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Bar Rescue Open or Closed

Bar Rescue Open or Closed

A list of Bar Rescue restaurants, listing if they are open or closed.

Here you will find Bar Rescue updates, episode recaps, up to date information and what happened next after Jon Taffer left the bars featured in the show.

Read below which Bar Rescue bars have closed and which Bar Rescue bars are open.

Bar Rescue Success and Closure Rates


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The Bar Rescue Success Rate stands at 61% (95/155)
The Bar Rescue Closure Rate stands at 39% (60/155)


Bar Rescue Season 6


41 Bars
Aired: March 2018 to September 2019
Closure Rate: 11% / Success rate: 89%

Game Time Sports Grille was renamed to The Legacy Bar & Grille and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the food although some patrons don't like the changes.

Havana Mix Cigar is open and reviews are very positive with praise for the food, atmosphere and drinks.

Paladino's was renamed to Theory but swapped between the two names and closed in July 2018 after being sold to new owners.

King's Duck Inn is open are mostly positive with a few complaints on service and the new food.

Joe's Thirsty Lizard Bar & Grill was renamed to The Iron Horse and closed in August 2019. The bar was sold to new owners and is now the Lazy Lizard.

Club Platinum is open and reviews are mostly positive with some complaints on dancers.

Cap'n Odies Lounge is open with mixed reviews and some complaints of poor service.

Copper Rocket Pub is open and was sold to new owners two months after the Bar Rescue makeover. Reviews are mostly very positive after the new owners bought the bar.

The Cave Sports Bar is open and reviews are positive with praise for the drinks, sports and atmosphere.

Barley Pop's Bar & Grill was renamed to The Valley Saloon before changing the name back and is open. Shortly after the episode was filmed a health inspection uncovered cockroaches, fruit flies and rotten food.

No Name Saloon is open. Reviews are mostly positive with some patrons saying that the bar has gone downhill.

Phish Heads was renamed to Phish Tales and is open. Reviews are positive with many patrons enjoying the food and there are positive comments about staff.

The Airliner is open with new owners after being sold in November 2019. The new owners renovated the bar and it relaunched with a more upmarket vibe.

Blue Water Daiquiri & Oyster Bar was renamed to Sydney an Australian Beach Club and closed in January 2019. A poor health inspection in October 2018 reported dead rodents and birds and evidence of a live infestation amongst other cleanliness issues.

El K'Rajo Beach Bar is open with compliments to the view, food, drinks and the bar staff with the odd complaint of poor service or being overpriced.

Fatballs Sports Bar and Grill closed in May 2019 after owner Tony sold the bar. The name was changed to Bayou Bar & Grill but Tony changed it back as customers thought the bar had closed and sales declined.

The Wanted Saloon was renamed to The Dickson Bar before changing the name back and is open with new owners after the couple decided to sell to focus on their family.

Britestar Tavern is open with excellent reviews of the drinks and atmosphere.

Island Bar & Grill closed after their licence was revoked following a shooting outside the bar by a bouncer and the bar was viewed as unsafe by the city officials.

Shibo is open with mostly positive reviews with compliments to the food and some negative comments on service.

Country Nights was renamed to Madame Dalia’s Country Bar and is open. They dropped the Madame from the name as it made them sound like a brothel and sales had improved.

RJ'S Replay was renamed to The Frozen Cactus and is open. Reviews are mixed with some customers loving the friendly service and others complaining of poor food and bad service.

The Original Hideout is open and sales were up 20%. Reviews are mostly positive.

Crossroads Grille was renamed to Gaddy Shack and closed in March 2018, shortly after Bar Rescue filmed the episode. Many of the staff went to work at their other bars DONKS after the bar closed.

The Recovery Room was renamed to The Baseline and is open. Reviews are mostly positive about drinks and service although there are some complaints about the pizza.

Kiva Lounge and Bar was renamed to The Morgue before quickly being changed back and is open with new owners. The bar was sold in October 2019 and reviews prior to the sale were mixed.

