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Best Thanksgiving-to-go


H1125CUISINE1) Honeybaked Ham

You say, “Honeybaked Ham! Great turkey, ham and awesome sides!”

2) Copeland’s of New Orleans

3) Maggiano’s Little Italy

4) Alon’s

5) The Mercantile


dine.06201) The Shed at Glenwood

We say, “A full meal that feeds six to eight and for $150 it includes a whole roasted turkey with sides and apple pie.”

2) Star Provisions

3) Alon’s

4) South City Kitchen

5) Rolling Bones

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November 9th, 2009
11:38 am

whatever you do,do not get the meal fro Whole Foods! it was horrible and we returned most of it!

L White

November 9th, 2009
11:49 am

Wrights Gourmet makes the best cakes in town and of course you can always pick up a honey baked ham.

Rebecca Frye

November 9th, 2009
12:49 pm

The Mercantile in Candler Park just sent out an email today with a yummy looking menu for Thanksgiving to go.

L. Ushery

November 9th, 2009
2:52 pm

OMG!!! Chef Anna’s Market & Cafe in Fairburn, makes the best Thanksgiving meal to go. It’s like how MAMA & GRANDMA makes it! You will not regret it!!


November 9th, 2009
2:59 pm

Maggiano’s Little Italy has a great Thanksgiving menu! They have a family-style dinner that you can take your entire family and dine in, order for takeout or even have it delivered! I took advantage of their Thanksgiving offering last year and it was convenient, stressless and eveyone loved it! I’d totally reccommend it! Check them out!


November 9th, 2009
3:58 pm

Alon’s at Park Place across from Perimeter Mall in the former Eatz’ location offers turkey and all the trimmings plus great baked goods.


November 9th, 2009
4:05 pm

Sawicki’s in Decatur. I ordered an entire prepared Thanksgiving meal from them last year. Excellent!


November 9th, 2009
5:26 pm

Wildflour off Windward Pkwy. Homemade and yummy!!


November 9th, 2009
5:34 pm

Sawicki’s in Decatur


November 10th, 2009
6:36 am

Matthews Cafeteria on main street in Tucker..Great dressing and Southern (like your mama cooked them) vegetables. Yummy


November 10th, 2009
6:40 am

oh, and cakes from The Blue Rooster on the little square in Lilburn…To die for homemade desserts!


November 10th, 2009
7:02 am

THE BRICKERY!!! (Sandy Springs) Their Thanksgiving Dinner “to go” is so amazing. I hid the containers & let my guest assume that I made it. They have all suggested a repeat of last year’s menu! Thanks to The Brickery, Thanksgiving will be a breeze!


November 10th, 2009
7:12 am

Muss & Turner’s!


November 10th, 2009
7:49 am

Rays On The River…..the best!!


November 10th, 2009
7:51 am

The Butcher Block in Woodstock is incredible! Take in your serving dishes and they will fill them, making you look extraordinaire!! Towne Lake Pkwy. ask for Kellie!


November 10th, 2009
8:12 am

The Waffle House. Nothing says Thanksgiving like a patty melt plate, double hash browns, scattered and covered… i’m just sayin’.

PW from Atlanta

November 10th, 2009
8:16 am

I’m stunned that no one has mentioned Busy Bee Cafe. You can’t even get close to the place the day before the holiday. I’ve ordered my side dishes from them for the past 3 Thanksgivings (and I’m a good cook) because the food is sensational as always and there is no mess. Busy Bee Cafe – call and make your order NOW!

FM Fats

November 10th, 2009
8:18 am

The Shed at Glenwood Park

Good Lawd

November 10th, 2009
8:23 am

Ingles Market on Rockbridge & North Hairston Rd. The grub is sooo good it will make you slap yo mama and yo mama’s mama. Caveat, make sure Mis. Debbie is doing the cooking that day (good lawd she can cook.) Normally you have a 71.4% chance that she will be on duty, for the holiday’s I’m 100% certain she will be there, enjoy.


November 10th, 2009
8:36 am

Journey’s End in Loganville….Buffet style on Thanksgiving. Excellent food but you got to get there early!


November 10th, 2009
8:37 am

Cracker Barrel is very good. Their buttermilk pies are to die for!
They catered our Thanksgiving meal at work one year and it was delicious!


