Food Franchises For Sale

The COVID-19 pandemic might have brought about a new normal, but it doesn’t change the fact that everyone has to eat! With restaurants now forced to limit seating, more choices are necessary to meet the demand for dine-in options. By investing in a restaurant, you’ll have the opportunity to provide folks with another food option, whether safe dine-in services or takeout for busy people juggling work and life now more than ever.

However, research is vital before you take the leap. Reviewing new requirements for food franchises is a must for long-term success, as well as any changes to how eateries function in the current environment.

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Did You Know?

So far in 2020, orders placed for takeout food have increased by 33%.

SOURCE: Restaurant Business

Since the beginning of 2020, 51% of people have downloaded an app for ordering food.

SOURCE: Bluedot

Makes up about 32% of all franchise establishments in the U.S. and employs over 5 million people

SOURCE: Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2016

McDonald's is the most valuable fast food franchise with a value of approximately $22.04 billion

SOURCE: Statista

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Restaurant Business

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Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2016

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Statista

Types of Food Franchises

One thing that hasn’t been altered by the pandemic is the appetite (pun intended) for plenty of food and restaurant options. Whether you’re looking for a way to provide succulent barbecue options, fast food for busy parents, or a fine Italian meal, there are franchises that offer you those opportunities. If you love a sweet treat, there are plenty of ice cream, smoothie, or frozen yogurt franchises that you can investigate as business opportunities.

When you have settled on the type of experience you want to bring to your customers, there is undoubtedly a food franchise that will work for you.

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Food Franchises For Sale Currently Available:

For $55,000 you can have your own corporate grocery and restaurant delivery business.  We use the most advanced delivery software in the world and our team of experts will walk with you step by step as we create your...

40k Minimum Cash Required

HealthyYOU Vending pioneered the healthy vending concept and, since 2007, has helped 1,800 operators. Now with thousands of healthy vending machines nationwide - take advantage of the exploding concept of automatic...

50k Minimum Cash Required

The success of Primo is attributed to an excellent, long-tenured staff that regularly serves up a combination of quality, consistency, and originality. Our large and diverse menu features dozens of Specialty Hoagies, most of...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Join the largest barbecue chain in America! With over 520 locations in 43 states, our smokin’ hot franchise has been treating guests to great tasting barbecue since 1941. If you’re looking to diversify your portfolio or...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Pizza Cat prides itself on bringing the weird and colorful. The perfect blend of delicious but also eye-catching. We create a unique experience by making sure our customers don’t just feel like they are ordering another...

150k Minimum Cash Required

With a nationally recognized brand, comprehensive training, ongoing support and a product that is loved by people of all ages, it's easy to see why owning a Bruster's Real Ice Cream franchise can be the best investment you...

100k Minimum Cash Required

At the heart of every Beef ® franchise is a commitment to the community, a commitment that sets our franchise apart from other models. From local little leagues to adult recreational leagues, Beef 'O' Brady's® is a...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Wings Etc. is carving a unique niche in the dynamic sports bar segment. The strategy is an unmatched combination of Good Food and Great Times. Wings Etc. conducts a full background and asset check on all potential...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Pizza is the most popular food on the planet and Oath is the only better-for-you QSR pizza on the market. This, paired with its award-winning product, elevated customer experience, affordable build-outs, simple staffing and...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Our Franchise Owners averaged $987K* in 2020- that's a lot of CLAMS! Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar brings food, family, and FUN together- now franchising nationwide. Sustainably-sourced seafood + laid-back East Coast beach vibe=...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Jon Smith Subs is a fresh new opportunity with a track record for success, serving high quality subs, right off the grill, overstuffed and piled high with the freshest ingredients, since 1988. Jon Smith Subs is also part of...

150k Minimum Cash Required

At Mahana Fresh, we're serious about creating positively healthy meal options for active, 'on the go' individuals. Build your own bowls with our chef inspired, high quality, gluten friendly, fresh-homemade ingredients. Our...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Cru Hemp Lounge is the ultimate lifestyle lounge. Over ten years in business and rapidly expanding in markets all over the United States!

80k Minimum Cash Required

A West Coast original—Togo’s offers big, fresh, meaty sandwiches and one-on-one service. We look for people who will be involved in the business, managing their restaurant or providing oversight for restaurant managers...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Asian food franchises are an untapped niche in the fast-casual and QSR categories, due to the historic predominance of buffet and full-service restaurants. And today’s demand for casual dining and takeaway isn’t going...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Are you craving a unique Fast-Casual franchise opportunity in the super-hot Mediterranean and Greek category? You aren’t alone. Your future customers are craving the very same thing! Diners love the great taste and healthy...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Ranked number 22 among this year’s Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers, the Saladworks is currently experiencing impressive growth due to a rise in health-conscious consumer behaviors and its unique avenues for...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Booskerdoo Coffee & Baking Co. is the first coffee franchise that roasts the coffee in front of the customer. With fresh-centric logistics and positive customer service culture, Booskerdoo is not just in the business of...

