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Total Startup Investment

$96,414 - $1,501,265

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Reviewed by 94 franchise owners (64% of owners)


For over 30 years, we have focused on bold and flavorful food, amazing value for our guests, and restaurant profitability.

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Room To Grow

With over 850 restaurants, we still have top-tier market availability in all major US markets.  We offer build-out options at multiple investment levels and varied restaurant formats that allow restaurateurs to fit Checkers & Rally’s on any site with compelling returns.  Restaurant designs include: Freestanding drive-thru, Inline, Endcap with single drive-thru option, Non-traditional, and Conversion of an existing restaurant.

  • NEW Modular & Shipping Container Build Designs
    • Modular Restaurant Building Cost $269,900*


Vested In Our Franchise Family ~ We Operate Restaurants Too!

The company owns and operates restaurants to ensure both products and initiatives are tested before rollout to the franchise community.  Our focus on profitability and our franchisee relationship means we are aligned with our Checkers & Rally’s franchisees.


  • Outstanding System Achievements
  • Six Consecutive Years of Same-Store Sales Growth* and counting
  • $1,114,887 Average Unit Volume*
  • 62.2% Return On Investment*


  • Franchisee Satisfaction
    • Named Top Ten Best Franchise Deal**
    • Top 50 Franchise 2017 Franchisee Satisfaction Award***


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Checkers & Rally’s, a proud supporter of the International Franchise Association’s VetFran Program.  The initial franchise fee for qualified Veterans is $0…FREE! ($30,000 savings).


Ideal Franchise Candidate

We are looking for both individuals with prior restaurant/business experience and those who are seeking a financial investment. Our financial criteria are: Minimum of $750,000 Net Worth and $250,000 Liquid Assets per location.


Testimonial “What is most impressive about Checkers is that they will do everything in their power to help franchisees succeed.”

- Aby Mohamed, Multi-Unit Franchisee

© 2017 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. 4300 W. Cypress St., Suite 600, Tampa, FL 33607. Per Checkers & Rally’s 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document - Item 6, Item 7, & Item 19.  Same-store sales results are measured by combining 2017 FDD & 2016 FDD data.  Named 2016 Top Ten Best Franchise Deal by QSR Magazine. Top 50 Franchise Franchisee Satisfaction Award by Franchise Business Review.  Written substantiation will be provided on request.


*Note: Checkers & Rally's are ONLY franchising in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA,  IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV

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Corporate Contact Information

Checkers & Rally's

4300 West Cypress Street
Suite 600
Tampa, FL 33607

Contact: Ursula Lane
Phone: 888.913.9135
Email: laneu@checkers.com

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