November 10th, 2009
8:51 am

Copeland’s does Cajun Deep Fried Turkeys and a dozen or so sides!!! Great stuff!!!

BBQ Queen

November 10th, 2009
8:54 am

JR’s BBQ off PIB & Peachtree Corners Circle! For years they have been making delicious Thanksgiving Dinners to go with all the trimmings! You won’t be dissapointed… “Smoked Turkey”, WOW!!!


November 10th, 2009
8:55 am

Cracker Barrel!


November 10th, 2009
8:58 am

Alon’s has the best turkey and trimmings!

Miss Mellie

November 10th, 2009
9:07 am

Fresh Market on Peachtree near Piedmont Hosp.

Turkey Girl

November 10th, 2009
9:10 am

MetroFresh on Monroe and Souper Jenny in Buckhead.


November 10th, 2009
9:16 am

Micky Dee’s Quarter Pounder with Cheese and a Sweet Tea does the trick!


November 10th, 2009
9:17 am

Willinghams in Stockbridge is wonderful.
They saved my Holiday last year.
Mouth watering true home cooking.


November 10th, 2009
9:18 am

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead has the best complete dinner to go!

Sweet Potato

November 10th, 2009
9:19 am

Picadilly is the best for sides. I always order their carrot souffle for the holidays, and for Thanksgiving I order a sweet potato pie from S&S.


November 10th, 2009
9:27 am

Mimi’s! The whole meal for $60 can’t be beat

Southern Gal

November 10th, 2009
9:27 am

Anne and Bills in Forest Park….delicious and great deal!

Del Martin

November 10th, 2009
9:30 am

The Colonade has the best Thanksgiving meal — just like grandmother made! (And I bet they serve more of them than anywhere else!)

HM Roberts

November 10th, 2009
9:37 am

I pick up a turkey from Popeyes, sides from Picadilly, and order a cake from my grandma’s neighbor.


November 10th, 2009
9:38 am

Where around Lawrenceville can I get a really good Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner fixin’s to take home. I need really good and reasonable pricing. Thanks in advance for your help!


November 10th, 2009
9:52 am

maggianos or honey baked ham

Southern Diamond

November 10th, 2009
10:04 am

Honey baked is fine as long as you want a 2 lb ham for 75 bucks! Try Cracker Barrel,off Lawville suwanee & Popeyes, off scenic hwy in Snellville. Maggianos turkey is 30 bucks, you can fix a whole dinner fr that…Fes much be rich!

Elliot Garcia

November 10th, 2009
10:10 am

Roasters! with three Atlanta locations…

Bernie Madoff

November 10th, 2009
10:22 am

Does anyone know who offers delivery? I’m kinda stuck here.

john simmons

November 10th, 2009
10:52 am

I purchased a whole turkey, cornbread dressing, collard greens, and peach cobbler and fed a family of 6—I believe for $59.95 from LUELLA’S RESTAURANT. The food was all “to die for”—everything was GREAT—better than our homemade. I plan to repeat this year for Thanksgiving and Christmas and would highly recommend them.

New Yorker

November 10th, 2009
11:07 am

I travel from New York every year to visit family on Thanksgiving. For the last few years, they have ordered Thanksgiving dinner from Paul’s Restaurant in Buckhead. The food is simply wonderful. We wish he would deliver to New York!


November 10th, 2009
11:13 am

Ktystal’s sackful.


November 10th, 2009
11:26 am

BUSY BEE, hands down. If we’re honest, there really isn’t any real competition.

Fox Bros Fan

November 10th, 2009
11:26 am

Smoked Whole Turkey From Fox Bros-must order ahead- UNREAL!!!


November 10th, 2009
11:29 am

Can anyone name a great place for Thanksgiving To Go near Macon?


November 10th, 2009
11:36 am

If you want to pick up a wonderful cake, there is a little country store on LaVista Road going towards Northlake called David’s. They get cakes from a baker near Athens, GA that are delish. Especially the coconut cake. Also try Southern Sweets on Rio Circle in Decatur near the farmer’s market.


November 10th, 2009
11:45 am

Greenberg Turkey, mail ordered from Tyler, Texas.. the best smoked turkey anywhere…


November 10th, 2009
11:55 am

For bread, order “turkey bread” from Publix. The rolls are shaped like a turkey with it’s feathers spread. Great centerpiece on the table.


