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Best Breakfast Franchises of 2021

If your first meal of the day is your favorite, check out these great breakfast franchises to own.

Franchise investors looking for an opportunity to invest in the restaurant industry can find many great choices in the breakfast category. With the rollout of the COVID vaccine, there’s growing anticipation that, sometime in the not-too-distant future, folks will be able to gather together and go out to eat without worrying about any capacity restrictions. And for those who long for the aroma of morning coffee and delicious breakfast offerings, this future can’t come soon enough.We’ve compiled a list of 10 great breakfast franchises to consider if you’re thinking about owning your own restaurant franchise someday.

Famous Toastery

Sonic Drive-In

  • Startup costs: $1,242,200-$3,537,700
  • Units: 3,500+

Scooter’s Coffee

  • Startup costs: $389,942-$860,654
  • Units: 279

Farmer Boys

  • Startup costs: $1,042,500-$2,486,500
  • Units: 96

Ziggi’s Coffee

  • Startup costs: $190,500-$1,237,608
  • Units: 29

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans

  • Startup costs: $198,000-$578,000
  • Units: 123

Flying Biscuit Cafe 

  • Startup costs: $442,500-$737,000
  • Units: 20

Elmer’s Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner

  • Startup costs: $712,000-$3,209,500
  • Units: 29

Grumpy’s Restaurant

  • Startup costs: $331,200-$805,000
  • Units: 1

Eggs Up Grill

  • Startup costs: $462,330-$653,680
  • Units: 46