Top 5 Shawarma Franchises in the Philippines

The shawarma craze has always found its place in the Filipino street food community. After all, it combines a Mediterranean snack with the affordableness people come to love with shawarma! The pita bread combined with a mixture of vegetables and various kinds of meat such as beef or lamb, make it the healthiest street food yet! In the shawarma industry, there is always profit to be made!

Shawarma Franchises Philippines

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1.   Turks

Turks brings its own unique adaptation of the doner (shawarma) by catering to the taste buds of Filipinos. Their Turkish recipe makes them standout from other shawarma stalls in the industry. They are slowly expanding and is set to continue, making it a viable investment for a shawarma franchise!


  • Food Cart: 4 sqm
  • Kiosk: 8-10 sqm
  • Take-out: 11-15 sqm
  • Food Stall: 15-30 sqm
  • In-line: Minimum of 20 sqm

Franchise Information:

 Franchise fee:

Food Cart/Kiosk/Take-out Counter: P600,000

Food Stall: P800,000

In-line: P1M

Total Capital (inclusive of franchise fee):

Food Cart/Kiosk/Take-out Counter P1 M – P1.2 M

Food Stall P2.5 M – P2.8 M

In-line P3.3 M – P3.5 M

Contact Information:

Address: U-Franchise Sales & Management, Unit 2807 Jollibee Plaza, F. Ortigas, Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines

Telephone no.: (+632) 634-0586 / (+632) 634-3717
Mobile: (+63920)983-0247 / (+63917)881-6999

2.   Arab King Shawarma

Under the company Entrepinoy Foodcart Business Inc., it started franchising in 2008, the same year it newly opened. Filipinos are the most popular clients of their food carts, with OFWs, university graduates, and aspiring entrepreneurs eager to put up their stalls! Their only request is to set up where there is high foot traffic for a good business opportunity and faster return on investment.

Franchise Fee: P35,000

Franchise Inclusion

  • Food Cart
  • Trade Mark and Logo
  • Operation manual
  • Initial supply worth P10,000
  • Cooking utensils
  • Food containers
  • Cooking Materials
  • Juice container
  • Crew uniform
  • initial inventory products

Franchise Information:

  • Free training and orientation
  • Free service crew
  • Free delivery of P5,000 minimum order of products around Metro Manila
  • Location assistance around Metro Manila only
  • No Royalty Fee
  • Contract: 2 years
  • Renewal: 3 years for P10,000
  • Return on investment: 2 to 3 months

Contact Information:

Address: LG-16 Cityland Megaplaza Bldg., ADB Ave. Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines


Telephone no.:  (02)470-4158, (02)914-0271

3.   Turkische Schawarma

One of the franchises offered by Empeño-Reyes Foods Company Limited, a Philippine based company. They aim to promote a healthy lifestyle to the Filipino people by providing healthy snacks at affordable prices, and with shawarma, you can’t get any healthier than that!

Franchise fee: P230,000

Franchise Inclusion:

  • food cart
  • basic equipment
  • staff uniforms
  • initial inventory
  • training of service crew
  • marketing support
  • close supervision and assistance
  • general liability insurance for one year

Contact Information:

Address: Suites 503-504, West Trade Center, 132 West Ave., Quezon City, Philippines.  Landmark: in front of Capital City Baptist Church



Telephone no.: (02)921-9474, (02)921-9476

Telefax no.:  (02)441-2651

4.   Shawarma House

Shawarma House boasts the use of fresh meat and vegetables, as well as crafting their own pita bread to bring the authentic experience of Mediterranean food to the Filipino taste buds! Consider franchising for them if you want to support the goal of making shawarma a good experience for everyone to enjoy at an affordable price!

Franchise fee: P300,000

Franchise Inclusion:

  • Standard Cart
  • Equipment & Utensils
  • Use of Trade Name and Proprietary Marks
  • Location Approval
  • Training
  • Procurement Program
  • Opening & Marketing Assistance
  • Research and Development

Franchise Information:

  • Term: 3 years
  • Renewal fee: P75,000
  • Required space: 4 sqm minimum

Contact Information:

Address: RK Franchise Consultancy G/F Minnesota Mansion, 267 Ermin Garcia, Cubao, Quezon City


Telephone no.:  (02) 912-2946, (02) 955-0734

5.   Ali Khobz Shawarma

This food cart franchise is very convenient and suitable for entrepreneurs who want the basic package of a shawarma business, it can be considered to be the cheapest and affordable among the other four franchises. If you are on a tight budget but still want to make the most profit in the shawarma industry while providing high quality food, you should consider franchising with Ali Khobz!

