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Beach Bagels is a premier bakery cafe serving delicious food on our signature bagels - the best bagels south of the Mason Dixon line. We are offering franchise opportunities to folks who are just as passionate as we are about serving made-to-order breakfast and lunch sandwiches daily.

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Be part of a brand that is on trend three ways: Fast casual, all-day breakfast, espresso drinks. Everything we do is about bringing people back again and again. With a focus on exceptional customer service and a one-of-a-kind brand identity, Beach Bagels is committed to building profit for franchisees.

If you are looking for a solid business opportunity that you can grow with, consider the advantages of Beach Bagels franchise opportunity:

  • No experience necessary

  • Hands-on training in all aspects of owning your bakery café

  • Limited hours of operation

  • A brand consumers know and love

  • Limited time offerings

  • A streamlined, efficient operational system

  • Year-round potential for catering and bakery café sales

  • Ongoing support of a dedicated franchise company

  • Passionate executive team

  • Quality products, including vegan options, with wide appeal

Currently seeking franchisees in North Carolina and South Carolina. Applicants must meet these criteria to gain consideration for a Beach Bagels franchise:

  • Net worth of $1 million

  • Liquid assets of $200 thousand

  • Cultural fit and a passion for great bagels

  • Total commitment to the development of the Beach Bagels brand

  • Devotion to your Beach Bagels business

  • Motivated and community-minded

  • Owner-operators preferred

Our franchising program is predicated on the fact that the company will only remain competitive if our franchisees are successful. We are dedicated to achieving that success through partnerships with our franchisees. If you'd like to learn more about franchise opportunities with Beach Bagels, please fill out the confidential information request form below.

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Q: How long does the process take?
A: From first inquiry to opening the bakery café, the process takes about 6-12 months (depending on a number of factors, including site availability).

Q: What are the royalty and advertising fees?
A: Royalty is 3% of sales in Year 1 and Year 2, 4% of sales in Year 3, 5% of sales in Years 4 through the end of term. The 4% advertising fee is broken up into two parts: 2% is focused on local advertising efforts and 2% funds national advertising efforts. Beach Bagels incorporates this unique royalty breakdown to allow for franchisees to acquire their customer base prior to the burden of royalties.


Q: What is my initial investment?
A: The initial single-unit franchise fee is $25,000. Estimated initial investment required for a single restaurant ranges from $319,270 - $644,170 (includes the franchise fee).

Q: How many employees does it take to operate a franchise?
A: Expect to hire 10-15 full and part-time employees.

Q: What support will I receive going forward?
A: You will receive marketing and advertising support, as well as, ongoing training, research and development of new products, operations support and periodic business counseling.

Q: Do I have to live in the same market where I operate my bakery café?
A: Yes.