Chick-fil-A experiences nationwide credit card processing outage

ATLANTA — Several Georgia Chick-fil-A stores were affected by a nationwide outage of the company’s payment vendor Friday, causing them to be unable to process credit cards.

“Due to a nationwide outage at Chick-fil-A’s third-party payment vendor, we are currently unable to process any credit or debit cards and have limited ability to process mobile transactions through the Chick-fil-A app,” the Atlanta-based chain said in a statement Friday.

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🚨Due to an unexpected chain-wide outage, we cannot process credit card payments at this time🚨 We are accepting cash...

Posted by Chick-fil-A East Lake on Friday, February 26, 2021


Some stores were only able to accept cash payments while others could still process mobile orders and “scan to pay” payments on the app.

Several Georgia locations posted on their social media pages about the outage, apologizing to their customers for the inconvenience.

Stores in Hiram and Dallas posted that they were back to normal operations around 1p.m.

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