Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Opens New Location in Hewitt, Texas


Store creates approximately 180 jobs; Matthew King named general manager

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® is proud to announce its newest location in Hewitt, Texas. Starting Monday, Nov. 5, Cracker Barrel will open its doors to families in Hewitt, who will experience a restaurant that combines dining and shopping as a seamless experience in a relaxing, comfortable environment. Cracker Barrel will share its popular homestyle Southern cooking and range of quality retail offerings with Hewitt families and travelers.

Cracker Barrel's 52nd store in Texas is part of its plan to deliver the unique experience that has made the brand so beloved across the country to new guests. Cracker Barrel’s new Hewitt store has created approximately 180 full and part-time jobs that will help bring the Cracker Barrel dining and shopping experience to the Hewitt community.

“We are excited to add another store to Texas,” said General Manager Matthew King. “With the holidays rounding the corner, we are ready to bring our homestyle food to more Texas families and visitors.”

At Cracker Barrel, breakfast is available all day with lunch and dinner options beginning at 11 a.m. Cracker Barrel serves homestyle meals prepared from scratch like homemade chicken n’ dumplins, as well as its Wholesome Fixin’s® meals, which are full-flavored options freshly prepared with a lighter twist on guest-favorite dishes. Each Cracker Barrel location is decorated with authentic artifacts, memorabilia and signage collected by a team of Americana experts. In Hewitt, Cracker Barrel’s new store celebrates the history and culture of the local area through decorative walls that pay homage to the area’s oil and gas industry and the Old West.

The Hewitt store will be open Sunday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT, and Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. CDT.

To keep up with the latest news on the Hewitt store, visit the Cracker Barrel Hewitt Facebook page at

About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) shares warm welcomes and friendly service while offering guests quality homestyle food and unique shopping – all at a fair price. By creating a world filled with hospitality and charm through an experience that combines dining and shopping, guests are cared for like family. Established in 1969 in Lebanon, Tenn., Cracker Barrel and its affiliates operate 657 company-owned Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations in 45 states and own the fast-casual Holler and Dash® restaurants. For more information about the company, visit