Easy As Pie: Where to Get Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go in Atlanta

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A fully home-cooked Thanksgiving spread is so 2019. Whether you’re in the market for just a bird, or perhaps the whole Thanksgiving meal, you can pick up pre-made Thanksgiving favorites from one of these purveyors around town. Keep reading for our picks for a stress-less Thanksgiving meal.

Souper Jenny

The a la carte Thanksgiving menu from Souper Jenny features an herb and maple-crusted roast turkey, along with sides like cornbread stuffing, Brussels sprouts, roasted acorn squash, sweet potato casserole, quarts of the restaurant’s popular soups, and traditional holiday desserts. All orders must be in by Friday, November 19th at 4 p.m. and there is a $60 minimum. Prices include tax. Pick-up is Wednesday, November 24th from Buckhead, Westside or Roswell locations.

Online: souperjenny.com

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Ziegler’s BBQ and Catering

This Acworth barbecue restaurant is offering its annual takeout holiday menu for Thanksgiving, which includes a choice of turkey or ham and all the classic sides you crave, like sweet potato casserole, garlic mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, and seasoned green beans. The options are extensive but you'd better reserve your spot fast.

3451 Cobb Pkwy. Acworth 770-529-5227 Online: zieglersbbq.com

Moe's Original BBQ

Serving Alabama-style BBQ since 1988, Moe’s Original BBQ is a great spot for your Thanksgiving staples. From whole smoked turkeys to vats of mac-n-cheese (and everything in between), you can choose from their Thanksgiving packages or pick up food a la carte. With two locations in metro Atlanta, they're a great option for outsourcing holiday stress this year. 

Multiple locations.

Online: moesoriginalbbq.com

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Local Three

Whether you're looking to add a few extra dishes to your holiday spread or you want the whole shebang, Local Three is offering elevated traditional holiday meals to go. In addition to brined and smoked Bell Evans turkeys, you can pick up fresh cold water oysters, charcuterie boards, whipped brown butter sweet potatoes, and more. Thanksgiving items will be available for pickup from Local Three from beginning 11/23 and 11/24. The cut-off to place Thanksgiving orders will be at 9 p.m. on Thursday, 11/17

3290 Northside Pkwy. NW, Buckhead
Online: localthree.com

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OK Cafe

People come to the OK Cafe for the quality of the food and the sort of menu your grandmother would make for Sunday dinner, if you had a grandma who could cook, that is. With a whole turkey option, you can elect to add pans of mac n' cheese, squash casserole, mashed potatoes, and more. You can also pick up whole pies and cakes, to finish it off in style. Holiday menus, when published, can be found on their website under "Menu."

1284 West Paces Ferry Rd., Buckhead
Online: okcafe.com

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Pre-order turkeys, hams, rib roasts, complete prepared meals, and party trays through 11/23, and pick up your meal—including a main course and traditional trimmings and sides—by noon on Thanksgiving Day. Sprouts is also offering a vegan option, which includes a 40 oz. Gardein Roast meal, which includes cornbread stuffing, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, and a Take & Bake Sourdough Loaf.

15 locations in Metro Atlanta
Online: sprouts.com

Sweet Auburn Barbecue

Offering whole smoked turkeys or sliced, plus cornbread dressing, gravy, biscuits or cornbread, and cranberry sauce (in addition to your choice of two sides), you can place your Thanksgiving dinner order online in advance for pickup on 11/24. A whole smoked turkey (feeds 12-14) package with sides is $215, and sliced turkey packages (feeds 6) start at $125.

656 N. Highland Ave., Poncey-Highlands
Online: sweetauburnbbq.com


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The Pig & The Pearl

You can pick up fresh oysters, a whole smoked turkey, whole smoked brisket, and choose from plenty of sides at this notable smokehouse and oyster bar if you place your order by 11/14 at 5 p.m. All items feed 6-8 hungry adults, and prices vary by selection; however, Smoked Turkey & Gravy is $95, and a complete sides package (though you may order a la carte) is $130 for Cranberry Sauce, Gravy, Mac n Cheese, Stuffing, Collard Greens, Corn Bread & Honey Butter.

1380 Atlantic Drive Suite 14180, Atlantic Station
Online: thepigandthepearl.com

Alon's Bakery

Atlanta's go-to elegant to-go eatery is offering a whole smoked turkey (serves 10-12) for $88, along with fancier-fare side dishes (think bourbon orange cranberry relish) and decadent desserts (caramel chocolate hazelnut cake, anyone?), priced separately. You can also opt for the classic turkey feast for 8, which includes a customizable menu for $320.

4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. NE, Dunwoody

1394 North Highland Ave. NE, Morningside
Online: alons.com


If you want some turkey but you're really not that into the traditional meal, per se, you can pick up a Thanksgiving Carryout Package at Maggiano's that includes a traditional roasted turkey with giblet gravy and focaccia sausage stuffing, country-style smoked ham with whipped sweet potatoes, AND spaghetti and meatballs, four-cheese ravioli, caesar salad, garlic mashed potatoes, freshly baked bread, plus cranberry relish.

Locations in Buckhead, Cumberland, and Perimeter; online orders only.
Online: maggianos.com

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—Shelley Massey



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