A Novato landmark since 1892, the restaurant was completely renovated by the former owner in 2010. Hilltop 1892 carries on decades of tradition accompanied by a 10 mile panoramic view. Conveniently located off Highway 101 on top of Hayden Hill, at 850 Lamont Avenue near downtown Novato, The restaurant has a large dining room with different elevations with a combination of booth seating and tables and chairs. There are also two private dining rooms which can accommodate over 50 persons per each dining area. There is a separate bar area with a U shaped bar with approx 20 bar stools and a large cocktail area with a fireplace. There is comfortable seating throughout the building and customers enjoy a spectacular view from almost any seat in the house. There is also an area where you could create a large outdoor seating area. There is a large kitchen with approx 20' type 1 hood with fire suppression system, prep kitchen with approx 6' type 1 hood with fire suppression system, dish-washing area, pantry, several storage areas, office area , liquor storeroom, 3 walk in-in refrigerators, employee area with 15 lockers and employees restroom and 2 ADA restrooms, . The restaurant is fully equipped and the equipment can be purchased from the former owner at a reasonable price. Also the ABC Type 47 license can be purchased from the former owner and/or third party. Some of the major equipment includes as follows: 3' char broiler, 3' cheesemelter and oven, 2 -6 burner units over ovens, 4 burners over oven, 2 double basket fryers, 8' worktable with hand sink, dipper well and ice cream freezer, 2 microwaves, 2 - 2 door under counter refrigerators, slicer, custom refrigerated chef lineup with 3 prep tables with drawer, many worktables and lots of shelving, Robot Coupe, Vitamix Blender, 20 quart mixer, waffle iron, 2 deck convection oven, 3 compartment sink, dish washing sink with rinse spray, low-temp dishwasher, soup warmer, Turbo Air 3 door refrigerator, 2 group espresso machine, ice cuber with bin, 102" beverage station with ice chest and hand sink, 15 employee lockers, 2 Perlick 3 door back bars, 2 brass beer towers with 3 taps each, 2 stainless steel undercounter bar lineup with hand sinks, 30" jockey boxs, 3 compartment sinks and speedrails, and Perlick stainless steel Beer Glycol System, etc. There is also a large inventory of small-wares including glassware, chinaware, flatware, etc.

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  • Seating150 + in Dining Room + 50+ in Cocktail Lounge
  • Square Feet7,000 + approx
  • ParkingParking lot for 50+
  • LicensesBusiness, ABC Type 47 License (hard liquor)
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