decadent caramel bundt cake to the famed Hallelujah bundt. Any cake from the menu can be pre-ordered in any size, with large bundts serving 12 to 15 people for $45 and medium bundts serving eight to 10 for $25. If you’re looking to take your sweet treat in an even more festive direction, fall decorations can be added to most cakes for some extra pizzazz.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Dessert Designs is taking orders as long as they possibly can, but we suggest having your order in by Friday, November 13, to be on the safe side. Call (615) 354-9555 or order online HERE. They offer special pickup times on Monday, November 23, and Tuesday, November 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Wednesday, November 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Firefly cake from Dessert Designs

If you and your guests have a sweet tooth, Dessert Designs is where it’s at. Image: Dessert Designs

Dozen Bakery

516 Hagan St. Ste. 103, Nashville, TN 37203 (615) 712-8150
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Dozen Bakery is known for its beautiful baked goods and beyond, so get ready to fill the family plates with deliciousness. With a two-page-long menu, everyone is sure to find things they love. Bring home pies such as butterscotch pecan, chocolate cream or buttermilk pear, galettes, sweet and savory homemade bread (the focaccia is new this year and something to brag about), and even green bean casserole and cranberry sauce. You can check out the full menu HERE.2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Thanksgiving orders can be placed by emailing [email protected], calling the shop at (615) 712-8150, or ordering in-person at the bakery walk-up window. A drive-thru pickup system is in place for safety. The last day to order through Dozen Bakery is Sunday, November 22, at 5 p.m. Meal pickup is from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25.

Ellington’s Store

401 Union Street, 4th Floor of The Fairlane Hotel, Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 988-7333
Hours: Daily 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Ellington’s Store is serving up a delicious assortment of Thanksgiving menu items this holiday season. Some menu highlights from the pre-order menu include turkey by the pound, bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed dates, jalapeno cornbread, and much more! All orders for Thanksgiving must be placed by November 20th.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: All orders can be placed here. The deadline for the 2020 Thanksgiving order is November 20th. Your orders will be available for pickup November 24th-26th from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

E3 Chophouse

1628 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212 • (615) 301-1818
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

E3 Chophouse takes a steakhouse-spin on classic Thanksgiving with various boxes offering two filets, 8 oz or 12 oz, or two ribeyes, with prices ranging from $70 to $100 per box. Sides include gruyère, gouda, and garlic mashed potatoes, truffle lobster mac and cheese, and more, all serving up to four people. If you miss E3 Chophouse for Thanksgiving, don’t fret, because they also feature Christmas takeout!

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: The order deadline is November 23, and pickup is on November 25.

Flavor Catering

624 Ewing Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 258-5559
Hours: Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for online ordering

For a truly delicious Thanksgiving meal check out Flavor Catering’s Thanksgiving menu. For $120 you can order a Thanksgiving meal that feeds four people. This meal includes turkey, green beans, cornbread, oven-roasted fingerling potatoes, house-made cranberry sauce, rolls, and a housemade pumpkin pie. If you’re not looking for a full meal, you can also choose to order from their large array of a la carte items.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Order on their website HERE. Pick up is Monday through Wednesday, November 23 through 25, by noon, or you can pay $25 for delivery.

Gray & Dudley

221 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201 • (615) 610-6460
Hours: Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday

Gray & Dudley, located in Nashville’s 21c Museum Hotel, is offering curbside take-home kits for those looking to stress a little less and relax a little more. The menu features turkey and classic sides such as mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing and cheese grits casserole, and the delicious fried Brussels sprouts with onion jam are not to be missed. For dessert, whole sweet potato cheesecake and a pecan chess pie will make you consider having dessert before dinner! Check out the full menu, HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Take-home kits must be ordered online by Sunday, November 22 at 5 p.m. Orders can be picked up on Wednesday, November 25.

