It all started with out of fun. Yabo's was invented by a group of 13 year old boys by creating funny names. As the founders grew older, they realized their dream of creating the Yabo's brand and were able to use the names, jokes and fun they had come up with as kids. The energy, laughter and ingenuity around the brand has stayed true to it's origins and Yabo's continues to be a great time for anyone who visits a restaurant. The twist, amazing, high quality food to go with it.

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Yabo's Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Looking for a great restaurant franchise model? Come on in where you can choose to sit indoors, sit outdoors on our patio - when it is nice out - or grab a seat at the large bar.

If you are looking for a sports bar with amazing food quality and a menu designed and created by an executive chef....Yabo's has it.

Relax, enjoy our fabulous FRESH MADE food and fun atmosphere, and let our staff make your next trip to Yabo's Sports Bar and Grill the best one yet!

We now offer a variety of beer selections and specials every week which you can see our current tap hunter menus.

Company Details

Established: 2011
First Unit Franchised: 0
Franchised Units: 0
Company Owned Units: 3
States Registered In: Non-registration states
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Yabo's

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes


  • Corporate Training in Ohio
  • Training at your Franchise
  • Ongoing Support and Guidance

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Yabo's Franchise.

What does a Yabo's Franchise Cost?

Yabo's franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $150,000
Total Investment: $436,300-$989,250
Minimum Net Worth: N/A
Franchise Fee: $40,000
Royalty: 5%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 15
Item 19: No
SBA Approved: No
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes

Special Discount Programs: 20% Veteran discount

Is Yabo's a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Yabo's 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 Yabo's a Home Based franchise?

No. Yabo's is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Yabo's Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Yabo's a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Yabo's is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Yabo's Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Yabo's franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Yabo's Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Yabo's franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Yabo's Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Yabo's franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Yabo's Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Yabo's franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

More than $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Yabo's Franchises for Sale

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