Turkey from D.B.A.

Every year, more and more Intown restaurants are opening their doors for Thanksgiving dinner. Here’s a roundup of just some of the places serving up feasts, so make a reservation at opentable.com or directly with one of these restaurants.

The Colonnade
It doesn’t get any more southern or traditional than The Colonnade’s four-course Thanksgiving meal. You can grab a cocktail while you wait in the restaurant’s old-fashioned bar, and try not to fill up on the rolls and cornbread while you wait. 1879 Cheshire Bridge Road. Information: colonnadeatl.com.

Atkins Park
The Virginia-Highland tavern will be serving up Big Green Egg smoked turkey and all the fixings. 794 N. Highland Ave. Information: atkinspark.com.

Le Bilboquet
Give your Thanksgiving a touch of France with a special prix fixe menu at the bistro in The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. 3027 Bolling Way. Information: lebilboquetatlanta.com.

The Sun Dial
Head to the top of Downtown’s Westin Peachtree Plaza for a special Thanksgiving menu. 210 Peachtree St. Information: sundialrestaurant.com.

South City Kitchen Midtown
Celebrate Thanksgiving Day with a traditional southern three-course pre fixe menu. 1144 Crescent Ave. Information: southcitykitchen.com.

Seasons 52
A traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings, like herb stuffing, Yukon mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie are on the menu at this Buckhead favorite. 3050 Peachtree Road. Information: seasons52.com.

The Virginia-Highland mainstay isn’t open for Thanksgiving, but is offering its famous Dinner To Go through its website at Murphys-Atlanta.com. Get your reservations in early!

Southern Art and Bourbon Bar
Give your Thanksgiving a southern-style twist with dinner in the lobby at the InterContinental Buckhead. 3315 Peachtree Road. Information: southernart.com.

Ray’s in the City
If you’re in the mood for seafood (plus the traditional Turkey Day goodies), check out the buffet at Ray’s in Downtown. 240 Peachtree St. Information: raysrestaurants.com.

The Capital Grille
Along with the full dinner menu, this Buckhead mainstay will be offering a special executive chef’s menu for Thanksgiving. 255 East Paces Ferry Road. Information: thecapitalgrille.com.

Pittypat’s Porch
Named after Scarlett’s aunt in “Gone With the Wind,” the Downtown restaurant has been serving up old-fashioned southern food for more than 50 years. For Thanksgiving, there’s a special with Cajun Deep Fried Turkey. 25 Andrew Young International Blvd. Information: pittypatsrestaurant.com.

McCormick & Schmick’s
Head over to CNN Center for seafood and a special holiday menu of roasted turkey, soups, salads, stuffing, casseroles, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, cranberry sauce, pies and more. 190 Marietta Street. Information: mccormickandschmicks.com.

The Morningside barbecue restaurant won’t be open on Thanksgiving Day, but they do have oven-ready smoked turkeys to go and turkeys with dinner to go. Orders must be placed by Nov. 18. 1190 N. Highland Ave. Information: dbabarbecue.com.

Alon’s Bakery
Both the Dunwoody and Morningside locations will offer its signature Thanksgiving to-go menu including a complete classic turkey feast with your choice of turkey breast or whole roasted turkey, sides, pie, rolls and cornbread, and an array of a la carte items. The full menu, pricing and details are available here.

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Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.

4 replies on “Turkey Day Out: Get out of the kitchen for Thanksgiving at one of these restaurants”

  1. Thanks for this yummy list! I am not planning to cook, or clean up after, Thanksgiving Dinner this year.

  2. Thanks for this yummy list! I am not planning to cook, or clean up after, Thanksgiving Dinner this year.

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