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The State of Local Restaurants 2020

OREGON


We analyzed transactions for every day of the 2019 calendar year at 36,000 local restaurants across the United States, including Oregon. 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 Oregon

Oregon is the 18th-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 Oregon make on an average day?

On a typical day, the average restaurant in Oregon brought in $1,363 in revenue. The average restaurant also processed about 50 daily transactions at an average of $27.26 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,363 50 $27.26
National Rank: 18 National Rank: 20 National Rank: 27

 

What days of the week are busiest for Oregon restaurants?

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

 

Saturdays were especially huge, with 20% of all restaurant revenue in Oregon coming in on that day alone. On the other hand, Mondays were the slowest day of the week for Oregon restaurants, with only 10% of revenue generated that day.

 

 

Oregon restaurants processed an average of 59 daily transactions on Saturdays, more than any other day of the week.

 

 

Oregonians spend more per transaction on weekends, with Saturdays boasting the largest average ticket of the week at $31.64 per ticket. Average ticket price is lowest on Mondays, when diners spent an average of $7.71 less than on Saturdays.

 

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

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

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

The single biggest week of the year for Oregon restaurants was the week of June 10th through the 16th—most likely thanks to Father's Day weekend.

 

Top 5 days for Oregon restaurants

Father's Day and Mother's Day weekends were both big for restaurants in Oregon, accounting for the second, third, and fourth biggest days of the year.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

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Oregon 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 283 -24% 59% $1,505 10% 47 -7% $32.20 18%
Super Bowl Sunday 267 -21% 72% $1,286 -6% 46 -9% $28.12 3%
Valentine's Day 112 14% 88% $1,530 12% 52 5% $29.18 7%
St. Patrick's Day 113 14% 78% $1,723 26% 60 19% $28.89 6%
Friday before Easter 52 36% 98% $1,632 20% 61 22% $26.72 -2%
Saturday before Easter 22 48% 93% $1,863 37% 60 19% $31.18 14%
Easter Sunday 202 -8% 76% $1,430 5% 46 -7% $30.77 13%
Cinco de Mayo 98 20% 82% $1,733 27% 58 16% $29.90 10%
Friday before Mother's Day 57 34% 98% $1,597 17% 59 17% $27.29 0%
Saturday before Mother's Day 3 56% 95% $1,931 42% 62 25% $30.99 14%
Mother's Day 4 56% 85% $2,161 59% 61 21% $35.70 31%
Friday before Memorial Day 39 40% 99% $1,654 21% 61 21% $27.29 0%
Saturday before Memorial Day 6 55% 94% $1,937 42% 59 19% $32.64 20%
Memorial Day 207 -8% 77% $1,406 3% 49 -2% $28.80 6%
Friday before Father's Day 21 48% 99% $1,749 28% 60 20% $29.19 7%
Saturday before Father's Day 2 59% 94% $1,977 45% 61 22% $32.53 19%
Father's Day 8 54% 83% $2,176 60% 61 23% $35.42 30%
4th of July 290 -27% 63% $1,373 1% 46 -9% $30.06 10%
Friday before Labor Day 59 33% 94% $1,667 22% 56 12% $29.82 9%
Saturday before Labor Day 30 42% 90% $1,861 37% 56 13% $32.98 21%
Labor Day 214 -10% 70% $1,497 10% 50 -1% $30.23 11%
Halloween 262 -20% 87% $1,083 -21% 46 -8% $23.64 -13%
Thanksgiving Eve 200 -7% 83% $1,313 -4% 46 -8% $28.52 5%
Thanksgiving 364 -71% 39% $887 -35% 25 -50% $35.47 30%
Christmas Eve 351 -41% 57% $1,202 -12% 32 -36% $37.78 39%
Christmas Day 365 -72% 23% $1,486 9% 35 -30% $42.46 56%
New Year's Eve 172 -2% 71% $1,616 19% 48 -4% $33.62 23%

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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