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Fast Food Open on Christmas: The Full List of Restaurants

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If you don’t need to, don’t want to, or can’t cook on Christmas, we’ve got good news: there are plenty of fast-food restaurants open on Christmas. It’s a Christmas miracle!

Whether you’re craving burgers, coffee, donuts, or burritos, you’ve got a decent number of options for your Christmas Day meals.

Now, it’s important to note that most fast-food restaurants are franchises, so exact hours could vary between locations. Make sure to call your local restaurant location to find out their hours.

Don’t want to get fast food for your Christmas dinner? There are plenty of stores open on Christmas — including grocery stores.


Fast Food Restaurants Open on Christmas

a person holding up a mcdonlds crispy chicken sandwich in front to go bag outside a mcdonalds store

Really, one of the best gifts of Christmas might be just heading to a drive-thru and getting a burger handed to you. Or if your kid is super picky and didn’t eat their Christmas dinner, maybe your final gift to them of the holidays could be a kids’ meal (and the toy that comes inside).


Is McDonald’s open on Christmas?

Yes, McDonald’s is open on Christmas. Make sure to get a Happy Meal to get a free toy — one of the better McDonald’s specials you can get this season. We expect McDonald’s to be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Is Burger King open on Christmas?

Yes, Burger King is open on Christmas. That means every Burger King deal will also be available this Christmas as well. We expect Burger King to be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.



Fast-Food Coffee Places Open on Christmas

a starbucks frappuccino being held outside starbucks

Need a caffeine fix on Christmas? We know every coffee shop that’s open on Christmas to satisfy your craving and give you energy throughout the day. Here’s every fast food coffee shop open on Christmas:


Is Starbucks open on Christmas?

Yes, Starbucks is open on Christmas. You can still get all your favorite Starbucks holiday drinks (and even free Starbucks if you have enough “Stars”). We expect Starbucks to be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Is Dunkin’ open on Christmas?

Yes, Dunkin’ is open on Christmas. Every Dunkin’ holiday menu item is going to be available, and we might even get some great Dunkin’ Donuts deals through the app. We expect Dunkin’ to be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.


More Fast-Food Restaurants Open on Christmas

A woman eating food inside Chipotle
  • Want a burrito bowl instead of Christmas ham? Chipotle is open on Christmas, so you’ll be able to get all the burritos.
  • Depending on the location, Del Taco will be open on Christmas.
  • Domino’s locations will open depending on the manager in charge of that location.
  • Some Panda Express locations are going to be available this holiday season.
  • Double-check to see if your local Sonic Drive-In will be open so you can get your slushes and corn dogs.



Fast-Food Restaurants Closed on Christmas

wendys store sign

Not everybody is open on Christmas, though. Check this list to find out if your favorite fast food joint is closed for the holiday. First, the questions you’re asking:

Is Wendy’s open on Christmas?

No, Wendy’s isn’t open on Christmas. There are plenty of Wendy’s deals that you can take advantage of before Christmas, like the Wendy’s Key Tags.

Is Taco Bell open on Christmas?

No, Taco Bell isn’t open on Christmas. That means Taco Bell happy hour won’t be available on Christmas.

Is Chick-fil-A open on Christmas?

No, Chick-fil-A isn’t open on Christmas. There’s no way to use the Chick-fil-A app to get freebies.

Is Krispy Kreme open on Christmas?

No, Krispy Kreme isn’t open on Christmas. However, Krispy Kreme is open on Christmas Eve, so you can easily get free Krispy Kreme doughnuts before Christmas.

Is Panera Bread open on Christmas?

No, Panera Bread isn’t open on Christmas. Unfortunately, there’s no way to use Panera Bread menu hacks during Christmas.


Other Fast-Food Restaurants Closed on Christmas

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