20+ Restaurants Open on Memorial Day for Takeout and Delivery

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Memorial Day kicks off the beginning of the summer, and several of your favorite restaurants will be at your service on May 31. Whether you’re craving breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you'll be thrilled to know that restaurants will still be open on Memorial Day.

A holiday tip: Hours, services and protocol may vary based on restaurant location as cities continue to manage the coronavirus pandemic; however, most locations should offer takeout, curbside pickup and/or delivery. You'll want to call ahead in the event that your nearest location is closed or has an adjusted holiday schedule.

Here is a list of major restaurants that will stay open on Memorial Day 2021 for takeout and delivery. If you need more services, we also have a list of everything else that will remain open.

Applebee's

If your family's go-to spot is Applebee’s, then you’re in for a treat. The restaurant is offering takeout and delivery — and even beer and wine to-go.

Arby's

Arby's has you covered this holiday with a special selection of delectable sandwiches. Meat-lovers will delight over their menu.

Benihana

Whether it’s your first time or your 20th time ordering from Benihana, there are many options to choose from, including sushi, rice, and noodles. It's all available via takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery.

Bob Evans

There’s something for everyone at Bob Evans. Enjoy a classic burger, a wholesome salad, or a sweet dessert. You can also go all out and opt for one of the restaurant's three-course family meals.

Bonefish Grill

Memorial Day may be on a Monday, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a perfect day for a brunch from Bonefish Grill. The restaurant is offering family bundles at select locations starting at $30.

Boston Market

If rotisserie chicken is your weakness, Boston Market is the thing to eat during your long holiday weekend. Get free delivery on online and app orders over $20.

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Photo credit: Joe Raedle / Staff - Getty Images

Buffalo Wild Wings

Order from Buffalo Wild Wings for the ultimate wings experience.

Burger King

Burger King has you covered this holiday if you're not willing to give up that crown. Try a few of their signature burgers if you've had enough at the local barbecue.

Carrabba's Italian Grill

In the mood for lasagna and buttery bread? Carrabba’s Italian Grill has your back. Delicious family bundles start at just $7 a person.

Chick-fil-A

Your favorite spot for fast food is open this holiday. Cool off your Chick-fil-A spicy chicken sandwich with a frosty lemonade. If you need to nosh over the long weekend, just remember that their restaurants shut their doors each Sunday!

Chili's Grill & Bar

It’s always a good time to have a margarita, and Chili’s understands that. The chain offers $5 margaritas year-round — now, they're even offering them to-go.

Chipotle

Craving a Mexican feast for Memorial Day? The new Chipotle quesadilla should satisfy in no time when you order ahead.

Cracker Barrel

If you wake up on May 31 craving southern comfort food, you’re in luck. Cracker Barrel will be open for curbside pickup, takeout and delivery to serve all of your favorites: pancakes, eggs, grits and, of course, biscuits.

Denny's

You don’t have to rush out of the house for breakfast, because Denny’s will be offering free delivery and curbside pickup at most locations all day.

Domino's

Domino's has your perfect pizza order for the holiday. Sample a few slices (or more) on May 31. Choose any two pizzas or more for $5.99. All deliveries are contactless!

IHOP

At IHOP, there’s no such thing as too much. Stick to your usual order or try one of their latest creations, like the Lucky Charms or Cap'n Crunch cereal pancake stacks, available via takeout and delivery.

Little Caesars

The third-largest pizza chain in America will serve you during the three-day weekend. Order online for contactless delivery or Pizza Portal Pickup from Little Caesars.

Longhorn Steakhouse

If steak is a must-have at every celebration, you can order from your local Longhorn Steakhouse. Enjoy a classic New York Strip or indulge in a Ribeye.

McDonald's

The fast food leader is prepared to serve you this holiday. Order one of McDonald's new Crispy Chicken Sandwiches (Crispy, Spicy, or Deluxe) with McDelivery.

McCormick & Schmick's

Order from McCormick & Schmick's for lunch or dinner via to-go or delivery; and yes, even non-seafood lovers have options.

Noodles & Company

Who knew noodles were so versatile? From steak stroganoff to zoodles to Pad Thai, it’s easy to order more than one thing off the menu. You can even have some gooey mac and cheese.

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Olive Garden

As if you need another reason to order from Olive Garden, the home of endless breadsticks will offer curbside pickup, next-day delivery, and same day delivery at most locations.

Outback Steakhouse

Order takeout or delivery from your local Outback Steakhouse, and you'll be mere minutes away from the steak of your dreams.

Panera Bread

If Panera Bread is your favorite place for a light bite, then order pickup or delivery this holiday weekend.

P.F. Chang's

P.F. Chang's provides amazing comfort food. Start off with tempura veggies, try the sweet and sour chicken, and finish off with a dessert. Get your meal via takeout or delivery.

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut has options for veggie-lovers, meat-lovers, and pepperoni-lovers this holiday. Order a large "Lover's" pizza for $12.99 at some locations.

Red Lobster

Whether you want delivery or to-go, trust that Red Lobster will be open on May 31. Seafood doesn’t get better than when it’s eaten on the unofficial first day of summer.

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse knows how to bring wine and steak together for every occasion. And now, you can order both via takeout or delivery.

Shake Shack

The freshly-made burgers at Shake Shack should satisfy this summer season. Order delivery or curbside pick-up on the Shack App.

Sonic Drive-In

Endless menu options at Sonic will serve your smorgasbord needs this holiday. Try their new Twisted Texan Cheeseburger for a southwestern flair.

Starbucks

Many of us cannot go without Starbucks for a day. If you're craving your usual, stop by Starbucks to support our military this May during Military Appreciation Month with a purchase of a gift card. For each Military eGift Card sold in May, the corporation will donate $5 to support mental health services for the military.

Subway

Whether you dub them subs, hoagies, heroes, or just plain sandwiches, you know Subway has its name stamped across every platter at the Memorial Day mixer. Buy a footlong sub, and you'll get one 50% off for a limited time when you order online.

Taco Bell

Taco Bell will be open this holiday to fulfill your fast food needs. The new Naked Chicken Chalupa is on deck at limited locations.

The Cheesecake Factory

When all plans fail, the Cheesecake Factory will pick you back up. The entire gang will be left satisfied and won’t say no to a slice of cheesecake at the end.

Wendy's

Wendy's menu boasts fast food staples to satisfy you through the summer. Try their new Bacon Bourbon Cheeseburger if you dare. Order pickup or delivery this holiday.

Yard House

If you’re a beer-enthusiast, you’ll want to order from Yard House for a cold one. With more than a dozen options choose from for to-go, you’ll want to try a few with your appetizer.

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