Blimpie Subs® - Franchise

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Blimpie Makes Bigger and Better Subs - Blimpie is one of the largest sub sandwich franchises in America. Quality, fresh-sliced meats and cheeses set the brand apart. Easy to own and simple to operate. Join our franchise family and reach your goals.

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Blimpie Subs®
Business Cost, Fees & Facts for 2023

Minimum Cash Required $125,000
Net Worth Required $250,000
Total Investment $139,780 - $404,700
Franchise Fee $19,900
Financing Assistance 3rd Party
Year Founded 1964
# of Existing Units 450

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Blimpie Subs® - Franchise

Rich History. Respected  Brand. Rewarding Future.
Renowned for offering only the highest quality products for over 50 years, people recognize the quality associated with the Blimpie® sub sandwich franchise. In 1964, Blimpie founders had a simple idea to be the best: stack freshly sliced meats and cheeses custom prepared on fresh-baked breads right in front of our customers. Today Blimpie is one of the most respected brands in the quick-service restaurant category.
Why A Blimpie Sub Sandwich Franchise?
It's simple: a time tested business model and among the leaders in the industry.
  • Blimpie is the oldest continuously operating sub sandwich restaurant chain in the United States with national brand recognition
  • More than 45 years of franchising experience
  • Our brand recognition and national marketing campaign help drive customers to your business
  • There's no cooking or frying involved and no experience necessary – a simple business model with steadfast support
  • Comprehensive pre-opening training and ongoing support
  • Third party financing available
Financial Requirements
Interested candidates should have $75,000 in liquid assets available in order to qualify for this opportunity.
Blimpie looks forward to hearing from you and sharing more information regarding opening up your very own delicious sandwich shop!


"I've been with Blimpie since 1997 and still believe that Blimpie has the best subs! What sets Blimpie apart from other quick-service restaurants is the combination of bread baked fresh daily with meats all sliced fresh to order and exceptional service."Brian Corsetti
"I started working at a Blimpie when I was 15. I've worked at several different Blimpie locations for the past 12 years. When I had an opportunity to buy an existing store, I jumped at it. I knew it would be a good investment. I remodeled the store and couldn't have done it without the training and support from Kahala and my area developer. I love the Blimpie product, and I'm very proud of our fresh slicing every sub and providing the best quality subs and value to my community."Jitin Choudhury
"I love owning my Blimpie restaurant. I’ve been a franchise owner for over 17 years. Our customers are so loyal! Both my sons are involved in the business. So, it gives me great pride that I can provide for their future as well as mine. Also, we know we can count on Kahala for support. That is why I love Blimpie." Millie
"In 2003 I was an executive in Nestle Mexico. When I lost my job, I had to decide. Do I start looking for a new job? Or do I try something that I had always wanted to do? After exploring my options, we moved and launched a Blimpie location. Owning and operating our Blimpie franchise restaurant has allowed me and my family to stay legally in the US. It has helped us teach our children the value of hard work. They now work at the store during summers and spring breaks! It has also allowed us to give back and to support the military troops stationed here! We strive to have them feel that this is their Blimpie. This has been the most rewarding part of the whole experience!" David & Erika

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