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Own a Bahia Bowl

Bahia Bowls Acai Café is excited to offer a unique franchising opportunity to motivated entrepreneurs who love the restaurant business and have a passion for sharing a new and exciting fast-casual health food concept in their local community. The driving motivation behind our business was to create a unique customer experience by providing an undeniably delicious assortment of made-to-order all natural Super Fruit Bowls, Smoothies, Chopped Salads, Wraps and other specialty products.

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We noticed a seismic shift in consumer behavior — away from traditional fast food franchises, and toward healthy food operators that offered higher-quality ingredients and a made-to-order menu, but with the speed and affordability of fast food. See why Bahia Bowls has been able to stand out and quickly rise to being recognized as one of the industry’s new healthy living and eating must do’s!

High Growth Industry

  • One of the biggest food trends continuing to build momentum since the summer of 2017 is the Acai Bowl
  • According to Forbes, Acai was ranked the fifth most popular food trends in 2017 and demand for super fruit bowls continues to grow.


  • Average Sales Range Per Customer: $12.81 to $13.32
  • Attractive Food Costs, even with many premium organic ingredients used (comfortably below industry average of 28-35%)
  • Manageable Labor Costs achieved as majority of staff are entry level. No need for high paid chefs.

Low Startup Cost

  • You don't need the highly expensive industrial equipment and ventilation systems often required in most restaurant kitchens
  • Our business model promotes a high ROI
  • Low inventory list keeps ongoing costs down
  • Small foot print (1,200-1,400 sq. ft.) needed for our concept helps maintain a reasonable overhead cost

Experienced Team

  • Our management team brings a young entrepreneurial spirit, decades of experience in restaurant industry, and a track record of running successful businesses across the global financial sector.
  • Veterans of the restaurant business, with roots in the financial sector, means we appreciate the complexities of food and the importance of data.
  • We are owner operators and have practical "hands-on" experience with all aspects of the daily operation.

Training and Development

  • Assistance in locating an attractive site within your desired community
  • Buildout of store is greatly simplified with defined plans and required equipment schedules
  • Extensive training programs for all managers and employees ensures familiarity with all aspects of the franchise operation
  • Established vendor relationships with detailed lists greatly simplifies management of all inventory
  • On-going support 24/7 from Franchise Operations team

Highest Quality Ingredients

  • Our menu features a variety of healthy choices that are delicious, refreshing and fun to eat!
  • Our proprietary recipes, including Acai, Pitaya and Green base blends, are rich in flavor and use many high quality organic ingredients
  • Our ingredients are packed with nutrition and essential minerals promoting an active lifestyle, giving you that needed boost to get you through the day.
  • Our menu features Gluten & Dairy Free products and contains NO dairy, NO added sugar, NO artificial preservatives, NO trans fats, or any other fillers.

Streamlined Operation

  • We have developed one of the most efficient ordering and bowl preparation processes in the industry, resulting in our customers being served in minutes from the time they place their order. This promotes tremendous revenue growth potential for our franchisees!
  • Our menu and ordering process offers great flexibility, making it easy for our customers to pick the perfect combination of base blends and favorite toppings
  • We offer a variety of sizes and price points, making our product attractive and economical to all customers and age groups

Franchise Requirements

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs with a passion for delivering healthy food options
  • Business experience required (restaurant knowledge preferred)
  • Minimum net worth of $120,000
  • Background checks & interviews with franchise ownership
  • Franchise Fee: $35,000 (per location)
  • Royalty Fee: 6% of Gross Sales
  • Local Advertising: 1% of Gross Sales
  • Financing Options Available

This website and the information contained herein does not constitute the offer or sale of a franchise. There are certain states that require the registration of a FDD before the franchisor can advertise or offer the franchise in that state. This franchise may not be registered in all registration states and may not offer franchises to residents of those states or to persons wishing to locate a franchise in those states until compliance guidelines are met. The offer and sale of a franchise can only be made through the delivery and receipt of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).


Hear what everyone’s talking about!

Based on 77 reviews
Laura Beatty
Laura Beatty
July 17, 2023.
I absolutely love this place! It’s hands down my favorite “bowls” place to go! Their açaí bowls and the oatmeal bowl are the best and they also have delicious smoothies! Always great service, friendly and fast!
Shanora Szn
Shanora Szn
June 28, 2023.
Awesome experience, everything taste awesome 🥹🥹👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾
Bryan Loughrie
Bryan Loughrie
June 26, 2023.
Great place, foods awesome and they’re always super fast with making it. Love this place
John Tutrone
John Tutrone
June 12, 2023.
I wish they would open a place in naples near marco island theres so many empty stores when you come over the jolley bridge into south naples
Chris P
Chris P
June 6, 2023.
First time here and definitely not last! Everything was so fresh, healthy and tasty! As well, place was spotless and smelled very clean! Good job! Cheers!
Aaron dreher
Aaron dreher
May 29, 2023.
So yummy! My Son and I just love this place. The açaí bowls are so good and the protein bites are delightful.