Our Story

You can sink your teeth into owning your own Ike’s Love & Sandwiches, as the popular nationwide chain continues their franchise expansion!

Founder and namesake Ike Shehadeh opened the first sandwich shop in 2007. Since then the fast casual chain has expanded and gained a cult following for the large sandwiches and diverse toppings at all the Ike’s locations. Shehadeh’s smiling, goateed face serves as the instantly identifiable logo for the restaurants.

While the menu on the wall features a certain number of the offerings, customers can always order any of the Ike’s more than 800 specialty sandwiches with options for everyone. The signature on any Ike’s sandwich is their “Dirty Sauce,” a creamy garlic aioli that is toasted into the bread. The custom-made bread comes in soft Dutch crunch, French, sourdough, whole wheat or gluten-free rolls.

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches is a foodie sensation with a very unique guest experience, a loyal customer base – including a huge celebrity following, and low start-up costs. Ike’s is simply the best sandwich franchise opportunity, period.


Target Franchisee

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches is looking for qualified investors who are ready to operate large, profitable, multi-unit territories by following Ike’s nationally proven systems 100% of the time at every step with a commitment to the guest experience.

Franchise Support

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches is committed to quality and consistency at every location and has developed systems which make duplication of our famous recipes and flavors easy for franchisees. We use best in class product partners to guarantee efficient distribution to all restaurants. To ensure impeccable operations at every Ike’s, we provide our franchisees with the resources and support necessary to succeed.

Support provided to franchisees includes:

  • Real Estate / site selection
  • Store build-out, construction
  • Training systems
  • Operational support
  • Recipe & menu development
  • Marketing & brand building
  • Vendor & equipment selection
  • Business consulting
  • Pre-opening, grand opening support

Industry: Delis and Sandwich Shops

Startup Cost: $50,000

Total Investment: $271,400 to $745,500

Financing Available: No

SBA Eligible: No

Veteran Opportunity: Yes

Home-Based Business: No

Discounts or Incentives: No



The national rockstar fast casual sandwich chain that opens in inexpensive conversions