John A. Russo Jr.

Just Restaurants

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530 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 213,
Wethersfield, Connecticut 6109 (View Map)

About the Company

Broker Biography

John A. Russo Jr. (860) 830-1238

Introduction

Company Information:
For buying, selling, or appraising restaurants, turn to the specialists who know the business and marketplace better than anyone in Connecticut. All associates have restaurant backgrounds. We have handled restaurant sales exclusively since 1990, selling 300 restaurants worth more than $39 million. We sold 30 Connecticut restaurants in 2004/2005 worth more than $9 million including: Brannigan{s in Southington, Constantine{s in Niantic, Oxbow in Hartford, Cabin in Meriden, Vito{s in Middletown, and Three Lions (now Anna{s) in South Glastonbury.

Background:
John A. Russo, Jr., President founded Just Restaurants in 1990. Prior ownership interests in Connecticut include: Jonathan{s Lakeside Restaurant (Windsor), Ruth{s Chris Steakhouse (Newington), The Windsor House (Windsor), and The Town Squire Restaurant (Hartford). His family currently owns the Landmark Bidwell Tavern (Coventry). His expertise also encompasses finance, real estate investments and authorship. He has served in various executive capacities for the Travelers and Hartford Insurance companies. Mr. Russo earned an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Connecticut and holds a B.S. in Meteorology from the City College of New York.

John A. Russo, III, Vice President is the ranking executive in Hartford, Middlesex, Tolland and Litchfield Counties. Mr. Russo received his Bachelor{s Degree in Restaurant and Hotel Management from Johnson and Wales College, Providence, Rhode Island and has over 20 years experience in the restaurant industry. He served as Operational Manager of The Town Squire Restaurant (Hartford), as Food and Beverage Manager at La Renaissance (East Windsor), and Assistant Manager of The Blacksmith Tavern (Glastonbury). He recently spent six years as Owner/Operator of the highly successful Jonathan{s Lakeside Restaurant in Windsor. Mr. Russo, an experienced chef as well as manager, will work closely with Sellers and Buyers, utilizing his overall technical restaurant talents.

Areas Served

  • Hartford, CT
  • Business For Sale Listings

    $295,000
    Cash Flow: $200,000 
    Connecticut 
    Famous Irish Pub year pub Owner retiring Busy Tavern

    This Wonderful local Bar/Pub has been open for many years. Its consistency has made it very well known and very popular. Customers come from near and far year after year! "Owner is finally retiring after a very successful career! Excellent opportunity for new young experienced operators to continue with this very profitable operation! Rent is $4,000 per month NNN with option to buy the Property at appraised value at anytime during Lease and option periods !!Call AJ RUSSO 860-830-1238 More info

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    Restaurant Build out! Build your own Restaurant! Great rent!!!! Negotiable

    This is a available Restaurant location for a Tenant to build out a Restaurant to there liking! Very motivated Landlord looking for a Experienced Pizza or any other Restaurant Type, This is a 1600 SQ FT location with town approvals for 60 seats inside and 40 seat Patio. Rent to be negotiated to be app. 3200 per month for 5 years. Landlord is flexible!Excellent Quaint Shoreline town location More info

    $199,000
    Cash Flow: $250,000 
    Connecticut 
    Very Profitable Pizza Pub(PRICE REDUCED) Recent Price Reduction

    This is a long lasting Pizza Restaurant owners retiring after a ver y successful run. A great opporunity for a new energetic young Buyers to continue this allready very profitable operation! More info

    $399,000
    Cash Flow: $180,000 
    New Haven, CT 
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    Beautiful Restaurant and Banquets (Owner Retiring)

    Stunning 8700 sq ft facility with a beautiful antique bar in tavern with pristine original refinished solid wood booth & separate dining room. Defined by a wide hallway, leads to a 120 seat banquet room with plenty of parking for guest. Invite up to 250 for casual cocktail partes or 150 for buffet celebrations. The facility is on a main street in a great suburb location- nothing compares to it in town. It is the only banquet facility in the town offering a bar/ tavern seating with baby grand, elegant dining, new patio with heaters and charm all around. It is already a great business, but you can also increase bar and banquet sales substantially with more advertising and social media More info