Franchise Information

  • Term: 3 years
  • Estimated Total Capital Investment: P99,000
  • Franchise fee: P10,000

Franchise Inclusion:

  • Basic design booth with lighted signage (2ft x 3ft x 6ft)
  • 1 industrial electric griddle
  • 3 sauce dispensers
  • 3 built-in condiments for vegetables
  • 3 heavy duty knives
  • 1 glass display for pita bread
  • 1 food tong
  • 2 sets of uniform
  • 3 days training of service crew (how to conduct food preparation, conduct selling, sales reporting and inventory reporting)
  • Pre-opening and post-opening assistance
  • Trademark and logo
  • Business orientation

Contact Information

Address: G/F The Food Strip, Forum Robinsons, 30 EDSA Corner Pioneer St., Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City, Philippines


Telephone no.: (02)359-0214

Mobile no.: 0932-883-4450

31 responses to “Top 5 Shawarma Franchises in the Philippines”

  1. rachel says:

    hi ma’am/ sir.. may i ask what are the inclusions of turks franchise? thank you!!

  2. John Frederick Agcaoili says:


    • Rica Manalastas says:

      Hi Sir thankyou for interested in Arab King shawarma . For more details you can reach us 09357628894 – 02 661 4904

      • Grace says:

        Hello,details please for Arab king franchise.

      • Rami guirges says:

        Hi dear

        I just would like to get more details about the business and the total cost to set up all around also I need to know about the profit estimations.

        Thank you in advance

  3. For ali khobz franchise..mam/sir do we have discounts when we purchased our next delivery of much?and how much is the product cost for newly opened bus.?

  4. Jeanny says:

    Hello gudday
    Can i ask about details for franchizing arab king

    • Richie Surot says:

      Mag hire ka ng lang ng magaling na chef dito sa Qatar. Walang kwenta mga shawarma sa pinas. Ang layo ng lasa nila dito.

  5. Arab king shawarma

  6. May says:

    For ali khobs franchise is it availbale as well ni Bacolod City?

  7. Vlademir says:

    Arab king shawarma,
    What are the requirements,needs and total cost for franchise
    Please send us the details thanks

  8. Arvin alcaraz says:

    Can you send me on my email ad pls arb king shawarma quotation pls thank you

  9. marlon santos says:

    for ali khobs shawarma
    does the franchise includes d beef to sell for d first week? for it to generate…

  10. elz says:

    Hi can I ask franchise for master shawarma/

  11. Serjoel Calminero says:

    Hi, i will operate coffee shop in bacoor cavite. Would like to add shawarma roast products. How can i buy 1whole roast product to add it to our daily menu without franchising?

  12. cliford says:

    please email me the details for arab king shawarma

  13. Helen dizon says:

    How much total cost to operate shawarma king? May assistance for location?

  14. Helen dizon says:

    Alikhobz shawarma..
    How to start? When is the seminar?

  15. Ramon Cayabyab says:

    Can You provide full details in Franchising at Arab King Shawarma (considering location outside Metro Manila), please.

  16. Clarissa Dela Cruz says:

    May I ask for a sample proposal for franchise of Arab King.

  17. Vilma Badua says:

    Hi, I want to start shawarma business without franchising. I just need business assistance for:
    * training for service crew (food preparation and conduct selling)
    * pre/post opening assitance

  18. Jo says:

    Hi Mam/Sir,
    Send me all details about the Shawarma House and how much the Fix Franchise. How can avail of this?

  19. Edward C. says:

    Good Evening. Appreciate details on Arab King Shawarma. Am based in Cebu City.

  20. Richie Surot says:

    Shawarma in Middle East are far better than in Philippines. Hindi masarap mga shawarma sa pinas sa totoo lang. This is an honest review.

  21. Lyn says:

    I would like to inquire about the arab king franchise if its available in aklan? And if its available how to avail this franchise?

  22. angel says:

    hello, can u send me the details for arab king shawarma??

  23. angel says:

    details for arab king shawarma please…

  24. Sheryl says:

    Hi how to attend the free training and orientation for the Arab King Shawarma? When and where? Waht are the requirements..thanks

  25. Sheryl says:

    Hi how to attend the free training and orientation for the Arab King Shawarma? When and where? What are the requirements..thanks

  26. Sheryl says:

    Hi how to attend the free training and orientation for the Arab King Shawarma? When and where? What are

  27. Archie says:

    Good day! How can we offer our Commercials Space to your Franchisees?

    We manage a Commercial Space in a very busy, populated, with high foot and vehicular traffic, intersection in Bacoor, Cavite. We would like to offer our commercial space to your franchisees for them to benefit greatly in what our Strategic Location has to offer.

    We are beside and near many establishments:
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    2. Alfamart
    3. 711
    4. Maynilad Water Facility
    5. Green Valley Highschool
    6. MLhuiller
    7. Rivera Appartelle
    8. Phoenix Gasoline Station
    9. Sr Pedro
    10. Chocks to Go
    11. RD Pawnshop
    12. BBQ Bob

    We are in an intersection where numerous vehicles route to and from Las Pinas and Cavite:

    Subdivisions Are all around us:
    1. Queen’s Row East
    2. Queen’s Row West
    3. Queen’s Row Central
    4. Magdiwang
    5. Villa Esperanza
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    8. Platinum
    9. Green Valley Subd.
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    11. Gawaran
    12. Camella Square
    13. Camella Classic
    14. Soldier’s Hills 4

    We definitely think, with a great management business plan, this endeavor will be very beneficial to us.

    How can we offer our commercials space to your Franchisees?

    Best Regards,

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