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The holidays are for spending quality time with loved ones and enjoying home-cooked meals, but sometimes there's a need for — and nothing like — some reliable, fast-food grub. Whether you're sneaking out for a quick bite mid-holiday obligations or craving a midnight snack, here are fast-food restaurants saying they will be open (and closed) on Christmas Day.

Note: This list is not exhaustive, and many chains are independently operated; hours may vary or be open for takeout only.We advise calling local restaurants to confirm before going. 

Fast-Food Restaurants Open on Christmas Day (based on last year):

  • Baskin' Robbins
  • Boston Market
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Checkers
  • Del Taco
  • Denny's
  • Domino's
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • IHOP
  • McDonald's
  • Panda Express
  • Papa Johns
  • Perkins
  • Pizza Hut
  • Starbucks
  • Subway
  • Waffle House

Fast Food Restaurants Closed on Christmas Day:

  • Arby's
  • Bob Evans
  • Burger King
  • Carl's Jr
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Chipotle
  • Culver's
  • El Pollo Loco
  • Dairy Queen
  • Five Guys
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Hardee's
  • Jack in the Box
  • Jimmy John's
  • KFC
  • Little Caesars
  • Moe's Southwest Grill
  • Panera Bread
  • Popeyes
  • Qdoba
  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
  • Sonic
  • Shake Shack
  • Steak 'n Shake
  • Taco Bell
  • Tim Hortons
  • Whataburger
  • Wingstop
  • White Castle

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