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Some industries will always be somewhat recession-proof, in large part due to human behavior. Restaurants fall into this category. People not only need to eat, but they love eating out. And what better way to combine the two than in one of America’s roadside, hole-in-the-wall, specialty diners? There are so many great diners for sale today, a potential entrepreneur can easily combine a lifelong dream of running a restaurant with the nostalgia that comes from buying a roadside diner.

There are over 155,000 quick-service restaurants in America, many of which are franchises. In 2013, the restaurant industry in the U.S made almost $660 billion in food and drink sales. In today’s technological age, 90% of customers research online the restaurant they intend to visit before arriving there. This can be a real boon for those considering the purchase of existing small eateries like diners. Almost 200 million people in America dined in a sit-down restaurant in the spring of 2013 alone. Many Americans (roughly 83%) frequent quick-service sit-down restaurants, such as diners, on a weekly basis.

Franchise businesses like Mel’s Diner or Black Bear Diner are good modern options, but mom-and-pop diners shouldn’t be ignored. Many of the good vintage diners for sale will serve familiar comfort food, have a string of loyal customers, and may include most of the inventory and furnishings needed to ensure your business hits as few speed bumps as possible. If you've been wondering how to start a diner, take the easier approach and browse BizQuest's website now to find a great diner to buy!

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$175,000
Cash Flow: $84,000 
Elk Grove Village, IL 
Pizzeria sitdown Opportunity Pizzeria 30% financed Financing available

This is a great sit down pizzeria with seating for 50+- for diners and groups. the decor is done well and kept up very well. The seller has all procedures and operations in place and runs smooth. this is a great opportunity to learn from a seasond pro. More info

Elk Grove Village, Illinois Restaurants for Sale
$89,000
Illinois 
Restaurant & Bar On Lake Channel Far NW Suburb – Rare Opportunity! Plus Gaming & Owner Financing Available With $50,000 Down!! Financing available Includes Real Estate

Currently offering a full menu of delicious starters, beef, steak, seafood, chicken and pork dishes, plus pasta, flatbreads, sandwiches, burgers, salad bar and more. Specializing in homemade soups, salads, dressings and bread. Serving lunch and diner daily, plus breakfast on the More info

Illinois Restaurants for Sale
$399,000
Cash Flow: $170,000 
San Francisco, CA 
Prime Mid-Market Restaurant Opportunity Turnkey Mid-Market Restaurant Location w/15+ Years on Lease

The restaurant is located in San Francisco’s exciting Mid-Market Neighborhood, currently undergoing a major revival. The restaurant resides in a charming stand-alone historic brick building, recently renovated in 2010. The interior has lots of natural light, high ceilings, brick walls and a beautiful wood crafted bar with marble counters. More info

San Francisco, California Restaurants for Sale
$435,000
Cash Flow: $105,000 
Lafayette, IN 
Parkside Seafood House Profitable, hard to find local gem, turn key with real estate Financing available Includes Real Estate

Parkside Seafood House is located in a 100 year plus old house that has been the location for a restaurant or corner grocery since its existence. In 2013 it was purchased from a retiring owner of 30 years. It was closed for a complete restoration of the original building which also included a More info

Lafayette, Indiana Restaurants for Sale
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$1,524,195 average franchise unit volume and $1,000+ sales per square foot in 2015. 18 years of continual operations and never a store closure! More info

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$975,000
New Haven, CT 
Profitable & Highly Visible Diner

The Greek Olive is located at 400 Sargent Drive in New Haven. Location, location, location! The facility is 5,700 SF and is a turn key business opportunity. The business thrives from a high traffic count right off the Long Wharf exit in New Haven and the added benefit of being located in the lobby of a National Hotel Chain. The business More info

New Haven, Connecticut Restaurants for Sale
$440,000
Pennsylvania 
Classic steel diner with excellent cash flow Option to purchase real estate as well. Will increase profit and lower monthly p

This is a classic steel diner. A step back in time. Renovated and updated. Ready to go. More info

Pennsylvania Restaurants for Sale
$195,000
Cash Flow: $76,884 
Merrimack, NH 
Profitable Meat Shop and Convenience Store Landmark local market with growth potential.

