Thanksgiving draws near, but if something's come up or you don't have plans quite yet (or you need a post-dinner escape route), worry not: Eater is here with a guide to restaurants serving on Thanksgiving Day. From breakfast and banh mi to prix fixe meals and late night drinks, the map below has hours, prices, and handy phone numbers for reservation-making. Every place detailed here has confirmed seats still available. Do leave other open establishments in the comments and have a very happy holiday.Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Dining in Atlanta
1. Come As You Are: The Porter
Menu: The Porter Beer Bar will serve its regular menu on Thanksgiving evening.When: 5 p.m. onward.Price: A la carte.
2. Come As You Are: Pallookaville
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
Menu: Pallookaville will be open tomorrow evening serving a limited menu, including a carnival-style turkey leg special, tots and gravy, and macaroni and cheese. And a full bar.When: From 6 p.m. onward.Price: A la carte.
3. Come As You Are: Bantam Pub
Menu: Bantam Pub will open on Thursday for dinner. The Old Fourth Ward pub will have roasted turkey, spiral-cut ham, and all the fixings served family-style.When: Doors open at 5 p.m., the food "hits the community table" at 6 p.m.Price: $15 per person with proceeds going to the Atlanta Community Food Bank and The Giving Kitchen.
4. Come As You Are: Woody's
Menu: Woody's Famous CheeseSteaks will be open from midnight to midnight on Thanksgiving and will offer a limited menu of grilled items, including kosher hot dogs for Hanukkah, and holiday plates.When: 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.Price: FREE for first responders, otherwise a la carte with cash proceeds donated to Atlanta police and fire foundations.
5. Come As You Are: Aurora Coffee
Menu: Aurora Coffee will be open for any caffeinated needs on Thanksgiving Day.When: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Price: Varies.
6. Come As You Are: The Highlander
Menu: The Highlander will be serving its regular menu as well as a special Thanksgiving plate.When: 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.Price: A la carte, $14.95 for the Thanksgiving meal.
7. Come As You Are: Lee's Bakery
Atlanta, GA 30345
Menu: Lee's Bakery will be serving its regular offerings for breakfast and lunch on Thanksgiving. When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Price: A la carte; menu.
8. Come As You Are: BuHi Farmers Market
Menu: The Buford Highway Farmers Market will be open on Thanksgiving for last-minute groceries, deli, and cafeteria options.When: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cafeteria closes at 4 p.m.Price: Varies.[Photo]
9. Come As You Are: Cook Hall
Menu: Get breakfast, all-day a la carte options, and Thanksgiving specials at Cook Hall this Thursday.When: The restaurant will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. with breakfast until 10:30 a.m., the a la carte menu starting at 11 a.m., and Thanksgiving entrees beginning at 2 p.m.Price: A la carte.
10. Come As You Are: Ray's on the River
Menu: Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet at Ray's on the River this Thursday. Ray's on the Creek and Ray's in the City are offering a la carte menus with separate hours; call for more information.When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.Price: $39.95 for adults, $19.95 for children ages 7 to 12, free for children 11 and under.
11. Come As You Are: 10th & Piedmont
Menu: A traditional Thanskgiving buffet, from turkey to sorghum-glazed carrots and stuffing to cheesecake and pies, will be offered on Thursday at 10th & Piedmont.When: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Reservations accepted.Price: $29 per person.
12. Come As You Are: Gu's Bistro
13. Come As You Are: The Colonnade
Menu: The Colonnade will offer a set Thanksgiving dinner featuring a soup, salad, turkey, two sides, and dessert on Thanksgiving. Here's the menu. Cash or checks only.When: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Price: $25 for adults. A $9 turkey dinner for children is also available.[Photo]
14. Come As You Are: Corner Tavern
Menu: West Midtown Corner Tavern's kitchen will be open (menu here) and the East Point and Edgewood locations will serve from their late night menus. When: 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. Price: A la carte.
15. Come As You Are: Papi's Cuban Grill
16. Come As You Are: Red Pepper
Menu: Red Pepper Taqueria in Buckhead will be serving its regular menu, offering $4 skinny margaritas, and playing football games with the volume on When: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Price: A la carte.[Photo]
17. Come As You Are: Chicken And The Egg
Menu: Get a traditional Southern, Thanksgiving-influened meat-and-three plus dessert at Chicken and The Egg in Marietta this Thursday.When: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Price: $24.99 for adults, $11.99 for children 6-12.
