Bigger. Better. Blimpie.

Deli meats and cheeses sliced fresh to order. Homemade bread. Fresh, flavorful ingredients. There’s a reason our customers have been coming back again and again since 1964. Blimpie’s franchisees simply create bigger and better sandwiches than any other sub shop in the sub sandwich franchise category.

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For franchisees, Blimpie delivers more than just great sandwiches. Our team provides the experience and expertise necessary to help franchisees grow their sub shop franchise. Our parent company, Kahala Brands, ensures each Blimpie franchisee is supported by some of the best minds in franchising. Kahala’s executive team is responsible for launching more than 2,000 franchise stores for dozens of restaurant brands, including Cold Stone Creamery®, TacoTime® and Planet Smoothie®. Additionally, dedicated Kahala employees who are experts in their field are assigned to lead marketing, real estate, operations and training efforts for each Kahala brand, including Blimpie.

Today, Blimpie is better positioned than ever before with:
  • A simple business model with steadfast support
  • A brand new in-store design custom-built for the modern, fast casual customer
  • Game-changing customer satisfaction programs
  • World-class franchise development services
  • An experienced, franchisee-focused management team
  • National brand recognition
  • And the guidance needed to help guide franchisees toward lifestyle and financial goals

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Blimpie is the only sub shop franchise that offers franchisees the opportunity to launch a low cost sub sandwich franchise business with a brand name that has been associated with the best sandwich franchise and fresh-sliced subs on the market for more than 50 years.

In fact, we’d like to start providing YOU with the information you need to review to make a smart decision about your entrepreneurial future. Please take some time to fully explore the information made available to you on this website and give us a call to get started on building your very own sub sandwich franchise. Bigger, Better, Blimpie!

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Blimpie Franchising Facts

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Liquid Capital Needed


Total Investment for a traditional Blimpie restaurant

$139,970- $401,450
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