Bar Rescue

Continuing Sunday / 7:00pm Paramount Network US 45 min.
Bars mean money, but they also mean stress if they aren't properly run. Jon Taffer is a bar and nightclub owner who has started, flipped, or owned over 600 bars and clubs in his career and currently owns one of the most highly respected consulting firms in the bar and nightclub industry. Jon will travel around the country and employ his expertise to return struggling bars to the cash cows they once were. Everything from the science of the perfect pour, to the height of the bar stools is a key factor in making a bar the hottest place in town.

Season 9

18 Episodes

For his 250th rescue, Jon Taffer heads to Pompano Beach, FL to help a seasoned bar veteran fix his family issues so that he can take a step closer to retirement.
Jun 30 2024
Jon appoints hospitality expert Dustin Drai to Apache Junction, Arizona to rescue a small town bar whose owners have no experience in operations, design, or service.
Jun 23 2024
Jon Taffer and his experts visit failing drinking establishments to offer one last shot at success.
Jun 16 2024
Jon Taffer sends his long-time expert, Phil Wills to lead the rescue of a bar in San Marcos, California that is suffering from an identity crisis.
Jun 09 2024
Jon Taffer heads to Margate, FL to fix a dive bar whose owners have not changed anything in the bar for over 20 years - including their smoking policy.
Jun 02 2024
Jon comes to the rescue of a nearly 100 year old VFW Post that was decimated from Covid and struggles to hang on amidst a dwindling membership and decaying building.
May 19 2024
Jon Taffer sends Ashish Alfred to Port St. Lucie, Florida to help three brothers save a bar they bought with no knowledge or experience of how to run it.
May 12 2024
Jon Taffer rescues a bar in Boca Raton, FL whose owner is failing to achieve the same success he found in the music industry as he is in the bar.
May 05 2024
In Downey, Jon tasks Phil Wills to help an iconic live music venue get back on its feet after years of neglect and mismanagement.
Apr 28 2024
Jon heads to Palm Desert to help rescue a 20 year old bar that has failed to ever make a profit while navigating a complicated web of relationships.
Apr 21 2024
Jon sends hospitality prot�g�, Dustin Drai, to Glendale, Arizona to rescue a local institution whose current owner is treating the bar as his personal hangout and giving away free drinks.
Apr 14 2024
In Banning, California, a failing bar has caused a major rift between a brother and sister, and Jon Taffer must find a way to help them repair the damage.
Apr 07 2024
Jon Taffer heads to St. Augustine, Florida to help a military vet rescue his struggling bar amidst poor sales and an unruly staff.
Mar 31 2024
Jon Taffer attempts to rescue a bar in Tucson, Arizona whose owner has let the bar fall into disrepair despite the efforts of her skilled staff.
Mar 24 2024
Jon Taffer sends legendary mixologist, Phil Wills to rescue a filthy bar in Oxnard, California and help a newlywed couple realize their dreams.
Mar 17 2024
Jon heads to Fountain Hills, Ariz., to help a married couple protect their investment in a bar that is being run into the ground by their friend and business partner.
Mar 10 2024
In Jacksonville, Florida, Jon Taffer aims to rescue a bar that is suffering from a severe identity crisis and lack of leadership.
Mar 03 2024
Jon heads to Gilbert, Arizona to help an owner who has dedicated her life to a bar that has a dangerously dirty kitchen and an untrained bar staff.
Feb 25 2024

