Dairy Queen Hours & Locations Near Me

Dairy Queen Brand History & Description

Dairy Queen is a large chain of restaurants offering soft-serve ice cream and fast-food. Founded in 1940 in Joilet, Illinois by John McCullough, Alex McCullough and Sherb Noble, Dairy Queen first served soft ice cream, developed by the McCullough family.

Since 1940 Dairy Queen owners have used franchising to expand their business to other states, as well as overseas. Nowadays there are over 6,400 locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Middle East, South-East Asia and Central America.

Dairy Queen stores operate under several names, including DQ Restaurant, Grill and Chill, Dairy Queen Brazier and some more.


Dairy Queen Corporate Office: 7505 Metro Blvd. Minneapolis, MN 55439-0286, United States



Dairy Queen Regular Opening & Closing Hours

Sunday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Monday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Tuesday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Wednesday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Friday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

* Dairy Queen opening and closing hours are heavily variable depending on location. Some locations would close as early as 8 PM in winter, while those in warm states might be open till midnight.
Visitors are encouraged to check the opening and closing hours using locator service on our website.

Holiday Operation Hours

Most locations are closed on major holidays, such as Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. However, it is recommended to check holiday operating hours on the official website before visiting a Dairy Queen restaurant or store.

Dairy Queen Near Me Locations

With more than 4,500 Dairy Queen locations in the United States alone, there is most likely one close to you. Some of them are DQ stores, some are DQ restaurants, so check the company’s website to pick the one you need.

Breakfast hours

Breakfast menu is available in very few Dairy Queen restaurants, considering that most of them open at 10 AM. Still, if your location does offer the breakfast menu, it is surely worth trying as Dairy Queen offers a wide variety of dishes and drinks at reasonable prices.

Customer Service Contacts

In case you need any assistance, fill in the form on the official website or make a call:

Tel: 1-866-793-7582 (available 7 days a week, 7 AM to 11 PM)

24 hour restaurants

There are hardly any Dairy Queen restaurants open 24 hours a day in the United States.


Search online for latest Dairy Queen coupons and promotions. Otherwise, enjoy $5 and $6 dollar lunches at any restaurant.


Dairy Queen does not have its own delivery program, however, a number of popular online delivery companies can get your favorite food to your home or office.


What time does Dairy Queen close?
There are over 6,400 locations worldwide and more than 4,500 in the Unted States. The opening and closing hours vary from location to location, so you need to check your location on the MapsNearMe.com to find the exact schedule. However, to give you an idea, an average DQ restaurant would be open from 10 AM to 10-10.30 PM.