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Bob Evans Restaurants is a chain of restaurants based in New Albany, Ohio. It’s owned and operated by Golden Gate Capital. It is found in 500 locations across 18 states in America. Most of its branches are located in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwestern and Southern parts of the United States. All of them are owned by Golden Gate Capital and none is franchised. 

What time does Bob Evans open?

Monday06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Tuesday06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Wednesday06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Thursday06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Friday06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Saturday06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Sunday06:00 AM – 09:00 PM

Is Bob Evans open today? Is Bob Evans open tomorrow?

Is Bob Evans open on Sunday? Yes, it is open

Bob Evans closing time

What time does Bob Evans close? Usually, it closes at 09:00 PM

History

Bob Evans Restaurants was founded by Bob Evans in 1948. Evans owned a small diner in Gallipolis, Ohio where he processed and packaged sausages. He operated out of his farm which was based in Rio Grande. 

Soon enough, his sausage business grew and saw a large number of customers visiting the farm to make bulk purchases. In 1953, his friends and family joined him to form Bob Evans Farms, Inc. His large customer based motivated him to set up the first company restaurant in 1962 at his farm. The company ran a restaurant called “The Sausage Shop”. 

Due to multiple orders, Evans soon ran out of capacity to fulfill all of them. He partnered with his cousin Tim Evans who ran the Evans Packing Company to help him package sausage products. He was also joined by Dan Evans, another relative who served as CEO until 2000. 

In 1987, Bob Evans purchased the Owens Country Sausage. The Texas-based chain was forced to rebrand due to trademark issues with other identical Owens restaurants. By 2006, all stores under the Owens restaurants name had been closed. 

In the mid-1990s, Bob Evans Farms launched a Mexican restaurant known as Cantina del Rio. Unfortunately, it did not perform well. Bob Evans referred to it as a “disaster” in 2003. 

The Evans family ran all daily operations until Dan Evans retired in 2000. Stewart K. Owens from the Owens Country Sausage company took over as CEO. He became chairman of the board in 2001. The company did not perform well under his leadership and after 8 of the 9 quarters dropped in profits, he resigned. 

The company operated under Larry Corbin who was the interim CEO for a while. Steve Davis, the former president of Long John Silver’s, took over in May 2006. In 2004, Bob Evans Farms acquired Mimi’s Café which had 144 locations. The café was later sold to Groupe Le Duff in 2013. 

The company announced the sale of its restaurant business to Golden Gate Capital in January, 2017. An agreement to acquire Pineland Farms was also entered into the same day. In September 2017, Bob Evans Farms acquired Post Holdings. 

Bob Evans Holiday Hours – Open

DateHoliday
January 21Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 14Valentine’s Day
February 18President’s Day
March 5Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday
March 17St. Patrick’s Day
April 19Good Friday
April 21Easter Sunday
April 22Easter Monday
May 5Cinco de Mayo
May 27Memorial Day
July 04Independence Day
September 02Labor Day
June 16Father’s Day
May 12Mother’s Day
October 14Columbus Day
October 31Halloween
November 11Veterans Day
November 28Thanksgiving Day
November 29Black Friday
December 24Christmas Eve
December 26Day after Christmas
December 31New Year’s Eve
January 01New Year’s Day

Bob Evans Holiday Hours – Closed

DateHoliday
December 25Christmas Day

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Business directions

Bob Evans sells snacks, small gift items, and baked goods in most of its locations across the United States. It formerly offered refrigerated side dishes and pork products in food service and retail grocery markets. 

Key facts

Bob Evans Restaurants has more than 26,000 employees across its locations and generates revenues of up to $639.14 million in sales. The company obtains its sales leads intelligence data from D&B Hoovers. Such data includes competitor information, financials, and contacts from around the world. 

Conclusion

Since inception, Bob Evans Restaurants has always believed in treating friends like family and strangers like friends. This principle lives on thanks to the founder, Bob Evans. The restaurant also prides itself in offering heartfelt hospitality and high-quality food.  

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