The 10 Best Burger Franchises 2024

1. Freddy’s Frozen Custard And Steakburgers

Founded: 2002 Outlets: 443 Investment: $761,000-$2,300,000 Franchise Fees: $30,000 Liquidity: $250,000 Royalty Fee: 4.5%

2. Mooyah Burger

Founded: 2007 Outlets: 88 Investment: $477,918-$989,793 Franchise Fees: $40,000 Liquidity: $150,000-$300,000 Royalty Fee: 6%

3. CheeBurger

Founded: 1986 Outlets: 45 Investment: $175,000-$475,000 Franchise Fees: $24,000 Liquidity: $75,000 Royalty Fee: 5%

4. Carl’s Jr.

Founded: 1986 Outlets: 45 Investment: $175,000-$475,000 Franchise Fees: $24,000 Liquidity: $75,000 Royalty Fee: 5%

5. Smash Burger

Founded: 2007 Outlets: 340+ Investment: $321,250-$$773,250 Franchise Fees: $40,000 Liquidity: $500,000 Royalty Fee: 5-6%

6. BurgerFi

Founded: 2011 Outlets: 125 Investment: $670,400-$$973,250 Franchise Fees: $37,500 Liquidity: $500,000 Royalty Fee: 5.5%

7. Wayback Burgers

Founded: 1991 Outlets: 146 Investment: $209,000 Franchise Fees: $35,000 Liquidity: N/A Royalty Fee: 5%

8. Farmer Boys

Founded: 1981 Outlets: 95 Investment: $1,042,400-$2,486,500 Franchise Fees: $45,000 Liquidity: $300,000-$450,000 Royalty Fee: N/A

9. The Counter Custom Burgers

Founded: 2003 Outlets: 40 Investment: $744,133 Franchise Fees: $35,000 Liquidity: $500,00 Royalty Fee: N/A

10. Red Robin

Founded: 1969 Outlets: 531 Investment: $1,865,000-$4,115,000 Franchise Fees: $35,000 Liquidity: $750,000 Royalty Fee: N/A