Restaurants Hours New Year’s Day: Applebee’s, Denny’s, IHOP, KFC, McDonald’s, TGI Fridays Open or Closed

January 1, 2015 Updated: July 18, 2015

There’s a number of chain restaurants open on New Year’s Day. Unlike Christmas and Thanksgiving, most chains are open (except for Costco)–some with sales.

Denny’s, IHOP, Burger King, and McDonald’s are all open until late night. Check local listings for hours or call.

Some Subway, Jack in the Box, Buffalo Wild Wings, Panda Express, and Sizzler locations are also open.

Here’s a few others that are open; hours vary:

Baskin-Robbins – Restaurant locator

Burger King – Restaurant locator

Applebee’s – Restaurant locator

Denny’s (open 24/7) – Restaurant locator

Dunkin’ Donuts – Restaurant locator

IHOP – Restaurant locator

Panda Express – Restaurant locator

Pizza Hut – Restaurant locator

Sonic Drive-In – Restaurant locator

Starbucks Coffee – Restaurant locator

TGI Fridays – Restaurant locator


Here’s some other chains that are open.

CVS – will have regular hours. The 24-hour stores operate as normal.

Walgreens – Stores open 24 hours, if applicable. Normal hours.

Rite Aid – Stores operating with normal hours on Wednesday and Thursday.

Target – Stores open at 8 a.m. New Year’s Day.

Kroger – Check local listings. Some stores open later on New Year’s Day.

Costco – Closed on New Year’s Day.

Walmart – Normal hours; 24-hour stores operate per usual.

Best Buy – Closing earlier than usual New Year’s Day. Check hours.

Starbucks – Open New Year’s.

McDonald’s – Open New Year’s Day.

All the major banks aren’t open on New Year’s Day, as it’s a federal holiday. Schools, the DMV, the post office, and other government services aren’t open either.

For New Year’s Eve–Wednesday, Dec. 31–the major banks will be open. Some banks might have shortened hours.

Chase Normal hours
Wells Fargo Close at 5 p.m.
Bank of America Close at 5 p.m.
U.S. Bank Normal hours
PNC Bank Close at 4 p.m.
Capital One Close at 2 p.m.
TD Bank Close at 6 p.m.
BB&T Normal hours
SunTrust Bank Normal hours
Citibank Normal hours

On New Year’s Day, again, banks are closed.