Caffino Franchise


The first Caffino was opened in 1993 in Napa, California. This pioneering concept of offering premium quality espresso beverages to customers in the convenience of their cars was an immediate success and paved the way for 26 additional espresso bars.

Our vision in creating the Caffino double drive thru concept was to offer the very highest quality coffee-espresso beve rag es to consumers on-the-go in their automobiles. We opened our first store in September 1993 in Napa, California, to find a ready acceptance of this pioneering concept. The success of our first espresso bar paved the way to open an additional 26 espresso bars.

Offering ultra-premium products in a drive thru format is perceived to some as a bit of an "oxymoron." We spent many hundreds of hours researching ingredients, equipment, preparation methodologies and ergonomics to facilitate this feat. We roast our beans using a proprietary, state-of-the-art coffee roasting system that produces outstanding quality flavor and delivers the freshest coffee possible! What we offer is the finest quality coffee and espresso drinks available, typically in 60 seconds or less, with the convenience of allowing you to remain in your car.

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How much does it cost to open a Caffino Franchise?

The investment required to open a Caffino Franchise is between $212,900-$373,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $10,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Caffino name.

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When did the first Caffino open? 1993
When did Caffino start Franchising? 2002

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2004 20 0 0 6
2003 20 0 0 6
2002 13 0 0 12
2001 N/A N/A N/A 0
2000 N/A N/A N/A 0

United States: California,


Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Caffino Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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3130 Crow Canyon Pl., #120
San Ramon, CA


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