Frank’s Place is a wonderful opportunity for an individual, a couple, or a similar business looking to expand, to own/operate a landmark. This is a solid, money-making, one-stop shop that includes a butcher shop and meat market, a diner, and convenience store. Frank’s Place has been a fixture on Daniel Webster Highway in Merrimack NH for More info

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$2,250,000
Cash Flow: $492,665 
Wisconsin 
Fabulous Pizza Restaurant in NW Wisconsin, $492K Cash Flow! ALMOST $500k cash flow!! NW WI Pizza/Restaurant Includes Real Estate

Fabulous pizza restaurant in tourist community in NW Wisconsin. Beautiful facility with two (2) dining rooms (seats 150), and outdoor patio. Business has proprietary pizza recipes that are known for hundreds of miles. Business has been established for over 30 years, with a very loyal client base. More info

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$335,000
Hyannis, MA 
High Volume Restaurant Prime Location Landmark Restaurant and Bar

The NorEaster sits right next door to The Cape Cod Melody Tent, which draws diners in from June through mid-September. Located on the highly visible, west end rotary of Hyannis, the restaurant is adjacent to the affluent neighborhoods of Hyannis port, Centerville and Osterville. Although this could easily be a year round operation, they More info

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$695,000
Yuma, AZ 
Profitable, Well-Established Family Restaurant For Sale in Yuma, AZ Take advantage of an amazing opportunity to own a very profitable, wel Financing available

THE RESTAURANT: Owners since 2006, our casual dining restaurant is a good, all-American family restaurant, serving delicious high-quality food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and we are open 24/7, with a full-service cocktail lounge. We are known for our warm, welcoming atmosphere, friendly staff, More info

Yuma, Arizona Restaurants for Sale
$1,825,000
Cash Flow: $284,287 
Washington 
Landmark Restaurants including Real Estate well established diner with real estate Financing available Includes Real Estate

Two landmark restaurants with lounges available to an experienced and financially qualified purchaser. Serving the local communities and traveling tourist for over 50 years. Both of these restaurants have a reputation or providing quality breakfast, lunch and dinner served by experienced staff.  More info

Washington Restaurants for Sale
$290,000
Cash Flow: $150,000 
Brooklyn, NY 
DINER FOR SALE 20 years established Diner profits. over $100,000 ! BROOKLYN

Beautiful Diner located in excellent Brooklyn neighborhood , established over 20 years and profitable , Owners are retiring and offering excellent deal for restaurant that seats over 70 . Buyer gets new 10 year lease with rent at $4,500 monthly and sales over 15,000 -20,000 per week Diner is only opened till 9pn but hours should be More info

Brooklyn, New York Restaurants for Sale
$649,000
Delta, CO 
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Cowboy's Favorite Restaurant Western, CO

Currently a well known family steakhouse breakfast, lunch and dinner restaurant operated by the current owners for over 15 years and going strong. 2015 numbers are in and it's the best year in gross sales in More info

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Watsonville, CA 
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Family, Chili’s-Type Restaurant with Bar, Lease to Own, Watsonville

This is an unusual opportunity as it is a 'Lease-to-Buy' opportunity. This is a 4,000 foot contemporary restaurant that opened one year ago. The owner invested over $400,000 setting up this attractive More info

$200,000
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Apeizza is a unique opportunity to own either an Apeizza e Vino a New York style pizza and wine bar, or an Apeizza e Cucina a New York style Pizza plus a larger food menu! More info

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$95,000
Oakland Park, FL 
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Breakfast and Lunch Restaurant for sale in Oakland Park, Florida

Great Breakfast and Lunch Restaurant for sale in Oakland Park, Florida, Serving, only Breakfast and Lunch, this Restaurant is ideal for an owner looking to work limited hours.Location! Location! Location!. This More info

$2,900,000
Cash Flow: $424,200 
Westbury, NY 
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Diner On Long Island's Busiest Road 3.5mm Sales

Diner, Location, Diner, Location. Both are here for a serious buyer. This Diner has a reputation of having great service, great food and one of the Best locations one could ask for. It has a Long Lease with an More info

$575,000
Union Co., NJ 
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DINER

BUSY LOCATION, FREE STANDING BUILDING, 3,000 SF, 26 SEATS PLUS 24 AT THE COUNTER, PARKING FOR 30 CARS AND TRUCKS, GROSS SALES OVER $20K PER WEEK, OWNER FINANCING WITH $200K DOWN PAYMENT, PERFECT FOR THE More info

$725,000
Cash Flow: $222,702 
New York 
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Well Established Italian Restaurant - North Shore of Long Island!

