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Franchise Opportunities

Great Food, Good People, Cheap Prices

Hard Times Cafe and Hard Times Cafe & Cue is an American Chili Parlor with a 26 year history in the Washington DC area. World Famous for it's Chili recipes, Hard Times serves Chili, Chili Macs, Wings, Onion Rings, Nachos, Chili Dogs, Char-Grilled Burgers and more.

To be considered as a Franchisee you must have 5 years restaurant operational experience with a minimum cash investment ability of $200,000 and sufficient net worth to secure financing for the development of a Hard Times Cafe. If you meet these requirements, please complete the information in the questionnaire below. Thank you.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
  • Franchisee's initial investment for a Cafe store: $449,000 - $604,000
  • Franchisee's initial investment for a Cafe & Cue store: $650,000 - $1,000,000

Please complete the following information completely and submit to Hard Times Cafe:




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