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About Us Why Now? Why Not?

WHO IS
FUZZY’S?

Good vibes, stellar food, and badass people. That’s the Fuzzy’s brand in a nutshell, and those chill vibes will be yours to share if you’re in the market to own your own Fuzzy’s Taco Shop.

We’ve been dishing out the good vibes via our laid-back restaurant spaces and flavor-packed menu since 2003. Fuzzy’s has gone from strength to strength as a taco franchise, opening in locations across the country but staying true to our core vibes: food first, pride in our people and keeping it real. We could never have imagined the way Fuzzy’s has taken off, expanding to nearly 150 locations across the US. And while we may love nothing more than taking it easy, taco in one hand, margarita in the other – it doesn’t mean we’re slowing down. 

There is no better time to join Fuzzy’s and open your very own Fuzzy’s Taco Shop franchise. Give us a call today, and get ready to dish out great food. When you’re working with Fuzzy’s, every day is badass.

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What sets Fuzzy’s apart as a quality taco franchise?

If you’re looking to join a taco restaurant franchise, it’s hard to go past Fuzzy’s. Why is that? Because we’re a taco franchise committed to providing a fantastic experience to every customer that strolls through our doors. How do we achieve this Baja-awesome experience?

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Food Comes First

Creating mouth-watering flavors will always be a number one priority. We’re serving up the best and freshest ingredients, accompanied by a huge selection of thirst-quenching beverages.

Keep It Real

We keep it real at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop - we’ve got a sense of humor, and we’re not afraid to use it. We’re incredibly proud of the laid-back, chill atmosphere at our restaurant, and we’ll never forget our roots: an affordable taco shop focused on flavors and providing space to gather with family and friends to kick back and catch up.

Pride In Our People

What sets us apart from other taco franchises? Duh, it’s us! The people you see at any Fuzzy’s Taco Shop are Fam. We know we’ve got some of the hardest working team members in the biz, and that makes all the difference.

Dish Out And Give Back

Fuzzy’s might be a chain, but we know it’s the community around us that keeps us busy slinging tacos and serving up chill beverages. That’s why we’re committed to giving back to the local communities we’re a part of. Good vibes are at their best when they’re for a good cause, after all.

Local Is How We Roll

It’s as much about building community as it is about slinging seriously good tacos at Fuzzy’s. Every shop shows the personality of the locals that hang there - but don’t worry, the food is always out of this world.

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Tap into what the people want – seriously good tacos

While tacos are a way of life to many of us at Fuzzy’s, there are plenty of other reasons to open your own Fuzzy’s franchise.

Fuzzy’s is one of America’s fastest-growing taco franchises, with nearly 150 locations open to date. You’ll find Fuzzy’s in 18 states across the country, so no matter where you are located, there will be demand for an affordable and flavorful taco franchise.

Fuzzy’s is headed up by a team passionate about dishing out good vibes and stellar food. While you can count on the same commitment to chill vibes and quality flavors, each of our taco shop franchises is shaped by the locals who hang out there. We’re truly the taco shop around the corner, a base in the community for people to gather to celebrate or just kick back and hang out.

There are also two options for you if you’re interested in running a Fuzzy’s franchise. As well as our regular taco shop franchise option, you can open a Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Taqueria. This franchise format is the way to go if you’re operating in an urban location from a smaller-sized space – it is made for a 2,000 sq ft space, as opposed to the 3,500 sq ft a traditional Fuzzy’s occupies. The Taqueria franchise option comes with a focused menu and streamlined seating layout – that makes owning a Fuzzy’s franchise more accessible than ever. It’s perfect for more CBD areas with high walk-up traffic.

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop may have gotten its start in the college towns of Texas, but our expansion across the country has shown there is plenty of appetite for a restaurant that dishes out the goodness on the daily. With a unique voice and a product at a real chill price, there’s never been a better time to own one of the best taco franchises around.

GOOD ViBES. STELLAR FOOD. BADASS PEOPLE.

But don’t just take our word for it, check out what our franchisees have to say.

