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Johnny's Lunch


Johnny’s Lunch is a restaurant brand that is all about great value, quick, friendly service and excellent quality. Johnny’s hot dogs and burgers are always hot and juicy but never greasy. Johnny’s fries and onion rings are cooked fresh, hot, fast and to order. Johnny’s Milkshakes are a perfect complement to any menu item, and Johnny’s one-of-a-kind rice pudding is the best way to end a meal. Johnny’s Lunch is all about Big Value, and it’s not uncommon to see people load up on menu items three at a time with Johnny’s Threebees value. And because prices are always low, dining at Johnny’s is an affordable family experience. Johnny’s doesn’t just promise value, it delivers value.

Facts & Figures


Johnny’s Lunch Franchise, LLC, is the franchising company for Johnny’s Lunch, and is offering franchise partnership agreements in select areas in the United States. Johnny’s Lunch Franchise LLC is headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, and has locations operating in Jamestown, New York, and Waterford and East Lansing, Michigan. Johnny’s aims to open more than 1,000 new franchises over the next decade, along the West coast, and in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Atlanta, Georgia, regions.

Johnny’s Lunch Franchise Opportunities – History

Johnny’s Lunch was founded in 1936 by Johnny Colera and his wife, Minnie, who realized their customers were looking for something different, something unique, something that offered quality, quantity, good value and great service. They opened their first Johnny’s, selling Johnny’s Hots (hot dogs) for a dime, in Jamestown, New York, and became an immediate success. Today Johnny’s has operations operating in New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, and California. Johnny’s is overseen by company president Ellen Conklin.

Johnny’s Lunch Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Johnny’s Lunch

Franchise Income

For details about costs associated with opening and operating a Johnny’s Lunch franchise, contact Johnny’s Lunch Franchise, LLC, 720-596-4095.

Johnny’s Lunch Business Opportunities: Other Information

Johnny and Minnie Colera’s grandsons, Tony and John Calamunci, took over the chain in 2006, with a plan to expand nationally. They remain a part of the company executive team.

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