The State of Local Restaurants 2020

LOUISVILLE, KY


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

On a given day, restaurants in Louisville brought in $1,120 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 49 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $22.70 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,120 49 $22.70
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Louisville busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Louisville 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 Louisville? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Louisville restaurants

Easter weekend was responsible for the single-biggest day of the year for local restaurants in Louisville. March and April were also big months overall, claiming 4 of the top 5 days of the year.

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Louisville 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 351 -43% 50% $1,040 -7% 47 -4% $21.89 -4%
Super Bowl Sunday 255 -18% 66% $1,139 2% 46 -7% $24.69 9%
Valentine's Day 89 19% 87% $1,253 12% 52 5% $24.14 6%
St. Patrick's Day 159 1% 67% $1,369 22% 53 8% $25.63 13%
Friday before Easter 1 89% 94% $1,837 64% 70 41% $26.33 16%
Saturday before Easter 44 37% 83% $1,525 36% 52 5% $29.54 30%
Easter Sunday 357 -46% 43% $1,157 3% 42 -15% $27.43 21%
Cinco de Mayo 83 24% 67% $1,678 50% 53 7% $31.80 40%
Friday before Mother's Day 15 55% 95% $1,489 33% 62 26% $23.98 6%
Saturday before Mother's Day 18 54% 86% $1,639 46% 54 10% $30.09 33%
Mother's Day 66 30% 66% $1,794 60% 55 11% $32.79 44%
Friday before Memorial Day 25 48% 100% $1,359 21% 57 15% $23.95 6%
Saturday before Memorial Day 46 37% 87% $1,441 29% 52 5% $27.84 23%
Memorial Day 331 -31% 55% $1,150 3% 50 2% $22.88 1%
Friday before Father's Day 17 54% 100% $1,411 26% 60 22% $23.54 4%
Saturday before Father's Day 27 47% 91% $1,486 33% 52 6% $28.51 26%
Father's Day 111 11% 67% $1,504 34% 52 6% $28.90 27%
4th of July 302 -26% 60% $1,126 1% 46 -6% $24.28 7%
Friday before Labor Day 32 42% 98% $1,335 19% 57 16% $23.34 3%
Saturday before Labor Day 77 26% 84% $1,378 23% 49 0% $27.92 23%
Labor Day 287 -23% 55% $1,295 16% 54 10% $23.83 5%
Halloween 304 -26% 80% $844 -25% 46 -7% $18.49 -19%
Thanksgiving Eve 145 2% 78% $1,202 7% 53 6% $22.88 1%
Thanksgiving 365 -81% 23% $742 -34% 29 -41% $25.28 11%
Christmas Eve 363 -54% 43% $976 -13% 32 -34% $30.08 33%
Christmas Day 364 -75% 15% $1,513 35% 44 -10% $34.03 50%
New Year's Eve 198 -6% 56% $1,549 38% 56 13% $27.72 22%

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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