A family-style Italian restaurant serving delicious traditional, hearty southern Italian fare, as well as, authentic dishes from the Central and Northern regions. Beautifully appointed interior with a warm More info

$395,000
Medina, NY 
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Rudy's Diner

Operating restaurant seats 125 people, has approximately 20 employees, and is open Monday through Saturday 7AM to 9 PM. There is also a demand for business on Sundays. Can accommodate outside seating behind the More info

$400,000
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$90,000
Hialeah, FL 
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Restaurant & Cafeteria

Restaurant & Cafeteria located in Hialeah. Open window for " Cafecito o Coladita '. Great Family Business. Seating capacity 40. Looks clean and cozy. Recently remodeled. FULL Ample KITCHEN! Sold as ' Asset More info

$1,700,000
Cash Flow: $400,000 
New York, NY 
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Diner / Restaurant 50k Weekly Nyc Corner

Diner established well over 25 years in same location well over 45-50k in sales compliment this newly renovated space with 2500sq feet over 168 seats with service 24/7 and solid customer base. Corner location More info

$80,000
Petaluma, CA 
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Beautiful Restaurant in Petaluma

This beautiful restaurant provides a clean and tastefully decorated atmosphere for its customers to dine in. This restaurant is located on a prime corner spot. The popular anchor tenants, surrounding this prime More info

$650,000
Cash Flow: $325,000 
North Carolina 
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325K Cash Flow Diner in Desirable Area

Recently-renovated, very busy (14,000 customers/mo.) and highly-profitable Diner/Restaurant on a prime landmark stand-alone corner location at the intersection of two major highways with plenty of parking. This More info

$45,000
North Aurora, IL 
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Gyros, Hot Dog & Burger Joint North Aurora, IL– NEW Drive Thru!

Serving delicious gyros, classic Chicago Style hot dogs & polish, burgers, chicken pitas and more. Also fresh salads and fresh hand cut fries. Fountain drinks, iced tea and milk shakes.Light, bright and More info

$50,000
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$54,950
Lubbock, TX 
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Price Reduced! Downtown Lubbock Hot Spot For Sale

This restaurant is owned and operated by experienced management. People come to enjoy a menu of sandwiches, salads, and delectable desserts. You can order a whole cake or pie or enjoy a slice while in the More info

$275,000
Lauderhill, FL 
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Diner and Sports Bar for Sale in Broward County

Buy this Diner and Sports Bar for sale with two separate income streams. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner downstairs, Sports, Beer and Bar food upstairs.With more than 6,200 square feet of floor space and seating More info

$240,000
Cash Flow: $140,939 
Austin, TX 
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Buy this Italian Restaurant for Sale! Six Figure Earnings! Over $140K

Buy this Gorgeous and Profitable Turn-key Italian restaurant for sale in this Affluent north Austin neighborhood offered by the Restaurant Brokers --$140,000 owner benefit in 2015!Own this wonderful Italian More info

$239,900
Cash Flow: $80,870 
Tampa, FL 
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Breakfast & Lunch. 6 Days. Same owner 20 yrs.

Under Contract. Excellent Free-Standing Breakfast & Lunch Diner. 6 days. Mon-Sat. 7AM-4PM . 70 Seats: 58 Inside + 12 Patio. Great Hi-Traffic Corner Location on major Tampa commercial arteries populated by More info

$180,000
Cash Flow: $98,000 
Massachusetts 
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Great Breakfast & Lunch Diner - Amherst

Excellent Breakfast Lunch Restaurant. Long established and easy to operate with low overhead. Great location in this popular college town. The present owners have been operating this landmark for 23 years and More info

$500,000
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$175,000
Cash Flow: $71,197 
Connecticut 
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Luncheonette Diner For Sale in Affluent City of Central CT

Family owned and operated diner for sale in a beautiful city center in Hartford County of Connecticut. An iconic establishment, with a beautiful history, this business is a cornerstone of the town center. The More info

$200,000
Cash Flow: $150,000 
San Antonio, TX 
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JL-431 - Country Restaurant in Small Town near San Antonio

Traditional home-style cookin' restaurant with great reputation on and offline. The restaurant is in a self standing historic building that is over 100 years old that provides a unique character to the More info

$220,000
Ukiah, CA 
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Family Dining meets Fine Dining at this Popular Restaurant

This well-established and profitable restaurant is one of the area's most popular dining and special occasion locations. Located at a very busy intersection with ample parking, the restaurant has a spacious More info

$99,000
Santa Rosa, CA 
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Classic Diner for Sale in a Great Location

This 50's style American Diner offers classic fare with outstanding milkshakes, juicy burgers and breakfast served all day. Open 7 days a week, this long-established restaurant is located on a great corner More info

$225,000
Manhattan, NY 
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Turn Key Diner with low key

Beautiful Built out diner with low key in the East Village(manhattan)lease term sept 2023Excellent prices with delicious foodAll equipment only 3 yrs oldFully vented and equipped kitchenFull Bar with beer and More info

$25,000
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$125,000
Plantation, FL 
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SPORTS BAR

Local pub and diner in Plantation,serves breakfast,lunch & dinner. 5 flat TV's,billiard pool table & 12 different beers on draft at the Sports Bar, multiple bottles of all brands, All repeat customers. Cost More info

$595,000
Scottsdale, AZ 
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#12 Restaurant Scottsdale #2011