Green Hills Grille

2002 Richard Jones Rd. Ste. 104A, Nashville, TN 37215 • (615) 620-8393
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

This year, Green Hills Grille is teaming up with its sister restaurant, Mere Bulles, for a doubly delicious holiday feast. Menu items are individually priced. Each portion feeds four to seven people, with standouts such as the Waldorf salad, caramelized onion mashed potatoes, Charleston She-Crab bisque, and bourbon pecan pie. Not to mention, the main entrées are pre-sliced oven-roasted turkey and slow-roasted Angus prime rib. All of the food is served cold and ready to reheat once you get it to your kitchen.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: The deadline to order your Thanksgiving meal is Wednesday, November 18, and you can order by calling (615) 620-8393. Meals can be picked up on either Tuesday, November 24, or Wednesday, November 25, but the times have yet to be determined.

Hathorne

4708 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37209 • (629) 888-4917
Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

One of Nashville’s favorites, Hathorne, is serving up to-go orders this Thanksgiving! Enjoy dinner rolls, mixed greens, sourdough brown butter stuffing, roasted duck and more from this Thanksgiving menu. Each dish serves between three and four people, and prices range from $12 to $55.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Order HERE by Friday, November 20 at 5 p.m. Pick up takes place on Wednesday, November 25th between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Henley

2023 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 340-6378
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Henley is extending its Fourth Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Call, so get comfy and prepare to feast! For $200, the takeaway menu includes a 12- to 14-pound Heritage Turkey accompanied by all of the classic sides — mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, stuffing, mac and cheese, and a choice of a pecan or pumpkin pie. The meal serves four to six people, and the Henley team even loads it directly into your car for you! For an added touch of seasonal happiness, they also dole out hot cups of apple cider for you to enjoy on your way home to deliver the goods.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Orders must be placed by Saturday, November 21, via Tock, with curbside pickup available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Henrietta Red + The Party Line

1200 4th Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 490-8042
Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 10 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.; closed Monday

Henrietta Red and The Party Line are working hand in hand to deliver the Thanksgiving goods, with two different meal package sizes: the small serves two to three people for $130, and the large serves four to six for $260. The packages both include the option of a raw and dry-brined or a roasted turkey (half of a bird for the small package and a whole one for the large), with sides that range from an oyster or vegetarian stuffing to Middle Eastern-inspired sweet potatoes. There are also classics such as green bean casserole and orange-ginger cranberry sauce. Not to mention the pumpkin pie bars for dessert! They also have fabulous à la carte options such as a cheese and charcuterie board, caviar kits, oysters, butterscotch cream pie, and maple sticky buns. Is your mouth watering yet?

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Thanksgiving box orders are taken through The Party Line website through Tuesday, November 17, at 5 p.m. Meal pickup is available at Henrietta Red on Tuesday, November 24 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

HoneyFire BBQ

8127 Sawyer Brown Rd #304, Nashville, TN 37221 • (615) 739-6121
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

This Thanksgiving, join award-winning Pitmaster Shane Nasby at his flagship BBQ eatery, HoneyFire BBQ. The menu features a delicious variety of smoked turkey breast, corn pudding, pimento macaroni salad, parmesan green beans, peanut butter banana pudding, and pumpkin pie cheesecake. Desserts consist of 6+ servings, and all other items consist of 12+ servings, all at prices that won’t break the bank.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: All orders must be placed by Sunday, November 22, and picked up on Wednesday, November 25, between noon and 8 p.m. Orders must be placed in person and pre-paid in full at the restaurant or by phone (615) 739-6121.

Juniper Green at the Fairlane Hotel

401 Union St., Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 647-9407
Hours: Monday through Saturday (through January), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m; closed Sunday

If you’re looking to make your turkey and let someone else handle all of the sides, Juniper Green has you covered and then some. The esteemed catering company recently opened its pop-up location at the Fairlane Hotel, and it’s the perfect place to complete your meal. For $275, you can enjoy green bean casserole, roasted harvest vegetables, buttermilk mashed potatoes, brown butter sweet potato casserole, shaved Brussels sprouts salad, spiced cranberry sauce, sage cornbread dressing, and black pepper and herb turkey gravy. It serves four to six people, and all of the dishes are gluten-free. A full vegan and gluten-free package is also available.

