Restaurants QUICK CHECK (2013)

Restaurants QUICK CHECK (2013)

Bagels         30% of annual sales (Not as much interest today)

Bars              50% of annual sales (Very much in demand)

Bar & Grill   (50% liquor) 40% of annual sales (Very popular)

Barbecue     30% of annual sales (Limited pool of buyers)

Bistros          30% of annual sales (Typically chef owned)

Brew Pubs    40% of annual sales (A lot of interest in craft beer)

Billiard Parlors  40% of annual sales (Limited pool of buyers)

Cajun              30% of annual sales (Not big in New England)

Catering Businesses    30% to 40% of annual sales (Seller may have to stay)

Caribbean      30% of annual sales

Chicken            30% of annual sales

Chinese            30% of annual sales (Of reported sales)

Coffee Houses  30% of annual sales (Higher ingredient cost)

Continental        30% of annual sales (Heavy/rich menues not in vogue today)

Delis                      30% to 40% of annual sales (Higher value if only5/6 days)

Diners                    30% of annual sales (Competing with coffee shops)

Fine Dining            30% of annual sales (Good will lost when owner/chef leaves)

Gourmet Shops    20% of annual sales (+ cost of inventory which can be expensive)

Hamburgers        30% to 40% of annual sales (Very popular today)

Ice Cream            30% to 40% of annual sales (Higher volume in warmer climate)

Irish                        40% of annual sales (If higher liquor sales)

Italian                    30% of annual sales (Value down today)

Mexican                30% of annual sales

Night Clubs            20% of annual sales (High risk rate lowers value)

Pancake Houses    30% of annual sales

Pizza (if delivery)  30% of annual sales

Pizza (if no delivery)  40% of annual sales

Sandwiches                    40% of annual sales (Not expensive to operate)

Seafood                            30% of annual sales (Very high food costs)

Sports Bars                    40% of annual sales (Beverage sales over 40%)

Steakhouses                    30% of annual sales (Very high food costs)

Source: Business Brokerage Press and the Boston Restaurant Group, September 2013

 
 
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