Season 8

37 Episodes

Jon must save a former travel agent turned bar owner and her family business before it crashes and burns.
Jun 11 2023
Jon tries to save a firehouse-themed bar outside of Boise, Idaho and confronts an owner with excuses for everything.
Jun 04 2023
Jon rescues a VFW on its last legs before the bar's 75th Anniversary.
May 28 2023
Jon must help a businessman who bought a bar attached to a bowling alley but had never stepped foot in a bar.
May 21 2023
Jon must save a small country bar in rural Idaho from going under while teaching the General Manager how to be a true leader.
May 14 2023
Jon heads to Moreno Valley, California to save the legacy of a Pizza and Sports bar after the passing of one of the owners leaves a family in disarray.
Apr 30 2023
In Hickory, North Carolina, Jon finds a bar with an absent owner, an untrained staff, and an infestation of pests.
Apr 23 2023
Loveland, CO. Jon helps a struggling owner take a step back so that his apprehensive manager can take a step forward.
Apr 09 2023
Blue Sports Grille in Loveland, CO. The owner is in danger of losing his marriage and retirement dreams if Jon can't get him to step up, make changes and create an identity for his bar.
Apr 02 2023
Colorado Cork & Keg in Castle Rock, CO. Jon confronts an owner who moved his family to pursue his lifelong dream of opening a bar, only for his wife to do all the work.
Mar 26 2023
360 Lounge Reloaded, Charlotte, NC. Jon must teach a former engineer and his staff how to properly run a nightclub before they close down for good.
Mar 19 2023
The Hideaway Bar & Grill, Meridian, Idaho. Jon faces an owner unwilling to own up to his mistakes and failures and a staff unwilling to speak the truth about him.
Mar 12 2023
Rock-A-Billies, Arvada, CO. Jon encounters the unruly husband of an owner who is on the brink of closing her bar.
Mar 05 2023
JJ's Sports Bar & Grill � Highland, CA � The owner of JJ's Sports Bar & Grill in Highland, CA, must take a hard look at his behavior if he wants Jon's help to save his failing family business amidst post-pandemic financial stress.
Feb 26 2023
Throwbacks � Sanford, FL � Jon heads to Sanford, Florida to revitalize a retro-arcade bar that is falling apart and an owner who has an excuse for everything.
Jun 12 2022
The Forge � Brandon, FL � With a great first year, The Forge saw a promising future. However, everything went downhill after the pandemic struck and took a toll on Patrick's business, health, and marriage.
May 29 2022
AJ�s on the River � Gibsonton, FL � A riverside bar in Florida is struggling to stay afloat due to a manager with no experience, a staff co-mingling and a wildly out-of-line menu for their community.
May 22 2022
Cerealholic Cafe & Bar � Ybor City, FL � In Ybor City, Florida, Jon helps rescue a bar owner who made some questionable choices on the theme, decor, and menu in her bar.
May 15 2022
JF Kicks � Valrico, FL � Jon heads to Tampa, Florida, to help save an owner who has suffered personal loss and health scares while trying to single-handedly keep his struggling bar afloat.
May 08 2022
SandTown Pub � Atlanta, GA � In the heart of Atlanta, Jon helps an owner seize her second chance in life by saving her struggling bar and managing her staff.
Apr 24 2022
Confetti�s Bar & Grill � Peachtree Corners, GA � Jon helps an owner who battled childhood illness and the loss of his father learn how to run a bar and manage a business.
Apr 17 2022
G. Willickers � Arlington, TX � After losing their father and stepmom, three sisters find themselves unexpectedly owning a bar that they never learned how to run.
Apr 10 2022
The Brick Tavern � Sachse, TX � In the heart of Texas, Jon must help an owner figure out how to be a better boss and help her personal assistant step up to lead the bar.
Apr 03 2022
Ace's Sports Hanger � The Colony, TX � Jon heads to Texas to help a husband and wife rescue their failing bar and learn how to be better partners in business.
Mar 27 2022
Gilly's Sports Bar � Dunwoody, GA � In Dunwoody, Georgia, Jon Taffer tries to help a former hospitality professional regain his passion for the industry and save his flailing bar.
Mar 20 2022
True Grit Taver (New Name: The Roost) � Maricopa, AZ � Jon heads to Arizona to help save True Grit Tavern, whose owner Ralph's focus on other business ventures and lack of experience has put his family in over $500,000 of debt.
Aug 15 2021
The County Line Lounge & Grille � Tucson, AZ � Jon travels to Tucson, Arizona, to help the staff at County Line Lounge & Grille pick up the pieces following the sudden death of one of its owners and fulfill his dream.
Aug 08 2021
Ninja Karaoke � Las Vegas, NV � Jon helps the young married owners of Ninja Karaoke in Las Vegas rebound from the effects of the pandemic and get their business -- and their dream of starting a family -- back on track.
Aug 01 2021
Griff's Bar & Billiards � Las Vegas, NV � Despite its pre-pandemic popularity, Griff's Bar & Billiards is at risk of failure due to COVID-19 and mismanagement, so Jon steps in to help save the Las Vegas pool and billiard hall.
Jul 18 2021
VFW Post 10054 � Pahrump, NV � Jon goes to VFW Post 10054 in Pahrump, Nevada, where beloved Commander Marty is stepping down to care for his ailing wife, and Steve, his less-experienced replacement, must learn the ropes.
Jul 11 2021
Badlands � Las Vegas, NV � Badlands Saloon is a Las Vegas institution proudly serving the LGBTQ+ community, but the owners need Jon's help after the COVID-19 pandemic brings down their business.
Jun 27 2021
Nevada Brew Works � Las Vegas, NV � Jon tries to save Nevada Brew Works, a brewery and restaurant in downtown Las Vegas run by first-time owner Jason, whose lack of practical experience is putting the business at risk.
Jun 20 2021
La Casona Bar and Grill � Las Vegas, NV � Jon rescues the owners of a historic Las Vegas Mexican restaurant who have a lot of heart but not enough business acumen to keep their dream of being successful restaurateurs alive.
Jun 13 2021
Cork and Thorn � Las Vegas, NV � Jon heads to Cork and Thorn, an offbeat Las Vegas hangout, to convince the artistic owner to focus less on her passion for flower arrangements and more on erasing her $200,000 debt.
Jun 06 2021
Champagne's Cafe � Las Vegas, NV � Jon returns to Champagne's, a Vegas bar he first saved in 2016, to help the owner refocus on his business after the COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in him taking on a side gig to make ends meet.
May 23 2021
Capo's Restaurant and Speakeasy- Las Vegas, NV � Jon helps the owner of Capo's Restaurant and Speakeasy in Las Vegas, who suffered personal and professional loss during the pandemic, restore the former glory of his mobster-themed bar.
May 09 2021
Paradise Cantina - Las Vegas, NV � The owner of Paradise Cantina in Las Vegas lost nearly everything trying to keep his party bar afloat during the pandemic, but Jon suspects there may have been problems before lockdown.
May 02 2021

Season 7

16 Episodes

Armadillo Grill - Phoenix, AZ � Jon is at The Armadillo Grill in Phoenix, AZ, to help its beloved owner Brenda who is in over her head and oblivious to a filthy kitchen that is hazardous to both employees and patrons.
Sep 13 2020
Jolt'n Joes Gaslamp - San Diego, CA � When the owner of Jolt'n Joe's in San Diego was diagnosed with cancer, he began leaning on his manager, but a broken promise over sweat equity threatens to run the bar into the ground.
Sep 06 2020
Pineapple Hill Saloon & Grill - Tustin, CA � Jon tries to help an owner who is unable to take control of her own bar or her explosive chef due to her crippling fear of failure and change.
Jun 14 2020
Silver Dollar - Chula Vista, CA � Jon heads to the Silver Dollar in Chula Vista, CA, where the unresolved tensions between the father and son owners have led to operational issues and neglect.
Jun 07 2020
Bottoms Up Bar & Grill - Stanton, CA � Jon drops in on the lively Bottoms Up Bar and Grill in Stanton, CA, to teach the owner's son how to manage a rowdy atmosphere while still keeping patrons happy.
May 31 2020
Pepe's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina - Canyon Lake, CA � Jon heads to Pepe's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Canyon Lake, CA, to help a once-bustling bar that's now a ghost town and open the disconnected owners' eyes.
May 17 2020
Kalaveraz Cocina-Cantina - Escondido, CA � Jon does reconnaissance at Kalaveraz Cocina-Cantina in Escondido, CA, and finds an owner so in over his head that he's resorted to not paying his staff.
May 03 2020
Rob Ben's - Emeryville, CA � Jon travels to Oakland, CA, to help Marshawn Lynch turn around his bar, Rob Ben's, by teaching the NFL star to treat his staff less like family and more like a team.
Apr 26 2020
The Broadway Club - Tooele, UT � An inexperienced bar owner calls on Jon after hiring a hard-partying manager with no industry knowledge to run Broadway Club in Tooele, Utah.
Apr 19 2020
The Grant Bar & Lounge - Tracy, CA � Jon visits Tracy, CA, to help the divorced owners of Grant Bar & Lounge clean up their act and bring cohesion to their competing nightclub/restaurant concept.
Apr 12 2020
The Sandbar Brewery & Grill - Albuquerque, NM � Jon is brought in to save The Sandbar in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but before he can save the failing beach-themed bar, he has to figure out who the actual owner is first.
Apr 05 2020
VFW Post 6216 - Albuquerque, NM � Jon is in Albuquerque, NM, to help Commander Rudy and his staff recruit young veterans to become members and inject new life into his VFW Post 6216 bar and hall.
Mar 29 2020
The Union - Midvale, UT � Jon is in Midvale, Utah, to meet The Union owner Bill, who is over $500,000 in debt and hasn't picked up any of the bar knowledge required to help his staff.
Mar 22 2020
Linda Lou's Time For Two - Layton, UT � In Layton, Utah, Jon confronts Brandon, the emotionally exhausted owner of Linda Lou's Time for Two, who has bled himself and his mother dry trying to keep the bar open.
Mar 15 2020
Lucky 66 Bowl - Albuquerque, NM � Jon is in New Mexico to help Mike, the owner of Lucky 66 Bowl, who is over a million dollars in debt and keeps driving customers and employees out the door with his temper.
Mar 08 2020
SacTown Sports Bar & Grill - Sacramento, CA � Jon joined by rapper T-Pain is in Sacramento, CA, to convince Kings fan Chris he needs to change his sports bar concept if he's ever going to make money.
Mar 01 2020

