Cracker Barrel Hours Today: Is Cracker Barrel Open on New Year’s Day?

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Cracker Barrel is definitely a place to be on New Year’s Day. It’s a favorite out-of-town restaurant where many loyal cutomers go to enjoy delicious foods, relax, and also shop. The half restaurant, half store has been serving its customers since 1969.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurants have been keeping their patrons posted with updates on Instagram. For example this re-post which was captioned, “Hi Guys! Check out my last minute gift guide filled with awesome gifts you can grab during your travels at my favorite out of town restaurant @CrackerBarrel…”

Are you planning on some last-minute shopping at Cracker Barrel? Is Cracker Barrel open today? What are the Cracker Barrel hours today (if they are open)?

The restaurant was closed for Christmas, would it remain open on New Year’s day? Keep reading to find out Cracker Barrel’s hours of operations and it’s festive offerings.

Cracker Barrel Hours Today

The regular hours at the restaurant are:

Day of week Hours
Monday to Friday 10:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

If you are planning to head over there today, Cracker Barrel will be operating as per their regular store hours. A quick phone call to confirm if there are any changes would be a good idea.

Cracker Barrel New Year’s Day Hours

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurants will remain open on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The restaurant may be open with reduced hours during the holidays so you may find some of its locations closing early, while others will be open later. With holiday hours varying from location to location, it would be a great idea to call the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store to confirm their hours of operation.

Cracker Barrel New Year’s Day Menu

The restaurant specializes in traditional Southern cuisine. To mark the festive holiday spirit, they have put together a special New Year’s Day menu including a breakfast menu consisting of White Chocolate n’ Fresh Berry French Toast Breakfast, Peppermill Steak n’ Egg Skillet, and Good Morning Breakfast.

The lunch holiday menu has mushroom-braised pot roast, fried chicken, pecan-crusted catfish, and pie slices. The menu could vary from location to location, so it would be wise to check the menu at your local Cracker Barrel beforehand.

Enjoy your New Year’s Day at Cracker Barrel with their festive-inspired menu, where you can also indulge in a little holiday shopping at your favorite store.



“Cracker Barrel Holiday Hours Open/Closed,” Holiday Shopping Hours web site;, last accessed December 30, 2016.

“Holiday Menu,” Cracker Barrel web site;, last accessed December 30, 2016