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Buffalo Wild Wings

is seeking candidates for expansion.

How do I buy a Buffalo Wild Wings Franchise?

Founded in 1982 and backed by Inspire Brands, Buffalo Wild Wings provides best-in-class franchise support in areas like restaurant development planning, design and construction, operations training, marketing and branding, and supply chain expertise. It requires U.S. franchise candidates to have a minimum of $750,000 in liquid assets and a net worth of $1.5 million. Additionally, there is a minimum commitment to develop at least two restaurants.

Total Investment$1,500,000 - $3,500,000
Cash Required$750,000
Business TypeFranchise
Target Market National

Open a Great American Sports Bar - Buffalo Wild Wings.

Buffalo Wild Wings is the largest sports brand in the U.S. with over 1200 sports bars in 10 countries.

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Open Buffalo Wild Wings in any of these available states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY.


Buffalo Wild Wings was started by Jim Disbrow and Scott Lowery in 1982 when the two friends couldn't find a restaurant to satiate their craving for authentic Buffalo, NY-style chicken wings.

Today, Buffalo Wild Wings brings a welcoming neighborhood atmosphere with a front-row seat for every sports fan and offers 21 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings and beer on tap.

Backed by Inspire Brands

As the fourth-largest restaurant company in the U.S., Inspire Brands provides support and scale that Buffalo Wild Wings needs to succeed.

Buffalo Wild Wings by the Numbers

16 Consecutive Years - New Unit Growth

$3 Million - Average Unit Volume

$14+ Billion - System-Wide Sales

16 Countries

325,000+ Franchise and company team members

11,200 Restaurants

1,400 Franchisees

$4 Billion in Supply Chain Purchasing Power

The Design

Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant revamped its sports menu and has a new flexible restaurant design where guests can hang out, watch games and create memories with friends that include:

  • Dominant bar anchoring indoor and outdoor dining areas
  • Free flowing and flexible seating areas
  • VIP spaces for guests
  • Stadium-like A/V technology with LED modular screens
  • Dedicated takeout access for guests