Taco John's Franchise

Mexican quick-service restaurant

The story of Taco John's sounds more like a legend than the history of a business. In Cheyenne, Wyoming, a man named Juan opened a tiny taco house, serving uniquely seasoned and generously sized tacos and burritos. An immediate hit with the locals, the taco house was quickly purchased by local businessmen Harold Holmes and Jim Woodson in 1969. Renamed Taco John's, it began selling franchises right away and now has restaurants across America. The privately held company is still based in Cheyenne.

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How much does it cost to open a Taco John's Franchise?

The investment required to open a Taco John's Franchise is between $475,000-$1,599,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Taco John's name.

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When did the first Taco John's open? 1968
When did Taco John's start Franchising? 1969

United States: Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks

37% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 15

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (75% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Taco John's Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    Taco John's

    Taco John's

    Taco John's International Inc.
    808 W. 20th St.
    Cheyenne, WY


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