Huddle House

2018 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$100,000
Net Worth Required:$600,000
Total Investment:$444,192 - $1,550,670

Franchisor Details

Total Units:405
Year Founded:1964
Franchising Since:1966
Franchise Gator Top 100 (2017, 2018)

Additional Details

New Development Investment: $444,192 - $1,550,670
Resale Investment: $112,480 - $657,810

Huddle Up For One Of The Most Affordable Breakfast Franchises

Own a down-home, family-style 24-hour restaurant that has the backing of an iconic brand name a reputation of amazing Southern hospitality. With incredible momentum from a 51-year history and more than 400 locations in 21 states, now is the time to invest in Huddle House franchise.

Huddle In For The Opportunity
“Any Meal. Any Time.”

The Huddle House has established a niche in small towns which are underserved by other franchise breakfast restaurants. With breakfast making up about 60% of Huddle House sales, the lower food costs for breakfast foods lead to higher profit margins for Huddle House franchise owners.

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Why Should You Invest In A Huddle House?

  • Easily adapts to most markets
  • Open 24-hrs a day, serves any meal at any time
  • 51 years' experience
  • Nationally recognized name
  • Quality food
  • Affordable initial investment
  • Flexible concept
  • Professional support
  • Loyal customers
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Multiple business models

There has never been a better time to invest in this iconic American restaurant franchise.


The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Huddle House franchise is $404,180 - $1,485,310 for a New Development Unit and $112,480 - $657,810 for a Resale Unit.

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What Makes Huddle House Unique?

1. An iconic breakfast franchise with Southern hospitality has big portions at a fair price.
2. Compared to other full-service, freestanding restaurant brands, the Huddle House initial investment is relatively affordable.
3. Huddle House restaurants are smaller than Denny’s® or IHOP® restaurants, which saves money and allows staff to get to know their customers.
4. In many small towns the Huddle House targets, they are the only sit-down restaurant with table service.
5. The newest restaurants have open kitchens so guests can see the cook prepare their food in plain sight.
6. Full-service 24-hour restaurant that serves any meal at any time.

Multiple Building Options

Huddle House is the type of restaurant that can work in many markets, and they work with all their franchisees to make sure they have the best possible scenario to do well. Franchisees can own this iconic family style restaurant as:

  • Free standing locations
  • Interstate travel center locations
  • Endcaps, strip malls & shopping centers
  • Blended locations:
    • Convenience stores
    • Hotels
    • Casinos

In addition to the limitless possibilities when it comes to opening new restaurants, Huddle House also offers opportunities to purchase existing franchise or company restaurants and reopen former Huddle House restaurants in various markets.

Huddle House offers resale opportunities in the following states: AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MO, SC, and TX.

Training & Support

One-third of Huddle House franchisees had no previous food service experience. If you do, great, but if you don’t, no problem. New franchisees benefit from the franchise support of the Huddle House team the minute you sign the contract. You’ll receive assistance over the course of 5-9 weeks with:

  • Site selection
  • Design and construction
  • Extensive training
  • Operational and marketing support

The entire process to open and train you will take approximately 6-9 months.

Huddle House Candidates

Ideal Huddle House Franchisees have a background in business and a passion for working with people. What Huddle House is really looking for is someone with a strong business background, either with experience working for others or someone who might be in business for themselves already. The seasoned leadership team can teach franchisees everything they need to know to be in their restaurant on a day-to-day basis or how to hire a general manager for multiple locations and oversee their franchises on a larger scale.

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Please Note:

Huddle House is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia.

Interested parties should have at least $200,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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