Season 6

42 Episodes

The Fifth - Bountiful, UT � The owner of Utah's The Fifth realized too late that running a successful bar wasn't as easy as his dad made it look, and now he's poised to squander his family's legacy.
Sep 29 2019
G.I. Jodi's Bar and Grill - Littleton, CO Jon arrives to find a mother and son at odds over running the haphazardly decorated G.I. Jodi's, which was originally conceived to honor the military.
Sep 22 2019
Wildfire Bistro - Aurora, CO A longtime performer who bought a bar to keep his show going must choose between his career and his responsibilities. Jon brings in Ami from the Season 3 rescued bar Solids & Stripes (formerly known as Zanzbar) to do recon.
Sep 15 2019
Edge of Town - Blue Springs, MO Owners Mark and Ozzie call on Jon for a second time when they need help with their outdated and failing bar The Edge of Town in Blue Springs, MO.
Sep 08 2019
Stix & Stones Bar and Grill - Sugar Creek, MO After a decade of success, a drag racing bar owner sees his profits go up in smoke.
Aug 25 2019
Buffalo City Bar & Grille - St. Petersburg, FL The daughter of a longtime bar owner steps into his shoes after his abrupt passing. Will she learn the business on the fly or see her father's legacy crumble right under her?
Aug 11 2019
Drunken Donkey - Lewisville, TX Two best friends are acting more like jackasses than owners and find themselves on the verge of losing their dream.
Aug 04 2019
Harbor Point Club & Grill - Richardson, TX Jon tries to fix the negligent behavior at Harbor Point Club & Grill in Richardson, Texas, where owners drink the profits away and the staff struggles to get one order right.
Jul 28 2019
Whiskey Girl Saloon - Fort Worth, TX To save the Whiskey Girl Saloon in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, Jon must get an inexperienced co-owner to abandon his hard-partying alter ego, Rick Roundhouse.
Jul 21 2019
Thunderbolt Bar & Grill - Pleasant Valley, MO Jenny McCarthy joins Jon to help the Thunderbolt Bar & Grill owner, an inexperienced man with poor leadership skills whose only ally is threatening to withdraw her services.
Jul 14 2019
New England's Ale House Grille - Palm Harbor, FL. After being left by her husband, Tara, a newly single mom, hires a general manager not only to help her save a failing bar, but to fill the void in her personal life.
Jun 02 2019
Gil & Rick's Sports Bar and Pizzeria - Largo, FL Two long-time postal employees' failing pizza bar is on the brink of closing its doors for good unless Jon Taffer can find a way to rescue both the bar and their friendship.
May 19 2019
The China Grove Trading Post - China Grove, TX When the owners of a country bar, a couple on the brink of retirement, can't stop enabling their belligerent daughter, Jon must get them to face facts.
May 12 2019
LIV Bar and Restaurant - Las Vegas, NV LIV owner Michelle can't figure out what her business is in order to survive in highly competitive Las Vegas, especially with a server who's more interested in making huge tips than doing her job properly. Can Jon help steer Michelle in the right direction for success?
May 05 2019
Eliphino - Las Vegas, NV A Las Vegas dive bar with an unused kitchen struggles at the hands of an owner who either can't or won't ask for help and who makes more enemies than friends. Jon Taffer could be his greatest friend and rescue his business... or his worst nightmare if the owner doesn't change his ways.
Apr 28 2019
Kiva Lounge and Bar - San Marcos, TX Two burnout rockers have lost $200,000 just two years into owning their bar. Now Jon has to make them face the music and grow up before their lights turn off for good.
Apr 21 2019
The Recovery Room Bar - San Antonio, TX It's time for Jon to shut the party down when he finds a bar and marriage both crippled by the actions of its party-hungry owner.
Apr 14 2019
UNLV College of Hospitality - Las Vegas, NV Jon puts the future of the service industry to the test when, as a favor to the school's dean, he and his experts help the school's culinary and mixology students prepare for a VIP cocktail party. But when rebuilding the venue proves more difficult than expected, Jon may have run out of time.
Apr 07 2019
Crossroads Grille - Antioch, TN A twerking, drinking, fighting staff threatens a once-thriving bar, leaving Ashley and Robert Gaddy's future at a crossroads.
Mar 31 2019
The Original Hideout - Tucson, AZ A pair of brothers can't see eye to eye on how the business is run, so one of them takes a run.
Mar 24 2019
RJ'S Replay - Tucson, AZ Jon attempts to save sports bar RJ's Replays, which is full of potential but failing due to poor management, and mend the owner's relationships with his wife and parents.
Mar 17 2019
Country Nights - San Antonio, TX Jon travels to San Antonio to help a bar owner whose life-of-the-party personality has set the standard for indulgent on-the-job drinking and unprofessional practices.
Mar 10 2019
Shib? - San Juan, Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, a brother and sister find themselves in over their heads in damages to their previously successful Asian fusion restaurant Shibo.
Mar 03 2019
Island Bar & Grill - Blue Island, IL. An owner staffs his entire bar with only his relatives, causing friction straight down family lines.
Aug 26 2018
Britestar Tavern - Glendora, CA An absentee owner turns his back while profits go down the drain at his beer-only bar, sinking him into debt.
Aug 19 2018
The Wanted Saloon - Dickson, TN Jon heads to middle-of-nowhere Tennessee to rescue The Wanted Saloon, whose remote location is just the first of many challenges.
Aug 05 2018
Fatballs - Jacksonville, FL Jon Taffer tries to rescue a Jacksonville sportsbar with a horrible reputation and an even worse name that leaves the bar without a single customer.
Jul 29 2018
El K'rajo, Centro Comunal Pi�ones-Lo�za and Bienvenidos A Lo�za - Lo�za, Puerto Rico Jon Taffer heads to Puerto Rico and tries to put time and resources in to rescue not only a bar, but a small community hit hard by two hurricanes.
Jul 22 2018
Blue Water - Jacksonville Beach, FL A Chinese immigrant must come out of his shell and battle his emotional manager in order to save his dream beach bar.
Jul 15 2018
The Airliner - Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, CA Jon must help reignite a bar owner's passion for his notorious East LA music venue.
Jul 01 2018
Phish Heads - Lake City, FL A couple on the verge of bankruptcy battle their stubborn, lazy son before he sinks the family business.
Jun 24 2018
No Name Saloon - Edgewater, FL A demanding father struggles to hand over the reins to his daughter or control his unruly customers at this failing biker bar in Central Florida.
Jun 17 2018
Barley Pop's Bar & Grill - Las Vegas, NV After years of running a successful bar in Las Vegas, all bets are off for an owner who spends more time drinking than running his bar.
Jun 03 2018
The Cave Sports Bar - Anaheim, CA A mother and son find themselves at odds on how to save their failing bar; when mom steps away, her son runs the bar into the ground.
May 13 2018
Copper Rocket Pub - Maitland, FL Salmonella poisoning invades the famous Copper Rocket while Jon tries to get the owner under control before the rocket explodes.
May 06 2018
Cap N Odie's Lounge - Atlantic Beach, FL A daughter must grapple with the loss of her father as she struggles to find a way to keep his bar afloat and save his legacy.
Apr 29 2018
Club Platinum - Las Vegas, NV A gentleman's club in Las Vegas, Nev., is in need of some gentlemen.
Apr 22 2018
Joe's Thirsty Lizard Bar & Grill - Horn Lake, MS A Navy vet finds himself in over his head when he relies on his unqualified friend to manage his failing Mississippi dive bar.
Apr 08 2018
King's Duck Inn - Merritt Island, FL Jon visits a Cape Canaveral area bar frequented by local NASA astronauts; Jon attempts to get the bar back off the ground before a mother-daughter feud causes a failure to launch.
Apr 01 2018
Paladino's - Tarzana, CA Two scientists struggle with the correct formula to run a successful bar.
Mar 25 2018
Havana Mix Cigar - Memphis, TN When an old-school Memphis cigar man takes a stab at the bar business, he discovers hiring his millennial son wasn't quite what he had expected.
Mar 18 2018
Game Time Sports Grille - Arlington, TN A son takes over the failing family business and must battle his belligerent father, a volatile cook, and a filthy kitchen before Jon Taffer shuts it all down.
Mar 11 2018

