You’ve dreamed about opening your own restaurant for years. But dreams alone won't get you there.
You’ll need a lot of things beside chops in the kitchen: a great concept, a fabulous location and great design. But more than any of that, you’ll need cold, hard cash.
Thinking about taking the plunge? We've gathered the best data available to help you understand what it will take—and how much it will cost—to open that dream barbecue joint, French café, or taco truck.
This infographic was brought to you in partnership with CNBC’s Restaurant Startup, premiering on Tuesday July 8th @ 10PM EST.