Atlanta Restaurants and Takeout for Holiday Meals

Not sure how you’re going to pull off a holiday meal? Leave the cooking to the pros. Here are the best Atlanta restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas; reservations are strongly encouraged. Or pick up some takeout to host the meal at home, without the stress of cooking.

McCormick & Schmick’s

Along with their regular dinner menu, enjoy a three-course prix-fixe meal on Dec. 24-25 featuring filet mignon, lobster tail and more. Or grab a Holiday Feast To-Go for four people with prime rib, salad, mashed potatoes, green beans, sourdough bread and horseradish sauce.

The Pig & the Pearl

Stop by The Pig & the Pearl for a Christmas Eve Pajama Brunch on Dec. 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. You can also order a brisket for Hanukkah or holiday meals or sides for Christmas.


Make reservations at The Farmhouse or at The Hill for Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. The Farmhouse is open Dec. 25 from 4-8 p.m. and Dec. 31 from 5-9 p.m.; the bar is open until midnight. The Hill is open Dec. 24 and 31 from 5-9 p.m. and Jan. 1 from 5-10 p.m.

South City Kitchen

South City Kitchen’s locations are celebrating New Year’s Eve with a Southern-style prix fixe dinner from 5-10 p.m.

STK Steakhouse

Christmas Eve and Day specials include turkey and prime rib, green beans, potatoes, gravy and more. Packages for two also available for takeout.

TWO Urban Licks

Ring in the New Year with this New American restaurant. The New Year’s Eve Dinner includes live music, a champagne toast and a midnight balloon drop. The New Year’s Day Brunch is Jan. 1 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Meals To-Go:


Order a Hanukkah at Home kit with challah bread, latkes, brisket and more. Order by Dec. 1.

Boston Market

Order a premade holiday meal or a la carte sides. Options include ham, prime rib, turkey, spinach artichoke dip, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes, rolls, cornbread, pies and more. Order by Dec. 21.

Breadwinner Café & Bakery

Order a meal for Christmas morning with a breakfast casserole or quiche. Pick up pies, soups, tenderloin, potatoes, vegetables and more. Order by Dec. 19 for pick up on Dec. 24.

Buca di Beppo

Order a Holiday Package from the Alpharetta location for salad, spaghetti, penne, fettuccini alfredo or baked ziti, chicken marsala or eggplant parmigiana, bread and more.

Cooks & Soldiers

Order appetizers for your get-togethers. They have bikinis, chistorra in a blanket, smoked mushroom pintxos and more. You can also order wine.

Dinner A’Fare

Dinner packages are delivered right to your door with Dinner A’Fare. Get Italian sirloin croquettes, chicken wellington, Texas steak, pork tenderloin, carbonara, sides and more.

Double Zero

Grab a pizza, arancini, salad, garlic knots, pasta, spaghetti and more.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

Order a holiday package or a la carte items and pick it up ahead of time. Packages include turkey, sweet potato casserole, mac & cheese, green bean casserole, cornbread dressing, mixed green salad and apple or chocolate pecan pie.

The Fresh Market

Pick up holiday meals that serve anywhere from 3-14 people. Meals include ham, potatoes, green beans, butternut squash, cranberry relish and rolls. Or pick up just the meat and sides, such as turkey, honey ham, potatoes, green beans, apple pie and more, along with brunch items for Christmas morning.

Whole Foods Market

Order meals online; all holiday orders must be placed a minimum of 24 hours ahead of pickup date and time. Choose from a Hanukkah meal, brisket, nacho bar, fried chicken, mashed potatoes and more.

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