9 Birmingham restaurants to grab your Thanksgiving meal to go

Ashley Mac's, Thanksgiving
A full plate of yum. Thanksgiving never looked so good. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

There’s no question that Thanksgiving 2020 will be different than usual. Whether you dislike cooking or want to avoid dining in at restaurants during the holidays, we’ve got you covered. Here’s where to grab your Thanksgiving meal to go around Birmingham.

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1. Ashley Mac’s

Ashley Mac's, Thanksgiving
Veggies that look as good as they taste. Photo via Ashley Mac’s Facebook

From turkey and gravy to dressing and casseroles, Ashley Mac’s is offering two holiday bundles to make your Thanksgiving meal a synch.

1. Holiday Bundle ($115, Serves 6-8)

  • Boar’s Head Ham (5 lb. glaze)
  • Boar’s Head Turkey (5 lb. with homemade gravy)
  • Choice of any 2 sides
  • Choice of bread – yeast rolls (12) or sour cream biscuits (24)
  • Choice of a dozen cupcakes – strawberry or assorted

The Holiday Bundle also comes with a free insulated tote.

2. Holiday Breakfast Bundle ($59, Serves 6-8)

  • Breakfast Casserole
  • Baked cheese grits
  • Sour cream biscuits

For more options, check out the Gourmet To-Go Menu.

Where: Locations
Pre-Order Deadline: Monday, November 23
Place Order Here

2. Bistro V

Bistro V, Thanksgiving
What’s Thanksgiving without pie? Photo via Bistro V’s Facebook

We all need some comfort food around the holidays, especially in 2020. This Thanksgiving, dine on an amazing menu from Bistro V that’s filled with Southern favorites that are savory and festive. Here’s what’s cooking:

  • 22lb Fried or Roasted Turkey (serves 6-8) – $90
  • Cornbread Dressing (services 6-8) – $25
  • Oyster Dressing (serves 6-8) $45
  • Fresh Cranberry Sauce (services 6-8) – $12
  • Squash Casserole (serves 6-8) – $35
  • Sweet Potato Casserole (serves 6-8) – $35
  • Gourmet Macaroni & Cheese (serves 6-8) – $35
  • Sautteed French Green Beans (serves 6-8) – $35
  • Giblet Gravy (serves 6-8) – $12
  • Flourless Chocolate Torte (serves 12) – $50
  • Caramel Apple Bundt Cake with Pecans (serves 8) – $30
  • Chocolate chip bread pudding (serves 12) – $50

Where: 521 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Pick Up Dates + Times: Wednesday, November 25 between 11AM-9PM
To order call 205.823.1505

3. Everything Iz

Everything Iz, Thanksgiving
This peanut butter pie deserves it’s own mic drop. Photo via Everything Iz’s Facebook

For a Thanksgiving spread that will wow your tastebuds, find everything you need at Everything Iz. All items are al la carte, so you can choose from a variety of scrumptious items including:

  • Oven roasted turkey breast – $62
  • Deep fried turkey – $60
  • Traditional cornbread dressing – $45
  • Praline sweet potato casserole – $45
  • Yeast rolls – $6
  • Caramel apple bread pudding – $40
  • And more!

Full menu here.

Where: 2514 Rocky Ridge Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243 
Pre-Order Deadline: Friday, November 20
Pick Up Dates + Times: Wednesday, November 25 between 10AM and 4PM
Place order here or call 205.979.7570

4. Meals by Misty

Meals by Misty, Thanksgiving
Easy peasy meals. Photo via Meals by Misty’s Facebook

Nothing beats a one-stop shop, especially when it provides everything you need for a big holiday meal. Meals by Misty is offering a holiday menu just in time for Thanksgiving—and it’s heaping with traditional favorites like macaroni and cheese, green bean casserole and grilled veggies.

You’ll also find an assortment of belly satisfying desserts including:

  • Pecan pie brownies
  • Deep-dish caramel pie
  • Pumpkin and maple cinnamon cheesecake trifle
  • And more!

Check out the full menu here.

Where: 108 Watterson Pkwy, Trussville, AL 35173
Pre-Order Deadline: Friday, November 20 by 7PM
Pick Up Dates + Times: Wednesday, November 25 by 2PM
Place order here or call 205.508.5993

5. Metro Diner

Metro Diner, Thanksgiving
Turkey and waffles are trending. Photo via Metro Diner

Take the stress out of cooking this holiday season with Metro Diner’s Feast to Go that serves eight. Simply heat and eat.

