We’re two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and many restaurant chains have had to close locations. Eat This, Not That has shared eight restaurant chains that are getting smaller. Some locations may have gone out of business around Charlotte.
It seems like buffet style is no longer in style since the pandemic began, so it makes sense that Golden Corral and buffet-style steakhouses are shutting down locations.
Are there any chain restaurants that you miss? Have any of your favorite chains closed down in the last two years?
Here are all 8 chains:
Source: Eat This, Not That
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SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 17: Los Angeles Police Department Detective Michaell Chang, who had been in critical condition with the novel coronavirus, elbow bumps his doctor, Dr. Raymond Lee, after being released from Providence St. John's Health Center as family and healthcare workers watch on April 17, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. Chang was infected with COVID-19 in March. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: A U.S. National Guard soldier informs patients at a coronavirus testing center at Lehman College on March 28, 2020 in the Bronx, New York City. The center, opened March 23 at Lehman College, can test up to 500 people per day for COVID-19. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA-MAY20: Passengers wait to board an American Airlines flight to Charlotte, North Carolina at San Diego International Airport on May 20, 2020 in San Diego, California. Air travel is down as estimated 94 percent due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, causing U.S. airlines to take a major financial hit with losses of $350 million to $400 million a day as nearly half of major carriers' planes sit idle. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: NHS nurses wait for the next patient at a drive through Coronavirus testing site in a car park on March 12, 2020 in Wolverhampton, England. The National Health Service facility has been set up in a car park to allow people with NHS referrals to be swabbed for Covid-19. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 19: Medical workers from Lenox Hill Hospital pose for a photo as people cheer to show gratitude to medical and frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic on May 19, 2020 in New York City. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 324,000 lives with over 4.9 million infections reported. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 27: A South Korean child wears a mask to prevent catching the coronavirus (COVID-19) while riding a scooter on February 27, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. The government has raised the coronavirus alert to the "highest level" as confirmed case numbers keep rising. The government reported 506 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) bringing the total number of infections in the nation to 1,766 with the potentially fatal illness spreading fast across the country. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
A couple push a baby cary as riot police secure an area during a 'Sing With You' rally at a shopping mall on May 5, 2020 in Hong Kong, China. In Hong Kong, there have been more than 1,040 cases so far following months of stringent quarantine measures and closed borders. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)
ISLIP, NEW YORK - JUNE 26: Gold's Gym members participate in a Zumba class conducted by Fitness Instructor Felicia Brunner in the parking lot of Gold's Gym Islip on June 26, 2020 in Islip, New York. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that gyms along with malls and movie theaters, will not be permitted to reopen during phase 4 until New York's Health Department determines if air filtering systems are circulating the coronavirus.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 23: A medical worker from Lenox Hill Hospital poses for a photo as people cheer to show gratitude to medical and frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic on May 23, 2020 in New York City. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 343,000 lives with over 5.4 million infections reported. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)