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Top 30 Pizza Franchises

Best Pizza Franchises - July 2021

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California Pizza Kitchen California Pizza Kitchen
Talk to a Representative: 310-342-4758
Key Facts For California Pizza Kitchen
  • Franchising Since:
    1985
  • Franchise Units:
    167
  • Cash Investment:
    $133K
  • Total Investments:
    $221,000 to $371,200
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    12%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.cpk.com
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Positive 40.0% 2 Reviews
Is ok 👌
Leo Hayward
Positive
Dear Mr. Hart,Today I was beside myself becau...
Robert Grycan
Negative 60.0% 3 Reviews
Not available to the public
Kenneth Zuniga

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Buck's Pizza Buck's Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 814-371-3076
Key Facts For Buck's Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1994
  • Franchise Units:
    29
  • Cash Investment:
    $60,000
  • Total Investments:
    $165,450 - $345,400
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    buckspizza.com
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Nick-N-Willy's Pizza Nick-N-Willy's  Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 503-371-9318
Key Facts For Nick-N-Willy's Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1988
  • Franchise Units:
    27
  • Cash Investment:
    $30K
  • Total Investments:
    $120 - 350K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.nicknwillys.com
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Happy's Pizza Franchise, LLC Happy's Pizza Franchise, LLC
Talk to a Representative: 248-538-0000
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Happy's Pizza Franchise,...
  • Franchising Since:
    1996
  • Franchise Units:
    112
  • Cash Investment:
    $35K
  • Total Investments:
    $336,000 to $608,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.happyspizza.com
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Reviews (34)
Positive 2.9% 1 Reviews
I was hoping to talk to some one I wanted one...
Susan Abarca
Negative 97.1% 33 Reviews
The salad had spoiled dressing up the chicken...
Valerie Tyler
Negative
First of all, I do not eat Happy's Pizza. My...
Just Trying To Find Peace

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Figaro's Pizza Figaro's Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 503-371-9318
Key Facts For Figaro's Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1986
  • Franchise Units:
    56
  • Cash Investment:
    $35K
  • Total Investments:
    $123 - 398.5K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.figaros.com
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Anthony's Pizza and Pasta International Anthony's Pizza and Pasta International
Talk to a Representative: 720-932-1800
Key Facts For Anthony's Pizza and Pasta...
  • Franchising Since:
    1984
  • Franchise Units:
    24
  • Cash Investment:
    $1686
  • Total Investments:
    $150 - 450K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.anthonyspizzaandpasta.com
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Negative Review 2 Reviews
Anonymous
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Anonymous

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NYPD Pizza Restaurant NYPD Pizza Restaurant
Talk to a Representative: 480-970-6973
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Key Facts For NYPD Pizza Restaurant
  • Franchising Since:
    1996
  • Franchise Units:
    253
  • Cash Investment:
    $133K
  • Total Investments:
    $209,600 to $592,100
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    aznypdpizza.com
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Positive 60.0% 3 Reviews
We’d give 10 stars if we could. Best pizza we...
Jane Robinson
Positive
I work for the Department of Homeland Securit...
Rodney Trice
Negative 40.0% 2 Reviews
Your Raintree location sucks. We waited 45 mi...
Louis Porcelli

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Persona Pizza Holdings, LLC Persona Pizza Holdings, LLC
Talk to a Representative: 305-775-9169
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Persona Pizza Holdings, L...
  • Franchising Since:
    2013
  • Franchise Units:
    352
  • Cash Investment:
    $20K
  • Total Investments:
    $110K - $195K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    8%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.personapizzeria.com
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Pizza Ranch Pizza Ranch
Talk to a Representative: 712-707-8800
Key Facts For Pizza Ranch
  • Franchising Since:
    1981
  • Franchise Units:
    139
  • Cash Investment:
    $35K
  • Total Investments:
    $110K - $195K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    10%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.pizzaranch.com
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Positive 25.0% 2 Reviews
Platinum star chain restaurant. You have the...
Rick Mahnn
Positive
This is not an actual Pizza Ranch Restaurant...
Ben Boice
Negative 75.0% 6 Reviews
Bought gift card for my moms birthday it was...
Kelly Ducheneaux

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Topper's Pizza Topper's Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 262-473-6666
Key Facts For Topper's Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1991
  • Franchise Units:
    36
  • Cash Investment:
    $30K
  • Total Investments:
    $400 - 507K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.toppers.com
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Reviews (100)
Positive 66.0% 66 Reviews
The service was superb. The restaurant was or...
Lindsey Conscience
Negative 25.0% 25 Reviews
Wanted to try the new jalapeño popperstix so...
brendan berens
Neutral 9.0% 9 Reviews
Good pizza
Mashawn Oshkeshequoam

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Little Caesars Pizza Little Caesars Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 231-929-2700
Key Facts For Little Caesars Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1959
  • Franchise Units:
    264
  • Cash Investment:
    $50,000
  • Total Investments:
    $193,050 - $592,500
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    12%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.littlecaesars.com
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Reviews (41)
Positive 78.0% 32 Reviews
Very fast. Great pizza
Suzanne Harris
Negative 17.1% 7 Reviews
They suck
Sandra Dykhuis
Neutral 4.9% 2 Reviews
Cheap place to get your pizza fix. Not bad bu...
Charles Younger

