Special Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve Meals

If spending days preparing large holiday meals adds extra stress to an already hectic schedule, then take a break this year enjoy a variety of ready-made holiday meals. Get together with your family at one of Chattanooga’s attractions or delectable restaurants offering special holiday meals.

THANKSGIVING MEALS

Thanksgiving Lunch & Dinner Cruises on the Chattanooga Riverboat Co.’s Southern Belle & Pier 2
Enjoy Thanksgiving with family and friends at The Chattanoogan Hotel's Thanksgiving Feast. Executive Chef Tanner Marino and his excellent culinary team will prepare a delicious meal featuring dozens of traditional and innovative dishes such as braised beef short ribs, bourbon glazed ham, and boursin whipped potatoes. To make a reservation, please call (423) 424-3700.

Thanksgiving Feast at the Chattanoogan Hotel
Enjoy Thanksgiving with family and friends at The Chattanoogan Hotel's Thanksgiving Feast. Executive Chef Tanner Marino and his excellent culinary team will prepare a delicious meal featuring dozens of traditional and innovative dishes including slow roasted turkey breast and citrus glazed ham. Reservations required. To make a reservation, please call (423) 424-3700.

Turkey Dinner at Lookout Winery/Wood Oven Pizza
Enjoy a delicious turkey dinner with spectacular views of the Tennessee River this Thanksgiving! The menu will include roasted turkey breast, creamy mashed potatoes with savory gravy, green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, and a slice of great pumpkin pie with a scoop of gelato for dessert. Reservations required.

Thanksgiving Brunch on the Bluff
Enjoy the day by feasting at Bluff View Art District’s acclaimed Thanksgiving Day Brunch. Since there is no denying that Thanksgiving is the most important meal of the year, we will be showcasing turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and all the fixins highlighted with signature selections from our renowned pastry, bakery, pasta, and restaurant kitchens. Reservations required.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Beast + Barrel Gastro Smokehouse
Beast + Barrel's infamous Thanksgiving buffet is back and better than ever this November. Enjoy herb crusted prime rib, brined smoked turkey, oyster stuffing, mac n' cheese, and a slice of bourbon pecan pie that will put your grandma's cooking to shame (sorry, Grandma!). Reservations are preferred and can be made at (423) 805-4599.

Thanksgiving Buffet at Food Works
Let someone else do the cooking and enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving buffet at Food Works! Indulge in traditional Thanksgiving fare and famous brunch drink specials. Reservations are preferred and can be made at (423) 752-7487.

Thanksgiving at Rodizio Grill/Downtown
Join us the entire week of Thanksgiving for some festive favorites in addition to our regular menu items at dinner! We will be serving turkey with gravy, yams, cranberry sauce, stuffing, apple cider and pumpkin cheesecake. We hope to see you there! (Note: Dessert is not included in the $34.99 price)

Thanksgiving at Rodizio Grill/Hamilton Place
Join us the entire week of Thanksgiving for some festive favorites in addition to our regular menu items at dinner! We will be serving turkey with gravy, yams, cranberry sauce, stuffing, apple cider and pumpkin cheesecake. We hope to see you there! (Note: Dessert is not included in the $32.99 price)

CHRISTMAS MEALS

Southern Belle Riverboat’s Christmas Carol Dinner Cruise
Enjoy dinner while on a relaxing cruise down the Tennessee River. Cruise includes live entertainment, dancing, appearance by Santa, and a dinner of prime rib, shrimp creole, savory cornbread dressing, desserts, and more. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

Southern Belle Riverboat’s Winter on the River Lunch Cruise
Relax and unwind with a cruise down the Tennessee River! Take in the sights from the Southern Belle Riverboat and enjoy a lunch buffet featuring roast beef, lemon chicken, a variety of sides and a delicious dessert. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

Tennessee Valley Railroad’s Christmas Dinner Train
Enjoy a four-course dining experience on board a restored 1924 dining car this holiday season. The excursion trains will depart from Chattanooga's Grand Junction Station, traveling at a leisurely pace through portions of urban East Chattanooga before reversing direction and returning to Grand Junction. The travel time is just right for the complete meal on a vintage dining car.

