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The State of Local Restaurants 2019

TENNESSEE


We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2018 calendar year at 42,223 small, local restaurants across the United States, including Tennessee. 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 Tennessee

Tennessee is the 26th-ranked state for average restaurant revenues in the United States, pulling in 9% less in daily revenue than the national average on a given day.

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

On a given day, restaurants in Tennessee brought in $1,164 in revenue. The average restaurant also processed about 47 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $24.82 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,164 47 $24.82
National Rank: 26 National Rank: 17 National Rank: 41

 

How much do local restaurants in Tennessee make each week?

Weekends are big for restaurants across the country, and things were no different in the Volunteer State, with 54% of all revenue coming in between Friday and Sunday.

Saturday was the biggest day of the week, accounting for 19% of all local restaurant revenue. Monday was the lowest performing day of the week, accounting for 10% of all revenue.

 

Friday was the busiest day of the week in terms of foot traffic, with Tennessee restaurants processing an average of 56 transactions per day.

Tennesseans open their pocketbooks the most on Sundays, spending $28.71 per ticket on average. Which is 16% more than the average ticket throughout the week.

 

 

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

Restaurants in Tennessee, like most restaurants across the country, saw very little change in month to month revenue throughout the year.

 

Top 5 days for Tennessee restaurants

Spring and summer were big for restaurants inTennessee, with Spring break, Cinco de Mayo, and late summer weekends all responsible for the top days of the year.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

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5/5/18

Cinco de Mayo

8/4/18

7/28/18

8/3/18

Friday Saturday Saturday Saturday Friday

 

Tennessee 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 362 -59% 37% $1,100 -6% 35 -26% $31.87 28%
Super Bowl Sunday 277 -22% 66% $1,156 -1% 43 -7% $26.63 7%
Valentine's Day 141 5% 82% $1,245 7% 47 1% $26.31 6%
President's Day 338 -36% 71% $873 -25% 40 -15% $21.82 -12%
St. Patrick's Day 24 46% 85% $1,676 44% 60 29% $27.75 12%
Saturday before Easter 45 40% 85% $1,604 38% 56 20% $28.52 15%
Easter Sunday 250 -17% 58% $1,401 20% 41 -12% $33.95 37%
Cinco de Mayo 2 68% 92% $1,779 53% 61 30% $29.28 18%
Day before Mother's Day 6 52% 94% $1,574 35% 53 12% $29.90 20%
Mother's Day 19 48% 75% $1,912 64% 54 14% $35.64 44%
Memorial Day 328 -34% 59% $1,109 -5% 42 -11% $26.61 7%
Day before Father's Day 27 45% 95% $1,497 29% 51 9% $29.35 18%
Father's Day 74 33% 77% $1,681 44% 51 9% $32.86 32%
4th of July 350 -44% 52% $1,062 -9% 37 -21% $28.55 15%
Labor Day 302 -28% 56% $1,261 8% 47 1% $26.60 7%
Halloween 216 -11% 89% $981 -16% 46 -2% $21.30 -14%
Veteran's Day 150 4% 72% $1,401 20% 50 7% $27.96 13%
Thanksgiving 364 -71% 32% $868 -25% 25 -46% $34.52 39%
Black Friday 206 -9% 75% $1,186 2% 41 -13% $28.92 17%
Saturday before Christmas 101 19% 82% $1,411 21% 46 -2% $30.66 24%
Christmas Eve 354 -48% 54% $939 -19% 28 -40% $33.19 34%
Christmas Day 365 -73% 20% $1,355 16% 37 -22% $36.98 49%
New Year's Eve 200 -8% 67% $1,332 14% 46 -2% $29.03 17%

Methodology

Womply analyzed daily revenue for 42,223 restaurants in all 50 states, including Tennessee, 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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