Our franchises Carlos & Pepe’s

Authentic mexican food


Since 1984 Carlos and Pepe’s has been proudly serving Montreal authentic Mexican favourites and keeping the fiesta alive with rockin’ Mexican style cocktails, shooters, and cerveza of course! The fun, party atmosphere, explosive music, avant-garde décor with vibrant colors inspires a care-free feeling of fun and adventure. An entertaining way to experience a piece of the Mexican culture, our décor pays tribute to el Dia de Las Muertos with colourful skulls and alebrijes. Learn about the unique masks of the luchadores, while you sip your fish bowl Margarita!

Our Concept

Vivacious Concept

Carlos and Pepe’s bring the flare and flavours of Mexico, with a wide variety of menu options welcoming to guests of all ages. Our menu is filled with family favorites from sizzling fajitas, cheesy quesadillas, tacos loaded with unique toppings. Our guacamole is fresh, simple loaded with flavour.

Going above traditional, we have married the flavours of Mexico to our burgers, never compromising quality serving up mouth-water Angus beef. Our salads offer a unique flavour experience, bringing unique twists to some classics, like our Mexican Cesar, or Pepe’s Taco Salad full of fresh flavourful ingredients, healthy certainly isn’t boring.

Surf Bar

In true fiesta fashion our bar game is serious!  We offering a large selection of tequila, try our premium tequila neat, or let loose with a Bordelo, Spicy Niki, one of our many mixology cocktails. At Carlos & Pepe’s we keep the party going, we are the first bar to literally put a drink in your drink!  Nothing better than a good cold Cerveza! We offer an extensive selection of over 20 different types of beers on tap, sure to quench your thirst for sabor!

Bring your next birthday celebration to us and it will be the party to beat! Your friends can take turns with our custom piñatas, while we give our guest of honour a spin in our boozy barber chair! Finish your party off with a Polaroid of your sombrero, tequila filled night, a memory you’ll never forget!

Share our firecracker mini tacos, sipping an ice cold cerveza during a 5à7 with friends. Our nacho platters are out of this world with generous toppings and cheesy goodness. Dare to explore something new try a creacion del chef, and bite into our Rio Grande Burrito! Not only is it stuffed to the brim with all the Mexican fixin’s we top it will Monterey Jack cheese gratiné! Whether dining with family, friends, or celebrating a special occasion, we pride ourselves in making it an exciting experience, para todos!

The south of the border has never been so close!

Franchise conditions

  • Investissement requis (frais démarrage) de 350 000 à 400 000 $
  • Capital de démarrage requis (non grevés) de 180 000 à 225 000 $
  • Frais de franchise : 30 000 $
  • Redevances de franchise : 6 % des ventes brutes
  • Fonds national de publicité : 2 % des ventes brutes
  • Publicité locale : 1 % des ventes brutes
  • One tlme franchise fee of $40,000
  • Unencumbered cash required of $540,000 – $600,000
  • Projected cost: $1,200,000 – $1,400,000
  • Royalty fee: 5% of gross sales
  • National Advertising Fund: 2% of gross sales
  • Local advertising 1% of gross sales


  • Locations across Canada
  • Trade area of minimum 50,000 population
  • Shopping centers, entertainment centers, free standing buildings in power centers, street locations
  • Urban and suburban locations as well as downtown corridor
  • 3,800-4,200 square feet or more plus patio
  • High traffic counts and ample parking
  • New builds or retro-fit