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5 Best Burger Franchises for Convenience Stores

5 Best Burger Franchises for  Convenience Stores

Are you searching for a list of the best burger franchises for convenience stores or travel plazas?

At Jack in the Box, we understand it can be hard to pick just one because there are so many options to choose from.

In this article, we will highlight five of the best burger franchises for convenience stores in no particular order.

Jack in the Box

We simply had to put ourselves on this list because of our innovative menu, flexible restaurant designs, and experience with co-developed spaces.

Jack in the Box offers a large and distinctive 24/7 menu with five dayparts to our customers. This means you can get anything on our menu at any time – day or night.

Our all-day, everyday menu makes us a perfect partner for the Convenience Store & Travel Plaza Industry. Plus, we offer flexible layouts and designs to fit the unique needs of your location.

Today, we have more than 2,100 locations across the United States of America including +90 restaurants associated with c-stores and travel plazas.

At Jack in the Box, our brand has been around for more than 70 years and we’re currently looking for c-store owners who are interested in partnering with our craveable menu.

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In 1969, Dave Thomas opened the first Wendy’s restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. It didn’t take long for their quick-service chain restaurant to become famous for square beef patties and Frosty desserts.

Today, they operate 7,000 restaurants worldwide and are looking for new and diverse franchisees to join their team.

Wendy’s can streamline their store design to fit a number of high-visibility, high-traffic locations including highway and travel plazas.

Burger King

Burger King currently has more than 7,000 restaurants throughout the U.S. with opportunities for growth across the U.S. and international markets.

This burger franchise is known for creating signature recipes and providing family-friending dining experiences. Every day, more than 11 million guests visit Burger King restaurants around the world.

Their restaurants can be located alongside other businesses such as retail, food service, gas stations, convenience stores, or similar facilities.

A&W Restaurants

A&W is an American fast-food restaurant chain known for its burgers, root beer on draft, and other sweet treats.

Currently, A&W has over 900 restaurants domestically along with locations in Southeast Asia. Nearly 100 of their restaurants are in gas stations, convenience stores, and travel centers.

They have availability throughout the U.S. for entrepreneurs looking to open A&W locations in prime markets.


McDonald’s is one of the most well-known burger franchises in the world. It’s hard to find anyone who isn’t familiar with their “I’m Lovin’ It” advertising campaign.

They currently have more than 38,000 locations in over 100 countries. Approximately 93% of McDonald’s restaurants are owned and operating by independent local business owners.

The availability of restaurants in specific areas is uncertain until you’ve completed your franchisee training. You may be required to relocate to your nearest restaurant opportunity.

Check Out These Additional Resources

We hope this list of the best burger franchises for convenience stores helped you narrow down your search.

At Jack in the Box, we’re looking for c-store partners who are excited to bring our craveable 24/7 menu to new markets across the country.

Here are some additional online resources you may like to check out:

If you have any questions, please contact our franchise sales and support team.

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