New D.P. Dough Franchise DeKalb, IL – NIU Campus!

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DeKalb, IL

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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. Dine-in, carryout, pickup and fast in-house delivery. Lunch, dinner and late night. Everyday specials. Online ordering also available.

New modern build-out. Ample seating and parking. Plus, great signage, visibility, access and high traffic counts. Fully equipped and turnkey!

Also, D.P. Dough is currently awarding multiple-unit development agreements in IL. The following multiple-unit territories are still available:
- Lincoln Park- DePaul
- Naperville, IL
- Loyola University
- MANY other areas surrounding Chicago!

Feel free to stop by the location first. This is a HIGHLY confidential listing. 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 & other branded items. Awesome house made marinara, sauces & 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 & expanding rapidly across the country. This is their 3rd location in IL-also in Normal & Champaign. Avg net sales per store $900,000. And their top third of stores avg $1.2 million!


Prime corner retail space in a freestanding building in the heart of downtown DeKalb and NIU campus. A+ location on Lincoln Hwy (Route 38) a major thoroughfare with high traffic volumes and its main retail corridor with many other restaurants and retailers. On restaurant row in Dekalb’s commercial district. Conveniently located close to homes, businesses and hotels, as well as dorms, student apartments and athletic facilities including a NIU’s 10,000-seat Convocation Center and 24,000-seat Huskie stadium. Tons of foot and vehicle traffic!

Surrounded by a dense residential area of about 44,000 residents within a 3-mile radius and Northern Illinois University (NIU), a major Midwestern research University with enrollment of over 25,000 graduate/undergraduate students and 3,000 faculty/support staff. The total population of DeKalb County is 104,000!

Popular spot for locals, visitors, families, colleagues, faculty and students alike. In a growing area that also features many golf courses and attractions. And a booming hospitality market with 3 major hotels within a short distance. Plus, lots of new developments nearby including the new Facebook Data Center, Ferraro Candy and several other factories.

County: DeKalb


Square Feet: 2,000.

Seating: 40.

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

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