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, whether you’re opting to dine out on the town or gather around the table at home.
Where to dine-in
1 Kitchen, 710 Demonbreun St. | 12-7 p.m. | Reservations
- The three-course, prix fixe menu begins with a “Taste of Tennessee” fall harvest board and ends with spiced pumpkin cheesecake.
Stationary, 1001 Broadway | 7 a.m.-2 p.m. + 5-10 p.m. | Reservations
- Try the smoked turkey Benedict on the brunch menu, or dine in and indulge in the turkey porchetta for dinner.
Church and Union, 201 4th Ave. N. Ste. 101 | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Reservations
- The downtown spot will offer a special Thanksgiving plate for $70 that includes restaurant staples like the southern salad and 60 south salmon + traditional dishes.
Ophelia’s Pizza + Bar, 401 Church St. | 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Reservations
- Expect the Italian-inspired restaurant’s regular a la carte menu, in addition to a special Thanksgiving first course, entrée, and dessert feature.
Stateside Kitchen, 210 4th Ave. N. | 12-8 p.m. | Reservations
- The $75 three-course, prix fixe menu offers starters of pumpkin soup, fall salad, or baked brie en croûte before your main course of holiday vol au vent, prime ribeye roast, or a traditional turkey plate.
Harper’s Steakhouse, 2 Lea Ave. | 12-8 p.m. | Reservations
- The newly-opened, globally-inspired steakhouse on Peabody Plaza is offering a three-course holiday dinner menu with the option for groups of four or more to order the Harper’s Thanksgiving Feast — larger family-style courses, tableside turkey carving, and a pumpkin crème brûlée that is torched tableside.
Oak Steakhouse, 801 Clark Pl. | 12-8 p.m. | Reservations
- Dine downtown with your choice of a harvest salad or butternut squash soup to start, before diving into the main of herb-roasted turkey, sage and sausage cornbread stuffing, mashed sweet potato with marshmallow and tallow candied pecans, and more.
Mimo Restaurant and Bar, 100 Demonbreun St. | 7 a.m.-2 p.m. + 2:30-7:30 p.m. | Reservations
- For those of you who don’t enjoy traditional Thanksgiving feasts, Mimo is offering its regular brunch menu + an Italian-inspired Thanksgiving dinner. Pro tip: Complimentary valet parking is available up to three hours and you can catch live music from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Carne Mare, 300 12th Ave. S. | 1-8 p.m. | Reservations
- The Italian chophouse will serve a special prix fixe menu with your choice of items like jumbo gulf shrimp, butternut squash agnolotti, and broccolini.
Deacon’s New South, 401 Church St. | 2-8 p.m. | Reservations
- Located on the first floor of downtown’s historic L&C Tower, Deacon’s will serve its regular daily menu on Thanksgiving Day.
Stompin’ Grounds, 201 8th Ave. S. | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Reservations
- The Thanksgiving buffet features Southern takes on traditional holiday appetizers, entrées, and desserts + a kids corner with kid-friendly fare.
The Dutch, 300 12th Ave. S. | 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Reservations
- Bite into the traditional Thanksgiving Day Chef’s Harvest Table and add on bottomless brunch cocktails at an additional cost.
Where to carry out
Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint, locations vary | Place orders by 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16
- The barbecue joint’s menu offers two options — the Major Feast (serves 12-15 guests for $224.99) or the Small Gathering (serves 4-6 guests for $129.99). Items include a whole smoked turkey or half smoked ham with various sides.
STK Nashville, 700 12th Ave. S. | Place orders beginning Nov. 13
- Holiday menu items include roasted free-range turkey with all the sides and trimmings.
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, 5028 Aspen Grove Dr., Franklin | Pick up available Nov. 22-23 from 11 a.m.-close
- In addition to its dine-in option, Perry’s is offering an at-home alternative. Choose a family-style $149 smoked turkey breast meal for four or an individually sliced, smoked turkey breast meal (soup or salad, entrée, and sides) for $40/person.
Char, 3988 Hillsboro Pk. | Place orders by 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20
- Leave the shareable sides to Char — like $20 chipotle smashed sweet potatoes, mac and cheese, green beans, and more. Plus, grab a whole pecan pie.
Miel Restaurant, 343 53rd Ave. N. | Place orders by 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20
- Choose from four different starters ranging from gougères with herb goat cheese to chicken liver mousse and plum glaze + add sides like the cauliflower gratin, gruyere bechamel, and herbed breadcrumbs.
Southernaire Market, 150 3rd Ave. S. | Place orders by 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17
- Order the entire holiday meal, just the main course, or opt for sides only via the a-la-carte-style menu.
Puckett’s, locations vary | Place orders by 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18
- Let Puckett’s craft your Thanksgiving dinner — all you’ll need to do is heat and serve. Choose from a main of turkey, ham, beef brisket, pulled pork, or ribs before adding on up to 10 sides and a pie or cobbler dessert.
Von Elrod’s Beer Hall & Kitchen, 1004 4th Ave. N. | Place orders by 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17
- Try this: Roast turkey breast with cornbread stuffing, whipped sweet potatoes with maple pecan marshmallow topping, and orange roasted carrots.