The State of Local Restaurants 2020

ATLANTA, GA


We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2019 calendar year at 36,000 local restaurants across the United States, including Atlanta. 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 Atlanta make on an average day?

On a given day, restaurants in Atlanta brought in $1,681 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 58 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $28.98 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,681 58 $28.98
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Atlanta busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Atlanta 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 Atlanta? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Atlanta restaurants

Mother's Day weekend was huge for Atlanta restaurants, claiming the top two days of the year overall.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

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Mother's Day Weekend

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Mother's Day

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Atlanta 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 310 -34% 53% $1,758 5% 52 -11% $33.86 17%
Super Bowl Sunday 121 16% 71% $2,298 37% 70 20% $33.03 14%
Valentine's Day 120 17% 86% $1,890 12% 59 1% $32.25 11%
St. Patrick's Day 95 25% 73% $2,396 43% 73 26% $32.80 13%
Friday before Easter 44 46% 93% $2,190 30% 72 24% $30.55 5%
Saturday before Easter 20 55% 90% $2,398 43% 71 22% $33.96 17%
Easter Sunday 149 4% 63% $2,282 36% 61 4% $37.68 30%
Cinco de Mayo 61 39% 78% $2,477 47% 74 27% $33.55 16%
Friday before Mother's Day 35 48% 96% $2,157 28% 70 21% $30.75 6%
Saturday before Mother's Day 1 73% 94% $2,572 53% 73 25% $35.35 22%
Mother's Day 2 66% 78% $2,963 76% 69 18% $43.15 49%
Friday before Memorial Day 32 50% 99% $2,108 25% 71 22% $29.80 3%
Saturday before Memorial Day 38 48% 95% $2,179 30% 63 8% $34.72 20%
Memorial Day 282 -28% 59% $1,716 2% 53 -9% $32.39 12%
Friday before Father's Day 28 51% 99% $2,135 27% 73 25% $29.43 2%
Saturday before Father's Day 18 57% 96% $2,279 36% 69 18% $33.17 14%
Father's Day 43 46% 79% $2,570 53% 67 16% $38.15 32%
4th of July 264 -25% 54% $1,944 16% 60 3% $32.67 13%
Friday before Labor Day 64 37% 95% $2,018 20% 71 22% $28.46 -2%
Saturday before Labor Day 42 46% 91% $2,243 33% 71 22% $31.78 10%
Labor Day 251 -23% 57% $1,904 13% 59 1% $32.39 12%
Halloween 244 -21% 83% $1,326 -21% 51 -12% $26.05 -10%
Thanksgiving Eve 164 -1% 81% $1,708 2% 55 -6% $31.33 8%
Thanksgiving 364 -73% 22% $1,760 5% 46 -22% $38.68 34%
Christmas Eve 363 -57% 42% $1,433 -15% 38 -35% $37.72 30%
Christmas Day 365 -84% 13% $1,729 3% 40 -31% $43.37 50%
New Year's Eve 227 -16% 64% $1,842 10% 55 -5% $33.42 15%

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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