2023 Franchise 500 Rank
#357 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$155K - $335K
Units as of 2022
22 266.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Baya Bar

Parent Company
Baya Bar Franchise Systems LLC
Bill Loesch, CEO
Corporate Address
2343 Hylan Blvd.
Staten Island, NY 10306
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More from Baya Bar

We Make Eating Healthy Easy & Delicious!

Baya Bar is much more than An Açai & Smoothie Shop. We offer a dining experience that is unrivaled in the fast casual food & beverage space. Baya Bar presents customers with a colorful tropical environment coupled with great music and excellent customer service. Our inviting locations, picturesque items and delicious products make it a no brainer for customers to choose

Why Baya Bar?

Baya Bar is one of the fastest growing Açai Bowl Franchises in the country. With 22 locations open and another 2 dozen under development, Baya Bar is looking to break 50 locations by the end of 2023. Our streamlined processes and robust support system has allowed over 50% of our franchisees to become multi-unit franchisees.

Consumers & Franchisees Love Us!

  • $10,000,000+ in sales (2022)
  • Over 300,000 açai bowls sold last year
  • 22k Instagram followers
  • Over half a million smoothies & juices sold annually
  • Record sales in 2021
  • Over 30% lower startup costs than our major competitors
  • Ranked #1 Açai Bowl Franchise by Entrepreneur

We are seeking Owner Operators & Multi-Unit investors who are looking to oversee day-to-day operations while engaging in growing the business. Owner Operators are responsible for our top performing stores. These locations provide runway for scaling and deliver fantastic revenue and profits.

Business Overview

Franchising Since
2018 (5 years)
# of employees at HQ
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
22 (as of 2022)

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Baya Bar franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
Initial Investment
$155,000 - $335,000
Cash Requirement
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
Ad Royalty Fee
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Baya Bar offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment, accounts receivable
Third Party Financing
Baya Bar has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
30 hours
Classroom Training
44 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App


Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Can this franchise be run part time?
Are exclusive territories available?

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: December 12th, 2022