Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to eat, drink and be thankful. Looking for ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in Birmingham 2021? This post covers Thanksgiving dinner in Birmingham, restaurants open for Thanksgiving in Birmingham as well as turkey to go and takeout options.
Thanksgiving in America this year is Thursday, November 25, 2021.
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Thanksgiving in Birmingham 2021
Made to feed families of all sizes, Martin’s Bar-B-Que’s is offering two Thanksgiving to go packages: one for a small gathering (4-6 guests), as well as a large gathering (12-15 guests), both available for online ordering until 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18.
In the spirit of giving, Martin’s will be donating $5 from every small gathering meal to benefit Jones Valley Teaching Farm, dedicated to hunger relief and food education.
Small Holiday Gathering (Feeds 4-6 – $114.99)
- 2 ½ lbs smoked ham or smoked turkey
- 10 dozen dinner rolls
- 1 qt each – sweet potato casserole, broccoli salad, green beans, mashed potatoes
- 1 pie – choice pecan, fudge, or sweet potato
- Choice of BBQ Sauce
Large Holiday Gathering (Feeds 12-15 – $219.99)
- Whole smoked turkey or ½ smoked ham
- 15 dinner rolls
- 1/2 gal each – sweet potato casserole, broccoli salad, green beans, mashed potatoes
- 1 pie – choice pecan, fudge, or sweet potato pie
- 1 gal – sweet tea, unsweet tea, or lemonade
- Choice of BBQ Sauce
In addition to the above, Martin’s is excited to offer their whole smoked meats (prices below) and sides a la carte, along with special family recipes from Pat Martin’s mom, including Sweet Potato Pie + Sweet Potato Casserole.
- Whole Smoked Turkey – $79.99
- Smoked Turkey Breast – $69.99
- Large Smoked Ham – $129.99
- Half Smoked Ham – $79.99
- Whole Brisket – $199.99
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille
Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is open 11 am – 9 pm on Thanksgiving Day.
Dine-in: Full Dinner Menu & Thanksgiving Dinner. $45 per person.
To-go: Heat & Eat (Cold) Perry’s Individual ($45) or Family-Style Thanksgiving Dinner for 4 ($139) available Tuesday, November 23 – Thursday November 25. Ready to Eat (Hot) Thursday, November 25 only. 3 lb. Encrusted Prime Rib add-on available.
Ariccia Cucina in Auburn is offering a Thanksgiving Day Buffet for lunch and dinner. Cost is $65 per person and $25 for children age 6-12. They will be offering a brunch buffet from 10:30 am – 2 pm and a dinner buffet from 5 pm – 9 pm.
Cracker Barrel has a number of holiday offerings including:
- Thanksgiving Heat and Serve Feast for 4 – 6 which includes One Turkey Breast, Dressing, Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Sweet Potato Casserole, 1 Side and Rolls.
- Thanksgiving Heat and Serve Feast for 8 – 10 people which includes Turkey Breasts, Dressing, Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Sweet Potato Casserole, 2 Sides, Rolls, and Pumpkin & Pecan Pies
- Turkey Breast Heat and Serve
- Cinnamon Roll Pie
- Pumpkin Pie
- Apple Pecan Streusel Pie
- Pecan Pie
- Chocolate Pecan Pie
- Turkey Gravy Heat and Serve
- Cranberry Relish
- Yeast Rolls
- Green Beans
- Hashbrown Casserole
- Macaroni & Cheese
- Mashed Potatoes
Available for pickup 11/20-11/27, while supplies last. 24-hour notice required for orders. Use within 72 hours after pickup. Pre-order and receive a free $10 Bonus Card when you schedule pick-up on 11/22 or 11/23.
Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Online Services
You can build your own, ready to cook Thanksgiving dinner with Omaha Steaks. They ship nationwide or you can pickup at location closest to you.
Ready to Cook Thanksgiving for 4 ($129); for 6 ($149.99 – $179.99) or for 8 ($199.99).
Thanksgiving Mains include Whole Basted Turkey; Spiral Sliced Ham; Boneless Heart of Prime Rib Roast; Pecanwood Smoked Flank Ham; Fully Cooked Breast.
Some sides and sweets that they offer are family-sized smashed red potatoes; green bean casserole; family-sized whipped sweet potatoes; brussels sprouts with bacon & shallots; pumpkin pie; pecan pie; caramel apple tartlets and more.
CookUnity, the very first direct Chef-to-Consumer meal subscription platform, is serving up Thanksgiving dishes by culinary icon Marc Forgione to celebrate the holiday.
