National Cheeseburger Day 2021 deals continue Sunday at Burger King, Wendy’s, Sonic, Red Robin

UPDATE: National Cheeseburger Day was Saturday, Sept. 18 but some deals continue Sunday, which also is Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Saturday is one of the beefiest and cheesiest days of the year.

Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day, and restaurants are celebrating the made-up food holiday with discounts and free burgers.

According to Ranker, a crowd-sourced voting platform, the top five fast-food burgers were: Five Guys Bacon Cheeseburger, Five Guys Hamburger, In-N-Out Double Double, Five Guys Cheeseburger and Culver’s ButterBurger.

Burgers at Whataburger, Wendy’s, Steak ‘n Shake, Burger King, McDonald’s and Red Robin also make the top 20 list.

We’ve rounded up the burger bargains available Saturday unless otherwise noted at participating locations. Many of the restaurant deals Saturday require an app and being registered for a loyalty program.

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What stores and restaurants are open Labor Day? Here’s a list of businesses open or closed Monday

Consumers wanting to take advantage of the long weekend will find plenty of options for shopping and grabbing a bite on Monday.

Unlike Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, most major retailers and grocery stores will be open on Labor Day, a federal holiday dedicated to the achievements of American workers and held annually on the first Monday of September.

National restaurant chains, including Starbucks, McDonald’s, Dunkin’ and Chili’s, are open and on-demand services such as Postmates, Grubhub, UberEats and DoorDash will deliver orders on Monday for participating local and national restaurants.

Some businesses will operate with shorter hours.

The stock market, banks and government offices are closed Monday as are most pharmacies.

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Beloved Beth’s Cafe near Seattle’s Green Lake to ‘temporarily’ close after Labor Day

The restaurant is closing temporarily following Labor Day after struggling to bring business back.

SEATTLE — Fans of the breakfast mainstay Beth’s Cafe in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood have just a few more days to enjoy its massive 12-egg omelets and iconic décor.

The café posted on Facebook Friday it would be closing temporarily after Labor Day. The closure comes about two months after the café reopened following an initial shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We did our best,” the café’s post reads, adding that its modified hours and the continuous pandemic were likely to blame for the lack of business.

The café expects to be back in the next three to six months “or whenever [COVID-19] is more under control,” according to its Facebook page.

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Restaurant Takes Day Off After Customers Make Staff Cry



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It’s not news that people sometimes aren’t at their best at a restaurant. But telling a server you hope they get hit by a car is a special level of unkind. That sort of behavior—things that made the staff cry—is why a Massachusetts restaurant shut down for most of a day to give everyone a break from customers, Mass Live reports. Brandi Felt Castellano, who owns Apt Cape Cod with her spouse, Regina Felt Castellano, said the restaurant would close for most of the day so they could deep clean, and so the employees could enjoy a “day of kindness,” the New York Times reports.


A post on the restaurant’s Facebook page pointed out that while some customers were always kind, there had been an uptick in incivility. “Please remember that many of my staff are young, this is their first job, or summer

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