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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.

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