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Great Food, Good People, Cheap Prices

Hard Times Cafe is an American Chili Parlor name with a history going back to 1980 in the Washington, D.C. area. World-famous for its chili recipes, Hard Times serves chili, chili mac, wings, onion Rings, nachos, chili dogs, char-grilled burgers and more. Some Hard Times have large sports bars; Hard Times is considered one of the Premier Sports Viewing places in the Washington, D.C. area.

To be considered as franchisee you must have 5 years restaurant operational experience with a minimum cash investment ability of $250,000 and sufficient net worth to secure financing for the development of a Hard Times Cafe.

If you meet these requirements and would like to discuss the possibility of opening your own Hard Times, please email your information to Thank you.


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