Tapville Social

The Tapville Social franchise is a self-pour taproom with a menu full of craft beers, cocktails, and American food. As a franchisee, you have three models to choose from: a kiosk, mobile unit, or brick-and-mortar location. This unique franchise opportunity was founded by Joseph Tota in 2016 and began franchising in 2019. Since that time, Tapville Social has expanded to several locations across the country. Tota saw opportunities to enhance the restaurant industry using technology to create a social experience. Franchisees enjoy multiple streams of revenue, including merchandise,  gift cards, and private events. Great places for a location include airports, malls, and super stores.

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Tapville Social Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023


With so many restaurants to choose from out there, it can be hard to differentiate yourself from the competition. A way for restaurants to get know the desires of their customers better is through technology. A unique brewery and restaurant concept that uses technology and a great expeirence is Tapville Social. The Tapville Social franchise was founded by Joseph Tota in 2016 and began franchising in 2019. The industry pro noticed a need to disrupt the restaurant industry and did so with Tapville. As a franchisee, you have three options to choose from: a kiosk, which go great in malls while patrons shop; a mobile unit, which is great for private, corporate, and community events; and a brick-and-mortar location, which allows you to offer American food, craft beer, cider, and cocktails. You will also have multiple revenue streams, including merchandise, private events, and gift cards. The brand's locations are concentrated in Illinois, Texas, and Connecticut. The ideal candidate is hardworking and has an entrepreneurial spirit. Veterans are also incentivized to invest with a 10% discount on the intimal franchise fee. The franchise fee, ongoing fees, and initial investment vary depend on the model you choose. With a leadership team that has decades of expeirence, franchisees get great support and training, 
In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that is broken down into classroom and on-the-job instruction. You will also be provided with grand opening assistance, marketing support, and ongoing training and support for the entirety of your time with the franchise.

Company Details

Headquarters: Naperville, IL
Canada: No
International: No
Founded: 2016
First franchise: 2019
B2B: No
Absentee: No
Mobile/home-based: Yes
Exclusive territory: Yes


Support and Training Offered By Tapville Social

In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that is broken down into classroom and on-the-job instruction. You will also be provided with grand opening assistance, marketing support, and ongoing training and support for the entirety of your time with the franchise. 

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Tapville Social Franchise.

What does a Tapville Social Franchise Cost?

Tapville Social franchise fees for 2023:

Veterans incentive: Yes; 10% off franchise fee

Kiosck Concept:

Franchise Fee $19,500
Royalty 6%
Total Investment $134,750 - $291,500

Mobile Unit:

Franchise Fee $19,500
Royalty 6%
Total Investment $159,750 - $198,900


Franchise Fee $44,500
Royalty 6%
Total Investment $672,250 - $1,100,000

Is Tapville Social a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Tapville Social 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 Tapville Social a Home Based franchise?

Yes. Tapville Social is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Tapville Social Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Tapville Social Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Tapville Social franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Tapville Social Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Tapville Social franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Tapville Social Looking for International franchisees?

No. Tapville Social franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Tapville Social's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants, Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Tapville Social Franchises for Sale

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