Great opportunity to own an established and well-known café/wine bar, sandwich shop, and gourmet market in an unbeatable location in the heart of Arlington, VA. The owner and team have created an upscale café and market serving a variety of sandwiches, soups, salads, juices, smoothies, desserts and fine wines. There is a popular breakfast menu complemented by a variety of coffees and espresso offerings. In addition to the cook to order side of the business there is also a strong retail grocery presence featuring gourmet snacks, candy, wine, beer, and more. The market also focuses on providing an array of niche candy and snacks from Europe that are hard to come by in the area.
The market is situated in close proximity to a metro station and in a prominent retail location with excellent visibility on a main thoroughfare. The business caters to commuters, residents and office workers with large number of residential and commercial buildings within a 5-minute walk. There is a significant amount of pedestrian and vehicle traffic at all times of the day including weekends. The business has enjoyed a number of new developments in the immediate vicinity over the past 10 years and has cultivated a loyal clientele. This is well-earned reputation is backed up by many excellent reviews on a number of popular online platforms.
There have been strong gains in both revenue and cash flow over the past several years making this an ideal acquisition target for the right buyer. The business is an ideal fit for the market and benefits from growing and affluent population as its core customer demographic. The business has a number of revenue streams including catering, so it’s not dependent on just one aspect of the business or time of day. This presents a great opportunity to take over a turn-key operation that’s ready for a new owner.
Situated on the ground floor of a mixed use building. 1700 Sq Ft with dine in café, wine bar, and convenience, grocery and gourmet specialty retail items.
There is ample room for growth and expansion. A new owner might consider implementing a marketing or advertising campaign to create awareness or even expand into new product categories.
Competition is standard for the industry and market, but this business stands apart due to it’s prime location, longevity in the market, and high quality offerings.
Owner is retiring.
Seller will provide necessary training and support.