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Bar Rescue: Episode Recap
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Taffer Ups the Tempo at Rhythm & Brews   

This Staten Island bar has a complete disconnect to it's market. Can Taffer get the bikers out of Rhythm & Blues and get the classy clientele in?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Undisputed Sports Bar & Grill   

Can Taffer take Undisputed Sports Bar & Grill, a run down bar with a history of violence, and turn it into a cocktail bar worthy of respectable customers? More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Artful Dodger   

Jon Taffer brings in Phil Wills and Jessie Barns to help turn around Mike Conforti's Artful Dodger nightclub in Huntington, NY on the latest episode of Spike TV's hit show Bar Rescue. More>>

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Taffer Turns Around The End Zone   

Despite their long term friendship, The End Zone owners don’t see eye to eye on running the business. If Justin and Sean can’t iron out their differences they stand to lose everything. More>>

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Taffer is Thirsty to Lay Into the Owner of Mary's Outpost   

The owner of Mary's Outpost is disrespectful to all women and his manager wife is no exception. Will Taffer change this owners' outlook on females in order to save this business?More>>

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Oasis Hookah Bar Goes Up in Smoke   

Oasis is a devastatingly filthy hookah bar in Omaha, Nebraska with absolutely no hookah market. What will Taffer come up with in order to turn around this failing business?More>>

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When Life Doesn't Give You Lemons, What Does a Bar Do?   

Pat's Cocktails is owned by an absentee owner and run by a neglecting manager. Can Taffer come in to save this business and help the attentive bartenders make money to provide for their families?More>>

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Taffer Melts Bryant's Ice House    

Taffer takes Bryant's Ice House a trashy biker bar with argumentative employees and transforms it into The Wildcatter Saloon, a money-making, comfortable environment.More>>

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Taffer Exchanges The Tailgate In for a More Youthful Bar   

The Tailgate is an unnoticeable bar in Saugus, CA with three colleges surrounding it. Can Taffer get a younger crowd into this bar to make it a hip place for college kids to hang out?More>>

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Agave Juntion Cantina: One Million, Scoreboard: -10   

Scoreboard is a bar in Norwalk, California with a lack of trained employees and a serious absence in management. Can Taffer turn owner Michelle into a real manager or will the business be consumed by her debt?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around KC's Neighborhood Bar & Grill    

KC’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill a private club in Kansas City was wildly popular as the only smoking bar in the area bringing in $41,000 a month. More>>

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Taffer Goes on a Sortie at O'Banion's Bar & Grill   

O'Banion's is a bar in Nebraska with a confusing concept, lack of clientele and badly behaved owner. Can Taffer rescue the drunken owner and the bar?More>>

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Taffer Gives RG's Lounge a New BARcode   

RG's Lounge is a failing bar that resides one mile away from two professional sports stadiums. The bar is failing because owners and twin brothers, Rick and Randy, cannot put aside their differences. Can Taffer rescue this family?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Long Shots Sports Bar    

Former hot shot marketing executive, Mark Wilson bought a failing bar thinking that he could turn it around; assuming that he could hire a couple of hot bartenders to sling drinks and keep the customers flocking to the bar. However, the gaggle of girls that Mark brought in didn’t get along and he...More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Fairways Golf & Grill   

Fairways owner, Richard, is unable to chip away at his $150,000 debt. With his house on the line and his dreams in a sand trap, Richard has two months before he’ll need to close the doors for good.More>>

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Taffer Leaves the M T Bottles Behind to Make Room for the Full Bottles and Cans   

M T Bottle is a failing, beer only bar in Murfreesboro, Tennessee with a sexy feel and a lazy owner, can Taffer turn this brown bagging liability into a classy redneck money maker?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Alibi    

The Alibi, with its motor sports theme, fails to flag down any women and the female bartenders are a terrible representation of women behind the bar.More>>

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Hurricane Sandy Rocks Bungalow Bar Away   

Hurricane Sandy left Bungalow Bar in Rockaway Beach, NY in shambles. The once successful bar has worked countless hours to redo their bar and get back for the summer but only have five days left. Can Taffer pull together Bungalow in this short amount of time?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Kerry's    

Las Vegas boasts more than 200 sports bars that generate more than $200 million a year. Kerry’s Sports Bar in North Las Vegas fails to capture any of that money and is on the verge of being knocked down. More>>

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Can Taffer Save Underworld Grill and Bar From Going Under?   

Underworld Grill and Bar is a failing horror themed bar in Las Vegas. Will Jon Taffer be able to take this spooky theme, warp it and make it work?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Rocky Point Cantina   

With no prior experience, Scott mismanaged Rocky Point Cantina from the start. Now, the bar is now losing up to $10,000 a month and Fran and Mary have depleted their retirement; currently $1.5 million in debt.More>>

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Lifegaurd Taffer Rescues Marley's on the Beach   

Marley's on the Beach in Warwick, RI has found themselves losing $4,000 a month and $250,000 in the hole, can Taffer come in and rescue them from drowning on their own beach?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around The Hammer    

Located in an industrial area one mile from the famed Las Vegas Strip sits The Hammer. Opened in 2010 by Chris Sarrett and Mitch Watson, two classically trained chefs and best friends. More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Libad’s    

Barry DeMelo gave his retirement to his daughter Jessica in 2005 to purchase Libad’s. Upon opening, Libad’s enjoyed early success as the only watering hole in the seaside fishing town. More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Cliques   

