- Last Year Rank: 139
- Investment Range: $257,500 - $560,500
- Initial Investment: $15,000 - $30,000
- Category: Restaurant
- Global Sales: $690,453,606
- US Units: 914
- International Units: 0
- Total Units: 914
- Percent Franchised: 100%
- % International Units: 0%
- US Franchised Units: 914
- International Franchised Units: 0
- Sales Growth %: 19.7%
- Unit Growth %: 9.6%
Sponsored information provided by the franchisor
Tropical Smoothie Cafe is a national fast-casual cafe concept inspiring a healthier lifestyle with more than 1,000 locations nationwide. Serving better-for-you smoothies, wraps, sandwiches and flatbreads, Tropical Smoothie Cafe also offers upgraded app technology and enhanced mobile ordering capabilities to further elevate the digital and dine-in cafe experience and emphasize the brand's focus on convenience.
The rapidly growing franchise has received numerous accolades, including rankings in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500, Forbes' Best Franchises and Franchise Times' Fast & Serious list for the fifth year in a row, as well as the Franchise Times' Top 200+ ranking. Notably, the franchise was also recognized on Fast Casual's Top 100 Movers and Shakers, Nation's Restaurant News' Top 200 and Top 10 Fastest Growing Chains, and Restaurant Business' America's Favorite Chains.
With 9 consecutive years of same-store sales growth and the top 50% of franchise owners had average net revenues of $1,079,747* in 2020, it’s no wonder that 70% of our growth is coming from existing Franchise Owners.
You don’t want to miss out on our franchise opportunity. The ideal candidate has a minimum net worth of $350,000, which includes $125,000 in liquid assets; business experience (restaurant experience preferred, but not required); as well as alignment with our brand culture and franchise business model.
We are growing – and going – fast! Now is the time to own your market while there’s still territory available.
Starting Year: 1997
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Investment Range: $257,500-$560,500
Royalty Fee: 6%
Financing Available: Yes - Third Party
1117 Perimeter Center West
Atlanta, GA 30338
Phone: (770) 580-2352