Juniper Green has also partnered with a few other local women-run businesses for add-ons to make your day even more complete, including artisan cheese and charcuterie boards from the Cheese Gal, seasonal pies from Caitypies (we’re drooling over the Bourbon Caramel Apple Crumble), and preserved autumnal arrangements from Saint Maide.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: All orders must be placed by Thursday, November 19, at 2 p.m., and picked up on Wednesday, November 25, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. View the full menu and place your order online HERE. Delivery is also available via DoorDash.

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Kristen Winston Catering and Kristen’s Pantry

95 White Bridge Rd. Ste. 112, Nashville, TN 37205 • (615) 810-9229
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday

Kristen Winston is known for her elegant food and attention to detail. This Thanksgiving, let her do the work for you with an à la carte menu that promises to impress. Highlights include whole, ready-to-roast, herb butter-rubbed turkey, individual sweet corn soufflés, sweet potato casserole with pecan and brown sugar streusel, Swiss chard with caramelized onions and golden raisins, and cheddar chive biscuits by the dozen. Desserts such as dark chocolate fudge pie end the evening on a high note. View the full menu HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Place your order online. The Thanksgiving menu is only available for pickup or delivery on Wednesday, November 25.

Little Gourmand

Market & Café in Green Hills: 2209 Bandywood Dr. Ste. D, Nashville, TN 37215 • (615) 522-7134
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday

Patisserie Française in Berry Hill: 717 Craighead St., Berry Hill, TN 37204 • (615) 522-7134
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday

Aside from the typical menu, Little Gourmand offers an array of sweet and savory French-style goodies this Thanksgiving — from croissants and macarons to soups and assorted éclairs. You can find the full menu HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Orders can be placed and pre-paid by calling (615) 522-7134, emailing [email protected], or clicking HERE. The deadline to place orders is Saturday, November 21, at 5 p.m., and all pickups take place at the Berry Hill location on Wednesday, November 25, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Lockeland Table

1520 Woodland St., Nashville, TN 37206 • (615) 228-4864
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.; closed Sunday

This Thanksgiving, Lockeland Table serves up everything but the turkey … all you have to do is get it all on the plate! For $175, you get one appetizer, three sides, bread and a dessert. Appetizer options include one dozen deviled eggs, Gulf crab dip with a baguette, and butternut squash soup with maple chantilly cream. Sides range from wood-fired Brussels sprouts and country green beans to sourcream mashed potatoes and roasted heirloom carrots with local honey. For dessert, you can’t go wrong with either the pumpkin pie or the pecan pie made with Olive and Sinclair chocolate, so you’re in for a treat. Additional pies can also be ordered for $45. All orders include turkey gravy and cranberry relish and serve four to six people, and be sure to inquire about available wine pairings.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Orders must be emailed to [email protected] by Saturday, November 21 at 5 p.m., and they’re asking that you allow 48 hours for confirmation and contact for payment. Pickup takes place on Wednesday, November 25, after 1 p.m.

Marsh House

401 11th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 262-6001
Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday

This Thanksgiving, Marsh House is whipping up a mix of Creole and Gulf Coast cuisine with traditional Thanksgiving favorites. Aside from being open for dine-in service on Thanksgiving Day, they have a four-course, prix fixe menu available for carryout, too. Enjoy seafood gumbo, duck poppers, Heritage Breed turkey, cornbread dressing, and Midwestern-inspired desserts like “Dem Apples,” an apple cake with cheddar streusel and apple pie gelato.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Orders can be placed by calling the restaurant at (615) 262-6001 or emailing [email protected]. Deadline to place a to-go order is Friday, November 20.

Martin’s BBQ Joint

Downtown: 410 4th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37201 • (615) 288-0880
Hours: Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; closed Monday through Wednesday

Midtown: 2400 Elliston Pl., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 747-2473
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Belmont: 3108 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212 • (615) 200-1181
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(Additional locations in Nolensville, Mt. Juliet and Spring Hill)

Martin’s BBQ Joint is ready to feed your family — no matter the size. This Thanksgiving, they offer two packages: one for a small gathering (four to six servings for $99.99) and one for a large gathering (12 to 15 servings for $184.99). From ham and turkey to sides like broccoli salad, green beans and mashed potatoes, plus dinner rolls and a delicious pie, both packages are sure to leave everyone with a full and happy belly. In addition, Martin’s offers whole smoked meats, such as brisket, as well as special family recipes from owner Pat Martin’s mom. You can check out the full selection HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: You can order online HERE. Pickup is from Monday, November 23 through Saturday, November 28.