150k Minimum Cash Required

With tremendous year over year growth, this is the perfect time to join our successful 38-year young pizza brand. Whether you are just starting out and looking for a chance to begin building your own personal empire, or...

300k Minimum Cash Required

Graze Craze Charcuterie Boards and Boxes believes in offering healthier food options for take-out, delivery or catering - all with eco-friendly packaging. Beautifully displayed meats and cheeses are sourced from all over the...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop offers you (as a franchisee) an easy and profitable investment and your customers a flavorful menu that keeps them coming back for more! Offerings include sandwiches, wraps, salads, and...

80k Minimum Cash Required

If you’re interested in a healthier fast food restaurant franchise, you’ve come to the right place. Chop Stop is the fast-growing, low-cost, chopped salad concept with eleven years of sales history and tremendous...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Russo's New York Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen is leading the industry with fresh, high-quality gourmet New York style pizzas and authentic Italian food. Our chef-inspired concept, founded by Chef Anthony Russo, incorporates...

300k Minimum Cash Required

Due to a new building code coming into effect, our Sure Step Non-Slip business is about to explode! Demand for our Exclusive Non-Slip treatment is at an all time high. Act now to join our successful team of distributors, and...

20k Minimum Cash Required
Why Consider a Food Franchise?

Starting any business - even a popular food franchise - has some risk involved, but that’s where franchising comes in. If you want to open your own restaurant, franchises offer a safety net, allowing you to hit the ground running with a successful, proven business model and a brand people love.

So if you've always dreamed of owning a restaurant or your own business, and with so many options, a food franchise could be the answer to your dreams!

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Popular Food Franchise Categories

By buying a food franchise, you’ll be the proud owner of a turnkey business with a proven system of success. Although the initial investment requirement can be steep, you’ll get robust franchisor support, creative marketing campaigns, and the benefit of brand awareness. Explore some of the most popular types of businesses in this category:

Burger Franchises

Who doesn’t love a good burger? Whether you’re into the old classics or are looking for finer options complete with trendy toppings, a burger can really hit the spot. This is a fact millions of hungry Americans agree with, because the burger segment of the food industry generates robust profits year after year. When you own a burger franchise, you’ll tap into this potentially lucrative customer base.

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Café Franchises     

The friendly neighborhood café is making a comeback. Part of this resurgence is thanks to cafés requiring a smaller footprint, fewer staffing needs, and less equipment than your average restaurant. Here, customers can sip their lattes, cappuccinos, and espressos in a leisurely environment while engaging in pleasant conversation with a friend or relative. If this sounds like your idea of paradise, then operating a café franchise might be the perfect entrepreneurial opportunity for you.

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Fast Food Franchises

For more than half a century, people have been frequenting fast-food restaurants to get delicious, cheap food served fast. The demand for fast food has been sky-high since the concept first appeared in the 1950s.

Hungry teenagers, budget-conscious families, and people on-the-go continue to fuel the extraordinary success of fast-food restaurants. When you become a fast-food restaurant franchisee, you’ll be able to capitalize on this entrepreneurial opportunity with a time-tested business model that enjoys widespread popularity.

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Nutrition Franchises

Nutrition franchises help customers meet their health and weight loss goals. This can include business like vitamin shops or cafés serving delicious and nutritious acai and oatmeal bowls. Other opportunities might include juice bars with a dizzying variety of cold-pressed beverages, or other businesses that help people prevent disease by living healthier lives.

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Smoothie Franchises

Smoothies have enjoyed widespread popularity ever since the invention of the blender. In recent years, they’ve become the health drink of choice for many people trying to lose weight while ensuring they meet their daily nutritional requirements.

Most fast-food franchises are built on a menu high in salt, carbohydrates, and fat. However, the smoothie business model veers 180-degrees from all this by offering healthy ingredients in the form of frothy beverages that are also delicious. If you want to own a business that helps customers be healthy and happy, consider buying a smoothie franchise.

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Tea & Coffee Franchises

Let's face it—the American public is addicted to coffee. Many individuals can't start their day without the rejuvenating jolt of caffeine a perfectly brewed cup of coffee provides. 64% of all adults drink at least one cup of coffee every day. The average coffee consumption is three cups a day. A tea and coffee franchise is the perfect way to capitalize on this massive demand.

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