North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 3.0


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722 - Food services and drinking places

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing meals, snacks and beverages, to customer order, for immediate consumption on and off the premises. This subsector does not include food service activities that occur within establishments such as hotels, civic and social associations, amusement and recreation parks, and theatres. However, leased food-service locations in facilities such as hotels, shopping malls, airports and department stores are included. The industry groups within this subsector reflect the level and type of service provided.

  • Exclusion(s)

    • preparing and/or delivering food for the needy (See 624210 Community food services)

7223 - Special food services

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services at the customer's location, at a location designated by the customer, or from a motorized vehicle or non-motorized cart.

7224 - Drinking places (alcoholic beverages)

This industry group comprises establishments, known as bars, taverns or drinking places, primarily engaged in preparing and serving alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption. These establishments may also provide limited food services.

7225 - Full-service restaurants and limited-service eating places

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services to patrons who order and are served while seated and pay after eating, or who order or select items at a counter, food bar or cafeteria line (or order by telephone) and pay before eating. This industry group includes drinking places that primarily serve food.

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