Lake City, Florida (February 6, 2024)Ellianos Coffee, a southeast-based drive-thru specialty coffee brand is excited to announce its continued expansion in Central Florida, with at least two locations coming soon in Crystal River and Dunnellon. This expansion is part of Ellianos Coffee’s strategic growth plan for 2024, focusing on bringing its signature brews and exceptional customer service to more communities in the Sunshine State.

Ellianos Coffee is excited to become an integral part of the Citrus County and Dunnellon communities, providing a morning caffeine fix and a routine place for coffee lovers. With a commitment to fast, friendly service and a passion for quality, Ellianos looks forward to becoming the go-to coffee destination for residents and visitors alike.

An Ellianos spokesperson commented on this latest expansion: “We are incredibly excited to bring Ellianos Coffee to more coffee lovers in Central Florida. Expanding in Florida is a significant goal for us in 2024, and we believe that Crystal River and Dunnellon are the perfect communities to embrace the unique Ellianos experience.

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 47 stores and has over 150 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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