Today 20 May

28 Best Asian Food Franchises in USA for 2022 (UPDATED RANKINGS)

Here is the top 28 best Asian Food Franchises you can start in USA:

1. Hissho Sushi & Craft Beer Bar

  • Investments $425,000
  • Franchise fee $20,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1998
  • Year Franchising Started – 2020
  • Offices – 1800

Franchise details: Hissho Sushi & Craft Beer Bar
Official site

At Hissho, we’re boldly taking the lead in technology, responsible sourcing and culinary innovation to deliver fresh, restaurant-style sushi to consumers where they live, work and play.

2. Yoshinoya

  • Investments $ 550,000
  • Franchise fee $27,500
  • Year Brand Started – 1899
  • Year Franchising Started – 1900
  • Offices – 1500

Franchise details: Yoshinoya
Official site

Yoshinoya started in 1899 in Japan. With over 1500+ units worldwide, 98 here in America, we are growing and seeking motivated franchisees to grow with us. Yoshinoya is the Home of the Original Beef Bowl. Wholesome, quick-serve Japanese style menu. Our Signature Beef Bowl, Chicken Teriyaki Bowls, Salads, Desserts and more are on the menu here, all styled for a Quick Serve restaurant.

Yoshinoya Beef Bowl Franchise Los Angeles!

3. Time To Eat Delivery

  • Investments $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2001
  • Offices – 200

Franchise details: Time To Eat Delivery
Official site

Time To Eat Delivery has years of experience in helping families from all over the US and Canada start their own delivery business. Our highly trained experts are ready to help you make money and grow your business potential.

What we do for you...Time To Eat!

4. Pei Wei Asian Diner

  • Investments $100,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2000
  • Year Franchising Started – 2001
  • Offices – 200

Franchise details: Pei Wei Asian Diner
Official site

Founded in 2000, Pei Wei Asian Eatery, is the leading fresh Pan-Asian, fast-casual restaurant that honors Asian culinary tradition by wok-searing premium ingredients in portions that satisfy. Pei Wei - recently ranked "The 9th Most Popular Restaurant Chain in America” by national research firm Datassential - makes each plate with bold, Asian flavors that couple sit-down quality with take-out convenience.

5. Ginger Sushi Boutique

  • Investments $ 270,800
  • Franchise fee $30,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2000
  • Year Franchising Started – 2001
  • Offices – 140

Franchise details: Ginger Sushi Boutique
Official site

When the first Sushi Shop™ opened in 2000 in Montreal, Canada, sushi was not as wildly popular as it is today. Thanks to the internet, the world has gotten a lot smaller and global cuisine is now the norm. In the US, palates have turned Mexican, Chinese and Indian foods into American cultural mainstays.

6. Teriyaki Experience

  • Investments $235,000
  • Franchise fee $25,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1986
  • Year Franchising Started – 1987
  • Offices – 140

Franchise details: Teriyaki Experience
Official site

Lou Donato wanted to provide dishes similar to the expensive, health-conscious platters found at Japanese dinner houses. After three years of research and development, he opened Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience, incorporating the flair and drama of Japanese cooking.

Teriyaki Experience - A Brand New Experience

7. Panda Express

  • Investments $ 377,100
  • Franchise fee $25,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1983
  • Offices – 138

Franchise details: Panda Express
Official site

Bringing people together to share joy has been our family's inspiration since opening the first Panda Express in 1983 in Glendale, California. As we continue to open restaurants from coast to coast and around the world, the bold flavors of Chinese cuisine inspire our cooking, while our extended family of guests and associates remains at the heart of what we do. Welcome to our family's Chinese Kitchen.

8. Genghis Grill

  • Investments $ 346,600
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1998
  • Year Franchising Started – 2001
  • Offices – 110

Franchise details: Genghis Grill
Official site

Genghis Grill is a fast-casual, Mongolian barbecue restaurant featuring “build-your-own" stir-fry cuisine. The company began franchising in 2001.

