Mobile Stats Every Bar & Restaurant Should Know

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It is no surprise that mobile and app use is growing at an alarming rate. In fact most people treat their cell phone as an extra appendage and use it for almost everything. There is no sign of this trend slowing anytime soon which is very good news for business owners. Take a look at these alarming mobile stats, and then read on to see how you can use it to your advantage!


  • 91% of all people on earth have a mobile phone
  • 80% of mobile time is spent in apps
  • 50% of mobile phone users, use mobile as their primary Internet source
  • 60% of consumers search for local businesses on their smartphone
  • 88% of consumers who search for a type of local business on a mobile device call or go to that business within 24 hours


Bars/Restaurants who want to be found quickly and easily by customers need to make themselves available on mobile. Mobile is the largest slice of the media pie; so when potential customers are searching for a business it is likely on their phone! Make sure your business is there to be found.

How can you do this? By ensuring that your location is listed on the apps that your potential customers use most. Yelp is a very popular app for finding businesses with good ratings close to the consumer. The TapHunter app is also very beneficial to be listed on because the customers who are using it are looking specifically for craft beer bars like your location. They know what they want and they know how to find it. Make sure your bar/restaurant is there to be found!

Not yet signed up for TapHunter? Click here to request a demo and learn how you can get listed on our app and started with our tools for free today!
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