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Our Story

Fazoli’s journey began with a simple yet bold vision: to serve fast, fresh Italian cuisine in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.


Over 35 Years of Italian Excellence

Founded in 1988 in Lexington, Kentucky, Fazoli’s owns and operates over 208 restaurants across 28 states, making it the largest QSR Italian chain in America. Fazoli’s prides itself on serving quality Italian food, fast, fresh, and friendly. Menu offerings include freshly prepared pasta entrees, sub sandwiches, salads, pizza, and desserts – along with its unlimited signature breadsticks.


A Recipe for Franchise Growth

In a crowded industry filled with burgers, chicken and tacos, it’s not easy to stand out, until now! Our fast, made-to-order Italian dishes set us apart as leaders in the premium, quick service restaurant segment. All this goodness comes served in a warm, welcoming, and laid-back setting, because that’s just how we roll. Fazoli’s is an ever-growing brand with scalable opportunities in desirable locations, offering competitive start-up costs, attractive food costs, and best-in-class franchisee support.


Break Breadsticks with Us

At Fazoli’s, we promise more than just a meal; we offer an experience where every guest is an integral part of our family. Here, breaking breadsticks is not just a tradition; it’s an invitation to savor every delicious moment. Join us at Fazoli’s, where every visit is a memorable chapter in our shared story of Italian delight.