Donatos Pizza Franchise

Donatos Pizza is a pizza delivery restaurant franchisor headquartered in Gahanna, Ohio. It has nearly 200 locations in eleven states. Donatos is also served at several venue outlets including Ohio Stadium and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

Donatos Pizza Franchise Opportunity

Donatos provides training programs to educate over 1,900 company associates who operate its high-performing restaurants. This includes custom-designed curricula for Franchise Partners and management staff as well as ongoing consulting, training and support.

Donatos Pizza Cost & Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

  • Initial Investment

    The total estimated cost for establishing the business (including: franchise fee, fixed assets, inventory, deposits, other fees and costs, and the working capital required for initial start-up).

    $386,500 - $698,900
  • Cash Requirement

    Your liquid capital, or the cash you need on-hand in order to be able to enter into the franchise agreement.

    $200,000

Donatos Pizza Awards from Franchise Business Review

2022 Top Food
2022 Top Recession-Proof
2022 Top 200
2022 Best Culture
2021 Most Profitable
2021 Best Culture
2021 Multi-Unit
2021 Rockstar
2021 Recession Proof
2021 Top Food
2021 Top
2020 Best Culture
2020 Top Profitable
2020 Top Food
2020 FBR Top
2019 FBR Top
2019 FBR Rockstar
2019 FBR Food

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Donatos Pizza is a pizza delivery restaurant franchisor headquartered in Gahanna, Ohio. It has nearly 200 locations in eleven states. Donatos is also served at several venue outlets including Ohio Stadium and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

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  • Cash Required: $200,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $386,500 - $698,900
  • Franchising Since: 1991
  • US/Canada Franchise Units: 114