Fully Equipped Professional Kitchen Featuring A Smoker On Site
McHenry County, IL
Asking Price: $199,000
Gross Sales: $624,000
Net Operating Income: $79,268
Monthly Rent: $5,524
Lease Expiration: (New Lease)
Options: (New Lease)
Year Established: 2012
Owner Operated: No
Seller Financing: Yes
Food Type: American, BBQ, Beer & Wine, Drive-Thru, Video Gaming
Service Type: Fast Casual
Business Type: Independent
Sale Type: Business For Sale


Serving an amazing menu of smoked bbq meats, signature sandwiches, juicy burgers and one-of-a-kind tacos, along with flavorful starters and sides. Four incredible BBQ sauces to choose from. Fountain drinks, plus beer.

Simple operation - counter service. Fast casual. Dine-in, takeout, curbside pickup, drive-thru and delivery. Plus, catering.

Freestanding building with drive-thru. Striking exterior. Clean modern build-out. Fully equipped professional kitchen featuring a smoker on site. Ample seating. Outdoor patio. Large 45-car parking lot.

Also 3 video poker machines, can add 2 more.

Well established for 8 years! 2020 sales on par with 2019 with being closed entirely for 2 weeks and no dine-in for 6 months (only takeout, curbside pickup, drive-thru and delivery)!!

Independent, no royalty, advertising or transfer fees. Absentee owner.

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 employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only.

County: McHenry

Prime retail space in a freestanding building on a major route with high traffic counts. Surrounded by a vast residential area in this growing far northwest suburb popular with young professionals.

Real Estate: Leased

Leased space $5,524/mth gross. Landlord will sign a new 5-year lease and is open to options. Square Feet: 3,132. Seating: 40 Inside & 30 Outside. Days/Hrs of Operation: Tu-Th 11a-8p, Fi-Sa 11a-9p, Su 11a-7p (Closed Mondays)

Number of Employees: 12
Support/Training: On-site comprehensive training provided. Negotiable on the number of weeks.
Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price
Value of Inventory: $7,500 (Not Included In Asking Price)

Authentic BBQ. Everything prepared fresh daily. Outstanding food and fast & friendly service. Delicious comfort food. High quality. Moist and tender brisket. Tender and tasty meat. Smoked fresh daily. Homemade BBQ sauces and coleslaw. Awesome house made sides. Unbelievable cornbread. Fantastic fries. Wonderful desserts. Melt in your mouth goodness. Coke products. Bottled beer. Perfect for lunch or dinner. Something for everyone. Family friendly. Great casual atmosphere. Excellent signage and visibility. Superb to go packaging.

Best place to eat in McHenry country. One of the best BBQ joints in the area. One of the very best places in the Chicagoland area. Best BBQ around. Nobody does barbeque better. BBQ at its finest. Top notch BBQ. Barbeque done right - the real deal. Voted “Best” and “One Of The Best”. Also, McHenry County “Best Of The Fox Readers” choice awards.

Growth and Expansion:

Local favorite. Staple in the area. The “go-to” BBQ spot. A must stop. Very popular. Lots of regulars. Tons of fans. A real gem. Excellent reviews. Highly rated and recommended, great reputation to continue to build upon.

And barbecue is a fast-growing trend, currently 86-90% of Americans prefer it as their number one sauce. Many people have made the switch to barbecue for their events!

Seller Financing Available: Possibly, to a well-qualified buyer with 50% down.
Reason For Selling: Retiring.