Your Thanksgiving Meal Guide: Atlanta Restaurants to Dine In and Order Takeout

Whether or not you’re participating in the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, we all have one thing on our mind: Who’s cooking and what are we eating? Forget the stress of preparing an extravagant meal (what exactly is the BEST way to cook a turkey?) and leave it to the pros this year. Read on to discover 8 of our favorite Atlanta Thanksgiving meals, including dine-in and takeout. 

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Location: Buckhead + Midtown

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 11am-8pm

Need to know: Get all the fixings on Turkey Day at 5Church’s extensive buffet. Five different proteins will be offered alongside a variety of appetizers, sides, sauces, and desserts (apple cider donuts, anyone?). $70 per adult and $20 per child. If takeout is more your style, family-style packages are available from the 5Church Midtown location. Reheat instructions will be provided. Pickup is the day before Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 23rd.

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Rowdy Tiger Whiskey Bar & Kitchen

Location: Midtown

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 7am-12am

Need to know: The Thanksgiving meal at this whiskey bar & kitchen gives you the choice of herb-roasted turkey or slow-roasted molasses glazed ham complete with mashed sweet potatoes, cornbread dressing, roasted carrots, and cranberry compote for $35 a person. Finish off with mouth-watering peach crisp or banana pudding at $10 a serving. End the evening with panoramic city views on the Rowdy Tiger rooftop to take in the beauty of Midtown Atlanta.

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Location: Buckhead

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 4pm-10pm

Need to know: Be extra thankful this year with Dantanna’s Thanksgiving offerings. Starting on Monday, November 21st through Friday, November 25th, enjoy seasonal desserts and cocktails with a traditional turkey leg dinner. Sip on a Smoky Pear Margarita, or cozy up with a Salted Caramel White Russian. After a tasty turkey leg, end the evening on a sweet note with a sweet potato pie, pumpkin cheesecake, or apple empanadas complete with vanilla ice cream.

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Location: Atlanta, GA

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Need to know: This authentic Japanese-owned eatery is serving a nine-course Thanksgiving meal for $90 per person. Sit back and enjoy as your table fills with soup, chawanmushi, sunomono, tempura, 7pcs premium nigiri, and a delectable Japanese sweets platter. Indulge in manaka matcha wafer, chestnut mont blanc, and three kinds of swiss rolls: chocolate, green tea, and strawberry.

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The Select Restaurant + Bar

Location: Sandy Springs, GA

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 12pm-5pm

Need to know: Escape to a 1920s French atmosphere with a traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Select Restaurant + Bar. Bring the whole family for applewood smoked ham, butternut squash soup and mac & cheese among other delicious options. $79 per adult and $37 for children aged 6-12. If you’d rather have the feast at home, the same menu is available for takeout. Must preorder at least 24 hours in advance. Pickups end at 10:30am on November 24th and come with reheating instructions.

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South City Kitchen

Location: Buckhead + Midtown

Thanksgiving Day Hours: 11am – 7pm

Need to know: South City Kitchen will feature roast turkey breast with cornbread dressing, giblet gravy, garlic collards, mashed potatoes, and orange-cranberry relish from 11am-7pm. Kids chicken fingers and grilled cheeses will also be available. Order the dinner to-go and receive buttermilk biscuits, corn muffins + whipped butter, green salad with locally grown muir and butter lettuces, young kale, benne seed vinaigrette + pecorino romano, and oven-roasted turkey breast with giblet gravy + cranberry sauce. Are you drooling yet?

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Castellucci Hospitality Group

Location: The Iberian Pig Buckhead + Double Zero + Sugo

Thanksgiving Day Hours: CLOSED

Need to know: From a “one-click” Thanksgiving dinner package to just the turkey or family-style sides, choose what’s best for you + your crew from this modern Spanish tapas restaurant. Desserts include gateau tres leches and the classics of apple pie and pumpkin pie. Order online by Nov. 20 and pick up on Nov. 23 from 10am-4pm.

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Location: West Midtown

Thanksgiving Day Hours: Open for takeout only

Need to know: Order your dinner for two at $130.00 and enjoy a harvest salad, dinner rolls, various side options, dessert, and a choice of protein. Protein options include citrus roasted chicken with heirloom tomato pan jus, half a citrus roasted turkey with orange cranberry sauce, and rosemary prime rib loin with horseradish sauce for an additional $30. Imagine the nap after eating all of that. Preorder by November 15 and pick up your warm meals on Thanksgiving from 10am-2pm.

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Looking to kick it up a notch? Check out these bakeries serving Thanksgiving sweets. We’re sure you’ll recognize a few from the 2022 Atlanta Food and Wine Festival.

Introducing Sliced: AF&WF’s the first-ever party by the slice! Enjoy nearly every creation served by the slice you can think of – from pizza, pie and quiche to brisket, bread and good ole chicken pot pie, there’s something for everyone to enjoy by the slice.
You can’t have a Southern food festival without the star of the show – chicken! Whether served roasted, battered, baked, barbecued, grilled, sautéed, braised or fried, prepare to indulge in a variety of the South’s best birds paired with signature Southern cocktails.
Hosted at some of Atlanta’s most celebrated restaurants, Atlanta Food & Wine Festival’s intimate dinners and brunches bring together some of the South’s most acclaimed chefs together for an unforgettable, intimate dining experience.