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Thanksgiving To-Go

Where to grab an excellent thanksgiving dinner to-go around Franklin and Nashville.

Here’s our handy list of where you can get some yummy help with your Thanksgiving meal. Here are three great reasons to skip the kitchen this year.

One: support our local restaurants that have been hit badly by the pandemic.

Two: enjoy more time with family, creating memories, less time tied to the kitchen.

Three: try something new and delicious. Local Southern cooking shines this time of year.

Plus, it’s just a fun and tasty thing to do!


If you live in Franklin, you know Pucketts is a yummy must-try staple. Luckily, for Thanksgiving dinner, you can order al la carte. Choose from several varieties of meat along with a large, small turkey, or bone-in turkey breast. You can also choose from having your turkey, fried, smoked, or roasted! (why not get all three?!) There’s also ham, brisket, and ribs to choose from. All the standard sides are available along with a list of great dessert options. A large roasted turkey serving 18-20 people costs $79 and a fried one is $109.

Daily Dish Catering

Located on Hillsboro Rd in Grassland, this is a fav spot to pick up meals. Chef Sean is going to make your Thanksgiving exceptional for sure. Order an individual Turkey and/or Ham dinner which includes broccoli salad, dressing, gravy, green bean casserole, whipped potatoes, dinner roll, and a slice of pumpkin pie for $22. Or do a full sage and thyme roasted turkey for $85, and all the available side al la cart. We’ve got our eye on the caramelized onion whipped potatoes ($40 serves 10-12) and smoked Gouda Macaroni and cheese ($40 serves 1-12).

Loveless Cafe

Their meal pack feeds 6 generously for $134.99 and includes carved turkey, gravy, bourbon cranberry relish, cornbread dressing, 1 tray of their world-famous biscuits, blackberry, peach, and strawberry preserves, and 1 quart each of your choice of 3 homemade sides; mashed potatoes, creamed corn, macaroni and cheese, slow-cooked green beans, or hashbrown casserole. You can then add on a whole pumpkin, steeplechase, or pecan pie.

Martin’s BBQ Joint

You know it’s gonna be good meat, but what about the rest? Martin is offering two curated meal options. Major Feast $219.99 that serves 12-15 guests or Small Gathering $114.99 that serves 4-6 guests. You can also order smoked meat al la carte. Whole turkey or breast, brisket, ham, chicken, spareribs, or pulled pork. The available sides come in half-gallon | serves 15 for $28.99, or gallon size - serves 30 for $49.99. Throw a coconut cake on there for $29.99 and you’ve got yourself a feast to remember...without all the dishes!

Barbara’s Homecookin’

A not-so-secret local favorite is Barbara’s Homecookin. It looks like your aunt’s house that lives in the country. They’re always dishing out family favorites like a Southern grandma makes and during the holidays they offer everything that your gathering could possibly need. $45 will get you 5 pounds of boneless turkey breast, ⅛ pan of sides goes for $9, ¼ pan $19, ½ pan $38 of either cornbread dressing, green beans, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes and gravy, mac n cheese, cinnamon apples, or creamed corn. You can add a dozen of their famous yeast rolls for $8. They also offer a large variety of scratch-made cakes and pies to compliment the end of your meal.

The Food Company

Located in Green Hills, this adorable spot normally offers great food and fresh meals-to-go, and they are also offering a gourmet selection for your Thanksgiving table. You can pick and choose individual items or choose a Prix-fixe package that comes with a choice of 4 “Thanksgiving Staples.” The herb buttered roasted and stuffed turkey breast is $110. The starters look amazing, butternut squash soup with roasted pearl and parsley pistou, roasted vegetable with pistachio pesto, caramelized onion black pepper and thyme gravy, sweet potato biscuits with honey sage butter, blistered brussels sprouts with toasted hazelnuts and thyme. Along with traditional Southern squash casserole, creamed spinach, and classic corn pudding. If you want to turn your thanksgiving offerings up a notch, this is the place you want to go.

Perry’s Steakhouse

Newcomer to Franklin, this rapidly popular Vegas-esqe steakhouse always offers a few to-go specials and Thanksgiving is no exception. Like most, they are offering a cold and reheat meal, but they are also offering a ready-to-eat hot meal for pick-up too! Their Thanksgiving To-Go is offered for individual servings or family-style for $45- $139.

TIP: Do not wait until the last minute to order your meals! Some places have a cut-off date as early as November 14th!

Whatever you choose to do and eat for Thanksgiving, we hope you all enjoy this reason to celebrate, gather, and remember that we have so much to be thankful for.



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