The holiday season has officially arrived and we’re celebrating with all of the best bites and festive activities Atlanta has to offer! See below to find out which restaurants are open, who has special holiday menus and more for this special Thanksgiving holiday! Here are the best Atlanta restaurants open on Thanksgiving:
From November 14 through November 30, eat, drink and give back at Kimpton Overland Hotel’s first floor restaurant Apron for a special Friendsgiving event. When guests order off the special Friendsgiving menu, offered daily from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., a portion of the proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry. After enjoying the special menu, head out to the patio and roast s’mores around one of the three firepits, and enjoy a special fall cocktail for Campfire & Cocktails. Thanksgiving hours are:
- Breakfast: 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
- Lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Dinner: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for food and until 10 p.m. for drinks. (Friendsgiving menu will serve as specials, regular menu also offered)
Heading to Mercedes Benz to watch the Dirty Birds play this Thanksgiving? Stop by Dos Bocas before and enjoy a non-traditional meal filled with Cajun and Tex-Mex favorites, specialty tequila and New Orleans themed cocktails. Guests can reserve on OpenTable, but walk-ins are welcome.
Celebrate Thanksgiving all week long with Eclipse di Luna! Head to the Buckhead or Dunwoody location to enjoy a special menu featuring turkey empanadas served with Spanish stuffing and house made cranberry sauce, blueberry cocktail and Spanish pumpkin pie. This special runs Thanksgiving week during dinner. The Dunwoody location is throwing a pre-Thanksgiving Bash with drink specials and live music on Wednesday, November 27, starting at 8 p.m. Both locations are closed on Thanksgiving Day.
Heat up your holiday gatherings with Joella’s Hot Chicken catering! The hot chicken concept, with new locations in Cumberland, Kennesaw and Woodstock, offers a variety of platters, Southern sides-to-go and desserts. They all go great with turkey, too! Grab creamy mac & cheese, green beans with bacon and red-skin mashed potatoes and gravy. Don’t forget the famous pumpkin pie-in-a-jar for dessert. Joella’s is not open on Thanksgiving, but order ahead and have their savory sides there for the whole family to enjoy. With fantastic online and carry out capabilities, take the stress out of Thanksgiving Day and order the best and most delicious sides to have on the dining room table! Visit joellas.com for location and ordering information.
Oak Steakhouse – Oak Steakhouse in Alpharetta’s bustling Avalon takes the hassle out of the holidays. They are offering a special Thanksgiving meal from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Make sure to make a reservation by calling 678-722-8333 or place it through OpenTable.
Southern Art – The Buckhead restaurant’s signature brunch on Thanksgiving Day provides a mess-free way to celebrate this highly-anticipated holiday. A classic ticketed event, Southern Art will incorporate family-friendly action stations with southern classics, brunch favorites, a carvery, seasonal sides, salads, seafood bar and gourmet pastries. Festive live music will set the mood for a memorable holiday. Choose from three seating times occurring at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. The cost for the event is $105 per adult and $55 per child under the age of 12. Prices includes gratuity, but not alcoholic beverages. Children under four are complimentary.
The new Turkey Stop features a ready-to-serve 10-12 pound turkey and several traditional chef-made sides. Impress guests with the winter harvest salad, buttermilk mashed potatoes, roast sweet potatoes, cornbread dressing, giblet gravy, and many more comforting dishes. For dessert, Turkey Stop includes bourbon pecan pie, pumpkin pie and vanilla whipped cream. $150 serves eight people.
This Thanksgiving, Tiny Lou’s will feature a prix-fixe menu full of Turkey Day classics with a French twist. The restaurant will be open from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and reservations can be made by calling 470-475-0085 or via OpenTable.
Pre-order whole squash pies starting November 1 going until November 24 in-store, online or by phone for $25. Pick up will be at the restaurant on November 26 & 27, the Tuesday & Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving. Phase 3 can also share the recipe for anyone looking to recreate the delicious pie at home or for any recipe columns.
Enjoy the best Atlanta restaurants open on Thanksgiving