Franchise Opportunities

Hotshots Sports Bar & Grill offers a unique combination of sports, food and games that sets itself apart from the typical sports bar & grill.

Learn why you should make Hotshots your next great business opportunity.

Open A Hotshots Sports Bar & Grill Franchise Today.

Hotshots Sports Bar & Grill is an interactive sports bar venue featuring an extensive menu, full selection of bottled and draft beers along with locations featuring pool tables, darts, video games and televisions. We offer the best in sports programming on high definition televisions. Our motto, “All the Games, All the Time” is something we stand by firmly. We offer our guests the chance to get out of their seat and enjoy interactive promotions, activities, games and fun beyond just watching the game. The Hotshots Sports Bar & Grill food menu has been perfected over the past 25 years and is quick to prepare and simply delicious. Nightly specials and promotions keep the atmosphere fun and ever changing so our guests always have a great experience and return for more fun. We want our customers to participate in pool, darts and other activities to give them a vast experience beyond “going to the bar.”

Hotshots Sports Bar & Grill franchises receive unparalleled support in all aspects of their new business to make Hotshots one of the top sports bar franchises available for franchising in the market today. We support our franchisees through the entire process from site selection, demographic analysis, lease negotiation, finance assistance, construction, pre-opening training, Grand Opening support, continued operational support, and Marketing/Promotional Support. Our franchise team is there to assist you in every step along the way to set your new business up for success.

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The Franchise Process

Joining a Franchise and opening a business is a big decision.  Hotshots’ goal is to provide you with a full arsenal of resources and information that you will need to make this decision. The first step in this process is to complete a franchise information request form. Once submitted you will be contacted by a member of the Hotshots franchise team for an initial discussion.

The following steps should be expected during the Hotshots franchise process to determine if we are the right fit for you and if you are the right fit for us:

  • Fill out Franchise Request Form
  • 15-20 minute phone call
  • Complete personal application
  • Attend discover day
  • Review franchise disclosure and agreement
  • Complete personal interview

Real Franchise Owner's Testimonials

Hear what our Franchise Owners have to say about us.

"The key was when we first opened the doors that first day because we were not prepared for the amount of business we were going to do. If it hadn't been for the support from the corporate side being there to help us run the kitchen, run the line, serving, bar tending, every facet that first 30 days, I don't think we would have been successful."
Don Wilburn
"We really didn't know anything about the bar or restaurant business before we got in, so it was a must for us to have a concept in place. It's really a very easy process because they go through everything with you... and with as many proven concepts they have with different stores, it makes it easy on the Franchisee."
Matt Hotop


Questions? Our Franchise Support provides the answers.

Do I need restaurant operating experience?

No restaurant experience is required. In other words, our training program and continued support will provide you with the knowledge needed to run and operate a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill successfully.

How much money can I make owning a Hotshots Franchise?

We provide some necessary financial operating information in our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). You will be provided with an FDD after receipt of a full application.

What is the total investment for a Hotshots?

Investments vary, depending on the size, location, market, and on other factors such as whether it’s a free-standing building or a strip center location. We estimate that your initial investment will be between $475,500 and $907,000. In cases of new construction of a free-building, the cost will be between $375,500 and $557,000, plus real estate and construction.

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Real Estate / Site Criteria

  • Our locations are conversions of existing casual dining restaurants, new construction free standing and strip center end caps.
  • Locations are generally located near major freeways and neighborhoods.
  • 7,500 – 9,000 SF
  • 150+ parking spaces
  • Excellent signage and visibility
  • Excellent site ingress and egress with traffic signal preferred
  • Patio space is a plus

Market Characteristics

  • Areas with strong work base, heavy daytime working population and roof tops
  • Mid-scale business hotels and upscale apartments is a plus
  • Total population of +125k within five miles
  • Daytime working population of +75k within five miles
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