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The idea of owning a restaurant is a lifelong dream for many foodies and would-be business owners. Finding an established restaurant for sale is usually a better approach than starting one from scratch. The statistics don’t lie. Start-up restaurants have a 25% failure rate within the first year of business and a 60% failure rate within the first three years. Unless you’re someone like Gordon Ramsay or Bobby Flay, chances are you'll be chopped. An existing restaurant is another matter entirely. If you're thinking of buying a restaurant, look for something in a good location. It should be clean and up to code, have a good reputation, a strong customer base, and include a loyal and talented staff.

There are several types of restaurants, ranging from drive-ins and fast food options, to buffets and fine-dining establishments. Many restaurants that are for sale by the owner are single-location, non-franchised, full-service, sit-down restaurants. This restaurant segment alone represents a $160 billion industry that includes American, Mexican, Chinese, and seafood restaurants, as well as pizza parlors and steakhouses. Top restaurants such as Boca, Le Cirque, and The French Laundry are just a few examples of how a successful restaurant can be a gold mine for the right entrepreneur. Browse the BizQuest today and buy a restaurant tomorrow! Hide description Read more

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Contact Broker View all SC Brokers Michael Kabiri - South Carolina Business BrokerSC
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Transworld Business Advisors of Hilton Head is the world leader in the marketing and sales of local businesses, franchises and franchise development. Whether you represent an acquisition-minded individual or company, or are personally interested in selling your business, Transworld offers the professional services that successfully bring buyers and sellers together. From business brokerage to mergers and acquisitions; we are the business sale specialists in Hilton Head IS, Bluffton, Beaufort, Walterboro, Ridgeland, Hardeeville and Columbia South Carolina and Richmond Hill and Statesboro Georgia. Since our inception, we have excelled in getting deals done! Call us and you will understand what makes us the best company to handle the sale of any business or facilitate merges and acquisitions. -IBBA and CBI Member
$74,900
Cash Flow: $125,000 
Charleston, SC 
Contact Seller Charleston A+ Location, Great Sales History & Fast ROI! Fast ROI, Strong History of Sales, A+ Location w/ great Parking!

Perfect Fast Casual Build out in A+ Locations with FAST Return on Investment. Easily convert to any Fast-Casual Concept. Beautiful Open Kitchen with serving line, seats 70, outdoor courtyard as well. Located on one of the busiest intersections in Charleston County. 5-minute walk from 5 New Hotels, Convention Center, Airport, Boeing Airplane plant (over 10k employees), Verizon Call center, multiple office headquarters, Tanger Outlets and more! Low footprint and Low Rent mean Low cost to Operate. Priced to move so don't hesitate! • ABSENTEE RUN!!! AND PROFITABLE!!! • Systems and Training manual in Place! • Annual Net sales over $600k • Low lease of only $5900 including CAM • Small Footprint of 2500 sf= low labor costs • Established over 6 years • Beer and Wine License • Clean Books • Loyal Customer base • Best in class new POS • Fully equipped kitchen, Turnkey and ready for new owners. • PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP THROUGHOUT!!! • 100% More info

$99,500
Cash Flow: $118,000 
Charleston, SC 
Charleston, SC Prime Suburban Restaurant! Fast Cash Flow & Great Rent! Charleston, SC West Ashley Prime Location! Great Cash Flow & ROI!

This West Ashley area restaurant is currently operating as an Asian concept and is in the HOTTEST Trending part of Charleston! The West Ashley area is BOOMING! Savvy operators are opening in this area due to demographics and below market value leases. GET IN NOW BEFORE IT’S ALL GONE. This small simple to run outlet is flooded with business and rooftops around it. Plus ONSITE PARKING! Keep as is or easily converts to many concepts. The restaurant could cash flow the total cost & more to purchase in around 1 year!*Great Location*Onsite Parking*Owner Retiring and will train*Cute build out*Location is adaptable to many many different concepts*$3300 per month rent all in*1400 sq. ft*Great Owner More info

$259,000
Cash Flow: $190,000 
North Charleston, SC 
Prime Location Total Turn Key Restaurant/Bar! $1mm Sales! High End Burger Pub w/ Big Sales in PRIME Location w/ FAST R.O.I.

