Perry, Florida (May 3, 2023) – Southeastern-based Ellianos Coffee is coming soon to the Tree Capital of the South – Perry, Florida. Nestled in Florida’s Big Bend region between Gainesville and Tallahassee, Perry boasts rural, natural landscapes attracting thousands of hikers, boaters, anglers, and campers yearly. Ellianos reports it signed the agreement for the soon-coming coffee location with existing franchisees Gary and Katee Robey and is looking forward to expanding into Perry. The store will be located at 2080 South Jefferson Street in Perry. 

The Robeys already own and operate a successful Ellianos Coffee location in Live Oak, Florida. In a recent interview, the seasoned franchisees commented on their new store, “We are thrilled to be expanding in the Ellianos franchise. We enjoy working with small towns and giving new jobs where there aren’t many. Locals supporting locals is a great feeling.”

A contact at Ellianos reported on the Perry location, stating, “We are so excited to begin serving the Perry community our Italian Quality at America’s Pace! Gary and Katee have established a loyal customer base in Live Oak, and we know Perry will find the same high-quality products and excellent customer service we’re known for.”

The Ellianos menu boasts Signature Creations such as the Venetian Vanilla Breve, Cookies and Cream Freezer, or Caffe Dolce Latte. In addition to coffee products, Ellianos lists fruit smoothies, various flavored energy drink offerings called Ellianos Edge, teas, and more on its menu for those non-coffee drinkers. To satisfy hungry customers, Ellianos offers food items that include Breakfast Bowls with creamy grits, Breakfast Croissant Sandwiches, Egg Bites, fresh New York-style bagels, cookies, and much more.

The popular drive-thru coffee brand has experienced accelerated growth, expanding its footprint rapidly in Florida and Georgia, and offering territories in several other states. Ellianos is currently seeking franchisees for territories in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, 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 32 stores and has over 110 more in some stage of development. In 2023, the Franchise Business Review (FBR) named Ellianos a Top Franchise and also named Ellianos a 2022 Top Food Franchise. In its 2023 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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