Brunswick, Georgia (February 27, 2024) – Ellianos Coffee, a southeast-based drive-thru specialty coffee brand, has proudly opened its doors in Brunswick, Georgia. Ellianos is delighted to announce its collaboration with franchisee Brad Lightfoot, further deepening its roots in the Georgia community. The new store is located at 541 Palisade Drive, conveniently near Exit 29 in the South Port area.

Brad Lightfoot, a Brunswick native, is enthusiastic about this new venture in his hometown. In a recent conversation about the store launch, Lightfoot expressed, “The feeling of bringing Ellianos, a brand I deeply admire, to Brunswick is unparalleled. This town is where my heart lies, where I was born and raised. It’s an honor to introduce Ellianos to its streets.”

A representative from Ellianos shared insights about the new store, “Georgia already holds a significant spot for Ellianos in terms of brand recognition. Without a doubt, we believe the Brunswick community will embrace our superior-quality products and our exceptional customer service ethos. With his dedication, Brad Lightfoot is bound to provide the area with the finest coffee experience!”

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

Over the past year, the distinguished drive-thru coffee brand has experienced accelerated growth, expanding its footprint in Florida and Georgia and offering territories in several other states. Ellianos is currently seeking 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 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.


  • Frances says:

    We are from Indiana and found Ellianos on Google, I tried the sugar free turtle and it was amazing! I went back 2 more times before we had to head home, the young lady with long reddish hair made it every time, awesome!!Thank you for having options for people who are doing a sugar free life.

    • gpruitt says:

      Thank you for visiting Ellianos. We greatly appreciate feedback from our customers and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your sugar-free turtle!

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