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Top 93 Restaurant Franchises

Best Restaurant Franchises - July 2021

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Chicken Salad Chick Chicken Salad Chick
Talk to a Representative: 334-275-4578
Key Facts For Chicken Salad Chick
  • Franchising Since:
    2008
  • Franchise Units:
    443
  • Cash Investment:
    $1786
  • Total Investments:
    $120 - 180K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
  • Website:
    www.chickensaladchick.com
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Reviews (10)
Positive 80.0% 8 Reviews
Great people!
John Foreman
Positive
Awesome!!!!!
TYQUAVIOUS ROBERTS
Neutral 20.0% 2 Reviews
I did not stop in for anything to eat I just...
John Maund. Rainmaker

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Don Pablo's Don Pablo's
Talk to a Representative: 706-343-2000
Key Facts For Don Pablo's
  • Franchising Since:
    1986
  • Franchise Units:
    143
  • Cash Investment:
    $20K
  • Total Investments:
    $2,100K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    15%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    donpablos.com
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Reviews (100)
Positive 92.0% 92 Reviews
Good prices, big portions, fast service. Deco...
jnxy mkb
Negative 4.0% 4 Reviews
We have been to this place twice in the last...
Brian S
Neutral 4.0% 4 Reviews
Semi burnt food
Marvin Weinrich

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Burger King Burger King
Talk to a Representative: 305-378-7011
Key Facts For Burger King
  • Franchising Since:
    1954
  • Franchise Units:
    1214
  • Cash Investment:
    $65,000
  • Total Investments:
    $221,000 to $391,200
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.bk.com
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Reviews (52)
Positive 19.2% 10 Reviews
You should open a Burger King in Crossett Ark...
Zach Cooper
Negative 75.0% 39 Reviews
the worst place where I have eaten in a long...
Lisdiana Diaz
Neutral 5.8% 3 Reviews
This the corporate headquarters for BK, not a...
Brian R.

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East Coast Wings & Grill East Coast Wings & Grill
Talk to a Representative: 954-263-2056
Key Facts For East Coast Wings & Grill
  • Franchising Since:
    1995
  • Franchise Units:
    30
  • Cash Investment:
    $30K
  • Total Investments:
    $245,050 to $873,374
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    eastcoastwings.com
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Filta Group Filta Group
Talk to a Representative: 407-996-5550
Key Facts For Filta Group
  • Franchising Since:
    1996
  • Franchise Units:
    130
  • Cash Investment:
    $24.75
  • Total Investments:
    $79 - 88.5K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.filta.com
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Positive 75.0% 3 Reviews
Ive worked for filta for 7years, dont listen...
Degaldy Degaldy
Positive
I worked for the Filta Group for a short peri...
Becca Peters
Negative 25.0% 1 Reviews
I worked for this company for a week under Ph...
TruthTeller410

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Dairy Queen Dairy Queen
Talk to a Representative: 952-896-2542
Key Facts For Dairy Queen
  • Franchising Since:
    1940
  • Franchise Units:
    Over 6,000
  • Cash Investment:
    $400,000
  • Total Investments:
    $1,077,225 - $1,833,125
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.dairyqueen.com
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Positive 44.4% 4 Reviews
Dairy Queen HQ bldg was the meeting place for...
Mac Broadway
Positive
You should open one in Crossett Arkansas it w...
Zach Cooper
Negative 55.6% 5 Reviews
The Saint Mary's, Ohio location charged me 7...
Pepper Storer

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Elmer's Restaurants Elmer's Restaurants
Talk to a Representative: 503-252-1485
Key Facts For Elmer's Restaurants
  • Franchising Since:
    1960
  • Franchise Units:
    19
  • Cash Investment:
    $25K
  • Total Investments:
    $600 - 2,000K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    15%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.eatatelmers.com
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Positive 20.0% 1 Reviews
always satisfied! what' s better than breakfa...
Betsy Thompson
Negative 80.0% 4 Reviews
Our experience after waiting almost a half ho...
Shari Griego
Negative
It's a sad day in Portland, OR Elmers restaur...
Patrick Maher

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Fresh To Order Fresh To Order
Talk to a Representative: 770-594-8644
Key Facts For Fresh To Order
  • Franchising Since:
    2005
  • Franchise Units:
    412
  • Cash Investment:
    $9486K
  • Total Investments:
    $590 - 790K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.freshtoorder.com
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Negative Review 2 Reviews
Anonymous
Negative Review
Anonymous

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Moxie's Classic Grill Moxie's Classic Grill
Talk to a Representative: 403-543-2600
Key Facts For Moxie's Classic Grill
  • Franchising Since:
    1986
  • Franchise Units:
    28
  • Cash Investment:
    $60K-100K
  • Total Investments:
    $3.3M 40% cash
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.moxies.com
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Reviews (49)
Positive 83.7% 41 Reviews
Awesome place!! Great food and atmosphere!!
Neal Thomas
Negative 4.1% 2 Reviews
I enjoy the food at Moxie I go there often an...
Doolin Fizzell
Neutral 12.2% 6 Reviews
The beef dip not great tasting. Barely heard...
John

