1986: The first Five Guys location opens in Arlington, VA.
1986 - 2001: Five Guys opens five locations around the DC metro-area and perfected their business of making burgers… and starts to build a cult-like following.
2002: Five Guys decides DC metro-area residents shouldn't be the only ones to experience their burgers and start to franchise in Virginia and Maryland.
2003: Five Guys sells out of franchise territory within 18 months and starts to open the rest of the country for franchise rights.
2003 - Present: Five Guys expands to over 750 locations in over 40 states and 4 Canadian provinces.
For anyone with peanut allergies, this is NOT the place for you. They fry everything in peanut oil, and they also serve free peanuts while you wait. They take orders online, and you can even download an app on your Android to order!
Last Updated: 3/25/2011 2:47 PM