Our growing sub franchise fresh from the grill, now serving in 16 countries!


Our Franchise Opportunities are

Jon Smith Subs delivers a flexible franchise solution that easily adapted to the recent changes in industry standards. We are able to open locations wherever there is visibility and traffic where our fresh grilled menu can support take-out. Our franchisees come from a variety of backgrounds including hospitality, real estate, the corporate world and more. Whether you are interested in opening a Jon Smith Subs franchise as a new career or are simply looking for an investment opportunity, we think you’ll be impressed by the flexibility and growth potential of our model.

Do you want to make a career change or add passive income to your portfolio? Contact us today to learn more.

We’re so much more than just subs

we all have a story, and ours began in 1988

The story of Jon Smith Subs is one of success. Decades of hard work resulting in delicious results for customers, and a great place to work for the dedicated staff in all the locations. For the man who loves the thrill of flying high, racing fast and striking all the right notes, the dream of delivering the best tasting sub has been realized.
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Multiple Revenue Streams

Revenue Streams

Our restaurants fulfill orders on-the-spot, but we also provide catering services!
Territories across the Country

Across the Country

Communities everywhere love Jon Smith Subs! When you partner with us, you’re joining an established brand with a widespread reputation.

Years of Experience

Slowly Marinated Meats

Marinated Meats

We slice our meat fresh daily, & take our time marinating it right in-store. We take our time so that our customers can taste the difference.
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Franchise Fee

Liquid Capital Required

Investment Low

Investment High



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International /
Master License
Opportunities Available!

We have a team of support personnel located around the world to help you start and grow your franchise organization.

WHy join jon smith subs?

There are many opportunities to invest in sub franchises, but there’s no other opportunity like this one! Jon Smith Subs’ franchise business model has been refined over the years in order to establish our reputation as a top choice to grab a bite. In addition to our high-quality meats and fresh-sliced vegetables, we offer generous portion sizes and side orders of fries.

Franchise Model

Eliminating waste and inefficiency is key for any business owner. We’ve already honed our business model down to a science!

Brand Recognition

Independent business owners spend years making a name for themselves, but Jon Smith Subs has already done all of the legwork for you!


Increase revenues with a franchise that provides counter service as well as catering from their restaurants.

Be Your Own Boss

Start a Sandwich Shop Franchise in Your Area

Sub sandwiches are a classic American favorite, and their popularity is undisputed. Sandwiches are a staple of the quick-service restaurant industry, and Jon Smith Subs sandwich shop franchise stands out from the competition! This quick-service model is increasing in popularity as a dominant player in franchising. Our dedication to stand out with high-quality ingredients and clean, comfortable restaurants have made us a favorite in the communities we serve.

Finding your ideal location is easy with our Jon Smith Subs team! A no-brainer, what town couldn’t use a tasty new sub shop franchise? With the help of our Jon Smith Subs team, you will have no trouble identifying your target market and getting a strong start.

We want to help you grow, so this type of support does not limit itself to finding your ideal location. You will not be growing an independent, unproven business model. Our ongoing marketing support will help promote your restaurant to bring in as much traffic as possible. Our support and training methods have been perfected from years of starting new sub franchise locations just like yours.

Now, you can join our established brand by investing in a Jon Smith Subs franchise location of your own!

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There’s a High Demand for High Quality.


Like any new business, investing in a Jon Smith Subs restaurant requires a significant investment. However, compared with similar franchises (or the high cost of going it alone), many of our franchisees find that our investment is relatively low! Best of all, we’ve spent decades helping new Jon Smith Subs owners get their doors open. We’ve developed a comprehensive breakdown of the costs associated with opening a new restaurant, helping our franchise partners to avoid unexpected costs.
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Why Jon Smiths for franchising?

Being a Jon Smith Subs franchisee offers you the advantage of a seasoned and proven business model, complete with extensive training and robust marketing support. You’re not just investing in a brand; you’re aligning with a successful and tested concept.

How Much Does a Jon Smith Subs Franchise Cost?

The franchise fee is $39,500, and the investment cost can vary between is $160,000 – $500,000, depending upon location and franchise model.

Are there Master License Agreements with Jon Smith Subs?

Our franchise development program does allow for Master License Agreements, to find out if your area qualifies, contact our team directly.