IHOP Franchise

restaurant chain that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner

The IHOP restaurant chain has been serving a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner selections for more than 57 years. IHOP enjoys a rich heritage and almost universal awareness. Our brand has been built upon the strenght of our franchisees, vendors partners and dedicated employees.
IHOP restaurants are franchised and operate by Glendale, California based IHOP Corp. There are over 1,280 IHOP restaurants in the U.S. and Canada.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of an IHOP franchise at a non-traditional venue is as follows:
  • Full-Service Program: $693,266 to $3,374,043
  • IHOP Limited-Service Program: $414,866 to $1,427,418

This includes Initial Fees of $39,000 to $79,480 per Full-Service
Restaurant and $23,500 to $48,480 per IHOP Limited-Service Restaurant to
be developed which must be paid to the Franchisor or an IHOP Affiliate.

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How much does it cost to open a IHOP Franchise?

The investment required to open a IHOP Franchise is between $414,866-$3,374,043. There is an initial franchise fee of $40,000-$50,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the IHOP name.

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When did the first IHOP open? 1958
When did IHOP start Franchising? 1960

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2014 1650 0 0 0
2013 1620 0 0 0
2012 1581 0 0 0
2011 1550 0 0 0
2010 1504 0 0 0

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at IHOP 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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450 North Brand Blvd
Glendale, CA


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