Thanksgiving takeout in Nashville: Turkey and sides from Martin's BBQ Joint

Feast to your heart’s content with an abundance of beautiful sides from Martin’s BBQ Joint … and don’t forget the smoked turkey, too! Image: Martin’s BBQ Joint.

McCabe Pub

4410 Murphy Rd., Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 269-9406
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 am. to 11 p.m; closed Sunday

As usual, McCabe Pub satisfies our every casserole craving with options of squash, broccoli and sweet potato casseroles that all serve eight to 10 people. Not to mention, you can throw in a half-gallon or gallon of their famous fruit tea for only $5.50 and $9.95, respectively. Win-win!

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Call (615) 269-9406 by the close of business (8 p.m.) on Saturday, November 21, to order your fruit tea and casseroles. Orders can be picked up on Wednesday, November 25, until 2 p.m., and all casseroles come with cooking instructions.

Mere Bulles

5201 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027 • (615) 467-1945
Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; closed Sunday

This year, Mere Bulles shares a Thanksgiving menu with their sister restaurant, the Green Hills Grille. Menu items are individually priced, and each portion feeds four to seven people. Highlights include the Waldorf salad, caramelized onion mashed potatoes, Charleston She-Crab bisque, and bourbon pecan pie. Not to mention, the main entrées this year are pre-sliced oven-roasted turkey and slow-roasted Angus prime rib. All of the food is served cold and ready to reheat once you get it to your kitchen.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: As with the Green Hills Grille, the deadline to order your Thanksgiving meal is Wednesday, November 18, and pickup can be either Tuesday, November 24, or Wednesday, November 25. The times have yet to be determined. Pre-order by calling (615) 467-1945.

Miel

343 53rd Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 298-3663
Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday

Miel makes it easy to support local businesses and enjoy an elevated Thanksgiving dinner all at the same time. With dishes like rutabaga mash with hibiscus-glazed chestnuts, Delicata squash with hazelnuts, brown butter and brandied cherries, chicken liver mousse with port wine glaze, and rosemary-olive focaccia bread, you’ll experience bright, seasonal flavors that are sourced from local farms. There are several sizes available, and you can view the full menu HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: The deadline to order your Thanksgiving meal from Miel is 9 a.m. on Friday, November 20, and it can be done online via Tock. Pickup starts at noon on Wednesday, November 25.

Monell’s

Germantown: 1235 6th Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 248-4747
Hours: Monday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monell’s at the Manor: 1400 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37217 • (615) 365-1414
Hours: Monday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cafe Monell’s: 2826 Bransford Ave., Nashville, TN 37204 • (615) 298-2254
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nashville’s quintessential family-style restaurant makes Thanksgiving a breeze with Monell’s meal packages that include all the traditional goodies. The menu offers entrées of slow-roasted turkey with giblet gravy and cranberry sauce, glazed baked ham and skillet fried chicken, and sides such as cornbread dressing, roasted Brussels sprouts and sweet potato casserole. End the meal with a yummy caramel pumpkin pie with crumb topping. Packages start at $26.95 per person, with a two-person minimum.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Online ordering is available, and the cut-off time to place orders is Friday, November 20, at 5 p.m. — if they aren’t sold out by then! Pickup for cold meals (with reheating instructions) is on Wednesday, November 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and hot meal pickup is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 26.

The Optimist

1400 Adams St, Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 709-3156
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This holiday season, The Optimist will offer à la carte, holiday-inspired menu additions to-go, which will include buttermilk honey rolls (four for $4) and whole coconut pies with chantilly cream (serves six for $20). These delicious to-go menu items are the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving feast. The Optimist is also featuring “just add spirits” cocktail kits for $12 that serve up to four people, featuring flavors such as boozy hot chocolate, spiked apple cider, and hot toddy.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: All orders can be placed HERE and require 48-hour advance notice. Pickup will be November 24 and 25.