Eliphino was renamed to The Shattered Bar and closed in October 2018 before the episode was aired due to the delay in the airing of the episode. Owner John had the bar for sale at the time of filming but took it off of the market with the expectation the episode would be aired within 6 to 8 weeks of filming.

LIV Bar and Restaurant was renamed to Halo Restaurant and Bar and closed in May 2019.

The China Grove Trading Post was renamed to The Tipsy Bull and closed in October 2018 after the owners sold the bar. A new bar called Mr Jim's Trading Post opened in it's place.

Gil & Rick's Sports Bar and Pizzeria was renamed to Sauced Bar Pizzeria and Sandwiches and is open. They have had a number of health inspections that uncovered issues with cleanliness, food storage and preparation.

New England's Ale House Grille was renamed to Das Brauhaus and closed in May 2019 due to struggling to juggle the bar with her family. Reviews are mostly positive after the episode was filmed.

Thunderbolt Bar & Grill was renamed to Thunderbird KSC Tavern and reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the bartenders, prices and food.

Whiskey Girl Saloon was renamed to The Stampede Saloon and closed in July 2019 after sales declined at the bar. Reviews were positive after the episode was filmed.

Harbor Point Club & Grill was renamed to JB Taco but was changed back by the owners. They changed the name again to Rocket's Sports Bar & Grill in May 2019 and it is open.

Drunken Donkey Bar & Grill was renamed to Butcher & Brew Pub and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the food and service and only the odd complaint.

Buffalo City Bar & Grille is open but under new management as son Frankie took over ownership of the bar. Reviews are mixed with both good and bad reviews of food, drinks and service.

Stix & Stones Bar and Grill was renamed to Pit Stop Bar & BBQ but they changed it back and the bar is open. They briefly closed in July 2019 for a few weeks before deciding to reopen. Reviews are mostly positive although a few claim that they have gone back to their old ways.


Bar Rescue Season 5


25 Bars
Aired: August 2016 to September 2017
Closure Rate: 56% / Success rate: 44%

Champagne's Cafe is open with positive reviews.

The Wheel House Bar was renamed to Derby's Bar & Grill and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with the odd complaint on atmosphere.

City Bar was renamed to The Bradley and closed after being sold on 30th June 2016.

Celebrities Sports Grill was renamed to The Victory Bar and closed a month after the show was filmed. Reviews were negative in the short span they remained open.

YNot Sports Pub & Grub closed in August 2017. They had changed the name back from The Forbidden Pub and reverted to the original set up of the bar.

Russell City Grill & Sports Bar was renamed to Fogline Bar & Grill and is open. Reviews are mixed with some patrons branding the bar run down and some have had issues with service.

Schafer's Bar & Grill is open and was very vocal that they didn't like the changes made during Bar Rescue. They have since renamed the bar to Scorpion Lounge & Steakhouse and reviews are mixed with complaints on rude staff and poor service on Yelp.

Sam Jordan's Bar and Grill closed in November 2019 due to their high debts and was put up for sale in April 2019. It was removed from sale for three months whilst the tried to keep the business going but was put back up for sale in July 2019.

The Tradewindsis open.

Brickhouse Bar & Grill was renamed to Garrison Tavern and closed in October 2017.

Fort One Bar & Lounge was renamed to The Roc closed in August 2019.

Triple Nickel Tavern is open. Reviews are positive with compliments to the friendly bar staff, atmosphere and drink offerings.

St8 Pub was renamed to Downstairs Bar + Kitchen and closed in July 2017 and was sold to new owners.

Summit House Grill And Tap closed in July 2018 for a remodel and failed to reopen.

The Dugout is open after reverting to their previous name after being renamed to Press Box during the episode. Reviews are mixed with complaints on service and inappropriate staff behaviour but have improved in 2020.

Speakeasy Bar & Grill closed in January 2018 after the owners decided to sell the bar.

