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The State of Local Restaurants 2019

MARYLAND


We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2018 calendar year at 42,223 small, local restaurants across the United States, including Maryland. The result is a comprehensive look at when local restaurants do the most business, when they seat the most guests, and when customers tend to spend a little extra when eating out.

What we learned about local restaurant sales in Maryland

Maryland is the 7th-ranked state for average restaurant revenues in the United States, pulling in 19% more in daily revenue than the national average on a given day.

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How much do restaurants in Maryland make on an average day?

On a given day, restaurants in Maryland brought in $1,510 in revenue. The average restaurant also processed about 48 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $31.20 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,510 48 $31.18
National Rank: 7 National Rank: 13 National Rank: 10

 

How much do local restaurants in Maryland make each week?

Weekends are big for restaurants across the country, and things were no different in the Old Line State, with 57% of all revenue coming in between Friday and Sunday.

Saturday was the biggest day of the week, accounting for 21% of all local restaurant revenue. Monday was the lowest performing day of the week, accounting for 9% of all revenue.

 

Saturday was also the busiest day of the week in terms of foot traffic, with Maryland restaurants processing an average of 60 transactions per day.

Marylanders open their pocketbooks the most on Saturdays as well, spending $36.48 per ticket on average. Which is 17% more than the average ticket throughout the week.

 

 

How much does the average restaurant in Maryland make in a year?

Restaurants in Maryland experience their biggest months during the summer, as opposed to most restaurants across the country where revenue stays mostly consistent throughout the year.

 

Top 5 days for Maryland restaurants

Marylanders clearly love celebrating Mom and Dad, as Mother's Day and Father's Day claimed the top four spots for restaurants. Cinco de Mayo, meanwhile, was the fifth biggest day of the year for Maryland restaurants.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

5/13/18

Mother's Day

6/17/18

Father's Day

5/12/18

Day before Mother's Day

6/16/18

Day before Father's Day

5/5/18

Cinco de Mayo

Sunday Sunday Saturday Saturday Saturday

 

Maryland restaurants on prominent days

Restaurants look to events and holidays to generate big sales for their business. Here’s how prominent days rank compared to the average day.

  Day rank based on total sales How much did restaurants that were open make?
Day Day Rank Total rev vs avg % of restaurants open Avg rev Rev vs avg Avg txns Txns vs avg Avg ticket Ticket vs avg
New Year's Day 322 -40% 61% $1,312 -13% 38 -21% $34.27 10%
Super Bowl Sunday 232 -19% 78% $1,385 -8% 43 -12% $32.29 4%
Valentine's Day 133 11% 86% $1,722 14% 50 3% $34.35 10%
President's Day 311 -37% 77% $1,089 -28% 39 -19% $27.58 -12%
St. Patrick's Day 14 62% 89% $2,426 61% 67 38% $36.15 16%
Saturday before Easter 63 38% 91% $2,030 34% 59 21% $34.64 11%
Easter Sunday 193 -11% 70% $1,696 12% 44 -9% $38.51 24%
Cinco de Mayo 5 70% 95% $2,370 57% 65 35% $36.25 16%
Day before Mother's Day 3 75% 96% $2,431 61% 62 28% $39.31 26%
Mother's Day 1 98% 88% $2,997 98% 61 26% $49.10 57%
Memorial Day 175 -5% 77% $1,662 10% 48 -1% $34.48 11%
Day before Father's Day 4 70% 98% $2,316 53% 61 25% $38.11 22%
Father's Day 2 75% 91% $2,575 70% 59 22% $43.70 40%
4th of July 168 -3% 70% $1,838 22% 50 3% $36.88 18%
Labor Day 180 -6% 73% $1,706 13% 51 5% $33.55 8%
Halloween 243 -22% 89% $1,177 -22% 45 -7% $26.24 -16%
Veteran's Day 138 9% 83% $1,757 16% 50 4% $34.90 12%
Thanksgiving 365 -66% 34% $1,329 -12% 32 -34% $41.72 34%
Black Friday 185 -7% 81% $1,524 1% 40 -17% $37.86 21%
Saturday before Christmas 96 29% 83% $2,053 36% 53 10% $38.64 24%
Christmas Eve 216 -15% 70% $1,624 8% 38 -21% $42.34 36%
Christmas Day 363 -60% 28% $1,925 27% 43 -12% $44.94 44%
New Year's Eve 128 13% 76% $1,970 30% 48 -2% $41.34 33%

Methodology

Womply analyzed daily revenue for 42,223 restaurants in all 50 states, including Maryland, as well as the District of Columbia for all 365 days of the 2018 calendar year. Restaurants were only qualified for the analysis if they qualified as small businesses, Womply had a full year of transaction history, and the business recorded multiple transactions per day, on average.

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