Want to celebrate the day of thanks, but not planning on cooking a full dinner this year? Don’t quit Thanksgiving cold turkey — we’ve got you covered with where to dine in + carry out for Thanksgiving dinner.
Pro tip: We recommend making your reservations sooner rather than later.
🍗 Where to dine in on Thursday, Nov. 23
Puckett’s, 2 W. Aquarium Way | Open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This spot will serve up an “all-you-care-to-eat” family-style meal. Expect turkey, all the fixings, and pie.
Southern Belle Riverboat’s Thanksgiving on the River, 151 Riverfront Pkwy. | Open from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. + 6-8 p.m.
Take a scenic two-hour cruise while enjoying a buffet-style Thanksgiving dinner and live entertainment.
Rodizio Grill, 2100 Hamilton Pl. Blvd. | Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Enjoy a Thanksgiving feast featuring orange-glazed turkey, mashed potatoes, traditional stuffing and gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and an exclusive cut of Delmonico steak.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, 2321 Lifestyle Way | Open from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a main course of roasted turkey, with your choice of starter, a side item, and dessert.
🥡 Where to carry out or pre-order
Naked River Brewing Co., 1791 Reggie White Blvd. | Order deadline: Friday, Nov. 10
Pick up a whole boneless breast of smoked turkey that are vacuum sealed for easy reheating.
Bread & Butter, 3955 Dayton Blvd. | Order deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 15 by 7 p.m.
Feast your eyes on mouth-watering pies like the pecan, chocolate cream, chocolate pumpkin, and honey chess offerings.
Main Street Meats, 217 E. Main St. | Order deadline: Thursday, Nov. 16
This local spot will offer three turkey options, a variety of sides, and your choice of sweet potato bread pudding with cream cheese frosting or bacon chocolate chip cookies for dessert.
Flora, online | Order deadline: Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m.
This vegan bakery is offering pumpkin cheesecake squares, pumpkin crumble load, orange blossom cake, pumpkin rolls, donuts, pumpkin dinner rolls, pumpkin + apple pie, and cookie butter cookies.
The Feed Table & Tavern, 201 W. Main St. | Order deadline: Friday, Nov. 17
Order roasted ham or turkey with gravy, sides, and desserts for pickup.
Reignbow Baking Co., 5600 Brainerd Rd. | Order deadline: Friday, Nov. 17
Looking to skip the pie this year? Try out a New York style, “The Og,” turtle, or mocha cheesecakes, a take-and-bake focaccia, or a baklava tart.
Final Girl Vegan Food, online. | Order deadline: Friday, Nov. 17
If you’re looking for some vegan options for your Thanksgiving meal, check out the turkey, ham, brisket, and ribs along with sides and desserts. Bonus: Certain items can also be made gluten-free if specified.
Buddy’s Bar-b-q | Order deadline: Friday, Nov. 17
Order a whole turkey, spiral-sliced ham, or chicken + quart-size sides, a lemon icebox pie, and gallon-sized sweet tea.
Puckett’s, 2 W. Aquarium Way. | Order deadline: Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m.
Choose from a variety of meats, sides, and homemade desserts. Note: All the items come fully cooked + chilled to be heated in your home oven (instructions are included).
Lunch Sewanee, 24 University Ave., Sewanee | Order deadline: Saturday, Nov. 18
This holiday menu features sweet potato dinner rolls, an Ebenezer cheese wheel, mushroom quiche, sausage cornbread stuffing, and dessert options.
Niedlov’s Bakery & Café, 215 E. Main St. | Order deadline: Sunday, Nov. 19
Niedlov’s can take care of your dessert and bread needs with its chocolate pecan pie, apple pie with walnut streusel, pumpkin pie with sorghum whipped cream, almond croissant bread pudding with a raspberry compote, and more delicious offerings.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, 231 Lifestyle Way | Order deadline: Friday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. (Turkey feast) + Monday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. (sides to-go)
The Thanksgiving Day Feast serves four adults + includes your choice of salad, toasted turkey, homemade gravy, traditional cranberry relish, cornbread-herb studding, two family-style sides, and pumpkin cheesecake. Additionally, folks can order various sides to-go that serve 10-12.
Edley’s Bar-B-Que, 205 Manufacturer’s Rd. | Order deadline: Sunday, Nov. 19
Pick up a small, medium, or large Thanksgiving meal with both turkey and ham + sides like cornbread dressing, dinner rolls, green beans, and pie.
Bluff View Arts District, 411 E. 2nd St. | Order deadline: Monday, Nov. 20 at 12 p.m.
Choose from main dishes + sides created by expert chefs like slow-roasted turkey breast, roasted Brussels sprouts, turkey gravy, sweet potato casserole, and desserts like apple streusel bars or festive iced sugar cookies.
Bluegrass Grill, 55 E. Main St. | Order deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 21
Order braided challah loaves, dinner rolls, and quiches (your choice of ingredients or pick between the two offerings) for your Thanksgiving breakfast.
Know of a business that will be open on Thanksgiving or offers pre-order Thanksgiving meals? Let us know so we can add it to our list.