DALLAS (NEXSTAR) — Want a little booze with your buttermilk biscuits? Spirits are coming soon to most Cracker Barrel locations across the country, including its Terre Haute location on Margaret near Highway 41 and I-70.
The Southern-style food chain is set to add alcohol to menus at approximately 600 of its restaurants following a test run at 100 restaurants earlier this year.
During a recent earnings call, CEO Sandra Cochran said the alcoholic offerings were “surprisingly popular” with its patrons. “Our guests have told us that offering beer and wine would reduce the veto vote – that is, those guests who would choose Cracker Barrel for a given dining occasion, but ultimately go elsewhere because they would like to have a beer or a glass of wine with their meal – especially during weekend dinner,” a Cracker Barrel spokesperson explained. The rollout is expected to occur by the end of the fiscal year.
So what can you expect? Beer, wine and mimosas — the latter of which turned out to be a popular offering for breakfast and lunch diners during the test. In addition to orange and strawberry mimosas, seasonal mimosas will be offered at select locations in Indiana, North Carolina and Florida.
Cracker Barrel operates roughly 660 company-owned locations across 45 states.