Churrito Loco

The Churrito Loco franchise specializes in churros but also sells other savory snacks. These include Churro Funnel Cakes, Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches, Churro Ice Cream Cones, and more. The brand opened in 2017, and customers have been enjoying Churrito Loco's diverse menu ever since. The brand has its own line of corn that can be served on a cup or on a stick and covered in any topping that you can think of. Franchisees are provided with a storefront and an exclusive territory that’s the lesser of a three-mile radius or a population of 30,000. This also decreases your competition since you'll be the only representative in your territory. 

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Churrito Loco

Churrito Loco Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023


You may think that fast-casual brands are only burgers and pizza. But a unique emerging brand to consider is the Churrito Loco franchise. While the brand specializes in churros, its menu includes Churro Funnel Cakes, Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches, Churro Ice Cream Cones, and more. Churrito Loco was founded in 2017 in the Moreno Valley in California. While the churro is heavily enjoyed in Latin America, people in the U.S. can't seem to get enough of the crunchy, sweet treat. The business is innovative and tries to stay ahead of the curve by doing things like integrating Hot Cheetos into its meals to help spice them up. Franchisees are provided with a storefront and an exclusive territory that’s the lesser of a three-mile radius or a population of 30,000. This also decreases your competition since you'll be the only representative in your territory. You will also be provided with great support and training.
In terms of support and training, you can expect a comprehensive training program that will prepare you with everything you need to know about the business. This includes sales, hiring, food preparation, and more. The training and support are ongoing. Customers and franchisees appreciate that the restaurants are clean, and the ingredients are fresh. In terms of an initial investment, you can expect it to range between $166,700 to $253,600. The initial franchise fee is $35,000, and the royalties are 5.5%. The brand has grown to two locations in California, and the ideal candidate is passionate about customer service and can follow a proven model. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Moreno Valley, CA
Canada: No
International: No
Founded: 2017
First franchise: 2021
Absentee: No
Home-based/mobile: No
Exclusive territory: Yes



Support and Training Offered By Churrito Loco

In terms of support and training, you can expect a comprehensive training program that will prepare you with everything you need to know about the business. This includes sales, hiring, food preparation, and more. The training and support are ongoing. 

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Churrito Loco Franchise.

What does a Churrito Loco Franchise Cost?

Churrito Loco franchise fees for 2023:

Royalty Fee: 5.5%
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Initial Investment: $166,700 - $253,600
Net Worth Requirement: $35,000
Cash Requirement: $35,000

Is Churrito Loco a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Churrito Loco 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 Churrito Loco a Home Based franchise?

No. Churrito Loco is not a home based franchise opportunity.

Does Churrito Loco Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Churrito Loco franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Churrito Loco Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Churrito Loco franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Churrito Loco Looking for International franchisees?

No. Churrito Loco franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Churrito Loco's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

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Food & Restaurants, Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Churrito Loco Franchises for Sale

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