7 places to order the Thanksgiving turkey and trimmings to-go  

Let somebody else do the cooking
Serpas Thanksgiving turkey
Serpas Thanksgiving turkey

Photo courtesy of Heidi Geldhauser

Whether you’re hosting an intimate party of four or throwing a big bash for 20, don’t feel like you have to lock yourself in the kitchen for Thanksgiving. Better yet, consider outsourcing the food (and the dirty dishes) to these Atlanta restaurants.

Bantam & Biddy
The bird is the word at Bantam & Biddy with 12-to-15-pound roasted Amish turkeys and an assortment of sides for $200. Feeding 10-12 guests, the meal includes mashed potatoes, braised collard greens, sage and wild rice stuffing, giblet gravy, aspicy cranberry sauce, cornbread and North Georgia apple pie. Order by November 21 and pick up at the Crescent Avenue location on November 25. 1050 Crescent Avenue, 404.725.5059, bantamandbiddy.com

Foundation Social Eatery
Competitive, are you? Foundation Social Eatery is only making 25 meals to-go, so snag ‘em while you still can. At $125 for four, the meals include cider-brined boneless turkey breast, Yukon gold potato puree, green bean almandine, bread stuffing, gravy, and cranberry sauce. Order by November 21 and pick up November 25. 1570 Holcomb Bridge Rd #810, 770.641.8877, foundationatl.com/

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails
If you live in the ‘burbs (or don’t mind a drive), Milton’s has you covered with 12-to-14-pound smoked and apple-brined turkeys with Madeira gravy and sage-corn spoonbread for $75. Sides like mashed potatoes, green beans, spinach, and macaroni and cheese are available for $30 per quart. Order online by November 20 and pick up November 24-25. 800 Mayfield Rd, 770-817-0161, Miltonscuisine.com

Muss & Turner’s
Say mom’s making the turkey but you’re still responsible for the sides. Muss & Turner’s can do it for you with choices like grits, roasted beets and goat cheese, truffled pasta salad, lingonberry puree, butternut squash bisque, and brown butter pecan sweet potato mash (each sold separately). Order online and pick up November 24-25. #309, 1675 Cumberland Pkwy, 770-434-1114mussandturners.com

Serpas True Food
Thanksgiving dinner to-go from Serpas includes butternut squash soup, fried turkey, baked macaroni and cheese, and cranberry white chocolate bread pudding (among others). Just order by November 22 and pick up November 25. 659 Auburn Ave NE #501, 404-725-5059, serpasrestaurant.com/

Southern Art
Just need dessert this year? Order online at least 48 hours in advance and Southern Art will bring your treats to your car (at the InterContinental valet stand). Options include s’mores tart, sweet potato pie, apple crumb tart, chocolate decadence cake, and maple spice bundt cake. 3315 Peachtree Rd., 404-946-9070, southernart.com/

Sweet Auburn Barbecue
Can’t get enough barbecue? Sweet Auburn is putting its own spin on Thanksgiving to-go with sliced, smoked turkey breast with hickory dressing, biscuits or cornbread, smoked bacon lima beans, and more, for $75 (serves six). Order by November 22 and pick up on November 25. 656 North Highland Avenue Northeast, 404-725-5059, sweetauburnbbq.com/