Big Mike's Sports Bar & Grill is open and reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the food but there are some complaints on service.

Desi Romano's Sports Bar & Grill is open. Reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the food, drinks and service.

Casual Tap closed in September 2016. The bar was closed at the time of the visit and failed to reopen after Jon's visit.

Paddy's Pub was renamed to Pat's Courtyard Bar and later Oasis Bar and closed in September 2017.

Jack's Place was renamed to The Regan Lounge and closed in September 2017 after a fire gutted the building and caused over $500,000 of damage.

Liquid Lounge was renamed to Tidal Bay Beach Bar and closed in January 2019. Bartender Lola left in October 2018 and they also lost their liquor licence in January 2019. Reviews were mostly positive after the episode was aired.

Sidelines Sports Grill & Bar was renamed to Lake House Bar & Grill and is open. Reviews are mixed with both compliments and complaints about the food and service.

Rockin' Rhonda's was renamed to Rhonda's A Neighborhood Bar and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the drinks and staff, there is the odd complaint of service.

Lucky Leprechaun was renamed to Lucky's Corner Pocket closed in December 2018 when Georgiann sold the bar and retired. The bar reopened as Fireside Lounge and Billiards in January 2019 with new owners.


Bar Rescue Season 4


51 Bars
Aired: October 2014 to July 2016
Closure Rate: 55% / Success rate: 45%

Artful Dodger was renamed to P's and Q's Autobody closed in October 2018. The bar was bought by bartender Michael was renamed to Repeal XVIII. They briefly closed from March 2015 to May 2016 due to a fire in a nearby building.

Undisputed Sports Bar & Grill was renamed to Soyo Craft Bar and closed in March 2018 after sales declined and regular fines for public nuisance due to disturbances at the bar.

Rhythm & Brews was renamed to 5th and Vine and closed in November 2016. They closed briefly in April 2016 after an ungraded health inspection.

Laguna Lounge closed in August 2017 so that owner Ivan was able to focus on his music career.

Jack's Ale House was renamed to Jack's Fire Dept and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with a few complaints on service.

Lickety Split was renamed to 2nd State Lounge and closed in October 2015. The owners had reverted back a lot of Jon's changes within a few months.

Plush was renamed to Osteria Calabria and closed in May 2015 after the building was sold. They were hoping to reopen.

Dirty Rooster closed in December 2015 after Scott sued Jon and the state added more tax for comped alcohol shown during the episode.

Y-Not III& was renamed to Nick's House and closed in May 2016. The building was demolished in July 2016.

Packy's Pub was renamed to Campbell's Irish Pub and closed after it was put up for sale for $350,000 in December 2017. Business after Bar Rescue had improved 74%.

Second Base is open but Jon walked out before finishing the episode.

Underground Wonder Bar closed in September 2017 after reverting to their previous name after Jon renamed the bar to Clear Bar.

Toucans Oceanside Bar & Grill was renamed to Bonny & Read's Toucan Hideout and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with the odd complaint about service, the food is highly rated.

Heat Restaurant & Lounge was renamed to Ele Lounge and closed in August 2015. Prior to closure sales were up 30% but staff were again dancing for tips. The club was gutted upon closure.

Sandbar Sports Grill is open. Reviews are mostly positive with praise for the staff, outside area and food.

Friar Tucks was renamed to Stein Haus Brau & Brats and closed in December 2015.

The Los Angeles Brewing Company was renamed to LA Brewing Co and closed in April 2015 after the licence was suspended and the building was put up for sale.

The Holding Company was renamed to Patriot House and is open. Reviews are positive but many patrons have mentioned in reviews that the bar is quiet.

Mandala Lounge was renamed to 38th Floor Bar and closed in April 2016. The appearance on Bar Rescue wasn't enough to save them due to declining sales and high debts.

Park 77 was renamed The Lister and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with praise for the range of beer on offer and for the staff members.

