Small Luxe, Big Bucks

Be part of a QSR franchise success story, with extra-large potential.
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Franchising with Krystal: it hits different

Krystal is setting a new standard when it comes to franchising. Here are some of the many reasons to franchise with Krystal:

Standout business model

A standout QSR business model with 4 strong dayparts that drive systemwide sales of over $317M.


Strong leadership

Our leadership team has decades of restaurant experience and are recognized as influencers in the industry.

Flexible restaurant design

Our traditional and non-traditional designs drive a lower initial investment for franchisees.

Craveable menu

Signature menu items like Krystal burgers, Chik® sandwiches, Sackfuls and Combo Meals drive up the average ticket.

* Top quartile of franchise locations. See FDD for full details.
Victor Cruz, Krystal franchisee

From the moment you try Krystal, you know there’s nothing else like it.

Victor Cruz

Football Legend and Krystal Franchisee, New Jersey

We’re the best burger franchise

Growth comes with the territory when you have nearly 300 locations. Krystal knows how to run successful restaurants, and that’s why we are committed to innovating, improving and driving top- and bottom-line revenue for our franchisees. 

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A Standout concept that drives sales

As one of the only QSR franchises with 4 dayparts, our snackable favorites are available through four distinct dayparts. This business model has delivered systemwide sales of over $317M and an AUV of $1.4M*.

Buildout strategies that fit your market

Our flexible restaurant designs start at approximately 1,000 square feet and are designed to drive a lower initial investment. From nontraditional locations like food courts and airports to our innovative double drive-thru design, there’s a footprint that fits your needs. All of our restaurants are designed to emphasize cleanliness and withstand our 4 dayparts.
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Unique, craveable menu items

Our in-house chef is constantly developing menu innovations that feed the appetites of our customers. Our staples like the Original Krystal, Chik® and Sackfuls drive up average tickets, and our made-to-order breakfast remains unbeatable. Plus our expert corporate team is sourcing better products while creating higher margins for you. 

Find the right territory for you

We’re growing. Stake your claim with the best burger franchise now.


Opportunities Still Available

Priority Expansion Zone

Future Growth

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Craving a Krystal franchise?

Our ideal ownership candidate must meet the following requirements and be willing to purchase a minimum of three (3) units:


Net Worth


Liquid Capital

$450K - $1.4M

Investment Range


Initial franchise fee




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