Nathan's Famous

Nathan's offers a wide range of restaurant designs and customized equipment, thereby offering business opportunities to qualified candidates regardless of space constraints or investment limitations. Nathan's Offers: A high quality brand with over 103 years of heritage, the world's best beef hot dogs and crinkle cut fries, a wide variety of high quality menu offerings unique to the industry & high profits, low costs and great returns!

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What Does a Nathan's Famous Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Nathan's Famous, you'll need to have at least $250,000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $1,000,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of at least $100,000+. They also offer financing via 3rd party. *

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Financial requirements for this franchise:
Liquid Capital:$250,000
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Net Worth:$1,000,000
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Total Investment:$100,000+
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Options available to Franchisees:
Financing:Via 3rd party

Franchisor Details

Facts about this Franchise:
Total Units:250
Home Office: Jericho, NY
Year Founded:1916
Franchising Since:1975

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Franchise The Flavor Of New York

When you mention hot dogs, the next thought for millions of people across the country is Nathan’s Famous. Nathan’s Famous is an iconic New York Restaurant institution – anyone can walk into a Nathan’s Famous Restaurant anywhere in the world and experience the best of the New York Casual food scene.

Nathan’s has worked to build its sterling reputation for a hundred years, and it starts with the restaurant’s Fresh Angus Burgers, Black Angus Ribeye New York Cheesesteaks by Pat LaFrieda, Hand-Breaded Chicken and Onion Rings, the World’s Best Hot Dogs, Fresh Crinkle Cut French Fried and a fun, upbeat restaurant atmosphere.

One of the biggest advantages of joining the Nathan’s Famous franchise family is the flexibility of its business models, with options for a standalone custom-built store, a medium-sized counter format, a small front-of-house design or a cart, all serving Nathan’s mouth-watering menu items. The range of options provides a way to own a Nathan’s franchise for relatively little initial investment.

With footprints ranging from 300 to 3000 square feet and a flexible menu whatever store model you choose, Nathan’s training team will guide you from the beginning, assisting with site selection and design, marketing, pre-opening and ongoing support.

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Relish The Perks Of Being Famous

  • Global brand power and consumer loyalty
  • Over 130 years combined experience in the QSR industry
  • High profits, low cost
  • Best-in-class training and ongoing support
  • Top-of-the-line certification training program
  • Flexible, adaptable restaurant designs
  • Ongoing, hands-on corporate support

Universal Appeal

  • Nathan’s has stood the test of time as a legacy restaurant brand, and continues to evolve as ‘The Flavor of New York’ domestically and worldwide
  • There are over 250 Nathan’s restaurants all over the world and 70,000 points of distribution - 44,000 at retail and 14,000 in food-service
  • Off-premise programs, including take-out, delivery and catering
  • The Nathan’s concept is unique in the foodservice industry, as its menu and restaurant designs are flexible
  • Nathan’s sold over 600 million hot dogs last year!

Our Ideal Candidate

Nathan's Famous built a brand on high-quality products in a fun environment run by outgoing and highly-motivated people. Restaurant experience at the GM level or higher is highly recommended, restaurant Management experience a must either by Franchisee Owner, or by hire. Looking for a person who can connect with customers while leading a team of motivated employees. Capital requirements depend on the square footage and the buildout requirements. Full-time commitment to the brand is prioritized.

Own The Flavor Of New York

Nathan’s claim to the Flavor of New York isn’t just authentic, it’s proprietary. Limited opportunities for single and multiple locations, as well as area development NOW AVAILABLE. Fill out the form today!

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To get more information on Nathan's Famous, please call Dwayne Hoffman directly at (610) 551-5452.


Nathan's Famous is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin

Interested parties should have at least $250,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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