Cliques is a failing military bar just 12 miles away from the U.S. Army's largest military base, Fort Bragg. Can Taffer save Cliques before the white flag is thrown?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Characters Quarters   

Owner Guy Wavra and his parents have over $350,000 invested in Characters Quarters. Upon opening the bar drew crowds curious to see the concept. Cashing in on the curiosity the bar was bringing in $80,000 a month.More>>

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The Owner that Couldn't be Rescued   

Due to Paul’s irresponsible management style, it is now losing $15,000 a month and in a whopping $2 million in debt when he finally decided to seek help. Can Taffer rescue this Gipsy Nightclub?More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Barlow’s    

Two year after purchasing Barlow’s Bar & Grill with her husband, Susan Wood found herself divorced and without a partner.More>>

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Taffer Handles the Handlebar Cafe   

The Handlebar Café in Pawcatuck, CT set themselves up for failure with immaturity and over pouring. They found themselves losing $4,000 a month and with only 3 months before being forced to close.More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Cashmere   

With 40 bars and 15 nightclubs to compete against, Cashmere began to unravel and Brandon is now $250 thousand in debt and two months away from losing both of his businesses.More>>

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Stand Up Scottsdale / Laugh Factory    

Season 3 Episode 10: Enamored with the comedy scene, Nathan put up $180K with the plan of having Howard act as managing owner.More>>

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Kid Chilleen's Bad Ass BBQ Steakhouse   

Haling from a long line of restaurateurs Scott Chilleen and his wife Donna took on their family business in 2003 when they bought Kid Chilleen's Bad Ass BBQ. But after four years in the black Scott and Donna starting reveling in their small success as they went from serving drinks to throwing them...More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Dimples   

Season 3 Episode 8: The first karaoke bar in America is situated just four miles from Hollywood in Burbank, CA. Owner Sal opened Dimples – a Hollywood themed Karaoke bar named after the Shirley Temple movie – in 1982.More>>

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Lona's Recap    

Lona bought a 30,000 square foot bar in 1999; at the time Lona’s Wardlow Station was a busy, blue collar bar in split between two cities, Long Beach and Signal Hill, California. Lona’s philosophy for her business was if she could work 80 hours a week for someone else, then she could do it for...More>>

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The Kasbah    

Season 3 Episode 6: The Kasbah, a nightclub plagued by thugs and security issues, is situated nine miles east of Downtown Denver in Aurora, Colorado.More>>

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Zan Z Bar / Solids & Stripes    

Season 3 Episode 5: Israeli born Ami move to the US with $200 in his pocket in search of the American dream and after owning and running bakeries in New York, he decided to cash in his life savings and open Zan Z Bar in Denver’s emerging downtown.More>>

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The Brixton / Rocket Room 6   

Season 3 Episode 4: The Brixton owned by Sara and Tim has struggled to keep up with the budding culture due to the attitude and abrasive personality Tim gives to every customer that walk through the door.More>>

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TJ Quills/AnneX   

Nestled between two large universities, TJ Quills, is run more like a frat house than a legitimate business. More>>

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Taffer Turns Around Headhunters   

Season 3 Episode 2: Headhunters, a once thriving bar in Austin, TX, has become a dilapidated, cockroach infested pile of garbage due to the years of negligence by owner Steve Richie. More>>

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Turtle Bay/Spirits on Bourbon   

Owners Brad Bohanna and Steve Smith opened Turtle Bay on the famous Bourbon Street in New Orleans after Brad was bought out by his former partners at Treasure Isle.More>>

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Extremes Sports Bar    

Terry Bryant left landscaping in 2003 to buy a failing bar in Orange, CA. He reopened the bar as Extremes Sports Bar. At first the bar was a success, bringing in $12,000 a month, with its main attraction being the scantily clothed bartenders.More>>

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Rocks    

Scott Terheggen left his lucrative real estate career 16 years ago to open Rocks in Laguna Niguel, California. This beach community, located along the Pacific Ocean, is surrounded by six different colleges and has a population of 63 thousand.More>>

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Win Place or Show   

Win Place or Show is so bad that the bar has never turned a profit since it opened under the shadow of its former hardcore bike bar. Some of the problems Win Place and Show faces include poor menus, flat beer, and horrible branding.More>>

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Weber's Place    

Weber’s Place, a local bar owned by Kervin Cinton, should be doing everything in it power to attract a young free-spending crowd. However, Weber’s is having an identity crisis and lacks direction.More>>

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The Olive Pit   

The Olive Pit was profitable at first costing on its built-in clientele but after year of neglect with a crumbling interior, profits began to take a huge dive. Losing $5,000 a month and food sales bringing in a mere $25-$150 per day the Olive Pit is only months away from closing.More>>

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Mystique Nightclub    

Successful former promoters, Torres Anwar and Darren Cummings purchased Mystique Nightclub in West Palm Beach, FL thinking that they would be sitting pretty. Unfortunately, that's not the case. More>>

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Murphy's Mess   

It was a family affair on the J.A. Murphy’s episode of Bar Rescue when Jon Taffer calls on his daughter, Samantha Taffer, to help him out. More>>

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Bamboo Beach Tiki Bar    

Owner Frank Talerico made the biggest investment of his life in 2004 when he purchased the Ocean Manor Hotel out of bankruptcy. Complete with a hurricane damaged poolside bar.More>>

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Piratz Tavern    

Yo-ho, Yo-ho, it’s a Pirates life for me. Or in this case, the staff at Piratz Tavern in Silver Spring, MD.More>>


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