Business Overview

This long established Southern Maine restaurant is now available for sale. It is a cheerful, informal eatery/market specializes in homemade pasta & other Italian food & wine.
The very profitable restaurant has been in business since 2009 and survived the pandemic! Numbers in 2021 thus far are ahead of 2019 open fewer days and not doing lunch! They specialize in making handmade pasta daily and use fresh, simple ingredients much of it from Italy. In addition to dinner service, all the pasta and most of the sauces are also available for purchase and they do have many whole sale accounts. Hosting wine tastings and dinners with wine pairings could open up additional streams of income. This is priced for a fast sale…owners moving back to Italy!
This is an excellent opportunity to own a turnkey profitable Maine business. *(cash flow is the SDE)


  • Asking Price: $299,000
  • Cash Flow: $170,250
  • Gross Revenue: $585,000
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2009

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:1,645
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:2
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Inside seating: 42...Outside seating: 12

Is Support & Training Included:

Will provide was is necessary for a smooth transition

Purpose For Selling:

Moving out of country

Additional Info

The venture was founded in 2009, making the business 13 years old.

The business has 2-FT...9-PT employees and is situated in a building with disclosed square footage of 1,645 sq ft.
The property is leased by the company for $4,676 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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