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44 Best Seafood Franchises in USA for 2022 (UPDATED RANKINGS)

Here is the top 44 best Seafood Franchises you can start in USA:

1. 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!

2. Hooters

  • Investments $956,500
  • Franchise fee $75,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1983
  • Year Franchising Started – 1986
  • Offices – 426

Franchise details: Hooters
Official site

The first Hooters Restaurant opened in Clearwater, Florida, in 1983. The company, known for its Hooters Girls waitresses, began franchising in 1986. The beach-theme restaurants feature sports displayed on flat-screen TVs and a menu offering seafood, sandwiches, burgers, salads, chicken wings and alcohol.

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3. Huddle House

  • Investments $444,192
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1964
  • Year Franchising Started – 1966
  • Offices – 352

Franchise details: Huddle House
Official site

Huddle House started in Atlanta in the 1960s. The franchises offer breakfast, lunch and dinner, with menus featuring steaks, chicken, pork chops and seafood. Around 60 percent of locations are open 24/7. Most Huddle House restaurants are freestanding locations in small towns, but the company also has some locations that are co-branded with gas stations and travel centers.

4. 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!

5. The New York Butcher Shoppe

  • Investments $150,000
  • Franchise fee $50,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1999
  • Year Franchising Started – 1999
  • Offices – 145

Franchise details: The New York Butcher Shoppe
Official site

Our franchisees have the benefit of growing their business by developing relationships with their customers through expert advice on meal planning and cooking tips. Our hours are normally 10:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday – Saturday.The New York Butcher Shoppe Ponte Vedra Beach FL

6. 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.

7. 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

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. Tossed

  • Investments $50,000
  • Franchise fee $50,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1998
  • Year Franchising Started – 1998
  • Offices – 100

Franchise details: Tossed
Official site

Do you want a fast casual concept that can offer high volumes in small spaces? Are you drawn to brands that meet consumers' growing demands for healthier, better tasting, fresher food? Look no further! A Tossed franchise offers all of the above.

Tossed on KABC-TV Los Angeles, CA

10. 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

11. 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.

12. The Captain's Boil

  • Investments $225,746
  • Franchise fee $30,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2015
  • Year Franchising Started – 2016
  • Offices – 22

Franchise details: The Captain's Boil
Official site

The Captain’s Boil was inspired by Cajun seafood boil, where freshly caught seafood is boiled and served right away to retain its freshness and tenderness. The Captain’s Boil took this idea further by adding aromatic Asian spices to enhance the natural taste of our ingredients. By removing all the unnecessary hassle of table settings and cutlery, we make sure that the food is ready-to-eat — from sea to table.

? "EAT THE MENU" ? at The Captain's Boil Restaurant

13. 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”.

14. Pokeworks

  • Investments $250,000
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2015
  • Year Franchising Started – 2016
  • Offices – 19

Franchise details: Pokeworks
Official site

Pokéworks is a ground-breaking, healthy fast-casual restaurant concept that began on a rainy day in December of 2015 in a tiny location in Midtown Manhattan. Today, it has grown into one of the largest and fastest growing poke brands in the nation and one we can proudly say is anchored almost entirely with multi-unit institutional franchisees.
Pokeworks Chef Collaborator: Sheldon Simeon - Interview

15. The Lost Cajun

  • Investmentsn $207,600
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2010
  • Year Franchising Started – 2013
  • Offices – 16

Franchise details: The Lost Cajun
Official site

The original Lost Cajun® was founded in October of 2010 in Frisco, Colorado with my late wife Belinda. In 2012, my best friend and fishing buddy Jon Espey joined me and we opened The Lost Cajun® in Breckenridge, Colorado. Since then we have grown The Lost Cajun® brand to more than 16 stores nationwide and counting!
The Lost Cajun - Thanksgiving14

16. Johnny's Italian Steakhouse

  • Investments $1,255,000
  • Franchise fee $75,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2002
  • Year Franchising Started – 2013
  • Offices – 11

Franchise details: Johnny's Italian Steakhouse
Official site

Although we’d love for everyone to be a member of the Johnny’s team, we are only looking for franchise partners who are fully committed to upholding our meticulous brand standards and delivering a first class experience to our guests.

