December 10, 2015 I noticed something brand new in Google Local Search Results: Opening and closing times.
It appears that Google recently added business hours to places which display in local search.
Here’s a screenshot for “Restaurants Raleigh NC”:
Prior to this change Google simply displayed “Closed Now” if the business was closed.
I wondered if this change may occur since they recently introduced specific Holiday Hours to Google Maps.
Here’s what the local search results looked like on August 29, 2015:
What to do:
Make sure that your business hours are correct for your local business. You can now also see the hours of the competitors instantly.