As of April 2017, there were almost 60,000 Mexican restaurants in the US. The Mexican Menu Type represents approximately 9% of all restaurants in the US. Mexican food also edged out pizza for the second most common non-simplified US menu type.
According to CHD Experts, consumers spend almost $40 Billion at Mexican restaurants every year. Of that revenue, Mexican restaurants spend approximately 34 percent or $13 Billion on purchasing food, beverages and other disposable products. CHD Experts indicate that the average Mexican restaurant brings in revenue of nearly $700,000 every year.