Red Robin Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Red Robin is a casual dining franchised restaurant that serves a variety of high quality gourmet burgers. It boasts a family-friendly atmosphere that includes bottomless Steak Fries, cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and other concoctions. Red Robin is a publicly traded company that trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “RRGB”.

How much does a Red Robin franchise cost?

Red Robin has a franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total initial investment range of $1,865,000 to $4,115,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment: $1,865,000 to $4,115,000
  • Working Capital: $100,000 to $200,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

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How much does a Red Robin 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 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 89 franchised Red Robin locations in the USA.

Are there any Red Robin franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2018 FDD data, Red Robin has franchise locations in 16 states. The largest region is the Midwest with 30 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2018

Red Robin is graded based on our most recent research.

Red Robin Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$1,865,000 - $4,115,000
Franchise Fee
$35,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
N/A
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
118
2017
86
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
5.0%
Ad Fees
2.0%
# of Franchised Outlets
86

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 568 hours. This includes 568 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 568
Classroom 0
Total 568

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Red Robin does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

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

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1979. The average Burgers 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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