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High-Volume Well-Established Bar & Restaurant Franchise Chicago, IL – Sales Over $4.1M & Growing!

2024 YTD Sales Up 20% - On Pace To Do $5 Million In Sales This Year

Chicago , IL

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Food Type: American, Bar/Pub/Tavern/Lounge, Grill, Liquor License

Service Type: Full Service

Business Type: Franchise

Sale Type: Business For Sale

Asking Price: $3,999,000

Gross Sales: $4,172,736

Net Operating Income: $1,017,655

Monthly Rent: $15,600

Lease Expiration: 09/2024

Lease Options: Two 5-Year Options

Year Established: 2015

Owner Operated: No

Seller Financing: No


A truly unique social gathering place. A neighborhood bar & eatery with handcrafted cocktails, local & regional beers, unique wines and craveable food in an inviting, urban atmosphere.

Offering an amazing menu of bar bites, soups, greens, flatbreads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, main plates and decadent desserts. Along with their signature handcrafted martinis, cocktails, margaritas, mojitos, spiked sangrias & dessert drinks, mimosas and more.

Full-service. Dine-in, takeout and delivery, plus catering. Serving brunch, lunch, dinner and late night. As well as happy hour. Quick and easy online ordering available. Also ideal for any special event - perfect place to entertain clients, employees, family and friends. And a rewards program.

Interior boasts high ceilings, exposed ductwork, vintage brick, expansive windows, cool concrete floors, exquisite lighting and much more.

The hub of activity centers around their spectacular fully stocked wrap-around bar with 58 beers on tap, 10 large screen tvs and 27 stools. Surrounded by ample seating at comfortable booths, tables, high tops and long community tables. Also, 4 roll-up garage doors that lead to their sidewalk patio in the warmer months!

Also has 3 bar stations and 3 drink soda stations, as well as a soda station in back.

Back of the house features an 18ft hood, 6-burner stove w/oven, flat top grill, 2 deep fryers, 3-well steam table, 2 conveyor toaster ovens, microwave, refrigerated prep tables, reach-in cooler, reach-in freezer, extra-large ice machine, POS system and more.

Plus, the basement has another reach-in cooler & freezer, walk-in keg cooler, walk-in cooler, walk-in freezer and more.

Well established location for over 9 years. Absentee owned - turnkey. 2024 YTD sales up 20% - on pace to do $5 million in sales this year!

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a HIGHLY confidential listing, please DO NOT talk to any of the owners, employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only outside of business hours.


The nation’s hottest gastrobar. A new American bar & restaurant serving exceptional drinks and made-from-scratch pub fare. A comfortable place to hang out, get great handcrafted drinks, scratch food, awesome music and the best service. Plus, many TVs to catch all the games or keep up on current events. The best place to eat, drink and celebrate. Serving shareable, mouthwatering, chef-inspired grub, craft cocktails and local beers. All in a free-spirited space where you can seat yourself. Their motto - “Eat. Drink. Be Happy”.

Growth and Expansion:

Opened its 1st location in the trendy River North neighborhood of Chicago in 1990. Quickly became a Chicago favorite with its oversized sandwiches and handcrafted specialty martinis. Began franchising in 2001, are now nationally recognized with over 134 locations across the county (8 in the Chicagoland area). They have taken the bar experience to new heights, attracting an affluent 21-44-yr-old crowd that enjoys premium cocktails, local brews, great food and hanging with friends. A brand has deep Chicago roots. And loyal guests!


Prime corner retail space in a popular mixed-use development on the near west side of Chicago. Close to the University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois Medical District and Central Business District. Features a range of retail stores, boutiques and specialty shops, as well as numerous restaurants, cafes and eateries. Also, entertainment venues such as movie theaters, bars and performance spaces. Plus, hosts community events, festivals and seasonal celebrations throughout the year.

And it's just minutes away from everything: downtown, museum campus and the lake, art museums and public transportation. Plus, near many new housing and retail developments. And surrounded by several sought-after well-established neighborhoods including Little Italy, Greektown, Near West Side, Near South Side, Pilsen and Chinatown. Plus, enjoys easy access from I-90/94, I-290 and I-55 making it convenient for both residents and visitors alike!

County: Cook


Lease Information: Leased space $15,600/mth gross (also includes all utilities). Current lease expires Sep 2024 with two 5-year options.

Square Feet: 5,915 + Basement.

Seating: 149 Inside & 40 Outside.

Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-Th 11a-12m & Fr-Sa 11a-1a.

Real Estate: Leased.

Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price (Valued at $400,000).

Value of Inventory: $30,000 (Not Included In Asking Price).

Number of Employees: 35 (10 Full-Time & 25 Part-Time).

Support/Training: Two-four weeks management training.

Seller Financing Available: No.

Reason for Selling: Other projects.

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