(WZZM) - A popular chain of locally-owned West Michigan restaurants is up for sale.

Sam's Joint restaurants throughout West Michigan are listed for sale on the Wisinski of West Michigan website.

MiBiz.com reports that Sam Bravata, the owner and founder of the restaurants is looking to exit the restaurant business and retire. Bravata is in his 80's and opened his first restaurant, the Caledonia location, in 1977.

Sam's Jointhas locations in Alaska, Caledonia, Coopersville, Dutton, Kentwood, Middleville, Norton Shores, Plainwell and Rockford.