The State of Local Restaurants 2020

AUSTIN, TX


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

On a given day, restaurants in Austin brought in $1,673 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 68 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $24.56 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,673 68 $24.56
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Austin busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Austin 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 Austin? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Austin restaurants

Mother's Day weekend was responsible for the biggest day of the year, and a total of two of the top five days of the year overall. Spring was also big for restaurants in Austin, accounting for three top days as well.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

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Mother's Day Weekend

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Mother's Day

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Austin 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 334 -35% 49% $1,858 11% 59 -13% $31.31 27%
Super Bowl Sunday 207 -10% 68% $1,811 8% 66 -3% $27.28 11%
Valentine's Day 85 24% 78% $2,205 32% 78 14% $28.39 16%
St. Patrick's Day 72 31% 73% $2,473 48% 90 32% $27.51 12%
Friday before Easter 23 47% 90% $2,269 36% 84 24% $26.87 9%
Saturday before Easter 44 41% 90% $2,163 29% 80 18% $26.89 9%
Easter Sunday 257 -19% 62% $1,813 8% 62 -9% $29.30 19%
Cinco de Mayo 64 34% 81% $2,287 37% 80 17% $28.65 17%
Friday before Mother's Day 11 51% 92% $2,266 35% 88 29% $25.87 5%
Saturday before Mother's Day 1 66% 92% $2,479 48% 88 28% $28.32 15%
Mother's Day 3 60% 84% $2,631 57% 78 14% $33.93 38%
Friday before Memorial Day 15 51% 95% $2,204 32% 82 20% $27.04 10%
Saturday before Memorial Day 12 51% 92% $2,265 35% 81 19% $28.02 14%
Memorial Day 215 -11% 75% $1,626 -3% 60 -12% $26.97 10%
Friday before Father's Day 51 39% 95% $2,018 21% 77 13% $26.09 6%
Saturday before Father's Day 20 48% 96% $2,138 28% 77 13% $27.87 13%
Father's Day 50 39% 85% $2,263 35% 71 5% $31.71 29%
4th of July 196 -8% 73% $1,751 5% 66 -4% $26.64 8%
Friday before Labor Day 43 42% 91% $2,152 29% 84 23% $25.66 4%
Saturday before Labor Day 18 49% 92% $2,244 34% 82 20% $27.46 12%
Labor Day 263 -21% 71% $1,558 -7% 61 -11% $25.63 4%
Halloween 193 -8% 84% $1,531 -8% 66 -3% $23.14 -6%
Thanksgiving Eve 270 -23% 77% $1,393 -17% 53 -22% $26.26 7%
Thanksgiving 364 -80% 29% $968 -42% 39 -42% $24.60 0%
Christmas Eve 363 -51% 52% $1,313 -22% 42 -38% $30.98 26%
Christmas Day 365 -82% 16% $1,544 -8% 45 -34% $34.34 40%
New Year's Eve 331 -35% 62% $1,453 -13% 53 -23% $27.66 13%

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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