Amazing build out of a historic Old Town Scottsdale home into one its premiere finer dining establishments. This charming and impeccably detailed restaurant has endless charm and possibilities. Perfect for an More info

$195,000
Cash Flow: $90,000 
Winchester, VA 
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Absentee Diner Business with CHEAP Asking

Absentee Ownership Diner needs Hand-On Operator to increase more profit. With Current Absentee ownership, they are making about $95K per year, with about $850K annual Gross Sale.160 Seats and very well More info

$339,500
Cash Flow: $80,799 
Sedalia, MO 
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Small Town Diner with Significant Seller Financing

Health requires quick sale.Owners will consider liberal financing to a qualified buyer, details to be negotiated. Well-located family restaurant in Sedalia, Missouri. Highly visible – right on Highway 65 with a More info

$149,900
Houston, TX 
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Pizza & Wings Restaurant For Sale, Katy

Asset Sale! Pizza & Wings, Diner Style Restaurant for sale in Katy, Texas for $149,900! Located in an established plaza, in an end-cap unit with a neighboring Kroger as the anchor store. Restaurant has been More info

$25,000
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The premier delivery system for healthier eating choices for people on the go. With several different levels of investment available, you can become an independent owner of these artfully nationally branded machines! More info

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$625,000
Cash Flow: $331,593 
Connecticut 
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Popular Diner Type!

This is a very popular Diner with a great customer base to start with! There are 120 seats in the dining area and additional patio seating. The Restaurant is open 7 days 6am-9pm daily. The equipment is in More info

$125,000
Cash Flow: $74,329 
Miami-Dade Co., FL 
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Breakfast/Lunch Restaurant and Sports Bar

Local pub and diner in Plantation,serves breakfast,lunch & dinner. 5 flat TV's,billiard pool table & 12 different beers on draft at the Sports Bar, multiple bottles of all brands, All repeat customers. Cost More info

$79,000
Collinsville, OK 
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Profitable Diner for Sale Outside of Tulsa Oklahoma - Priced to MOVE

Buy this diner for sale! Established location is profitable and owner has it priced to move! Located twenty-five minutes outside of Tulsa Oklahoma!This profitable diner for sale offered by the restaurant More info

$275,000
Cash Flow: $160,000 
Centereach Area, NY 
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Profitable Mini-Diner

**ADDRESS REQUIRES A SIGNED CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT**This Established Mini-Diner is approximately 2400 sq. ft. and located in a Strip Center in Mid-Suffolk County. It seats 78 @ tables plus it has a small More info

$595,000
Smithtown Area, NY 
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Fabulous Looking Restaurant-Bar & Catering Facility

*** ADDRESS REQUIRES SIGNED CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT ***This Fabulous Looking 5,000 sq. ft Restaurant, Bar & Catering Facility has been the “Place to Go” for many years. The Business is in a “Much Sort After More info

$49,000
Cash Flow: $55,476 
Rockledge, FL 
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Breakfast / Lunch Diner

Breakfast / Lunch Diner at a very good location. Newly renovated. Big kitchen. Only open on weekends (Sat/Sun). Customers are lining up outside the door on Sunday morning. No competition near by.Very busy. More info

$180,000
Cash Flow: $34,212 
Rochester, NY 
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Village Family Restaurant/Diner

• Well-run breakfast and lunch restaurant.• Located in a village west of Rochester.• Established over 16 years ago.• Dine-in and take-out service.• Located in a busy plaza with plenty of exposure in a densely More info

$690,000
Cash Flow: $350,071 
New Jersey 
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Landmark Family Diner/Restaurant

Classic family diner with a very welcoming staff that brighten your every meal! Located in a very quaint, downtown upscale community More info

$209,000
Cash Flow: $101,578 
San Francisco, CA 
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Italian/Venetian Restaurant in Super SF Location!

Great Location in North Bay-Fisherman's Wharf for Turn-Key Established Italian (Venetian themed menu items) Restaurant. Open just 25 hours a week, the 44 seat full-service business provides a fine dining More info

$119,000
Cash Flow: $104,000 
New Jersey 
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B.R.E.A.D.. nets $1,700/wk Anthony & Sons Bread Distribution Routes

ROUTE BROKERS®, INC. - The Only REAL Source: Over 250 established Routes for Sale +=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= EXCLUSIVE LISTING. A.N.T.H.O.N.Y..&..S.O.N.S…B.R.E.A.D.. Distribution Route. Become affiliated with More info

$275,000
Cash Flow: $145,915 
Saint Michaels, MD 
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Well Established Waterfront Restaurant

Located in St. Michaels Maryland, this well established restaurant has breathtaking waterfront views. This is a leased property. This waterfront restaurant has multiple dining spaces to appeal to various More info

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