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

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Preparing and serving meals for immediate consumption using cafeteria-style serving equipment, known as cafeterias--are classified in U.S. Industry 722514, Cafeterias, Grill Buffets, and Buffets;
  • Providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated and pay after eating--are classified in U.S. Industry 722511, Full-Service Restaurants;
  • Selling a specialty snack (e.g., ice cream, frozen yogurt, candy, cookies) or nonalcoholic beverages, except from mobile vehicles, for consumption on or near the premises--are classified in U.S. Industry 722515, Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars;
  • Retailing confectionery goods and nuts not packaged for immediate consumption--are classified in U.S. Industry 445292, Confectionery and Nut Stores;
  • Retailing baked goods (e.g., pretzels, doughnuts, cookies, and bagels) not baked on the premises and not for immediate consumption--are classified in U.S. Industry 445291, Baked Goods Stores; and
  • Preparing and serving alcoholic beverages, known as bars, taverns, or nightclubs--are classified in Industry 722410, Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages).
  Corresponding Index
722211 722513 722513  Cafes, limited-service
722211 722513 722513  Carryout restaurants
722211 722513 722513  Delicatessen restaurants
722211 722513 722513  Diners, limited-service
722211 722513 722513  Drive-in restaurants
722211 722513 722513  Family restaurants, limited-service
722211 722513 722513  Fast casual restaurants
722211 722513 722513  Fast-food restaurants
722211 722513 722513  Pizza delivery shops
722211 722513 722513  Pizza parlors, limited-service
722211 722513 722513  Pizzerias, limited-service (e.g., takeout)
722211 722513 722513  Restaurants, carryout
722211 722513 722513  Restaurants, fast-food
722211 722513 722513  Sandwich shops, limited-service
722211 722513 722513  Steak houses, limited-service
722211 722513 722513  Sub shops, limited-service
722211 722513 722513  Takeout eating places