Fabulous Build out in A+ Locations with FAST Return on Investment. Total Turn Key...Keep same successful concept or easily convert to yourConcept. Beautiful dining room with full bar that seats 100+ and a well-equipped kitchen!Located on one of the busiest intersections in Charleston County. A 5-minute walk from 5 New Hotels, Convention Center, Airport, Boeing Airplane plant (over 10k employees), Verizon Call center, multiple office headquarters, Tanger Outlets and more!Low footprint and Low Rent mean Low cost to Operate. Priced to move so don't hesitate!• ABSENTEE RUN!!! AND PROFITABLE!!!• Systems and Training manual in Place!• Annual Net sales over $950k• LOW lease of only $5700 including More info

$899,000
Cash Flow: $420,000 
Charleston, SC 
Extremely Profitable Mexican Restaurant in High Traffic Area Authentic Mexican Restaurant Charleston, SC! ENORMOUS CASH FLOW!

This landmark and extremely authentic MexicanThe restaurant has been pleasing its loyal customersfor almost 15 years. This the PINNACLE forAuthentic Mexican Cuisine in Charleston, SC area.Guests come across county lines to dine here.Lunch and Dinner there is a steady flow of happysmiling customers. Don’t miss this prime exampleof “Turnkey Profits”!! ***Opportunities like this arevery Rare***• Extreme Pride of Ownership Throughout!• Authentic Decor and Atmosphere• The Amount of Good Will is off the charts due to the length of success and customer satisfaction.• Sales Trending up almost $300k per year for the last 3consecutive years!• All kitchen equipment New or 1 year old.• Total Turn More info

$70,000 Rich Farm Ice Cream Featured Franchise

Learn How to Make 30+ Flavors of Homemade Ice Cream Fresh Daily in Your Own Rich Farm Ice Cream Franchise Location! More info

$150,000
Charleston, SC 
The Wich Doctor - Folly Beach Folly Beach - The Wich Doctor, Great Beach Location!

Grab the ideal, casual beach restaurant opportunity! Rare chance to own your spot on the beach with tremendous tourist traffic. Low overhead for captive tourist market! 1100sf not including patio. Hood system in place. More info

$399,000
Charleston, SC 
25+ Year Restaurant/Bar, SUPER LOW RENT, Remodled, Sales $1mm 25+ Year Charleston Staple! Newly Rennovated, Apprx $1mm Sales & Well Below Mark

This 25+ Year Charleston Instituition has recently undergone a $600k renovation. DIning room is of Newest and Trendy decor. Steady flow of business and Turn Key operation makes this an owner’s dream! 2400 Sq Ft and beautiful. Bathroooms completely rebuilt and up to all codes!Did we mention rent is only $2600 a month ALL IN! Plus opportunity to add an extra 1200 Sq ft for only additional $800 per month. Perfect for private dining, business lunches and parties.This is an opportunity to purchase a charleston institution! More info

$550,000
Charleston, SC 
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Downtown Charleston Restaurant

CONFIDENTIAL LISTINGCHARLESTON, SCProperty Type: Restaurant/BarPRICE $550,000.00BUSINESS/LOCATION DESCRIPTION:This is a rare opportunity to purchase an existing restaurant/bar in downtown Charleston, SC. The space includes a hood system, grease trap, walk-in-cooler, 40 ton A/C, outdoor courtyard with bar and street visibility, and on-site PARKING! A Must See!! One of the best locations in down-town Charleston, SC!!FOR PRIVATE SHOWING - PLEASE CONTACT: MIKE SANTOSLOCATION: CONFIDENTIAL Incredible location in Downtown Charleston, SCMike Santos: 843-343-4909 More info

$200,000
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Huddle House Restaurants Featured Franchise

Give your community a gathering place with Huddle House, the iconic Southern all-day breakfast franchise serving comfort food at a great value for more than 50 years. More info

