Many Atlanta restaurants are offering special Thanksgiving menus this year. Time is running out, so if you aren’t planning on cooking, call ahead and make your restaurant reservations soon. Keep in mind that prices listed below don’t include tax and gratuity.
Food 101 – 11:30 am – 6 pm. $45 per person, $20 kids 6-12, kids 5 and under free. Appetizer platter for the table includes Pimento Cheese, Deviled Eggs, Fried Green Tomatoes, Pickled Okra, & Shrimp Cocktail. Choice of Herbed Roasted Turkey with Orange Cranberry Sauce, Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed Spiral Ham or Rosemary Leg Of Lamb with Red Wine Gravy. Family style sides include traditional favorites, Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Smoked Bacon, Sage & Honey Glazed Carrots, Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes and more. 4969 Roswell Road. 404-497-9700.
Garrison’s Broiler & Tap – $35 Adults, $15 children 10 and under. Appetizers: Classic Shrimp Cocktail, Manchego Cheese Fritters, Bacon-Horseradish Deviled Eggs. Main Course: Rosemary-Honey Glazed All-Natural Turkey Breast, Apricot & Brown Sugar Ham, Angus Roast Beef, Grilled Salmon Filet. Choice of three sides for the table (Collard Greens, Mashed Red Potatoes, Roasted Squash and more). Desserts: Pumpkin Cheesecake, Pecan Pie, Chocolate Brownie, Fresh Fruit and Carrot Cake. 4300 Paces Ferry Road. 770-436-0102.
Horseradish Grill – 3 course prix fixe. $48 Adults. $25 kids. Starters include choice of Butternut Squash Soup, Beet Salad, Caesar Salad or Fruit Plate. Entrees (choice of one): Farm Raised Roasted North Carolina Turkey, Sweet Dried Corn Crusted GA Mountain Trout, Herb Marinated Roasted Pork Loin, Prime Rib of Beef or Farm Fresh Southern Vegetable Sampler. For dessert, Homemade Pecan Pie & White Chocolate Bread Pudding, and Cinnamon Creme Anglaise and Cranberry Sauce. 4320 Powers Ferry Road. 404-255-7277.
Livingston Restaurant and Bar – 11 am – 6:30 pm. $50 for adults, half price for children under 12. Children under 3 free. Chef’s Carving Station includes Slow-roasted Molasses Glazed Turkey Breast and Brown Sugar-glazed Smoked Smithfield Ham. Hot and Cold Buffet selections include Roasted Baby Carrots with Pecan Maple Butter, Andouille & Cornbread Stuffing, Vanilla and Cinnamon Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Traditional Caesar Salad, Roasted Golden Beets and Fresh Fruit Salad. Dessert Buffet includes Chocolate and Traditional Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Cognac Cheesecake and Pear and Apple Cobbler. 659 Peachtree Street, NE. 404-897-5000.
Old Vinings Inn – Thanksgiving Bounty Buffet, served 11 am – 5 pm. $50 per person, $25 kids under 10. Hot buffet includes Curry Pumpkin Bisque, Herb Roasted Leg of Lamb, Roast and Fried Turkey, and Shrimp & Grits. Cold buffet includes Cocktail Shrimp with Bloody Mary Horseradish, Chow-Chow Devils, Pimento Cheese Spread with Sea Salt and Olive Oil Flatbread, Roasted Spaghetti Squash Salad with Basil and Pine Nuts. Fixins include BBQ Potato Gratin, Apple & Andouille Corn Bread Dressing, and Biscuits & Preserves and more. 3011 Paces Mill Road. 770-438-2282.
Prime Meridian – $28 per person. Bartlett Pear and Cranberry Salad with Toasted Pecans and Autumn Maple Vinaigrette. Roasted Fall Acorn Squash Soup. Oven-Roasted Tom Turkey and Smoked Virginia Ham, Cornbread Dressing, Sweet Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Green Beans Almandine, Roast Jus. Cinnamon Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Chantilly Cream. Omni Hotel at 100 CNN Center. 404-818-4450.
ROOM at TWELVE Centennial Park – 11 am – 5 pm. $55 adults, $22 kids 12 and under. Children 5 and under complimentary. Carving Station: Turkey Breast and Beef Top Round. Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Herb Whipped Potatoes, Green Beans Almondine and Broccoli Rabe. Charcuterie Station: Honey Baked Ham, Genoa Salami, Prosciutto, Spanish Chorizo and Hot Capicola. Seafood Island: Smoked Salmon, Poached Shrimp, Mussels and Crab Salad. Salad Station, Sushi Station, Bread and Cheese display. Dessert Station: White Chocolate Mousse, Pumpkin Cheesecake, Pecan Pie, House Made Doughnuts and assorted Petit Fours. 400 West Peachtree St. NW. 404-418-1250.
Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View – Enjoy Thanksgiving 723 feet above the city. $55 per person. Butternut Squash, Creamy Potato and Leek Bisque, Country Pork and Duck Terrine, Roasted Mushroom Flan, Cider Brined Pork Chop, Slow Cooked Short Rib Bourguignon, Pan Seared Maple Leaf Farms Duck, Roasted Turkey Breast, Braised Carrot Ossa Buca and more. To finish, Chef Khoi’s Holiday Trio (Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Tart). 210 Peachtree St. 404-589-7506.
The Palm – 12 pm – 9 pm. Adults $49, Children $22. Three Course Menu. First Course: Baby Arugula & Apple Salad, Lobster Bisque, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (Classic Caesar Salad and Mixed Green Salad available upon request). Second Course: Slow-Roasted Hand Carved Turkey with giblet gravy, home-style stuffing and homemade cranberry sauce. Choice of individual portion side: Home-Style Stuffing, Whipped Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, Wild Mushrooms, Green Beans with pancetta, toasted pine nuts & pepper flakes, russels Sprouts with lemon brown butter. Dessert: Chocolate Pecan Pie with Bourbon Sauce, Pumpkin Pie with Ginger Spiced Whipped Cream. 3391 Peachtree Road NE at the Westin Buckhead Hotel. 404-814-1955.
The Shed – 11 am – 6 pm. Adults $50, Kids $20. Full buffet with classic Thanksgiving favorites. Meats and Fish: Gum Creek Farm Ham, Fried Springer Mountain Chicken, Smoked Organic Turkey Breast, Salmon Croquettes. Sides: Sweet Potato Souffle, Mac’ and Cheese Gratin, Jalapeno Grits, Zucchini and Squash Casserole, Cauliflower Gratin. Beet Salad and Mixed Green Salad. Desserts include Oatmeal & Cranberry Whoppie Pies, Double Chocolate Chip Cookies, Red Velvet Cupcakes, Bourbon Roasted Banana Pudding, 7-Up Pound Cake, Chocolate Mousse Tart. 475 Bill Kennedy Way. 404-835-4363.