Eat, but don’t cook.
Thanksgiving is less than a week ago. If you haven’t done so already, now—like today—is a good time to make reservations for breakfast, lunch or dinner at the following metro Atlanta restaurants. On Thursday, Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day, you’ll just need to round up your family and friends then head out to a bountiful meal—no dishes and maybe a little something leftover to nosh on the following day. Currently, each restaurant listed below still has availability; call promptly to reserve your seat at the table.
Einstein’s: This Midtown fave will offer a three-course menu inclusive of a salad, entrée choice of roasted turkey, prime rib, lobster risotto or Parmesan chicken risotto plus dessert. The prix fixe menu, which will be available from 11 a.m.-9 p.m., will cost $45; $15 for children six to 12 years old and children under five eat free.
1077 Juniper St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-876-7925, einsteinsatlanta.com.
Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta : Guests will be treated to a three-course meal featuring butternut squash soup, grilled Georgia Mountain rainbow trout and roasted turkey breast and thigh with mashed potatoes. Side and dessert options will include corn bread stuffing, Brussels sprouts and chocolate pumpkin pie. The menu is available for lunch from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and dinner, 5-9 p.m. Each seating will be $85 and $35 for children six to 12 years old. Reservations recommended.
3376 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-995 7545 , mandarinoriental.com/atlanta.
Le Bilboquet Atlanta: Pull up a seat and enjoy holiday favorites plus a few tasty twists such as roasted turkey, green bean casserole, seared scallops, butternut squash risotto, Cajun chicken, pecan pie, crème brûlée and more. This feast will be $65 for adults and $25 per child.
3035 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-869-9944, lebilboquetatlanta.com.
JP Atlanta: If you’re traveling, planning to spend a quiet day or would rather not starve yourself until dinner, head to this downtown restaurant for breakfast. Dishes such as French toast, pancakes, egg Benedict and more will be available a la carte from 7-10:15 a.m. The restaurant will be closed after breakfast.
230 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-523-4004, jp-atlanta.com .