Season 5

25 Episodes

Lucky Leprechaun Irish Saloon - Davenport, FL Jon Taffer has to convince a foul-mouthed owner to change his ways before the bar he owns with his ex-wife shuts down for good.
Sep 10 2017
Rockin' Rhonda's Lounge - Sanford, FL It's a race against the clock as Jon Taffer tries to rescue a crumbling bar with a crumbling floor.
Aug 20 2017
Sidelines Sports Grill & Bar - Mount Dora, FL Jon helps a family run bar that's on the brink of ruin with an aggressive father at its helm.
Aug 13 2017
Liquid Lounge - Long Beach, CA A Long Beach dive bar becomes infested with more than just bar problems -- they have bug problems.
Aug 06 2017
Jack's Place - Las Vegas, NV Jon Taffer tries to convince the ultimate maternal figure to make her decisions like a business owner to save her struggling Las Vegas dive bar from closing its doors.
Jul 23 2017
Paddy's Irish Pub - Pahrump, NV It's a race against the clock when Jon Taffer heads to Pahrump, NV where he must save the failing bar of a man who might lose his sight forever.
Jul 16 2017
Casual Tap - Chicago, IL Taffer tries to resurrect a closed neighborhood bar by reigniting the passion of the burnt out firefighter who owns it.
Jul 02 2017
Desi Romano's Sports Bar & Grill - Chalmette, LA After suffering a stroke, a bar owner is on the verge of losing his family legacy.
Apr 02 2017
Big Mike's Sports Bar & Grill - Denham Springs, LA Taffer rescues a successful bar, and the beacon of a community, that was destroyed by flooding in Louisiana.
Mar 26 2017
Speakeasy Bar & Grill - Kenner, Louisiana. The owner of a bar experiences an emotional breakdown and is brought to the brink of tears when her establishment begins to suffer from a series of setbacks that puts its opportunity to succeed in the future at potential risk.
Mar 19 2017
The Dugout - Chicago, IL Jon faces a lackluster and stubborn landlord forced to become a Chicago sports bar owner after a previous tenant stopped paying rent.
Mar 05 2017
Summit House Grill And Tap - Lakewood, CO An absentee owner threatens his marriage by drinking away his financial sorrows and flirting with the female patrons.
Feb 26 2017
St8 Pub - Englewood, Colorado. An abrasive owner takes advantage of his mom's generosity to take over a craft beer bar from his landlord.
Feb 19 2017
Triple Nickel Tavern - Colorado Springs, CO Tragedy overwhelms an owner and puts his bar in jeopardy, but he draws Jon's ire after roughhousing with his employees.
Nov 13 2016
Fort One - San Francisco, CA A spoiled owner is gifted a nightclub by his father. Can Taffer save this mice-infested tourist bar before the owner gives away all his profits?
Nov 06 2016
Brickhouse Bar & Grill - Colorado Springs, CO A military hero on the verge of being redeployed needs a rescue of his own, before he drinks away his profits and angers his bartender girlfriend past the point of no return.
Oct 30 2016
The Tradewinds - Cotati, CA A lazy step-son fails to step into his new role as bar manager. And while his father can sell a car, it doesn�t mean he can run a bar.
Oct 23 2016
Sam Jordan's - Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco, CA Jon visits a historical bar owned by a brother and sister in conflict over profits and responsibilities.
Oct 16 2016
Schafer's Bar & Grill - Sumner, WA New bar owners accuse their manager (and the bar's former owner) of sabotaging their business to try to steal it back. With no clear proof, Jon uses a stress test to determine who's right and who's wrong.
Oct 09 2016
Russell City Grill & Sports Bar - Hayward, CA Taffer must fix an out-of-control staff and the owner�s freeloading friends. But a violent physical fight threatens this sports bar�s rescue potential.
Oct 02 2016
YNot Sports Pub & Grub - Everett, WA Nasty nachos & goldfish races are on the menu at this sports pub. But in a Bar Rescue first, a staffing crisis hits before the stress test, leaving the owners without any employees. Can Taffer right the ship before it drowns?
Sep 25 2016
Celebrities Sports Grill - Yucaipa, CA Taffer helps an owner whose social media mishaps have made him public enemy number one.
Sep 18 2016
City Bar - Las Vegas, NV After gambling his life savings on a run down Las Vegas bar, a desperate owner tries out a fetish night to whip up new business.
Aug 21 2016
The Wheel House Bar - Hemet, CA In a desert town, Taffer collides with the owner of a bar in a roller rink, a local landmark close to closing for good.
Aug 14 2016
Champagne's Cafe - Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas' last classic dive bar with mob ties is about to close its doors due to an owner who's too busy being a nice guy to act like a wiseguy.
Aug 07 2016

