The State of Local Restaurants 2020

CLEVELAND, OH


We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2019 calendar year at 36,000 local restaurants across the United States, including Cleveland. The result is a comprehensive look at when local restaurants make the most money, when they seat the most guests, and when customers tend to spend a little extra when eating out.

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

On a given day, restaurants in Cleveland brought in $900 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 35 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $25.75 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$900 35 $25.75
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Cleveland busiest?

Fridays and Saturdays are busy at restaurants across the country, and things were no different for Cleveland restaurants

 

 

 

 

 

 

What time of year do restaurants in Cleveland make the most money?

Cleveland locals clearly love to dine out regardless of the season, but what does the average year look like from week to week at restaurants in Cleveland? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Cleveland restaurants

Father's Day weekend was responsible for the single-biggest day of the year for local restaurants in Cleveland. Mother's Day was also big for restaurants in Cleveland, accounting for the second biggest day of the year.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

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Father's Day Weekend

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Mother's Day Weekend

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Cleveland 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 357 -52% 50% $750 -17% 24 -33% $31.81 24%
Super Bowl Sunday 213 -11% 73% $938 4% 32 -7% $29.01 13%
Valentine's Day 112 10% 88% $966 7% 36 2% $27.15 5%
St. Patrick's Day 101 21% 74% $1,275 42% 45 27% $28.62 11%
Friday before Easter 11 58% 91% $1,334 48% 47 33% $28.65 11%
Saturday before Easter 37 46% 90% $1,253 39% 42 21% $29.54 15%
Easter Sunday 358 -52% 45% $820 -9% 27 -24% $30.79 20%
Cinco de Mayo 95 24% 77% $1,251 39% 41 17% $30.69 19%
Friday before Mother's Day 17 56% 96% $1,251 39% 48 37% $26.20 2%
Saturday before Mother's Day 2 63% 93% $1,360 51% 43 23% $31.51 22%
Mother's Day 80 37% 75% $1,413 57% 39 10% $36.59 42%
Friday before Memorial Day 30 50% 98% $1,185 32% 44 25% $27.18 6%
Saturday before Memorial Day 43 44% 93% $1,197 33% 39 11% $30.95 20%
Memorial Day 363 -59% 45% $717 -20% 27 -22% $26.28 2%
Friday before Father's Day 1 78% 99% $1,385 54% 54 56% $25.45 -1%
Saturday before Father's Day 9 58% 96% $1,268 41% 43 22% $29.67 15%
Father's Day 106 18% 78% $1,167 30% 36 4% $32.06 24%
4th of July 361 -55% 49% $715 -21% 27 -23% $26.67 4%
Friday before Labor Day 81 36% 95% $1,109 23% 42 21% $26.24 2%
Saturday before Labor Day 85 32% 92% $1,107 23% 38 9% $29.06 13%
Labor Day 362 -55% 44% $787 -13% 30 -13% $25.84 0%
Halloween 189 -8% 90% $792 -12% 33 -5% $23.92 -7%
Thanksgiving Eve 110 13% 86% $1,021 13% 39 10% $26.50 3%
Thanksgiving 364 -72% 31% $696 -23% 23 -33% $29.69 15%
Christmas Eve 351 -45% 58% $732 -19% 24 -33% $31.05 21%
Christmas Day 365 -73% 23% $916 2% 26 -24% $34.60 34%
New Year's Eve 138 2% 77% $1,027 14% 33 -6% $31.28 22%

Methodology

Womply analyzed daily revenue for over 36,000 restaurants in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, for all 365 days of the 2019 calendar year. Restaurants were only included in 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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