Genghis Grill

9. Pho Hoa

  • Investments $ 158,000
  • Franchise fee $20,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1983
  • Year Franchising Started – 1992
  • Offices – 75

Franchise details: Pho Hoa
Official site

Established more than 30 years ago, Pho Hoa Noodle Soup offers a simple and proven business model. As a franchisee, you will be provided with the training tools, international brand strength, and ongoing marketing and operational support needed from beginning through your entire business ownership.

Amazing Beef Pho at Pho Hoa-Ho Chi Minh

10. Rolld

  • Investments $150,000
  • Offices – 71

Franchise details: Rolld
Official site

We are looking for passionate and dedicated store operators in Brisbane (QLD) and other parts of Australia to join our team.

11. Pick Up Stix

  • Investments $100,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1989
  • Offices – 70

Franchise details: Pick Up Stix
Official site

It all began with Charlie Zhang, a Chinese immigrant who arrived in the U.S. in 1982. One day, Charlie had an idea: maybe he could open a restaurant that satisfied the American taste for flavorful Chinese food that was fast and wok'd to order with fresh ingredients. Thus, the first Pick Up Stix restaurant was opened in 1989 in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

12. Wok Box

  • Investments $350,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2004
  • Year Franchising Started – 2004
  • Offices – 60

Franchise details: Wok Box
Official site

Wok Box began in Canada in 2004, as a small Asian-inspired fast-casual restaurant; soon line stretched out the door and they began to open more locations. Wok Box is one of the fastest growing, diverse Asian-inspired cuisine franchises and is looking for passionate and dynamic franchisees.

Own Your Own Wok Box Franchise Restaurant Now

13. Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill

  • Investments $ 106,260
  • Year Brand Started – 1994
  • Year Franchising Started – 1995
  • Offices – 25

Franchise details: Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill
Official site

The first Samurai Sam’s restaurant was opened by John Young, David Young, Kerry Phelps and Russ Schoene in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1994. Recognizing a need for healthy fast food alternatives, the partners created their teriyaki grill, serving chicken, steak and prawns to customers throughout Arizona.

14. SanSai Fresh Grill & Sushi Kitchen

  • Investments $ 440,900
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2002
  • Year Franchising Started – 2002
  • Offices – 22

Franchise details: SanSai Fresh Grill & Sushi Kitchen
Official site

Our mission at SanSai Fresh Japanese Grill is to be the leading national restaurant brand to be known and recognized as the defining standard for the best tasting, highest quality, most convenient and freshest in Japanese quick-casual cuisine. Our business is based on making our menu items fresh from scratch and served with “SanSai Spirit”.

15. Maki of Japan

  • Investments $330,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1999
  • Year Franchising Started – 1999
  • Offices – 20

Franchise details: Maki of Japan
Official site

Maki of Japan first opened in 1999 at the Florida Mall in Orlando, Florida. Food Systems Unlimited, Inc. took this concept nationwide in 2001 promoting high quality Teriyaki Chicken, Beef, Vegetable and Shrimp dishes. Meals are prepared fresh, in an entertaining and exciting way by our chefs before each and every valued customer with an innovative cooked-to-order Hibachi style presentation.

16. Yogis Grill

  • Investments $100,000
  • Franchise fee $40,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2005
  • Year Franchising Started –2007
  • Offices – 15

Franchise details: Yogis Grill
Official site

Their mission is to be a growing restaurant company that achieves superior financial results by consistently exceeding their guests' expectations.

17. Tin Drum

  • Investments $296,000
  • Franchise fee $25,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2003
  • Year Franchising Started – 2003
  • Offices – 13

Franchise details: Tin Drum
Official site

Tin Drum Asiacaf is a fast-casual restaurant inspired by the energy and atmosphere of the streets of Asia.

Tin Drum Asia Cafe

18. Koi

  • Investments $ 187,468
  • Franchise fee $60,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2010
  • Year Franchising Started – 2010
  • Offices – 12

Franchise details: Koi
Official site

Koi, the authentic Japanese sushi bar. Our high quality fish comes in amazing prices in a modern and casual dining context. Choose between our sit-in, delivery & take away concepts, and immerse into the sushi experience.

Koi Restaurant (Las Vegas, U.S.A.)