The Bullpen Bar was renamed Oak Tavern and is open. Yelp reviews are mostly negative with complaints of overly drunk patrons, lack of food and a run down bar whereas Google reviews are more positive with compliments to the bartenders.

Murphy's Law Irish Pub closed in October 2016 after failing to secure a buyer for the business.

Six Point Inn was renamed to Over Easy Bar and Breakfast and is open. Reviews are mixed with some complaining of poor tasting drinks and poor service and most complimenting the breakfasts, bartenders and atmosphere.

The Palace is open. Reviews are mostly positive with a few complaints about customer service and the valet service.

Tonic Lounge closed in August 2019 after the building was sold to new owners who decided not to renew the lease. The bar was renamed to The Raven during the episode but closed in February 2017. New owners bought the business in March 2017 and reverted to the name given to the bar in Bar Rescue. Reviews prior to the closure were positive with patrons enjoying the atmosphere, live bands and drinks.

Brix Wine Bar was renamed to Brix Sunset Beach and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with praise for the food, staff and atmosphere.

Pro's Sports Bar was renamed to BR Steak and later BR Bar and is open. Reviews after Bar Rescue are mixed with compliments to the food but some complaints about drinks and service.

Myerz PourHouse was renamed to The Study Lounge and is open with new owners as of 2018. Reviews are mixed with some complaints about the bar tenders but compliments to the atmosphere in the bar with good bands and good drinks.

Caribe Night Club was renamed to La Luz Ultra Lounge and is open. Reviews are mixed with complaints of the bar being overpriced, unfriendly staff and poor service.

Molly Malone's was renamed to Way Point Saloon and is open. Reviews of the bar are positive with compliments to the bar staff and food but complaints on lack of service.

Royal Oaks Bar & Grill is open.

Martini Brothers Burger Bar was renamed to Federal and is open. Reviews are positive with compliments to the food, bartenders and drinks with the odd complaint on service.

Ripper's Rock House was renamed to Tim Owens Travelers Tavern and closed in September 2016 due to their busy schedules as Tim was on tour and Micah had a landscaping business to run.

Filling Station Pub was renamed to Off Base Bar and is open. Reviews after the Bar Rescue episode was filmed are very mixed with lengthy patches of 1 star reviews on Yelp but reviews on Google are more positive.

The Hooch was renamed to Proving Ground and closed in May 2016 after Chandra ran out of money and the bar was sold. She appears to have blamed Bar Rescue for the closure.

The Arena closed in July 2016 after owner Mike was sentenced to up to 5 years in prison for tax evasion.

Jazz Katz was renamed to Back Beat Piano Bar and closed in 2016 after an unsuccessful GoFundMe campaign to remain open.

Chix on Dix was renamed to Power Strip and closed in June 2016. The building was put up for sale for $1 million before dropping the price to $500,000.

Mac & Chester's SRO was renamed to Boulder Lodge Bar & Grill but changed their name to Back to the SRO Bar & Grill and is open. In January 2018, the building was listed up for sale for $1million. Reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the food they serve.

Van Goghz was renamed to Crafted and is open. Crafted is temporarily closed from March 2020 and due to re-open in April 2020.

Dale 1891 was renamed to Cayman Cove and closed in June 2019 with the owners wanting to spend more time with their family. Reviews prior to the closure were mostly negative with complaints of rude, slow service and the bar being empty.

O’Kelleys Irish Pub was renamed to Pastimes on 4th and closed in August 2018. The limited reviews after the episode was filmed are average with complaints on the cleanliness and service at the bar.

Freaki Tiki was renamed to Frankie T's and later Frankie T's Dive Bar closed in February 2017. They had abandoned Jon's concept for the bar and branded themselves as a dive bar with a nautical theme.

George & Dragon is open and reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the food but complaints on slow service and the off-putting exterior.

