Where to eat on Thanksgiving 2017 in Atlanta (or get your turkey to-go)

No time to cook? No worries.
Where to eat on Thanksgiving Atlanta
You can order D.B.A.’s turkey to-go before Thanksgiving.

Photograph courtesy of D.B.A.

Whether you prefer to dine out or host at home, it’s time you let someone else do the heavy lifting. These Atlanta restaurants are serving your favorite traditional (and not-so-traditional) Thanksgiving foods.


103 West
Big appetite? Choose your appetizer and then nosh on turkey and trimmings served family-style. After the meal, the sides will be replenished and packed up for guests to enjoy at home the next day. There’s a four-guest minimum, and the cost is $84 per adult, $36 for ages 7-12, and free for kids 6 and under. 103 West Paces Ferry Road, 404-233-5993

Better Half
Chef/owner Zach Meloy is preparing an elegant feast for $85, with wine pairings available for an additional $30. The menu features charred hakeruai turnip salad with a smoked ham hock croquette, roasted trout with a winter squash hushpuppy, and ambrosia pineapple upside down cake with dried cherry ice cream. 349 14th Street, 404-695-4547

Enjoy three courses for $42, including Angry Orchard apple cider. Those 12 and under eat for half-price. The holiday meal is available from noon to 9 p.m. at both Avalon and the Battery. 300 Avalon Boulevard., Alpharetta, 678-248-5181; 915 Battery Avenue, Atlanta, 770-485-9463

Davios Northern Italian Steakhouse
From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., guests can fill up on a traditional meal of oven-roasted, free-range organic turkey, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and bread herb stuffing. The cost is $59, or $23 for those ages 12 and under. Reservations are required. 3500 Peachtree Road, 404-844-4810

Del Frisco’s Grille
While their regular menu is also available, Del Frisco’s is serving a special, prix fixe Thanksgiving meal for $39 ($15 per child). Offerings include butternut squash bisque, slow-roasted turkey breast, sage apple sausage stuffing, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin cheesecake. 3376 Peachtree Road, 404-537-2828

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta
Whether you prefer to dine early or late, Four Seasons has Thanksgiving offerings for you. A brunch buffet will be available at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. Dinner starts at 7 p.m. It will be prix fixe with smoked turkey and sausage cornbread dressing, cider gravy, and charred Brussels sprouts. 75 14th Street, 404-881-9898

South City Kitchen
All three locations of this Southern restaurant are serving a $55 per person prix fixe menu ($27.50 for kids 12 and under) that features choices such as roasted turkey with cornbread dressing, fried chicken, shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, pumpkin cheesecake, and more. 1144 Crescent Avenue, 404-873-7358; 3350 Peachtree Road, 404-815-6677; 1675 Cumberland Parkway, Smyrna, 770-435-0700

Livingston Restaurant + Bar
Livingston’s buffet-style meal is available from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and includes a hot station, a cold station, a carving station, and a dessert table. Fill up on poached shrimp, slow-roasted New York strip, roasted baby carrots, flourless chocolate tortes, and more. The cost is $50 for aduls, $25 for ages 4-12, and free for those 3 and under. 659 Peachtree Street, 404-897-1991

Muss & Turner’s Thanksgiving sides

Courtesy of Michael Mussman Photography


Pick up a 13-pound bird for $69.99 or a 6-8-person dinner for $174.99. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, D.B.A. will donate $5 from every turkey sold and $10 from every meal sold to the Marcus Autism Center. Just be sure to order by November 20. 1190 North Highland Avenue, 404-249-5010

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q
Impress your guests with hickory smoked ham, smoked turkey, green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, and Dr. Pepper chocolate cake from Fox Bros. Just be sure to place your order by November 19. 1238 DeKalb Avenue, 404-414-0826

The Mercury
Mix drinks to accompany your meal easily with the bottle of Proof Traditional Cocktail Syrup that comes with the Mercury’s Thanksgiving meal. Choose from a 12-pound turkey or a honey-glazed ham, along with three sides and one dessert for $199. The meal feeds four. 675 Ponce De Leon Avenue, 404-500-5253

Muss & Turner’s
Order a la carte sides with options like lingonberry puree, peppadew pimento cheese, Welsh rarebit macaroni and cheese with rye breadcrumbs, and M&T’s famous “evil” chocolate chip cookies. Place your order by November 17 to pick up on November 21 and 22. 1675 Cumberland Parkway, Smyrna, 770-434-1114; 1205 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, 678-809-4040

Want to cook your own turkey with minimal effort? Saltyard offers a brined, tied bird in an oven-ready dish, complete with cooking instructions for $72. Prefer something already cooked? Order spicy braised greens, potato and cheddar gratin, and roasted green beans with bacon and pecans, for pick up. 1820 Peachtree Road, 404-382-8088

Sweet Auburn BBQ
Place your order for a whole, smoked turkey that feeds 10-12 or a sliced turkey breast feast for six by November 19. The feast includes dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, biscuits or cornbread, and your choice of two sides. 656 North Highland Avenue, 678-515-3550

For an Italian take on the Thanksgiving, Piastra offers three types of turkey as well as spiced ham, plus lasagna, manicotti, meatballs, and more. Turkey costs $9 per pound, and ham is $8 per pound. All items must be ordered by November 16. 45 West Park Square, Marietta, 770-425-9300