Quesadilla Gorilla

The Quesadilla Gorilla franchise is a fast-casual franchise that specializes in quesadillas. The brand was established by Miguel and Mikayla Reyes in Downtown Visalia, Calif., in 2013. They were inspired to open the business based on their love of quesadillas. Since its inception, the Gorilla Quesadillas has expanded to seven store fronts across the U.S. with only more growth on the horizon with franchise partners. The Reyes' brought in recipes from both of their families and created their own "Build Your Own Quesadilla” menu. They also wanted to create an environment where the employees and the customers feel valued and appreciated.  


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Quesadilla Gorilla

Quesadilla Gorilla Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Mexican food is some of the most popular international cuisine in the U.S. An emerging brand to consider is Quesadilla Gorilla. The brand was established by Miguel and Mikayla Reyes out of their love of quesidillas and their desire to leave a legacy and something to pass down to the next generation. They both grew up in Mexican families, and food was at the center of every family event. They both wanted to spread that happy feeling to others by creating a welcoming atmosphere and great food. Since the brand is from California, it sources a lot of its ingredients from farmers. The brand's menu is the simple and customizable. Customers can't get enough of the Top Builds, Build-Your-Own options, and rotating Special menus. The brand's food is fresh and based on authentic family recipes passed down for years. 
The Quesadilla Gorilla app provides guests with a streamlined user experience for earning loyalty points and rewards, keeping up-to-date with offers and more convenient ordering pickup and delivery. In terms of an initial investment, you can expect it to range form $417,351 - $772,152, which includes a $45,000 franchise fee. Royalty fees are 6%, and marketing fees are 1%. You will also be provided with great support and training and can expect an initial training program that details everything you need to know about the business. This includes marketing and advertising, hiring, the brand's history and philosophy, and more. The support and training are ongoing. The ideal candidate is. passionate about great customer service and serving a quality product.   

Company Details

Headquarters: Visalia, CA 93279
Canada: No
International: No
B2B: No
Founded: 2013
First franchise: 2022
Absentee: No
Exclusive Territory: No
Home-based/mobile: No

Support and Training Offered By Quesadilla Gorilla

You can expect an initial training program that details everything you need to know about the business. This includes marketing and advertising, hiring, the brand's history and philosophy, and more. The support and training are ongoing.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Quesadilla Gorilla Franchise.

What does a Quesadilla Gorilla Franchise Cost?

Quesadilla Gorilla franchise fees for 2024:

TOTAL INVESTMENT: $417,351 - $772,152
NET WORTH: $500,000

Is Quesadilla Gorilla a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Quesadilla Gorilla 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 Quesadilla Gorilla a Home Based franchise?

No. Quesadilla Gorilla is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Quesadilla Gorilla Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Quesadilla Gorilla Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Quesadilla Gorilla franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Quesadilla Gorilla Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Quesadilla Gorilla franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Quesadilla Gorilla Looking for International franchisees?

No. Quesadilla Gorilla franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Quesadilla Gorilla's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Quesadilla Gorilla Franchises for Sale

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