Ponderosa Steakhouse Franchise Review

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How much does a Ponderosa Steakhouse franchise cost?

Ponderosa Steakhouse has a franchise fee of up to $40,000, with a total initial investment range of $207,202 to $2,058,160.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $40,000
  • Total Investment: $207,202 to $2,058,160
  • Working Capital: $86,000 to $125,100
  • Royalty Fee: 4%

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How much does a Ponderosa Steakhouse franchise make?

Franchise revenue depends on a wide range of factors, as does profit. How much money you can make from any franchise depends on a number of specific factors such as franchise location, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other factors. Unlock this franchise for franchise-specific data and insight.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 68 franchised Ponderosa Steakhouse locations in the USA.

Are there any Ponderosa Steakhouse franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Ponderosa Steakhouse has franchise locations in 14 states. The largest region is the Midwest with 42 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

Ponderosa Steakhouse is graded based on our most recent research.

Ponderosa Steakhouse Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$207,202 - $2,058,160
Franchise Fee
$40,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
15 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
42
2016
101
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
4.0%
Ad Fees
2.0%
# of Franchised Outlets
101

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 280 hours. This includes 18 hours of classroom training and 262 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 262
Classroom 18
Total 280

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Ponderosa Steakhouse does NOT offer exclusive territories.

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 1994. The average Steakhouse franchise began franchising in 1995.

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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