What is an Average Monthly Profit Margin for a Family "Mom and Pop" Restaurant?

I am looking into opening a Family Style Restaurant with "Down home cooking" however I am trying to figure out how much profit monthly after all bills, payroll, food, ect is paid.. I understand its between 5 - 10% however I need an actual number to figure what i can afford to reasonably pay my investor... show more I am looking into opening a Family Style Restaurant with "Down home cooking" however I am trying to figure out how much profit monthly after all bills, payroll, food, ect is paid.. I understand its between 5 - 10% however I need an actual number to figure what i can afford to reasonably pay my investor back monthly with still leaving a little money to use for later expansions or unexpected problems. "Plus a little pay check for me obviously lol"... Keep in mind that I live in a small town of Cambridge Ohio.. The only good thing we have going for us is 2 major interstates run through here.
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