Calliope's Poboys

Own A Calliope's Poboys Franchise! With roots deep in the soulful soil of South Louisiana and a love of sharing Cajun and New Orleans culture with our guests, Calliope’s offers guests a taste of our beloved Louisiana home. Learn morn about our proven track record of success today!

What Does a Calliope's Poboys Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Calliope's Poboys, you'll need to have at least liquid capital of $100,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $427,500 - $564,500. Calliope's Poboys charges a franchise fee of $35,000. They also offer financing via 3rd party. *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $100,000
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Franchise Fee: $35,000
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Total Investment: $427,500 - $564,500
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available
Misc. Options: We welcome multi-unit franchisees. Units 2 & 3 are discounted.
SBA Approved: Available

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 2
Year Founded: 2011
Franchising Since: 2022

Our Story

Calliope’s journey started almost 30 years ago in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, with its first restaurant called Peter’s Poboys. Many think Calliope’s is a musical instrument or family name. However, those are not where the name stems. Calliope is the name of the street leaving the French Quarter, taking you to I10 leading to Houston. 

Truong and Celine, the owners, have their own story to tell about how Calliope’s came to be. The story starts back in 1995 when Truong’s Mother, Linda, opened their first restaurant. It quickly gained popularity and success as it grew to three locations. As the years passed, Linda’s children grew up and moved away for college. After settling in Houston, those same children decided it was time to carry on their Mother’s legacy and opened what is now Calliope’s Poboys Restaurant.

After over 10 years of recognized success in Houston, Truong and Celine have decided it is time to share the brand they have built with others and help them build their own legacy with a Calliope’s franchise. 

The Calliope's Difference

Calliope’s model is very different from other seafood restaurants. Calliope’s is the only cajun seafood restaurant in Houston with a drive-thru, yes, high quality, fresh, Cajun Style with an average ticket time of just 6-8 minutes. But, this is not ‘fast-food,’ it’s fresh food done fast.  

  • When you join the Calliope’s Poboys family, you are joining a community-minded business
  • Have more control over how much money you make and how much time you have to enjoy the finer things in life.
  • Calliope’s is a proven business model that has been successful for over 30 years.
  • We work with renowned operations consultants to offer a franchise package that will provide all the tools needed to set you up for success.

Why Join Calliope's?

  • Original Products
  • Streamlined Operations
  • Award Winning Business 

We have a passion for Louisiana seafood and that is what powers the Calliope’s  Poboys franchise. Our goal is to set you up for success and help build your confidence with everything you need to be successful.

Using an operation, marketing, and management plan that is tried and tested to give you everything you need for success. Every piece of business advice we will share has proven itself over the past 30 years.

Training & Support

The Calliope’s franchise-training program is comprehensive. You will be required to attend up to 12 days of initial training at our facility.  You will also benefit from up to 10 days of pre/post opening training. 

You are not in this alone. We will be beside you every step of the way. Even after you are well on your way, we will always be here for you as will our team and our trusted network of vendors. We look forward to you becoming part of our family.

Ideal Candidate

We're seeking franchise owners who have a genuine passion for great food, excellent service and a strong desire to build a solid business. You should be community minded and have leadership skills necessary to motivate your team to deliver the highest guest experience possible. You must have a minimum of $100k in liquid capital, and be ready to make a sincere commitment to success

Ready to Get Started?

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Calliope's Poboys is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Louisiana, Texas

Interested parties should have at least $100,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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