Johnny Rockets Primed for Canadian Expansion

September 13, 2012

We are pleased to announce that Think Retail has been retained by Johnny Rockets ('The Original Hamburger'), and will be the company's exclusive Canadian real estate broker.

Johnny Rockets was founded in Los Angeles in 1986. Their menu is classic Americana served in a 1940's style American diner complete with an open chrome kitchen, a chrome and black formica counter, red vinyl seats and countertop jukeboxes that play old tunes. Today, the company operates over 320 restaurants in 16 countries.

Facts: Each year Johnny Rockets serves 17 million hamburgers, 11.3 million soda pops, 8.3 million shakes and malts, 8 million pounds fries, 2.1 million orders of onion rings, and 815,000 gallons of ice cream.

Johnny Rockets are looking to open 10 restaurants in Canada during the next 3 years. Markets of interest include Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver. Size required is as follows: Food court: 500-800 sq.ft; In-line: 1000-2000 sq.ft. Property type: Super Regional Malls, Casino, Airports, Lifestyle and Outlet centres, tourist destinations, and downtown high streets.

For more information on Johnny Rockets, please visit their website at