Barry Bagels

The Barry Bagels franchise is a family-owned and operated bagel business. The brand was founded in 1972 and began offering franchise locations in 2013. Since that time, Barry Bagels has expanded to more than a dozen locations across Ohio and Michigan. To increase profitability to your business, the franchisor offers online, ordering, and merchandise sales opportunities. In addition to Ohio and Michigan, target markets for Barry Bagel include Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and West Virginia. Ideal candidates have prior business experience, love people, understand that local store marketing is key, and have an entrepreneurial spirit. They can also thrive in an exclusive territory, which decreases their competition.

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Barry Bagels Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Entrepreneurs looking to invest in a regional bagel business should look no further than Barry Bagels. The breakfast franchise has been around for over five decades and has more than a dozen locations throughout Michigan and Ohio. The brand began to offer franchised locations in 2013. Barry Bagels boils and bakes its bagels fresh in small batches throughout the day to assure the best tasting, freshest products for the customers. Franchisees benefit from three revenue streams: dine in, carry out, and third-party delivery orders. Catering is also available for events including deli trays for tailgates, weddings, funerals, and parties. Barry Bagels products can also be wholesaled daily to schools, universities, hospitals, office complexes, local coffee shops, and more. A way that the brand stays ahead of the curve is to continuously evaluate new technology to improve its procedures and systems. You will also be provided with great support and training.
In terms of support and training, franchise owners will be guided by the franchisor from start to finish. In addition to a comprehensive training program, franchise owners will be provided with site selection and grand opening assistance as well as access to approved suppliers and distributors lists. These lists include key inventory items and proprietary food products, such as bagels and cream cheese. The support and training will be ongoing. Candidates can expect an initial investment that ranges between $99,000 and $514,000, which includes an initial franchise fee of between $20,000 and $25,000. The royalty fee is 6%.


Company Details

Founded: 1972
First franchise: 2013
Headquarters: Toledo, OH
Absentee: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
Mobile/home-based: No
Canada: No
International: No

Support and Training Offered By Barry Bagels

In addition to a comprehensive training program, franchise owners will be provided with site selection and grand opening assistance as well as access to approved suppliers and distributors lists. These lists include key inventory items and proprietary food products, such as bagels, and cream cheese. The support and training are ongoing. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Barry Bagels Franchise.

What does a Barry Bagels Franchise Cost?

Barry Bagels franchise fees for 2022:

Initial Investment: $99,000 and $514,000
Franchise Fee: $20,000 to $25,000 
Royality Fee:  6%
In-house financing: No
Franchise Agreement: 10 years

Is Barry Bagels a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Barry Bagels is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Barry Bagels a Home Based franchise?

No. Barry Bagels is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Barry Bagels Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Barry Bagels franchisees make. Barry Bagels offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Barry Bagels Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Barry Bagels franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Barry Bagels Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Barry Bagels franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Barry Bagels Looking for International franchisees?

No. Barry Bagels franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Barry Bagels Franchises for Sale

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