Cracker Barrel Hours and Locations
Cracker Barrels across the country have very uniform open and closing hours.
Here are the hours for all but 3 Cracker Barrel locations
- Sunday-Thursday: 6am-10pm
- Friday-Saturday: 6am-11pm
The Cracker Barrel locations in Mt. Pleasant SC, Sandusky OH, and Ferguson MO open one hour later at 7 am Monday through Friday
For contact information and specific locations click on one of th State links below or go to Cracker Barrels store locator at: www.crackerbarrel.com/locations
About Cracker Barrel
Cracker Barrel is a chain of Southern cuisine restaurants and gift stores. Founded in 1969 in Lebanon, Tennessee, there are now over 660 Cracker Barrel locations spread across 43 states, with most restaurants situated in Midwestern and Southeastern USA. The vast majority are located along interstate highways to serve the traveling public. Restaurants are decorated in imitation of antiquated general stores, with stone fireplaces, front porches with rocking chairs, and authentic antiques scattered around the dining area. The menu has a distinctly Southern focus, and is filled with down-home, comfort foods such as Homestyle Chicken, Chicken n' Dumplins, and Hickory Smoked Country Ham. Cracker Barrel serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Interesting Facts about Cracker Barrel
- Cracker Barrel antiques on the wall are authentic and are worthy of closer look on your visit. The Atlantic Magazine even wrote a piece about the collection of antiques
- A special warehouse in Lebanon TN is the clearing house for all the antiques
- Employees of Cracker Barrel use to shop for antiques but now buyers who know what Cracker Barrel likes bring the antiques to Cracker Barrels warehouse.
- Cracker Barrell Cheese is unrelated to Cracker Barrel Restaurants
- Five antiques are common to all Cracker Barrels.
- Cracker barrels were the water coolers of the 19th century. General stores would sell soda crackers out of a barrel and customers would congregrate , gossip and exchange news stories.
- Country store sales account for about 20% of their revenue.