Tim Hortons Cost Comparisons

About Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons is one of North America's largest developers and franchisors of quick service restaurants and one of the largest publically traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization. Founded in 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Tim Hortons is one of the fastest growing coffee and bakery franchises in America and an industry leader in same stores sales with more than 4,000 restaurants worldwide (as of April 1, 2013). Today, our U.S. restaurants are primarily located in New York, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maine. We have plans to grow our franchise opportunities throughout the U.S. in the coming years. We are far beyond coffee and donuts. Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shops is proud to serve "Always Fresh Premium Coffee," the coffee that has made us famous, as well as our always fresh baked goods, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches and wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and specialty teas. We offer a variety of menu items that entice guests to visit our restaurants during all day parts including breakfast, lunch, dinner and the fastest growing category is the QSR category, late night snacking. From full-service restaurant franchises, to custom-built kiosks and a wide range of non-traditional venues, we build our restaurants to fit anywhere while maintaining the exceptional quality, freshness, convenience customers expect. Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shops have become a daily ritual in the lives of our guests through the quality and value of our products. This brand loyalty has been earned in partnership with franchisees, which we call our restaurant owners, by delivering superior products and services to our guests and communities through leadership, innovation and partnerships. So you can determine if a Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop franchise opportunity is right for you, please fill out our form http://www.thefranchisemall.com/request/

Coffee & Beverages Franchise Opportunities

Below is a quick comparison of Tim Hortons against other Coffee & Beverages franchises and business opportunities. For an in depth comparison of Tim Hortons with another opportunity including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options click on the name of the company to view the detailed comparison.

Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
All The Perks Coffee N/A $175/month $50,000-$250,000
Aroma Espresso Bar N/A $527,500-$1,495,000
Bad Ass Coffee Company $35,000 6% $210,000-And Up
BannaStrow's $30,000 6% 1% $114,600-$186,500
Barnie's Coffee & Tea Company $20,000 7% $202,000-$350,000
bb's Coffee and Muffins $26,000 7% $145,000-$280,000
Beans & Brews N/A $250,000-And Up
BEE & TEA $25,000 6% $125,000-And Up
Big Apple Bagels $25,000 5% 3% $274,345-$397,100
Biggby Coffee $30,000 5% 2-3% $244,090-$351,720
Blenz $25,000 8% 2% $260,000-$330,000
Boba Loca N/A 4% or $495 /month whichever is higher 1% or $175/month whichever is higher $88,445-$325,955
Brew Thru $35,000 4% $269,450-$563,667
Brewsters $25,000 $210,700-$341,800
BSkinny Coffee N/A $1-$25,000
Buda Juice $30,000 10% $54,500-$96,500
Cabin Coffee Company $30,000-$40,000 2.5% 2.5% $175,000-$575,000
Cafe Ala Carte $25,000 8-5% $56,200-$123,300
Cafe Depot $30,000-$40,000 $175,000-$500,000
Cafe Depot $25,000 $100,000
Cafe Supreme $35,000 $300,000-$375,000
Caffino $10,000 8% $212,900-$373,000
Capri Coffee Break $30,000 $110,000-$220,000
Cargo & James Tea $25,000 7% $100,000-$250,000
Caribou Coffee Company N/A $1,000,000-$4,000,000
Chock full o' Nuts $3,000-$20,000 5% $272,500-$425,900
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf N/A $3,000,000-$5,000,000
Coffee Beanery, The $13,800-$27,500 6% $338,500-$501,500
Coffee Club, The N/A 6% 3% $450,000-And Up
Coffee Culture N/A $200,000-$500,000
Coffee Express $30,000 $125,000-$250,000
Coffee Guy, The N/A $35,000-And Up
Coffee Office, The N/A $100,000-$500,000
Coffee Perks $18,000 6% $116,100
Coffee Republic $35,500 $400,000
Coffee World $20,000 6% 2%local +2%Nat'l $65,000-$110,000
Country Style $35,000 $130,000
Cowgirls Espresso $25,000 7% $75,000-$264,167
Dazbog Coffee $25,000 6% $262,800
Distinctly Tea $20,000 $160,000-$230,000
DRNK coffee + tea $25,000-$35,000 $264,100-$536,200
Dunkin' Donuts $40,000-$90,000 5.9% $217,300-$1,637,700
Dunn Bros Coffee $32,000 5% 3% $125,750-$453,600
Ellianos Coffee Company $20,000 5% $167,300-$292,500
Espresso To Go N/A $130,000-$500,000
Esquires Coffee House $25,000 6% 4% $250,000-$350,000
Forbidden Flavours $25,000-$30,000 6% $150,000-$250,000
Gloria Jean's Gourmet Coffees $15,000-$30,000 6% $130,900-$457,000
Good Earth Coffeehouse and Bakery $35,000 7% 2% $425,000-$500,000
Gourmet Cup $25,000 8% $120,000-$200,000
Hawaii's Java Kai $30,000 6% $168,990-$355,900
House of Donuts N/A $350,000-$400,000
Hudsons Coffee $60,000 8% 1.75% $300,000-$350,000
It's A Grind Coffee House $36,000 6% $311,000-$488,000
Jamaica Blue N/A $200,000-$265,000
Java Detour $25,000-$35,000 4-6% of gross sales 1-3% of total gross sales. $276,000-$400,000
Java Joe's $25,000 $200,000-$350,000
Java Kai $30,000 $168,998-$355,898
Jo to Go $25,000 7% $82,500-$786,000
Juice Cabana N/A $578,000-$919,000
Juice Heaven $20,000 5% 2% + 2% locally $88,500-$187,500
Lasaters Coffee & Tea $35,000 0 1% $257,000-$310,000
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies $27,500-$59,500 0 $42,200-$360,050
Mister Donut $34,500-$41,400 5% 3% $480,000-$620,000
Mocha Delites $22,500 5% $53,500-$232,500
Moka House Coffee $25,000 $250,000-$350,000
Mountain Mudd Espresso $10,000 4% up to 2% $162,000-$298,000
My Coffee N/A 5% $103,650-$466,450
New World Coffee $20,000 5% 2.5%-4% $150,000-$350,000
New York Bagel Cafe and Deli $29,500 $750 - $950/ Mo. $250 - $500/ Mo. $142,000-$224,000
Newberrys Gourmet Coffee N/A $6,000-$20,000
Orange Julius of America $20,000-$35,000 6% $194,200-$380,600
P.J.'s Coffee $25,000 5% 2% $272,500-$583,000
Playday Cafe $39,500 6% 1% $346,000-$490,000
Port City Java $12,500-$20,000 5% $207,495-$392,500
Presse Cafe $35,000 $200,000-$400,000
Rituals Coffee House $5,000-$25,000 5% $100,000-And Up
Robins Donuts $25,000 $325,000
Rockn' Joe Coffeehouse & Bistro $30,000 6% $218,000-$414,000
Scooter's Coffeehouse $25,000 6% $60,000-$410,000
Seattle's Best Coffee $30,000 5%-7% 1% $267,200-$444,000
Second Cup $25,000 9% 3% $300,000-$500,000
Seekers Coffee House & Cafe $20,000-$25,000 5% $189,000-$369,000
Sertinos Coffee Shops $35,000 5% 1% $177,200-$484,950
Shefield Express $25,000 5-8% $150,000-$200,000
Solar Roast Coffee $39,000-$280,000 7% Up to 2% $230,000-$518,000
Sonoma Coffee Cafe $25,000 4% $96,500-$248,000
Tapioca Express $15,000 $0.055/cup $99,000-$295,900
Van Houtte $27,500 5% $250,000-$300,000
Wall Street Deli $30,000 5% $225,000-$475,000
Waves Coffee House $25,000 6% 3% $300,000-$350,000
Wheelys Cafe N/A 0 $3,000-And Up
Williams Fresh Cafe $35,000 $300,000-$350,000
Woody's Chicago Style N/A 6% $58,600-$394,000
Zizzo's Coffee $35,000-$321,800 6% 2% $109,000-$651,800

Soup, Salad and Sandwich Franchise Opportunities

Below is a quick comparison of Tim Hortons against other Soup, Salad and Sandwich franchises and business opportunities. For an in depth comparison of Tim Hortons with another opportunity including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options click on the name of the company to view the detailed comparison.

Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
All American Deli $35,000 $177,200-$484,950
AMATO'S $25,000 6% $380,000-$500,000
Apple Spice Junction N/A $181,100-$604,700
Arizona Bread Company $25,000 5% $149,000-$341,500
Atlanta Bread Company $40,000 5% $629,700-$806,300
Atlantic City Sub Shops $15,000 5% $100,000-$275,000
B2Cafe $35,000 6% 2% $500,000-And Up
Baker Bros. American Deli $25,000 4% $430,500-$656,000
Beach Hut Deli $150,000 $167,600-$231,000
Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Cafe $18,000-$25,000 4% $300,000-$375,000
Big Apple Bagels $25,000 5% 3% $274,345-$397,100
Blimpie $18,000 6% $136,150-$388,050
Blue Chip Cookies Drive N/A $11,000-$15,000
Box Lunch $15,000 $150,000
Buffalo Philly's $18,000 4% $215,200-$376,100
Buffalo Wild Wings $40,000 5% $1,223,200-$3,260,700
Cafe Depot $25,000 $100,000
Cafe Fresh $25,000 $133,500-$253,000
CafeMia $25,000 4.5% 2% local +2%Nat'l $221,000-$374,000
Camille's Sidewalk Cafe $25,000 5% $210,000-$470,000
Capriotti's $50,000 7 1/2% $161,000-$324,500
Capt. Sub $20,000 $120,000-$160,000
Captain Tony's $10,000-$20,000 4.5% w/cap $150,800-$282,900
Carla's Sandwiches & Burgers $8,500 $850/mo. $125/mo. $81,000-$2,400,000
Carusos Sandwich Company $30,000 $110,000-$250,000
Charley's Grilled Subs $24,500 6% .25% $101,572-$465,282
Chicken Salad Chick $60,000 5% 2% $242,000-$508,200
Cianci European Eatery $25,000 5% $356,000-$508,000
City Bites $15,000 5% 1% $186,500-$394,500
Cousins Subs $25,000 6% 3% local +2%Nat'l $198,700-$314,300
Cultures $30,000-$40,000 $175,000-$500,000
Culver $55,000 4% $1,439,000-$3,087,000
D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches $20,000 6% $391,000-$556,000
Dagwood's Sandwich Shop $20,000 $275,000-$342,000
Dagwoods $25,000 5% 3% $225,000-$250,000
Deli Delicious $15,000-$20,000 6% 2% Nat'l +1.5% local $100,600-$359,150
Doc Green's Gourmet Salads $25,000 5% $367,000-$655,000
DRUXY'S $30,000 $225,000
Duke Sandwich Company $25,000 6% $90,000-$250,000
Earl of Sandwich $25,000 6% 5% $331,600-$485,200
East Coast Subs $12,500 6% 4% $99,000-$175,000
East of Chicago Pizza Company $20,000 5% $163,000-$356,700
Energy Kitchen $30,000 5% $750,000-$1,000,000
Erbert & Gerbert's Subs & Clubs $30,000 6% 2% $190,000-$395,000
Erik's DeliCafe $20,000 5% $274,000
Extreme Pizza $25,000 4% $200,000-$396,000
F&M Deli Express $30,000 5% $145,000-$285,000
Fabrika $30,000-$40,000 $175,000-$500,000
Farmer Boys $40,000 5% $1,200,000-$2,200,000
Firehouse Subs $20,000 6% $169,414-$989,553
Fit for Life N/A 7% 0% $180,000-And Up
Franktitude $25,000 6% 2% $169,200-$284,000
Fresh City Franchising $35,000 5% $726,000-$1,140,000
Freshii $35,000 6% 2% $145,000-$420,500
Frullati Cafe & Bakery $30,000 6% $135,650-$514,750
Good Earth Coffeehouse and Bakery $35,000 7% 2% $425,000-$500,000
Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs $20,000 5% 3.5% $163,150-$274,200
Great Canadian Bagel $20,000 $120,000
Great Outdoors Sub Shops $25,000 $75,000-$260,000
Groucho's Deli $20,000 5.25% $75,000
Heidi's Brooklyn Deli $35,000 6% $307,700-$428,900
HomeSmart N/A $70,000-And Up
HoneyBaked Ham Company & Cafe, The $30,000 5-6% $278,800-$409,900
Hungry Howie's Pizza $12,500-$25,000 5% 3% $220,200-$382,500
Jason's Deli $17,500 $680,000-$905,000
Jerry's Subs & Pizza $25,000 6% $250,000-$350,000
Jersey Mike's Submarines & Salads $18,500 6.5% $243,337-$492,732
Jet's Pizza $20,000 See above $370,700-$541,500
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shops $35,000 6% $323,000-$544,000
Jreck Subs $10,000 6% $49,800-$254,000
Just Fresh $25,000 5% $500,000-$675,000
Larry's Giant Subs $20,000 6% $136,800-$201,900
Lenny's Sub Shop $20,000-$25,000 6% $122,825-$350,200
