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Restaurant for Sale in Porto, Portugal

Iconic Porto restaurant with historic charm and ownership of premises seeks sale due to retirement.
This Business is on a Premium Plan
Established 110-120 year(s)
Employees 5 - 10
Legal Entity Sole Proprietorship/Sole Trader
Reported Sales USD 1 - 2 million
Run Rate Sales USD 1.3 million
EBITDA Margin 10 - 20 %
Industries Restaurants
Locations  Porto
Local Time 12:57 PM Europe / Lisbon
Listed By Business Owner / Director
Status Active
Overall Rating
Full Sale
Asking Price: USD 2.5 million (Native Currency: EUR 2,300,000)
Reason: Reason for sale: Retirement. The company owns the building, and the business model allows for the s... View More
Includes physical assets worth USD 1.3 million
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Business Overview
- Located in Porto's historic center, this century-old restaurant is renowned for traditional Portuguese cuisine.
- Generates annual revenue exceeding EUR 1.15 million, serving approximately 40,000 meals annually with an average ticket per person exceeding EUR 30.
- Occupies two floors totalling 160 sq m in a prime downtown location, with additional seating in an outdoor patio accommodating up to 100 patrons.
- Ground floor includes a bar, dining room for 12, and fully equipped kitchen.
- Upper room seats 50 with a support bar, customer changing rooms, and bathrooms.
- The restaurant enjoys a loyal customer base cultivated over more than 120 years, including prominent figures like José Pacheco Pereira, Rui Moreira (Porto's mayor), and André Villas Boas.
- Occupies a unique space in Porto, renowned for its excellent cash flow and complete licensing, making it a sought-after investment opportunity.
- Maintains a stellar reputation with a 4.4 Google rating based on more than 1,700 reviews.
- Currently, the business operates with around 20 employees, of whom 7 are permanent and the remaining staff are on temporary contracts.
- Recognized with the PME Excellency Award.
- Boasts an award-winning wine list featuring top selections from Portugal's main wine regions, alongside house wines branded with the restaurant's name and partnerships with renowned Portuguese winemakers.
- The business holds all required licenses and approvals.
Products & Services Overview
The restaurant's menu highlights traditional Portuguese cuisine, with top-selling dishes including octopus, crab, and various fish options, collectively contributing around 30-40% to its revenue.
Assets Overview
The physical assets of the restaurant include a building with a built-up area of 160 sq m valued at EUR 1 million, inventory of wine bottles exceeding EUR 15,000 in worth, and essential kitchen equipment, furniture, ovens, machinery, and freezers.
The restaurant includes a ground floor bar with 3 wine freezers, 1 dessert freezer, and 1 dishwasher.
The kitchen features a display freezer, FAGOR stove, oven, 4 cold freezers, and a dishwasher, with a storage room and staff bathroom.
Upstairs, the room has a support bar with a dishwasher and ice maker, 2 beverage freezers, changing rooms, and a customer bathroom.
Facilities Overview
The restaurant spans two floors within a typical corner building which is owned by the business in downtown Porto, totaling 160 sq m. It includes two outdoor patio areas in a nearby square. The ground floor features a bar, a dining room, and a kitchen. The upper floor includes additional amenities such as a support bar, changing rooms, and a customer bathroom.
Capitalization Overview
- The business is entirely self-funded with no loans.
- It is solely owned by one individual who holds 100% of the shares.
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