November 10th, 2009
12:06 pm

Sam and Ella’s Cafe, but be sure to pre-order by Oct. 31. Oops.


November 10th, 2009
12:08 pm

We do deliver to New York.

Ol' Scratch

November 10th, 2009
12:08 pm

Smoked Turkey tastes like ham. If you’re going to do that, why not just eat ham?

Jon Heisman

November 10th, 2009
12:27 pm

We just coook at home and eat early, but for dinner, forget leftovers, I am ready for some Waffle House!


November 10th, 2009
12:31 pm

Keep ‘em coming, folks. My boyfriend and I are staying home and doing Thanksgiving together this year. This is helpful! :-)


November 10th, 2009
12:32 pm

Ham tastes like smoked turkey. Why don’t the ham eaters just eat smoked turkey?

David Armstrong

November 10th, 2009
1:04 pm

I called The Mercantile because I could not find their Thanksgiving Menu on the web site. I was directed to their blog:
where I found some great Thanksgiving sides to order.


November 10th, 2009
1:16 pm

OK Cafe has take away items you can order in advance, including 30 lb turkeys. Some people would bring in their own dishes to make it look like they cooked it themselves!


November 10th, 2009
1:30 pm

TRAVELINGMON – Ole Times Country Buffet is a good place to go. There is one in Macon & one in Warner Robins. They will be open Thanksgiving day from 11 am until 4 pm. It will be crowded so I would plan on going early. I’m sure as they run out of items they will not be replacing much since they close @ 4 pm!!!

Macon location is located @
1343 Gray Hwy, Macon, GA 31211 (Near Wal-Mart & Shirling Drive)

The Warner Robins location is @
1208 Russell Parkway (Located 6 miles east of Interstate 75, and 4 miles west of Robins AFB)
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(478) 329.1604

NOTE: If you call the locations directly when they are busy they will NOT ANSWER the phone!! Some golf playing IDIOT executive made that rule I’m sure. You can call the coporate office in Valdosta @ 1.877.249.0111 to confirm or keep trying the location.


November 10th, 2009
1:33 pm

Rainbow Natural Foods in Decatur has great vegetarian sides for Thanksgiving – dressing (cornbread and regular), corn casserole, great cranberry relish, and good muffins and pies. They also do a good mushroom gravy.


November 10th, 2009
1:47 pm


November 10th, 2009
1:52 pm

B O S T O N M A R K E T – it’s a no brainer!
B O S T O N M A R K E T – delicious and affordable!
B O S T O N M A R K E T – can even get it catered to your house!


November 10th, 2009
2:29 pm

This is a hidden Buckhead secret. Piedmont Hospital caters Thanksgiving dinners. Call their cafeteria. The turkey and the dressing is moist and so good. I always order an extra pan of dressing and freeze it for later. Oh, they do Christmas dinners also. Very afffordable and very good. My family thinks that I slaved over their meal. The sides are delicious also.


November 10th, 2009
2:33 pm

Murphy’s in VA Highlands… great! can pick up, have at home.. easy and delicious!


November 10th, 2009
2:36 pm

We order our gourmet delectables online from They are up in Woodstock so delivery is quick and reasonable.

southern hope

November 10th, 2009
2:50 pm

I don’t know if they do this anymore but Alons used to let people bring in their own dishes & they’d pack the stuffing, whatever, right in there….so you could bring a “homemade” side dish to your party. (I find them a bit expensive but their food is so amazing….and worth it for a big day like this)


November 10th, 2009
2:53 pm

For pies to die for the Blue Rooster in Old Lilburn is the place. I always start with the apple, then the cherry and I’m surprised I lived past that! Call ahead and have Doug take your order!

Auth U

November 10th, 2009
2:58 pm


November 10th, 2009
3:10 pm

My family has always gone to Chequers Seafood Restaurant by Perimeter Mall. The food is excellent!!!


November 10th, 2009
3:25 pm

Where can I get the turkey in the picture?

