Drunk Food Index September 2017

Overview

Published - Sept. 9, 2017

What has better late night drunk food? Las Vegas or LA? How does Buffalo, New York compare to New York, New York? Pizza vs. Burgers? We finally have the answers!

Welcome back for another monthly look at North America's state of drunk food. September saw Winnipeg continue to dominate late night drunk food, they had the largest absolute growth with 10 more establishments. Montreal was right behind them, they added 8 restaurants and had the largest percentage growth. Houston lost 5 establishments, although I kind of doubt that Hurricane Harvey had an impact on Yelp listings so quickly. I do fear there will be more of a downturn over the coming months while they rebuild.

Cities

This is a summary of the cities studied.

RankCityNum RestaurantsNum Restaurants Per 10k PopulationTop Food
1Albuquerque621.1AmericanAmerican
2Atlanta1663.8AmericanAmerican
3Baltimore1242.0AmericanAmerican
4Birmingham311.5AmericanAmerican
5Boston1231.8PizzaPizza
6Buffalo1064.1AmericanAmerican
7Calgary1191.1AmericanAmerican
8Charlotte1081.3AmericanAmerican
9Chicago5632.1AmericanAmerican
10Cincinnati1304.4AmericanAmerican
11Cleveland762.0AmericanAmerican
12Columbus1421.7AmericanAmerican
13Dallas1551.2AmericanAmerican
14Denver2012.9AmericanAmerican
15Detroit1091.6AmericanAmerican
16Edmonton1031.3AmericanAmerican
17Hamilton330.6PizzaPizza
18Honolulu631.9AmericanAmerican
19Houston2090.9AmericanAmerican
20Indianapolis1281.5AmericanAmerican
21Jacksonville951.1AmericanAmerican
22Kansas City1152.4AmericanAmerican
23Las Vegas5439.3AmericanAmerican
24Los Angeles6601.6AmericanAmerican
25Louisville1171.9AmericanAmerican
26Memphis681.0AmericanAmerican
27Miami3598.1AmericanAmerican
28Milwaukee811.3AmericanAmerican
29Minneapolis1122.7PizzaPizza
30Montreal1200.7AmericanAmerican
31Nashville801.2AmericanAmerican
32New York10771.3AmericanAmerican
33Oakland581.4AmericanAmerican
34Oklahoma City821.3AmericanAmerican
35Orlando1937.1AmericanAmerican
36Ottawa921.0PizzaPizza
37Philadelphia2011.3AmericanAmerican
38Phoenix3402.2AmericanAmerican
39Pittsburgh1123.7AmericanAmerican
40Portland1282.0AmericanAmerican
41Providence482.7PizzaPizza
42Quebec City200.4AmericanAmerican
43Raleigh541.0AmericanAmerican
44Richmond873.9AmericanAmerican
45Sacramento921.9AmericanAmerican
46Salt Lake City321.7AmericanAmerican
47San Antonio2221.5AmericanAmerican
48San Diego2561.8MexicanMexican
49San Francisco2032.3PizzaPizza
50San Jose1321.3AmericanAmerican
51Seattle1211.8AmericanAmerican
52St. Louis1223.9AmericanAmerican
53Tampa2095.9AmericanAmerican
54Toronto4301.6AmericanAmerican
55Vancouver1632.7AmericanAmerican
56Washington2674.0AmericanAmerican
57Winnipeg440.7PizzaPizza

Top Franchises

These are the top franchises open late across all major cities.

Taco Bell483
Dominos Pizza346
Dennys255
McDonalds247
IHOP199
Waffle House168
Jack In The Box160
Whataburger151
Subway135
White Castle111
Steak n Shake81
Dunkin Donuts74
Tim Hortons66
Pizza Pizza45
Wendys43