Peg Leg Porker

903 Gleaves St., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 829-6023
Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; closed Sunday

Peg Leg Porker is known throughout Nashville for its tasty barbecue, smoked by pitmaster Carey Bringle, and you can’t go wrong with some smoked turkey! All pre-ordered meat has a five-pound minimum, and it’s worth every morsel. Sliced turkey and ham are accompanied by good old Southern sides such as sweet potato casserole, corn muffins and broccoli salad, with desserts like white chocolate bread pudding leading the way.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Peg Leg Porker requires 72-hour notice, and the meal pickup varies by order. Call Dianne (not the main phone line) at (615) 880-0031 to order.

Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant

Columbia: 15 Public Square, Columbia, TN 38401 • (931) 490-4550
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Nashville: 500 Church St., Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 770-2772
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Franklin: 120 4th Ave. S., Franklin, TN 37064 • (615) 794-5527
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Murfreesboro: 114 N. Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130 • (629) 201-6916
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

With turkeys ranging from $59 to $99, and à la carte sides offerings galore (we’ve got our eyes on the corn pudding, broccoli and rice casserole, and homemade yeast rolls), Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant makes sure your family is not only fed but full! Slow-smoked beef brisket and cherry wood-smoked pulled pork are also delicious entrée options, and don’t forget the selection of pies and cobblers for dessert. With so many options to choose from, everyone is sure to be satisfied. You can view the full menu HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Thanksgiving orders are accepted through Saturday, November 21, by calling or visiting in person. Pickup begins Monday, November 23, and the pickup windows are from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pickup is also available on Thanksgiving Day from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Puffy Muffin

229 Franklin Rd., Brentwood, TN 37027 • (615) 373-2741
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Puffy Muffin has breakfasts, desserts and everything in between. Pre-set dinners can serve families of four for $70 or eight for $130, with generous portions of turkey or ham, a choice of three sides, and dinner rolls. Not to mention, they have cookies and brownies galore, and even breakfast casseroles for the following morning. You can see the full menu HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: The deadline to place orders is Sunday, November 15. Order online or contact the store directly at (615) 373-2741 to place your order. Pickup is from November 18 through 25.

Saint Stephen

1300 3rd Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 974-0121
Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday

James Beard Award-winning chef RJ Cooper elevates our Thanksgiving with a prix fixe $250 dinner for four (0r $70/person if purchased separately) from Saint Stephen that includes course choices such as wild chestnut soup, risotto, whole roasted trout, Heritage turkey and even Wagyu beef belly pastrami. As if that weren’t tempting enough, the pumpkin-sage focaccia sounds divine. For dessert, we have our eyes on the lemon chess pie with huckleberry compote.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Call (615) 974-0121 to place your order by midnight on Friday, November 20. Pickup takes place on Thursday, November 26.

Smokin’ Buttz BBQ

4432 Veterans Pkwy., Murfreesboro, TN 37128 • (615) 713-2888
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Also open Monday, November 23rd)

Also a popular food truck, Smokin’ Buttz BBQ has a brick-and-mortar location inside the Kroger on Veteran’s Parkway in Murfreesboro. Smoked turkeys are $48 on their own, but for $150, you can get an entire meal for 10 that includes smoked turkey, cornbread dressing, gravy, green beans, mac and cheese, mashed potatoes and dinner rolls.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: The deadline to order is Monday, November 23. To order, call (615) 713-2888. Pickup takes place on November 23, 24, and 25 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

STK Steakhouse

700 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 619-3500
Hours: Monday through Friday, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

If you’re craving your favorite signature dishes from STK Steakhouse, Thanksgiving is a great time to indulge. For $100, you can get the “Package for Two, Roasted Turkey Special” with traditional roasted turkey breast with confit leg, cornbread stuffing, and sides such as sautéed green beans, sweet potatoes, and sweet corn pudding along with a pumpkin pie served with Bailey’s whipped cream and vanilla ice cream. Menu items can also be ordered à la carte.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Takeout and delivery are available from Thursday, November 26, through Sunday, November 29, by calling (615) 619-3500 or ordering online.