17. 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

18. Mason's Famous Lobster Rolls

  • Investments $168,600
  • Year Brand Started – 2014
  • Year Franchising Started – 2014
  • Offices – 8

Franchise details: Mason's Famous Lobster Rolls
Official site

Welcome to Mason's Famous Lobster RollsTM. From the ground up, Mason's is designed with simplicity at our core—an homage to the Maine culture and tradition we so love and respect. No bells, no whistles, no pretention. Just fresh lobster prepared lovingly with simple ingredients, Maine style.
Sunday Brunch: Mason's Famous Lobsters Rolls

19. Arthur Treacher's

  • Investments $45,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1969
  • Year Franchising Started – 2002
  • Offices – 8

Franchise details: Arthur Treacher's
Official site

Arthur Treacher's brings old England's national snack of batter-fried fish escorted by huge fries to these shores to satisfy All-American appetites!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uZJGoYT7FA

20. Sherri's Crab Cakes

  • Investments $9,500
  • Year Brand Started – 1996
  • Year Franchising Started – 2000
  • Offices – 5

Franchise details: Sherri's Crab Cakes
Official site

A Business Model with consistent, strong opportunity in a business that provides a product everyone wants. Through integrity, good business practice and a strong operating model, the Sherri’s Franchise offers partners a working model with a low initial investment and enormous upside potential.
SHERRI'S CRAB CAKES - REEL

21. Pedro's Tacos

  • Investments $376,710
  • Franchise fee $10,000
  • Year Brand Started – 1986
  • Year Franchising Started – 2015
  • Offices – 5

Franchise details: Pedro's Tacos
Official site

Tacos rule the world. Well, not really but they should. The most versatile and delicious food item that you can hold in your hand is the center of the Mexican food trend and for good reason.

Pedro's Tacos - San Clemente, California | Pedro's Tacos by Kristen Kenney

22. Poki Bowl

  • Investments $169,750
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2015
  • Year Franchising Started – 2017
  • Offices – 5

Franchise details: Poki Bowl
Official site

To serve fast and convenient food that still meets the customers high-quality expectations and healthy standards. We are driven by our passion for Poki Bowl, the unique seafood in-a-bowl experience, and our goal to spread this Hawaiian tradition with an Asian flair worldwide. At Poki Bowl, we make sure you’re part of the experience so you can always be confident in what you’re eating!

23. Virgola

  • Investments $154,600
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2013
  • Year Franchising Started – 2015
  • Offices – 4

Franchise details: Virgola

Founded in Manhattan in 2013 by NYC restaurateur Joseph Marazzo, Virgola is an elegant Italian wine bar that features an exclusively Italian wine list. Virgola offers a distinct menu of fresh, raw oysters, ceviche, crudo and caviar as well as imported Italian cheeses, cured meats & salads in a elegant, stylish and comfortable setting.

24. Maine-ly Sandwiches

  • Investments $145,000
  • Franchise fee $30,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2011
  • Year Franchising Started – 2011
  • Offices – 3

Franchise details: Maine-ly Sandwiches
Official site

Besides Lobster Rolls exactly like you-d find in Maine (Buttered-toasted Rolls with fresh Steamed Lobster tossed in a little mayo), we have your favorite deli sandwich.
Maine-LY Sandwiches

25. Coconut's Fish Cafe Franchise LLC

  • Investments $412,750
  • Franchise fee $60,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2009
  • Year Franchising Started – 2013
  • Offices – 3

Franchise details: Coconut's Fish Cafe Franchise LLC
Official site

Coconut’s Fish Cafe opened in 2009 in Maui, Hawaii. Founder and CEO Michael Phillips opened the restaurant to serve great food to friends and neighbors in a casual, affordable setting.

Coconut's Fish Cafe

26. Sea Legs

  • Investments $591,900
  • Franchise fee $55,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2012
  • Year Franchising Started – 2014
  • Offices – 2

Franchise details: Sea Legs
Official site

Located at 21022 Beach Blvd in downtown Huntington Beach, SeaLegs Wine Bar offers a Hamptons-style ambiance where guests can enjoy family-style seating, or sneak off to the many smaller, side tables and experience a quiet, intimate feel. California cuisine share plates and wine pairings and revolving dinner specials are only a few surprises SeaLegs has in store.
SeaLegs Wine Bar Restaurant Franchise

27. Island Fin Poke Company

  • Investments $181,350
  • Franchise fee $29,900
  • Year Brand Started – 2017
  • Year Franchising Started – 2018
  • Offices – 2

Franchise details: Island Fin Poke Company

Welcome to the Islands - where fresh, original poke bowls are presented in unique Hawaiian and Caribbean style. (And let’s just settle this part now: it’s pronounced “po-kay.” See how easy it is to become an expert?)

