L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

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An Opportunity to Spread Aloha

Voted #1 Asian Food Franchise

Entrepreneur Magazine ranked L & L Hawaiian Barbecue as the #1 Asian food franchise four years in a row (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017). L & L is a unique concept that serves delicious Asian American dishes that could be addicting. When L & L had a soft opening in Dallas without any advertising, hundreds of people were waiting in line to savor our freshly cooked meals.

The #1 Hawaiian Barbecue

L & L Hawaiian Barbecue is an established brand name. If you ask anyone from Hawaii, they will tell you that L & L is a beloved icon and a well-recognized name. L & L has been bringing Hawaii to the world through distinctive dining experiences and the aloha spirit. L & L is the original Hawaiian Barbecue that serves authentic Hawaiian Barbecue.

Three Good Reasons to Own an L & L Franchise

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Flexibility & Creativity

L & L offers more flexibility for you as an entrepreneur than most restaurant franchise. You work with lesser constraints and more creativity. We want you to be successful to earn a good livelihood.

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Success Stories

L & L has many success stories. Many of our franchisees have their second and even third generation joining their family business. In Hawaii, store closure is a rarity except through retirement or loss of lease.

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Low Royalty & Marketing Fees

L & L has one of the lowest royalty (3%) and marketing (1%) fees in the franchising industry. We want you to keep your hard-earned profit. Even with our low fees, we provide similar or better support to our franchisees.

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" L & L is the easiest of all my businesses to operate and the most profitable. We love the feeling of family and the flexibility within the framework. The staff really care for us."
- Sole Leano (San Diego, California)

Franchisor Details

Year Founded
1952
Franchise Since
1990
historic L&L first franchise building
Total Units
200+
L&L founders
Home Office
Honolulu, Hawaii
Chicken Katsu Plate
2018 franchise award flag
Ranked #1 Asian Food Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

Franchisor Details

Year Founded
1976
Franchise Since
1990
Total Units
200+
Home Office
Honolulu, Hawaii
2018 franchise award flag
Ranked #1 Asian Food Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

2019 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:
$150,000
Total Investment:
$133,700 - $525,000
L&L may provide financing in special cases