Average Gross Sales 2023
(Traditional Location)
based on 2024 FDD


Average Growth 2022-2023
(Traditional Location)
based on 2024 FDD


Minimum Initial Investment
(Traditional Location)
based on 2024 FDD

Are you driven to succeed and love working with people?

We are seeking entrepreneur minded, hardworking, fun loving, foodies to join our Bun family!


Bun Mee is beloved by foodies and critics alike for our inspired takes on Vietnamese classics, but we’re so much more than our kickass food. Here’s what makes us stand out in the fast-casual space.

Mother with her children eating rolls

People First

We stand by our creed to provide service that is fast, helpful, and friendly. We are committed to providing excellent customer service that exceeds expectations.

Customers ordering at Bun Mee


Fast, easy, and convenient isn’t always a winning combo but at Bun Mee it’s what we aspire to. We offer delivery, our locations are conveniently located in high traffic areas for our customers, and our food is quick and always delicious! There’s a reason why 50% of our customers rely on us for takeout and 100% rely on us for healthy, delicious meals in a flash.

Bun Mee Store Interior

Best In Class

We are intentional about everything we do from our music playlist selections to the design and customer experience at our stores. We seek to constantly innovate and be best in class so that we can offer consistent, craveable food in a fun and inviting atmosphere.

Our food puts us on the map. Our values sets us apart.


Here’s what you can look forward to as a Bun Mee Franchisee

Little to no direct competition
Stand out from the pack with the BEST (and likely first) Vietnamese banh mi fast casual gourmet restaurant in your community

Award winning and pioneering
QSR brand in the Vietnamese banh mi space - ranked #28 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers 2013 in the US

Strong sales in a small footprint - 700 - 1600sqft with robust unit economics

Why Now?

The Quick Service Restaurant industry is booming

The US fast casual industry reached $45.58B in 2023 & is projected to almost double to $80.02B by 2032
We average $946,313 gross sales at traditional locations & $4,125,666 at Non-Traditional locations based on 2024 FDD

Banh mi and beyond TM

“Our scooter food is beloved by foodies and critics alike for our inspired, chef driven takes on Vietnamese banh mi classics.”

"The Sloppy Bun sent me spiraling into a glorious banh mi black hole, deep into sandwich galaxies I never knew existed... It’s familiar and still tastes like something I’ve never eaten before. Sometimes, all it takes is the merging of two completely different concepts to create something magnificently bizarre. "

Ryan Basso, SF Weekly

"Food quality is awesome and also ambience is super cool."

Ananya Datta

"Delicious! Sloppy bun with fried egg is a winner."

Wendy K.

"Salt & Pepper Fries from Bun Mee named on the list of best fries in San Francisco"


"Bun Mee really took the sandwich to a whole new level of flavor. I will definitely become a regular."

Stephen P.

"Bun Mee is the city's newest and hippest destination for the oh-so delicious and affordable Vietnamese sandos. Not only do they make some of the most innovative and tasty Bahn Mi around, they also serve up a mean glass of house made kaffir limeade."


"Fun café with fresh ingredients and tasty food!"

Johanna T.

"Bun Mee's chocolate coconut cookie named one of the 12 best cookies in San Francisco"

7x7 Magazine

"What keeps me coming back is the extraordinary service you don't even see at high end restaurants in the city anymore."

Candy G.

"Every single sandwich is delicious at Bun Mee"

Patricia Unterman, SF Examiner

"Food is a 10/10. They're fast. Fresh. Simple. Delicious!"

Jasmine M.

"Sloppy bun w fried egg, #25 on 7x7's list of big eats"

7x7 Magazine

"I've been dreaming of the Belly Bun since my first visit."

Marisa Lindquist, San Francisco Chronicle

"100 things to try before you die list"

7x7 Magazine

"One of 9 Best Places to Eat at SFO Airport"


"Bun Mee named as one of the best restaurants in a California airport"

Madeline Wells SF Gate

Denise Tran CEO


“From Banh mi to beyond, our mission is to build the most beloved Vietnamese fast-casual brand that wins over the hearts, minds, and taste buds of every American. I invite you to embark on this exciting journey and build your very own Bun Mee in your community.”

Denise Tran, Founder & CEO


  • $946K AUV - Traditional Location
  • $4.1M AUV - Non-Traditional Location
  • Single Unit: Net worth $750K, Liquidity $150K
  • Multi Unit: Net worth $1M+, Liquidity $500K
  • Single Unit Franchise Fee: $45,000
  • Multi Unit Franchise Fee: $87,500
  • Initial Investment Range: $560K - $1.08M


Here’s what to look forward to in your franchise discovery process

Step 1

Complete the form below

Step 2

Meet the Franchise Director to learn more

Step 3

Review the Franchise Disclosure Document

Step 4

Meet the Founder/CEO

Step 5

Attend Discovery Day

Step 6

Franchise Awarded

Step 1
Complete the form below
Step 2
Meet the Franchise Director to learn more
Step 3
Review the Franchise Disclosure Document
Step 4
Meet the Founder/CEO
Step 5
Attend Discovery Day
Step 6
Franchise Awarded