Cantina Marina Opens Outside Deck This Weekend

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Need an excuse to throw on those flops and head to the waterfront since … you know … spring appears to be here now? Cantina Marina is opening their outside deck this weekend due to the totally awesome weather we’ll be experiencing through Sunday.

There are many ways to attract more customers to your restaurant, but during summer, spring and fall months, outdoor seating tops the list. No matter what kind of establishment you run, a simple deck or patio can increase revenue by up to 30 percent. Additional research by the Simons Advisory Group proved that a $200,000 investment increased overall sales by $500,000 — possibly more if your restaurant offers year-round outdoor seating.

What is it about outdoor seating that has such a large effect on your customer base? There are many factors involved, most of which revolve around comfort. Some guests say that an alfresco dining experience makes the food taste fresher and better. Others simply enjoy gazing at the view as they share a meal with friends or family. If you plan to add a deck to allow outdoor seating at your restaurant, deck builders in Auckland

If you’re interested in adding an outdoor space for your clientele, there are many ways to go about it. The following highlights some of the most popular — and successful — trends in outdoor seating today.

The dock bar will be open and the fish tacos really are a quite tasty when paired with a frozen margarita.

Plus – now that the sun’s out for longer – you can soak in the rays and get your first taste of what summer will feel like.

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