The special menu includes both classic and creative seasonal plates including Slow Roasted Turkey with Cornbread Apple Stuffing & Sage Gravy, Truffle Mashed Potatoes, Pumpkin Shells, Garlicky Green Beans, and Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Cranberry Relish.
Every CookUnity dish is handcrafted using the freshest ingredients and each chef’s expert techniques.
The Thanksgiving menu is available for delivery the week of Thanksgiving on a first come first served basis.
Meals start at $10.49/meal (certain specials may have an additional cost) and can be shipped right to your door. CookUnity currently services the Northeast, as far west as Illinois and south to Georgia, as well as the state of California and major markets within Nevada, Texas, and Louisiana.
- Fresh Free-Range Turkeys
- Pre-Roasted Turkeys
- Smoked Turkeys
- Stuffed Turkeys
- Assorted Brie Appetizers
- Prepared Turkey Gravy
- Mushroom and Herb Stuffing
- Potato Gratin with Thyme and Fontina Cheese
- Sweet Yam Casserole
- Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
- Cranberry Chutney
- Southern Baked Pumpkie Pie
Some items like the turkeys are shipped overnight from the supplier and is not eligible for rush shipping. For Thanksgiving Delivery, order by November 20, 2020, 11:59pm PT, for delivery on November 25.
Harry & David
Harry & David has a Thanksgiving Turkey Feast ($229) which can be shipped to you:
The menu incluldes:
- Ready-to-heat oven-roasted turkey (10 lb)
- Apple sausage stuffing (1 lb 14 oz)
- Creamy Brussels sprouts with bacon (1 lb 12 oz)
- Brown sugar sweet potatoes (1 lb 15 oz)
- Pumpkin Cheesecake [New York-style pumpkin layered cheesecake], 2 lb
- Classic turkey gravy (13.5 oz)
- Spiced cranberry chutney (1 lb)
- Net Weight: 19 lb 6 oz
The turkey is fully cooked and brined, creating a light pink color similar to smoked meats. Arrives frozen and will need to thaw two to three days before reheating and serving.
Harry & David also has many other items for your Thanksgiving meal including:
- Spiral-Sliced Ham
- Brown Sugar Sweet Potatoes
- Gourmet Ham Dinner
- Parmesan Creamed Spinach
- Deep-Dish Pumpkin Pie
- Zucchini and Corn Casserole and much more!
HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company, is bringing back its annual Thanksgiving Feast specialty box which features all of the ingredients and step-by-step directions to cook two chef-curated entrée options – Traditional Turkey or Beef Tenderloin – plus an assortment of sides, a decadent dessert, and an optional appetizer starting at $16.99 per serving.
Traditional Turkey ($169.89 + $8.99 shipping): Serves 8-10 and features Roast Turkey with a Garlic-Herb Butter Rub and Classic Gravy. Sides include Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Garlic and Sour Cream, Ciabatta Stuffing with Chicken Sausage and Cranberries, Classic Gravy with Fresh Herbs, Roasted Delicata and Shallot with Walnuts, and Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Cinnamon. Dessert is an Apple Ginger Crisp with Cinnamon Pecan Crumble.
Beef Tenderloin ($134.95 + $8.99 shipping): Serves 4-6 and features a Peppercorn-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Sherry Thyme Jus. Sides include Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Garlic and Sour Cream, Ciabatta Stuffing with Chicken Sausage and Cranberries, Beef Gravy, and Roasted Delicata and Shallot with Walnuts. Dessert is an Apple Ginger Crisp with Cinnamon Pecan Crumble.
The Thanksgiving Feast is available for preorder now through November 18 or while supplies last, with delivery beginning on November 16.
Meal-kit delivery service Blue Apron is offering a Full Thanksgiving Dinner Menu that serves 6-8 and is available for delivery the weeks of 11/8, 11/15, or 11/22. Order by 11/17 and schedule your delivery for 11/22 or 11/23.
The kit includes:
- Savory Butter Roasted Turkey Breast
- Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Fried Rosemary & Pumpkin Seeds
- Apple Crumb Pie with Warming Spices & Almonds
- Garlic & Herb Gravy
- Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes with Romano & Chives
- Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Ginger & Spicy Maple Syrup
They also have a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu including:
- Butternut Squash & Spinach Risotto with Fried Sage & Walnuts
- Four Cheese & Truffle Honey Flatbread with Mushrooms & Kale
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