Thanksgiving dinner from Murphy's.
Thanksgiving dinner from Murphy’s.

By Collin Kelley
INtown Editor

Let’s face it – cooking up a big Thanksgiving meal can be hectic, frustrating and, most of all, time consuming. If you’d rather spend quality time with family and friends, many Intown restaurants will be serving up Turkey Day feasts with no cleanup required.

Here’s at look at some of the restaurants open on Nov. 28. You can find more at As more people decide to eat out for Thanksgiving, reservations usually fill up fast so don’t wait.

South City Kitchen Midtown
Known for its modern take on southern cuisine, South City Kitchen will be offering a three-course, prix fixe menu of holiday favorites. 1144 Crescent Ave.

Poor Calvin’s
Known for its Thai menu, the Midtown spot will be serving up a three-course dinner including turkey, sides and a dessert tasting. 510 Piedmont Ave.

Park 75
The Midtown steakhouse will offer a Thanksgiving brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 75 14th St.

Hudson Grille
Catch the football games while enjoying the family-style buffet being served all day. 942 Peachtree St.

Seasons 52
The Buckhead restaurant will be serving a special Thanksgiving dinner all day, with special portions just for kids and the regular menu available, too. 3050 Peachtree Road.

Italian favorites such as spaghetti and lasagna will be on offer as well as traditional Thanksgiving dishes at the Buckhead restaurant. 3368 Peachtree Road.

The Colonnade
It doesn’t get any more southern or traditional than The Colonnade’s four-course Thanksgiving meal. Try not to fill up on the rolls and cornbread. 1879 Cheshire Bridge Road.

Head over to Virginia Highland for a traditional dinner of turkey, ham and all the fixin’s served family-style. 1397 N. Highland Ave. 

If you want to eat at home, but don’t want to cook Murphy’s in  Virginia Highland is offering its “Thanksgiving Dinner To Go,” which feeds four. Reservations are required to order and you must pick up the food. Call (404) 872-0904 to order your feast.

ROOM at Twelve
Celebrate the day in Downtown Atlanta with a Thanksgiving Buffet. Children age 5 and under eat free. 400 W. Peachtree St.

Legal Sea Foods
If you’d rather have surf and turf for your holiday meal, the seafood eatery in Downtown has you covered. There’s even private dining rooms available, but reserve now. 275 Baker St.



Collin Kelley

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.

One reply on “Intown restaurants serving up Thanksgiving feasts”

  1. If you go to Colonnade be sure to bring a tailgate tent and lawn chairs… last year the wait was quoted at 3 hours! Looked like a fun time, however, with everyone sitting in their lawn chairs in the parking lot.

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