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:

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Dick's Wings & Grill is on fire! Offering more than 365 extraordinary flavors to tantalize your taste buds, this family friendly restaurant franchise has won several “Best of...” awards for its unique wings, juicy...

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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...

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Bigger, Better, Blimpie - Blimpie is one of the largest sub sandwich franchises in America. Quality, fresh-sliced meats and cheeses set the brand apart. Easy to own and simple to operate. Join our franchise family and reach...

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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, without the seven figure investment requirement that is increasingly common.

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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...

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MOOYAH Burgers, Fries, & Shakes is a rapidly growing fast-casual, “better burger” concept with over 88 units open in the U.S. and Internationally. MOOYAH serves made- to-order 100% Fresh Never Frozen American Beef, all...

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A Once In A Lifetime Chance For You To Be The First At Something! Cookie Dough Bliss is the only cookie dough franchise in North America, and we are granting exclusive territories. Our team of pastry chefs developed all of...

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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...

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

100k Minimum Cash Required

Founded 2003 in Atlanta, GA, Tin Drum is inspired by the energy and atmosphere of the streets of Asia. The fast-casual restaurants are typically 1800-2200 sqft. and serve hits from Asia such as stir fry, noodle, curry, fresh...

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There’s a reason Teriyaki Shops are found everywhere in Seattle; teriyaki is fast, delicious, and healthy. The founders love affair with teriyaki started in Seattle as students, then was brought home to Las Vegas in 2003...

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Miller’s Roast Beef® is able to effectively tap into the Fast-Casual, Sandwich, and Gluten-Free industries. We also provide our Franchise Owners with a wide array of store location options, like strip centers, shopping...

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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...

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I Heart Mac & Cheese is a fast casual concept restaurant specializing in customizable, made-to-order macaroni and cheese and grilled cheese sandwiches. The menu combines the creativity of award-winning recipes resulting in a...

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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.

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Master Franchise Offering Only! We are looking for a Master Franchisee who is looking to expand a new QSR concept arriving to the United States. We’re proud to serve our local neighborhoods through innovative delivery...

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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...

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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...

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Looking for something different? Build your future with Zoup!, the leading soup-differentiated fast-casual restaurant franchise that is defining the category with its 12-always-rotating soups and made-to-order sandwiches and...

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