4 Reasons Why a Booth is Right for Your Restaurant

Originally published 07/16/2020. Last updated 01/20/2024.

Booths in a restaurant create a private dining experience in a crowded room.

Restaurant seating options of a table, booth, or counter are personal preference, for sure, but every host or hostess typically hears, “Is a booth available?” 

Most restaurants benefit from having booths because they delight customers and help create a welcoming ambiance. This article may be good for planning out your restaurant’s future or for creating an elevated dining experience. 


4 Reasons To Invest in Booth Seating

Investing in booth seating transforms your restaurant by offering a blend of comfort and practical advantages that enhance your guests' experiences. With booth seating, you can: 

1. Create a Private Experience

Most people enjoy getting out to eat, now during the Coronavirus pandemic more than ever (if done safely). A room full of tables that are full of strangers gobbling their way through food right next to them doesn’t sound like a fun experience. Booths provide a private, intimate feeling without the need to have separate rooms. The personal space and the natural barrier that comes with booths make for a nice dining experience. 

2. Get the Most Out of Your Space

Tables require enough room around them for your guests to pull their chairs in and out. That can create trip hazards for your servers and make moving around the floor more difficult for everyone. Booths being back-to-back can help use your space the most efficiently. If your layout includes raised separation between booths, you may not need to have an unoccupied space between guests in booths. 

3. Satisfy Both Kids and Parents 

Families are big fans of booth seating. When booths adjoin a wall, most adults can sit on the outside while their kids stay on the inside seats. This “parent trap” can help keep the kids enclosed, so even if they get rambunctious, other guests won’t be disturbed, and the family can relax. Booths can be used to hold more than the standard four people, especially small kids. Also, most chairs don’t fit kids, so the booths are great for any sized child. 

4. Make Longer Lasting Experiences

Tables that “anchor” people, holding them in place with boundaries such as walls, tend to spend more time and money at the restaurant. People feel more comfortable because they are “out of the way” at an anchored table. They can relax and enjoy the experience for longer. This better experience can lead to better reviews for your restaurant eventually - and these guests are more likely to order desserts and appetizers. 

Crafting Distinction: The Power of Custom Millwork for Booths

In the world of restaurant design, booths play a pivotal role in defining comfort and aesthetics. Opting for custom millwork in crafting these spaces elevates both form and function, offering a host of benefits that standard designs often lack.

Tailored Precision

The hallmark advantage of custom millwork lies in the ability to tailor every aspect to your vision. Unlike standard options, custom booths enable precise control over dimensions, materials, and finishes. This level of customization ensures a seamless integration into your restaurant's layout, creating a cohesive and visually stunning result.

Unparalleled Craftsmanship

Custom millwork is synonymous with unparalleled craftsmanship. Skilled artisans meticulously shape and finish wood to achieve a level of sophistication often unattainable with mass-produced alternatives. Every curve and joint is executed with precision, enhancing the overall ambiance of your restaurant.

Creative Flexibility

Custom millwork offers the opportunity to introduce unique design elements, setting your restaurant apart. Whether it's intricate patterns, carved details, or distinctive finishes, this creativity enhances the visual appeal and contributes to a memorable dining experience.

In summary, picking custom millwork for your booths goes beyond just being functional; it means valuing skillful craftsmanship and great design, making your brand special. To give customers a great dining experience, use custom millwork for a unique and elegant atmosphere. Think about the long-lasting impression of investing in booths made with care and creativity, turning your restaurant into a symbol of distinction.


Ferrante is Here To Make Your Restaurant Seating Easy

Most restaurants offer many types of seating options. Here at Ferrante Manufacturing, we recommend you at least include and possibly prioritize booths for your layout, depending on your restaurant’s goals. For all of your restaurant furniture, Ferrante Manufacturing is your source for custom design and production.

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