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HOW FUZZY’S WILL HELP YOU BRING YOUR TACO FRANCHISE DREAM TO LIFE

So, you’ve decided the Baja life at Fuzzy’s is for you. Welcome aboard! Not sure where to start? That’s no problem. When you sign up to be a Fuzzy’s franchisee, you’ve got a whole lot of people behind you ready to lend a helping hand.
As plans start moving forward on your Fuzzy’s taco franchise, the team is here to help. You’ll receive extensive information detailing how Fuzzy’s works:

OPERATIONS

You’ll receive extensive training on Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, including operational aspects of running a taco franchise. The team will take you through our tried and tested processes and procedures and make sure you know everything you need to know about running a Fuzzy’s Taco Shop. This includes:

  • Preparing Fuzzy’s recipes and working in our taco production kitchen
  • Best practices for finding, selecting and retaining “badass” team members
  • Management of our Baja taco ingredients and supplies
  • Execution of Fuzzy’s systems to drive the business and food safety

We want to make sure Fuzzy’s continues to be synonymous with tasty bites and laid-back vibes, and will help you put all the procedures into place to ensure that happens.

MARKETING

You may have noticed, but we at Fuzzy’s have a pretty unique vibe. Our team has worked hard to create that unique tone of voice, visual brand, and atmosphere that Fuzzy’s is known and loved for. We’ll help you spread the word about your own Fuzzy’s Taco Shop and teach you the tips and tricks needed to connect with our customers through marketing.

SUPPORT

Of course, there’s lots to learn about when it comes to operating a taco shop franchise – and it doesn’t all happen within your first month of opening. We want to make sure the Fuzzy’s team feels confident and supported in the day-to-day business of running a taco franchise. As a Fuzzy’s franchisee, you’ll get ongoing support from our team to help you in managing your taco shop franchise.

Our training program includes: 

  • Full training at Fuzzy’s designated training location
  • Fuzzy’s Training Team support for first three new store openings
  • Pre-opening and ongoing training systems including E-Training and ongoing workshops
  • Initial training on our back office system to help manage store operational costs
  • Grand Opening marketing support as well as ongoing Local Store Marketing best practices

You’ll also get access to some fantastic resources, including: 

  • Back Office System
  • Learning Management System
  • Brand Standards Performance Audits
  • Food Safety Audits – Ecosure
  • Fuzzynet – intranet resource center
  • Business Growth Plans
  • P&L benchmarking support
  • Guest Experience systems
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our Team

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Want to know more?

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop is a fast casual restaurant with nearly 150 franchise- and corporate-owned locations in 18 states, serving Mexican favorites with a splash of Baja. We’re excited to welcome you to Fuzzy’sTaco Shop!!


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The business bits

Ready to create your own local hangout that feels one of a kind? Here are some numbers for those interested in owning their own Fuzzy’s Taco Shop:

Traditional Restaurant Taqueria Restaurant
Franchise Fee $40,000 $30,000
Estimated Initial Investment Range $635,000-$1,614,600 $489,900-$1,177,100
Royalty Fee 5% of Gross Sales 5% of Gross Sales
Development Fund 2% of Gross Sales 2% of Gross Sales
Average Unit Volume $1,804, 777* N/A

*This average unit volume is based on 118 traditional restaurants open and operating for at least 3 calendar months as of the beginning of our 2022 Fiscal Year (January 2, 2022 to January 1, 2023), and that operated on a continuous basis during the entire 2022 Fiscal Year. 47 out of 118 units (or 40%) reported average unit volume of at least $1,804,777. Your individual results may differ. There is no assurance that you will earn as much. See Item 19 of our 2023 Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) for additional financial performance data.

This chart summarizes selected key information from our FDD and should be read in conjunction with our FDD and this summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the entire FDD.

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FRoM CoAST TO COAST, WE’RE GOoD TO GROW

Taco lovers are everywhere. Let’s give the people what they want.

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WHAT’S THE PROCESS?

So, you’ve submitted your application to become an owner of the most badass taco franchises around. What’s next? Glad you asked.

Contact: We’ll give you a call to discuss your interest and answer your questions.

FDD Review: You’ll receive a copy of Fuzzy’s franchise disclosure document, which will provide you with all the business info you need to decide if owning a taco franchise is right for you.

Application: Prepare your official application and send it on through.

Talk Tacos: We talk over the nuts and bolts of what makes a great business and schedule calls with Fuzzy’s franchisees so that you can get more information about our concept from folks that are running day-to-day operations.

Meet The Fam Day Meeting: You’ll fly to our corporate office to meet the Fuzzy’s exec team, tour a few locations, and try our delicious food.

Development Agreement Execution: Paperwork stage!

Welcome to Fuzzy’s: You’re in! We’re so glad to have you here.

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