Season 4

51 Episodes

The Gallopin' Goose Coolidge, Arizona. The owner of The Gallopin' Goose ruined his marriage and his bar's reputation when he had an illicit affair that resulted in a child.
Jul 31 2016
Black Light District Rock & Roll Lounge Long Beach, California. Jon has a hard time getting through to the owner of the Black Light District, who's convinced fixing up his rancid dive would be a betrayal of his punk rock credo.
Jul 24 2016
Baseline Sports Bar Tempe, Arizona. Jon is called in to help the failing owner of Baseline Sports Bar, whose sexually exploitive spaghetti wrestling events have driven away female customers.
Jul 17 2016
City Bistro St. Louis, Missouri. The timid owner of City Bistro in St. Louis, MO, looks the other way as her raunchy bartenders flash customers to drum up business.
Jul 10 2016
Cirivello's Bar Long Beach, California. After convincing his friends to invest their life savings, the rookie bar owner of Cirivello's has turned a community staple into a money pit and now faces a hostile takeover.
May 22 2016
The Bridge Lounge Tarpon Springs, Florida. A former doctor decides to run The Bridge Lounge, his father's once-successful bar, but runs into trouble when the BP oil spill devastates the local customer base.
May 15 2016
Grinders Santa Clarita, California. Jon schools the clueless owner of Grinders, whose unauthorized and unsafe renovation has the city threatening to shut the place down.
May 01 2016
George & Dragon Phoenix, AZ Jon must help the owner of George & Dragon come to terms with his mother's death before he drinks away all his profits and the family legacy.
Apr 24 2016
Freaki Tiki Clearwater, Florida. He's no stranger to unkempt bars, but Jon is absolutely disgusted by the rat, roach and raccoon problem inside Freaki Tiki.
Apr 10 2016
O�Kelleys Irish Pub St. Louis, Missouri. After a downtown expansion, a successful St. Louis restaurant owner could lose everything as her out-of-control nephew and unqualified manager run her sports bar into the ground.
Apr 03 2016
Dale 1891 Tampa, FL An explosive conflict breaks out among the owners of Dale 1891 when Jon discovers one of them has been siphoning off profits.
Mar 20 2016
Van Goghz - St. Louis Missouri. An apathetic owner would rather vape in the corner than engage with customers at her bar; Taffer tries to keep the business up and running.
Mar 13 2016
Mac & Chester's SRO - Anoka, Minnesota. For Bar Rescue�s 100th episode, Taffer is called to settle the score between two feuding bar owners, one with his foot out the door and the other with his marriage on the line, in a bar that is literally split in half.
Mar 06 2016
Chix on Dix Detroit, MI In a Bar Rescue first, Jon helps a failing strip club saddled with a disinterested staff, a skeevy vibe and an off-putting name: Chix on Dix.
Dec 13 2015
Jazz Katz - Southfield, Michigan. A former psychologist runs a Detroit jazz club, but her interfering family and lazy staff have her seeking help from Jon Taffer.
Dec 06 2015
The Arena - Ann Arbor, Michigan At a college alumni bar, Taffer is forced to deal with a hot-headed sports bar owner whose fiery temper keeps his staff on edge and his million dollar debt on ice.
Nov 22 2015
The Hooch - Dearborn Heights, Michigan Jon confronts a foul-mouthed owner in this failing Michigan bar with a confusing theme. Can Taffer turn profanity into profits before this bar goes bust?
Nov 15 2015
Filling Station Pub - San Diego, California In a struggling military bar, a distrustful owner spends her time spying on her staff instead of watching her bottom line.
Nov 08 2015
Ripper's Rock House - Akron, Ohio Rock legend and former Judas Priest front man turned bar owner calls on Jon Taffer to amp up his struggling live music venue before he's forced to pull the plug on the entire business.
Nov 01 2015
Martini Brothers Burger Bar - Youngstown, Ohio Bitter owners clash with their landlord and partner, who would rather paint fruit in the name of art, than fight to save this failing Ohio burger bar.
Oct 25 2015
Royal Oaks - Youngstown, Ohio The oldest bar and BBQ joint in Youngstown, Ohio is in the pits as feuding brothers drive away customers with their obnoxious behavior. Can Jon Taffer put the fire back in their bellies before their business goes up in smoke?
Oct 18 2015
Molly Malone's - Ramona, California A failing Irish bar with battling bartenders calls in Taffer to show an idle owner the error of his ways, before his fiancee leaves him.
Oct 11 2015
Caribe Night Club - San Diego, California A womanizing owner and his enraged wife struggle with their run-down Caribbean bar; Taffer tries to turn the bar around before the business hits the rocks and the owner's wife bails.
Oct 04 2015
Myerz PourHouse - El Cajon, California In order to save a haunted bar with a cursed past, Jon is forced to stir up a different type of spirit than he is used to. Note: For the recon, Jon brought in podcast hosts Matt Mira and Jordan Morris.
Aug 23 2015
Pro's Sports Bar - Chicago, Illinois Jon battles a management-heavy staff that disrespects their owner at a suburban Chicago sports bar with their attitudes and constant arguing.
Aug 16 2015
Brix Sunset Beach - Sunset Beach, California One eccentric wine bar owner is too occupied to notice his business is withering on the vine.
Aug 09 2015
Tonic Lounge - Portland, Oregon Motivating the inattentive owner of a failing Portland music venue that has an ant infestation.
Jul 26 2015
