Lake City, Florida (March 22, 2024)Ellianos Coffee, a southeast-based drive-thru specialty coffee brand is thrilled to announce a location in Dothan, Alabama, that is coming soon. This store will be located at 3091 Ross Clark Circle in Dothan.

Spencer Thomas, Whitney Thomas, Rachel Harrell, Mike & Leslie Harrell, the visionary ownership group behind the successful Ellianos locations in Marianna, FL, and Bainbridge, Georgia, are eagerly preparing to bring the irresistible flair of Ellianos Coffee to the city of Dothan.

“We are very excited to serve Dothan with our third Ellianos location,” expresses Spencer Thomas. “The construction has already commenced, and we can’t wait to open our doors to the community.”

The ownership group’s decision to join the Ellianos family was easy. They were driven by the brand’s renowned double drive-thru model and an unwavering commitment to delivering top-notch, handcrafted beverages that keep customers coming back for more.

Embracing the spirit of growth and community, the ownership group is enthusiastic about extending the Ellianos experience to the local neighborhood in Dothan. “We wanted to share Ellianos with our neighbors here in Dothan,” shares Rachel Harrell. “Having seen the incredible response in Marianna and Bainbridge, we knew Dothan was the perfect fit for our expansion.”

The Ellianos menu boasts Signature Creations such as the Caffe Dolce Latte, iced Tuscany Toffee Latte, or a Cookies and Cream Freezer. For non-coffee drinkers, Ellianos offers fruit smoothies, Red Bull Rushes, teas, shakes, and more. The coffee franchise also provides an array of food items such as breakfast sandwiches, fresh New York-style bagels, hearty breakfast bowls with creamy homemade grits, and more.

Over the past year, Ellianos has seen significant growth, expanding its footprint in Florida and Georgia and offering territories in other states. The brand continues to seek franchisees for territories in Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina.


About Ellianos Coffee

Ellianos Coffee was founded in 2002 by entrepreneurs Scott and Pam Stewart with the mission to serve Italian Quality at America’s Pace®. In its over 20-year history, Ellianos has grown to 50 stores and has over 160 more in some stage of development. In 2024, the Franchise Business Review (FBR) named Ellianos a Top Franchise and also named Ellianos a 2023 Top Food Franchise. In its 2024 Franchise 500® list, Entrepreneur magazine recognized Ellianos among the nation’s top franchises. To learn more about Ellianos Coffee franchising opportunities, please visit

Abby Benton

About Abby Benton

Growing up in High Springs, Abby was always used to the small-town, family-like feel of things, which attracted her to join the Ellianos team. As the Marketing & PR Manager at Ellianos, Abby constantly seeks ways to expand her knowledge and skills in content creation. She loves crafting engaging social media posts, curating stunning visuals, and brainstorming unique marketing strategies.

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