Your Guide to Thanksgiving in ATL

Are you hosting Thanksgiving but looking to outsource the stress of cooking a turkey? Or maybe, you’re bypassing the family drama this year and just looking to have a really great friendsgiving with some festive cheer with your closest friends. No matter your turkey day situation, we’ve got you covered with our Thanksgiving round-up in Atlanta.

Root Baking Co Pies | Photo: c/o Root Baking Co

Karma Farm Pies | Photo: c/o Karma Farm

If cooking seems like too much of a hassle this Thanksgiving:

Parish in Inman Park is offering up Thanksgiving To-Go with all the Thanksgiving classics. Choose their package deal for $130 that will feed 4 to 6 people and features  bone-in turkey breast plus your choice of pie and sides or go a la carte and choose from delicious offerings like cheddar mac and cheese, green bean casserole, and cranberry-orange relish. Orders must be placed by Monday, November 25th at 12pm. For reservations and more information, call (404) 681-4434 or visit parishatl.com.

Sweet Auburn BBQ is serving up turkeys to go for the cooking-challenged this season! $85 will get you a whole smoked turkey that will feed 12, or their Smoked Turkey Dinner will feed 6 and includes turkey plus a litany of scrumptious slides like mac and cheese and sweet potato soufflé as well as cornbread and cranberry sauce. Orders can be placed at catering@sweetauburnbbq.com and must be placed no later than Sunday, November 24 at 3pm. More details here.

Root Baking Co. in Ponce City Market is serving up delicious pies, breads, and seasonal pastries from James Beard Award-nominated baker Chris Wilkins! All orders must be placed by Mon., Nov. 25 at 3pm and picked up by Wed., Nov. 27 between 11am and 7pm. Order online here! 

Magnolia Room Cafeteria in Tucker, GA is offering up a delectable catering menu this Thanksgiving and throughout the holidays as well. Whole pies, sweet potato souffle, turkey fixins, and more.

There’s always a vegan at every Thanksgiving celebration but thankfully, KarmaFarm has the sweet treat for you! They’re serving up vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, and soy-free pies, crumbles, and treat trays, so you can put away that disastrous tofu pumpkin pie recipe you were going to attempt (phew!). Email them at eatkarmafarm@gmail.com to place your order today.

Parish - Thanksgiving | Photo: c/o Parish Inman Park

Parish – Thanksgiving | Photo: c/o Parish Inman Park

If you want people out of your house altogether this Thanksgiving:

Hampton + Hudson is open on Thanksgiving evening for your to catch the game! Doors open at 6pm with a $5 beer + shot special, cask whiskey + beer pairing flights and a limited food menu.

Frank’s at The Old Mill in Fayetteville will be serving up a veritable feast of fresh roasted turkey, lobster and scallops, chocolate truffles and fresh berries, beef wellington, and more from 11am to 6pm. Reservations are highly recommended, call them at 770-460-6455 to make yours!

Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Buckhead, Alpharetta, Downtown, and Kennesaw will also be open on Thanksgiving Day, serving up a Thanksgiving feast for about 40 bucks per adult and 15 bucks per child.

Southern Art and Bourbon Bar will have a Thanksgiving Day brunch with Southern breakfast classics like BBQ brisket benedicts, buttermilk fried chicken, shrimp and grits, sweet potato casserole, and more. Purchase a ticket here! 

Portico Global Cuisine will be serving up a midday Thanksgiving Feast from 12pm-4pm. You can look forward to classic fare like orange blossom honey glazed ham, whole roasted turkey, and pumpkin pie.  Reserve a spot on OpenTable or buy a ticket on Eventbrite!

Punch Bowl Social - Friendsgiving Frenzy Punch | Photo: Amber Boutwell, Punch Bowl Social

Punch Bowl Social – Friendsgiving Frenzy Punch | Photo: Amber Boutwell, Punch Bowl Social

If you want a fun spot to celebrate friendsgiving:

Punch Bowl Social has a fun “Friendsgiving Frenzy Punch” that tastes just like fall! Bourbon and a house-made pumpkin pie spice syrup combine with hints of cranberry, cinnamon, and orange to make you feel extra thankful for friends (and for booze)! Celebrate Funsgiving the night before getting your Thanksgiving festivities started–they’ll be open Wednesday, November 27th!

Georgetown Cupcakes has all sorts of pumpkin and maple goodness on their seasonal fall menu. Do a bit of shopping in Buckhead this holiday season with some friends and go for a sweet dozen of these award-winning cupcakes, in flavors like Caramel Apple, Thanksgiving Chocolate, Pumpkin Spice, and Baileys Red Velvet. Perfect to share!

Santa’s Fantastical will be open on the Wednesday before and the Friday after Thanksgiving if you’re looking to head straight into Christmas! A family-friendly holiday destination, Santa’s Fantastical brings your Christmas fantasies to life with decorations that are absolutely insane!

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