It feels like we’ve been in quarantine for a lot longer than nine months, but with the Covid-19 pandemic still raging, many of us will be dining in for the holidays this year. If you don’t want to shop, chop, steam, sear, and bake, these restaurants have you covered with their holiday takeout options.
What you can get: The Hanukkah menu includes a potato latke bar with herbed labneh, smoked applesauce, and smoked salmon; vegetarian salatim with roasted butternut squash, pomegranate molasses, ginger, pumpkin seed, coriander dukkah, carrots, cumin, dill, lime, cauliflower, tahini, scallion, zaatar; and short rib with braised onions and endive. It costs $90 for two people or $240 for six.
Don’t miss: The jelly and chocolate sufganiot (fried doughnuts), a Hanukkah tradition.
Order by: 72 hours in advance for pickup December 10-12 and December 15-17.
1170 Howell Mill Road Northwest, 404-968-9437
What you can get: Braised beef brisket with caramelized onions, Calabrian chili, and black garlic aioli, rosemary potatoes, roasted carrots, and cherry chocolate bread pudding for $75 for four people.
Don’t miss: Wine add-ons are available.
Order by: Procrastinators rejoice: ordering is available until the day-of, for pickup December 9-18.
1577 North Decatur Road, 404-991-3666
The General Muir
What you’ll get: Jewish deli classics like latkes, bagel and smoked fish platters, delicatessen platters, plus festive Blue & White cookies (a spin on Black & Whites), lemon olive oil cake, and apple butter-filled sufganiyot.
Don’t miss: Latke poutine, or take it up a notice with the off-menu Festival of Heights—a tower of latke poutine with more than 40 latkes, as featured on Food Network’s Ginormous Foods.
Order by: 24-48 hours in advance, or more for bigger orders. Available December 9-13 and December 16-18.
1540 Avenue Place, 678-927-9131
Christmas Eve / Christmas
What you can get: Choose from three packages that feed six, ranging from $225 for hickory-smoked turkey to $300 for beef tenderloin. Each meal includes dinner rolls, a variety of potatoes, and a vegetable.
Don’t miss: DBA’s maple-glazed ham ($250 for the meal) brings the holiday spirit home.
Order by: December 21
1190 North Highland Avenue Northeast, 404-249-5000
What you can get: Prime rib and a 6oz. lobster tail for $36. Children with an adventurous spirit will enjoy a 4oz. filet, 2 grilled shrimp, mashed potatoes, and green beans for $20.
Don’t miss: Macadamia nut pie with roasted nuts, coconut flakes, and vanilla ice cream.
Order by: Anytime
5100 Avalon Boulevard, Alpharetta, 470-226-1540
What you can get: The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an elaborate tradition complete with stuffed calamari, lobster stew, and roasted black bass with littleneck clams. Get all five courses to go for $60 per person. The feast is available December 22-27, excluding Christmas day.
Don’t miss: Dessert! It’s a golden cake filled with butterscotch and topped with white chocolate and peppermint shavings.
Order by: Place your order at least 24 hours in advance of pickup.
45 West Park Square, Marietta, 770-425-9300
What you can get: A gourmet Christmas Eve spread at your kitchen table. Think stuffed lobster tails, beef tenderloin, and red wine-braised veal shank to serve two, plus sides for three or four people.
Don’t miss: A chance to satisfy your guilty pleasures with three-cheese macaroni and sticky toffee pudding.
Order by: December 19
Multiple locations in Brookhaven, Blandtown, Buckhead, Decatur, and Roswell
What you can get: A sizzling prime rib special featuring roasted “linz” prime rib with served with confit fingerling potatoes and port wine shallots with black truffle Madera sauce for $69 per person.
Don’t miss: Meal kits are available, too.
Order by: Anytime
1075 Peachtree Street Northeast, 404-793-0144
What you can get: Dinner headlined by herb-crusted Prime rib or Cheerwine-glazed smoked ham for four to six people. For $225, it includes creamed kale with Benton’s bacon, root vegetable gratin with apple and blue cheese, and a flourless Mexican chocolate torte—plus more.
Don’t miss: A cocktail made with bacon-washed whiskey
Order by: December 17
129 Church Street, Decatur, 470-225-6770
What you can get: A traditional three-course French holiday dinner, Le Reveillion, for $60 per person. Choose from seared scallop, porcini and truffle soup, and winter vegetable salad—and that’s just for appetizers. Le Reveillion is available December 21-24.
Don’t miss: The Heritage turkey roulade comes with chestnut stuffing and foie-gras butter.
Order by: December 21-24
6405 Blue Stone Road, Sandy Springs, 770-637-2240
What you can get: A meal for 6 to 10 for Christmas Eve or Christmas day, featuring your choice of oven-roasted or smoked turkey, prime dry-aged New York strip, or braised Black Angus brisket. It comes with garlic mashed potatoes, green beans almandine, and more.
