November a weak month for restaurants

November a weak month for restaurants

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After a bump in restaurant traffic during October, the numbers fell last month to their lowest levels since February, according to data from GuestMetrics.

During the four weeks ending Dec. 1, traffic to full-service restaurants and bars dropped 3.3 percent. Casual dining spots saw traffic decline 3.6 percent. Bars and clubs fared even worse, off 7.1 percent.

The late night (after 10 p.m.) slot has taken the biggest hit, down 8.5 percent for the first 11 mo

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