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Philly Pretzel Factory Franchise Review

Philly Pretzel Factory is graded based on our most recent research.

Franchise Facts

Philly Pretzel Factory offers a limited, simple menu of fresh “hot outta the oven” pretzels, pretzel dogs, cinnamon pretzel twists, pretzel cheesesteaks, pepperoni melts and party trays. Dough is made daily and each pretzel is hand twisted. 45% of franchise owners own multiple locations.

How much does a Philly Pretzel Factory franchise cost?

Philly Pretzel Factory has a franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total initial investment range of $167,759 to $351,193.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment: $167,759 to $351,193
  • Working Capital: $10,000 to $25,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6.0%

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How much does a Philly Pretzel Factory 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 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 159 franchised Philly Pretzel Factory locations in the USA.

Are there any Philly Pretzel Factory franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2019 FDD data, Philly Pretzel Factory has franchise locations in 16 states. The largest region is the Northeast with 134 franchise locations.


This franchise is expanding into new markets and might be available near you. One of our franchise experts will have detailed knowledge about this brand. Unlock to learn more and connect with our experts.

Last Reviewed: 2019

Sector: Retail Food

Philly Pretzel Factory Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$167,759 - $351,193
Franchise Fee
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
Ongoing Fees
Ad Fees
# of Franchised Outlets

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 74 hours. This includes 30 hours of classroom training, 40 hours of on-the-job training, and 4 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 4
On-the-Job 40
Classroom 30
Total 74

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Philly Pretzel Factory offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2004. The average Specialty Food Store franchise began franchising in 2009.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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