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National Fast Food Day: November 16, 2021

Press Release Number CB21-SFS.152

From the 2017 NAICS Definition: 722513 Limited-Service Restaurants, “This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services (except snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars) where patrons generally order or select items and pay before eating. Food and drink may be consumed on premises, taken out, or delivered to the customer's location. Some establishments in this industry may provide these food services in combination with selling alcoholic beverages.

“Illustrative Examples:

  • Delicatessen restaurants
  • Pizza delivery shops
  • Family restaurants, limited-service
  • Takeout eating places

  • Fast-food restaurants
  • Fast casual restaurants
  • Takeout sandwich shops
  • Limited-service pizza parlors”

Key Stats

Note: The table above is customized to show just the “All establishments” row for each NAICS code and several columns are hidden. Click on the image to see the full table.

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Source: Monthly Retail Trade, 1992-2021.

  • NAICS 7225, Restaurants and Other Eating Places
  • NAICS 722511, Full-Service Restaurants
  • NAICS 722513, Limited-Service Restaurants
  • NAICS 722514, Cafeterias, Grill Buffets, and Buffets
  • NAICS 722515,  Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars

Source: 2017 Economic Census.

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