Grinders was renamed to The Cajun Belle and closed in July 2019 after being sold to a new owner in September 2017. Reviews were mostly positive both after the episode was filmed and with the new ownership.

The Bridge Lounge is open and reviews are average with compliments to the karaoke and drink prices.

Cirivello's closed in September 2019 sue to problems with their lease. Prior to the closure patrons found them unexpectedly closed and reviews were mixed, with ether 1 or 5 stars on Yelp.

City Bistro was renamed to The Beechwood and is closed. Both cooks hired in the episode left within 6 months and reviews were mixed after the filming of the episode.

Baseline Sports Bar was renamed to Brick and Barley and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with compliments to the wings but there are some complaints on service.

Black Light District Rock & Roll Lounge closed in July 2018. Jon had walked out of the bar and did not carry on with the rescue. The owner David was subject to a lot of online criticism after the episode aired.

The Gallopin' Goose is open and reviews are mixed and it appears the food is hit and miss. Scott the owner referred to the show as an hour long commercial for the bar and made more improvements to the bar including covering the patio.


Bar Rescue Season 3


40 Bars
Aired: February 2013 to May 2014
Closure Rate: 47% / Success rate: 53%

Turtle Bay is open after being renamed to Spirits on Bourbon. The resurrection drink is still popular, revenue has increased by millions of dollars and reviews are good.

Headhunters closed in April 2014 after being renamed to Metal and Lace, their tax receipts appear to suggest low sales prior to the closure. They were reportedly looking for a new premise after their lease ended but have yet to reopen.

TJ Quills is open and changed it's name back after being renamed as The Annex during Bar Rescue. Reviews after Restaurant Impossible are mostly positive with a few complaints about bar tenders and bouncers.

The Brixton is open and quickly changed back after being renamed as Rocket Room 6 during Bar Rescue.

Zanzibar is open with good reviews. Patrons praise the pool tables and complaints are of bartenders favoring friends for service and tables. Owner Ami changed the name from Stars & Stripes Badass Billiards back to Zanzibar after the bar was renamed during the show.

The Kasbah is open. There was a shooting outside the nightclub in May 2018 and reviews are mixed.

Lona's Wardlow Station was renamed to Lona’s City Limits Cantina during the show and is open. Reviews are positive with praise for the food and service.

Dimples closed in January 2015 after the city council approved a new development where it was located. Business improved and Sal was able to clear his debt. He wasn't happy with all of the changes and undid some of them including reintroducing some of the memorabilia.

Kid Chilleen's Badass BBQ was renamed to Chilleen's on 17 and is open. After Bar Rescue, Donna quit drinking and sales were up 80%. Reviews are positive with compliments about the food, friendly staff and location.

Stand Up closed in April 2017 with plans to reopen in 2018, however this didn't happen. Owner Howard undid a number of the changes made including those to the green room and Bar Rescue had to return to repaint the exterior due to breaching local policy with the colour.

Sand Dollar is open with positive reviews complimenting the food, live music and beer.

Cashmere was renamed to Dual Ultra Nightclub and closed in May 2014 after the building was sold. The manager claimed a lot of the events on the episode were staged.

Handlebar Cafe is open and reviews are mostly positive. They were issued cease and desist orders by the Town Council for a mural and the pair of handlebars above the front entrance put in by the show and as a result took them down.

Barlow's closed in October 2017 after the bar was sold. The bar was renamed to Comeback Bar & Grill during the episode. In 2016, owner Susan Wood won a seat on the city council.

Gipsy closed in January 2014 after owner Paul stripped out the entire interior of the bar as he disliked the changes made during Bar Rescue. He planned to reopen but this doesn't appear to have happened.

Characters Quarters was renamed to MoonRunners Saloon and is open with positive reviews. In 2016, they opened a food truck.

Cliques was renamed to 22 Klicks Bar and Grill and is open. Robert revisited the bar in 2018 and they have kept Jon's drinks menu and the bar is doing well. Reviews are mixed after the episode with mostly positive reviews of the food but complaints about service.

