Fine Dining in the USA and Canada seems to be surviving the pandemic despite 60% of establishments are fast service and 88.9% are inexpensive restaurants in a time when people are more cautious with household budgets. So many low-cost choices can impede the fine dining experience even more so during a pandemic. Brizo FoodMetrics investigates Fine Dining by the numbers.
Under 1% of Restaurants in the North America are considered fine dining restaurants.
88% are Independent Establishments. (Those with 1-4 locations.)
40% offer seafood.
35% offer steak.
76% have a wine list.
Adjectives restaurant’s use to describe their high-end establishment’s ambiance:
34% Family/Kid Friendly
11.5% Live Music
With regard to Third-Party Delivery Services at the most expensive restaurants in North America:
66.7% do not use a third-party delivery service.
This group shows 76.5% have customer reviews in the last 6 months.
16.7% use 1 third-party delivery service.
This group shows 79% have customer reviews in the last 6 months.
8.9% use 2 third-party delivery services.
This group shows 81% have customer reviews in the last 6 months.
7.7% use 3+ third party delivery services.
This group shows 95% have customer reviews in the last 6 months.
Top 7 Dietary Styles:
27.7% Fried Food
25.6% Comfort Food
19.5% Small Plates
Top 10 Metros in North America for Fine Dining:
- New York-Newark-Jersey City NY-NJ-PA
- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim CA
- Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Fl
- Toronto, ON
- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin IL-IN-WI
- Montreal, QC
- Boston-Cambridge-Newton MA-NH
- San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley CA
- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV
- Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise NV
Top 20 Cuisines
- Southern American
Top 10 fine dining chains by number of locations:
- Ruth’s Chris Steak House
- The Capital Grille
- Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
- The Palm
- Mastro’s Restaurants
- Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
- Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille