8 RESTAURANT CHAINS CLOSING LOCATIONS IN 2024

At the beginning of April, Cracker Barrel closed four restaurants located in Sacramento, Calif.; Santa Maria, Calif.; Medford, Ore.; and Columbia, S.C.

Cracker Barrel

Over the last several years, Applebee's has faced numerous closures, shuttering around 300 restaurants since 2017.

Applebee's

"By strengthening our franchise model and closing underperforming stores, we are creating an unprecedented opportunity for Fridays to drive forward its vision for the future,"

TGI Fridays

In 2023, Denny's shut the doors of 57 restaurants, citing inflation-related challenges as the reason.

Denny's

Boston Market has been on the decline for some time, confronting mass closures, legal issues, and other financial troubles.

Boston Market

In March 2024, fast-casual chain Mod Pizza shut down 27 restaurants across 11 states and the District of Columbia.

Mod Pizza

In February, this regional restaurant chain closed eight restaurants across North and South Carolina. Six of the closures were in North Carolina, which currently has four PDQ locations.

PDQ

Hardee's shuttered several more locations this year. In Central Illinois, the chain closed restaurants in Champaign, Chatham, Monticello, Springfield, and Virden

Hardee's

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