Locos Grill & Pub $35,000 4% $575,400-$1,960,000
Marcellos $25,000 5% $350,000-$1,000,000
Marco's $25,000 5.5% $206,552-$396,552
Mark's Pizzeria $15,000 3% $125,000-$150,000
McDonald's $45,000 12.5%+ $989,352-$2,217,045
Milio's Sandwiches $30,000 6% 3.5% $180,000-$250,000
Moe's Italian Sandwiches $15,000 5% 1%local +1%Nat'l $93,500-$159,500
Mr. Goodcents $20,000 5% 3.5% $163,150-$274,200
Mr. Jims Pizza $11,000 6% 4% $70,000-$100,000
Mr. Pickle's Sandwich Shop $50,000 5% Up to 2% Monthly $99,000-$199,000
Mr. Sub $15,000 5% $160,000
Mr.Sub $30,000-$40,000 $175,000-$500,000
Murphy's Deli $25,000 6% $175,200-$827,500
Mustard Cafe $25,000 5% $304,600-$426,000
My Friend's Place $17,500 Flat Flat $95,000-$175,000
Nature's Table Cafe $35,000 5% $53,200-$316,100
Nature's Way Cafe $20,000 4% $103,300-$201,500
New York 5th Av. Deli $20,000 6% 2%local +2%Nat'l $65,000-$110,000
New York Burrito-Gourmet Wraps $15,000 7% $85,000-$150,000
New York NY Fresh Deli $15,000 6% $86,000-$150,000
Newk's $40,000 5% 1/2% $754,000-$1,054,500
O'Brien's Irish Sandwich Bars $32,000 $400,000-$610,000
Original SoupMan, The $30,000 5% $79,500-$198,500
P.B. Loco N/A $200,000-$390,000
Papa's Pizza To-Go N/A 5% $139,500-$300,000
Planet Sub $25,000 5% 1 - 3% $182,000-$402,000
Port Of Subs $7,500-$17,500 5.5% 1% Nat'l +3% Local $124,400-$353,000
Potbelly Sandwich Shop $40,000 6% on 1st $1M, 1%more on portion over $1M Up to 4% $495,050-$813,000
Power Smoothie Cafe N/A $9,500
Pure Health $25,000 $100,000-$200,000
Quiznos $25,000 7% $24,100-$341,800
Red Rock Chili Company $25,000 6% $215,500-$394,000
Rockn' Joe Coffeehouse & Bistro $30,000 6% $218,000-$414,000
Rollerz $30,000 6% $162,300-$385,200
Roly Poly $20,000 4-6% $55,000-$120,000
Ronzio Pizza $15,000 4% $134,000-$183,000
Salad Bowl Cafe, The N/A $100,000-$250,000
Salad Creations Inc. $25,000 6% $160,000-$426,500
Saladarity $30,000 $355,875-$469,275
Saladworks $35,000 5% 3% $401,066-$620,610
San Francisco Oven $25,000 5% $474,100-$807,300
San Francisco Style Sourdough Eatery $20,000 6% up to 2% $139,300-$276,000
Sandwich Tree Restaurants $10,000-$17,500 5% 3% $90,000-$120,000
Sandwich U $17,500 6% 1% $159,075-$324,075
Schlotzsky's $30,000 6% $356,740-$981,903
Silver Mine Subs N/A $192,000-$342,000
SmashHits Deli N/A 0 0 $10,000-$50,000
Snappy Tomato Pizza $15,000 5% $70,000-$160,000
Souper Salad $29,500 $575,700-$865,200
Spicy Pickle $30,000 5% $300,000
Steak Escape, The $25,000 6% $190,200-$1,300,000
streat, The $50,000 6% 2% $160,000-$260,000
Stuft Pizza $30,000 4% $350,000-$650,000
Sub Connection $19,500 5% 2% $198,175-$362,350
Sub Station II $10,500 4% $75,000-$150,000
Submarina $25,000 $218,000-$342,000
Subway $15,000 8% 4.5% $86,100-$263,150
Sweet Peppers Deli $25,000 5% 2% local +1%Nat'l $571,500-$1,560,000
Thundercloud Subs $10,000 $65,000-$90,000
Togo's Eateries, LLC $21,000-$30,000 5% 3% $239,700-$501,000
TossAcross $22,000 $89,000-$200,000
Tossed $25,000 5% 1% $263,500-$397,000
Tropical Smoothie Cafe $25,000 6% 2-3% $198,050-$478,550
Tubby's Sub Shops $12,515 6% $72,900-$243,500
tumble & tea cafe $30,000 6% 2% $225,000-$300,000
USA Subs $30,000 6% 2.5% $296,500-$421,167
Veggirama $25,000-$40,000 $150,000-$175,000
Vitality Bowls $35,000 6% $75,000-$2,000,000
Vivanty's Kitchen N/A $165,000-$185,000
Vocelli Pizza $15,000 4% $109,000-$198,000
W G Grinders $22,500 4.5% 2% $250,000-$300,000
Wall Street Deli $30,000 5% $225,000-$475,000
Which Wich $30,000 6% $195,000-$488,750
Wow! What a Sub!! Boyz Subs & Steaks, The $17,500 4% $187,500-$249,000
Z Pizza $30,000 6% $253,500-$352,500
Zero's Subs $15,000 6% $150,000-$250,000
Zoup! Fresh Soup Company $39,900 6% National Brand & Customer Service Fund 1.5% $365,900-$558,900