$275,000
Mount Pleasant, SC 
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Freestanding Restaurant for Sale in Mt. Pleasant

Unbeatable location in Mt. Pleasant! Outdoor patio, parking and visibility. Take the current concept or bring your own! Beer and Wine license in place. More info

$145,000
Charleston, SC 
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Island/Resort Location Bar and Restaurant

3000sf full-service restaurant and bar located in the resort/island areas of Charleston. Hood system, walk in cooler, and grease trap in place. Full bar set up, cozy atmosphere. Attractive space, well maintained and clean. Bring your own name as current name does not transfer. Historical sales in this location have grossed over $1 million. More info

$100,000
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Mahana Poké Featured Franchise

Mahana Pok is changing the fast casual experience with a vibrant, fresh and fun twist to serve up pok like never before! We are now actively expanding across the US and we want you to join the Mahana Family. More info

$150,000
Charleston, SC 
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Great Deal on a Turnkey Restaurant Location!

1220sf restaurant space located on an end cap in a busy shopping center. Large hood system, grease trap and walk in cooler in place. Landlord is incentivizing the tenant to build a patio as well. More info

$179,000
Charleston, SC 
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Subway America’s #1 Sub Franchise! Turn Key and Humming!

Buy this Sub Franchise for Sale in Charleston, SC that has positive sales growth and profits. Join one of the fastest-growing franchises in the world with approximately 45,000 stores located in more than 100 countries. Pacific Restaurant Brokers are offering you an unusual opportunity to buy this open and running Sub franchise for Sale. This is a turnkey situation on a store that has been grossing more than $380,000 annually.Take over the operations as a hands-on owner of the Sub franchise for Sale and you’ll get the support and experience of this winning trademark in the fast-casual restaurant business. The #1 restaurant chain in total restaurant count with more locations than any other More info

$139,000
Charleston, SC 
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Soul-Food Restaurant Booming in Downtown Charleston,SC

Charleston, SC has voted #1 tourist destination and one of the most livable cities in the U.S.!!! This restaurant is in a booming Downtown Charleston location. Major traffic artery and major developments within WALKING DISTANCE to the business. This is an opportunity to get in and up and coming location early, perfect for Current Concept, Sub Shop, Asian Concept, Coffee Shop or Taco Shop, Perfect for startup and owner-operator can make a very nice income here! • Nice and Profitable Business • Strong SDE • Low Rent only $1200 per month • Market Niche Concept • The small footprint means Small Overhead 700 sq ft • Adaptive to Many Concepts • Loyal Customer Base • Up and Coming area of More info

$699,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Well Established 2 Units and Great History of Sales

*Well established local brand with long history of sales. * Great locations*Newer Build Outs*Approaching $2mm in sales*Stores Purchased together!*Stores may be split but Name/ Brand will only convey if sold together.*Prime Locations in Greater Charleston Area.*Contact for more details More info

$159,000
Charleston, SC 
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Well Established Asian Fusion Restaurant Concept n Downtown Charleston

Charleston, SC is one voted #1 tourist destination and one of themost livable cities in the U.S.!!!This established restaurant is in a booming Downtown Charlestonlocation. There are major upscale hotels, retailers and majoruniversity within WALKING DISTANCE to the business. This is themost coveted address in Charleston….location doesn’t get anybetter!!Strong history of sales.? ABSENTEE RUN!!! AND PROFITABLE (over $100k per year)? Systems and Training manual in place!? AVERAGE YEARLY SALES OF OVER $900K!!!? 4000 sq ft / $54 per ft inclusive of NNN? Established over 8.5 years? Liquor, Beer and Wine License? Clean books? Owner open to limited financing? Loyal Customer base? Fully equipped More info

$62,000 - 153,500
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Car-X Featured Franchise

Car-X will help you learn everything you need to know to operate a Car-X Tire & Auto shop and provide ongoing support! More info

$299,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston/W. Ashley Established Restaurant and Bar $1M Sales