Each feast includes:

  • Baked hame with cherry sauce or roasted turkey with cranberry sauce
  • Mashed potatoes and gravy
  • French-style green beans
  • Cornbread stuffing
  • Hawaiian dinner rolls
  • Pumpkin pie

Psst! Leftover turkey and waffles are trending as the go-to post-Thanksgiving meal. So consider Metro Diner’s amazing waffles when ordering your to-go meal.

Where: 180 Inverness Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 2050 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235
Pick Up Dates: November 16-29
Pre-Order Dates: Now-November 23
Pick Up Times: November 24-26 – 8AM-8PM, November 27 – 8AM-2PM
Place Order Here

6. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Perry's Steakhouse, Thanksgiving
What a spread. Photo via Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille will open their doors on Thanksgiving Day this year for dine-in and to-go orders. On the menu is a Thanksgiving feast with all the traditional favorites, including:

  • Butternut Squash Soup or Honey Crisp Apple Salad
  • Smoked Turkey Breast with pan gravy
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Green bean almondine
  • Sausage and sage dressing
  • Cranberry relish
  • Homemade bread
  • Pumpkin cheesecake with pecan ginger snap crust

Price: $139 | Serves: 4+

Where: 4 Perimeter Park S, Birmingham, AL 35243
Pick Up Dates + Times: Thursday, November 26 between 11AM-9PM
Place Order Here

7. Real & Rosemary

Real & Rosemary, Thanksgiving
A beautiful holiday is in the table setting. Photo via Real & Rosemary’s Facebook

Real & Rosemary is always a good choice when ordering in. Why? Because it’s delicious, of course. They’ll be offering some incredible Thanksgiving items, too, such as:

  • Herb brined roasted turkey breast – $14.99 per pound
    Vegetable gravy – $9.99 for 16 oz. jar
  • Cornbread dressing – $13.99/small pan, $27.99/large pan
  • Macaroni & cheese – $4.99/pt, $9.99/qt, $24.99/pan
  • Brussels sprouts slaw – $6.99/pt, $13.99/qt, $29.99/pan
  • Seasonal succotash – $4.99/pt, $$9.99/qt, $24.99/pan
  • Cranberry relish with fresh cranberries and oranges – $9.99 for 16 oz. jar
  • And more!

Word on the street is that Real & Rosemary has also brought back their popular white chicken chili. Prepare to be blown away.

Where: 1922 29th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35209
Pre-Order Deadline: November 25 between 11:30AM and 4PM
Pick Up Dates + Times:
Wednesday, November 25 between 11AM and 8PM
Place Order Here

8. Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ

Rodney Scott's BBQ, Thanksgiving
Your not-so traditional Thanksgiving meal awaits you. Photo via Rodney Scott’s BBQ’s Facebook

Who said you have to have traditional turkey and dressing on Thanksgiving? Why not opt for something different, but still totally tasty, like Rodney Scott’s BBQ?

Order a whole pit-smoked, spatchcocked turkey ($57.99) or get it by the pound ($15.99) along with your choice of sides. Here’s a rundown of the menu:


  • Baked beans
  • Macaroni & cheese
  • Collard greens
  • Potato salad
  • Coleslaw

Price: 1-quart container – $8.99 | Pint-sized container – $5.99


  • Ella’s banana puddin’ – $16.99


  • 1 gallon of sweet tea or lemonade – $9.99

Pre-Order Deadline: Friday, November 20
Pick Up Dates + Times: November 24 between 11AM + 8PM and Wednesday, November 25 between 11AM-3PM
To order call 205.506.2711

9. Satterfield’s

Satterfield's, Thanksgiving
Pretty on a dish. Photo via Satterfield’s on Facebook

Satterfield’s Executive Chef Rita Bernhardt has been busy crafting a festive Thanksgiving Family-Style Feast To Go for your holiday meal. Each dish comes with heating instructions so you can just pop it in the oven and call it a day. Just be sure to set the timer!

Each feast includes three pounds of roasted turkey breast and one side from this list:

  • Sharp Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese ($20/pan)
  • Green Bean Casserole: homemade cream of mushroom and caramelized onions ($25/pan)
  • Roasted Jalapeño Cornbread Dressing ($15/pan)
  • Mashed Potatoes ($20/ bag)
  • Sorghum Bourbon Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Crumble ($20/pan)
  • Turkey Gravy ($8/pint)
  • Cranberry Orange Preserves: ($12/pint)
  • Butterscotch Bread Pudding with Vanilla Bean Anglaise ($16/pan)

Price: $160 | Serves: 4

Where: 3161 Cahaba Heights Road, Birmingham, AL 35243
Pre-Order Dates + Times: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by 5PM
Pick Up Dates + Times: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 2-6PM
Place Order Here

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