High-Volume Well-Established D.P. Dough Franchise Minneapolis, MN – Across University Of Minnesota Campus!

Close To Classrooms, Student Housing, Sports Facilities, Entertainment Venues, Shopping & Restaurants

Minneapolis, MN

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Food Type: Italian, Pizza Place

Service Type: Fast Casual

Business Type: Franchise

Sale Type: Business For Sale

Asking Price: $

Gross Sales: $

Net Operating Income: $

Monthly Rent: $

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Offering a variety of the best fresh-baked calzones. Customers choose from 25 signature calzones or can build-their-own calzone by selecting from over 30 ingredients (proteins, fresh veggies, cheeses & sauces) to be stuffed inside their amazing original dough.

Along with delicious traditional bone-in wings and boneless wings (dunkers). As well as crispy golden tater tots - original tots, cheesy tots and cheesy bacon tots. In addition to fresh-baked cheese stix, sinner stix, creamy garlic stix, garlic parm stix and cinnamon stix. Plus 100% romaine entrée salads. And dessert calzones, homemade chocolate chip cookies and fudge brownies. Accompanied by a variety of bottled or canned beverages.

Simple operation - counter service. Lunch, dinner and late night. Everyday specials. Online ordering also available. Dine-in, carryout, pickup and fast in-house delivery. Plus, 3rd party delivery through Foodsby which caters to the business professional during the lunch time frame. As well as a huge catering business with EZ Cater and Campus Card, a 3rd party who caters to the U of M athletes all year long.

Also, lots of opportunities to further increase sales by continuing to be involved with Explore U, a mandatory event for incoming freshman (targets ~6000 students each year), partnering with different fraternities and sororities on their fundraising events, catering to different student communities and campus events, along with email marketing to visiting sports teams (men’s & women’s) to cater them after their away games. In addition to offering promos through corporate and with major 3rd parties, running specials during the week and new menu offerings!

Well established location for over 8 years. New modern build-out. Ample seating. Plus, great signage, visibility and access. Long term staff in place. Turnkey!

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a HIGHLY confidential listing, please DO NOT talk to any of the owners, employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only outside of business hours.

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D.P Dough - the original calzone company. The pizza alternative. Everything made-from-scratch daily and fresh baked-to-order from the best ingredients. Boasts a proprietary line of dough, meats, cheeses and other branded items. Awesome house made marinara, sauces and dressings. A unique concept, with a cult-like following and proven franchise system. A top 200 Food Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine. Their own QSR category. The nation’s ONLY late-night calzone franchise. Dominates the late-night dining marketplace. Has changed college life forever

Growth and Expansion:

Headquartered in Columbus, OH. The first D.P Dough opened in 1987 at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. For nearly 4 decades has been delivering fresh-baked calzones to university communities. Today, D.P Dough delivers ooey, gooey, cheesy happiness on/around college campuses throughout the US. Began franchising in 1996, currently 53 locations nationwide and expanding rapidly across the country.


Prime corner retail space in Dinkydome Lofts, a freestanding building with first floor retail and 125 student apartments above. Huge walk-in business!

Perfectly situated on University Ave SE also known as “Frat/Sorority Row” just blocks from the football stadium, hockey and basketball arenas. Boasts tons of vehicle and foot traffic, plus parades!

Located in Dinkytown, an iconic neighborhood of Minneapolis, just minutes from classrooms, student housing, sports facilities, entertainment venues, shopping and restaurants!

Ideally positioned in a booming college market and Minnesota’s largest city with a total population of over 430,000!

County: Hennepin


Square Feet: 2,337.

Seating: 40.

Days/Hrs of Operation: Su-We 11a-1a, Th 11a-2a, Fr-Sa 11a-3a.

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