Huddle House Named to Franchise Gator's Top 100 List

Our breakfast restaurant franchise was included among the distinguished list of top franchise companies based on overall performance last year.

Huddle House, the nation’s most iconic breakfast restaurant franchise known for Southern hospitality and big portions at fair prices, has earned a national accolade for our growth and achievements during 2017., a leading resource for prospective franchisees, announced that Huddle House has been named to its annual list of top 100 franchise companies. The list, titled “Top 100 Franchises of 2018,” ranked hundreds of participating franchise companies based on their overall performance over the last 12 months.

The Franchise Gator Top 100 Franchises of 2018 list measures the quality of a franchise system over time based on financial stability, growth, transparency, engagement, continuity and sustainability. The ranking also evaluates investment range and franchise industry. The list includes three categories: Top 100 Franchises, Fastest Growing Franchises and Top Emerging Franchises.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as one of the nation’s top franchises,” says Michael Abt, CEO of Huddle House. “2017 was a banner year for us – we signed 36 new franchise agreements to expand our footprint across the country, a third of which were signed by current franchise partners. We’re excited to continue to build upon this momentum in 2018 and beyond.” collected and evaluated data based on various pieces of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) that focus on financial stability, growth, transparency, engagement, continuity and sustainability. Hundreds of FDDs were studied in 2017 to establish the ranking for 2018.

Why our breakfast restaurants thrive

Committed to serving “Any Meal, Any Time,” Huddle House restaurants have become icons in the communities they serve throughout the country. The core values on which the brand was founded – serving freshly prepared, quality home-style food in a warm, friendly environment that brings the community together – are as true today as they were when it was founded in 1964. Those values made us an ideal small-town franchise, but our strong leadership and strategic growth have made Huddle House viable in all kinds of markets. Today, we have nearly 400 locations open or in development.

Learn more about Huddle House

If you’re curious to learn more about our breakfast franchise opportunity, including the average earnings for our franchisees and startup costs, please fill out the form. You’ll receive your own password to access the Huddle House Franchise Information Center, where you can review our financial information, read Q&As with longtime franchisees, review tutorials for first-time franchise buyers and more. You can also explore more about the brand on our research pages.