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Buffalo Wild Wings

is seeking candidates for expansion.

What does a Buffalo Wild Wings Franchise Cost?

A minimum $750,000 in liquid cash is required to open a Buffalo Wild Wings franchise in the U.S. You can expect the total investment to range between $1.5 million and $3.5 million. With a transformative restaurant design, best-in-class bar food and drink, and innovative sports watching experiences, Buffalo Wild Wings is turning is the ultimate place to get together with friends, watch sports, drink beer and eat wings.

Total Investment$1,500,000 - $3,500,000
Cash Required$750,000
Business TypeFranchise
Target Market National

Open a Great American Sports Bar - Buffalo Wild Wings.

Buffalo Wild Wings is the largest sports brand in the U.S. with over 1200 sports bars in 10 countries.

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Buffalo Wild Wings was started by Jim Disbrow and Scott Lowery in 1982 when the two friends couldn't find a restaurant to satiate their craving for authentic Buffalo, NY-style chicken wings.

Today, Buffalo Wild Wings brings a welcoming neighborhood atmosphere with a front-row seat for every sports fan and offers 21 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings and beer on tap.

Backed by Inspire Brands

As the fourth-largest restaurant company in the U.S., Inspire Brands provides support and scale that Buffalo Wild Wings needs to succeed.

Buffalo Wild Wings by the Numbers

16 Consecutive Years - New Unit Growth

$3 Million - Average Unit Volume

$14+ Billion - System-Wide Sales

16 Countries

325,000+ Franchise and company team members

11,200 Restaurants

1,400 Franchisees

$4 Billion in Supply Chain Purchasing Power

The Design

Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant revamped its sports menu and has a new flexible restaurant design where guests can hang out, watch games and create memories with friends that include:

  • Dominant bar anchoring indoor and outdoor dining areas
  • Free flowing and flexible seating areas
  • VIP spaces for guests
  • Stadium-like A/V technology with LED modular screens
  • Dedicated takeout access for guests