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Coming May, 2024

Ranger Europe

After 105 years in Laramie, Wyoming the Ranger has selected a location for our second bar in Praia Da Rocha, Portugal.  Like the Ranger, this bar has served its local customers for many years.  Visit this page for updates on our progress and we will be sure to post a Grand Opening date once we have that all figured out.

Progress Report

December, 2022 - Entered into agreement to purchase.

January, 2023 -agreement executed, deposit paid, attorney hired.

February, 2023 -business entity setup, accountants hired.

March, 2023 - corporation formed, plane tickets bought.

April, 2023 - Purchase completed.  Now the hard work begins.

May-Dec, 2023 - the town is seasonal so we will spend the next few months coming up with a business plan to include name, theme, menu and everything else that goes into a project of this magnitude and have set a target grand opening date of April 1, 2024.  We will continue to post details as they become available throughout the year.

April, 2024 - The name will be El Jefe's Mexican & American Cantina and will have both countries featured in the decor, food and drink menus.  Carlos is the General Manager and we are working hard to be open in May, 2024.

Location Information

Praia Da Rocha is one of the most well-known beaches in Portugal.  It is located on the Algarve coast in the town of Portimao.  Known for its exciting and bustling atmosphere, water activities, impressive golden limestone formations and good food, it has become a popular vacation destination for Europeans and Americans.  Just over 55,000 people live in the Portimao area and temperatures range from 48-81F throughout the year.

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