If you want to have chicken sandwiches to start off your Thanksgiving as Turkey is already there in the evening feast, stopping by Chick-fil-A would be a good idea. But, is Chick-fil-A open on Thanksgiving Day 2022? Find out in this post.
Chick-fil-A is one of the most popular restaurant chains in the United States which specializes in chicken sandwiches. Americans love their taste and Thanksgiving is the perfect day to treat your loved ones at Chick-fil-A.
Founded in 1946, there are over 2,600 Chick-fil-A restaurants across 47 states, Washington D.C, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
Is Chick-fil-A Open on Thanksgiving Day this year?
No. Chick-fil-A will be completely closed on Thanksgiving Day this year. If you were planning to stop by and get their delicious chicken-based servings, you will have to change your plans and visit another eatery this time.
Chick-fil-A is one of the most recommended restaurants in the U.S. The two key reasons for this are they serve yummy dishes and they are usually open on most holidays. However, Thanksgiving is an occasion when Chick-fil-A completely closes every year.
They are continuing the tradition this year as well. Hence, Chick-fil-A will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022.
Why is Chick-fil-A closed on Thanksgiving Day?
Chick-fil-A is known to possibly have the most caring management among all restaurant chains in the United States. They offer their staff paid time-offs on every major holiday and grant special perks for working on minor ones.
This year, the Chick-fil-A management confirmed on social media that their outlets will be closed on Thanksgiving Day to allow their staff members to spend quality time with their families.
“If you’ve found this page, you’re probably wondering if we are open on Thanksgiving Day; we are not,” the post states.
It adds: “We’re taking time this day to reflect on what we’re grateful for – our family, friends, Team Members, and guests – and to enjoy our second favorite bird. Even though we are closed during the holiday, you can visit our catering page for menu items to serve as part of your celebration.”
Which Restaurants are Open on Thanksgiving then?
Don’t feel sad that Chick-fil-A is closed on Thanksgiving as you can simply visit them some other time. For Turkey Day, you still have plenty of options that you can explore and try some really delicious stuff with your loved ones.
Here is a list of restaurants that are open and fully functional on Thanksgiving Day 2022:
- Bob Evans
- Boston Market
- Buffalo Wild Wings
- Buca di Beppo
- Chart House
- Cracker Barrel
- Del Frisco’s Grille
- Dunkin’ Donuts
- Einstein Bros. Bagels
- Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
- Fogo de Chao
- Golden Corral
- Hard Rock Cafe
- Kona Grill
- Maggiano’s Little Italy
- Marrie Callendar’s
- McCormick & Schmick’s
- Metro Diner
- Morton’s Steakhouse
- Papa John’s
- Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
- Romano’s Macaroni Grill
- Ruby Tuesday
- Ruth’s Chris Steak House
- Seasons 52
- Smith & Wollensky
- T.G.I. Fridays
- STK Steakhouse
- Tony Roma’s
- Waffle House
- White Castle
You can visit any of these depending on your location and choice. Feel free to add more locally popular names to this list using the comment box.