Rebecca Frye

November 10th, 2009
3:44 pm

Shane Harrison

November 10th, 2009
4:48 pm

The turkey in the photo is from Tierra. I don’t think it’s a regular menu item, but just about everything they do is wonderful. You can check them out here:

Other Becky

November 10th, 2009
4:49 pm

This is interesting..I never knew this many people ordered Thanksgiving dinner out..I might have to try some of these places this year…


November 10th, 2009
6:53 pm

Remember to be thankful to the One who provided the food. It’s not about how good it tastes, but that we have it so abundently in the USA.


November 10th, 2009
11:45 pm

While we’ve never had occasion to get the ENTIRE meal from anywhere because of time constraints or other obstacles, we usually get a little help from Honeybaked Ham at other holidays such as Easter.

But for Thanksgiving, it’s ALL home-made. Though instead of cooking Turkey we’ve started cooking smaller birds such as cornish game hens or just cooking smaller parts of the Turkey, such as just the drumsticks or the breast meat. Though I still swear by Honeybaked for sweet-crusted hams at other holidays :)

Kellie Block

November 11th, 2009
8:06 am

The Butchers Block in Woodstock GA delivers and has specialty foods like blue cheese stuffed tenderloin and Turducken as well as all of the traditional meats and sides visti our web site to see what we offer.
We are family owned and operated so it will be just like you cooked it at home!!!:)


November 11th, 2009
11:21 am

We always go to Gatlinburg for Thanksgiving, or have for the past 3-4 years now. Turkey day is best at the Park Vista Hotel, good food, good bargain.


November 11th, 2009
12:04 pm

Does anyone have any good Thanksgiving Dinner dine-out recommendations for a single guy who will be alone and unloved that day?

Thank You, and Bless You All.

Cajun Anyone?

November 11th, 2009
12:04 pm

Last year, we wanted a fried turkey, but did not want to burn our house down (those fryers are crazy dangerous). We picked up a turkey dinner from Copelands, at Tower Place and it was KILLER. Moist and well seasoned meat, delicious skin, and very tasty gravy. I’d do it again in a second flat. Only drawback — the house doesn’t smell amazing all day while you watch parades and football.


November 11th, 2009
4:46 pm

Has anyone tried Publix?


November 12th, 2009
7:11 am

Publix mnakes good pastries, forget the Thanksgiving Dinner


November 12th, 2009
11:05 am

It’s a toss up between Picadilly’s and Honeybaked Ham if you have to get take out!


November 12th, 2009
3:19 pm

Turkey to Go from Park 75 – Four Seasons Atlanta. For the amount of food and the quality it is by far the best value!!


November 12th, 2009
4:33 pm

The best deal in town for Thanksgiving is Park 75’s Turkey To Go. You get a big bird, lot’s of sides and dessert. I had leftovers for days…


November 12th, 2009
4:41 pm

Four Seasons Restaurant -Park 75. So fantastic and worth every penny!!


November 12th, 2009
4:41 pm

The best food in town is by far Park 75 at the Four Seasons. Incredible, melt in your mouth food!


November 12th, 2009
4:46 pm

I agree! Park 75’s Turkey to Go was excellent– tons of food, a WHOLE PIE for dessert and a Four Seasons Thanksgiving Dinner in the comfort of your home- all for less than what the average Thanksgiving dinner would cost you if you were to go to the grocery store and make it all at home yourself only with alot less hassle !!

Alice D.

November 13th, 2009
6:36 am

I dined alone at FOLKS restaurant in Tucker last year. The turkey dinner was absolutely delicious. Almost as good as mom used to make. And very inexpensive. Plan to eat there again this year.


November 13th, 2009
7:34 am

I did the Park 75 to-go last year. What a success!!!! The turkey was sooo moist and the skin was golden perfetion! It made the best sandwiches as well. Nice to have time enjoying family,laughing and delicious food…with little to no clean up! It is our new tradition to have ours from Park75!


November 13th, 2009
11:34 am

We ordered Park 75 to go last year…what a success! The turkey was miost and flavorful with skin that was golden brown perfection!It was lovely to have the day with family laughing,watching football and eating great food….with little to no clean up. This is our new family tradition. Park 75 is absolutly the best!


November 13th, 2009
3:45 pm

Since I am now single, my partner died last year, T-Day will be me and my dog. He will have dry dog food and me, whatever I can microwave.
Must be nice to be able to afford to go to all those places. Be glad that you can…..


