Looking for a successful, ‘Turn-Key” business with experienced and dedicated Manager & staff in place? This one is strategically located on historic & high-traffic US Hwy 20 in the heart of Jo Daviess County which is the main thoroughfare traversing this pristine Driftless Region location of NW IL & bringing many thousands of tourists for year-round activities and other attractions. Unlike many other restaurant businesses, this one grew during the Covid pandemic due to extensive outside & under shelter seating as well as huge inside dining areas which allowed for safe distancing of tables. As an added bonus this property lies within a TIF District. Income has increased every year since opening as Cajun Jacks in 2017. Detailed Financial information will be shared upon getting an acceptable written Offer to Purchase from a qualified buyer. The 6368 SqFt main building was built in 1993 and has a convertible large meeting room for private events. Additionally, there is the 1590 SqFt outdoor roofed dining & bar area built in 2008 adjoining the sand volleyball ‘stadium’ built since 2017 for great summer fun, outdoor dining, music venues, class or family reunions. In order to keep up with increased business, a 12×20′ kitchen addition was added in 2022 as well as more kitchen equipment (see equipment list). Inside dining can accommodate approximately 160 patrons and includes a separate meeting room; outside dining can accommodate approximately 100 patrons. Easy access from U.S. Hwy 20 and the 39,600 sq ft of recently paved parking lot including 3,600 sq ft for motorcycles, make this an attractive stop for all types of vehicle traffic among tourists as well as locals. It has a 16.5’x24.5′ game room with a pool table and 4 electronic gaming machines. There are numerous well-attended seasonal events including weekly Sand Volleyball Tournaments (in season), Crawfish Boils, a Beef Jerky Contest, and a growing number of car & bike club cruises, poker runs, live music events etc. In fact, the business has grown so much since first opening that they enlarged the septic system in 2022. List price includes: Real Estate w/improvements; fully functioning successful business with experienced Manager & staff in place, all fixtures and equipment (excluding only the gaming machines), including electronics & state of the art POS software, and inventory. EVERYTHING is ready for the next owner to reap the rewards of present owners’ 5 years of experienced set-up and management!! TRULY TURN-KEY! LOCATION IS RATED 720 out of 1000 by Moody Analytics 2022 and has 587 ft of US Hwy 20 frontage with easy paved access.
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