Skip Navigation
(P) 800.279.7569

Tropical Smoothie Cafe: $789K+ Managed Cashflow! Multi-Unit


Ad ID : 1927040

Business Type

Smoothie / Other Food and Restaurants / Delis and Sandwich Shops

Listing Details

  • Asking Price:$3,199,000
  • Annual Gross Revenue:$4,434,862
  • Annual EBITDA/Cash Flow:$788,862

Summary Description

Unique opportunity! Proven and very profitable multi-store Tropical Smoothie Café network, including Drive-thru locations. These stores are being offered for sale for the 1st time and are a rare find in Michigan! The Cafes are in ideal proximity to each other and easy to manage.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe is one of the fastest growing and Industry Leading Fast-Casual franchise systems in the country. Multi-unit, proven and HIGHLY PROFITABLE, with ~$789K+ in projected EBITDA to a new owner — These stores are ripe for more growth. Financing available on the Businesses with as little as 10-15% down, at a time when FRANdata just named Tropical Smoothie Café the “Most Lender-Friendly Restaurant Franchise” in the U.S.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe was founded in 1997 and the first franchise opened in Tallahassee, FL in 1998. Tropical Smoothie is one of the fastest growing franchises in the U.S., as evidenced by more record-breaking years in 2020 and 2021. Tropical Smoothie Cafe delivered its ninth consecutive year of positive same-store sales. The brand opened its 1000th cafe on September 17th, 2021. This milestone was achieved as the company is experiencing record growth with the opening of 130 new franchised locations in 2021. Tropical Smoothie Cafe also signed agreements for an additional 249 future franchised locations, adding to an already extensive pipeline of future commitments.

This unique fast casual concept is something 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: $20,000

Year Established: 2015

Facilities: All stores were built to the current Tropical Smoothie Cafe “Beach house” specifications, or have been kept current / refreshed, and exude a relaxed coastal atmosphere designed to enhance the consumer experience. They provide a menu offering that is unique and highly desirable, leading the way as a “Healthier-lifestyle” franchise brand. The owner is proactive in upgrading to new equipment and has kept accurate books and records. There are fantastic leases in place at each store, all with multiple renewal options – occupancy costs as low as 3.6% of sales, contributing to high profit margins.

Market Outlook

Growth and Expansion: 1) One of the Drive-thru locations has only begun to realize the tremendous sales potential that other Drive-thru TSC’s have recognized across the U.S. 2) Increased Community Involvement - Structured Fundraising nights & partnerships with schools, sports teams, and other organizations, etc. would be very impactful and further increase brand awareness! 3) Huge growth potential with Delivery and Catering: Seller has launched 3rd party delivery and both online and 3rd party sales continue to grow. This will be upside for the Buyer.

About the Sale

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

Reason for Sale: Seller is retiring.

Attached Documents:

Confidentiality Form

Contact Information

Name: Jeff Percey

Phone: 804-357-3243 (Direct)

Email: [email protected]