willys burger bar and rotisserie

Willy’s Burger Bar + Rotisserie Sale Falls Through, Back On The Market

Willy’s Burger + Rotisserie is back on the market after potential buyers that had agreed to buy the property backed out of the deal earlier today.

Joe Fitzpatrick, Real Estate Agent for Re/Max of Newport’s Fitzpatrick Team, confirmed with us on Wednesday that although a binding contract had been signed for the property the sale had fallen through and the property was once again available.

See the listing  and/or contact Joe Fitzpatrick by e-mail at joe@remaxnewportri.com for more information.

There were reports back on  January 14th that the property would be/had been purchased by Thames Street Kitchen.

Back on November 7th, 2015; What’sUpNewp reported that Willy’s Burger Bar and Rotisserie had been put on the market for $1.2 million.

This story will be updated if more information is received.

About Willy’s Burger Bar + Rotisserie

Willy’s previously operated the restaurant, located at 599 Thames Street, as Asterisk from 1995 – May, 2014. The transformation from Asterisk to Willy’s in 2014 included a new logo, new website, and the renaming and refit of its bar and restaurant.

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