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You've seen the coronavirus related closures, but here's what's still open in Dawson County
Shoppers walk into Kroger in Dawsonville - photo by Erica Jones

Though there have been many closures in the community, many businesses in Dawson County are still operating under normal or updated hours or offering new services to cope with the coronavirus outbreak in Georgia.

Grocery Stores

  • Kroger (378 Marketplace Pkwy) is operating under updated daily store hours from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Publix (145 Dawson Forest Rd E #100) is open daily 8 a.m to 8 p.m.
  • Food Lion (59 Main St #100) is currently operating under normal store hours.
  • Walmart (98 Power Center Dr) is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Ingles (53 GA-400) is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • City Produce (800 Hwy 400 S Suite A-110) will stay open for business despite the closure of the North Georgia Premium Outlets.


  • Because Coffee (240 Dawson Village Way N Suite #100) is operating under normal hours, and offering curbside delivery for those who don’t want to go into the shop.
  • Firehouse Subs (837 GA-400 #145) is removing the use of table numbers and the hot sauce bar, but with online ordering you can skip the line and pick up your food from the Rapid Rescue rack at the front of the restaurant.
  • Fajita Grill (384 GA-53) is offering delivery and curbside pickup; no delivery fee.
  • Chick-fil-A on Ga. 400 in Dawson County has temporarily closed their dining room, but is still offering carry out, mobile ordering and drive-thru services.
  • Aunt Dyann’s (104 Hwy 9 N) is offering curbside pickup for takeout orders, as well as local delivery.
  • The Pool Room (9 Bill Elliott Street) is still open under normal operating hours and is offering to-go ordering.
  • Senor Fiesta (12 Dawson, Market Way Ste. 300) is operating under normal hours and is offering online ordering and curbside pickup.
  • Kani House (205 Dawson Village Way S) is offering curbside takeout and delivery services between 11:30 a.m. and 9 p.m., as well as dine-in services during their normal business hours.
  • Great American Cookie (145 Dawson Forest Rd E Suite 400) is operating under updated hours, 12pm to 6pm on Sundays and 12pm to 7pm all other days, and offering curbside service and to-go orders.
  • Longhorn Steakhouse (795 GA-400) is open for takeout and dine-in; curbside is also currently available upon request.
  • Panda Express (85 Marketplace Blvd) is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for drive thru and carry out orders.
  • DaVinci's Donuts (145 Dawson Forest Rd E #455) is open normal hours and offering online ordering and call in ordering for curbside or in-store pickup.
  • Ruby Tuesday (796 GA-400) is open from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., and delivery and pickup is available as well.
  • Papa's Place (3651 Dawson Forest Rd E) is open for dine-in or takeout.
  • Friends American Grill (837 GA-400) is open. 
  • Crave Hotdogs & BBQ (145 Dawson Forest Rd E #470) is open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and offering pickup, curbside pickup and delivery.
  • Big D's BBQ (236 GA-53, 6566 GA-53) is open for dine-in, takeout and delivery.
  • The Blue Bicycle (30 Industrial Park Rd) is open for takeout 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.


  • C&W Hardware (16 Moonshiners Way) is offering curbside pickup for orders.
  • The Purple Corn Boutique (240 Dawson Village Way N Suite 110) is operating under reduced hours; Monday-Saturday 12 5 p.m. The store is also offering appointments for other times and local delivery.
  • AML Computer Services (258 Beartooth Parkway, Suite 180) is open for all cell phone and computer repair needs.
  • Tractor Supply (6921 Hwy 53 East) will be modifying store hours starting March 22: Monday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Petco (136 Marketplace Pkwy Ste 980) is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Big T Tire & Automotive (6793 GA-53) is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.
  • Main Street Pawn & Liquidation (236 Hwy 53 W - Suite 130) is operating under normal business hours and offering curbside pickup.
  • Old School Barber Shop (236 Highway 53 West) is operating under normal business hours.
  • Superior Arbor Management Inc. (75 Mildred Elliott Rd Suite 110-C) is open and accepting phone calls to set up appointments.
  • Lakeside Automotive (163 Auraria Rd) is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for drop off and by appointment only.
  • Southern Auto Glass (3395 Hwy 53 East) is operating under normal business hours.
  • Turner & Pooch Grooming (236 GA-53 W) is open.
  • Northstar Bicycle (471 Quill Dr #110) is now offering curbside pickup, as well as free delivery for orders over $50 within a 10 mile radius.
  • K&K Towing (2922 Dawson Forest Rd) is open for 24/7 roadside assistance.
  • Dawson Elite Towing & Recovery (83 Maple Hill Drive) is open 24/7.
  • Tower Auto Repair (6198 GA-53) is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and has a dropbox open for contact-free dropoff.