Top 10 Best Restaurants for Sale - September 2023

Posted by WSR Operations on Oct 3, 2023 10:50:58 AM


With hundreds of restaurants for sale listed on our website, there were a few that stood out from the rest. This list of the Top 10 Best Restaurants for Sale represents the restaurants that received the greatest amount of buyer attention during the month of September. To compile the most popular restaurants, We Sell Restaurants analyzed the number of buyers who took the next step and acknowledged confidentiality on our restaurants for sale. At a glance, here are a few trends we noticed from buyer activity last month:

Trends from the Top 10 Best Restaurants for Sale:

  1. Concepts: The top 10 restaurants represent a diverse range of cuisines, from ramen and pizza to franchises like Firehouse Subs.
  2. Pricing: Prices vary widely, from $99,000 to $599,000, indicating options for aspiring restaurant owners at every budget.
  3. Lease Durations: Lease durations vary, with some restaurants having short-term leases (e.g., 3 years) and others offering longer-term stability (e.g., 10 years).
  4. Location Focus: Buyer traffic gravitated strongly to North Carolina, Texas, and Florida markets. This is a trend we have observed over the last several months as we continue to see interest from buyers looking in the Southeast United States.
  5. Size Variability: The inside square footage varies significantly, catering to different scale preferences, from 900 sq. ft. to 2,700 sq. ft.


Now, let’s take a look at each of the Top 10 Best Restaurants for Sale:

Listing ID:10272 Restaurant Broker Tabby Hemphill    
$1.1 Million in Sales - Profitable Ramen Restaurant for Sale in Denver
Lease: ,
Monthly Rent: $10000,
Inside Sq. Ft. 3096,
Outside Sq. Ft. NO
Tabby Hemphill
(404) 800-6700

The number one best restaurant for sale last month was this Ramen restaurant in Denver, CO. Strong sales over $1 Million seemed to catch buyers' eye in this market. 

Listing ID:10295 Restaurant Broker David Whitcomb    
Pizza Restaurant with Full Bar for Sale in Popular Dining Destination
Lease: expires June 2031
Monthly Rent: $14000,
Inside Sq. Ft. 2700,
Outside Sq. Ft. LARGE
David Whitcomb
(239) 300-5041

Following close behind was this pizza restaurant and full bar for sale in Naples, FL. The large outdoor space and prime location were attractive features for buyers searching in this market. 

Listing ID:10203 Restaurant Broker Dave Duce    
Open and Operating Restaurant for Sale in N Austin - keep or change concept
Lease: expires 2029
Monthly Rent: $4045,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1800,
Outside Sq. Ft. SMALL
City: Austin
Dave Duce
(512) 773-5272

Open, operating, reasonable rent, and freedom to change the concept- this restaurant for sale in Austin, TX was a hit!

Listing ID:10284 Restaurant Broker Ken Eisenband    
Pizzeria for Sale in Fort Lauderdale – Located in Trendy Growing Area.
Lease: Expires October 2024
Monthly Rent: $6200,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1100,
Outside Sq. Ft. SMALL
City:Fort Lauderdale
Ken Eisenband
(561) 350-3365

The restaurant brokers at We Sell Restaurants have observed several pizza restaurants for sale change hands in the last month. Buyers are loving this classic concept. 

Listing ID:10211 Restaurant Broker Hannah Eisenband    
Multi-Unit Firehouse Subs Franchise for Sale in Broward County, Florida
Lease: Expires December 16, 2023 + 2 Five Year Options | Expires July 2026
Monthly Rent: $4871,7800,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1500,1700,
Outside Sq. Ft. NO
Hannah Eisenband
(561) 859-1819

This package of two franchise sub restaurants for sale available at just $150,000 is an unbeatable price! 

Listing ID:10237 Restaurant Broker Justin Scotto    
Turn Key Restaurant for Sale A Take Out Concept: With A lot of Potential!
Lease: 3 years
Monthly Rent: $1500.00,
Inside Sq. Ft. 900,
Outside Sq. Ft. NO
Justin Scotto
(704) 609-4460

At just $99,000, this turn key restaurant for sale in Charlotte, NC made the Top 10. Buyers seemed interested in the promising potential of this small take-out concept. 

Listing ID:10204 Restaurant Broker Justin Scotto    
Owner Benefit Over 300k With This Charlotte Pizza Restaurant for Sale !!
Lease: 5
Monthly Rent: $8487.20 -
Inside Sq. Ft. 2500-
Outside Sq. Ft. MEDIUM
Justin Scotto
(704) 609-4460

With strong owner benefit over $300,000, it's no wonder that this pizza restaurant for sale made the top 10 list. 

Listing ID:10243 Restaurant Broker David Whitcomb    
Recently Renovated Pizzeria for Sale in Fast Growing Fort Myers
Lease: expires January 2028
Monthly Rent: $2354.68,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1300,
Outside Sq. Ft. NO
City:Fort Myers
David Whitcomb
(239) 300-5041

Nearly half of the top 10 best restaurants for sale last month were pizza concepts, including this renovated pizzeria in Fort Myers, FL. 

Listing ID:10347 Restaurant Broker Dave Duce    
Drive Thru! 2nd Generation Restaurant for Sale - Fully Equipped! Won't Last
Lease: through May 2025
Monthly Rent: $3850-
Inside Sq. Ft. 1600-
Outside Sq. Ft. MEDIUM
Dave Duce
(512) 773-5272

The perfect opportunity for someone to make their dream a reality! this second generation space with a drive-thru is the ultimate turn-key location. 

Listing ID:10200 Restaurant Broker Justin Scotto    
Turn Key Restaurant For Sale For An Unbeatable Price In High Income Area
Lease: 10 Years
Monthly Rent: $4404.96,
Inside Sq. Ft. 1300,
Outside Sq. Ft. MEDIUM
Justin Scotto
(704) 609-4460

Rounding out the top 10 best restaurants for sale is this turn-key opportunity in a high income area. Great space to unlock potential earnings!

Variety among the Top 10 Best Restaurants for Sale represents the varying goals of aspiring restaurant owners and what they need to make their dream a reality. Whether it is a turn-key business ready for your concept or a highly successful restaurant to bolster your portfolio, there is a restaurant for sale opportunity for every type of restaurateur. Browse all restaurants for sale online now, or download our Free Restaurant Assessment Tool to help you identify the right opportunities for your goals. 

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Topics: Buying a Restaurant, Restaurants for Sale

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