Don’t miss: Ask about additional sides and desserts to complete the feast.
Order by: December 22
236 Johnson Ferry Road, Sandy Springs, 404-255-7402
What you get: An elaborate meal with a 5-pound beef tenderloin, eight sides, and pull-apart rolls from Buckhead Bread Company. The celebratory meal can be made to feed four, eight, or 12 people.
Don’t miss: Gingerbread pudding for dessert
Order by: December 31
103 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest, 404-233-5993
Cooks & Soldiers
What you can get: For New Year’s Eve, Cooks & Soldiers is rebranding itself Castellucci & Sons Steakhouse. It will offer a Cowboy-cut bone-in ribeye, 10 oz. filet, plus add-ons like Maine lobster tail, foie compound butter, and escargot truffle butter. Items will be sold a la carte and include manchego creamed spinach, wood-grilled vegetables, Colby cheddar mac ‘n’ cheese, and a wedge salad. The steaks will come marked and cooked to rare, designed to be finished at home.
Don’t miss: Other entrees like 1.5-pound broiled lobster, braised beef rib, and East Coast oysters.
Order by: December 31
691 14th Street Northwest, 404-996-2623
What you’ll get: The acclaimed Candler Park restaurant will be offering a five-course tasting menu for those celebrating New Year’s Eve at home. The meal includes biscuits; curried duck rillette with shaved root vegetables; ravioli doppio with roasted fall squash, caramelized sunchoke, sage brown butter, and cranberry; Georgia shrimp causa with avocado mousse, aji-potato emulsion; dry aged duck with sorghum glazed duck, vadouvan spice carrots, burnt onion jus; and pistachio and chocolate cake roulade for $95 per person.
Don’t miss: Petit fours—the end of 2020 is definitely worth the extra calories.
Order by: December 31
1530 DeKalb Avenue Northeast, 404-975-3692
Leon’s Full Service
What you can get: Ring in the New Year at home with tapas to-go for four people. For $100, you’ll get caviar with creme fraiche, a kale and artichoke pastry, stuffed mushrooms, pork belly with collard-herbed rice, and more.
Don’t miss: Bubbly and wine pairings to-go.
Order by: December 27
131 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, 404-687-0500
Sama Food For Balance
What you can get: Start the new year fresh with a Kitchari Cold Weather Warming Cleanse, which includes five juices, 3 teas, and two bowls of special soup per day. The cleanse costs $60 and is recommended for 3 to 5 days.
Don’t miss: For a faster fix, order 2-ounce shots, such as the Fix, which includes oil of oregano, turmeric, ginger, lemon, and cayenne pepper.
Order by: Order up to five days in advance.
56 East Andrews Drive Northwest, 404-500-3550
What you can get: Go big for New Year’s Eve with butter-roasted lobster tail stuffed with blue crab meat. There’s Wagyu beef tartare, truffled au gratin potatoes, and more, for $125 for two people.
Don’t miss: Add-ons like sturgeon caviar with blinis and crème fraiche and foie gras torchone with citrus marmalade, truffled-honey pistachios, and brioche.
Order by: December 31
1043 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, 404-698-3961
What you can get: All the traditional New Year’s Day foods, including ham, tomato gravy, cornbread sticks, collard greens, and hoppin’ John. Each box costs $100 and feeds four to six people.
Don’t miss: Star Provisions’ baked goodies
Order by: December 30
1460 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard Northwest, 404-365-0410
Throughout the holidays
What you can get: For a fancy spin on your celebration, Kathleen’s Catch is offering an American Caviar package, which includes imperial, paddlefish, hackleback, bowfin and salmon ikura caviar, plus a mother of pearl spoon, blinis, and creme fraiche for $199.
Don’t miss: Each purchase supports local fisheries.
Order by: Four days in advance
9810 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek, 678-957-9792; 12660 Crabapple Road, Milton, 678-691-3064
What you can get: Marcel’s meal kits make it easier for you to impress your loved ones—without doing all the work.
Don’t miss: Go luxe with the Marcel Royale for $155. It includes a 30-ounce Tomahawk or Porterhouse steak, pommes dauphinoise, asparagus, mushrooms, sauce Diane, and Maldon sea salt for finishing.
Order by: The day before pickup
1170 Howell Mill Road, 404-665-4555
What you can get: For something different, order a sushi platter for 8 to 10 people. Expect tuna rolls, rainbow rolls, avocado rolls, and super crunch rolls.
Don’t miss: Festive sushi “cakes,” available December 24-25 and December 31.
Order by: Three to four days prior to planned pickup
1776 Cheshire Bridge Road Northeast, 404-873-6582
What you can get: DIY kits for making four margherita pizzas or 6 to 12 cannoli.
Don’t miss: The to-go cocktail bundle comes with two of each of Varuni’s three favorite cocktails, pre-batched.
Order by: 24 hours in advance, available at the Midtown location only.
1540 Monroe Drive Northeast, 404-709-2690