A quick look at daypart data uncovers the most popular drive times and the chains that are getting the traffic.
On average, a limited-service restaurant sees about a third of its drive-thru traffic after dinner.
- 22%—Breakfast/morning snack
- 17%—Afternoon snack
- 32%—Late-night snack
Chains with the highest % of drive-thru occasions by daypart:
- Breakfast/morning snack: Sonic Drive-In—76%
- Lunch: Checkers Drive-In Restaurants—76%
- Afternoon snack: Sonic Drive-In—80%
- Dinner: Sonic Drive-In 79%
- Late-night snack: Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'N Biscuits—100%
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