Why own a Lime House Sushi and Ramen?

Lime House Sushi and Ramen is a fast casual restaurant preparing made to order sushi and ramen using high quality, fine dining level ingredients. Combining authentic recipes from her home country in Burma, our founder Thanda Win has found her calling leading others as entrepreneurs. She opened her first restaurant in 2005 and has since opened the flagship location in the Buffalo, NY area where she has made her new American home.

  • Experienced founder with multi-unit restaurant and franchise experience (she understands your role firsthand)
  • On-trend, growing demand for our menu items
  • Fast casual setting, lower cost build out than a full-service restaurant
  • High end ingredients, fine dining experience that is affordable to a wide and diverse population
  • Startup with confidence knowing the low and high investment details
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What Does It Cost to Open a LIME HOUSE Franchise?

Per our 2023 Franchise
Disclosure Document
Initial Fees and
Investment Terms
Notes on Investment
Startup Investment $348,000 to $781,652 For one restaurant
Initial Franchise Fee $35,000 2 restaurants: $67,500
3restaurants: $97,500
On-going Royalty 5% of Gross Sales Paid Weekly
Brand Development Fund 1% of Gross Sales Also invest 1% to 1.5%
($500/month min) inlocal
advertising and marketing
Grand Opening $10,000 to $15,000 Included in startup range to
help launch the business

As part of your pre-opening support, we provide on-boarding and training support to prepare you for opening:

  1. You and your Sushi Chef will be invited to join us for 3 weeks in Hamburg, NY (greater Buffalo, NY area). We cover our customer service standards, daily operations, POS and management tools (technology, financial, marketing), and how to prep and prepare menu items based on over 20 years of experience owning and operating sushi restaurants.
  2. Onsite support in your Lime House Sushi and Ramen restaurant– make sure you are ready for a soft opening and your staff have been trained on our procedures and operational standards.
  3. Ongoing guidance to develop, grow and become an active part of your local community.
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We are:
  • Efficient – but take the time to serve each customer.
  • Professionals – but still have fun.
  • A team – we work together to make production fast and with the right packaging every time.
  • Willing to pay for experience – ensuring everyone works together to serve the customer.
  • Ready to cross train and promote from within – everyone contributes to the growth of the brand.

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What our clients say

joshua castro
joshua castro
First of all I’d like to thank all of the staff at Lime House. They made my girlfriends birthday dinner very special. Amazing food with fast and friendly service. Great sushi, even better ramen.!I totally recommend the Salmon Firecracker rolls.
Luis Rivera
Luis Rivera
Fantastic little restaurant. The staff was friendly the food was delicious and price was fair. I would definitely go back again!
Marie Emmanuelle Brown-Cashdollar
Marie Emmanuelle Brown-Cashdollar
Very good service! Enjoyed my avocado nigiri, Nutty Tofu, and green tea! The 3 stars is because of the pricing since in my opinion the food and non-alcoholic drinks options are just average and not “special” as well as limited. And the sauce that came with the Nutty tofu was not great. But overall a very positive good experience here today!
Vanessa Soundara
Vanessa Soundara
The restaurant is on the smaller side but the decoration is beautiful. I also prefer not being sat on top of someone else, and here there is a good amount of space between the tables. Our waiter was top notch. I'm not kidding when I say this. He checked in on us after serving each course, he asked how all of the food tasted, and he made sure to keep our water glasses full. We tried two appetizers. We tried the miso Carmel crab sushi roll. The flavor was sweet and the texture was crunchy. It was delicious. We tried the burmese chicken wings. The flavor was unlike any other. It was like a saucy, spicy, soy sauce meets buffalo wing flavor. For our entrees we got the spicy miso soup. The flavor was outstanding. Just make sure to mix the soup first. My husband got the shoyu ramen. We didn't like that one as much. The flavor was kindof bland. To end the night we had a strawberry crepe cake. I highly recommend it. We will be coming back in the future! P.s. It's always nice to see a clean bathroom.
Susan O'neill
Susan O'neill
It was ok. Service spectacular. I grew up on ramen with that said im harsh. Sorry I don't like pre made packaged noodles. Maybe they weren't but it tasted like it. And every thing else was eh. The duck was amazing but everything else was ok.
Dan Mirsch
Dan Mirsch
Server Ron is the nicest human we’ve met in a long time. Amazing flavors everywhere!! Cocktails were delicious and well mixed. Highly recommend the garlic noodles (simple but perfect balance of ingredients—I got mine with duck and it was worth it!), the Hello Coco sushi roll, and the miso caramel crab (don’t let fear hold you back—not overly sweet and SO ingenious!) We will definitely be back.
su san
su san
Great place with delicious Burmese food also where you can have. Friendly peoples and drinks are amazing 🤩. Love the decor and nice atmosphere. Will definitely go there again. I’ll add to one of my favorite restaurant.
Michelle Felong
Michelle Felong
This was my first time at Lime House and I was blown away! The service was amazing, our waiter was beyond friendly and very attentive! He genuinely wanted to make sure we liked everything we ordered. The food was amazing! The Louisiana shrimp roll was the best sushi roll I’ve ever had! The miso soup and spring rolls were perfect. And to top it off the raspberry crepe cake was phenomenal!! I would go back for that cake alone! Thank you for the wonderful dinner!
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