When Each Chain Restaurant Stops Serving Breakfast

Breakfast, the unmissable, most important meal of the day, could be difficult to cram into an a.m. routine already packed with school carpools and morning meetings. Enter fast food, a quick alternative for those without the time to cook or stop in at their state's best breakfast spot. Read this and never again pull into a drive-thru just to be told breakfast hours are over.

Chick-fil-A: 10:30 a.m.

The chain's expert biscuit bakers start their day before 5:30 a.m. Chick-fil-A biscuits are handmade, buttered before they are toasted and placed 20 to a tray. At least one tray is ready to serve at any moment until 10:30 a.m. During breakfast hours, the biscuits are filled with chicken, as expected, as well as eggs, cheese and sausage.

Taco Bell: 11 a.m.

Although not included among the best tacos in every state, Taco Bell does well in a pinch. At participating locations, breakfast is served until 11 a.m. Go for a savory breakfast burrito, Crunchwrap, quesadilla, scrambler or sweet Cinnabon Delights.

Sonic Drive-In: All day

Sonic serves its entire menu all day long. That means breakfast for breakfast, breakfast for lunch, lunch for breakfast, lunch for lunch or just shakes, shakes and more shakes. A step ahead of the competition, Sonic also incorporates Texas Toast into its breakfast menu.

Subway: 11 a.m.

Every Subway is individually owned and operated, so hours may vary. However, unless otherwise noted, it's safe to assume your local Subway serves breakfast until 11 a.m. Choose from four flatbread sandwiches filled with your choice of eggs, cheese, Black Forest ham, bacon and steak.

White Castle: All day

White Castle customers, like true royals, may order whatever they want whenever they want it. Snack on Belgian waffle sliders or Hash Brown Nibblers at 10 a.m or 10 p.m., who's to judge?

Jack in the Box: All day

A predominantly West Coast establishment, Jack in the Box also serves its full menu during all operating hours. Consider a morning, afternoon or evening stop for croissant and sourdough sandwiches, breakfast burritos or mini pancakes.

Whataburger: 11 a.m.

Whatabreakfast! Try the honey butter chicken biscuit sandwich, pancakes or breakfast taquitos all served with a side of hash brown sticks and a cup of coffee.

Panera Bread: 10:30 a.m. on weekdays, 11 a.m. on weekends

Panera offers the most varied breakfast menu on this list. There are souffles and different steel-cut oatmeals in addition to traditional sandwiches and wraps. Not to mention the entire dessert counter, bagels and fresh-baked breads

Burger King: 10:30 a.m.

Expect to not have it your way should you attempt to order Burger King breakfast past 10:30 a.m. Get there on time and choose between pancakes, french toast sticks, the Egg-Normous burrito and many "croissan'wiches."

McDonald’s: All day

Who could forget Oct. 6, 2015, the day McDonald's launched nationwide all-day breakfast? McMuffins and hotcakes at your fingertips at any hour. Consider the all-day breakfast menu a delicious alternative to your state's best breakfast dish

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