November 13th, 2009
6:13 pm

Nothing says the holidays like a 20lb turkey and all the trimmings. Park 75 has a delightfully tasteful holiday inspired menu that will be sure to please the whole family.


November 14th, 2009
9:03 am

Anne & Bill’s on Main Street in Forest Park, their dressing is almost as good as mama’s!

Bama Bill

November 14th, 2009
10:27 am

For my family, hands down, it is Doug’s Place in Emerson. The absolutely highest quality and best price performer. What a special treat for family and friends during the holidays ! Give it a try !


November 14th, 2009
10:44 am

Park 75 at the Four Seasons makes Thanksgiving SO EASY! Turkey-To-GO is the way to go.


November 14th, 2009
10:44 am

We love Mimi’s. Used to dine in (reservations req’d) when we lived in California. Since the one at Mall of Georgia opened we have used take-out. Didn’t accept take-out orders over the phone. had to show up and order then wait. Small inconvience. Some customization for each person allowed, such as different desserts. Reasonable pricing.


November 14th, 2009
10:57 am

Copelands, has the best deep fried cajun turkey. Great sides, creamed corn, mashed potatoes, stuffing and desserts.


November 14th, 2009
11:25 am

Cajun Anyone – Frying a turkey is not dangerious – I have done it for years with never a problem. Its the morons who think its as simple as frying chicken & are too lazy to do any research thats the problem. Four rules which one must ALWYS abide by;
1) NEVER attempt this on a wood surface!!! No patios, etc. Only an open concrete surface!
2) Always place the bird in the pot & run H2O into the pot until IT ONLY COVERS the turkey, then mark the spot! Use ONLY enough oil to reach the marked spot!
3). The bird has to be completely thawed out & dry!!! No ice, no matter how small the amount, not even the size of a quarter, nor mositure on the inside of the bird. Thats what causes the oil to erupt & over filling the pot with oil causes it to spill over.
4) When dropping the bird into the hot oil ware gloves (oil will spatter some) & drop the bird VERY SLOWLY – about 1 minute or more. Allow the oil to calm down as you are dropping the bird. The sound is noisy but DON”T PANIC!!!!


November 14th, 2009
11:47 am

In Lawrenceville on Riverside Dr.The GOLDEN CORAL has Thanksgiving dinner to go! Orders must be made in advance.Thier food is 5*****!


November 14th, 2009
11:47 am

Kirwan – go volunteer at one of the homeless shelters around town or the Hosea Williams Feed the Hungry dinner at the stadium. Fabulous food, fun time and LOTS OF COMPANY. much to be thankful for!


November 14th, 2009
1:07 pm

William—–Thanks for cheering everyone up so much.


November 14th, 2009
2:00 pm



November 14th, 2009
4:06 pm

A good Thanksgiving dinner out can be had at Ted’s Montana Grills. Call head for reservations. Service is impeccable; you can get turkey dinner or other menu items. All fresh – they don’t even have a microwave in the building – and make their own salad dressings and cookies.

S Williams

November 14th, 2009
4:28 pm

I am so sorry the gentlemen didnt like his dinner from WHOLEFOODS..because WE all 30 of us loved it so much we have already ordered ours this year.Not only can you get it cooked but it’s “hot” and ready to go when you get it home….Try it and decide for yourself…GO TO WHOLEFOODS THEY HAVE THE BEST THANKSGIVING DINNER!!!


November 14th, 2009
6:46 pm

I would recommend The Colonnade on Cheshire Bridge Road for dining out on Thanksgiving.

Krazy Kowboy

November 14th, 2009
8:08 pm

A day at Boomtown Casino in Biloxi at the crap table and a Buffet meal to die for !!


November 14th, 2009
9:51 pm

For personal or religous reasons a lot of people do not eat pork. So smoked turkey is a great alternative for those commenting on eating ham instead of smoked turkey.


November 14th, 2009
10:36 pm

Awwww Kirwan you need to get some friends. I am sure you can pick up at a meal at either of those places and take it home.
William sorry to hear about your loss and I pray you can at least afford an inexpensive meal. Cheer up.


November 15th, 2009
12:56 am

Honey Baked Ham! Great turkey, ham and awesome sides!


November 15th, 2009
1:27 am

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