Memorial Day is a time for us to honor and remember the brave men and women who have died while serving in the United States military. Many of us are fortunate to have a 3-day weekend to commemorate this occasion. It’s a time for families to come together and share a meal. If you’re looking for a restaurant to dine in on this special day, there are many options to choose from.
We understand that not everyone wants to have a cookout on Memorial Day, especially when the weather is hot. It can be a lot of work to prepare and clean up after a big family gathering, so it’s understandable if you prefer not to invite everyone over. There’s no judgment here, we get it!
If you’re looking for a last-minute alternative to a family cookout on Memorial Day, why not consider meeting up at a restaurant? You may be wondering which restaurants are open on this holiday, but the good news is that there are plenty to choose from!
What restaurants are open on Memorial Day 2023?
In alphabetical order, here are some of the most popular restaurants which will be open on Memorial Day this year:
- Boston Market
- Buffalo Wild Wings
- Burger King
- Olive Garden
- Panera Bread
- Pizza Hut
- Red Lobster
- Shake Shack
- Sonic Drive-In
- Taco Bell
- The Cheesecake Factory
Simply put, just about all restaurants are open today. Hey, if a few locations are even open on Christmas, you bet Memorial Day won’t stop the businesses from cashing in. Not to mention, it’s not a holiday observed by all.
What restaurants are closed on Memorial Day 2023?
Unlike other major holidays, there are no restaurants that will be closing their doors on Memorial Day — at least from a corporate level. It is possible that some local chains might choose to close down for the holiday, so it won’t hurt to call ahead to check just to be safe.