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Our Selection Process For
Best Restaurant Franchises
Our Selection Process For
Best Restaurant Franchises

Last updated: January 1, 2022

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Top 93 Restaurant Franchises

Best Restaurant Franchises - January 2022

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Since

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Units

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Fee

Financing
Available

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The Boiling Crab The Boiling Crab
Talk to a Representative: 714-636-4885
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For The Boiling Crab
  • Franchising Since:
    2004
  • Franchise Units:
    9
  • Cash Investment:
    $178691
  • Total Investments:
    $120 - 180K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.theboilingcrab.com
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Reviews (33)
Positive 97.0% 32 Reviews
Staff was friendly and food is great as alway...
Gabrielle Banzon
Positive
Good food and customer service
Adriana Vasquez
Neutral 3.0% 1 Reviews
Very crowded in weekends Consider reservation
Fahad Al Mazeedi

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Boston Pizza Restaurants, LP Boston Pizza Restaurants, LP
Talk to a Representative: 972-484-9022
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Boston Pizza Restaurants,...
  • Franchising Since:
    2010
  • Franchise Units:
    100+
  • Cash Investment:
    $2586
  • Total Investments:
    $2533
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.bostons.com
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Negative Review 0 Reviews
Anonymous
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Anonymous

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Golden Corral Corporation Golden Corral Corporation
Talk to a Representative: 919-782-4880
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Golden Corral Corporation
  • 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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Chronic Tacos Chronic Tacos
Talk to a Representative: 949-680-4602
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Chronic Tacos
  • Franchising Since:
    2002
  • Franchise Units:
    28
  • Cash Investment:
    $100,000
  • Total Investments:
    $250,000 - $500,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    10%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    eatchronictacos.com
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Positive 50.0% 4 Reviews
Love this place
Fabian Balcaza
Positive
Don't sell actual food here.
Cody Wills
Negative 50.0% 4 Reviews
Horrible
Linda S

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Famous Dave Famous Dave
Talk to a Representative: 408-292-7444
Key Facts For Famous Dave
  • Franchising Since:
    1995
  • Franchise Units:
    187
  • Cash Investment:
    $500,000 - $1,000,000
  • Total Investments:
    $636,750 - $4,239,750
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.famousdaves.com
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Positive 20.0% 1 Reviews
Great everything here. Love the food and the...
Kyle Carrier
Negative 60.0% 3 Reviews
This is not a restaurant
Ash T
Neutral 20.0% 1 Reviews
In your Uptown location, Famous Dave's has a...
Elizabeth Shanklin

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5 & Diner of North America, LLC 5 & Diner of North America, LLC
Talk to a Representative: 877-951-1951
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For 5 & Diner of North Americ...
  • Franchising Since:
    1989
  • Franchise Units:
    8
  • Cash Investment:
    $150-350K
  • Total Investments:
    $450 - 750K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    10%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.5anddinerfranchise.com
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Reviews (52)
Positive 80.8% 42 Reviews
Quite a lovely little 50s inspired place with...
Tobias Matthiesen
Negative 9.6% 5 Reviews
Server was good. Got the meatloaf. It was swe...
Daniel Rosen
Neutral 9.6% 5 Reviews
Catchy name but you ain't getin nothing there...
Vane Speer

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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 (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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D.P. Dough D.P. Dough
Talk to a Representative: 281-480-3736
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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Moxie's Classic Grill Moxie's Classic Grill
Talk to a Representative: 403-543-2600
Service Offerings:
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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Bojangles Bojangles
Talk to a Representative: 704-527-2675
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Bojangles
  • Franchising Since:
    1977
  • Franchise Units:
    601
  • Cash Investment:
    $500,000
  • Total Investments:
    $357,000 - $553,750
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.bojangles.com
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BurgerFi BurgerFi
Talk to a Representative: 561-844-5528
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For BurgerFi
  • Franchising Since:
    2010
  • Franchise Units:
    108
  • Cash Investment:
    $37.5K
  • Total Investments:
    $480 - 950K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5.5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.burgerfi.com
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Reviews (17)
Positive 52.9% 9 Reviews
Great burgers
E G
Positive
Had a great burger for lunch at this north pa...
Charles Jones
Negative 47.1% 8 Reviews
I used to be a regular to Burger fi. However...
Iesha Beene

