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DQ Grill & Chill DRIVE-THRU — EBITDA of $385K+

Indiana, IN

Ad ID : 1897715

Business Type

American Restaurants / Other Food and Restaurants



Listing Details

  • Asking Price:$1,679,000
  • Annual Gross Revenue:$1,701,355
  • Annual EBITDA/Cash Flow:$385,281

Summary Description

Rare opportunity to purchase a long-standing, HIGH-VOLUME, and very profitable DQ Grill & Chill Franchise, successfully operating since 1963. This store has been thriving under the current ownership since 2002 and is well-established in the community it serves. SBA approved; Financing is available with as little as 10% needed from the Buyer. This store is ripe for continued growth and ideal for an owner/operator or absentee owner.

Dairy Queen is one of the largest, fastest growing, and most world-renowned food and treat franchises. In 2001 DQ opened its first Grill and Chill location, which continues to be their flagship concept and the strongest investment in Dairy Queen history. When you buy this franchise, you are joining a system with a proven business model and over 75 years of success. Proven, and highly profitable; This sale will consist of 1 open/operational DQ Grill & Chill franchise!

The Seller employs a General Manager, Shift leaders and a fully trained staff that successfully operate this proven DQ Grill & Chill Drive-thru location. The current GM has been with DQ for 4+ years, which will allow for an easy transition of ownership.

Over the past 75 years, DQ has satisfied millions of loyal customers and franchisees around the world. Dairy Queen has achieved an amazing 95% Consumer Brand recognition and has earned many industry accolades. The DQ system offers a thrilling experience and resources you need along with the recognition and stability of a world-famous franchise brand!

The industry leading DQ Grill & Chill business model has driven the exceptional growth Dairy Queen has experienced over the past several years. In 2018, the brand generated over $4.5 billion in sales and added more than 40 locations. It’s no surprise that DQ recently ranked #1 on the EatThis list of The Top 50 Fast Food Restaurants in America and #27 on the prestigious Franchise Times Top 200+ list!

Interested in additional Information?
1) Download or open the Confidentiality Form located in the Attached Documents section below.
2) Complete the Confidentiality Form and return it to us via the email address listed on the bottom of the Confidentiality Form.
3) Upon our receipt of your completed Confidentiality Form, we will contact you and provide you specific data for this business opportunity.

General Information

Included In Asking Price: Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment.

Not Included In Asking Price: Inventory: $7,000

Year Established: 1963

Facilities: Highly visible Free-Standing drive-thru! This location is a fan favorite for the entire community it serves. As a DQ Grill & Chill franchise, it offers the full line of fresh, high-quality food and frozen treats. This heavily trafficked drive thru location is the only DQ Grill & Chill serving this market and has a tremendous regional draw. It is just one block from a major interstate and US Hwy, with exceptional access from all directions. The current owner has done an outstanding job of upgrading and maintaining this restaurant and property. The store was fully remodeled in 2016, interior and exterior! It has a beautiful patio, substantial parking and exceptional signage & visibility, including a 40-foot pylon sign and digital message board!

Market Outlook

Growth and Expansion: 1) Huge growth potential with Delivery and Catering: The Seller has not yet implemented 3rd party delivery partnerships. The POS system integrates with DoorDash and a Buyer can activate when ready! This will be all upside for the new owner and will lead to significant incremental sales. 2) Seller launched Online ordering in the summer of 2021 and orders continue to grow! 3) Increased Community Involvement - Structured Fundraising nights & partnerships with schools, sports teams, and other organizations, etc. would be very impactful and further increase awareness!

About the Sale

Support and Training: Buyer must be approved by Franchisor in order to purchase. New Franchisees must attend up to 4 weeks of training and successfully complete.

Reason for Sale: Seller no longer lives in Indiana.

Attached Documents:

Confidentiality Form

Contact Information


Name: Jeff Percey

Phone: (Direct) 804-357-3243

Email: [email protected]