19. How Do You Roll?

  • Investments $ 317,060
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2008
  • Year Franchising Started –2010
  • Offices – 9

Franchise details: How Do You Roll?

How Do You Roll? is the brainchild of two brothers fed up with inside-the-box sushi. Yuen (our fearless leader) always says HDYR? is not a sushi company serving people, we're a people company serving sushi.

How Do You Roll? Franchising

20. Yang's Braised Chicken Rice

  • Investments $311,500
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2011
  • Year Franchising Started – 2018
  • Offices – 4

Franchise details: Yang's Braised Chicken Rice
Official site

Yang's Braised Chicken Rice opened its first restaurant in Ji Nan, Shandong Province of China in 2011 and has since franchised more than 6,000 locations across China, Australia, Japan and Singapore, with its first U.S. location opening in Tustin, California in September of 2017.

Yang's Braised Chicken Rice

21. Maki-Mee

  • Investments$ 2 51,149
  • Franchise fee $24,999
  • Year Brand Started – 2011
  • Year Franchising Started – 2017
  • Offices – 2

Franchise details: Maki-Mee
Official site

Delicious can't wait. Our sushi is made to order, fresh, and fast. Delivered to your door.

Maki Mee Franchise Offering

22. Keo Asian Cuisine

  • Investments $221,000
  • Franchise fee $25,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2007
  • Year Franchising Started – 2017
  • Offices – 2

Franchise details: Keo Asian Cuisine
Official site

KEO opened its doors to the public in August 2007, but the concept for KEO began several years beforehand. Owners Bill & Zahidah Hyman recognized the growing trend toward healthy dining options and the consumer’s preference for more choices.

Cox Business-KEO Asian Cuisine

23. Pho87

  • Investments $200,000
  • Franchise fee $37,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1987
  • Year Franchising Started – 2018
  • Offices – 1

Franchise details: Pho87
Official site

Pho87 is a Nevada-based restaurant company that provides a delicious Vietnamese cuisine focused around the popular dish, known as Pho. “Pho87” is a term that was created as the business started in 1987 and has been running strong for almost 30 years.

Pho 87 on the Food Network Part 1

24. Komotodo Sushi Burrito LLC

  • Investments $ 167,650
  • Franchise fee $30,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2014
  • Year Franchising Started – 2017
  • Offices – 1

Franchise details: Komotodo Sushi Burrito LLC
Official site

Komotodo is a Fast Casual Contemporary/Modern Restaurant in the Heart of Downtown Denver offering Delicious Sushi Burritos & Bowls, Salads, Sides and Desserts with Exquisite Flavors that will Blow your Taste Buds Away!


25. Thai Express

  • Investments $ 330,400
  • Franchise fee $30,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2004
  • Year Franchising Started – 2004

Franchise details: Thai Express
Official site

Thai Express franchise is an Asian restaurant franchise that provides made-to-order Thai cuisine from fresh ingredients, quickly cooked in front of customers while they wait. A vibrant environment, simple menu of more than 300 individual dish options, and inviting customer service took Thai Express from a humble five stores to 285 locations in Canada in just 12 years.

Thai Express Franchise: Now is the Time to Invest

26. Masti

  • Investments $600,000
  • Franchise fee $350,000

Franchise details: Masti
Official site

Masti (‘fun’ in Hindi) offers Indian street food in a modern, colorful, and approachable setting. We believe that delicious food can be innovative, coming from real street vendors. We bring innovative food straight from real Indian food street vendors. We aim to provide a gourmet experience for friends and family to enjoy authentic, fast casual, healthy, and quality Indian cuisine.

Masti | Fun Indian Street Eats

27. Sushifork

  • Investments $192,000

Franchise details: Sushifork
Official site

SushiFork is the premier fast casual, create-your-own sushi restaurant franchise offering traditional and not-so-traditional sushi rolls, sushi burritos and eclectic sides in a hip, yet relaxed atmosphere.

28. Sho Express

  • Investments $125,000

Franchise details: Sho Express
Official site

Sushi meets hibachi in our casual Sho Express franchise restaurants. Fire up your future with Sho Express, a low-cost Asian food franchise opportunity serving Japanese-inspired sushi and hibachi favorites.