W. Ashley Established Neighborhood Restaurant and Bar: $1M annual sales, 4000+ square feet plus patio with seating for additional 25 ppl. $16/psf base rent. 11 years in business and going strong. This casual concept is a real opportunity for someone to take over and build. Contact Tim Hagar for additional information. More info

$285,000
Mount Pleasant, SC 
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Charleston SC Full Service Restaurant

This opportunity located on highly visible, heavily traveled Coleman Blvd in Mt Pleasant SC, between Shem Creek and Sullivans Island on the way to the beach. Bring your own concept to this space, below market rent, 7 years remaining on existing lease PLUS (2) 5 yr options. Huge bar, outdoor patio, a real kitchen, hood system, grease trap and plenty of parking PLUS separate employee parking lot, priceless.. Available two ways, Key Only $285 K, Equipped $375 K Owner says Sell Sell Sell, no reasonable offer refused..................AVOID MT, PLEASANT IMPACT FEES More info

$98,000
Pinehaven, SC 
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Charleston Turn Key Restaurant in Popular Location

Small footprint with 20+ seats and fully renovated kitchen and dining areas. Sidewalk dining with retractable awning. Long term lease in place. Room to expand dining room. contact broker for additional information and to schedule viewing More info

$299,000
Hanahan, SC 
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Charleston, Park Circle Area, well equipped Restaurant and Bar

Full Service Restaurant and Bar: Beautiful build out, 3600 square feet, $17/psf base rent, total monthly rent approximately $6300/mo., 99 seats, large kitchen designed for high volume and catering. Newly remodeled with lots of new equipment including walk in cooler. Large outdoor patio with bar access. Located near popular Park Circle in upscale planned development. Easily convert from to concepts from Sports bar to full service fine dining and in between. Asking $299K. Replacement cost over $600K. Contact broker for additional information. More info

$499,000
Cash Flow: $200,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Popular Italian Restaurant

Popular Charleston Italian Restaurant: Well established with excellent reputation for food and service. Great history of strong sales and cash flow. Located in desirable Charleston market with long term lease through 2031. Owner is moving and ready to pass the torch. Contact Tim Hagar. More info

$122,000
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Hokulia Shave Ice Featured Franchise

No One Does Hawaii Better Than Hokulia More info

$155,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston, Downtown near C of C, Quick Service.

Downtown Charleston Quick Service Lunch/Dinner Near C of C. Great entry level spot already making money. Low overhead and easy to operate with only 5 people. Increase existing sales by opening Sunday and offering delivery. Contact Tim Hagar. More info

$159,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Neighborhood Tavern, Cheap Rent!

Entry Level Bar & Grill: 2000 square feet plus patio area for under $3,500 monthly. Great entry level bar/restaurant for first time owner/operator or seasoned veteran. Operate existing business or bring your own flavor! Contact Tim Hagar 843-442-1872. More info

$499,000
Charleston, SC 
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Franchise Sub Sandwich Units

Franchise Sub Sandwich, 2-units: 2 established and strong preforming stores located in the greater Charleston market. Sales approaching $1M combined with excellent documentation of cash flow. Great candidate for SBA financing. Confidential listing. Contact Tim Hagar. More info

$475,000
Charleston, SC 
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Savannah Hwy Freestanding Bar Location for Sale

Great freestanding location in West Ashley. Easy ingress, egress, plenty of parking and great signage and visibility! More info

$350,000
Rantowels, SC 
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Charleston/Hollywood SC Restaurant Property For Sale

Hollywood SC Restaurant Property for Sale: Freestanding restaurant site with roughly 2800 square feet and approximately 30+/- parking spaces. Property is located at 6350 Highway 162 in Hollywood. Great opportunity for investor or owner/occupant. Current tenant willing to stay in place, but has short term options only. Contact broker for additional information on purchase and leasing scenarios. More info

$200,000
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Teriyaki Madness Featured Franchise

Our food is addictive and our concept is fresh! More info

$349,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston Downtown Locals Favorite Lunch Spot

A Charleston favorite for over 12 years and running stronger than ever. Approximately 1800 square feet plus patio with nearby street parking and parking lot. Confidential sale. Contact Tim Hagar. More info

