Lennys Grill & Subs - Franchise

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The excitement surrounding our brand, our well capitalized franchisees, and our rapid growth make Lennys Grill & Subs the perfect franchising opportunity. Top 50% of our franchisees grossed $753,879 in sales, and brought in $98,371 in EBITDA, on average. Learn more now!

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Lennys Grill & Subs
Business Cost, Fees & Facts for 2022

Minimum Cash Required $150,000
Net Worth Required $400,000
Total Investment $188,216 - $396,146
Franchise Fee $25,000
Financing Assistance 3rd Party
Year Founded 1998
# of Existing Units 93
Franchising Since 2001
Training & Support Yes
Military/Veteran Promotion Yes
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  • LA
  • MI
  • MO
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  • NC
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Lennys Grill & Subs - Franchise

More Food, More Taste, More Personality!™
Lennys Grill & Subs is the place to find World Class, authentic Philly Cheesesteaks served hot off the grill, delicious subs with meats and cheeses sliced about 37 seconds before landing on our made-to-order sandwiches, and fresh sliced veggies piled high on freshly baked, craft bread. And all of these delicious ingredients go great on our salads as well. Our commitment to our guests is clear. The quality of our product creates a passionate, loyal customer base with solid repeat business. 

Industry Growth

  • Consumers eat an average of 3.7 sandwiches a week. —  Sandwich Consumer Trend Report, Technomic April 2016
  • Nearly half (48%) of consumer strongly agree that they would be willing to pay more for sandwiches that feature premium or higher-quality ingredients, which is up from 43% in 2014. — Sandwich Consumer Trend Report, Technomic April 2016

It starts with outstanding food
Lennys Grill & Subs believes in huge portions, fresh products and premium ingredients. We bake our bread fresh each morning and slice all meats and cheeses to order. Our portions are some of the largest in the sub sandwich segment. Our regular sub is 7.5 inches long and contains almost a half-pound of meats and cheeses. Our large sub is 15 inches and contains almost a full pound of meats and cheeses. Our cheese-steaks are cooked fresh to order and delivered hot off the grill. We believe they are one of the best Philly cheese-steaks you’ll ever try.

Lennys Grill & Subs exemplifies the benefits of a franchise system.
We provide the highest quality products, a proven operating system, and we offer best in class support. Franchisees also receive assistance with real estate and construction, along with ongoing training and support systems.  Lennys Grill & Subs has invested heavily in support systems that position our franchsiees for success. As a Lennys Grill & Subs franchisee, you can expect:

  • Thorough training
  • Site selection assistance
  • Turn-key restaurant construction
  • Purchasing and distribution solutions
  • Marketing and grand opening promotion support
  • Operational coaching and follow-up

Add a touch of the Lennys Grill & Subs Magic
We are a simple concept in a wholesome environment and our employees have great personalities. We have implemented many subtle touches to ensure better guest experiences, including larger tables, bigger booths, no trash cans and hand delivered beverage refills. It helps create a better dining experience, differentiates us in the sub sandwich industry and promotes brand loyalty among our guests.

Lennys Grill & Subs' University
We provide a minimum of five weeks of in-depth training to new franchisees. Our training is hands-on, four weeks spent in a shop, along with one week at Lennys Grill & Subs' University and at our company owned restaurant in Memphis. We provide franchisees with a Point of sale system that provides support tools and business intelligence, 24/7 assistance from your Lenny's Franchisee business Coach, a Restaurant manager Certification Program, LEARN — our online training solution, marketing support, and complete guides to our brand standards and operations.

Military & Veteran Promotions

Veteran Incentive Available - $20,000 Initial Franchise Fee


"We’ve been in this business for a long time, and all the stores that we’ve opened, the business has been good to us. We’ve sold a few of our stores to our former general managers, which speaks to our family values. I feel really good about the future of Lennys. I think the new executive team is going to help the brand grow and flourish. We’re in the people business. We just happen to sell subs."DON BOMAR
"After tasting the food in a franchise location in Tampa, Florida, I knew I would be successful. Lennys makes the best tasting sub sandwiches in the industry, and that we’re able to pair that food with exceptional customer service is the difference that catapults Lennys ahead of the competition."JIM HARMER
"My Lennys restaurant has become enormously popular because we’re a meaningful part of the community. I know the guests that come in regularly, and I know their families. They come here not because of our great food, but because of our ability to go above and beyond in connecting with our guests. This is also how we’ve been able to establish a profitable niche because while many restaurants have great food, very few have both the food and the customer service. My crew is really exceptional, and my general manager Nick has excelled so much that he is going to be my partner in the next Lennys restaurant that we open."ANDY MCGEE
"To someone who is interested in owning a Lennys franchise, I say go for it. I am a 28-year-old business owner on the right track for a successful future. I never thought of myself being a business owner or my own boss, and knowing that my success depends 100% on me only makes me work that much harder. But it is a two-way street, and you need a great coach to mentor you. Lennys Corporate is nothing short of that. They have answers to all of your questions. They provide help with paperwork, marketing, IT issues, business questions; they do it all. Even though my store is far from Memphis, they have always made us feel like family. They don’t know you by your store number, but by your name. And they build an individual relationship with all of the franchisees. What more could you ask for?"DHARA PATAL

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