Rockin' Baja Lobster vs On The Border Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Rockin' Baja Lobster vs On The Border including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

Rockin' Baja Lobster Franchise
On The Border Franchise
Investment $240,400 - $1,200,000$112,600 - $243,200
Franchise Fee $30,000N/A
Royalty Fee 5%5% -4%
Advertising Fee --
Year Founded 19921994
Year Franchised 20041994
Term Of Agreement 10 years-
Term Of Agreement 10 years-
Renewal Fee --

Business Experience Requirements

Rockin' Baja Lobster Franchise
On The Border Franchise
  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • -

    Financing Options

    Rockin' Baja Lobster Franchise
    On The Border Franchise
      In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
    Franchise Fees No/No-/-
    Start-up Costs No/No-/-
    Equipment No/No-/-
    Inventory No/No-/-
    Receivables No/No-/-
    Payroll No/No-/-

    Training & Support

    Rockin' Baja Lobster Franchise
    On The Border Franchise
    Training --
    Support Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives-
    Marketing Co-op advertising, National media, Regional advertising-
    Operations International franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 100%% of all franchisees own more than one unit

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


    Expansion Plans

    Rockin' Baja Lobster Franchise
    On The Border Franchise
    US Expansion --
    Canada Expansion No-
    International Expansion Yes-

    Company Overviews

    About Rockin' Baja Lobster

    NOW EXPANDING THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES! 44 Units in Development Act Now to Reserve Prime Territories Signature "Big Baja Bucket" and famous "Golden Sombrero Bucket" Rockin' Baja has been serving its customers their famous buckets brimming with shrimp and lobster wrapped in warm tortillas since 1983. Their Puerto Nuevo style of cooking where everything is flash fried and dusted with Mexican spices has quickly became a favorite among local residents and tourists alike. Rockin' Baja Support At A Glance: * Real Estate & Site Selection Support * Construction & Design * On-Site Restaurant Opening Support * Local Store Marketing & Promotions * Training & Operations Program * Franchisee Intranet

    About On The Border

    On The Border. Off the Map. Fun and festive casual dining restaurant featuring Mexican and Tex-Mex food and offering a full bar. Our story traces back more than four decades to 1982, when the first On The Border restaurant opened on Knox Street in Dallas, TX. Originally based on sizzling fajitas, frosty margaritas, happy hour and a booming patio, On The Border has evolved and expanded over time to include a variety of craveable dishes inspired by the cuisines of South Texas and Mexico. Today, with more than 150 restaurants throughout the United States and expansion internationally, On The Border is still passionate about sharing a love for Mexican food, spirits and fun. On The Border is offering franchises to experienced multi-unit restaurant owners/operators. Join us in our mission to bring Border-style food to as many neighborhoods as possible. Become a franchise owner.