Broadway Pizza - Award Winning Recipes Since 1953

Franchise Opportunities

BECOME A Broadway Bar & Pizza® FRANCHISEE

You'll like it so much, you may just have to own a piece of the company.


...a vast array of valuable franchise services and programs. Above all, Broadway Bar & Pizza® represents a significant investment value and opportunity to participate in retaining a vibrant, growing franchise system, with a high degree of independence and flexibility.

Broadway Bar & Pizza® began in the back of Broadway Bar in 1953. We've come a long way since John Spallacci and his mother were making crust and sausage in that little room on Broadway in North Minneapolis.

Today, Broadway Bar & Pizza® is a concept that combines an award-winning menu with a fun, casual atmosphere. We offer many concepts to meet your needs, your demographics, your financial requirements and your site.

Broadway Bar & Pizza® caters to your needs and to your audience. Each location is fun and unique, and all offer award-winning food! Broadway Bar & Pizza® has been critically acclaimed for over 65 years.

Our signature is our pizza! Three enticing crust varieties: Thin crust, New York style, and Deep Dish. Can we tempt you with Lunch and Dinner Buffets? Combine our food with true franchise support from opening and beyond, from operations to marketing, add in tremendous growth potential and you have a genuine recipe for success!

WHY Broadway Bar & Pizza®?

Award-winning food! Critically acclaimed for over 65 years!

  • Thin Crust, New York Style, Deep Dish
  • Lunch & Dinner Buffets
  • True franchise support from opening and beyond, from operations to marketing
  • Incredible growth potential


At Broadway Bar & Pizza® we have combined the right ingredients and years of successful experience to create an inspired, growth-oriented business operation. Our delicious, highly acclaimed pizzas, hot hoagies, fine pastas and lunch & dinner buffets uniquely position Broadway Bar & Pizza® in the pizza marketplace, allowing you to fully capitalize on the fastest growing segment in the food service industry - the $30 billion pizza industry. Broadway Bar & Pizza® offers proven management procedures and imaginative marketing strategies to support the day-to-day operations of your store. We provide a variety of services and programs to help you increase your market share and enhance your financial position.

As you explore the investment opportunities at Broadway Bar & Pizza®, you will benefit from our brand heritage, and come to realize the intense commitment we've made to our products, our markets and our franchisees. From the beginning, you'll profit from our seasoned franchise development team's expertise. These professionals are committed to you, your store and our franchise system, and continuing growth for all.


Broadway Bar & Pizza® assists you in evaluating a prime site for your new store by focusing on consumer demographics, traffic and accessibility standards. Should you choose a pre-existing location, lease negotiation assistance is also available to ensure the most favorable contract terms.


Your store is carefully designed for economy, efficiency and customer convenience. We will work with your architect on every aspect from store layout and electrical, to signage and interior design.


Broadway Bar & Pizza® is currently developing new restaurants in several configurations.

FREE-STANDING Broadway Bar & Pizza® buildings contain approximately 4500-6000 square feet and seat 160-240 people. This concept offers full bar service.


You receive in-store training in these essential areas of food service management:

  • Administration and daily operations
  • Accounting and inventory control
  • Product specifications and preparation
  • Delivery operations
  • Labor cost control
  • Employee training
  • Quality control
  • Customer service


We provide you with a comprehensive checklist of pre-opening activities and requirements. We will work with you directly to ensure completion of every necessary step for a successful launch of your new store from government regulations and employee selection to your grand opening.


Our marketing team will help you prepare a formal grand opening plan, integrating our aggressive advertising and promotion program with carefully orchestrated public relations activities in your local marketplace.


Research & Development

Our unique product mix has been created through years of development and consumer testing. We continue to research and refine existing products, as well as develop new products that meet current consumer trends.

Continuous Support

Broadway Bar & Pizza® has a corporate staff dedicated to ensuring franchise success. This staff provides the following services:

  • Weekly contact and quick response to questions and problems
  • Regularly scheduled store visits
  • Periodic full-day visitation reports
  • Mystery shopper program
  • Operator reviews to assist franchisees with their business performance
  • On-site support during new store openings
  • Operations manual with regular updates
  • New store opening guide
  • Regular newsletters
  • Franchise and manager workshops
  • Menu mix and ideal food cost tracking
  • Assist franchises with food and labor cost controls
  • Store accounting system and cash controls
  • Breakeven analysis for individual stores
  • Sales tracking for the system, the market and individual stores

Marketing Programs

We offer a variety of professionally designed marketing tools to promote your store.

Our experienced staff will assist you in developing programs to meet your individual needs. In addition, we create innovative, hard-hitting promotional and community-oriented programs designed to build awareness and increase sales.

The royalty fee is 4% during each year of operation - based on net sales and collected on a monthly basis. In addition, all stores contribute 1% to the corporate ad fund and 0.5% of sales to the Broadway Bar & Pizza® coop advertising fund. This fund is used for creative, media development and placement, and sponsorship opportunities - all activities designed to build the brand.

The Broadway Bar & Pizza® Franchise Offering Disclosure, contains more detailed information regarding marketing and advertising fees.


We offer a strong communications program which provides a direct line to the home office and your fellow franchise owners. You are encouraged to attend and contribute your knowledge and experience at our franchise meetings. You benefit from our informative, quarterly franchise newsletter.


Do you know Broadway Bar & Pizza® now? You may also find answers by visiting a Broadway Bar & Pizza® location. Or via email at:


Please click on the following links and print out the following forms. Please mail them to our corporate headquarters.

Franchise Application: Personal Background

Franchise Application: Personal Financial Statement

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Corporate Office:
Broadway Station Restaurants, Inc.
1818 Wooddale Drive | Suite 202
Woodbury, MN 55725
Phone: 651-731-0800
Fax: 651-731-9609