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Kids Love Us. Parents Love Us. Everyone’s Happy!

Restaurant Overview

Our full-size restaurants combine a true dining experience, a family-friendly fun center, and a lucrative delivery and carryout service, all under one roof.

Happy Joe’s Highlights
  • Unique Eatertainment venue
  • Yummy menu options appealing to everyone
  • Supports all day parts (breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, special events)
  • Proven business model for 50 years
  • Multiple revenue streams
  • Loads of available territory in both U.S. and abroad
  • Supportive corporate resources
  • A system of happy, profitable franchisees
  • Full Size Dine-In Average Unit Sales
  • Volume $1.50MM* and Delco
  • Delivery Carry Out Average Unit Sales
  • Volume $1.51MM*
  • Sales up 15%+ in 2021 calendar year over 2020, and up every quarter during pandemic
Estimated Initial Investment

Includes rent, security deposit, leasehold improvements, initial inventory, furniture/fixtures/equipment, insurance, training, grand opening advertising, signage, miscellaneous funds for 3 months — $498K US – $1,200,000K US (depends on location selected and whether ground-up or second-generation space

  • Royalty Fee – 6% of gross sales
  • National Advertising Fee – 1.5% of gross sales (paid monthly)
  • Local Advertising – 2% of gross sales
  • Two venue types available:
  • Dine-In with kid’s party room(s) and game area (4,000 s/f)
  • DELCO (Delivery and Carry Out only)

There will be resources and assistance given from Happy Joe’s in site selection, training, grand opening, and on-going support to assure profitability

We Activate

Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Delivery
Catering
Fun
Growing up Happy Joe’s was always a staple in my life and my family's lives for every occasion and event. I did not need to be sold on the brand. However, what I did need to be sold on was the people now behind the brand. The CEO Tom Sacco could not be more passionate about growing the brand, meeting new franchisees, and seeing it succeed moving into new markets. The entire team that makes up Happy Joe’s each plays a role in getting your store up and running. Kat Davidson and the entire Happy Joe’s team truly make you feel like a franchise family and I could not be more grateful.

Christina Tennant Florida

Being part of Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlors has been a wonderful decision for our family. We have operated a popular location in Lancaster Wisconsin for years and have recently opened our second location in Galena Illinois. The Happy Joe’s Support team was extremely helpful with opening. Our locations have beautiful dining rooms, and a Family Fun Center where kids can play games and win prizes. We also offer carry out and delivery services. The love and loyalty our guests have for the Happy Joe’s brand is truly amazing. We take pride in being very involved in our communities and feel honored to be a part of continuing Joe’s legacy, serving the world’s best pizza and making people happy!

Roger Bussan Lancaster, Wisconsin & Galena, Illinois

We are extremely excited to launch the Happy Joe’s brand in Egypt. We believe the premium pizzas, and other menu products, along with the brand’s family-centric culture will resonate very well with the Egyptian community. Tom Sacco, and the entire Happy Joe’s Support Center team have been instrumental in assisting us with facilities design, operations, training, menu development, decor, and marketing. We admire all that Happy Joe’s stands for and we are honored to be a part of it. Once Egypt is launched, we look forward to opening several more Happy Joe’s locations throughout the Middle East!

Ahmed El Batron Egypt

The most rewarding feeling I get from owning Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlors in Dubuque is being able to carry on the culture that Happy Joe Whitty and our ownership in Dubuque has created in our community over the past 50 years. It’s also very rewarding to see how our staff takes great pride in ensuring we provide the best products and service every day. They love Happy Joe’s as much as we do. We have three very successful locations in Dubuque Iowa with an extremely loyal following that goes back generations. In our community, Happy Joe’s is like an extended family member. We are the place to go for birthdays, family get-togethers, celebrations, and hanging out with friends. We hear stories daily about the wonderful memories our guests have made at our Happy Joe’s locations. That is something to be very happy about.

Mark Schmidt Dubuque, Iowa

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If you are seriously interested in exploring franchise ownership with Happy Joe’s Pizza and feel your qualifications meet our standards, now is the time to begin!