Taco Bell Holiday Hours – Open or Closed?

Last Updated on 10/07/2021 by GS Staff

Taco Bell is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. You should expect normal business hours all other days of the year. However, hours may vary by location on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Taco Bell Holiday Hours

This table outlines whether Taco Bell is open or closed on the most popular holidays in the United States.

HolidayOpen or Closed?
New Year’s EveOpen (Hours May Vary By Location)
New Year’s DayOpen
President’s DayOpen
St. Patrick’s DayOpen
Mother’s DayOpen
Father’s DayOpen
Fourth of JulyOpen
Labor DayOpen
Columbus DayOpen
Veterans DayOpen
Black FridayOpen
Christmas EveOpen (Hours May Vary By Location)

Taco Bell Hours

Visit Taco Bell’s location webpage to find a restaurant near you and to view the specific hours of a location. This webpage lists the hours for both drive-thru and dine-in options.

Taco Bell hours vary greatly from restaurant to restaurant, which is why we did not list the general hours. However, very broadly speaking, Taco Bell restaurants are open from 7 AM to 12 AM.

When Does Taco Bell Serve Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner?

Breakfast generally starts to be served when the location opens at around 7 AM. Lunch hours vary by location but you certainly should expect to be able to order lunch by 11 AM. Many locations serve the lunch menu earlier at between 9 to 10 AM. Some serve lunch/dinner no matter the time. Dinner is typically served at 5 PM.

The table below reflects the typical breakfast, lunch, and dinner hours at Taco Bell. Happy Hour (a.k.a. Happier Hour) is the time of day when Taco Bell offers deals such as $1 freezes or fountain drinks.

MealHours Served
Breakfast7 AM to 11 AM
Lunch11 AM to 2 PM
Happy Hour (Special Deal Hours)2 PM to 5 PM
Dinner5 PM to 8 PM
**Hours vary by location. The hours above represent the typical hours for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. These hours do not apply to all restaurants. Contact a specific Taco Bell location for the restaurant’s official hours that meals are served.**

Does Taco Bell Offer Delivery?

Taco Bell allows for orders to be placed online for delivery by visiting tacobell.com/delivery. The fast food chain uses DoorDash as its primary delivery partner. Taco Bell also can be delivered using other delivery partners such as UberEats, Grubhub, and Postmates. Note that delivery may not be available in all areas.

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