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Our Selection Process For
Best Pizza Franchises
Our Selection Process For
Best Pizza Franchises

Last updated: October 1, 2021

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Top 30 Pizza Franchises

Best Pizza Franchises - October 2021

Rank

Company Name

Industry

Franchising
Since

Franchise
Units

Cash
Investment

Total
Investment

Royalty
Fee

Financing
Available

Growth Prospect

Growth Prospect

Marketing Support

Marketing Support

Training

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Ongoing Support

Ongoing Support

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Topper's Pizza Topper's Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 262-473-6666
Service Offerings:
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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Blackjack Pizza Blackjack Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 248-888-7272
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Blackjack Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1983
  • Franchise Units:
    41
  • Cash Investment:
    $65
  • Total Investments:
    $120 - 235K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    15%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    blackjackpizza.com
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New York Pizza Dept New York Pizza Dept
Talk to a Representative: 480-922-0545
Key Facts For New York Pizza Dept
  • 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
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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East of Chicago Pizza Company East of Chicago Pizza Company
Talk to a Representative: 419-935-3033
Service Offerings:
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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Anonymous

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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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Paisanos Pizza Paisanos Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 703-504-6100
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Paisanos Pizza
  • Franchising Since:
    1997
  • Franchise Units:
    13
  • Cash Investment:
    $20K
  • Total Investments:
    $255 - 300K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.pizzapaisanos.com
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Reviews (51)
Positive 72.5% 37 Reviews
The have the best calzone and Greek chicken s...
Thedark Guylolidk
Negative 23.5% 12 Reviews
Started off great but the quality of food has...
Lori Alford
Neutral 3.9% 2 Reviews
Small place have two small tables to dine in....
Arturo Garcia

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Donatos Pizzeria Donatos Pizzeria
Talk to a Representative: 614-416-7700
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Donatos Pizzeria
  • Franchising Since:
    1963
  • Franchise Units:
    102
  • Cash Investment:
    $25K
  • Total Investments:
    $380 - 671.9K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.donatos.com
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Reviews (42)
Positive 14.3% 6 Reviews
Donato's is a true Columbus icon with a great...
Tod Bowen
Negative 81.0% 34 Reviews
The restaurant is slow and my pizza always ta...
Christina Bell
Neutral 4.8% 2 Reviews
I order from Oakland Park about 2-3 times a w...
Jayline Monroe

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Fox's Pizza Den, Inc Fox's Pizza Den, Inc
Talk to a Representative: 1 (800) 899-3697
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Fox's Pizza Den, Inc
  • 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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Toppers Pizza Toppers Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 1 (262) 473-4343
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
Request A Quote
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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California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.
Talk to a Representative: 310-342-5000
Service Offerings:
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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Little Caesars Little Caesars
Talk to a Representative: 313-983-6000
Key Facts For Little Caesars
  • 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
Request A Quote
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
Request A Quote
Reviews (64)
Positive 29.7% 19 Reviews
Visited store #4959 Trenton, Nj service was A...
Dorothy Carter
Negative 67.2% 43 Reviews
Not happy
I was not happy. I should not have had to rep...
Tammy Kilmer
Neutral 3.1% 2 Reviews
Nice building
Amy Beth Smith

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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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Happys Pizza, LLC Happys Pizza, LLC
Talk to a Representative: 248-538-0000
Key Facts For Happys Pizza, LLC
  • 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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RedBrick Pizza Worldwide, Inc. RedBrick Pizza Worldwide, Inc.
Talk to a Representative: 214-302-5912
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For RedBrick Pizza Worldwide,...
  • Franchising Since:
    1999
  • Franchise Units:
    18
  • Cash Investment:
    $25K
  • Total Investments:
    $199,000 - $570,800
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    redbrickpizza.com
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cicispizza.com cicispizza.com
Talk to a Representative: 972-745-9318
Key Facts For cicispizza.com
  • Franchising Since:
    1985
  • Franchise Units:
    462
  • Cash Investment:
    $250,000
  • Total Investments:
    $443,801 - $716,580
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4-6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    franchise.cicispizza.com
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Reviews (100)
Positive 82.0% 82 Reviews
The food was good, but the game room wasnt wo...
Austina Lapage
Negative 9.0% 9 Reviews
If I could, this would have been -5 stars.
amin liaee
Neutral 9.0% 9 Reviews
Bring lactaid, even if you aren't lactose int...
Ryan P

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Sam and Louies Sam and Louies
Talk to a Representative: 402-614-4405
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Sam and Louies
  • 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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Marcos Pizza Marcos Franchising, LLC Marcos Pizza Marcos Franchising, LLC
Talk to a Representative: 419-885-7000
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Marcos Pizza Marcos Franc...
  • Franchising Since:
    1978
  • Franchise Units:
    642
  • Cash Investment:
    $150,000
  • Total Investments:
    $221,592 - $404,592
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.marcosfranchising.com
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Positive 40.0% 2 Reviews
Flawless!!!
Ryan W Pangle
Negative 40.0% 2 Reviews
Marcos, Tecumseh MI 49286202 E chicago blvd A...
Mitch Rowe
Neutral 20.0% 1 Reviews
I was in the Indian Land store on 12/22/2012....
Heather Worley

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Pizza Hut, Inc. Pizza Hut, Inc.
Talk to a Representative: 800-948-8488
Key Facts For Pizza Hut, Inc.
  • Franchising Since:
    1957
  • Franchise Units:
    14,967
  • Cash Investment:
    $350,000
  • Total Investments:
    $297,000 - $2,109,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.pizzahutfranchise.com
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Reviews (87)
Positive 9.2% 8 Reviews
Pizza hut has the ability to be profitable. B...
Rick Mahnn
Positive
Learned alot helped do my job better
Cheryl Robison
Negative 90.8% 79 Reviews
I used my T-mobile Tuesday deal, went through...
Paul Horvat

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Mazzios Corporation Mazzios Corporation
Talk to a Representative: 918-663-8880
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Mazzios Corporation
  • Franchising Since:
    1961
  • Franchise Units:
    145
  • Cash Investment:
    $30K
  • Total Investments:
    $309 - 976K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.mazzios.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