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Tropical Smoothie Cafe: $133K+ EBITDA – 1st time offered!

Florida, FL

Ad ID : 1838481

Business Type

Smoothie / Other Food and Restaurants / Delis and Sandwich Shops



Listing Details

  • Asking Price:$549,000
  • Annual Gross Revenue:$603,426
  • Annual EBITDA/Cash Flow:$133,875

Summary Description

Excellent opportunity to purchase an early franchise location of this now industry-leading brand! This great store is time-tested, proven, and PROFITABLE, with excellent growth potential. The location has successfully operated since 2003 and is well established in the community it serves. Tropical Smoothie is one of the fastest growing Fast-Casual franchise systems in the country and this store has been part of that success for almost 18 years. The sale will consist of 1 open and operational store. This is the first time this store has been offered for sale and is an ideal opportunity for a new owner/operator. SBA approved; financing is available with as little as 10% needed.

This Tropical Smoothie Café has been owner-operated by the Seller for 17 years. He employs seasoned Shift leaders and fully trained staff. This will allow for an easy transition of ownership.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe was founded in 1997 and the first franchise opened in Tallahassee, FL in 1998. Tropical Smoothie is now one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S., as evidenced by another record-breaking year in 2020. Tropical Smoothie Cafe delivered its ninth consecutive year of positive same-store sales. The brand opened 99 new cafes, including its 900th location in Fort Benning, Georgia. Further, the brand signed 254 new franchise agreements, 70 percent of which came from existing franchisees, and is on track to reach more than 1,000 operating restaurants in 2021.

This is a unique fast-casual concept that you will be proud to own, as you provide better-for-you options for people in the community you serve. You can feel good about serving great-tasting and innovative smoothies, bowls, flatbreads, wraps, and sandwiches, including pressed sandwiches. Tropical Smoothie has a balanced mix of food and smoothies, allowing you to capitalize on breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snacks, catering, curbside pick-up, and delivery!

Interested in additional Information?
1) Download or open the Confidentiality Form located in the Attached Documents section below.
2) Complete the Confidentiality Form and return it to us via the email address listed on the bottom of the Confidentiality Form.
3) Upon our receipt of your completed Confidentiality Form, we will contact you and provide you specific data for this business opportunity.

General Information

Included In Asking Price: Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment.

Not Included In Asking Price: Inventory: $5,000

Year Established: 2003

Facilities: This Tropical Smoothie café, with patio seating, is in a high-traffic, Publix anchored center. It has a local, regional, and tourism draw plus excellent visibility from heavily trafficked roads. This store is at the retail focal point of the city, surrounded by excellent residential and business populations, also benefiting from the high volume of beach visitors. The store has been fully refreshed to the Tropical Smoothie Cafe “Beach House” re-imaging standards and exudes a relaxed coastal atmosphere designed to enhance the consumer experience.

Market Outlook

Growth and Expansion: 1) Increased Community Involvement - Structured Fundraising nights & partnerships with schools, sports teams, and other organizations, etc. would be very impactful and further increase brand awareness! 2) Huge growth potential with Delivery and Catering: Seller has launched 3rd party delivery with several providers. Related Sales increases will be all upside for Buyer.

About the Sale

Support and Training: 3 weeks of comprehensive training provided by the Franchisor, ensuring you are ready to own this already successful Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchise.

Reason for Sale: Seller is retiring after 17+ successful years!

Attached Documents:

Confidentiality Form

Contact Information


Name: Jeff Percey

Phone: (Direct) 804-357-3243

Email: [email protected]