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Domino's Pizza Domino's Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 734-930-3030
Key Facts For Domino's Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1960
  • Franchise Units:
    9,942
  • Cash Investment:
    $25-25.5K
  • Total Investments:
    $120 - 461.7K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5-4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.dominosbiz.com
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Reviews (62)
Positive 30.6% 19 Reviews
Visited store #4959 Trenton, Nj service was A...
Dorothy Carter
Negative 66.1% 41 Reviews
The worst service ever and the manage want ev...
Edna Wright
Neutral 3.2% 2 Reviews
Nice building
Amy Beth Smith

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Hungry Howie's Pizza Hungry Howie's Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 248-414-3300
Key Facts For Hungry Howie's Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1973
  • Franchise Units:
    550
  • Cash Investment:
    $100,000
  • Total Investments:
    $228,000 - $432,500
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.hungryhowies.com
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Reviews (26)
Positive 57.7% 15 Reviews
I love Hungry Howie's pizza. The crust and sa...
Marsha Mooneyhan
Negative 38.5% 10 Reviews
Did an online order for the Novi location, de...
Tiff M.
Neutral 3.8% 1 Reviews
It's a good break from normal pizza
Thomas Moseley

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D.P. Dough D.P. Dough
Talk to a Representative: 614-561-6161
Key Facts For D.P. Dough
  • Franchising Since:
    1987
  • Franchise Units:
    23
  • Cash Investment:
    $75,000
  • Total Investments:
    $201.8 - 304.8K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.dpdough.com
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Reviews (100)
Positive 75.0% 75 Reviews
Highly recommend the cheese sticks & the roni...
Kat Manning
Negative 17.0% 17 Reviews
I ordered the Pesto Zone with mushrooms and a...
Aileen Nicolas
Neutral 8.0% 8 Reviews
First time was great, amazing calzones. 2nd t...
Samuel

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Toppers Pizza Toppers Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 262-473-6666
Key Facts For Toppers Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1991
  • Franchise Units:
    71
  • Cash Investment:
    $150,000
  • Total Investments:
    $262,663 - $490,649
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.toppers.com
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Reviews (100)
Positive 66.0% 66 Reviews
The service was superb. The restaurant was or...
Lindsey Conscience
Negative 25.0% 25 Reviews
Wanted to try the new jalapeño popperstix so...
brendan berens
Neutral 9.0% 9 Reviews
Good pizza
Mashawn Oshkeshequoam

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Blast 825 Pizza Blast 825 Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 559-981-0721
Key Facts For Blast 825 Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    2013
  • Franchise Units:
    43
  • Cash Investment:
    $1686
  • Total Investments:
    $176.9 - 701.5K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.blast825pizza.com
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Reviews (100)
Positive 86.0% 86 Reviews
It was a great place once when it was first o...
George Austia
Negative 6.0% 6 Reviews
It was ok. Serves was just ok to. They don't...
brandon mcelroy
Neutral 8.0% 8 Reviews
food was good (a little greasy) but the worke...
Grace Trammell

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Fox's Pizza Den Fox's Pizza Den
Talk to a Representative: 724-733-7888
Key Facts For Fox's Pizza Den
  • Franchising Since:
    1971
  • Franchise Units:
    263
  • Cash Investment:
    $10K
  • Total Investments:
    $110,550 - $210,050
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    $300/mo.
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.foxspizza.com
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Reviews (10)
Positive 50.0% 5 Reviews
Nice respectful lil business wish could have...
George Mata Jr
Positive
Nice ppace for embroidery!
Als Specialties
Negative 50.0% 5 Reviews
The manager in the Aliquippa location has ter...
Maria Potts

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Aurelio's Pizza Aurelio's Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 708-798-0080
Key Facts For Aurelio's Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1959
  • Franchise Units:
    409
  • Cash Investment:
    $49K
  • Total Investments:
    $864,000 - $1,198,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.aureliospizza.com
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Reviews (52)
Positive 88.5% 46 Reviews
Good pizza
Mickey Boyd
Negative 7.7% 4 Reviews
Love this pizza place , the food is great but...
Yolanda Moustakas
Neutral 3.8% 2 Reviews
Costly, and didn't like the sauce
Tammy Hale

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Sam & Louie's Sam & Louie's
Talk to a Representative: 402-614-4405
Key Facts For Sam & Louie's
  • Franchising Since:
    1994
  • Franchise Units:
    20
  • Cash Investment:
    $50,000
  • Total Investments:
    $327,500 - $468,700
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    samandlouiespizza.com
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Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 877-777-5062
Key Facts For Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Ba...
  • Franchising Since:
    1981
  • Franchise Units:
    1420
  • Cash Investment:
    $80,000
  • Total Investments:
    $264,755 - $446,171
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.papamurphys.com
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East of Chicago Pizza Company East of Chicago Pizza Company
Talk to a Representative: 419-935-3033
Key Facts For East of Chicago Pizza Com...
  • Franchising Since:
    1990
  • Franchise Units:
    71
  • Cash Investment:
    $120K
  • Total Investments:
    $110 - 230K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.eastofchicagofranchise.com
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Negative Review 0 Reviews
Anonymous
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