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Top 93 Restaurant Franchises

Best Restaurant Franchises - May 2021

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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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All American Frozen Yogurt & Ice Cream Shops All American Frozen Yogurt & Ice Cream Shops
Talk to a Representative: 800-311-3930
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For All American Frozen Yogur...
  • Franchising Since:
    1986
  • Franchise Units:
    20
  • Cash Investment:
    $90,000
  • Total Investments:
    $191,700 - $494,450
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    allamericanicecream.com
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Reviews (13)
Positive 69.2% 9 Reviews
Nice selection of ice cream, friendly employe...
Andrea F
Negative 15.4% 2 Reviews
Cold Stone>all American ice cream
joshua lifa
Neutral 15.4% 2 Reviews
All American Ice Cream is an old school ice...
Angelina Danko

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Buffalo Wild Wings Buffalo Wild Wings
Talk to a Representative: 952-593-9943
Key Facts For Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Franchising Since:
    1982
  • Franchise Units:
    818
  • Cash Investment:
    $40K
  • Total Investments:
    $1,729 - 3,149K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.buffalowildwings.com
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Reviews (91)
Positive 5.5% 5 Reviews
Ordering from website was waste of time, only...
Wallace Fleming
Negative 91.2% 83 Reviews
They messed up on a gift card payment and mad...
Olivia Housemeyer
Neutral 3.3% 3 Reviews
Please please please bring back the old queso...
Gina Magon

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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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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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Earl of Sandwich Earl of Sandwich
Talk to a Representative: 407-992-2989
Key Facts For Earl of 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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Corner Bakery Cafe Corner Bakery Cafe
Talk to a Representative: 972-619-4100
Key Facts For Corner Bakery Cafe
  • Franchising Since:
    1991
  • Franchise Units:
    167
  • Cash Investment:
    $1696
  • Total Investments:
    $843,000 - $2,378,000
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.cornerbakerycafe.com
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Reviews (11)
Positive 72.7% 8 Reviews
My server, Reuben, in the Westlake Village, C...
BlissGroup 4
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Corner Bakery is amazing. Aside from eating h...
Phillip Holmes
Negative 27.3% 3 Reviews
I was in your South Cooper location and was t...
chris kellison

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Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips Arthur Treacher's Fish & Chips
Talk to a Representative: 212-359-3600
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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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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Fatburger Fatburger
Talk to a Representative: 310-402-0606
Key Facts For Fatburger
  • Franchising Since:
    1952
  • Franchise Units:
    155
  • Cash Investment:
    $50K
  • Total Investments:
    $498.1 - 850.6K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.fatburger.com
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Reviews (100)
Positive 70.0% 70 Reviews
Fat burger was excellent. Burgers made to ord...
Matthew Lyons
Negative 17.0% 17 Reviews
Bad. Customer. Service.
Magaly Gutierrez
Neutral 13.0% 13 Reviews
Great shakes!
Jose Farias

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Chronic Tacos Chronic Tacos
Talk to a Representative: 949-366-9936
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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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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Chili's Chili's
Talk to a Representative: 972-770-1257
Key Facts For Chili's
  • Franchising Since:
    1975
  • Franchise Units:
    678
  • Cash Investment:
    $30K
  • Total Investments:
    $110K - $195K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    7%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.brinker.com
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Amorini Panini Amorini Panini
Talk to a Representative: 202-601-8998
Key Facts For Amorini Panini
  • Franchising Since:
    2010
  • Franchise Units:
    264
  • Cash Investment:
    $1786
  • Total Investments:
    $315 - 430K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.amorinipanini.com
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Reviews (18)
Positive 83.3% 15 Reviews
Good food, sensible prices. Careful, fire sau...
Robin Stoddart
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Great paninis! If you like chipotle, get thei...
Mike Sweeney
Neutral 16.7% 3 Reviews
This is an ok place but the reviews on Google...
Steve Ryabinky

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Growler USA Growler USA
Talk to a Representative: 720-465-6670 Ext 110
Key Facts For Growler USA
  • Franchising Since:
    2014
  • Franchise Units:
    7
  • Cash Investment:
    $100,000
  • Total Investments:
    $396,363 - $591,310
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    6%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    growlerusafranchise.com
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Reviews (57)
Positive 86.0% 49 Reviews
Great burgers, lots of beer, and great staff
Glenn Robinson
Negative 8.8% 5 Reviews
It's a nice space in a great location. Extens...
Donna Haynor
Neutral 5.3% 3 Reviews
Great service and beers and wings, but the no...
Steve Baldwin

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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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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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Famous Dave's Famous Dave's
Talk to a Representative: 952-294-1300
Key Facts For Famous Dave's
  • 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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Beef O'Brady's Family Sports Pubs Beef O'Brady's Family Sports Pubs
Talk to a Representative: 813-226-2333
Key Facts For Beef O'Brady's Family Spo...
  • Franchising Since:
    1985
  • Franchise Units:
    212
  • Cash Investment:
    $35K
  • Total Investments:
    $206.5 - 826.5K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    4%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.beefobradys.com
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Negative Review 0 Reviews
Anonymous
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OrderUp OrderUp
Talk to a Representative: 443-743-3272
Key Facts For OrderUp
  • Franchising Since:
    2009
  • Franchise Units:
    27
  • Cash Investment:
    $100,000
  • Total Investments:
    $49,750 - $66,350
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    orderup.com
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Reviews (14)
Positive 28.6% 4 Reviews
Awesome
esthy j
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was surprised to see they had a lot of my loc...
Unknown Unknown
Negative 71.4% 10 Reviews
Hey everybody, I just received an extortion e...
Chili Parma

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Pita Pit USA Pita Pit USA
Talk to a Representative: 208-765-3326
Service Offerings:
Key Facts For Pita Pit USA
  • Franchising Since:
    1995
  • Franchise Units:
    455
  • Cash Investment:
    $25K
  • Total Investments:
    $198.5 - 320.6K
  • Royalty Fee Rate:
    5%
  • Financing Available:
    1
  • Website:
    www.pitapitusa.com
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Reviews (16)
Positive 87.5% 14 Reviews
We love Pita Pit tremendously! It's a great h...
Cody Simonsen
Positive
Love my pitas❤
twinkzilla
Neutral 12.5% 2 Reviews
Pricy
Dan Morrison

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