Casual Restaurant Franchises

Fast casual restaurants, also known as quick service restaurants, are a growing segment of the food industry. More and more consumers are seeking dining options that fit with their busy schedules and their desire for healthier options for themselves and their families. Fast casual restaurants have stepped in to fill that need. If you are looking for a business opportunity in the dining category, a fast casual franchise can put you on the pathway to success.

Did You Know?

72% of consumers prefer eating at quick-service restaurants for lunch.

SOURCE: Statista

U.S. consumers spent $281.9 billion in the quick service restaurant sector in 2016.

SOURCE: Statista

In 2016, 81% of consumers spent $1 to $15 on a visit to a quick service restaurant.

SOURCE: Statista

There were 337,667 quick service restaurants in the U.S. as of spring 2014.

SOURCE: NPD Group

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Types of Quick-Serve Restaurant Franchises

The possibilities are almost endless when it comes to fast casual franchise options. From restaurants that focus on ethnic choices to more traditional fare, there are choices for just about every palette. Other choices include fast casual franchises that focus on specialty convenience foods or desserts, even healthier options have proven to be a popular choice in this category for an entrepreneur with the drive to pursue a business in the food industry.

Why Buy a Casual Restaurant Franchise

A quick service restaurant meets two of consumers main needs for their dining options at this time—they are efficient, and they offer healthier options. Today's consumer is seeking food choices for themselves and their families that fit with their on-the-go lifestyles without sacrificing quality or taste. If you like the idea of being a part of a business that offers this kind of choice for busy families, a fast casual restaurant can be a great business opportunity.

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Quick Casual Opportunities Currently Available:

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

The Brass Tap is an upscale beer bar that offers 40-60 different craft beers on tap, more than 300 varieties of imports, and local craft beers. We are constantly searching for the best beers from all regions around the...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Unique restaurant training and culture that motivates young associates to delight our guests 26+ years of implementing a proven, replicable marketing and operations model A culture that turns the management pyramid upside...

100k Minimum Cash Required

We are obsessed with food and exceeding expectations. For example, The Bobbie, Capriotti's signature sub was voted The greatest Sandwich in America by thousands of readers across the country and reported by AOL.com....

100k Minimum Cash Required

At Pizza Ranch, we offer more than you might expect. Including an opportunity to build wealth and gain financial independence. When you own a Pizza Ranch, you join a welcoming culture with industry-leading support, legendary...

300k Minimum Cash Required

Partnering with ARCO-ampm makes it easier than ever to own your own convenience store franchise! Our simple turn-key program will allow you to hit the ground running. Contact us today. It could be the best investment you...

750k Minimum Cash Required

Togo's is looking for success-driven people who want to own their own popular sandwich shop! Togo's gives its franchisees the benefit of over 30 years of experience, un-matched training and support, marketing plans and much...

100k Minimum Cash Required

German Doner Kebab (GDK) is in the fast growing Mediterranean Grilled Sector preparing and sharing menu items that are fresh with a healthy nutritional approach that delivers on taste,abundance,choice and experience. Our...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Welcome to the Islands - transport yourself from the every day to that surf shack on the beach where fresh, original poke bowls are presented in unique Hawaiian and Caribbean style. Island Fin Poke Company is a quick casual...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is a self-serve, choose-your-own-toppings frozen yogurt and treat franchise that inspires people to celebrate their originality by mixing and mashing up bites, flavors, toppings and more – all to...

150k Minimum Cash Required

The Symposium Restaurants have been “Redefining the Cafe experience” since 1996: responding to change, adapting to consumer dining trends, and above all setting high standards in restaurant service, food and beverage...

350k Minimum Cash Required

Squisito® has over 35 years of experience in successfully serving up classic Italian dishes made with the finest, freshest ingredients. With the combination of our handpicked tomatoes from the fields of California, our...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Burrito Shak is a fast casual concept with an emphasis on high quality, chef-inspired menu items. The Burrito Shak atmosphere offers a coastal, laid back vibe focusing on great customer service. Burrito Shak’s fun and...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Bar-B-Cutie is truly the best Bar-B-Cue in the country, since our inception in 1950, we stand behind every meal, customer transaction and plate served at our restaurants. The Bar-B-Cutie franchise exemplifies this core focus...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Unique and trendy fast casual BBQ and Hot Dog Joints - Crave is now looking for franchise partners throughout the U.S. as well as Internationally. If you want to own your own business, encourage creativity and still have...

50k Minimum Cash Required

By using the best quality ingredients we can find, and traditional baking methods to produce the best NY style bagels south of the Mason-Dixon Line, we have garnered multiple awards for Best Bagel and Best Breakfast in our...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Become a part of this UNIQUE opportunity in the QSR sandwich space. Be proud of the product that you serve to your community! Freshly roasted and prepared in house every day since 1972 our Roast Beef is mouth watering and...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Financial independence. Flexible work schedule. Enjoyable work environment. All the benefits of being your own boss are waiting right around the corner. Street Corner convenience stores are located in more than 40 of the...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Wayback Burgers International is strategically poised to grow dynamically. This could be your opportunity to partner with an international leader in a rapidly growing food market category.

100k Minimum Cash Required

Is your Aloha spirit ready to come out and become an entrepreneur? Maui Wowi might be the right fit for you with their Fresh Fruit Smoothies, Hawaiian coffees, Kona espressos and Cappuccinos, as well as a gourmet line of...

80k Minimum Cash Required

One of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S., Jimmy John’s has been making fresh, fast, tasty sandwiches since 1983. If you’ve got real motivation, a track record of success, and you love sandwiches, Jimmy John’s...

80k Minimum Cash Required

As a SUBWAY® franchisee, you become part of the world's largest restaurant chain. SUBWAY® restaurants are among the most most recognized brands internationally.

40k Minimum Cash Required

The Simple Greek is expanding as quickly as the transformation happened, with new franchise locations set to open up in the Summer of 2016. We are partnering up with single and multi-unit franchisees interested in growing...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Potatopia is the only fast casual restaurant chain in its segment that targets every culture, age, and ethnicity. We have developed a simple system to provide delicious fresh food cooked in an open kitchen delivered in a...

150k Minimum Cash Required
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