The State of Local Restaurants 2020

DENVER, CO


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

On a given day, restaurants in Denver brought in $1,496 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 53 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $28.29 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,496 53 $28.29
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Denver busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Denver 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 Denver? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Denver restaurants

April was responsible for the biggest day of the year, and a total of two of the top five days of the year overall. Mother's Day was also big for restaurants in Denver, accounting for two 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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Denver 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 303 -30% 56% $1,654 11% 49 -8% $33.82 20%
Super Bowl Sunday 179 -5% 73% $1,710 14% 56 5% $30.69 8%
Valentine's Day 108 20% 88% $1,776 19% 56 6% $31.61 12%
St. Patrick's Day 107 20% 79% $1,987 33% 63 18% $31.79 12%
Friday before Easter 30 49% 97% $2,008 34% 68 28% $29.58 5%
Saturday before Easter 18 53% 94% $2,111 41% 65 23% $32.35 14%
Easter Sunday 166 -2% 71% $1,813 21% 52 -2% $35.06 24%
Cinco de Mayo 67 33% 86% $2,022 35% 63 19% $32.19 14%
Friday before Mother's Day 16 54% 99% $2,040 36% 66 25% $30.76 9%
Saturday before Mother's Day 2 61% 95% $2,221 48% 64 22% $34.52 22%
Mother's Day 5 59% 85% $2,454 64% 62 18% $39.30 39%
Friday before Memorial Day 38 45% 99% $1,914 28% 64 21% $30.01 6%
Saturday before Memorial Day 27 49% 97% $2,017 35% 61 15% $33.15 17%
Memorial Day 211 -13% 72% $1,582 6% 54 2% $29.36 4%
Friday before Father's Day 51 40% 99% $1,855 24% 63 19% $29.45 4%
Saturday before Father's Day 8 58% 97% $2,131 42% 63 20% $33.62 19%
Father's Day 35 48% 84% $2,302 54% 62 17% $37.09 31%
4th of July 291 -27% 57% $1,671 12% 56 5% $30.08 6%
Friday before Labor Day 64 34% 96% $1,829 22% 65 23% $28.04 -1%
Saturday before Labor Day 53 39% 92% $1,976 32% 62 16% $32.10 13%
Labor Day 244 -19% 66% $1,602 7% 54 3% $29.53 4%
Halloween 261 -22% 86% $1,186 -21% 48 -8% $24.49 -13%
Thanksgiving Eve 214 -13% 82% $1,377 -8% 47 -12% $29.46 4%
Thanksgiving 364 -68% 38% $1,101 -26% 31 -41% $35.08 24%
Christmas Eve 359 -48% 51% $1,330 -11% 36 -33% $37.43 32%
Christmas Day 365 -78% 18% $1,582 6% 33 -37% $47.48 68%
New Year's Eve 171 -3% 72% $1,762 18% 49 -7% $36.01 27%

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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