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Updated Aug 12, 2022

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Found 2,876 of over 6K reviews
3.6
63% Recommend to a Friend
Cracker Barrel President & CEO Sandra B. Cochran
74% Approve of CEO

Found 2,883 of over 6K reviews

3.6
63%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
Approve of CEO
Cracker Barrel President & CEO Sandra B. Cochran
Sandra B. Cochran
975 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Food server

    Aug 12, 2022 - Server/Waiter 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours and very family oriented!

    Cons

    Schedule changes without prior knowledge

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Nice

    Aug 11, 2022 - Server 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Cool Coworkers and nice managers

    Cons

    Not a lot of consistency with serving

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great company

    Aug 10, 2022 - General Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They have good benefits and offer competitive salaries.

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities have slowed down within the company.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Na

    Aug 8, 2022 - Retail Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great work environment very family friendly

    Cons

    None at all all is great there

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Insurance

    Aug 6, 2022 - Maintenance Technician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Customer service all hours of day.

    Cons

    Let employees know about insurance

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great

    Aug 5, 2022 - Server/Togo Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great work experience would stay there

    Cons

    Management material can't handle a lot

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good place to work

    Aug 4, 2022 - Shift Leader 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent benefits which include employee discount on food and retail products. Place to work where you can learn all aspects of the restaurant business, if you are willing to work.

    Cons

    Can be hard to balance work and life, requires management and supervising staff (Shift Leaders} to work a lot of hours. You end up working more in positions than leaner the management side as a Shift Leaders

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Management

    Aug 3, 2022 - Server in Spartanburg, SC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Management, wages, tips, training, coworker

    Cons

    Bad tippers rude customers specifically on Sunday

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Love hate relationship

    Aug 3, 2022 - Waitress 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Money daily, can work 3shifts to maintain bills and take care of family to pursue other source of income.

    Cons

    Burnout , no breaks during a shift , unreasonable customer’s , will work weekends and holidays

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    It was ok.

    Aug 2, 2022 - Hostess in Mount Pleasant, SC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good hours for a high school student’s first job. Helps build people skills.

    Cons

    Some coworkers were rude. If I got sick on the job, they refused to let me take a break.

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Cracker Barrel has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 6,078 reviews left anonymously by employees. 63% of employees would recommend working at Cracker Barrel to a friend and 54% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Cracker Barrel employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Cracker Barrel. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

63% of Cracker Barrel employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Cracker Barrel 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Cracker Barrel to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be culture, workplace, management.

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