The Palace - Upland, California Alexander Siddig and Iddo Goldberg help Jon rescue a Moroccan bar with an identity crisis, due the exterior and interior's conflicting designs. The designs are the least of his worries however, when he discovers a staff untrained in Moroccan foods and a chef who has no cleaning standards.
Jul 19 2015
Six Point Inn - Portland, Oregon Tempers ignite in this Portland bar, when Jon Taffer and his experts face off with a stubborn chef, while an owner is ready to cut the cord as his over-bearing step-daughter and business partner berates her staff.
Jul 12 2015
Murphy's Law Irish Pub Reno, Nevada Before he�s able to save a bar from spiraling out of control, Jon Taffer is forced to navigate a turbulent partnership between an ex-pilot and his ex-girlfriend that�s neither business nor pleasure.
Jul 05 2015
The Bullpen Bar Sparks, Nevada A retired professional baseball player turned bar owner strikes out as his intoxicated staff gives away his profits. Can Jon Taffer fix his slump and save his business before he's forced to retire for a second time?
Jun 28 2015
Park 77 - San Francisco, CA A family-owned bar faces shutdown due to a son's excessive drinking and resulting bad management, which leads to a sticky and unclean bar, a staff with no leadership, and questionable decision making. Jon must determine if the son can clean up his act and lead the bar, or if his family should take him off management. Note: This episode debuted on Amazon Prime, the Spike app and on-demand prior to its airing.
Jun 21 2015
Mandala Lounge - San Mateo, CA A self-proclaimed �nightlife expert� afflicted by mounting debt and a ballooning ego butts heads with Jon Taffer as he battles to show him the error of his ways.
Apr 12 2015
The Holding Company - San Francisco, CA Four bickering Irish sisters talk themselves in circles as their San Francisco bar takes a nosedive. Can Jon Taffer turn their luck around before they miss the boat on their American dream?
Mar 29 2015
The Los Angeles Brewing Company - Los Angeles, CA Celebrity guest Maria Menounos joins Jon Taffer at this Los Angeles beer bar where a million dollar debt and decision to keep or sell the business has triggered a family divide.
Mar 22 2015
Friar Tucks - Pomona, CA Jon Taffer arrives at this castle-shaped bar to a surly owner with anger management issues whose attitude has pushed his staff to their breaking points.
Mar 15 2015
Sandbar Sports Grill - Coconut Grove, FL Jon Taffer has his hands full with the owner of an outdated college sports bar who is more interested in managing his fantasy football team than running a business.
Mar 08 2015
Heat Restaurant & Lounge - Hollywood, FL Too busy dancing on the bar top to pour drinks, these out-of-control bartenders are in for a shock when Jon Taffer puts an end to the party.
Mar 01 2015
Toucans Oceanside Bar & Grill - Hollywood, FL This failing beachfront bar is shut down after rodents invade the kitchen, but Taffer is brought to tears upon discovering what the owners have endured.
Feb 22 2015
Underground Wonder Bar - Chicago, IL A hippy-dippy live music bar owner is more concerned with the spirit of wonderment than appealing to her trendy Chicago community, causing Taffer to enforce some tough love.
Feb 15 2015
Second Base - Orange, CA In a first-ever re-rescue, Jon Taffer returns to Second Base Bar & Grill to find a disengaged owner who has let the bar deteriorate. Will Jon save this bar once again?
Feb 08 2015
Packey's Pub - Milwaukee, WI The American dream becomes a hard reality for this Irish bar owner after Taffer discovers he withheld employee paychecks to keep the business afloat.
Dec 14 2014
Y-Not III Milwaukee, WI A third generation Milwaukee bar owner puts his father�s legacy on the line by living off his family instead of trying to cut his own piece of the pie.
Dec 07 2014
Dirty Rooster - Antioch, IL An outrageous lakeside bar owner spends more time swinging from the rafters than managing his bar, causing Taffer to abandon ship until the owner can face reality.
Nov 23 2014
Plush - Glenside, PA A rescue turns testy when Taffer enlists the help of the bar owner's ex-wife and former manager.
Nov 16 2014
Lickety Split - Philadelphia, PA A former Philly detective-turned-bar owner hits the bottle hard after years of dark days on the force when Jon Taffer shows up to straighten him out.
Nov 09 2014
Jack's Ale House - Sunnyside, NY Three loud-mouthed firefighting brothers struggle to keep their Queens bar afloat. Can Taffer calm the sparks before this family implodes?
Nov 02 2014
Laguna Lounge - Jersey City, NJ A passionate Puerto Rican bar owner berates his staff and sons as the bar sinks further into debt. Can Taffer deflate the owner's ego in order to save his bar?
Oct 26 2014
Rhythm & Brews - Staten Island, NY A Staten Island bar that is overrun by customers who are cooking their own food and getting their drinks, due to the employees poor work ethic and the owner's hands off approach in running the bar. Jon must re-ignite the owner's fire and teach the staff why they need to do their own work.
Oct 19 2014
Undisputed Sports Bar & Grill - Yonkers, NY Rowdy customers at a New York sports bar attack Taffer's crew when they discover they are being served cheap booze at premium prices, prompting Jon to teach the importance of serving quality drinks and maintaining crowd control.
Oct 12 2014
The Artful Dodger - Huntington, NY A nightclub resorts to an 18-and-over night to draw a crowd, but ends up liable for unruly teenagers while an infestation of mosquitos and fruit flies puts the owner in a precarious position.
Oct 05 2014

