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The State of Local Restaurants 2020

NASHVILLE, TN


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

On a given day, restaurants in Nashville brought in $1,221 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 47 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $25.73 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,221 47 $25.73
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Nashville busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Nashville 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 Nashville? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Nashville restaurants

Cinco de Mayo was responsible for the biggest day of the year for Nashville restaurants. Mother's Day was also big, accounting for the second biggest day of the year.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

5/5/19

Cinco de Mayo

5/12/19

Mother's Day

4/27/19

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Labor Day Weekend

6/22/19

Sunday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday

 

Nashville 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 301 -24% 53% $1,499 23% 40 -16% $37.44 46%
Super Bowl Sunday 259 -18% 67% $1,273 4% 43 -9% $29.37 14%
Valentine's Day 151 2% 80% $1,308 7% 50 5% $26.37 3%
St. Patrick's Day 118 14% 71% $1,650 35% 54 13% $30.82 20%
Friday before Easter 18 45% 95% $1,575 29% 56 19% $27.91 9%
Saturday before Easter 44 34% 88% $1,581 29% 51 8% $30.84 20%
Easter Sunday 195 -8% 67% $1,415 16% 41 -14% $34.81 35%
Cinco de Mayo 1 63% 77% $2,182 79% 63 33% $34.54 34%
Friday before Mother's Day 9 48% 96% $1,604 31% 57 19% $28.32 10%
Saturday before Mother's Day 8 49% 88% $1,741 43% 54 14% $32.30 26%
Mother's Day 2 60% 76% $2,165 77% 54 14% $39.89 55%
Friday before Memorial Day 66 30% 97% $1,391 14% 53 13% $26.04 1%
Saturday before Memorial Day 50 33% 87% $1,572 29% 50 6% $31.21 21%
Memorial Day 319 -28% 66% $1,124 -8% 38 -20% $29.57 15%
Friday before Father's Day 73 28% 94% $1,407 15% 56 19% $24.97 -3%
Saturday before Father's Day 39 35% 88% $1,581 30% 50 6% $31.40 22%
Father's Day 24 42% 76% $1,922 57% 52 10% $36.95 44%
4th of July 333 -32% 54% $1,308 7% 43 -10% $30.55 19%
Friday before Labor Day 72 28% 96% $1,379 13% 56 17% $24.83 -3%
Saturday before Labor Day 58 31% 88% $1,542 26% 50 6% $30.74 19%
Labor Day 308 -25% 63% $1,215 0% 42 -11% $28.76 12%
Halloween 295 -23% 87% $914 -25% 41 -14% $22.30 -13%
Thanksgiving Eve 123 11% 84% $1,359 11% 44 -8% $31.23 21%
Thanksgiving 365 -75% 39% $653 -46% 17 -64% $37.77 47%
Christmas Eve 346 -35% 60% $1,118 -8% 29 -39% $38.74 51%
Christmas Day 364 -56% 31% $1,451 19% 37 -21% $38.71 50%
New Year's Eve 192 -7% 72% $1,320 8% 45 -4% $29.11 13%

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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