Einstein Bros Bagels Franchise Review

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Einstein Bros Bagels is analyzed based on our most recent FDD research!

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Einstein Bros. Bagels specializes in the sale of fresh-baked bagels, cream cheese and other spreads, specialty coffees and teas, baked sweets and snacks, and creative lunch items, among other things.

What is the upfront investment required to be a franchise owner of an Einstein Bros Bagels franchise?

Einstein Bros Bagels has a franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total initial investment range from $113,300 to $225,850.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment: $113,300 to $225,850
  • Working Capital: $12,000 to $50,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

The initial purchase price of any franchise includes many fees. Explore this franchise opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to purchase an Einstein Bros Bagels, such as territory fees, real estate costs, pre-opening advertising, and furniture and fixtures purchases. It should be noted that, franchise companies are required to provide you with details about all initial fees. These are not only fees that are actually paid, but also commitments to fees you are required to pay.

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How much does an Einstein Bros Bagels franchise owner make?

As with any new franchised business, the franchisee's income and the earnings from a Einstein Bros Bagels business depends on many factors. One way to check on the potential revenues or profits earned from a Einstein Bros Bagels franchise investment is to analzye the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. Usually, earnings and owner's salary are equitable to the size of the investment and number of locations you buy. Demand for your products, the labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other variables also play a large role in your bottom line and your personal income

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How many franchise outlets does Einstein Bros Bagels franchise system operate?

As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 52 franchised Einstein Bros Bagels locations across the United States.

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Are there any Einstein Bros Bagels franchises in my city?

Based on 2020 FDD research, Einstein Bros Bagels has franchised locations in 19 states.


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Last Reviewed: 2020

Einstein Bros Bagels Franchise STATS

Total Investment
$113,300 - $225,850
Franchise Fee
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchise outlet growth
Ongoing fees
ad fees
# of franchised outlets


Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 350 hours. This includes 67 hours of classroom training, 283 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 283
Classroom 67
Total 350

Do they provide Territory Protections?

Einstein Bros Bagels offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise opportunity for important details.

Do they have marketing and technology support in place?

Yes, Einstein Bros Bagels offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.

When did Einstein Bros Bagels start franchising?

They began franchising in 2006. The average Coffee, Bakery and Snacks franchise began franchising in 2007.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.

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