Black Friday 2019 Fast Food Deals: When do McDonald's, Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts and Other Chain Restaurants Open

Although Black Friday is annually celebrated nationwide, the day after Thanksgiving is technically not a federal holiday, but a state holiday in some states. Therefore, the hours of restaurants, fast-food chains, and coffee shops may vary on Black Friday.

Chains such as McDonald's and Starbucks are likely to be open on Black Friday and will probably follow regular hours. For the fast-food chains that are open, many are celebrating with deals for free or discounted food and drink. Check below for our list of where to get cheap fast food on Black Friday 2019.

Check out Newsweek's comprehensive coverage of all Black Friday deals here.

Is Black Friday a holiday?

The day after Thanksgiving is considered a state holiday in the following states: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia.

If you live in one of these states, your local fast-food restaurants may open with modified hours. If you're planning on visiting somewhere like McDonald's or Starbucks on Black Friday, be sure to check with your local store to see if they are open as usual.

Residents of states where the day after Thanksgiving is not a holiday should be able to visit any fast food restaurant on Black Friday 2019.

Black Friday Fast Food Deals 2019


From now through December 2, customers can order McDonald's from UberEats with free delivery. Plus, McDonald's fans have the chance to win a year of free Late-Night McDelivery with Uber Eats and a Late-Night Weekender Bag with items including a pillow, blanket, meal tray, eye-mask, earplugs, tumbler, ice pack, and massage chair. To enter, tweet the McDonald's menu items you like to have delivered by Uber Eats and tag #McDelivery, #Sweepstakes, @McDonalds, and @UberEats.

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A McDonald's Drive-Thru sign. Justin Sullivan/Getty


Purchase a 16-oz. tumbler for $40 and get free Starbucks every day for a month. Every grande coffee or tea throughout January 2020 will be free.

The Cheesecake Factory

From today, November 29 through December 2, when a customer purchases a $25 gift card or eGift card at The Cheesecake Factory, they will receive two Slice of Joy Cards or eSlice of Joy Cards which can each be redeemed for a free slice of cheesecake in the New Year.


Dunkin' customers can get a medium-sized latte, cappuccino or Americano for $2 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. available today through December 31.

Jack in the Box

Members of Jack in the Box's eClub can get a free Jack's Spicy Chicken Sandwich with any purchase, available now through December 2.


Members of Häagen-Dazs' loyalty program a free mini cup or cone with the purchase of a Dazzler Sundae or with a customer's first in-app purchase.


Applebee's Drink of the Month is a 10-ounce glass of Vodka Cranberry Lemonade and its $1 through November 30.