18. Come As You Are: Eleventh Street Pub
Menu: The bar will be open at Eleventh Street Grill in the evening for all of your post- (or pre-) dinner needs.When: After 5 p.m.Price: Varies.
19. Come As You Are: Pink Pony
Menu:Thanksgiving buffet. Strip club. What else do you need to know?When: Free buffet from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.Price: Nada for the buffet, but you may want to have some cash on hand.
20. Come As You Are: Rosa Mexicano
Menu: Thanksgiving specials at Rosa Mexicano include complimentary hot apple cider; chile de arbol roasted turkey, huitlacoche-sweet plantain stuffing, roasted vegetables, and chorizo potatoes; and sticky pumpkin cake with pumpkin-mole ice cream.When: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.Price: A la carte, including $24 for the entree, $9 for the dessert.
21. Come As You Are: Ted's Montana Grill
Menu:Many area Ted's Montana Grill locations will be open on Thanksgiving serving both a set Thanksgiving feast and a la carte options. See a full list of participating restaurants and the menu here.When: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., though hours may vary.Price: $25 for the Thanksgiving feast.[Photo]
22. Come As You Are: Houlihan's
Atlanta, GA 30361
Menu: The Thanksgiving buffet menu at Houlihan's has everything from turkey to chicken tenders and mini burgers.When: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Price: $21.95 for adults, $9.95 for children.
23. Call Ahead: Atkins Park VaHi
Menu: Atkins Park in Virginia Highland will offer a set menu of smoked turkey breast or braised pork shoulder, sides, and dessert on Thanksgiving.When: Starting at 4 p.m. Reservations recommended.Price: $28 for adults, $18 for young adults, $10 for children.
24. Call Ahead: Shula's 347 Grill
Menu: Get butternut squash bisque, salad, turkey with all the fixings, and pumpkin cheesecake at Shula's.When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations recommended.Price: $25 plus tax and gratuity.
25. Call Ahead: Eclectic Bistro
Menu: Eclectic Bistro & Bar will be open for dinner with a regular menu and Thanksgiving specials. Time: 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended.Price: A la carte.
26. Reservations: Park 75
Menu: Park 75 still has seats available for its four-course Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday. A la carte options are also available.When: After 8 p.m.Price: $45/person or a la carte.
27. Reservations: Lobby Bar & Bistro
Atlanta, GA 30363
Menu: Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet with traditional and "chef-inspired" items like ginger panna cotta at Lobby this Thursday.When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.Price: $55 for adults, $22 for children.
28. Reservations: Sun Dial
Menu: Executive chef Jason Starnes will offer a three-course meal "based on his favorite items fresh from local and organic farms." Here's the menu. When: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Price: $55 per person excluding tax, tip, and beverage.
29. Reservations: Cibo e Beve
Menu: For Thanksgiving at Cibo e Beve, get appetizers to share, a choice of protein (turkey, ham, or salmon), four sides, and dessert.When: 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Price: $45 for adults, $20 for children 6-12.
30. Reservations: Spice Market
Menu: A prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner will be available at Spice Market on Thursday. See the full menu here.When: 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m.Price: A la carte breakfast; $40/person dinner.
31. Reservations: Southern Art
Menu: Southern Art will serve a classic Thanksgiving meal (as well as oysters, blue crab claws, charcuterie, and cheeses) buffet-style.When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Price: $65 plus tax and gratuity for adults, $32 for children ages 6-12.
32. Reservations: Davio's
Menu: Davio's will offer a Thanksgiving menu that includes turkey, soup, and traditional sides on Thursday.When: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.Price: $45 for adults, $15 for children. Dessert is an additional $10.
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33. Reservations: South City Kitchen
Menu: Both South City Kitchen locations will serve a traditional Southern three-course meal on Thanksgiving. See menu. When: 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Midtown, 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Vinings. Price: $45 for adults, $22.50 for children. [Photo]
34. Reservations: Food 101
Menu: Food 101 will be serving a traditional meal with an appetizer platter for the table, a choice of turkey, ham, or lamb, and family-style sides on Thanksgiving.When: 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Price: $45 for adults, $20 for children 6-12.