Libad's Bar & Grill is open and reviews are mostly episode after the episode with compliments to the pizza, cheap drinks and great staff.

The Hammer closed in March 2016 after the bar was sold to new owners. The bar was renamed to Hammer & Ales.

Marley's on the Beach closed in November 2013 due to personal reasons. The bar was renamed to Marley's Beach Club as they disliked the name Jon proposed.

Rocky Point Cantina closed in August 2013 and was renamed briefly to Havana Cabana Bar and Grill. The show failed to get relevant permits for the exterior paint job which led to a city investigation finding previous modifications also weren't permitted. The owners were forced to declare bankruptcy and they had undone most of Jon's changes prior to the closure.

The Underworld Grill & Bar was renamed to The End and closed in February 2016 after failing to renew their lease. They had moved location a few doors down and business was reportedly up 40%.

Kerry's Sports Pub was renamed to Bacon Bar and is open. Reviews are mostly positive with compliments of the food they serve.

Bungalow Bar is open and reviews are mostly positive.

The Alibi closed in December 2013 after being renamed to Garnet Lounge. The closure was due to their debts and changes in the local economy.

MT Bottle is closed in December 2019 and the bar was sold to new owners for $325,000 in January 2020. Owner Tracy passed away in April 2019. Reviews prior to closure were mixed and Robert's changes were undone and they lost their liquor licence.

Fairways Golf & Grill was renamed to Brew U and closed in December 2014 due to the excessive debt and their lease ran out. Reviews prior to the closure were mixed with complaints of service and cleanliness issues.

BoondoxXx BBQ & Juke Joint was renamed to Pit and Barrell Bar. The bar closed in November 2013 after owner Chris Ferrell committed a murder at the bar, he was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015.

Long Shots Sports Bar closed three months after the episode was filmed after being renamed to Badlands Country Nightclub. It appears to have closed so owner Mark could focus on the other bars he owned.

R.G.'s Loungeclosed in October 2016 after being renamed to BarCode. Sales after Bar Rescue were up 37% prior to the closure.

O'Banion's Bar & Grill is open and was renamed to Sorties Tavern. The bar was sold to new owners in 2016 due to medical reasons and prior to the sale they had to replace a number of chairs and other items as they weren't fit for commercial use. Reviews have improved under the new ownership.

KC's Bar & Grill is open. They operated as a members only bar charging a membership fee and many reviews are mixed. Patrons complain of poor service and compliment the welcoming atmosphere.

O'Face Bar closed in February 2019. Co-owner Matthew has had many brushes with the law and has been charged with sexual abuse, failing to register as a sex offender and assault. Reviews prior to closure are mostly negative with consistent comment on poor service but hard to tell if all reviews are genuine due to owner's reputation.

Scoreboard was renamed Agave Junction Cantina and closed in September 2018. There was a stabbing incident with three injured at the bar in December 2016. Reviews prior to closure were mixed with negative comments on service.

The Tailgate was renamed to The Shot Exchange and is open with new owners after they sold the bar in 2015. Reviews are very mixed.

Bryant's Ice House was renamed to Wildcatter Saloon and is open. Reviews are positive with reports of a great atmosphere with great music. Jon was due to return to the bar for another rescue after the bar was damaged after Storm Harvey but had to pull out after Jon contracted pneumonia.

Pat's Cocktails is open and reviews are mostly positive with the odd complaint of poor service. Patrons enjoy the live sports, BBQ food and chilled atmosphere.

Oasis Hookah Bar closed in February 2017 after a renewal of their liquor licence was declined after a large number of 911 calls due to fights and disorderly conduct at the bar.

Mary's Outpost is open. Reviews are mostly positive on Google with compliments to the karaoke and welcoming environment but some women speak of unwanted advances by the owners.

