Are McDonald's, Wendy's, Taco Bell Open on Thanksgiving? Fast Food Hours

Are fast-food restaurants like McDonald's, Wendy's, and Taco Bell open on Thanksgiving 2019? Check the Thanksgiving holiday hours for fast-food chains like Burger King, Chipotle, and Dunkin' below. Some stores may be operating with modified hours, so be sure to call your local store ahead of time to find out their opening hours.

Whether you're looking for festive Thanksgiving food at Denny's or a non-traditional Thanksgiving burger at White Castle, check out which fast-food restaurants will be open on the holiday. We have also included a list of fast-food restaurants that are sure to be closed on Thanksgiving 2019 to help you plan your day accordingly.

Fast-food restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving 2019

The following restaurants are open on Thanksgiving but please note that opening times will vary by location. Use this guide to plan your Thanksgiving breakfast, lunch, or dinner, but be aware that some restaurants will be running on modified hours.


Most McDonald's locations will be open on Thanksgiving but hours may vary by location, so check with your local store.


Wendy's restaurants will generally be open, but some locations may close, so be sure to check with your local Wendy's.

Burger King

Burger King will be open on Thanksgiving but operating with restricted hours and hours will vary by location. Call your local Burger King for its opening hours.

White Castle

All White Castle locations should be open on Thanksgiving Day.

Denny's Turkey Dinner
Denny's Turkey Dinner, available as part of the new festive menu. Denny's


Dunkin' will be open on Thanksgiving but opening hours will vary by location. If your local Dunkin' is open, however, why not try its seasonal menu and check out its holiday merchandise?


Denny's will be open Thanksgiving and it will be serving its festive menu, including a Turkey and Dressing Dinner and a Cinnamon Roll Pancake Breakfast.


IHOP will be open on Thanksgiving, but hours vary by location. IHOP is celebrating Thanksgiving by offering guests a $5 coupon for a future visit with any purchase of a $25 gift card through January 1.

Jack in the Box

Jack in the Box is typically open 24 hours a day and will remain open on Thanksgiving. The only day Jack in the Box closes is Christmas Day.

Little Caesar's

Like Jack in the Box, Little Caesar's is only closed on Christmas Day, so will be open on Thanksgiving.

Restaurant Chains Closed on Thanksgiving 2019

The following fast-food restaurants will be closed on Thanksgiving, according to Delish: Arby's, Baskin-Robbins, Ben & Jerry's, Blimpie, California Pizza Kitchen, Carl's Jr., Chick-fil-A, Chipotle, Church's Chicken, Dairy Queen, Jimmy John's, KFC, Panda Express, Panera, Red Robin, Subway, Taco Bell and Tim Hortons.