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The State of Local Restaurants 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, IN


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

On a given day, restaurants in Indianapolis brought in $1,084 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 47 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $23.08 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,084 47 $23.08
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Indianapolis busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Indianapolis restaurants

April 27th was the biggest day of the year for Indianapolis restaurants, while Mother's Day was #2.

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Indianapolis 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 330 -33% 57% $1,075 -1% 40 -15% $26.89 17%
Super Bowl Sunday 157 2% 74% $1,255 16% 46 -2% $27.25 18%
Valentine's Day 107 16% 89% $1,194 10% 52 11% $22.79 -1%
St. Patrick's Day 117 14% 76% $1,364 26% 52 11% $26.11 13%
Friday before Easter 11 48% 92% $1,462 35% 62 31% $23.76 3%
Saturday before Easter 26 42% 90% $1,435 32% 54 14% $26.80 16%
Easter Sunday 257 -18% 65% $1,146 6% 38 -20% $30.36 32%
Cinco de Mayo 56 34% 83% $1,483 37% 55 17% $27.03 17%
Friday before Mother's Day 7 51% 97% $1,428 32% 61 30% $23.43 2%
Saturday before Mother's Day 2 55% 94% $1,505 39% 54 14% $28.00 21%
Mother's Day 10 49% 81% $1,687 56% 52 11% $32.43 41%
Friday before Memorial Day 15 45% 96% $1,382 27% 58 24% $23.71 3%
Saturday before Memorial Day 45 37% 92% $1,372 27% 50 7% $27.21 18%
Memorial Day 312 -29% 68% $959 -12% 38 -19% $25.34 10%
Friday before Father's Day 24 42% 98% $1,326 22% 56 19% $23.79 3%
Saturday before Father's Day 35 40% 92% $1,394 29% 51 9% $27.28 18%
Father's Day 95 22% 81% $1,374 27% 47 0% $29.10 26%
4th of July 333 -33% 66% $925 -15% 36 -24% $25.84 12%
Friday before Labor Day 51 36% 95% $1,307 21% 57 21% $22.93 -1%
Saturday before Labor Day 85 27% 90% $1,283 18% 48 3% $26.51 15%
Labor Day 323 -30% 65% $975 -10% 39 -16% $24.70 7%
Halloween 213 -10% 85% $962 -11% 43 -8% $22.25 -4%
Thanksgiving Eve 171 -1% 78% $1,160 7% 47 1% $24.47 6%
Thanksgiving 365 -72% 31% $834 -23% 24 -48% $34.43 49%
Christmas Eve 362 -44% 57% $907 -16% 31 -35% $29.66 29%
Christmas Day 364 -69% 20% $1,418 31% 37 -21% $38.03 65%
New Year's Eve 203 -8% 72% $1,168 8% 41 -14% $28.74 25%

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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