Jon Taffer arrives at a bar where an owner with military history is being dragged down by a co-owner's business practices.
Jon Taffer has his work cut out for him when he arrives at a failing dive bar in Orange, CA. After discovering the owner's lack of expertise, Jon puts the success of the bar in the hands of the staff.moreless
Jon Taffer has his work cut out for him when he attempts to re-brand the Mystique Lounge, a venue where a murder occurred three years before.
Jon Taffer arrives at a bar owned by two fraternity brothers in Maryland that is dirty and falling apart.
The Bamboo Beach Tiki Bar is in a prime beach location but the beach weather has taken it's toll on the bar's exterior.
Piratz Tavern, a failing pirate-themed bar in Silver Spring, MD.
In the season finale, Jon Taffer attempts to rescue the automotive-themed bar Angry Ham's Garage. It's a place that looks more like a garage than a bar and the very name is an insult to the community.moreless
The Canyon Inn bar in Yorba Linda, CA.
Champs sports bar in Burbank, CA.
Jon Taffer went to The Chicken Bone in Boston, MA where Bill, a regular customer had bought the bar to turn it into a 'Family Friendly Bar'.
The Blue Frog 22, a failing bar in Chicago, IL is owned by a mother and son team. The son is treated like a child. The mother is an alcoholic. And the bar is decorated with toys and games.moreless
Philadelphia champagne bar, Swanky Bubbles.
Kilkenny's, an Irish pub in Redondo Beach, CA has an owner who drinks and flirts with the customers, an ex-boyfriend as a manager, and only one martini glass for the entire place.
Legendary Chicago music venue, The Abbey Pub is on it's last legs. The venue side is doing well but the pub side is losing money with every drink they make. In the center of it all is a sibling rivalry.moreless