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For over 45 years, Old Chicago Pizza + Taproom has been a leader in the casual dining restaurant segment with exclusive craft beer selections and award-winning pizzas.

OC has earned its reputation as one of America’s favorite restaurants for a multitude of reasons that leave customers coming back for more. From its delectable pizza to its extensive beer selection, this establishment caters to a diverse range of tastes and preferences.

First and foremost, the star of the show is Old Chicago’s pizza. The dough is handcrafted daily, and the fresh ingredients are sourced to create a tantalizing array of pizza options. Whether you’re a fan of classic Margherita or prefer something more adventurous like the Double Deckeroni, there’s a pizza for every palate

The taproom aspect of the restaurant sets it apart from the competition. Old Chicago boasts an impressive selection of craft beers, with regional and local brews showcased on their rotating tap list. The beer offerings are a testament to their commitment to quality and the support of the craft beer community.

Additionally, Old Chicago’s warm and welcoming atmosphere makes it an ideal place for friends and families to gather. The friendly staff and comfortable surroundings create a sense of community that keeps patrons coming back. OC offers special promotions and events, such as trivia nights, to further engage their loyal customers.

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom has become an American favorite due to its mouthwatering pizza, craft beer selection, and the inviting environment it provides. It’s the kind of place where great food, great drinks, and great times come together, making it a cherished destination for all.


Our new exterior & interior designs offer a welcoming atmosphere for our guests. Our reinvention includes new kitchen designs to reduce service times and increase food quality. We are even incorporating new bar technology to improve quality & reduce waste. Our mission is to create an experience loved by our guests, proving Old Chicago as a well established home town favorite.

New franchisees benefit from years of refinements to support partners with site selection, lease agreements, facility design, and operational training and marketing. The Old Chicago franchise model is a proven winner and delivers consistent financial performance. We provide an opportunity for single and multi-unit franchise opportunities. Contact us to learn more about this iconic brand.


$3.840M AUV*

*Figure reflects the average Annual Unit Volume (net sales) of $3,840,756 for the top 25% franchised restaurants (8 of our 31) operating during 2022. Of these 8 franchised units, 3 (37.5%) surpassed this sales level. The average AUV for all 31 franchised restaurants for this period was $2,547,199. Some outlets have sold this amount. Your individual results may vary. There is no assurance you will sell as much. See Item 19 of our Franchise Disclosure Document dated November 2, 2023.

The information provided on this site is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for informational purposes only. Any franchise offer made is by a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) registered in the applicable state. The FDD will include detailed information regarding the franchisor and the franchise opportunity. This website and the information contained herein do not constitute the offering of a franchise in any state or jurisdiction where such an offer or solicitation would be prohibited by law or regulation. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a FDD in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Furthermore, the franchise opportunities described on this website are only available in certain states and countries. OLD CHICAGO FRANCHISING LLC will not offer or sell franchises in states or countries where registration or other requirements have not been fulfilled. Prospective franchisees are advised to carefully review the FDD and consult with legal and financial advisors before making any decision to invest in a franchise opportunity. The decision to purchase a franchise should be made after careful consideration of all information and factors involved. OLD CHICAGO FRANCHISING LLC does not guarantee the success of any franchisee or the profitability of any franchise. Individual success will depend on a variety of factors, including the franchisee’s skill, effort, and dedication to operating the franchise business.