Short Answer: Chick-fil-A restaurants accept American Express and other major credit cards, plus debit cards, cash, Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Chick-fil-A mobile app payments. For more details of the payment methods available at Chick-fil-A, see below.
Does Chick-fil-A Take American Express?
Yes, Chick-fil-A accepts American Express for restaurant, drive-thru, online, and mobile orders, a corporate customer service representative said. We confirmed this information by calling Chick-fil-A restaurants in California, Michigan, Tennessee, and Texas; 100% of the locations we called said that they take American Express.
For more places that take American Express, see our list of over 100 stores, gas stations, restaurants, and websites that accept American Express.
Other Payment Methods at Chick-fil-A
In addition to American Express, Chick-fil-A restaurants accept the following payment methods:
- Debit cards
- Gift cards (See our related article for the list of where to buy Chick-fil-A gift cards.)
- Other major credit cards (Diners Club, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa)
Mobile Payments at Chick-fil-A
Chick-fil-A accepts mobile payments through the Chick-fil-A app for iOS and Chick-fil-A Android app. You will need to create a Chick-fil-A One account to place an order in the app. After signing into the app, you can pay for your order in one of two ways:
- Add funds to your Chick-fil-A One account using your mobile wallet, PayPal, a credit card, or a gift card, then scan a QR code at checkout to pay and earn rewards points at the same time
- Make a one-time payment using your credit card or PayPal account
Chick-fil-A also accepts Samsung Pay (as previously reported), Android Pay, and Apple Pay at the register and in the drive-thru.