Dunn's Famous Franchise

Deli & neighbourhood eatery

Dunn's is a full service, casual dining family owned deli & neighbourhood eatery concept. We offer the finest cured "Old Fashioned Smoked Meat" in the world. Our specially seasoned and aged briskets are hand-carved daily on the premises and served to order. In addition to Smoked Meat, we offer our guests chargrilled burgers, hotdogs and steak, fresh cut fries, our Montreal famous poutines, salads, pizzas, pastas, wraps, soups, desserts, full breakfast and a fully serviced bar.

The Dunn's corporate team is dedicated to ensuring the success of the Dunn's franchisees so Dunn's can become every city's favorite place for Montreal's authentic "Old Fashioned Smoked Meat" and so much more.

Our philosophy is simple. We are more interested in working with quality franchise owners then how many franchises we can open.

We have perfected our own proprietary world famous smoked meat with a solid complementary ancillary menu popular with people of all ages. We have limited to no competition when it comes to offering premium Old Fashion Smoked Meat.

You're not buying a job you're investing in a business. We offer several revenue streams with the opportunity for 24 hour operations resulting in a quicker return on investment.

We focus on our customer's comfort and offer an Urban Vintage decor that promotes a table d'hote dining experience enjoyed in a warm atmosphere.

Need a quick lunch or running off to the game. From order to table Dunn's has perfected the "Dine and Dash" experience for people on the go.

We can boast 88 years and counting as the go to place for an Urban Deli experience and can offer several retail concepts. We are well suited for locations situated in dense commercial sectors, urban streets, strip malls, power centers and shopping centers with outdoor access.

Our food quality is the real secret for our nine decades of success. In order to achieve the Dunn's standard in restaurant services there can be no compromise. We have implemented tried, tested and proven kitchen systems, restaurant operations and ongoing product development.

Our ability to create adaptable marketing and advertising plans is one of our greatest asset in conveying to the customer what Dunn's is all about and another important strength to our longevity in the restaurant industry.

We offer a comprehensive training program, direct corporate communication and the stability of a well-established brand and company.

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How much does it cost to open a Dunn's Famous Franchise?

The investment required to open a Dunn's Famous Franchise is between $150,000-$800,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $20,000-$50,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Dunn's Famous name.

Individual Unit Costs

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  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
    2%Nat'l+1% Local
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years +10+10

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When did the first Dunn's Famous open? 1927
When did Dunn's Famous start Franchising? 0

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Canada: Nationwide


Four Week Training Program is compulsory prior to your Franchise opening at our headquarters in Montreal.
We spend a minimum of one to two weeks with you at your store from your Franchise opening date and we will stay on longer should additional training be deemed necessary by our corporate training team.


We will assist you in:

Location search
Preparing a marketing and business plan
Verification of specific lease clauses
Designing your store
Ordering equipment and furnishings
Training you and your staff
Store opening support

Your income potential as a Dunn's Famous Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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Dunn's Famous

Dunn's Famous

1249 rue Metcalfe
Montreal, PQ
H3B 2V5


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