Top 10 Restaurants for Sale - September 2022 Edition

Posted by Robin Gagnon on Oct 4, 2022 9:30:00 AM


Each month, the restaurant brokers assess where inquiring buyers spent the most time and energy looking at restaurants for sale. We Sell Restaurants calculates this top 10 list based on the number of calls, clicks, and signed Confidentiality Agreements that each listing accumulates during the month. Continue reading to see which restaurants garnered the most attention last month.


Listing ID:7679 Restaurant Broker Dave Duce    
Only $20,000! Pizza Restaurant for Sale in Waco, TX.
Lease: expires August 2030
Monthly Rent: $6482,
Inside Sq. Ft. 3000,
Outside Sq. Ft.
Dave Duce
(512) 773-5272

The number one restaurant for sale last month was an unbeatable deal from Waco, TX. Mild price tags continue to catch buyers' eyes, as you'll observe on this month's list, but this restaurant has a one-in-a-million price tag! The second generation space with the option to bring in your own concept may have attracted buyers to inquire further, as well. 


Listing ID:9104 Restaurant Broker Ken Eisenband    
Fast Casual Restaurant for Sale in Fort Lauderdale - Bring your Concept
Lease: May 31, 2030
Monthly Rent: $2750-
Inside Sq. Ft. 1200-
Outside Sq. Ft. 100
City:Fort Lauderdale
Ken Eisenband
(561) 350-3365

 The restaurant brokers have observed several restaurants on the top 10 list this month advertising convertible concepts. This is fast-casual restaurant is just one of them. 


Listing ID:9291 Restaurant Broker Ken Eisenband    
Restaurant for Sale in Deerfield Beach, Florida can Convert to Any Concept
Lease: Expires April 30, 2024
Monthly Rent: $2680,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1600,
Outside Sq. Ft.
City:Deerfield Beach
Ken Eisenband
(561) 350-3365

A convertible concept that is fully equipped and available for less than a $100K—what's not to love about this deal?


Listing ID:9207 Restaurant Broker Hannah Eisenband    
Fast Casual Restaurant for Sale in Pembroke Pines, FL - Fully Equipped
Lease: Expires February 20, 2025
Monthly Rent: $3122.79,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1050,
Outside Sq. Ft.
City:Pembroke Pines
Hannah Eisenband
(561) 859-1819

Like we said—these low-cost, bring-your-own concept opportunities are attractive investments for anyone on the path to restaurant ownership. Instead of paying the bill for a brand new buildout, the restaurateur can save time and money with restaurants for sale like this one.


Listing ID:9227 Restaurant Broker Ron Uphouse    
Wings Franchises For Sale 2 Locations, Operating, Growing and Profitable
Lease: Loc 1 5yr Loc 2 10 yr
Monthly Rent: $2633,5145,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1200,1750,
Outside Sq. Ft. 200 \ 300
Ron Uphouse
(303) 324-3518

Right in the middle of the pack is a multi-unit franchise restaurant for sale in Colorado. At $375,000, it is officially the highest ticket item on this month's list of best restaurants for sale. 


Listing ID:9268 Restaurant Broker Robin Gagnon    
Fully Equipped Pizza Shop for Sale for less than $100,000 North of Dallas
Lease: Expires 2027 with 5-year option remaining
Monthly Rent: $1485,
Inside Sq. Ft. 940,
Outside Sq. Ft.
City:The Colony
Robin Gagnon
(404) 800-6700

 Experienced restaurant owners looking for another piece to add to their portfolio may find this pizza shop a good option. Unsecured lending is available to qualified buyers who are ready to help this restaurant reach its earning potential.


Listing ID:9235 Restaurant Broker Don Mason    
Restaurant For Sale in Tampa with Beer & Wine License
Lease: Expires February 2026
Monthly Rent: $2065,
Inside Sq. Ft. 894,
Outside Sq. Ft.
Don Mason
(727) 470-8423

 The advertised high foot traffic and desirable location of this turnkey restaurant for sale seemed to pique buyer interest in this market, especially those buyers in search of concepts with a beer and wine license in place.

Listing ID:9172 Restaurant Broker David Whitcomb    
Turn Key Pizza Shop for Sale in High Traffic and High Growth Area
Lease: expires February 28, 2027
Monthly Rent: $1916.04,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1090,
Outside Sq. Ft.
David Whitcomb
(239) 300-5041

A third pizza concept makes it onto the top 10 restaurants for sale list last month. Buyers seemed to flock to these low-cost, high sales opportunities. 

Listing ID:9244 Restaurant Broker Ken Eisenband    
Office Cafe for Sale in Fort Lauderdale - Rent of $1,597 includes Utilities
Lease: Expires July 31, 2025
Monthly Rent: $1597,
Inside Sq. Ft. 2200,
Outside Sq. Ft. 0
City:Fort Lauderdale
Ken Eisenband
(561) 350-3365

You can't beat that rent with utilities included! Another Florida restaurant opportunity on the top 10 list.

Listing ID:9269 Restaurant Broker Jeff Marcus    
Colorado Restaurant for Sale in Boulder County - Franchise Opportunity
Lease: expires August 2025
Monthly Rent: $3640,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1225,
Outside Sq. Ft.
Jeff Marcus
(970) 373-8205

Lastly, this franchise restaurant for sale in Colorado rounds out the Top 10 at an unbelievable $30,000 investment! 


Did any of these top 10 restaurants for sale shock you? We Sell Restaurants continues to see opportunities in the Florida market dominate the attention of buyers. However, with hundreds of listings across 45 different states, there are plenty more opportunities in a variety of markets for the aspiring restaurant owner to browse.

Are you buying a restaurant for the first time? Our Guide to Buying a Restaurant is a free resource developed to help you on the road to restaurant ownership. Browse single and multi-unit restaurant opportunities across the country. Once you find a listing that interests you, be sure to Acknowledge Confidentiality, review the listing package, and then visit as a Secret Shopper. 

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Robin slug photoRobin Gagnon, Certified Restaurant Broker®, MBA, CBI, CFE is the co-founder of We Sell Restaurants and industry expert in restaurant sales and valuation. Named by Nation’s Restaurant News as one of the “Most Influential Suppliers and Vendors” to the restaurant industry, her articles and expertise appear nationwide in QSR Magazine, Franchising World, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, and BizBuySell. She is the co-author of Appetite for Acquisition, an award-winning book on buying restaurants.

Topics: Buying a Restaurant, Restaurants for Sale

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