IHOP® began making people smile in 1958, opening our 1st location in Toluca Lake, CA. For over 65 years, it’s been the popular place where guests can enjoy classic favorites and craveable menu innovations any time of day.
Franchising since 1960, with approximately 1,670 locations in the U.S. and more abroad, we have opportunities for development in select domestic markets, varied venues, and internationally, for qualified multi-unit operators with a passion for our brand and the restaurant industry.
If you have an operating/business background in the restaurant industry, the IHOP development opportunity may be for you. Our minimum financial requirements are $500K liquidity and $1.5M net worth. Passion for our brand, focus, operating and development experience will help identify your potential growth. A widely recognized and loved family dining brand, we are looking for experienced operators to continue our brand consistency, adaptability and growth.
Our preferred locations are near dense retail trade areas, hotels, popular attractions, and in non-traditional venues.
We have various build-out options including conversions, freestanding, end-cap, and in-line. We also have various floor plan options including our 2,700 sq. ft. prototype and flexible floor plans to fit non-traditional spaces.
We offer development opportunities in various markets across the U.S. and varied incentives for development*.