As of Jan 27, 2017, the company operated 641 Cracker Barrel Old Country locations and 4 Holler & Dash Biscuit House locations across 43 states.

In fiscal 2016, Cracker Barrel opened 4 locations and closed 2 locations. During the first half of fiscal 2016, the company closed 2 locations. In the first half of fiscal 2017, the company opened 4 new stores. In fiscal 2017, the company plans to open 7 to 8 new locations.

At year-end, the company owned the land and the building for 416 locations, and had ground or ground and building leases for the remaining 224 locations.

The current store prototype is approximately 9,000 square feet, including approximately 2,100 square feet of retail selling space, and has dining room seating for 180 guests. Approximately 83% of locations are located along interstate highways, while remaining locations are located off-interstate or near tourist destinations.

TTM20162015201420132012
Company-operated restaurants645641637631624616
Company-operated restaurant growth1.6%0.6%1.0%1.1%1.3%2.2%
Systemwide restaurants645641637631624616
Systemwide restaurant growth1.6%0.6%1.0%1.1%1.3%2.2%
Avg restaurant gross sq ft9,9009,9009,90010,00010,00010,000
Avg restaurant gross sq ft growth-0.1%-0.1%-0.1%-0.1%-0.1%-0.2%