The State of Local Restaurants 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA


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

On a given day, restaurants in Sacramento brought in $1,507 in revenue. The average restaurant processed about 56 transactions each day while seeing customers spend an average of $26.69 per ticket.

Sales Revenue Transactions Ticket Size
$1,507 56 $26.69
     

 

What days of the week are restaurants in Sacramento busiest?

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Sacramento 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 Sacramento? Let's take a look.

 

Top 5 days for Sacramento restaurants

Mother's Day weekend was responsible for the top two biggest days of the year for restaurants in Sacramento. The day before Cinco de Mayo was also big, accounting for the #3 day of the year.

#1 #2 #3 #4 #5

5/12/19

Mother's Day

5/11/19

Mother's Day Weekend

5/4/19

6/16/19

Father's Day

3/30/19

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Sacramento 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 345 -35% 48% $1,724 14% 48 -16% $36.23 36%
Super Bowl Sunday 354 -39% 60% $1,277 -15% 38 -32% $33.36 25%
Valentine's Day 149 4% 81% $1,611 7% 67 18% $24.18 -9%
St. Patrick's Day 201 -5% 62% $1,931 28% 58 2% $33.43 25%
Friday before Easter 43 33% 97% $1,720 14% 60 6% $28.81 8%
Saturday before Easter 31 37% 88% $1,964 30% 53 -6% $36.85 38%
Easter Sunday 219 -7% 66% $1,771 18% 45 -20% $39.12 47%
Cinco de Mayo 39 34% 76% $2,221 47% 61 7% $36.64 37%
Friday before Mother's Day 22 41% 99% $1,784 18% 66 16% $27.23 2%
Saturday before Mother's Day 2 59% 90% $2,216 47% 59 4% $37.81 42%
Mother's Day 1 70% 76% $2,805 86% 60 6% $46.84 75%
Friday before Memorial Day 7 52% 98% $1,946 29% 82 46% $23.63 -11%
Saturday before Memorial Day 18 42% 89% $2,014 34% 54 -4% $37.03 39%
Memorial Day 216 -7% 66% $1,778 18% 49 -12% $35.93 35%
Friday before Father's Day 14 48% 98% $1,892 26% 63 11% $30.20 13%
Saturday before Father's Day 12 48% 91% $2,042 36% 53 -6% $38.56 44%
Father's Day 4 55% 76% $2,566 70% 59 4% $43.75 64%
4th of July 348 -36% 53% $1,516 1% 43 -24% $35.24 32%
Friday before Labor Day 33 36% 98% $1,747 16% 66 16% $26.63 0%
Saturday before Labor Day 29 38% 86% $2,028 35% 54 -4% $37.47 40%
Labor Day 235 -10% 61% $1,838 22% 51 -10% $36.04 35%
Halloween 231 -9% 90% $1,266 -16% 60 7% $20.95 -21%
Thanksgiving Eve 126 8% 87% $1,571 4% 48 -15% $32.75 23%
Thanksgiving 365 -79% 31% $864 -43% 26 -54% $33.13 24%
Christmas Eve 359 -42% 59% $1,245 -17% 32 -43% $38.86 46%
Christmas Day 364 -76% 24% $1,302 -14% 34 -40% $38.58 45%
New Year's Eve 238 -10% 68% $1,662 10% 47 -17% $35.36 32%

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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