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Me-N-Ed's Pizzerias

Me-N-Ed's Pizzerias Franchise

Me-n-Ed’s has been making pizzas following hand-crafted recipes and time-honored procedures for more than half a century. Me-n-Ed’s offers a selection of more than 24 of the choicest USDA meats and farm-fresh vegetables, and using only dough made fresh daily on the premises. They then smother their pizzas with 100% whole milk cheeses and perfectly seasoned sauces, then serve the pies piping hot straight out of the fire-brick ovens. No wonder Me-n-Ed’s Pizzeria is consistently ranked Best Pizza in Town. Me-n-Ed’s emphasizes a ‘Neighborhood Pizza Parlor,’ with family-oriented atmosphere and ample space for birthday parties, team parties, corporate groups and school/church functions. Add it all up and Me-n-Ed’s becomes an unforgettable neighborhood pizza experience.

Facts & Figures

$175,000 - $486,000
Franchise fee


A Me-n-Ed’s franchise is a can’t-miss business opportunity. Me-n-Ed’s brings award-winning brick oven baked pizza to a rich, warm and fast casual ‘neighborhood’ restaurant atmosphere. The restaurant also offers homemade Italian flat bread sandwiches, crisp salads and calzones. It’s a fresh, quality Italian meal, served quick and simple, always with a smile. Me-n-Ed’s has a simplified, cost conservative operating philosophy that provides franchisees with hands-on training in food preparation and pizzeria operation and service, helping build a satisfied customer base with unforgettable hospitality.

Me-n-Ed’s Pizzeria Franchise Opportunities – History

Me-n-Ed’s Pizzerias was founded in 1958, with the first restaurant opening in Sacramento, California, by Russ ‘Me’ Johnson and Ed Sandin. While growing and operating their own restaurants in the San Francisco Bay area, Johnson and Sandin began selling franchises throughout California. The Me-n-Ed’s brand was acquired by Milano Restaurants International more than 40 years ago.

Me-n-Ed’s Pizzeria Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Me-n-Ed’s

Pizzeria Franchise Income

The franchise fee for Me-n-Ed’s Pizzeria is $25,000. The total investment to open and operate a Me-n-Ed’s Pizzeria franchise ranges from $175,000 to $486,000. A 5% royalty fee on gross sales is paid to the company.

Me-n-Ed’s Pizzeria Business Opportunities: Other Information

For more than 50 years, the founders of Me-n-Ed’s and its customers have supported their communities by annually giving more than half a million dollars to support community needs. Me-n-Ed’s operates several philanthropic programs, including Do-Nation, which raised over half a million dollars in 2011.


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