Which Restaurants Are Open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020? McDonald's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chick-fil-A, and More

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrating the birth of the late American civil rights activist, is upon us. This year it falls on January 20, as the day is observed on the third Monday of every January.

As it is a national holiday, some venues may be closed or running on a reduced schedule, including at some restaurants across the country.

Here we look at some of the stores' hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at some of popular restaurant chains across the country.

Applebee's

All venues will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day but may be operating on reduced hours. Contact your local venue for exact timings.

Arby's

Arby's restaurants will be open on January 20. Normal hours vary by location but are from around 10 a.m. (local time) to 11 p.m. (local time). Contact your local branch for exact times.

Boston Market

Boston Market venues will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day but may operate on limited hours. Its normal hours of operation are from 11 a.m. (local time) to around 9-10 p.m. (local time).

Buffalo Wild Wings

The popular chicken chain will be resuming its regular hours. Normal hours of operation are from 11 a.m. (local time) to around 12-2 a.m. (local time).

Burger King

All venues of the fast-food burger chain will be open on January 20 but they may be running reduced hours. Normal operating times are from around 6 a.m. (local time) to 1 a.m. (local time).

Chick-fil-A

All Chick-fil-A venues are open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day but may be on reduced hours depending on the location. Normal opening and closing times are from around 6 a.m. (local time) to about 10 p.m. (local time).

Chili's Grill & Bar

The restaurant chain will be resuming normal hours, which are from 11 a.m. (local time) to around 11 p.m. (local time) but exact times vary by location. Call your local branch before visiting.

Dairy Queen

Most venues will be running on a normal schedule, which is from around 10 a.m. (local time) to around 10 p.m. (local time). Check your local branch for exact timings for your nearest venue.

Domino's Pizza

The pizza franchise is open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day but some locations may be on reduced hours. Its normal hours are from around 10 a.m. (local time) to about 1-3 a.m. (local time). Contact your local venue before visiting for exact times.

Jack in the Box

The fast-food chain is normally open for 24 hours across all branches and will resume these hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

KFC

The fried chicken franchise is operating normal hours on January 20, which are from around 11 a.m. (local time) to 10 p.m. (local time).

McDonald's

The popular fast-food burger chain will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day but the hours will vary depending on the location. Many venues are also open 24 hours a day, while others operate until 11 p.m. (local time) or 12 a.m (local time).

Olive Garden

The restaurant chain serving Italian fare will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Its normal hours are from around 11 a.m. (local time) to 11 p.m. (local time), but exact times vary by location.

Pizza Hut

Most venues of the pizza chain will be open on January 20 but contact your local branch for exact hours. Normal operating hours are from around 11 a.m. (local time) to 12 a.m. (local time).

Red Lobster

All branches of the seafood restaurant chain will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Its normal hours of operation are from around 11 a.m. (local time) to about 10-11 p.m. (local time).

Sonic Drive-in

All Sonic Drive-in branches are also open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The normal hours may vary by location but are generally from about 6 a.m. (local time) to 12 a.m. (local time). Contact your local venue for exact timings.

Subway

The sandwich chain will be open on January 20 but hours may vary at different branches. Normal operating hours are from around 7-8 a.m. (local time) to 11 p.m. (local time). Contact your local chain for exact timings.

Taco Bell

Most Taco Bell franchises will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Operating hours can vary by location but many are open for 24 hours. Contact your local venue for exact hours.

Wendy's

The popular fast-food burger chain resumes normal hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with most chains open from around 10 a.m. (local time) to 12 a.m. (local time). Contact your local restaurant for exact timings.

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