11 fast food restaurants open on Easter Sunday 2023

Only a few days of the year see many major businesses close, with Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day being the pair with the most closures. However, a few restaurant chains also closed over Easter, Chick-fil-A being an obvious example. But don’t worry, the majority of your favorite fast food chains will be open this Easter.

Considering that around 80% of Americans celebrate Easter to some degree, according to data from Statistical, it’s surprising that more fast food chains aren’t closed that Sunday. But, if you want to grab a quick egg sandwich and coffee in the morning or a burger after leaving Grandma’s house in the afternoon, there will be plenty of places to stop.

These 12 fast food outlets will all be open and ready to serve you when you’ve had your fill of quiche and ham.

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Taco Bell is open for your Cranchwrap and taco needs on Easter Sunday. The chain only closes all restaurants at Christmas and Thanksgiving, with varying closing times for other holidays.

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What would an Easter Sunday be without a Big Mac and fries? A little less rich in saturated fat, certainly, but also much less tasty and comforting. No worries on the comfort food front, as nearly every McDonald’s in America will be open this Easter, and regular hours as well.

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You can drive, cross, walk, or order delivery of almost any Sonic in America this Easter. Opening hours for Sonic locations tend to vary – on Long Island in New York alone, we’ve found locations that open at 9, 10 and 11 a.m., for example – as most Sonic restaurants are owned by premises, but most of them will be open.

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Chicken fries and Whoppers may remain on the family menu on Easter Sunday as most Burger King locations will be open. That said, judging by our research on the Easter past, some Burger King restaurants will be closing or having reduced hours, so check with your local joint before heading there.

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Whataburger (correctly pronounced “water burger” if you’re in the chain’s native Texas) is open every day of the year except Christmas Day, so by deductive reasoning we know it’s safe to say you can get your favorite Texas. burgers at Easter.


This largest fast-food sandwich chain in America will be offering subs during its regular hours in most locations this Easter Sunday. You could even try making an Easter-friendly Subway sandwich by having an employee double your ham.

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Many Wendy’s locations stay open even on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, so it’s no surprise that most restaurants in this chain are open on Easter. You can, however, use Wendy’s location search page to double-check your local location.


Dunkin’ is open for business over Easter, with most locations keeping regular hours on Sundays, depending on holiday hours. You can enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut any time of the day. If you want to try the new Breakfast Taco, buyer beware! We saw varying reviews of the new dish.

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Not only is Boston Market open on Easter, but this chain wants to cook your family’s Easter meal. You can order ahead and have a heat-and-eat feast, with pickups available days before the holidays and on Easter itself.

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Fear not, you can get your double shot of espresso, your latte, your cake pops, your breakfast sandwiches and your fruit cups on Easter Sunday, because almost every Starbucks in America will be open, at except for those located in stores that will be closed. Considering there are approximately 15,905 Starbucks in America, that’s a lot of Starbucks open!

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Why go fast food at Easter when you can order a pizza from Domino’s and have it delivered fast, hot and fresh? Most all Domino’s in America will be open on Easter, which is remarkable given the chain’s deep Christian roots, for Business Intern.

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This Easter Sunday, you can grab a fancy burger, chicken sandwich or hot dog at nearly any of Shake Shack’s 260 U.S. locations, according to Zippia data. The chain will have regular hours at most of its restaurants, which are generally 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays.

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