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The Brass Tap-Craft Beer Bar The Brass Tap-Craft Beer Bar
Talk to a Representative: 813-226-2333
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For The Brass Tap-Craft Beer...
  • Franchising Since:
    2008
  • Franchise Units:
    9
  • Cash Investment:
    $100,000
  • Total Investments:
    $355,100 - $670,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    brasstapbeerbar.com
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Golden Crust Caribbean Bakery and Grill Golden Crust Caribbean Bakery and Grill
Talk to a Representative: 718-655-7878
Key Facts For Golden Crust Caribbean Ba...
  • Franchising Since:
    1989
  • Franchise Units:
    117
  • Cash Investment:
    $15-25K
  • Total Investments:
    $173 - 564K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    3%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.goldenkrustbakery.com
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Reviews (16)
Positive 75.0% 12 Reviews
My deepest sympathies to everyone.... RIP Pow...
Joyce Perrie
Negative 18.8% 3 Reviews
Omg !!!!!!
Marcin Golonka
Neutral 6.3% 1 Reviews
Good food
Prince Spellman

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Culver's Culver's
Talk to a Representative: 608-644-2130
Service Offerings:
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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Fruillati Fruillati
Talk to a Representative: 480-362-4800
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Fruillati
  • Franchising Since:
    1985
  • Franchise Units:
    37
  • Cash Investment:
    $45K
  • Total Investments:
    $150,900 - $511,300
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.frullati.com
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Positive 62.5% 5 Reviews
Kinda limited selections but the staff are co...
Thomasine Townsend
Negative 12.5% 1 Reviews
Want 2x onions and no other toppings? Proble...
Daniel Pickle
Neutral 25.0% 2 Reviews
Employees were not very customer oriented did...
Rice Family

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Hungry Howies Pizza, Inc. Hungry Howies Pizza, Inc.
Talk to a Representative: 248-414-3300
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Hungry Howies Pizza, Inc.
  • 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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Earl Or Sandwich Earl Or Sandwich
Talk to a Representative: 714-817-7476
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Earl Or Sandwich
  • Franchising Since:
    1762
  • Franchise Units:
    12
  • Cash Investment:
    $9486K
  • Total Investments:
    $201.6 - 593.2K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.earlofsandwichusa.com
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Negative Review 0 Reviews
Anonymous

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Blimpie America's Sub Shop Blimpie America's Sub Shop
Talk to a Representative: 480-362-4800
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Blimpie America's Sub Sho...
  • Franchising Since:
    1964
  • Franchise Units:
    558
  • Cash Investment:
    $18K
  • Total Investments:
    $60 - 200K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.kahalamgmt.com
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Reviews (44)
Positive 88.6% 39 Reviews
I work here but it's delicious
ashton mathern
Negative 4.5% 2 Reviews
Gross
Channing Moen
Neutral 6.8% 3 Reviews
Do you like sandwiches? This works for a fas...
Leslie Stone

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Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips
Talk to a Representative: 212-359-3600
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Arthur Treacher's Fish &...
  • Franchising Since:
    1969
  • Franchise Units:
    199
  • Cash Investment:
    $9486K
  • Total Investments:
    $150 - 300K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.arthurtreachersfranchising.com
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Cousins Subs Cousins Subs
Talk to a Representative: 262-253-7700
Service Offerings:
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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Aurelios Pizza Aurelios Pizza
Talk to a Representative: 708-798-8050
Key Facts For Aurelios 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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Sculpture Hospitality Sculpture Hospitality
Talk to a Representative: 888-238-4626
Key Facts For Sculpture Hospitality