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Tropical Smoothie Cafe® is experiencing unprecedented growth. Invest in your future and claim your market while you still can. Hover over a state to see available markets. Click here to see coming soon and open Cafes in your area.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe® is experiencing unprecedented growth. Invest in your future and claim your market while you still can. Select a state from the drop-down to see available markets. Click here to see coming soon and open Cafes in your area.

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Eat better. Feel better. It’s our mantra.

At a time when there’s more focus than ever on healthier food options and active lifestyles, Tropical Smoothie Cafe® is a fun and friendly concept that is perfectly positioned to become #1 on our category:

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$982,486 Average Net Revenues of for the top 50% of our Franchise Owners*

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On-staff Chef and Nutritionist to develop menu items with big,bold flavors that customers crave

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8 consecutive years of positive same-store sales growth

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Loyal customer base at 830+ Cafes coast-to-coast, with 486 Cafes opened in the last 5 years

In 2019, the top 50% of our franchisees had Average Net Revenues of $982,486.*

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What we serve is equally as appealing as our numbers. Our food is fresh and delicious, and our food prep is clean and simple. There’s no baking, fryers, or hoods – just high-powered blenders and a convection oven. It’s a better environment to work in and can help you attract and retain a higher quality of staff. Because our Cafes are easier to operate, you can use your skills to connect with your customers and mentor a staff that’s young, high-energy, and passionate about the brand.

Learn more about the Tropical Smoothie Cafe® brand.

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Do you have what it takes?

Qualified candidates should have:

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An understanding of our brand culture and franchise business model

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Business experience (restaurant experience preferred, but not required)

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A minimum net worth of $350,000, which includes $125,000 in liquid assets

Investment and fee structure

Start-up fees:
A new Cafe investment is between $198,500 and $543,500.** Costs can vary by location, and the average cost is $370,000.

Ongoing fees per Cafe as a percentage of gross sales:

  • 6% Royalty Fee
  • 3% National Marketing Fee
  • 2% Local Advertising Cooperative Contribution

Need financing? Contact us to learn about our preferred providers.

“Tropical Smoothie Cafe is in a perfect position for the future. And now is the right time to buy.”

Rylan and Jennifer Miller
Multi-Unit Franchise Owners

We asked our Franchise Owners why they chose to invest in Tropical Smoothie Cafe. Watch to learn more.

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Rylan and Jennifer Miller, Multi-unit franchise owners

“Tropical Smoothie Cafe is in a perfect position for the future. And now is the right time to buy.”

Rylan and Jennifer Miller
Multi-Unit Franchise Owners

We asked our Franchise Owners why they chose to invest in Tropical Smoothie Cafe. Watch to learn more.

Video Transcript

We’re ranked by the best.

#18 on the Franchise 500 list in 2020

#17 on the Franchise Times Fast & Serious ranking of the smartest-growing brands in 2019

#161 on the Franchise Times Top 200+ list in 2019

Ranked in QSR’s 6 Best Franchise Deals by Franchisee Satisfaction in the “Fast Casual” Category list in 2018

Ready to become a Franchise Owner?

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770-821-1928, and a Tropical Smoothie Cafe® franchise development leader will reach out to you with more information.

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