The State of Local Restaurants 2020

BALTIMORE, MD


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

On a given day, restaurants in Baltimore brought in $1,509 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 51 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $29.32 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,509 51 $29.32
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Baltimore busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Baltimore 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 Baltimore? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Baltimore 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. Father's Day was also big for restaurants in Baltimore, accounting for the second biggest day of the year.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

5/12/19

Mother's Day

6/16/19

Father's Day

5/11/19

Mother's Day Weekend

5/18/19

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Baltimore 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 279 -26% 67% $1,448 -4% 40 -22% $36.14 23%
Super Bowl Sunday 150 3% 80% $1,700 13% 51 -1% $33.31 14%
Valentine's Day 70 34% 90% $1,944 29% 58 12% $33.64 15%
St. Patrick's Day 104 22% 82% $1,946 29% 57 10% $34.24 17%
Friday before Easter 66 35% 94% $1,885 25% 64 23% $29.67 1%
Saturday before Easter 54 38% 92% $1,973 31% 56 10% $34.98 19%
Easter Sunday 235 -15% 67% $1,654 10% 45 -12% $36.39 24%
Cinco de Mayo 84 29% 85% $1,978 31% 55 6% $36.12 23%
Friday before Mother's Day 32 43% 98% $1,909 26% 64 25% $29.65 1%
Saturday before Mother's Day 3 71% 93% $2,415 60% 62 21% $38.65 32%
Mother's Day 1 89% 86% $2,889 91% 60 17% $47.87 63%
Friday before Memorial Day 33 43% 99% $1,895 26% 61 18% $31.14 6%
Saturday before Memorial Day 44 40% 93% $1,967 30% 54 4% $36.59 25%
Memorial Day 217 -12% 71% $1,616 7% 47 -8% $34.26 17%
Friday before Father's Day 11 56% 98% $2,083 38% 69 34% $30.22 3%
Saturday before Father's Day 9 59% 94% $2,221 47% 58 13% $38.27 31%
Father's Day 2 74% 87% $2,619 73% 57 10% $46.07 57%
4th of July 196 -8% 66% $1,823 21% 49 -6% $37.56 28%
Friday before Labor Day 63 35% 95% $1,865 24% 61 19% $30.39 4%
Saturday before Labor Day 68 34% 90% $1,965 30% 54 6% $36.16 23%
Labor Day 275 -25% 66% $1,476 -2% 47 -8% $31.29 7%
Halloween 248 -18% 84% $1,277 -15% 50 -3% $25.57 -13%
Thanksgiving Eve 127 12% 85% $1,740 15% 57 10% $30.73 5%
Thanksgiving 365 -74% 32% $1,087 -28% 30 -42% $36.37 24%
Christmas Eve 301 -30% 59% $1,549 3% 42 -19% $36.96 26%
Christmas Day 364 -64% 26% $1,846 22% 43 -16% $42.54 45%
New Year's Eve 185 -5% 72% $1,739 15% 51 -1% $34.11 16%

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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