Where to order to-go Thanksgiving dinner staples in Atlanta in 2020

Order turkey and stuffing to-go from one of these spots around town

Castellucci Hospitality Group Thanksgiving spread

Courtesy of Castellucci Hospitality Group

The Covid-19 pandemic has upended so many parts of life—and Thanksgiving traditions are no different. Perhaps you usually travel but aim to avoid airport crowds, or maybe you love to host but can’t risk exposure. Whether you’ll be celebrating with your extended family or anticipate downing turkey while wearing pajamas, Thanksgiving is yours for the planning.

Check out the to-go offerings from these local spots. We can’t promise your family won’t break into a political brawl, but we can help you end the evening full and happy—just the way it should be.

Castellucci Hospitality Group (Cooks & Soldiers, the Iberian Pig, Bar Mercado, and Recess)
What you can get: Developed from the family recipes of chefs across the restaurant group, the Thanksgiving options include Green Circle free-range turkey, traditional sides and pies, plus wine party boxes and bottles.
Don’t miss: A la carte ordering, so you can design the spread that’s right for you
Order by: November 22

CRU Food & Wine Bar
What you can get: With locations at Avalon and the Battery, Cru makes suburban Thanksgiving dinner pick-up easy. Enjoy butternut squash bisque or Caesar salad, roasted turkey breast with all the fixings, and choice of dessert. Three courses for two people costs $80. The price for four people is $150.
Don’t miss: The Gala apple and pecan bread pudding—it’s dessert and stuffing in one.
Order by: November 24

Delbar’s Mediterranean Thanksgiving spread

Courtesy of Delbar

What you can get: This new Inman Park spot is serving a Mediterranean feast for 10, including spiced leg of lamb, taftoon bread, torshi (pickled vegetables), sabzi polo with tahdig, zhough, dill labneh, and a sabzi plate with mint, tarragon, feta, radish, and walnuts.
Don’t miss: The leg of lamb—it’s roasted for four hours and weighs about 10 pounds.
Order by: November 24

Fox Bros Bar-B-Q
What you can get: Nearly anything you want! Fox Bros has full dinner packages and a la carte proteins (ham, turkey, and beef brisket), sides, and desserts. The meals feed 4 to 10 people, and cost $150 to $250, depending on the package.
Don’t miss: Fox Bros is known for its smoked meats and poultry, but the desserts will surprise you. Dr. Pepper chocolate cake and seasonal cookie and bar platters offer something different to complement the pies we know you’ll already have.
Order by: November 20

What you can get: Thanksgiving Gunshow-style means Top Chef Kevin Gillespie’s unique take on traditions. Expect a meal for two with braised pork shank, French onion spaetzle, German potato salad, kohlrabi, apple streusel, and more. The cost is $75.
Don’t miss: Cocktail kits for making seasonal tonic, “Woodsman sours,” and more. Don’t want to do the work? Order King Harvest Punch, made with apple, parsnip, fennel, Aquavit, vodka, Schwarztee (tea), and lemon bitters.
Order by: November 22

Le Bilboquet
What you can get: This French restaurant will offer a three-course meal for $75 per person. Choose from jumbo lump crab salad or venison terrine, Tasmanian trout or Cajun chicken, and crème brulee or pumpkin cheese cake, among other options.
Don’t miss: Curry cauliflower steak for vegetarians
Order by: November 19 

Lyla Lila
What you can get: This Southern European restaurant is offering a unique package for eight. Get a whole smoked Pennsylvania Amish turkey, fall salad, baked rigatoni, bourbon sweet potato casserole, and more for $250.
Don’t miss: Pumpkin budino with amaretti crumble and Chantilly cream for an elevated take on the classic pie
Order by: November 20 

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails
What you can get: For true Southern Thanksgiving, Milton’s executive chef Derek Dollar is preparing a 12-14-pound apple-brined and smoked turkey with sage-corn spoonbread and Madeira gravy for $99. Add on mashed potatoes, mac ‘n cheese, cheddar grits, Kentuckyaki Brussels sprouts, and green beans for an additional $76.
Don’t miss: The smoked gouda in the mac ‘n’ cheese
Order by: November 20

Moe’s Original BBQ
What you can get: In order to get you exactly what you want, Moe’s is going the a la carte route this turkey day. Choose from pans of cornbread dressing, sweet potato casserole, collard greens, and mac ‘n’ cheese, among other comfort foods.
Don’t miss: Smoked meats sold by the pound. Can’t decide what to order? Get a pound of each and you’ll have leftovers for days.
Order by: November 24

Seed Kitchen & Bar
What you can get: Put all your focus on making the perfect bird. Seed has the rest covered—even the gravy. Sides and pies for eight cost $199. Get ready to impress your guests with roasted carrots, fingerling potatoes, cornbread stuffing, and Ellijay apple streusel pie.
Don’t miss: Seed’s sommeliers are available to create personalized wine packages to pair with your meal.
Order by: November 22

Ray’s Restaurants
What you can get: For $200, you can order starters like smoked chicken salad and jumbo shrimp cocktail, entrees such as honey-glazed salmon and pepper-crusted New York roast, and sides likes sweet potato souffle. There’s pumpkin pie and apple-cinnamon cobbler to top it off.
Don’t miss: Contactless, curbside pickup
Order by: November 23

What you can get: Start with adult beverages like hot mulled cider and autumn sangria for $35 for four. Add a whole smoked turkey, mac ‘n’ cheese, old-fashioned squash casserole, and pumpkin bread pudding, made to feed four and sold a la carte.
Don’t miss: Spice up the expected with Cheerwine-glazed hams ($115 each)
Order by: November 22

Rocket Farms Restaurants (No. 246, JCT Kitchen, Superica)
What you can get: Pick up pastry chef Chrysta Poulos’s buttermilk-honey rolls ($14/dozen) and a variety of pies, and bake them at home. They’ll come to the table steaming, and your guests will think you spent hours in the kitchen.
Don’t miss: Beetlecat’s famous coconut pie will earn you major bragging rights.
Order by: November 23

South City Kitchen
What you can get: Take and bake meals feed four people and include salad, turkey breast or braised boneless short ribs, and corn muffins with whipped butter and apple butter, and chocolate pecan or pumpkin caramel custard pie. Sides like mashed Red Bliss potatoes and green beans are available for an additional cost.
Don’t miss: Low-country tablescape magnolia centerpieces brighten up any holiday table.
Order by: November 18 for the tablescape or November 21 for food only

Souper Jenny
What you can get: Place your order for herb- and maple-crusted turkey breast, smoked on a Big Green Egg. There will also be gluten-free apple, pecan, and cornbread stuffing; sourdough stuffing with everything bagel spice; and crispy, roasted Brussels sprouts with maple-mustard glaze. Everything is sold a la carte, and there’s a $60 minimum.
Don’t miss: The soups, of course! Mix it up with chicken and white bean chili or paleo beef and butternut chili. For more traditional options, go with the roasted pumpkin-butternut squash soup, or mushroom soup with sherry and crispy shallots.
Order by: November 21

Sweet Auburn BBQ
What you can get: Choices abound at Sweet Auburn BBQ. Get a whole, smoked, antibiotic- and hormone-free turkey, or a full meal with 2 ¼ pounds of sliced turkey breast, plus two sides, biscuits or cornbread, and cranberry sauce. Sides vary from Asian papaya slaw and Jamaican jerk collards to bourbon baked beans and stone ground cheddar grits.
Don’t miss: The Red Bliss potato salad, which merges a Thanksgiving tradition with a barbecue staple.
Order by: November 22