STK Steakhouse Thanksgiving dinner

STK Steakhouse delivers the goods this Thanksgiving, with their “Package for Two, Roasted Turkey” special. Image: STK Steakhouse

Tinwings

816 51st Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 454-5250
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday

Local catering company Tinwings makes our Thanksgiving prep a breeze by sending us home with everything but the turkey itself. Priced à la carte, you’ll find everything from Cloud 9 mashed potatoes and herb-roasted fall vegetables to classics such as cranberry-apple relish and sweet potato casserole with pecan topping. The Ultimate Pumpkin Pie tops our dessert wishlist, but the pecan pie bars take a close second. Additionally, Tinwings has everything you need for appetizers and even breakfast the following morning!

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Orders may be placed via online ordering through Wednesday, November 18, at 10 a.m., and your pickup or delivery is confirmed via email. Pickup and delivery take place on Tuesday, November 24, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Wednesday, November 25, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Limited deliveries are available.

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Grocery Stores

We would be remiss not to mention that some of our local grocery stores also offer fantastic, filling, effortless meals for Thanksgiving, too. Here are three great options if you’re in the market to get your feast at the market.

Kroger

Find your closest Kroger here
Hours: Vary by location

Kroger offers Thanksgiving dinners to feed any size gathering. Dinner bundles are $55, $70 and $80, depending on which protein you choose, and include green bean casserole, sweet potato soufflé, dressing, Home Chef mashed potatoes, Home Chef gravy, one dozen Hawaiian rolls and pumpkin pie. Main dishes include bone-in ham and turkey and even prime rib, and there are plenty of à la carte options as well — from traditional stuffing and broccoli rice casserole to creamed spinach and scalloped potatoes. All it takes is a little reheating, and you’re ready to eat!

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: Orders can be placed by phone or in-person at your area Kroger. They are happy to provide meal options and more information on how to pick up your order. Meals are available while supplies last, with no deadline to order.

Turnip Truck

East Nashville: 701 Woodland St., Nashville, TN 37206 • (615) 650-3600
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Gulch: 321 12th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 248-2000
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Charlotte: 5001 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 953-7075
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

You can grab the perfect, stress-free Thanksgiving dinner at all three Turnip Truck locations this year. You can even find options for vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diets. Their sides come in one-pound, two-pound, and five-pound serving sizes, so you can accommodate any crowd. Turkey (antibiotic and hormone-free) with gravy tops the must-have list, of course, along with sides such as creamed kale and spinach, classic cornbread stuffing, macaroni and cheese, and gluten-free pumpkin pie. Call or visit the store for a full menu.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: The Turnip Truck requests 24 hours advanced notice to put your order together, but you can call or stop by one of their store locations for more information.

Thanksgiving takeout in Nashville: turkey from the Turnip Truck

The Turnip Truck has entrée, side and dessert options that work with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets. Image: Turnip Truck

Whole Foods

Green Hills: 4021 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215 • (615) 440-5100
Hours: Saturday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Downtown: 1202 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 747-1650
Hours: Daily, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Whole Foods is known for its variety of delicious fare, and Thanksgiving is no exception. With portions that extend from four servings to a larger gathering of 12, they’ve got everything you need for your meal whether you’re looking for a classic roasted turkey dinner and sides or a vegan holiday extravaganza with a cremini mushroom roast, miso creamed greens, coconut sweet potato casserole, jalapeño cornbread dressing, mushroom gravy, and a pumpkin curry soup. They also offer a Paleo-Friendly Turkey Dinner for four and other popular (and mouthwatering) items like truffle parmesan mashed potatoes, olive oil smashed cauliflower, and maple mashed sweet potatoes. You can view the full menu HERE.

2020 DEADLINE & PICKUP: All holiday orders must be placed 48 hours ahead of the pickup date and time, and the pickup takes place between Thursday, November 19, and Thursday, November 26.

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Now that the Turkey Day meal is all taken care of, why not peruse tablescapes and other festive ways to entertain in our archives.