Over the years (particularly the last 20), the South's Tastiest Town has seen several chain restaurants come in. While most have done well, some have failed to make the cut. There are many stories among this group: Bad management, poor facilities, poor quality, too much competition, owners who got out of the game, and some that just died out altogether. This article chronicles the outsiders who are no longer with us, and the ones who may follow them.

Still Open Elsewhere

Completely Closed

Watch List

Keep an eye on the following chains: (List is in alphabetical order.)

Went Away but Came Back

Additional Reading


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