True to form for the restaurant chain, the new Chick-Fil-A location inside the new stadium will not be open on Sundays.

Photo: � 2017 Cox Media Group.
Photo: � 2017 Cox Media Group.

Fans react: Mercedes-Benz Stadium Chick-fil-A to be open for one Falcons game

It shouldn’t be a surprise, but the realization caused a stir this week. 

Like all other Chick-fil-A restaurants, the Chick-fil-A inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be closed on Sundays when the stadium opens.

Since the Falcons play seven out of eight home games on Sundays, the Chick-fil-A inside the stadium will be open for the Falcons’ Dec. 7 game against the New Orleans Saints.

Guide to eating, drinking at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

The stadium’s Chick-fil-A will be open for all non-Sunday events like Atlanta United games, the SEC Championship, Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games and the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

Here’s what fans, the Falcons Twitter account and other teams had to say about the this week’s revelation: 

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.