Which Fast-Food Restaurants Are Closed or Open Due to Coronavirus?


Eater took a look at America's fast-food restaurants to find out how they are handling the coronavirus outbreak. Here is the status of some of the bigger chains (you can see the complete list at the link https://www.eater.com/2020/3/17/21184292/are-fast-food-restaurants-closing-because-of-novel-coronavirus-covid-19 ):

  • McDonald’s: All company-owned locations nationwide are closing their dining rooms and shifting to carryout, delivery, and drive-thru.
  • Wendy’s: All locations in areas that have declared a state of emergency are closing their dining rooms and moving to carryout, pickup, delivery, and drive-thru.
  • Burger King: No major closures announced yet.
  • Chick-fil-A: All locations nationwide are closing their dining rooms. Some stores will offer drive-thru-only, while others are shifting to carryout, pickup, or delivery.
  • Chipotle: All locations nationwide are closing their dining rooms and shifting to carryout, pickup, and delivery.
  • Dairy Queen: No major closures announced yet.
  • Domino’s: No major closures announced yet.
  • Dunkin’: All locations nationwide are reducing their hours, closing their dining rooms, and moving to carryout, delivery, and drive-thru.
  • Jack in the Box: All locations nationwide are closing their dining rooms and shifting to pickup, delivery, and drive-thru.
  • KFC: All locations nationwide are closing their dining rooms and shifting to carryout, pickup, delivery, and drive-thru.
  • Pizza Hut: Dining rooms will close in states where it’s mandated, and those locations will offer carryout and delivery.
  • Popeyes: No major closures announced yet.
  • Quiznos: No major closures announced yet.
  • Starbucks: All company-owned locations in the U.S. and Canada are closing their dining rooms and moving to carryout, pickup, delivery, and drive-thru. Company-owned stores in high-social gathering locations (e.g., malls, universities, etc.) and areas with high numbers of COVID-19 cases are closed.
  • Subway:No major closures announced yet.
  • Taco Bell:All company-owned locations nationwide are closing their dining rooms and moving to delivery and drive-thru. Franchisees are “determining dining room closures based on local mandates and community needs,” said parent company Yum Brands.