2012 Edition

international industry 72251

Restaurants and Other Eating Places

Overview

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one of the following: (1) providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated (i.e., waiter/waitress service), and pay after eating; (2) providing food services to patrons who generally order or select items (e.g., at a counter, in a buffet line) and pay before eating; or

preparing and/or serving a specialty snack (e.g., ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies) and/or nonalcoholic beverages (e.g., coffee, juices, sodas) for consumption on or near the premises.

The immediate parent of international industry 72251 is industry group 7225: Restaurants and Other Eating Places

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Preparing and serving alcoholic beverages and known as bars, taverns, or nightclubs:are classified in Industry 72241, Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages);
  • Preparing and serving snacks and nonalcoholic beverages from mobile vehicles:are classified in Industry 72233, Mobile Food Services;
  • Presenting live theatrical productions and providing food and beverages for consumption on the premises: are classified in Industry 71111, Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters;
  • Retailing confectionery goods and nuts not packaged for immediate consumption:are classified in Industry 44529, Other Specialty Food Stores; and
  • Retailing baked goods (e.g., pretzels, doughnuts, cookies, and bagels) not baked on the premises and not for immediate consumption:are classified in Industry 44529, Other Specialty Food Stores.

History

The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 72211 72221 -
2007 72211 72221 -
2012 72251 combined
2017 72251 -

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