Business Overview

Offering Chicago-style pizza, along with delicious pasta, calzones, Italian beef, burgers, dogs, ribs, chicken, wraps, sandwiches, salads, wings, appetizers, desserts and beverages.

Small dine-in (8 stools), mostly pick-up and delivery, plus huge catering business. Catering packages include a la carte or create your own buffet for parties, meetings, special events and more. Also, a variety of lunchtime pizza by the slice in store!

Fully equipped kitchen with 15ft hood, large 6-shelf rotating pizza oven, 6-burner stove w/oven, char-broil grill, 5-well steam table, 2 fryers, salamander, dough mixer & roller, 4-door pizza prep cooler, stand up single-door freezer, walk-in cooler & freezer and much more. Phone system and Arrow POS system with online ordering. Rewards program.

Well established for over 19 years. Absentee owned and operated – full time general manager in place.

Asset sale – all furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) included. Limited financials.

Location: Prime retail space in a busy strip center with ample parking on the main thoroughfare with over 25,000 vehicles per day. Also, near a major intersection in McHenry County. Perfectly situated in an area with over 35,000 residents!

Other popular tenants in the center include Jersey Mikes, McHenry Dry Cleaners, Hair Cuttery, Wise Guy Vapes, Panera Bread and more. Also, across another busy plaza with sought after tenants. And near many national retailers such as Walmart Supercenter, JCPenny, Dick’s Sporting Goods, TJMaxx, PetSmart, DSW, Ross, Jo-Ann Fabrics, The Home Depot, Meijer, Kohl’s, Michaels, Aldi, Goodwill, Hobby Lobby and more

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a highly confidential listing, please DO NOT talk to any of the employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only.

Listed By Pat Mahoney at EatZ & Associates


  • Asking Price: $89,000
  • Cash Flow: N/A
  • Gross Revenue: N/A
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 2003

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:1,600
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:1
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Leased space $2,159/mth gross (also includes trash). Current lease expires Mar 2023 with one 5-year option. Square Feet: 1,600. Seating: 8 Barstools. Days/Hrs of Operation: Daily 11a-8:45p. Owners Role: Absentee. Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price (Valued at $40,000). Value of Inventory: $4,000 - $5,000 (Not Included In Asking Price).

Is Support & Training Included:

Two weeks on-site comprehensive training.

Purpose For Selling:

Other interests.

Pros and Cons:

“ The Pizza You’ll Fall in Love With!” Known for providing amazing Chicago style pizza, pasta, sandwiches and casual Italian fare for over 40 years. Their family recipes originated in Italy and have become a tradition of quality for 5 generations. Fresh ingredients and proprietary recipes. High quality service. Proven systems. The key components to their brand: keep it simple - limited and focused inventory, honest great tasting food and committed to making the world’s greatest pizza.

Opportunities and Growth:

Best pizza in McHenry! #1 pizza place in town. Local favorite. Lots of regulars for years. Huge catering business. First restaurant opened in 1997, currently 16 franchises in the greater Chicago area with more opening soon. Get your piece of the thriving $39 billion dollar pizza industry!

Established Franchise:

This Business Is An Established Franchise

Additional Info

The company was started in 2003, making the business 19 years old.

The company has 1 Full & 10 Part employees and resides in a building with disclosed square footage of 1,600 sq ft.
The real estate is leased by the business for $2,159 per Month

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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