Mountain Mike's Pizza

The Mountain Mike's Pizza franchise has quietly been one of the best kept secrets in the pizza industry, becoming of the largest regional pizza brands in the country. It is now ready to make some noise. They take pride in their organic growth and attributes its success to great food, great experiences for families, and strong ties to the community, particularly with local sports teams. There are several multi-unit franchisees in the company's system who are looking to expand the business with multiple locations. The company is looking to expand in Southern California as well as Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Texas and Oregon.

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Mountain Mike's Pizza Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


The pizza industry is a booming business that accounts for $46 billion in economic activity and adds countless jobs to the economy. Data shows that 30% of Americans eat pizza at least once a week. Investing in a pizza shop could certainly come with upsides. That is where the Mike's Mountain Pizza franchise comes in. It is a California-based chain of pizza restaurants with over 240 locations in the western part of the U.S. Founded in 1978 by Chris Britt and Ed St. Geme while at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, the company keeps it simple with their delicious pizza, crispy pepperoni, and friendly service meant to bring families together. The first location was opened next to the Standford University campus. With the Mountain Mike's Pizza franchise, they strive to make “Pizza the way it oughta be” and want to be a contributor to any community where the franchise resides. They want to offer their franchisees great single and multi-unit opportunities. Over the next five to seven years, the franchise would like to double its number of locations across the country. A lot their revenue comes from dine-in business. In their restaurants, the franchise offers party rooms, beer and wine, big-screen TVs and arcade games for the kids. This is a great way for the brand to distinguish itself from the bigger brands like Papa John's and Domino's. If you're looking to get your part of the booming pizza industry and live in the western part of the U.S., then the Mountain Mike's Pizza franchise could be the opportunity for you. 

Company Details

Founded: 1978
Canada: No
International: No

Support and Training Offered By Mountain Mike's Pizza

In terms of support and training, the company provides franchisees with at least 15 days of training at a designated location. Additionally, all restaurant management personnel will receive up to 10 days of training. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Mountain Mike's Pizza Franchise.

What does a Mountain Mike's Pizza Franchise Cost?

Mountain Mike's Pizza franchise fees for 2022:

According to item 7 of the company's FDD, the initial investment falls between $225,800 and $596,000, depending on the type of location the franchisee chooses. The franchisee can also expect an initial franchise fee to be $15,000 – $30,000. Franchisees should have at least $100,00 in liquid capital.

Is Mountain Mike's Pizza a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Mountain Mike's Pizza 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 Mountain Mike's Pizza a Home Based franchise?

No. Mountain Mike's Pizza is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Mountain Mike's Pizza Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Mountain Mike's Pizza franchisees make. Mountain Mike's Pizza offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Mountain Mike's Pizza Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Mountain Mike's Pizza franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Mountain Mike's Pizza Looking for International franchisees?

No. Mountain Mike's Pizza franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Mountain Mike's Pizza Franchises for Sale

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