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Dat Opportunity

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Dat Dog franchise is between $475,405 – $927,675 (not including real property), including $45,000 to $55,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliate. Dat Dog is actively looking to expand in the Gulf South region and Texas. To see if you may qualify for funding, visit the Funding Options page.

Site Selection

  • Daytime population: 15K (1 mi.); 40K (2 mi.); 150K (3 mi.)
  • Median HHI: $60K (2 mi.); $50K (3 mi.)
  • 2,500-3,000 sq. ft. building (plus patio for biergarten style)
  • Adequate parking for restaurant use and location
  • Unrestricted visibility
  • 60 ft. of frontage


  • Freestanding Building/Mixed-Used Projects (Entertainment/Lifestyle Center possible, endcap preferred)
  • Unrestricted visibility

Site Specs

  • HVAC: restaurant w/ kitchen
  • Water and sewer: 1 ¼ in water (min 45 gal/sec @ 60 psi)
  • 4 in. sewer service to building
  • Gas: 900K BTU, 2” line, 900K-1.2M BTU gas line
  • Electrical: 350 amps, 120/208V 3 phase/4 wire electrical service
  • NFPA, UL and local fire protection system and in grease sewer line to adequately sized grease trap