10 restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day around the Magic City

Birmingham Thanksgiving meal
The same amazing turkey dinner—without the work. (Hannah Chambley / Bham Now)

Don’t want to cook your Thanksgiving Day meal this year? We have you covered with delicious Birmingham restaurants ready to serve you your holiday meal. Read on for who’s open on Thursday, November 23.

In Hunstville for Thanksgiving? Check out these restaurants.

This guide was originally created in and was Published November 2022 last updated in November 2023.

1. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

Bring you and your family to Fleming’s for a three-course meal that will leave you stuffed. (Pun intended!)


Your choice of…

  • Flemming’s Salad
  • Lobster Bisque


Your choice of…

  • Mixed-herb roasted turkey breast & turkey gravy
  • Prime bone-in ribeye
  • Petite filet mignon


  • Mashed potatoes
  • Green beans with apricots & onions
  • cinnamon orange cranberry sauce


Your choice of…

  • Harvest New York cheesecake
  • Carrot cake

For more info and to reserve a table click here.

2. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Perry’s Steakhouse offers a Thanksgiving meal that includes a starter, turkey breast and SIX different sides for under $50.


Your choice of…

  • Honey crisp apple salad with dried cherries, walnuts and maple syrup vinaigrette
  • Butternut squash soup


  • Smoked turkey breast


  • Pan gravy
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Green beans almondine
  • Sausage & sage dressing
  • Cranberry relish
  • Homemade bread


  • Pumpkin cheesecake (additional $9)

For more info and to reserve a table click here.

3. Habitat Feed & Social

Have family coming into town for Thanksgiving? Taking them to Habitat Feed & Social located in The Grand Bohemian Hotel is a fun way to show off Birmingham while getting a good meal.


  • Bacon and Lobster Deviled Egg
  • Creamy Caulflower & Leck Soup
  • Roasted Butternut Squash Caesar


Your choice of…

  • Beef Tenderloin Tornados
  • Thyme Roasted Turkey Breast
  • Grilled Salmon
  • Bourbon Glazed Pork Tenderloin


  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Buttermilk Whipped Potatoes
  • Cornbread Dressing,
  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts,
  • Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potato,
  • Honey Glazed Baby Carrots,
  • Creamed Spinach

Dessert Duo

Your choice of…

  • Bourbon Pecan Pie
  • Pumpkin Bread Pudding

For more info + to reserve a table click here.

4. BrickTop’s

BrickTop’s offers an affordable Thanksgiving dinner for the whole family. We bet your kids (+ parents) will be excited when they don’t have to clean up after themselves!


  • Roasted turkey


  • Herbed stuffing
  • Homemade cranberry sauce
  • Creamy whipped potatoes
  • Gravy fresh sautéed corn

For more info + to reserve a table click here.

5. Puckett’s in Cullman

Thanksgiving meals from Pucketts in Cullman
Check out that sweet potato casserole topped with delicious marshmallows. (Abby Patterson / Puckett’s in Cullman)

Puckett’s in Cullman is offering a variety for everything, from southern starters to oven-roasted turkey to pies and cobbler for dessert.

This is a great option for those wanting to avoid the stress of hosting, but still want a traditional family feel during their holiday dinner. Book via OpenTable for reservations.


  • Harvest Salad
  • Brisket-Mushroom Soup


  • Oven Roasted Turkey
  • Meatloaf w/gravy
  • Pulled Pork


  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Mac ‘n Cheese
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Gravy
  • Cranberry Relish

Dessert (choose 1)

  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Maple Pecan
  • Apple Cobbler

6. Galley and Garden

Galley & Garden
Galley and Garden Restaurant on Birmingham’s Southside. (Pat Byington / Bham Now)

Enjoy a swanky afternoon at Galley and Garden for a three-course thanksgiving meal.

Course one

  • Roast Chicken Wild Rice Soup – cremini, fresh herbs, cream
  • Schnitz and Mixed Greens – dried gala, gorgonzola, crispy pancetta, candied walnuts, Fuji apple cider vinaigrette
  • Braised Pork Belly – wilted spinach, toasted pistachio, lemon zest, fig preserve
  • Smoked Salmon Savory Cheesecake – capers, red onion, shaved egg, GF crostini

Course two

  • Oven roasted Joyce Farms Turkey Breast – haricots verts, cornbread-Concuh dressing, cranberry compote, pan gravy
  • Prime Rib Pot Pie – puff pastry, fresh herbs, cabernet sauvignon, seasonal vegetables
  • Maple Glazed Salmon – cremini risotto, julienne vegetable medley
  • Vegan Lentil Walnut Loaf – red quinoa and brown rice blend, grilled asparagus, balsamic glaze
  • Compare Duroc Bone-in Pork Chop – house bacon jam, sweet potato puree, crispy sherry glazed brussels

Course three

  • Bourbon Pecan Bread pudding – bourbon hard sauce, vanilla bean ice cream
  • Warm Fudge Cobbler – vanilla ice cream
  • Pumpkin Caramel Creme Brulee – spice shortbread
  • Pinot Noir Poached Pear – passion fruit sorbet

Non-turkey meals

Not a fan of turkey and dressing? No worries, we pulled together our favorite restaurants serving their original menu. Check them out:

1. Metro Diner | Brunch

Indulge in some pancakes and bacon this Thanksgiving at Metro Diner.

Pro tip: go during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade for the perfect brunch.

2. Red Pearl Restaurant | Chinese

Red Pearl picture from unknown source
Indulge in a family feast at Red Pearl. (Red Pearl)

Craving some authentic Chinese food on Thanksgiving? Red Pearl offers your favorite dishes such as sesame chicken and egg rolls.

3. Surin West | Thai

Surin West
Surin West Birmingham’s Five Points. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Have a low-stress Thanksgiving at Surin West with scrumptious Thai cuisine. Enjoy their regular menu specials like their dum sum or their roasted duck with red curry.

4. Seasons 52 | American

Seasons 52 has a Thanksgiving menu, but they’ll be serving their full menu on Thursday, November 23, too. Enjoy flatbread pizzas, burgers, salads and more. this Thanksgiving. Plus, the restaurant is located in The Summit, so you can watch a movie after your meal.

Want to eat your Thanksgiving meal at your home, but not cook? Check out these local restaurants to pick up your meal to go.

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Contributors to this guide include Emma Johnston and Selah Better.

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