    $59,000
    Hartford, CT 
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    Glastonbury Restaurant Location Price reduced

    Great Location - high traffic - Glastonbury Center. This one won't last, More info

    $375,000
    Cash Flow: $250,000 
    Connecticut 
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    Busy Family Restaurant ( Owner to Retire)

    This popular Restaurant has been in operation for 30+ Years. Owner has had enough and wants spend Quality time with his Family! after a very successful Career!! This is a beautiful 3600 SQFT Facility location in a very upscale Shoreline Community. The Building and Interior are in great shape! Parking is plentiful! Seating for 113 between the Dining room and small bar area. Restaurant Liquor license available! The Rent will Start at $4800/month With a option to purchase the Property at anytime More info

    $299,000
    Cash Flow: $200,000 
    Hartford Co., CT 
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    Busy Tavern type Restaurant(Price Reduced)

    This is a very popular locall Tavern in a very busy town, this is a very busy local Restaurant and well known in the entire county! Owner has been in the business a long time and ready to throw in the towel. This is a turn key operation and could be very profitable for a new energenic Restaurant owner to increase the all ready 1.6 m sales. More info

    $595,000
    Southwick, MA 
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    Restaurant Property For Sale

    This 30 year old Gem awaits a new owner with the energy to Run a beautiful Lakeside semi seasonal Restaurant with inside and outside Bars and several dining areas More info

    $125,000
    Cash Flow: $60,000 
    Hartford Co., CT 
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    Busy coffe shop/Deli(Price Reduced)

    This is a 2500 sqft popular Deli and catering on a busy street in a large City! Owner is retiring. Annual sales of $522,000 and a current cash flow of app $60,000 to the Owner.There are 48 seats and a seasonal Patio. Current owner has operated the establishment For more than 12 years.The current Lease is $2,697.92/Month.There I currently 5 Part time and 2 fulltime employees and 2 partime Drivers More info

    $99,000
    Hartford, CT 
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    Banquet and Catering Kitchen

    Excellent opportunity for a Seasoned Chef/Owner to get into there own business!! There is a 140 seat Banquet room and a very nice reception area. Fully equipt kitchen Call AJ Russo 860-830-1238 More info

    $100,000
    Cash Flow: $100,000 
    Hampton, MA 
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    Exellent Lakeside Opportunity

    This is a very seasonal Lakeside Restaurant/ Pub that has been operated by the same owner for 33 years. The owner is ready to throw in the towel. Recent sales are app. $10000/wk and the owner nets app $100,000 PER YEAR. There is a full Liquor License with 200 seats inside and around a 100 seat patio overlooking beautifull Lake Congamond in Southwick Mass.There is also an approved Marina License for 48 slips. Rent for only $3,000/month NNN for 5 years.This is a great opportunity for a new owner to own his own Marina and Restaurant with entertainment outside on the Patio in the summer and inside in the Winter. Endless opportunities. PROPERTY AVAILABLE AT Appraised Value at any time during the More info

    $99,000
    Cash Flow: $60,000 
    Hartford Co., CT 
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    (Price Reduced) DELI operation

    This is the #1 Deli in the area it has been in operation since 1969 ! What a run! Family operated from the beginning. 4 to 5 employees are needed to run the business. There are 65 seats an is open daily 8am to 8pm CLOSED ON SUNDAY. 2156 sq ft everything is in great condition. More info

    $135,000
    Cash Flow: $85,331 
    Hartford Co., CT 
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    Busy Italian Pizza Restaurant/ Catering(owner retiring

    This beautiful Italian Pizza Restaurant has had an excellent 10 year run. located in a beautiful and busy plaza setting. It is very well runed and profitable operation! This is a great opportunity for a experienced operator. 1.5 year return on you investment. CONTACT AJ RUSSO 860-830-1238 for Showing!!! More info

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