- Most restaurants open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, but expect to find shorter opening hours.
If you are looking for coffee or want to eat out or bring a meal on New Year’s Day, there is a sandwich with options on Saturday.
In contrast to Christmas Day, when many large chains closed with few exceptions, several restaurants will be open to say goodbye to 2021 and welcome 2022.
But expect to find many restaurants that operate with special opening hours on Saturday. Most Chick-fil-A restaurants close at 6pm on Saturday, the chicken chain said in a blog post, noting that opening hours may vary from place to place.
It is often a franchise decision whether a restaurant opens on holidays, so check with your nearest location before heading out.
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For local restaurants, it will also vary how far you have to travel to find an open restaurant.
You can also check OpenTable for restaurants that accept holiday reservations, such as Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse and Texas de Brazil.
If you want to make a meal, most grocery stores are open on New Year’s Day. Costco, Sam’s Club, Trader Joe’s and Aldi are among the stores that are closed.
Starbucks and Dunkin ‘opens New Year’s Day 2022
Many Dunkin ‘and Starbucks locations will be open during the holidays, but expect opening hours to be limited.
New Year’s fast food open: Taco Bell, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, more
Check with your nearest location before heading out, as not all locations are open. Some restaurant websites do not have updated holiday times, so call ahead or check apps.
Restaurants on New Year’s Day 2022 open
Check with your nearest position, as not all positions will be and opening hours will vary. Some restaurant websites do not have updated holiday times, so it is recommended to call in advance. The restaurant names below link to websites.
Local restaurants open on New Year’s Day
Many locally owned and regional chain restaurants will also be open on New Year’s Day, and restaurants in hotels are often open on public holidays. Find more restaurants by searching on social media and looking at OpenTable, an online reservation service.
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