Here’s How to Effectively Market to Restaurants

From fresh produce to reliable staff to necessary equipment, restaurant owners need a lot to keep their place in proper working order. Plus, don’t forget about patrons! No matter how you can help this select group of individuals, marketing to restaurants is a must for your business. Discover new restaurant leads and start advertising to restaurants with help from Data Axle™ USA. Our extensive database will help you target the perfect prospects.

Marketing to restaurants begins with three simple steps to help you get to the right contacts:


Where are they located?

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Click the link to see restaurants by location.

Types of Restaurants

Is there a specific type of restaurant you’re looking for?

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Click the link to see restaurants by cuisine and type.

Decision Makers

Who is the best contact person to talk to about your product or services?

  • Owner
  • Sales
  • Administrator
  • Regional Manager
  • Human Resources
  • Partner
  • Finance
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Purchasing Executive

Click the link to see restaurants with specific job titles.

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We’re standing by! A Data Axle USA representative will help you create the exact contact list you want, give you the list count, determine the contact fields you need, and provide you with a no-obligation quote.

Restaurant Industry Quick Facts

There are millions of restaurant leads in our database. If you’re wondering how to sell to restaurant owners, keep these statistics in mind:

  • $34 is the mean spend for takeout orders in the U.S. according to the Dining Trends Report.
  • 34% of restaurants say 21-30% of their business is conducted via online ordering according to The State of Restaurants report.
  • According to the National Restaurant Association, 51% of adults say they aren’t eating at restaurants as often as they would like.
  • 33% of restaurants cite inventory as their top expense in 2021 according to The State of Restaurants.
  • According to the Dining Trends Report, $46 is the mean spend for dine-in orders in the U.S.
  • 84% of diners look up the menu online before deciding on a new restaurant according to the Dining Trends Report.
  • 29% of diners order takeout and delivery at least once a week according to the Dining Trends Report.
  • 78% of diners say locally sourced ingredients were very or somewhat likely to influence their decision to choose a specific restaurant according to the Dining Trends Report.
  • 41% of diners always or often look at a restaurant’s social media before deciding on a new restaurant according to the Dining Trends Report.

How to Market Your Business to Restaurants

If you’re wondering how to sell to restaurants, it begins with defining your audience. Then you want to think about the best ways to reach them. Think about common mediums they might use to read or hear your message. Click on the links to learn more about the most popular marketing channels to deliver your message:

Direct Mail

Start marketing to restaurants with a letter, postcard, brochure, or other mail piece.

Email Marketing

Send a creative message and begin better marketing to restaurants. Let us design, deploy, and track your email.

Online Display Advertising

Place ads on websites your restaurant contacts or related industries frequently visit.

Search Engine Marketing

Increase your visibility to restaurant leads on search engine results pages like Google™, Yahoo!®, and Bing™.


Streamline your cold calling process to restaurants with our telemarketing lists.

Social Media Advertising

Reach millions of restaurant leads with an advertisement on Facebook™ or LinkedIn®.

DIY Prospecting

Want to find restaurant leads on your own? We can equip you with innovative tools to find, acquire, and retain customers.

How to Sell to Restaurants

Restaurants rely heavily on outside vendors and services. They’ll be most receptive to marketing messages that focus on how you can help them stay relevant.

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