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The State of Local Restaurants 2020

NEVADA


We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2019 calendar year at 36,000 local restaurants across the United States, including Nevada. This resulted in a comprehensive examination of when local restaurants do the most business, when they serve the most diners, and what 2020 may look like when it comes to eating local.

What we learned about local restaurant sales in Nevada

Nevada is the 22nd-ranked state for average daily restaurant revenue in the country, generating right around the national average in daily revenue.

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How much do restaurants in Nevada make on an average day?

On a typical day, the average restaurant in Nevada brought in $1,310 in revenue. The average restaurant also processed about 44 daily transactions at an average of $29.53 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,310 44 $29.53
National Rank: 22 National Rank: 30 National Rank: 18

 

What days of the week are busiest for Nevada restaurants?

Fridays and Saturdays are money makers at restaurants across the US, and that trend continues for Nevada.

 

Saturdays were especially huge, with 20% of all restaurant revenue in Nevada coming in on that day alone. On the other hand, Mondays were the slowest day of the week for Nevada restaurants, with only 11% of revenue generated that day.

 

 

Nevada restaurants processed an average of 55 daily transactions on Saturdays, more than any other day of the week.

 

 

Nevadans spend more per transaction on weekends, with Saturdays boasting the largest average ticket of the week at $31.90 per ticket. Average ticket price is lowest on Tuesdays, when diners spent an average of $4.89 less than on Saturdays.

 

What time of year do Nevada restaurants make the most money?

Nevadans enjoy dining out regardless of the season, but what does the average year look like from week to week at restaurants in Nevada? Let's take a look.

Summer was huge for restaurants in the Silver State. August was the top month of the year, and 9 of the top 10 weeks of the year were in the months of June, July, and August.

August was also responsible for the single-biggest week of the year for Nevada restaurants: August 5th through the 11th, while the week of Father's Day (June 10th through the 16th) was responsible for the 2nd biggest week.

 

Top 5 days for Nevada restaurants

Late summer was responsible for the biggest day of the year, and a total of two of the top five days of the year overall. Early January was also big for restaurants in Nevada, accounting for the second biggest day of the year.

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Nevada restaurants on prominent days

Restaurants rely on holidays and events to drive big sales days 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 254 -18% 65% $1,442 10% 43 -2% $33.19 12%
Super Bowl Sunday 225 -14% 76% $1,307 0% 41 -8% $31.84 8%
Valentine's Day 159 0% 85% $1,360 4% 43 -4% $31.92 8%
St. Patrick's Day 103 17% 81% $1,663 27% 50 13% $33.11 12%
Friday before Easter 75 30% 92% $1,621 24% 53 19% $30.71 4%
Saturday before Easter 51 36% 90% $1,742 33% 54 22% $32.13 9%
Easter Sunday 175 -6% 77% $1,420 8% 43 -4% $33.16 12%
Cinco de Mayo 113 13% 86% $1,507 15% 47 7% $31.88 8%
Friday before Mother's Day 35 40% 95% $1,698 30% 53 19% $32.05 9%
Saturday before Mother's Day 28 41% 93% $1,740 33% 54 22% $32.04 9%
Mother's Day 44 38% 87% $1,825 39% 49 11% $37.23 26%
Friday before Memorial Day 67 32% 96% $1,594 22% 51 14% $31.41 6%
Saturday before Memorial Day 8 46% 93% $1,803 38% 54 22% $33.40 13%
Memorial Day 207 -10% 82% $1,263 -4% 41 -8% $30.78 4%
Friday before Father's Day 37 40% 100% $1,613 23% 52 16% $31.30 6%
Saturday before Father's Day 4 48% 97% $1,755 34% 54 22% $32.38 10%
Father's Day 74 30% 90% $1,669 27% 48 8% $34.85 18%
4th of July 239 -16% 80% $1,216 -7% 42 -6% $29.17 -1%
Friday before Labor Day 68 32% 96% $1,581 21% 53 19% $29.83 1%
Saturday before Labor Day 20 43% 94% $1,752 34% 56 27% $31.14 6%
Labor Day 172 -5% 80% $1,377 5% 46 4% $29.98 2%
Halloween 265 -20% 87% $1,057 -19% 38 -14% $27.56 -7%
Thanksgiving Eve 170 -4% 87% $1,278 -3% 40 -10% $31.97 8%
Thanksgiving 358 -43% 59% $1,120 -15% 33 -25% $33.81 15%
Christmas Eve 256 -19% 73% $1,276 -3% 35 -20% $35.99 22%
Christmas Day 359 -43% 47% $1,404 7% 42 -5% $33.45 13%
New Year's Eve 139 7% 79% $1,559 19% 47 6% $33.31 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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