Season 3

40 Episodes

The End Zone Sports Bar & Grill Houston, TX Two muscle-bound meatheads can't see pec-to-pec on how to run their Houston bar. Now, their tempers and testosterone threaten to tear their friendship apart.
May 11 2014
Mary's Outpost Grand Prairie, TX The lecherous owner of a dying Texas dive crosses the line with one of Taffer's experts.
May 04 2014
Oasis Hookah Bar Omaha, NE Oasis Hookah Bar is in dire straits. They serve toxic drinks and have terrible service. To top it all off, there's a dead rat somewhere in the building, but nobody knows where.
Apr 27 2014
Pat's Cocktails North Hollywood, CA Too busy canoodling to notice his staff is sinking, a manager treats his bar like a romantic playground, forcing Taffer to demand inside help from the bartenders.
Apr 20 2014
Bryant's Ice House Katy, TX Torn apart by a dysfunctional staff and a bad reputation, a tax accountant turned bar owner struggles to keep his biker bar afloat.
Apr 13 2014
The Tailgate Santa Clarita, CA At a family run bar, a brother and sister are locked in conflict with their explosive father. But while Taffer struggles to train an inexperienced staff, disaster is about to ignite in the kitchen.
Apr 06 2014
Scoreboard Norwalk, CA Jon visits a subpar sports bar that's failing due to ownership issues and an undertrained staff. Maria Menounos and Adam Carolla are guests.
Mar 30 2014
OFace Bar Council Bluffs, IA A dysfunctional family�s feuding pushes Jon Taffer to the limit. Will their outrageous antics force Jon into an extreme decision?
Mar 23 2014
KC's Bar and Grill Johnsonville, KS A raccoon infestation threatens to exterminate this member's only bar in Kansas.
Mar 16 2014
O'Banion's Bar & Grill Omaha, NE A heavy drinking owner of an Irish sports bar is the subject of a hostile takeover� by his co-owners!
Mar 09 2014
RG's Lounge Independence, MO Lights, sirens and handcuffs greet Jon before he even enters the door of this Kansas City bar. Sibling rivalry between two identical twins with identical huge egos, present Taffer with one of his toughest rescues.
Dec 15 2013
Longshots Grain Valley, MO. A sports bar with no TV�s isn�t Jon�s biggest problem at this Missouri establishment. Taffer must get brawling buckle bunny bartenders and their spineless owner to unite in one common cause: Gut the competition!
Dec 08 2013
BoondoxXx BBQ Nashville, TN A country music snob with an explosive personality turns to Jon for help. Note: The episode was originally supposed to air on November 24, 2013, but was replaced with an encore after the owner was accused of fatally shooting a patron, and then claimed the shooting was in self-defense. However, it aired unintentionally three hours later in a late-night "encore slot" due to a technical/human error.
Nov 25 2013
Fairways Golf & Grill Murfreesboro, TN This golf-themed bar is a swing and a miss and its horrendous sanitary conditions are completely out of bounds. Jon must clean house and get rid of the filth as well as the staff responsible for making his expert sick.
Nov 17 2013
MT Bottles Murfreesboro, TN Customers bringing in their own booze and bartenders flashing their boobs aren�t Jon�s biggest problems with this Tennessee watering hole. Taffer must ignite a lazy owner�s ingenuity to save the bar from going bust.
Nov 10 2013
The Alibi Las Vegas, NV This Vegas motorsports bar has come off the track thanks to an inept owner & a staff of busty cougars. Can Jon create a new & classy concept to tap into the largest single & divorced MILF population in the country?
Nov 03 2013
Bungalow Bar Rockaway Beach, NY It�s the biggest rescue in series history: resurrect the hurricane battered Bungalow Bar in Rockaway Beach, NY. But with the summer season fast approaching, Jon races to repair the structure & retrain the staff in time.
Oct 27 2013
Kerry's Sports Pub Las Vegas, NV William invested $4 million on a Vegas bar to secure his kids & grandkids� futures. In return they use it as their private boozing & breeding grounds, wasting millions in the process. Can Jon turn this family tragedy around?
Oct 20 2013
The Underworld Grill & Bar Las Vegas, NV Underworld is a �horror� bar run by 2 rocker-burnouts who managed to surpass their music industry failure with an even bigger failure in the bar biz. Jon attempts to transform this hive of scum & villainy into a profit center.
Oct 13 2013
Rocky Point Cantina Tempe, AZ Two brothers have drained their parents' retirement fund by opening an ill-conceived death-metal concert bar. Taffer arrives to run off the metal-head clientele & straighten out this festering mosh pit of failure.
Oct 06 2013
Marley's On The Beach Warwick, RI Taffer makes two bars out of one in an attempt to save both a beachfront bar in Warwick, Rhode Island, and the owner�s marriage.
Sep 15 2013
The Hammer Las Vegas, NV Hammers is a watering hole for blue-collar locals, owned and operated by two classically trained chefs and former friends. Taffer arrives to discover that both their business and their friendship appear beyond repair.
Sep 08 2013
Libad's New Bedford, MA A rickety mechanical bull fails to attract customers in this salty New England whaling community. Can Jon right this ship and prevent two siblings from sinking the bar and their father�s retirement?
Aug 25 2013
Cliques Hope Mills, NC 13 miles from Fort Bragg, Cliques suffers from a juvenile name and a repugnant reputation. Jon puts the owners through his personal bar boot camp in the hopes of making it the R&R destination of choice for local military personnel.
Aug 18 2013
Characters Quarters Garner, NC Characters Quarters might be the worst bar concept ever, but it�s only 1 of the problems Jon must overcome at this confused establishment run by a family of Yankees in heart of Dixie.
Aug 11 2013
Gipsy Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas' first gay nightclub, Gipsy, is months from closing its doors thanks to its verbally abusive and over intoxicated owner. Can Jon rescue one of Sin City�s most famous landmarks?
Aug 04 2013
Barlow's Bar & Grill Tucker, GA Jon heads to a Georgia sports bar and encounters an owner who�s incessant crying seems to prevent her noticing the massive employee theft issue occurring right under her nose.
Jul 28 2013
The Handlebar Caf� Pawcatuck, CT Two buxom sisters have driven their biker bar in Pawcatuck, Connecticut into a ditch. Can Jon get these party women to stop binge drinking and focus on the real assets of their bar?
Jul 21 2013
Cashmere Raleigh, NC North Carolina�s Cashmere Nightclub has a bad name, poor d�cor and an embarrassing manager, but when Jon learns that they are refilling premium liquor bottles with cheap booze, all hell breaks loose.
Jul 14 2013
Sand Dollar Las Vegas, NV An aggressive Las Vegas bar owner tries to pick up Nicole Taffer, sending Jon into a rage. Can he set this owner�s wandering eyes straight and save a once famous blues bar without coming to blows first?
Jul 07 2013
Stand Up Scottsdale Scottsdale, AZ Bad ventilation cause hot, moist burger smoke to fill Scottsdale�s least funny comedy club. Jon Taffer arrives to clear the air and use proven bar techniques to create bigger laughs and bigger profits for the troubled owners.
Apr 14 2013
Kid Chilleen's Black Canyon City, AZ Horses defecating inside this Arizona bar are the least of Jon Taffer�s problems. He must contend with drunk owners, a family in turmoil, and a bank foreclosure if he hopes to save this business.
Apr 07 2013
Dimples Burbank, CA At Dimples, America�s first karaoke bar, Jon Taffer must deal with dated d�cor, an angry chef, and an oblivious owner� who�s also a hoarder.
Mar 31 2013
Lona's Wardlow Station Long Beach, CA Lona's Wardlow Station has locals upset over a controversial lobster tank game. Can Jon Taffer bring peace and profitability back to this blue-collar watering hole?
Mar 24 2013
Kasbah Aurora, CO 10 years ago, The Kasbah Lounge in Aurora, Colorado was an urban hotspot. Now it is a relic. Bar Expert Jon Taffer must breathe new life into this dying nightclub otherwise it will become extinct for good.
Mar 17 2013
Zanzibar Denver, CO Bar Expert Jon Taffer must rescue a pool hall in Denver from closing, but a prideful immigrant owner stands in his way. Can Jon help him fulfill his American Dream or will it continue to be a nightmare?
Mar 10 2013
The Brixton Austin, TX Bar Expert Jon Taffer fights to save a terminally hip bar on 6th St in Austin, TX that is too cool for its own customers. If he fails it will not only cost a husband & wife their business but possibly their marriage.
Mar 03 2013
TJ Quills New Orleans, LA Bar Expert Jon Taffer must rescue a rundown college bar with a bad reputation for serving minors. But can he get the owner and his bartender buddies to ditch their frat boy ways and focus on the business?
Feb 24 2013
Headhunters Austin, TX Jon Taffer descends on a grotesque goth and rock bar in Austin, TX. Tasteless performances and cockroach infestations are the least of his problems as he spars with the worst bar owner to date.
Feb 17 2013
Turtle Bay New Orleans, LA For a bar to fail on Bourbon Street in New Orleans it takes a special kind of incompetence. Can bar expert Jon Taffer get these delusional owners to ditch their copy-cat ways and start thinking for themselves?
Feb 10 2013

