Support Your Local Restaurants

When you order directly from a restaurant through Toast you help local restaurants avoid costly commissions and keep more money in your local economy.

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Order Direct from Restaurants

Order directly from a restaurants website or through Toast TakeOut to help them avoid costly commissions.

Know your safety facts

Did you know restaurants take many precautions to ensure your food is safe? Even Dr. Fauci orders takeout once a week!

Protect Restaurant Staff

Restaurant employees are some of the hardest hit. Make sure to tip well when ordering for delivery or takeout.

Pre-order meals

Many restaurants are offering holiday offerings and have gift card options. The more you can purchase the better.

COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the restaurant industry

The data below provides real time visibility into the health of the restaurant industry by comparing current performance at the state and city-level to the same day last year.

Restaurant Revenue by state

COVID-19's impact on restaurant sales nationwide

Restaurant Revenue by city

COVID-19’s impact on restaurant revenue by metro (year-over-year change).

In order to provide government officials, restaurant operators, members of the media, and the general public with visibility into how the restaurant industry is navigating the impact of COVID-19, we’re pleased to introduce The State of the Restaurant Industry powered by Toast, Inc.

This resource is updated daily to provide near-real time visibility into aggregated restaurant revenue and order type from a small representative sample of the tens of thousands of restaurants on the Toast Platform. In order to provide visibility into the health of the industry, the following dataset is based on actual revenue on a year over year basis from approximately 13,000 restaurants that have been open for over 1 year and have been on the Toast platform for at least 1 year.