Where to dine-in and carry-out Thanksgiving dinner in Nashville 2021

Photo courtesy Anzie Blue

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.

Where to dine-in:

Church and Union, 201 4th Ave. N. | Thanksgiving Day, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
This 3-course, prix-fixe menu features elevated Thanksgiving fare with a turkey dinner, petite filet, opah, and butternut squash to choose from.

The Dutch, 300 12th Ave. S. | Thanksgiving Day, 12-8 p.m.
Head to the W Nashville for a family-style meal with roast turkey, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and cornbread stuffing + choice of appetizer and dessert.

Ellington’s, 401 Union St. | Thanksgiving Day, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Enjoy a 3-course meal crafted by Executive Chef Chris Ayala.

Gray & Dudley, 221 2nd Ave. N. | Thanksgiving Day, 12-6 p.m.
Share biscuits, deviled eggs, and Benton’s ham with the table before digging into the main course, 3 sides, and dessert. Take-home meals must be placed by Mon., Nov. 22.

Monell’s, 1400 Murfreesboro Pk. + 1235 6th Ave. N. | Thanksgiving Day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
This first come, first serve meal includes turkey and gravy, baked ham, and fried chicken as well as sweet and savory fixings.

Perry’s Steakhouse, 5028 Aspen Grove Dr., Franklin | 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Stop in for its regular full menu or enjoy soup or salad paired with turkey breast and a variety of side dishes. Take-home meal pre-orders begin Thurs., Nov. 18.

Saint Stephen, 1300 3rd Ave. N. | Thanksgiving Day
Join James Beard Award-winning chef RJ Cooper and the team for a 4-course meal that blends traditional and non-traditional offerings

Stompin’ Grounds, 201 8th Ave. S. | Thanksgiving Day, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Head to the lobby level of the JW Marriott for a buffet meal featuring turkey, roasted ham, stuffing, pies and more. Reservations can be made here.

Merchants, 401 Broadway | Thanksgiving Day
Along with its full regular menus, Merchant’s 1st floor bistro will offer a special Thanksgiving plate for $29 + the 2nd floor steakhouse will be serving a special 3-course menu complete with traditional fare and side dishes for $65.

Pinewood Social, 33 Peabody St. | Thanksgiving Day
Enjoy a Thanksgiving feast 2 ways: First, a turkey plate with roast turkey, parmigiana thyme stuffing, orange cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie for $27 per plate; Second, go a la carte with a special Hot Brown sandwich (open-faced turkey sandwich with mornay, bacon, and tomato) for $15.

Where to carry-out:

Anzie Blue, 2111 Belcourt Ave. | Place orders by 6 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 19
Choose from smoked turkey, brown sugar ham, and other meats (serves 4 people) with the option to add on sides.

Avo, 3 City Ave. #200 | Place orders by 10 p.m.  Sun., Nov. 21
This restaurant’s fully vegan Thanksgiving packages serve up to 6 people and include cornbread sausage stuffing, braised collards, pumpkin brownies, and more. Pro tip: Most selections are gluten free.

Chef’s Market, 900 Conference Dr., Goodlettsville | Place orders by 12 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 19
Mix and match appetizers, entrees, desserts, and beverages.

Dozen Bakery, 516 Hagan St. #103 | Place orders by 4 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 20
Set the table with an assortment of pies, sweet and savory breads, cranberry sauce, and more.

Edley’s Bar-B-Que, various locations | Pick up orders on Wed., Nov. 24.
Choose from 2 package sizes comprised of smoked turkey breast, bourbon glazed ham, cornbread dressing, and other fixings. Pro tip: Delivery is available on Tues., Nov. 23 within a 15-min drive of each location.

Elliston Place Soda Shop, 2105 Elliston Pl. | Place orders by Fri., Nov. 19
Elliston Place Soda Shop is offering small and large family meals + a la carte options, including the restaurant’s famous pies and banana pudding.

The Food Company, 2211 Bandywood Dr. | Place orders by 12 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 18
Pick and choose individual items or select prix-fixe packages that serve between 6-12 guests Pro tip: Level up your meal with a side of gravy or dried cherry and cranberry compote.

Frothy Monkey, 200 Hill Ave. Suite. 3 | Place orders by 12 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 21
Don’t forget the carbs. Bakery by Frothy Monkey has holiday pies, cakes, cookies, and breads available for pickup at its bakery on Nov. 23-24.

Green Hills Grille, 2002 Richard Jones Rd. #104A | Place orders by Sat., Nov. 20
Skip the cooking and order turkey, prime rib, traditional sides, and more, which are all available a la carte

The Gumbo Bros, 505 12th Ave. S. | Pick-up orders on Nov. 23-24
Celebrate Thanksgiving cajun-style with fried turkey and gumbo.

MacHenry’s Meat & Three, 581 Murfreesboro Pk. | Place orders by Fri., Nov. 19
If you’ve got the main dish covered, MacHenry’s is offering traditional sides that feed up to 10 people. Pro tip: Try the holiday bourbon caramel bread pudding.

Martin’s Bar-B-Que, various locations | Place orders by 3 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 18
Pick up a small or large holiday package or choose the a la carte option if you’re looking for something specific. 

Miel, 343 53rd Ave. N. | Pick-up is from 12-6 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 24
This French-inspired restaurant is preparing gougères, confit fingerling potatoes, smoked onion bisque, and more.

Peg Leg Porker, 903 Gleaves St. | Place orders by 2 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 20
Pick up an individual turkey or a family-style dinner that feeds up to 15 guests.

Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant, various locations | Place orders by Sat., Nov. 20
Dine-in on Thanksgiving Day or snag classic meats, sides, and desserts ahead of time. Call 615-770-2772 to make a reservation or to place a to-go order.

Rolled 4 Ever Ice Cream, 1120 4th Ave. N. | Place orders by Sun., Nov. 21
Ice cream boxes include 5 rolled ice cream cups with 12 flavors to choose from. Pro tip: Sweet potato pie is an option.

Shotgun Willie’s BBQ, 4000 Gallatin Pk. | Place orders by 3 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 21
Choose from sliced or whole turkey breast and brisket + add on queso mac, baked beans, or turnip greens.

Sperry’s Restaurant, 5109 Harding Pk. | Place orders by by Mon., Nov. 15
Pick up breakfast pies for overnight guests or skip straight to lunch or dinner.

Von Elrod’s Beer Hall & Kitchen, 1004 4th Ave. N. | Place orders by 6 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 19
Stuff yourself with rosemary and sage turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, braised collard greens, and more.