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Feast on These Fast-Food Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

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Whether your Thanksgiving meal didn’t go as planned or you’re just not that into turkey, there are fast-food restaurants open on Thanksgiving ready to give you their version of a holiday feast.

The vast majority of fast-food restaurants are franchises — which means they’re independently owned, and thus hours may vary between locations. Just to be sure, check in with your local restaurant location to confirm their specific hours.

Not a fan of fast food? We know every restaurant open on Thanksgiving and every grocery store open on Thanksgiving.


Fast Food Open on Thanksgiving

A 6-piece kids Happy Meal sitting on a table outside of a McDonald's storefront.

Things get a bit krazy and hectic around the holidays, and if you’re not a huge fan of Thanksgiving food or need some more kid-friendly substitutes, there are plenty of fast food restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving.

Is McDonald’s open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, McDonald’s is open on Thanksgiving. It’s the perfect time to get McDonald’s specials.

Is Burger King open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Burger King is open on Thanksgiving. And you’ll still be able to use our tips to get free Whoppers.

Is Wendy’s open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Wendy’s is open on Thanksgiving. And all the Wendy’s menu deals, including ways to get free Frosties, are available as well.

Is Taco Bell open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Taco Bell is open on Thanksgiving. Which means Taco Bell Happy Hour will still be on.


Coffee Chains Open on Thanksgiving

a person holding a starbucks cup in starbucks

Need a little caffeine boost to get through your Thanksgiving? There are plenty of different fast-food coffee shops that are open on Thanksgiving for your convenience. Here’s how to find out where you can get your coffee this holiday:

Is Starbucks open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Starbucks is open on Thanksgiving. Don’t forget to use your Starbucks app to get free Starbucks. Most Starbucks will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Is Dunkin’ open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Dunkin’ is open on Thanksgiving. Another way to get caffeine and the best Dunkin’ Donuts deals. Most Dunkin’ locations will be open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Is Krispy Kreme open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Krispy Kreme is open on Thanksgiving. Want free Krispy Kreme donuts? Check out our Krispy Kreme deals. Most Krispy Kreme locations will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Fast-Food Pizza Places Open on Thanksgiving

A person holding a Papa John's pizza near the counter at Papa John's.

Burned your Thanksgiving dinner? Getting a couple of pizzas might be the best solution. Here’s how to find out which fast-food pizza joints are going to be open on Thanksgiving:

Is Domino’s open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Domino’s is open on Thanksgiving. Domino’s deals will still be active on Turkey Day. Most Domino’s locations will be open from noon to 11 p.m.

Is Papa Johns open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Papa Johns is open on Thanksgiving. A delicious cheese pizza can be yours on Turkey Day. Most Papa Johns locations will be open from noon to 11 p.m.

Is Pizza Hut open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Pizza Hut is open on Thanksgiving. Every Pizza Hut deal will be available on Thanksgiving as well. Most Pizza Hut locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Related: Pizza Hut deals and savings you won’t want to miss.

Is Little Caesars open on Thanksgiving?

Yes, Little Caesars is open on Thanksgiving. There are plenty of Little Caesars deals that can get you discounted crazy bread and pizza. Most Little Caesars will be open from noon to 8 p.m.



More Fast-Food Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

someone splitting a Panda Express bigger place meal into two plates

Can’t decide between Mexican or Chinese food? You’ll have your pick on your favorite alternative Thanksgiving food. Here’s every other fast-food restaurant open on Thanksgiving:


Fast-Food Restaurants Closed on Thanksgiving

A person eating Chick fil A

Is Chick-fil-A open on Thanksgiving? No, Chick-fil-A isn’t open on Thanksgiving — but they are open the next day on Black Friday, so you can use the Chick-fil-A app to get free chicken sandwiches.

Is Panera Bread open on Thanksgiving? No, Panera Bread isn’t open on Thanksgiving. It’s one of the only days you won’t be able to use your Panera Unlimited Sips subscription.

As you can see, not every fast-food restaurant is open on Thanksgiving, but not every store can be open every day. If your favorite fast-food restaurant isn’t open on Thanksgiving, you might want to find other holiday plans.

For more restaurants open on Thanksgiving, check out our list of sit-down alternatives to cooking at home.



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