Island Fin Poke Company

28. Maki-Mee

  • Investments $251,149
  • 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

29. 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

30. Mahana Poke'

  • Investments $199,000
  • Franchise fee $40,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2017
  • Year Franchising Started – 2017
  • Offices – 2

Franchise details: Mahana Poke'
Official site

The freshest ingredients served in a tropical and relaxed yet refined atmosphere. Guests can choose between poke bowls or rolls. Every ingredient is cross utilized to create a broad menu that appeals to everyone yet is efficient for the owner and staff to run. Guests can come alone and make friends or come with a group and make it a party.

31. Fish-O-Licious Franchise LLC

  • Investments $122,700
  • Franchise fee $30,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2010
  • Year Franchising Started – 2011
  • Offices – 2

Franchise details: Fish-O-Licious Franchise LLC
Official site

On behalf of Fish-O-Licious we would like to welcome you and thank you for inquiring and about our exciting restaurant franchise opportunity.

32. Lobster Joint

  • Investments $695,600
  • Franchise fee $40,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2011
  • Year Franchising Started – 2015
  • Offices – 2

Franchise details: Lobster Joint
Official site

Business success comes in many forms and from varying paths – some from hard working family owned businesses, some from highly capitalized and investor funded enterprises and some from entering the right markets at the right time, avoiding competition and creating a niche.

33. D.J.'s Clam Shack

  • Investments $337,800
  • Franchise fee $35,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2009
  • Year Franchising Started – 2018
  • Offices – 1

Franchise details: D.J.'s Clam Shack
Official site

D.J.’s Clam Shack is now a franchise and is attracting all the right interested buyers. Entrepreneurs are investing in an exciting concept and a booming industry when owning their own D.J.’s Clam Shack franchise!

D.J.'s Clam Shack

34. Poke Burri

  • Investments $93,300
  • Franchise fee $30,000
  • Year Brand Started – 2017
  • Year Franchising Started – 2018
  • Offices – 1

Franchise details: Poke Burri
Official site

Poke Burri is a Georgia-based restaurant company that provides a healthy and delicious dining experience focused around the popular dish known as poke. Poke is traditionally a Hawaiian raw fish salad.
APRIL IN THE A—POKE BURRI #MUNCHIEMONDAY

35. 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!

    KOMOTODO SUSHI BURRITO

    36. SeaFood Sensation

    • Investments $95,100
    • Franchise fee $35,000
    • Year Brand Started – 2012
    • Year Franchising Started – 2018
    • Offices – 1

    Franchise details: SeaFood Sensation

    Seafood Sensation of Nashville was founded in 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. The restaurant has since become a staple of the Nashville community and base of its success. Seafood Sensation is now launching a Franchise program under the ownership and management of the original founders, Darren Morgan and Jamal Britton.

    37. Bailey Seafood

    • Investments $226,250
    • Franchise fee $34,500
    • Year Brand Started – 1989
    • Year Franchising Started – 2019
    • Offices – 1

    Franchise details: Bailey Seafood
    Official site

    Are you looking for Buffalo’s best fish fry?  Perhaps our famous Super Sandwich?  We’ve been serving up all varieties of fresh, fried, steamed, baked and sautéd seafood for over 35 years.
    Bailey Seafood Franchise Offering

    38. Shuckin' Shack

    • Investments $252,700

    Franchise details: Shuckin' Shack
    Official site

    Don’t wait another moment to start enjoying what you do for a living—it’s time to tell your corporate 9-5 job to go shuck itself and invest in the award winning Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar franchise!

    2019 Shuckin' Shack Restaurant Franchise Preview

    39. Tony Roma's

    • Investments $1,973,500
    • Franchise fee $40,000
    • Year Brand Started – 1976
    • Year Franchising Started – 1976

    Franchise details: Tony Roma's
    Official site

    Tony Roma’s has a vision in place to improve our already-stellar guest experience, which will help owners run successful businesses and maximize returns on all fronts.

    Tony Roma's Franchise: The Original Rib

    40. 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

    41. Joe's Gourmet Fish and Chicken

    • Investments $203,117
    • Franchise fee $35,000

    Franchise details: Joe's Gourmet Fish and Chicken
    Official site

    Welcome to Joe’s Gourmet! We’re glad you’re here and are excited for the opportunity to partner with you on a franchise journey. Our claim to fame goes beyond our appearances on Shark Tank, Good Morning America, and QVC.

    Tasty Video

    42. 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.

    43. 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.

    44. Uncle Sharkii Poke

    • Investments $75,000
    • Franchise fee $29,900

    Franchise details: Uncle Sharkii Poke
    Official site

    People across the U.S. are raving about poke bowls! Since 2018, there has been a 355% increase in the amount of Google searches for poke bowls. Millennials are ushering in a movement towards dining out that supports healthier alternatives and organic ingredients.