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Boneheads LLC. Boneheads LLC.
Talk to a Representative: 855-347-4433
Key Facts For Boneheads LLC.
  • Franchising Since:
    2007
  • Franchise Units:
    24
  • Cash Investment:
    $9584
  • Total Investments:
    $59384
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.eatboneheads.com
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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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Cousins Subs Cousins Subs
Talk to a Representative: 262-253-7700
Key Facts For Cousins Subs
  • Franchising Since:
    1972
  • Franchise Units:
    123
  • Cash Investment:
    $100,000
  • Total Investments:
    $119,200 - $344,500
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.cousinssubs.com
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Positive 50.0% 3 Reviews
Awesome place. Very kind and helpful.
Cindy Grunwald
Negative 33.3% 2 Reviews
I've been enjoying your sandwiches for over 3...
Matt Szmagalski
Neutral 16.7% 1 Reviews
What happened to Cousins?The sandwiches used...
Uncle Beth

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Church's Chicken Church's Chicken
Talk to a Representative: 770-350-3800
Key Facts For Church's Chicken
  • Franchising Since:
    1952
  • Franchise Units:
    1,426
  • Cash Investment:
    $25K
  • Total Investments:
    $424.3 - 1,252K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.churchs.com
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Golden Corral Buffet and Grill Golden Corral Buffet and Grill
Talk to a Representative: 919-781-9310
Key Facts For Golden Corral Buffet and...
  • Franchising Since:
    1973
  • Franchise Units:
    377
  • Cash Investment:
    $500,000
  • Total Investments:
    $211,350 - $5,727,120
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.goldencorral.com
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Reviews (51)
Positive 62.7% 32 Reviews
I am completely impressed with the service he...
David Lazarus
Negative 23.5% 12 Reviews
Their food taste pretty bad overall. Can’t gi...
Charles Dixon
Neutral 13.7% 7 Reviews
I've always visited for breakfast but tried g...
Iman Abdur-Rahim

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French Fry Heaven French Fry Heaven
Talk to a Representative: 904-699-3975
Key Facts For French Fry Heaven
  • Franchising Since:
    2010
  • Franchise Units:
    20
  • Cash Investment:
    $60,000
  • Total Investments:
    $118,900 - $339,700
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    frenchfryheaven.com
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Positive Review 4 Reviews
Exceptional food, nice employees, consistentl...
Frank Ward
Positive Review
I actually like the food and service, fantast...
Oliver Stafford
Positive Review
chicky tendies 🐤🐤🔥🔥
Joshua Dutton

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Extreme Pita Extreme Pita
Talk to a Representative: 905-820-7887
Key Facts For Extreme Pita
  • Franchising Since:
    1997
  • Franchise Units:
    271
  • Cash Investment:
    $80,000
  • Total Investments:
    $160,000 - $442,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.extremepita.com
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Ben's Chili Bowl Ben's Chili Bowl
Talk to a Representative: 202-667-2367
Key Facts For Ben's Chili Bowl
  • Franchising Since:
    1958
  • Franchise Units:
    135
  • Cash Investment:
    $25861
  • Total Investments:
    $925330
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.benschilibowl.com
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Reviews (60)
Positive 90.0% 54 Reviews
Their chili is good, but mine is better! Frie...
Tamara Watts
Negative 6.7% 4 Reviews
Food not really any good. The historical fact...
Nathaniel Mitchell
Neutral 3.3% 2 Reviews
It's alright. The Chilli is delicious. The Se...
Tassia Stewart

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Green Leaf's Green Leaf's
Talk to a Representative: 651-688-6999
Key Facts For Green Leaf's
  • Franchising Since:
    1976
  • Franchise Units:
    100+
  • Cash Investment:
    $9486K
  • Total Investments:
    $925330
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    greenleafsalads.com
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Reviews (35)
Positive 77.1% 27 Reviews
Many varieties available! Comfortable and eas...
Tanisha Okechukwu
Negative 8.6% 3 Reviews
The whole outlet is kinda trash. It's fine if...
R R
Neutral 14.3% 5 Reviews
I’d like it better if they had a Columbia and...
Troy Daggett

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BGR The Burger Joint BGR The Burger Joint
Talk to a Representative: 410-371-2121
Key Facts For BGR The Burger Joint
  • Franchising Since:
    2008
  • Franchise Units:
    10
  • Cash Investment:
    $97,000
  • Total Investments:
    $199,500 - $599,500
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    15%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.bgrtheburgerjoint.com
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LYFE Kitchen LYFE Kitchen
Talk to a Representative: 877-305-5933
Key Facts For LYFE Kitchen
  • Franchising Since:
    2010
  • Franchise Units:
    324
  • Cash Investment:
    $1786
  • Total Investments:
    $1,900 - 2,146K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.lyfekitchen.com
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Culver's Culver's
Talk to a Representative: 608-644-2130
Key Facts For Culver's
  • Franchising Since:
    1984
  • Franchise Units:
    447
  • Cash Investment:
    $55K
  • Total Investments:
    $600 - 3,000K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.culvers.com
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