IHOP Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Officially, the International House of Pancakes is better known as IHOP. It is breakfast focused full service family restaurant that has been in operation for almost 60 years. It is owned by DineEquity.

How much does an IHOP franchise cost?

IHOP has a franchise fee of up to $50,000, with a total initial investment range of $375,550 to $3,917,350.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $50,000
  • Total Investment: $375,550 to $3,917,350
  • Working Capital: $26,500 to $145,250
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does an IHOP franchise make?

Franchise revenue and profits depend on a number of unique variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your specific situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 0 franchised IHOP locations in the USA.

Are there any IHOP franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, IHOP has franchise locations in 49 states plus DC. The largest region is the West with 0 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

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IHOP Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$375,550 - $3,917,350
Franchise Fee
$50,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
1315
2016
1455
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
4.5%
Ad Fees
3.5%
# of Franchised Outlets
1455

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 270 hours. This includes 18 hours of classroom training and 252 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 252
Classroom 18
Total 270

Do they offer Territory Rights?

IHOP does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. IHOP offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1958. The average Breakfast franchise began franchising in 2005.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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