Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Opens New Location in Belton, Missouri


Store creates approximately 175 jobs; Chris Smith named general manager.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® is proud to announce its newest location in Belton, Missouri. Starting Mon., Sept. 17, Cracker Barrel will open its doors to families in Belton, 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 Belton families and travelers.

Cracker Barrel's 18th store in Missouri 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 Belton store has created approximately 175 full and part-time jobs that will help bring the Cracker Barrel dining and shopping experience to the Belton community.

Cracker Barrel has been in Missouri for over 20 years, but this will be our first location to open in the state in over a decade,” said General Manager Chris Smith. “That makes the opening even more exciting for our team, and we look forward to welcoming the community to our new home in Belton.”

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 Belton, Cracker Barrel’s new store celebrates the history and culture of the local area through decorative walls that pay homage to the area’s lumber industry and the region’s Wild West history.

The Belton 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 Belton store, visit the Cracker Barrel Belton 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 655 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