The State of Local Restaurants 2020

BIRMINGHAM, AL


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

On a given day, restaurants in Birmingham brought in $1,376 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 54 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $25.70 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,376 54 $25.70
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Birmingham busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Birmingham 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 Birmingham? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Birmingham restaurants

Summer was responsible for the biggest day of the year, and a total of two of the top five days of the year overall for restaurants in Birmingham. April was also big, accounting for the third and fourth biggest days of the year.

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Birmingham 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 360 -50% 46% $1,151 -16% 32 -41% $36.54 42%
Super Bowl Sunday 335 -33% 62% $1,153 -16% 42 -22% $27.62 7%
Valentine's Day 51 31% 89% $1,562 13% 58 8% $27.07 5%
St. Patrick's Day 271 -18% 62% $1,404 2% 49 -8% $28.47 11%
Friday before Easter 3 70% 93% $1,944 41% 70 31% $27.78 8%
Saturday before Easter 44 35% 77% $1,866 36% 57 7% $32.53 27%
Easter Sunday 363 -65% 38% $1,000 -27% 30 -45% $33.66 31%
Cinco de Mayo 90 18% 68% $1,861 35% 62 16% $29.84 16%
Friday before Mother's Day 15 57% 93% $1,802 31% 67 25% $26.89 5%
Saturday before Mother's Day 38 38% 77% $1,910 39% 59 10% $32.53 27%
Mother's Day 125 8% 66% $1,738 26% 51 -4% $33.89 32%
Friday before Memorial Day 23 50% 97% $1,641 19% 63 18% $26.00 1%
Saturday before Memorial Day 145 4% 81% $1,365 -1% 45 -16% $30.18 17%
Memorial Day 357 -42% 45% $1,391 1% 48 -10% $28.95 13%
Friday before Father's Day 8 65% 99% $1,782 29% 66 24% $26.81 4%
Saturday before Father's Day 45 34% 84% $1,708 24% 53 0% $31.95 24%
Father's Day 169 -2% 69% $1,521 11% 50 -7% $30.41 18%
4th of July 359 -45% 28% $2,052 49% 63 17% $32.71 27%
Friday before Labor Day 26 48% 89% $1,776 29% 66 23% $27.00 5%
Saturday before Labor Day 224 -10% 76% $1,263 -8% 42 -21% $29.78 16%
Labor Day 362 -55% 35% $1,356 -1% 49 -8% $27.63 7%
Halloween 267 -18% 73% $1,203 -13% 49 -8% $24.47 -5%
Thanksgiving Eve 104 13% 77% $1,569 14% 50 -7% $31.68 23%
Thanksgiving 364 -89% 12% $962 -30% 14 -75% $70.94 176%
Christmas Eve 361 -54% 50% $991 -28% 26 -52% $38.31 49%
Christmas Day 365 -96% 8% $586 -57% 16 -70% $36.22 41%
New Year's Eve 288 -21% 59% $1,417 3% 42 -21% $33.36 30%

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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