Season 2

10 Episodes

Extremes - Orange, CA Despite beautiful bikini-clad bartenders, Extremes is less than a month from closing its doors. Can Bar Expert Jon Taffer successfully use the sexually-charged atmosphere to create a profitable bar?
Sep 30 2012
Rocks - Laguna Niguel, CA Bar expert Jon Taffer must save a failing former smoker�s haven in Laguna Niguel, California from burning out for good. However, the bar�s gang of hard-drinking regulars aren�t about to give up...
Sep 23 2012
Win, Place, or Show - Fairfield, OH Bar expert Jon Taffer must rescue a bar owned by a former Naval Officer from total ruin. But when Jon discovers one of the owners isn�t pulling his weight, Jon shows him the door.
Sep 16 2012
Weber's Place - Reseda, CA Bar expert Jon Taffer must make a former strip club turned music venue profitable. But when the bar�s staff is found to be contributing to the financial problems, Jon must convince the owner to take a stand.
Sep 09 2012
Black Sheep - Cheviot, OH Bar expert Jon Taffer is called in to save the family-run Black Sheep in the Irish-German community of Cheviot, Ohio. But Jon discovers that the bar may be beyond rescue due to the owners� massive debt.
Aug 26 2012
Olive Pit - Orange, CA Bar expert Jon Taffer has his hands full with a failing dive bar in Orange, CA. When he discovers the owner is incapable of running the bar, Jon must pin his hopes on the owner�s untested but eager daughter.
Aug 19 2012
Mystique Lounge - West Palm Beach, FL Mystique Lounge in West Palm Beach, Florida, has operated under the shadow of a murder for three years. Can bar expert Jon Taffer restore a positive mystique to this once-cursed venue?
Aug 12 2012
J.A. Murphy's - Fells Point, MD Bar expert Jon Taffer must fix a dirty, binge-drinking bar owned by two fraternity brothers in Fells Point, Maryland. But the rescue gets derailed when Jon discovers the building is about to collapse.
Aug 05 2012
The Bamboo Beach Tiki Bar - Fort Lauderdale, FL Located on a prime stretch of beach, The Bamboo Beach Tiki Bar is still failing. Can Bar Expert Jon Taffer get a bevy of beautiful barmaids to fix this oceanfront eyesore instead of working on their suntans?
Jul 29 2012
Piratz Tavern - Silver Spring, MD Bar expert Jon Taffer must patch holes in a sinking Pirate-themed bar in Silver Spring, MD. But mutiny is in the air when Jon forces the pirate staff to cater to the city's corporate clientele.
Jul 29 2012

Season 1

10 Episodes

Angry Ham's Garage - Framingham, MA Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to save automotive-themed Angry Ham�s Garage from stalling out. Rowdy owners and stonewalling city officials are all lurking right under the hood.
Sep 25 2011
The Canyon Inn - Yorba Linda, CA Bar expert Jon Taffer goes toe-to-toe with a former baseball player turned bar owner as he tries to revive the Canyon Inn, a decaying bar on its last legs.
Sep 18 2011
Chumps 1x08
Champs - Burbank, CA Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to take Champs, a dated sports bar in Burbank, CA out of retirement. To do that, he�ll need owner Joe to go on the offensive, and take control of his over-pouring bartenders.
Sep 11 2011
The Chicken Bone - Framingham, MA Bar expert Jon Taffer heads to Boston to help Bill, the owner of The Chicken Bone, avoid financial ruin. Bill, a former customer who took over the Bone, learned the hard way that running a bar is much tougher than it looks.
Aug 28 2011
The Blue Frog 22 - Chicago, IL Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to get The Blue Frog 22, a failing bar in Chicago, to grow up. To do that, he'll need the mother-and-son owners, Mimi and John, to ditch the "Mom's Basement" aesthetic that's dragging them down.
Aug 21 2011
Swanky Bubbles - Philadelphia, PA Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to breathe new life into failing Philadelphia champagne bar Swanky Bubbles. To accomplish that, he'll need to deal with a playboy owner, a sprawling menu, and the worst bar layout in America.
Aug 14 2011
Kilkenny's Irish Pub - Redondo Beach, CA Bar expert Jon Taffer is called to Redondo Beach, CA, to save Kilkenny�s, an Irish pub on the decline. Though bar manager Carlos threatens Jon�s method and the pub�s success, owner Allie refuses to fire him.
Aug 07 2011
The Abbey Pub - Chicago, IL Legendary Chicago music venue The Abbey Pub is a family-owned bar on its last legs. When bar expert Jon Taffer tries to return the pub to its original glory, he discovers that two of the sibling managers don�t see eye-to-eye.
Jul 31 2011
Downey's Irish Pub - Philadelphia, PA Bar expert Jon Taffer attempts to resuscitate Downey�s, a failing Irish pub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To do that, he�ll have to inspire Dom, a one-time star chef turned negligent owner, who has let the bar go to ruin.
Jul 24 2011
It�s up to Jon to save a failing biker bar that�s become more strip club than cocktail lounge thanks to its rowdy clientele.
Jul 17 2011