Restaurants — Quick Check (2011)

Restaurants — Quick Check (2011)

 

Bagels30% to 35% of annual sales
Bars50% of annual sales
Bar & Grills(50% liquor) 40% to 50% of annual sales
Barbecue30% of annual sales
Bistros30% of annual sales
Brew Pubs40% of annual sales
Billiard Parlors45% of annual sales
Cajun30% of annual sales
Catering Businesses30% to 40% of annual sales
Caribbean30% of annual sales
Chicken30% of annual sales
Chinese30% of annual sales (sales figures important)
Coffee Houses40% of annual sales
Continental30% of annual sales
Delis30% to 40% of annual sales
(30% if open 7 days; 40% if open 5 or 6 days)
Diners30% of annual sales
Fine Dining30% of annual sales
Gourmet Shops30% of annual sales
Hamburgers35% of annual sales
Ice Cream35% to 40% of annual sales
Irish40% of annual sales
Italian30% to 40% of annual sales
Mexican30% of annual sales
Night Clubs20% of annual sales
Pancake Houses30% of annual sales
Pizza (if delivery)30% of annual sales
Pizza (if no delivery)40% of annual sales
Sandwiches40% of annual sales
Seafood30% of annual sales (very high food costs)
Sports Bars40% to 45% of annual sales
Steakhouses30% of annual sales (very high food costs)

Source: Business Brokerage Press and the Boston Restaurant Group, October 2011