Southern Belle Riverboat’s Breakfast with Santa Cruise
Start the day with a pancake breakfast on the Southern Belle! After breakfast, be razzled and dazzled by a magic show and enjoy a visit with the man in the big red suit to find out if you’ve made the naughty or nice list this year. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

Southern Belle Riverboat’s ‘Tis the Season Lunch Cruise
Enjoy lunch while cruising down the Tennessee River. Cruise includes live entertainment, Pilot House tours, and a lunch of prime rib, lemon basil chicken, desserts, and more. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

Brunch with Santa at The Chattanoogan Hotel
Enjoy an award-winning brunch in Broad Street Grille with a special guest from the North Pole! Santa will meet and greet guests and stop to interact with each party while carolers serenade the room. The kids can enjoy craft activities in the lobby, and a professional photographer will be available to purchase keepsake photos with Santa.

Southern Belle Riverboat’s Holiday Dinner Cruise
Get in the holiday spirit aboard Chattanooga’s Southern Belle Riverboat! Enjoy a buffet style dinner featuring flat iron steak with grilled onions, lemon basil chicken, a variety of sides, and delicious dessert. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

Dinner with Santa at Rock City Gardens & the Enchanted Garden of Lights
The magical evening high atop Lookout Mountain includes a traditional holiday meal with turkey and dressing, one-on-one visit and picture with Santa and his friends (his elves, Inara the Ice Queen, Jack Frost, and Rocky), VIP access to the Yule Town Realm of the Enchanted Garden of Lights, and gingerbread cookie decorating in the North Pole Lodge (cookies for kids ages 2-13 only) Make reservations early for best availability, event sells out quickly.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at Rodizio Grill/Downtown
Enjoy our extended menu of lobster bisque, ribeye, and Parmesan Beef in addition to all of your regular favorites. We will be charging regular dinner pricing for the extended menu.

Christmas Eve at Rodizio Grill/Hamilton Place
We'll have an extended menu in addition to your regular favorites! Our extended menu will include lobster bisque, ribeye, and Parmesan Beef. This extended menu will be served all day and we will be charging regular dinner pricing of $32.99 all day on Christmas Eve. The Hamilton Place location will be closed all day Christmas Day.

NEW YEAR’S EVE MEALS

Southern Belle Riverboat’s New Year’s Eve Early Bird Cruise
Get the party started and say hello to 2019 early! Enjoy prime rib & chicken Wisconsin buffet dinner, toe tappin’ music, and views from the Tennessee River. This is a great cruise if you want to relax and celebrate, but be tucked in by midnight! Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

Southern Belle Riverboat’s New Year’s Eve on the River
Ring in the new year aboard the Southern Belle Riverboat! Get the party started at the 3rd Deck Burger Bar and enjoy dinner, music, dancing, and a midnight champagne toast as you cruise into 2019. The buffet style dinner will feature prime rib, shrimp creole, a variety of sides, dessert, and more. Reservations can be booked online or by phone.

New Year’s Eve Dinner on the Bluff
As you bid farewell to 2018, join us for a relaxing pre-countdown dinner at Back Inn Café before heading out on the town to ring in the New Year. Enjoy an intimate meal featuring New Year’s Eve inspired cocktails, special menu offerings, and Back Inn Café’s signature winter menu. Housed in a cozy 1920s colonial revival mansion that overlooks the Tennessee River, Back Inn Café offers the perfect setting for celebrating the past year’s “old times.”

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Rodizio Grill/Downtown
On December 31st, during regular dinner hours, enjoy our extended menu of lobster bisque, ribeye and Parmesan Beef in addition to all of your regular favorites.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Rodizio Grill/Hamilton Place
We'll be serving lobster bisque, ribeye and Parmesan Beef plus all of your regular favorites. Regular dinner pricing is $32.99