Falafill, is a fast-casual restaurant serving made to order fresh Middle Eastern inspired falafel, steak, chicken and a variety of intriguing toppings presented in our signature Mezza bar. The food is chef-driven of highest quality, always fresh, use all natural ingredients with no preservatives or trans fats, healthy, gluten free, very affordable with fast courteous service.

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Falafill Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022



  • Fresh. We are fully committed to only the freshest ingredients. Hand-made from a scratch kitchen.
  • Focused. We specialize in one product and do it better than ANYBODY else.
  • Slick. We are a young, but profitable company brining in many modern cultural influences into our look/feel, branding, culture and messaging.
  • Great food. Falafill's famous falafel and condiments are delicious


  • Consistently featured as the top falafel restaurant in Chicago.
  • A targeted, yet deep fan-base in a growing segment (Middle Eastern food)
  • Innovative. We streamline processes to help keep our concept profitable and contemporary.
  • Dedicated, passionate Franchise support team.
  • Efficient design to maximize return on investment.

The Falafill concept has garnered numerous high-end awards throughout Chicago, and is consistently featured as a respected community partner and leader.


2013 Chicago's Best Middle Eastern Restaurants List, Time Out Magazine
2013 Best Falafel Sandwich in Chicago award by Chicago Magazine
2012 Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award
2012 Chicago's Best Falafel Sandwich Award by Time Out Chicago Magazine
2012 "Top 50 Restaurants in Chicago" by CS Modern Luxury Magazine
2010 Best Falafel in Chicago by CBS Chicago
2012 "100 Best Things We Ate and Drank in 2012" by Time Out Chicago
2010 "Best New Vegetarian Restaurant" by Time Out Chicago


2013 Smart Weekend
2012 Chicago Center for Green Technology
2012 FestivAle Cystic Fibrosis Charity Event
2012 Human Practice Launch Party
2012 Dose Indoor Market

Company Details

Established: 2009
First Unit Franchised: 2012
Franchised Units: 2
Company Owned Units: 2
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Falafill

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: Training starts with two weeks at our corporate headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, where we provide training for you, your general manager, and one additional employee. Training includes hands-on experience for your management team at our flagship location as well as classroom training that consists of restaurant operations, inventory control, marketing, sales, P.O.S. system, personnel management, and much more. We also send one of our highly skilled Training and Support Managers to assist you with the opening of your restaurant.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Falafill Franchise.

What does a Falafill Franchise Cost?

Falafill franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $80,000
Total Investment: $300,000
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 1%
Average Number of Employees: 4-7
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes

Is Falafill a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Falafill 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 Falafill a Home Based franchise?

No. Falafill is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Falafill Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Falafill does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Is Falafill a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Falafill is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Falafill Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Falafill franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Falafill Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Falafill franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Falafill Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Falafill franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Falafill Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Falafill franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Falafill Franchises for Sale

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