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Rally's / Checkers


Rally’s Hamburgers is about big flavor, and with its drive-up service Rally’s doesn’t take long to deliver it. Rally’s Hamburgers is part of the Checkers and Rally’s brand, a nationwide network of more than 800 restaurants serving all-American classics like delicious burgers, tender and juicy chicken sandwiches, crispy, flaky fish sandwiches, yummy hot dogs, chicken wings, their famous fries, and an array of scrumptious desserts. Rally’s décor is refreshing and nostalgic of classic hamburger joints, and always spotless and inviting. Rally’s is the place to bring the family for burgers and fun.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$165,000 - $1,235,000
Franchise fee
Units in operation


One of the country’s most recognized brands, Rally’s / Checkers Hamburgers is rapidly gaining a nationwide reputation for perfectly seasoned and cooked burgers, big flavor, tasty milkshakes and its famous fries. Rally’s and Checkers have the same menu and are one brand with two names. They are expanding to new cities and developing existing markets across the country, and invites entrepreneurs to share in the exciting company growth.

Rally’s and Checkers franchisees receive five weeks of intensive in-restaurant training, and the support of a franchise business team, with assistance in site selection and construction and guidance around cost saving, volume pricing and quality control.

Rally’s franchisees benefit greatly from the company’s powerful marketing system established to attract first-time customers and encourage repeat visitors through television, radio, print and online advertising, direct mail, social media, public relations and seasonal programs.

Rally’s / Checkers Hamburgers Franchise Opportunities – History

Rally’s Drive-in Restaurants, Inc., was established in 1985 in Louisville, Kentucky, and combined with Checkers Drive-in Restaurants in 1999. The merger made Checkers and Rally’s the largest double drive-thru restaurant chain in the country. Today, Checkers and Rally’s have more than 800 restaurants operating across the United States. Rally’s is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

Rally’s / Checkers Hamburgers Franchise Cost / Initial Investment /

Franchise Income

The franchise fee for Rally’s Hamburgers is $30,000 per location. The estimated initial investment to open and operate a Rally’s franchise ranges from $453,000 to $627,200, with minimum net worth of $750,000. A 4% royalty fee on net sales is paid to the company. The average volume of a Rally’s franchise unit is $772,643 annually.

Rally’s / Checkers Hamburgers Business Opportunities: Other Information

Rally’s Hamburgers added ice cream and frozen drinks to its menu in 2011 after testing the items for six months in Indianapolis locations.


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