$165,000
Charleston, SC 
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James Island Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

James Island Full Service Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria: 50 seats with full beer/wine/liquor license in place. Long term below market lease with options through 2029. Current monthly rent under $2,800.00. Great profitable little spot for “hands on” owner operator. Restaurant is located in popular anchored center with easy access and excellent visibility. Contact Tim Hagar for additional information regarding this confidential listing. More info

$550,000
Wando, SC 
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Charleston Restaurant w/Real Estate, Booming sub-market

1190 Clements Ferry Road: Real Estate with restaurant infrastructure for sale. End cap retail unit with great visibility from highly trafficked and burgeoning Wando market. Grease trap, hood, impact fees and walk in coolers in place. Annual property taxes are approximately $7500. Monthly POA fee $250.Move in ready! Contact Tim Hagar for additional information. More info

$85,000
Charleston, SC 
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N. Charleston Delicatessen

North Charleston delicatessen: Long established with new long term lease located in newly remodeled center with multiple anchors. Easy access, visibility from major thoroughfare and plenty of parking. Great entry level business for hands-on owner/operator. Asking $85K. Contact Tim Hagar for additional information 843-442-1872 More info

$99,000
Charleston, SC 
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Charleston/James Island Entry Level Bar/Restaurant

James Island entry level restaurant/bar: 1250 square feet in anchored center with strong history of sales volume and great infrastructure. Bring your own concept and take advantage of this expanding market. Excellent traffic counts and walkable to over 250 apartments. Contact broker for additional information. Tim Hagar 843-442-1872. More info

$30,000
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Green District Salad Shop Featured Franchise

Green district healthy food franchise salad franchise The Green District franchise More info

$1,100,000
Cash Flow: $530,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Premier Charleston Restaurant w/ Strong Cash Flow and Records!

Excellent concept restaurant in the most desirable area of Charleston. Strong employees and operating history provide a significant competitive advantage to a new owner. Take advantage of the exploding Charleston tourism market with this opportunity. Cash flow in excess of $500,000. Call Warren Bazemore (843-685-1499) for more information. More info

$495,000
Cash Flow: $140,000 
Charleston, SC 
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Ye Ole Fashioned Ice Cream & Cafe in North Charleston for Sale

Fantastic opportunity for a buyer looking for immediate income with little, to no effort required. Easy hours, no late nights for an owner operator. Or run it absentee with minimal effort. Location has great visibility and access in one of the busiest neighborhoods in Charleston area. Please do not approach or contact employees regarding the sale. More info

$200,000
Cash Flow: $22,486 
North Charleston, SC 
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Burger Diner Restaurant for Sale

Burger restaurant for sale with $201,219 gross, $22,486 net, and over $100,000 in furniture, fixtures, equipment and inventory! Located in Charleston, SC, one of the fastest growing markets in the country, the customer base is only growing. Go into business for yourself! This is a turn-key investment. Seller is selling because of time constraints put on him by his other business in the Carolinas. He is willing to sign a non-compete agreement and provide the new owner with training at no additional cost. This is a national franchise, which will provide national training. This business is SBA pre-approved. More info

$6,500,000
Charleston, SC 
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Multi unit restaurant and bar coastal South Carolina markets

Multi unit established full service restaurant & bar in coastal SC markets. Proven track record of operations in a wide array of demographics. Built on scratch made food, well appointed and maintained facilities in an ever popular segment of food and beverage. Contact Broker for additional information and prequalification. More info

$299,000
Charleston, SC 
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Established High Volume Bar & Restaurant

Charleston full service restaurant and bar: High volume location with indoor and outdoor seating. Restaurant is designed for high volume and is well maintained. Excellent location with strong density and overall demographics. Contact Tim Hagar. More info

$60,000
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Lean Kitchen Company Featured Franchise

Simply put, our mission is to make people healthier! More info

$175,000
Goose Creek, SC 
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BBQ Restaurant and Bar

Established full service restaurant and bar in growing sub market of Charleston. Contact broker for additional information on this confidential listing. More info

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