Restaurant chains are scrambling to find ways to continue operations in the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic. Here’s a round-up of some and their solutions. It is by no means exhaustive and is subject to change.

  • Bakers Square Restaurant remains open providing curbside and to-go only services.
  • Barberitos implemented curbside takeout and mobile ordering. Delivery options are decided by the franchisee.
  • Dickey’s Barbecue Pit launched contactless doorstep drop-off delivery for guests who order via the chain’s website or app as well as curbside pick-up nationwide.
  • Dunkin’ is limiting service to drive-thru, carry-out and deliver only and removed all seating from its restaurants nationwide.
  • Hardee’s shifted to drive-thru only service until further notice.
  • Hooters launched curbside pickup for its full menu nationwide.
  • All Krystal restaurant locations will operate from 6 a.m. to midnight for drive-thru and delivery only.
  • Noodles & Company now offers free direct delivery through its website and app.
  • O’Charley’s Restaurant provides curbside pickup and to-go services in compliance with government mandates.
  • Waffle House has closed 418 of its nearly 2,000 stores. The chain has a history of aiding in natural disasters and is often used as a measure of how serious a natural disaster has been in a given area.
  • Wendy’s implemented a restricted service policy at all restaurants located in states that have declared a national emergency due to COVID-19. These restaurants will remain open for takeout, pickup, drive-thru and delivery service unless otherwise prohibited by local authorities.
  • Zaxby’s closed dining rooms at all location and will offer drive-thru only until further notice.