The End Zone Sports Bar and Grill is open and reviews are mostly positive. Initially reviews were most positive with cheap drinks and good food although reviews have declined in 2019/20 with complaints of a sewage smell and poor service received.


Bar Rescue Season 2


10 Bars
Aired: July to September 2012
Closure Rate: 60% / Success rate: 40%

Piratz Tavern closed in April 2015. They reverted back to Piratz Tavern abandoning John's new name of Corporate Bar & Grill. They blamed the closure on the negative backlash from appearing on Bar Rescue, constant repeats of the episode and their lease was not renewed as a result.

The Bamboo Beach Tiki Bar is open. Reviews are mostly positive but some patron's didn't rate their visit to the bar and the food and service appear to be hit or miss.

J.A. Murphy's closed in July 2012, prior to the airing of the episode and was put up for sale but struggled to sell due to structural problems. The bar was renamed to Murphy's Law during the Bar Rescue episode.

Mystique Lounge closed in 2013 and the building was abandoned. The bar was renamed to Aura Nightclub.

The Olive Pit is open. The bar was renamed to O.P and all of the furniture Robert added was removed. Reviews are mixed and some say the bar has fallen into disrepair and that the service is poor.

The Black Sheep is open and was renamed to The Public House. Reviews are mostly positive and there are many compliments to the food.

Weber's Place closed in July 2013. They renamed it to Weber's Rum Bar & Grill during the show.

Win, Place or Show closed in July 2012 due to legal reasons and their lease was ended. Business was up 25% after Bar Rescue.

Rocks closed in November 2014. They returned to their previous name after John left citing that Power Plant did not sound like the name of a bar/nightclub. Their other locations remain open.

Extremes is open after being renamed to Second Base Bar & Grill during Bar Rescue. There was a fatal shooting at the bar in November 2013. John later made a second visit but walked out.


Bar Rescue Season 1


10 Bars
Aired: July to September 2011
Closure Rate: 80% / Success rate: 20%

Angels Sports Bar closed in 2016. The bar was renamed to Racks Billiards & Bourbon and there was a fatal stabbing outside the bar in August 2015. Racks closed in 2018 and in May 2019 there was a fire in the empty building.

Downey's Irish Pub closed in March 2016 after going into foreclosure and owed the state $80,000 in taxes.

The Abbey Pub closed in November 2015 following a fire and a water leak and they hoped to reopen. A gofund me page has been set up and currently stands at $12,000, John donated $2500 himself.

Kilkenny's Irish Pub closed in March 2012 after being transformed in a beach bar and renamed Breakwall. The owners felt it was bringing in a younger crowd and the changes were for the better, the regular customers however disagreed.

Swanky Bubbles closed in November 2011 after failing to secure a liquor license and after having landlord issues. The bar was renamed to Sheer during Bar Rescue but the owners reverted to Swanky Bubbles very quickly.

The Blue Frog 22 closed in May 2018 after the owners decided to retire. After Bar Rescue, the customers loved the new food and they were able to raise prices. They lost over $120000 due to construction at a neighbouring property meant they were unable to open their patio.

The Chicken Bone closed in November 2014, after failing to reopen after closing for the summer due to low trade. They delayed the reopening many times before the business was put up for sale confirming that it was closing. They blame the closure on the economy.

Champs Sports Pub is open. Reviews are good with reports of reasonably priced drinks, a popular Happy Hour and good entertainment.

The Canyon Inn is open and reviews are mixed. Some love the bar and praise the low prices and regular bands. Other customers complain of problems with service.

Angry Ham's Garage and Grill closed in July 2019 and the building was listed for sale for $2.9 million. They had had a number of liquor violations in 2018 and had re-branded as Beacon Street Bar & Grill to improve their reputation.
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  1. Tonic Lounge is open.

    Not really. It's a different bar with the same name and different owners. The original Panic Room was renamed by Bar Rescue to Tonic Lounge, then they changed their name to The Raven, then closed. New owners opened up a new Tonic Lounge.

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