Happy's Pizza franchise opportunity for sale
Cash Required
Total Investment
$336,500 - $608,000
3rd Party
Lifestyle / Hours
full time
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Own a Happy's Pizza franchise in the fast casual dining industry

Type of Business

Happy’s Pizza is in the fast casual restaurant business and we never forget it!  Even though our menu is extensive, every item is prepared within 10-15 minutes.  Speed makes our customers happy which makes for a quick return on investment.

Company History

Happy’s Pizza was established, when Co-CEO, Happy Asker, noticed the lack of solid dining options on Detroit’s North East side.  The first store, which opened its, doors in 1996, offered diners an extensive menu featuring ribs, chicken, hand battered shrimp, pasta, salads and subs, as well as the namesake, Happy’s Pizza.  Due to its popularity, Happy’s Pizza quickly became a household name in Michigan and they didn’t stop there.  Happy’s Pizza currently has about 90 stores open in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada & California, and 20 stores under construction in those and other states.  Each new store is a work of art and includes Happy’s iconic build out including granite counter tops, neon lights, ceramic tiling and Venetian plaster. 

In addition to their growth focused idles and exceptional support and training, Happy’s Pizza is proud to offer its hands to the community and partakes in many different philanthropic activities.  These include an annual “Coats for Kids” and bicycle program, as well as working hand and hand with community health departments to offer pizza party for school based vaccination initiatives.

Named to Restaurant Magazine’s Top 50 Franchises in 2010, Happy’s Pizza is on the rise and continues to proudly be “Delivering more than just great pizza”. 

Total Number of Units: 107
Franchised Units: 107
Year Established: 1996
Franchising Since: 2007
Awards: 107

Benefits of Owning Your Franchise

The Happy’s Advantage:

Why Choose Happys:
The food is amazing and the prices are unbeatable! Our pizza is second to none, but our incredibly diverse menu features smoked ribs barbecued chicken and seafood sets us apart.

Pizza Industry Growth
Restaurant franchising is a $60 billion a year industry and pizza accounts for one half of all Quick Service restaurant sales.  Add to that, ribs, chicken and seafood and we’ve got something for everyone in the family any day of the week.

Top Target Market Areas

Although we are equipped for growth throughout the United States, we currently have a focus on:

Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Georgia, Florida, Arizona, Nevada & California.

We cannot franchise our concept in Iowa, Wyoming, Nebraska, South Dakota or North Dakota.

Happy's Pizza does offer financing in house for up to 50% of the Area Developer Fee.

Note: At this time, Happy's Pizza is only accepting inquiries from within the USA and Canada.