Tavern Restaurant & Property. REST845

Price: $1,495,000

Location: Somerset County, New Jersey

Industry: Restaurant

Listing ID: REST845

Owner retiring, for this super prime affluent location of Somerset County New Jersey, The facility consists of six thousand (5,000) square feet restaurant tavern on an active commercial avenue with other highly successful businesses. The business has an average gross yearly income of $1,500,000 plus discretionary income. The restaurant consists of a restaurant and a bar; and part of this sale consists of the adjoining facility, 2,800 square feet, which can substantially increase the footprint for the entire operation representing a 50% increase in gross sales estimated at $3,000,000 yearly. The sale includes a very valuable consumption liquor license, and the selling price has been adjusted accordingly. The owner is retiring after forty years in this food industry and will finance the sale to a qualified potential buyer. This is a very usual business opportunity and based on the asking price, with substantial future growth, this business expects to supply a consistent return on investment to the owner operator.

Listing Details

Revenue: $1,550,000

Cash Flow: $200,000

FFE: $1,100,000 (Included in Price)

Inventory: $5,000 (Included in Price)

Real Estate:$1,500,000

Form of Ownership:


Reason For Sale:

The purpose of this transaction is due to the owner’s retirement after forty years of ownership.

Training & Support:

Training and owner support, the owner will remain post-closing and is prepared to supply a transitional period to the new owner.


Year Established: 1975

Days & Hours of Operation: Days Hours of operation, this restaurant tavern operation is active seven days per week, with hours from 11:00 am to 9:30 pm.

Owner Hours Per Week: Full Time

Employees: Regarding employees and payroll, this tavern / restaurant has approximately fifteen employees who are unaware of the pending sale. The payroll is primarily based on an hourly basis, and some employees receive a weekly base salary. The staff is fully expected to remain post-closing, also the monthly payroll expense is $17,800.


Security on Lease: Two Months

Lease Option: Yes, Available

Monthly Rent: 6,000

Type of Location: Commercial Avenue

Square Footage: 5,200

Relocatable?: Yes

Facilities Information:

The facility consists of approximately 5,200 square feet, two separate rooms, full commercial kitchen, lots of storage with an attractive appearance. The business is on a highly populated commercial avenue located in an affluent community with various other active businesses. This opportunity is in Central New Jersey, Somerset County, which consists of highly populated affluent communities.


Owner Qualifications:

For Qualifications purposes, this business opportunity and industry requires New Jersey State government licensing approval to purchase or operate due to the consumption liquor license, in addition to the standard required municipal licenses.

Potential Growth:

Regarding growth and expansion, the business opportunity can be further developed by opening the adjourning 2,800 square foot room, extending the hours for the tavern, improving the local advertising, and remolding the facility to promote the liquor sales. Additionally, the company has a poorly optimized web site and if adjusted can further develop the yearly gross sales.


Also, seller financing is available to a qualified buyer with an appropriate down payment, collateral, and credit rating.

Ron Cervelli


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