Little Lion Serves Up Southern Twist on Thanksgiving Dinner in Old City District

The Little Lion in Old City District serves up a Southern spin on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Enjoy your choice of decadent entrees and trimmings, with homemade desserts, seasonal cocktails and fall craft drafts. 

The Little Lion, named after Alexander Hamilton, offers an upscale casual setting to enjoy a historic holiday with your family. The dramatic 6,500 square foot restaurant is housed in a former 1847 bank building that boasts two floors, 25 foot ceilings, eight-foot original window panes, a grand staircase, balcony, interactive chef's counter, two bars and five unique dining spaces. Look for hints of revolutionary inspiration throughout - both on the menu and in the decor. 

As you enjoy the striking views, enjoy a decadent feast that features your choice of roasted turkey, smoked ham with bourbon glaze, braised short rib, grilled rib-eye and blackened catfish. Trimmings will include kale caesar salad, Lionsalad, roasted butternut squash soup, charred Brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, stuffing, cheddar grits and greens, sweet potato hash, buttermilk biscuits and more. End on a sweet note, with eggnog cheesecake, pumpkin pie and apple cinnamon bread pudding. 

At the bar, raise a glass to family and the start of the holidays with seasonal spirits and cocktails, plus a selection of craft beers and ciders on draft. 

Order your meal for pick-up or stay and enjoy in the comfort of the dining room. Thanksgiving day hours for Thursday, November 24, 2016 are as follows: 

  • Catering and pick-up services 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Bars open starting at 12:00pm with cocktails and lite bar menu 
  • Thanksgiving dinner in dining room starting at 2:00pm

Thanksgiving will be served family style and is $39.95 per guest. Full menu is below: 

ENTREE (Choose 2) 

Roasted Turkey-gravy

Smoked Ham- Honey bourbon glaze

Braised Short Rib – Horseradish Cream

Grilled Ribeye (+$6) – garlic balsamic wild mushrooms and onions, chive butter

Blackened Catfish – garlic cream sauce

TRIMMINGS (Choose 3)

Kale Caesar salad

Lion salad

Roasted butternut squash soup

Charred brussels sprouts

Mashed potatoes

Sweet potato hash

Five blend macaroni and cheese


Cranberry sauce

Buttermilk biscuits

Cheddar grits and greens

Roasted carrots

DESSERT (Individual choose 1) 

Egg Nog Cheesecake

Pumpkin Pie

Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding

For dinner reservations, please visit Open Table or call 267-273-0688. For take-out and catering orders, please call 267-273-0688.